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Ratcliffe Wharf Lane, Preston - For Sale

Guide Price £630,000
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    Welcome to Ratcliffe Wharf... a rare opportunity to acquire an excellent three bedroom detached cottage set in an enchanting plot which extends to approx 1 acre. The handsome property offers a multitude of delightful features, from its rich and historic grounds, to it's charming interior and waterside position.
    Built in approx 1800 and has been thoughtfully extended and refurbished back in the late 1990's by the current owners and now presents as a spacious, bright and elegant home that will appeal to many demographics.
    Accommodation: Living room: The living room is very much the heart of this home, a peaceful and relaxing space in which to unwind and enjoy the stunning views that surround the property. There are many features which enhance this room from the original stone hearth and cast iron wood burner to the French windows that lead onto the garden.
    Kitchen: A country style kitchen, fitted with pine units, tiled floor, beamed ceiling and period lighting. The kitchen is well appointed with fully integrated appliances, ample work surfaces, storage and space for a family sized dining table.
    Dining Room Hall:
    To the front of the house and where the original entrance is situated there is a lovely formal dining room, it features another handsome fireplace , exposed beams and views over the front lawn. Perfect place to entertain.
    Downstairs Wc.
    Master Bedroom: A generous master bedroom offering an elegant and tranquil space, with ample built in wardrobes and attractive views over the front lawns and woodland.
    A luxurious bathroom with three piece suite and dressing room area. (This room is very atmospheric with its picturesque views, beamed ceiling and a quaint little window that looks over the new extension.)
    Second Bedroom:
    A double bedroom situated to the rear of the house with sensational views over the gardens and up to the canal. With plenty of built in wardrobes and access to a Jack and Jill shower room suite.
    Third Bedroom:
    A double bedroom with built in cupboards and lovely outlooks over the front lawns.
    Outside Buildings:
    The detached stable is a useful building which could be utilized for many different purposes, there is potential for further development (subject to consent). The roof has been replaced in recent years and cables have been installed ready for electricity to be connected.
    The Piggery is another versatile outbuilding which has been fitted with a wc and sink. Electricity has been installed.
    Garage: Double garage built by the current owner with large workshop to the rear. Electricity has been installed.
    The gardens and grounds of Ratcliffe Wharf present a haven of tranquility and natural beauty. Designed to offer an array of appealing areas in which to enjoy all of the year.
    The large lawns are adorned with wild flowers, fruits trees and many more shrubs that fill the garden with vibrant colours and scents. To the rear of the property there is a paved patio which looks over to a pergola which is draped in Roses & Honeysuckle as well as being home to the local wildlife.
    Leading up the grassy banks to the canal sits a little summer house, a perfect place for alfresco dining or a spot of boat watching. Electricity can be supplied via an extension cable. Security lights have been installed to the front and the rear of the property
    The current owners rent a mooring which is located on the edge of the garden, these can be obtained from Canal & River Trust. This section of the canal bank cannot be accessed by the public. Fishing is allowed on the canal with a permit.
    The property is situated along Ratcliffe Wharf Lane, an ideal location for those wishing to access the A6, great for those who are commuting to Garstang, Preston, Lancaster and further afield via the M6 and main road links. The nearby market town of Garstang has a range of independent shops along with supermarkets, health care providers, cafes and restaurants. There is also a good range of primary schools and Garstang Academy High School. As well as being within the catchment area for The Lancaster Royal Grammar Schools & Ripley St Thomas. There is a cricket club and bowling green also closely located .
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