LOCATION From Darwen town centre proceed out along Bolton Road, turn left into Hardman Way and right into Redearth Road, continue into Sough Road, carry straight on at the round about, turn left onto Old Pole Lane, and the cobbled track will lead you to the cottage on your left hand-side. The track is also a through road, which will bring you out at the turning for Spring Meadows.
TENURE We are advised by the vendor that the property is Freehold. The garage has a ground rent payable to Blackburn with Darwen council for approx. £95 p.a. Any prospective purchaser should seek clarification from their solicitor.
A cobbled ancient highway leads to this impressive double fronted 18th century traditional stone built cottage situated in a quiet yet convenient backwater just off Pole Lane. The property offers stylish and immaculate ready to move into accommodation. The current owners have carried out an extensive renovation programme with highlights to many of the original features throughout. The accommodation briefly comprises; entrance vestibule, attractive dining room with multi fuel burning stove, feature wood store and window seat, a separate elegant lounge with feature wood burning stove and beamed ceiling, a new fully fitted kitchen with a 'Butlers sink' and a really useful walk in pantry/boot room. The first floor landing has a vaulted ceiling with roof windows that allow lots of natural light and a feature exposed original stone elevation. A new three-piece family shower room also with vaulted ceiling and roof window. There are three bedrooms in total (two are doubles and one is currently used as a walk in dressing room), the master bedroom has a vaulted beamed ceiling, free standing bath and exposed original stone built fireplace along with a three-piece en suite shower room. Benefits include; new roof, two new flues to accommodate two new wood burning stoves, electrical rewire, new PVC double-glazed windows and exterior door, new décor and complimenting flooring through out. Externally there are gardens to the front sides and rear with lots of natural stone features. In addition there is a large brick built summer house/work shop and a garage at the rear. Internal inspection is strongly recommended to fully appreciate the style and attention to detail this property has to offer.
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE New composite 'Rock' front door with double-glazed unit, radiator;
DINING ROOM 15' 2" x 13' 6" (4.62m x 4.11m) Measurements into recess. PVC Double-glazed window, window seat, radiator, feature recessed fireplace, wood mantle, stone hearth, multi fuel burning stove, recessed wood store, spotlighting, meter cupboard, modular LVT flooring, spindled balustrade to first floor
LOUNGE 15' 1" x 13' 1" (4.6m x 3.99m) Measurements into recess. Three PVC double-glazed windows (pleasant outlooks), stone windowsill, feature fire place, slate hearth, wood burning stove, feature 'peg wall', spotlighting, beamed ceiling
FULLY FITTED KITCHEN 14' 11" x 8' 3" (4.55m x 2.51m) Fitted wall and floor units including drawers, basket storage, glazed display units, plate rack, bottle fridge, 'butler sink' with mixer tap with extendable spray, tiled splash-backs, modular LVT flooring, under unit lighting, spotlighting to ceiling, PVC double-glazed window (pleasant outlooks) with stone windowsill, integrated dishwasher, electric point for cooker
SEPARATE WALK IN PANTRY/BOOT ROOM 6' 3" x 5' 11" (1.91m x 1.8m) PVC exterior door
FIRST FLOOR Oak spindled balustrade, exposed natural stone elevation, two double-glazed Velux roof windows, two ceiling pendants, radiator
MASTER BEDROOM 15' 5" x 13' 3" (4.7m x 4.04m) Measurment into recess. PVC double-glazed window (pleasant outlook) with stone windowsill, free standing bath with floor mounted taps, radiator, exposed original stone built fireplace, vaulted ceiling with beams and spotlighting, part LVT flooring and part carpet flooring
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Glazed and tiled shower enclosure, low level WC, wash hand basin, vertical radiator, spotlighting, extractor, part tiled elevations, shelving
BEDROOM 2 13' 10" x 9' 5" (4.22m x 2.87m) PVC double-glazed window (pleasant outlooks), radiator, feature original stone fireplace, utility area with plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for a tumble dryer and laundry storage
BEDROOM 3 (CURRENTLY USED AS A WALK IN DRESSING ROOM) 9' 2" x 8' 5" (2.79m x 2.57m) PVC double-glazed window, radiator, exposed and treated floorboards, dressing table set into window recess, spotlighting and loft hatch (houses the gas fired central heating boiler)
FAMILY SHOWER ROOM Large glazed and tiled shower enclosure, low level WC, vanity wash hand basin, Velux double-glazed roof window, spotlighting, extractor, heated towel rail, tiled floor
BRICK BUILT WORKSHOP/SUMMER HOUSE WITH GREEN HOUSE
GARAGE Single detached garage at the rear with up and over door (in need of TLC)
PLEASE NOTE VIEWINGS ARE TO BE ARRANGED THROUGH PROCTORS AND ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. WE HAVE NOT TESTED ANY APPARATUS, EQUIPMENT, FIXTURES, FITTINGS OR SERVICES AND SO CANNOT VERIFY IF THEY ARE IN WORKING ORDER OR FIT FOR THEIR PURPOSE.