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This six-bedroom period property, on the edge of the Forest of Bowland, offers spacious and versatile accommodation with stunning gardens
Springfield is a highly attractive and substantial family home comprising six bedrooms and three reception rooms with mature gardens of around 0.4 acres. Set in a large plot it is within walking distance of the amenities of the market town of Longridge and on the fringe of the Forest of Bowland an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A short drive from Stonyhurst College and Hillside Special School, Springfield is well situated for access to the motorway network and has good transport links to the nearby towns of Preston, Blackburn and Clitheroe making it an ideal location for a busy family.
The property has been tastefully upgraded by the current owners whilst retaining many of the original features. Built in the 1940s, the house offers spacious and versatile accommodation with the orientation of the main reception space being towards a truly beautiful rear garden.
To the front, the property has a dual drive and parking for several cars, also providing access to an integral garage and the front door. The substantial composite front door opens out into a welcoming entrance hall which has an oak floor and doors off to the ground floor accommodation. A beautiful staircase leads to the first floor whilst incorporating a large under stairs storage area.
The breakfast kitchen includes a range of wall and base mounted kitchen units with wood effect work surface and a central island with contrasting granite work surface. A Bertazzoni range cooker provides an attractive focal point and integrated Neff appliances include a fridge, dishwasher and wine cooler. A utility room is accessed off the kitchen and offers further storage with sink unit and plumbing for a washing machine.
There are three large reception rooms each with a bay and picture window overlooking the stunning, mature rear gardens and affording exceptional levels of natural light.
The sitting room, which is the largest of the reception rooms, offers access to the garden and outdoor living space. Adjacent is the dining room which has a fantastic original brick fireplace, oak floor and original coving. An internal half glazed door leads to the rear hall giving access to the downstairs wc, externally to the garden and the living room which also has a wood burning stove and original parquet wood flooring.
The wide staircase rises from the entrance hall to a spacious split landing which has space for a seating area and has a fitted bookcase and substantial storage.
Taking the right hand stairs you will find the master bedroom – a light and spacious room overlooking the rear garden and benefitting from a range of fitted wardrobes and en-suite bathroom.
There are two further bedrooms one of which is currently used as a study and fitted with Neville Johnson office furniture, and the other to the front elevation with an adjacent shower room.
To the left of the stairs can be found the second en-suite bedroom which benefits from Nolte fitted furniture and a stunning recently completed shower room with separate wc.
There are two further generous double bedrooms overlooking the rear garden and enjoying ample natural light. Between these bedrooms there is a further newly installed and fully tiled family bathroom and wet room, which offers relaxing bathroom space.
Externally the gardens have been carefully designed to offer maximum privacy. Incorporating mature borders, paths and lawned areas, there is also a large Indian stone patio ideal for outdoor living. To the front of the property is a wooden garage and further large wooden shed to the rear providing ample outside storage.
This property must be viewed to fully appreciate the flexible accommodation and the scale and size of the overall plot.
Freehold with vacant possession upon completion, asking price £625,000