Cottage with lots of charm

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A deceptively spacious charming period cottage with four double bedrooms is this week’s Home of Distinction.

Raikes Bank, Raikes Road, Great Eccleston, is set in a popular village location and has many attractive features. The property includes two reception rooms, a breakfast kitchen, superb bathroom and en suite plus a delightful south facing rear garden.

It also offers off-road parking, a store place and shed.

The accommodation includes an entrance hallway, living room, kitchen with breakfast room off and a large lounge/dining room.

To the first floor the master bedroom has an en suite shower room and there are three further double bedrooms and a superb five-piece bathroom.

Externally there is an adjoining store place and a small garden area to the front.

The mature garden at the rear is a delightful feature of this home and includes paved sitting area and lawn with well-stocked borders and mature trees.

The entrance hallway leads to the living room, which boasts an imposing full-height chimney breast with an open fire set in a dog grate on a raised stone hearth. There is a dado rail and wood flooring.

The kitchen and breakfast room is split into three areas and includes a range of wall and base units with rolled edge work tops, a mosaic tiled splash, electric cooker point, stainless steel sink unit and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine. The kitchen is open plan to the breakfast room area. The lounge/dining room is L-shaped with an open fire set in a feature period style fireplace. French doors lead out to a paved seating area and the garden beyond.

On the first floor, bedroom one has a large walk-in wardrobe/store room plus three-piece en suite shower room. Bedroom two has a deep recessed wardrobe with cupboard and feature fireplace. There are two more bedrooms. The stylish five-piece bathroom includes a freestanding rolled top bath. The rear garden boasts a paved seating area with ornamental water feature, lawn, well stocked borders, mature trees and shrubs.

LOCATION: Raikes Bank, Raikes Road, Great Eccleston

LAYOUT: Period cottage with two reception rooms, four double bedrooms (one with en suite), five-piece bathroom, breakfast kitchen, south facing rear garden.

MAIN ROOM SIZES: Living room 12’11 x 12’2, breakfast kitchen 10’10 x 10’4, lounge/dining room 15’1 x 14’9

OUTSTANDING FEATURES: South facing garden.

AGENT: Farrell Heyworth, 
7 High Street, Garstang.

01995 600666.

PRICE: £299,950.