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An imposing, Victorian family home, built in the late 1800's, with some of the most spectacular panoramic views of the Estuary and Lakeland fells. 'Whitbarrow House' is conveniently located on a private road just a few minutes walk from the promenade yet is peaceful and quiet. The beautifully proportioned family accommodation is arranged over three floors with the majority being arranged over the ground and first. Many of the original features remain in the property and have been lovingly maintained and restored by the current owners. The accommodation currently benefits from three large reception rooms on the ground floor and an impressive breakfast kitchen with the added benefit of a separate utility room. There are four bedrooms, the house bathroom and en-suites to the Master and second bedroom. On the second floor there is a separate space currently used for storage but easily converted into an additional bedroom/home office or living space. The extensive accommodation is complemented by the beautifully landscaped rear garden and modernised outhouses. The elevated position of 'Whitbarrow House' allows spectacular panoramic views from the principal reception rooms and front facing bedrooms across the Estuary towards and Lake District Fells. 'Whitbarrow House' benefits from being located close to the village amenities without the noise or passing traffic making it a peaceful haven within the village. The local village shop, Arnside promenade and the beach are within a 3-minute walk. 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.
Through the inviting front door you are greeted with a sizable entrance porch with original stunning tiling. There is ample space for shoes and boots and to hang coats. Leads through the stained glass inner door into the main hallway.
This large room maintains its cosy and welcoming feel with the original features from the property being retained. The room faces the front of the property and benefits from views of the front garden and views to the distance through the elegant bay window with elegant sash windows. A stunning marble surround perfectly frames the living flame gas fire.
With ample space to seat 8 comfortably this room is great for dinner parties, large family gatherings and socialising. The antique oak fire surround and mantle with original ornate tiling surround the open fire. Useful built in storage cupboards sit at either side of the fireplace within the alcoves. Again, the large picture windows overlook the front garden and benefit from beautiful views.
A beautiful family kitchen. Fitted with solid wood base and wall units with breakfast bar and seating for 2. A tiled worktop complements the detailed wall tiling. A charming stained glass window allows diffused light to flow from the living room.
A must for any busy family home. The utility room is fitted with a range of base and wall units with space for dryer and plumbing for washing machine. The tiled floor continues from the kitchen seamlessly linking the spaces.
A multi-functional space at the rear of the property. Currently used as a second reception room but equally as useful as a home office, playroom teenagers den. Leads to the rear porch with garden access.
A spacious cloakroom with w/c and basin. Fully tiled characterful walls.
WOW! The master bedroom suite is a haven of luxury. Arguably the best views to wake up to in the morning. A separate dressing area with stylish built in floor to ceiling wardrobes keeps the main bedroom area calm and serene.
The luxury continues with the master en-suite. Fitted with a 4 piece suite consisting of whirlpool bath, basin with built in storage, w/c and double walk in shower.
Spacious double overlooking the rear garden.
Modern suite consisting of p shaped bath with overhead shower, w/c and basin. Stone coloured tiling to full walls.
Another large double bedroom enjoying the stunning views over the estuary.
4 piece white suite consisting of bath, walk in shower, basin and w/c.
Located on the second floor with separate stair access. Spacious double room with dormer window, ideal for teenagers or a separate hobby room.
A useful space currently used for storage but could be converted into further accommodation on the second floor.
Access from the main hallway with lighting and storage shelves.
An excellent space currently used as a workshop.
Located on a private road with parking to the front of the property. A beautiful gate welcomes you to the suntrap front garden with mature bushes and seating area to enjoy the evening sun. To the rear of the property is a recently upgraded garden space with multi level seating and dining areas. Two outbuilding have been upgraded to offer storage/workshop space.
Water - Mains Heating - Gas central heating Sewage - Mains Council Tax Band - Band E
Waterhouse Estate Agents, Santon, Silverdale Road, Arnside, LA5 0EH
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