Reception Rooms: 4
Inglebank is a stunning three bedroom, detached home set in an elevated position at the foot of Warton Crag with a beautiful southerly aspect. Built in 1894 for the station master at the time, Scottish granite was used to create a spacious and welcoming property that is central to its plot and enjoys both privacy and open space. On the periphery of the village of Warton, Inglebank is set out over two floors and has been well maintained and extended in parts over the years to provide characterful and functional living accommodation that will suit a range of buyers. To the ground floor two reception rooms, a spacious dining kitchen, conservatory, cloakroom and useful multi room utility and pantry complement the three double bedrooms and two bathrooms on the first floor. Surrounding the property, delightful manicured gardens provide a wealth of mature shrubs and trees, a vegetable plot, ample parking and a large double garage with integral workshop and workbench. Up to 10 acres of adjacent land is available by separate negotiation.
Warton itself has a vibrant village community. There are two good pubs, local brewery,a primary school, two churches, a monastery, and Post Office. Only a mile and a half from Carnforth, Warton benefits from the excellent range of amenities on offer there including doctors, dentists and a selection of shops and supermarkets. J35 of the M6 is only a short drive away and the West Coast Mainline can be easily accessed in Carnforth providing good connectivity to the whole of the country.
Accommodation Enter into the hallway from the side of the house, with beautiful original tiled floor, high ceilings characteristic of the period. Cornice mouldings, dado rail and intricate door frames.
Dining Room 14´10" x 12´8" (4.52m x 3.87m) A delightful room with a large bay window that enjoys expansive southerly views. Very versatile and presently utilised as an artists studio, this room has a fully refurbished fireplace in the original cast iron and ornate tiled style, with wooden surround encasing a living flame gas fire. Picture rail and cornice mouldings provide a characterful finish.
Sitting Room 24´6" x 15´0" (7.46m x 4.56m) This spacious and bright reception space has windows to two sides with southerly views and pleasant garden views. High ceilings, cornice mouldings and curvature to the windows and alcoves indicative of the period and provides a particularly impressive ambiance. The current vendors have included a wood burning stove upon a marble hearth with wood surround. A glazed door leads to the conservatory.
Conservatory 10´5" x 10´0" (3.17m x 3.05m) Renovated in 2012 by the current owners, this is a super garden room with original tiled floor, stunning views and double French doors onto the garden.
Kitchen 17´4" x 12´0" (5.28 x 3.65m) At the rear of the property and with lovely views of Warton Crag and the open countryside that surround the property. This is an excellent breakfast kitchen with plentiful wall and base units, a gas fired AGA that also heats the water, separate gas oven with 4 ring hob, stainless steel sink and drainer, space for a dishwasher and tiled to complement. Quarry tiles to the floor and a spacious seating area.
Inner Hall and Pantry Perhaps the original kitchen, this is intrinsic to a property of this age and provides access throughout the house and predominantly between kitchen the walk-in pantry, and to the utility room and rear entrance.
Cloakroom A really useful facility with WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
Utility 9´11" x 6´7" (3.03m x 2.0m) To the rear of the property, this spacious room benefits from an external door, two separate rooms suitable for storage and one housing the boiler and additional fitments for washing machine, dryer and large freezer.
Master Bedroom 14´9" x 13´5" (4.50m x 4.08m) An impressive principal double bedroom with far reaching views through the bay window. Original cast iron fireplace and tiled hearth provides a lovely feature. Bespoke handmade, pine fitted wardrobes complete the room.
Shower room Previously a fourth bedroom, this is a spacious shower room with double shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC and towel radiator.
Bedroom 2 14´11" x 11´11" (4.55m x 3.63m) This spendid second bedroom is both spacious and well proportioned with pleasant views of the garden and with a good selection of stained pine built in wardrobes.
Bedroom 3 12´3" x 11´9" (3.74m x 3.58m) To the rear of the property and with lovely garden views, this third double bedroom benefits from a range of integrated wall units and access to a large storage area within the eaves, that could have the potential for further development if required.
Bathroom A very pleasant house bathroom with modern 3 piece suite in a traditional style. Panel bath with power shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC and towel rail over radiator. Tiled from floor to ceiling.
Outside Inglebank occupies an elevated plot just off Main Street in Warton. The private, tarmac drive provides ample parking space and connects to the spacious double garage which benefits from an electrically operated up and over door. There is also a useful, integral garden store and workshop. Surrounding the property well maintained gardens host a multitude of flora and fauna, with many different elements including lawns, shrubbery, vegetable plots and paved areas encased with mature borders. There is an abundance of flowering trees and a rare mulberry bush. The majority of the boundary is stone walled and the garden also includes a greenhouse and wooden shed. A small gate allows private access to the field behind the property which is for sale by separate negotiation, with up to ten acres available to purchase if required.
Directions Travelling from Carnforth, Market Street, continue forward on to Warton road passing through Millhead. On entering Warton Village passing Sand Lane on your left, continue on the main road for approximately 0.2 mile and Inglebank is situated on the left accessed via a private drive.
Services Mains water, electricity and drainage.
Gas central heating.
Council Tax Band F