Rough Lee Farm, Higher House Lane, Heapey, Chorley, Lancashire


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Set on a private lane with outstanding views and boasting APPROXIMATELY 10 ACRES, this three bedroom detached farmhouse, provides a superb rural retreat, but offers EASY ACCESS TO MOTORWAY NETWORKS making it a perfect base for commuting. The grounds are superbly maintained with several paddocks, stable yard, sand school, lunge arena and turn out paddock. All this is bordered by open countryside and fantastic panoramic views towards Healey Nab and Anglezarke. There is parking for numerous vehicles and a separate stable block large enough to accommodate 10 horses, making it perfect for the EQUESTRIAN BUYER.

This impressive stone fronted farmhouse offers stylish accommodation to include in brief: rear entrance porch leading into the beautiful farmhouse style fitted kitchen which is the heart of the home with staircase to the first floor, Sitting Room off with feature brick fireplace, further light and airy living room and conservatory. To the first floor is the family bathroom and three double bedrooms which have all been recently refurbished. Bedroom two has an en-suite shower room and the master suite has notable highlights to include a delightful sitting area and an eye-catching en-suite bathroom with a partly vaulted ceiling.

Rough Lee Farm is a wonderful lifestyle home, the like of which seldom becomes available on the open market and early viewing is highly recommended.

The property can be entered via a wood door with feature glass inset into the Rear Porch with two windows and stone flagged floor. Stable door leads into the farmhouse style kitchen with stone flagged flooring and stairs leading off to the first-floor landing.

The Kitchen/Diner is fitted with a range of wood effect wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces and Belfast sink. Rangemaster electric cooker is housed in a feature brick surround, integrated appliances include fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Beams to the ceilings and front aspect window with stone mullion as are all the windows to the front, creating a real homely look and feel.

The Lounge off provides a real relaxing retreat, with open fire set in red brick surround. Two rear windows with further front aspect window provide plenty of natural light and door to the front offers access to the exterior. This spacious and cosy room with beams to the ceiling oozes character and charm.

The Living Room is entered via double wood doors from the kitchen with dual aspect windows. A naturally light room, this is ideal as a formal dining room or a spacious family room with sliding patio doors opening into the Conservatory with patio doors to the rear, offering a spacious area to relax and take in the breath-taking countryside views.

Stairs from the kitchen lead to the first-floor landing with front aspect window. From the Landing, door leads into Bedroom Three with rear and side aspect windows and dark wood effect fitted double wardrobe.

The Family Bathroom with front and side aspect windows is fitted with a large bath, wash hand basin set in a vanity unit, low level w.c. and double corner shower. Feature ladder radiator, sensor mirror and high gloss tiled flooring complete the contemporary look.

Door offers access into Bedroom Two with rear aspect window and beam to ceiling, fitted with wardrobes having sliding doors and bespoke study area. Door leads into En-suite Shower Room with corner shower, low level w.c., sink in vanity and is fully tiled.

The Main Bedroom Suite is truly impressive, fitted with a range of high gloss fronted bedroom furniture with inset lighting to the exterior of the wardrobes and three windows flooding the room with natural light. Door from the bedroom leads into the Sitting Room with views over the rear with patio doors providing access to the outside steps down to the rear garden.

The spacious En-suite Bathroom is sure to impress having been thoughtfully designed to include a walk-in shower area, wall hung w.c., free-standing bath, floor mounted free-standing tap system and twin sinks set in a vanity unit. The elevations and flooring are marble and are further complemented by a feature radiator, sensor mirror and spot lights recessed into the floor surrounding the bath. Storage cupboards are fitted into the eaves space.

To the exterior is a detached Double Garage with Storage Room and Outside W.C. attached. The gravelled driveway provides parking for numerous cars and the front gardens with fenced borders feature a duck pond surrounded by shrubs and trees.

The property is designed with simple, but tried and tested equestrian facilities. Completed within the last two years and to a very high standard. The entire yard has impeccable drainage and is very dry for a yard, showing at all levels the effort put into these facilities.

There are 10 stables of which 5 are block built with a tack/feed room and there are also 5 timber fronted stables on the south side. A further stable on the floor plan is used as a field shelter, which is currently next to the sand turn out paddock or lunging paddock, behind the ménage.

All the stables have mains electric lighting and water is piped to the tap outside stable 5 from the spring. There is flood lighting which covers the ménage, so schooling should not be a problem.

The ménage is 60m x 20m built for the purpose of dressage to music, with the South Westly short side full of 8 foot vertical mirrors. The ménage was only completed approximately 20 months ago and was professionally installed by 'Equestrian Surfaces Ltd' and so is in very good condition.

There are two turn out/ lunge paddocks, the sand topped one to the south is approximately 0.1 of an acre, approximately 13m by 24m, this is the paddock which has the summer shelter in currently.

The one to the north west of the stable block has a rubber base and measures approximately 0.06 of an acre, being about 17m by 11m.

To the South West of the stable block is a concrete panelled midden.

There are 5 fields around the property, the northern front field measures approximately 1.56 acres, this is on the right of the approach. The field to the left of the approach is approximately 3.14 acres and has the most amazing views to the east. The field to the south measures approximately 2.94 acres and backs onto the woodland, which leads directly onto a foot path 9-15-FP 5 and 9-2-FP-6, we have been told these are used by equestrians in the area. There is also bridle path 9-15-BW- 6 just out of the drive and turn right, on the right by Smithells Farm.

The fields have largely been post and rail fenced within the last two years and it has been maintained to a high standard.

The facilities are hard to come by in such good condition and need to be viewed to see the extent of the beauty surrounding the property.

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