Standing proudly within a stunning, private plot of approximately three acres of mature gardens, Ryebank House is a breath-taking detached period home of the highest calibre, that offers exceptionally well proportioned living space that simply must be viewed to be fully appreciated. This beautiful property has been sympathetically upgraded by the current owners and the result is a magnificent family friendly home which combines a sense of wonderful period charm, coupled with luxury contemporary features. The location although appreciating a feeling of rural seclusion is in fact within walking distance to the quaint village of Wheelton, offering easy access to a host of amenities including local shops, pubs, popular eateries and breath-taking open countryside. In addition to this it is well placed for well renowned public and private schooling as well as major transport links, making it ideal for those looking to commute. Rarely do homes of this calibre come to the market in locations such as this and as such, an early internal viewing is strongly recommended to avoid disappointment.
The exceptionally well proportioned and highly versatile accommodation comprises: a spacious and imposing reception hall, fabulous principal lounge, further equally spacious sitting room, formal dining room, breath-taking open plan dining kitchen, utility area, cloakroom and separate wc to the ground floor. On the first floor is a large landing, five extremely good sized double bedrooms (stunning master with luxury en-suite shower room) plus a fantastic four piece family bathroom and additional separate wc can be found. In addition to this a substantial basement level currently provides extensive storage space but that offers superb potential for further development (subject to relevant planning consent). A winding driveway leads to a generous courtyard, which alongside the garage offers extensive parking. The sumptuous gardens are a joy to behold being landscaped to the highest of standards, being well maintained and private, appreciating stunning views over rolling countryside and must be seen in person to be fully appreciated. In addition to this two stables offer equestrian possibilities if required.
The market town of Chorley is ideally placed for transport links which include the M6, M61 and M65 motorways, making it ideal for commuter access across the North of England. The property itself is located off Whins Lane in the popular semi rural area of Wheelton, which is within close proximity to a variety of local amenities including shops, popular pubs and quality eateries and within easy access to well renowned public and private schooling. The village of Wheelton has long been popular with homebuyers looking for the perfect balance of modern convenience, as well as being close to breath-taking open countryside.Reception Hall And Reception Rooms
The property is accessed via a most impressive reception hall that retains a wealth of original features to include a period tiled flooring and winding staircase that rises to the first floor accommodation. The stunning lounge is a breath-taking and spacious room, with a feature fireplace housing a multi fuel burning stove, plus a large walk in bay window to the side aspect. A splendid equally spacious sitting room, provides yet more versatile reception space and has duel aspect windows towards the front and side aspects which floods the room with a wealth of natural light. A further dining room, with a wonderful period fireplace completes the reception rooms, offering a more formal area for entertaining. A window to the front and French doors to the side offer spectacular views over the gardens and countryside beyond.
Dining Kitchen and Utility Room
The hub of the house is the spectacular kitchen, which offers more than enough room for cooking, dining and relaxing alike. It has been fitted with an extensive range of high quality wall and base units comprising: cupboards, drawers and contrasting work surfaces complemented by a host of integrated appliances including: an Aga which only adds to the character of this wonderful room. This fabulous open plan space has a rear window that offers views over the rear courtyard. Adjacent to here a large utility room provides yet more useful storage space, ideal for white goods.
The substantial master suite comprises: a large bedroom, which is blessed with a wealth of natural light, complemented by floor to ceiling wardrobes that provides extensive hanging and shelving space. The suite is completed by a luxury bathroom, that is fitted with three pieces comprising: a panelled bath with shower over, vanity wash basin with storage under and low level wc with concealed cistern, beautifully complemented by designer tiled and floor coverings.
There are four further exceptionally good sized double bedrooms which each has its own unique, shape and character. Each of these rooms are light and airy having large windows that offer views over the gardens and surrounding countryside.
Cloakroom, WC And Family Bathroom
Located off the rear hall, a cloakroom offers extensive storage space, whilst an adjacent wc ideally services the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor a fantastic luxury family bathroom has five pieces comprising: a walk in shower enclosure with shower over and glazed shower screen, free standing bath, wash basin, bidet and a low level wc, beautifully complemented by attractive tiled elevations and wooden floor coverings. A further separate wc offers yet more sanitary facilities.
A substantial basement, is used by the current owners for useful storage space however offers superb potential for further development (subject to relevant planning consent).
Parking, Gardens and Views
The property is situated, within a fabulous private plot of approximately three acres of stunning gardens that are accessed via a sweeping driveway, that alongside a pebbled courtyard and detached garage, offers extensive parking for several vehicles. The breath-taking garden areas, are landscaped to the highest of specifications to include stone flagged patios and a stunning sunken water feature, complemented by an extensive range of shrub and floral displays with raised beds, herbaceous borders and mature woodland. The gardens are private and not directly overlooked, appreciating awe inspiring views over rolling countryside towards Wheelton village, which offers a real sense of rural seclusion, peace and tranquillity. The gardens are ideal area for relaxing and alfresco entertaining. A large greenhouse adds to the charm of the spectacular outdoor space whilst two stables provide extensive storage and equestrian opportunities if required.