Surrounded by open countryside, this large property is the perfect place to snuggle up in front of the roaring fire after a busy day exploring.
Enjoying a peaceful and rural location that is less than a mile from the Roman village of Ribchester and surrounded by open countryside, Lower Barn Farm offers spacious and comfortable accommodation, perfect for larger families or groups of friends wanting to explore all that the area has to offer.
Situated in the heart of Lancashire’s beautiful Ribble Valley, the village, which was built on the site of a Roman fort, has a couple of good pubs, as well as an art gallery and museum. This superb detached home has generous living accommodation, including two lounges, separate dining room and a well-equipped kitchen and utility. The garden, with it sheltered patio area and barbecue area is perfect for alfresco dining.
This property is ideal for those who love the outdoors, as there are lots of pleasant walks and cycle routes from the doorstep. The Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is on the doorstep, is particularly great for mountain biking. Other activities available locally include fishing, golf and horse riding.
The market town of Clitheroe, which is regarded as the capital of the Ribble Valley and has its own castle, is just 9 miles away. Here guests will find a good selection of shops, supermarkets, bars, cafés and restaurants. The town of Longridge, 4 miles away, also has a good selection of amenities.
Apart from its stunning scenery and pretty villages, this part of Lancashire is also well regarded for its great food and drink and there is an abundance of good country pubs and restaurants within easy driving distance, including several award-winning establishments.
Places of interest nearby include Salmesbury Hall, 7 miles, Gawthorpe Hall, 14 miles and Bowland Wild Boar Park, just 8 miles away. The city of Preston is 12 miles away and Lancaster is within a 40-minute drive. Should you wish to venture slightly further afield, the Bronte Country, the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District can all be reached in an hour by car. For those wanting to visit the coast, Blackpool is just a 40-minute drive. Shop and pub 1 mile, restaurant 2 miles.
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Living room 1: With open fire, 42" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Living room 2: With wood burner, 42" Freeview TV and French doors leading to garden.
Kitchen: With breakfast area, electric oven, electric hob, microwave, fridge/freezer and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With twin beds.
Bedroom 2: With kingsize bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 3: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 4: With kingsize bed.
Bedroom 5: With double bed and en-suite with shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedroom 6: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Oil central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial fuel for open fire and wood burner included. Travel cot and highchair available on request. Enclosed lawned garden with patio, garden furniture and gas barbecue. Bike store. Private parking for 5 cars. No smoking. Please note: This property has a security deposit of £250. There are steps in the garden
The River Ribble is 200m from the property. Security deposit of £250 payable by bank transfer in advance, please contact owner for bank details, this will be refunded within 7 days of departure if all is in good order.Get the full listing »