Located in a quiet and established residential area synonymous with quality dwellings, 6 Hammond Drive fits the mould perfectly. This sumptuous family home extends to just under 6000 sqft and is set over 3 floors with 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and 4 reception rooms, a self contained flat to the 2nd floor and a gymnasium and dance studio in the basement all finished and presented to a fantastic standard. The location is second to none with far reaching views across the valley from its elevated position, inspection is necessary to fully appreciate the quality and scale of this house.
This property was constructed by the current owner 8 years ago and is a superb family home finished to exacting standards. Located on Hammond drive a private road in a well established residential area on the outskirts of Read village, the house is 2.5 miles from Whalley a popular village in the Ribble valley. The area has a reputation for quality dwellings, and has a rural feel with far reaching long distance views from an elevated Southerly aspect.
Approached through impressive wrought iron entrance gates the block paved driveway sweeps past a double garage down to the house. Entry is via double entrance doors to an impressive hallway with feature stainless steel staircase and tiled floor with underfloor heating. Directly visible from the hallway is the family dining kitchen framed by the long distance view the double bi fold doors to the garden. The family room affords a feeling of space with lots of natural light and has a comfortable sitting area to one end and the impressive kitchen to the other. The kitchen has a large island unit with seating area, the appliances are Neff and the ergonomic design makes for ease of movement. To the rear of the kitchen is a utility room and a double door provides access to the formal dining room. Off the central hallway there are two further reception rooms, a cozy living room with contemporary wood burning stove and a cinema room. In addition there is a separate study and a ground floor W.C.
To the first floor there are five bedrooms in total. The master bedroom has superb views across the valley from the French doors and balcony, there is a wet room with walk in shower and a separate dressing room. The remaining four bedrooms are all substantial double rooms and are serviced by two large family bathrooms with designer bathroom suites.
On the second floor and accessed from the landing area by a separate staircase there is a large self contained apartment consisting of living room, two bedrooms (large and small) a kitchen with dining area and a bathroom, Velux windows provide a good amount of natural light and there is an open plan feel.
The basement, accessed from the ground floor hall via a return staircase consists of two rooms, a large dance studio with Karndene wood effect floor and a gymnasium.
Outside to the front of the property there is a private garden with flat lawned area finished in a contemporary style with raised resin decked areas for seating and entertaining there is also a fire pit feature. The garden is South facing and has beautiful views.
Heating is zoned and room by room underfloor to the ground floor with central heating radiators to the remainder of the house.
Hammond Drive is on the outskirts of Read and is convenient for ease of access to the East Lancashire Business centres and the M65 motorway (within 3 miles). This property is the perfect choice for the country loving commuter plus proximity to the Ribble Valley Schools.
The Ribble valley is an affluent area with a café culture and rural heritage and is a desirable and aspirational place to live and visit. Schools locally have an excellent reputation and there are a wide variety of both state run and independent to choose from. Simonstone is in the catchment for Ribble Valley Schools and is within easy reach of the highly regarded local public schools including Stonyhurst, Oakhill College and Moorlands.
On entering Read from the Whalley direction take the first available left turn on to George Lane in front of Pendle View Properties. Proceed to the top of George lane and turn left on to Whinns lane, continue for a short distance and bear left on to Hammond Drive (Private Road) where the property is the second to last house on the left hand side. A sign board is erected.