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Fine & Country
Scorton, Near Lancaster, Preston
Guide Price £800,000
- Beautiful five bedroom home
- Set in approximately 5 acres
- Triple garage with annexe above
- Set out over three floors
- Woodland area
- Private drive
- Lovingly improved by current Vendors
- Ideal for Equestrian use with purpose built stable block
Spout House Farm would be a wonderful choice for a family with animals enjoying approximately 5 acres of garden and fields surrounding the property, including a purpose built modern stable block. The gardens and grounds have also undergone substantial regeneration and improvement with an excellent balance of formal areas, natural woodland, paddock and wide paved terraces for outside entertaining, just to name a few. A supremely versatile and well thought out space completely detached from the main house and accessed through the garage is additional accommodation, utilised by the current vendors as the ultimate entertainment room and offices, this vast space will appeal to a wide range of buyers. Ideal for crafts, working from home, parties, ancillary accommodation or as a games room this excellent space complements this true family home. Beneath the 'living' part of the detached building is an excellent triple garage with electric up and over door providing the ever present functionality that is perpetual throughout.
Scorton is a small rural village which will appeal to all ages. With its vibrant community; the village is a popular destination for walkers, cyclists and visitors who are spoilt for choice to enjoy refreshments at a number of well established eateries including The Priory, The Barn, Daisy Clough Nurseries and Apple Store Cafe at Wyresdale Park. Nearby landmark Nicky Nook is a popular climb, and the fisheries at Wyreside Lake and Cleveley Mere are well worth a visit too! Â
Accommodation A simply stunning, stone built, period family home; accessed through the picture perfect front door leading into the hallway. Benefitting from oak flooring, this connects the ground floor and leads to the under stairs cupboard, perfect for coats and boots! Extremely handy, there is also a bespoke built in wine storage.
To the right of the hallway is a very special space, the living room arrangement provides a place for all the family to relax, unwind and enjoy the beautiful surroundings with a dual aspect. The room enjoys exposed beams, a multi fuel stove sat on a stone hearth and patio doors which provide access onto the patio and garden area. There is a versatile additional room to the rear of the lounge, currently utilised as a sun room that enjoys a peaceful garden outlook and characterful ceiling beams, again with external access out to the parking area.
Immaculately presented and tastefully fitted, the kitchen is the heart of the home and has a real period charm with wooden beams to the ceiling, yet modernised to ensemble modern day living. Very well planned, the kitchen features an excellent range of wall and base units topped with polished black granite, integrated dishwasher and also boasts a useful breakfast bar. In keeping with the modern farmhouse style, there is a super Rangemaster with five ring hob, electric ovens and extractor hood over. Within the kitchen diner there is ample space for a dining table, with views out to the garden through the restored pitch pine wooden shutters.
Immediately adjacent to the kitchen this useful and spacious utility has a range of wall and base units, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer and the external double doors leads to the patio area at the front of the house. To the ground floor there is also a useful WC and the back door which leads out to the drive and parking area of Spout House Farm, perfect access for bringing shopping in direct from the car!
Set out over three floors, a lovely hardwood staircase leads to the spacious first floor landing area and provides access to three double bedrooms, each offering their own unique charm and the house bathroom. Located at the front of the property, this spacious and light master suite is of generous proportions and has views over the front garden. The en-suite bathroom has a double shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin and WC. Two further double bedrooms to the first floor are both of spacious sizes and have pleasant views and exposed beams. The luxury and beautifully designed house bathroom, consists of his and hers tailor made sinks, built in Jacuzzi bath finished with in keeping tiling, large walk in rain shower with jet sprays, WC and towel radiator; the walls are tiled throughout to compliment.
To the second floor, there is versatile accommodation with vaulted ceilings, currently utilised as additional living space but if required could transform into the perfect master suite or teenage hideaway! This floor also provides a wealth of under eaves storage space. Â
Outside Accessed from a quiet country lane in an area known as Scorton, Spout House Farm occupies an elevated position, yet is private and welcoming. Double gates lead to a private parking area with enough space for at least five cars and providing access to the spacious triple garage with electrically operated roller doors. The garage also features a range of base units.. The beautiful secure gardens at Spout House Farm provide a safe and delightful haven for animals or children to enjoy. Throughout the garden, low maintenance shrubs and hardy colourful plants have been well planted to create an attractive yet relatively low maintenance area to enjoy the great outdoors, with a courtyard area to the front; paved seating areas surround the house and lawn with a small stream and double foot bridge. The grounds and garden of Spout House extend to approximately 5 acres, which includes stables and 2 paddocks; ideal amenity for buyers with a horse or pony interest, mature woodland area, large vegetable garden and greenhouse.
The first floor of the garage provides endless opportunities; it could make the perfect annexe accommodation for a dependant relative, or home offices, which is the current choice of use. The larger room is a very spacious open plan area with solid wood floor, Godin gas stove set on stone hearth and external access into the gardens. There are two additional reception rooms/bedrooms to this floor, one of which enjoys a gas stove set on slate hearth with external access and a useful shower room with chrome towel rail, hand wash basin with tiled splash back, W.C and Mira shower completes this additional accommodation. Â
Directions From M6 junction 33 follow A6 south for approximately 3 miles, turn left onto Station Lane, continue over bridge and follow the lane. Turn right onto The Square and continue forward onto Gubberford Lane passing the bowling club on the left, directly after this, turn left onto Tithebarn Lane, Spout House Farm is the first property on the left.Â
Services Mains water. Septic tank drainage. Oil fired heating to the main house. Gas fired heating to the garage/annexe Â
Council tax band GÂ
Last Modified 11/08/2020