Reception Rooms: 3
Immaculately presented, Lindeth House is a stunning country residence built in 1859 located in the heart of Silverdale situated within a private, enclosed position. The property, which has been enjoyed by the current vendors for the past 25 years, has been comprehensively and tastefully refurbished to create a very appealing 4 bedroom family home on a generous plot which envelopes the property. It also has the additional benefit of an extremely versatile one bedroom cottage, detached from the house, which is currently run as a successful holiday cottage but has so much potential and scope to offer the discerning purchaser. The main house has tastefully retained many of its original features including fireplaces, cornice mouldings, ceiling roses and picture rails to name but a few; whilst being well planned with generous proportions, comfortably accommodating a large family and guests all presented very tastefully with high quality modern touches blending well with the history and charm of the original house. The property benefits from having a sunny aspect on a quiet country road, in a charming and private position. The spacious and superbly proportioned accommodation comprises three outstanding reception rooms boasting a wealth of original features, open plan kitchen/diner, cellar and four splendid double bedrooms all of which are en-suite.
Boasting an idyllic position set within a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the picturesque village of Silverdale is perched in the Morecambe estuary, on the edge of the Lake District, enjoying some of the most breathtaking views Lancashire has to offer. The popular village offers something for those of all ages including families, professional couples or those wanting a quieter pace of life. The countryside setting provides stunning views and an abundance of walks and trails can be enjoyed from your doorstep, including along the beaches of Morecambe Bay. The Silverdale train station provides quick access to the West Coast Mainline in Lancaster and the M6 junction 35 is just a 10/15 minutes drive away. Silverdale prides itself on having a great community with much to offer. Local amenities include a grocery store, butchers, newsagents, library, cafes and restaurants, three pubs and a fantastic primary school. Furthermore there is also a bowls club, cricket team and the excellent Silverdale golf club. The local hall kindly gifted to the village by Mrs Gaskell hosts many activities from films and plays to local coffee mornings and displays by local artists. Families will be delighted with the local primary school in the village and the property sits within the catchment area for the Lancaster Girls & Boys Grammar Schools and Queen Elizabeth School in Kirkby Lonsdale.
The private driveway is approached to the side of the property which leads to a sweeping driveway into a levelled parking and turning area to the rear in front of the double garage block. The main entrance to Lindeth House is to the front, where there is an impressive veranda which leads into a spacious entrance vestibule, with ample space for hanging coats; boasting mosaic tiled flooring and an internal glazed screen with stained glass detailing. This in turn brings you into the heart of this welcoming home, the magnificent entrance hall which would lend itself perfectly to an extra family dining area. Flooded with natural light by way of large windows and patio doors and enjoying parquet flooring. The entrance hall provides access to all reception rooms and has a conveniently placed cloakroom with WC, wash hand basin and towel radiator. An addition to the original house, the drawing room is a magnificent and palatial principal room with triple aspect, cornice mouldings, a working fireplace with original slate surround and an external door leading into the garden. The sitting room is again flooded with light by way of a large window positioned to the front and benefits from an original working fire and picture rails which add character to this charming room. The dining room, which is currently used as a further reception room combined study, has an attractive dual aspect via the large bay window, electric fire and original fitted cupboards with substantial storage spaces.
Completed by the vendors around 12 years ago by the renowned Butlers at Bentham, the open plan kitchen/diner is the hub of the home which is flooded by natural light and enjoys a private outlook into the rear garden. Tastefully presented, the kitchen is attractive and bright and has a full range of wall and base units topped with hardwearing Silestone worktops and Karndean flooring. There are a range of integrated appliances including a NEFF induction hob with extractor over, oven and combination microwave, Quooker tap, Miele dishwasher, sink and drainer and island unit with breakfast bar seating. The dining area enjoys patio doors which lead into the garden and the room has plenty of space for comfortable seating. Adjacent to the kitchen is the utility, which houses the water cylinder and has further wall and base units with a sink and drainer. The cellar, which houses the boiler, is a great, dry space perfect for storage and laundry – a very practical entry for muddy boots and paws!
The staircase, with the original oak banister, leads up and out of the entrance hall towards a large oriel window on the turn of the stairs, which allows the light to flood in. There are four large en-suite double bedrooms all of good proportions, including a most magnificent, master suite which has two large windows with window seats and original fireplace. The dressing room is a fabulous addition with an array of Neville Johnson fitted wardrobes, drawers and dressing area. The contemporary en-suite bathroom is certainly a fabulous addition and real feature, with a top of the range WC with integrated bidet, heated toilet seat and automatic lid, free standing bath with shower head, double vanity units, inset shelving and large window overlooking the rear. All of these rooms retain many original features including deep skirting boards, cornices, architraves, picture rails. Further storage can be found by way of the two lofts to the first floor which are fully insulated.
Cottage A fantastic addition to an already abundant package, this versatile one bedroom cottage is currently run as a successful holiday let, but has so much scope and potential to work in any way desired to suit the discerning purchaser. The opportunities are endless; it could work perfectly as a home office or be well suited accommodation for a dependent relative being only a stones throw away from the main house. Currently let out for around 22/23 weeks of the year, making around £10,000 pa, this popular space is the perfect romantic holiday getaway, complete with an open plan dining kitchen and living room, double bedroom, and two shower rooms.
Outside The gardens surrounding Lindeth House offer the ideal space for families to enjoy the outside in peace and privacy, they are an absolute tranquil haven from which you can relish the peace and fresh air of the surrounding countryside and the display of specimen shrubs and bushes, spring flowers and a burst of colour through the spring and summer months. They have been the labour of love for the present owners, meticulously maintained and landscaped to offer pristine gardens that all the family can enjoy. With long stretching lawn area, pathways which surround the property; this garden can also truly be enjoyed throughout the seasons. A stone flagged patio area and pathways offer fantastic social and seating areas that benefit from having sunlight from dawn until dusk. There is a large pond, resident to many fish with electric pump and water feature, creating a serene sound, beautifully built within matching stone to the patio. The purpose built double garage block is a fabulous addition with electric roller door and further workshop and storage areas to either sides of the garage and above.
Directions Travelling from Lancaster along the M6 Northbound, leave at J35 following signs for Over Kellet and turn right onto Kellet Lane to head into Carnforth. At the crossroads continue straight through the town centre and continue along this road heading towards Warton along Mill Lane. Turn left onto Sand Lane and continue heading towards Silverdale. Bear left onto Stankelt road and continue onto Lindeth Road until you reach Lindeth House.
Services Mains water
Private septic tank drainage
Gas central heating
B4RN available in the village
Council Tax Band G