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Cranes Hall Farmhouse is an elegant four bedroom detached home set in approximately 1 acre of park like grounds, approached via a quiet country lane and set behind large double gates. The sale represents a rare opportunity for the buyer to purchase a significant home in a beautiful setting amongst a small hamlet of similarly prestige properties. Also included in the sale is a large detached barn (The Hay Wain) which has planning permission granted for conversion into stunning residential dwelling ideal for use as ancillary accommodation, this building alone covers just over 2000 square feet with the ground floor level utilised as an open garage with 5 parking bays and a workshop. Planning permission shows potential accommodation comprising lounge, snug, breakfast kitchen, utility room, four bedrooms and bathroom. The main farm house affords over 3000 square feet and has been a lovingly cared for home for over 40 years, it is clearly evident that the owners worked hard to preserve the heritage of the building - creating the perfect balance between character and modern day living. Accommodation highlights include entrance hallway, cloaks/wc, large lounge, formal dining room, sitting room, a beautiful second lounge with vaulted ceiling, authentic beams and a gorgeous stove style fireplace. The dining kitchen includes an array of quality fitted units with ample work space and integrated appliances, there is a practical utility room, boiler room and a further downstairs cloaks/wc. On the first floor there are four excellent double bedrooms (three of which are fitted) along with a four-piece family bathroom, a separate two-piece WC and a four piece en-suite to the master bedroom. Outside, the gated access leads to an extensive parking area, and magnificent formal gardens with swathes of well-kept lawns, mature trees and borders with greenbelt farmland at the rear. The setting is private and intimate with a softness to the surrounding landscape which totally envelops you and inspires a slower-paced more fulfilling way of life - wonderful to the point of being hypnotic, you don’t need to do anything here except enjoy the peace and tranquillity. Lathom itself is a pretty, unspoiled, and traditional civil parish in the heart of West Lancashire and home to some of the finest private homes in the whole region. Whilst in a rural setting, local amenities abound and for fresh locally sourced produce Taylors farm shop is just down the road, a family run butchers, delicatessen, and fruit and veg shop which ticks all of your country chic village requirements. A wider range of facilities can be found in the thriving towns of Ormskirk and Burscough and these bustling hubs boast a good choice of shops, supermarkets, eateries, healthcare and leisure facilities, as well as excellent schools. Mainline train stations can be found nearby giving direct rail services to Manchester, Liverpool and Preston.