Reception Rooms: 3
Situated in Bowerham, the highly sought after residential area on the very outskirts of Lancaster City, 242 Bowerham Road is a prominent detached family home that offers up to 5 double bedrooms and well planned living accommodation that is ideal for the larger of families. Built in 1993 to the exacting standards of the developer for his family, the property has been well maintained and updated by the current vendors over the past 16 years of ownership. This is sure to prove popular with discerning purchasers due to its versatile spaces and great location that also sits within the catchment area/ walking distance of both the girls and boys Lancaster grammar schools.
As previously mentioned, Bowerham sits on the outskirts of Lancaster with the city centre a mere 20 minute walk away or a few minutes on the nearby bus route that runs every 10 minutes. It is well placed for travel to both the Lancaster and Cumbria Universities and Royal Lancaster Infirmary, again all easily reached on foot or a short drive. For those in need of commute across the country, the Lancaster train station provides quick access to both Manchester and London and the M6 junctions are an approximate 10 minute drive away. In the locality there is a local shop and popular primary school, with a full range of amenities available in the city centre. Lancaster has a well established high street and offers entertainment for all the family with an ever growing cultural, arts and music scene and plethora of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars.
The private block paved driveway leads around the front to the double garage and provides ample off road parking for several vehicles. A contemporary entrance door leads into a useful porch with a practically tiled floor and ample space for shoes and coats. The modern glazed door from the porch opens out into a spacious and welcoming entrance hall with hardwearing Beechwood floors that run throughout the majority of the ground floor. Branching off from here, there is a WC and a home office that is quietly tucked away overlooking the front. The living room enjoys a lovely dual garden aspect and generous proportions. A central focal point to the room is the traditional working fire with Limestone surround and marble hearth by Minsterstone.
The classic family kitchen includes a good range of wall, drawer and base units that encompass a new Bosch double oven and Neff 5 ring gas hob with chrome extractor over. There is also a sink and a half with drainer, dishwasher and integrated fridge, whilst the handy utility next door has plumbing and space for a washing machine, dryer and a freezer along with further storage cupboards and extra sink. Whilst the kitchen also affords plenty of space for a dining table and chairs, there is a separate dining room perfect for entertaining.
From the utility, a rear corridor doubles as a pantry and leads into the attached double garage or up into the hobby/bedroom above. This is a very versatile space that is filled with light from the three large Velux windows and would be a perfect space for teenagers. From the entrance hall, a traditional spindled staircase leads up to the bright and spacious gallery landing with airing cupboard and access into the part boarded loft space. There are a total of four good sized double bedrooms, of which the Master bedroom boasts an ensuite shower room. The large family bathroom comprises of both a bath and shower and is perfect for growing families.
The property is surrounded by the gardens, to the front pretty borders enhance the block paved driveway and two up and over doors give access into the double garage. A flagged pathway leads around through the lawns and a scattering of mature trees help to create a sense of tranquillity and privacy, accompanied by well stocked flower beds and plants. The patio area provides space for an outdoor table and chairs and with the patio doors leading straight from the kitchen, it’s a great place for alfresco dining. There is also a log store and a garden shed.
Directions From Lancaster head towards the hospital and at Pointer roundabout take the first exit, onto Bowerham Road. Continue along Bowerham Road, continuing straight through the mini roundabout and at the junction, branch left to remain on Bowerham Road. 242 Bowerham Road can be found on your right hand side, shortly after passing the Fox & Goose.