A barn offering opportunity for re-modelling to your own taste

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This is an the opportunity to acquire a well-presented, large family barn conversion set in an attractive rural location within easy access of the amenities of Chipping Village, Longridge, Garstang and the Preston.

Woodgates, in Startifants Lane, Chipping, was converted approximately 20 years ago to a high standard and provides well-proportioned family living accommodation over two floors, offering the potential of re-modelling to suit specific tastes and requirements.

The entrance hallway is the first stop for viewers, then there is a cloakroom, a formal sitting room with a bar area, a formal dining room, a useful utility room and also a kitchen diner next to it.

There is another day room/or office and then an oak staircase leads up to the first floor and the galleried landing.

Up here there are four double bedrooms and two bathrooms, the family one with a Villeroy and Boch suite.

The property is set in an exceptional private garden plot, with attractive semi-mature planting along with large patio area making the most of the far reaching views.

Also within the plot is a sizeable, open fronted garage building which provides considerable potential for alternative uses, ranging from home office or a granny flat. There is another lawned garden area with sweeping driveway leading on to Startifants Lane. The land extends to the side of the property, providing excellent possibilities for equestrian opportunities or lifestyle farming interests.

The gardens extend to 1.31 acres and there is an option to acquire about 7.93 acres of productive grassland.

Viewers enter Woodgates through the reception hall, which is open to eaves height with exposed beam work to the ceiling ,and the oak staircase leads to the first floor and galleried landing, with views down to the hallway.

The attractive formal sitting room, with its bank of hardwood timber double glazed windows, looks out to the side of the house and timber-effect double-glazed French doors go out to the side area.

This room has a large sandstone Inglenook fireplace with sandstone hearth and an inset wood burning stove.

With its bar area through an open archway, it is just one of the impressive reception rooms, kitchen and diner spaces and the well-appointed bedrooms, with oak and timber-effect features throughout, which give this conversion its special atmosphere and ambience.

Layout: The four bedrooms, cloaks, formal sitting room and dining room, the kitchen diner, utility and a day room or office are set in a spacious barn conversion completed 20 years ago. The landscaped gardens extend to 1.31 acres and there is the opportunity of buying almost eight acres to give possibilities for equestrian or farming interests. The property has many traditional features and, if necessary, areas can be can be remodelled to suit the buyer’s tastes.

Main room sizes: none given

Agent: Armitstead Barnett, Market Place, Garstang.

Tel: 01995 603180

Price: on application