Holly Barn, Holly Lane, Rufford, Ormskirk, Lancashire


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  • Bedrooms: 4
An attractive character home occupying a prime position in the heart of the sought after village of Rufford, yet tucked away at the end of Holly Lane and enjoying a lovely secluded location.

This delightful detached barn conversion offers an ideal family home having 4 double bedrooms, large garage with office/games room above, fabulous gardens and attached paddock comprising 1.1 acres or thereabouts.

The property has been home to the current owners for the last 30 years and during this time has been tastefully enhanced and improved, offering well thought out and generously proportioned accommodation.

The initial entry is taken into the Entrance Hall which has a door leading off to the 2 piece Cloakroom and stairs off to the first floor.

Off to the left of the property there is a good sized Snug/Sitting Room whilst off the right is the main Lounge featuring an attractive cast iron fireplace with delightful picture tiled insert and living flame coal effect gas fire. This room streams with natural light from both the front facing window and the French doors which lead out to the external dining/entertaining area.

The Kitchen truly is the hub of this beautiful home and features two distinct areas. The Dining Area, as with the Lounge, also features French doors out to the rear decked veranda.

The Kitchen has been recently re-fitted and offers an attractive range of wood fronted shaker style units with complimentary woodblock worktops.

A central Island unit with granite top compliments the kitchen and has useful storage and an integrated wine rack below.

Fitted appliances include two Seimens multi function ovens, microwave, 5 ring induction hob and extractor hood. There is also space to incorporate a large American style fridge freezer.

Off the kitchen there is a large Utility Room. This space currently features built-in storage cupboards to one wall and double doors leading out to the garden.

To the first floor there is an impressive galleried landing with spindled balustrade.

The Master Suite has dual aspect windows, built in wardrobes and a delightful En-Suite Shower Room featuring a 3 piece suite including a walk-in shower.

There are a further 3 bedrooms, all doubles, and attractive Family Bathroom with contemporary three piece suite comprising large shaped bath with shower over, wash hand basin and low suite wc. The bathroom is complimented by floor and wall tiling plus a feature porthole style window.

Directly to the rear of the barn there is a large decked veranda with timber pergola over. This delightful sheltered area offers a superb outdoors entertaining/dining area complete with pizza oven and barbeque – a perfect space from which to enjoy an alfresco meal with the family or friends.

The South facing gardens truly are a joy to behold and feature lawned areas, well stocked shrub beds, mature trees and second patio area. Gated access at the end of the garden leads to a separate paddock which is grassed with hedge borders, fruit cage, large storage shed and greenhouse.

To the side of the barn there is a wide driveway providing parking and accessing a large Detached Garage. To the far side of the barn there are also parking rights for a further car.

The garage has up and over door plus a courtesy door out to the garden. A wooden ladder staircase leads to a first floor Games Room/Office space with velux window.


Rufford is often referred to as 'one of the prettiest villages in South Lancashire'. From the village there are excellent travel links to Southport, Ormskirk, Preston and Liverpool with only a short walk to Rufford train station. The nearest motorway connections can be found at Leyland, Chorley or Parbold.

Rufford village itself has a lot to offer and draws visitors far and wide to Rufford Old Hall, Martin Mere Nature Reserve, marinas on the canal, tea rooms, cafes, a public house and a hotel/restaurant on the outskirts of the village. The area also offers many highly rated local primary and secondary schools.

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