Welcome to Leach House Lane, a quiet tucked away Hamlet on the outskirts of Galgate and Ellel. Live here and you are just 3 miles south of Lancaster City Centre form Lancaster. You are also less than a 5-minute scenic walk to the university where facilities include landscaped nature walks and ducks ponds, 9 different bars, restaurants and cafes from around the world, an extensive library, gym and several convenience stores. This is an area which offers countryside living yet is easily accessible to the A6, M6 and city centre.
The nearby village of Galgate has a thriving community. There is a highly regarded primary school and excellent transport links to the local High Schools both in Lancaster and Garstang. Galgate has a busy village hall used by many and home to various clubs and activities. There is a longstanding bowls club, cricket and football teams as well as allotment gardens. There are also shopping facilities, 2 pubs, hairdressers and a small beauty salon, all within a short drive. There is also a doctor’s surgery in the village, which includes a pharmacy.
Step inside to the galleried hallway
Pull up on the block paved driveway outside your welcoming entrance. Take a moment to take in your surroundings. Take a look at the well maintained communal courtyard and the courtyard garden which sits central.
A welcoming feature to the barn conversion is the beautiful arched window, a nod back to the homes original barn days - now a fabulous feature window which floors the entrance hallway with light. Step inside, hang up your coat, take off your shoes and admire the staircase and galleried landing. The door ahead leads through to the lounge but before you explore the living areas - you might want to take a look at the ground floor wc which is set just off.
Spacious open plan living
The open plan living area spans the entire width of the home giving ample space to both relax and dine. How many homes can boast the space for such huge sofas and a large dining room table that easily seats 8? This is a living room which can easily say it is designed for both family living and entertaining. Throughout the decor is pleasing neutral in soft shades of taupe. The carpets are just 12 months old. Beautiful shelving is built into either alcove. A roaring multi fuel stove is set back into the inglenook fireplace. Is this the perfect living room for Christmas entertaining?
The luxury kitchen
The newly fitted kitchen impresses. The cream shaker style units were chosen to be in keeping with the homes original character. This kitchen has the look and feel of painted wood, yet is hard wearing and practical. Solid oak work surfaces and brushed stainless handles compliment. Appliances are all integrated and included a double NEFF oven, NEFF Induction hob and dishwasher. Inset in the work surface is a beautiful Belfast sink. This also has a Grohe instant hot water tap.
The bedrooms and bathrooms
Head back to the hallway and follow the stairs as they turn up to the galleried landing. Feel the plush carpet underfoot - it is just 12 months old.
To the first floor, there are 3 double bedrooms. The spacious master bedroom feels a haven of relaxation, decorated in shades of grey and silver. It cleverly faces north which means it keeps cooler in the Summer months and that you awaken to the sun streaming in as it gradually rises. Set of this master bedroom is the ensuite shower room.
There are two further double bedrooms, both are well proportioned and simply decorated in neutral shades. It makes this home perfect for families or a couple which also need a spacious guest room.
The bathroom features a Victorian styled 3-piece suite in white with a free-standing claw-foot bath. The black and white floor suits the character of the room and makes a striking impact.
The garden, garage and store room
Step outside from the main living area and into your garden. Facing southwest there is a patio for alfresco dining and a lawn for the children to play.....
This home also comes complete with a garage which has power and light and a useful store room.
A beautiful, spacious barn conversion
Fabulous open plan living
Stylish fitted kitchen with Neff appliances
3 double bedrooms
The master bedroom has a an ensuite shower room
Rear lawn garden
Garage with electricity
Useful store room
No onward chain
Do you dream of a barn conversion but would still like to be close to civilisation? Leach House Barn is beautiful. Think 3 double bedrooms, a luxurious kitchen and a large open plan living room.