Inglewhite is located on the edge of the Ribble Valley, only 7 miles from the Market Town of Garstang and 5 miles from Longridge, both with a range of amenities including primary schools and secondary schools. The City of Preston is approximately 7.5 miles from the property. The Barn has easy access to the main road networks including the M6 making it perfect for commuters. Slightly further afield are the country towns of Clitheroe and Whalley with Beacon Fell Country Park within a 10 minute drive. The front door is in a featured glass screen on the elevation to Silk Mill Lane and opens into an entrance hall with stone floor with doors to the main entertaining rooms. Off the entrance hall is a cloakroom with WC and basin. A three flight staircase leads to the first floor galleried landing. The main lounge is accessed from the entrance hall, dining room or orangery making it ideal for entertaining. There are also glass doors to the enclosed courtyard area. This room has a feature coal effect fire in an attractive stone fire place. The formal dining room has a built-in display cabinet with glazed doors and cupboard below. Double doors in a feature brick archway give access to the lounge. A second lounge, off the entrance hall with a floor to ceiling window looking on to The Green and further towards Beacon Fell. Glazed double doors to the kitchen. (This room could also be used as the dining room, a breakfast room, study, games room etc)
The kitchen, which has a country style feel and is fitted with a range of cream wall and base mounted units with granite work surfaces. Integrated appliances include, two electric ovens, induction hob with extractor over, microwave, two fridges, two freezers and a dishwasher. The spacious large utility room is also accessed from the orangery with cream base mounted units, solid wood work surfaces and a point for a washing machine. This room is perfect for coming in from gardening or the outdoors with stone floors and plenty of space for coats, boots and wellies.
From the kitchen there are doors to the orangery which has exposed stone walls on three elevations with a fourth elevation of windows on to the court yard. Within the orangery is a dual fuel wood burning stove and stone steps to the study.
The five double bedrooms are off the galleried landing. The master suite is a large double bedroom with an exposed beam. Adjoining the master bedroom is a dressing room with built in drawers and cupboards. Off the dressing room is a shower room with shower cubicle, bidet, WC, wash hand basin, cupboards, and drawers and mirror above. The family bathroom has a jacuzzi bath, bidet, WC, shower cubicle and twin wash hand basins.
Outside The Barn there is extensive parking and a double garage with up and over doors. A third garage is currently used as a gymnasium. The garage is surmounted by a clock tower. The magnificent gardens are divided into separate areas each with their own individual features. Together the whole makes a wonderful flowing garden. There are two lily ponds and a third pond at the head of the river bed. There are numerous seating areas, one being elevated with extensive views over the surrounding countryside. The sunken octagonal summer house with cupola is surrounded by a patio with stone flags. The summer house has a kitchen area, shower and WC within the main structure. This garden has been open to the public on numerous occasions for fund raising events.
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