Reception Rooms: 3
An excellent opportunity has arisen to purchase a beautiful, modern, detached 5 bedroom family home with 5 acres of land and super equestrian facilities in this highly sought after Lune Valley location. Conveniently positioned for access into Lancaster, Netherby also enjoys expansive open views across the surrounding countryside. The house itself, which was finished in 2008, has been completed to the highest of standards and provides contemporary living accommodation, with oak, granite, slate and other superior quality finishes throughout.
Highly versatile, practical and aesthetically pleasing, Netherby provides 5/6 bedrooms with plenty of reception space for all the family. Outside, the five acre package of garden, stable block, ménage and grazing land is ideal for those with equestrian interests but also provides scope for other projects.
Gressingham is one of the oldest settlements in the Lune Valley, mentioned in the Doomsday book and lies just to the north west of the River Lune. The village is connected to Hornby, about 2 km away, by Loyn Bridge where there is a range of amenities and services. The busy market town of Kirkby Lonsdale and the historic city of Lancaster are within easy reach and there are good motorway links with junctions 35 and 36 close by. From Gressingham, there is good access to nearby Casterton and Sedbergh schools as well as being in the catchment areas of Queen Elizabeth School at Kirkby Lonsdale and Boys and Girls Grammar schools in Lancaster which have a daily bus service from the village.
Accommodation The private drive leads from the quiet lane and to the graveled parking area with ample parking for at least ten cars. Flagged steps lead up to a welcoming, open fronted porch and a glazed and oak entrance.
Hall This lovely entrance hall sets the tone for the rest of this stunning home, bright and light with clean lines and enjoying beautiful views, the flooring is stained oak and benefits from under floor heating.
Study 10’8 x 9’0 (3.25m x 2.75m) Immediately off the main hall, the fit for purpose study enjoys delightful views and is ideal for those working from home or studying. There is a continuation of the stained oak floor.
Cloakroom A generous, modern facility with pedestal wash hand basin, WC and traditional style towel radiator. In addition there is plentiful space for coats and jackets.
Sitting Room 20’9 x 17’2 (6.32m x 5.22m) Open plan to the main hall and semi open to the Dining Kitchen, this is a superb space for relaxing as a family or entertaining guests. A stunning dual aspect provides views over the garden, across the grazing paddocks and to the fells of Littledale beyond. A magnificent stone fireplace with oak plinth encompasses a large open fire, above which provision has been made for a large inset television with concealed wiring. To the floor, slate flags benefit from under floor heating and double doors lead out on to the patio area.
Dining Kitchen 29’4 x 18’5 (8.95m x 5.62m) This well planned, stunning kitchen features a superb range of wall and base units in Walnut, topped with black polished Granite. Centred around the 4 oven electric Aga, this very special heart of the home also boasts a number of high quality, Bosch, integrated appliances including fridge, freezer, wine fridge, dishwasher and separate induction hob. A stunning breakfast bar makes for a very sociable space. Enjoying views over the garden there is ample space for a dining table and double doors lead out on to the patio area that links with the living space. There is a continuation of the flagged floor.
Utility/Boot Room 18’9 x 9’1 (5.71m x 2.76m) A spacious facility that also acts as a comms and boiler room. Tiled floor, external door and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. There is ample space for storage and there is a work surface and stainless steel sink with drainer.
Guest Bedroom 1 20’6 x 13’10 (6.26m x 3.96m) Located at the front of the house, this beautiful ground floor guest bedroom enjoys excellent proportions and a spectacular dual aspect. The ensuite bathroom features a P shaped bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.
Guest Bedroom 2 14’3 x 12’4 (4.35m x 3.75m) Presently utilised as a playroom, this second guest bedroom, located at the rear of the house again enjoys good proportions and also benefits from a walk in wardrobe. The ensuite facility comprises; double shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC and towel radiator and has been tiled in a timeless style.
Master Suite 20’6 x 16’1 (6.3m x 4.90m) Simply stunning, this very special master suite has been extremely well planned to provide a spacious sleeping area that enjoys far reaching views and an extensive walk in wardrobe with dual access, mirrored doors.. The ensuite bathroom is incredible; tiled in dark marble throughout there is a sunken two person bath, dual wash hand basins, double walk in shower cubicle with rain shower, heated towel rail and hidden WC.
Bedroom 2 20’9 x 17’5 (6.32m x 5.32m) A very spacious second bedroom with floor to ceiling windows and Velux allowing plenty of light. Good proportions and ideal for children or guests.
House bathroom This lovely family bathroom features a superb Clearwater, oval, free standing bath, wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle, heated towel rail and WC. Tiled in a neutral style with a mix oh white and mosaic the ceiling is also semi vaulted with beam detail.
Bedroom 3/ Games Room 21’9 x 20’8 (6.63m x 6.30m) A spectacular, versatile room enjoying expansive views across the open countryside, this spacious room is ideal for a wide range of uses.
Bedroom 4 10’4 x 9’10 (3.14m x 3.0m) A charming single bedroom that is presently utilised as a nursery. There is a semi vaulted ceiling, beam details and Velux window allowing plenty of light.
Outside The outside offering at Netherby is equally as impressive as the inside. Five acres of grounds which include 3 acre and 1 acre paddocks, a lovely, low maintenance garden and plenty of parking areas. There is a useful double garage and dog pens close by the house. Continuing up the drive leads to the super equestrian facilities which briefly comprise; numerous large loose boxes, a secure tack room, large barn structure (ideal for storing hay/straw/bedding or for additional development), winter turn out area and ménage. There is also a washroom facility and a static caravan. The opportunity exists to create a good income from a livery yard if so required. The land is ideal for grazing horses or sheep and the outbuildings and outside space provides versatile scope for a range of uses if equestrian facilities were not required.
Directions From Lancaster head towards Halton, at the mini roundabout take the High Road and follow this road straight on. Turn right onto Aughton Road at the sign post for Aughton, follow this road for approximately 2 minutes and the property can be found on your left hand side