Barn conversion with stunning views and a detached cottage

A detached barn conversion set in three acres of land in a much sought after location is our Property of Distinction.

Thursday, 28th February 2013, 6:00 am
Greys barn

Grey House Barn in Ratcliffe Wharf Lane, Forton, is a barn conversion that includes a detached stone cottage.

Boasting stunning views, private access and parking, this substantial stone barn was constructed in 1825 and benefits from having been re-roofed in slate and partially converted.

Full planning permission has been granted for conversion to a five bedroom residence. With stunning views to the fells and frontage to the Lancaster Canal, and with all outside walls repointed, and with its own private vehicle access and parking, this grade two listed stone barn with feature beams has planning permission for a living room, dining kitchen, family room, cloakroom/utility, five bedrooms, three bathrooms and study.

The barn accommodation measures 7.11m(23’4’’) x 11.33m(37’2’’) (internal) including extension 7’2x7’3 (internal).

Approximately a third of the barn has previously been converted into the following accommodation: lounge with UPVC external door and single glazed wooden window; kitchen fitted with a range of quality wooden units and granite work surfaces with tiled surround and featuring an electric oven, gas hob, integrated dishwasher, gas LPG boiler, extractor fan, single bowl ceramic sink and mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, and with beamed ceiling and slate floor; first bedroom with a feature circular window,and beams; bedroom two with feature beams; and a bathroom with a velux window, low rise WC, hand basin, bath with shower and screen plus beamed ceilings.

The cottage, with private garden and views to the canal, offers separate versatile accommodation. It includes a lounge/dining area, a kitchen fitted with Siematic units, a hallway, bathroom and bedroom.

There is a studio/garden room with feature open stone fireplace and single glazed wooden patio doors leading to patio and garden.

There is also a courtyard with parking and ground works for a tennis court. In addition, there is a separate garden store/outbuilding.

Main layout: Detached barn conversion with lounge, kitchen, two bedrooms, bathroom and planning permission for a living room, dining kitchen, family room, cloakroom/utility, five bedrooms, three bathrooms and study. There is also a detached cottage with gardens, kitchen,lounge/dining area and one bedroom.

Main room sizes: lounge 14’10 x 14’7, kitchen 15’1 x 6’6, bedroom one 11’10 x 11’8, bedroom two 6’9 x 6’8, bathroom 6’0 x 6’8. Cottage: lounge/dining area 15’ 6 x 16’2, bedroom 9’5 x 10’11, bathroom 7’5 x 5’4.

Agent: G Parkinson, Market Place, Garstang

Tel: 01995 606484.

Price: £550,000.