Reception Rooms: 2
Primely located a short walk away from the city centre, this prominent and spacious Victorian terrace house is ideal for large families. The deceptive accommodation provides a wealth of living areas including living room, dining room and large dining kitchen which are complemented by a total of 4 double bedrooms and a single bedroom, set out over three floors. The property remains true to its Victorian heritage with high ceilings, cornicing, large sash windows and reclaimed fireplaces, yet has been considerably updated by the current vendors and now includes modern day comforts such as underfloor heating in the kitchen. The garden to the rear is a great space for family enjoyment and includes a flagged patio affording space for alfresco dining. Parking at the property is part of the City’s resident parking scheme, allowing two vehicles and guest parking on the parallel Springfield Street and Meadowside.
Lancaster is a historical city with a wealth of culture and entertainment for those of all ages. The renowned Lancaster Boys & Girls Grammar Schools, along with other good primary and secondary schools, are within walking distance of 23 South Road, as are the Cumbria and Lancaster Universities and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. The train station provides quick commutes across the country, reaching Manchester in 1 hour and in London 2 and a half hours. Quick and easy access can also be found to the M6, a mere 10 minute drive away, making this an ideal base for those who travel countrywide.
Entrance Hall Accessed via a handy entrance porch with classic black and white tiling, that opens out into the;
Hallway With exposed wooden floorboards and plenty of space for coats and boots. The hallway provides access to all the ground floor rooms and there is also a handy back porch space which doubles as a pantry area for the kitchen. There is also a downstairs WC and hand basin.
Sitting Room 16’9 x 16’3 (5.11 x 4.95) An impressive formal living area with high ceilings and large bay window that looks out over the front garden and allows plenty of natural light to flood the room. True to the era, there are picture rails, cornice mouldings, and alcove shelving to either side of the decorative cast iron working fire with flagged hearth, perfect for the winter months.
Dining Room 13’10 x 13’5 (4.22 x 4.09) An equally impressive and generously proportioned dining room is found next to the living room. Typical of a Victorian build, this room again features the replica original features and an open fire place with flagged hearth and alcove shelving to either side. There is ample space for formal dining furniture in this room with solid pine flooring. As the kitchen affords space for a dining table, this room would also make for a great family room.
Dining Kitchen 16’9 x 11’1 (5.10 x 3.37) As previously mentioned, the kitchen provides space for a dining table and chairs. The Howdens Glendevon Gloss white kitchen includes a good range of wall, drawer and base units with solid beech worktops. High quality fitted appliances include a NEFF 5 ring gas hob with extractor over, NEFF oven and combi microwave and an integrated Bosch dishwasher. The floor is practically tiled and benefits from underfloor heating that runs throughout the kitchen and into the back porch area which usefully doubles as a great space for a fridge/ freezer. From the kitchen French doors lead out onto the rear patio.
Cellar Accessed from the rear porch, the cellar is a great space for storage with two large dry rooms. One half is currently utilised as a utility with space and plumbing for a washing machine, dryer and additional fridge/freezer. The other half is currently set up as a games room and there is also access into the external ginnel that runs from the front, under the property to the rear.
First Floor The traditional, wide spindled staircase leads up to the split level first floor.
Bedroom 2 7’5 x 6’11 (2.25 x 2.10) A single bedroom that is tucked away from the hustle of the main house and would therefore also make from a great home office with broadband connection already in place.
Bathroom This large family bathroom comprises bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin with Velux window and garden views. There is also a separate airing cupboard on the landing that houses the new boiler.
Bedroom 3 13’7 x 12’10 (4.14 x 3.91) A lovely, quiet and tranquil double bedroom that enjoys the to be expected high ceilings and views over the rear garden.
Bedroom 4 19’11 x 13’5 (6.06 x 4.09) Currently utilised as play room, the sash windows of this very large double bedroom overlook the front and afford plenty of light. The original alcove of the fire remains with exposed stone lintel and there are also lovely picture rails alongside the high ceilings.
Master Suite 18’2 x 12’10 (5.54 x 3.90) Enjoying a lovely dual aspect with views stretching out over the rooftops of the city, the fantastic master suite includes a large bedroom area and adjoining dressing room with a full range of wardrobes and a built in dresser. From here there is also access into the ensuite which comprises shower, WC and vanity wash hand basin.
Bedroom 5 13’6 x 8’5 (4.12 x 2.56) The final of 4 generously sized double bedrooms, with views over the front of the house and benefits from being bathed in the afternoon sun.
Attic Room 19’4 x 11’7 (5.89 x 3.53) The stairs continue up to this additional room located at the very top of the house. This room boasts the best views in the house over the city via Velux windows. There is also good sized undereaves storage space.