Presenting a unique opportunity and clearly being one of East Lancashire's most exceptional properties, Flaxmoss House is an expansive 7 bedroom residence of note, originally commissioned in the mid-1800s by local dignitary William Turner. Gorgeous mature grounds, accessed via private electric gates, envelop the property and amount to approximately 1 acre.
Flaxmoss House, Helmshore, Rossendale is an utterly outstanding home of grand proportions, befitting of its status and heritage. With a genuine historic connection, the property has its roots firmly in the local landscape and an architectural flair that is clear to see. Combining generosity of scale, with character elements such as feature fireplaces and stunning stone mullioned windows, living spaces are simply superb.
From the moment you enter, the incredible nature of this wonderful home is completely evident, as the grand reception hall offers an excellent space either to entertain or impress. Offered for sale with outstanding style imparted by its current owners, this is a fabulous property flooded with lights by its wonderfully scaled windows and displays a truly tasteful selection of decor and presentation throughout. The handmade kitchen by Michael James of Clitheroe, gives a real heart to the home being itself, spaciously specified and with an ample dining area too.
Moving outdoors, the undeniably luxurious appointments continue. Starting with those electric gates, providing security and privacy, the paved driveway then leads to a double garage itself with electric doors, as well as the main house itself and on to ample driveway parking. A secondary gated entrance leads to the lower garden beyond the garage. Accessed directly out from the Dining Room via 3 sets of French doors, the raised balcony terrace is a sumptuous setting for al fresco dining or entertaining, perfectly oriented to take advantage of its southwesterly aspect and offering a commanding elevated view of the lawned rear garden. Completing the picture and a truly fantastic addition, is the contemporary addition of a raised deck, with inset swim spa and separate hot tub too. A further amazing element, this area offers great space to relax and recover, exercise, or simply enjoy the mature landscaped surroundings.
Enjoying a position which is both within easy reach of a range of local amenities and close to motorway links too, Flaxmoss House is conveniently located in a highly sought after setting. Popular primary and secondary schools are within walking distance and Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar School is within just a few minutes. Rossendale as a whole, provides a range of facilities such as sporting, healthcare, entertainment, shopping and dining / bars too. Topping things off, the property also provides a great location from which to explore beautiful open countryside which is also within just a few minutes.
This unique and imposing home is a magnificent example of wonderful combination of contemporary styling and architectural heritage. Without a doubt, its impeccable specification truly sets it apart, as a most one of East Lancashire's most desirable homes.
Portico - 1.65m x 2.19m (5'5" x 7'2") -
Hall - 3.64m x 2.36m (11'11" x 7'9") -
Reception Hallway - 4.50m x 9.27m (14'9" x 30'5") -
Closet - 2.30m x 1.83m (7'7" x 6'0") -
Wc - 0.88m x 1.83m (2'11" x 6'0") -
Lounge - 6.15m x 6.24m (20'2" x 20'6") -
Open Plan Dining Room / Music Room - 7.14m x 7.01m (23'5" x 23'0") -
2nd Lounge - 4.83m x 5.68m (15'10" x 18'8") -
Kitchen / Dining Room - 8.19m x 6.59m (26'10" x 21'7") -
Utility Room - 2.26m x 3.59m (7'5" x 11'9") -
Lower Landing -
Extensive Basement Storage Areas -
Galleried Landing - 10.26m x 9.25m (33'8" x 30'4") -
Bedroom 1 - 4.31m x 7.24m (14'2" x 23'9") -
En-Suite Bathroom - 3.47m x 4.51m (11'5" x 14'10") -
Bedroom 2 - 4.82m x 4.81m (15'10" x 15'9") -
Bedroom 3 - 4.15m x 5.11m (13'7" x 16'9") -
Bedroom 4 - 3.98m x 4.84m (13'1" x 15'11") - Window to side, fireplace, door to:
Family Bathroom - 3.31m x 4.09m (10'10" x 13'5") -
Shower Room - 1.58m x 3.72m (5'2" x 12'2") -
Roof Top Balcony - 7.14m x 7.39m (23'5" x 24'3") -
2nd Landing - 3.60m x 6.28m (11'10" x 20'7") -
Bedroom 5 - 8.24m x 4.41m (27'0" x 14'6") -
Bedroom 6 - 4.82m x 4.44m (15'10" x 14'7") -
Bedroom 7 - 3.26m x 4.97m (10'8" x 16'4") -
Dressing Room - 3.48m x 4.94m (11'5" x 16'2") -
Office - 6.01m x 4.00m (19'9" x 13'1") -
Wc - 1.96m x 2.76m (6'5" x 9'1") -
Electric Gates And Parking -
Garage - 7.82m x 5.45m (25'8" x 17'11") -
Swim Spa, Hot Tub & Decking -
Garden Areas -
Agents Notes - Council Tax: Band 'H'
Stamp Duty: 0% up to £250,000, 5% of the amount between £250,001 & £925,000, 10% of the amount between £925,001 & £1,500,000, 12% of the amount above £1,500,000. For some purchases, an additional 3% surcharge may be payable on properties with a sale price of £40,000 and over. Please call us for any clarification on the new Stamp Duty system or to find out what this means for your purchase.
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