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Forest House, College Lane, Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4


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Forest House is an award winning 5 bedroom family residence situated in the secure gated and very exclusive development known as Leabank Country Estate, which is a Daily Mail 5* winning development. Occupying a commanding position on the development and set in approximately 3/4 acre of professionally landscaped gardens and overlooking 15 acres of protected woodland, the property enjoys seclusion and privacy whilst being set within a virtually peerless development. The individuality achieved on the build of this magnificent family home is a combination of dedication between the house builders and the current owners. The current owners have gone to great lengths to complete the final specification of this home which offers approximately 4,400 square feet of living accommodation built over 3 levels with a further 720 square feet of decked balcony area. Internal viewing is essential to appreciate the what ca only been described as the 'perfect family home'. Provenance to this individual property's claim can be found in its success as the MEN Best Luxury Home winner in the Residential Property Awards in 2007 for Lancashire and Cheshire.


Solid Oak front doorway leading to tiled entrance hallway with high level feature exposed beams, 2 radiators, smoke alarm. 'Comelit' intercom system, double solid oak doors with bevelled edged glass inserts leading to lounge, doorways to kitchen, garage, ground floor wc, cloakroom, dining room, study and lower ground floor.

LOUNGE - 31'6 x 15'5
Bay window to front, double doors to side elevation, 2 feature opaque glazed windows to either side of fireplace, wall lights, double doors lead through to the balcony with glass panels to either side, 3 radiators, feature contemporary wall mounted 'X Fire' flueless 100% efficient gas fire and Oak flooring.

BALCONY - 720 sqft
Fully decked balcony with brushed (marine grade) stainless steel handrail and toughened glass area inserts, external lighting, water supply.

FITTED KITCHEN - 21'4 X 12'10

Fully fitted Siematic kitchen by Stuart Fraser, incorporating bevelled edged Corian work surfacing including inset sink with brushed stainless steel mixer tap. Integrated appliances comprising; Neff oven and grill, Neff microwave/combination oven, Neff plate warmer, Neff induction hob, Gaggenau extractor unit, large integrated Neff fridge, large integrated Neff freezer, Miele wine cooler. Integrated breakfast bar unit with seating for up to 4-5 people. Lutron lighting system, intercom system, Amtico flooring.

DINING SUN ROOM - 21'4 X 9'10
Double doors to either side elevation leading to decked balcony, 2 radiators, 5 windows overlooking balcony and woods. Amtico flooring.

STUDY - 16'1 X 12'2
Window overlooking patio & garden, double doors leading to decked balcony, Maple wood staircase to lower ground floor, wall lights. Amtico flooring.

2 piece suite comprising of; wash hand basin and WC. Tiled flooring, tiled splashbacks, integrated vanity unit, stainless steel towel radiator and extractor fan. Tiled flooring.

Tiled flooring, solid Oak entrance door with glass opaque inserts, central heating radiator, integrated coat rail and shoe storage.

DOUBLE GARAGE - 18'4 X 17'4
Twin garage with remote controlled access up-and-over doors, door to side leading to patio and garden, window, smoke alarm, power and lighting.


Feature vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Carpeted Maplewood staircase, feature wall lights. 2 remote controlled Velux roof windows. To the front elevation, feature 8' window, Oak flooring, radiator.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE (incorporating Sun Lounge) - 24' X 14'7
Feature exposed beams, wall & beam lighting, radiator, Oak flooring, intercom system, doors leading to walk-in wardrobe and en-suite. Double Oak doors with glass inserts leading to the Sun Lounge comprising; conservatory roof, radiator, double doors leading to outside decked balcony, wall light, Oak flooring. Windows surrounding whole room.

4 piece suite comprising; Grohe remote controlled shower system with shower cubicle, wash hand basin with integrated vanity unit, bidet and WC. Part tiled elevations, extractor fan, opaque glazed window, stainless steel towel radiator. Amtico flooring.

Radiator, Oak flooring, fitted rails on 3 levels.

BEDROOM 2 - 16'1 X 15'5
Bay window with storage seat to front, Oak flooring, loft access, radiator, additional window to side, exposed beam.

EN-SUITE TO BEDROOM 2 - 15'5 x 6'6
Fully tiled walk-in Heritage rain shower & further free head attachment, hand wash basin with integrated vanity unit, chrome waterfall mixer tap, built-in storage area, WC, extractor fan, large window overlooking woods and landscaped garden. Amtico flooring.

BEDROOM 3 - 18'4 X 17'5
Oak flooring, 2 windows, 2 radiators.

EN-SUITE TO BEDROOM 3 - 6'6 X 5'11
3 piece suite comprising; Merlyn shower cubicle with Heritage large rain shower head, wash hand basin with integrated vanity unit, extractor fan, part tiled elevations, stainless steel towel radiator, WC, Amtico flooring.

BEDROOM 4 - 12'6 X 10'6
Window overlooking rear landscaped garden, radiator, Oak flooring. Access to large floored loft area, door to main bathroom.

MAIN BATHROOM - 15'3 X 7'7
5 piece exemplary suite comprising; Merlyn shower cubicle with Heritage shower head & free shower head, hand wash basin integrated in stunning vanity unit, Victoria Albert double ended roll top bath with freestanding mixer tap and shower head, WC & bidet. Part tiled elevations, stainless steel towel radiator, additional radiator, window, Amtico flooring.LOWER GROUND FLOOR / SEPARATE LIVING ACCOMMODATION

This area which covers approx 1000 sqft gives any new owner the opportunity to use as a totally separate living accommodation, as it has separate outside access.

Radiator, Oak flooring.

2 piece sUite comprising of; wash hand basin and WC. Tiled flooring, tiled splashbacks, integrated vanity unit, stainless steel towel radiator and extractor fan. Amtico flooring.

UTILITY ROOM - 12'4 X 9'0
Range of wall and base units with laminate work surfaces and under unit lighting, 2 inset stainless steel sinks with brushed steel mixer tap, plumbed for washing machine and vented for dryer, 2 Large towel radiators, window and door leading to large patio and garden. Amtico flooring.

GAMES ROOM - 23'11 X 20'8
Oak flooring, 3 radiators, 3 windows, 2 sets of double doors leading to large patio and garden, intercom system.

BEDROOM 5 - 18'1 X 15'5
Double doors with glass panels with side leading to rear garden and patio, feature wall mounted 'X Fire' flueless 100% efficient gas fire. 2 radiators, Oak flooring.


Forest House is set in 3/4 of an acre (approx). There are extensive Indian slate patio area's to the side and rear of the property totaling approx 2000 sqft. There is a 40' x 20', 800 sqft recreational area built in the garden which is keyblocked and has multiple uses as a basketball court/5-a-side football area etc. The property overlooks a 15 acre protected woodland.

Extensive exterior lighting around the landscaped gardens both front and rear.

The front driveway has ample parking space for 6 cars.


All the outside doors and windows are double glazed uPVC Oak effect surrounded by stone mullion.
All internal doors are Oak.
All the central heating radiators are contemporary designer.
Recessed spotlighting throughout the property.
Wired for broadband internet with internal internet wiring.
Fully wired for Bang & Olufsen sound system in Lounge, Kitchen, Master Bedroom Suite and Bedroom 5.
There is a Lutron board lighting system in the Kitchen and Dining Sun Room.
External security via CCTV with 24 hour monitoring.
Video & audio entry system and card access control via electrically operated entrance gates.

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17 May 2011

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