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Particulars of Sale

Lower Hollinhead Farm

Littledale Road | Quernmore | Lancaster | Lancashire | LA2 9ER

£1,575,000 - ARCHIVED

A historic Grade II detached period property that has been painstakingly renovated by the current owners, using the highest quality design and materials to blend modern living space with original period features and style. The property is situated in a stunning position within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Forest of Bowland, surrounded by land and private gardens extending to 27 acres, with easy access to local towns, primary and secondary schools and within a short distance of the M6 making it accessible to the major business centres of the North West. In addition to the main house, there is an adjacent detached stone barn, with permission to develop as a holiday let, along with planning permission for a two car garage and storeroom.

The property is constructed of stonework with a pitched stone roof supported on timber. The property has full double glazing, underfloor heating to ground floor accommodation and Cat5 wiring throughout.


Ground Floor

Hallway Office
Traditional hardwood timber panelled entrance door, ‘Fired Earth’ Castleford stone flooring, original beamed ceiling. Original stone mullioned window with timber window seat. Original stone fireplace with cast iron log burning stove.

Snug Room
Original high carved sandstone inglenook fireplace with ‘Clearview’ fire stove, ‘Fired Earth’ Castleford stone flooring, original timber beams to ceiling. Original stone mullioned windows to both front and rear elevations with double glazed Cotswold Casement windows.

Bedroom Two
Ideal as a guest bedroom with original timber trussed ceiling, ‘Fired Earth’ Castleford stone flooring sealed unit double glazed steel windows and French doors leading to patio. Suspended spotlighting to ceiling.

Shower Room
Containing three-piece suite comprising fully glazed shower cubicle with wall mounted head shower and ceramic tiling. ‘Fired Earth’ chrome leg wash hand basin, ‘Fired Earth’ low level wc, ‘Fired Earth’ Castleford flooring, wall mounted radiator towel rail, extractor fan, original timber trussed ceiling. Original stone mullioned steel window. Oak panelled boarded door.

Boiler Room
Floor mounted oil boiler providing central heating and domestic hot water, separate pressurised water system and cylinder. CAT5 switch/hub.

Living Kitchen and Dining Area
Superb open plan living area with feature oak arched window to front and rear with French door to the rear elevation, travertine tiled flooring. Central four-sided ‘Rocal’ log burning stove affording heating to this entire area. Original full height ceiling timber trussed ceiling with suspended spotlighting, open tread oak and glazed staircase leading to first-floor accommodation.

Breakfast Area
‘Travertine’ tiled flooring, timber window to rear elevation, low voltage spotlighting to ceiling.

Range of fitted base and wall units with work surfaces, stainless steel sink, plumbed for washing machine, ‘Travertine’ tiled flooring, spotlighting to ceiling, extractor fan, oak stable front door.

Impressive open light kitchen with five skylights and spotlighting. Range of high-quality fitted kitchen furniture including twin ‘Belfast’ sink with brushed steel mixer tap, built-in ‘Neff’ microwave, built-in fridge, built-in ‘Neff’ dishwasher, granite work surfaces, combination electric ‘Aga’ with six ring ceramic hobs with timber canopy and extractor. ‘Travertine’ tiled flooring, timber window to gable and front elevations.

Dining Room
‘Travertine’ tiled flooring, solid oak French doors and windows leading to rear south facing patio and garden areas. Timber panelled glazed door to side elevation.

First Floor
Steel beam and open tread oak staircase with matching handrail and glazed sides, eight edge full wall feature spotlighting.

Open oak and glazed balustrade with feature glazed leap of faith glazed floor.

Inner Landing
Oak boarded flooring, original stone mullioned steel window to rear elevation window, high stand cast radiator, access to the second floor.

Principal Suite
Oak boarded flooring, ‘Aga’ style stove set on a flagged hearth with timber mantle. Original stone mullioned steel windows to both front and rear elevations, high stand traditional cast radiator.

Bathroom containing four-piece suite comprising cast iron roll top ball and claw bath with chrome mixer tap and hand shower, ‘Fired Earth’ pedestal wash hand basin, ‘Fired Earth’ low-level wc, corner glazed shower cubicle with ceiling mounted chrome shower. Feature mirror, ‘Fired Earth’ tiled flooring, half-timber walls, wall mounted chrome radiator towel rail, spotlighting to ceiling. Original stone mullioned steel window.

Dressing Room/Bedroom Five
Original stone mullioned steel window to front elevation, oak boarded flooring, high stand radiator, timber beamed ceiling, low voltage spotlighting.

Bedroom Three
Timber windows to both front and rear elevations with timber mantle, oak boarded flooring, wall mounted waffle radiators to both front and rear elevations, built-in oak and glazed wardrobes.

Second Floor Ensuite access from timber staircase to the side of the bedroom with oak handrail and feature glazed panel to roof void area.

Ensuite Shower Room
Containing half wall tiled screen shower with ceiling mounted shower head, ‘Duravit’ twin wash hand basins and vanity unit, ‘Duravit’ low-level wc, marble tiled floor and walls, original timber beamed ceiling and spotlighting, wall mounted chrome radiator towel rail, feature glazed panelling to void above the bedroom.

Second Floor

Bedroom Four
Steel windows to gable elevation, two skylights, original timber beamed ceiling, oak boarded flooring, two high stand radiators, timber balustrade, storage cupboards.

Ensuite Bathroom
Containing three-piece suite comprising boat bath with floor-mounted chrome mixer tap and hand shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low-level wc, oak boarded flooring, original timber beamed ceiling, steel skylight, chrome radiator towel rail.


Detached Barn
Set approximately 100 metres from the principal house is a separate detached barn.

Stonework with a pitched stone roof supported on timber. Original stone door openings, windows and archway.

Planning Permission
Planning Ref: Lancaster 19/00766/FUL
The barn has planning permission for a change of use from barn to holiday accommodation.
The planning permission also includes provision to erect a detached two car garage and storeroom adjacent and ancillary to the main house.

The property is set in beautifully maintained landscaped gardens with a feature pond and walled planting by the stream. Immediately surrounding the property to the rear elevation is a raised stone garden with a separate terrace featuring lawns and patio areas with feature raised stone principal patio with spectacular views to land and adjacent woodland.

The property is approached via a metalled driveway with an electronic gated entry system with intercom. Chipping drive with ample parking to the front.

The land and gardens extend to approximately 27 acres, which is mainly open pasture with adjoining woodland with feature ancient trees. There is a newly planted 5 acre wood (10 years ago) with the assistance of the Woodland Trust and a further 4/5 acres of land has been identified as part of the Woodland Trust ‘Northern Forest’ scheme should the purchaser wish to take up the opportunity.The land is currently subject to annual grazing agreements.

Mains electricity, mains water, sewerage to a private septic system within the curtilage of the property. B4rn broadband installed.

Freehold with the benefit of vacant possession upon legal completion.

Council Tax
Band E payable to Lancaster Council.

Please Note: MSW Hewetsons, their clients and any joint agents give notice that; They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

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