Juniper Cottage, Gressingham, Lancaster

£500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A picture-perfect stone cottage with an abundance of charm and character throughout and believed to be approximately 300 years old. Sympathetically restored and updated, the property now offers well-proportioned living space set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens.

This picturesque yet accessible location sits equidistance from the market town of Kirkby Lonsdale which offers a range of independent and local shops and restaurants, and the city of Lancaster. Access to the M6 motorway via Junction 35 is just a short drive away. Excellent schools are positioned close by for both primary and secondary schools, with the property being situated within the catchment for Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale and the Lancaster Grammar Schools. The closest independent schools are Sedbergh and Giggleswick.

Juniper Cottage is approached from the flagged driveway to the rear of the practical rear entrance, being well-suited for everyday use. The entrance hallway sits centrally to the ground floor accommodation and gives access to a snug / dining room positioned to the rear, with a dual aspect and feature curved wall overlooking the gardens towards the beck.

A dining-kitchen provides a quality fitted kitchen crafted by Kirkland Kitchens, with granite worktops and integral appliances. To one side is a dining space with feature window seat and stone mullioned windows. The kitchen area is finished with terracotta tiled flooring and feature beams, adding to the cottage feel of this room.

The living room is set at the front of the property and sits around a period open fire with an access to the front entrance and window positioned at the front. The stairs lead from the living room and there is access to a sun room which is situated at the front of the property which is glazed to 3 sides, and is an excellent space to enjoy the gardens all year round.

The sizeable utility space with range of units, sink and drainer, plumbing for washing machine and oil fired boiler is a useful, practical space and sits adjacent to a shower room with low level WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle. These rooms complete the ground floor accommodation.

The first floor provides 3 bedrooms, one with a walk-in wardrobe area and a family bathroom completed by Aquajade in Kirkby Lonsdale, providing a roll-top bath, low level WC and wash hand basin and finished with feature panelling to the walls.

Externally the grounds are very well tended and stocked with mature planting, box hedging and topiary. To the front is a courtyard garden which enjoys the topiary hedging and cobbled path leading around the garden to the lower garden and property grounds. There is a lawned garden at the rear which has raised beds and a natural spring feature. A kitchen-garden provides raised beds and is ideal for those with green-fingered interests looking to be self-sufficient. There is a substantial stone outbuilding / barn which is an excellent garage and workshop space, well suited to a range of uses subject to a purchaser's desires.

Attached to the barn is a coalhouse /woodstore.

At the entrance to the property is a spacious gravel parking area which is accessed directly from the public highway, giving excellent parking to the property.

Juniper Cottage is well suited to a range of buyers and offers excellent character throughout, with superb gardens and must be seen to appreciate the layout and extend of what is offered.

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