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5 bedroom detached house for sale

'Malt House' No. 95, South Road, Bretherton PR26 9AJ

Sold STC £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming white rendered five-bedroom cottage
  • Two spacious and light reception rooms
  • Well appointed breakfast kitchen
  • Four piece family bathroom plus shower room
  • Integral double garage and exclusive parking to frontage
  • Beautiful, south facing lawn garden with cottage planting
  • Leaded double glazing and gas central heating
  • Close to renowned local schools and village amenities
  • Close to renowned local schools and village amenities
  • Easy access to commuter transport links

Full description

The delightful village of Bretherton is home to this charming, white rendered, C1760's cottage which sits beyond a picket fence and within a generously sized plot. Extended over the years, the property provides five bedrooms, two reception rooms, conservatory, kitchen, two bathrooms and garage

A timber panelled front door opens into the porch with "bulls-eye" windows, cloaks rack, a wall light and quarry tiled floor. A further solid pine door opens into the spacious dining hall having a leaded window to the front supplemented by pendant lighting for evening ambience and an exposed ceiling beam adding character. Pine latch doors lead through to the kitchen and also to the lounge where the laminate flooring continues through to. This charming room with a leaded bay window and deep sill also features ceiling beams along with a brick ingle fire surround housing a multi-fuel burning stove resting on a quarry tiled hearth.To one end of the room, an open tread staircase turns and rises to the first floor with a window at the half way point allowing natural light to filter through and two pendant lights complement the illumination.

The dual aspect breakfast kitchen is fitted with a range of cream coloured cottage style wall and base units with splash tiling between and including drawer banks, glazed display cabinets and a wine rack. The wood effect work surfaces over have an inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with swan neck mixer tap set beneath the window to the conservatory. Cooking facilities are provided by the eight-burner Belling Countrychef range oven with a canopy style extractor fan above, there is an integrated automatic dishwasher and space for a larder style fridge freezer.

A door gives way into the uPVC conservatory fitted with ceramic tiled flooring, having a side door and double doors to the rear garden and which benefits from a central light and combined fan plus a wall mounted air conditioning/heating unit making it an ideal year-round relaxing space.

The lengthy first floor, split level landing has an access point to the insulated loft, pendant and wall lighting and a further small window to one end. Pine latch doors give way to each of the rooms including the fully tiled shower room with glazed cubicle housing a Mira Escape electric shower, wall mounted wash basin with illuminated mirror over, wall mounted w.c., a chrome ladder style heated towel rail and a corner storage cabinet for toiletries.

The master bedroom has a leaded window to the front and a range of three double wardrobes fitted to one wall with ample space for additional clothes storage furniture. Bedrooms two, three and four are also well proportioned double rooms, two having windows to the front and one having a window to the side. Bedroom five, a single room, is currently being used as a study and has a fitted cupboard with louvre doors. The fully tiled family bathroom has an opaque side window and a four piece white suite comprising corner bath, shower cubicle and a vanity set wash basin and w.c. plus inset spotlights and a chrome ladder style heated rail to warm the towels.

The property sits gable end to the road and beyond a painted picket fence with a flagged path to the front door and is approached via the partly cobbled driveway of the former farmhouse which once occupied the site of Bamfords Fold and now gives exclusive access to the property plus its integral double garage with power and light. The rear, south facing and generously sized lawn garden is enclosed by panel fencing and mature hedging entwined with honeysuckle and clematis. An Indian stone split level sun terrace has a superb al fresco dining space overlooking the garden which is dotted with fruit trees and cottage garden herbaceous planting to the borders. A hard-standing provides parking for a caravan or boat and a further path leads to the attached wash-house which has under-counter space for a washing machine and a tumble dryer.

Dimensions: Dining hall 4.8m x 3.7m Lounge 7.5m x 3.7m Kitchen 5.0m x 3.5m Conservatory 5.5m x 2.9m Landing 6.9m x 0.9m Shower room 3.5m x 1.9m Master bedroom 5.2m x 3.7m Bedroom 2 3.7m x 3.7m Bedroom 3 5.2m x 2.5m Bedroom 4 4.0m x 2.5m Bedroom 5 2.5m x 2.0m Bathroom 2.6m x 2.5m

Viewing is strictly by appointment through Maria B Evans Estate Agents 

We are reliably informed that the Tenure of the property is Freehold

Please note: Room measurements given in these property details are approximate and are supplied as a guide only. All land measurements are supplied by the Vendor and should be verified by the buyer's solicitor. We would advise that all services, appliances and heating facilities be confirmed in working order by an appropriately registered service company or surveyor on behalf of the buyer as Maria B. Evans Estate Agency cannot be held responsible for any faults found. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by prospective purchasers.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 November 2017


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