Surrounded by a patchwork of fields, discover peaceful Hill Cottage tucked behind an electric gate along a quiet country lane.
Parking is available for several cars in a walled area before you arrive at the cottage.
Take the stone steps up, past the slate sign engraved ‘Hill Cottage’, through the gate before arriving at the racing green front door.
A warm welcome it is, with underfloor heating emanating from the tiles underfoot upon arrival into the light-filled study. Sense the warm and cosy country feel instantly.
Deep-set windows surround, delivering light through; ahead discover space for a large desk beneath the sloped ceiling.
Further heat is circulated from the cream-toned, cast-iron style radiator, complementing the traditional features such as chair-rail and tall built-in storage cupboard.
To the right, a guest WC is handy for freshening up, before taking the oak door to the right and into the living room.
Bright, spacious and brimming in light from the inset spotlighting above and the collection of windows, recently replaced with PVC double glazing.
Gleaming beneath this flow of light, pine-toned wooden flooring extends right through to the dining room to which it connects.
Inviting, cosy and spacious all at once, central to the sitting room scene is an original stone fireplace, impressively-sized and fitted with a multi-fuel stove.
Deep-set windows frame views out to the garden and countryside beyond.
Snuggle down on the sofa in front of the crackling fire during the winter months, sensing the robustness of the stone walls surrounding you.
Draw back the curtain and step through to the dining room where a contemporary trio of pendant lights showcases the table beneath.
Decorated in a soft sage-grey, there is ample space here for a farmhouse-style sideboard. A lattice-leaded side window and large French doors to the rear fill the space with light.
Spend summertime dining outdoors on the patio, surrounded by lush greenery and birdsong…
An oak door opens to a utility, to the rear of the dining room, featuring plumbing for a washer-dryer.
Sneak a peek through the door to the right, where a country-kitchen emanates warmth, welcome and hospitality.
Tiled in Victorian black and white, with an array of fitted-cream units, this pristine Diane Berry kitchen is the embodiment of countryside elegance.
Integrated appliances include dishwasher and fridge with an atmospheric electric Aga with six-burner gas hob.
Before the diamond-lattice window, a large Belfast sink is set; all gleaming beneath inset spotlighting.
From the dining room, discover the carpeted staircase, leading up to the first floor, illuminated from above by a cascading crystal chandelier.
Evocative of a five-star spa hotel, the luxurious family bathroom lies directly ahead.
Fully-tiled in buff-tones throughout, step into the separate wet-room style, shower fitted with Hansgrohe rainfall shower side attachment.
Set beneath the largest Velux window, a freestanding tub is bathed in light, with additional spotlighting sprinkled around the sloped ceiling.
Sink into a bubble bath and gaze up at the verdant tree line, or the starlight of the velvety-black night sky. No light pollution to disrupt your stargazing here…
Underfloor heating keeps your toes toasty warm, whilst a heated rail extends the same courtesy to your towels, providing a luxurious and utterly indulgent bathing experience.
Built-in speakers in the ceiling allow you to choose the perfect soundtrack for your evening of pampering. A WC and wash basin also feature in this stylish bathroom.
Dressed in a carpet of plush grey, with nude walls, the second bedroom located to the right of the bathroom, is bright and welcoming, with windows to two walls. Further daylight flows in through the Velux window above.
Opulent chandelier lighting is a theme throughout the recently-redecorated rooms at Hill Cottage, adding flair. An original cast iron fireplace imbues warmth and character.
Opposite, bedroom three offers a cosy nursery or quaint single guest bedroom, decorated in John Lewis Mr Fox wallpaper. Through the window spy the refreshing uninterrupted green of the garden and countryside beyond.
Escape to your own serene sanctuary, in the master bedroom of Hill Cottage…
So spacious and suffused in light courtesy of the skylights, high ceilings and selection of feature light fittings, this room exudes warmth and relaxation.
Sneak a peek through to the walk-in wardrobe filled with fitted storage, hanging rails and shelving, and filled with light courtesy of the amply-sized window.
Tantalisingly glimpsed from so many windows at Hill Cottage, it’s time to explore the private, west-facing garden.
In the summertime, mingle with family and friends over a barbecue on the patio soaking up the stunning countryside views.
Secure, private and with spectacular views of the surrounding countryside, explore the different ‘rooms’ within this well-sized garden.
From the front, follow the gravel path around to an impeccably manicured lawn where steps lead to a second patio, perfect for barbecues.
Peep through to the timber garage, currently used for storage but spacious enough to store a small car in, should you desire.
Out and about
So peacefully private, Hill Cottage enjoys all the benefits of its rural surroundings, with the bonus of being only a stone’s throw from civilisation.
Roam the fields and footpaths surrounding Hill Cottage; such an idyllic location for dog owners or families with adventurous children.
Children are also served by a number of excellent educational establishments, including Canon Slade and nearby Turton High School and also the private Bolton Grammar School nearby.
Country living takes a contemporary slant here, with a number of delightful local restaurants on hand for when you’re craving the bright lights.
Dine out at Roka for a Mediterranean feast, or enjoy an eclectic sampling of seafood at Harwood’s Baci (Italian for ‘kisses), serving weekly specials of shark steak pasta and stuffed baby calamari.
For night life and live entertainment, head to Crofters, which offers a late bar.
Nearby amenities include a local Morrisons, convenience store, Post Office, hairdressers and chiropodist.
For all the delights of village life, surrounded by countryside yet so accessible to civilisation, Hill Cottage is a hard-to-come-by home filled with rustic character and contemporary conveniences.
Book your viewing today to discover more.