Over Kellet, Carnforth, Lancs

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
OVERVIEW Positioned close to the green in the centre of this pretty village, The Homestead is a traditional period house with parts reportedly dating back to the 1600s. Character features have been retained and include mullioned windows, inglenook/range style fireplaces and attractive stone façade. The layout is ideal for a range of buyers with a lounge, kitchen and modern wet room on the ground floor and three bedrooms (two of which are doubles) and a bathroom with freestanding slipper bath. A sun room has been added at the rear creating the perfect reading space. Forming part of the original farmhouse, two outbuildings and two walled generous garden spaces have been retained - keen gardeners will be delighted at the space on offer. Available with no onward chain, the property must be viewed to be fully appreciated.

ACCOMMODATION The country cottage front garden with flower borders leads to the traditional front door and into the porch.

PORCH 8' 11" x 5' 0" (2.71m x 1.52m) A useful space with built in storage, slate tile style flooring and a ceiling light. A further internal glazed door leads into:

HALLWAY 9' 1" x 12' 3" (2.77m x 3.74m) A good sized hall with wider than average stairs to the first floor, alcove shelving, electric storage heater and a ceiling light. Storage space under the stairs.

WET ROOM 8' 10" x 5' 0" (2.69m x 1.53m) A double glazed window faces the rear aspect. Fitted with a modern vanity wash hand basin and WC. There is an open shower area with aquaboard panelling, a heated chrome towel rail and downlights. Plumbing for a washing machine.

LOUNGE 14' 1" x 15' 0" (4.29m x 4.57m) Sandstone mullioned window face the front aspect with view over the front garden, the window seat and side panelling have also been retained. The central feature to the room is the inglenook fireplace with space for a woodburner if required. Two electric storage heaters, a ceiling light and alcove shelving.

KITCHEN 15' 1" x 8' 1" (4.6m x 2.45m) Two windows face the rear elevation. Fitted with cream shaker base and wall units with green worktops and a circular sink and drainer. Set to a range fireplace is the solid fuel Rayburn (which heated the hot water along with an electric immersion) Downlights to the ceiling, a tiled floor and an electric hob.

REAR PORCH A stable door leads to the rear patio and there is open access to the sun room.

SUN ROOM 5' 1" x 5' 1" (1.54m x 1.54m) Double glazed to two sides, the sun room overlooks the courtyard patio and is the perfect place to read and relax.

LANDING Access to the loft space and a ceiling light.

BEDROOM 12' 2" x 8' 1" (3.72m x 2.45m) excluding cupboards Having a built in wardrobe plus further storage cupboards for linen and the hot water cylinder. Ceiling light.

BEDROOM 14' 2" x 15' 2" (4.33m x 4.63m) max An attractive mullioned window to the front with wood panelling. Two double built in wardrobes, a ceiling light and a period fireplace.

BEDROOM 9' 1" x 11' 1" (2.78m x 3.37m) A window to the front elevation and a ceiling light.

BATHROOM 8' 10" x 5' 6" (2.70m x 1.68m) max A double glazed window to the rear elevation. Fitted with a free standing slipper bath, vanity wash hand basin and WC. Electric storage heater, a ceiling light and internal window to the landing. Fully tiled walls and tongue and groove panelling to the ceiling.

EXTERNAL At the front of the property is a walled garden with a stone flagged circle set between well planted country cottage borders and a gravelled path to the front door. There is a block paved drive at the side plus double gates for access into the rear courtyard. Having a stone table and space for pots and furniture, the courtyard has access to the barn and workshop with steps leading towards the gardens. A narrow snicket measuring 1' 3" between the barn and workshop leads into the first garden area - this access gives the real feeling of a secret garden beyond.

The two garden areas are bounded by walls with the first lawned area perfect for play and recreation, planted with magnolia trees, flower borders and evergreens. A gate in the far corner leads into the orchard where the owners have previously kept chickens and grown fruit and veg - this private walled orchard has established apple, pear and damson trees. The garden is perfect for the amateur smallholder or keen gardener.

Adjacent to the house, the semi detached barn has two storeys and floor measurement of 11' 1" x 15' 3" (3.38m x 4.65m). Power and light are connected and there are double barn doors, hayloft hatch and window. The workshop across the courtyard also has power and light and is semi divided for a coal bunker/woodstore. Internal measurement of 14' 8" x 11' 4" (4.47m x 3.45m).

GENERAL INFORMATION Mains Services: Water, Electric and Drainage

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Band: C

EPC Grading:

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Milne Moser

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