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The Stables, Holmeswood Road, Rufford, L40 1SS

A distinctive detached character home right in the heart of the pretty village of Rufford.

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  • Distinctive detached character home
  • 3/4 bedrooms - ensuite to master
  • Magnificent 28ft lounge
  • Inglenook fireplace & beamed ceilings
  • Two wood burners
  • Lovely south facing garden
  • Gas central heating / Double glazing
  • 1969 SQ.FT. / Freehold

The Stables is a unique 3/4 bed detached character property offering spacious well-planned accommodation, a very private and spacious south facing garden and conveniently located right in the heart of Rufford village.

A perfect family home it is situated within easy walking distance of a well regarded primary school, train station, village pub, bakery, general store and the popular canal boat Marina with its pretty tea rooms. In addition the nearby Mere Sands Nature Reserve and The National Trust, Rufford Old Hall further enhance this attractive rural village.

This large detached family home was in a former life the stables for The Hermitage before being skilfully converted into a characterful house with a generous sized floorplan that extends to 1969 SQ.FT. The rooms are all spacious and well proportioned with a welcoming reception halllway leading through to a magnificent open plan living and dining room that extends to 28ft and features a refurbished Inglenook fireplace and cosy wood burning stove at its heart. A conservatory has been added to enjoy the sunny, south facing rear garden whilst the kitchen is a large, well equipped space with plenty of room to accommodate a dining table, and leads through to a second sitting room featuring another attractive wood burner that provides a more intimate family room located to the front of the property or could be utilised as a fourth bedroom with access to a ground floor WC. A useful utility room & boot room completes the accommodation downstairs whilst the upper floor offers a family bathroom with a free standing bathtub and separate shower cubicle plus three well proportioned double sized bedrooms with the largest enjoying fitted robes and a stylish contemporary en-suite shower room.

Externally, a cobble set driveway provides plenty of off road parking space. The private and enclosed rear garden is another notable highlight of this property. Boasting a south facing and private aspect (not overlooked) it features a purpose built outdoor entertaining space with electrics and a covered decked patio providing ample outside living and dining space all perfectly placed to enjoy warm summer evenings.

Council Band A Band B Band C Band D Band E Band F Band G Band H  
Wigan Council £912.44 £1,064.51 £1,216.58 £1,378.40 £1,672.80 £1,976.95 £2,281.10 £2,737.32 Website
West Lancashire £1,001.18 £1,168.05 £1,334.92 £1,501.77 £1,835.49 £2,169.23 £2,502.95 £3,003.54 Website
South Ribble Borough Council £1,014.34 £1,183.41 £1,352.47 £1,521.52 £1,859.63 £2,197.76 £2,535.86 £3,043.04 Website
Chorley Borough Council £1,003.58 £1,170.85 £1,338.11 £1,505.37 £1,839.89 £2,174.43 £2,508.95 £3,010.74 Website

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