Seven of the best village properties on sale in Lancashire and the Lake District

PUBLISHED: 16:40 24 February 2014 | UPDATED: 16:40 24 February 2014

Country house, near Lancaster

Country house, near Lancaster

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We have chosen seven homes that combine rural charm with the advantages of living in a community

Galley Hill Farm, Near Kirkby Lonsdale

A beautifully proportioned, south facing Lancashire farmhouse and outbuildings. Developed into the adjacent stone barn several years ago, the property in Melling village is a well presented family home in a private situation enjoying both sunshine and open views. Over three acres of gardens and paddocks

Guide Price: £725,000

Contact: Fine & Country Lakes & North Lancs. 01524 380560 www.fineandcountry.com

Crow Trees Barn, Chatburn

A Grade II property near Chatburn village centre with exceptional living space infused with character. Retained oak beams and exposed stone walls contrast well with the contemporary fitments for a remarkable multi-flexible family home. Master bedroom and three further bedrooms plus self-contained annexe and over half an acre of walled gardens.

Price : £695,000

Contact: Fine & Country Whalley, 01254 828922, www.fineandcountry.com

The Old Vicarage, Hurst Green

Tucked away on the edge of the village, this was built in 1840 as a vicarage. This is only the second time it has been on the open market and it includes a large detached coach house converted into self-catering accommodation. There is a master bedroom with en-suite, three further bedrooms and attractive gardens of approximately an acre.

Price: £760,000

Contact: Fine & Country Whalley, 01254 828922, www.fineandcountry.com

Country house, near Lancaster

A wonderful Grade II listed house dating back to 1667, located in a popular village with easy access to local amenities. There are five bedrooms, three bathrooms, a Smallbone breakfast kitchen with Aga and five acres of beautiful mature gardens and paddock.

Price: on application.

Contact: Philomena or Elizabeth Hall of Elizabeth hall Country Houses Bureau on 01200 440988/441179 www.countryhousesbureau.co.uk

The Lodge. Croston

A distinguished six-bedroom 18th century detached Grade II listed period home within Croston Conservation Area. Classically presented and set over three floors with a master bedroom with boudoir and en suite facilities, guest bedroom with en suite plus four further bedrooms.

Beautiful, abundantly stocked surrounding gardens behind a walled frontage.

Contact: Maria B Evans Estate Agents, 01704 892001, sales@mariabevans.co.uk

Guide price: £1.2m

Chauffeur’s Lodge, Sawley

Converted from the original Chauffeur’s Lodge at Bank Hall, this deceptive stone built cottage has a unique character. Modern meets old with great subtlety in this property offering well proportioned, elegant rooms comprising three bedrooms all en suite based on three levels. There are beautiful views towards the River Ribble and Pendle Hill. There’s a gravelled garden patio with a paved courtyard area.

Price: £395,000

Contact: MSW Hewetsons www.mswhewetsons.co.uk 01200 424142.

Back Drinkhouse Lane, Croston,

A detached farmhouse offering spacious family accommodation with three receptions, dining kitchen with Aga, two family bathrooms, master bedroom with en-suite, three further bedrooms. An extensive private garden to the rear with garden shed, summer house and ornamental pond. The four car garage has loft room.

Price: £589,950

Contact: Angela Burnett and Company 01704 821393 www.angelaburnett.com

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