- Outstanding stone-built, detached barn conversion
- Stunning location with rural and woodland aspects
- Detached one-bedroom annexe accommodation
- Beautifully presented and brimming with character
- Split level and welcoming hallway with oak floor
- Three comfortably spacious reception rooms
- Crafted by Culshaw fitted living dining kitchen
- Four double bedrooms off the first-floor landing
- Master bedroom with en suite and dressing room
- En suite to one plus Jack and Jill to two bedrooms
- Stairs to carpeted attic rooms with beamed ceiling
- Detached stone store barn and attached dog pen
- Loose box with two stables, tack room and store
- Set in approximately an acre of surrounding grounds
The hardwood front door with glazed side panel opens to the impressive split-level hallway with window to the front having a deep window seat beneath the oak spindle staircase which rises to the first floor. Warmed by two radiators, the hall has oak panel doors with cast iron furniture to each of the rooms off and oak flooring.
The dual aspect lounge overlooks the front and rear of the property, has a door to the rear, recessed down-lights and a pendant light. With engineered teak flooring, the room has a focal point of a stone lintel-surround fireplace and hearth housing a multi-fuel burning stove.
A broad opening from the lounge leads the way into the formal dining room with window to the rear, recessed down-lights and a radiator set in a decorative cover with a fitted and painted dresser above.
The office has a window to the rear, recessed down-lights and Karndean flooring. The room is fitted with a range of Andy Griffith bespoke fitted office furniture to include desk, cabinets and shelves.
The cloakroom has a pendant light, extractor fan, wood laminate flooring and a radiator in a decorative cover. The two-piece white Heritage suite comprises low flush w.c. and a pedestal wash basin with tiled splash-back. Adjacent to the cloakroom, the boiler room has a window to the front and houses the Worcester oil fired central heating boiler and the hot water cylinder tank.
The hall also gives way to the excellent, dual aspect living-dining-kitchen with French windows to both front and rear and also having windows to the front and rear in the kitchen area. Having oak flooring throughout, the kitchen area is lit by recessed down-lights, a pendant light is suspended over the dining table space and there are ceiling-inset sound system speakers. This area has become the hub of the family as there is ample space for both dining and lounge suites and the kitchen area is fitted with a superb range of two-tone Crafted by Culshaw medium oak and ivory-painted tulip wood cabinets. The cabinets incorporate drawer banks, a plate rack, larder cupboard and an island unit with oak worktop inset with a four-ring ceramic hob, having a matching oven and grill below, and also an inset waste bin. Alternative cooking facilities are provided by the two-oven Aga with oak canopy set extractor fan above. The other cabinets feature grey-green granite worktops and up-stands which have an inset Villeroy & Boch white porcelain twin sink unit with swan-neck mixer and hand-spray taps.
Two steps descend to the vestibule with recessed down-lights, Kardnean flooring and a radiator. Fitted with a Crafted by Culshaw oak dresser with glove drawers, boot shelves and a coat rail, this is the perfect space to kick off muddy shoes if using the back entrance door.
Warmed by two radiators, the first floor, split-level landing has a window to the front, recessed down-lights and a chandelier point above the stairwell.
The dual aspect master bedroom has low level windows to the front and rear and a further window to the front. The room is lit by spot lighting to the stunning array of exposed ancient ceiling beams and King span truss, and is warmed by a radiator. Fitted Crafted by Culshaw oak wardrobes line one wall and further matching furniture can be found in the adjacent dressing room and includes wardrobes, drawer banks and shelves plus a granite-topped vanity cabinet inset with twin wash basins and having canopy lighting above. A door from here opens to the porcelain tiled en suite facility and features a glass-screened walk-in shower, a low flush w.c. plus a chrome ladder-style heated towel rail.
Bedroom two overlooks the rear, has two pendant lights, a radiator and built-in Simon McConville wardrobe and drawers. The en suite is tiled to all splash areas, has recessed down-lights, an extractor fan and is fitted with a pedestal wash basin, w.c. and a glazed shower cabinet.
Bedroom three has a window to the rear, two pendant lights and a radiator. One wall is fitted with Simon McConville wardrobes and drawer banks and a door gives way to the “Jack and Jill” style en suite with a further door to the landing. The en suite is tiled to floor and dado height, has a linen cupboard and comprises a four-piece white Heritage suite of pedestal wash hand basin, low flush w.c., tile panelled bath and a shower cabinet with bi-folding door.
Bedroom four overlooks the front garden, has two pendant lights, a radiator and fitted Simon McConville wardrobes and drawers to one wall.
The utility room has a window to the front, pendant light, radiator and Karndean flooring. A range of cabinets line one wall, have an inset sink unit and leave spaces for a washing machine and tumble dryer, and there are also further linen shelves.
A door at the end of the landing opens to a staircase giving way to the lengthy, carpeted and segmented attic rooms with exposed ceiling beams.
The property is approached via a private road off Jacksons Lane and a turning through stone gateposts onto the meandering, private Tarmac driveway leading to the parking and turning area adjacent to Bow Wood Barn. From here, there is further gated access across a cobbled courtyard to the rear entrance of the house. A side gate gives way to the front garden and features a stone flagged patio with extensive front lawn, stone-built well and further sun terrace beneath one of three large beech trees. To the rear of the house is a stone-built store with kitchenette and attached kennels and dog run plus a timber framed and covered al fresco dining area with rural and woodland aspects.
The driveway area also gives way to the one-bedroom annexe which has a hardwood door opening to a hallway with engineered oak flooring continuing into both the bedroom and lounge. The dual aspect lounge has sliding patio doors across the rear elevation and two windows to the front. Lit by recessed down-lighting to the vaulted ceiling, there are inset speakers and a wall-mounted projector for DVD use only plus electronically-controlled roll-down cinema screen on the opposite wall. To one corner of the room is a kitchenette with further Crafted by Culshaw oak cabinets and granite worktops inset with a porcelain sink unit and swan-neck mixer tap whilst integrated appliances include a fridge and microwave oven. The spacious bedroom has French windows and glazed side panels to the rear, making the most of the woodland aspects, and is lit by a pendant light and two wall lights over the night-stand area to the sides of a king-size bed-space. The shower room, by Andy Griffith, has grey slate-effect tiling to all splash areas and is fitted with a glass-door shower cabinet and a vanity-cabinet set white Duravit suite of square wash hand basin and back-to-wall w.c.
Attached to the annexe is the double garage with very spacious, split-level stores/workshops to either side of the parking areas. There is power, light, and a utility area with sink unit and space for the Annex central heating boiler and under-floor heating controls.
Lastly, the timber-built loose boxes have power, light and water supply and comprise two stables, tack room, store and kitchen fitted with a stainless-steel sink unit.
Viewing is strictly by appointment through Maria B Evans Estate Agents
We are reliably informed that the Tenure of the property is Freehold
The Local Authority is West Lancashire Borough Council
The EPC rating is C
The Council Tax Band is G - £3655.64 per annum
The property is served by septic tank – being checked for compliance
The property is warmed by oil fired central heating
The Annex is warmed by electric underfloor heating
Property areas: Residence 3141.44 sq ft
Annex 704.39 sq ft
Garage 1064.33 sq ft
Stables 686.19 sq ft
Outbuilding 354.88 sq ft
Total: 5951.25 sq ft
Room measurements given in these property details are approximate and are supplied as a guide only.
All land measurements are supplied by the Vendor and should be verified by the buyer's solicitor. We
would advise that all services, appliances and heating facilities be confirmed in working order by an
appropriately registered service company or surveyor on behalf of the buyer as Maria B. Evans Estate
Agency cannot be held responsible for any faults found. No responsibility can be accepted for any
expenses incurred by prospective purchasers.