Reception Rooms: 2
Part of a seven dwelling development of attractive stone fronted homes, 5 Manor Farm enjoys enviable grounds adjoining farmland yet is in the heart of Whittington village, with an area of almost an acre. Completed in 2000, the property has since undergone remodelling by the current vendors and now presents a fantastic modern family home with flexible and spacious living accommodation. This briefly includes a large living room, conservatory and a dining kitchen with separate utility on the ground floor. To the first floor, there are a total of four double bedrooms, one of which is ensuite, a house bathroom and study area. The large garden is a wonderful feature of this property. Extending up to the neighbouring fields, it is spacious and private with an expanse of lawn, large garden store/ workshop, vegetable plots and even a chicken run and pond for the ideal country lifestyle. Parking for several vehicles can be found to the front of the property along with access into the integral garage, and a gated drive into the grounds.
Whittington is a quiet countryside village that enjoys quick connectivity to the delightful market town of Kirkby Lonsdale, a mere 2 miles away. Here, a full range of local amenities can be found including a supermarket, doctors, shops, cafes, pubs, restaurants and excellent choice of schooling for both primary and secondary ages. There is also a well regarded primary school located in the neighbouring village of Arkholme and 5 Manor Farm sits within the catchment area for Queen Elizabeth School in Kirkby Lonsdale and the Lancaster Boys & Girls Grammar Schools. For those looking to commute further afield, both J35 and J36 of the M6 are a 15 minute drive away.
Entrance Hall With practical space for coats and shoes.
Living Room 23´11 x 19´7 (7.29 x 5.98) A bright welcome into this family home, the spacious living room provides extensive and flexible accommodation and enjoys a dual aspect over the front and rear gardens. Oak floors run throughout and there is a gas fire set up on a stone hearth with stone surround. Practically – there is also an under stairs storage cupboard and French doors lead into the:
Conservatory 11´10 x 8´8 (3.60 x 2.63) Refurbished in 2010 with an attractive oak frame and slate roof, the conservatory is perfect for relaxing year round and enjoys lovely views over the extensive rear garden. There is also external access onto the patio area which is ideal for entertaining.
Dining Kitchen 17´8 x 15´6 (5.38 x 4.72) This room is a fantastic family kitchen and dining area that forms the heart of the living accommodation. The Wellman kitchen consists of a quality range of wall, drawer and base units along with a large central island. The fitted appliances are AEG and include a large integrated fridge, double electric oven, integrated dishwasher and a 5 ring gas hob with a Smeg extractor over. The floor is attractively finished with Brazilian slate and there is a stainless steel sink and a half with drainer. This is a light room with some lovely garden views.
Utility 15´1 x 7´5 (4.61 x 2.26) Conveniently located just off the kitchen, the utility includes a matching range of tall cupboards, drawer and base units and provides space/ plumbing for a washing machine, dryer and freezer. Access can be found from here into the integral garage that benefits from power and light; into the downstairs cloakroom, and externally out to the rear patio and garden.
First Floor The oak stair case leads up from the living room to the first floor landing which is bright and spacious with a handy linen cupboard and access into the loft spaces above.
Master Bedroom 16´8 x 11´10 (5.07 x 3.60) A good sized master bedroom that overlooks the front courtyard of Manor Farm.
Ensuite Comprising bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin, and half-tiled.
Bedroom 2 11´9 x 10´6 (3.57 x 3.21) A double bedroom benefitting from a built in wardrobe.
Bedroom 3 15´9 x 8´6 (4.80 x 2.59) A further good sized double bedroom overlooking the front.
Bathroom Comprising WC, wash hand basin, shower cubicle and an illuminated mirror.
Study Area 8´10 x 8´2 (2.68 x 2.49) Along the hallway there is a study area that contains the B4RN Hyper-fast broadband connection. This is flexible space which could also lend itself to other uses.
Bedroom 4 17´8 x 9´8 (5.38 x 2.95) Part of the extension completed in 2003, this spacious double bedroom also enjoys a lovely dual aspect over the front and the rear garden.
Outside A great feature of this spacious family home is the extensive and well maintained private garden located at the rear of the property. It extends up to the neighbouring fields to give a beautiful countryside view and a peaceful setting. There is a wide range of trees throughout the grounds including a rare Tulip tree, peony, magnolia, plum, apple and even a monkey puzzle. For those keen gardeners there are a number of raised borders, flower beds full of colourful plants and bushes and dedicated vegetable plots. The large garden store has space to house a ride on lawnmower and other equipment, doubling as a useful workshop and there is also a separate tool shed. Tucked away at the end of the garden is a good sized chicken run, which will be removed if not required and a naturally fed pond.
The flagged patio area is the ideal space from which to take in the beautiful surroundings, with space for outdoor dining furniture and barbequing. There is parking for several vehicles available at the front of the property along with access to the integral garage. The delightful front garden is abundant with colourful plants and flowers, making for a lovely welcome into this modern family home.
DIRECTIONS Leaving the M6 at J36, take the A65 heading towards Kirkby Lonsdale. At the small roundabout continue straight and then take the next right turn onto Robraine / B6254. Continue along this road for approximately 1.7 miles heading into the village of Whittington and Church Street can be found on your right hand side. Manor Farm is then immediately on the right.
Leaving the M6 at J35, take the B6254 heading towards Arkholme and Kirkby Lonsdale. Go through Arkholme and continue into Whittington. At the north end of the village the road bends right and Church Street is on the left. Manor Farm is then immediately on the right.