Nook Farm represents a detached brick under slate built farmhouse (extended to the rear) set within the village of Hesketh Bank near Preston. The village contains a range of services including bank, restaurants, Booths supermarket and schooling facilities as well as superb scope for the equestrian enthusiast both semi-professional and family lifestyle user.
The balance between convenience and rural living is superb. The front of the house gives easy access to all of the aforementioned services whilst the rear has open rural views and provides the equestrian facilities which include stabling and an outdoor manege.
We are instructed to offer for sale Nook Farm House, equestrian facilities and land totalling 2.78 acres or thereabouts.
A tarmac driveway leads from the public highway through timber gates into a spacious gravel parking and turning area. There is also a large covered parking area that is part of the main barn.
Day to day access into the house is taken through the garden room with under floor heating and a pleasant outlook. This fits in exceptionally well with the farmhouse kitchen. There are a range of kitchen units and these are set around the feature Aga. There is also a 1 and ½ bowl porcelain sink unit, dishwasher and a range of timber work surfaces with granite insets. The utility room which is adjacent has a further stainless steel sink unit and drainer along with additional units and access through to the separate wc.
In terms of reception rooms the characterful lounge is set centrally with its stone feature fireplace and hearth along with living flame gas fire and large beams. The dining room has a further feature fireplace of timber construction with a door to the rear grounds and access to the under stairs cupboard whilst the study has a log burner set within a feature fireplace, two bespoke bookcases and a stone flagged floor. Each reception space has its own fantastic feel and character however they all fit well together within this lovely home.
To the first floor the large landing has access through to a storage cupboard.
The master bedroom suite has a vaulted ceiling with twin aspects and its own en-suite facility providing bath, shower, wc and pedestal basin. Of the remaining three bedrooms, all are doubles. Two of them have a range of bespoke wardrobes and one of these is currently utilised as a large dressing room. These three bedrooms share the family bathroom facility which comprises bath, wc and pedestal basin.
Attached to the house but accessed externally can be found:
The gardens to the house are spacious and have the benefit of a potential second access. This has not yet been constructed. The spacious grounds are laid predominately to lawn but with the benefit of a feature stone flagged pathway, raised beds and landscaped borders along with a central stone flagged patio. Directly to the rear of the property can be found further stone flag work and gravel surfaces. The side and front of the property are landscaped in a low maintenance manner.
The equestrian facilities are set within a large 4 bay barn which contains 3 loose boxes (12’ x 12’) and a covered working area within a timber framed ‘American Barn’ with concrete floor, power and water. To one end there is a feed storage are and the other is a pony box or separate rug room. The tack room is located in a brick build outbuilding attached to the main house. The building has been very well maintained and there is potential for expansion of equestrian facilities subject to gaining any necessary consent.
To the rear of the barn can be found the manege with beach sand surface and measuring approximately 40m x 20m, we are informed by the current vendors that the drainage is very good.
The grassland at Nook Farm has been well maintained and offers excellent grazing, all securely fenced with water accessible.
Spring Time Garden
Overall Nook Farm has a superb homely and relaxing feel. The entire property has been exceptionally well maintained.
Mains Water, Gas & Electricity.
Gas fired central heating.
Fibre Optic Broadband.
The agents have not had the opportunity to test these services and prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to their condition prior to exchange of contracts.
West Lancashire Borough County
Follow the A59 Liverpool Road into Hesketh Bank, on Hesketh Lane which leads onto Station Road. Turn left onto Chapel Road go through one roundabout, after half a mile, the property will be found on the left hand side with red brick walls leading up to large timber gates.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Jackson Equestrian on 01928 740555.
JACKSON PROPERTY for themselves and the vendors of the property, whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars, although believed to be correct, do not constitute any part of an offer of contract, that all statements contained in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility and are not to be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and that they do not make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property. An intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. The agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixture, fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order, or fit for their purpose, neither has the agent checked legal documents to verify the freehold/leasehold status of the property. The buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.