Roots Lane

Catforth, Preston, Lancashire, Woodplumpton, PR4 0JB

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7 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms
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North Lancashire

01995 603 180

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Wow – TWO incredible homes offered with outbuildings all set in 2.14 acres (0.86 ha) or thereabouts. This property offers the buyer huge flexibility with one property being designed with accessibility in mind, this with the benefit of an additional dwelling with a great opportunity for those with multi-generational living requirements or for those who would like an income generating element to their home. These properties have been loving renovated by the current vendors over the last decade to create a fun, vibrant working family home. There is further potential to unleash, for example there is planning permission (subject to gaining further consent) for equestrian facilities and plenty of scope with the size of the site and further potential.

This super property is situated on Roots Lane, a lovely semi-rural location which enjoys the countryside but is a short drive from Broughton, Kirkham and the new motorway junction, making it ideal for those who commute. More locally Roots Café is within walking distance, there are some attractive canal side walks too.

There is a primary school in Catforth and senior schools in Kirkham and Broughton to include Kirkham Grammar School.

Three Wheels Ranch

A low wall encompasses a large parking area at the front and the front door sits within the original double height barn entrance, opening into a spacious double height reception hall with a galleried landing which opens further through to the dining kitchen space at the rear. This is the perfect place to welcome family and friends and also to live in day to day. This beautiful room is overlooked by the galleried landing adding a further feature. There are fantastic exposed beams, there is underfloor heating found with engineered wood flooring.

The dining kitchen area has a reclaimed wooden beam and exposed bricks from the original farm, along with further exposed beams in the vaulted double height ceiling, giving some fantastic rustic features to this space. There is a range of kitchen units with solid wood work surfaces. Integrated appliances including two electric ovens (one Neff hide and slide), electric hob and power points on a large island. There is also a NEFF integrated dishwasher. There is a brick feature fireplace with a gas fire giving a lovely focal point to the room. Bifold doors open out to a large decked area with a covered pergola, which provides access to a seating area and views across the gardens and grounds. The utility room/boot room has a sink, point for a washing machine and is currently houses a pantry.

The ground floor bedroom could be used as a reception room depending on how somebody would need to use the living space. There is also a private external door which means that there is potential for this area along with the playroom / sauna to be altered to create a self-contained annex, subject to gaining any necessary consents.

The lounge has the benefit of an electric fireplace made from a reclaimed wood beam and bricks from the original farm, this gives a cosy focal point to the room. There are windows to two elevations.

The playroom could have a number of other reception uses. There is currently a sauna positioned in this room, which is not included in the sale, though could be purchased by separate negotiation.

The ground floor shower room has ‘jack and jill’ doors to the play room and one into the hallway making this a very practical space.

The study / laundry room has a point for washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a lift within the property which is included in the sale. We understand from our vendors that this is a fully maintained and serviced hydraulic passenger lift from Motion Elevators.

The staircase rises up to a galleried landing with exposed beams and views over the reception hall. The Principal bedroom suite is a lovely room and has the benefit of vaulted ceilings exposed beams and a dormer extension ensuring that it is a bright space with stunning views across the fields, over the canal and up towards Beacon Fell. There is a walk-in dressing room and the lift access is positioned within the principal bedroom suite. The ensuite is a full wet room with toilet, sink, shower and includes underfloor heating.

The second bedroom has a vaulted ceiling with original beams. This super room has a fitted raised bed and ladder with wardrobes bespoke to the room. There is a large Velux window which enjoys views across the fields. The third bedroom also has a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams along with a dormer extension ensuring that there is a character feel yet there are good levels of natural light. The views from this room extend across the fields over the canal and towards Beacon Fell. The family bathroom has a spa style bath, WC, sink and heated towel rail. There is also built in storage in this room.

Three Wheels Barn

This super property has been developed by the current vendor and has planning consent as a separate dwelling. This property has previously been rented and is currently let through Airbnb with good interest, though the current vendors feels there is further potential to unlock. There is ramped access to the door.

The front door opens into an entrance hall which has doors off to various ground floor rooms. The utility/boot room has a point for a washing machine and tumble dryer with a door out to a large decked area.

The open living kitchen space is an impressive room and has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams along with a custom built rustic chandelier which gives a real character feel to the space. Integrated appliances include a large fridge, large freezer, electric oven, electric hob and a dishwasher. There is also a full length larder unit. This room has a large picture window which overlooks the fields and canal. We understand from the vendors that there are some amazing sunsets and sunrises from the property across the fields. Patio doors lead out to a decked area which wraps around the house and has views that extend to Beacon Fell.

The principal bedroom is located on the ground floor. There are vaulted ceilings and exposed beams continuing the theme through the house. There is a large window with stunning views across to Beacon Fell.

The family bathroom includes a roll top bath with a large walk in shower, WC, sink and heated towel rail.

The games / family room has a fireplace again made of reclaimed wooden beams and bricks. There is a large picture window with attractive views across Beacon Fell. Patio doors lead out to the driveway with ramped access.

There is a separate ground floor WC.

The staircase rises to the first floor where there are two further rooms. Bedroom two has a window overlooking the fields and we understand enjoys those fabulous sunsets. The exposed beams have been continued into the second floor.

The third bedroom also has exposed beams adding to the charm of the room. There is access to the eaves storage from the third bedroom also. The second bathroom also located on the first floor has a ‘jack and jill’ to each of the bedrooms. There is a walk in shower, sink and WC.

To the rear of this property, there is decking which wraps around the side making this a lovely place to sit and entertain family and friends whilst watching the sun set over the hills.

External Areas

There are a range of outbuildings which currently have a range of uses to include garaging, workshop space. The workshop has an electric roller shutter door and the electric box point for the outbuildings and Three Wheels Barn is held here. There is lighting and plenty of plug sockets.

One of the outbuildings has been converted into a fabulous entertaining area with hot tub and space for parties, and the part insulated rustic wooden walls and the decked floor give a luxury log cabin type feel. The hot tub and hoist are available for purchase by separate negotiation. This is a fabulous room with a log cabin type feel, part insulted walls and a decked floor. Plenty of lighting and plug sockets are available and access is provided to the loft. Another barn has been converted to be used as an office / gym / games room or storage and has insulated walls, laminate flooring and power points. There is a further storage area which has been used for woodworking. There is lighting and plug sockets and also a staircase up to an upper storage area. The large upper storage area sits above the three barn outbuildings.

The property is set in 2.14 acres (0.86 ha) or thereabouts and we understand that the property has had change of use granted for equestrian use. There is a menage and an area of hardstanding which previously housed a stable storage building and wagon, these have now been removed.

Planning permission for the hardstanding and ménage area and a separate one for the shed as follows :

Planning application 06/2020/1142: Change of use of land from agricultural to equestrian and the erection of 2no. stable blocks and sand paddock.

Planning application 06/2021/0247: Shed to rear

Planning application 06/2009/0038: Erection of 2 no agricultural livestock building, manure store, installation of underground effluent tank and construction of new vehicular access.

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