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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Bank Top Cottages, Gallows Lane, Ribchester, Preston

Sold STC £575,000

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Tenure: Freehold

***NO CHAIN*** CHARMING 4 BEDROOM CHARACTER COTTAGE set within 3.3 ACRES with 2 STABLES and TACK ROOM set in the SOUGHT AFTER RIBBLE VALLEY offering fantastic views. A superb, spacious cottage ideal for a family with EQUESTRIAN or AGRICULTURAL interests. A property to be viewed to truly appreciate.
The internal accommodation includes an entrance vestibule, cloakroom, kitchen, 2 reception rooms and conservatory to the ground floor. The first floor has 4 bedrooms (2 with en-suite) and a family bathroom. There are attractive gardens, a double garage, parking for around 8 vehicles, 2 stables, a tack room and a paddock beyond. Adjacent to the current stables a slab has been
prepared for a further stable, garden office or workshop (subject to appropriate Planning
Consent).

This property sits on higher ground and is not at risk of flooding.

Set just outside Ribchester, this property is ideal for those looking for an accessible Ribble Valley location. Ribchester itself sits on the banks of the River Ribble and is an attractive Ribble Valley village. The village benefits from a primary school, church, café, public houses, park, village shop and
Sports and Social Club.

Longridge – 4.5 miles
Ribchester – under 2 miles
Preston – 13 miles
Blackburn – 8 miles

The property is entered through double timber gates which lead onto a gravel driveway and large gravelled parking area for around 8 vehicles. The property enjoys many character features to include exposed beams and feature fireplaces. The position of the property affords exceptional levels of privacy.

The front door opens out into the entrance hall which has a tiled floor and incorporates a boiler cupboard.

There is a cloakroom off the entrance hall.

The kitchen has the benefit of a range of kitchen units with a work surface along with a tiled splashback and tiled floor. An electric Aga provides the focal point to the kitchen space. There is also a Belfast sink. An opening from the kitchen into the conservatory which carries a natural stone floor and enjoys splendid views toward Ribchester and the River Ribble.

The living room has a wood burning stove set in a stone fireplace, providing an exceptional focal point to the room. There is a bow window to the side of the property. A staircase leads off to the first floor.

A second well-proportioned sitting room has a feature fireplace and windows to two elevations providing good levels of natural light.

Off this reception room there is a side porch which has a semi-glazed door leading to the pedestrian access on the opposite side of the property to the main entrance.

The staircase leads to the first floor and a window from the landing provides excellent views over the grounds of the property.

The master bedroom again has fantastic views with fitted wardrobes and exposed timber flooring. The en-suite includes w.c., shower cubicle and a wash hand basin set in a unit.

The second bedroom also has the benefit of an en-suite to incorporate a Saniflow w.c., shower cubicle and pedestal wash hand basin.

There are 2 further bedrooms and a family
bathroom on this floor.

The family bathroom has a roll top bath, w.c. and a wash hand basin set in a unit. The floor covering is timber and there are part-painted timber clad walls.

Externally the property has a large gravel parking area. There is also a double garage which has electric up and over doors and a pedestrian access. The garage has power installed. The immediate gardens are attractive and include lawned and bedded areas. There is also a Nissen hut which provides excellent garden storage. Next to the Nissen hut there is a greenhouse. The property enjoys 2 stables and a Tack Room along with the field beyond. The field is currently down to pasture and has previously been used for grazing.

This character cottage would be ideal for those with equestrian or agricultural interests and also those who would like an attractive home with plenty of space.


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