Talbot Bridge, Bashall Eaves, Clitheroe, BB7

6 beds | 4 baths | 2 receptions | £1,250,000

  • Grade II Listed Circa 1660s 5 bedroom detached farmhouse in stunning location close to Clitheroe.
  • Beautifully presented mature gardens and grounds .
  • Detached Two Bedroom Stone built Coach House Included suitable for relative or income potential.
  • Over 3 Acres Of Land available by separate negotiation
  • English Heritage Oak Framed Garage with potential to extend or convert subject to planning consent
  • Much Sought After Location with excellent access to local schools and national transport network.
  • Interest to investors as letting both properties possible.

Clough Bottom is a beautiful Grade II listed family home sympathetically modernised for modern living. Located in a quiet and convenient location close to Clitheroe in the Ribble Valley and dating back to the 1660s, this Gentleman's Residence, boasts 6 bedrooms over 3 floors, beautifully landscaped walled gardens with orchard and outside kitchen and covered entertaining space.
Within the grounds is a detached stone built Coach House with 2 bedrooms (currently let on an AST), in addition there is an English Heritage Oak framed two storey garage/workshop and if required around 3.2 acres of paddock land available by separate negotiation. Inspection advised.

Clough Bottom forms part of a quiet hamlet of properties located on the outskirts of Bashall Eaves close to Clitheroe in the heart of the Ribble Valley. This stunning Grade II listed family home has been upgraded for modern living but retains many of its original features including stone mullioned windows, beams and stone flagged floors.

Dating back to the 1660s, the house has been in the same family for in excess of 65 years and has been well cared for. Set over three floors, with two generous reception rooms a spacious dining kitchen, utility room and walk in pantry, the house has six bedrooms and four bathrooms. Externally surrounding the house are beautiful and landscaped gardens, and outside entertaining space with kitchen and pizza oven. The walled gardens are private and there is an orchard to the rear. Included in the sale is a detached stone built Coach House converted for residential use with 2 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and living room with dining area this property is currently let on an assured shorthold tenancy producing £825 pcm. Within the grounds is an English Heritage Oak framed two storey garage/workshop and in addition and if required there is approximately 3.2 acres of paddock land to the rear of the property available by separate negotiation. The current owners have invested heavily in renewable energy, the house and cottage are heated by a biomass boiler located in a central farm building and the costs are significantly lower to that of heating through conventional methods. Further details on request.

Throughout this interesting and historic home room by room there are a wealth of period features from fire places to beamed ceilings, window seats and original floors all wonderfully preserved. When approached from the front and through the solid oak entrance door the property briefly comprises of a spacious dining room formally used as a lounge well-lit by the large window to the front elevation, also at the front of the house is a cosy snug previously used as a family dining room. To the rear of the house is a family Kitchen/Diner modernised in a traditional style, the kitchen has Iroko work surfaces, a central island with granite work surfaces, sink drainer with mixer tap, electric Everhot with hotplate, plate warmer, three ovens and electric induction hob. Integral dishwasher, fridge and a stable door to the rear courtyard leading to the garden. There is a utility room plumbed for washer, dryer and with space for fridge freezer Belfast sink with mixer tap and a door leading to a walk in larder/store with fitted the original slate shelving. In the rear hallway is a WC and a larger than average space under the stairs providing plenty of extra storage and doubling up as a boot room.
To the first floor there are three double bedrooms including large master bedroom with ensuite shower room, the remaining two bedrooms are doubles of a generous size and they are served by a house bathroom with a three piece bathroom suite and large storage cupboard. To the second floor from a central hallway there are three further rooms two of which have ensuite shower room facilities. The third room is large with feature beams and purlins this could be could be a large bedroom and has previously been used as a living room and playroom.

Externally the property is surrounded by private walled gardens, to the front there is a well-stocked rose garden with lawned area, established borders and formal box hedging, to the rear there is a stone flagged patio area with a gate leading to the orchard and enclosed vegetable garden, there is plenty of seating space. To the side of the house is a decked area with an enclosed and sheltered space for entertaining guests with a fitted stone pizza oven, electric wall heaters and solid top bench this is a great addition to the garden.

Beyond the ample parking area there is a superb English Heritage Oak framed building with double garage doors allowing vehicle access, work benches, ceiling lights, central heating radiator. This space could easily be converted to stables or car ports and there is separate access to the first floor via an external staircase.

Adjacent to the main house, there is a stone built coach house which has been converted to a high standard to provide additional accommodation. Completely separate to the main house, with its own drive way and parking for 2 cars, this extra space is ideal for a teenager or granny annexe, home office area or studio and is currently let on an assured shorthold tenancy. This property briefly comprises fully equipped Kitchen, Lounge with wood burner and patio door to rear garden and stairs to first floor. Landing, Two bedrooms and house bathroom with three piece suite and shower over the bath. To the rear of the property is an enclosed, stone flagged patio area and parking for multiple cars.

There is approximately three acres of land to the rear of the property which is available to buy with the house if desired.

The cottage has been let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy basis for a period of 8 years at a rent of £825 per calendar month.

The picturesque hamlet of Bashall Eaves is situated in the heart of the Ribble Valley and is 4.3 miles from Clitheroe and has a public house, The Red Pump Inn, in its centre which is popular within the local community. The property is also 2 miles from the desirable village of Waddington with its well frequented 3 public houses. The area is set in the shadow of the famous Pendle Hill and Stonyhurst College. The area is said to have inspired J.R.R Tolkien for the creation of middle earth and the author spent a considerable amount of time at Stonyhurst College working on The Lord of the Rings during the Second World War.

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 Holmes Mill /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 5 miles / Skipton
22 miles / Leeds 42 miles / Manchester 49 miles / Leeds Bradford Airport 35 miles / Manchester International Airport 46 miles/ Kendal and the Lake District 60 miles. M6 North and South 15 miles.
Schools locally have an excellent reputation and there is a wide variety of both state run and independent to choose from. There are numerous village primary schools, two secondary schools, as well as highly regarded public schools including Stonyhurst, Oakhill College and Moorlands.

Clitheroe has a medical centre, swimming pool, library, golf club and a wide range of recreational facilities with lovely open countryside in the Ribble Valley, Yorkshire Dales and West Coast on the doorstep.

From the Red Pump public house take the first right hand turn sign posted training centre, carry on along the lane to the "T" junction and bear right. Continue down the lane and take the first available left hand turn to Clough bottom. On entering the courtyard the property is on the left hand side.

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