Stunning farmhouse with panoramic views & up to 18 acres
Birds Fields Farm, Ashworth Road, Rochdale, OL11 5UN
Recently extended and refurbished stone and brick built farmhouse
5 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms
3 reception rooms
Breakfast kitchen with AGA
Large double garage
nearly 1.5 acres and up to 18.3 acres available
Norden village: 2.5 miles, Rochdale: 5 miles, Bury 5.5 miles, Rossendale: 5.5 miles, M62: 6.5 miles, Bolton: 11 miles, Manchester City Centre: 12 miles
In an elevated and rural setting it is hard to believe this property is only 12 miles from the centre of Manchester. Set at the head of a long driveway within nearly 1.5 acres of garden and a small paddock the property has uninterrupted views over the surrounding hills towards the Pennines and the Manchester conurbation. There are many amenities within a few minutes drive and the proximity to the M66 and M62 provides good access to the North West's commercial centres as well as Leeds and Huddersfield. The Metrolink extends to both Rochdale and Bury providing commuting access to the city centre. Rochdale Golf course is close by and there are many leisure facilities within easy reach including the dry ski slope at Rossendale.
Birds Fields Farm was thoroughly refurbished and extended in 2011 and is constructed of local stone and brick under a lovely stone flagged roof. All the principal rooms take full advantage of the superb views to the south east. There is stone detailing to the windows with low maintenance double glazed windows and LPG central heating. A courtyard area extends to the front offering plenty of parking and beyond, there are stables and space for parking a caravan or boat. There are contemporary bathrooms, three of which are en suite.
The front door opens into a galleried hallway with an oak staircase and balustrade. A tall window provides the first taste of the views. A cloakroom and a separate w.c. are located off a separate inner hall area. To the right of the hall is a dining or sitting room which opens off to the farmhouse kitchen with granite surfaces, a dual aspect and deep stone sills to the mullion windows. An AGA takes pride of place and there are other appliances including an integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. A utility room with mullion windows, a Belfast sink and a washer and dryer area has a door to outside, so doubles up as a very useful boot room.
From the hall, on the left off the inner hall area is the dual aspect lounge with its magnificent stone fireplace fitted with a ?wood' burning stove powered by LPG. There are stone mullion windows and a door off to a rear hall with a door to the garden and internal access to the attached double garage. An opening leads from the lounge into the study or formal dining room with two windows to the rear and an opening to the main hall.
On the first floor the gallery landing leads through to the master bedroom suite which has a triple aspect with mullion windows and oak beams. An en suite shower room lies off. The guest suite lies adjacent to the master suite and features a well appointed en suite shower room. Adjoining the main landing is a large house bathroom and off the left of the hall is a further bedroom suite with an en suite shower room and mullion windows with lovely views. The large fourth bedroom is accessed through the fifth bedroom, so could be utilised as a generous dressing room, an adjoining study away from the rest of the house, or as a bedroom. The fourth bedroom has useful under eaves storage and four Velux windows.
The double garage lies alongside the house and has internal access. There are two roller style doors.View payable Stamp Duty for this property