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5 bedroom detached house for sale

West View, Park Lane, Forton, Preston

Offers in Region of £510,000

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Tenure: Freehold

*** SUPERB SMALLHOLDING *** West View is a 5 bedroom red brick Farmhouse with OUTBUILDINGS and 4.05 ACRES. Ideal for those with EQUESTRIAN or AGRICULTURAL interests. The property is in need of some modernisation and improvement however provides a fantastic opportunity.for those wishing to acquire and develop a property to suit their own specific tastes and requirements for the creation of one superb individual residence or potentially, subject to gaining Planning Consent, splitting the barn and cottage away from the farmhouse to create two
separate residential dwellings.
The desirability of the property is further added to by the attractive situation, being within easy access of the amenities of Forton Village and also being within excellent and easy access of the motorway Junction 33, the City of Lancaster and the City of Preston. In short, the placing of this property provides a fantastic opportunity to develop an attractive family home into a superb family residence or redevelopment project, with the added benefit of agricultural land, extending
to 4.05 acres or thereabouts.
Briefly, the residential element of the property currently comprises of a stone character cottage, which is also attached to the red brick later farmhouse which now forms one complete dwelling. (see floor plan)
The accommodation comprises of a side entrance door into the original cottage, leading directly into the kitchen with a window to the side elevation, exposed character beams, laminate flooring, a
coloured Aga, a range of floor mounted kitchen units and a single stainless steel sink. A door leads through to the rear pantry with a window to the rear elevation, exposed character beams and a further door leading to the downstairs bathroom with a bathroom suite comprising a shower cubicle, wash-hand basin and w.c. There is rear kitchen with an external door and back stairs to the first floor. Into the newer part of the house, there is the living room with an open fire and stone surround and a window to the front elevation with views over the surrounding countryside, and a front room with a double-glazed bay window to the front elevation with an open fire. Stairs lead to the first floor which is at
split level incorporating into the older part of the house. The first floor has in total 5 good sized bedrooms which can be reconfigured to suite individual purchaser’s tastes and specifications.
Externally To the front of the property can be found a substantial concrete area providing ample car parking, with a track leading to the side of the
barn and rear of the farmhouse, providing access to the outbuildings and land. The property has large open gardens to the front and side elevations, which are predominantly lawned with some mature orchard trees, a lawned garden to the rear and side with a large vegetable patch and growing area, which leads to the farm buildings. The property is set back from the road and enjoys an elevated position.
Of tremendous benefit to the property is the character stone barn which is attached to the original cottage, being double-height stone under a slate roof barn with an attached red brick stable and lean-to. Currently used for storage purposes, this barn has tremendous alternate use potential, subject to gaining necessary Planning Consent.
To the side of the yard is a further block and timber framed shed, being used as a garage and store area, but again has potential for improvement and alterations.
Land
The land at West View comprises three grassland
paddocks, in total extending to 4.05 acres or thereabouts, being permanent pasture Grade 3 agricultural land which is excellently suited to production of grassland and an ideal smallholder, equestrian or lifestyle property. The land has the benefit of mains water and is well fenced for livestock with mature hawthorn hedging.


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