Character house with ‘a bit more to it’


A beautiful stone residence dating to the 1830s, School House, in Goosnargh Lane, is a detached property boasting plenty of original and character features throughout.

In addition to the main house there, is a self-contained studio apartment, ideal for renting out or as a teenagers flat.

The property overlooks the village green to the front and to the rear and has stunning views across the local countryside.

School House offers on the ground floor a hallway, an open plan kitchen diner, a lounge with open fire, a modern shower room and conservatory.

On the first floor there are four bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Externally the property has a double garage with the studio apartment above.

There is also a driveway, front and rear gardens with decked areas, planted borders and a water feature.

Entry into the tiled floored hallway is through an original wooden door, and solid wood flooring is also a feature of the lounge, with its open fireplace and from where windows look out to the front and side of the property.

The dining kitchen has a range of fittings, a central island with complementary granite work surfaces, a one-and-a-half bowl sink, an integrated dishwasher and fridge, a built-in double oven, a gas hob, space for an American-style fridge freezer and a stone surround with Esse oil fired stove.

The dining area features a cast iron fireplace and the conservatory is of cedar hardwood construction, with double-glazed windows and a tiled floor.

Double doors open from here to the rear garden, a beautiful area laid to lawn with well-established shrubs and borders and a wall surround.

There is also a paved patio area and a decked and covered patio with a water feature.

The window seat on the first floor landing overlooks the front and three of the four bedrooms have cast iron fireplaces as special features, and also fitted cupboards with hanging space and shelving.

Layout: stunning four-bedroom property with many original features

Main room sizes: hall 6’2” x 24’5”, dining kitchen 13’10” x 24’5”, conservatory 17’5” x 11’3”, bathroom 9’5” x 6’6”, bedroom one 12’4” x 15’3”, bedroom two 13’11” x 12’, self contained studio apartment (lounge and bedroom) 15’6” x 19’6”, breakfast kitchen 8’9” x 5’7”, bathroom 6’4” x 9’7, double garage 15’8” x 27’3.

Agent: Entwistle Green, Berry Lane, Longridge

Tel: 01772 785431

Price: £540,000