Take a look inside local author's beautiful Â£1m Penistone home with river frontage and fishing rights
Sheffield-born author Jacqueline Creek fell in love with Starling House near Penistone 37 years ago but, at that time it was not for sale. It took a further 21 years before she and her husband John were able to buy it and they have enjoyed 16 happy years there.
Sadly, age and ill-health have caught up with them and they want to move into a smaller and more manageable property, so Starling House on Birks Lane, Millhouse Green, is on the market.
Jacqueline says: " It will be a terrible wrench leaving here. The wildlife we have encouraged to the gardens and pond, and the number of different birds that inhabit our shrubs and trees so close to the house is amazing.
Standing in approximately 1.5 acres of beautiful gardens and with a huge river frontage with fishing rights, seven-bedroom Starling House overlooks the river and the farmland beyond.
and is approached over a very long driveway.
It is ideal for those who long for a home with light, space and truly magical gardens and briefly comprises, entrance hall, large living room, second sitting room/garden room, very large dining room, kitchen with adjoining breakfast room, boot room, utility room, W/C, large master bedroom with en-suite, five double bedrooms, study, nursery bedroom, house bathroom and integral double garage.
The garden includes a delightful mixture of trees, well-manicured lawns, stone flagged patios, pond, and a folly, with other features including a potting shed and a secluded sitting area next to the river.
On the market for £1,ooo,ooo.
More details at www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-74107352.html