Nestled close to the reservoir and blanketed by fields and woodland copses, tucked off a country lane, discover Meadow Barn.
Lovingly renovated from its function as a farm building in 1997, Meadow Barn has been given a new lease of life.
Brimming with original, period features, this hidden gem is a rare jewel in the Chorley property market. Note the original date plaque ‘1683’ which provides a glimpse of this home’s rich heritage.
Private and not overlooked, with a garden that wraps around three sides. Meadow Barn has all the tranquillity and seclusion of a detached home.
Open the glass-panelled front door and step through into the welcoming porch, taking note of the elegant corniced ceiling overhead, which continues through into the hall beyond.
A further glazed door opens up into a bright entrance hall. A symphony of natural materials - oak flooring excludes warmth. Ahead, a handcrafted staircase rises up to the bedrooms above.
Beneath the stairs, find a handy storage space and boiler room containing gas central heating boiler with storage.
Cloakroom featuring all white WC, wash basin within vanity unit,ceiling spotlights with cornicing.
Cosy Snug set with a timber beam above a fire surround backed by a feature window.
To the left sits an open-plan dining-living room with oak beams and cornice work. Ahead the windows and French window draw in daylight and frame views out to the courtyard.
Steps lead up to the lounge level with oak beam with detailed cornicing.
Centre-stage is an elaborately carved fireplace, in which an impressive remote controlled coal and log effect gas fire sits upon a stone hearth.
Recessed alcoves either side of chimney breast are ideal for illuminating by lamplight.
Light fills the room through two large windows, overlooking the courtyard with views of the garden.
In keeping with its rural setting the kitchen features an array of bespoke pine cupboards fitted with richly toned granite worktops.
In-built appliances include a cream double gas Rangemaster oven, dishwasher and larder fridge.
Within the central island there is a built in wine rack, shelving for cookery books and storage. The flooring is terracotta.
On the left of the kitchen there is room for dining and other furniture with French doors leading to courtyard to enjoy outside eating.
Next is the utility room with a stable-door leading outside Belfast sink and storage cupboards. Plumbing for washing machine and outlet for dryer with room for freezer. Attached to the utility room is a workshop.
The double garage has been converted offering endless possibilities with its own entrance, suitable for home working.
Also a store room with power and light.
Back to the Entrance hall, take the staircase up, emerging onto a spacious landing where attractive cornice and beams feature. There’s also a useful mirrored storage cupboard.
Step into the master bedroom with stunning views looking out over the garden and fields.
Through the door to the left is the bathroom with bespoke furniture with white sink and granite top, the bath set also in granite, bidet, WC, shower and useful bespoke cupboards.
Step up to bedroom with feature cornice.
The guest bedroom featuring a selection of built in wardrobes with plenty of light from several windows with lovely views, archway leads to en-suite shower room.
Third bedroom currently houses twin beds whilst bedroom four serves as a study, but could comfortably accommodate a double bed.
Both bedrooms share a family shower room fitted with white sanitary ware including WC, shower and was basin set within its own vanity unit.
Wrapping around the home are three sides, of garden rooms with courtyard, lawns, boards of shrubs and trees where views of Rivington and fields of grazing cows can be admired.
Out and about
Unrivalled in its countryside location, walks abound from the doorstep of Meadow Barn.
Only a stone’s throw from Lower Rivington Reservoir, follow the web of paths and trails that run along its eastern shores.
Rivington is home to some of the best walks in the region: meander around Rivington Terraced Gardens; ascend Rivington Pike for incredible panoramic views of the region; dine and shop at Rivington Hall Barn or test your head for heights in the treetops of the Go Ape adventure course.
Along the western bank, the Anderton Centre offers a range of activities both on land and in the water, such as canoeing and sailing.
Walk around the scaled-replica ruins of Liverpool Castle in Lever Park; there is simply so much to explore, so close to home.
So serene and secluded, yet so close to all the amenities you need; for supermarkets and retail therapy, Middlebrook, Horwich, Adlington and Chorley are all nearby, whilst the Trafford Centre is roughly 30 minutes’ drive away.
For families, there are a number of primary schools within a five-minute drive whilst the renowned Bolton School and local Rivington High School are also close by. Treat them to a trip to Fredericks award winning luxury ice cream shop just a short drive away up the A6.
Dine out at one of a number of nearby restaurants such as Luciano’s at the Millstone; only a ten-minute walk from the doorstep.
Take a trip to the local golf courses at Duxbury Park in Chorley or Old Links in Bolton.
Meadow Barn is a hidden gem: warm, welcoming and brimming with traditional features whilst embracing contemporary open-plan living.
With exceptional country views in an unrivalled location – book your viewing today to see its beauty for yourself.