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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Maple Cottages, Sowerby Road, Sowerby, Preston

Offers in Region of £550,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Extended and attractively presented 3 BEDROOM SEMI-DETACHED with 3 LUXURY HOLIDAY COTTAGES and LARGE DOUBLE GARAGE in a lovely rural location. 1 Maple Cottages offers nicely finished accommodation incorporating three reception rooms, a kitchen, utility room and separate downstairs w.c. and cloaks, three bedrooms (master with walk-in wardrobe and en-suite) and family bathroom. Three holiday cottages offer open-plan living spaces, two bedrooms and a bathroom, with a large shared garden. The garage and holiday cottages are accessed separately.Positioned in Sowerby-with-Inskip this property enjoys its rural location, yet is a short drive to St Michaels, Bilsborrow, Great Eccleston, Garstang and Kirkham, offering further amenities, including shops, restaurants, public houses, schools, supermarkets and health care providers. Sowerby is ideally located for those wishing to enjoy Lancashire, with good access onto the main road
network, making accessing some of the best parts of Lancashire easy. With Blackpool on the coast and the Bowland Fells to the east, this property is ideal for those looking to run a holiday business.

The main residence is a brick under slate built extended semi-detached home. There is a gravel parking area to the front of the property, lawned and bedded gardens to the front and side and a paved rear garden. The entrance door opens out into a reception hall which has a door off to the lounge and a door into the kitchen. The reception hall has a tiled floor and two windows.

The lounge is a lovely bright room which has a window to both the front and the rear of the property. There is a wood-burning stove set into the chimney on a stone hearth, providing an attractive focal point to the room. The floor covering is laminate and there is a staircase with under stairs storage which rises up to the first floor.

The kitchen has a range of painted wall and base mounted kitchen units with a butcher’s block work surface and a mosaic tiled splash-back. There are travertine floor tiles with under floor heating. There is a porcelain Belfast sink, a point for a dishwasher and a point for a Range cooker. A window is provided to the rear along with Velux windows, providing a lovely light space. A door leads into the paved rear garden. The kitchen opens into the dining room.

The dining room has windows to two elevations and a French door to the side patio area. There is a wood burning stove set on a stone hearth and surround, again providing another super focal point, a stone feature leading into the kitchen and tiled travertine floor.

The utility room has a porcelain 1 ½ sink and drainer with a unit below, a tall storage cupboard and window. There is a tiled floor and a point for a washing machine and dryer. There is a w.c., a pedestal wash-hand basin, a heated towel rail, tiled floor and window.

To the first floor there are three bedrooms in total. There is a superb spacious master bedroom suite with windows to front and side elevations providing a lot of light. The master bedroom has exposed oak beams, Karndean floor covering throughout the room which includes a walk-in wardrobe, along with a tiled en-suite wet room,
shower, w.c., a stone wash-hand basin set on a tiled surface, a heated towel rail and window to the rear of the property.

The second double bedroom has a window to the rear and a feature cast-iron fireplace. The smaller bedroom has a window to the front elevation and a ladder access to the loft which has a Velux window and is currently used by the vendors as a small study, however, cannot be classed as a room for the purposes of marketing.

The family bathroom has a double-ended contemporary freestanding bath with w.c., shower, frameless shower screen and a stylish console basin with beautiful ornate ceramic legs. The walls
are part tiled and there is a fully tiled limestone floor. There is access to the loft and a window to the rear of the property.

There is an inner landing space with Karndean floor and two small windows, which has potential for a study area should somebody require.

There are lawned and bedded gardens to the front and side of the property and a large patio to the rear. The rear enclosed flagged garden has a raised Koi Carp pond and a feature open fire and
chimney, making this ideal for outdoor entertaining. There is also a brick under slate built shed/log store.

A separate driveway leads through to the large double garage (currently used with the main residence). The garage is of brick under slate construction and has two double timber doors and a pedestrian door to the side. Part of this is boarded out and could be used for a variety of purposes.

There are three completely self-contained holiday cottages in total, all completed to an exceptional specification, including contemporary kitchens with good quality Siemens appliances throughout. The appliances within the kitchens include a dishwasher, washer-dryer, fridge, microwave, hob and oven. The kitchens all take an open-plan living format, with the kitchen, dining and living area combined, making this ideal for holiday type
accommodation. All of the bathrooms include a bath with a shower over, wash-hand basin with cabinet and a w.c. All have a tiled floor and partly tiled wall area. Each holiday cottage has a king size bedroom and a twin room. All of the holiday cottages are within one building which is of block
construction with cladded timber and have brick to the lower course. The holiday cottages and garage are accessed separately with plenty of parking. There is a communal patio area and large lawned areas to the rear. In addition there is a chicken run which is currently used by the occupiers of the main residence.

1 Maple Cottages and the holiday cottages offer a unique opportunity to purchase an attractive and comfortable modern extended home, yet with a flourishing business opportunity. The vendors will discuss finances with interested parties. All furniture is available to purchase by separate negotiation.

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