Whitecroft Avenue, Haslingden, Lancashire, BB4


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A truly imposing and impressive, Victorian detached residence, nestling in this secluded, woodland setting, very accessible to all amenities and in particular a short drive to the motorway network and excellent local schools. Forming part of the former Industrial Heritage that was once vibrant in this area, this substantial property retains much of the original character from its original construction back in the early 1800's, with its outlook over land it previously used to own, now comprising Victoria Park. The house has accommodation over 2 floors and briefly comprises, open storm porch with stone columns, reception hallway, living room, dining room, drawing/music room with guests wc/cloaks, breakfast kitchen and utility room, access to cellars, first floor, spacious landing area, five bedrooms two with original Victorian basins, family bathroom with further separate wc and shower room. The property is located off a small track and via remotely operated entrance gates and a long sweeping driveway leads to the rear of the property with cobbled parking area and two double garages, and on to the front of the main house. There are mature gardens to the front, side and rear with a restored former greenhouse, wood and coal store located within the grounds.


Open storm porch, with sandstone columns.

Reception Hallway

With coved ceilings, circular archway with cornice, staircase to the first floor.

Living Room

5.41 x 4.49 < 5.63 into the bay (17'9 x 14'9 <18'6 into the bay)

Feature open fireplace with Mahogany surround, marble inset and hearth, lincrusta, coved ceilings, bay window to the front with leaded and coloured fanlights.

Dining Room

5.43 x 4.5 < 5.97 into the bay (17'10 x 14'9 <19'7 into the bay)

Open fireplace with Mahogany fire surround with walnut panel inserts, copper canopy, decorative lincrusta, picture rail, coved ceilings, bay window the front with leaded and coloured fanlights.

Drawing Room/Music Room

7.78 x 5.57 maximum (25'6 x 18'3 maximum)

Traditional family room with panelled walls, open fireplace, coved ceiling, side vestibule with wc/cloaks, bay window and french window to the side.

Breakfast Kitchen

4.83 x 4.51 (15'10 x 14'10 )

With range of wall and base units, integrated four ring electric hob, double oven and extractor, original multi oven cooking range, window to the side.

Utility Room

5.7 x 1.68 (18'8 x 5'6 )

Range of base units, integrated stainless steel sink, storage cupboards, window to the side.

Rear Porch


5.32 x 4.29 (17'5 x 14'1 )

Spacious cellar room with stone flagged flooring and vaulted ceiling, original cold food store.

First Floor

Spacious landing area, coved ceilings, steel balustrade with oak hand rail, original leaded and coloured feature side window.

Bedroom One

5.11 x 4.53 (16'9 x 14'10 )

Lincrusta, original fireplace with marble surround and inset, tiled hearth, 'Shanks' wash hand basin with marble surround and backsplash set on a chrome upstand, window to the rear.

Bedroom Two

4.97 x 4.57 maximum (16'4 x 15'0 maximum)

'Shanks' wash hand basin with marble surround and backsplash, set on a chrome upstand, coved ceilings, window to the front.

Bedroom Three

5.03 x 4.54 maximum (16'6 x 14'11 maximum)

Coved ceiling, window to the front.

Bedroom Four

4.95 x 3.3 maximum (16'3 x 10'10 maximum)

Slate fire surround with decorative tiled floral insert and hearth, window to the side.

Bedroom Five

4.53 x 3.33 maximum (14'10 x 10'11 maximum)

Part panelled, recessed lighting, window to the front.


Period suite comprising, cast iron tub with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, linen cupboard, recessed lighting, window to the side. Separate wc and additional shower room.


The property is approached by a track leading to the rear of the property, there are remotely operated entrance gates leading to an extensive cobbled parking area with two double garages, small rear stone paved yard with coal store. To the side and front the gardens open up and extend to lawns with mature trees and shrubs, two stone built archways/folly's overlooking the park to the front and a restored former greenhouse and additional stone built wood store.


From the Ramsbottom office head straight through the traffic lights and head up Carr Street, bear left into Tanners Street and climb the hill bearing right into Rawsons Rake, at the top turn sharp right onto Helmshore Road, follow the road for about a mile and a half and as you pass 'The White Horse' public house turn right and head down Free Lane, as you pass 'The Bridge' public house follow the road, take the second turning at the mini roundabout and head along Helmshore Road, turn right into Whitecroft Meadows and immediately right into the track and follow the road as it bears right the gates to the property are on your left.


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