Old Warke Dam, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M28

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Bedrooms: 5
Truly stunning 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom prestigious home situated in Worsley Woods. This is a unique opportunity to acquire something really special, properties like this don't come to the market very often.

The property boasts great lake views to the front and woodland views to the rear, the front and rear balconies maximise these spectacular views from this idyllic location.

The Lodge has recently been extensively extended and modernised, it briefly comprises;

Ground floor; impresive entrance vestibule, hallway with doors to main garage/rear garden, study, formal dining room, bar area, cinema room/childs playroom, superb vaulted ceiling main lounge and guest WC.

First floor; open plan living room/kitchen with large sliding doors leading to both the front and rear balconies (there is a hot-tub on the rear balcony over-looking the large garden), hallway leading to four double bedrooms (three en-suite), guest WC and the master bathroom.

Outside; the property boasts delightful garden space to the rear. Huge straight-through double/triple garage with additional space to rear which could be used to accomodate as many as 6 further vehicles. There is a large external gym/office, external brick-built shed, raised hot-tub on the rear balcony.

Further planning permission has been approved for a swimming pool complex.

THIS IS NOT A LISTED PROPERTY. The Lodge is an individual and charming four bedroom detached house which is located in approximately 30 acres of public woodland and overlooks the Old Warke Dam within the heart of Historic Worsley Village. The property has been extensively and tastefully refurbished throughout. The Old Warke Dam comprises of Historic woodland and a Dam which has great relevance in Worsley's industrial heritage. The original Mill Dam was constructed cira 1760 initially providing a head of water for the Bridgewater Canal and later to power down stream flour mills. The Dam was used in the middle of the 19th century to provide a private boating and fishing lake for the 1st Earl of Ellesmere and was further extended around 1890 with the planting of the New Plantation woodland undertaken by the 3rd Earl of Ellesmere and used as a game reserve. Today The Dam is a site of biological importance and is currently undergoing a detailed programme of improvements via Salford City Council.

Worsley is located approximately 6 miles to the West of Manchester and 5 miles North West from Salford Quays. Worsley lies along the course of Worsley Brook.

Historic Worsley Village has been the chosen home for celebrities and professional business people alike for many years. Worsley's popularity is due to the combination of the convenience of the location, being only a few minutes drive from Manchester City Centre and Salford Quays and the picturesque setting of the Village. Worsley has a much photographed Village Green which is edged by pretty black and white timbered properties. Worsley Village is dissected by the 18th Century Bridgewater Canal and is a popular route for narrow boats today, the turning point adjacent to The Packet House has been the subject of many an artist. Worsley Woods is popular with walkers and families. The centre of the Village has a library and a small number of businesses which include a shop, a hairdressers and a number of bars and restaurants. Worsley is home to the Marriott Golf and Country Club and also has a wealth of other sporting and leisure facilities on the doorstep which include indoor skiing. Both Manchester City Centre and The Trafford Centre are only a short drive away and offer a world of shopping. Within the Village The Bridgewater Private School continues to be much sought after. The area offers an excellent choice of schools and colleges. Manchester Airport and the M60/62/61 and M6 motorways are all easily accessible from this location.

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