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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Radcliffe Road, The Haulgh, Bolton

Offers in Region of £450,000

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** Of interest to steam enthusiasts and Fred Dibnah fans ** This Grade II listed building is the former home of the late Fred Dibnah MBE and offers a chance in a lifetime to own something very special and preserve a piece of our heritage. The property has featured in the many TV documentaries and films Fred made about his life and his passion for steam and our Industrial Heritage. The appearance is that of a single storey Victorian Gothic gatehouse from the front and was built around 1854. It was then sympathetically extended in 1990 to create a unique property having a traditional cottage feel with stone, tile and mock beams, feature fireplaces and a refurbished range all complemented by a fitted kitchen with Rayburn and a bathroom with shower. The plot adjoins the Fred Dibnah Heritage Centre, which is also for sale through Greenwood James, and includes his engine shed, workshops and a mine shaft - complete with winding gear. Please contact us for full details.

Overview - The house itself was originally built around1854 and was used as a park keepers lodge. It is a Grade II listed building of a somewhat unique design, appearing to be single storey when viewed from the road, but being two storey at the rear. The current owners also operate the adjoining Heritage Centre as a business, running tours of the works and house, and even offering overnight stays in a guest bedroom in the house for the real Fred enthusiasts. Greenwood James are also acting for the sale of the adjoining Heritage Centre which means that there is the opportunity to either own and run the business or to receive a rental income from the site. Please contact us for further details.

Lower Hall - 3.06m x 1.15m (10'0" x 3'9") - Door leading into the hall with tiled floor. Access to the pantry area with shelving.

Dining Room - 3.80m x 3.00m (12'6" x 9'10") - Window to the rear elevation. Parquet flooring. Beams to ceiling and walls. Unique feature fireplace built by Fred himself. Radiator.

Lounge - 3.94m x 3.66m (12'11" x 12'0") - Window to the front elevation. Stone fireplace. Beams to ceiling and walls. Radiator.

Kitchen - 6.06m x 3.05m (19'11" x 10'0") - Windows to the front and side elevations. Door to the front elevation. Range of base units with contrasting work surfaces and matching wall mounted cabinets. Four burner gas hob. Integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Plumbed for washing machine. "Rayburn" stove. Tiled floor. Radiator.

Upper Hall - Door and windows to the rear elevation. "Secret" storeroom with drawbridge.

Bedroom - 4.04m x 3.65m (13'3" x 12'0") - Windows to the front and rear elevations. Built in wardrobe. Wooden floor. Radiator.

Bedroom - 4.03m x 3.23m (13'3" x 10'7") - Windows to three elevations. Built in wardrobes. Cast iron fireplace. Radiator.

Bedroom - 3.36m x 2.82m (11'0" x 9'3") - Window to the front elevation. Fireplace. Storage cupboard.

Bathroom - Window to the front elevation. Four piece suite comprising; bath with

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Key Features
Period Detached House
Three Bedrooms
Lounge & Dining Room
En Suite & Bathroom
Driveway Parking
Superb Rear Garden
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