Sycamore House, New Barns Road, Arnside, Carnforth, Lancashire LA5 0BD
- Detached Family Home
- 5 Bedrooms
- Versatile one bedroom annexe
- A mix of contemporary and traditional design
- With luxury finishes
- Sits within a private, well manicured plot
- Peaceful location
- Previously run as a popular holiday let
Enjoying a peaceful location upon a private lane in the beautiful village of Arnside, just a short stroll to the promenade and prominent Arnside Knott, Sycamore House is an elegant and timeless detached family home that is sure to capture the attention of families looking for that gentle pace of life by the sea. Built in 2005, this grand home is finished with natural stone fronting and sits within a private, well manicured plot of mature gardens and tall trees that attract all the local wildlife. Within, the interiors offer a mix of contemporary and traditional design with luxury finishes and those all important high ceilings that just allow the natural light to flow throughout the entire home. There are two reception rooms, a home office and fabulous dining kitchen with a tall bay window looking out over the Sycamore trees of the front garden, a separate utility and to the first floor, five double bedrooms of which two are ensuite and include the master suite with its own dressing room. A further draw to this already appealing, one of a kind family home is the versatile one bedroom annexe that benefits from its own private external access and internal access within the home so I could be utilised as 6th bedroom or for a dependant relative if required. It has been previously run as a popular holiday let so there is also potential for extra income.
Arnside itself is a quaint and welcoming seaside village that sits within the Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Along the picturesque promenade there are a number of cafés, pubs and shops. The Arnside train station provides daily commutes to Manchester Airport, The Lake District and Barrow-In-Furness. Nearby Milnthorpe has a plethora of local amenities such as doctors, dentists, butchers, newsagents and a local supermarket, alongside a very popular Farmers Market once a month. Sycamore House will be popular with a wide range of buyers, its size and versatility lends particularly well to a family home and the annexe is ideal for teenagers /dependent relatives or indeed an additional income generation.
The gated private driveway of Sycamore House leads up alongside the front lawn that looks out towards Morecambe Bay, to the parking area and double garage. The roof extends to create a covered entrance to the property .The entrance hall is tiled for practicality, ideal for knocking off muddy boots after enjoying one of the many nearby walks. The entrance hall also provides easy access into the utility room which in turn has external access to the rear and provides a range of storage units and space for white goods. There is also a beautifully presented cloaks room with WC within the inner hall. At the heart of the home sits the superb family kitchen that enjoys space for dining furniture in front of the tall bay window with French doors that open out onto the front lawn, affording a lovely view over the garden and to the bay beyond. The Siematic Kitchen is designed in a monochrome style, it comprises a fantastic range of wall and base units that are topped with polished black granite work surfaces and encase a varied and comprehensive selection of high quality Neff appliances including; built in combination oven/microwave, two further separate built-in fan assisted ovens, dishwasher, a larder fridge and smaller under counter fridge, a freezer and the induction hob with extractor over is set within the striking island unit. Porcelanosa tiles finish this beautiful kitchen.
The next reception space is the dining room, a versatile entertaining space that benefits from a lovely dual aspect over the garden and door leading out to a rear gravel seating area. The generously proportioned living room achieves a bright and airy feel, yet also provides a very homely space that all the family can enjoy. It benefits from a near fully glazed wall looking out on to the garden, with two sets of double doors that lead out onto the patio area to the front of the property. A contemporary living flame gas fire provides an interesting focal point. Adjoining the sitting room is a privately situated home office, ideal in the current climate for those looking to work from home.
The stairs lead up from the inner hall of the ground floor, grandly leading by a tall gallery window that looks out over the garden to the rear. There are a total of four double bedrooms on offer on this floor. The impressive master suite is beautifully presented, boasting French doors that open out onto a private glass balustrade balcony overlooking the garden to the front, extending out across to the bay. The elegant dressing room includes a full suite of built in wardrobes and storage, further leading into the contemporary ensuite shower room. Each of the remaining bedrooms offers unique and equally picturesque views, with the largest of these also boasting an ensuite shower room. The family bathroom has been finished to the highest of standards with Porcelanosa tiles and fittings. Comprising a contemporary suite with P shaped bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, bidet and towel radiator. A staircase leads up to the second floor, a versatile space that could be utilised as a study, hobby room or fifth bedroom to the main house with dormer windows looking out over the front and undereaves storage.
The annexe of Sycamore House can be internally accessed from the first floor landing. It could therefor easily be incorporated in the main accommodation for use of sixth bedroom, ideal for teenagers wanting to test out their independence. As it also benefits from its own private external access, it makes for a wonderful holiday opportunity. Offering an L-shaped open plan living and kitchen room with a parted off double bedroom and option for a separate twin room, the simplistic design of the annexe will certainly prove popular for those looking to enjoy the beauty of this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The private grounds enfold the property, creating a natural haven for the wildlife to flourish in, complete with two ponds that certainly attracts the attention of the local bird population. The front lawn is dotted with tall trees, with a stone flagged patio set outside the French doors of the kitchen, separated by a glass balustrade railing to provide an uninterrupted view over the lawn. A path leads around to the rear of the property, passing through a mix of manicured lawn and slate chipped patios that lead right up to the fantastic BBQ shack. Ideal for use throughout the seasons, this pretty timber built shack holds an integrated BBQ and is sure to impress guests. The private gated driveway benefits from remote control operated electric gates. There is plentiful space for parking as well as access into the integral garage with two remote control up and over doors and internal access from the entrance hall.
Services All mains connected
Gas central heating
Council Tax - Band G
Tenure - Freehold
Directions From the promenade at Arnside, with the Albion Pub on the corner, proceed up to the top of the hill and take the first turning on the right into Redhills Road. Continue for approximately 0.6 miles and follow the road round on to New Barns Road and Sycamore House is located on your left up a private drive.