Fine and Country Lancaster

Matthews Benjamin Lancaster Office

Address:
Fine & Country
19 Castle Hill
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 1YN

Telephone:
01524 380560

Email:
sales@fineandcountry-lakes.co.uk

For Sale

Brow Top Farm, Quernmore, Lancaster, LA2 0QW

£1,500,000
  • Type: House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 4
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Property Features

  • Detached Property
  • Striking Views
  • Stone Built
  • 6 Acre Field
  • Five Double Bedroom
  • Garage with Annexe Scope
  • B4RN
  • Private Entrance Gates
  • Dates Back to 1750's
  • Ideal Family Home

Property Summary

Located at the top of Quernmore village, with striking views stretching out across to Morecambe Bay and the Lake District Fells beyond, this beautifully converted and extended farmhouse is just a 10 minute drive away from Lancaster City yet offers the ultimate countryside dream.

Full Details

Located at the top of Quernmore village, with striking views stretching out across to Morecambe Bay and the Lake District Fells beyond, this beautifully converted and extended farmhouse is just a 10 minute drive away from Lancaster City yet offers the ultimate countryside dream.

Brow Top Farm is a beautiful stone built residence that dates back to the mid 1750s and sits beautifully within this countryside setting, within a private plot offering a generous garden with open sea views and an adjoining approximately 6 acre field. The main house offers spacious and versatile accommodation to suit the largest of families, extended and modernised by the present owners who have cherished this much loved family home for 12 years. There are a total of five double bedrooms two of which include ensuite bathrooms and the impressive master suite is complete with an entrance lobby, a dressing room with fully fitted furniture. Detached from the main house there is also a stone built single garage with an adjoining entertainment space presently utilised as a games room and bar, with two double bedrooms and shower room to the first floor. This could easily be converted into a fantastic two bedroom annexe or even offers potential for a holiday let, subject to relevant planning consents. Alternatively it makes for a great private office away from the main house with the B4RN hyper-fast internet connection at the property. The privates grounds are ideal for family life, offering a tranquil haven for all to enjoy along with a turning circle private drive and the approximately 6 acre field which benefits from vehicle access along a private lane.

Brow Top Farm is the perfect option for the working professionals and families of Lancaster City who are looking for close commuting connections whilst not compromising on the peaceful countryside lifestyle. Access to the City is just a 10 minute drive away where there is the Lancaster train station offering regular, direct connections to Manchester, London and more. It is also just 15 minutes to the M6. Quernmore is a beautiful village set within a small valley, with Brow Top Farm enjoying an elevated situation on the outer edges thus affording the striking views that stretch across the garden, field and beyond to Lancaster City, Morecambe Bay and the distant Lake District Fells. Being approximately 3 miles from Lancaster means there is a full range of amenities close by and there is a well regarded primary school within the village. Families will also be delighted to find themselves within the primary catchment area for the renowned Lancaster Boys & Girls Grammar School.

The property is approached along a quiet private lane utilised by a small collection of former converted farm buildings and Brow Top Farm itself. The lane branches off to enter into the grounds of the property, a beautiful entrance along the drive to the turning circle that affords ample parking to the front of the property and access to the single garage. The garden can be seen from the front of the property as it stretches around and you immediately get a glimpse of the beautiful panoramic views. You enter into a useful entrance porch with beautiful blue beige antiqued stone flags that extend into the open plan living area. Created by the present owners 4 years ago, this sociable space is ideal for modern family living with a reception area and a large wrap around kitchen with a fantastic central island and breakfast bar. The kitchen was designed and installed by Butler Interiors and includes a modern yet in keeping range of units finished with complimentary siletstone worktops. There is also a full suite of quality NEFF appliances to include a double oven, combination microwave, warming drawer, induction hob with extractor over, integrated dishwasher, a CDA wine cooler and a Quooker boiling water tap. A multi fuel stove is set within a heady oak framed fireplace, in keeping with the exposed ceiling beams and lintels above the inset shelving. This is a fantastic addition to the reception space, creating a cosy atmosphere in an otherwise bright and open space.

Just off from the open plan living area is a large and sunny, triple aspect living room offering beautiful views over the garden and Morecambe Bay beyond. A multi fuel stove is set upon a stone flagged hearth with an oak lintel, again bringing that all important intimate atmosphere to a larger space. Double doors from the kitchen also open into the adjoining dining room which offers space for formal dining furniture and lovely garden view, stretching over to Lancaster City and the distant Ashton Memorial. Again the room benefits from a multi fuel stove, ideal for Christmas time, set within a rich sandstone surround. Beyond an inner hall offers external access to the garden and to a great utility room with further fitted storage, space for a washing machine and dryer and a separate WC. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the fantastic reception space located to the end of the property. This versatile and large room is currently utilised as a gym as well as a cinema room with a large retractable screen and enjoys high valuated ceilings with charming exposed trusses and a full length windows and French doors looking out over the garden and view beyond, whilst also flooding the room with natural light.

The stairs are located just after the entrance porch, leading up to the landing where there is a useful airing cupboard. There are a total of five double bedrooms available, each offering good proportions and their own unique yet equally captivating views, whether that be across to Morecambe bay or over the well kept grounds. One of the bedrooms even offers an ensuite shower room. The master bedroom is a hidden surprise and a complete show stopper, quietly located away from the rest of the first floor accommodation. You enter into a lobby that affords storage and space for recreational furniture but not to be mistaken as the dressing room. Walking into the generously proportioned bedroom, the ceilings are high and vaulted and there is a dual aspect that affords an elevated outlook over Morecambe Bay and the Lake District beyond. The adjoining dressing room is fitted with bespoke wardrobes, drawers and even a dresser. Finally you enter into the beautifully presented ensuite that comprises a corner shower, integrated television, freestanding modern bath and his and her sinks with full complimentary tiling to the floors and walls.

The grounds of Brow Top Farm are an absolute delight, offering discerning purchasers their own private haven to enjoy, with striking panoramic views that stretch out in front of you. The garden enjoys a large open lawn with a sectioned off childrens play area and a stone flagged patio which is ideal for barbequing and alfresco entertaining whilst enjoying the view. Access to the detached garage and potential annexe is located on the front drive. A door opens into the open plan reception space with a fitted, bespoke wooden bar to the end of the room. Stairs lead up to the first floor where there are two lovely double bedrooms and a shower room. This would be ideal for dependent relatives, the perfect place to host guests or simply an extension to the already abundant family home, with an independent space for older children to enjoy. The single garage adjoins and can be accessed internally or from the electric operated roller door. Finally, the 6 acre field with the property is accessed along a private graveled lane leading around the back of the house. This is a great addition for those with equestrian interests or simply looking for that extra roaming space.

Directions
Travelling from Lancaster City along Wyresdale Road heading into Quernmore, at the crossroads continue straight onto Quernmore Brow. Take the first turning on your left onto a private lane and continue to the signs for Brow Top Farm which lead you onto the drive.

Services
Private Water
Septic tank drainage
Mains electric
LPG gas heating
B4RN Internet

Electric Car Charging Point