Dating back to the 17th Century, and forming part of an original farm, Sharps Barn is probably one of the most charismatic and landmark properties in the popular village of Appley Bridge. Originally forming part of a traditional farm, this beautiful conversion, is now an enviable family home, brimming with character and backing on to ancient woodland. The stone-built property has a handsome double fronted chocolate box exterior, facing a huge outside courtyard and overlooking the adjacent gardens. Situated in one of West Lancashire’s most desirable villages, with excellent motorway access and it’s own train station, sought after schools and village shops. Living in Appley Bridge really is quite a delight!
The property is approached via electric double wrought iron gates leading to a sympathetic large York stone and cobbled courtyard offering excellent parking and also access to a covered car port. The gardens stretch out beyond. The internal outdoor accommodation provides an impressive floor plan extending to approximately 1566 sq ft arranged over two floors. The property is accessed via an attractive porch, with space for boots and directly into the main lounge, and also to the ground floor cloakroom. The impressive lounge features an attractive electric Dimplex Optymist stove, placed on a tiled hearth with beam mantle and also incorporates the staircase to the first floor. The second reception room is equally generous in its proportions, with double aspects and a large walk-in storage cupboard. The real heart of the home is a traditional farmhouse kitchen, with Velux roof lights, direct access into the garden and a stunning range cooker. The perfect space for the family to gather, dine and enjoy a warm welcome. Complementary wall and floor tiling and a beamed ceiling enhance this beautiful room. Integrated appliances, a Belfast sink and granite worksurfaces also compliment this amazing room. The first floor features three excellent double bedrooms arranged around a double turn staircase with original exposed beams around a vaulted ceiling which contribute to the barns character, and leading to all of the bedrooms. The master is light and airy with original exposed beams and a vaulted ceiling, offering lots of space and with easy access into the property's family bathroom which is complete with a beautiful and stylish period suite. Comprising of a large corner jetted shower cubicle, roll top bath, double vanity units and w.c. This large bathroom is also finished with complementary tiling. The two further double bedrooms are situated on the other side of the landing and also features low level windows and vaulted ceilings.
Externally, Sharps Barn features an equally impressive garden. This quiet, tranquil plot has been beautifully landscaped, borders a local ancient woodland with access from the garden and down to a trickling brook. There are raised well stocked flower beds, mature trees, lawns, dining and outdoor patios and storage sheds to fully utilise the outdoor space. There is even a decked terrace overlooking the woodland to fully enjoy this delightful garden, perfect for evening drinks on the terrace.
Appley Bridge is a short stroll, with it’s range of shops and facilities, sought after schools, beautiful countryside walks and glens and yet within a five minute drive of the convenient motorway access.
Viewings of this quite charming home are now invited.