Reception Rooms: 2
Situated in an enviable rural location just outside the historic city of Lancaster, this 5 bedroom barn conversion has been beautifully transformed from the original farm building of Haverbreaks Farm to provide a substantial and highly versatile home which will suit a range of buyers. In a cluster of three properties, Haverbreaks Barn enjoys spectacular views from most of the split levels; surrounded by rolling countryside and close to the popular village of Slyne this super property has an abundance of well planned reception and sleeping space with 5 double bedrooms, a breakfast kitchen, dining room and living room. The outside space is neatly arranged and provides a low maintenance, yet very attractive space from which to enjoy the far reaching views and al fresco dining.
Located on the outskirts of Slyne, Haverbreaks Barn is well placed for travel into the Historic City of Lancaster which boasts both boys and girls Grammar schools, two universities and a large hospital amongst an excellent selection of vibrant cultural and historic places of interest. This convenient situation will also appeal to those commuting further afield with the M6 Junction 34 less than 10 minutes away and Junction 35 just 15 minutes drive. The highly sought after village of Slyne offers a friendly community centred around a brilliant primary school with a variety of clubs on offer including tennis, football and bowling. Useful amenities such as a Post office, village store and 3 pubs further enhance the charm and appeal.
Accommodation Accessed off the paved driveway, this delightful semi detached barn conversion enjoys a welcoming entrance hall with timber and stained glass entrance door. Immediately off the entrance hall is a cloak room with WC, pedestal wash hand basin and plenty of hanging space. There is also a useful and spacious understair cupboard.
Breakfast Kitchen 23’4 x 13’1 (7.12 x 3.99) A bright and spacious dining kitchen which enjoys a lovely open aspect across the adjacent farm land to the rear. This delightful and well planned kitchen features a good range of wall and base units in a cream finish with oak veneer worktop. There is a super range of integrated appliances from highly regarded brand NEFF which include dishwasher, double oven and five ring ceramic hob with extractor over. There is also a NEFF fridge and freezer. The floor has been fully tiled with terracotta tiles for an attractive and practical finish. A fully glazed door leads to a rear patio area and an internal door leads into the garage.
Dining Room 20’5 x 16’10 (6.23 x 5.13) From the kitchen, a small flight of stairs leads down one level to a beautifully presented, very generous dining room which enjoys a large glazed window with French doors leading out onto the south facing garden and patio area. This beautiful room has cornice mouldings and mahogany woodwork and has views reaching as far as the Ashton Memorial. A door also leads from this room back up to the main entrance hall.
Living Room 22’11 x 16’8 (6.99 x 5.08) Double glazed and timber doors lead from the dining room into the beautiful living room. A raised wood burning effect gas fire by Gazco, provides a fantastic focal point. Again, there is a wonderful large window overlooking the neatly landscaped, walled garden and enjoying far reaching countryside views, double French doors lead out onto a second patio seating area. In this room, part of the ceiling is vaulted with interesting exposed beam features adding further character and interest.
The sleeping accommodation in this wonderfully versatile property is set out over three split level floors.
Bedroom 2 16’9 x 13’6 (5.11 x 4.12) A lovely well proportioned double bedroom with cornice mouldings and superb south facing views. This bedroom also benefits from a neatly arranged Ensuite shower room with corner shower cubicle, WC, and vanity wash hand basin. The floor is tiled in a slate finish, and neutral white pales to the dado.
Bedroom 3 16’9 x 13’5 (5.1 x 4.09) A super double bedroom, again enjoying fantastic views across the garden, farmland and over the rooftops and spires of the historic city of Lancaster.
Going up another half level there is a substantial linen cupboard off the landing area with plenty of space for storage of towels, bedding and the like.
Bedroom 4 25’9 x 11’10 (7.86 x 3.6) A further double bedroom with ample space for a double bed and plenty of furniture, views overlooking the courtyard and neatly converted buildings around.
Ensuite This room also benefits from an Ensuite shower room which comprises corner shower cubicle, WC, vanity wash hand basin with an excellent selection of cupboards and work surface space and a fitted mirror with cupboard. Tiled in a classic and neutral style to compliment.
Family Bathroom An excellent facility, this spacious family bathroom features a four piece suite, with large panel bath, corner shower cubicle with Mira power shower, vanity wash hand basin, again with cupboards and work surface and WC. Beautifully tiled to the dado and with a practical tiled floor.
Master Bedroom 27’3 x 16’9 (8.31 x 5.11) Rising up again to what could be considered the third floor is the substantial and impressive master bedroom. Featuring a semi vaulted ceiling and benefiting from a Velux window affording plenty of light, this south facing, spacious bedroom commands perhaps the most impressive views throughout the whole property with Ashton Memorial and Lancaster Cathedral clearly visible across the skyline.
Ensuite The Ensuite shower room has been beautifully designed with a Marble effect finish, large shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin, WC and chrome towel radiator.
Taking a few more steps upstairs to reach the top of the house and;
Bedroom Five 25’9 x 15’6 (7.86 x 4.72) A further spacious bedroom, created from the eaves and with two Velux windows affording plenty of light. There is ample space for a double bedroom, but similarly this room lends itself very well to a playroom, games room or study. There is a WC with vanity wash hand basin immediately adjacent. Furthermore a half door leads into a vast under eaves storage space.
Outside Located within a small cluster of beautiful, stone built barns and original farmhouse, this wonderful family home enjoys a spectacular location and there is ample parking for three cars. The majority of the outside space is south facing, laid mainly to lawn with a few neatly planted flower beds, some newly planted trees and bounded by a lovely stone wall, this garden really capitalises on the beautiful surroundings. There are two curved patio areas perfect for outside entertaining and enjoying the sun just about all day. To the rear of the property there is ample space for practical items such as the oil tank, storage of garden materials and a shed. There is also an integrated single garage with parking for one car to the front.
Directions Head North on the A6 from Lancaster city centre towards Carnforth. After passing The Keys pub on your right hand side take the first right hand turn down Bottomdale Road continuing onto Foundry Lane. After approximately 1 mile take a right hand turn off Foundry Lane down a small lane and Haverbreaks Barn is the second property on the right hand side.