Moorthorpe, Park Road, Darwen, BB3


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A rare opportunity to acquire one of the most impressive and distinguished properties in this area set on a generous sized plot of approx 2 acres. This stunning, mature semi-detached Victorian manor house built 1860 enjoys the most enviable of locations at the head of this exclusive private road, close to Whitehall Park and Woodland. Accommodation briefly comprises: Ground Floor: Glazed feature entrance porch, spacious hallway, 2 piece cloaks, large high-ceilinged lounge, dining room, study, breakfast kitchen, utility-washroom, wine cellar, First Floor: landing, 4 double bedrooms with the master bedroom providing a large 4 piece en suite, family 3 piece shower room.

Externally there are fabulous mature gardens one with many mature trees giving a woodland feel with additional lawned garden areas. There is a large driveway with ample parking and a stone built double detached garage with an electrically operated up and over door. Although the property enjoys a quiet and private location, the property is also conveniently placed for all local amenities which include highly rated primary schools and pre-school nurseries. It is convenient for the town centre, all surrounding areas and the motorway network. In our opinion this is a magnificent property enjoying an excellent location with viewing highly recommended. NO CHAIN.

Property Reference SAL-FBL10NEBLQ

Accommodation Comprising

Ground Floor

Glazed Feature Entrance Porch (Dimensions : 11'7" (3m 53cm) x 6'5" (1m 95cm))

Detailed glazed windows and door incorporating the 'Moorthorpe' crest, ornate tiled floor

Spacious Hallway (Dimensions : 31' (9m 44cm) x 8'5" (2m 56cm))

Oversized front door with feature glazed fan light above, 1/2 panelled elevations, ornate coving with spotlights and wall lights, impressive 1/2 turn staircase with spindled balustrade.

2 Piece Cloaks

Low level w.c., pedestal wash basin, heated towel rail

Lounge (Dimensions : 21' (6m 40cm) x 16' (4m 87cm))

Open fire with dog grate, feature stone fireplace and hearth, sash glazed windows to the front aspect, sash bay window with window seats overlooking the side garden, ornate coving, wall and ceiling lights

Dining Room (Dimensions : 17'6" (5m 33cm) x 15'5" (4m 69cm))

Large picture window to the front aspect, sash window to the side aspect, fitted living flame gas fire with stone fireplace, ornate coving

Study (Dimensions : 16'8" (5m 8cm) x 12'9" (3m 88cm))

Fitted dark wood panelled elevations with fitted book shelves and storage cupboards, sash windows overlooking the side garden

Breakfast Kitchen (Dimensions : 15'7" (4m 74cm) x 15'1" (4m 59cm))

Bespoke fitted and designed, solid wood oak and floor units incorporating complimentary granite worktops, 1 1/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap, 'Smeg' double oven, 5 plate gas hob with extractor above, integrated dishwasher, plumbed for American fridge/freezer, tiled splashbacks, spotlights, sash windows and door leading to the kitchen garden and patio, door leads to the basement


Utility/Washroom (Dimensions : 15'4" (4m 67cm) x 14'9" (4m 49cm))

Fitted base units including stainless steel single drainer sink unit, plumbed for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, fitted storage units, gas fired central heating boiler unit

Wine cellar (Dimensions : 12'5" (3m 78cm) x 8' (2m 43cm))

Fitted wine racks

First Floor


Impressive landing with spindled gallery, ornate lantern style roof lights and coving, part panelled elevations, fitted shelves with chrome lights

Master Bedroom (Dimensions : 16' (4m 87cm) x 17'8" (5m 38cm))

Sash windows to the front and side aspect

Large 4 Piece En-suite (Dimensions : 13' (3m 96cm) x 8'5" (2m 56cm))

Period white suite comprising of freestanding claw foot bath with mixer tap and flexible shower hose, pedestal wash basin, low level w.c., tiled and glazed walk in shower cubicle with large overhead shower, fitted panelled storage to one elevation with shelves and spotlights, sash window with shutters, heated towel rail

Bedroom 2 (Dimensions : 15'6" (4m 72cm) x 17'7" (5m 35cm))

Sash windows to the front and side aspects

Bedroom 3 (Dimensions : 16' (4m 87cm) x 16'3" (4m 95cm))

Sash windows to the front and side aspects

Bedroom 4 (Dimensions : 14'9" (4m 49cm) x 8'2" (2m 48cm))

Sash window to the side aspect

Family 3 Piece Shower Room

Period 'Sanitan' suite including low level w.c., pedestal wash basin, walk in shower cubicle with glass splashbacks, heated towel rail, tiled splashbacks and floor.


'Moorthorpe' is set in fabulous mature gardens of approximately 2 acres. A sweeping driveway leads to the front of the property. To the right is a stone built double garage and kitchen garden. To the left are two garden areas, one with many mature trees giving a woodland feel and the other is a tiered lawn area with flagged patios. Mature trees border the property giving it a secluded tranquil setting. 2 garden outbuildings.


Additional Garden Pictures


Stone Double Detached Garage

Aerial Shots

Agents Notes

William Thomas Estates for themselves and for vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are given notice that:

(i) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intended purchasers or lessees and do not constitute nor constitute part of an offer or a contract.

(ii) all descriptions, dimensions, reference to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them

(iii) no person in the employment of William Thomas Estates has authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property

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