Reception Rooms: 4
Approached along a private gravelled drive, sits the uniquely outstanding Artlebeck House. Built in the early 1980’s this fabulous four bedroom detached family home sits amongst a generous size plot in the sought after village of Caton. The property offers bright and spacious accommodation which is very flexible, and currently boasts four large reception rooms, four well proportioned bedrooms, one with en suite and a detached double garage and an additional detached shed. The majority of rooms offer striking south facing views of the garden enjoying an enviable position with views overlooking Artlebeck and the countryside beyond.
Caton village is a vibrant community with local clubs and sporting facilities and the delightful countryside of the Lune Valley right on the doorstep. Artlebeck House is conveniently located close to all village amenities including shops, post office, pharmacy, library and primary schools. Junction 34 of the M6 is only a 5 minute drive away and there is good access into Lancaster city centre with a choice of excellent schooling, infirmary, university and an excellent rail connection into London.
Enter this wonderful detached home through a fully glazed entrance porch area, which leads into the large and open hallway. Throughout the main house the rooms are filled with an abundance of natural light and with this, retained character, creating a comfortable homely feel. The ground floor profits from a large reception room which is currently used as a Music Room which has views to both the front and back with the advantage of an external door into the back garden. A full length window seat with integrated storage is a great feature to this versatile room. The useful and substantial study area is currently utilised as a home office for the vendors with striking North and East facing views over the garden; this room has an abundance of potential and could be used as a guest bedroom, if required. The kitchen, which was completed in 2005 by Mark Leigh Kitchens, has been fitted with high quality wall and base units with Corian worktops. The kitchen comprises Neff larder fridge, coffee machine, double oven, dishwasher, induction hob & extractor fan and Gaggenau warming drawer just to name a few. Off the kitchen is a useful utility laundry/larder space with plumbing in place for washer and dryer. Through from the kitchen leads into a large open dining room with patio doors leading out onto the garden.
From the hallway the stairs lead to a galleried landing providing access into the generous sitting room which benefits from an open stone fireplace and sliding doors out onto the Veranda, taking full advantage of the south facing views over the gardens. The house white bathroom comprises of WC, bidet, whirlpool bath, vanity unit with built in storage and towel radiator. The four bedrooms are all well proportioned and share wonderful and varied panoramic views over different aspects of the countryside and garden. The master suite benefits from a range of fully fitted wardrobes and dressing table and an ensuite shower room which is fitted with a shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. The first floor provides access into the loft space, which provides a useful size storage area.
The outdoor space is tranquil and serene, and the garden enjoys an abundance of mature shrubs and native trees bordering Artlebeck which runs throughout the garden. Whilst you are constantly drawn to the calming sound of the beck, the garden is also a natural home to a number of resident birds, visiting wildlife. The garden offers ample paved terrace areas ideal for outside entertaining, al fresco dining or just simply relaxing with family. A large area suitable for parking outside the house is available off the driveway and a large detached double garage offers plenty of space for storage with the added benefit of an additional detached shed, both having power and light.
Directions From Lancaster take the A683 towards Caton. At the mini roundabout in Caton by the car Garage turn right. Follow this road until you reach a small bridge which runs over Artlebeck, on the left will be a Baptist Church, take an immediate right hand turn before you go over the bridge. The gravel drive leads to the property.
Services All mains connected
Gas Central Heating
Fitted solar panels
Council Tax G