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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Treales Windmill, Treales Road, Treales, Preston, Lancashire

Sold STC £450,000

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Tenure: Freehold

TRULY UNIQUE! Attractive converted Grade II listed former windmill set within LANDSCAPED GARDENS and grounds of 0.6 ACRES ota with a further 6.26 acres. Believed to be late 17th Century and converted in approximately 1960 to an excellent standard providing considerable architectural prowess, which even in today's terms provides stylish family living accommodation. OPTION ALSO TO ACQUIRE 6.26 ACRES OF GRASSLAND AND PLANTATION OF WOODLAND.The Windmill comprises of accommodation over four floors with an additional flat roofed extension to the side providing further accommodation over two floors. Desirability of the property is further added to by a substantial landscaped garden plot
extending to 0.6 of an acre (edged ‘red’ on the site plan). There is also the option to acquire a further 6.26 acres (2.532 hectares) of woodland plantation which is edged ‘blue’, with a sizeable brick outbuilding which could be easily converted to provide equestrian or lifestyle farming interests.

The property is currently habitable, however, would in our opinion benefit from some improvement and modernisation to bring it up to slightly more modern day tastes and standards. There is accommodation over four floors, with living accommodation to the ground and first floor and bedrooms to the remaining floors, with the original sail room being a viewing platform or has the potential to be made into a fantastic study area.

The property is surrounded by attractive formal gardens providing access to a summerhouse and greenhouse. There is also the option to acquire a further 6.26 acres of woodland and grassland and an ornamental pond with a substantial brick under pitched slate roof storage building, providing potential for agricultural or equestrian interests. In
total, should it be required, the property is set within a plot of some 6.86 acres (2.77 hectares).

In further detail the property comprises:

From communal driveway leading to attractive courtyard and gate into driveway.

From driveway leading to front pathway and glazed door into:

Double height feature hallway with open tread stairs to first floor. Staircase with glazed balustrade, doorway leading to the double garage with central car parking area and ample storage to the side.

Leading from the hallway can be found a snug with attractive views to the rear and side of the property and a feature wood burning stove. Also accessed from the hallway can be found a utility room and ground floor cloakroom.

From the staircase to the first floor can be found an attractive open landing providing views to the front of the property and a doorway leading to:

Sitting Room comprising of the first floor of the original windmill with access to a balcony and further window to the side with feature wood burning stove.

Adjacent to this can be found the kitchen, formal dining room, along with guest bedroom with en-suite.

To the second floor can be found bedroom 2 with range of fitted wardrobes and a further bathroom, with a staircase leading to bedroom 3 on the third floor and a ladder leading to the original sail room, providing potential for either a further bedroom or
fantastic study/advantage area.

Externally the property is set within formal gardens which have recently been cut back and still provides potential to be reinstated to an attractive range of formal beds, with lawned pathways leading to a summerhouse. In total the plot extends to some 0.6 acres. Beyond the formal garden area the gardens become more naturalistic with large swathes of native broadleaf trees.

Extra land: the property will be offered for sale by way of The Windmill and surrounding gardens, extending to around 0.6 acres or thereabouts at Offers in the Region of £350,000.

The remainder of the land edged ‘blue’ extending to 6.26 acres (2.532 hectares) along with woodland planting comprises of substantial brick under pitched slate roof storage barn with double doors to the end elevation and windows to the side elevation, providing potential for either lifestyle farming, equestrian, or even the opportunity to create further ancillary accommodation to the main house. The gardens continue on with a large grassed area with pathways through the woodland to an ornamental pond and is for sale by separate private arrangement at a Fixed Price of £100,000.

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09 April 2015

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