** WOW! IF YOU WANT A SPECTACULAR PROPERTY WITH BREATHTAKING VIEWS THEN LOOK NO FURTHER **
Situated in an amazing elevated position and appreciating breath-taking panoramic views extending from Snowdonia to the Lake District and across some of Lancashires most stunning countryside to the Irish Sea, Briars Barn is a spectacular detached stone barn conversion of the highest calibre, finished to exacting specifications, providing a fabulous and comfortable family home in one of Chorleys most sought-after settings. With copious well maintained private grounds of approx 10 acres, plus 6 stables and tack room, suited to those seeking equestrian facilities and land. This substantial residence is blessed with an abundance of original character features, coupled with a quality modern finish. The spacious accommodation comprises a reception hall, large lounge with wood burner, formal dining room, family room, fantastic open plan living kitchen, utility room, laundry, cloaks/wc, six good sized double bedrooms (master with en-suite), family bathroom, separate shower room and walk in wet room. A generous driveway, courtyard, double garage, well stocked and maintained formal gardens, set to a backdrop of amazing views which reach as far as the Lake District on clear days. This truly amazing home must be viewed to fully appreciate the size, setting and finer features on offer.
The property is accessed via an imposing reception hall with character features, with stairs rising to the first floor and doors leading to the ground floor accommodation. The large principal lounge has a wood-burning stove, two sets of French doors to the gardens and a fabulous stone-seated bay window that takes in the spectacular views. The formal dining room exudes warmth and features a stunning Italian stone arch. The separate family room is light and airy, being well proportioned and provides fabulous additional reception space. The house benefits from the installation of a Sonos sound system that allows music to be played across eight zones.
Living Kitchen & Utility
The hub of the house is the living kitchen which features good-sized areas for cooking and dining/relaxing alike. This large open-plan space is ideally suited for modern family living with the kitchen area being fitted with an extensive range of wall and base units, complemented by a variety of integrated appliances and an Aga. The dining and living area has bi-fold doors that fully open, bringing the garden and views into the kitchen, ideal for alfresco entertaining. A generously-sized utility room and further separate laundry offer yet more useful storage space.
The fantastic master suite comprises a large double bedroom which has dual-aspect windows, ideal for taking in the stunning views, along with a spacious luxury en-suite bathroom.
There are five further good-sized double bedrooms which are blessed with an abundance of light and have their own style and character.
Cloaks, Family Bathroom, Shower Room & Wet Room
Located off the reception hall, a large cloakroom/WC ideally services the ground floor accommodation and boasts Versace tiling. A luxurious family bathroom can be found off the galleried landing which features a splendid two-person Jacuzzi bath, wash basin and WC along with a separate three-piece shower room while an additional walk-in wet room with multi-jet body shower completes the first floor bathroom facilities.
Parking & Gardens
A large driveway with double wrought iron gates leads to the enclosed courtyard which, along with a generous substantial double garage, provides extensive secure parking arrangements. The property is situated within a generous plot and has beautiful well stocked and maintained gardens to four sides which are a joy to behold, being private and not overlooked and must be seen to be fully appreciated. The main gardens benefit from the Sonos sound system, ideal for outdoor living. The gardens appreciate simply breathtaking views over awe-inspiring countryside. With a clear and open aspect, the views extend as far as Snowdonia and the Lake District on a clear day and provide an unrivalled panoramic setting over Lancashire that takes in views across Preston, Blackpool Tower and the Fylde coast and towards the Irish Sea with changing moods through the seasons.
Land & Stables
The property features approximately 10 acres of grazing fields. There are also equestrian facilities including a powered detached stable block, containing 6 stables, open tack room and menage.