Tennis court and Koi pond are some of the features of this £3m home in Mawdesley
A LIT all-weather tennis court, gymnasium, separate detached barn and beautiful formal gardens are just some of the features of this large and luxurious £3 million Lancashire home.
This resplendent Grade II listed seven bedroom house dates back to 1709 on the East Game and embodies the charm and character of the home-built brick and exposed oak ceilings and wall beams in the elegant bedrooms.
Finches Farm, Syd Brook Lane in Mawdesley is on the market with Maria B Evans Estate Agents, Croston and you get a real sense of grandeur and class as you walk through the oak paneled door with its diamond glass inlays which opens onto the entrance hall on the central hallway.
You feel like you have stepped back in time as you enter the elegant dining room and its retreat space with exposed oak flooring, two patio doors to the side terrace and two windows overlooking the gardens while an open stone fireplace provides warmth.
The spacious living room has a contemporary style raised wood burning stove set under a beamed ceiling and an exposed brick wall and a stoneware hearth.
The lounge-diner-kitchen has an extensive breakfast bar and there are built-in appliances including a fridge-freezer, microwave and automatic dishwasher and at one end is a white electric Aga .
The dining room has a deep fireplace with an inset wood burning stove placed under a wall mounted TV point. A central pendant light sits above the table space and the stone flooring continues through to the living room which is accessed via an inset sliding glass door and patio doors leading out to the garden. This cozy bedroom is wired for the wall lights and has a TV socket recessed into the white paneling and also benefits from underfloor heating.
Vaulted ceilings and exposed beams extend into the master bedroom and lead to a boudoir and a luxurious en-suite bathroom. You can keep your toes warm with the underfloor heating, but that kind of attention to detail and no stone left unturned by the owners to make for a great family home.
Across the paved courtyard, the two-story converted barn with a ranch-style porch and doors on either side offers myriad uses as a great office, cinema room and/or games room.
This house has exquisite and extensive formal landscaped gardens which include a parterre rose garden, a cherry orchard and also a Koi carp pond with stunning pastoral views.