5 bedroom detached house for sale

14 Clougha Avenue, Lancaster, LA1 3JG

Sold STC £500,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Located just a short stroll from Lancaster city centre by the beautiful grounds of Williamsons Park, 14 Clougha Avenue is the perfect detached family home. Offering modern and flexible living accommodation suitable for the larger of families, the property has been in the same ownership for the past 25 years. Over this time it has served as a loving family home. Having been well maintained and extended, it boasts a total of three reception rooms, a newly fitted kitchen with adjoining utility room, there is a ground floor shower room and family bathroom on the first floor and a total of five double bedrooms, of which one is ensuite. Furthermore there is also an integral garage and beautifully kept gardens with an enclosed rear lawn perfect for family enjoyment and entertaining alike. The property also boasts Hive heating control, a fantastic modern connotation that allows control over the heating via your smart phone wherever you are.

The property offers the best of both worlds, a private and quiet setting in such a convenient, central city location. Families will be delighted with the excellent choice of schooling in the area including the renowned Lancaster Boys and Girls Grammar Schools just a short walk away. Commuters are all conveniently located with easy access to the M6 approximately 2 miles away and the Lancaster train station provides regular commutes across the country, with direct lines to London in 2 ½ hours respectively. Lancaster itself has an ever growing music and cultural scene with plenty to do for all the family. There is a well established high street and an array of independent shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs and bars. It is also home to the award winning Lancaster university as well as the University of Cumbria and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary is also within walking distance. 

Accommodation The private driveway leads down to the property, giving access to the integral garage and providing parking for several vehicles. The well established grape vine entwined around the front of the property makes for a lovely welcome to this fantastic family home. 

Entrance Porch A decorative patio leads to the glazed entrance porch, a practical area with space for coats and shoes. 

Entrance Hall Giving a homely feel from the outset, the entrance hall benefits from an under stairs storage cupboard. 

Living Room 4.68 x 4.26 (15'4 x 14'0) A light filled room offering a dual aspect over the front and side of the property. An inset Bronpi wood burning stove with slate hearth and traditional wooden surround make for a lovely yet simple feature. Solid oak floors provide a lovely finish to this family room and glazed double doors lead on into the dining room. 

Dining Room 3.47 x 3.06 (11'5 x 10'0) This good sized reception room affords space for formal dining furniture and is handily located just off the kitchen, perfect for entertaining. There is a large picture window allowing for plenty of light and glazed double doors again lead into the garden room. 

Garden Room 4.99 x 4.28 (16'4 x 14'1) An additional space that is an essential for any growing family, this former conservatory has recently been transformed into a garden room with high angled ceilings and three walls of glazing flooding the room with natural light and offering a lovely garden outlook. The Yeoman gas stove is perfect for cosy winter evenings, set upon an attractive stone hearth with traditional wooden surround. Patio doors lead out onto the raised decking area of the rear garden. 

Kitchen 4.71 x 3.34 (15'5 x 10'11) Accessed via the entrance hall and dining room, this modern family kitchen was recently refurbished in 2016 and now comprises of a range of cream contemporary wooden wall, drawer and base units topped with Apollo Slab Tech worktops. Quality fitted AEG appliances include an oven, combination microwave oven, 4 ring induction hob with extractor over, integrated dishwasher, fridge, freezer and there is a black granite composite sink and a half with drainer that enjoys a lovely garden outlook. 

Utility 2.90 x 2.62 (9'6 x 8'7) Just off the kitchen, this fantastic space is an essential for larger families. Offering a range of units and space for a washing machine, dryer and dishwasher. An external door leads into the garden and there is also a useful ground floor shower room. 

Shower Room Being located off the utility with external access, this is the perfect set up for children when it comes to muddy sports and weekend walks along the canal and through the local countryside. There are practical tiled floors, WC, pedestal hand basin and a larger shower cubicle. 

First Floor Stairs from the entrance hall lead up to the first floor landing where there is access to the loft space. 

Master Bedroom 5.16 x 2.95 (16'11 x 9'8) A good sized master bedroom privately located away from the rest of the bedrooms and benefitting from a dual aspect with garden views and an ensuite. 

Ensuite Comprising WC, vanity sink unit and shower cubicle with half tiled walls to finish. 

Family Bathroom A bright and spacious family bathroom comprising a P-shaped bath with shower over, WC, pedestal hand basin and large built in linen cupboards. 

Bedroom 2 3.65 x 2.27 (12'0 x 7'5) Currently utilised as a study, a double bedroom with a built in wardrobe. 

Bedroom 3 3.68 x 3.61 (12'1 x 11'10) A sizeable and bright double bedroom with a dual aspect. 

Bedroom 4 4.09 x 2.64 (13'5 x 8'7) A further double bedroom with dual aspect. 

Bedroom 5 4.23 x 3.09 (13'11 x 10'2) The final double bedroom with garden views and built in storage cupboard. 

Outside As previously mentioned, there is a private drive leading to the integrated garage and affording parking for several vehicles. There is access around the property to both sides, with a wrought iron gate leading down one side via a log store and onto the decking area at the rear. This is a fantastic space for entertaining with room for outdoor dining furniture, also accessed via patio doors in the garden room. It leads on into the neatly kept lawn, bounded by raised beds stocked with colourful shrubbery including Weigela, Hydrangea and a tall bamboo tree that makes a lovely feature and offers further privacy within this green and tranquil garden, with lovely woodland backdrop. There is a lovely raised seating area at the end of the garden which is the perfect place to enjoy a morning coffee and practically, there is also a good sized garden shed. 

Directions Heading through Lancaster, take a left turn, opposite the entrance to St Nicholas Arcade car park, onto Moor Lane. Continuing up the hill of Moorgate, at the cross roads continue straight. Just after Williamsons Park the road will bend and Clougha Avenue can be located on your right hand side. 

Services Mains water
Mains drains with private pump
Council tax - F
Freehold
Gas central heating 


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Nearest stations

  • Lancaster (1.0 mi)
  • Bare Lane (3.1 mi)
  • Morecambe (4.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Matthews Benjamin, Lancaster

19 Castle Hill, Lancaster, LA1 1YN

01524 930022 Local call rate

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