Watling Street, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL8


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
We are delighted to offer this rare opportunity to acquire Mums Harris Farm, off Watling Street, Affetside. This substantial farmhouse with attached barn is set in this highly regarded location and subject to the usual consents the attached barn could be converted to substantially increase the accommodation and create a stunning family home in this superb location, with outstanding views, set in around 10 acres. The house is smartly presented throughout and the accommodation briefly comprises; entrance porch, dining room, living room, study, breakfast kitchen and conservatory, first floor, four bedrooms and family bathroom. The property has all mains services and an oil fired central heating system. This unlisted property enjoys stunning panoramic views over Holcombe Hill and surrounding countryside. There are well tended gardens to three sides, as well as extensive parking the property benefits from an integral and detached garage. The attached stone barn currently comprises on the ground floor, four stables, and storage area and tack room. The first floor is part partitioned with a sauna/shower room and storage area. There are around 9.5 acres of grazing land, twelve stables which offer a good potential to act as a livery yard. It comes complete with tack rooms, storage and a competition size outdoor arena. There is a newly re-clad large Dutch barn and also a field shelter. There is both front and rear access to the property and well maintained gardens to three aspects. VIEWING IS STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

Entrance Porch

Tiled flooring, built in cupboards.

Dining Room

Stone built fireplace, window to the front, spiral stairs to the first floor.

Living Room

8.6 x 3.64 max (28'3 x 11'11 max)

Stone built fireplace, windows to the front and rear, access into the barn.


4.58 x 2.92 max (15'0 x 9'7 max)

Part panelled walls, french window to the conservatory.


3.32 x 3.38 max (10'11 x 11'1 max)

Oak flooring, bi-folding doors to the rear gardens.


5.17 x 3.25 max (17'0 x 10'8 max)

Farmhouse type kitchen with wall and base units in oak style finish, built in induction hob, double oven, dishwasher, fridge and washing machine, window to the rear and rear porch.

First Floor

Bedroom One

4.58 x 3.65 max (15'0 x 12'0 max)

Range of fitted wardrobes and dresser, window to the front.


3.95 x 3.59 max (13'0 x 11'9 max)

Wardrobes and drawers, window to the rear.


4.52 x 3.61 max (14'10 x 11'10 max)

Fitted wardrobes, wash hand basin, window to the front.


5.16 x 3.25 max (16'11 x 10'8 max)

Vanity unit, windows to the front and side.


3.39 x 2.96 max (11'1 x 9'9 max)

Briefly comprising, wc, wash hand basin, shower cubicle and corner bath, tiled elevations and flooiring, window to the side.


The property has a front and rear driveway, the front leading to a paved parking forecourt and an integral and detached garage, formal lawned gardens with borders, a side patio with ornamental pond and additional rear garden. The rear driveway gives good access to the stables and land with extensive parking for horse boxes and trailers. There are two stable blocks adjoining the L-shaped outdoor school (measuring at its widest 40m x 20m). The adjoining barn measuring 12.6m x 12.83m on the ground floor has four further stables, storage area and tack room. The upper floor measures 12.96m x 5.96m and is part partitioned and has various rooms including a workshop and sauna and shower room. The farm is set in approximately 10 acres, surrounded the property from front/side and rear, there is a newly built steel framed barn measuring 18.4m x 9m and a field shelter.


From the Ramsbottom office turn left at the traffic lights and head along Bolton Street, head straight through the next set of lights and this is the start of Bolton Road West, as you reach the next set of lights in the centre of Holcombe Brook stay in the right hand lane and follow the road as it leads through Hawkshaw, after passing through the village on the sharp left hand bend turn left into Turton Road and bear right onto Watling Street. Follow the road as it climbs into the village and the house is a short distance on your left hand side after passing the school in the centre of the village.


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