Reception Rooms: 3
Located a mere stones throw away from the Kent Estuary within the highly sought after village of Storth, sits this beautifully presented, 4 bed detached property. Built approximately 20 years ago and having since undergone modernisation throughout, High Ridge offers flexible living accommodation that includes a beautiful open plan kitchen, dining room and a spacious living room, two bathrooms, three double and one single bedrooms of which one is ensuite, and a first floor sun room that enjoys stunning panoramic views over the Kent Estuary to the Lakeland Hills. The garden has been beautifully landscaped within the sloped Limestone rockery and has been designed with busy lives in mind, with a flagged patio and raised decking area proving relatively low maintenance and affording a peaceful and private setting. The property will prove popular with a range of buyers for its enviable coastal location, convenient access and tastefully finished interiors.
High Ridge is well positioned for travelling to the popular coastal village of Arnside with its plethora of independent shops and cafes. There is also a well-regarded Booths supermarket nearby and the market town of Kirkby Lonsdale is a short drive away. The village of Storth is a small and peaceful community that is centred around a well regarded primary school, village green, post office and a popular pub, all a stroll away from the property. Sitting within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, discerning purchasers will also be afforded with an array of beautiful, scenic walks right from your doorstep and furthermore, you benefit from being only a short drive away from the Lake District National Park. For those travelling further afield, the M6 is conveniently located 6 miles away and Arnside train station which provides access to commutes across the country, including direct lines to Manchester airport, is just a 1 ½ miles away.
A glazed entrance door from the driveway leads into a welcoming entrance hall which benefits from an under stairs storage cupboard and provides access into a downstairs shower room. Attractively finished with half tiling, this modern facility includes a corner shower, floating wash hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. Engineered oak floors continue from the entrance hall into the open dining kitchen which enjoys dual aspect over the front and rear of the property. This modern kitchen is easily the heart of the home. Perfectly planned for the modern family, the kitchen comprises of a range of wall, drawer and base units with glass effect work tops encompassing a sink and a half with drainer and impressive Belling Rangemaster cooker with 8 ring gas hob set within a tiled nook. Further fitted appliances include a NEFF oven and an integrated Tecnik dishwasher and tall fridge freezer. There is also a large central island with attractive solid Oak top and matching dresser style units in the dining area which affords ample space for formal dining. A sliding patio door leads out onto the rear patio and there is also access into the attached double garage. Within the garage there is useful utility area with space and plumbing for a washing machine, dryer and additional fridge/ freezer if required. An external door also leads onto the rear and to a sauna which is perfect for year round enjoyment and relaxing. The living room enjoys good proportions and is flooded with natural light afforded from the triple aspect which includes a bay window over looking the front and patio door leading out into the private walled patio that proves as a sun trap. The floors are solid oak and a log burner is set upon a slate hearth with attractive natural wooden lintel.
A traditional spindled staircase leads up from the entrance hall to the first floor landing which provides access into a spacious and fully boarded loft area. There is also a useful linen cupboard. The first of the bedrooms is the master suite, which enjoys good proportions and front views with glimpses of the Estuary. Double doors open up into a deceptive walk in wardrobe and the modern, fully tiled ensuite bathroom is of a good size, comprising of a bath with hair shower, walk in shower, ‘his and hers’ floating sinks, WC and heated towel radiator. There are a further two double bedrooms, one enjoying views over the rear garden and providing access into an additional loft space and the other enjoying a front aspect. The single bedroom is currently utilised as a study and is a versatile space that would also make a great child’s bedroom. Designed and fitted by Panararmer of Cumbria, the well planned family bathroom comprises P-shaped bath with shower over, vanity wash hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. Quietly tucked away at the end of the property is the unique and cleverly thought out first floor sun room. Fully glazed to three sides with tilt and turn windows, the room enjoys panoramic views over the Kent Estuary towards the Lakeland Hills. The setting is mesmerising, making this the ideal place to relax and unwind year round. An external door also opens out and steps lead down to a raised decking area which enjoys the best of the days sun.
The driveway to the front provides ample private parking for several vehicles along with access into the double garage with electric remote control up and over doors. The garden consists of a neatly flagged patio area surrounded by high walls that create the perfect private haven from which to sit out and enjoy the sunshine. There is space for outside dining furniture and barbequing during the summer months and an array of raised beds and colourful shrubs and plants that have been planted with the sloped limestone rockery. It is designed so that you can take on as much or as little gardening tasks as required so it is truly perfect for those with busy lives. Within the main patio area there is a raised stone built pond that proves as an attractive feature and a flagged path leads around the rear of the property and up to the raised decking area. This is further space from which to sit back and relax, it is also the perfect environment for the raised vegetable plot to thrive due to the sunny position.
PLEASE NOTE DO NOT FOLLOW SAT NAV Leave the M6 at junction 35 signposted to Carnforth/ Morecambe. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit, onto the A6 heading towards Milnthorpe. At the traffic lights in Milnthorpe, turn left onto the B5282 signposted Arnside. Take the first left after The Ship pub onto Storth Road and High Ridge can be found on your right hand side, immediately after the village hall.