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Standen Park House, Lancaster - For Sale
Standen House Country park sits with in it's own established grounds on the outskirts of the Historic City of Lancaster. It is a private residence and has lots of interesting period features which will make this property an attraction for many buyers. The entrance to the estate is via Quernmore Road as we leave Lancaster and head out towards the countryside and local fells running along the borders of a local conservation area. The city of Lancaster is well known for it's historic buildings and attractions, such as Lancaster Castle, Judges Lodgings and the Maritime Museum, which are all easily accessed from St Georges Quay running alongside the River Lune The Ashton Memorial is a well known landmark and can be seen from anywhere in the city as Lord Ashton built it in memory of his deceased wife, the building and gardens are a popular place to visit with locals and visitors alike. Standen Park gives easy access to the highly recommended grammar schools, both universities RLI and all city centre amenities along with the M6 junction 33 and 34 and the main line train links.
Ground Floor-Entrance Hall
As we enter into this stylish home a rather grand entrance hall welcomes us and leads us through. The ceilings are high, the decoration is tasteful in soft delicate colours. There are the plastered decorative coving which give a stylish finish and laminate flooring running through with wooden panelled doors leading off into each of these delightful rooms. A carved handrail and balustrade leads up through each of the floors.
We cannot help but be impressed by the presentation of this spacious, relaxing room. Tastefully decorated with delicately designed paper in cream with a soft champagne finish. The high ceilings, decorative borders and intricate ceiling rose, show the quality, style and attention to detail given to show off the room to the best ability. The main feature of this room would be the ornamental fireplace with marble surround and hearth. There are large glass panelled windows allowing lots of natural daylight to meander its way through making this a room for sitting back at the end of a busy day, kicking off your shoes and enjoying your magnificent surroundings.
Bedroom 4 + Ensuite
Sitting to the front of the house with an amazing outlook across the gardens, this bright room with its large panelled windows, floral decoration and delicate colouring could be used as a further reception room, office or playroom. It has an added shower room off to the side which gives flexibility as a fourth bedroom.
Always beneficial to have, a modern stylish cloakroom which is easily accessible from all floors. With a low level WC and modern handbasin, the room is tastefully presented with peach decoration, ceramic tiled flooring and chrome accessories.
Lower Ground Floor-Kitchen and breakfast room
A delightful, spacious kitchen with a variety of high and low level units outlining this spacious open plan breakfast area. The room is bright with large glass panelled windows allowing views out onto the rear garden and patio. This charming family room has high ceilings, with lighted chandeliers and ceiling roses, decorative shelving and display units. There is space for appliances and white goods along with a built in Gas hob, electric oven, and extractor hood. A white ceramic sink and drainer sits alongside a selection of high and low level units in cream with mosaic tiled splash back, complimented by the terracotta decoration. A solid wood door leads out into the garden and patio area, where the afternoon sunshine can be enjoyed.
Oozing quality and style, this spacious dining area is laid out to impress. The high ceilings with the decorative coving and intricate ceiling rose are shown off by the colour surrounding them in decoration. There is lots of space for furniture and a high window which allows the light to trickle through showing the detail and finish. Just outside in the hallway a walk in cupboard under the stairs with shelving for storage.
First Floor- Bedroom 1 + Ensuite
An amazing room, with lots of floorspace and views out to the front and side. The widows allow lots of light in so this room can be enjoyed not only for sleeping, but for early morning coffee and TV. There is a glass fronted walk-in dressing room, with lots of hanging space, shelving and storage, with further built in cupboards too. A stylishly decorated room, with cream walls, carpets and high ceilings. A door leads us through into the en-suite shower room. Here we have a separate walk-in shower, modern hand basin and WC sitting in a full length vanity cabinet in white. There is a wall mounted mirror with soft lighting electric extractor fan and heated towel rail. The decoration is lemon with dark Grey tiled flooring.
We all like the luxury of a nice hot bath! There is no exception here, this home has the best of both worlds with showers for all to enjoy, but the main bathroom still offers a luxurious bath with an attached shower hose, a bidet, WC and hand basin sitting in a modern vanity cabinet running along one wall giving a feeling of quality and style. Decoration is cream, with stone coloured tiling and Grey tiled flooring to finish. A selection of accessories include, electric extractor fan, heated towel rail and wall mounted mirror with soft lighting.
The landing is open and spacious with doors leading off into each of the bedrooms. It is a usable area with plenty of floorspace for furniture, lots of light and plenty of charm.
A further double bedroom with large glass panelled window, high ceilings and lots of floorspace. A room which is tastefully presented and repeats the elegance which runs through the rest of the house.
Currently used as the office, this room is lined with shelving for books and a freestanding desk(not included in the sale). It is a busy room with lots of space, high ceiling and a gracious window creating light and brightness. If it's a preference to use this room as a bedroom, then it would be a reasonable size and easily fits a double bed.
Standen Park House is surrounded by beautifully maintained established gardens. To the side of the house is a secluded area for parking with electronically controlled gated car ports which are equipped with electricity for power and water.
A sweeping gravel driveway circles around a lawn centrepiece with planted trees and shrubs. The gardens and walkways are shared, however the home at No 8 Standen Park House has it's own rear garden and patio. Mainly laid to lawn, with a flagged area which is sheltered and decorated with planted pots, it is the ideal place to sit and enjoy those lazy afternoons in the sunshine.