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FOR SALE R0906 - Dolphin Farm, 2 Chorley Old Road, Whittle le Woods, Chorley, PR6 7LB

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Modernised, spaciously extended Grade II Listed Farm House

5 bedrooms, large kitchen/family room

Many superb, original features and fittings

Extensive range of outbuildings including office

Coach House suitable for conversion to Annex

Attractive gardens with paddock 1.5 acres (0.6hectares) or thereabouts

Offers over £700,000



This substantial stone built farm house has been carefully restored to retain the original features with carefully selected fittings and superb large kitchen/family room extension overlooking the rear garden. It is set in well kept gardens including a sheltered, sunny and private seating area with the additional amenity of a 1 acre area providing a total holding of 1.5 acres (0.6 hectares) or thereabouts.

The Coach House, currently used as a Games Room is ideally suitable for conversion into an Annex for a dependent relative. Useful outbuildings comprising 3 stables, barn (used for storage) with large office above complement the accommodation in addition to the double garage.

Viewing of the 5 bedroom family accommodation is strongly recommended in order to appreciate all the period features and fittings including high quality kitchen and sanitary ware.


Proceeding out of Chorley along the A6, turn right opposite Shaw Hill Golf Club into Shaw Brow and proceed down into Waterhouse Green. Bear right up Chorley Old Road and the property is then on the right.

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(all sizes are approx)

Ground Floor

Living Room
4.45 m x 4.35 m (14.6ft x 14.3ft)
Period style cast iron fireplace, alcove cupboard with display shelves above, exposed beams, revealed stone and flagged floor.

Cloak Room
Period style WC and hand basin, central heating radiator.

Hot water cylinder.

TV Room
4.2 m x 4.69 m (14ft x 15.4ft)
Exposed beams and flagged floor.

3.53 m x 3.38 m (11.6ft x 11.1ft)
With open feature fireplace, exposed beams and flagged floor.

Inner Hallway
3.84 m x 2.92 m (12.6ft x 9.6ft)
Large fitted wardrobe.

Family Room (currently used as bedroom)
4.81m x 3.65m (15.8ft x 12ft)
Central heating radiator.

Kitchen/Dining Area
9.17 m x 6.12 m (30.1ft x 20.1ft) With
extensive range of oak cupboards with polished timber work tops inset one and a half bowl sink unit, tiled upstands, matching wall cupboards, tiling to floor, incorporated dishwasher, refridgerator.

Utility Room/Large Larder Cupboard
2.86 m x 2.62 m (9.4ft x 8.6ft)
Matching units, plumbing for automatic washing machine, gas fired boiler supplying under floor heating, central heating and domestic hot water.

First Floor

Landing Access to attic providing useful storage.

Principal Bedroom
6.27 m x 3.77 m (20.6ft x 12.4ft)
Lofty ceiling and exposed purlins, fitted wardrobe, central heating radiator.

Ensuite Shower Room
Shower cubicle, WC, hand basin, tiling to walls and floor, heated towel rail, linen cupboard.

Bedroom 2
4.60 m x 4.5 m (15.1ft x 15ft)
Exposed beams to ceiling, central heating radiator, access to :-

Jack and Jill Shower Room
Shower cubicle, wash basin, WC, heated towel rail, tiling to walls and floor.

Bedroom 3
4.45 m x 3.65 m (14.6ft x 12ft)
Access to Jack and Jill bathroom, exposed beams to ceiling, central heating radiator.

Bedroom 4
3.07 m x 2.95 m (10.10ft x 9.7ft)
Central heating radiator.

Bedroom 5
3.38 m x 2.49 m (11.1ft x 8.2ft)
Exposed beams to ceiling and central heating radiator.

Family Bathroom
Panel bath with shower above, WC and wash basin, tiling to walls and floor, heated towel rail, airing cupboard.


Outside Coach House
9.54 m x 7.55 m (31.3ft x 24.8ft)
With inset sink unit, exposed timber trusses and purlins. Cloak Room/WC.

The building provides potential for many uses including as an annex for dependent relatives.

Side Sheltered Patio Area

6.64 m x 5.05 m (21.8ft x 16.6ft)
Staircase leading up to:-

6.58 m x 4.81 m (21.6ft x 15.8ft)
Exposed purlins.

3 Brick Built Stables
Each 3.35 m x 2.92 m (11ft x 9.6ft)
Sweeping gravel driveway leading to:-

Double Garage
6.79 m x 5.76 m (22.3ft x 18.9ft)
Twin up and over doors.

Rear garden laid to lawn with pathway leading to additional land providing a total holding of 1.5 acres (0.6 hectares).

Energy Rating

See EPC.


The site is understood to be freehold and free from Chief Rent.

N.B. the access, Millstone, is subject to Right of Way in favour of the two executive quality residences and the building plot.


According to the Valuation Office Agency’s website, the property has been placed in Band E which currently equates to a Council Tax of approximately £2,239.51.


Mains gas, electricity and water supplies are laid on and the drains are believed to connect into the mains sewer.

To View

Strictly by appointment with Peter E Gilkes & Company and with whom all negotiations should be conducted.