Fine and Country Garstang
Fine & Country
The Resource Centre
Whinney Brow Barn, Whinney Brow, Forton, Preston
- Detached barn conversion
- 5 Bedrooms
- 3 Reception rooms
- High standard specification
- Spacious accommodation
- Integral garage and ample parking
- Beautiful garden areas
Splendid and spacious five bedroom detached barn conversion set on the edge of the semi-rural village of Forton. Specification throughout this home is of the highest standard, oak flooring and doors throughout, underfloor heating to the whole of the ground floor and Quartz worktops to the exquisite solid oak fitted kitchen to name but a few. Externally there is a fantastic paved seating area ensuring a great suntrap the all day long, alongside this is your very own entertainment hut with built-in BBQ, again with additional seating area which would be ideal for entertaining friends or relaxing at your leisure. The idyllic location of this wonderful barn and the exposed stonework adds to the charm and semi-rural feel that it exudes.
On entering the property you will soon appreciate the generous sized living accommodation this property offers, with over 3000 square feet of internal space. As you enter the hallway to left you will find the utility room, WC and access to the integral garage. To the right of the hallway you enter the expansive open plan kitchen/dining room, benefitting from porcelain floor tiles, solid oak cabinetry fitted kitchen, fitted Welsh dresser and incorporating the focal point island with added storage and overhang seating area. Fitted appliances including NEFF oven, 5 ring gas hob, Bosch dishwasher and built-in combination microwave oven. Dining area offers ample seating room, wonderfully bright and airy due to the velux windows overhead. Through the kitchen to the rear of the property you enter the snug, relaxing and cosy with multi-fuel stove set within an inglenook style fireplace. You can also access the rear garden via a glazed patio door. Heading back towards the front of the barn, you enter the spacious lounge with its large arched featured window set within the beautiful exposed stonework, allowing an abundance of natural light in to the room. Freestanding wood burner set on a quartz base truly complements the room, in keeping with the aesthetic design and theme of the property. Further on to the front of the property is a spacious ground floor double bedroom with ensuite.
Four further bedrooms are situated on the first floor accessed via the delightful galleried landing. Master bedroom with exposed beams has its very own walk-in wardrobe and direct access into the exceptional family bathroom. Floor to ceiling tiling, freestanding bath with separate shower area and velux skylight truly makes this bathroom outstanding. Across the landing towards the rear of the property are three further bedrooms, one currently used as an office. Bedroom three includes fitted wardrobes, ensuite with shower and a glazed door accessing steps down to the rear garden.
Externally the property provides a delightful low maintenance rear garden South/Southwest facing, beautiful stone paved patio area and partially laid to lawn. Entertainment hut is such a lovely feature, with a built-in BBQ and seating area it can be used in all weather conditions. Storage bunker to the rear can ensure all your wood/coal remain clean and dry. You will find cattle grazing in the fields around, which in the main wraps around the property. To the front there is ample room for parking in the driveway with access directly to the integral garage, which also benefits from an electric up and over door.
Forton is a beautiful village situated between the City of Lancaster and town of Garstang. On your doorstep is the Forest of Bowland, with its plethora of walking routes, endless rolling hills and fascinating wildlife, easy to see why it has been given the title of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Highly rated authentic restaurant 'Mediterranean 3 at the Holly' is a firm favourite with the locals in the village. The village also has its very own cricket club, namely Shireshead & Forton cricket club. A number of primary schools are situated in and around the village with Forton Primary school being central, to the South is the secondary school of Garstang Community Academy with universities situated in the cities of Preston & Lancaster. Great commuter links with the A6 Preston/Lancaster Rd a stones throw away and the M6 motorway Junction 33 just a few further miles to the North.
Directions: From Garstang head on to the A6 Preston Lancaster Road, travel North on the A6 for around 4 miles, from the A6 turn right
onto Whinney Brow where the property can be found a few hundred
metres down the lane on the right hand side.
General Information: Services: Mains electric, gas, water and drainage. Heating is by way of a
gas conventional central boiler.
Council Tax Band: G
EPC Rating: C Property being offered with no onward chain.