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Asking Price  £975,000

Elmers Green, Skelmersdale, WN8 6SE

Two remarkable grade II listed properties sold together on one large gated plot.

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  • Two grade II listed properties for sale
  • Beautiful 17th century former farmhouse
  • Stunning contemporary barn conversion
  • Private electronic gated entrance
  • Stunning landscaped grounds
  • Inspirational interior / 7 bedrooms in total
  • Highly coveted location
  • 3,510 SQ.FT. in total / Freehold

We are delighted to offer buyers a truly unique opportunity to purchase not one but two beautifully renovated Grade II Listed homes hidden away behind a private electronic gated entrance on one of the most historical roads in the area that boasts an extensive enclosed plot with ample parking for both properties and shared landscaped gardens to 3 sides with south facing aspects and elegant patio areas.

Widdows Farm & the adjacent barn are both delightful stone built houses that have their own high quality fitted kitchens, bathrooms and ensuites plus seven bedrooms in total. Perfect for the multi-generational & extended family these properties are not only completely self-contained but are independently registered as separate addresses meaning they could potentially be split and let or sold separately.

The Barn dates back to the 1600's and offers sleek and stylish accommodation which has undergone some astonishing alterations over the years, turning it into a simply stunning, architect designed living space that is unlike anything else on the market right now.

The quality of finish and attention to detail throughout this unique Grade II listed home simply must be viewed to be fully appreciated and in total offers a generous 1917 square feet of actual internal living space that is set across two distinctive floors and features a stunning open plan entertaining kitchen incorporated into a contrasting contemporary flat roof extension.

Featuring a beautiful open plan design the home provides; a welcoming entrance hallway leading through to the main lounge boasting a stunning vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, media wall with inset fire and feature two storey aluminium windows overlooking enclosed gardens to two sides. One of these windows operates as bifold doors opening up straight into a garden that enjoys sunny westerly aspects. The lounge continues through to a formal dining area with feature stone wall and French doors that open into a 2nd lounge/family room with bifold doors and another media wall.

Accessed from the sitting room, via a glass link from the main house, is the home’s real stand out feature - the luxury fitted kitchen & extension. This beautifully designed space incorporates a wonderful, open plan design that boasts bifold doors and a large centrally placed roof lantern that floods the room with natural light whilst also providing a seamless link to the outside with access straight onto the main patio area for outside living / dining.

Completing the accommodation downstairs there are two useful storage cupboards a utility area with space for a washing machine and dryer and a spacious bedroom with fitted robes and access to a ground floor cloaks/WC.

Upstairs there are two generous double bedrooms each with stylish, tiled ensuite bathrooms plus another good sized bedroom with built in captains bed. All the bedrooms are light & benefit from beautiful rustic beams.

Widdows Farm is a chocolate box style detached cottage packed full of original features and charm with large gardens that are well-screened and very private with extensive patio areas to sit and enjoy the sun all-day, making this the perfect home for enjoying the outdoor lifestyle with the added benefit of two wooden outbuildings comprising a garden room and a shed.

Dating back to 1680, the interior has undergone a comprehensive scheme of upgrading in recent years whilst purposely retaining all the original charm and character of the house. The result is a property that has a gorgeous cottage feel with a open plan dining hall and homey main living area for all the family to gather and enjoy, a modern farmhouse kitchen diner with range cooker plus three spacious bedrooms and three bathrooms including a stunning principle family bathroom. This home has an abundance of period features in every room comprising beamed ceilings, exposed brick and stone feature walls, fireplaces and pitch pine doors all complimented with a neutral decor and clean white walls.

We are advised that the whole plot is freehold. Both properties pay separate council tax. Both are council tax band F.

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

All council Tax Bandings are indicatory. Please check the precise banding for a property of interest.

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