Matchmoor Lane, Bolton

4 Bed House - detached SSTC

Reception Rooms: 4 | Bedrooms: 4 | Bathrooms: 4 Property Code: HRP09128


A substantial stone built detached farmhouse enjoying an exceptionally high level of privacy from its secluded rural setting. Located at the end of a long country lane this beautifully presented detached farmhouse has been greatly transformed in recent times by the present owners doubling the size of this family home. The house has extensive views over surrounding countryside but is within touching distance of Bolton and the motorway network. The accommodation briefly comprises; entrance porch, dining hallway, living room, study, farmhouse kitchen, games room, utility room, first floor, four bedrooms, four bathrooms. There are gardens surrounding the property, a detached double garage and stable block with adjacent menage.

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Entrance Vestibule

With 2 windows and feature oak door to front, oak flooring and recess for cloaks cupboard.


2-piece suite in white comprising a low level wall hung w.c., basin and mixer tap recessed to wall. Tiled floor and
part tiled walls.

Dining Room

With a feature fireplace in stone that rises through the full height of the house to the open ceiling, complete with stone hearth and timber lintel. Inset wood burning stove in cast iron. The ceiling is fully vaulted with exposed beam work and galleried landing in oak. There is a window to the rear and views to the front via the entrance vestibule. Stairs lead from the dining room to the rear of the feature fireplace and off to the first floor.

Log Store

Large yet discreet built-in log store for interior storage of open fire fuel.

Family Kitchen

Double doors lead from the dining room to this key accommodation. There is a stone flagged floor and of course stunning views. Discreetly exposed timber reveals and window sills complete the character to this room. The fully fitted bespoke kitchen has a mixture of granite and timber work surfaces along with an oil-fired Aga (4-oven with warming plate), an American style fridge-freezer, dishwasher and 1 ½ bowl sink unit and drainer. There is a breakfast bar area in an island style and throughout there is ample space and storage. Within the dining and living area can be found an open cast iron feature fireplace with tiled hearth and open fire. There is a further fitted welsh dresser to one end and a sitting and dining area with further views.

Utility Room

Four stone steps lead from the Kitchen to this utility area with access to the rear grounds, single stainless steel sink unit with drainer, washer and dryer plumbed and capacity for additional fridge-freezer. Range of storage units via shelving above.

Boiler Room

Containing both oil-fired boilers with drying area over.

Boot Room

Giving separate access to the grounds and therefore potential for creation of a separately occupied annex. With storage facility and access to w.c.


With vanity basin, high level w.c. and stone flagged floor.

Snooker Room

This room has the benefit of purpose built concrete floor to support the full size snooker table. Part panelled oak walls and specialist lighting to walls and ceiling. Windows to three sides and door to grounds. The Riley Aristocrat Snooker table (bespokely created in oak) is available by separate negotiation.


With views to the front this reception room has additional potential for use as a large home office.


With windows to 3 sides including twin doors to main patio. Stunning and wide ranging views of the surrounding countryside. Feature fireplace in stone with open grate coal fire. This is indeed a perfectly proportioned reception room.

First Floor


This feature galleried landing has a further exposure to the vaulted ceiling, there are views to the front of the property from a seating area and a feature exposed stone wall as well as the rising stone chimney from the dining area.

Master Suite

Comprising approximately 700 sq. Ft. And utilising an entire wing of the property there are a number of rooms that could be utilised as required by the occupier. This wing includes:
Bedroom - with views via twin aspects. Stone built feature fireplace with stone hearth and open grate fire. There are two 'His' and 'Hers' walk-in wardrobes complete with shelving and hanging areas.
En-suite - this bathroom is fully tiled with suite in white comprising Villeroy & Boch double ended free standing bath with wall mounted taps and shower head attachment. Wash hand basin and w.c. Separate shower cubicle with recessed pipework and glass screen. Twin Velux roof lights over bath.
Dressing Room 1/Study - this additional room has half panelled timber walls in oak.
Dressing Room 2/Gym - currently used as a gym but with potential for a dressing room or nursery facility.

Family Bathroom

This large room has a fully tiled floor, part tiled walls and access to the airing cupboard. The suite is in white comprising a large shower cubicle, w.c., pedestal basin and a large double-ended bath with side mounted taps. There is a full Sauna with two bench seats.

Bedroom Two

Double bedroom with three double fitted wardrobes and window to front.
En-Suite - with shower cubicle and vanity basin. Fully tiled.

Bedroom Three

Double bedroom with fitted wardrobes and views to front.

Bedroom Four

With twin aspects, fitted wardrobes and access to En-Suite.
En-Suite - fully tiled with vanity basin, w.c. and shower cubicle. Velux roof light.



21'7"m x 16'10" (6.58m x 5.13m)

This detached garage has a concrete floor with two up and over doors, power, water and light.


The driveway encircles the property on all sides giving good accessibility. The grounds are landscaped and are set around a huge stone flagged patio which allows separate and distinctive areas to be utilised at different times. There is a further stone flagged patio to one side of the detached garage and the remainder of the grounds are predominantly lawned with a pond water feature.

Stable Block

Of rendered block under slate roof construction this detached stable block has a concrete base and apron with associated overhang. The facility is separately gated and is fully serviced in terms of electricity and water. There may be potential alternative uses subject to gaining any necessary consents.
There are 4 loose boxes measuring approximately 12' x 10' and a Tack Room of a similar size allowing the creation of a fifth loose box.


This manège is fully drained with a professional 'Equestrian Services' surface. Post and rail fence with kick boards and flood lighting.


Take Chorley Old Rd before Bob Smithy's pub turn right into Colliers Row Road and after 1/2 mile turn left into Edge Lane.