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6 bed country house for sale


Cross Lane, Holcombe, Bury BL8

6 3
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Property features

  • Superb Georgian Detached
  • Five Reception Rooms
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Three Bath/Shower Rooms
  • All-Weather Tennis Court
  • Fully Equipped Gymnasium
  • Beautiful Gardens
  • Energy Rating E

Property description

Plant House is a superbly presented and recently renovated Georgian manor house located in this highly regarded and sought after location. The property retains original character and has been sympathetically restored with the use of sliding sash windows and boasts a spacious and stunning interior, over three floors, set amongst beautifully tended gardens and grounds with tiered stone patios and flower beds and has an all-weather tennis court to rear. The property is within easy reach of the Ramsbottom and Holcombe Brook centres and is a short drive to the motorway network.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hallway

Oak parquet flooring, ceiling coving, staircase to first floor.

Living Room (8.36m x 4.55m)

Open fireplace with stone surround and hearth, beamed ceiling, ceiling coving, windows to front and side elevations.

Dining Room (4.22m x 4.19m)

Gas fired stove set in traditional fire surround, ceiling coving, window to front elevation.

Fitted Kitchen (7.39m x 4.24m)

Fitted with an extensive range of base and wall units, composite worksurfaces, gas fired Aga, large island console with breakfast bar, porcelain floor tiling, windows to rear and side elevations, 'servant' staircase to first floor.

Pantry (4.80m x 2.54m)

Traditional pantry with stone slabs, porcelain floor tiling, window to side elevation.

Utility Room (3.30m x 1.98m)

Matching base units, inset sink, comosite worksurfaces, porcelain floor tiling, tiled walls, cloakroom/wc, mullion window to front elevation.

Rear Vestibule

Snug (7.72m x 3.28m)

Gas fired stove set on raised mantel and stone surround, access to cellar, windows to side and rear elevations.

Cellar (4.60m x 3.45m)

Vaulted ceiling, stone butchers' slabs.

First Floor


Spindled balustrade, window to rear elevation, skylight.

Bedroom (4.75m x 4.60m)

Living flame gas fire in traditional fire surround, fitted dressing room, windows to front and side elevations.

Bedroom (4.27m x 4.24m)

Living flame gas fire in traditional fire surround, window to front elevation.

Bedroom (4.29m x 3.56m)

Fitted wardrobes, living flame gas fire in traditional fire surround, window to side elevation.

Bedroom (3.02m x 1.85m)

Window to front elevation.


Four piece suite comprising free-standing bath, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, w.C., heated towel rail, part panelled/part tiled walls, windows to rear and side elevations.

Shower Room

Three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, hand wash basin, w.C., tiled walls, heated towel rail, cylinder cupboard.

Study (4.32m x 3.05m)

Window to rear elevation, access to first floor sitting room.

Sitting Room (4.75m x 4.75m)

Living flame gas fire set in traditional surround and marble hearth, window to front elevation, french window to side garden, 'servant' stairs to kitchen.

Second Floor


Gallery with stained glass window over first floor landing, Velux window to rear elevation.

Bedroom (5.00m x 3.58m)

Exposed chimney breast, eaves storage, window to side elevation, Velux window to rear.

En Suite Shower Room

Three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, hand wash basin, w.C.

Bedroom (5.03m x 4.29m)

Exposed chimney breast, eaves storage, window to side elevation, Velux window to rear.



Cobbled driveway

Attached Garage (5.54m x 4.88m)

Detached Garage (6.02m x 5.16m)


Lawned areas with flower beds, mature trees and shrubs, tiered patio areas, large greenhouse (18'10" x 11'1").

Cabin (4.83m x 3.81m)

Log cabin housing a fully equipped gymnasium.

Tennis Court

All-weather tennis court.


Within the conservation area of the village of Holcombe, access directly from Lumb Carr Road.

Mortgage Services

St.John Healey ba (Hons) CeMap, is a financial consultant specialising in mortgage advice. St.John has a wealth of knowledge and experience within the industry giving him the ability to access the whole of the market in order to secure the correct mortgage for your individual requirements.
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Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £186,681 Sales 468 Current average value £198,770 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£51 ▼ -0.03%

Property value data/graphs for BL8

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £300,369 £217 3.7 £297,069
Semi-detached £173,860 £180 3.1 £163,948
Terraced £132,616 £164 2.5 £120,592
Flats £132,251 £183 1.8 £122,844

Current asking prices in BL8

Average: £270,049
Avg. current asking prices in BL8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £220,000
Flats £91,989
- - -
All £113,324

Current asking rents in BL8

Average: £624 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BL8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £854 pcm
£669 pcm
£679 pcm
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Flats £525 pcm
£533 pcm
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All £635 pcm
£626 pcm
£679 pcm
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Bradshaw Road £559,009
Cockey Moor Road £518,705
Hawkshaw Lane £505,817
Larkfield Close £485,197
Tor Avenue £476,469
Highest turnover in BL8
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Acres Street 53.3%
Anderton Close 50.0%
Preesall Close 46.2%
Hebburn Drive 43.8%
Proctor Street 42.9%

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Nearby transport

  • Entwistle (3.4 miles)
  • Bromley Cross (Lancs) (3.8 miles)
  • Hall-i'-th'-Wood (4.6 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (20.2 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (29.8 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (30.2 miles)
  • Liverpool Belfast Ferry Terminal Bootle (30.9 miles)
  • Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal (31.9 miles)
  • Liverpool Isle of Man & Dublin Terminal (31.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Emmanuel Holcombe Church of England Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School, Ramsbottom (0.4 miles)
  • Hazlehurst Community Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Excel and Exceed Centre (4.0 miles)
  • Bury College (4.1 miles)
  • Holy Cross College (4.4 miles)
  • Darul Uloom Al Arabiya Al Islamiya (0.4 miles)
  • Woodhey High School (0.7 miles)
  • Rossendale School (2.1 miles)
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Weale and Hitchen, BL0 on +44 1204 911981 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£4,211 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 115,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £3,670 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £600,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £40/mo (£476/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £62 Electricity £76 Estimated energy cost £138/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 24900 kWh/year
Electricity: 6800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £303 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £32 Sewerage £28 Estimated water cost £60 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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