Situated in 31 acres of unspoilt pasture with views towards the Ribblesdale Valley and Yorkshire’s 3 Peaks, Scaldbank Farm is well placed for exploring the beautiful counties of East Lancashire and West Yorkshire with quick and easy road access.
This substantial, detached, farmhouse dates back to 1680 and was once part of a large and wealthy estate. More of a rural small holding than an actual working farm, Scaldbank Farm enjoys a peaceful location where your nearest neighbours are the local cows and sheep. Located at the end of a long private driveway, the property offers complete privacy allowing you to relax and enjoy the stunning surroundings. The house has been lovingly refurbished yet retains many of its original features including flagstone floors, beams and mullioned windows.
Having two comfortable and cosy living areas means that everyone can enjoy their own space. The heart of this home is the large dining kitchen. This traditional farmhouse style kitchen has an Aga as its centrepiece, and is the perfect place to enjoy a hearty meal after a day’s walking or sightseeing.
Perfect for families who love the outdoors, the property is surrounded by unspoilt countryside and is abundant in wildlife which includes deer and pheasant. There are 3 footpaths directly from the doorstep, one with access onto the Pendle Way. Other popular walks include Pendle Hill at Barley, where you can learn about the Pendle witches. Activities locally include golf, fishing, karting, a zip wire experience, horse riding and shooting.
The village of Lothersdale is 3½ miles, on the Lancashire/Yorkshire border. The nearest main town is Colne, 3¾ miles, which has a good selection of shops, supermarkets, cafes, pubs and restaurants. The town hosts various events throughout the year including a Blues Festival and a Grand Prix cycle race. Those who like to shop will enjoy the ever popular Boundary Mill. Colne also has a train station with services into Blackburn, Preston and Blackpool.
The popular Yorkshire market town of Skipton with its medieval castle and bustling, award-winning high street, is just 7 miles away, and definitely worth a visit.
Other places of interest include Wycoller Country Park, 6 miles, Bolton Abbey, 15 miles, Haworth and Brontë Country, 15 miles, the spa town of Harrogate, 30 miles, and the Yorkshire Dales National Park, 15 miles. For those who prefer a coastal landscape, Blackpool and the Fylde Coast are within an hour’s drive. The Lake District can be reached in just over an hour. Shop and restaurant 3¾ miles, pub 1 mile.Living room with mullioned windows and wood-burning stove. Beamed sitting room/snug with TV, mullioned windows, wood-burning stove and flagstone floor. Beamed, well-equipped farmhouse-style kitchen/dining room with breakfast area, Aga and flagstone floor. First floor: 3 double bedrooms, one with beams and feature carved bed. Further double bedroom with additional single bunk over (for alternative sleeping). Single bedroom. Bathroom with toilet. Shower room with toilet and heated towel rail.
- Wood-burning stoves - fuel inc
- Elec, full oil CH, bed linen and towels inc
- T/cot and h/chair on request
- Freesat TV
- Oil Aga inc
- Lawned garden with patio, sitting-out area and furniture
- 31 acres natural unspoilt grounds
- Ample parking
- Natural water supply from spring
- No smoking
- NB: Sloping banks in garden. Unfenced stream in grounds.