A collection of houses for sale in the charming village of Fence, Lancashire
The highly sought after village of Fence is situated in the District of Pendle at the heart of rural Lancashire. Its proximity to both the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the Ribble Valley with its quaint towns and villages, makes it a very desirable place to call home.
For those of us with a passion for the great outdoors, Pendle offers an abundance of walking and cycling trails from which to take in the breath-taking scenery which surrounds it. Those who enjoy a more relaxed pace can take a canal boat trip down the Leeds Liverpool canal or immerse themselves in the area’s fascinating heritage and history of Pendle’s famous witches.
For social activities, Fence has a number of great inns and eating establishments in the village and nearby Barrowford offers a wide choice of bars, restaurants and boutique shopping. The bustling market town of Clitheroe is just a few miles away and via excellent links to the North West motorway network, the cosmopolitan cities of Manchester and Preston can be reached in less than one hour, making Fence a great choice for commuters.
There are a number of good schools in the catchment area, these include:
Fence Pre-School Nursery – OFSTED Rated Good: Website: www.fencepreschool.co.uk
Wheatley Lane Methodist Voluntary Aided Primary School – OFSTED Rated Good: Website: www.wheatleylane.lancs.sch.uk
Higham St John’s C of E (Controlled) Primary – OFSTED Rated Good: Website: www.highamstjohns.com
Marsden Heights Community College: OFSTED Rating Good. Website: www.mhcc.co
Clitheroe Royal Grammar School: OFTED rating Outstanding: Website: www.crgs.org.uk
Nelson & Colne College Sixth Form: Website www.nelson.ac.uk