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4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Printworks, Catterall Basin, Bruna hill, Preston

Removed £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • PRESTIGIOUS & UNIQUE FOUR BEDROOM FAMILY HOME
  • SET WITHIN THREE ACRES OF LAND
  • PICTURESQUE LANDSCAPE
  • EXTENDED AND CREATIVELY RENOVATED
  • PRIVATE ROAD AND ELECTRIC GATES
  • SITTING ON THE CATTERALL BASIN
  • LANCASTER CANAL RUNS ALONGSIDE
  • MAN-MADE FISHING LAKE
  • DOUBLE GARAGE & GUEST SUITE
  • UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS OF OPEN FIELDS

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

*** REDUCED BY OVER £100,000 *** Unique and outstanding opportunity to acquire this prestigious four bedroom residence originally built in the early 1600’s. Situated in a beautiful rural location and enjoying stunning scenery in a private and secure setting, the property has been extended and meticulously and creatively renovated to the highest of standards by the current owners, managing to retain some of the original features and with it its unique charm. The property sits within three acres and is accessed by a private road and electric gates. The front overlooks and sits on the Catterall Basin with the Lancaster Canal running alongside the property, whilst the rear enjoys unobstructed views of open fields. Within the grounds sits a man-made private fishing lake, a double garage and a guest cabin currently used as a gym. THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND PROPERTY IS A MUST VIEW.

GROUND FLOOR
ENTRANCE HALLWAY
Yorkshire stone floor, feature stained glass front door, carpeted stairs, exposed beam.

DOWNSTAIRS WC
Period- style WC and wash hand basin in white. Oak floor.

KITCHEN 6.38m (20' 11") x 4.45m (14' 7")
Matthew Marsden bespoke handmade oak fitted wall and floor units in cream with granite work tops, Belfast sink, and centre island. Siemens integrated appliances include twin oven, five ring induction hob and dishwasher. There is also a Liebherr fridge and wine conditioner. Yorkshire stone floor, feature log burner with stone surround and side door to outside entertainment area.

UTILITY AREA 2.20m (7' 3") x 2.00m (6' 7")
Open plan with kitchen. Additional Belfast sink, washing machine, dryer and storage units and cupboards. Yorkshire stone floor.

STUDY 3.72m (12' 2") x 2.30m (7' 7")
Oak floor, fitted book-cases and views over the Catterall Basin.

DINING ROOM 5.78m (19' 0") x 3.27m (10' 9")
Slate floor, under floor heating and bi-folding doors to rear. Views over garden and open fields. Feature exposed internal wall.

LOUNGE 6.36m (20' 10") x 3.57m (11' 9")
Oak floor, open door-way with exposed beam, exposed stone wall, leads to garden room

GARDEN ROOM 5.81m (19' 1") x 4.15m (13' 7")
Oak floor, bi-folding doors, built in feature propane fire and views over private fishing lake.

FIRST FLOOR
LANDING

BEDROOM 1 4.30m (14' 1") x 4.30m (14' 1")
Oak floor with views over the Catterall Basin to the front and Juliette balcony to the side providing further open views.

EN-SUITE 6.16m (20' 3") x 2.01m (6' 7")
3 piece suite in white comprising free standing Victoria & Albert, cast- resin, slipper bath plus matching wash hand basin. Walk- in marble shower/ steam room. Phillipe Stark W.C and large Duravit vanity unit. Heated towel rail and oak floor. Both the bath and wash hand basin have Hansgrohe taps.

BEDROOM 2 3.92m (12' 10") x 2.92m (9' 7")
Carpeted. Feature exposed stone wall and views over fishing lake and open fields.

EN-SUITE 2.00m (6' 7") x 1.54m (5' 1")
Three piece Duravit suite in white comprising walk-in shower, WC and wash hand basin with Hansgrohe taps. Original exposed wall and limestone floor with under-floor heating.

BEDROOM 3 3.85m (12' 8") x 2.96m (9' 9")
Carpeted, feature stone wall, views over the Catterall Basin. Built in cupboard housing hot water tank.

BEDROOM 4 4.05m (13' 3") x 2.36m (7' 9")
Carpeted, exposed stone wall, windows overlooking the Catterall Basin.

FAMILY BATHROOM
Three piece Duravit suite in white comprising twin-ended bath with marble surround and waterfall tap, W.C and wash hand basin with vanity unit, plus walk- in marble shower, heated towel rail and marble floor. Both the bath and wash hand basin have Hansgrohe taps.

EXTERIOR
The property sits within three acres of picturesque landscape. The outside space offers substantial lawned areas, patio space, a wooded area and man-made private fishing lake with sluice gate feeding in from the River Calder.





HARD-STANDING
There is a hard-standing which is currently used for parking. This space has full planning permission for the construction of a six car garage, workshop and apartment / annex, ideal for extending the property further.

CATTERALL BASIN & DOCK
To the front of the property is the Catterall Basin with 60 ft cantilever dock, as the dock sits over the water very little maintenance is required, making an ideal space to sit and observe the wildlife on the water. There is also a private mooring. The Lancaster Canal also runs along side the property.




GARAGE 8.13m (26' 8") x 6.86m (22' 6")
Double garage with additional storage. Houses oil tank, boiler and electric meters.

COURTYARD & SEPARATE ENTERTAINMENT AREA
The courtyard includes feature stone built BBQ/ chiminea and paved floor. This leads on to the extensive Yorkshire Stone flagged entertainment area built to accommodate outdoor dining and also benefits from a sheltered hottub area. Views overlooking fishing lake and open fields.

GUEST CABIN 6.90m (22' 8") x 4.10m (13' 5")
Currently used as a home gym but easily returned to guest accommodation. Benefits from TV point, electric and water.

CURRENT BILLS
Oil/ Heating - circa £1,000 p/a
Electric - Approx £100 per month

The property benefits from its own water feed from a private bore-hole / well. Meaning no water bills.

High-speed internet available.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The original house was built in the late 1600’s but then re-built from 1995 retaining existing walls. The property was then extended and completely renovated internally in 2010.

We have been advised by the owner that the house and land is designed never to flood; Whilst the surrounding fields may be designated flood-plain the property itself is actually 2 to 3meters above that level.


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 January 2016

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