Hall Gowan, North Road, Carnforth

£500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
GRADE II LISTED CHARACTER HOME

Offering excellent character and scope to create a stunning family home. Set within a large garden plot extending to 0.35 acres with in-out driveway and stone barn/outbuilding. Highly accessible position close to road and rail networks.

A substantial Grade II listed property which offers excellent character and scope to create a stunning family home. Hall Gowan is unique for its position, situated centrally within the market town of Carnforth, within walking distance of the amenities and services on offer. The property has been in the same family for many years and has undergone many changes since its original construction and now offers scope for the property to be modernised further or extended to incorporate the stone outbuilding to the rear. The sizeable accommodation and substantial plot offer many options for prospective purchasers to create their dream home.

The accessible location is within easy reach of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, with access to major road networks at J35 of the M6 motorway. Rail links are available at Carnforth and there is highly regarded public and private schooling close by together with shops, amenities and services in Carnforth and Lancaster.

This home offers charm throughout with feature beams, sash windows, feature coving and high ceilings. The well-proportioned accommodation comprises of an entrance hallway which sits centrally within the property with a staircase leading to the first floor. A sitting room is positioned to the side which enjoys a bay window overlooking the garden. Set around a fireplace this is an ideal entertaining or formal living area.

The main living room opens with double doors from the hallway and has exposed beams to the ceiling and a cosy woodburning stove. From the living space is a dining area which is split into two areas, one being a formal dining space set around a stone fireplace with beams, with an ideal office or reading space beyond. The dining room has a useful door leading to the rear hallway back to the kitchen and to the exterior. The dining space has an open arch back to the living room which is ideal for family living.

The breakfast- kitchen is positioned at the rear of the property and opens to the side patio. With ample storage and units the kitchen is well laid out and has the added benefit of a practical and highly useful utility space to one side. This area gives additional storage and provides plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Completing the ground floor is a cloakroom and W.C. Accessed from internal steps from the hallway to the lower ground floor is a cellar with stone flooring, being a useful space with a range of uses.

To the first floor are 4 good sized bedrooms set around an open landing space which is currently used as a library and reading space. The principle bedroom has excellent storage with full height fitted wardrobes and steps leading to a large en suite bathroom with excellent storage to one wall and a four piece bathroom suite. The family bathroom has a walk-in shower cubicle, roll top bath and wash hand basin, finished with marbled tiles and underfloor heating. There is a separate W.C. and wash hand basin adjoining the bathroom.

Externally the property is approached by an in-out driveway which provides ample parking to the front and side, set around a feature paved semi-circle. The gardens at Hall Gowan offer a mix of mature planting and shrubbery with a paved area from the kitchen. The lawns are positioned at the front and side with an elevated garden to the rear. A feature fish pond and vegetable garden complete the grounds. The gardens can be accessed from the path which leads around the property.

Situated to the rear is a useful stone outbuilding which has storage to the ground floor and a useful hobby room above which is accessed from the conservatory extension from the garden. This would make an ideal working from home space and or could be incorporated into the living space to make an exceptional design feature.

Hall Gowan offers excellent scope and potential and with the size, setting and location this property would make an ideal family home.

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