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6 bedroom detached house for sale
East Cliffe, 1a Derwent Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 3ES
- Elegant Grand 6 Bedroom Victorian House
- Ideal for City Centre, Schools and Lake District
- Good Links to M6, Manchester Airport and London
- Beautiful Gardens, Simply First Class
Description East Cliffe, previously the residence for the Governor of Lancaster Castle, provides substantial accommodation that one would expect from a gentleman's home. Lovingly enhanced by the current owners in a traditional Victorian style and now providing spaces ideal for a busy modern lifestyle with ample room for work, family, entertaining and relaxing. Well positioned to take advantage of the City centre, Lancaster's Grammar Schools and M6; direct railway links to London, Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow
Accommodation (with approx. dimensions)
Entrance Hall A warm and welcoming entrance with picture rail, ceiling rose and original cornice to ceiling. Leading to the inner hall, with bespoke designed double glazed patio doors to the rear garden & double glazed glass roof. Two radiators.
Lounge 20' 5" x 17'5"' (6.22m x 5.31m) max. A light and airy room with sash bay windows to the side garden and sash window to the front. Open cast iron Victorian style fireplace with marble surround and granite hearth. Part panelled walls with dado rail, picture rail and original cornice to ceiling. Three radiators.
Dining Room 12' 5" x 11' 4" (3.78m x 3.45m) max. With single glazed sash bay window to the front of the property. Original cornice and skirtings, original ceiling rose and picture rail. Open Victorian cast iron fireplace with tiled inset and hearth. Two shelved fireside alcoves with original mouldings and corbels.
Cloakroom With coat racks, radiator, sash window over the side garden and ‘Sanitan’ wash hand basin in Victorian style vanity unit. With door to
W.C With part tiled walls and frosted sash window to the rear garden. ‘Sanitan’ w.c. with pull chain and high level cistern.
Cellar Cellar 1 & Cellar 2 10' 11" x 11' (3.33m x 3.35m) + 11' 11" x 5' 8" (3.63m x 1.73m)
both rooms have power and light
Library 23' 2" x 15' 10" (7.06m x 4.83m) A spacious room with three sash windows having views towards Morecambe Bay. Open cast iron Victorian style fire in Adams style fireplace with original maghogany surround and granite hearth. Two radiators, original cornice and picture rail. Serving hatch to kitchen.
Butlers pantry With light and shelving
Kitchen 20' 3" x 12' 10" (6.17m x 3.91m) max. A dual aspect room with three sash windows and quarry tiled floor. Gas fire Aga set in tiled surround. Granite worktop with ‘Stoves’ halogen hob and extractor hood and tiled splash back. Inset Belfast sink with mixer tap, space for fridge and freezer. Doors to:
Pantry With terracotta tiled floor, tiled worktop, sash window and shelves.
Utility Room 15' 5" x 7' 10" (4.7m x 2.39m) Fitted base units with worktop inset with stainless steel sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Double glazed sash window, double glazed rear door, terracotta tiled floor and radiator. Doors to:
W.C. With terracotta tiled floor, frosted single glazed window and low level ‘Armitage Shanks’ w.c.
Boiler Room 7' 11" x 7' 11" (2.41m x 2.41m) With terracotta tiled floor, radiator and single glazed window. Two ‘Vaillant’ wall mounted boilers.
Half Landing With double glazed window over rear garden
Bathroom Fitted with a Victorian style three piece suite comprising; double ended slipper bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, ‘Sanitan’ pedestal wash hand basin and ‘Sanitan’ w.c. with high level cistern. Double glazed sash window over rear garden, part tiled walls and radiator. Access to loft.
Spacious Landing Two sash windows to the rear garden. Picture rail, ceiling roses and radiator.
Master Bedroom 20' 2" x 12' 9" (6.15m x 3.89m) A delightful spacious room with three sash windows enjoying a dual aspect to rear garden, pond and wooded area. Cast iron Victiorian feature fireplace with ornate surround, tiled inset and tiled hearth. Picture rail, original cornice and two radiators. In built shelving unit.
Shower Room Fitted with 2 piece suite comprising; tiled shower cubicle with glass screen and wall mounted wash hand basin. Access to loft space. Extractor fan. Large Airing Cupboard with hot water tank.
Bedroom 2/Office 14' 7" x 11' 11" (4.44m x 3.63m) Having a view over the garden & pond. With two sash windows and radiator. Built in wardrobe.
Bedroom 3 13' 6" x 11' 7" (4.11m x 3.53m) Sash window with secondary glazing to the front garden. Picture rail, original cornice and radiator. In built open wardrobe with shelves. Enjoying views across Lancaster to Morecambe Bay.
Bedroom 4 18' 4" x 11' 11" (5.59m x 3.63m) max. With two sash windows and two radiators. Built in bookshelves. Access to loft space. Enjoying views across Lancaster to Morecambe Bay.
Bedroom 5 12' 2" x 11' (3.71m x 3.35m) with sash window and cast iron Art Nouveau fireplace with stone black hearth. Radiator.
Bedroom 6/Sewing Room 12' 10" x 9' 1" (3.91m x 2.77m) With inbuilt cupboard and fitted shelves. Sash window and radiator. Views over the side garden
Outside Garage (17' 11" x 9' 5") (5.46m x 2.87m) With up and over door, single glazed window. Light and power.
Stone Outhouse (13' 9" x 9' 11") (4.19m x 3.02m) With double doors, window, power and light.
Gardens: Benefitting from well maintained extensive gardens, being mostly laid to lawn with borders, a variety of mature trees in a wooded area with pond and a fruit and herb garden.
Services Mains gas, mains water, mains electricity, mains drainage
Council Tax Band Lancaster City Council – Band ‘G’
Viewing Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh. Telephone: (01524) 737727