36 Manchester Road, Burnley, BB11 1HJ | 01282 415057 
42 Burnley Road, Padiham, BB12 8BN | 01282 778434 


SOLD SUBJECT TO CONTRACT Offers in the Region of £495,000

3 Beds
Long Syke Farmhouse, Burnley BB11 5NR
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SPECTACULAR RURAL LOCATION / FRINGE OF DUNNOCKSHAW & CLOWBRIDGE / IMPRESSIVE PERIOD FARM HOUSE / APPROX. TWO-ACRES OF LAND / Enveloped within rural landscape, beyond outer limits of town, this impressive farmhouse boasts charm and character, sympathetically enhanced as part of a considerable programme of refurbishment.

Occupying a truly spectacular rural position, enveloped within the landscape above Long Syke, where the property takes its name, and Micklehurst Clough. Located on the fringe of the parish of Dunnockshaw and Clowbridge, beyond the outer limits of town, yet within easy reach of Burnley town centre amenities, approximately two miles away. Only a short distance by car from access onto the A56 / M65 motorways, promoting complete freedom throughout the Northwest region, with Manchester an easy forty-minute commute.

An impressive stone-built farmhouse, where a unique open veranda sets the tone for charm and character that awaits within. The property has undergone a considerable programme of refurbishment, to the credit of the existing owners, where large reception spaces boasts ornate plaster work, Oak-herringbone floors and imposing fireplaces with cast-iron multi-fuel stoves for even the most bleakest of winter nights. A modern farmhouse-style kitchen is sympathetic to the original building, with ample space for a large dining table, currently set for eight people. Ascending to the first floor with a bright half landing and polished wood return balustrade, where there are three double-sized bedrooms, the large master of which offers a vast, private en suite which has to be seen to be appreciated. All three bedrooms overlook the approximately two-acres of land to the front, enclosed by timber perimeter fencing, abutting the open landscape beyond, with timber stables and former enclosed paddock area. Further potential exists at lower ground floor level with vast basement rooms, currently offering a wash house / utility room and boiler house, with access externally at the rear. An early appointment to view this impressive family residence is highly recommended.

Briefly Comprising:- Open Veranda, Inviting Reception Hallway, TWO EXCELLENT SIZED RECEPTION ROOMS, Modern Farmhouse Kitchen, Two-Piece Cloakroom, Useful Lower Basement Rooms, THREE DOUBLE-SIZED BEDROOMS,  Fabulous Six-Piece En Suite to Master, House Bathroom, Low Maintenance Garden to Side, Attractive Forecourt, Large Enclosed Gardens to the Front with Timber Stables and Former Paddock in total Approximately two-acres. VIEWING ESSENTIAL TO APPRECIATE.

The Accommodation Afforded is as follows:-

Open Veranda

Wrought iron railed forecourt with dwarf stone walling and wrought iron gate opening between stone pillars to the front.

Solid Timber Panelled Entrance Door

Having glazed panel over and opening into:-

Inviting L-Shaped Reception Hallway

Coved ceiling with dado rail and feature archway, attractive Oak-wood herringbone floor, stairs ascending to half landing with spindle balustrade and polished wood hand rail, two radiators. Sealed unit double glazed window to the rear elevation with a glimpse of a snow-capped Pendle dominating a distant skyline. Panelled doors leading from hallway and opening into:-

Reception Room One

21’11” x 18’01”into chimney breast recess and sealed unit double glazed bay-window also affording an open outlook to the front elevation. Feature stone fireplace with cast-iron multifuel stove set onto stone flagged hearth, picture rail, two radiators. Panelled door returning to reception hallway, sealed unit double glazed window to the side elevation and timber panelled door opening through into dining kitchen.

Reception Room Two

18’07” x 16’0”into chimney breast recess and sealed unit double glazed bay-window affording an open outlook to the front elevation. Feature York-stone fireplace with matching inlay / hearth and inset cast-iron multifuel stove, coved ceiling with picture rail and centre ceiling rose, two radiators, Oak-wood herringbone floor.

Modern Farmhouse Kitchen

18’03” x 14’10”into chimney breast recess. Twin Belfast-style sinks with cupboards under, comprehensive range of wall, base, tall and glazed display cupboards, range-style cooker set into chimney breast recess, space for American-style fridge freezer, co-ordinating worktops and upstands, radiator, inset spot lighting to ceiling. UPVC framed double glazed window to the rear elevation and UPVC side entrance door with double glazed centre panel.

Two Piece Cloakroom

Two piece white suite incorporating pedestal wash basin and low-level WC, radiator. UPVC framed double glazed window to the rear elevation. Understairs access with stone steps descending into:-

Vast Useful Basement Area

Rear entrance door to lower ground floor level, hot and cold water supply, radiator. Access to:-

Basement Room One

15’11” x 9’08”Radiator, power and lighting installed.

Basement Room Two / Wash House

17’04” x 14’09”incorporating boiler room with floor standing oil-fired boiler, stone cold shelf, radiator. Stainless steel industrial sized sink unit with hot and cold supply, plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer.  

Half Landing

Sealed unit double glazed window with an open outlook into Long Syke and Micklehurst Clough valley below, radiator. Return spindle balustrade with polished wood handrail and steps ascending to:-

First Floor Landing

Spindle balustrade with polished wood handrail, coved ceiling, dado rail, radiator. UPVC framed double glazed window affording an elevated outlook to the rear elevation. Timber panelled doors leading from landing and opening into:-

Master Bedroom

18’07” x 14’04”Comprehensive range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards with mirror fronted doors to centre, picture rail, radiator. Two UPVC framed double glazed windows overlooking woodland area to the front. Access with panelled door to:-

Fabulous Six-Piece En Suite

Six-piece suite incorporating free-standing slipper-bath with claw-feet, low-level WC with bidet, twin his and her wash basins set into vanity style unit with marble top, step in shower tray with glazed screen and chrome mixer rain-shower fittings over, two combination radiators / heated towel rails, tiled floor area, inset spot lighting to ceiling, inbuilt airing / storage cupboard. Sealed unit double glazed window affording an open outlook to the side elevation.

Bedroom Two

16’01” x 15’08”Period cast-iron fireplace, coved ceiling with picture rail, Oak-wood floor, two radiators. Two UPVC framed double glazed window affording an open outlook to the front elevation.

Bedroom Three

13’08” x 10’06”Oak-wood floor, coved ceiling, radiator. UPVC framed double glazed window to the front elevation.

House Bathroom

Three piece white suite incorporating panelled bath with chrome rail-shower fittings, tiled area and glazed screen over, pedestal wash basin and low-level WC, fully tiled walls, boarded ceiling with extractor and inset spot lighting, radiator. Sealed unit frosted double glazed window.


Wrought iron railed forecourt across the front of the property with veranda over and dwarf stone walling with wrought iron gate between stone pillars. Enclosed low-maintenance gravelled area to the side, with access to the kitchen, timber perimeter fencing and timber gates.

To the front of the property is a substantial sized garden totalling approximately two-acres, enclosed by timber fencing to the perimeter, laid mainly to lawn and mature woodland. Timber built stable block and a former paddock area with timber perimeter fencing.

Disclaimer:In accordance with theProperty Misdescriptions Act 1991the following particulars have been prepared in good faith and are not intended to constitute part of an offer or contract. We have not carried out a structural survey and the services, appliances and specific fittings have not been tested. All photographs, measurements, floor plans and distances referred to are given as a guide only and should not be relied upon for the purchase of carpets or any other fixtures or fittings. Lease details, service charges and ground rent [where applicable] are given as a guide only and should be checked and confirmed by your Solicitor prior to exchange of contracts.

Services :               

Mains supplies of water and electricity.

Viewing :              

By appointment with our Burnley office on [01282] 415057.

Postcode : BB11 5NR.

Council Tax Band : E [Burnley].      

Further information supplied by the Vendor:-

The Vendor has supplied the following further information.  As we have not conclusively verified the same it has been excluded from the Property Details and in no way forms part of any statement or description made by us in the course of our Estate Agency business or by anyone other than the Seller of the Property.  This warning is necessary because of the provisions of theProperty Misdescriptions Act 1991:-

The oil fired central heating system is in working order.