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Platt Lane, Dobcross Oldham


4 bed House - detached, Dobcross Oldham

Internal viewing is essential to fully appreciate the size and quality of accommodation offered by this individually designed detached house. It offers flexible 4 bedroom accommodation and has been much improved in recent years. The property enjoys excellent far reaching views from its pleasant rear garden and features parking and a double garage to the front.

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About Barcroft House

Barcroft House is an individual detached property which has been designed to take full advantage of its elevated position on the edge of the sought after village of Dobcross.

It features spacious accommodation with a lounge, dining room, dining kitchen, open plan garden room, utility and WC on the ground floor. Both reception rooms take full advantage of the views, whilst the kitchen is open plan into the garden room providing a sociable family space which maximises the views.

Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms, 3 of which are doubles with a further single bedroom or office. The master bedroom has its own dressing area and en-suite shower room. The family bathroom is fitted out to an excellent modern specification.

The property has undergone a number of improvements in recent years most notably to the kitchen and bathrooms which feature a quality contemporary finish. It is neutrally presented and will allow purchasers the opportunity to finish to their own tastes. There is a gas central heating system (with the Vailant boiler located in the garage), sealed unit double glazing and modern fittings throughout.

Externally the property has parking to the front leading to a double garage and to the rear there is a delightful garden with raised patio area and lawn at a lower level which enjoys superb rural views.


Entrance Porch

With windows to the front and side, tiled floor and front entrance door.


The hall features oak flooring and has stairs leading to the upper and lower floors with wooden handrails and chrome balustrades. Going up the stairs there is a half landing area providing access to the garage.


Dining Room

24'6 x 11'11 (7.47m x 3.63m)

A large dining room which provides the central space through which to circulate on the downstairs of the property. It features oak flooring, inset spotlights to the ceiling, central heating radiator and a bay window to the rear enjoying the views.


23'3 x 12'1 (7.09m x 3.68m)

Another good sized room which features a chimney breast with stone fireplace and timber mantel. It has windows to the front and side with a further bay window to the rear enjoying the views, central heating radiator and double doors to the dining room.

Dining Kitchen

21'5 x 12' (6.53m x 3.66m)

The kitchen has been refurbished to a high standard and features a good range of contemporary units with granite worksurfaces, inset 1 bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap and filtered water tap, convection microwave, steam oven, oversized oven and grill, fridge freezer, wine cooler and induction hob with extractor over. There is Karndean flooring, window to the side, central heating radiator and door to the utility room. The kitchen is also open plan to the garden room.

Garden Room

15'7 x 11'10 (4.75m x 3.61m)

A conservatory type extension to the front of the property which is of uPVC construction upon a stone base. This enjoys superb views over the gardens and beyond and has Karndean flooring, central heating radiator, ceiling fan and two electric heaters.


8'2 x 6'2 (2.49m x 1.88m)

Fitted with high gloss base and wall cupboards with large stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap, plumbing for automatic washing machine, central heating radiator, window and door to the side.

Downstairs WC

With low flush wc, hand washbasin, partly tiled walls and extractor.

Lobby / Cloakroom

Accessed off the half landing area from the stairs to the first floor. This provides connecting access to the garage.


Galleried Landing

Overlooking the entrance hall, with a high angled ceiling, rooflight and radiator.

Bedroom 1

14'10 x 12' (4.52m x 3.66m)

The master bedroom is of a good size and is entered through a dressing room area which is fitted with an excellent range of built in wardrobes, drawers, storage cupboards and a dressing table and features a window to the front. The bedroom area features a dormer window to the rear, partially sloping ceiling, built in drawers and a central heating radiator.

Dressing Room

12' x 8'8 (3.66m x 2.64m)

En Suite

8'10 x 5'3 (2.69m x 1.60m)

Fitted with a quality modern suite comprising low flush wc, walk in shower cubicle with curved screen and vanity unit with glass bowl washbasin and mixer tap, tiled floor and walls, window to the front enjoying the views and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2

11'10 x 11'5 (3.61m x 3.48m)

Another double bedroom with window to the front enjoying the views and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 3

12' x 8'3 (3.66m x 2.51m)

A double sized bedroom with window to the side enjoying the views and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 4

8'6 x 8'3 (2.59m x 2.51m)

A smaller single bedroom which is currently used as a study. With window to the side enjoying the views, built in airing cupboard and central heating radiator.


8'10 x 5'7 (2.69m x 1.70m)

Finished to a high specification, the house bathroom features a quality contemporary 4 piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, washbasin with floating shelf below, shower cubicle with overhead shower and bath, fully tiled walls, tiled floor, window to the rear enjoying the views, heated towel rail and extractor.



17'8 x 16'7 (5.38m x 5.05m)

A double garage with electric remote controlled up and over door, light and power supply, Vailant central heating boiler, obscure glazed window and door to the side of the house. A wooden staircase leads up to a useful loft storage area.

To the front of the house there is a block paved parking area / driveway which provides access to the integral garage. There is a further area of ground behind the garage which we are informed has been used for informal parking in the past.


The rear garden is designed over two levels with the upper level being accessible from the garden room. This is a large paved area which is ideal for outside entertaining and enjoys spectacular views. Steps lead down to the lower level which is lawned with mature borders and an ornamental pond.


By appointment with Wm Sykes & Son.


Follow the A670 High Street out of Uppermill towards Diggle and Dobcross. Pass under the railway viaduct and turn left at the roundabout onto the A6052 (signposted Delph and Dobcross). At the next mini roundabout turn right up Woods Lane and up to The Square in the centre of Dobcross. Turn left here onto Platt Lane and follow this road right along. The property will be found on the left hand side.

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