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4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Vicarage, Gib Lane, Blackburn, BB2 5BP.

Sold STC £215,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Imposing Detached Reisdence
  • Four Large Double Bedrooms
  • Ensuite Shower Room To Master Bedroom
  • Gas Central Heating WIth Combi-Boiler
  • Good Location With Excellent Local Schools
  • Easy Access To Road Links - M65 Junctions 3 And 4 Are Nearby
  • Integral Garage
  • Good Sized Level Garden To Rear
  • Ample Parking To Front

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Hilary's Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale this substantially large detached home with four double bedrooms and a great plot with NO ONWARD CHAIN. This property offers a great opportunity to own a large, impressive former vicarage with ample off road parking and huge scope to extend and improve subject to the relevant planning permissions.

This substantial property is set on the upper side of Gib Lane and has gateposts at the entrance to the tarmac driveway. This driveway is double-width in size and leads to the generous integral garage measuring 4.45m x 3.00m or 14'7'' x 9'10" with power point, outside tap and lighting. Beside the driveway is a lawned garden edged with flower beds. The driveway also leads to the front of the property where there is an attractive storm porch.

This appealing porch adds character to the front of the property with red tiled roof and terracotta quarry tiled floor it protects the lovely original front door from the elements. The door opens into the spacious entrance hallway.

This wide, light and welcoming area benefits from Oak-effect laminate flooring, a double glazed leaded window beside the door, a central heating radiator, ceiling lights and most generous storage beneath the stairs. The carpeted stairs rise to the first floor whilst original doors lead off to the front reception room, the rear reception room and the dining kitchen.

FRONT RECEPTION ROOM: 4.79m x 4.34m or 15'9'' x 14'3"
This very generous room has a large UPVC double glazed bay window to the front of the house and is warmed by a central heating radiator. In addition to this there is a stunning Limestone fireplace with living flame effect gas fire with side control.

REAR RECEPTION ROOM: 5.01m x 4.24m or 16'5'' x 13'11"
This almost equally spacious room has large UPVC double glazed French doors leading onto a patio and windows which overlook the lush garden at the rear. There is a recently installed and modern style living flame effect gas fire finished in brushed steel, a central heating radiator and a ceiling light.

DINING KITCHEN: 5.54m x 2.44m or 18'2" x 8'0"
This sociable room has a good range of wall and base units finished in a Vanilla colour with butcher-block effect worktops and tiled splash-backs. There is a matching cream coloured 1 bowl sink above which a UPVC double glazed window looks into the garden. The kitchen also has a fully integrated fridge and freezer, plumbing for a washing machine and a dishwasher and space for a freestanding cooker. There is a large walk-in fitted cupboard with 'Vaillant' combination boiler which was fitted subsequent to the EPC Certificate together with thermostatic radiator valves. A UPVC double glazed window to the side and a half glazed UPVC door leading out to the rear. The kitchen has ample space to accommodate a dining table and is warmed by a central heating radiator located close o the space for a table.

From the carpeted stairs in the entrance hallway we are led up to the first floor landing. This generous area has doors to all bedrooms, the bathroom and the separate W.C as well as access to the loft space via a drop-down aluminium ladder. The loft space is partially boarded with standing height at the centre, and an electric light making it a great space for storage or to consider developing further.

BEDROOM 1: 4.27m x 3.96m or 14'0" x 13'0"
This vast double room has a UPVC double glazed window to the front, a central heating radiator and a ceiling light. The room also has a full range of fitted furniture including wardrobes, matching dressing table and two bedside cabinets. A door leads into the ensuite shower room.

This handy room has a three piece suite in white with step-in shower cubicle with electric shower, pedestal wash basin and low level W.C. There is a UPVC double glazed window to the front, a central heating radiator, fully tiled walls and cushioned vinyl flooring.

BEDROOM 2: 4.27m x 4.27m or 14'0" x 14'0"
This large double room has a UPVC double glazed window to the rear and a central heating radiator. It has views of distant Pendle Hill.

BEDROOM 3: 3.12m x 3.00m or 10'3'' x 9'10"
This large double room has a UPVC double glazed window to the front, a central heating radiator and fitted furniture which includes a triple wardrobe, two bedside cabinets and a dressing table.

BEDROOM 4: 3.00m x 2.82m or 9'10'' x 9'3"
This double room has a UPVC double glazed window to the rear and a central heating radiator.

BATHROOM: 3.00m x 2.62m or 9'10'' x 8'7"
This large bathroom comprises a spa-style corner bath, twin vanity wash basins and a bidet. There is a UPVC double glazed window to the rear, a central heating radiator and a large built-in cupboard.

With low level W.C and UPVC double glazed window to the side.

To the rear of this property is a great garden which is mainly laid to lawn with a paved patio close to the house. The garden is fenced to its perimeter and gated to the side for added privacy or security. There is a power supply for an outside light and well stocked borders with flowers and shrubs. The garden offers great scope to extend the property into it and create a stunning home.

The property comes under Council Tax Band E and is freehold.

All measurements are approx. and are taken at the widest point of a room.
All services and appliances have NOT been tested.

These particulars, whilst believed to be correct, do not form any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representation of fact. No person in this firm's employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property.

Viewing is by appointment only with the vendor's estate agents, Hilary's Estate Agents.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 September 2016

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