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 £149,995

2 Beds
Fort Street, Read BB12 7PP
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EXCLUSIVE SHORT TERRACE / ATTRACTIVELY PRESENTED THROUGHOUT / TRULY PRIVATE REAR GARDEN / Occupying a secluded position close to Read village amenities, the gateway to the Ribble Valley, affording welcoming reception spaces and two double-sized bedrooms, with excellent further potential for a third.

Occupying a secluded position within this exclusive short terrace of only a handful of similar property. Located in the heart of Read village, close to a variety of shops, welcoming cafe/bars on this, the gateway to the Ribble Valley. Only a short distance on foot from St John's CofE Primary School, and within the catchment area for Ribblesdale and Clitheroe Royal Grammar School. Enveloped within glorious open countryside, yet boasting regular bus routes from nearby Whalley Road and within only a few minutes’ drive of access onto the M65 motorway, promoting complete freedom throughout the Northwest region. 

A substantial mid-terrace property, constructed at the turn of the 20th Century and affording attractively presented accommodation to the credit of the existing vendors; which will appeal to couples, young families and those seeking to downsize. Internally there are bright, welcoming reception spaces the larger of which boasts a multi-fuel stove and French-doors which open into the rear garden. A modern kitchen with a host of integrated appliances is a further feature, whilst at first floor level there are two double-sized bedrooms with excellent further potential for a third to the attic with Velux window, subject to building regulations. An attractive paved forecourt boosts kerb-appeal, whilst a private courtyard-style garden to the rear, truly offers a space in which to escape with well-paved areas, decking to a raised patio, and an abundance of trees and bushes ensuring privacy.

Briefly Comprising:- Entrance Vestibule, Reception Hallway, TWO GOOD-SIZED RECEPTION ROOMS, Modern Kitchen with a host of integrated appliances, TWO DOUBLE-SIZED BEDROOMS, Three-Piece Bathroom, Attractive Forecourt, Fabulous Private Courtyard-Style Garden. VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

The Accommodation Afforded is as follows:-

UPVC Entrance Door

Having oval leaded double glazed centre panel and double glazed panel over opening into:-

Entrance Vestibule

Tongue and groove boarding to dado height. Attractive Pine glazed panelled door with glazed panel over opening into:-

Reception Hallway

Stairs to first floor level, coved ceiling, electric storage heater. Pine panelled doors leading from hallway and opening into:-

Reception Room One

12’04” x 11’0”into chimney breast recess. Coved ceiling, electric storage heater. UPVC framed double glazed sash-window overlooking the neat forecourt and beyond.

Reception Room Two

15’03” x 14’05”into chimney breast recess. Stone built fireplace with cast-iron multi-fuel stove set onto a stone paved hearth, attractive stone floor, coved ceiling, electric storage heater, understairs storage cupboard with Pine panelled door. UPVC framed double glazed French-style doors opening into the rear garden and twin glazed panelled door opening into:-


13’11” x 6’09”1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit and drainer with cupboards under, comprehensive range of modern wall and base units incorporating stainless steel double oven / grill and four ring induction hob with stainless steel chimney-style extractor canopy over, co-ordinating worktops and upstands with concealed illumination, a host of integrated appliances including microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and under counter fridge and freezer. UPVC framed double glazed windows to the side and overlooking the rear garden. Modern composite stable-style door with double glazed centre panel.

First Floor Landing

Return spindle balustrade. Pine wood panelled doors leading from landing and opening into:-

Bedroom One

16’0” x 12’01”into chimney breast recess. UPVC framed double glazed sash-window affording a private outlook to the front elevation, electric storage heater.

Bedroom Two

15’02” x 9’03”UPVC framed double glazed window overlooking the private rear garden and beyond, coved ceiling.


Three piece white suite incorporating panelled P-bath with electric shower fittings, tiled area and glazed screen over, pedestal wash basin and low-level WC, tongue and groove boarding and part-tiled walls, inbuilt storage / airing cupboard, skylight, extractor.


Attractive paved forecourt with dwarf stone walling to the front. Private low-maintenance courtyard-style garden to the rear with neat, level paved areas, flower / shrub borders with dwarf stone retaining wall, stone-built barbecue, steps descending to further rockery area, screened for privacy by an abundance of well-manicured trees, bushes and stone walling with timber gate onto back street.

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 gas, water and electricity.

Viewing :              

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

Postcode : BB12 7PP.

Council Tax Band : B [Ribble Valley].