You enter The Uplands through black ornate double wooden doors into a spacious entrance vestibule, which boasts high ceilings and detailed ceiling décor. The doorway into the entrance vestibule from the exterior, boasts marble and stone pillars supporting a stone arch top. An arched glass window allows natural light into the entrance vestibule, where a tiled floor exists underfoot and there are high skirting boards. French doors with stained frosted leaded light windows, lead into the hallway and a wooden door gives access into a bathroom/ cloakroom.
The bathroom/cloakroom retains the original wall tiles and comprises of a sunken bath and wash basin on a wooden vanity unit, with drawers. The W.C. and a cloak area are present within the bathroom. A stunning original etched Italian glass window, adds privacy to the bathroom whilst allowing ample natural light in.
A commanding hallway that is predominately finished in neutral tones and has a contrasting papered section. Ornate wooden panelling exists, along with a picture rail and also coving to the ceiling. LED spot lights are present and underfoot is an engineered Oak floor. The hallway benefits from a large under staircase cupboard and leads into the sitting room, formal dining room, kitchen, wine cellar and staircase to the first floor.
A spacious sitting room which is made light and airy courtesy of the glass French doors that lead out onto the garden. Windows also surround the French doors and there is another window on a different wall creating a dual aspect to the garden. The sitting room comprises of a high ceiling with ornate coving, picture rail and a built in bookcases with lighting. A brick fire place with a gas fire, creates a pleasant focal point to the sitting room.
A spacious formal dining room, which is again made light and airy, courtesy of a commanding bay window with large glass windows that showcase a view out over the garden. Another window provides a view over the garden and the patio again allowing ample light in. A brick fire place with a gas fire, creates a pleasant focal point to the formal dining room and a picture rail is also present.
The kitchen comprises of ample lower and upper level cupboards that are finished in a shaker style. The worktops are wooden with tiled splashbacks. The kitchen utilities comprise of a free standing electric Range Master oven, with a five ring gas hob and a Range Master extractor hood above. There are two circular stainless steel sinks below a large window allowing ample light into the room. There is an integrated fridge / freezer and space for a dishwasher. Underfoot a lovely wood effect floor exists, the ceiling is high and the kitchen leads into a utility room and the garden room (conservatory).
The utility room is decorated neutrally and has lower level cupboards , storage shelves and space for a plumbed in washing machine. The utility room benefits from a window that allows natural light in. This room also houses a Worcester Bosch boiler that was installed in September 2016 and benefits from a 5 year guarantee.
The commanding garden room (conservatory) is double glazed. Underfoot a lovely wood effect floor exists and the décor is neutral with an exposed stone wall. French doors lead outside and the garden room benefits from a great view over the outdoor seating area - perfect for those summer dinner parities or casino evenings.
Accessed from the main hallway, you open a wooden door which leads down a number of stone steps into the cellar, the floor of which is laid Yorkshire stone. There are also a number of stone shelves . The cellar has white washed walls and the electricity consumer unit/fuse board, is located at top of the cellar steps.
A grand landing which is accessed from the hallway via a commanding staircase. The landing boasts an ornate stained, frosted leaded light ceiling window, which allows natural light to pour in and also benefits from mood lighting. A wooden pull down ladder leads up into a partially boarded loft. The landing décor is beautiful, comprising of detailed wooden panelling with contrasting papered walls. A picture rail and coving exists to the ceiling and the landing leads to the master bedroom, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.
A spacious master bedroom that has a commanding bay window with arched windows and offers lovely elevated views over the gardens of The Uplands and beyond. There is a second window offering views over a different aspect of the garden / patio. The master bedroom comprises of a range of four fitted double wardrobes, built in bookcases and cupboards with lighting, either side of the chimney breast. An ornate slate and marble fireplace sat on a tiled hearth also exists. Underfoot the flooring is of engineered Oak and there are high skirting boards, a picture rail and coving with a ceiling rose finishes the master bedroom.
This double bedroom was originally two bedrooms and therefore currently has two doors. The bedroom is neutrally decorated and finished in modern tones, whilst still retaining ornate features such as the detailed wooden panelling, picture rails and coving. Underfoot the floor is laid to engineered Oak. Three large arch windows provide dual aspect views over the grounds and the garden of The Uplands.
A neutrally decorated double bedroom which benefits from two large windows that allow ample light in and boast lovely views over the grounds and beyond. A lovely wood effect floor is present underfoot and ornate features, such as a picture rail and coving exist.
A spacious and beautifully finished family bathroom that comprises of a double ended roll top bath and a separate corner shower cubicle . A Victorian style vanity unit with full width mirror and wall lights accommodates the wash basin set in a black granite top. There is a low level W.C. The bathroom is predominately tiled and benefits from two windows that allow ample natural light in.
The grounds consists of a sweeping carriageway that is accessed from both Timothy Lane and Heaton Road (refer to the agent for exact ownership details) There is parking for several vehicles and the property benefits from its own garage at the rear of the property. (refer to agent for access details)
The residence which is situated on the upper level is accessed from the carriageway by a grand Victorian staircase incorporating a pair of Victorian Lamp Standards set on stone plinths and two large stone lion sculptures .
The grounds/gardens are on two levels. The upper level offers a number of lawns and planting areas with a pathway which leads around the house to the garden room and to an outdoor seating area - perfect for summer dinner parties - or casino evenings.
Pedestrian access is gained to the garage from this area.
A second grand Victorian stone staircase with lights leads down from the upper, to the lower garden which consists of a large lawn (originally laid out for tennis and croquet ) surrounded by an abundance of mature trees, shrubs and rockery, creating a haven of peace and tranquillity and oasis for wildlife
The lower garden benefits from an Amdega summerhouse which is constructed from western red cedar, with a beautiful cedar shingle roof and leaded light windows to three elevations. This light and airy summerhouse, which also has lighting and power, is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the garden.
A second timber summerhouse/shed, which also has electricity, exists at the opposite side of the lawn. To conclude the grounds are well lit with lighting that has been thoughtfully placed, to create a usable garden.
Tenure - Freehold