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Old Post Office Farm, Holmeswood Road, Rufford, L40 1TY

A contemporary detached farmhouse in lovely semi-rural setting.

  • Gorgeous 4 bed detached farmhouse
  • Inspirational cottage interior
  • Sleek architect designed extension
  • Contemporary open plan kitchen
  • Master bedroom with ensuite
  • Private gardens with outside living
  • Stables & workshop/studio
  • 2610 SQ.FT. in total

This stunning white rendered detached farmhouse has been beautifully renovated by the current owners, who added a sleek double-storey architect designed extension to the back that harmoniously combines 19th-century elegance and modern living.

Nestled in the heart of rural Lancashire, enjoying open views to the front and rear, Old Post Office Farm is prominently positioned along Holmeswood Road just outside Rufford village and within a pleasant 20 minute drive to Southport. This delightful property is perfectly suited to a discerning buyer seeking 'The Good Life'. The quiet village location is perfect for excellent schools, village pubs, farm shop, bakery, cricket field, canal boat Marina, a nature reserve as well as a whole host of beautiful country walks located right on your doorstep. In addition Old Post Office Farm comes complete with a large established rear garden, out-buildings, a joinery workshop/studio and high-quality stabling for three horses. The current owners rent a one and half acre paddock for all year grazing which is accessed directly from the stables. (Further details available on request).

The property has been skillfully extended and extensively re-modelled by our clients in recent years. The interior is unmistakably modern, yet preserves the charm, character and warmth of a period property. The spacious accommodation extends to over 1750 Sq. Ft of internal living space arranged over two floors with many of the rooms enjoying a pretty outlook. The ground floor comprises three distinctive reception rooms that all feature working fireplaces that create a lovely warm and cosy atmosphere. The kitchen incorporated into the extension to the rear has large windows and two sets of French doors enjoying fantastic views over the gardens and accessing a private enclosed courtyard for outside living and dining. The kitchen is fitted with a modern range of fitted furniture featuring a large entertaining island and comes complete with a separate utility area & boot room. Downstairs is completed by a cloakroom/WC whilst upstairs there is a stylish family bathroom and four bedrooms including a master suite with vaulted ceiling, Juliet Balcony and ensuite shower room.

Outside the property has a private cobbled driveway with an electric charging point and plenty of parking space. The rear garden is immaculate and quiet, and features a courtyard patio, a lawn with well-stocked borders, a pond with a bridge, outbuilding, stables and a workshop.

Additional key features include newly installed double glazed windows and doors, central heating, CCTV, security alarm and the property will be offered with the benefit of no chain.

We are advised that the property is freehold. Plot extends to 0.26 acres with option to rent additional 1.5 acre plot. 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

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