Reception Rooms: 2
Nestled in the heart of the picturesque village of Wray, The Copse is a beautifully converted stone built property that is believed to be over 300 years old. In recent times it has undergone extensive renovation and extension and now presents a modern yet sympathetic family home that offers flexible and spacious accommodation set out over two floors. The old and the new merge seamlessly to present in brief, two reception rooms, a stunning open plan kitchen, dining and living room and a total of five double bedrooms of which two are ensuite and a modern house bathroom on the first floor. The renovation has been completed to the highest of standards to keep the integrity of this historic home with solid oak woodwork and latch doors throughout and many original features such as exposed wooden ceiling beams and an exposed stone fireplace with beam lintel. The gardens of The Copse have also been professionally landscaped to capitalise on the space available, presenting a fantastic garden split over three tiers with a flagged patio, lawn area and a vegetable garden with decking area at the top. The gated driveway to the front provides parking for up to four vehicles and there is also an integral single garage. Those looking to work from home will be delighted with the B4RN hyper-fast broadband connectivity.
Famed for the annual Scarecrow festival, Wray is a quaint countryside village located in the Lune Valley within the Forest of Bowland, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Copse enjoys a central village location, just a short stroll away from the local primary school, post office and popular pub. There is also a local shop, tea room and garden centre nearby and a good selection of secondary schooling that includes the Queen Elizabeth School in Kirkby Lonsdale and the Boys’ and Girls’ Grammar Schools in Lancaster.
Entrance Hall A door from the front driveway leads into the entrance hall. A welcoming entrance into this sympathetically converted home with high ceilings and velux window affording plenty of natural light. The original exposed stone wall of this 300 year old property has been retained for a charming feature. The floors are finished with practical and attractive Limestone tiles that continue into the;
WC With pedestal hand basin and a door leading into the utility.
Utility 1.93 x 1.50 (6’4 x 4’11) A practical space with wall and base units encompassing a sink and a half with drainer. There is space for a washing machine and an external door leading to the side of the property, making for an ideal boot room too.
Open Plan Living, Dining, Kitchen 4.67 x 3.69 (15’4 x 12’1) 7.96 x 3.60 (26’1 x 11’10) Easily the heart of the home and an essential for modern family life, this spacious open plan room has been created in part from the original part of the house, evident with the exposed ceiling beams, flowing effortlessly into the modern extension with high ceilings and bi-folding doors flooding the room with natural light. The kitchen was renovated at the same time as the extension around 2011. Designed by Butler Kitchens, it includes a range of wall, drawer and base units and a central island and breakfast bar topped with granite worktops. There is a Belfast sink overlooking the landscaped gardens and fitted appliances include a Britannia range cooker with a five ring induction hob and extractor over, a Bosch microwave and integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The floors are finished with solid oak that continue into the dining and living area. Within the living room there is a Morso multifuel stove with feature exposed flue and the bi-folding doors open onto the flagged patio of the garden, perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining.
Lounge 5.31 x 5.26 (17’5 x 17’3) Part of the original house with wooden ceiling beams and an original exposed stone fireplace with wooden beam lintel housing a wood burning stove, set upon a flagged hearth, making for a humble and cosy atmosphere. There is also access into a large understairs storage space and the solid oak floors that continue throughout the ground floor.
A doors leads back into an extension added around 2012 where the wide stairs lead up to the first floor and there is also access into the final reception room.
Play Room 5.41 x 3.52 (17’9 x 11’7) A fantastic additional reception space that is quietly tucked away at the end of the property and is ideal for children and teenagers. There is also access into the integral single garage.
First Floor The landing extends into both the new extension and the original first floor of the house.
Master Bedroom 5.847 x 2.89 (19’2 x 9’6) Located at the end of the property, enjoying a peaceful setting, dual aspect and high angled ceilings the master bedroom includes a range of fitted wardrobes and an ensuite bathroom.
Ensuite Comprising a bath with rain shower over, WC, vanity sink unit, heated towel radiator and porcelain tiled floors and walls to finish.
Bedroom 2 3.98 x 2.44 (13’1 x 8’0) A good sized double bedroom which again benefits from an ensuite shower room.
Ensuite Comprising corner shower, WC and sink with tiled floors and walls.
Bedroom 3 4.20 x 3.18 (13’11 x 10’5) Heading back into the original house, this bright double bedroom includes a range of fitted wardrobes.
Bedroom 4 4.20 x 2.97 (13’11 x 9’9) Another good sized double bedroom with fitted wardrobes.
Bedroom 5 3.15 x 2.83 (10’4 x 9’3) The final bedroom, a double with views over the landscaped garden to the rear and access into a spacious loft area that is fully boarded and insulated, ideal for storage.
Bathroom A modern family bathroom comprising a P shaped bath with shower over, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, towel radiator and a useful linen cupboard.
Outside The gated entrance leads directly onto the gravelled front drive which provides parking for up to four vehicles along with access into the single garage. There are also fitted bin and log stores and raised flower beds stocked with an array of colourful plants and flowers. A flagged path leads along the attractive stone wall of the raised beds, scooping around into the rear landscaped garden. Leading first onto the flagged patio affront the bi-folding doors of the living area, this is the ideal space for outdoor dining and entertaining during the summer months. Steps lead up to the neatly kept lawn area where there is a brick built garden store and further well stocked raised beds. Finally a gate leads up to the top where there is a productive fruit and vegetable garden that includes a selection of vegetable plots, an array of berries, rhubarb and even an apple tree. There is also a decking area here which is the ideal space to relax and take in the peaceful setting and lovely surrounds of this cleverly landscaped garden.
Directions From M6 junction 34 follow signpost for Caton & A683. Continue on A683 for approximately 7 miles toward Hornby. Before reaching Hornby turn right on to the B6480 signposted Wray / Wennington continue along this road for 1.6 miles in to Wray village. Take the right turn on to Main Street, The Copse can be found on your right hand side.
Services Mains connected
Council tax – E
B4RN hyper-fast broadband