Green Head Farm, Cross Lane, Lower Bentham, Lancaster

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Bedrooms: 5
Spacious farmhouse with two adjoining stone barns offering a spacious workshop, storage or superb development potential. Set amongst approximately 0.3 acres of grounds the gardens this home is ideal for those looking for village life and plenty of space.

This captivating former farmhouse combines historic charm with modern comfort, having been substantially restored and upgraded by the current owners over the last fifteen years and now offers purchasers the opportunity to take this to the next level with their ideas. This unique property offers a versatile living space yet with further potential to provide accommodation in the adjoining stone barns.

Situated in the sought after village of Low Bentham which offers a thriving community feel, the property enjoys the best of both worlds, in a peaceful rural setting yet with convenient access to local amenities in the neighbouring market town of High Bentham. Excellent transport links via the M6 motorway at Junction 34 and rail links via Bentham railway station make this a well connected location.

Nestled between the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Lake District National Park, and views over the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, there is a high quality of life on offer together with endless recreational opportunities.

The main farmhouse provides accommodation over three floors with flexible living accommodation to the ground floor and five bedrooms beyond. There is a choice of access points to the property however the main access opens into the living room which is a sizeable living space with a window to the front access and French doors opening into the rear garden. This room is set around a cosy wood burning stove and inset into an exposed stone fireplace, making an ideal focal point.

The kitchen-dining space spans the full width of the property with a handmade kitchen to one side providing ample storage with integral appliances including double oven, fridge freezer and electric hob. There is a dining area to one side making this a perfect family space ideal for everyday use. This space is well appointed and has exposed beams to the ceiling, adding rustic charm.

There is a sizeable utility room with ample storage and point for cooker which is larger than most peoples kitchen. From there is a useful shower room complete with WC, wash hand basin and shower, ideal for those long days in the garden and keeping the outside muck contained!

Situated at the rear of the property is a sunroom which would make a perfect home office space, with an extensive outlook over the rear garden area.

The design of the ground floor offers flexibility for various lifestyle needs, ensuring both comfort and convenience.

The first floor is accessed from the living room with three bedrooms situated on the first floor – two with an outlook to the rear and one with an outlook to the front. Each of the bedrooms have inbuilt storage, great for space-saving. The house bathroom is positioned with an outlook to the rear and provides bath, WC, shower cubicle, wash hand basin and airing cupboard for storage.

The property continues to the second floor where there are two further bedrooms, one which is currently utilised as an office space with an outlook to the side and the further bedroom which has Velux windows allowing ample natural lighting, fitted storage to the corner making excellent use of the space and an en-suite shower room providing WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle.

From the second floor the adjoining workshop / barn space can be accessed as well as from the ground floor, which allows this to be incorporated into the main house to provide additional accommodation subject to purchasers seeking planning consent for changes.

With two stone outbuildings attached to the sides of the main house enhancing the rustic appeal, there are further opportunities for re-development and re-use of these areas which would make an ideal extension to the existing accommodation, holiday property or a creative studio space – something for all. The barns provide an expansive area and are currently utilised for storage but are ideal for those with avid interests in cars or a superb workshop for those who like to tinker.

Beyond the workshop is a garden room which is accessed from the front and rear and is a perfect space to be used as a potting shed allowing the garden to be tended to all year round.

The smaller barn at the approach of the property has an outlook to the side and front and two further stores to the rear, together with a practical outside WC.

Externally the extensive gardens at Green Head Farm are a true highlight, with large lawns, a fruit and vegetable garden incorporating raised beds, and mature trees, making the outside spaces both beautiful yet functional. Set amongst approximately 0.3 acres of grounds the gardens are ideal for those families looking for a little more space or those looking for an area to relax in and enjoying the surroundings. The kitchen garden allows for ample home-grown produce throughout the year, adding a touch of sustainable living.

Whether you have a vision of expanding the current living space, creating a holiday property or developing a hobby, then this home has a wealth of opportunities and endless possibilities.

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