4 bedroom semi-detached house for saleScorton Hall, Factory Brow, Scorton, Preston, Lancashire
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***BRIMMING WITH CHARACTER***Sizeable historic mid-16th Century 4 bedroom home, lovingly restored by the current vendors and set within a GOOD SIZED GARDEN PLOT with a sizeable tandem garage. Situated in an ATTRACTIVE VILLAGE LOCATION on the edge of the FOREST OF BOWLAND, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, yet within easy access of the amenities of Scorton, the historic market town of Garstang and the City of Lancaster. Close proximity to the A6 and Junction 33 of the M6 motorway makes this an IDEAL LOCATION FOR COMMUTERS.Scorton Hall represents an attractive, sizeable residence providing a large amount of feature accommodation.
The property has been owned by the current owners for in excess of 20 years and has been lovingly restored to its current specification, providing well-proportioned accommodation over two floors, including 3 reception rooms and 4 double bedrooms.
Externally, the property is set within a generous garden plot and the desirability of the property is further added to by a stone under pitched tiled roof tandem garage, providing potential should it be required for conversion to provide a Granny annexe.
The granite set driveway leads to a crazy-paved garden area encompassed within a dwarf random stone wall. A timber glazed door opens into the entrance hallway where there is a utility/shower room which includes a point for a washing machine, a shower cubicle with Mira shower, a pedestal wash-hand basin, low-level w.c., finished with tiled flooring and open to eaves height with part-mezzanine storage.
An inner hallway leads to the sitting room/dining room which is brimming with character with open-faced stone work, original oak beam work and polished maple flooring. An Inglenook fireplace with a solid stone original surround and inset Victorian style gas stove is a fantastic focal point in the sitting area, with an open arch leading into the dining area. A large feature window provides wonderful levels of natural light.
There are two further reception rooms to the ground floor, including a study and an air conditioned snug/cinema room which is open to eaves height and has French doors overlooking the rear garden.
The attractive fitted kitchen has a range of base and wall mounted units in oak with contrasting worktops over, tiled splashbacks and finished with linoleum flooring. Integrated appliances include an electric cooker, a 5-ring gas hob with extractor over, dishwasher and there is a point for an American style fridgefreezer.
There is a further inner hallway with a staircase which rises up to the first floor where there are 4 bedrooms in total.
The master bedroom has a large picture oak leaded window, with a high level single glazed skylight which allows for plenty of natural light. There is a dressing room off which has a range of fitted cupboards to two walls and a further door into the Jack and Jill style family bathroom.
The family bathroom includes a double steam shower with seating, a concealed flush w.c. and dual wash-hand basins set in a unit, complete with Versital cast stone vanity tops. A second door leads from the family bathroom onto the landing where a further separate w.c. can be found
Externally, to the front of the property can be found an enclosed low maintenance front garden area, leading to the granite set driveway and accessed via a pair of timber electronically operated doors can be found a side Indian paved pathway providing car parking for approximately 3 vehicles, leading to the garage building and rear garden.
The garage has electronically operated sectional frosted extra-height insulated glazed doors to the front, a timber hardwood personnel access door to the side, cavity walls and a Kingspan double insulated roof. There is a mezzanine store, plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, central heating, and gas, electricity and water are available and connected. High roof clearance allows for storage of a caravan/motor home.
The rear garden comprises of an attractive Indian paved patio area leading to steps to the main lawned rear garden area with shrubberies and borders, and an attractive water feature created from a stone trough discovered during restoration. Feature lighting provides a lovely rear view to the back of the property.
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