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Fairhurst Cottage, Fairhurst Lane, Inglewhite, Preston, Lancashire

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Tenure: Freehold

Fairhurst Cottage is a BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED COUNTRY COTTAGE and 2 BEDROOM GRANNY FLAT/ANNEXE ACCOMMODATION, set within STUNNING LANDSCAPED GARDENS and LAND EXTENDING TO 1.46 ACRES ota, with PICTURESQUE VIEWS towards the Lancashire Fells. The vendors have recently submitted an application to alter use of the annexe to provide holiday accommodation, which should provide an added income to the property and can be acquired fully furnished. This lovely home provides the fantastic opportunity to purchase a property suitable for multi-generational living, or for those wishing to have an attractive house with the opportunity to create an excellent income stream.The property has been owned by the current family for some 19 years and in this time has been renovated from a derelict cottage into a now stunningly presented, light and airy country cottage, set within a quintessential English cottage style garden.

The desirability of the property is further added to by its excellent location, being located within walking distance of the amenities of Inglewhite Village, to include popular The Green Man at Inglewhite Public House, a vibrant congregational church and being within easy driving distance of the market town of Longridge, providing everything needed for day-to-day living. The City of Preston and the motorway network providing access to broader Lancashire, are also within easy access.

The property provides beautifully presented accommodation over 2 floors and makes the most of the beautiful garden and backdrop to the property. Many of the rooms have dual aspects and although the granny flat/annexe accommodation is relatively close, it does not intrude upon the privacy or enjoyment of the main property. This granny flat was originally built to provide accommodation for a parent of the current owners.

Turning back to the house, this comprises of a beautifully presented cottage and is accessed from the gravel driveway and original risen York stone patio into a garden room/conservatory, boasting full length windows to 2 sides and skylights to the roof, providing a light and airy room to enjoy the garden during inclement weather, or utilised as an attractive dining area for barbeques and other family type gatherings.

The garden room provides access to the rear hallway and from here the main rooms comprising the formal sitting room boasting windows to the front and rear, exposed original beam work and the added benefit of a fireplace feature with inset multi-fuel stove.

Adjacent to this can be found a formal dining room, again providing access to the formal sitting room, with a feature brick fireplace and solid oak mantel with further exposed original beam work to the ceiling.

The heart of the house is the farmhouse kitchen which benefits from windows to the front and rear and Velux windows to the side, a kitchen by Laurel Farm Kitchens in Goosnargh in reclaimed pine with contrasting solid hard wood worktops, a Belfast sink, with the room being aired by a Stanley oil-fired range cooker/boiler. There are a large variety of cupboards providing ample storage to the property and also a door leading to a side porch/pantry type room.

A door from the kitchen provides access to a ground floor cloakroom and the original pantry now converted to form a office with a curved wall and again views to the rear garden.

To the first floor, viewers will be struck by the light and airy feel, with windows and further Velux windows to the roof. Doors lead to bedroom 1, being a compact single room with views to the rear, bedroom 2 boasting windows to the front and side, a fitted cupboard providing ample storage and an original cast iron fireplace. There is a further twin bedroom.

Finishing the first floor accommodation is a family bathroom, boasting a contemporary feel comprising roll-top bath with a thermostatic shower over, a vanity wash-hand basin and a low level W.C., with tiled walls and limbed timbered walls, an airing cupboard providing ample hot water from the Stanley cooker and again benefiting from a Velux window to the rear.

Outside, accessed from the sweeping gravel driveway can be found the annexe cottage and this comprises of a cedar clad under pitch slate roof property, boasting again attractive, immaculately kept accommodation.

The side entrance door provides access to a kitchen/diner/day room with windows to the front and side and an L-shaped kitchen area with appliances, a wall mounted gas LPG fired central heating system and from a rear hallway can be found 2 good sized bedrooms and a shower room.

The cottage benefits from a covered car port/utility area with a sink and washer and tumble dryer facilities.

Adjacent to this can be found a covered, yet open fuel store providing a fantastic area for the drying of fuel for the winter months.

The outlook of the property is focused all to the rear and comprises of a stunning array of herbaceous borders with immaculately kept lawns, a gravel driveway leading to a further timber, under box profile roof garage building, with a hard landscaped area currently utilised by the owners for the storage of a caravan.

To the side of this can be found a well-stocked vegetable patch with raised borders, aluminium greenhouse, potting shed and further original pig sty, now utilised for further wood storage.

The main garden area extends to the rear and boasts an ornamental pond with its own family of ducks. Situated within the corner of the property can be found a storage barn utilised for the storage of garden equipment.

The desirability of the property is further added to by an array of lifestyle farming or equestrian facilities. These are accessed from the side garden area and comprise of 2 timber under box profile roof open-fronted buildings, used by the current owners for the lambing and housing of sheep during the wettest of the winter months.

The land comprises of an L-shape of excellent quality grassland, well maintained and weed free, providing the opportunity for continued lifestyle farming or equestrian usage.

In short, Fairhurst Cottage provides a unique opportunity of acquiring a well-presented cottage property with equestrian facilities and the opportunity of acquiring an excellent business venture, or a well presented cottage for dependent relatives.


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26 August 2017

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

01995 506004 Local call rate

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