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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Bank House High Street, Garstang, Preston PR3

Offers in Region of £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached 1920s Character Residence
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • In The Heart Of Garstang
  • Within Striking Distance Of River Wyre
  • Many Original Features
  • Spacious Living Accommodation
  • Kitchen/Dining Room/Family Room/Sunr Rom
  • Lounge
  • Family Bathroom
  • Extensive Wrap Around Grounds

Full description

Five bedroom 1920's detached character residence uniquely positioned in a quiet and private setting in the heart of the market town of Garstang within striking distance from the River Wyre and the High Street and all local amenities.
The property boasts many original features including large, bright, leaded windows, open fireplaces and solid wood doors. The ground floor layout is superbly spacious to include a contemporary open plan kitchen dining family room, second lounge, utility room with walk in pantry. The bedrooms are generously proportioned and two have open working fireplaces.
Externally the property benefits from a secluded entrance with gated access onto the gravel drive. Extensive grounds wrap around the residence and consist of mainly lawned areas, a rear patio garden, a summer house and large detached garage.
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Ground Floor

Front Porch

7' 9" x 4' 2"  (2.36m x 1.27m) The theme is set with an original black and white arched doorway leading into the main porch with leaded windows, quarry tiled floor and secondary door leading into the hallway.


15' 0" x 6' 2"  (4.57m x 1.88m) The spacious hallway has original wooden doors to all rooms, open staircase to first floor, understairs storage cupboard, coving, ceiling light and smoke alarm.

Cloak Room

8' 9" x 6' 6"  (2.67m x 1.98m) The cloak room has ample room for storage and also a side exit with traditional part glazed door leading to a feature storm porch with glazed sides an open doorway.


13' 5" x 12' 9"  (4.09m x 3.89m) Beautiful front lounge with cast iron open fireplace with gas living flame fire, granite hearth and marble surround. There are leaded windows to front and either side which illuminate the room. There is a picture rail, ceiling rose and coving.

Kitchen / Dining Room

23' 3" (max) x 10' 9" (max)  (7.09m (max) x 3.28m (max)) Traditional farmhouse kitchen with solid oak Shaker style base units and built in cupboards and shelving to match. Mottled grey Corian worktops and complementary glass square tiled splashbacks. Inset Rayburn gas cooker which also runs the boiler, hot water supply and central heating. Grey Franke square one and a half bowl sink and draining board positioned under the large leaded window. There is a centre island with matching base units and worktops. Dolly maid above the cooker and four ceiling lights. The dining area provides ample space for a large dining table and has an exit door to the patio area and leaded windows to the side. The solid oak floor continues through the kitchen to the dining area and into the open plan family room.


4' 5" x 3' 8"  (1.35m x 1.12m) The pantry makes an ideal store and has a worktop area, ample shelving, glazed doors and window to the side. There is also an exit door onto the patio area.

Utility Room / WC

8' 4" x 7' 8"  (2.54m x 2.34m) Large utility room with ample space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer with worktops over and shelving above. There is a low level WC, wash hand basin and windows to the side and rear. The water tank is concealed behind a wood framed cupboard.

Family Room

16' 10" x 12' 7"  (5.13m x 3.84m) Spacious family room with Bodart and Gonay cast iron log burner with glass front, solid oak floor, feature windows overlooking the garden and opaque window to rear. There are flush ceiling lights,a doorway to the front hall and open plan to the sun room.

Sun Room

15' 9" x 4' 2"  (4.8m x 1.27m) Quiet area with windows to all sides and sliding doors leading out to the front patio garden. Halogen ceiling spotlights.

First Floor

First Floor Landing

Spacious landing area with alcove to leaded window overlooking the front elevation. There is a smoke alarm and access to the loft which has mains lighting, is fully boarded and is easily accessable via the stair ladders.

Master Bedroom

13' 2" x 12' 8"  (4.01m x 3.86m) Lovely master bedroom with large window to the front elevation and opaque window to the side. Picture rail and two ceiling lights.

Family Bathroom

7' 10" x 6' 5"  (2.39m x 1.96m) The family bathroom is fully tiled to three walls with mosaic square tiles and is fitted with a white suite. There is a deep fill bath with matching mosaic tiled front panel and overhead shower. Low level WC within a housed unit, wall mounted hand wash basin with chrome mixer tap and large opaque window to the side.

Bedroom Two

12' 10" x 10' 5"  (3.91m x 3.18m) Double bedroom with double glazed window to the rear elevation and opaque window to the side. Fitted wardrobes, shelving, a picture rail and ceiling light. The original corner fireplace is blocked behind a false wall.

Bedroom / Study

9' 11" x 8' 8"  (3.02m x 2.64m) The fifth bedroom is currently used as the study and has a picture rail and leaded window overlooking the rear. The original corner fireplace is blocked behind a false wall.

Bedroom Three

12' 7" x 8' 8"  (3.84m x 2.64m) The focal point of this lovely bedroom is the original working cast iron fireplace which is set into the corner of the room. There are two leaded windows to the side and rear, a picture rail and ceiling light.

Bedroom Four

13' 6" (max) x 8' 4"  (4.11m (max) x 2.54m) The focal point of this lovely bedroom is the original working cast iron fireplace which is set into the corner of the room. There are two leaded windows one to the side and window set in the feature alcove overlooking the front garden. There is also a picture rail and ceiling light.


The gardens are set in an extensive cottage garden style and is mainly hedge enclosed. There are two large main lawn areas, mature trees, flower borders and sections with natural summer meadow grasses. There is a summer house with open decking and a pathway leading to the patio areas. The rear patio has a Mediterranean feel with it's white washed walls, pretty flower pots and pergola. Further down the garden there is a large wooden garage with glass fronted doors and lawn to the front.


Directions :-

From the Reeds Rains Garstang Branch proceed round the one way system onto the main High Street, the property is reached via an entrance on your left hand side immediately before the Barclays Bank. Continue down this access where you will see the property in front of you to your left hand side, the driveway is just a short distance down the lane also on your left.

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