Reception Rooms: 5
Situated within the sought after village of Hest Bank, 10 Prospect Drive poses an exciting opportunity to acquire a most impressive detached 7 bedroom family home. Set within secure and immaculately kept grounds, this fantastic residence affords versatile living accommodation which proves appealing for the whole family. The property has been considerably extended and upgraded since it was originally built, exuding quality and attention to detail throughout. 10 Prospect Drive provides generous proportions and light and spacious décor afford the continued theme throughout. The accommodation includes a striking open plan dining, living kitchen with a built in bar and reception area which provides a superbly welcoming setting for hosting gatherings and enjoying the luxury lifestyle, with a formal living room for retiring and relaxing after a busy day. In total there are four reception rooms, four of the six double bedrooms benefit from ensuites. The gardens are neatly arranged and mindfully implemented to provide quality areas to continue the entertaining and relaxing lifestyle outdoors, raised decking provide a private sun adorned retreat for barbequing in the summer months or alfresco dining , flowing seamlessly through folding patio doors directly from the large family room. Practically there is also an attached double garage and large garden store.
Excellently positioned for travel into Lancaster and also commuting further afield, 10 Prospect Drives’ prominent position at the core of this desirable Lancashire village, makes it an outstanding choice for a professional couple and their family. Hest Bank serves as a vibrant community centered around the wonderful local Primary School. In addition there are a variety of clubs including tennis, football and bowling. Useful amenities such as a Post office, village store and three pubs also further enhance this wonderful community. The property is conveniently located within the catchment area for the Lancaster Grammar Schools and nearby Carnforth and Lancaster both provide brilliant national rail and motorway links.
The approach of this grand residence through the electric remote control wrought iron gates reveals a secure and private paved driveway with ample parking and turning space for several vehicles. The front door, with pillars to either side, leads into practical porch with built in storage, perfect for shoes and coats. A glazed door then reveals the warm and inviting entrance hall with high ceilings and feature decorative stain glass window affording plenty of natural light. Just off the hall there is a private study with a striking bay window, quality oak flooring and again traditional high ceilings. Double glazed doors with beautiful ornate lead patterned flashing lead into a playroom or additional reception room with ceiling high book shelves and built in storage. Solid oak floors continue the elegant feel and there is ample space for comfortable seating to reflect. Adjoining is a versatile room that is presently utilised as a gym. The magnificent family room is approached through a fully fitted sleek bar area with glass display units for decorative glasses and bottles, Miele wine chiller, integrated Miele fridge and freezer and a Corian worktop. Beyond the bar is a spacious area for comfortable seating or informal dining and patio doors lead out onto the extensive composite oak decking area. This space is full on natural light afforded via the patio doors, full length window and part glazed ceiling and continues into the open plan kitchen. Generously equipped with state of the art fixtures and fittings, presenting a high class contemporary finish throughout, the kitchen was expertly designed and installed by Kitchen Scene in Liverpool. Magnificent Corian worktops perfectly compliment the modern gloss units and an extensive island unit doubles as a breakfast bar. The range of exemplary fittings comprises a generous Gaggenau fridge and freezer, integrated Miele microwave and fan oven, Franke instant hot tap, Miele electric hob, four door AGA and 2 Miele dishwashers. There is also a brilliant double sink with views over the pretty gardens beyond. The kitchen space benefits from double aspect windows and folding patio doors, making it truly unbeatable for social engagements. Beyond the kitchen is a utility space with fitted units, space for a washer and dryer and internal access into the attached double garage. Furthermore, stairs lead down to an additional reception room that benefits from an attractive open multifuel wood burning stove with a flagged hearth and oak mantle.
The first floor unveils a spacious and light gallery landing with split levels leading to a generous single bedroom, three double ensuite bedrooms and the impressive master suite which includes a dressing area with landscape window to admire the lovely garden outlook and luxury ensuite with freestanding bath and walk in rain shower, designed by Signature Bathrooms. The contemporary family bathroom boasts quality slate floors lead to an open shower cubicle with metallic mosaic tiling and a modern rain shower. A Villeroy and Boch bath, pedestal wash hand basin and WC together with a heated towel rail complete. The landing provides access into a storage and laundry cupboard with plumbing for a washing machine and dryer conveniently on hand as an alternative to the utility. The second floor of Prospect Drive provides two further generously proportioned double bedrooms, ideal for older children who wish to retreat to the top of the house or for office or business quarters for those who work from home.
The rear gardens of Prospect Drive can be conveniently accessed from either side of the main house and offer a completely private and secluded retreat. High hedges and well attended tall trees line this magnificent space with its perfectly manicured sweeping lawn and neatly raised decking areas which sympathetically wrap around the impressive rear aspect of the house. Colourful arranged borders continue the length of the gardens and a walk down under the shelter of the far sweeping trees unveils a well appointed timber garden house with a fitted swing and play area for children. The raised composite decking areas are immaculately installed, edged with red brick pillars and arranged painted railings and provide the ideal place to sit out and enjoy the sun within the tranquil and picturesque outlook. The garden also presents access to the properties under croft, housing an extensive space for storing, extending the full length of the house and proving perfect for locking up outdoor equipment.