Are you looking for the ultimate luxury country retreat that has the perfect balance of rustic period charm coupled with a cutting edge contemporary finish? Look no further. Being surrounded by some of Lancashire's most stunning open countryside, Bradshaw Hill Farm is a breath-taking detached stone residence of the highest calibre that offers exceptionally well proportioned living space of over 10,000 square feet, coupled by fabulous landscaped grounds of approximately 20 acres that simply must be viewed to be fully appreciated. This beautiful property has been lovingly created by the current owners to the most exacting of standards with no stone unturned in the pursuit of absolute luxury. The result is a magnificent family friendly home which combines a sense of original character beauty, seamlessly blended with high tech modern features.
The location although appreciating a feeling of rural seclusion is in fact within easy access to a host of amenities including well renowned public and private schooling and is well placed for major transport links, making it ideal for those looking to commute. Rarely do homes of this size and calibre come to the market in locations such as this and an early internal viewing is strongly recommended to avoid disappointment.
The quaint area of Birtle is situated in a rural setting on the outskirts of Bury. It is surrounded by spectacular rugged countryside, making it a popular choice for homebuyers find the laid-back rural lifestyle, coupled with easy access to major road and motorway networks, an ideal place for family life.
The exceptionally well proportioned and highly versatile accommodation within the main house comprises an imposing reception hall and sitting area, wonderful and imposing reception hall, breath-taking principal lounge, sizable sitting room, games room, breath-taking entertainment room with bespoke fitted bar, spectacular open plan living kitchen with a wealth of integrated appliances, utility room, additional walk in pantry, two ground floor cloakrooms/wc, fantastic master suite with splendid master bedroom, fabulous six piece bathroom and wonderful walk in dressing room, three further good sized double bedrooms all with luxury en-suite facilities plus an additional six piece family bathroom. There is additional ancillary accommodation above the garage block that includes a large open room with en-suite facilities (used by the current owner as an additional guest bedroom) plus a further well proportioned studio. Twin sets of electric gates lead to a large courtyard parking area which alongside the sweeping driveway offers extensive parking arrangements. The substantial detached garage block has four good sized garages alongside a workshop and exterior sanitary facilities. The overall plot is thought to be in the region of 20 acres of beautifully manicured gardens which are a joy to behold being tastefully landscaped, well maintained and private, appreciating stunning views over rolling countryside and must be seen in person to be fully appreciated. They even include a 3 hole golf course! In addition to this there are 4 stables plus a tack room, offering excellent equestrian facilities alongside a further paddock of approximately 4 acres which may be available to rent by separate negotiation.
The property has been significantly extended and upgraded by the current owners to the highest of specifications. The end result is a most impressive luxury countryside estate that must be seen in person to be fully appreciated. This offers a rare opportunity to purchase what is in our opinion one of Lancashire's most impressive residential dwellings. Further features include high spec alarm systems and CCTV.
The property is accessed via an imposing reception hall with stairs offering access to the lower ground floor.The stunning lounge is a breath-taking room that has windows to three aspects that not only flood the room with natural light but also offers outlook and access to the splendid gardens and offers views over the surrounding countryside. Additional sitting room and adjacent games room on the lower ground floor offers yet more well proportioned reception space, whilst a purpose built gym has been created to offer further excellent leisure facilities. One of the main features of this stunning home is the entertainment lounge, a spectacular room of epic proportions that simply must be seen in person to be fully appreciated. This wonderful room has been carefully designed to offer the kind of space rarely found in a residential home and features a bespoke built drinks bar with integrated appliances, complemented by designer tiled wall and floor coverings. There are bi-folding doors that lead to the exterior garden areas, making this a must have room for those who love to party.
Living Kitchen, Utility Room and Walk in Pantry
The hub of the house is the spectacular living kitchen, a wonderful light and airy open plan space which offers more than enough room for cooking, dining and relaxing alike making it perfect for modern family living. It has been carefully designed to be practical, yet aesthetically pleasing to the eye, being fitted with an extensive range of high quality wall and base units comprising cupboards, drawers and contrasting granite work surfaces complemented by a host of high specification integrated appliances and even a four oven Aga. This fabulous open plan area has windows towards both the front and rear aspects offering stunning views alongside bi-folding doors that offer access to a large sun deck that is ideal for al-fresco dining. From here a door provides access to a substantial walk in pantry that provides yet more extensive storage space. A further well-proportioned utility room offers even more useful storage which is ideally suited for white goods.
The imposing and substantial master suite comprises the most amazing bedroom that is superbly proportioned, having front and rear facing windows that offers spectacular views over the gardens and surrounding countryside. This is complemented by a splendid vaulted ceiling with exposed beamed features. From here a door leads into a fabulous walk in dressing room that has a wealth of bespoke fitted floor to ceiling fitted hanging and shelving. The awe inspiring bathroom is fitted with a beautiful six piece suite that comprises of a large walk in shower/steam enclosure, free standing bath, his 'n' hers designer vanity wash basin with storage under, bidet and low level wc, beautifully complemented by designer tiled and floor coverings.
Within the main house there are three further good sized double bedrooms each having its own unique, shape and character, walk in wardrobes and their own luxury en-suite facilities. Of particular interest is the guest bedroom located upon the lower ground floor which offers the possibility of a self contained dependent relative/teenage suite.
Two Ground Floor Cloakrooms/WC and Family Bathroom
Located off the reception hall a cloakroom/wc ideally services the ground floor accommodation, whilst a further cloakroom/wc can be found towards the far end of the property providing yet more useful sanitary facilities. A fantastic luxury family bathroom has six pieces comprising a walk in shower enclosure, free standing bath, his 'n' hers twin wash basins, a bidet and low level wc, beautifully complemented by attractive tiled wall and floor coverings.
Parking, Garage Block and Ancillary Accommodation
The property is accessed via a twin sets of electronically operated gates which leads to a substantial courtyard that offers off road parking for numerous vehicles. The sweeping driveway leads down to the house and provides yet more parking arrangements. An over average sized detached garage block has been constructed that comprises four good sized garages, alongside a workshop and exterior sanitary facilities. This superb space provides yet more secure parking and extensive exterior storage space. Above the garage a large roof space has been converted to create ancillary accommodation which includes a large studio and a superb open plan space with a three piece shower area. Although not built to building regulations the current owners use this as a further guest suite.
Gardens and Views
The property is set in an overall plot thought to be 20 acres that have been landscaped by the current owners to the highest of specifications. These include a series of garden areas to include stone flagged patios, wooden decked seating area with a sunken hot tub, ornamental ponds complemented by extensive range of beautiful shrub and floral displays. There are large manicured areas laid to lawn that includes a 3 hole golf range alongside a large natural pond and stunning areas of mature woodland. The gardens are private and not overlooked and appreciates all awe inspiring views over rolling countryside which offers a real sense of rural seclusion, peace and tranquillity, making it ideal area for relaxing and alfresco entertaining. The gardens simply must be seen in person to be fully appreciated
A courtyard area of hard standing offers access to a block of four stables alongside a further tack room. There are approximately 4 acres of turn out land adjacent to the property which may be available to rent by separate negotiation. This provides spectacular equestrian opportunities for personal usage or could be utilised a stand alone livery business, if required.