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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Matshead House, Brock Side, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire

Sold STC £599,999

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Tenure: Freehold


Thought to date back to the 1730s this house was once a former mill owner's property and comes with some of the grandeur that you might expect. Brock Side is a private road which runs along the River Brock, giving a highly attractive approach to the property.Matshead House offers extensive family accommodation in a large plot of 1.3 acres
(0.5 hectares) or thereabouts, incorporating some truly stunning gardens. Matshead House offers an opportunity for purchasers to really make their own mark on this spacious home. Boasting a lovely approach, three reception rooms and six bedrooms (possibly more!) and beautiful grounds, this home must be viewed to appreciate this property's further potential.

With easy access to the main road network and a short drive to the market town of Garstang, with the Cities of Preston to the South and Lancaster to the North, Matshead House is in an accessible location. From Brock Side there is a private gravel
driveway which leads to the front of Matshead House and the double garage. There are spacious parking areas to the front and side of the property. From here it is easy to see the space that this property enjoys.

There is a pillared porch at the front and a part-glazed front door which leads into the entrance hall where there are doors off to the various ground floor rooms and a staircase which rises to the first floor. A w.c. can be found off the entrance hall which includes a w.c. and pedestal wash-hand basin. The stop-cock cupboard is also found here. Under the stairs there is a point for a washer, dryer and the electrics and alarm panels can be
found here.

There are three reception rooms in total. One is currently used as a dining room and offers views over the attractive gardens. The focal point within this room is a feature fireplace.

The drawing room has French doors which lead out to the gardens. This room enjoys an open fire which again gives a focal point to the room. There are also bell-pulls, providing some character to the property. The lounge also has an open fire which is set in a stone surround. There are windows to two elevations, providing good levels of natural

Off the lounge there is a conservatory which gives views over the rear gardens which is in need of some improvement.

The dining kitchen has a range of base and wall mounted kitchen units with a work surface over and tiled splash-back. There is a 1 ½ sink and drainer, a point for a dishwasher and a fridge. There is an integrated hob, oven, extractor and microwave. The kitchen opens out into a dining area and the rear porch beyond. The rear porch gives access to the enclosed rear gardens.

The staircase rises from the entrance hall up to the first floor landing, where there are doors off to four bedrooms and the family bathroom. Two of the bedrooms share a 'Jack-and-Jill' suite which includes a shower cubicle, w.c. and pedestal wash-hand basin.

The family bathroom has a wash-hand basin set in a unit, a double ended bath with a shower over, a w.c. and part-tiled walls.

The second floor has been altered by the current vendors to provide further accommodation. This has been used as two further bedrooms and there are additional areas that have been used for bedrooms, but are used collectively for the family. There is a shower room on the second floor which
includes a shower cubicle, w.c. and a wash-hand basin.

There is a rear garden which is laid down to lawn and is enclosed. The main garden is truly stunning and offers extensive areas of lawn, attractive flower beds, a vegetable plot and greenhouse. There is also a Pergola. There is a bridge providing access to the river. There are two garden sheds and a double garage.

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22 June 2016

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