Stunning period residence in central village location comprising 3 reception rooms, kitchen dining and office. 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
Garage, driveway parking and gardens to front and rear.
Superb access to village school, shops, restaurants and railway station
Beech House is a landmark Rufford property. Originally Georgian and dating to 1710 the property was extended in Victorian times (1845) and now offers superb accommodation that creates a fantastic family home within a sought after village location.
Features abound. Fireplaces, high skirting boards, 11ft ceilings to the drawing room, picture rails and many other features all combine to create a believable period home.
To the front of the house is the unmistakable feature beech tree. Regularly checked and very healthy, the tree is believed to be 400 years old.
The reception hallway provides a fantastic feature entrance with an open fire set in a Pine surround cast iron and tile grate with a welcoming open fire. Off this can be found the stunning drawing room with 11ft ceiling with complimentary coving and high skirting boards, there is a beautiful bay window to the front elevation and another window to the side, a sandstone fireplace with inset living flame gas fire.
The second of the reception rooms is the family room which is contained within the Georgian section of the property to the front elevation with a striking cast iron fire surround, and built in cupboard.
The kitchen dining offers a range wall and base units and solid wood surfaces over and tiled splashbacks, with a double Belfast sink and mixer tap, Gas range cooker with extractor over and dishwasher. The floor is tiled, feature timber ceiling with beam work and open face brickwork to some walls. The kitchen also gives access to the main part of the house as well as the office and formal dining room to the rear.
The formal dining room is set adjacent to the kitchen and offers views from the window over the garden and French door access to the garden and patio area. This room could also provide alternative uses such as a garden room, further reception room or convert to an Orangery or simply extend from the kitchen (subject to gaining any necessary consent).
The ground floor is completed by the office, which with side door access to the garden and patio area, this room is also accessed directly from the Drawing room and could easily be the dining room.
From the Inner hall you have access to the utility room which is plumbed for washing machine and dryer and benefits from a downstairs w.c. The inner hallway gives access to the stairs to the first floor.
The first floor offers a total of 4 double bedrooms. Each of these has a large feature window and views to either the front or rear. 3 of the double bedrooms offer their own individual style and utilise the family bathroom with bath, separate shower, w.c. and basin.
The large master suite is located to the rear of the property and offers views over the garden and has the benefit of an spacious en-suite facility including shower, bath, w.c and basin.
To the rear there is a large stone flagged patio, lawned gardens and well stocked shrubs, beds and borders. The outdoor entertainment space is superb with various electric points; there is separate access into the garden from the front garden gate and domestic bin area. The rear garden also gives pedestrian door access into the rear of the double garage, the double garage has two separate garage doors, one electric and one manual opening. The rear garden is private and secure with full height fenced boundaries.
Services within the village of Rufford include the railway station and bus routes, there is a village school, local groceries available at the garage and in addition there is a pharmacy, hair salon and the village pub, The Hesketh Arms. Furthermore the marina offers café and bistro facilities and there is also the newly opened village bakery. A supermarket is available in the village of Burscough approximately 2 miles away.