Where is South Road?
Welcome to South Road, the gateway to the city, a street lined with fine beautiful period homes.
A key feature is that the City Centre is just a short stroll. Live here and you are just a few minutes stroll to popular eateries, wine bars, traditional pubs and independent shops.
Lancaster Canal can be joined in just 300 yards providing pleasing walks into the countryside. Two of Lancaster's key employers are close by, both Lancaster Royal Infirmary and the University of Cumbria are within walking distance.
The renowned Lancaster Royal Grammar School and Lancaster Girls' Grammar Schools are in the neighbourhood. The education options when you live at South Road are excellent.
For those who commute, the train station is close by, you can be in Manchester under 1 hour and London in just 2.5 hours. Access to the M6 is relatively easy with both Junctions 33 and 34 under 3 miles away.
Number 23 is a home with kerb appeal, the tall period property stands proudly set back from the pavement. Pass up the steps and through the well maintained front elevation, step inside, instantly you will realise that this home is special.
The welcoming vestibule has stunning tiled flooring, a useful space for taking shoes and coats off before stepping through in to the bright entrance hall. You will find this home is full of original character and charm.
Access is available to all ground floor living accommodation and the stairs straight ahead lead you up to the first floor. First, let's start in the living room...
The ground floor living
The living room is bound to capture your attention. Expect to find high ceilings, ornate cornicing and intact picture rails. The bay window is a stunning feature, flooding the room with natural light and creating a bright and airy atmosphere.
The second reception room is currently used as a second living room, with a snug and cosy feel. However, this space could be used as a formal dining room. The room is located to the rear of the home and enjoys a pleasing outlook over the rear garden. The deep curved alcoves provide plenty of space for ornaments and photographs and enhance the charming period feel. The open fire is perfect for winter nights.
To the rear of the home you will find the modern fitted kitchen. Crisp and contemporary in design, it is clear to see that this is the real hub of the home. White high gloss units provide plenty of storage space and the integrated hob, oven and grill are all SieMatic. You don't have to worry about having the washing machine or tumble drier in the kitchen, a handy utility space has been designed on the ground floor.
A ground floor WC is also available, great for when you have visiting guests.
The first floor bedrooms & bathroom
Take the stairs up to the first floor, here you will find three of the home's bedrooms and the four piece family bathroom.
Two of the three bedrooms on the first floor are large doubles, the first of which is located to the front of the home. This space spans the width of the home, an impressively large room with ample room for a king size bed and all necessary furnishings. Two large sash style double glazed units flood the space with natural light.
The second bedroom enjoys a pleasing outlook over the rear garden. Decorated in soft neutral tones, this space has a cosy feel. The third bedroom is a single, perfectly suited to a nursery or as it is currently used, a home office.
Adjacent to the single bedroom is the boiler room, a space which houses the home's combination boiler and storage for towels and linen.
The four piece family bathroom is impressive. Elegantly designed with a large walk in shower and feature roll top bath, you'll love this space. Metro tiles combined with the classic suite create a modern and stylish yet in-keeping feel.
The second floor bedrooms & en-suite shower room
Take the stairs up to the second floor, here you will find the master suite and a further double bedroom.
The master suite offers grand proportions. The neutral decor is crisp and fresh. An archway leads through from the bedroom space in to a dressing area, the perfect place for getting ready in the morning. The master bedroom boasts its very own three piece en-suite shower room too.
The second bedroom found on the second floor is also spacious enough for a double bed, perfect for a child or visiting guests, you really do have your choice of bedrooms at Number 23!
The attic & cellar
The attic space at Number 23 South Road has been fully boarded and can be accessed via a fixed staircase. This space is fantastic as easily accessible storage or as the space is currently used, a playroom. The perfect retreat for the kids to escape to and enjoy.
The cellar space at South Road is extensive, running the depth of the home with access to both the front and rear external areas via a passageway running the depth of the home.
Extensive rear garden
Step outside at Number 23, is this the largest garden on South Road? We think so!
Pass through the French doors from the kitchen and onto the paved patio area, an ideal spot for some outdoor furniture and a BBQ. Beyond the patio is an extensive lawn area, great for the kids to pop up some football nets and enjoy a game in the summer sunshine.
Two hedges divide the garden in to different sections, pass through here and find two large vegetable patches, a large shed and why not some more outdoor furniture, after all this area of the garden enjoys the evening sunshine.