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Wheatley Farmhouse, Four Acre Lane, Thornley, Preston, Lancashire

Offers in Region of £625,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Wheatley Farmhouse is a BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED GRADE II LISTED GEORGIAN FARMHOUSE which would allow the purchaser to experience the best of both worlds, as it provides some of the most PICTURESQUE VIEWS the area has to offer towards the Lancashire Fells, yet is situated just a 5 minute drive away from the array of amenities of Longridge Town Centre. The property is set within an ATTRACTIVE GARDEN PLOT of 0.43 acres ota in a QUIET AND PEACEFUL LOCATION, has a useful range of OUTBUILDINGS and a large driveway provides ample parking. With the OPTION TO PURCHASE A SIDE ORCHARD, providing a further 0.27 acres, the purchase of Wheatley Farmhouse is really not an opportunity to be missed!

Briefly, the property provides accommodation over three floors, with currently two of them being developed, and provides excellent potential for the creation of further bedrooms within the attic rooms. There is also an adjoining side barn and original bull pen which could easily be converted to provide annexe accommodation for a dependent relative.

The stunning grounds are entered via a gravel driveway which sweeps round to a large parking area to the rear and an Indian paved side patio. A timber glazed door leads from the patio into the kitchen/diner which has a range of bespoke fitted cupboards to 3 walls, base units with a work surface over, 1½ bowl pottery Belfast sink unit and a complementary central island. Integrated appliances include a Bosch single combination microwave cooker and Bosch fridge. A Stanley range-style cooker inset into an original stone fire surround provides a lovely character feature, along with exposed beams and stonework to one wall with an engraved date stone. Windows to dual aspects provide a good level of natural light.

From the kitchen can be found the sitting room, a spacious room which extends the full depth of the property, with windows to the front and rear. Again this room is brimming with character, with exposed original beam work, an original stone fire surround with inset oil-fired stove and a range of original Victorian cupboards to the side of the chimney breast. A doorway leads from the sitting room into the entrance hallway, with a further door into the utility room. The utility room has a range of units to one wall, with plumbing for a washing machine and a point for a tumble dryer. A cloakroom can be found comprising a low level w.c., vanity style wash-hand basin and is finished with fully tiled walls and a chrome heated towel rail.

A further door leads from the entrance hallway into the dining room which has exposed original beam work to the ceiling and a cast iron Victorian fireplace, providing a lovely focal point to the room.

A staircase rises up from the entrance hallway to the first floor landing, where there are three bedrooms in total, a family bathroom and further stairs which rise to the second floor. Bedroom 1 provides views to the rear of the property, with a lovely window seat feature. There is a range of fitted cupboards with a dressing table and a water cylinder with immersion heater can be found in this room.

Bedroom 2 and the master bedroom have windows to the front with a window seat feature and exposed original beam work. There is a sizeable dressing area from the master bedroom.

The family bathroom is complete with a cast iron bath with shower taps, low level w.c., a vanity style wash-hand basin and a large shower cubicle with wall mounted thermostatic power shower. The room is finished with part-tiled and part-boarded walls, with original exposed beam work to the ceiling.

To the second floor can be found two attic rooms with exposed beam work and original floor boards.

Externally, to the far end elevation of the house, can be found the former bull pen with a loft over which provides fantastic opportunity for conversion into a granny flat, teenager suite, home office or could easily be brought into the main house to provide further accommodation. The first-floor loft has two large original bob holes to the side, one being a circular window and the other being a substantial rectangular window. The gardens run predominantly to the rear and side of the property and the less formal garden area is laid to a substantial lawn area with a dwarf wall retaining it from the driveway leading to the property. To the side, can be found a large car parking area with open gateway leading to the side day patio, with Indian paved feature and original water trough with dated stone 1832 and separate gated access onto the public highway. The formal gardens extend to the side and comprise of an attractive cottage style garden with a further raised patio area, making the most of the fantastic views the property provides.

To this side of the property can be found two useful outbuildings, the first being utilised for general storage and as a coal house with a timber personal access door to the rear and window to the front. There is a further former privy building utilised as a freezer store with timber single glazed window to the side and personal access door.

There is the option to purchase an orchard area of 0.27 acres should it be required.


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03 August 2017

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  • Langho (6.1 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Armitstead Barnett, Garstang

Market Place, Garstang, PR3 1ZA

01995 506004 Local call rate

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