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Exuding charm and style in abundance, this stunning barn conversion has been a real labour of love, it’s thoughtful design providing a perfect lesson in how to blend character with modern amenities. From what was once a building designed for function over aesthetics, a supremely elegant home has been created, offering all the modern appointments required of a property in the 21st century, whilst retaining the rustic accents which provide that desired originality and panache. This unique home is nestled along a quiet lane amid beautiful West Lancashire Countryside in picturesque Shirdley Hill, a delightful rural outpost renowned as much for its blend of luxury and character homes as it is for its peaceful setting.
The property covers almost 4000 square feet and offers a fabulous plot and excellent equestrian facilities with approximately 1.3 acres of land and gardens which includes a flood lit ménage, two paddocks, a hard standing, formal gardens, extensive forecourt parking, a double integral garage, a two bay stable block with tack room, feed room and a horse box storage room, there is also a further detached building which is ideal as a garage or workshop.
The property takes full advantage of its beautiful setting, boasting stunning open views over the surrounding countryside, giving a real sense of privacy and seclusion. The living spaces are as plentiful as the outside space and the stylish interior merges with the original character of the building to create a real feeling of heritage and history, giving this beautiful home a personality all of its own.
The accommodation flows effortlessly from one beautiful room to the next and brief highlights include reception hallway, a huge open plan lounge covering over 700 square feet, a formal dining room, games room with full size snooker table, orangery with vaulted ceiling and beams, a stunning fitted kitchen with centre island, integrated appliances, breakfast bar and granite worktops, there is also a practical utility room and a downstairs cloaks/wc. The formal living areas are completed by a large room situated above the garage which would be perfect for anyone looking to work from home or indeed an additional bedroom that would be ideal for a teenager or granny annex. The home’s private spaces include three excellent double bedrooms with two, three piece en-suites and a four-piece family bathroom. The master bedroom also has dressing room facilities and all the bedrooms have quality fitted wardrobes. Other highlights include Lutron lighting, underfloor heating, CCTV with infrared night vision cameras.
Whilst situated in a rural setting the property is within easy reach of the broad range of amenities within the popular seaside resort town of Southport and the historic market town of Ormskirk, with its eclectic array of boutique and high street shops, bars and eateries, as well as excellent transport links via rail and road for those wishing to travel further afield, ensuring major commercial centres such as Liverpool and Manchester are within a reasonable commute.