Beautiful and sympathetically improved to retain many character features whilst now enjoying a more open plan feel, this wonderful property is a statement in itself! Offering generous and carefully considered accommodation to include a wonderful kitchen with open plan living space and plenty of glazing with the Principal Bedroom positioned above to really make the most of the views and stunning location. The house has four bedrooms in total and the garage has been converted to a Holistic Therapy Room/annex/office giving further flexibility. An ideal lifestyle property with potential to be used as a smallholding or buyers wanting to hobby farm. All set in 0.96 acres (0.79 ha) or thereabouts what more could you need!
The property is positioned in the rural area of Angelzarke to the East of Chorley, the area is well known for the reservoirs and moorland and presents many fantastic rural properties. There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors with many local walks along with enjoying water sports activities on some of the local reservoirs. Rivington is positioned to the south and reservoirs at Belmont.
Given the rural location, the property is well located for access to the main road and motorway network, making the area ideal for many commuters including those who wish to get to Manchester, Preston, Chorley, Lancaster and beyond. Within a 10 minute drive of the property you can access the major motorway junction, David Lloyd Heath Club, the local primary school and various local pubs.
The electronically operated timber gate opens to the drive and parking area beyond. This charming former farmhouse sits in an elevated position and is impressive on entry, thoroughly setting the tone for the property. Over the substantial front door is a date stone of 1707, this door opens into the dining hall. This room has a wood burning stove set in a stone surround giving a warm and cosy welcome to the property. The ground floor has a WC and utility room.
The kitchen is likely to be the hub of the home and is complete with kitchen units from Richmond Kitchens (Cheshire) to include a central island with a granite matt work surface. There is a point for a range cooker with an extractor over and an integrated dishwasher. The LPG fired Aga currently creates a feature to the room. Views extend over the attractive rear gardens.
The kitchen has steps that drop down to the family area which is currently used as a dining and living area beyond and stairs rise to the first floor from here. The family area extends to include a spacious place to dine and lounge and takes us to a more contemporary feel. With plenty of glazing and two sets of bifold doors allowing the outdoors in and making the most of the spectacular views. A wood burning stove is set into the chimney.
The snug is a cosy room and is tucked away, ideal for a quieter time. There are original cupboards in here giving a real character feel.
The staircase rises up to the quirky galleried landing which overlooks the kitchen and leads through to the bedrooms. The principal bedroom is something to behold with a wonderful glazed feature window and double ended bath to enjoy the wonderful views. The principal bedroom has a shower ensuite. There are three further bedrooms. The family bathroom has a shower, double ended bath, WC and wash handbasin set in a unit.
Outside the property is well equipped with plenty of parking. The garage has been converted to a Holistic Therapy Studio, it is used by the current vendors as an annex which has a kitchenette and shower room. The rear garden is complete with various seating areas and includes a large outdoor entertaining area and summer house. Beyond the garden area is a paddock, an ideal space to be used to hobby farm or potential small holding. In all the property sits in 1.96 acres (0.79 ha) or thereabouts.
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