Offers in the Region Of £795,000
A remarkable four bed country home offering almost 3,000 square feet of sublime accommodation.
This wonderful property is situated in a rural countryside setting, among a small hamlet of beautiful country homes, and offers spacious and charming accommodation, a superb new garden room/office, excellent garage facilities plus outside gym & workshop amounting to almost 3,000 square in total.
‘Woodnook’ is part of Park Farm, a historic model farm built by Sir Thomas Hesketh in the late 18th century, and is in a conservation area. The house is one of just six dwellings in the area, reached by a long private driveway and protected by electronic gates. It was formerly part of the grounds of Rufford New Hall, and offers privacy and seclusion.
The interior of this property is stunning and features solid oak flooring, original wood beams, bespoke fitments, high vaulted ceilings and tasteful decor throughout. The highlights include a welcoming reception hallway with a lovely oak staircase and tiled flooring, a light and spacious lounge with an exposed brick fireplace with gas stove fire, and a beautiful recently upgraded kitchen with quality units, a centre island, a breakfast bar, butchers block work surfaces, a range oven and integrated appliances. The kitchen is open to the dining room, which leads to the rear patio, creating a great family space and ideal for entertaining. There is also a home office, a cloakroom/WC and a utility room on the ground floor.
On the first floor, there are four lovely bedrooms, all with vaulted and beamed ceilings and featuring large picture windows enjoying wonderful views over the grounds. The master bedroom has an impressive arch window and a stylish en-suite with a standalone ‘claw foot’ bath. The other three bedrooms share a family bathroom with a corner bath and a separate shower.
Outside, the plot extends to 1/4 acre with plenty of parking on a private cobbled courtyard and a lawned garden to the front with access to large brick built outbuilding comprising a double garage (which is actually more like a triple in size) plus an adjoining room that is currently used as a gym and a workshop. The rear garden is private and large, with a lawn and a patio that can be accessed from both the lounge and dining room for outdoor dining and entertaining. Measuring almost 150ft in length and backing directly onto open countryside there is also a premium quality garden room/office which is fully-insulated, has broadband and features bi-fold doors opening onto its own gorgeous patio area.
Rufford is a family-friendly village that is 5½ miles northeast of Ormskirk’s historic market town. It has many attractions such as Mere Sands Wood Nature Reserve, Rufford Old Hall (a National Trust property), and St. Mary’s Marina with its waterside café. It was once described as “one of the prettiest in South Lancashire.” Rufford’s Church of England Primary School is nearby and offers a secure, welcoming and caring environment. Bishop Rawstorne Church of England Academy, located in the neighbouring village of Croston, is a nationally recognised Teaching School.
We are advised that the property is Freehold. Council tax band F.
|Council||Band A||Band B||Band C||Band D||Band E||Band F||Band G||Band H|
|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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