Lea Lane

Lea Town, Preston, Lancashire, Lancashire, PR4 0RP

Offers in the region of

£1,100,000


4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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North Lancashire

01995 603 180

garstang@abarnett.co.uk


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A wonderful EQUESTRIAN property including a spacious and well-presented detached home, a superb range of stabling and outbuildings, floodlit manège, large area of hardstanding along with 8 grazing enclosures, all set in 6.2 acres (2.51 ha) or thereabouts.

The grade II listed house has been sensitively improved to an excellent specification throughout and includes the use of natural materials and character features to include exposed brick wall and beams, stone flagged floors, idigbo sustainable hardwood windows. The equestrian facilities make this property special and have been carefully planned over many years.

Positioned in Lea Town, this fantastic property is well located for good access to the main road and motorway network. A great range of amenities can be found in Kirkham and also in Preston. There are a number of larger equestrian facilities in the area to include Myerscough College, Penny Farm (World House Welfare), Osbaldeston Riding Centre. Lea Town has a public house and a primary school. Senior schools are found in Preston and Kirkham including Kirkham Grammar School.

Offering a welcoming and well-presented former farmhouse which mixes tradition and character with modern living beautifully. Steps rise up to the substantial front door which oozes character from the outset to include a nun’s grille, this door opens into an entrance porch with a stone flag floor which runs through the rest of the ground floor, the cloakroom is found off. A further door opens into the cosy reception hall where many will feel instantly at home. A welcoming room which has a wood burning stove set in an attractive brick chimney breast giving a lovely focal point. Patio doors are offered out to the rear along with a window to the front of the property providing good levels of natural light. A lovely staircase is found in the reception hall which leads up to the first floor.

The dining kitchen is likely to be the hub of this wonderful home. There are a range of contemporary kitchen units, together with a complimentary central island which includes a breakfast bar. A point is provided for a range cooker and an American fridge freezer, there is also a 1½ sink and drainer. Jacob stairs rise up from the dining kitchen to a storage area on the first floor which has been used by the current vendors as a study/games area. The kitchen enjoys a cruck frame which has formed part of the listing.

Beyond the Reception Hall there are two further reception rooms used as a dining room and lounge. There is a dual sided brick feature fireplace/chimney breast which can be seen from either side. The doorway between the two rooms remains open, providing an open feel to this side of the property. The dining room has windows to both the front and rear of the property, again another lovely light room. The lounge has views to two sides and patio doors to the side of the property again providing a fantastic bright room with exposed brick walls enhancing the character to this property.

The staircase rises up to the first floor, where there is a spacious landing and the principal bedroom has windows to two elevations and a range of fully fitted wardrobes along with a shower ensuite which has a shower, wash handbasin unit, WC and heated towel rail. There are three further bedrooms to the first floor along with a family bathroom which has a shower, WC and wash hand basin set in a unit along with a heated towel rail.

The house is set in attractive gardens and grounds with a large expanse of patio and raised gravel seating area and an expanse of lawn to the rear. There is an outdoor WC / washroom that is detached from the property but is perfect for those with equestrian / agricultural lives.

The property is entered through double steel electric gates to a large parking area at the side of the property which leads through to an oversized double garage which has electric up and over doors. There is a low brick wall with attractive steel work above to the front of the parking area. Plenty of space is available for parking. A further gate opens up to a concrete yard area leading through to stabling. There are a range of outbuildings as follows :

-Timber / steel framed building with Loddon Stables to include 3 large mare and foal boxes and 2 further stables, along with a lockable tack room which also has a sink.  There is an attached storage barn which is currently used as a feedstore
-Two further purpose-built timber stables with a tack room, concrete apron at the front with part veranda over.
-3 bay steel building which has concrete block to the lower course and Yorkshire boarding above, this is currently separated into gated pens.  This building has been used for the rearing of sheep, but currently houses horses.
-Jump and general storage and an outdoor wash area are also provided
-Field shelters

The floodlit menage is surrounded by a post and rail fence and has a sand and rubber surface.

The land totals 6.2 acres (2.51 ha) or thereabouts and there are 6 enclosures on the house side of the road with a further field split into two further enclosures on the opposite side of the road. All of the enclosures are well fenced and have been looked after to a high standard. The current vendors have bred many horses from the property, and it is extremely well equipped.

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