UNEXPECTEDLY RE-OFFERED Browfoot is a superb, five bedroomed detached family home, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) of the Trough of Bowland. The house stands in a semi-rural location in the hamlet of Holden, on the outskirts of Bolton-by-Bowland near Clitheroe. This spacious and well presented house offers flexible family accommodation and occupies a private and attractive setting with mature gardens and grounds with delightful rural views. A superb location for commuting to within Lancashire or Yorkshire, and with a market town on the doorstep.
Early inspection is advised.
Browfoot is a substantial family home which offers flexible and extensive living accommodation extending to approximately 3630 sq ft or 337 sq m. Set in a semi-rural location within easy reach of local amenities the house has been extensively upgraded in recent years and inspection will not disappoint.
At ground floor level the property briefly comprises a spacious reception hall, cloakroom, lounge, beautifully appointed dining kitchen with high quality integrated appliances, snug, garden room, utility room with ground floor WC, summer room, rear hallway and access to large integral double garage.
The layout of the house is such that the Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and beautifully appointed ensuite Shower Room, is accessed from the staircase which runs off the rear hallway. There is another double bedroom on this side of the house, which is currently used as a Study.
There are a further three Bedrooms (one with an ensuite shower room) and a spacious Family Bathroom accessed from the hallway adjacent to the Snug and Kitchen which could allow this accommodation to be used for a dependent relative or for income generation if desired.
The property lies in extensively landscaped gardens to the front, side and rear, with electronically controlled hardwood double entrance gates which lead to a paved and pebbled forecourt area with ample parking. The double garage is accessed from this driveway with remote up and over doors.
The rear gardens adjoin open farmland where there are superb long distance views with a parkland feel. The landscaping has been designed with ease of maintenance in mind, with raised natural stone beds to the front and side, incorporating mature low planted beds. the lawned areas at the side and rear are flanked by a dry stone wall on two sides with mature borders containing shrubs, bulbs and trees. The rear is laid to lawn with low planted box hedging and a large feature timber decking.
The summer room, accessed from the rear hallway, has two sets of tri-fold doors opening to the garden, with wall lighting and power points, it makes this a very usable private area with superb views ideal for alfresco dining and relaxation.
The nearby market town of Clitheroe is well placed for commuting offering excellent communication links with all East Lancashire business centres and the rest of the country by road and rail. Clitheroe offers a varied range of amenities including an excellent range of shops, bars, café's and salons as well as supermarkets and the impressive Bowland Brewery leisure complex. The area is a renowned "Foodie Heaven" with excellent pubs and restaurants many set within the ANOB area of the Trough Of Bowland. 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.
East Lancashire, Manchester and Yorkshire business centres as well as the northern motorway network are within striking distance. Travel distances are approximate, Blackburn 17 miles / Skipton 16 miles / Leeds 42 miles / Manchester 39 miles / Leeds Bradford Airport 35 miles / Manchester International Airport 46 miles/ Kendal and the Lake District 60 miles. M6 North and South 21 miles.
Schools are nearby including a primary school in Bolton-by-Bowland village, senior schools in Sawley and Clitheroe and there are a selection of popular and well known private establishments within the Ribble Valley including Stonyhurst College Oakhill and Moorlands.
There are a number of sporting facilities nearby including shooting, fishing, horse riding, walking, golf and village cricket and football.
Lying in the picturesque hamlet of Holden close to the village of Bolton-by-Bowland the property is best approached by travelling from Clitheroe along the A59 in the direction of Skipton.
Turn left towards Sawley village, turning left again at the Spread Eagle Hotel and over the bridge spanning the River Ribble bearing right towards Bolton-by-Bowland.
Turn left after the old Copy Nook Pub towards Holden and at the next junction bear left into the hamlet and Brow Foot lies on the right hand side and is the second house on the left after passing the garden centre.