Fine and Country Lancaster
Fine & Country
19 Castle Hill
South View Lodge, 10 Leach House Lane, Galgate, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 0RT
- Architect Designed Property
- Stunning Stone Work
- Open Plan Living Arrangement
- Landscaped Gardens
- South Facing Position
- Adjoining 0.2 Acre Paddock
- Private Gates
- Two Ensuite Bathrooms
- Private Drive & Ample Parking
This simply stunning home has been finished to the owners exacting standards and includes luxury finishes, high levels of insulation creating an energy efficient home and an open plan living design that still offers clearly designed spaces suited to both the quiet nights in and entertaining alike. Both the double bedrooms within the property offer generous proportions and quality ensuites but for those looking for additional space there is ample space for extension within the large private grounds, subject to relevant planning consents. Even the position of this home has been well thought through, as indicted with the name South View Lodge, the property enjoys a bright south facing position that looks out across the fields for a private setting. The gardens are an extension to this tastefully presented home, offer pockets of recreational areas from decked seating areas, to the picture perfect summer house and built in bar. The private drive affords ample parking as well as access into the adjoining 0.2 acre paddock. This is ideal for those looking for space for a pony or could even lend itself to further development, subject to relevant planning consents. At presents is creates a fantastic hidden extension to the already abundant gardens.
This semi rural Village of Galgate is located just 3 miles south of the City of Lancaster and just off Junction 33 of the M6 making it an ideal place to commute for the working professionals of the surrounding areas, including the Universities and Royal Lancaster Infirmary. Galgate has a lovely sense of community with plenty of shops, a doctors, chemist, hairdressers and beauticians, local garage, café, two pubs and a Marina. There is a bus route on the A6 and the Lancaster train station sits on the west coast mainline offering direct connections to Manchester, London and more. Lovely walks along Lancaster Canal can be enjoyed from Galgate and of course there is the bridleway just outside of the property for some peaceful weekend hacks and walks. Families will be delighted with the choice of local schooling for all ages with the property sitting with the catchment area for the highly rated Lancaster Boys & Girls Grammar School.
The gate opens onto the private graveled drive set in front of this immaculate stone faced home, with ample private parking available. The path leading up to the entrance is flanked to either side by pristine lawns and a tranquil water feature, really setting the tone as you enter within. Upon entering you are greeted by the bright and airy open plan living space that is flooded with natural light afforded by the selection of French doors and aspects within the different areas. The floor is finished with quality quick step vinyl flooring throughout that marries beautifully with the combination of neutral decoration and bespoke ash staircase. The first area tucked off to the side of the room is a cosy snug set around an Esse 3.5kw log burner with an exposed flue feature. To the center is the living area which again boasts a Clearview 6kw log burner upon a steel hearth with a matching exposed flue feature. Finally you enter into the contemporary kitchen that comprises a range of gloss units with an eye catching two tone design. The kitchen is fully equipped with integrated NEFF appliances to include a double oven, combination microwave, induction hob and integrated dishwasher and fridge. The units are finished with quality quartz worktops that extend onto the large central island and breakfast bar. Each area of the open plan space works both independently or as a whole to create an effortless flow that is perfect for those who love to entertain. This is accentuated by the choice of French doors available throughout, when opened up in the summer time it creates a natural extension to the sociable outside space.
An inner hall leads to a neatly presented cloaks room with WC and a large utility room offering a further range of modern gloss units, space and plumbing for a washing machine, dryer and additional fridge freezer.
There is also convenient external access from the utility to the side of the property.
The Bespoke Ash staircase with glass balustrade railings leading onto a galleried landing. The mezzanine landing leads to the two double ensuite bedrooms of the property. Leading first onto the mater bedroom, this immaculately and bright master is simply stunning with an exposed flute feature and fitted double wardrobes. An open door way into the ensuite where you will notice a unique, eye catching tiled floor, a large double walk in rain shower and vanity sink, contemporary free standing bath, heated towel rail and illuminated mirror. The second Bedroom again enjoys similar generous double proportions, an exposed flute feature, space for wardrobes and even space for occasional furniture. The ensuite shower room to this bedroom is finished to the same standard as the master ensuite.
The grounds of South View Lodge are beautiful landscaped and offer a multitude of spaces to enjoy. Practically, the private gated driveway affords ample parking as well as vehicle access into the adjoining paddock. French doors open from the dining room to the "courtyard area" that offers alfresco dining space, raised decorative beds and beautiful water feature, it is the perfect setting for hosting guests in the summertime. Leading up to the upper decked area with seating, a built in bar and summerhouse complete with power, heating and light, creating a cosy spot to unwind in the evenings no matter the weather. The summerhouse has heating and lighting. Further adding to this fantastic outside entertaining space there is a further built in bar and covered BBQ area that overlooks the front lawns. The garden continue to wrap around the property, at the rear there is a useful workshop area with a hidden away flat pack container and clothes drying space. There is also the tucked away "sunset area", an enclosed decked seating space that as indicated by the name, is the ideal spot to watch the sun go down. The paddocks offers fantastic extra garden space or even has potential for further development subject to relevant planning consent, with services available in the paddock. It is ideally located for those looking to keep a pony with direct access onto the bridleway.
Private sewerage treatment plant
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