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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Fleetwood Road, Esprick, Preston

Sold STC £598,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Farmhouse
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Dining Kitchen
  • Utility & Cloaks/Wc
  • 4 Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms
  • Set In Approx 4.6 Acres
  • Number Of Outbuildings
  • Superb Open Views

Full description

Stunning detached farmhouse which has been superbly refurbished throughout, whilst retaining many original features which is a credit to the current owners. Fairbank Farm offers spacious and well laid out family accommodation and is approached via a sweeping driveway, set in private landscaped grounds extending to approximately 4.6 acres and benefitting from views over open countryside. Range of outbuildings, cabins and grazing paddock. Offers equestrian potential or opportunity for running a business from home. The property is conveniently located within easy reach of the M55 and M6 motorway networks. On the ground floor is an entrance hallway, principal lounge, snug, dining kitchen, utility & cloaks/WC. On the first floor is the master bedroom with en suite shower room/WC, three further double bedrooms, study and family bathroom/WC. Internal viewing essential.

Formal Original Hallway - Approached through an outer door with upper leaded lights and semi obscure glass work. Staircase leads off with polished hand rail. Panel radiator set behind a decorative screen.

Snug - 3.86m x 3.12m - Delightful family snug. Double glazed window with top opening lights overlooks the principal lawned gardens. Central chimney breast with electric pebble effect fire. Double panel radiator. Original pine door leads to:

Formal Living Room - 7.39m x 6.15m - Superb principal reception room. Double glazed windows with stone sills and side French door overlook and give access onto the lawned gardens. Further double opening doors lead to the rear paved patio garden. The focal point of the room is an exposed brick fireplace with Clearview multi-fuel stove standing on a raised stone hearth. Curved solid oak lintel. The room has two double panel radiators. Halogen ceiling downlights.

Further Lounge View -

Dining-Kitchen - 6.53m x 4.09m - (maximum 'L' shape measurements) Extremely well planned and fitted FAMILY dining kitchen. Double glazed windows overlook the front and side elevations. Ceramic tiled floor. Extensive range of wall and floor mounted cupboards and drawers. Turned laminate working surfaces with discreet downlighting. Inset one & a half bowl white single drainer sink unit with chrome mixer tap. Leisure 'Rangemaster' cooking range with automatic electric double oven and grill. Four ring electric hob and electric griddle and adjoining plate warmer. 'Rangemaster' illuminated extractor canopy above. Integrated Electrolux dishwasher. Underfloor heating to the kitchen area. Halogen downlights. The focal point of the dining area is a canopied 'Villager' multi fuel canopied stove set in a chimney breast with oak lintel and raised stone hearth. Panel radiator set behind a decorative screen.

Further Kitchen View -

Further Dining View -

Rear Hallway - With matching tiled floor and useful under stair store cupboard. Outside door gives access onto the rear patio.

Laundry Room - 2.44m x 1.93m - With matching ceramic tiled floor. Double glazed window with top opening light overlooks the rear court yard. Double panel radiator. Range of wall mounted cupboards and laminate topped working surface with cupboard beneath and plumbing facilities adjoining for automatic washing machine. Ceiling halogen downlights. Pine door leads to:

Cloaks/Wc - 2.46m x 1.04m - Matching ceramic tiled floor. Two piece white suite comprises: pedestal wash hand basin. Low level WC. Worcester oil central heating combi boiler (new Sept 2015). Wall extractor fan. Ceiling halogen downlights.

First Floor - Approached from the previously described turned staircase leading to the central upper landing with original spindled balustrade and access to loft. Stripped pine doors to first floor rooms.

Walk Through Study - 3.15m x 3.10m - Double glazed window overlooking the side gardens. Double panel radiator. Curtained arch leads to the rear landing.

Landing - 4.37m x 2.03m - Most attractive area with lower double glazed 'barn window' overlooking the rear court yard. Double panel radiator. Beamed pitched ceiling. Side exposed brick work.

Master Bedroom Suite - 4.75m x 3.48m - With pitched beamed ceiling. Three double glazed windows enjoy extensive views looking over the front and side gardens with open fields beyond. Stone topped sills. Double panel radiator.

Ensuite Shower Room/Wc - 2.87m into shower x 1.22m - Ceramic tiled floor. Three piece white modern suite comprises: tiled shower compartment with a Triton shower. Vanity wash hand basin set in a turned surround with cupboards and drawers beneath and having a semi concealed low level WC. Chrome heated ladder towel rail. Double panel radiator. Obscure double glazed opening outer window. Ceiling halogen downlights.

Bedroom Two - 3.89m x 3.81m - Second well proportioned double bedroom. Matching pitched beamed ceiling. Exposed brick work to one wall. Double panel radiator. Two double glazed opening windows with stone sills enjoy delightful views of the principal lawned front garden.

Bedroom Three - 3.89m x 3.76m - Third well appointed double bedroom with double glazed window with top opening light overlooks the front lawned garden. Range of fitted wardrobes and matching corner dressing table and drawer units with cupboards above. Double panel radiator. Ceiling halogen downlights.

Bedroom Four - 3.76m x 3.25m - Fourth good sized and well fitted double room with wood laminate floor. Double glazed window with top opening light overlooks the lawned front garden. Fitted range of wardrobes with corner kneehole dressing table and drawer units with cupboards and open shelving above. Double panel radiator.

Bathroom/Wc - 2.92m x 2.44m - Superb modern four piece white suite comprises: freestanding roll topped bath with chrome mixer taps and hand shower. Step in corner tiled shower compartment with a plumbed shower and curved sliding outer doors. 'Burlington' pedestal wash hand basin and the suite is completed by a low level WC. Chrome heated ladder towel rail. Under floor heating. Halogen ceiling downlights. Part wood panelled walls. Obscure double glazed outer window with top opening light.

Central Heating - The property enjoys the benefit of a new oil central heating system from a Worcester boiler (Sept 2015) serving panel radiators and domestic hot water.

Double Glazing - Where previously described the windows are DOUBLE GLAZED with the majority having uPVC frames and the principal living room having sealed wood framed double glazed units and matching doors.

Outside - Fairbank Farm stands in approx 4.6 acres with great potential to be utilised as a small holding with equestrian potential or other business. The property has excellent views looking over the rural country side.
To the front of the house the property is entered by a sweeping driveway leading to a large parking area with lawned formal gardens to the front of the property with stone paved SOUTH FACING patio with well stocked shrub and flower borders, external lighting and power points.
To the rear there is further stone chipped court yard with paved pathways and well stocked shrub and flower borders. Further external lighting. Range of brick outbuildings ideal for family storage or freezer room. Power and light supplies connected. Adjoining, a very interesting brick garden cloaks/WC (4ft8 x 4ft6) with two piece white suite comprising: fixture wash hand basin with electric water heater and low level WC. The top of the original twin Thunderbox WC has been retained.
Beyond the garden is a paddock area, fenced and currently used as a grazing paddock and a number of outbuildings and cabins used for storage and their livestock. Small orchard, polytunnel and vegetable plot. The property also has the benefit of a grass land field which is currently utilised for agricultural purposes.

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Outside -

Location - Fairbank Farm is a stunning farm house and extended barn which has been superbly upgraded and refurbished by the current owners and many of the original character features have been retained. The property is ideally located within just a few minutes driving distance to the M55 motorway leading to the M6 giving easy reach to Manchester or the Lake District.

Services - The property has the benefit of mains water and mains electricity with drainage being via a sewage treatment plant. The property has a recently fitted oil central heating boiler (2015) serving panel radiators.

Tenure/Council Tax - The site of the property is held Freehold and is free from any chief rent or other encumbrances. Council Tax Band C.

Easements - (Wayleaves and rights of access) We are not aware of rights of way, easements or wayleaves affecting the property however purchasers solicitors to confirm prior to exchange of contracts.

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