The Old Coach House, Wiswell Lane, Whalley, Clitheroe, BB7
A truly rare opportunity to acquire a spacious single storey property in a private, secure gated community a stones throw from Whalley village centre. No.1 The Old Coach House was thoughtfully designed with spacious living accommodation, two en suite double bedrooms, central dining hallway and sun room overlooking private garden. In addition there is a double garage and parking. Inspection is advised.
Number 1 The Old Coach House is affords the opportunity to purchase a spacious single storey dwelling in a private and exclusive location close to the centre of Whalley. The property is one of four houses which occupy the site of the former Coach house to Bramley Meade Hall a private house with which it shares a driveway, it is part of a private and secure gated community.
Internally the property is spacious with good natural light and is accessed from a private driveway/parking area down a short path to the front door. Upon entry there is a inner porch and useful coat hanging area giving access to a separate W.C. cloakroom. From the entrance there is access to the dining area / central hallway, a well lit spacious area providing access to the remainder of the dwelling. Off the dining area is the kitchen, fitted out in a traditional shaker style of its day but with ample storage and an ergonomic design. The conservatory is accessed through the kitchen and the dining hall and provides pleasant views to the garden area.
Down the central hallway is a study recently refit with Neville Johnson furniture, it has pleasant views towards Oakhill. There is a useful utility room and a living room of very generous proportions with stone Minster fireplace and inset gas fire, large picture windows and ample space for entertaining.
There are two double bedrooms in the property, both are en suite and finished to a high standard the main being finished with Mills & Scott furniture in the bedroom and the en suite. Both have a power shower.
Externally there is a pleasant garden which is not overlooked and contains mature plants shrubs and trees and a central lawn, the garden has different sitting out areas to make the most of the time of day. At the end of the garden is a double garage with fitted storage shelving, pedestrian door to the garden and electric up and over doors to the driveway.
The property is leasehold on a 999 year lease commencing on the 21 October 1994 with 974 years remaining. There is a service charge of £500 per annum to cater for the maintenance and lighting of common areas. There is a covenant restricting the ownership of any pets at this property and the adjoining properties in the development..
The picturesque village of Whalley is widely renowned for being one of the most desirable places to live in Ribble Valley. The village has three public houses all popular within the local community, a fantastic wine shop, wine bars and individual shops and hairdressers. There is a primary school and Post Office medical centre and Co-Op. There are excellent leisure amenities such as sports fields and children's playgrounds as well as cafés located in the village centre.
The nearby market town of Clitheroe is well place 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 5 miles / Skipton 22 miles / Leeds 47 miles / Manchester 29 miles / Leeds Bradford Airport 39 miles / Manchester International Airport 42 miles/ Kendal and the Lake District 60 miles. M6 North and South 11 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.
- Superb location close to Whalley Village centre with all its amenities.
- Very private and located in a small gated development.
- Superb and well though out living accomodation.
- 2 Bedrooms both ensuite.
- Private walled gardens with sitting out areas.
- Double garage and parking.
- Excellent transport links close by.