Reception Rooms: 3
Nestled against an approximately 2 acre, mature site reached by a private, gated driveway sits 11 Beech Grove, an interesting and exclusive property offering a flexible package to the discerning purchaser. Delightfully detached, the main house was built in the 1950s and has been carefully extended and remodeled in recent times to provide for modern day living. The layout offers 3 spacious reception rooms matched by 6 good bedrooms reached by two staircases affording both privacy and interest, a games room/additional bedroom, sauna and cinema room further add to the social feel of this fine house. The large, manicured gardens blend into a series of terraces and fenced vegetable plots to the rear, complemented by a series of garaging and workshops and a stand alone home gym providing the opportune home office.
Ideally located for travel into the city of Lancaster and commuting further afield, Hest Bank is a highly sought after village and an outstanding choice for a professional family. The vibrant community of Hest Bank centers around a high performing primary school, the village offering a full calendar of events and clubs throughout the year. A well supported post office, village store and three pubs are on hand and the property is within the catchment area for the renowned Lancaster Grammar Schools. Excellent national rail and motorway links are readily accessible with the current construction of a new Bypass and interchange from the A6 providing very fast access to the M6 motorway.
The front of this charming home is accessed from a cobbled courtyard. The inner hallway leads to a large, bespoke kitchen with stone flagged flooring, Smeg range cooker and other integrated appliances, Porche sink and interesting, hand crafted breakfast bar and shelving. The large sunny conservatory is sure to be well utilised throughout the year as is the adjacent bar/dining room, reached via a set of double doors from the kitchen. The main lounge room to the front of the house has a delightful, dual aspect with twin alcoves and open fireplace. 4 bedrooms sit on the ground floor; a single or potential dressing room to the neighbouring master kingsize bedroom with en-suite bathroom, complete with Victoriana style fittings and attractive and freestanding slipper bath, 2 further double bedrooms, a magnificent family bathroom with deep bath, twin sinks and double walk-in shower enclosure and a vestibule with useful cloakroom complete the accommodation on the ground floor. The first floor is reached by two staircases, one leading to the playroom, superb games room/additional bedroom, cinema room/dressing room and adjacent four seater sauna. The second staircase leads to the elegant master suite blessed with a stylish en-suite shower room and a wonderful, glazed balcony offering fine views towards Ashton Memorial and Williamson Park.
The well presented site, of approximately 2 acres, offers a wealth of parking at the top of the gated drive, with covered parking and ample storage by way of several secure garages and workshops. A former garage building has been converted in recent times into a well equipped home gymnasium with glazed extension and delightful, garden aspect, the room is suitable for conversion to home office space if so required. The lush, green gardens offer a mix of manicured lawns married with numerous terraces and patio areas that blend beautifully with well established, mature shrubs and trees. Beyond the main garden is a small orchard flowing into a pagoda covered plot planted with a variety of vegetables and fruits laid in formal beds set against a backdrop of pasture and farmland.
Directions Head North on the A6 from Lancaster city centre towards Carnforth. Turn left, off the A6, to join Hest Bank Lane and take the second left onto Beech Grove. The entrance gate to the driveway of 11 Beech Grove can be found just after the road bends, on your left hand side.