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Slyne, Lancaster, Slyne-with-Hest (Lancaster), LA2 6AU

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5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms
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01539 751 993

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A stunning Grade II Listed residence with 2 bedroom coach house all wrapped up in 0.54 acres of gardens and grounds. Having been upgraded and thoughtfully extended the accommodation is finished to exacting standards. With plenty of parking, garaging and income potential this is a great property in a sought after village.

This impressive 18th century residence, thoughtfully extended over time, with generous accommodation and stunning grounds make it an exceptionally appealing and significant property in the village of Slyne. This unique family home provides spacious and versatile living accommodation and for those purchasers looking for ancillary accommodation, investment income or a multi-generational move, there is the added benefit of a separate, well appointed 2 bedroom Coach House within the grounds. Airy and light, the main residence exudes elegance and character, with exposed beams, decorative cornices and shuttered sash windows retaining a traditional welcoming atmosphere and complemented by modern aesthetics.

The main entrance, positioned to the side of the property, is set within a stone portico adding to the charm. The ground floor comprises an array of rooms ideal for both formal entertaining and relaxed family living. Two reception rooms each feature large windows filling the rooms with natural light. The inviting living room, complete with a central sandstone fireplace and inset wood burning stove, makes for a cosy retreat especially in the winter months. The elegant lounge, with dual aspect and feature arched window and limestone fire surround offers a relaxing and peaceful space anytime of the year. For more formal entertaining, the dining room sits centrally within the property with shuttered French doors leading to the front garden. The open plan kitchen/diner/living space is a contemporary gem and an enviable family space catering to the modern lifestyle. The well equipped kitchen, with high end appliances, links harmoniously to the dining/living area that is flooded with light. A full wall of glazed doors and side window offer a superb outlook to the gardens and provides access to the large external terrace providing perfect inside-outside living. A glazed porch connects the kitchen to the practical amenity spaces of the utility/laundry room with storage and plant cupboards and to a small cellar/bootroom. The ground floor is completed with a WC and Cloakroom facilities.
Upstairs, the first floor provides 4 spacious bedrooms with varying outlooks, the fourth of which is a beautiful, professionally fitted study and office with plenty of practical desk space, shelving and storage and with lovely views over the gardens. The principal suite is of generous proportion with a substantial range of fitted wardrobes and drawers and a feature fire place. Together with its dual aspect windows overlooking the gardens it provides a classic and serene space. The highly appointed ensuite shower room is Jack and Jill to the first floor. Two further impressive bedrooms are generously sized, one with a feature fireplace. A house bathroom serves the first floor bedrooms and evokes understated elegance with its traditional suite and half panelled walls. On the second floor, through glazed doors, is a suite with exposed feature beams and comprises the fifth bedroom with fitted wardrobe and a superb ensuite bathroom, perfect for family or guests. Connecting all three floors is a traditional 3 window light filled stairwell.

The Coach House is a separate and welcoming 2 bedroom dwelling with versatile accommodation and with varied opportunity for use. Also finished to high standards, the spacious accommodation is provided over two floors. Set on the first floor is the modern kitchen with integrated appliances and plenty of storage space and a modern bathroom with storage cupboard. Adjacent, a large double bedroom and a large lounge, both overlook the rear gardens and grounds. Off the living room is an elevated balcony with a fine view to the rural landscape and steps leading down to the rear garden. The ground floor is split to provide either second bedroom or lounge with a separate WC and hand basin. The remainder of the Coach House provides a double garage and substantial storage to the main residence and is accessed through rear double opening doors.

This splendid property benefits from approximately 0.54 acres or thereabouts of beautiful grounds, accessed through remotely operated gates. The gardens are tiered, the lower part incorporating the large stone flagged terrace, perfect for dining and entertaining, a large lawn area together with vibrant flower and shrub borders. A feature pond is positioned centrally offering a tranquil background of running water. An extensive lawn with fruit trees, vegetable plot and greenhouse are on the upper level. Backing onto fields and screened by trees, hedges and high stone walls, the well planned and maintained gardens create an attractive, secluded and peaceful setting all year round. To the front of the property, a mature classic Yew hedge and a low stone wall surrounds the lawned garden with central flagged path, planter and trees.

This historic residence is more than just a home and offers superb character, amenity and space for all a family’s needs together with great connectivity for a modern lifestyle. The rolling countryside of the Lune Valley, the Lancaster Canal and the coastline at Hest Bank, with its stunning Lake District views, are all on the doorstep, catering for a range of outdoor activities. Slyne village offers a good range of day to day facilities including pharmacy, newsagent/grocery store, dentist surgery and pubs.

Carnforth, 3.5 miles to the north and historic Lancaster, 3.5 miles to the south provide a wider range of restaurant, retail, business, doctors’ surgeries, hospital, leisure and cultural facilities. The village primary school has an excellent reputation and the catchment area has a range of excellent secondary schools.

The property is very well connected and conveniently located for quick access to the M6 motorway while Lancaster has a direct west coast rail services to London (2.5 hours), other major cities and Manchester airport.

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