- Stunning 19th Century Four Bedroom Cottage
- Beautifully Renovated and Extended to Create Wonderful Family Home
- Finished to the Highest Standard and Specification - No Stone Left Unturned
- Set Amongst 0.6 Acres of Land -Driveway, Three Car Garage, Workshop and Mature Orchard & Plants
- Sought After Rural Location - Overlooking White Coppice Cricket Pitch
- Edge of West Pennine Moors - Beautiful Walks & Countryside
- Walking Distance to Local Nursery & White Coppice - Short Drive to Chorley & Motorway Links
***STUNNING 19th CENTURY COTTAGE SET AMONGST 0.6 ACRES ***
Dating back to 1850, Porch Cottages offers a unique opportunity for those looking for their perfectly restored dream home set within charming rural surroundings. The home has been meticulously restored combining original features with a contemporary finish to the most exacting of standards. A beautiful open plan living kitchen, two large reception rooms, four double bedrooms, two bathrooms all with beautiful local countryside literally on your doorstep.
The home is ideally located in perfect rural surroundings in one of the North West’s most sought-after locations. Overlooking White Coppice cricket pitch, with views of the West Pennine Moors, it is within walking distance to White Coppice nursery and the local village yet only a short drive to Chorley town centre, M61 motorway and train links into Manchester and beyond. It really is the best of all worlds!
The home comprises:
Entrance porch at the front opening into the spacious lounge with original parquet flooring;
a new Hunter Eco-design stove set within original stone fireplace with a york flag hearth finished with built in bookshelves and opens views across the cricket pitch and moors;
study area with oak flooring, wooden beams and dual aspect views across the cricket pitch and access into the downstairs w/c with newly installed sink, toilet and built in cupboards;
to the rear the kitchen boasts a beautiful Handmade Matthew Marsden kitchen including island and larder cupboard, LPG AGA, Neff Oven & Grill (with 2 hotplates), Hisense fridge, Neff Dishwasher and a Butlers sink, complimented by a stone tiled floor, built in ceiling speakers, LED spotlights and undercounter lights, and ample space for a dining table with windows overlooking the rear garden;
the snug which has newly installed oak floorboards, exposed wooden beams and stove with French doors out onto the terrace;
access through hardwood double doors to the back porch with york flags, exposed beams and a built-in seating area;
the utility room with stainless steel sink, fitted units and plumbing for a separate washer and dryer with space for a fridge/freezer. A boxed in Worcester Bosch boiler installed in 2017 and handmade Spanish terracotta tiles in Herringbone pattern;
the stairs and landing have beautiful exposed original stonework with access to both the attic and large laundry cupboard with a new hot water tank, connected to Hive;
the master bedroom benefits from original floor boards and a window seat offers picturesque views across the garden and moors;
access to the three-piece en-suite shower room with arcade nickel shower with stone base and marble style tiles, finished with LED spotlights and roof light;
the second bedroom has views to the front with white plantation shutters;
the third bedroom benefits from built in wardrobes whilst the fourth double bedroom also has views to the rear; and
all bedrooms are served by a family bathroom which was installed in 2019 including freestanding Bateau bath with wall mounted nickel taps, low level w/c, bespoke wood panelling, tiled floor, column radiator and access to second attic.
the home is unrivalled for the area with gravel driveway for multiple cars leading to the wooden framed outbuilding which has running water & electric;
there is a 3-car garage which has the option for conversion into a work from home studio/office;
potting shed/tack room, workshop and covered wood store;
york flagged terrace with cobbled herb garden and various mature borders ready to come into season along with another cobbled raised bed, kitchen garden with greenhouse and various raised beds;
there is a fruit cage and chicken run, which can be easily dismantled;
large lawn area with several mature trees including an English Oak and a newly planted orchard with numerous varieties of apples, pears and plums;
many mature plants including rambling roses and wisteria; and
to the front there is small border and seating area on either side of the porch.
The home has been fully decorated throughout with Farrow & Ball paint and has also been recarpeted with 100% wool carpet.
Brand new Residence 9 windows have been installed at the rear. New nickel plug sockets and light switches with all bedrooms being ‘toggle’ style. Benefitting from a recently installed Hive controlled central heating system including new modern radiators throughout. There is septic tank within the land which is shared with next door.
Please call the office to arrange a viewing. Do not delay, this is an exceptional opportunity not to be missed and will not be around for long.