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Secreted away along this quiet lane, ‘Woodland House’ enjoys an exquisite position nestled at the top of a lengthy private driveway, affording a high degree of privacy and seclusion. Properties in this hamlet-style locality are a rarity to the market and it isn’t too difficult to see why, with the wider location being every bit as captivating, with the historic village of Billinge being renowned for its quality way of life, including beautiful local countryside on one’s doorstep. This characterful semi-detached cottage with a modern feel integrates seamlessly with its rural surroundings, dating back circa 200 years and oozing rustic personality from every pore of its stone façade. Given its circa three quarters of an acre private plot and mature woodland and fields to its borders, the practicalities of daily life are still conveniently on hand, including local shops and highly performing schools, and the ease of access to the motorway network being of particular note, ensuring major commercial centres such as Liverpool and Manchester are swiftly accessible, as well as Wigan and St. Helens. The property has been comprehensively re-developed and extended under our clients’ attentive ownership, with an extremely high level of finish having been accomplished and with our clients having gone to great lengths to ensure that the charm and character of the accommodation has been retained, in particular the warm and inviting feel which goes hand in hand with homes of this type. Circa 2,244 square feet of accommodation. One enters via the central entrance hallway with its staircase to the first floor, before proceeding through into the magnificent open plan main living space, immediately offering that much desired wow factor. The epitome of modern-day family living, this wonderfully sociable environment will no doubt be the area where one spends the majority of their time, complete with travertine tiling and underfloor heating. The lounge area manages to remain cosy despite the impressive 24’ proportions, whilst the quality finish is perhaps no more felt than within the kitchen, which is extremely well appointed; being fitted with a comprehensive range of quality wall and base units in Oak, with complimentary granite work surfaces and incorporating a host of integrated appliances, including high-level double electric oven with warming drawer, halogen hob with overhead extractor canopy and dishwasher. Steps lead up into the sunroom-style dining room, which provides a more intimate space for those dinner parties and a lovely vantage point from where to enjoy the pleasant aspects over the garden, whilst there is also a most useful utility room/WC. The ground floor is completed by a further 11’ separate reception room, accessible from both the entrance hall and kitchen, ensuring one has that all-important space which can be closed off, as required, and suitable for a plethora of uses, whether it be a second sitting room, a study or perhaps a playroom in which the children and their many toys can be contained. If one ventures up to the first floor, the state of impress continues with the generous landing with its built-in storage providing access to the three bedrooms – two excellent doubles and a good-sized single, all of which benefit from built-in wardrobes, with the superb 13’ master bedroom further boasting a smart three piece en-suite shower room. The remainder of the family are suitably spoiled by the sumptuously appointed main bathroom, which is fully tiled and fitted with a four-piece suite in classic white, comprising of WC, twin vanity wash hand basins and tiled bath. Externally, the fabulous plot affords large gardens which are a real joy, being mainly laid to lawn with mature woodland, trees and shrubs to the borders, as well as that aforementioned sweeping driveway, which not only provides plenty of off-road parking facilities, but also access to the detached triple garage, which also benefits from an adjoining 12’ office space, beautifully fitted out with bespoke hand-crafted Oak furniture. Much like the main living spaces, this is a garden for entertaining, complete with a large stone flagged patio for those summer evening barbeques, a stone-built covered leisure area where one can enjoy a glass of something bubbly within the integrated hot tub. We cannot emphasise enough the importance of an internal inspection to appreciate the quality of this stunning home.