Fine and Country Lancaster
Fine & Country
19 Castle Hill
Beaumont Cote Manor, Nether Kellet, Carnforth LA5 8AB
- Period Grade II Listed manor house
- 5/6 Bedrooms
- Plentiful reception and recreational space
- Stunning bespoke English Hardwood kitchen
- Sympathetically and beautifully refurbished
- Extensively renovated
- Coach house and stable block
- Paddock, some woodland and a former tennis court area
- Set in approximately 3 acres
- Potenitial Equestrian use
Surrounded by rolling countryside yet located just a 10 minute drive to Lancaster City, Beaumont Cote Manor is a fine example of Georgian architecture. Set in approximately 3 acres of private grounds, this sympathetically updated home is ideal for families. It offers flexible and spacious accommodation set across three floors to include five reception rooms, a beautiful bespoke English Hardwood kitchen and five ensuite bedrooms. The grounds provide formal garden areas coupled with a paddock, some woodland and a former tennis court area. Furthermore, there is development potential with the coach house and stables block, subject to relevant planning consents. Set around a cobbled courtyard, this stone built detached building has great potential to create secondary accommodation or is ideal for those with equestrian interests looking to make use of the fantastic choice of local bridleways. Dating back in parts to 1604, this historic home was the former country residence to the Lancaster Judges Lodgings and is full of beautifully retained period features, from grand fireplaces to the intricate coving of the entrance lobby.
Surrounded by open countryside and farmland this property is ideal for those looking for a country home with excellent accessibility. The property has superb transport links with the M6, junctions 34 and 35, being only 5 minutes away and the West Coast mainline is accessible only 5 minutes away in nearby Carnforth. The versatility of both the reception space and the as yet undeveloped coach house create a variety of opportunities for purchasers and further scope to enhance this already wonderful home.
The local area has a number of community lead villages, including Nether Kellet, Bolton le Sands and Halton, and the property is ideally located for access into Lancaster, which boasts both boys and girls Grammar schools, two universities and a large hospital amongst an excellent selection of vibrant cultural and historic places of interest.
Setting the tone for the rest of the house, the stunning entrance lobby is a reception room in itself and provides a warm and spacious welcome. The many stunning original features have been fully restored to include the impressive entrance door, an exact match to that from the town planning office in Lancaster, original Jacobean staircase, alcoving and plaster frieze detail. Beaumont Cote Manor offers a total of three reception rooms to the ground floor: The impressively proportioned living room, study and dining room. The living room is befitting to the Georgian era with generous proportions, high ceilings and quality engineered wood flooring. The original features such as the cornicing have been well retained and it is centred around the magnificent open marble fireplace. The tall sash windows look out over the front of the property and afford ample natural light to flow throughout.
An inner hall leads to the cosy study - the perfect home office tucked away from the rest of the property, and continues into the dining room. With exposed beams, stone mullion window and an impressive original Inglenook fireplace complete with multi-fuel burning stove make this the perfect example of how to blend old with new. It is also the perfect space for entertaining with double glazed doors opening into the show stopping breakfast kitchen. Simply stunning, this custom built English Hardwood kitchen has been creatively designed to maximise space whilst maintaining beautiful aesthetics. Oak wall and base units are topped with polished black granite and a vast island unit with breakfast bar occupies the centre of the room. A stainless steel sink complete with Quooker hot water tap, integrated Neff fridge and freezer, integrated Bosch dishwasher, microwave, Range Master cooker with six ring gas hob and non slip tiles to the floor all provide practical, easy to use functionality. The high ceilings with beam details and mullion windows create additional detail along with the stylish black wood burning stove that also heats water. A door leads externally and also to a further inner hall which leads to a WC, utility room, pantry and store.
The grand Jacobean staircase leads up to the split level first floor. Here you will find three of the six double bedrooms on offer across the property along with a large linen room which could also be utilised a seventh bedroom or family bathroom. The beautifully finished master bedroom enjoys views over the front gardens and countryside beyond. The restored Victorian cast iron fireplace creates a cosy atmosphere in this otherwise lofty room. Adjoining is the equally beautiful ensuite bathroom, fully equipped with high quality English Heritage sanitary ware to include a contemporary freestanding bath, his and hers vanity sink unit and a walk in, tiled rain shower. Furthermore, the tiled floors benefit from underfloor heating and there is even an integrated wall TV. The second double bedroom also benefits from an ensuite shower room, accessed via the dressing room and bedroom three boasts very grand proportions and also has an ensuite shower room. The magnificent original staircase continues up to the second floor, which is almost a self contained unit in itself, tucked away at the top of the house this is the ideal space for teenagers. The third floor consists of a large games room with kitchenette, two further double bedrooms, both with ensuites and a final versatile double bedroom, presently utilised as a snug. As previously mentioned, this is a great space for teenagers but also for entertaining, guests or it could even be a separate floor for dependant relatives.
The gardens and grounds at Beaumont Cote Manor are breathtaking. The private gated drive provides access from the rear of the property and a rear courtyard with a number of useful stores, it then sweeps around the side of the house and there are plentiful parking opportunities both undercover and outside. The gardens to the front of the house have been carefully restored and include a patio seating area to the front of the house, oval shaped lawn and pond with water feature. The gravel drive continues and leads to the cobbled courtyard of the impressive coach house and stables. As the grounds move away south, there is a former tennis court that is now largely covered over, coppice, vegetable garden and a paddock. All in all this is a superb opportunity to acquire a delightful and picturesque part of the local countryside.
The Coach House An L shaped building that has limitless potential for a variety of uses, subject to the usual consents, currently split into four large shippon type areas and benefitting from a first floor in part, centred around a cobbled area with additional car port, this would be of interest to those looking for garaging, additional storage, working from home, keeping animals or indeed accommodation for dependent relatives. There is also potential for stables, coupled with the fantastic choice of local bridleways, it is sure to entice those with equestrian interests
Location The local area has a number of community lead villages, including Nether Kellet, Bolton le Sands and Halton, and the property is ideally located for access into Lancaster, which boasts both boys and girls Grammar schools, two universities and a large hospital amongst an excellent selection of vibrant cultural and historic places of interest.
Directions Head North on the A6 from Lancaster city centre towards Carnforth, after passing Slyne Lodge on your left hand side, take the immediate right onto Bottomdale Lane. Follow this road along until you come to the cross roads, turn left on to Kellet Lane. Continue for approx 0.5 miles, then turn right on to Beaumont Cote Manor Lane, follow the lane and the property entrance is the second on your right.
Services Mains water
Septic Tank Drainage
Council Tax Band E