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Southport Road, Ormskirk
Sold Subject to Contract £295,000

  • Semi-Detached Victorian Family Home
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Two Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Circa 1535 Square Feet
  • 14’ Lounge with Traditional Open Grate Fireplace
  • 12’ Dining Room With French Doors Leading to the Garden
  • Block Paved Driveway with Off Road Parking
  • Large Rear Garden With Paved Court Yard
  • Excellent Transport Links

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One cannot emphasise enough the importance of an internal inspection to appreciate the size and potential of this magnificent Victorian semi-detached residence, its handsome exterior, which simply oozes curb appeal, merely hinting at the wealth of accommodation behind its rustic façade, which includes three reception rooms, four double bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. Internally, period features are abound, whilst the homely living spaces brim with all of the character and charm of a bygone era and result in an authentic traditional ambience throughout. The property has been the subject of a number of improvements under our client’s attentive ownership, but still offers superb potential for a new owner to infuse their own taste and style to create a bespoke home tailored to their individual specification and requirements. Aside from the space on offer, it would be difficult to find a property which could match the convenience of the location here, the property being situated just a few moments’ walk out of the vibrant centre of the historic 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. The accommodation itself extends to a generous circa 1,535 square feet in total; entering via the entrance porch and into the reception hallway, with its spindled staircase to the first floor, the grand proportions of which immediately sets the tone for what is to come. One proceeds into the main 14’ lounge, which is filled with natural light via the beautiful bay window to the front elevation, whilst the exposed floorboards, deep coving and traditional open grate fireplace create that wonderful authenticity and a real warmth to the atmosphere. The second 11’ sitting room provides a more intimate environment for those cosy evenings, complete with another delightful feature fireplace, this time with an inset solid-fuel burner, which conjures images of frosty winter evenings huddled around a crackling fire, whilst there is also a 12’ dining room, complete with French doors onto the garden, for those family dinners. The 11’ kitchen adjoins the dining room and is fitted with a range of traditional wall and base units in Oak with complimentary work surfaces, incorporating a Belfast sink, and it may be that a new owner may wish to open up these two spaces to create that much desired, sociable open plan environment which is so popular in modern day living. A separate utility room and a handy downstairs WC completes the ground floor accommodation. If one ventures up to the first floor, the spacious landing provides access to the four double bedrooms, which are all well presented, including the gorgeous master bedroom, which is filled with natural light via the Velux windows, boasts an attractive rustic exposed brick wall, as well as a smart three piece en-suite shower room. The remainder of the family are catered for by the main house bathroom, which is fully tiled and fitted with a three piece suite in white, comprising of WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with overhead electric shower. Externally, the superb proportions of the plot marry perfectly with the impressive size of the interior, the frontage being more low-maintenance, with plenty of off-road parking facilities provided on the block paved driveway, with mature planting to the perimeter. The rear garden is a real treat for all the family, the paved courtyard with its planted borders providing a place for mum and dad to relax with a glass of wine or two in the sunshine, which opens out onto a large lawn for the little ones to burn off their energy in safety, encompassed by hedging and affording a high degree of privacy. Truly reflecting the scale, proportion and tradition of the Victorian era, an internal inspection of this impressive home is highly recommended to appreciate all that it has to offer.

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