Searching for a slice of country life?
Accessibly rural, rustically modern…opposites attract at Number Three, Moss Hall Farm Cottage, on Plodder Lane.
Discover the small hamlet of farm buildings tucked back from the main road along a single-track lane.
A working farm until only 20 years ago, Number Three, Moss Hall Farm Cottage was part of the original farmhouse, retaining a warm, traditional feel whilst enjoying the very best in contemporary conveniences.
Finished to an immaculate standard, Number Three, Moss Hall Farm Cottage is a warm and welcoming home, with space for a family to grow…
Park up on the ample driveway, where there is room for several cars before the large, detached, red-brick double garage.
A Victorian streetlamp outside adds an air of happy nostalgia to this picture of a traditional red-brick farm cottage.
Take the path through the neat thatch front lawn and open the front door. Leave your coat and shoes in the handy porch before continuing through the inner door.
Emerging into the lavishly-sized living room, classic country meets cheerful contemporary. A feature wall of oversized daisy-style florals in heritage tones is the perfect accompaniment to the recently-fitted, limed oak, parquet flooring; creating cosiness within the vast space.
Feature cushions on the large sofas pick out the tones in the walls, for added ambience.
Glazed internal doors and front and rear facing windows with complementary toned blinds draw the light through, creating a bright and inviting living area.
Snuggle up in front of the television, with the stove lit and crackling, set within its stone fireplace atop a slate hearth. Where better to retreat to on those wild winter evenings?
Embodying contemporary flair, clad in black tiling underfoot, the dining room is accessed through two separate doors in the living room.
Grand and homely at once, this is the perfect entertaining room, located centrally between the main lounge and kitchen.
Monochromatic wallpaper decorates feature walls, illuminated beneath the inset spotlighting, with crisp white paint signalling the staircase and inner hall area, leading to an external side door and downstairs WC.
Fully tiled and fitted with the same Villeroy & Boch sanitaryware and Keuco accessories as the main upstairs bathrooms at Number Three, Moss Hall Farm Cottage, no expense has been spared in creating luxury rooms of refreshment.
French doors to the rear open out to the garden, allowing for free-flowing dining indoors and out during the clement summer months.
Follow your nose through to the chicly modern family kitchen; a chef’s dream, fitted with an array of time-saving culinary appliances.
Sleekly tiled in gleaming black tiles, with an iridescent flair, a splash of ochre and grey embellishes the room in the cushions and trio of upholstered breakfast bar stools nestled at the central island.
A spacious and flowing area in which to slice, dice and sauté, glide from walnut unit to unit, selecting from the plentiful storage cupboards available. Finished in subtle matt grey gloss accent, this kitchen is as stylish as it is functional.
Modern in-built appliances include a bank of waist-height Neff electric ovens and coffee maker, fridge-freezer and dishwasher.
Stealing the scene is a feature Elica Star extractor fan, its glittering constellation of cascading glass prisms reflecting light with elegance throughout the room.
Beneath the designer extractor, a gas hob is inset into the central island, which also contains a plethora of cupboards and drawers.
Warmth permeates the room from the designer vertical, anthracite grey radiator. A corner sofa nestled beneath two windows is ideal for relaxing whilst awaiting dinner: the ultimate social kitchen where families can be together even during the busiest of days.
Double doors lead outdoors, allowing for an easy flow through to the garden and back into the dining room during summer soirees.
Take the black and white patterned, carpeted stairs up to the first floor where directly opposite lies the family bathroom. Fully tiled in greige, with a feature panel above the bath, this bathroom represents sheer luxury.
Sink back into the deep tub and catch up on your favourite Netflix series courtesy of the built-in television.
Featuring Villeroy and Boch fittings and Keuco accessories, this sumptuous bathroom is also warmed by underfloor heating, ensuring toasty warm toes, even on the crispest of winter mornings.
Turning right at the top of the stairs, sneak a peek at the large guest bedroom, the first of five bedrooms at Number Three, Moss Hall Farm Cottage.
Clad in plush turquoise carpet, this bedroom embodies its own personal style, just like all the dream dens at Number Three, Moss Hall Farm Cottage.
Light and bright, located at the front of the house, tall, walnut wardrobes are fitted in one corner, providing plentiful storage. Overhead, a colourful chandelier adds playful illumination.
Exuding Orla Kiely timeless design, is bedroom four, located next door to the second bedroom, peacefully set overlooking the rear garden.
Though the daintiest bedroom in size order, this guest single is packed with style – and storage, with pale oak-toned wardrobes.
To the left of the stairs, regally dressed in red carpet, pale grey walls and glossy anthracite grey fitted wardrobes is another large, double bedroom. Spotlit and bright, looking out to the front, this makes a welcoming bedroom for any child.
Serving as a peaceful study, is the fifth bedroom, with charcoal toned carpet and eclectic floral wallpaper. A substantially sized desk is set before the window which is fitted with blinds, in similar fashion to all the bedrooms.
For a master class in master suites, Number Three, Moss Hall Farm Cottage comes top. Tucked back, with its own balcony views of the acres of grounds, an ensuite and walk-in-wardrobe, this master bedroom is the ultimate restful retreat; your own sleep sanctuary.
Fall in love with the space, the full-length windows, and the reams of hanging and shelf space in the walnut built-in wardrobes of the opulent dressing room.
Sneak a peek through to the underfloor heated, Villeroy & Boch ensuite wet room. Fully tiled and with Jack ‘n’ Jill doors leading back to the main landing, refresh and relax in style.
The luxury continues outdoors; Number Three, Moss Hall Farm Cottage comes replete with its own, separately alarmed summer house with garden room. Installed just over two years ago, bifold doors with custom-fitted blinds open out onto decking and the lawn beyond.
Spotlit, clad in wood laminate with underfloor heating, it even has its own bar. Why go out, when you can stay in? The ultimate entertaining space.
Perfectly private and encompassing around 0.5 acres, the rolling lawns are adjacent to a magnificently manicured golf course, providing verdant views and creating an open, rural feel.
The cherry on the cake of this delectable home? Its spacious, handsome, detached double garage comes with planning permission to build a gym, or room for any other purpose, upstairs.
Out and about
Number Three, Moss Hall Farm Cottages feels a world away from the frantic pace of city life, tucked away in its own rural corner.
From the back garden, follow a footpath that wends its way to Cutacre Country Park. Perfect for romantic strolls, walking the dog or simply admiring the wildflowers and wading birds that thrive in this meadowland habitat.
Look out for warblers, linnets and rare willow tits flitting about the trees and pond-side vegetation.
Accessed by a single-track road, Number Three, Moss Hall Farm Cottage retains a rural feel whilst being only half a mile or so from the main road and its links to nearby areas. And when you run out of milk, there are shops and a post office just a mile away in either direction.
Explore the range of restaurants in Westhoughton and Horwich. For shopping and all things retail, head to nearby Middlebrook Retail Park – only two junctions up the M61, only moments’ drive away (though you’d never know).
Perfectly placed for families, there are several primary schools nearby, not forgetting Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ rated St James Secondary school.
For a home that can provide everything a family would want or need, with country views, contemporary touches and even its own personal outdoor bar, Number Three, Moss Hall Farm Cottage awaits.
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