North Ridge is a beautiful, elegant, characterful historic property, believed to have been originally built in the late 1930’s, set within the Haigh Country Estate and offering a spacious family home. Lovingly cared for by the current owners and situated on the edge of this semi-rural area and green belt location, overlooking countryside and yet within walking distance of the many facilities the WN1 area has to offer, this beautiful property is an absolute treasure. The property rests on an extensive plot consisting of approximately an acre of established wraparound gardens, filled with mature and colourful planting.
The accommodation, which extends to approximately 3127 sq. ft briefly comprises of a covered entrance porch with an impressive solid front door, with tiled floor, leading into the beautiful original oak panelled reception hall. With a stunning returning original and carved staircase rising to the first floor and a large half landing window flooding the room with light. From the hallway there is access into the grand dining room, featuring double front facing windows and a traditional fireplace, an ideal room for entertaining guests. The main lounge with windows to all aspects extends the length of the home. is flooded with light and is an elegant room in which to enjoy the unrivalled location and the grounds beyond; centred around an impressive stone hearth. A further light, bright sitting room, warmed by a further fireplace and adjacent to the farmhouse kitchen, has direct access into the additional garden room via double doors and truly a room in which to admire the unique and exceptionally private location. The ground floor is completed with a cosy farmhouse kitchen featuring an extensive range of units and with contrasting worksurfaces and incorporating a sink, a Rangemaster range cooker, integrated fridge and freezer and dresser units. The room provides space for informal dining, and tiled flooring creating a warm and cosy space and there is further access into the cellar area which is ideal for larger storage and wine store and housing the laundry facilities and boiler. A handy ground floor cloakroom completes the ground floor.
The first floor reveals four excellent bedrooms and two bathrooms, and an additional shower, providing ample space to accommodate a family. Each of the bedrooms provides aspects either over the gardens and grounds or the pretty approach lane to the property. The master bedroom overlooks the front gardens and includes large built in wardrobes and access in to the large en suite with provides a bath with overhead shower, vanity wash hand basin, bidet and w.c. There is easy access into the family bathroom which includes a large walk in shower with glass screen, wash hand basin and w.c This room is completed with tasteful tiling. Bedrooms two and three also offer additional wardrobes or storage, whilst the final bedroom is currently fitted with study furniture.
Externally, the grounds and gardens are equally in keeping with the style and era of the beautiful home. The property is approached along a quiet country lane leading to the front of the home and the property is accessed via its own private tree lined driveway. Due to the properties elevated position a detached garage is situated at street level. The mature established gardens encompass the property and include a large stone patio to the side and rear of the home enjoying the beautiful views over the Douglas Valley. Creative planting and established trees compliment this lovely outdoor space. The property’s location is semi-rural, yet not isolated, as the home offers excellent access to shops, countryside walks, Haigh Country Estate and local facilities including Wigan Golf Club, just a short drive away. Beautiful countryside surrounds North Ridge, with views over its own gardens to the front and Haigh Estate to the rear.
Viewings of this delightful home, which is the perfect forever home are now welcomed.