Click to expand/collapse
'The Rookery’ is full of unexpected treasures and historical bygones sure to capture the imagination and stop purchasers in their tracks. Give up the rat race and retreat in this Grade II listed Gothic style detached. Architectural features, a slice of gracious living, memories to be made. With nearly 4000 sq ft to call home, the property offers grandeur that will appeal to those that appreciate beautiful architecture, history and culture. A truly one-off, attractive property with a surprisingly large, gated plot to enjoy! You can be assured that this home ticks the unique box...
The property is rafter-high in charm with beautiful cathedral windows and a handsome double fronted facade. Set around an attractive courtyard and tucked away on a large private plot, it impresses from the outset. Step through the gates and you'll be transported back to another time and place where history meets luxury and simplicity unites with opulence, this an incredible retreat steeped in history and full of character. Often wished for but seldom found - your own piece of Lancastrian History.
The home has a flowing floor plan and a flexible arrangement of space which is just perfect for the family lifestyle, living areas are flooded with natural light and every room has its own unique ambience with a warm and inviting appeal that pervades throughout. Along with the main residence there is also a separate detached coach house which itself offers over 800 square feet of accommodation over two levels and would be perfect for co-dependents. Highlights of the main property include a reception hallway, a gorgeous lounge with feature fireplace, formal dining room, a relaxing sitting room, cellar room and a sumptuous breakfast kitchen with a comprehensive array of bespoke units, granite worktops, a centre island and integrated fridge, freezer, dishwasher, microwave, electric oven and gas hob. On the first floor, there are four lovely bedrooms all tastefully finished with decor in keeping with the homes heritage and history. There are three en-suites (one jack and Jill) which all feature high quality sanitary ware with the master bedroom having a four piece en-suite with a stand-alone bath.
The detached coach house is just a delightful as the main house with a lounge, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom all perfectly finished with tasteful decor and quality fitments. The grounds of the home are accessed via electronically operated gates that give way to a gravel driveway, with a turning circle and a detached double garage, the gardens extend to around an acre and feature very well-maintained lawns with ancient protected trees, mature stocked borders, and a charming patio area with the home as your back drop; creating the perfect spot for barbeques and alfresco dining.
Find a new adventure; bring the family, live the good life in a historic home that seamlessly blends the best in modern living with traditional elegance and style.