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Moorside Cottage, Brookhouse - a 17th century home

Where is Moorside Cottage?

Moorside Cottage is set in the heart of historic Brookhouse in the Lune Valley and is believed to be the oldest house in the Lune Valley dating back to 1610. It's a home which has a secluded position set behind private gates in a large mature garden. Countryside charm combines with historic original features creating a stunning family home. There is ample privacy despite just being a short stroll from Brookhouse Road, local shops and the village pub.

Turn off Brookhouse Road and drive down New Street. You'll find Moorside Cottage facing you. It's set behind the private gates.

Lancaster City Centre is just 5 miles away and the M6 can be accessed in under 3 miles.

What we like

We love the beautiful gardens and the tranquil feel of this historic detached cottage. Stunning beamed ceilings, deep windowsills and working fires add to the character and charm. A variety of reception rooms give space for the entire family to relax, read, enjoy music or simply work from home. Children can play on the lawn. Fruit and vegetables can be grown at home in the market garden. This is a beautiful period home.

About this 17th Century Home

Seclusion and a Lancashire air of peacefulness surround Moorside Cottage. Beautiful extensive gardens surround providing sunny and shaded areas as you choose. Plentiful flower beds, mature bushes and trees have been lovingly tended and provide colour all year around.

Character and charm oozes from every nook and cranny with original beamed vaulted ceilings, deep stone window sills and beautiful windows. This Grade II listed home is believed to be the oldest home in the Lune Valley. Today it's a home which combines its historic past with modern fittings. The kitchen is luxurious, the utility room larger than most kitchens. The master bedroom is en suite and there is a useful ground floor wc - perfect for visiting guests.

Living areas flow and connect the home, giving space for the entire family to enjoy and find their own space. Welcome to Moorside Cottage

The living areas

As you step inside this beautiful character cottage you will find yourself in what the owner uses as her main living room. The main focal point of this wonderful room is an original stove which also doubles up as an oven which is still in working order you will be pleased to know. This room looks out over the front and rear gardens giving you a dual aspect and there is access to a further reception room, the kitchen and the stairs which lead to the upstairs space.

The second reception room also offers a dual aspect overlooking both the front and rear of the home. This room is currently used as a music come sitting room and would make the perfect space to just simply sit and relax after a long hard day. There is a gas fire to the centre of the room with an attractive
Waring and Gillow surround which is the main focal point of the room.

There is one further living area which the owner likes to use as a family room. This has a wonderful fireplace to the centre of the room which has a feature inset multi fuel burning stove to keep you warm on those winter nights. The room has a really bright and airy feel thanks to its dual aspect with double opening doors to one side of the room which opens out to the rear patio garden.

Just off this room there is a study room which some buyers may even choose to use as a ground floor bedroom depending on your needs.

Kitchen and utility

Buyers will find the kitchen to be a generous sized space where you can also dine if you so wish. There is plenty of built in storage on offer and ample work space for those who love to cook. The room features a gas stove which is a lovely addition and there is also a built in Neff dishwasher and integrated Neff fridge available. The ceiling features exposed beams to add character and there is lovely wood effect flooring.

Just off the kitchen there is a separate utility room where you will find further space for extra white goods and there is plumbing for a washing machine also. Extra storage is on offer and the same floor from the kitchen continues through to this room. There is also a handy ground floor wc just off this room which will come in handy for your guests or family. Access to the side garden can be gained from the utility room also.

The bedrooms and bathrooms

Once you are up to the first floor landing you will find a wonderful space where you can add extra bits of furniture and there is access to all the rooms available.

The master bedroom is a wonderful sized double room which overlooks the extensive front garden. This room is a generous sized double bedroom and has been decorated in a modern, neutral colour scheme. To the far end of the bedroom there is an en-suite shower room which is open to the bedroom via an archway. This space features a three piece suite and the tiles have been carefully chosen to match the design of the suite.

The second bedroom is also large enough to accommodate a double bed if needed and looks out over the private garden to the rear of the home. The third bedroom is also a spacious room which has a single bed in at the moment but there is enough space to have a double if you wish. This room looks out over the front garden. Both bedrooms benefit from having fitted wardrobes.

Finally to the first floor there is a three piece bathroom suite which has been partially tiled to complement. Above the bath you will see that there is a shower so you get the best of both worlds. This room also features a window just above the bath which looks out over your private garden to the rear of the home.

What's outside at Moorside Cootage

The gardens at Moorside Cottage are the crowning glory of this period home. Beautifully landscaped, zoned areas provide sunny and shaded seating areas. Flower beds have been lovingly tended and designed to provide year round colour and interest. It's peaceful. It's a home where you could imagine yourself sipping lemonade under the mature weeping willow tree or simply relaxing reading the newspaper in the summerhouse.

The home sits back in the gardens. To the side adjacent to the utility room is the market garden. It's been laid out with 4 large raised vegetables beds, a greenhouse and a useful potting shed. Follow the stone arch through to the hidden fruit garden and relax listening to the trickling sounds of the water fountain. This is a garden to explore!

The Extra Useful Infomation

- This home is Grade 11 Listed
- It dates back to 1610
- The kitchen is installed by Siematic. A range of Neff appliances are integrated
- The gas combination boiler is located in the utility room. It has been serviced annually
- Throughout the home is double glazed
- The garage has power. It also features a car pit.
- The garden has a timed irrigation system
- The garden has security lighting
- This property is on main drains
- It is council tax band F
- Freehold

  • A detached Grade II listed home
  • Three/Four Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Extensive Gardens to Enjoy
  • Ample Off Road Parking
  • Attached Single Garage
  • Private, Quiet Location
  • En-Suite To Master Bedroom
  • Family Bathroom & GF WC
  • EPC Rating - D
Floorplan for Moorside Cottage, Brookhouse - a 17th century home
EPC Graph for Moorside Cottage, Brookhouse - a 17th century home
4 Bedrooms 3 Receptions 2 Bathrooms
Welcome to Moorside Cottage, a beautiful historic Grade II listed home. Set in stunning grounds, you'll lose yourself in this spacious family house. This Cottage is believed to be the oldest home in the Lune Valley.

Key Features

  • A detached Grade II listed home
  • Three/Four Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Extensive Gardens to Enjoy
  • Ample Off Road Parking
  • Attached Single Garage
  • Private, Quiet Location
  • En-Suite To Master Bedroom
  • Family Bathroom & GF WC
  • EPC Rating - D