A superb estate of approximately 36 ACRES which includes a charming stone built farmhouse, fish stocked LAKE, detached SHIPPON and HELICOPTER HANGAR which could be utilised for garaging, substantial storage space, or other business uses. A courtyard area offers extensive parking arrangements and with so much land and breath-taking countryside close by, there is obviously provision for equestrian opportunities. Short Clough Farm is the ultimate luxury country retreat that has the perfect balance of rustic period charm coupled with modern contemporary features and awe inspiring views that simply must be seen in person to be fully appreciated. Converted from a cottage and barn, this breath-taking detached residence offers exceptionally well proportioned living space, coupled by fabulous grounds. 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. Rarely do homes of this size and calibre come to the market and with No Chain, internal viewing is strongly recommended.LocationLocation
The beautiful Rossendale Valley is surrounded by spectacular rugged countryside, making it a popular choice for homebuyers who are looking for a rural lifestyle. Although appreciating a feeling of total seclusion, it 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.
The property is accessed via an imposing reception hall with stairs offering access to the first floor. The stunning lounge is a breath-taking room that has dual aspect windows that not only flood the room with natural light but also offer outlook and access to the splendid gardens and offers views over the lake and surrounding countryside. This room features a beautiful marble fireplace that creates a superb focal point. An additional sitting room and substantial study offer yet more well-proportioned reception space, whilst a generous dining room provides a more formal area for entertaining. The orangery completes the reception space which has underfloor heating and offers a breath-taking area to relax and appreciate the awe inspiring views over the lake.
Living Kitchen, Morning Room & Utility Room
The hub of the house is the spectacular living kitchen, a wonderful light and airy open plan space which, along with the open plan morning room 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. A concealed access point in the kitchen leads to the basement level which would make a fabulous wine cellar. A further utility room offers even more useful storage and is ideally suited for white goods.
The imposing and substantial master suite comprises the most wonderful bedroom that is superbly proportioned, having side and front facing windows that offers spectacular views over the gardens and the lake. A fabulous walk in dressing room has a wealth of bespoke fitted floor to ceiling fitted hanging and shelving. The awe inspiring bathroom is fitted with a beautiful five piece suite that comprises a large walk in shower enclosure, bath, vanity wash basin, bidet and low level wc, beautifully complemented by designer tiles and floor coverings.
There are four further good sized double bedrooms each having its own unique, shape and character. Of particular interest is the guest bedroom which has its own superb en-suite facilities.
Ground Floor Cloakroom/WC & Family Bathroom
Located off the reception hall a cloakroom/wc ideally services the ground floor accommodation, whilst on the first floor a fantastic luxury family bathroom has five pieces comprising a shower enclosure, corner bath, wash basin, bidet and low level wc, beautifully complemented by attractive tiled wall and floor coverings.
OutsideParking and Outbuildings
The property is accessed via a sweeping private driveway which leads to a substantial courtyard that offers off road parking for numerous vehicles. A large detached outbuilding, formally a shippon could be utilised as a garage block and offers extensive storage space. In addition to this a second large outbuilding originally designed as a helicopter hanger, provides further secure storage. With large concertina shutter doors to both sides offering access and space to both the front and rear, this fantastic building has a large internal mezzanine level and is connected for power, light and has its own heat supply. Both buildings could be utilised or converted for a number of purposes including business or equestrian pursuits.
Gardens, Lake, Land & Views
The property is set in an overall plot thought to be 36 acres that includes a series of landscaped garden areas, stone flagged patios, ornamental ponds and complemented by an extensive range of beautiful shrub and floral displays. The gardens are private and not overlooked and appreciate awe inspiring views over surrounding countryside which offers a real sense of rural seclusion, peace and tranquillity. Stunning areas of mature woodland lay alongside three meadows and the lake is stocked with fish allowing potential for business opportunity. The gardens, lake and views simply must be seen in person to be fully appreciated.
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