Throstle Nest is a truly magnificent family home immaculately presented to an exceptional standard. Located in a private yet accessible location within the Ribble Valley this beautiful property has flexible accommodation which will appeal to many.
This stunning property has six double bedrooms with three bathrooms, five reception rooms, and has the benefit of a spacious annexe with office accommodation.
Surrounded by extensive private landscaped gardens with gated driveway and ample parking, garage and tennis court and woodland the grounds are substantial.
A superb location for motorway access with Whalley & Clitheroe a short drive away and the catholic school Stonyhurst within close proximity. Inspection is necessary to appreciate what is on offer.
Throstle Nest is a beautiful property which has been upgraded and improved under the current ownership and is a superb family home. Tucked away in a quiet yet convenient location in between Mellor and Whalley in the heart of the Ribble Valley, the property has excellent access to all local amenities and is well placed for commuting.
Approached down a quiet lane the location is private and secure. Access is available via two seperate electric gates, leading to a new resin driveway which provides extensive parking to the front of the property. There is also a large undercover parking area to one side of the house. The property sits within extensive lawned gardens and enjoys a private rural outlook.
Accessed on the ground floor by the front entrance porch which gives way to a superb and stylish entrance hall which provides access to all ground floor rooms and first floor via an attractive staircase. The house flows beautifully and has ample space for entertaining, at one side of the hall is a spacious dual aspect living room with remote controlled fireplace leading to the snooker room and the garden room. On the other side of the hall is a snug open to the dining room both of which connect to the stunning and substantial kitchen. The kitchen provides excellent facilities for entertaining, dining and cooking with a large island unit with two fridge drawers and high quality with handmade and painted wood units with granite worktops, and high quality Neff appliances. recess for American fridge freezer, integrated wine fridge, integrated plate warmer, integrated steam oven, integrated microwave and Lacanche cooker.
To the rear of the kitchen is a substantial utility / laundry room with large amounts of storage, two sets of washing machines & dryer machines, and a large central island unit with four drawer freezer, as well as useful boot and coat storage.
Off the dining room there is a ground floor cloakroom and W.C and also a glass covered walkway and entrance hall with more storage leading to the two ground floor offices with fitted furniture and the covered carport Above the entrance hall, there is a practical and immaculate attic for storage, benefitting from a velux window which is accessible by a retractable ladder. Above the offices and accessed from a separate staircase is a first floor annexe comprising two bedrooms , modern bathroom and a large sitting room.
To the first floor of the main house the linear landing provides access to the first floor bedrooms. The master bedroom is large and has doors to a balcony above the garden room and has pleasant views across the valley. There is a large walk in dressing room with fitted furniture and large ensuite bathroom finished in a contemporary style with walk in shower, twin single sink and W.C. There are three further double bedrooms with fitted cupboards, a linen store and a house bathroom with 4 piece suite.
Externally, to the rear of the property there is a pleasant sun terrace outside the kitchen, above which there is an attractive pergola and lavender walkway leading to a summer house and further up to a shed, both having the benefit of looking over the recently refurbished full size tennis court.
To the front of the property the gardens are mainly laid to lawn and are bordered by a vast array of shrubs plants and trees. Below the house there is a second driveway to the bottom of the garden leading to electric gates, providing extensive parking surrounding the property.
The accommodation is beautifully presented, very stylish and inspection will not disappoint.
The picturesque village of Mellor Brook is 5 minutes away situated in the heart of the Ribble Valley and adjacent to the rural borough of South Ribble. The village sits below Mellor village which has a range of local services available including well regarded schools such as Westholme & Stonyhurst college, pubs, bakery, pharmacy, library, post office & shop.
The village is 7 miles from Preston city centre with its West Coast mainline railway link to Euston (2 hours and 7 minutes), also benefitting from the train link from Ramsgreave to Manchester & Manchester Airport being around an hour away. East Lancashire and Manchester business centres as well as the northern motorway network are within striking distance with the M6 junction 31 being approximately 5 miles away. Travel distances are approximate. Preston 7 miles / Blackburn 5 miles / Manchester 36 miles / Leeds Bradford Airport 47 miles / Manchester International Airport 41 miles/ Kendal and the Lake District 47 miles.
Clitheroe offers a varied range of amenities including an excellent range of shops, bars, café's and salons as well as supermarkets and the impressive Bowland Brewery leisure complex. The area is a renowned "Foodie Heaven" with excellent pubs and restaurants many set within the AONB area of the Trough Of Bowland. The Ribble valley is an affluent area with a café culture and rural heritage and is a desirable and aspirational place to live and visit.