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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Whitelands, 197 Heysham Road, Heysham LA3 1DF

Withdrawn from Market £275,000

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Tenure: Freehold

NO CHAIN A superb family home set out over 4 floors and conveniently located for travel into Lancaster and surrounding areas. Meticulously maintained, this fantastic 5 bedroom home is wonderfully versatile with 3 reception rooms, one of which is presently utilised as a private health clinic and provides varied opportunity for those looking to work or run a business from home. A lovely, bright home dating back to 1868 with many stunning period features, the ground floor comprises; delightful social kitchen with additional pantry, 3 receptions rooms and a handy WC. The rear porch leads down to the cellar, which is the same footprint of the house with multiple rooms, ideal for conversion if required and a laundry room with external access to the lower garden. The first floor benefits from three double bedrooms, a bathroom with separate WC and a study, some of the rooms enjoy glimpses of picturesque Morecambe Bay. Situated on the second floor are a further two double bedrooms and a newly fitted shower room. Outside Whitelands, there is ample parking for two/three cars, and a neatly landscaped garden area with lawn, seating areas and raised beds.

Well positioned for local amenities, and being close to Heysham Village and the well regarded St Peters primary school, Whitelands also enjoys good transport links into Lancaster; and viewing is highly recommended at this deceptive property. Access to the promenade and the variety of shops, doctors and dentists in the area is with ease.  

Accommodation With gardens and a pathway leading around three sides of this semi -detached family home, the access is via a large timber door into;  

Vestibule A welcoming and practical entrance, with tiled floor, stained glass features and pitch pine door leading into;  

Inner Hall Providing access to all rooms on the ground floor, this welcoming inner hall enjoys Lincrusta oak effect panelling and lovely period plasterwork. A separate WC with wash hand basin is neatly presented. 

Dining Room 16'9 x 14'11 (5.10 x 4.55) A bright and spacious room with a dual aspect via a beautiful bay and large sash windows. The spectacular, feature Oak fireplace, believed to have been by Waring and Gillow's, provides a wonderful centrepiece and surrounds an electric wood burning effect fire on a tiled hearth. The picture rail and high ceilings demonstrate the period.  

Clinic/ Reception 3 14'10 x 11'1 (4.53 x 3.39) This fit for purpose 'clinic' features a stunning bay window, wash hand basin and separate shower room with WC. Currently with P1 class use, this could be reverted back into a reception room to the main house subject to usual consents, or provides the purchaser with the opportunity to run a small business from home. 

Sitting Room 16'9 x 16'0 (5.10 x 4.87) Very spacious and with glimpses of Morecambe Bay via the large bay, sash windows, this superb principal reception room also boasts a solid slate fireplace housing an open fire and a picture rail, befitting of the period. 

Kitchen 16'7 x 11'11 (5.06 x 3.64) A wonderful, sociable kitchen with Inglenook providing space for a larger range cooker, an array of built in cupboards, ceramic sink and a half with drainer, a range of base units and ample space for a breakfast table and other comfortable and practical furniture. 

Pantry 9'8 x 5'9 (2.95 x 1.76) Immediately adjacent to the Kitchen, this useful 'second' kitchen benefits from a good range of wall and base units, stainless steel sink, and space for a dishwasher. The floor is tiled and two lovely sash windows look out over the garden.  

Rear Porch Providing external access from the parking area into the kitchen and also the;  

Cellar A superb selection of rooms with the same foot print as the main house. Prime for conversion into additional living, reception or games space if required, this excellent, spacious cellar is very versatile and also presently includes the laundry room with external access and a log store. 

First Floor The split level landing and attractive oak staircase is complemented by a beautiful stained glass window and intricate plaster work detail alongside a continuation of the Lincrusta. 

Master Bedroom 15'11 x 14'0 (4.85 x 4.27) Spacious and bright with the tiled fireplace serving as a delightful centre point. Large sash effect windows afford plenty of natural light. The cornice mouldings, wash hand basin and alcoves demonstrate the period.  

Bedroom 2 14' 10" x 12' 4" (4.53m x 3.77m) A further bright double bedroom with a super dual aspect, wash hand basin and cornice mouldings. 

Office Fit for purpose this excellent single bedroom is presently utilised as a home office and is ideal as such.  

Bedroom 3 11' 8" x 11' 5" (3.55m x 3.49m) A lovely quiet, double bedroom room with sash window, wash hand basin and built in storage cupboard. 

Bathroom Very neatly presented this house bathroom comprises; panel bath with shower over, double shower cubicle, wash hand basin and is tiled in a neutral, classic style. There is a separate WC adjacent.  

Linen Room A very useful, walk in linen cupboard.  

Second floor This excellent space is ideal as self contained living accommodation, or for teenagers, home offices or indeed additional bedrooms. The spacious landing area provides access to the vast under eaves storage.  

Bedroom 18'4 x 15'1 (5.60 x 4.60) The largest of the two double bedrooms on this floor, commands far reaching bay views through K glass Velux windows. Vaulted ceilings add character.  

Bedroom 14'6 x 7'7 (4.41 x 2.30) A further comfortable double bedroom with semi vaulted ceiling, wash hand basin and K glass Velux windows.  

Shower Room Recently installed, this contemporary modern suite comprises double walk in shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, towel radiator and WC.  

Outside There is plentiful, functional and attractive outside space at Whitelands. To the front of the property there are neat flower beds bounded by a stone wall. And to the rear a well planned area provides ample parking for two/three cars alongside a single garage, lawn area, raised beds and a cold frame. The vendors have creatively added a gravel seating area to the landscaping to enable al fresco dining and a decking area surrounded by a stone wall creating privacy.  

Directions Travelling from Lancaster, on the A683 towards Morecambe at the first roundabout take the first exit on to Ovangle Road, at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit on to Mellishaw Lane, and again at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit to remain on Mellishaw Lane and continue straight through the next roundabout. Road continues onto Oxcliffe road, after approx. 2.4 miles turn left onto Heysham Road and continue along towards Morecambe. After you decend the hill Whitelands, number 197, can be found on your right hand side. 


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