Constructed in 1891, this substantial six double bedroom Victorian semi-detached property is located in a highly sought after Ribble Valley village.
Occupying a generous plot with large gardens to the front and rear, the property offers an exceptional family home retaining many original features, offering ample parking and unique detached stable block to the rear boundary with excellent potential also.
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Ivy Bank is a delightful family home steeped in history and character, many features maintained by its' current owners and significant improvements and extensions made over the years to present a truly enviable property to the market.
On entrance to the property there is a vestibule with interior door opening to a stylish entrance hall, with Lincrusta leading along the elevations to the stairs and traditional Victorian mosaic tiled floor. There is a spacious formal dining room with feature fireplace and good sized lounge with ornate cornice, fitted walnut cupboard and at its' focal point a recently installed wood burner. Double doors lead from the lounge to a conservatory enjoying views over the front garden and approach. There is also a downstairs W.C with two-piece Heritage suite as well as a separate study with original fireplace.
The breakfast room is a cosy family room and benefits from two large fitted pine cupboards as well as two walk-in storage areas, one beneath the stairs and another with serving hatch to the dining room. To the rear of the property there is a stunning dining kitchen extension very much centred around family living. There are custom made units fitted at base and eye level, solid granite worktops, integrated cooking appliances including double oven and five ring gas hob with extractor over and integrated dishwasher. There are original stone flags to the floor and uPVC French doors leading out to the patio. A separate utility houses the two central heating boilers, with plumbing for washing machine, vented for dryer, space for coats and boots and access to the rear garden also.
The stairs lead from the entrance hall to the spacious landing with pleasant views out over the rear garden and Wilpshire Golf Club. There are four large double bedrooms off the hallway, all with central heating radiators and uPVC double glazed windows. Two bedrooms on this floor benefit from fitted wardrobes, the master also with its own modern en-suite shower room. The family bathroom comprises three piece Heritage suite including original cast iron ball and claw bath, W.C, wash basin and towel radiator. Neighbouring the bathroom is a useful linen cupboard housing the water cylinder.
From the first floor stairs lead to a further two double bedrooms with space on the landing for a bookcase. There may be scope to further convert the attic space, which is currently used as storage and accessible from the first floor hallway, if desired.
Approaching the property there are mature trees and shrubs lining the tarmacadam driveway leading to the front entrance. The front garden is mostly laid to lawn with bedded areas and natural pond. There is gated access to the rear garden, with the driveway sweeping around the lawned garden and patio area towards the stable block. In the stable block there is an open storage space suitable for parking two vehicles, as well as gated entrance approached on original cobbles where there is a boot room, stable and storage above. This could be converted to an annexe/games areas subject to the relevant approval. The garden itself benefits from fruit trees including bramley apple, cherry and damson as well as rhubarb and currant bushes with additional vegetable patch and greenhouse adjacent to a second patio.
Wilpshire is a pleasant village within the Ribble Valley, benefitting from a superb array of primary and secondary schools locally and also falling within the catchment area for CRGS.
There a selection of amenities close by, with public transport route on the main road and Wilpshire Ramsgreave train station within walking distance of the property.
The position of the property is also ideally suited for access to major commuter routes including M6 and M65 motorway networks, with a convenient location for access to Blackburn, Clitheroe or Preston also.
Under the requirements of Section 21 of the Estate Agents Act 1979 we hereby declare that this property is being sold on behalf of a relative of a member of staff of Mortimers.
1.70m x 1.24m (5'7" x 4'1")
8.30m x 1.47m (27'3" x 4'10")
4.84m x 4.52m (15'11" x 14'10")
4.98m x 4.52m (16'4" x 14'10")
5.08m x 2.69m (16'8" x 8'10")
4.52m x 3.30m (14'10" x 10'10")
1.98m x 0.96m (6'6" x 3'2")
4.98m x 4.42m (16'4" x 14'6")
7.09m x 6.19m (23'3" x 20'4")
2.72m x 2.06m (8'11" x 6'9")
5.00m x 2.67m (16'5" x 8'9")
4.50m x 4.17m (14'9" x 13'8")
En-Suite Shower Room
2.16m x 1.78m (7'1" x 5'10")
4.97m x 3.40m (16'4" x 11'2")
4.52m x 3.33m (14'10" x 10'11")
3.40m x 2.08m (11'2" x 6'10")
4.88m x 2.92m (16'0" x 9'7")
4.65m x 2.82m (15'3" x 9'3")
To reach the property from our Blackburn office, continue towards Wilpshire along Whalley New Road into Whalley Road. At the traffic lights, continue straight and the property will be on your right hand side after Wilpshire Golf Club.