Where is Waterside Farm?
Waterside Farm is nestled in the open countryside just a short drive south of the historic city of Lancaster. It is one of just 5 barn conversions built-in 2003 by the renowned builder Mick Stainton under his Hay Carr developments brand. Residents enjoy the serenity countryside living brings along with easy accessibility to the city centre and the areas key employers.
Live here and there is also easy access to the M6 ( Jct 33 is approximately a 5 - mile drive ), ideal for those that need to regularly commute.
Sought after schools are in the catchment area ranging from the Boys and Girls Grammar Schools and the highly regarded Ripley St Thomas. The city centre itself offers a wide range of independent shops, wine bars and popular restaurants.
As you drive up the winding private road, with fields either side, you start to realise how peaceful this area is. Glorious views for miles to take in - right up to communal courtyard.
Wander into Barn No.2 through the stunning front entrance and into the light, spacious and inviting hallway. Immediately to your left are the stairs leading to the bedrooms and bathrooms, whilst to your right is access into the ground floor kitchen.
The long light hallway continues to the rear giving access to a downstairs W.C, separate dining room and generous sized living room. There is also an under-stairs cupboard with automatic lighting.
The ground floor rooms
The first room you come across from entering through the front door is the spacious and attractive kitchen. Comprising of cream country cottage style units, a Belfast sink under the front facing window, Rangemaster Electric cooker with ceramic hob and integrated washing machine, dishwasher, fridge and freezer plus space for a large free standing fridge freezer.
Out into the hallway and head toward the rear of the home, a quick look to your right and notice a very handy downstairs W.C. Just beyond and you will find yourself entering the spacious and separate dining room. Perfect for entertaining guests also offering access into the large living room via internal French doors.
The living room is once again neutrally decorated in keeping with the entire home, giving it that fresh feel or the blank canvass you may be looking for. Plenty of space is afforded for lots of furniture to suit. Further French doors lead out to the private rear garden and allow an abundance of natural light within, really brightening the room.
The bedrooms and bathrooms
Make your way back to the hallway from the living room toward the front door entrance and head up the stairs to the first floor bedrooms. The landing space continues to impress with it's elegant decoration and design, not to mention the real sense of space within.
A good sized double bedroom sits to the front of the home, overlooking the courtyard, where enough space can be found for a double bed and furniture to suit. Next door is the family bathroom. This stunning 4 piece bathroom boasts a gorgeous roll top bath in white, toilet, wash basin and of course shower cubicle. The part tiled walls are contemporary in design and finish the room off in style.
Further toward the rear of the home and a handy walk in cupboard can be found on the left with automatic lighting, perfect for spare toiletries, towels and linen. Directly across you will find another good sized bedroom, perfect as a child's room, study/office or guest bedroom, depending on your needs.
Finally on this floor you can find another fantastic double bedroom to the rear. Two Velux windows provide the natural light source, storage in the eaves is granted and space for a large double bed and wardrobe is there to be seen.
Up the second set of stairs to the master bedroom located on the 2nd floor. A truly wonderful and private room to retire too. Spacious in design and pleasant in the decoration, this master bedroom offers space for furniture and a modern en-suite shower room is provided. The room itself is kept light and airy thanks to the 3 Velux windows.
The grounds, views and double garage
A delightful and well maintained communal courtyard sits to the front of this beautiful property and a private and attractive rear garden is on offer from the French doors out of the rear lounge. A patio areas awaits with space for al-fresco dining come the warmer months but then follow the path alongside the garage and laid to lawn area toward the end of the garden. Access into the garage is achieved from the rear garden and through a little gate you will see the next gem included with this home.
Wander down a private walk way with tall stone wall to one side and a mature hedge to the other, you will start to notice a fantastic wooden summerhouse with power and light sitting proudly to the bottom of the path. Take a seat inside, soak in the views over the Estuary & countryside whilst relaxing in your own private little piece of land. The views are amazing, I think you will agree.
A stone driveway circles the courtyard leading to another plot of land belonging to Barn 2. A laid to lawn area and of course a double garage with electric up and over. Space to park in front of your garage is afforded also. There is also visitors parking available.