Historic farmhouse with land in beautiful countryside on the fringe of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Windy Pike is accessed via a private drive and set within attractive mature gardens with spectacular views towards Pendle Hill. To the east is a small tarmac courtyard bound by stone walls, orchard and traditional farm buildings which make for an attractive everyday parking area. The gardens are divided by established borders and shrubs. The property is a traditional stone built farmhouse complete with mullioned windows and rich history having being mentioned in the Domesday Book. Extended over the years this now totals 3,820 sq ft. Ground floor accommodation includes a large family kitchen, dining room, sitting room, drawing room, various ancillary rooms and cloakroom. The first floor includes 5 bedrooms (2 en-suite) and family bathroom. Part of the ground floor is given over to a garage with office space and store above. The property has been excellently appointed and decorated throughout with log burning stoves, open fires and many attractive period features. The property has oil fired central heating and double glazed windows in part.
There is an extensive range of both traditional and modern farm buildings, set around concrete and stone yard. These are currently focused on the vendors suckler cow herd, could be adapted to suit other uses such as equestrian.
The farms sits to the north of the grass paddocks in a elevated position with views across adjoining farmland. The land is perfectly suited to grazing of livestock or horses in conjunction with the buildings. The vendors have worked hard to maximise productivity from the grassland balancing this with establishment of many miles of hedgerows to further enhance conservation. The land is also interspersed with various mature trees which all make for a very attractive setting.
The sale of Windy Pike Farm forms one lot of the wider sale of Rowntree Farms.
Acreage: 23.03 Acres
From the A59 in Gisburn turn north past the cattle market onto Mill Lane, continue north crossing the River Ribble at Gisburn Bridge and take the next right turn onto Carters Lane. From here the turning to Windy Pike is signed and located on the right after approximately 300 yards. The second western entrance to
Moorhouse Farm can be found by continuing along Carters Lane for a further 300 yards, the turning is again on the right.