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4 bedroom farm house for sale

Harden Old House Farm.

Sold STC £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Located in a rural setting twix Lothersdale & Earby
  • These most spectacular views are included in the sale!
  • Large south facing gardens and ample space for equestrian facilities
  • Parking for a dozen vehicles plus double garage
  • 3 Reception rooms including a large 'party room'
  • Real fires and oak floors
  • Solid oak kitchen and exposed beams
  • 4 bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms/ utility and study
  • Just one of 3 properties down a short private track
  • 10 minutes to Skipton and Manchester just 45 minutes away.

Full description

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Supplied by Sarah Wright of Great Harwood, a superb quality farmhouse-style oak kitchen. With an excellent range of base and wall units, having framed doors and solid timber worktops over. Integrated appliances include; a fridge and freezer, along with a Whirlpool full-sized dishwasher. A Belfast under-mounted sink is set below a double glazed window with tiled sill and a pleasant outlook onto the cottage-style front garden. With attractive tiling between the worktops and the wall units, which have under pelmet lighting and coving. Included in the sale is the Range Master cooker with two ovens, grill, storage drawer and with five gas rings and a two ring electric hob. Set into a chimney breast-style dresser with spice cupboards to either side and with attractive shelf over with recessed lighting and extractor fan.

With return staircase leading off to the first floor landing with a cupboard below. Space for hanging coats and with exposed timbers providing an attractive feature.

With quality oak flooring throughout, a good-sized home office or study with natural light from a double glazed window to the front of the property having attractive views and double panel heating radiator below. Multipoint adjustable spot light and door leading into the rear hall.

Approached off the rear hall up a straight flight of stairs into the most magnificent reception room. With multiple uses but currently set up as a family living room and being of spacious proportions and having a wall-mounted recessed log-effect contemporary gas fire with a brushed steel surround. Enjoying the most spectacular views to the south and south-west from the large barn-style double glazed window with French doors opening up onto a Juliet balcony, with views across the Ribble Valley towards Pendle Hill. With oak flooring, exposed roof trusses and purlins and with ample space for three or four sofas if required, a library / study area and just a great place to sit and enjoy the beautiful countryside. Having recessed lighting and a further pair of double glazed French doors with spectacular views opening out onto south-facing balcony and with stone stairs leading down onto the front gardens.


Approached form the return staircase with a double glazed window at half way point for natural light and with exposed roof and door timbers, exposed stone wall and with a return balustrade creating an attractive cottage-style landing, with ample amounts of natural light. Two period-style centre light points and loft hatch giving access to the roof space.


Set to the south facing elevation of the property with stunning views across the fields and up the valley from the double glazed window with the heating radiator below. A pleasant room to wake up in and with exposed roof timbers, a range of fitted panel and glass-fronted wardrobes providing great storage, and with space for a double bed and associated furniture. Centre light points and a loft hatch giving access to this part of the property.

A further double bedroom, again set to the south elevation with the same stunning views as bedroom one. Having an exposed king truss and purlins, double glazed window with heating radiator below and a pair of panelled and glazed doors giving access to built-in wardrobes. Having an exposed stone fireplace providing an attractive display feature and centre light point.

To the rear of the property this time and currently set up as a twin and with ample room to do so as well as associated bedroom furniture. With double glazed window giving good natural light, looking over the cottage gardens onto the fields beyond and with heating radiator below. Loft hatch giving access to the roof space, exposed oak purlins and timber head over the door.

Returning to the front of the property with south-facing views from the double glazed window with heating radiator below. A good-sized single bedroom with exposed king truss, purlins and comfortable space for a single bed.

More recently refurbished and featuring a period-style four-piece suite, comprising of; a free-standing clawed foot bath with side filling antique-style taps with shower head attachment, WC, full-pedestal basin with shaver point and a 600 x 600 shower enclosure incorporating an Aqualisa independent shower unit. With large dimension tiling to the shower area and floor along with a splash back to the sink. Natural light from a large double glazed window to the front elevation with obscure glass and heating radiator below. Two recessed built in cupboards provide good storage and with exposed roof timbers and recessed lighting.

Harden Old House Farm is the most superbly presented period property of substantial proportions and with fantastic and spacious outside space. With vast amounts of parking, large gardens with a number of uses and whilst being one of three, is in an extremely private situation. We feel that the property offers exceptional value for money giving the large size of the house and the facilities outside and we would recommend an early viewing.

The property has LPG gas via a tank, mains electric, bore hole water and septic tank drainage

Harden Old House Barn is approached down a concrete and limestone track, leading to a five bar gate and arriving at what is, essentially the rear of the property with stone flagged footpaths leading to the porch and cottage-style gardens to this elevation. Spacious tarmacadam areas giving access to the double garage and also providing parking for at least a dozen vehicles if required, and with gravelled borders and Hawthorne hedges to the boundary. Working round to the end of the parking areas there is a timber dog kennel along with a substantial split-levelled open fronted log store with potting shed to the lower level which is accessed from the rear gardens. Immediately to the front of the property, off the driveway there is the previously mentioned stone steps leading up to that fabulous reception room and stone flagged sun terraces leading up to the front porch, providing sitting out areas immediately outside of the house to take in the views.

A double garage with a remote control UPVC coated up and over door, giving access to parking for two vehicles and with large storage area to the rear and also incorporating the properties wall-mounted LPG boiler and the water filtration system. With natural light from a double glazed window and having a water tap, power sockets and overhead lighting. A timber panelled door gives integral access to the rear hall.


Attractively finished in a Mediterranean-style, comprising of; a quadrant shower enclosure with a high quality Aqualisa thermostatic shower valve, including body jets and adjustable drench head. Dual flush WC and wall-mounted hand basin with mixer lever tap. Attractive wall tiling with a pebble-style listello border and having travertine-style tiling to the floor. Recessed lighting, remove shower control and double glazed window looking put onto open fields.

A superbly appointed and very spacious former farmhouse, being one of three attractive properties nestled in the lea of the valley wiith magnificent south and south westerly views from the majority of the windows, looking across the generous-sized gardens on to open farmland and moors. Set a short distance off Bleara Road, down a concrete and limestone track leading onto a substantial tarmacadam driveway with parking for a dozen vehicles if required and with double garage. Offering spacious family-sized living accommodation, comprising in brief; a large period-style sitting room with wood burner, separate dining room with riven oak flooring, superb bespoke solid oak farmhouse kitchen, study / home office, cloakroom and utility room.

Approached from the stone flagged, south-facing sun-terraces and gardens into an attractive stone built porch with stone flagged floor, heating radiator, centre light point and attractive display shelving. An ideal place to kick off wet boots and clothes before entering the main reception rooms of the property.


Having oak flooring, centre light point and a full-height door giving access to a storage cupboard and with heating radiator. The porch is approached from the rear of the property through a timber panelled door onto a stone-flagged floor with attractive exposed stone wall and double glazed window for natural light.

Off from the rear hall, a light space with a large double glazed window offering attractive views across fields and with base and wall units incorporating a Belfast sink and having space and plumbing for a washer and dryer, set below solid wood worktops. With recessed lighting, tiled flooring and heating radiator.

A spacious and square-shaped sitting room of good proportions and with natural light from a south-facing double glazed window with double panel heating radiator below, and offering spectacular view across the valley. Featuring an inglenook fireplace with exposed stonework and incorporating a large wood burning stove sat on a stone hearth. With ample space for a couple of sofa's and associated sitting room furniture and with exposed roof beams, recessed lighting and timber heads over the doorways. An attractive and light room having doors leading off to the inner hallway and dining room.

Set to the front of the property with double glazed French doors opening onto the flagged sun terrace with delightful views. With space for an eight seat dining suite and associated furniture and having an attractive minster-style open fireplace, encompassing a cast iron dog grate as a central feature. With two attractive period-style centre light points, double panel heating radiator, recessed alcove with display shelving and with high quality 'riven' oak flooring.

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15 August 2016


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