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Countryside charm and vintage elegance, days of big skies, pastel sunsets and rural vistas, 18 Longshaw Common is so quintessentially Lancastrian chocolate box, it’s almost edible, where every layer is lovelier than the last…
Rafter high with character and original features this beautiful four bedroom stone built detached property is rustic, yet beautifully styled, and has been skilfully and sympathetically extended to provide a wealth of living space finished to meticulous standards throughout. Tucked away at the end of a quiet lane, the moment you arrive you’ll know you’re somewhere special, the pretty exterior surrounded by beautiful gardens and rolling farmland beyond, it’s a perfect rural idyll less than ten minutes’ drive from the M6 motorway. The property is also within easy reach of well-regarded schools at both primary and secondary levels, which is always an important consideration with any potential family home.
With total respect for its heritage, our clients have lovingly restored and enhanced the home, sympathetically integrating quality fixtures and fittings and tasteful decor with original beams, exposed stone walls, stripped timber floors, panelled doors, a stunning stone fireplace and pretty sash windows. Internal inspection is simply a must and will reveal a floor plan covering an impressive 2201 square feet, with accommodation highlights that briefly include a welcoming entrance hallway, lounge with a cosy wood burning stove, a light and bright family room with a lovely big sweeping bow window and dual aspects, there’s a large home office/study, a formal dining room which is open to the garden room and a comprehensively fitted kitchen with integrated appliances. The ground floor is rounded off with a practical utility room and a handy downstairs cloaks/wc.
On the first floor, the landing area gives way to four beautiful double bedrooms and a gorgeous four-piece family bathroom which features a stand-alone claw foot bath and a pretty arched window. The lavish master suite forms part of the extension and is simply breath-taking, featuring an en-suite shower, a large walk in wardrobe and sublime views with access out onto a balcony - the perfect spot to start the day with a coffee whilst enjoying the sunrise over the surrounding countryside.
The property is set in approximately 1/4 of an acre of lovely gardens that sweep around the side to the rear. There are very well-maintained lawns, well stocked borders, and charming patio areas with mature trees and countryside as your backdrop; creating the perfect areas in which to enjoy barbeques and alfresco dining. You have access to this beautiful garden from the kitchen and the garden room, making it ideal for entertaining and just perfect for every day family living. The property is garden fronted with a gravelled parking area to the side which leads to a detached double garage which measures 388 square feet.
There is so much to admire about this home, imagine cold winter evenings tucked up by the crackling fire with a good book, or those warm summer evenings enjoying the garden. This is a place to call home, and it’s a home that seems as much a part of the landscape as the ancient trees growing in the nearby fields.