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Fox Houses Cottage, Long Lane, Scorton, Preston

Under Offer £530,000

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Tenure: Freehold

ATTRACTIVE FOUR bedroom family home boasting CHARACTER and flexible accommodation with 1.6 ACRES. Set down a PRIVATE Lane servicing three other residential properties with FANTASTIC VIEWS towards the Trough of Bowland. The property is just a short drive from the PICTURESQUE village of Scorton offering its many amenities.Internally, the property boasts flexible accommodation including three reception rooms, conservatory, dining kitchen and to the first floor; four bedrooms, the master bedroom having a well equipped en-suite and a good sized family bathroom.
The property is just a short drive from the centre of the picturesque village of Scorton. The village itself offers amenities including a village shop, café, garden centre, restaurant, public house, school and places of worship. Scorton is extremely accessible, within easy access onto the A6 with a short drive to Junction 33 of the M6 and within easy commuting distance of Lancaster and Preston. The front door of the property leads into the entrance vestibule with two small windows and an internal door leading into the hallway where there is an under-stairs cupboard. The snug has an attractive coal effect electric fire set in a feature stone fireplace, a window to the front elevation and internal folding doors leading into:
Dining room - with a window to the rear, enjoying the views of the gardens, paddock and hills beyond. From the dining room there is access to both the lounge and dining kitchen.
Lounge – this is a spacious family room with a feature brick fireplace and a free standing wood burning stove, set on a tiled hearth with character beamed ceiling, dual aspect windows and door leading through to:
Conservatory - with double glazed hardwood frame, tiled floor and views over the gardens. Dining kitchen - an extensive range of country-style wall and base units with downlighting, contrasting coloured worktops with stainless steel twin sink unit, mixer taps and tiled splash-backs, electric cooker point, extractor over, integral appliances including fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, a door leading through to a:
Porch - with quarry tiled floor and separate cloakroom. To the first floor there is a master bedroom which is a very good size and enjoys excellent views over the gardens and paddock and has the advantage of an en-suite shower room, comprising shower cubicle, wall mounted basin, w.c., matching wall and floor tiling and chrome towel rail. There are three further good sized bedrooms. Spacious family bathroom - comprising of panelled bath with shower attachment and fitted shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c, tiled wall and floor, heated towel rail, cylinder and airing cupboard. Externally The property is entered off the Private Lane which leads into a parking area and car port for up to two vehicles. There is also a separate access to a large gravelled fenced and gated parking area to accommodate several vehicles from which the paddock and outbuilding can be accessed. The gardens of Fox Houses Cottage are a real delight, being well stocked mature gardens, beautifully designed and maintained by the current owners.
The gardens comprise of lawn, a wide selection of trees, plants and shrubs with a feature ornamental pond, waterfall and rockery to the rear, a further orchard area and an attractive gravelled sitting area to the side of the house which leads to a range of outbuildings, including timber framed
summer house with French doors.
Opposite is a further timber home office/study but could easily be converted into a gym or hobbies area and an adjoining timber outbuilding which could be converted into stabling or tack room if required. The paddock is situated to the rear of the property and in total extends to 1.6 acres or thereabouts, being an ideal pony paddock or extension into the garden.


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27 June 2016

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  • Lancaster (7.4 mi)
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Market Place, Garstang, PR3 1ZA

01995 506004 Local call rate

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