We are all aware of the importance of location when choosing a home and, with that sentiment firmly in mind, the location of this delightful detached chalet-style bungalow cannot fail to impress even the most particular of acquirers. The property is located within a gorgeous little cul-de-sac where there are only a handful of similar homes occupying generous plots, just off the prestigious Bold Lane, widely acknowledged as one of the most desirable addresses the extremely desirable... More
We are all aware of the importance of location when choosing a home and, with that sentiment firmly in mind, the location of this delightful detached chalet-style bungalow cannot fail to impress even the most particular of acquirers. The property is located within a gorgeous little cul-de-sac where there are only a handful of similar homes occupying generous plots, just off the prestigious Bold Lane, widely acknowledged as one of the most desirable addresses the extremely desirable district of Aughton has to offer, whilst the further benefit of beautiful open views to the rear over adjoining countryside, really is the piece de resistance. Providing a perfect environment for raising a family, it is this theme which features so prominently here, no more so than in the location itself, which is lovely and quiet, whilst still being conveniently situated only a few minutes outside the vibrant market town of Ormskirk, which has become renowned for the quality lifestyle it offers, with its eclectic range of boutique and high street shops, coupled with trendy bars and eateries, which will be perfect for those who enjoy a hectic social calendar. Excellent transport links are close at hand, with the M58 motorway and the railway network offering ease of access to surrounding centres of commerce, such as Liverpool and Manchester, whilst the younger generations will thrive with the help of the high performing local schools, plus the increasingly well regarded Edge Hill University, which attracts students from across the country. Aside from the location, flexibility and potential are also key words here, with this home having been within our client's family for decades, having been lovingly cared for throughout their substantial tenure, but would now perhaps benefit from a little modernisation in certain areas, however its very tidy condition will allow a new owner to infuse their own taste over time, rather than there being a need for any urgent works. The superb levels of space afford an abundance of possibilities of use, with one’s configuration potentially even evolving over time or perhaps, given the sizeable plot, one may wish to extend the existing accommodation, subject to the usual consents and approvals. Presently, however, the living space extends to in excess of 1,835 square feet in total, comprising of up to four bedrooms, depending on one’s requirements. The property is sure to appeal to a broad demographic, occupying somewhat of a niche place in the market, being of a type that is in consistently high demand due to their limited supply, bungalows being a rare commodity, with the obvious appeal for those more mature buyers with an eye on the future, looking to move to a more manageable arrangement of accommodation without wishing to compromise on space, but also to those looking for a home in which to raise their growing family, with the reality that this home could serve as a forever home, due to the flexible arrangement of bedrooms on both floors, which would be equally appealing for those looking to accommodate an elderly or disabled relative within their family unit. One enters the accommodation via the entrance porch and proceeds through into the reception hallway, which is wonderfully spacious, so much so that it could actually be utilised for a much greater purpose, i.e. a dining hall or seating area, whilst there is a useful off-lying two piece cloakroom/WC. The main 16' lounge is situated to the rear of the property - exactly where one would want it to be, to take full advantage of the fabulous aspect over the rear garden and countryside beyond, accessible via the patio doors, whilst the warm and inviting ambience is accentuated by the feature fireplace, as well as an abundance of natural light, which makes this such a delightful space in which to relax. The open plan layout into the dining room works very well, creating that much desired sociable entertaining space when one has friends over for dinner, with a seamless transfer from the dinner table to the comfort of the lounge, whilst more informal dining can be accommodated within the 14' breakfast kitchen, which is again filled with light via the dual aspect windows and fitted with a range of wall and base units with complimentary laminated work surfaces, incorporating a built-in breakfast bar and an integrated high-level double electric oven, gas hob and extractor hood. Two of the bedrooms are located to the ground floor, albeit these could similarly be utilised as further reception rooms, if so required, such as a separate sitting room, a playroom for the little ones or perhaps a study, should one require some space to work from home. To the first floor, the generous landing area provides access to two large double bedrooms, both of which benefit from built-in storage, as well as the family bathroom, which is fitted with a four piece suite, comprising of WC, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath and separate shower cubicle. Externally, the privacy afforded by the generous plot is fabulous, with the rear particularly being a real joy, with the expanse of lawn allowing the youngest members of the family to burn off their energy, whilst mum and dad keep a watchful eye from the block-paved patio, perhaps with a glass of wine or two in the late evening sun provided by the south-westerly aspect. The front garden is also mainly laid to lawn, with the lengthy driveway extending around to the side elevation, providing plenty of off-road parking facilities, as well as access to the detached double garage, with electrically-operated up-and-over door. We would strongly recommend an early appointment to view to avoid disappointment.