20 Long Meadow is a superb five bedroom detached house in a quiet and convenient location in Mellor Brook on the outskirts of Blackburn. This architect designed family home was constructed by the current owner with modern living in mind and is finished to a high standard throughout. Large hallway, superb award winning kitchen / dining room, utility room, 2 spacious reception rooms, large study, impressive solid Oak staircase with hand turned spindles. Five double bedrooms, five bathrooms two of which are wet rooms, all finished to a high standard. Double garage and electric gated driveway with parking for several vehicles. Private landscaped gardens and terrace.
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Located in the village of Mellor Brook, a small village in the Ribble Valley with excellent commuter links to Preston and Blackburn and on the doorstep of the popular market town of Clitheroe 20 Long Meadow is a superb family home ideally located for schools, commuting and local amenities.
Architect designed and constructed in 2000 to a very high standard this property is the epitome of modern living.
Approached through a secure gated driveway with ample parking for approximately 12 cars the property is accessed through double UPVC entrance doors to an entrance porch leading to an impressive well-lit hallway with feature central staircase leading to the first floor. The hallway provides access to all the ground floor rooms and runs centrally through the house. The main kitchen / dining area is modern and was award winning in design, the kitchen units are high quality units with integrated Neff appliances, there is a central island unit with induction hob and remote extractor. There is a walk in pantry and separate dining area overlooking the rear garden terrace. To the rear of the property is a large utility room, second ground floor WC and internal access to the double garage. Off the kitchen is the lounge a generous second reception room which has a connecting door to the hallway. The main sitting room has a contemporary log burning stove and is dual aspect and overlooks the garden and the driveway in addition on the ground floor there is a separate study with fitted furniture and a separate W.C. / cloakroom.
In the main sitting room there is a recessed surround sound system in the walls and ceiling, this system is also in the living room and kitchen there are also external speakers on the rear terrace.
To the first floor there is a spacious landing which shows the feature staircase and impressive solid Oak bannister. Off the landing is a beautifully finished house bathroom with walk in shower and modern bathroom suite. There are five double bedrooms, four of which are en suite with modern shower facilities. The principal bedroom is spacious and has fitted wardrobes and furniture as well as a pleasant view to the front garden. There is a contemporary en suite wet room. From the landing there is also access to the loft via a loft ladder.
Externally there is a substantial driveway providing access to the large double garage and extensive parking area. To the rear of the property there is a flagged patio with steps down to a lawned garden surrounded by mature hedges. To the side of the property there are raised beds and a vegetable garden as well as a large timber storage shed and greenhouse. To the front of the house next to the garage is an electric car charging point.
The nearby market town of Clitheroe is well placed for commuting offering excellent 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, Whalley 7 miles / Clitheroe 10 miles / Manchester 36 miles / Leeds Bradford Airport 38 miles / Manchester International Airport 41 miles/ Kendal and the Lake District 58 miles. M6 North and South 4.5 miles. Preston railway station with the West Coast line to Euston (2.08Mins) 8 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 and secondary schools, as well as highly regarded public schools including Stonyhurst, Oakhill College, Moorland and Westholme and QEGS in Blackburn.
Nearby there are numerous medical centres, swimming pools, libraries, golf clubs and a wide range of recreational facilities with lovely open countryside. The Ribble Valley, Yorkshire Dales and West Coast are on the doorstep.
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