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Nestled amid glorious West Lancashire countryside in this idyllic spot, is this quite breath-taking Grade II listed 18th century barn conversion, an English classic which presents a remarkable and rare assemblage of old-world elegance and refined modern day family living. The timeless appeal of the property is highlighted by spacious and sun filled interiors, with formal and informal reception rooms, a stunning modern breakfast kitchen, six beautiful bedrooms (five doubles) and three stylish bathrooms. Approached via electronically operated gates and set back amongst approximately two acres of immaculate grounds, ‘Bridge End Barn’ is a truly unique property which successfully combines rustic living with modern design, offering character and charm in abundance. Situated in the rural parish of Croston this picture-perfect home is surrounded by outstanding views and provides seclusion and privacy without being isolated. Skilfully converted to a very high standard around 25 years ago the property retains many original features with the huge king truss beams defining its character. The property has also been sympathetically updated over the years with quality modern bathrooms and a recently installed kitchen.
Accommodation is arranged over two inviting levels and includes almost 3500 square feet of immaculately presented living space. Brief highlights comprise a grand reception hallway, a gorgeous main lounge with stone fireplace, a cosy sitting room, formal dining room, home office, breakfast kitchen, a practical utility room and a handy downstairs cloaks/wc. On the first floor there are six well-proportioned bedrooms two of which have contemporary three-piece en-suites. The four further bedrooms are all served by a modern three-piece bathroom which is finished in classic white with pristine tiling. With so many salient selling points it is almost impossible to pick one particular highlight of the home, however special mention should be given to the stunning modern kitchen with its impressive array of wall and base units, centre island, Corian worktops and integrated ‘Miele’ appliances including two ovens, a steam oven, microwave, dishwasher and wine cooler, the large centre island offers a breakfast bar and ample space a space to cook with an induction hob and downdraft extractor.
Externally, the far reaching views of beautiful Lancashire countryside envelop the senses from all directions and to the front of the home the long gravel driveway meanders through the grounds to a large forecourt parking area and a detached triple garage with a room above that would be perfect as a games room, gym, cinema room or further ancillary accommodation. The tranquil gardens surround the house and are a true delight with well-kept landscaped lawns and lovely patios that lend themselves perfectly to outdoor entertaining.
Despite its rural location, Croston village is nearby and there is easy access to the historic market town of Ormskirk, which is just a 15/20 minute drive. Within the immediate vicinity you will also find a number of village pubs and lovely walks right on the doorstep including along the Rufford branch of the Leeds Liverpool canal. The area has very strong farming traditions, and the surrounding countryside is dotted with attractive rural properties. Excellent schools at every level are nearby and for the commuter the location is extremely accessible with only a short drive to the M6 motorway ensuring Liverpool and Manchester city centres both within easy reach. Viewing of this special home is strongly recommended and now invited.
Tenure: We are advised by our client that the property is Freehold.
Council Tax Band: F
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