4 Bedroom Detached For Sale in Preston Old Road, Freckleton, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 1HD

Key Features

  • Extended Georgian Farmhouse
  • Two En-Suite Bathrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Driveway Parking & Double Garage
  • Immaculate Decor Throughout
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Stunning Dining Kitchen


Leftmove Estate Agents are pleased to offer for sale this four bedroom detached family residence with accommodation briefly comprising of lounge, kitchen with dining area, reception room, dining room, formal lounge, sun room, utility, toilet, double detached garage, four bedrooms, three reception rooms, two En-Suite bathrooms, family bathroom and loft room. The property extends to approximately 2919sqft. This is a great opportunity to purchase this extended Georgian farmhouse with outstanding views over rural countryside. This residence known as 'Dibbs Hall' was constructed in the early 1800's and commissioned by Lord Derby and is set in approximately one third of an acre landscaped gardens. This is a fantastic example of a large Georgian house, with a commanding appearance front and rear this would make an ideal family home. This exquisite home has been extended and completely modernised in the last twenty years and extensively refurbished in the latter four. Refurbishment to date has included a professionally painted kitchen, two new bathrooms and all bedrooms tastefully redecorated. In addition, there is a large boarded attic area that could easily be converted into a substantial living space. The property has been maintained to a very high standard and is in excellent condition throughout. The property benefits from gas central heating and double glazing. Viewing is advised to fully appreciate this great property.

Property Particulars

Ground Floor

Entrance Hallway

A tastefully presented front porch and centre reception entrance hall with lower wood panels, ornate corniced ceiling, Karndean flooring, and three decoratively covered central heating radiators. A rear porch with a slate floor serves the back door to the rear garden, garage and driveway.

Principal Sitting Room

22' 2'' x 12' 4'' (6.76m x 3.78m) An elegantly presented and generously proportioned principle formal sitting room, the focal point of which is a period style light marble fireplace surround with matching hearth and backing with a living flame gas fire. Other features of the room include ornate ceiling mouldings and cornices. Twin central heating radiators heat the room and significant natural light is supplied by two hardwood double glazed windows, double opening concertina panelled doors into the formal dining room and open plan access to the garden room.

Formal Dining Room

13' 5'' x 13' 4'' (4.09m x 4.07m) Entrance to the formal dining room is through the principal sitting room, via double opening concertina panelled doors. Elegantly decorated with central ceiling rose and inset halogen down spotlights. The room is heated by a double central heating radiator and twin hardwood double glazed sash style windows provide light and a southerly aspect, overlooking the front garden with distant views across Freckleton Marsh and beyond.

Garden Room

A turret style garden room extension leading off the principal sitting room overlooks the landscaped patio and surrounding gardens. Having a ceramic tiled floor, part wood panelled walls and ceiling, exposed surrounding brick plinth with arched double glazed hard wood windows. Heating is provided by a double central heating radiator and cooled be an electric ceiling fan. A centre opening door leads to the front patio


15' 10'' x 15' 0'' (4.85m x 4.58m) This is a well appointed reception room complete with surrounding wall dado rail, feature ornate corniced ceiling and central ceiling rose. The focal point of the room being a light coloured marble fireplace surround with matching hearth with living flame coal effect gas fire. Additional heat is provided by a double central heating radiator and the room is lit by two hardwood double glazed sash style windows to the side and south facing front elevation.

Dining Kitchen

18' 8'' x 10' 0'' (5.69m x 3.05m) An exceptional 'Farmhouse' style, professionally hand painted kitchen. Fitted with a comprehensive selection of floor and eye level kitchen units with extensive worktop space. All units have concealed over and under pelmet lighting. Walls tiled in neutral coloured marble. Ceramic tiled floor throughout. White ceramic 1.5 bowl single drainer with electric waste disposal. Built in Bosch oven with grill and separate Bosch microwave, oven with grill. Inset Bosch ceramic flat hob with an overhead heavy duty extractor hood set in feature canopy arrangement. Space for a dishwasher and American fridge freezer. A particular feature of this family dining kitchen is a large walk in pantry store cupboard adjoining the dining area. The room has three double glazed windows and a central heating radiator in the dining area.

Downstairs Cloaks

Full height white ceramic tiles. Fitted with ornate vintage French ceramic suite with inset hand painted green pattern, comprising wall mounted wash basin and close coupled lavatory. Window to rear.

Utility Room

6' 2'' x 3' 11'' (1.89m x 1.2m) With white ceramic floor tiles, plumbing for automatic washing machine and vented for a dryer. Wall mounted coat rails and shelving. Veissmann central heating combi boiler.

Family Sitting Room/Home Office

17' 8'' x 12' 2'' (5.41m x 3.71m) A useful and versatile fourth reception room which could be used for multiple purposes including a home business, study, lounge, playroom and currently, a craft room. The room has ornate corniced ceilings with the focal point of the room being a feature period style wood surround, light coloured marble heath and backing with living flame gas fire. Laminate flooring and fitted desk, drawers and shelving. The room is heated with a double central heating radiator. Light provided by wall and ceiling lighting, hardwood double glazed rear window, with the room being mainly lit by double glazed hardwood double opening French doors leading to the rear garden, patios, driveway and garage.

First Floor

First Floor Landing

From the centre reception entrance hall a wide staircase leads to the split level first floor landing decorated in matching style, having a feature rear barrelled ceiling with opaque multi glazed arched rear gable window. Off the landing a former central heating cistern room has been fitted with a single radiator and provides ample drying space for laundry. Other features include a substantial built-in storage cupboard, inset wall display niche alcoves and ornate ceiling cornicing. The landing is heated by two radiators, one of which is decoratively covered.

Master Bedroom

16' 0'' x 14' 4'' (4.88m x 4.39m) An exceptional spacious slightly L-shaped master bedroom elegantly decorated, having dado rail, corniced ceiling and inset ceiling lighting. The room is heated by a double central heating radiator and enjoys light from a southerly aspect with hardwood double glazed sash style window. Panoramic views across Freckleton Marsh to Parbold Hill and Winter Hill. From the bedroom an arched opening provides access to the master en-suite bathroom.

Master En-Suite Bathroom

The master en-suite is sectioned into two with a low wall fitted with a traditional central heating radiator with heated towel rail. One half is fitted with a tiled shower enclosure with exposed shower riser and rain can shower head, French style vanity cupboard with ceramic sink bowl, electric shaver point and white ceramic lavatory. The other half is fitted with a double ended roll-top slipper bath and chrome tap/shower fitting. A feature of the room is a faux fireplace and panelled walls. The room is lit with ceiling and wall lights, and a UPVC frosted glass window.

Bedroom Two

19' 5'' x 11' 6'' (5.94m x 3.53m) An exceptional double bedroom suite, comprising of a small entrance hall leading to the en-suite bathroom and step up into the bedroom. The room is heated by two central heating radiators and lit by two hardwood double glazed sash style windows to the front and rear elevation.

Bedroom Two En-Suite Bathroom

Full height ceramic tiled featuring inset random floral pattern with matching three piece Vernon Tutbury coloured suite. The three piece suite with matching floral motifs comprise of a close coupled lavatory, pedestal wash basin and bath with ornate brass mixer taps. A brass watering can style shower head leads from in inset brass thermostatic fitted shower. The room has a wall mounted arched mirror with lights and electric shaving point. Bathroom accessories match the Vernon suite. The room is heated by a central heated towel rail. The room is lit by an opaque double glazed hardwood rear window.

Bedroom Three

16' 9'' x 9' 8'' (5.11m x 2.95m) A spacious third bedroom with under stairs alcove. Featuring a corniced ceiling and dado rail. The room is heated by a double central heating radiator and lit by twin hardwood double glazed sash style windows with southerly aspect enjoying panoramic views across Freckleton Marsh.

Bedroom Four

13' 1'' x 12' 4'' (3.99m x 3.78m) A well appointed third double bedroom with corniced ceiling and a selection of fitted off-white bedroom furniture with hanging rails, shelving, drawer units, centre dresser drawer unit and bedside cupboards with corner display alcove. Heated with a double central heating radiator and lit by a hardwood double glazed window to the south west gable elevation.

Family Bathroom

white close coupled lavatory, wide white ceramic console sink with two ceramic legs, a white double polished cast iron Galleon bath set into an alcove. The shower comprises of a chrome traditional riser rail, watering can style head and thermostatic valve. The double shower enclosure will comprise of a low wall with glass panels fitted above. The Italian grey brick tiles are inset with small corner white diamond tiles, finished with an ancanthus border and dado tile. The ceiling has been finished with a plaster cornice and halogen down spot lights. The room is heated by a traditional central heating radiator with heater towel rail. The room is lit by an opaque double glazed hardwood sash style window to the rear.

Converted Attic


20' 0'' x 9' 2'' (6.12m x 2.81m) A panelled door on the landing opens to reveal a fixed staircase leading to the twin boarded attic rooms stretching the full width of the property and providing potential for conversion into office, study, playroom, dressing room accommodation.


Double Garage

Detached brick built garage with tiled roof, light and power, electric up and over door and personal side entrance. The garage is approached by a feature block paved driveway with security conscious tall timber swan top gates, leading off the shared access drive known as Dibbs Pocket and used by only two other properties.


Dibbs Hall occupies an extensive mature 0.25 acre plot with outstanding front views across Freckleton Marsh. The walled and picket fenced gardens provide a high degee of privacy and seclusion. From Preston Old Road a stone chipped footpath with granite set edging leads to the front door and has a well manicured lawn area with surrounding deep well stocked flower and shrub borders supporting a wide variety of screening trees and shrubs. Directly in front of the propery is an Indian Stone patio area with a southerly aspect adjoining the French door to the garden room. To the south west side of the property is an eight foot brick boundary wall with driveway mains lighting. The main feature of the front garden is the cream wood gazebo providing an additional seating area. The rear garden features an extensive walled patio, waterfall water feature, and concealed area behind the garage housing water butts, compost bins and wheelie bins.


Additional Information


We have been advised by the vendor that the property is freehold. This information should always be checked by a solicitor prior to purchase.

Council Tax:

The property is BAND G for council tax.


Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fitting or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements stated in this brochure are approximate and photographs provided are for guidance only.

For further information on this property please call 01772 687100 or e-mail kirkham@leftmove.com

Under the Property Misdescription Act 1991 we endeavour to make our sales details accurate and reliable but they should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact and they do not constitute any part of an offer of contract. The seller does not make any representations to give any warranty in relation to the property and we have no authority to do so on behalf of the seller. Services, fittings and equipment referred to in the sales details have not been tested (unless otherwise stated) and no warranty can be given as to their condition. We strongly recommend that all the information which we provide about the property is verified by yourself or your advisers. Under the Estate Agency Act 1991 you will be required to give us financial information in order to verify you financial position before we can recommend any offer to the vendor.

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Key Features

  • Extended Georgian Farmhouse
  • Two En-Suite Bathrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Driveway Parking & Double Garage
  • Immaculate Decor Throughout
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Stunning Dining Kitchen

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Freckleton is located between Preston and the Fylde coast. The location is ideal for families with numerous schools in the area including, Freckleton church of England primary school, Freckleton Strike Lane Primary School and Newton Bluecoat Church of England Primary.

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