Welcome to Joel Lane – A truly special Gee Cross home, close to Werneth Low Country Park
- Fully renovated/extended to the highest specification
- Four luxurious double bedrooms
- Three bathrooms & ground floor WC
- Fabulous South West facing garden
- Separate garden room/office
- Outdoor purpose built bar for entertaining
- Garage with air conditioning and Velux window
- Two cellars for storage
Driving up the gated cobbled driveway you get a sense that this beautiful home has been lovingly renovated, but its façade is understated compared to what meets you behind the front door. It was three years ago when the current owners purchased Joel Lane, and then began a substantial project of extending and upgrading to produce a sophisticated, unique and distinctive home that commands attention and keeps you wanting to see more.
Through the impressive hardwood front door, the layout bears signs of its bungalow past – to the right is an en-suite bedroom and a large utility area and boot room, there is also a very handy downstairs cloak. On the left hand side of the entrance hall is another double bedroom and a very comfortable separate lounge. The lounge is beautifully decorated; the mixture of warm and muted tones and textures creates a cosy space that is the ideal place to relax whilst watching a good movie.
The end of the entrance hall opens into a large and stylish kitchen-diner, you can tell it has been designed to bring people together. Its carefully placed breakfast bar blends into the wonderful breakfast/dining booth which is ideal for a quick bite or a more formal setting. On from the breakfast booth is a living space complete with log burner, making this room truly the heart of the home. You can visualise how perfectly this quality German kitchen works for family life, where cooking, relaxing and entertaining come together; it really is a room that ensures everyone is involved.
Upstairs is a real transformation, far more than you are expecting. Here you will find another large bedroom, with the family bathroom conveniently located close by which is blessed with underfloor heating, perfect for those chilly mornings which are on their way. The upstairs is not somewhere you will need an extra blanket: the owners have placed 150mm Kingspan insulation in the new roof, so you rarely need the upstairs heating on!
At the rear of the house is the stunning master suite which is certainly bound to take your breath away with its thoughtful design making use of every bit of space flawlessly. The en-suite bathroom has that spa-like feel, and who wouldn't want to indulge themselves to a pamper there! The walk-in wardrobe is more than a place for storage – you will never want to rush getting ready again. But it's the balcony off the bedroom that will catch your eye from the moment you enter due to its attractive design and wonderful views of the far reaching North West. It will be the place you enjoy your morning coffee, read a book on a Sunday afternoon, or just watch the stars and enjoy the night sky before you go to bed.
Just when you think you have discovered all this home has to offer you take a step outside and then ... where do we begin? Off from the kitchen is the patio, currently used as a seating area, with elegant cedar and tiled panels as decoration along one wall; this flows seamlessly to the outdoor kitchen, giving you that true al fresco life in the summer. Also, in the south-west facing immaculate and private garden, is a hot tub, giving you another space to relax after a busy day.
If you love entertaining then we are sure you will make use of Joel Lane Jazz Club, your personal garden bar equipped with air conditioning for those hot summers' days. This is not your typical garden bar, you feel like you have stepped into a chic establishment, fully equipped and impeccably styled, you may find your guests will be reluctant to leave as it also has views to the open woods where the property borders.
Homeworkers will also be impressed with their own separate office, in the solitude of a corner of the garden. With air-conditioning, hard-wired internet connection, as well as intercom for the automatic front gates, this is a great home office, a place where you can be productive away from the distractions of daily life.
There is so much more to this incredible property including:
• two storage cellars
• CCTV with seven cameras
• TV aerial points in all rooms
• parking for seven cars
• garage with air-conditioning and 2 electric Velux, could easily be converted into a gym
• plenty of hidden storage in eaves.
• Wrought iron fencing to match the automatic security gate at the front
• Large secure steel insulated shed to the side
And when the sun goes down and the garden lights are shining, the house continues to impress and also gives that holiday feeling. This is a home where words and images provide you with pages, but it is only when you step inside that this book explodes with stories, colour, and emotion, could you be its next chapter?
Joel Lane is such a peaceful spot with numerous detached homes and a wealth of countryside on your doorstep. Situated in Gee Cross heading up to Werneth Low and the nearby Werneth Low Country Park , endless walks, county pubs , bridleways and cycle routes are all on hand. It offers you the best of both worlds, country living with city life close to hand, Manchester city centre is only 25 minutes away by car and you can be in Ashton-Under-Lyne or Stockport in under 20 minutes. The village of Gee Cross provides you with everything you expect, from a good local pub with a delicious menu, bakers and an abundance of community life.