Isherwood Fold House, Edgworth, Bolton 5 bedroom house For Sale in Bolton
5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms.
Prepare to Fall in Love...Just a hop, skip and a jump away from the vibrancy and buzz of Edgworth s village life, Isherwood Fold House is waiting in the countryside to welcome you through its doors. Prominently standing out from the crowd, this imposing Grade ll listed 1700 s farmhouse reminds us of the solid foundations and values set by our early Georgian ancestors. With its charming sandstone façade, matched only by the heart-warming character of its rustic beams, huge stone fireplaces and elegant shuttered windows to name but a few are you ready to take your place in history?
Open up the olive green gates to allow your cars in for the night, the gates mirroring the heritage green front door and the stylish shabby chic interior waiting within. The church style door is dressed with a central brass knob, coupled with the knocker and letter plate it embodies an impressive period elegance. Turn the key and inside you go... there s no going back now...
Enthral your GuestsThere is no saving the best til last in this home; every room is a rich tapestry waiting to reveal its charm. Ahead, catch an enticing glimpse of light spilling down the sisal coated stairs with underneath storage, but for now, lift the latch to discover luxurious living in your cosy yet imposing lounge. Take in the array of original features before you. Rustic beams span the ceiling, illuminated by three chandeliers. Centre stage, an impressive chimney breast surmounted by a solid wood lintel houses your open fire, just ready for snuggled up evenings in front of the tele with a bottle of red!
Decadent DiningJust across the landing, discover your shabby chic white & bright dining room. Oh so elegant with its painted floor and woodwork, it s designed for formal meals and special occasions this room is a joy for presenting the all important birthday cake for the candles to be blown and wishes to be made at family parties! The mullion windows are dressed with Roman blinds for your comfort and privacy, although the mature hedging along the front of the house keeps you perfectly private whilst enjoying the garden views, providing a welcome reminder of the countryside setting you are within.
Getting SnugWe say snug, but it almost sounds too small for this spacious second lounge! It just so happens to be the perfect way to describe this lovely cosy room how will you use it? Perhaps it makes for a den for the kids? If you have always wanted a home cinema then this may well be it, or a music room for those family members with such talent? Now to decide who gets to stake their claim on it!
Working from Home?Well we have just the spot for you to get through your to do list in the office. With ample room for a couple of desks and with its French doors opening out onto the inner courtyard, it brings the fresh air in as you work away. Or perhaps you fancy it as a breakfast room? So perfect for your morning coffee and book... why not step out on to the patio outside and enjoy your own peaceful contemplation to the dawn s chorus?
Culinary DelightsEverybody dreams of the ultimate kitchen. A room to cook, eat and entertain, a room with space large enough so that no one is underfoot, but where the guests are close enough to share in your stories and laughter well this is that kitchen. For starters, the cabinets are dressed in a delectable country cream, with slick granite coating their surfaces. A large centre island is topped in cool slate, where a traditional country feel pervades courtesy of the tasteful handmade wooden cabinets. Overhead the vaulted ceiling is garnished with huge white washed wooden beams; the grandness makes you feel tiny in its presence. And so to mention the Romeo and Juliette balcony taking centre stage in the stonework, just imagine the fun at dinner parties... we all have at least one performer in the family that this will delight!! For the main course this kitchen serves up an Aga, take a look at this mighty one beneath the original stone mantel. If you haven t used one before now this is your chance to get the Aga cookery course booked in and expand on your culinary skills!
From the kitchen windows the garden beckons, lush, green and tempting in the summer time... ripe for afternoon al fresco feasts that continue long into the evening. Aside from its beauty it is also a practical home; a walk-in pantry offers you so much storage, that you need never worry about another lockdown! Just off the kitchen you also access a utility room, the ideal place to scrub your wellies down (or the dog!) when you come in from your bracing walk around the Wayoh. It has a separate guest loo and garden access, truly doing its job keeping the family well organised!
Teenage HideoutAnother thing to add to the list as to why this house is so special- it has a separate living quarter tucked away behind an unassuming door in the office... up the stairs and past the knight in shining armour stained into the glass window, a regal reminder of the royal luxury this home offers, and there before you is a living room. Continue through and discover a double bedroom with en-suite. It is a space gifting a member of the family or visiting guests with independence, a real asset to the home and an enhancement to its occupier s lifestyle.
And so to BedFollow the easy tread of the stairs to the first floor, your eyes drawn to the door at the end of the landing. It opens up romantically to the Romeo and Juliette balcony overlooking the kitchen... where for art thou?
The first of the three double bedrooms on this level awaits your entrance. We can only describe it as more of a suite than a bedroom, it s a large double with a corridor of built in wardrobes and an en-suite shower room as the cherry on top.
Lift the latch to second bedroom placed at the front of the house, lovely and bright with a stone feature wall it is dressed to impress brimming with character. Ample built in storage is within its integrated closets, lining a full wall of the room.
The final double bedroom on this level is just next door; five mullion windows filter through the rays of the sun as you are tucked up in bed. All clothes and shoes have a home within its integrated closets, with room for a dressing table or desk dependant on its occupier.
Bathe in LuxuryRelax and unwind in your Victorian-style bathroom, large and luxurious with modern spotlighting offsetting the rusticity of the thick wooden beams above. Sitting elegantly your traditional claw-footed roll-top slipper bath awaits. Complemented by a shower and the old-school cast-iron effect radiator, this bathroom offers simple yet sophisticated bathing at its best.
Your MasterpiecePush open the wooden door to your sumptuous chamber, ascend the stairs and welcome to the bedroom that dreams are made of. This room is so big, encompassing the lazy Sunday morning lifestyle we all long for with its lounge, bed, dressing area, bathroom and walk-in wardrobe. You could simply lock yourself away and escape within. From your bed you have the most scenic countryside views out of a darling window below the vaulted beamed ceiling... it feels as grand as it sounds. The bathroom is picture perfect, the slipper bathtub stands ahead of the window looking out onto greenery, a window seat below... even in the bathroom you have the best views! There is a walk in shower area and the dressing room just behind a door here, this is luxury at its finest.
Garage and GroundsEven the garage manages to be show-stopping at Isherwood Fold House! You have not one but two garages, with ample room to securely store away three cars for the night. The driveway will accommodate all of your family and guests when you are hosting, just imagine that first get together you will have here!
The gardens are invited in from every angle in the home, through a treasure of picture windows and French doors. Venture outside to discover more of your green and glorious land, feed the chickens after your breakfast before sitting out on your decked area with a coffee. With so many different areas to explore you can enjoy the sun throughout the afternoons and evenings, soaking up the very last of the rays with good wine and good company. Children and pets will love playing together on the safe and secure wrap around lawn, all zones merging beautifully with each other creating a wonderful outdoor flow for pure enjoyment.
More to ExploreIf you are ready to escape to the country then this is the village for you. Take a stroll through this traditional English village dotted with pretty stone cottages and enjoy all that village life has to offer. A local church and primary school, an assortment of amenities to hand including a selection of shops, a doctors , dentist, butchers, post office and hairdresser.
Pull on your boots and explore the beautiful walks on your doorstep, The Wayoh and Entwistle reservoirs are just a stone s throw away, walk far enough and earn the reward of a refreshing pint at the Strawbury Duck! Feeling peckish? Why not indulge in some pub grub in one of the locals or head for an Italian at Giuseppe s.
For sports, Edgworth boasts a cricket club and a bowling green whilst The Barlow is the hub of the village, proffering an array of activities for all ages, perfect if you wish to get acquainted with your neighbours.
For ventures further afield, Isherwood Fold is perfectly positioned within easy reach of Manchester, Bolton and Clitheroe with direct train routes, and is just a short drive away to Bury and motorway access.
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