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4 Tarnwater Lane, Ashton-with-Stodday, Lancaster, LA2 0AH
Sold STC
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Type: Barn Conversion
Reception Rooms: 1

Property Details

Located just South of Lancaster in an enviable rural situation, 4 Tarnwater Lane is a wonderful, 3 bedroom semi-detached barn conversion with beautifully presented accommodation set out over two floors and enjoying stunning gardens with a variety of outbuildings. Originally converted from former farm buildings in 1998, this wonderful home briefly comprises; a generous reception space, beautiful farmhouse dining kitchen and adapted utility/study, the ground floor also provides access to the attractive, south facing garden. The first floor boasts three bedrooms, one of which is spacious master suite, and a timeless house bathroom. Outside, the gardens are welcoming and perfect for enjoying alfresco living; with a pond, two excellent stores and a double garage, in addition to plentiful private parking. This beautifully maintained property benefits from delightful countryside surroundings yet is also superbly accessible for the fantastic, vibrant city of Lancaster. Ideal for a range of buyers, 4 Tarnwater Lane will prove attractive to both couples and families and has been immaculately maintained by the current owners to present a versatile and welcoming home.

Ashton in Stodday is well placed for access into the popular City of Lancaster, yet enjoys a beautiful rural setting and even boasts the Lancaster Golf course in close proximity. Lancaster itself has so much to offer people of all ages with a growing cultural scene, excellent range of high street and independent shops, unrivalled choice of health care, good local amenities and easy access to Lancaster University. The property also benefits from an exceptional choice of primary schooling within the local area, and the well respected Boys and Girls Grammar Schools and Ripley St Thomas are also within easy reach for those of secondary age. The train station which provides a 2½ hour commute to the centre of London, in addition to the relative proximity of both junctions 33 and 34 of the M6.

Accommodation Entering through a timber door into a welcoming hallway with beautiful oiled French Oak to the floor. Double timber and glazed doors lead to the kitchen and to the rear of the hallway is a generous cloak room with WC and wash hand basin.

Living Room 20’4 x 13’9 (6.20 x 4.20) Immediately adjacent to the hall, the spacious living room runs from the front to the rear of the property and enjoys a delightful dual aspect. The stone faced chimney breast is a particular feature of the room and encompasses a multi fuel stove on a stone hearth. Beam features also add character, and double French doors lead out onto the wonderful covered patio area.

Dining Kitchen 20’4 x 13’9 (6.20 x 4.20) This true heart of the home enjoys far reaching countryside views to the North whilst also benefitting from double French doors that lead out into the South facing garden. A superb range of cream shaker style wall and base units have been fully fitted by the renowned Kirkland Kitchens of Kendal. They are topped with an Oak worktop and encompass integrated NEFF and Bosch appliances including fridge and dishwasher. In addition there is a double Belfast ceramic sink, island unit and fantastic electric operated Rangemaster cooker. There is ample space for a large breakfast or dining table, an area which enjoys views of the garden to the rear.

Utility/ Study 12’1 x 11’6 (3.69 x 3.51) Immediately adjacent to this stunning dining kitchen is a very versatile utility/ study. This adaptive space is presently utilised as both a utility room and home office, and features a range of solid Pine wall and base units with Oak worktops and also includes a fitted work station and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The floor is practically tiled and benefits from under floor heating.

An external door leads out onto the pathway in the rear garden that in turn leads to the garage and outbuildings.

First Floor

Master Bedroom 20’4 x 14’0 (6.20 x 4.26) Created from two original bedrooms, this spacious master suite enjoys a bright, dual aspect over the surrounding countryside and there is a tremendous feeling of space and light, complimented by a characterful, large exposed beam. The original second access has been utilised as a useful storage area/ wardrobe, and subsequently the opportunity exists to reinstate the fourth bedroom with ease if required. The en-suite shower room with vaulted ceiling comprises; double shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and WC. This neatly arranged facility has been half tiled, benefits from underfloor heating and also has fantastic original beam features.

Bedroom 2 12’10 x 11’10 (3.66 x 3.60) A well proportioned double bedroom that is ideal for guests or children. Featuring a delightful Juliet balcony with far reaching rural views, this lovely bedroom also has exposed beam features.

Bedroom 3 10’10 x 8’2 (3.29 x 2.48) Situated to the rear of this lovely home, this large single bedroom could potentially accommodate a double bed if required, and is bright and light, enjoying views over the private garden to the rear.

Bathroom This stunning house bathroom has been fully fitted with a classic, heritage suite in a timeless white. Comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and underfloor heating. Distinguishing features also include LED lights in the vaulted ceiling and classic tiling to the dado.

Outside The outside space at 4 Tarnwater Lane is deceptive and welcoming. In addition to enjoying plentiful parking down the quiet country lane on which the property is situated, there are also two private parking spaces within the owners parking area, coupled with a very well maintained garage with electric up and over doors. Accessed from the rear of the house or by a gate from the residents parking area, the beautiful, private and secure garden at this wonderful family home is a real delight. The current owners have lovingly created a neat, private haven with at least three patio seating areas, one of which is covered with a Loggia for all year round use. This stunning garden also features lawn area, pond with water feature and well planted flower beds. This is a wonderful, sunny haven in which to enjoy all aspects of alfresco living. Practically, there is also a super workshop and additional wood/garden store.

Directions From Lancaster City Centre follow Thurnham Street and the A6 towards Lancaster Infirmary. At the pointer roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Ashton Road/A588. At the 2nd roundabout take the 2nd exit to remain on Ashton Road. After approximately 1.2 miles, before the Lancaster Golf Club, turn left onto Tarnwater Lane and number 4 can be found on your right hand side.

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