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Higher Landedmans, Westhoughton, Bolton, Lancashire
Guide price £330,000 Leasehold

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Property Description

  • Period Cottage Dating back to 1609
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Driveway
  • Garage


Welcome to the captivating home in Higher Landedmans, Westhoughton, built approximately between 1609-13! Resting majestically, this charming period cottage exudes warmth, character, and a true sense of home. Nestled in a sought-after location, this property showcases tradition and functionality.

George Street and Howarth Street were originally named Landedmans Lane. Higher Landedmans is near the junction. (Lower Landedmans is on the other side of Leigh Road.) Higher Landedmans was once a farmhouse with outbuildings set in 10 acres. The properties are reputed to be the oldest surviving in Westhoughton.

Over the years the buildings have been occupied by many families with many occupations, notably farmers, silk weavers, nail-makers and coal miners. Some of the buildings have been extended and some demolished over time. By the early nineteenth century the buildings were divided into three separate properties. Number 1 Higher Landedmans (once number 3) is believed to be very near to the original style of the buildings. Numbers 2 and 3 have now been converted into one building. Footballer Francis Lee developed the property and lived in it for many years from 1968.

The enchanting exterior of the cottage is inviting. The exposed timber beams, epitomizes the rich history of the property, giving it an air of timeless elegance. As you step inside, you'll be greeted by the impeccable blend of traditional features and modern design, creating a seamless transition between past and present.

The ground floor boasts an open plan reception/diner, each offering unique spaces for relaxation, entertainment, and quality time with loved ones however, the heart of the home, the kitchen, is a focal point of this cottage. Immaculate cabinetry, ample storage space, and top-of-the-line appliances create an ideal culinary space, where cooking becomes an absolute pleasure.

Venture upstairs to discover three generously sized bedrooms, each boasting its own unique charm and character.

Completing the accommodation is a well-appointed family bathroom, complementing the overall aesthetic of the property.

Outside, this property offers driveway and garage, ensuring ample parking space for vehicles.

Situated in the desirable Higher Landedmans area of Bolton, this cottage is perfectly positioned for access to local amenities, schools, and transport links, offering convenience without sacrificing tranquillity. Whether it's exploring the nearby parks, indulging in the culinary delights of local restaurants, or enjoying a peaceful stroll through the surrounding countryside, this location provides a truly idyllic setting.

A blue plaque was installed at number 1 in 2016 by Westhoughton Local History Group to commemorate the historic significance of the building.

Don't miss the opportunity to own this exquisite period cottage in Higher Landedmans, Westhoughton. With its blend of character, luxurious features, and prime location, it presents a rare chance to embrace a lifestyle that many aspire to. Schedule your viewing today and prepare to be captivated by the charm and potential of this remarkable property.


Period Cottage
2 Reception Rooms
3 Bedrooms
Family Bathroom

Washacre Primary School (0.3 MILES)
Westhoughton High School (0.4 MILES)
Westhoughton Central Park (0.3 MILES)
Hall Lee Bank Park (0.6 MILES)
Sainsbury's (0.4 MILES)


Front of the Property:
Integral Garage. Double Gates into Large Stoned Shared Driveway with Multiple Vehicle Access. Front Indian Stoned Patio Area with large Tree Planters. Outside Security Lighting.

Rear Access Door. Strip Lighting. Concrete Floor. Double Garage.

Kitchen: 5.37 x 4.09 to max 4.47
Integrated Fridge/Freezer. Integrated Dishwasher. Belfast Sink. Barn Rear Door. Ceiling Recessed Spotlights. Granite and Solid Oak Worktops. Farmhouse Tiled Floor. Induction Hob. Centre Island with Breakfast Bar. Original Exposed Beams. TV Connection. Radiator.

Lounge: 5.59m x 4.66m
Walnut Engineered Wood Flooring. Two Dual Fuel Burners . Existing Original Beams. Exposed Stone Fireplace. Patio Doors.

Downstairs W/C / Utility: 4.73 x 1.79
Fitted Cupboards with Solid Oak Worktops. Strip Lighting. Tiled Flooring. White W/C. Sink Vanity Unity with Cupboard. Two Wall Lights. Rear Window. Sink Unit with Mixer Tap.

Stairs to the First Floor:
Glazed staircase with oak finishing's. Double glazed window and inset spotlights to ceiling. Storage cupboard housing the gas central heating system. Exposed brick feature wall.

Master Bedroom: 5.21m x 4.54m including robes
Double glazed windows to three sides. Two Radiators. Lovely wood flooring with a range of fitted bedroom furniture. Four way spotlights.

Bedroom 2: 4.72m x 3.11m max to 1.89m
Double glazed window with feature exposed brick facing wall and beams to walls and ceiling. Loft access with spotlight on track.

Bedroom 3: 4.70 x 2.92 into alcove
Double glazed window and loft access. Inset spotlights and wall lights. Wood flooring and radiator with fitted double Louvre wardrobe.

Family Bathroom: 2.76m x 3.16m
A perfect way to end or start the day in this spacious bathroom suite! Double glazed windows with wood shutters. Vanity sink unit with tiled work surfaces and drawers and cupboard under and having a large mirror backdrop, Tower fitted unit for additional storage. Enclosed shower cubicle. Partially tiled walls. Low level w/c and corner bath .

Auctioneer Comments This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction. Should you view, offer or bid on the property, your information will be shared with the Auctioneer, iamsold Limited.

This method of auction requires both parties to complete the transaction within 56 days of the draft contract for sale being received by the buyers solicitor (for standard Grade 1 properties). This additional time allows buyers to proceed with mortgage finance (subject to lending criteria, affordability and survey).

The buyer is required to sign a reservation agreement and make payment of a non-refundable Reservation Fee. This being 4.5% of the purchase price including VAT, subject to a minimum of £6,600.00 including VAT. The Reservation Fee is paid in addition to purchase price and will be considered as part of the chargeable consideration for the property in the calculation for stamp duty liability. Buyers will be required to go through an identification verification process with iamsold and provide proof of how the purchase would be funded.

This property has a Buyer Information Pack which is a collection of documents in relation to the property. The documents may not tell you everything you need to know about the property, so you are required to complete your own due diligence before bidding. A sample copy of the Reservation Agreement and terms and conditions are also contained within this pack. The buyer will also make payment of £300 including VAT towards the preparation cost of the pack, where it has been provided by iamsold.

The property is subject to an undisclosed Reserve Price with both the Reserve Price and Starting Bid being subject to change.

Referral Arrangements The Partner Agent and Auctioneer may recommend the services of third parties to you. Whilst these services are recommended as it is believed they will be of benefit; you are under no obligation to use any of these services and you should always consider your options before services are accepted. Where services are accepted the Auctioneer or Partner Agent may receive payment for the recommendation and you will be informed of any referral arrangement and payment prior to any services being taken by you.

AML Disclaimer
Please note it is a legal requirement that we require verified ID from purchasers before instructing a sale. Please also note we shall require proof of funds before we instruct the sale, together with your instructed solicitors.

Agents Note
We may refer you to recommended providers of ancillary services such as Conveyancing, Financial Services, Insurance and Surveying. We may receive a commission payment fee or other benefit (known as a referral fee) for recommending their services. You are not under any obligation to use the services of the recommended provider. The ancillary service provider may be an associated company of Harrisons Lettings and Management Ltd.

We endeavour to make our particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. The services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All photographs and measurements have been taken as a guide only and are not precise. Floor plans where included are not to scale and accuracy is not guaranteed. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are travelling some distance to view.

Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.

To conform with government Money Laundering Regulations 2019, we are required to confirm the identity of all prospective buyers. We use the services of a third party, Credas, which Harrisons Lettings and Management Ltd will send your AML check. There is a nominal charge of £30 including VAT for this (per person), payable direct to Harrisons Lettings and Management Ltd. Please note, we are unable to issue a memorandum of sale until the checks are complete.

We may refer you to recommended providers of ancillary services such as Conveyancing, Financial Services, Insurance and Surveying. We may receive a commission payment fee or other benefit (known as a referral fee) for recommending their services. You are not under any obligation to use the services of the recommended provider. The ancillary service provider may be an associated company of Harrisons Lettings and Management Ltd.

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Higher Landedmans Westhoughton, Bolton
Lancashire BL5 2PY
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 336315
Landlord Referral Earn £200