Hollins Lane, Accrington, Lancashire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Built originally in 1903 by the local mill owning Higham's family and over previous years used as Christ Church Vicarage, 'Highlands' stands proud in its own gated plot with impressive gardens, an abundance of curb appeal and a beautiful cedar clad rear elevation. With a quality finish, wooden colonial shutters throughout and exceptionally proportioned internal accommodation, this truly outstanding detached home is a credit to its current occupants! Situated in the most prestigious area of Accrington, within walking distance of Howarth Art Gallery and Oak Hill Park, this exclusive home would perfectly suit a growing family, professional couple or commuters looking for something a little bit special! Finished with an impeccable standard throughout with luxurious heritage paints, the property comprises briefly; An entrance porch at the side of the property leads you to a ground floor WC and a welcoming entrance hallway. The WC has bespoke fitted cloak storage and sensor taps. The hallway boasts a kahrs engineered Walnut flooring, houses a sweeping staircase to the first floor with a solid brass, chrome plated balustrade and doors leading to two spacious reception rooms and a dining room. The dining room features a bespoke fitted bar area housed in the chimney breast with LED down lighting as well as providing access to a conservatory and open French doors to the decked area. A fantastic bespoke fitted kitchen which has been professionally installed with a range of painted wood, Dakar wall and base units and incorporates a number of quality integrated appliances as well as a secret utility area. To the first floor, this beautiful home boasts a landing hallway with a stunning encapsulated stained glass window and doors leading to a master bedroom with Utopia Roseberry painted wood furniture and an en suite facility, two further double bedrooms, a family wetroom which was completed in the past twelve months and an office/dressing room which allows through access to a fourth double bedroom. Externally, the property boasts an extensive gated plot with ample parking for several vehicles leading to a detached garage. To the rear you will find a large decked patio area with a covered barbeque area and an externally accessed store room/office. There is a boiler room to the rear which houses a closed pressurised water system and 340ltr water tank. All of the surrounding trees are protected which creates a perfect privacy wall for the property's grounds. The rear wall of the property has been cladded in Cedar to add a superb, modern touch. Viewings can be arranged by calling our Accrington team today!

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch

4'4 x 4'1 (1.32m x 1.24m)

Hardwood front entrance door, central heating radiator, hardwood double glazed leaded window with shutter blind, spotlights and doors to WC and hallway.


7'11 x 6'3 (2.41m x 1.91m)

Two hardwood double glazed windows with shutter blinds, grey wood panelled vanity unit and storage closet with granite effect surfaces, vanity top wash basin with sensor tap, twin flush WC, grey wash wood effect flooring with underfloor heating, slate tiled elevations, spotlights, extractor fan and access to understairs storage housing the electric meter and fuse boxes.


16'2 x 8'5 (4.93m x 2.57m)

Engineered walnut flooring, mains smoke alarm, stairs to the first floor with bespoke balustrade, designer radiator, cornice coving, spotlights, three feature wall lights and doors to two reception room and dining room.

Reception Room One

15' x 14' (4.57m x 4.27m)

UPVC double glazed window with fitted shutter blinds, central heating radiator, engineered walnut flooring, cornice coving, original ceiling features and feature gas fire with cast iron surround, granite hearth and original feature French polished wood mantel.

Reception Room Two

23'4 x 14' (7.11m x 4.27m)

UPVC double glazed bay window with fitted shutter blind, engineered walnut flooring, remote living flame gas fire with limestone surround, hearth and mantel, coving, two central heating radiators, television point and hardwood double glazed leaded door to conservatory.

Dining Room

14'2 x 12'4 (4.32m x 3.76m)

UPVC double glazed French doors to the rear, grey wash wood effect flooring with underfloor heating, cornice coving, spotlights, feature utilised chimney breast, hardwood leaded door to conservatory and open to the kitchen.


13'9 x 7'11 (4.19m x 2.41m)

Hardwood double glazed window, range of soft close wood panelled units with Mistral surfaces, moulded stainless steel sink with mixer tap, incorporated draining ridges, AEG appliances including: electric double oven with induction hob, extractor hood, integrated dishwasher, AEG combi oven and microwave in a high rise unit, side by side full height fridge and freezer, under unit lighting, spotlights, grey wash wood effect flooring with underfloor heating, secret cupboard door to the utility area and UPVC double glazed door to the barbeque area with additional UPVC storm door.

Utility Area

5'6 x 5'1 (1.68m x 1.55m)

Plumbing for washing machine, space for dryer and grey wash wood effect flooring with underfloor heating.


12'7 x 11'10 (3.84m x 3.61m)

UPVC double glazed windows, pitched polycarbonate roof, wood effect flooring, heat sensor and automatic vent and UPVC double glazed French doors to the rear deck.

First Floor


20'11 x 8'11 (6.38m x 2.72m)

UPVC double glazed window with encapsulated stained glass pane, cornice coving, designer radiator, three feature wall lights, mains smoke alarm, loft access, bespoke balustrade and doors to three bedrooms, shower room and office.

Bedroom One

20'2 x 14'6 (6.15m x 4.42m)

Multi aspect UPVC double glazed windows to the front and side with shutter blind, central heating radiator, cornice coving, satellite television point and door to the en suite.

En Suite

7'1 x 3'9 (2.16m x 1.14m)

Double direct feed shower unit, twin flush WC, wall mounted wash basin, full tiled elevations, tiled flooring with underfloor heating and shaver point.

Bedroom Two

15'3 x 14'6 (4.65m x 4.42m)

UPVC double glazed window with shutter blind, central heating radiator, satellite television point, cornice coving and spotlights.

Bedroom Three

13'5 x 12'1 (4.09m x 3.68m)

UPVC double glazed corner windows with shutter blind, satellite television point, cornice coving, spotlights and two feature wall lights.

Office/Dressing Room

13'9 x 8'2 (4.19m x 2.49m)

Hardwood leaded window, designer radiator, spotlights and door to bedroom four.

Bedroom Four

17' x 9'3 (5.18m x 2.82m)

Hardwood leaded windows to the rear and side, two designer radiators and spotlights.

Shower Room

7'10 x 6'6 (2.39m x 1.98m)

UPVC double glazed leaded window with shutter blind, wet room with walk in direct feed shower, twin flush WC with vanity, two table top wash basins with vanity under, under vanity censor lighting, spotlights, full tiled elevations, decorative tiled flooring with underfloor heating, dual extractor fans to the wall and ceiling and chrome heated towel rail.



Laid to lawn garden and driveway providing off road parking for numerous vehicles.


Laid to lawn garden with decked area, covered barbeque area, outside tap, eleven external electrical points, externally accessed office/storage room (11'6 x 9'2), externally accessed boiler room and access to a detached garage (16'7 x 14'3) which has light, power, storage units and a remote roller shutter door.

Agents Notes

Council Tax Band F.

All walls are cavity insulated, the loft is fully insulated and has a loft ladder.

The property has had a re-roof by Barrett & Sons and has been fully pointed in the last five years.


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