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Cemetery Lodge House Whalley New Road,
Blackburn

£370,000

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**UNIQUE DETACHED PROPERTY - 3 BEDROOMS - DETACHED - GARDENS - DOWNSTAIRS WC - OFF ROAD PRIVATE PARKING - STUDY - FAMILY BATHROOM **

Fardella & Bell are proud to bring to the market this 3-bedroom detached property in the ever popular area of Whalley New Road in Blackburn.

This charming property combines the tranquillity of a cemetery setting with the timeless elegance of a gothic-inspired architectural design.

The Lodge House stands as a picturesque retreat. It's exterior showcases a striking blend of rustic charm and traditional aesthetics. The façade is adorned with meticulously crafted style stone arched windows, which not only allow ample natural light to flood the interior but also create a captivating visual appeal.

The windows are framed by intricately carved stonework, adding a touch of grandeur to the overall design. The lodge's entrance is graced by a magnificent arched doorway, further enhancing the property's architectural character.

This unusual property was built in 1860 and originally built and used as a Registrar's Office and is set in the grounds of Blackburn Old Cemetery, that is now no longer a working cemetary.

Viewings are strictly by appointment only and must be made by calling 01254 933 511 or 01282 968 668.

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Key Features

  • Detached Gothic Style Inspired
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Cellar & Downstairs WC
  • Outstanding Features
  • Off Road Parking
  • Set in Cemetery Grounds
  • Private Gardens
  • Courtyard
  • Gas Central Heating

Property description

Description
This charming property combines the tranquillity of a cemetery setting with the timeless elegance of a gothic-inspired architectural design.
Nestled within the serene grounds of the cemetery, the Lodge House stands as a picturesque retreat. It's exterior showcases a striking blend of rustic charm and traditional aesthetics. The façade is adorned with meticulously crafted gothic-style stone arched windows, which not only allow ample natural light to flood the interior but also create a captivating visual appeal. The windows are framed by intricately carved stonework, adding a touch of grandeur to the overall design. The lodge's entrance is graced by a magnificent gothic-style door, further enhancing the property's architectural character.
Upon entering, you are immediately greeted by the warm ambiance of the interior. The rich tones and textures of the wooden flooring create a cosy and inviting atmosphere, complementing the overall charm of the Lodge House. The rooms are bathed in natural light streaming through the exquisite gothic-style arched windows. The main living area seamlessly connects to a well-appointed kitchen, perfect for culinary enthusiasts and family gatherings. The kitchen features modern appliances and tasteful cabinetry, blending seamlessly with the rustic elements of the lodge's design. As you ascend the original solid pine staircase, you are greeted by a remarkable showcase of craftsmanship. The staircase serves as a focal point, with its robust structure and intricate detailing, adding a touch of elegance to the Lodge House's interior. The solid pine staircase is a true testament to the quality and craftsmanship that permeates every corner of this distinctive property.
High ceilings throughout the Lodge House enhance the sense of space and grandeur, allowing for ample natural light and an airy feel. The bedrooms exude comfort and tranquillity.
The bathrooms feature modern fixtures and tasteful design, ensuring a harmonious blend of contemporary convenience and traditional aesthetics.
In summary, the Cemetery Lodge House is a remarkable property that seamlessly combines the elements of impressive gothic architecture, such as the stone arched windows, gothic-style doors, and original solid pine staircase, with modern comforts. It's solid wooden floors add a touch of warmth and elegance, creating a unique living space that exudes charm, tranquillity and timeless appeal.

Entrance Porch 1.27m x 2.06m (4'2 x 6'9)
Entering the property through the original wooden front door into the entrance porch with tiled flooring and gorgeous original stone features.

Entrance Hallway 4.62m x 2.11m (15'2 x 6'11)
Leading from the entrance porch into the hallway there is an open balustrade pine feature staircase and dado rail, parquet flooring, central heating radiator, ceiling light point and a useful storage cupboard. There are also vents in the hallway for a diesel-powered night heater. These heaters are a super reliable way of providing an additional amount of heat to any space.

Dining Room 4.57m x 3.68m (15'0 x 12'1)
Entering the dining room there are original gothic style windows, feature fireplace with wooden mantle and tiled hearth. Dado rail that leads round the entire room, ceiling light point, central heating radiator, solid pine wooden flooring and coving to the ceiling.

Office/Study 1.88m x 2.57m (6'2 x 8'5)
This is an ideal space which is currently utilised as an office. With gothic style leaded windows, ceiling light point, laminate flooring and central heating radiator.

WC 1.40m x 1.75m (4'7 x 5'9)
A larger than most downstairs wc, gothic style leaded windows providing lots of light, ceiling light point, central heating radiator, vinyl flooring, low level wc and vanity style sink unit with chrome mixer taps.

Kitchen 3.05m x 3.66m (10'0 x 12'0)
Leading from the entrance hallway into the kitchen, there are three windows, ceiling light point, central heating radiator, coving to the ceiling, tiled floor and a mix of wall and base units with solid beach wooden work surfaces. There is a free-standing gas oven and hob, 1.5 pot sink with chrome mixer taps, breakfast bar area, space for a fridge freezer and dishwasher. Walls are partially tiled throughout.

Living Room 4.55m x 5.54m (14'11 x 18'2)
This room is the heart of the family home, with unrivalled space, two gothic style windows one being a bay window where a dining table has been thoughtfully places to maximise and take in those views to the rear. Benefitting from a gas effect log burner with a marble hearth surround and mantle, two central heating radiators, large ceiling chandelier, coving, dado rail, fitted carpet and TV point.

Utility Room 1.80m x 3.51m (5'11 x 11'6)
Another practical room in the property, with leaded window, ceiling light point, central heating radiator, vinyl flooring, mixture of wall and base units with wood effect laminate work surfaces, sink and chrome mixer taps. There is also plumbing points for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and a fridge freezer.

Cellar
Accessed via the downstairs entrance hallway, with wooden steps lead down into the cellar there are lighting points and power points, including various storage areas. There is a section currently used for gym equipment and another used as general storage.

Landing 3.78m x 0.97m (12'5 x 3'2)
To the first-floor landing, there is a solid pine original open balustrade staircase, with fitted carpet, dado rail, central heating radiator, original exposed stone wall, two ceiling light points and useful storage shelving.

Bedroom One 4.52m x 5.51m (14'10 x 18'1)
This main bedroom is just breath taking, flooded with natural light from both windows, this is something we dream of waking up to everyday and could soon be your reality. With ceiling light point, enough space to hold a super king size bed, fitted carpet, tv point and two central heating radiators.

Bedroom Two 4.34m x 3.66m (14'3 x 12')
This is another room of large proportions, with gorgeous gothic style windows with wooden shutters, tv aerial point, ceiling light point, fitted carpet and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three 3.02m x 3.58m (9'11 x 11'9)
Located to the rear aspect, another double bedroom with two window points, tv aerial point, ceiling light point, fitted carpet and central heating radiator.

Family Bathroom 3.56m x 2.49m (11'8 x 8'2)
This is a fabulous and well thought out room, with feature gothic style window, ceiling light point, corner shower cubicle with mains fed overhead power shower, chrome fittings and glass doors. There is a sink with vanity unit, chrome taps, freestanding slipper bath with chrome floor standing bath filler, solid pine wooden flooring and partially tiled walls.

Courtyard & Gardens
Leading into the courtyard, which is accessed via the kitchen, there are original stone walls, water point and outside lighting. The hallway night heater is also stored on the rear wall of the property and accessed via a wooden storage unit. There are original stone steps that lead down into the large garden space. The garden is divided in to three equal areas, patio, lawn, gravel area including garden shed and wraps around the side of the property that meets the main entrance boundary. There is also private off road parking t the side which can comfortably hold three vehicles.

Tenure and Council Tax
We have been advised that the tenure of this property is 'Freehold' and the Council Tax Band is 'E'.
The property may contain restrictive covenants. These should be raised and satisfied by your chosen legal representative.

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