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11 Rivers View Fold, Dolphinholme, Lancaster, Lancashire LA2 9SH

Withdrawn from Market £425,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Accommodation A beautifully presented, detached 4 bedroom family home with generous garden in the highly sought after village of Dolphinholme. Occupying an attractive semi rural setting, 11 Rivers View Fold provides delightful accommodation set out over two floors; well planned when built approximately 30 years ago, this charming property has also been carefully upgraded by the current owners to offer a modern living environment for all the family. The ground floor benefits from two reception rooms, a study, breakfast kitchen and useful utility. To the first floor, four double bedrooms, one of which is a very spacious master suite are complemented by a house bathroom. Towards the rear and side of the property are gardens that have been planned with busy lives in mind; there is a gravelled seating area, terraced, paved patio area and an area of coppice that is a wonderful space for older children and pets to enjoy. The property also benefits from ownership of a small part of the River with fishing rights. Those working from home and those with needing good internet connection will be pleased to learn that the property is connected to the B4RN high speed network.

On the periphery of the Forest of Bowland; an area of outstanding natural beauty, Dolphinholme is a historic village that was instrumental in the industrial revolution. Bordering the River Wyre and forming part of the Wyre Way walk, Rivers View Fold is on part of the site of the former mill and enjoys beautiful surroundings. The village itself has a very good primary school, and school buses pick up in neighbouring Abbeystead for the popular Lancaster Secondary Schools, including the Boys and Girls Grammar Schools. There is also an excellent local pub. Accessibility into Lancaster City Centre is only a 15 minute drive away, which boasts two universities, the infirmary and a varied range of high street and independent shops and eateries alongside many cultural attractions. Connectivity to both Preston and Kendal is also very convenient, both being around a 30 minutes drive. 

Approach Approached from the quiet country lane Rivers View Fold is set within a quaint cul de sac and cluster of homes with ample private and guest parking.

A timber door leads into;  

Entrance Hall A welcoming internal hallway that provides access to most rooms on the ground floor and has a useful under stairs cupboard. Immediately adjacent is a cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin that has been neatly tiled. Glazed double doors lead into the Living Room. 

Sitting Room 18'9 x 16'3 (5.72 x 4.96) This spacious, principle reception room has a feature red brick fireplace with wood burning stove and also benefits from a delightful dual aspect. Views across the neat lawn area to the River Wyre. Large exposed beams finish the room. 

Study Fit for purpose, this home office is ideal for those needing a separate work space or could even be used for crafts or hobbies. 

Dining Room 11'8 x 10'0 (3.56 x 3.06) A lovely formal dining space with large paned windows and glazed door leading out on to rear garden and seating area. The cornice mouldings and timber floor add interest. 

Breakfast Kitchen 17'3 x 13'10 (5.27 x 4.21) A superb breakfast kitchen boasting a solid range of wall and

base units finished in an attractive cream with wood effect, laminate work surfaces and breakfast bar in the same style. The Rangemaster electric double oven and 6 ring gas hob provides a practical yet attractive centrepiece. In addition there is an integrated NEFF dishwasher, stainless steel sink and a half with drainer and ample space for both a free standing American style fridge freezer and a table or occasional furniture. 

Utility Immediately adjacent to the kitchen and benefitting from an external door to the effective rear of the property, there is a good selection of wall and base units, a stainless steel sink and drainer plumbing for both a washing machine and tumble dryer and a hardwearing laminate floor. 

First floor A timber staircase leads to the first floor landing area with airing cupboard. 

Master Suite 18'11 x 18'9 (5.77 x 5.71) A very spacious master bedroom with split level design and ample space above for a dressing area. The semi vaulted ceiling and dormer style windows afford plenty of light and enjoy views to the river and further enhance this vast room. The en-suite shower room has been neatly tiled throughout and includes a quality, fitted, vanity unit with basin, large shower cubicle, WC and heated towel radiator. 

Bedroom 16'2 x 10'10 (4.94 x 3.29) This lovely, bright double bedroom has good proportions and also benefits from an excellent selection of fitted wardrobes. Delightful window over looking this pretty riverside location. 

Bedroom 14'4 x 12'0 (4.37 c 3.66) A further, good sized double bedroom located at the rear of the property and enjoying garden views.  

Bedroom 11'6 x 11'0 (3.51 x 3.36) The smallest of the bedrooms, yet still a generous size and benefitting from fitted wardrobes. 

House Bathroom A super modern facility briefly comprising a 4 piece white suite of; panelled bath, shower cubicle, vanity unit with wash hand basin and WC. White tiling to the walls and terracotta to the floor complement.  

Outside The grounds at 11 Rivers View Fold are deceptive. Those immediately surrounding the house have deliberately been planned to be neat and low maintenance; a gravel seating area that is south facing is a real sun trap and ideal for al fresco dining. A patio in a terrace style provides elevated seating areas, again which are easy to maintain. The vendors have created some rustic steps to allow access to the area of woodland that bounds the east side of the property and also include a mill pond. To the front of the house there is ample private parking for three cars, and additional parking can be found adjacent to the section of lawn area that also belongs to number 11 and provide river access with fishing rights. 

Directions Exit M6 at Junction 33, take the 1st roundabout exit and immediately take a left onto Hampson Lane. At the T junction turn right onto Chipping Road and continue for approx. 1.9 miles, then turn left heading toward Dolphinholme. Continue through the village and at the first roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Wagon Road. After approx. 0.4 miles turn left on to Rivers View Fold and number 11 can be found on your right hand side. 


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