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£450,000 Offers Over

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

48 Helmshore Road, Haslingden, Rossendale


Key Features

  • Distinctive,1920's Detached Character Home
  • Well Regarded Corner Plot Adjacent to Whitecroft Ave.
  • Mature, Well Screened Gardens to Three Sides
  • Impressive Four Double Bedroom Plus Box Room Accommodation
  • Three Traditional, Separate Reception Rooms
  • Spacious 'Living' Breakfast Kitchen With Utility & W.C.
  • Retaining Many Original Features, Parquet Wood Block Flooring
  • Gas Combination Central Heating, Double Glazing in PVCu Frames
  • Detached Single Garage to Rear
  • Situated Close to Local Schools & Victoria Park


STYLISH, CIRCA 1920's BUILT, DOUBLE FRONTED DETACHED HOUSE OF CHARACTER. Enjoying a prominent corner plot adjacent to Whitecroft Avenue with mature gardens to three sides, is this DISTINCTIVE, FOUR BEDROOM (PLUS BOX ROOM), TRADITIONAL FAMILY HOME NAMED 'HILLCROFT'. Situated on the outer fringe of Haslingden, three local Primary Schools are within walking distance together with the recreational facilities of nearby Victoria Park.

Retaining many of the period features combined with gas central heating from a combination boiler and double glazing in wood grained PVCu frames, the deceiving ground floor accommodation boasts no less than three separate reception rooms. The spacious, pine fitted 'living' breakfast kitchen extends through to a dedicated utility area with additional cloakroom/W.C. plus a boiler room off.

From the central reception hall, a return staircase with an etched and leaded glazed feature window, guides you to the first floor landing. Complemented by four true double bedrooms to each corner, the rear facing second bedroom also benefits from a wash hand basin. A versatile, front facing box room or walk-in wardrobe supplements the bedroom accommodation with a large tiled bathroom & separate W.C. to complete.

An impressive mature and well screened garden fronts the house with gated access to a topiary bordered entrance path. The left hand side garden includes a secluded paved area with a small vegetable plot and steps to the wide grassed rear garden. A detached, brick garage with direct access from Whitecroft Avenue is located to the side together with the gated side entrance.

Reputed to have featured by Ideal Homes Magazine in the 1970's as a classic 1920's 'show home' of the year this superb house is offered with no onward chain and is ready for it's next chapter of family ownership.


This home includes:
  • 1 - Entrance Porch

    1.64m x 1.26m - 5'5" x 4'2"
    Solid entrance door with an over light incorporating the House number. Original red pattern tiled floor. Glazed door to Hall

  • 2 - Entrance Hall

    1.73m x 3.16m - 5'8" x 10'4"
    Central reception hall with original parquet wood block flooring beneath rug. Staircase off to the first floor with a full length under stairs store beneath. Access to all ground floor rooms.

  • 3 - Lounge

    4.25m x 4.25m - 13'11" x 13'11"
    Living flame gas fire set in a tiled surround with raised hearth and varnished mantle. Four wall light plus centre light points. Coved ceiling. Dual aspect windows to front & side. Parquet wood block floor.

  • 4 - Morning Room

    3.34m x 2.95m - 10'11" x 9'8"
    Front facing window

  • 5 - Dining Room

    4.55m x 3.99m - 14'11" x 13'1"
    Rear facing separate dining room. Coved ceiling. Fitted, custom made alcove cupboard with integral shelves. Parquet wood block floor. Wide rear window overlooking garden.

  • 6 - Kitchen / Breakfast Room

    4.56m x 3.03m - 14'12" x 9'11"
    Fitted with a range of wall, base and drawer units in a pine wood finish. Cream work surfaces to three elevations with a tiled recess to the chimney breast to house a freestanding cooker. Inset bowl & a half single drainer sink unit located beneath the rear facing window. Integral dishwasher, integral 'Zanussi' microwave oven. Tiled splash back areas to walls. Tiled floor. Open plan into the Utility Area with ceiling beam

  • 7 - Utility Room

    2.84m x 1.66m - 9'4" x 5'5"
    Fitted base units to match the kitchen with a tall unit housing the integral fridge and separate freezer. Work surfaces with plumbing for an auto washer beneath. Half tiled walls, fully tiled floor. Doors to boiler room and ground floor cloaks/W.C. Side facing exterior door and window.

  • 8 - Boiler Room

    1.86m x 0.86m - 6'1" x 2'10"
    Floor standing 'Worcester' gas combination boiler. Rear facing window. Tiled floor. New alarm system.

  • 9 - Downstairs Cloakroom

    1.86m x 0.82m - 6'1" x 2'8"
    Low level W.C. in white. Tiled floor. Rear facing window.

  • 10 - First Floor Landing

    3.14m x 3.13m - 10'4" x 10'3"
    Maximum measurement 'L' shaped. Staircase with tall etched and leaded double glazed window. Fitted store cupboards with over head storage.

  • 11 - Master Bedroom

    4.25m x 4.25m - 13'11" x 13'11"
    Spacious double bedroom with front facing window

  • 12 - Bedroom 2

    4.57m x 3.98m - 14'12" x 13'1"
    Rear facing double bedroom. Fitted wash hand basin in pink with hot & cold water supply. Wall light and centre light points. Window to rear.

  • 13 - Bedroom 3

    3.66m x 3.1m - 12'0" x 10'2"
    Rear facing double with fitted wardrobes and matching drawer unit. Window to rear

  • 14 - Bedroom 4

    3.33m x 2.94m - 10'11" x 9'8"
    Front facing double bedroom

  • 15 - Box Room

    2.09m x 1.06m - 6'10" x 3'6"
    Rails for clothes storage. Front facing window.

  • 16 - Bathroom

    2.69m x 2.25m - 8'10" x 7'5"
    Comprising of a two piece suite finished in Sea Green. Deep panel bath with a 'Triton' electric shower unit over. Shaped pedestal wash hand basin. Chrome heated towel rail/radiator. Feature decorative tiled walls. Rear facing window.

  • 17 - WC

    1.83m x 0.91m - 6'0" x 2'12"
    Separate W.C. comprising of a 'Roca' low level, dual flush W.C. Rear facing window.

  • 18 - Exterior

  • 19 - Front Gardens

    Gated access to a central paved path bordered by shaped topiary. Mature lawned front garden with established planting providing a natural screen. Pathways to each side.

  • 20 - Side Garden

    Good size, secluded crazy paved patio rose garden with steps down to rear and separate vegetable patch.

  • 21 - Rear Garden

    Wide grassed rear garden with a pathway. Planted borders. access to Garage and side. Side area with concrete area and shaped raised bed.

  • 22 - Garage (Single)

    6.07m x 3.43m - 19'11" x 11'3"
    External measurement. Vehicular access from Whitecroft Avenue. Small driveway entrance with up & over door plus personal door to rear.

Please note, all dimensions are approximate / maximums and should not be relied upon for the purposes of floor coverings.


Additional Information:

  • Council Tax: Band E
  • Ground Rent: £4.50 Every 12 Months