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If a rural location is at the top of one’s search criteria, then the idyllic position of this gorgeous two bed double-fronted stone cottage is sure to score highly, boasting delightful open views over adjoining countryside to the rear, as well as breath-taking open views over playing fields to Beacon Hill and the Jubilee Tower to the front. Amongst a host of aesthetic improvements, including new Oak-coloured uPVC double glazed windows and doors, Oak internal doors and a new quality kitchen and bathroom, major building works have been completed, including re-plastered walls, re-wiring and re-plumbing, as well as a brand new gas central heating system. The highly desirable location on the fringe of Hoddlesden village is a real highlight, being situated along the historic Roman Road in the hamlet of Blacksnape and, therefore, enjoying an authentic feeling of rural living. Despite this, the property is far from remote, being ideally placed for access to the busy commercial centres of Blackburn, Darwen and Bolton, as well as their abundance of shops and amenities, whilst the motorway network is similarly easily accessible via the M65, linking with the M6 and M61, ensuring those wishing to commute to Manchester and Preston can do so with ease. Internally, the generous floorplan extends to in excess of 875 square feet of accommodation in total, with well-proportioned living spaces throughout; entering via the covered entrance with its new storm canopy into the vestibule and proceeding into the sizeable 17’ lounge, which immediately impresses with its size, whilst the decorative wrought-iron spindled staircase provides access to the first floor. The warmth of the ambience is almost tangible, aided by the feature fireplace with its Oak mantle and burner-style, living flame gas fire, whilst the large picture window to the front elevation frames those stunning views perfectly. Accessible via a traditional latched door, the 14’ kitchen/diner enjoys a similarly beautiful aspect, however the gorgeous fittings on display are sure to equally attract one’s attention, having been recently re-fitted with an extensive range of quality olive-coloured wall and base units with contrasting laminated work surfaces, incorporating a ceramic one and a half bowl sink unit and comprehensively equipped with a host of integrated appliances, including Rangemaster-style cooker with extractor canopy, fridge, freezer and automatic washing machine. The solid Oak bespoke floor to ceiling storage cupboards add even more storage options for those household essentials. To the first floor, one will discover the two wonderfully proportioned double bedrooms, both of which are bright and appealing and enjoy those far-reaching views towards the iconic tower, whilst the re-fitted bathroom is fitted with a three piece suite in classic white, comprising of WC, vanity wash hand basin and panelled bath with overhead shower. Externally, the rear hardstanding adjoins the property with a useful detached brick-built outbuilding providing some useful secure storage. Stone steps lead up to the slightly elevated garden, which is mainly laid to lawn and complete with a sheltered decked seating area, where one can enjoy a spot of al-fresco dining when the weather allows, whilst admiring the fabulous views over the adjoining countryside. Beyond the wooden fencing, there is an additional great-sized garden plot which is held on an annual ground rent. We would likely recommend an early appointment to view in order to appreciate the stunning location and exemplary interior.