Located at the heart of the stunning Lancashire village of Rivington, Hall Brook is an impressive, individual period detached stone property of the highest calibre that offers exceptionally well proportioned and highly versatile living space coupled by fabulous private landscaped grounds that simply must be viewed to be fully appreciated. Originally built in 1884 this beautiful property was extended and renovated throughout in the mid 1980's by the current owner and has since had continuous upgrading. The result is a magnificent and individual family home which combines a sense of rustic period charm coupled with attractive modern features. The location, although appreciating a feeling of laid back village life, 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 via the M6, M61 and M65 motorway networks, making it ideal for those looking to commute. Rarely do homes of this calibre come to the market in locations such as this and an internal viewing is strongly recommended to avoid disappointment.
The exceptionally well proportioned and highly versatile accommodation is set over four storeys amounting to over 5,400 square feet. This comprises a wonderful reception hall, cloakroom and wc, fabulous lounge, formal dining room, separate sitting room, fitted study, splendid open plan dining kitchen, sizable utility room, six good sized double bedrooms, three bathrooms plus a substantial basement level consisting of three large cellar rooms. There are additional exterior rooms which include an art studio/office plus a gymnasium. A generous courtyard offers extensive parking and leads to a two garages. The gardens are a joy to behold being mature, landscaped, well maintained and private, appreciating stunning views over woodland that must be seen in person to be fully appreciated.Location
Rivington is one of the most sought after locations set right in the heart of rural Lancashire. This idyllic conservation area manages to be just minutes from the M61, M6 and M65. Rivington Primary School has an excellent reputation, whilst well renowned public and private schooling is within easy access, making the location ideally suited to family living and those looking to commute into Manchester, Media City, Preston, Blackburn, Bolton and across the North West of England. This fascinating village is steeped in history, having a wealth of woodland walks along with the beautiful nature reserve that is teeming with wildlife including deer which can be regularly seen amongst the woodland.
The property is accessed via a most impressive reception hall which sets the scene perfectly for what is yet to come. This leads into the main hall which features a beautiful hand carved wooden staircase that rises to the first and second floor accommodation. A further staircase allows access to a substantial basement level consisting of three large cellar rooms. The stunning lounge is a breath-taking room with a large period fireplace housing an open fire, with glazed French doors that offers outlook and access to the gardens. From here access can be gained to an imposing dining room that offers a more formal area for entertaining. An additional generously proportioned sitting room provides a more cosy area for relaxing alongside a small study area that is ideal for those looking to work from home. There is also an exterior studio that could be utilised as an office or playroom, together with a stand alone gymnasium.
Dining Kitchen and Utility Room
The hub of the house is the splendid dining kitchen which offers more than enough room for cooking and dining alike. The kitchen area has been sympathetically fitted with an extensive range of high quality wall and base units comprising cupboards, drawers and solid wood work surfaces complemented by a host of high specification integrated appliances. From here a door provides access to a substantial utility room which offers yet more useful storage space, ideally suited to white goods. Both the kitchen and utility room have windows that overlook the idyllic village green.
There are in total up to seven well proportioned bedrooms which are at least double in size. Each of these rooms has its own unique, shape and character, many with fitted bedroom furniture. One of the bedrooms has been bespoke fitted with high quality bedroom furniture and is used by the current owner as a dressing room.
Cloakroom/WC and Bathrooms
Located off the reception hall a cloakroom/wc ideally services the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor adjacent to the master bedroom, a fantastic four piece master bathroom can be found as well as a further separate wc. The main house bathroom is located upon this floor and features a three piece suite. On the second floor another generous sized bathroom provides sanitary facilities for the top floor bedrooms.
Parking and Gardens
The property is situated within a large private plot with a sizable courtyard which provides an impressive frontage to the house, in turn offering extensive off road parking. There are two garages that offer yet more secure parking arrangements. One of the main features of this beautiful property is the garden areas. Being landscaped to the highest of specifications the mature gardens include stone flagged patios, complemented by extensive range of shrub and floral displays with raised beds & mature trees beyond. The garden is private and not directly overlooked and there are inspiring views over protected woodland, alongside a meandering stream at the foot of the garden that offers a feeling of peace and tranquillity. Only by viewing in person will prospective buyers fully appreciate these stunning gardens.
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