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Nestled in the heart of the village of Overton is this charming three bedroom barn conversion. Formerly the barn to the local farmstead, the original building is believed to date back to the 1700s and was converted into a lovely family home in 1986. With the picturesque setting and good connectivity to nearby Lancaster city and further afield the property makes for a great lock up and leave. Parts of the property have been recently modernised by the current owner including new bathrooms and underfloor heating in the cosy dining kitchen. There are a total of three double bedrooms on the first floor, of which one benefits from an ensuite WC, and a contemporary house bathroom. The neat flagged stone courtyard to the side of the property is the ideal spot to enjoy the setting and proves low maintenance. This could also be utilised for parking if required.
The picturesque village of Overton is perfect for those looking for convenient access whilst not compromising on the village idyll. With an abundance of scenic walks right on your doorstep, the village also benefits from a primary school, village hall, church and a pub, whilst nearby Heysham provides a wealth of practical everyday amenities. Both Morecambe and Lancaster are within 5 miles and the new Bay Gateway provides quick access to the M6.
Entrance door leading into;
Living Room 17’0 x 15’7 (5.19 x 4.76) A cosy welcome into this charming home which is abundant with characterful features including exposed stone walls and wooden ceiling beams. Plenty of natural light is afforded from the full length windows with wrought iron railings overlooking the front. There is also a glazed external door that leads out to the rear of the property and to the private courtyard. A cast iron multi fuel stove is set upon a flagged stone hearth with an impressive exposed stone surround and chimney breast.
Dining Kitchen 15’6 x 13’9 (4.73 x 4.20) This traditional farmhouse style kitchen affords ample space for a dining table and chairs. The classic wall, drawer and base units provide a good amount of work surfaces and encompass a sink with drainer, Bosch oven, 4 ring gas hob with integral extractor over and there is space for an under counter fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer. An external stable door from the side of the property allows for an additional entrance option and the floors are finished in an attractive wood effect laminate with the added benefit of underfloor heating.
First Floor A traditional spindled staircase leads up from the living room to the landing which is filled with natural light from the velux window on the tall angled ceilings.
Master Bedroom 12’2 x 10’6 (3.71 x 3.20) The high angled ceilings continue in this room, exposing the wooden trusses that make for a characterful feature along with the circular stained glass window that enjoys views over the private courtyard. This room enjoys good proportions and a;
Ensuite Fully tiled and with underfloor heating, briefly comprising WC and wash hand basin.
Bedroom 2 10’3 x 9’2 (3.12 x 2.80) A good sized double bedroom with exposed wooden beams and views over the front.
Bedroom 3 10’3 x 9’9 (3.12 x 2.36) Currently utilised as a study, this double bedroom would also be a good room for young children and accommodate bunk beds.
Bathroom This contemporary family bathroom enjoys tiled walls, a corner shower cubicle, WC, vanity wash hand basin, illuminated mirror and heated towel radiator. There is also a good sized storage cupboard located above the door.
Outside A path leads around the rear of the property and into the private courtyard to the side. This low maintenance space with flagged stone floors enjoys the best of the days sunshine and is thus ideal for relaxing. There is ample space for outdoor dining furniture and barbecuing during the summer months and practically, a log store and wooden dog kennel. If required, wrought iron gates open up from the lane affording for off road parking for one vehicle and there is on road parking to the front.
Directions Travelling from Lancaster along the A6 towards Morecmbe, turn left at the traffic lights opposite the Lancaster & Morecambe College to join the Bay Gateway. At the 2nd roundabout take the 1st exit onto Moss Road continuing onto Lancaster Road for approximately 1.8 miles. Entering the village of Overton, pass the primary school and turn left at the cross roads to continue onto Back Street and The Old Barn is located on your right hand side.