Far Close Drive, Arnside £650,000

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  • View from dining room
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  • Dining room
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  • Utility room
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  • Rear garden
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  • Master bedroom
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  • Bedroom 2
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  • Shower room
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  • Lobby
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  • Bathroom
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  • Patio with stunning views
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  • Front lawn
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  • Arnside
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  • Front lawn
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  • Substantial detached family home
  • 4 double bedrooms
  • Exquisite grounds
  • Large driveway
  • Stunning views of the estuary
  • Kitchen/breakfast room with separate dining room
  • Home office
  • Large garage

Silver Birches is a unique, detached family residence set in approximately ¾ acre of landscaped gardens and situated in the ever sought-after New Barns area of Arnside. Set off a private road the driveway sweeps up to the home through the exquisite gardens towards the imposing residence. Extended by the current vendors the home now consists of a large triple aspect living room, spacious kitchen/breakfast room, formal dining room, 4 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, utility and home office/5th bedroom. Beautiful gardens surround the property. To the front is a private wooded area leading up to a formal lawned area with sun trap patio. A fruit tree orchard lines the driveway. To the rear of the property is another lawned area with mature vegetable patches. The current owners have lovingly cared for the garden and created superb seating areas to fully appreciate the spectacular panoramic views. Arnside is a sought after village and designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has a variety of amenities including; the famous 'Arnside Chip Shop', 2 grocery stores, doctors surgery, pharmacy, 2 pubs, a variety of coffee shops, a Pan-Asian restaurant and a primary school rated OUTSTANDING by OFSTED. There are good transport links from the village with a train station (with access to Lancaster, Manchester and the West coast). There is a bus service and the M6 motorway 15 minutes away. The village has a vibrant community with the several local groups/societies, play groups, crown green bowling and both a football and cricket club.


Rooms

Entrance Porch

The glazed entrance porch is a welcoming space for boots and coats. Large picture windows look out over the gardens.

Living Room - 24' 1'' x 12' 10'' (7.35m x 3.9m)

The living room is flooded with light from the triple aspect windows. A central fireplace is fitted with a large wood burning stove. Accessed from the breakfast room and also the hallway. There are stunning views from every angle out over the side, rear and front gardens and towards the estuary and fells beyond.

Kitchen - 11' 11'' x 10' 7'' (3.62m x 3.22m)

Cream shaker style base and wall units, with complementary work surfaces and tiled splash backs. Space for a tall fridge/freezer, freestanding dishwasher and oven with integrated cooker hood. Large window with views out to the rear garden. Open to the breakfast room making it a great space for cooking and socialising.

Breakfast Room - 10' 7'' x 8' 4'' (3.22m x 2.53m)

A good sized space for informal dining with sliding doors leading out in to the rear garden. Open to the kitchen for social dining with access to the living room.

Utility room - 16' 9'' x 5' 7'' (5.1m x 1.69m)

A must in any busy family home - the utility room is a generous size with sliding patio doors at one end leading on to the rear garden. Cream shaker style base and wall units for storage with a sink, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a dryer.

Dining Room - 12' 11'' x 11' 11'' (3.93m x 3.63m)

Large window facing the front of the property with fantastic views out over the front gardens and estuary beyond. The perfect place to dine and relax enjoying the view.

Lobby

Linking the original house with the new extension, impressive floor to ceiling windows allow for plenty of natural light. Access to the garage on the ground floor and stairs leading up to the first floor to access the main living areas. There is separate access from the exterior meaning this area could be used as a separate self-contained annexe.

Office/bedroom 5 - 9' 7'' x 7' 4'' (2.92m x 2.24m)

Overlooking the side garden, could also be used as a craft/hobby room or 5th bedroom.

Master bedroom - 17' 2'' x 12' 10'' (5.24m x 3.91m)

Large double bedroom with 2 built in wardrobes. Double aspect windows, one overlooking the side garden while the large front facing picture windows affords spectacular views out over the estuary and fells beyond. It is a perfect height to wake up and enjoy the full vista.

Shower Room - 8' 2'' x 4' 11'' (2.49m x 1.51m)

The large picture window allows for plenty of natural light with superb views over the estuary and fells beyond. Comprising of a white 3 piece suite - shower cubicle, hand basin and WC. TIling to the walls and floor.

Bedroom 2 - 16' 7'' x 13' 10'' (5.06m x 4.22m)

This superb space has a multitude of uses. Currently used as a guest bedroom with seating area to enjoy the stunning views via the dual aspect windows. The space could be used as an additional living space, large double bedroom or additional office.

Bedroom 3 - 13' 1'' x 13' 0'' (3.99m x 3.97m)

Large double bedroom with views out to the rear garden.

Bedroom 4 - 11' 11'' x 10' 10'' (3.63m x 3.3m)

Double bedroom with 2 built in wardrobes. Window overlooking the side garden.

Bathroom - 9' 7'' x 6' 6'' (2.91m x 1.99m)

Comprising of a white 3 piece suite - P shaped bath with electric shower above, built in hand basin and concealed cistern WC. Window overlooking the side garden. Complementary part tiling to the walls.

Garage

The spacious garage has access from the main driveway and the internal glazed lobby. With an up and over garage door. Has a water supply and is fitted with power and light. A range of base and wall units for storage. Ample space for parking with a further workshop area.

Useful Information

Council Tax Band - G Water - Mains Electric - Mains Drainage - Septic Tank

Externally

Entering through the traditional stone pillars there is a large driveway winding up through the beautiful gardens and fruit tree orchard to the front of the property. There is room for several vehicles to park and a substantial garage. The front gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, bushes, shrubs and planting with additional private wooded area. Access around the property on both sides to reach the rear garden with lawned area, shed and vegetable plots.


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Name Location Type Distance
Far Close Drive
Arnside LA5 0BG
County: Lancashire
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: WEA200
Ben Waterhouse
Waterhouse Estate Agents
 
  01524 760048