Period property with scope for change

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Holly House at 26 Church Lane, Goosnargh, is a well-presented five bedroom, three reception room property set in a good sized garden plot and boasting a wealth of period and character features.

There is scope for further improvement to suit specific tastes in this semi-detached family home, a property originally constructed as part of the Oliverson’s residential and agricultural estate in Goosnargh.

Home for many years to the Under-sheriff of Lancashire and then to the village doctor, it now offers the potential to acquire a well-proportioned, characterful family home set in the heart of the attractive village of Goosnargh and the varied local amenities it has to offer.

The property provides excellent levels of privacy within its plot, being sheltered by vegetation and a brick wall from Goosnargh Lane, and to the rear has fantastic open views over surrounding countryside. A gravelled pathway leads to an original front door with half-moon window into the vestibule, from where double doors open into a large reception hallway.

From here, the original staircase goes up to the first floor and there is an attractive window on the half landing.

Leading from the hallway can be found the formal sitting room complete with Adam-style fireplace and open grate with original windows to the front and side. The kitchen provides an attractive heart at the centre of the property, with timber painted units, granite worktops and a green oil fired Aga cooker in an original Georgian surround.

Leading directly from the kitchen is the formal dining room, with views to the rear garden and an attractive marble Victorian fireplace.

The conservatory provides a large, light entertaining room to enjoy the garden, with double French doors leading to the back of the property.

From the kitchen is a useful pantry area, the rear hallway and a snug, which has windows overlooking the rear garden area and an attractive enamel wood burning stove.

Utility and cloak rooms are adjacent, and from the rear hallway is the original semi-sunken cellar with a flagged floor and shelving perfect for storing wine.

The original staircase goes up to the first floor and master suite plus two double bedrooms and the family bathroom. Two further bedrooms and a shower room are on the second floor.

Holly House has an attractive cottage garden area, a gravelled car parking area for two vehicles, and planning consent for a single garage.

Layout: a spacious property with living room, dining room, kitchen, conservatory, study, five bedrooms, master suite, family bathroom and shower room.

Main room sizes: living room 16’ x 6”, dining room 11’8” x 10’9”, kitchen 11’11” x 11’8”, conservatory 15’0” x 10’3”, study 13’8” x 10’7”, master bedroom 16’3” x 11’4”

Agents: Armitstead Barnett Market Place Garstang

Tel: 01995 603180

Price: OIRO £425,000