Rivington Lane, Rivington, Bolton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Fisher House is in the heart of Rivington Village with it s beautiful 16th century church, sought after primary school and village green. It is a stunning example of a Georgian family home, with a south westerly aspect, nestling behind a secluded walled garden. This beautiful period property is being offered for sale for the first time in close to half a century, having been owned by only two families over the last 90 years. The current owner and before him Lancashire s famous poet and author Phoebe Hesketh. Originally built by an ambitious young Vicar, John Fisher, after leaving Cambridge in 1763, this Grade II listed residence retains extensive character and period features throughout and has ample accommodation set over 3 floors and a wine cellar. The house backs directly onto Lever Park, where the local flora and fauna abound in this idyllic semi rural setting, but also benefits from access to nearby amenities in Chorley, Horwich and Bolton and is only a short drive away from the motorway network. The property is approached off Rivington Lane and a long private driveway leads to a large side parking area and rear courtyard. The accommodation briefly comprises; traditional entrance hall with stairs leading to the first floor, living room, dining room, farmhouse style kitchen, ground floor cloakroom & shower room, an adjoining access has a garden room and a large boot room and utility, first floor generous landing area with 2 double bedrooms and a sitting room with a large study off (potentially a suite) and a bathroom, second floor with generous landing area and a 3 large bedrooms (snooker room) and bathroom. There are large enclosed front gardens, with stone flagged patio, large lawn with borders of mature trees and shrubs and an established pond. There is a side garden and courtyard and to the rear a paved pathway and small raised lawn bordering the adjoining parkland. There is a large lawn offset to the rear the 'Croquet Lawn' leased at £114pa

Entrance Hall

spacious hallway with stairs leading to the first floor, half landing with window to the rear.

Living Room

6.7 x 4.46 max (21'11 x 14'7 max)

Recessed living flame gas fire set in grate, sash window to the front.

Dining Room

4.61 x 4.58 max (15'1 x 15'0 max)

Recessed fireplace, sash window to the front.


5.4 x 4.61 max (17'8 x 15'1 max)

Farmhouse type kitchen with range of wall and base units in pine style finish, electric Aga, appliances include, dishwasher, fridge and freezer, tiled elevations, window and door to the rear.

Cloaks and Shower Room

4.41 x 3.19 (14'5 x 10'5 )

Large cloaks with wc and wash hand basin, shower, window to the rear.

Garden Room

5.84 x 2.81 max (19'1 x 9'2 max)

terracotta flooring, french window to the front.

Utility and Boot Room

6.1 x 3.88 max (20'0 x 12'8 max)

Large Utility and Boot room with wall and base units with contrasting granite worktops, inset sink, wc/cloaks, and larder, windows to the sides.


6.71 x 4.29 max (22'0 x 14'0 max)

First Floor

Generous landing area with sash window to the front.


6.73 x 4.46 max (22'0 x 14'7 max)

Recessed fireplace, sash window to the front.


4.3 x 3.34 max (14'1 x 10'11 max)

Built in cupboards, window to the front.

Sitting Room

6.71 x 4.65 max (22'0 x 15'3 max)

Recessed living flame gas fire, windows to the side and rear, access into a large study......


6.01 x 5.02 max (19'8 x 16'5 max)

Gas fired stove, windows to the side.


4.31 x 3.17 max (14'1 x 10'4 max)

comprising wc, bidet, wash hand basin, panel bath with shower attachment, separate shower cubicle, pine flooring, tiled elevations, window to the rear.

Second Floor

Generous landing area, sash window to the front.


6.89 x 4.62 max (22'7 x 15'1 max)

Recessed fire with grate, sash window to the front.


6.88 x 4.75 max (22'6 x 15'7 max)

Currently used as a games/snooker room, window to the rear.


4.82 x 3.5 max (15'9 x 11'5 max)

Recessed fire with grate, window to the front.


4.45 x 3.45 max (14'7 x 11'3 max)

Comprising wc, wash hand basin and panel bath with shower attachment, tiled elevations, cylinder cupboard, window to the rear.


There is a large lawned garden offset to the rear the 'Croquet Lawn' leased from United Utilities at a cost of £100 pa and a large attached garage with workshop cum gardeners store with a useful storage area above. The property is offered for sale with no onward chain.

The garage measures 5.48m x 5.89m there is a floor mounted central heating boiler and stairs up to the useful storage area and the workshop/gardeners store measures 6.18m x 3.07m.

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