Where is Treetrops?
Welcome to Treetops, a beautiful detached home set on an elevated plot overlooking the estuary and with far reaching views towards Walney Island and Black Combe. This home is set on a pretty street of individually designed properties and it is surrounded by nature.
Treetops is located in the village of Aldcliffe. It is a beautiful green area on the edge of Lancaster city centre set between Lancaster Canal and the River Lune.
This is an area known for its open countryside yet one of its unique charms is the fact it is just a mere 5 minutes drive from Lancaster City Centre. In fact, many residents cite the beauty of country life with the convenience of the city centre so close as a key reason for living here.
Lancaster City Centre is a delightful historic city with the feel of a market town. Independent shops, charming boutiques and an array of cafes and restaurants are just some of the many charms.
Enjoy trips to theatre ( Lancaster is home to two theatres ) or simply enjoy the wide and varied music scene. Lancaster train station is just 2 miles away, connecting Lancaster with London in just under 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Follow the curve of the block paved driveway and take the two shallow steps that lead into the entrance porch. Open the solid traditional door and step into the light and bright entrance vestibule. Hang up your coat before stepping into the spacious L-shaped hallway. This is a home which is both spacious and versatile. Is it 4 bedrooms? Is it 5 bedrooms? It could be made into a 6 bedroom home depending on how you choose to live in it.
Just off the hallway is your convenient cloakroom, it's set behind the grooved oak door infront - it's ideal for when you have visiting guests.
The living room
The large living room to the left sets the scene. The decor is simple, in plain neutral shades. This is a home where the views and outlook do the talking. A large picture window spans the front of the home. Looking out, you'll soon realise why this home was named Tree Tops. Its slightly elevated position ensures you are looking out at the birds as they rest in the tops of the trees. It's magical.
This huge lounge is perfect for those that enjoying entertaining. Discreetly built into the ceiling is the projector screen. One press of the remote control and your living room is transformed into a home cinema. If that doesn't impress you, the burnished bronze artwork to either side of the tv screen is actually two large French panel radiators. The lounge also features a contemporary gas fire inset into the chimney breast ensuring this large room still feels cosy.
The diner kitchen
Next is the stunning open-plan kitchen diner. Designed to be a social space, where the family can gather, the clever layout of this kitchen ensures all the family can be together as dinner is being prepared.
The kitchen was new in 2018. Stylish white hi-gloss units provide ample storage. Dark stone effect work surfaces compliment extending into the breakfast bar which cleverly divides the two areas. The kitchen has a range of built-in appliances which include a double oven with combination microwave and 5 ring gas hob - a must have for those that truly enjoy cooking. This kitchen diner has 3 windows which creates a lovely light room. Although there is a dishwasher built in, washing up becomes a pleasure with the garden view this home has.
The ground floor bedrooms and bathrooms
Return to the hallway - the versatility of this home is about to become apparent.
Next on your left, looking out to the front of the home is your dining room. You could, however, use this room as you wish. Perhaps it will become a home office, a child's playroom or even a 3rd ground floor bedroom. Live here and the choice is yours.
Straight ahead and you'll discover your spacious master bedroom which is decorated in soft neutral shades. It comes complete with its own private ensuite shower room which features toasty underfloor heating. Light filters through the twin windows which creates a room which feels both peaceful and calm. Open the window and listen to the sounds of the birds in morning song.
Adjacent is your next bedroom. It's a spacious double bedroom in its own right. The decor is soft in muted shades. It is such a peaceful room with its lush, garden view. Could this be your guest suite? It comes complete with a useful wash basin.
The ground floor also plays host to the family bathroom. Fully tiled, this stylish bathroom features a sunken jacuzzi bath. The wash basin is set into a vanity unit. The position of this bathroom also makes it ideal should you have visiting guests stopping over - its close proximity ensures privacy for all.
The first floor
Take the stairs and explore your upstairs. This level is full of surprises. The large landing area is big enough to have a home office, in fact, the current family used to use it as this whilst the children were still at home. Sunshine streams through the Velux windows creating a pleasant place to study.
Ahead is the next bedroom. This is a spacious double bedroom which runs the full depth of the home. It has a vaulted ceiling and features the exposed beams. Could this be the ideal bedroom for your teenager?
Adjacent is another double bedroom. The two Velux windows to the front give the room such a bright feel. The views are fabulous, looking out over the estuary. Set just off it is a large walk through storage cupboard - it acts as a replacement attic. Your treasured items or suitcases for holiday are easily accessible.
The modern white shower room decorated in pale grey serves this floor.
And there's more...
This home now starts to get really intriguing. To begin there is the first-floor laundry room complete with plumbing for your washing machine and dedicated drying space for your freshly laundered clothes.
Next is the workshop. When you see the views you'll understand why this has become a work from home space. There is so much built-in storage. Velux window allows the sunlight to stream in during the day, however, come the night and the stars start to twinkle in the countryside sky. There is so much scope for this room. Could it become your games room, a teen zone or even an additional bedroom?
The gardens and garage
The mature gardens are the crowning glory at Tree Tops. Beautifully landscaped much thought and consideration have been put into the garden design. Lawns, patios, rockeries and planted areas, create a garden with interest and one which has been designed for alfresco dining and summer BBQ's. This is a garden which can tell a story. The beautiful York Stone Patio was reclaimed from a Lancashire Park. The garden features an abundance of electric points and outdoor lighting - all designed to illuminate the garden all year round.
To the front is the sunken terrace. The circular Celtic knot mosaic centrepiece has discreetly built in fittings ready for a large Christmas tree to be installed. You'll be wanting to sit and enjoy evening drinks as you watch the sunset over Morecambe Bay, listening to the relaxing water feature sounds.
The block paved driveway provides off street parking for several vehicles. It leads to the detached garage. This is equipped with power and light.