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4 bed detached house for sale


Ravensdale Road, Lostock BL1.

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Property features

  • Freehold Tenure
  • Prestigious Post code
  • Detached Dorma Bungalow
  • Three reception Rooms
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Family bathroom /en suite/ wc
  • Extensive garden plot
  • Driveway/ garage facility
  • Development potential

Property description

Ravensdale road, lostock

Karen Ritchie Estates are delighted to be instructed with the sale of this stunning family home dating back to 1926 and offering all the traditional characteristics of the original build. The home was a bespoke construction commissioned by Stanley Porter and occupies arguably the most enviable plot on Ravensdale Rd.
The property located on one of the most prestigious post codes in Lostock boasts beautiful semi rural surroundings and is set alongside a selection of premium homes. This stunning residence is positioned to take advantage of a wealth of excellent amenities to include shops, public and private schooling and all major commuting links. On the doorstep of the renowned Bolton School, a number of reputable sports and fitness centres, restaurants, leisure and shopping facilities the location strikes the perfect balance of access to leafy rural areas coupled with a comprehensive transport infrastructure.
For those who enjoy life outdoors the country parks of Rivington and the West Pennine Moors are within easy reach and the property is surrounded by some beautiful walks and nature trails to enjoy.
This spacious family home retains many of the classical features appointed at build and offers an extensive plot with potential to further develop into something extremely special.

Ground Floor
Wrapped with extensive mature gardens the approach to the property is via a driveway providing off road parking for multiple vehicles. This stunning home, a sizeable dormer bungalow overlooks pastoral grassland and occupies arguably the most enviable plot on Ravensdale Road.
Enter into the vestibule and take advantage of the fully plumbed utility room, downstairs w.c. And storage cupboard located in this area.
A secure door gives access to the self contained kitchen which houses a range of floor and wall mounted units in a natural pine finish with contrasting work surfaces and plumbing is in place to accommodate a range of applications.
A 1.5 bowl stainless sink unit is set beneath a window to the side aspect promoting a stream of natural light and ventilation to the kitchen area. The room is fitted with original style quarry floor tiles, takes advantage of dual aspect lighting and has the benefit of an adjacent larder which could easy be reconfigured to add additional space to the facility.
The formal dining area sits adjacent, a well proportioned room boasting many of the original characteristics associated with the era of build to include, good ceiling height, decorative coving, 3/4 inset picture rail and tall skirting. This beautiful space is complete with an original wooden floor and the leaded windows which flow throughout the property.
Central to the residence is a striking reception lounge complete with an original fireplace, wooden panelling and supporting beams. The shaped ceiling line creates a stunning feature and further enhances the feel of light and space. A double door is positioned to give access directly onto the beautifully tended gardens to the front aspect and a high level window completes the look.
A third reception room is positioned to the side aspect, again of generous proportion and benefiting from dual aspect lighting, this cosy family space boasts a multi fuel burner set within a walnut surround. Both the central reception room and the family lounge are carpeted for additional comfort.
The design of the property offers clearly defined bedroom and bathroom facilities set to the rear of the home. Leading off the central reception room are two inner hallways which give access to this area.
Bedroom one positioned to the side elevation is well lit, ventilated and will accommodate a double plus size bed. Looking out onto the beautiful wrap around gardens it forms the perfect sanctuary for relaxation at the close of the working day.
The master bedroom, again of excellent proportion benefits from a range of wardrobe and storage units and is complete with an adjacent en suite. The facility comprises of a shower cubicle, washbasin and w.c. Fitted with fully tiled wall elevations and extractor fan.
Bedroom three also located on the lower floor is plumbed with an original washbasin facility and will accommodate a double bed if required. This space provides a perfect opportunity to create a home office facility to support hybrid working conditions if preferred.
The spacious four piece family bathroom comprises of a circular bath, a shower cubicle, wall mounted washbasin and w.c. The room benefits from fully tiled wall elevations and a window set to the rear aspect provides a stream of natural light and ventilation.
Throughout the lower floor the original oak internal doors are in place.

Upper Floor
Stairs neatly tucked away in the inner hallway lead up to a fourth bedroom of generous dimensions positioned on the upper floor and taking advantage of the stunning tree top views.
This superb facility boasts an attractive shaped ceiling line and supporting beams in character with the unique nature of the property.
Significant storage space has been created in the remaining loft space and offers the potential for further development subject to relevant planning.

Outdoor Space
The property boasts extensive mature gardens made up of lawned grounds framed with established shrubbery, carefully tended to offer clearly defined areas for outdoor dining, relaxation and play. The extensive plot would support significant further development subject to relevant planning, to create the ideal home of choice for the modern discerning family.
A garage / workshop facility is also available and a private driveway supports off road parking for multiple vehicles .
Surrounded by beautiful semi rural surroundings the location offers many outdoor activities for the family to enjoy in addition to the benefits of a comprehensive transport network close at hand.
Whilst the property would benefit from a degree of modernisation it has been the loving home of its current vendor for almost 40 years and the time is now right to pass to new ownership to recreate that same warm environment.
Given the unique nature of the build we strongly recommend early viewing to avoid disappointment

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

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Property value data/graphs for BL1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £414,547 £206 3.9 £417,488
Semi-detached £231,420 £163 3.1 £228,905
Terraced £210,645 £135 2.6 £127,771
Flats £163,035 £156 1.8 £120,353

Current asking prices in BL1

Average: £313,776
Avg. current asking prices in BL1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £125,000
Flats £62,184
- -
All £64,088

Current asking rents in BL1

Average: £934 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BL1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £625 pcm
£859 pcm
£1,233 pcm
£1,956 pcm
£1,499 pcm
Flats £732 pcm
£881 pcm
£1,001 pcm
- -
All £712 pcm
£867 pcm
£1,200 pcm
£1,956 pcm
£1,499 pcm

Fun facts for BL1

Highest value in BL1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Heaton Mount £955,293
Oakley Park £902,269
The Highgrove £767,760
Ravens Wood £651,525
Ravens Holme £622,877
Highest turnover in BL1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Kingsbury Avenue 57.1%
Gaskell Street 50.0%
Somerdale Avenue 45.8%
Bleasdale Road 45.5%
Holly Grove 43.8%
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Karen Ritchie Estates, BL1 on +44 1204 317022 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£3,026 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 66,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £2,517 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £25/mo (£303/yr)
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Gas £46 Electricity £65 Estimated energy cost £111/mo

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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: 20000 kWh/year
Electricity: 4900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £322 /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.


Supply £27 Sewerage £24 Estimated water cost £51 /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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