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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Steading, Thornley, Preston, Lancashire

£795,000

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Tenure: Freehold

STUNNINGLY Presented 5 BEDROOM Barn Conversion upgraded with BESPOKE fittings throughout. Set in an ELEVATED Position providing some of the Areas most picturesque views of the Lancashire Fells. Set in an overall PLOT of 0.674 ACRES situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within the Trough of Bowland.The placing of The Steading upon the open market provides purchasers with the opportunity of acquiring a simply stunningly presented barn conversion set in a fantastic position within the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural beauty. The property is situated in an elevated situation within a hamlet of two other properties and provides, in our opinion, some of the best views the area has to offer, towards the village of Chipping and the stunning Lancashire Fells. The property has been lovingly maintained by the current owners and constantly upgraded with
bespoke fittings, to include re-fitment of kitchens and bathrooms. The desirability of the property is further added to by the excellent situation and its proximity to Stonyhurst College which is only a 5
minute drive away, Longridge High School, with several drop-off and collection points in the area for bus services to Westholme School and there are free grammar schools in the market town of Clitheroe which is only a 15 minute drive away. The property is also conveniently only a 5 minute drive from a lovely market town with varied shopping amenities and is within easy access of the M6 and further afield by the broader motorway network. The property is further added to by in total a plot of some 0.674 Acres and a further
area of agricultural grassland extending to 14.911 Acres.

The property originally formed two detached traditional farm buildings, however, was cleverly joined by way of a single storey link and now provides flexible living over two floors, which could also be further altered to provide accommodation for a dependent relative by a slight re-working of two ground floor bedrooms and the house utility room. There is Planning Consent in place for the creation of a single storey sun room/garden room. Surrounding the property are simply stunningly presented private landscaped gardens with a
wealth of mixed planting, along with well thought out areas of hard landscaping, providing a first class space for outdoor entertaining. In total the property provides some 2,885 sq. ft. of accommodation and simply must be viewed to fully appreciate the quality and attention to detail that the current owners have afforded on the property in complete renovation with no expense spared, to include a new heating boiler and renewed plumbing. In further detail the property known as The Steading comprises the following: From the gravel driveway access to the front door is provided by way of a York stone paved path to the reception hallway/day lounge which provides a beautifully light and airy room with dual aspects,
providing a perfect area for drinking morning coffee, reading or informally entertaining guests. There is a doorway to the main hallway with a dog-leg stair providing access to the first floor. The
inner hall provides access to the main stairs which lead to the first floor and the benefit of a large window to the half-landing provides a light and airy contemporary feel to this area of the house. Leading from the hallway can be found a cloakroom and toilet facilities and also access to the study/home office, with a window to the rear of the property and French doors to the side patio area, with a fully fitted range of bespoke units by Carl Josef in oak, providing a fantastic working environment, with the added benefit of a sink unit
and integral fridge to allow for tea and coffee making facilities during the working day.

Leading directly from the study via an open archway can be found a snug with a window to the side of the property, providing an excellent environment for quiet reading or for the children to play computer games. Accessed also from the main hallway can be found a formal sitting room, an opulent room with windows to the front and rear of the property, along with a set of French doors, providing in summer a light and airy room and in winter a warm and snug rich entertaining area, set off by a newly installed stunning feature fireplace in stone with polished cast-iron grate. Mood lighting is provided by way of a variety of wall lights and further character is added to the property by way of beam work to the ceiling.
Again accessed from the main entrance/reception hallway can be found a further inner hall with stairs leading to the first floor living dining kitchen, with a range of base and wall mounted units from
Carl Josef, and further rooms comprising of a utility room with a window to the side, housing a washing machine and fridge-freezer. The inner hallway also provides a bank of windows to the front of the property and French doors provide access to the rear. It is this area here that could easily be converted to provide a dependent family living suite and currently comprises of ground floor bedroom number 1 with windows to the rear of the property, French doors, and exposed beam work providing a snug French cottage style feel
to this room, with wall lights for mood lighting. Accessed from the hallway can be found a further bedroom with a small window to the side and French doors opening to the rear, again decorated to the French cottage style feel with exposed beam work. Also accessed from the hallway can be found an en-suite shower room, providing a large cubicle shower, low-level w.c. and pedestal wash-hand basin.
Accessed via the main stairs can be found themaster bedroom suite which again benefits from bespoke bedroom furniture by Carl Josef
providing ample hanging space, leading to as en-suite shower room. Two further bedrooms can be accessed from this main landing and also a family bathroom, all of which again are beautifully appointed with high-quality finishes. Accessed from the secondary stairs can be found The Steading’s gem, being that of a superb open-plan
sitting room, kitchen and diner. This room is open to the eaves height, bathed in natural light from windows to all elevations and a further range of high-level skylights is open to the eaves height with exposed original beam work and truss work, solid oak flooring, a stunning bespoke kitchen with island unit, with seating area off and informal dining area, all fitted by Carl Josef.
Externally the property is situated within a stunning garden plot with beautifully landscaped gardens. These are particularly stunning to the rear of the property where there is a large paved sun terrace with water feature, providing a fantastic outdoor living entertaining area for family usage, leading to a sloping lawned garden area
providing further outdoor family entertainment. The property benefits from a natural stream which wends its way gently through the garden, the tinkling sound of water adding greatly to the
ambience of this stunning property. Surrounding the property to three sides can be found three distinct parcels of agricultural land which are subject to a Joint Ownership Agreement with the owners of the adjacent barn and are presently let on a short Agricultural Lease to a local farmer.

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01995 506004 Local call rate

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