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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Lindow Street, Lancaster


Property Description

Key features

  • Fabulous Lindow Square Location
  • Over Three Floors
  • Fabulous Original Features
  • En-Suite Guest Room
  • Parking For Up To Five Cars
  • Six Generous Bedrooms
  • Late Victorian Period Property
  • Fantastic Family Home
  • EPC Rating E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Built in 1866, Lindow Cottage is a distinguished family home is full of history and stunning traditional features. Standing proud, you'll find a home with spacious rooms. The 6 bedrooms are all double rooms. There's the space to entertain family and friends. A truly outstanding property.

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Where Is Lindow Cottage - Lindow Cottage is located in the heart of Lindow Square, one of Lancaster most exclusive addresses. This residential area set just off the city centre is close to Lancaster Canal. It is home to many academics and professionals who enjoy the convenience of being able to walk into the city and the close proximity of the train station. Families are attracted by the excellent highly regarded schools. The girls grammar is adjacent whilst Dallas Road Primary school is just a few minutes walk.

What Jdg Love About Lindow Cottage - "Stepping into Lindow Cottage you immediately experience a feeling of grandeur. The pitch pine woodwork and the detailed craftsmanship really makes you stop and look and admire the talent of the joiners of yesteryear. This home stands proud. It's a house which turns heads, such is the respect it commands in the square. The location is enviable. In just a couple of minutes you can be in the heart city centre.

About This Home - Lindow Cottage was built in 1886, originally for the the Reverend Campbell, who used to live in the vicarage (part of which is now Lancaster Girl's Grammar School). It is a home of distinction, standing proud in the square. This is a home full of original features all of which have been carefully preserved. Pitch pine doors, built in cabinetry and matching woodwork is prominent throughout. The detailed cornicing, deep skirting boards and original tiled flooring is pleasing to see. With 6 bedrooms, 2 large reception rooms and a kitchen you can casually dine in, this prominent home is a welcome and rare addition to the Lancaster Property market.

The Ground Floor - From entering the home, through the beautiful entrance porch, into the large welcoming hallway, it is instantly apparent that Lindow Cottage is a spacious home full of original features and character. The hallway impresses with it's pitch pine wood work, beautiful tiled floor and fabulous wide staircase. Look up, and you can see up past the landing area, to the floor above. Beautiful original pitch pine doors lead through to the all rooms.

The character flows through into the spacious lounge (which spans the front of the home) and the 2nd sitting room. Intricate cornicing, deep skirting boards and beautiful solid wood fireplaces ( the wood reclaimed from a local church ) adorn each room. The ceilings are high, a characteristic of the era of this home.

The kitchen has been the heart of the home. A place where the family could gather and casually dine. It has been fit with a range of traditional dark oak units. The double oven and hob are both built in. Step through the kitchen and you'll find a useful utility room. Set off this is the ground floor wet room, which is very handy for visiting guests or for when the kids come in muddy from Rugby practice!

The Upper Floors - Take the stairs to the first floor. The spacious landing area is central. Beautiful pitch pine original doors lead through to all rooms. The master bedroom spans the front and features the original fireplace. Set off is a small dressing room, originally a 'gentleman's dressing room'. You could create an en suite shower room should you wish. The 2nd double bedroom with it's beautiful floral wallpaper is a spacious double. matching pitch pine cupboards are set into one wall. The 3rd bedroom with it's en suite shower room makes an excellent guest room.

On the first floor there are 3 further bedrooms, again all are spacious. The larger of the bedrooms spans the front of the home and features a range of built in wardrobes. The views to the front look out over the roof tops of Lancaster. The 4th bedroom has stunning views to the side taking in Williamson Memorial and the Cathedral, whilst the 6th bedroom, makes a fantastic study.

On the upper floor there is a useful wc. The first floor plays host to the family bathroom with it's roll top bath and beautiful tiled walls.

The Cellar - Lindow Square has a large cellar. Solid stone steps lead down from the hallway. The head room is excellent. The cellar is split into three area providing excellent storage and the potential for a wine cellar. The meters for the home can be found here.

Outside The Home - Step outside Lindow Cottage on the raised terrace with it's covered veranda. Close the wrought iron gates and the stone paved driveway becomes a spacious enclosed area where the kids can play and summer can be enjoyed. Raised planted borders provided interest and seasonal colour.

Extra Useful Infomation - - This home dates back to 1875
- It has 6 bedrooms in total
- The master bedroom has a walk in dressing area. This could be converted into an additional ensuite
- There are 3 bathrooms in total, however you'll find a wc on each floor
- Throught the home is hardwood double glazed
- It is gas central heated. The vaillant gas combination boiler is located in the utility room
- The meters for the home are found in the cellar
- This home has off street parking for up to 5 cars however parking permits for on street parking can still be obtained
- It is council tax band E

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 July 2016


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