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7 bedroom farm house for sale

Ackhurst Lane, Orrell


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Ackhurst Hall Built of stone with a stone slate roof the property incorporates many historic features which include some mullioned and cross mullioned stone windows. To the easterly wing there are areas of timber framed partition walls with wattle and daub infill, two fireplaces with ovolo moulded openings and inset Tudor heads. There is a spiral timber staircase leading to the attic with collar trusses, one truss with turned king post and ovolo-moulded principal rafters; the attic reputed to have been used for religious purposes and for the celebration of mass.

The house offers extensive family accommodation on two floors.

The accommodation which is illustrated in the floor plan comprises:

Vestibule with Oak entrance door, two arched entrance.

Reception Hall with cloakroom and impressive staircase providing access to first floor.

Sitting Room (front) mahogany period fireplace surround with mirror inserts, open grate, tiled hearth, beam to ceiling.

Drawing Room (rear) oak fireplace with mirror insert, open grate, slate hearth, twin French doors to rear garden enjoying lovely views towards Douglas Valley.

Dining Room (west) fireplace recess with multi fuel stove providing partial central heating, beam to ceiling, cupboards to alcove, dado rail. 

Side Entrance  

Shower Room/W.C. Kitchen (rear) single drainer stainless steel sink unit, range of units, wall cupboards, Rayburn Novelle multi fuel cooker, tiled floor, partially tiled walls, glass panelled French doors. 

East Wing Lounge with splay window to front elevation, stone fireplace, recess and hearth with multi fuel stove; exposed stonework and timber frame partition walls and ceiling panels.

Kitchen (rear) single drainer stainless steel sink unit, range of units, plumbing for washing machine, dining space, Bosky multi fuel boiler providing partial central heating. 


Landing Bedroom One (rear) range of fitted furniture incorporating wardrobes, airing cupboard with lagged cylinder;

Bathroom enclosed bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c. suite, separate corner shower cubicle with Triton electric shower.

Bedroom Two (side) range of fitted wardrobes and dressing table. 

Bedroom Three (front) Bedroom Four (front) with extensive range of full height wardrobes with dressing table with mirror, display shelves.

Bedroom Five (rear) range of wardrobes, dressing table, mirror, bedside tables.

En Suite Bathroom/w.c. corner bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c. suite shower cubicle with Triton shower, partial tiling.

Landing to East Wing with timber frame partition walls and spiral timber staircase leading to attic.  

Bedroom Six (side) Bedroom Seven (Front) cast iron fireplace.

Bathroom/w.c. enclosed bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c. suite, corner shower cubicle with Aqualisa electric shower.  

Outside There is a large stone barn incorporating two double garages one with an electric door entrance and a range of stone buildings. In addition there is a Dutch barn and two lean toís and a Wareing barn with lean-to.

There are ten livery stables and fishing lake plus caravan storage for approximately forty caravans all of which provide useful income.

The pasture land is sub divided into seven post and rail paddocks.  


Mains water and electricity.  


By appointment with the Agents.  


Wigan Council  

Town Hall  

Library Street  


WN1 1IN  

Tel No: 01942 244991  

AGENTíS NOTICE Frank Marshall & Co. for themselves and for the Vendor of this property give notice that:

1. All intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of the statements contained in these particulars.

2. The Vendors do not make or give and neither Frank Marshall & Co. or any person in their employment have any authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to this property.

This brochure was prepared by the Agents in accordance with the sellerís instructions in June 2011. All measurements are approximate. 

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Added on Rightmove:
08 July 2011

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