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Forming part of the prestigious Standen Park House development completed by Gleeson Homes in 1999, number 4 Standen Park House offers a sophisticated, 3 bedroom family home in an enviable location, just on the periphery of Lancaster City Centre. Originally designed by architect Thomas Standen in 1816, the elegant Palladian architecture of Standen Park House forms the centrepiece to this exclusive private estate, set around a gravel driveway and landscaped crescent that overlooks parkland to the front and borders Lancaster’s Heritage landmark, The Ashton Memorial in the historic Williamson Park.
The meticulously maintained accommodation at number 4 is spacious, well planned and perfect for modern day family living. The roomy entrance hall leads into the light living room and excellent dining kitchen with a separate utility room. practically there is also a cloaks room with WC, ideal for guests. On the first floor, the magnificent stairway and landing provides access into the three bedrooms and beautiful house bathroom. Unique to Standen Park House, number 4 also enjoys a private garden to the rear which is ideal for young children or pets as it is fully enclosed, creating a beautiful and peaceful haven for enjoying the outdoor air.
The historic city of Lancaster has so much to offer people of all ages, with a well established high street and range of independent shops, bars and eateries. There is an unrivalled choice of schooling in the area, with the renowned Lancaster Boys & Girls Grammar Schools being just a 5 minute walk from Standen Park. Both the Cumbria and Lancaster universities and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary are also within easy reach and for travelling further afield; junction 34 & 35 are a short drive away and the Lancaster train station provides quick commutes across the country.
Entrance Hall This spacious and bright entrance hall sets the tone for the property with high ceilings, cornice mouldings and an intricate rose. In keeping with the heritage, such features can be found throughout, creating an elegant period family home.
Cloak Room Accessed from the entrance hall, this handy facility briefly comprises WC and pedestal wash hand basin and also provides space for cloaks and the like.
Sitting Room 17’1 x 13’1 (5.2 x 4.0) Featuring high ceilings with a sunny aspect, French doors lead out onto the private enclosed rear garden and seating area. A further focal point to the room is the exposed stone fireplace with cast iron log burner set on a flagged hearth, ideal for creating a cosy atmosphere throughout the winter months.
Dining Kitchen 19’0 x 8’6 (5.78 x 2.6) A good variety of wall, drawer and base units encompass a sink and a half with drainer and an excellent range of fitted appliances that include a dishwasher and Indesit 4 ring gas hob and electric oven. There is also space for an American style fridge/freezer and room for a dining table and chairs. Affording plenty of natural light throughout, an external door leads out onto the rear patio, perfect for outdoor entertaining.
Utility Room 7’3 x 5’2 (2.2 x 1.57) Just off the hall, the utility room provides space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer and also benefits from a sink with drainer.
First Floor A traditional spindled staircase leads from the entrance hall up to the first floor landing, with sash windows affording plenty of light. Practically, there is also a large built in shelved airing cupboard.
Master Bedroom 12’2 x 12’0 (3.7 x 3.67) This beautiful and spacious principal bedroom enjoys lovely views towards the local countryside and also boasts a double, walk-in wardrobe.
Bedroom 2 16’7 x 8’3 (5.05 x 2.52) A further double bedroom of slightly smaller proportions yet still capitalising on the high ceilings and great views to be enjoyed through the sash windows. There is also a large storage cupboard which could easily be utilised as a wardrobe and access into the part boarded loft area.
Bedroom 3 9’7 x 7’4 (2.93 x 2.23) A generous and versatile single bedroom with views over the front courtyard.
House Bathroom Neatly presented and fully tiled to the dado with a complimentary four piece suite that comprises WC and vanity wash hand basin, bath, shower cubicle and heated towel radiator.
Outside As afore mentioned, number 4 enjoys a delightful private garden to the rear which is bounded by a stone wall, making a perfect safe haven for those with young children and/or pets. Currently utilised in an urban garden style with an extensive patio area that provides ample space for outside dining and occasional furniture. There are also well stocked flower beds of mature plants and bushes that provide a great opportunity for those with green fingers. Cast iron and flagged stone steps lead down into an additional, external storage area with a gate that leads to the surrounding communal grounds. A further enticement to this already appealing package is the separate garage which benefits from electric and light.
Directions Travelling south through Lancaster one way system, turn left in front of the Lancaster Town Hall, continue up the hill, past the Grammar School and Williamsons Park. At the mini roundabout, take the third exit, continue then take the next left.