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4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Old Chapel House Farm, Commons Lane, Balderstone, Blackburn, Lancashire


Property Description

Key features

  • Superb Equestrian Property
  • Set in approx. 7 acres
  • Grade II listed
  • Detached stone built barn
  • Equestrian facilities include 9 Monarch stables
  • Floodlit menage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SUPERB EQUESTRIAN PROPERTY set in approximately 7 ACRES, located in the heart of the Ribble Valley. GRADE II LISTED Property offering Substantial 4 BEDROOMS detached stone built barn conversion offering extensive accommodation. Equestrian facilities include 9 Monarch stables incorporated within a steel frame building. There is also flood lit Menage . This property would suit an equestrian purchaser or those with lifestyle farming interests. The property is within walking distance of local school and church and is well located for easy access onto the main road network within the area and further afield via the M6Old Chapel House Farm is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a GRADE II LISTED equestrian/agricultural property in a superb rural location. The property includes a substantial 4 bedroom detached stone built barn conversion which we understand was converted in 1996. There is a wealth of character features throughout the barn to a high specification, to include exposed stone and brick work and timber beams. The property has been converted sympathetically and offers extensive accommodation to include, entrance hallway, living room, study, snug, dining kichen, utility room, shower room with w.c., bedroom 4/Reception room (to the ground floor) with master bedroom, dressing room and en-suite together with 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom to the first floor.

The residence itself is entered from the front door into the entrance hallway. There are doors off to the various reception rooms on the ground floor. The study has the benefit of windows to the front of the property; this room could be utilised as another reception room. The living room is a superb room and has the benefit of a feature window and windows to two elevations (one being stained glass). There is a superb open fire set in a stone surround and hearth. This room has the benefit of a stone feature wall and exposed beams throughout.

The dining kitchen is the hub of the family home. There is a range of wall and base mounted units with an oil fired Stanley Range cooker with a brick feature over. There is an integrated dishwasher and a point for a microwave. The kitchen has the benefit of a stone flagged floor covering.

The Pantry has shelving to one side and the floor covering from the kitchen continues into the pantry space. There is also space for a fridge and freezer. Semi-glazed double doors lead through to the snug area, which has a window looking out to the side of the property overlooking the land. There is an oil fired wood burning style stove set on a stone hearth with a brick surround. The snug could potentially have alternative uses to include use as a formal dining room.

The rear hallway has the benefit of a stone flagged floor. There is a stained glass window looking out to the rear of the property and doors off to the utility room and shower room. The shower room has the benefit of a fully tiled shower area, w.c., pedestal wash hand basin. This room has part-tiled walls and a fully tiled floor. The utility room has the benefit of plumbing for a washing machine and space for a dryer. This room also has a continuation of the stone flagged floor. Bedroom 4/Reception room this room could be used flexibly depending on what any potential purchaser wanted to use it for. The original plans were to incorporate this as a fourth bedroom; however this could be utilised within the residence as any purchaser may wish.

There is a staircase leading through to the first floor which includes and under stairs cupboard; the landing area has Velux windows allowing plenty of natural light and doors off to the various rooms on the first floor. The master bedroom is a superb room with window to the front of the property and includes a range of fitted wardrobes along with a dressing room and en-suite facilities which include Spa style bath with shower over, w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and part-tiled walls. The dressing room is fitted out with shelves. There are two further double bedrooms with windows to the front of the property. The family bathroom is a well proportioned room and includes a roll top bath with a shower head and mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin along with high level w.c. and heated towel rail. This room has part tiled walls and linoleum floor covering. The floor plan shows the layout of this family home.

The property is entered via a concrete driveway leading through to a large parking area to the side of the residence and also there is a large parking area to the side of the equestrian facilities. The formal entrance to the property is via double timber gates to the right hand side of the property which leads through to a block paved driveway leading through to the 4 bay garage.

The gardens are partly lawn and partly paved. There is also a bedded area together with a small pond.
The large yard area provides plenty of parking for both the residence and the equestrian facilities, with large formal garden to the rear.

There is a large steel portal frame building which currently houses 9 Monarch stable loose boxes and a foaling box. There is also a Tack Room and a mezzanine lofted area, which is exceptionally useful for storage. This building has the benefit of 2 large Concertina doors which would allow access with larger vehicles. In addition there are 2 pedestrian doors. This building is of steel frame construction with stone cladding to the lower courses and timber above. The building has concrete floor covering which is an ideal yard surface. The building has the benefit of 3-phase electricity and water points.

There is a floodlit sand ménage which has post and rail fencing around it.

The remainder of the land is down to grass and forms 3 separate paddocks. This is well fenced and is easily managed from the equestrian facilities. In all the land extends to 7 acres or thereabouts. A plan is shown affixed to the rear of these Particulars.

There is a double garage building which has been part-converted to create separate living accommodation. We would advise that Planning Consent would need to be sought to complete this conversion. The garage is of stone under slate construction offering parking for 4 vehicles.

Please contact Armitstead Barnett to chat further about this property in more detail and arrange a viewing.

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27 June 2014

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