Where is Croft Ave?
Welcome to Croft Avenue, a remarkably large dormer style, semi detached bungalow nestled nicely within a quiet, residential cul-de-sac. Located conveniently within the village of Slyne-with-Hest, this is a home which will appeal to working couples, families, the semi-retired and retired. It really is a home for all ages.
Slyne-with-Hest is an extremely popular village boasting a handy chemist, village store with post office, church and a highly regarded primary school. The Memorial Hall is an active community centre which hosts a range of activities, classes, a nursery, regular and seasonal events. The village is just 3 miles north of Lancaster City Centre and just a short drive from the coast where you can enjoy walks on the beach or along the promenade. Lancaster Canal is just a 10-minute walk, perfect for those wishing to take a stroll, cycle or simply enjoy a drink at the Hest Bank Hotel overlooking the canal.
With excellent bus routes to Lancaster, Morecambe and Kendal, this delightful village is perfectly placed. Nearby Carnforth, Morecambe, Bare and Lancaster all provide their own train stations giving you plenty of options for commuting. The recently opened Bay Gateway also ensures it is easily connected to the M6.
Make your way down your own private driveway past the easily maintainable, pebble front garden, straight to the large composite, part glazed front door. Step inside into the welcoming entrance vestibule and hang up your coat whilst kicking off your shoes. Through the inner door and into to a very useful extra room, perfect as maybe a dining space or even a play room depending on your needs. Access to all downstairs rooms is achieved from a central hallway and stairs lead up to the 1st floor bedrooms. You'll be surprised how much storage this home has! For now, lets head on into the living room.
The main living room and bathroom
This tastefully decorated living room, oozes charm and feelings of space, relaxation and comfort. To the centre of this lovely room is a gorgeous multi fuel burner. This particular 'Burley Hollywell' stove has been classed as one of the most efficient on the market. Soft pastel greens adorn the walls, pleasing on the eye and a luxurious beige carpet beneath your feet, adds to the cosy feel of this wonderful space. The large front facing double glazed window allows for that all important natural light to flood in and fill the room creating a bright and airy feel. With plenty of room to arrange your furniture to suit, a lot of family time or relaxation will no doubt be achieved in this special part of the house.
Back out through the wooden, part glazed interior door in to the hallway and directly in front is the well appointed bathroom. Displaying a clean and fresh decor, white 3 piece suite with shower over bath and chrome towel rail. This part tiled bathroom is the perfect size, design and spec for couples or families. A large opaque window allows the continuation of bright and airy impressions.
Kitchen, dining and bedrooms
Across the hall is the dining room/fourth bedroom. Utilised as a dining room, this large tastefully decorated space is ideal. With more than enough room for a large table and chairs, it's a brilliant space for the family to get together around a Sunday roast or festive celebrations. Alternatively this room could become a very large and accommodating double bedroom, depending on your specific requirements. Either way, there is no denying it's flexibility and potential.
Toward the rear of the property comes the wonderful kitchen, a truly brilliant space offering everything you could want. Integrated fridge freezer, chest height oven and grill, built in hob and space for the all in important dishwasher. Due to the outstanding amount of space available in this kitchen, a breakfast/dining table wouldn't be out of place nor take up valuable room. Another option would be to have the desirable kitchen 'Island' installed, creating a hub for conversations and catch ups over a brew and biscuit or whilst preparing your meals.
Attached to the entire width of this bungalow is a brilliant conservatory extension. Perfect for relaxing in, taking in the view of your beautifully appointed garden whilst lounging with a good book. Boasting a double height cupboard and ample storage space above, it is even conveniently plumbed for a washing machine. French doors open to encompassing rear garden on those warmer days.
Up the stairs to the first floor where you can find the two double bedrooms and one single room/study. Both doubles are of a really great size and tastefully decorated. With the option of having your master bedroom to the front or rear of the property making it a very versatile 1st floor. Large double glazed windows, again allow for plenty of natural light to easily find its way into each bedroom. To the centre of the 1st floor is the single bedroom, more than adequate for a child or possibly used as a study, reading room, it really is up to you. Toward the end of the landing, you'll find a door leading to a really generous amount of storage space in the loft. This is where you will find the discretely hidden combi boiler too!
Beautiful rear garden and garage
Accessed through the rear extension's french doors or through a hidden little gate just off the car port, the back garden to this property really sets it apart from most. Enjoying sunshine all day long, there are a few delightful areas in which to lift your feet up, sit back and relax. This wonderful garden has the unique advantage of bearing fruit trees. Lovingly tendered to by the current owner, buyers can enjoy fruits of fig, apple, pear and damson. a real bonus I think you'll agree!
Another great addition to this property is the large garage toward the end of the driveway. Perfect for all your storage needs and offering power and light within.