Situated in the much sought after village of Storth, this deceptively spacious family home offers versatile accommodation and would be suitable for both the family buyer and those looking for a retirement property. Only with an internal inspection can the size and quality of accommodation on offer be fully appreciated.
Full description:DIRECTIONS Leaving Milnthorpe heading through Sandside take the left hand turn into Storth. Continue along Storth Road passing the village hall on your right-hand side. New Close is situated shortly on your right-hand side.
LOCATION Storth is an attractive rural village setback from the banks of the Kent estuary and New Close provides a convenient and attractive location centrally within the village. Transport links alongside the picturesque Kent estuary allows access to the market town of Milnthorpe and the popular coastal resort of Arnside where the train station allows links across the South Lakes and Furness and as well as direct access to Manchester airport.
DESCRIPTION New Close is an attractive detached bungalow which has been sympathetically developed and extended by the current owners to provide additional versatile living accommodation is situated in a delightful rural village. Dual access via a brick sett pathway or off road parking provides an approach to this quaint cottage style property with stone faced finish fronted by attractive lawn gardens with raised shaped borders. Internally an entrance hallway greets you as you open the UPVC front door and provides additional access to a wide range of ground floor accommodation and stairs to the first floor.
The main living space is an extended split-level lounge providing potential to create a dining area and living area or a stunning open plan lounge and family room. The top section of the room features an exposed brick fireplace recess whilst steps lead down to the extended area providing a corner mounted cast iron solid fuel burner with decorative stone detailing to surround.
There are attractive aspects through double glazed patio doors to the rear balcony and steps down to the larger than expected rear garden. This room also provide access into a separate study or workspace with dual aspect looking out onto the surrounding garden areas and providing distant views to trees.
Situated next to the living area is the modern fitted kitchen which includes a three sided and separate single work surface both finished with wood effect storage units throughout and providing a range of integrated appliances including a fridge, dishwasher and oven as well as larder cupboard with sliding drawers and a corner carousel.
There are two double glazed windows to the front whilst the surface contains a stainless steel one and a half sink and drainer with mixer tap along with a four ring touch controlled hob and extractor hood. The kitchen also provide access to a side door, ground floor WC and a separate utility area with wash hand basin, work surface and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer.
The versatile accommodation to the ground floor extends to three double bedrooms with the second bedroom benefiting from an extension to the rear and French doors opening out onto a patio seating and drying space. This bedroom also benefits from a high quality en suite shower room with shower cubicle and Triton electric shower, WC and vanity basin extending to a surface. There is a heated towel rail and further fitted storage cupboards.
The master ground floor double bedroom provides a large space with fitted storage cupboard and wardrobes along with a rear facing aspect. A further ground floor bedroom could be used as a double or large single with outlooks to the front and partial views through to fields.
Stairs from the hallway lead up to the first floor with developed living space and a landing provides access to the master double bedroom, high quality bathroom and fitted storage space.
The third bedroom has been built across the rear extension and provides an attractive pitched ceiling with exposed beams along with a double glazed window overlooking the rear garden and views to the Kent estuary. There are several fitted storage areas and further access to the rooflights.
The first floor bathroom provides a stunning high quality four piece modern bathroom suite with a low-level bath and central mixer taps, shower cubicle with sliding doors and electric power shower, WC and a pedestal wash hand basin all surrounded by full height tiling. The pitched ceiling has feature beams as well as a Velux rooflights to the rear and additional fitted storage cupboards and drawers.
Externally the property sits in a larger than expected plot and is approached by off-road parking which in turn leads to an attached single garage with up and over roller door added by the current owners. The garage allows parking for a single vehicle, storage or workspace and also has a fixed staircase with loft hatch leading to a boarded loft storage area.
To the rear the property there is a stone paved balcony terrace running across and leading to a slate paved patio seating and dining space to one side and a wood decked seating area and timber built space ideally suited for barbecues and evening relaxing.
Steps lead down from the terrace into the rear garden which includes a slightly sloped lawn with planted borders and a low maintenance garden area with storage shed.
16'0" (4.89 m) X 11'5" (3.49 m)
14'9" (4.50 m) X 13'5" (4.10 m)
10'1" (3.08 m) X 7'10" (2.40 m)
13'8" (4.17 m) X 8'2" (2.51 m)
12´11´´ (3.95 m) X 11'5" (3.48 m)
Bedroom two 10'0" (3.05 m) X 17'8" (5.38 m) maximum measurements to include en suite
4'11" (1.50 m) X 8'11" (2.11 m)
9'6" (2.90 m) X 8'3" (2.53 m)
Bedroom three 17'1" (5.24 m) X 24'9" (7.56 m) maximum measurements with reduced head height
12'8" (3.88 m) X 7'5" (2.28 m)