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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Howick Cross Lane, Penwortham, Preston, PR1

Sold STC £299,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed
  • Seven bedrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Four bathrooms
  • Garaging
  • Gardens

Full description

Grade II listed property with original features dating back to the 17th century.


Hesketh Farm is ideally located in a quiet cul de sac near the river Ribble on the edge of the historic town of Penwortham, south of the city of Preston. Penwortham is home to a variety of primary schools and three high schools, two supermarkets and leisure centre. There are also a range of restaurants, public houses and parish churches. Excellent transport links can be found on the A59 which runs through the town, leading into Preston and providing links to Clitheroe, the M6, M65 and Liverpool. The M6 and M55 motorways are located just outside of Preston and offer links to Lancaster, the Lake District, Blackpool and Manchester.

For all major amenities, the city of Preston offers a wealth of services including a range of high street stores in two shopping centres, several supermarkets, fuel stations, Royal Preston Hospital, a variety restaurants and bars, and public houses. A railway station provides links to Manchester, Glasgow, Edinburgh and London Euston. Preston also offers an excellent range of education including University of Central Lancashire, Preston's College, Cardinal Newman College and nearby Runshaw and Myerscough Colleges.

Preston 3 miles, Lancaster 30 miles, Manchester 34 miles, Lake District 52 miles.


Hesketh Farm is a charming Grade II listed seven bedroom property positioned in a location perfect for commuting. The property has many original features running throughout dating back to the 17th century.

Upon entering the property there is a welcoming reception hallway leading into a spacious inglenook reception room dating back to 1620 with original oak beams, inglenook fireplace and castellated wooden front door with latch. To the opposite side of the reception hallway there is a kitchen/breakfast room with a range of base and wall units, a range cooker, feature fireplace and cast iron radiators. The dining room with a feature fireplace and original oak beams. The ground floor also comprises of a useful utility room off the dining room and a boot room and cloakroom with seperate entrance to the rear of the property. This space could alternatively be used as an office.

A wooden staircase from the reception hallway leads to the first floor which includes four generous bedrooms, two with en suite, the master en suite with Jacuzzi bath and a family bath. A spiral staircase from one of the bedrooms leads up to a mezzanine bedroom and a staircase from the master en suite leads to two further rooms on the third floor, which could be used as office space or a playroom. There is also storage space located on the third floor.


Externally there is a detached spacious garage, outbuilding, and a courtyard with two traditional water features including a carp pond. There are also extensive patio areas and lawns to both the front and rear of the property. A horseshoe driveway sweeps around the house to the garage.


Mains water and electricity, propane gas and private drainage.

Local Authority

South Ribble Borough Council
Tax Band D

Square Footage: 3,419 sq ft


Coming from Clitheroe, follow the A59 towards Preston. Merge onto the M6 at Preston towards Birmingham and at junction 29, take the M65 exit to Burnley/Blackburn. At the roundabout, take the second exit towards the M61 and continue onto the M65. At the roundabout, take the third exit onto the M65 slip road to Preston. Keep left to continue towards Lostock Lane and then make a slight left onto Lostock Lane. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Farington Road and at the next roundabout, take the third exit onto Flensburg Way. At the next roundabout, take the fourth exit onto Penwortham Way. Turn left onto Pope Lane and then turn right onto Lindle Lane. Turn left onto Liverpool Road and at the roundabout take the fifth exit and stay on Liverpool Road. Turn left onto Howick Cross Lane and the property will be on the left.

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Added on Rightmove:
09 October 2017

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