4 bedroom House
Woodhouse Lane, Slaidburn, Clitheroe, Lancashire, BB7

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Key Features

A stunning detached stone built farmhouse with approximately 10 acres of land and barn located in an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) with probably the best views in the Ribble Valley towards Waddington Fell.

The exceptional accommodation briefly comprises: open porch, dining entrance hall, cloakroom, two reception rooms, kitchen, utility room, four bedrooms, luxury large en-suite bathroom and shower room. Externally there are extensive gardens and woodlands with patio areas and summer house. In addition there is a detached timber stable with two loose boxes and a large attached barn with power and light with potential for further development.

Situated in the heart of the Forest of Bowland lies Simfield Farm, a beautiful and substantial detached farm house and barn with a commanding position and stunning 360 degree views over rolling countryside towards Waddington Fell. Purchased by the present owners approximately twenty years ago, the farm house, which is very light and airy, has been extensively renovated and is stylishly appointed throughout with many attractive features.

The attached barn offers excellent potential for further development either as additional accommodation for the main house or as a granny annexe (subject to planning permission).

Externally there are large formal garden areas taking advantage of the fabulous views and an additional eight acres of unencumbered farm land.

Open Porch    With stone flagged floor.

Entrance Hall    Stone flagged floor, Rais wood burning stove, feature stone walling, two stage staircase to gallery landing.

Cloakroom    Two piece suite in white, with fired earth pedestal wash basin and low suite wc, Limestone tiled floor, central heating radiator, chrome heated towel rail, LED ceiling down lights.

Lounge    Teak floor, stunning arched stone fireplace with feature random stone walling, wood burning stove and flagged hearth, beamed ceiling, bi-folding double glazed doors overlooking the side garden.

Sitting Room/Dining Room    Limestone tiled floor, Rais inset wood burning stove, electric wall heater, LED ceiling down lights and concealed coloured mood lighting.

Kitchen    Limestone tiled floor, KitchenAid stainless steel island unit incorporating sink unit, glass washer, three dishwashers, double drawer fridge and induction hob, oil fired Aga cooker, aluminium bi-folding doors to rear garden, feature stone walling, double panelled central heating radiator, LED ceiling lights.

Inner Hall    Limestone tiled floor.

Utility Room    Stainless steel sink unit and storage cabinet, plumbed for washer and dryer, LED ceiling lights, Worcester oil fired central heating boiler, aluminium stable door to rear garden, personal door to barn.

Gallery Landing    With seating area overlooking the entrance hall, two Velux windows, feature stone walling.

Landing    Oak floor, LED ceiling lights, central heating radiator, access to roof void, large walk-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.

Bedroom One    French doors overlooking side garden, central heating radiator, electric panel heater, LED ceiling down lights.

Luxury En-suite Bathroom    CP Hart bathroom suite in white comprising bath with mixer tap and spray, shower cubicle with rain shower and hand-held spray, Corian sink with toiletries cabinet below, two heated towel rails, tiled floor with under-floor heating, LED ceiling lights, French doors overlooking rear garden.

Bedroom Two    Amtico floor, LED ceiling down lights, central heating radiator, window seating.

Bedroom Three    LED ceiling down lights, central heating radiator.

Bedroom Four    Oak floor, LED ceiling lights.

Shower Room    Duravit suite in white comprising shower cubicle with rain shower and hand-held spray, wash basin with toiletries cupboard below, low suite wc, heated towel rail, tiled floor, tiled walls, LED ceiling down lights.

Outside    A gravel driveway leads to the property and there is excellent parking to both front and rear. The extensive gardens are mainly laid to lawn and there are stone flagged patio areas and a delightful summer house with its own wood burning stove and timber decking which overlooks the pond and takes advantage of the excellent views. There is also a detached timber stable with two loose boxes and outdoor space. A pergola is strategically located to enjoy the views and is designed to accommodate a hot tub.

Outbuildings    Large attached barn with power and light.

To reach the property from the centre of Slaidburn village leave along Townend from the Hark to Bounty Public House, proceed for approximately one mile turning right into Wood House Lane, continue for approximately a further half mile past Lanshaw Farm following the road for approximately a further quarter of a mile turning right just before the public footpath sign, over the cattle grid along the farm track which leads to the property.

Mains electricity
Private water supply
Oil fired central heating
Septic tank drainage
Freehold Tenure and free from Chief Rent
Ribble Valley Council Tax Band E
Aluminium double glazing

Simfield Farm is located approximately two miles from the village of Slaidburn where there is the Hark to Bounty public house and restaurant, two churches and general store and Post Office. There is also a school bus service from the village into the market town of Clitheroe which is approximately ten miles away. The property is also within walking distance of Stocks Reservoir and approximately ten minutes drive from Gisburn Forest.