Dream Properties - Rimington, near Clitheroe


This 18th century stone property is in the heart of the Ribble Valley with beautiful views of Pendle Hill

Where: Rimington, near Clitheroe

What: A fine Grade II listed country house believed to date from 1750 or earlier. The main house, under a stone roof, extends to over 6,000 sq ft.Extensions and refurbishments have been carried out in sympathy with the original property to create a fabulous contemporary family home in a sought after rural setting with views to Pendle Hill.

Inside: There are two principal entrances to the house, one to the mainreception hall and the one the family uses beyond a beautiful side porch. It opens to the stone floored side entrance hall with delightful curved stone walls and a window seat. The hall curves around to the right 87and a pantry room lies just before the breakfast kitchen. This has an oak door and stone floors. The living/dining kitchen is an exceptional area with bespoke sycamore carved furniture and a vaulted ceiling with exposed oak trusses.

The family room has wood a burning stove, lovely stone floors and oak beamed and strapped ceilings and an oak staircase leading up to a first floor office. The main section of the house has a dining hall with a huge stone fireplace, limestone floors and an oak staircase. Beyond this is thedrawing room, again with stone floors and a majestic stone fireplace, a beamed ceiling and a double aspect with four panel arched oak windows providing views towards Pendle Hill. The sitting room alsohas a double aspect, beamed ceiling, library shelving and a stone fireplace. There is a games room/gym and cinema room with an integrated sound system with automated blinds and lighting. The master bedroom suite includes two dressing rooms and a well appointed contemporary bathroom with a shower. There are four further bedrooms, two with built in wardrobes, a family bathroom and a family shower room.

Outside: The gardens are captivating and include a walled garden and orchard.The paddocks and gardens extend in all to about 7.5 acres.

Price: on application

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Contact: Elizabeth Hall Country Houses Bureau Tel 01200 440988www.countryhousesbureau.co.uk

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