4 bedroom detached house for saleHollins Lane, Forton, Preston, Lancashire
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The Opportunity of acquiring a stone built 4 bedroom stone built Edwardian house set in a LARGE GARDEN plot of 0.83 ACRES. Ghyllfiled is set in the attractive village of Forton right on the edge of the beautiful picturesque Forest of Bowland. Forton is in perfect location for South Lancaster, Garstang and easy access to the M6 motorway.The placing of Ghyllfield upon the open market provides purchasers the opportunity of acquiring a substantial stone built Edwardian farmhouse property believed to have been constructed in 1905. The property has been attractively renovated over recent years, yet retains a wealth of original period features. The property provides accommodation over two floors and briefly comprises rear entrance door into utility room, inner hallway, kitchen, dining room, front hallway, formal sitting room and study, large conservatory and to the first floor four bedrooms and a family bathroom along with an en-suite cloakroom. To the side of the property can be found a detached garage building with rear and side workshop along with a further timber workshop / storage building. Externally the property is set in a large garden plot of 0.83 acres which we understand the current purchasers have already discussed with planning consultants for the grazing of a building plot within the garden area to the south of the property for the construction of a bungalow.
In further detail the property comprises of front granite settled pathway leading to timber rear personal access door into;
Utility Room with oak effect UPVC double glazed window to the side of the property, range of base and wall mounted units in pine, with contrasting worktops over, single stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, range of louvered door cupboards to three walls comprising 3 full length doors leading to;
Cloak cupboard complete with double central heating radiator, further louvered door leading to BAXI 100HE plus combination gas fired central heating boiler, further louvered cupboard housing electricity metre and RCD fuse box with storage above finished with tiled splashbacks to wall, Chinese slate flooring, a range of recessed spotlights, ceiling mounted smoke alarm and open arch into;
Rear Hallway with tongue and groove door leading to Under stairs cupboard further doors leading to Kitchen and Dining Room
Under Stairs Store/former Cellar with fall of two steps, shelving to two walls and Map Room.
Kitchen with timber double glazed sash effect window to the rear, range of beautifully appointed base and wall mounted units in pine with black granite speckled worktops over integral appliances to include cream Rangemaster Classic 110 gas/electric range style cooker set within a tiled splashback, double extractor fans over Belfast sink unit, plumbing for dishwasher, original housekeepers cupboard to one wall, space for fridge freezer with central Island unit with further range of cupboards with wood block worktop over, with tiled splashback, Antico flooring.
Dining Room with original timber single glazed sash window to the rear and side, original stone fire surround with oak shelf over with inset Severn multi- fuel stove connected to central heating system, range of cupboards to side of chimney breast to feature, to finish with Chinese slate flooring, ceiling mounted Victorian clothes airier, part tongue and groove to boarding to one wall and door leading to;
Front Hallway with original pitched pine leaded personal access door to the front of the property now into Conservatory with further level single glazed leading window, high level window to the front, double central heating radiator pitched pine stairs leading to;
First Floor original plaster coving to ceiling, carpeted floor, part Chinese slate flooring and doors leading to;
Study with oak effect UPVC double glazed window to the side, and pine double glazed sash effect windows to the front x 2 into Conservatory double central heading radiator, chimney breast feature complete with timber fire surround with cast iron back, with inset tiles, and tilled hearth with cast fire fender, finished with original plaster cove into ceiling and picture rail.
Sitting Room with oak effect UPVC double glazed window to the side of property, two timber double glazed sash effect windows into Conservatory double central heating radiator, original plaster cove into ceiling and picture rail, with central light fitting, chimney breast feature complete with timber fire surround with cast back with tiled inserts and tiled hearth.
From front hallway, Conservatory of hardwood timber construction under mono pitched frosted clear view roof, constructed on dwarf walls with French doors to the front elevation, finished with open faced stone work to main house, with a date stone 1905, wall mounted Robinson Willey warm flow gas fired heater.
First Floor landing with Velux window to the rear of the property, range of wall lighted, featured dado rail with pitched pine stairs leading from half landing to full landing, double central heating radiator and loft access and doors leading to;
Bedroom 1 with oak effect UPVC double glazed window to the side of the property, and oak effect UPVC double glazed window to the rear with encapsulated original leaded feature window, finished with double central heating radiator.
Family Bathroom with original timber single glazed sash window to the side of the property, suite in white, comprising of composite free standing roll top bath, high level flush WC, large cubicle shower with wall mounted thermostatic power shower, pedestal wash hand basin with half tiled walls, tiled flooring, double central heating radiator, range of recessed spotlights to the ceiling, extractor fan, louvered door leading to Airing Cupboard complete with hot water cylinder and ample slatted shelves and further door providing access to landing;
Bedroom 2 with 3 oak effect UPVC double glazed windows to the front of the property and one oak effect UPVC double glazed window to the side, double central heating radiator, chimney breast feature complete with picture rail, central light and wall mounted bedside lights and door leading to;
En-Suite Cloakroom, with hardwood double glazed part frosted, part clear double glazed window to the side, suite in white comprising of low level WC, and wall mounted wash hand basin with tiling to 3 walls, tongue and groove boarding to ceiling and central light.
Bedroom 3 with 2 oak effect UPVC windows to the front of the property and further oak effect UPVC double glazed window to the side, double central heating radiator, chimney breast feature complete with cast original fireplace with tiled back and hearth and original picture rail.
Bedroom 4 with original timber single glazed sash window to the rear of the property, double central heating radiator, chimney breast feature complete with cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth and further cast fender.
To the side of the property can be found a rendered brick and block under pitched slate roof Garage with two single electrically operated roller doors to the rear elevation and two timber single glazed windows to the side, wall mounted Mitsubishi air condition unit/heater, finished with painted walls and floor and ample fluorescent strip lights and doors leading to;
Workshop One with UPVC personal access door to the rear, and UPVC double glazed window to the rear, work bench, two walls with high level units, single stainless steel sink unit, wall mounted May Medway automatic combination gas fired central heating boiler, and doors leading to;
Cloakroom with low level WC and central light
Store with open faced block walls to two walls with shelves and plastic bin storage.
From the Garage; Workshop Two with timber frosted double doors leading to the rear elevation of timber construction under mono pitched box profile roof with exposed beam work, fluorescent lighting with timber flooring.
Adjoining this can be found a further Timber store under mono pitched box profile roofed storage room with personal access door to the side (access not gained).
To the end of this building can be found;
Fuel Store of timber construction under mono pitched box profile roof with timber floor with signs of rot, with part hard core flooring with two bins for wood, plastic coal bunker with open hallway and rise of three steps to side garden area.
The garage building workshop and cloakroom store will be equally suited to conversion to provide a granny flat or other such type accommodation subject to gaining the necessary planning consents.
To the rear of the property can be found a low maintenance garden area and the sweeping tarmacadam driveway provides access from Hollins Lane to the unadopted highway between Hollins Lane and the A6.
To the side of this garden plot can be found a vegetable patch with various beds, with a further lawned garden area encompassed within a hedge fronting the A6.
To the front of the property can be found a patio area with low maintenance gravel beds beyond a dwarf stone wall, can be found a more formal garden area, comprising of a large lawned garden area continuing on to a less formal garden area with a former pond feature with two gated accesses onto Hollins Lane.
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