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Fine & Country
Guide Price £1,250,000
- Five Bedroom Farmhouse
- 82 Acres
- Equestrian Opportunity with Barn with Stables
- Potential for Development
- Character Features
- Woodland & Grazing Land
- Excellent potential for Off Grid living
- Less than 20 Miles from Manchester
The accommodation briefly comprises:- A generous entrance hall with staircase leading to the open galleried landing. From the entrance hall there is a living room with views of the breath taking landscape framed by every window, from the living room, a stair case leads to a mezzanine floor, currently used as office space, with views over the lake. Back in the entrance hall, double doors take you into the dining room with another fireplace with an ornate stove and dual aspect to the front and rear. From the dining room one enters the second sitting room, windows again enjoy the views the south. From this sitting room there is a staircase leading to the first floor, a porch to the front and door leading into the kitchen. The kitchen is large, with farmhouse style wall and base units on all sides. The ground floor accommodation also features a separate utility room and shower room.
The first floor accommodation boasts five characterful bedrooms with exposed beams and extensive views over the surrounding acreage and landscape. The principal bedroom further makes use of an ensuite bathroom. In additional bedroom accommodation there is household bathroom.
The property also benefits from a large, currently unutilised barn area, plans have been drawn up to create a leisure suite with swimming pool and gym, along with developing a further outbuilding to create a cinema room or studio space, footings are also in place to add an orangery to the west elevation.
Externally the property benefits from a barn currently used as stables along with in excess of 80 acres of grazing and woodland, there are also grazing rights to a further 200 acres of neighbouring moorland.
The nearby town of Littleborough has a bustling centre with a host of amenities including Hollingworth Lake, a 118 acre reservoir and wetlands, it is a popular water sports venue offering sailing and wind surfing along with other sports. There are also several events and guided walks along with a hide for bird watchers to observe the visiting wildlife. The lake boasts a number of cafes and pubs along with a visitor centre. Away from the lake, the hills that make up the South Pennines provide a wealth of outdoor pursuits such as walking the Pennine Way, mountain biking or horse riding, including the challenging 47 mile Mary Townley Loop, which is just a stone's throw from Pasture House Farm.
Littleborough station, approximately two miles from the property and offers direct services to Manchester (23 minutes), Blackburn (45 minutes) and Leeds (1 Hour 5 Minutes). The M62 motorway, 5 miles away, is accessed at J21 (Milnrow).
Last Modified 21/04/2021