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Thwaite Gate House, Carnforth, LA5


Property Description

Key features

  • Truly Exceptional Family Home
  • Epc = F
  • Views Overlooking Lancaster Canal
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Master Bedroom With En-suite And Balcony
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Large Dining Kitchen
  • Library And Cellar
  • Extensive Gardens
  • Viewings Are Recommended

Full description

We cannot encourage you enough to view this truly exceptional family home. This property will take your breath away. Situated in a secluded position, with access over the Lancaster canal, with close links to the busy town of Carnforth, and a gate way to the Lake District.M6 junction 35 is within easy reach and the village also has a rail link connecting to the Cumbrian coast and the west coast mainline to London and Glasgow. The accommodation,briefly, comprises four bedrooms, master bedroom with concealed en-suite bathroom and outside balcony. Entrance porch leading to the large hallway, three reception rooms, dining kitchen, utility room, cloaks/wc, sun/hobby room, library, cellar room, boiler room and recently refurbished family bathroom. The walled gardens to Thwaite Gate House are a delightful feature and have been lovingly developed and tended with formal areas, laid lawn, mature trees, extended pergola and cascading water feature. Double garage to the rear aspect and parking area to the front for three cars.This is an exceptional property full of character and endless charm, whilst being versatile enough to accommodate various modern family requirements. Viewings are highly recommended to fully appreciate this outstanding property. EPC = F.

first floor

Entrance Porch

Stone built porch, with a feature pitch roof. Leaded window to the front aspect and entrance door to the side. Door leading to-


Impressive 'L' shaped hallway with leaded window to the rear aspect. Oak wooden flooring with underfloor heating. French doors either side provides access to both dining room and sitting room.

Sitting Room 16' 11" x 14' 10" (5.16m x 4.52m )

Wonderful light room with two sash windows to the side aspect overlooking Lancaster canal. Further double glazed sash window overlooking the garden. Recently fitted LPG coal effect gas fire with a feature surround, mirroring the dining room. Oak wooden flooring with underfloor heating. Decorative coving and matching ceiling rose.

Dining Room 17' 1" x 14' 10" (into recess) (5.21m x 4.52m (into recess) )

Large room with double glazed sash window overlooking the extensive garden. Recently fitted LPG coal effect fire, matching the sitting room. Built-in solid oak dresser to one wall with shelving, cupboards and drawers. Oak wooden flooring with underfloor heating. Coving and rose to the ceiling. Door to the side aspect overlooking the pond. Glazed courtesy doors leading to-

Dining Kitchen 18' 8" x 14' 2" (5.7m x 4.32m )

Bespoke fitted kitchen with a wide variety of base, wall and drawer units with polished black granite worktop over three sides. One and half inset stainless steel sink with draining grooves to the worktop and granite up-stands.Two glazed display units with lighting, two wine racks and plate rack. Feature electric cream four oven Aga. Extractor fan with granite splashback. Integrated dishwasher and space for a fridge freezer. Triple aspect windows overlook the extensive gardens. Single radiator. Down lighting and coving to the ceiling. Polished slate tiled flooring. Double swing door leading to hallway.

Utility Room 18' 3" x 4' 8" (5.56m x 1.42m )

Original style window and door to the side patio. Radiator. Space for a washing machine and tumble dryer with tiled worktop over and shelving to wall.

Cloakroom / WC

Two piece suite comprising wash hand basin and low level wc. Opaque window to the rear aspect.

Sun / Hobby Room 11' 7" x 10' 8" (3.52m x 3.26m )

Verstile room with upvc double glazed window to the rear aspect. Radiator. Double doors leading to-

Living Room 13' 7" x 13' 7" (4.14m x 4.14m )

This rooms boasts character with a feature beam to the ceiling. Feature chimney breast with lattice style timber work. Recessed cupboard. Under floor heating. Door leading to the hallway.

Small Landing

A door and a step down from the hallway leads to this small landing which opens into the library and cellar.

Study / Library 17' 8" x 9' 1" (5.38m x 2.76m )

A cosy room which has a beautiful inglenook style fireplace with slate style back. Exposed stone wall and feature beams to the ceiling. Fitted storage facilities and built-in book case. Oak wooden flooring and under floor heating. Leaded window to the side aspect. Steps leading down to-

Cellar Room

Dry and usable cellar with original cold storage shelving to three sides. Lighting and power sockets.

Boiler / Store Room 13' 9" x 6' 10" (max) (4.19m x 2.08m (max) )

Window to the side aspect. Boiler and extensive shelved storage.

Half Landing / Reading Area

Light and airy area with double glazed sash window overlooking the canal. Stairs leading up to the galleried landing. Door leading to-

Bedroom 14' 0" x 9' 3" (4.27m x 2.82m )

Window to the side aspect overlooking the canal. Radiator. Oak wooden flooring.

Galleried Landing

Spacious landing with multi paned high window, loft access. Built-in linen cupboard. Radiator.

Inner Hall

Double doors lead into this entrance hallway, which leads to bedroom three with arched recess. Oak wooden flooring.

Bedroom 13' 11" x 11' 11" (4.25m x 3.64m )

Double glazed sash window to the rear aspect over looking the garden. Oak wooden flooring. Radiator.

Family Bathroom

Modern fitted five piece bathroom suite comprising free standing roll top bath, double shower cubicle, bidet, wash hand basin and low level wc. Heated towel radiator. Double glazed sash window. Tiled flooring.

Bedroom 15' 8" x 14' 6" (4.77m x 4.41m )

Double glazed sash window and side window overlooking garden and canal. Built-in storage cupboard. Radiator. Coving and ceiling rose.

Master Bedroom 15' 1" x 14' 6" (4.59m x 4.43m )

Impressive master bedroom with sash window to the front aspect. Fitted bedroom furniture comprising two part mirrored double wardrobes with central six drawer with mirror and fly-over lighting. Two part mirrored single wardrobe each with recessed display units. Radiator. Door leading to the en-suite bathroom and door to the balcony.


Recently fitted decking with extensive views over the garden, making it an ideal place for breakfast on those warm summer mornings.

En-Suite Bathroom

Spacious room providing a three piece suite comprising double shower cubicle, wash hand basin and low level wc. Two modern fitted storage cupboards which are part mirrored and further display units to each one. Sash window to the front aspect. Heated towel radiator.

Extensive Gardens

There is additional parking outside the high stone wall gives access to the garden through the white Gothic style gate. As you open the door you are greeted by extensive professionally landscaped gardens with vast laid lawns bordered by mature shrubs, plants and trees. The woodland area features an impressive carpet of blue bells in the spring. The side garden has a range of different style terraced areas which have lovely sitting areas, as well as a patio and pond with a feature waterfall. A long pergola with it's central pathway is a beautiful feature with it's glorious lighting and climbing plants. There is also a delightful fire pit/bbq area with statuary features. A further pathway leads to a large greenhouse.

Double Garage 18' 4" x 18' 4" (5.6m x 5.6m )

Wooden sliding doors, light and power. Courtesy door to the side.


We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.


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Listing History

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22 January 2016


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