*** New Price ***. This superb, well-proportioned family home is now competitively priced; this will allow the new owner considerable scope to put their own stamp on this already remarkable detached residence. It occupies an enviable position within the prestigious location of Altys Lane, with the garden backing onto open fields and the cricket club within a stone’s throw. As one would expect of a home of this period, the accommodation enjoys a real feeling of warmth throughout,... More
*** New Price ***. This superb, well-proportioned family home is now competitively priced; this will allow the new owner considerable scope to put their own stamp on this already remarkable detached residence. It occupies an enviable position within the prestigious location of Altys Lane, with the garden backing onto open fields and the cricket club within a stone’s throw. As one would expect of a home of this period, the accommodation enjoys a real feeling of warmth throughout, providing a perfect environment for raising a family. The location of leafy Altys Lane is widely acknowledged as one of the finest residential addresses within the area, affording a quality lifestyle and a great deal of privacy and seclusion, with views across stunning local countryside. The house is within walking distance of Ormskirk town centre with its full variety of shops, pubs, restaurants and other facilities, and two railway stations on the Ormskirk to Liverpool and Preston line. This fabulous property sits within a substantial private plot with off-road parking on the front and side of the house which comfortably accommodates 4 or 5 vehicles. This impressive period home comprises accommodation across 3 floors, with a pleasing flow of living spaces from one impressively proportioned room to the next. Entering via the entrance porch, the fabulous reception hallway immediately sets the tone for the accommodation, affording the opportunity of use as a reception or dining area; it abounds with features including decorative coving, plate rack, a majestic arts-and-crafts style staircase to the first floor, bay window to the front plus two smaller stained glass feature windows. The two large reception rooms afford superb flexibility – that situated at the front benefits from a fireplace, large bay window and two small stained glass windows; the room to the rear also has a fireplace and offers direct access to the large landscaped garden. This allows the new owner a wide variety of options of how they would like to arrange their living spaces. The ground floor also comprises: breakfast kitchen large enough to accommodate a large table and chairs. A rear hallway off the kitchen gives access to a large modern wet-room, integral garage, utility room and workshop room. The garage and adjoining rooms offers potential for easy conversion to a self-contained annex for elderly relative or other family member, subject to the necessary consents and approvals The first floor comprises: large landing area, 4 generous bedrooms (each capable of accommodating double or twin beds), family bathroom (with bath and separate shower), separate WC, and additional shower room. A further staircase at the rear of the first floor landing leads to a large bedroom/studio space on the second floor, with access to roof eaves storage space, which offers the potential for the addition of an en-suite bathroom or a further bedroom, if so desired by a new owner, subject to the necessary consents and approvals. This area would be ideal for an older child who favours their own privacy. The total accommodation is in excess of 2,820 square feet; we are confident that few homes in the area can compete with this one for space, potential or location. The property is wonderfully convenient, situated only a few minutes’ walk from the centre of the vibrant market town of Ormskirk, which has become renowned for its delightful town centre, with its eclectic range of boutique and high street shops, coupled with trendy bars and eateries, and numerous sports, social and interest clubs. This location will be perfect for those who enjoy an active social life. Excellent transport links are close at hand, with the M58 motorway and two railway stations for trains to Liverpool and Preston only a few minutes’ walk away. For the younger generation, there is a wide choice of high performing local schools and the well-regarded Edge Hill University, which has recently expanded to include a new medical school. The external spaces here excel every bit as much as the interior, with the property enjoying a substantial plot of land. The sizeable rear garden is a real treat, affording a high degree of privacy and seclusion. The flag-stone paved patio area near the house is a real sun-trap, offering a great area for drinks, barbeques or al-fresco dining whenever the weather allows. The patio leads directly onto a sweeping lawn with mature, well-stocked borders. The end of the garden offers an uninterrupted view across the adjoining local countryside. The garden is accessible from the kitchen, the rear reception room and the garage workshop. Offered with the benefit of no onward chain, this unique home of distinction simply must be viewed to appreciate its scope and potential.