6 bedroom detached house for saleLodge Bank, Brinscall, Chorley, Lancashire
Full descriptionOffering the ultimate in privacy and seclusion and set within approximately one acre of gated grounds at the foot of the West Pennine Moors sits The Lodge, a truly spectacular residence that simply must be viewed to be fully appreciated. Surrounded by awe inspiring woodland and touching some of Lancashire’s most stunning countryside this unique property comprises a splendid large stone built main house alongside a fabulous self-contained annex that is ideal for entertaining and guests alike. Outside there are beautiful mature gardens and even its own fishing lake, well stocked with coy carp and trout. The location, although off the beaten track is within easy access of major transport making it an ideal base for commuting across the North West.
The property is accessed via a reception hall that has a staircase rising to the first floor accommodation and doors leading off on either side to the two main reception rooms. Both of these two rooms are spacious, light and airy having fabulous period fireplaces and each having large side facing bay windows and additional windows to the front providing a wealth of natural light and giving superb views over the garden areas. Both the sitting room and the lounge provide sumptuous and comfortable reception areas, ideal for formal entertaining.
Brinscall is a lovely village on the outskirts of Chorley that offers an abundant rural Lancashire charm and includes a local pub, stone-built church and charming character cottages of all shapes and sizes. Along with this is the convenience of being within easy access of major transport links, including the M6, M61 and M65 motorways and the West Coast Mainline rail network. As such, it is ideally located for commuter access across the North-West to include Preston, Blackburn, Manchester, Salford Quays, Warrington and Liverpool.
The property comprises two sections, The Lodge itself and an additional annex to the rear. The main house comprises:
Dining Kitchen and Utility Room
The fabulous dining kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of wall and base units, comprising a variety of cupboards, drawers and granite work surfaces and complemented by integrated appliances. This superb space offers more than enough room for cooking and dining alike and has both side and rear facing windows that take in views over the gardens. A separate utility room provides yet more useful storage space.
Located upon the first floor the master suite comprises a spectacular principal bedroom that has duel aspect windows to the front and side aspects giving awe inspiring and unrivalled views over the gardens and both fishing lodges. In addition to this the luxury en-suite facilities include a corner shower enclosure, wash basin and wc, complemented by attractive tiled elevations.
There are three further bedrooms within the main house that are all well-proportioned and having their own unique style and character. The fourth bedroom is being used by the current owners as a walk in dressing room, having two banks of fitted wardrobes.
Ground Floor Shower Room and Family Bathroom
Located off the rear hallway a useful three piece shower room ideally services the ground floor accommodation whilst on the first floor a family bathroom can be found that comprises a period style three piece suite including a claw foot, roll top bath, wash basin and a high flush wc. Both the shower room and family bathroom have been sympathetically finished with attractive tiled elevations.
In addition to the main house a further substantial annex can be found which is almost a separate dwelling in its own right this comprises:
Living/Games Room and Conservatory
The simply breath-taking annex lounge is a reception space of epic proportions. Being used by the current owners as a games room this fantastic area currently houses a full sized competition standard snooker table and is complemented by a fabulous open fireplace. Adjacent to this a substantial conservatory can be found which is blessed with natural light having a variety of windows and French doors that give outlook and access to the stunning gardens. Both the conservatory and living/games room are the perfect space for entertaining and parties.
This fully fitted kitchen houses a range of modern wall and base units comprising cupboards, drawers and work surfaces and a variety of integrated appliances. Offering enough space for cooking, dining and being open plan to the living/games room this splendid kitchen is ideally suited to modern family living. Adjacent to the kitchen a cloakroom/wc provides sanitary facilities for this area of the annex.
The annex has a pair of well-proportioned bedrooms which are both double in size, the larger of the two having its own luxurious three piece en-suite shower room, ideal for guests.
The property is accessed via electronically operated gates with an intercom entry system for privacy and security. A sweeping driveway leads to a large, gravelled courtyard and area of hard standing which, along with the double garage provides extensive parking facilities for several vehicles.
Formal Gardens and Fishing Lodges
The property is situated within a plot of approximately one acre that benefits from the most exquisite formal gardens that are private and enclosed, featuring a wide variety of mature shrub and floral displays complemented by mature trees, large lawned areas, York stone patios and a raised gazebo style decked area with hot tub, offering the ultimate in luxury. In addition to this a large fishing lodge is well stocked with coy carp and trout.
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