Reception Rooms: 2
Beck House is the ideal package for families looking to settle down within the popular and conveniently located village of Hest Bank. Currently this prominent 4 bed detached family home enjoys landscaped gardens and ample of space for the larger of families, with four double bedrooms and well planned living areas. The separate double garage also includes a useful home office but for those looking for extra space, there is potential for the garage to be converted into a separate dwelling, complete with private garden, spacious living accommodation and two double bedrooms, subject to relevant planning permissions. There is also a further appeal by way of the Photovoltaic panels which not only help reduce electricity bills but also generate an income of approximately £500 per annum.
Within the main house, the interiors have been meticulously maintained and extended by the current vendors. The welcoming entrance hall flows through into the open plan living and dining area and to the breakfast kitchen with patio doors leading out onto a sun trapped decking area. There is also a further home office, WC and ample storage spaces. To the first floor, there are three good sized double bedrooms, one with an ensuite, a generous single bedroom and a modern family bathroom. The grounds surrounding the property provide a wonder of opportunity for all the family with a large lawn, patios and even productive fruit and vegetables plots.
Hest Bank is a vibrant community led village that hosts a number of social and sporting events including tennis, football and bowling. There is an excellent primary school just up the road and local amenities such as a village shop and post office close by. Beck House is also within the catchment area for the renowned Lancaster Boys & Girls Grammar Schools. Nearby Carnforth and Lancaster both provide excellent, national rail and with the newly opened Bay Gateway, access to the M6 is a mere few minutes drive away, greatly improving commuting times further afield.
Accommodation Stepping across the quaint bridge that leads over the meandering stream at the front, a pathway leads up through the front gardens and to the entrance.
Entrance Vestibule The glazed entrance door leads into this handy vestibule with practical tiled floors and space for shoes.
Study 9’4 x 5’11 (2.85 x 1.80) Just off the vestibule and enjoying a quiet position, the study is ideal for those working from home and the Velux windows creates a bright and welcoming working environment.
Entrance Hall A spacious and welcoming hallway that also provides access to an under stairs storage cupboard, fully tiled WC and a further large storage cupboard.
Living & Dining Room 30’0 x 12’4 (9.14 x 3.76) Split into two areas, first the living room with a grand, Iranian marble fireplace with living flame gas fire. Enjoying a triple aspect that includes the large bay windows, the room is flooded with natural light yet retains a homely, cosy feel. The dining area provides ample space for a formal dining table and chairs, with double glazed doors opening out into the;
Sun Room 10’6 x 10’3 (3.20 x 3.13) This bright and inviting sun room enjoys an outlook over the rear, with an external door providing access into the rear garden and also onto the driveway, creating the option of a secondary entrance.
Breakfast Kitchen 23’2 x 8’0 (7.06 x 2.44) A well-planned family kitchen that also allows space for a dining table and chairs. Sliding patio doors lead out onto a raised decking area, which proves as a sun trap year round, the perfect space for alfresco dining and entertaining guests. The Siematic wall, drawer and base units encompass a 5 ring gas hob with chrome extractor over, double oven and grill, integrated microwave and dishwasher, double sink and there is also space for an American fridge freezer. The floor is also practically laminated with a complementary tile effect.
Utility Room 6’11 x 4.10 (2.10 x 1.48) A fantastic and very useful separate facility with built in cupboards and space/plumbing for a washing machine and dryer.
First Floor The traditional spindled staircase leads up from the entrance hall to the galleried landing with access into the fully insulated loft space.
Bedroom 2 13’7 x 8’0 (4.13 x 2.44) The upper part of the extension completed in xxxx, this double bedroom enjoys good proportions and double doors lead out onto a private balcony area from which to enjoy the lovely surroundings.
Ensuite Cleverly disguised to blend in with the doors of two built in wardrobes, this fully tiled, modern ensuite briefly comprises WC, vanity wash hand basin, bath with tiled splash back and a heated towel radiator.
Bedroom 3 6’11 x 6’11 (2.11 x 2.10) A bright and sizeable single bedroom that would be ideal for a child or as a nursery.
Master Bedroom 13’10 x 12’5 (4.21 x 3.78) Situated to the front of the property, the large bay windows flood this great sized master bedroom with light. There are also useful built in storage cupboards.
Bedroom 4 12’5 x 12’1 (3.78 x 3.68) A further good sized double bedroom that enjoys views over the rear and a fitted, over bed storage and wardrobe unit.
Family Bathroom This well planned family bathroom comprises WC, vanity wash hand basin, multi-functional shower, bath with shower over and a heated towel. Fully tiled to complement.
Outside Garage 24’5 x 14’2 (7.44 x 4.31)
Office 14’2 x 10’5 (4.31 x 3.18) Crossing over the stream that travels across the boundary to continue down Hatlex Drive, the gardens to the front open out to provide wonderful spaces, perfect for families to enjoy the outdoors. The manicured lawn area enjoys abundant borders with an array of plants and bushes to intrigue aspiring gardeners. Mature trees provide privacy to the large flagged patio area with ample space for outdoor furniture. To the side of the property there are also raised beds planted with productive fruit and vegetables including raspberries and an apple and pear tree. Accessed from the kitchen patio doors, the raised decking area proves a year round sun trap and thus is ideal for alfresco dining. The driveway at the rear of the property affords ample parking for several vehicles and also leads into the double garage with a remote control electric up and over door.
Directions From Lancaster follow signs for Carnforth /A6, follow this road through Slyne, passing the Slyne Lodge on your left, then take the next left onto Manor Lane and continue on to Hanging Green Lane, which then becomes Hatlex Lane. Follow this road over the canal bridge, then take the next left into Hatlex drive, number 19 can be found further down positioned on the corner.