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Four bed detached homes offering this level of space within Standish don't come any more affordable than this excellent example, offering the perfect blend of size and location. This well presented property has much to offer those looking for more space in which to raise their growing family, offering in excess of 1,600 square feet of accommodation arranged over two inviting levels. This modern property is situated within a small residential development of varying styles of family homes, within a short distance of the thriving village centre of Standish, which has demonstrated itself to be a consistent attraction to prospective buyers, its strong sense of community, being a particularly strong pull for those looking for a location to raise their family. At its heart, the beautiful Parish Church of St. Wilfrid, the only Grade I listed building within Wigan, as well as other delightful landmarks such as a late medieval cross and stone stocks in the market place, whilst the bustling village centre provides a host of local shops and amenities, including a post office, two banks and three supermarkets. Wigan town centre is only a short distance away with its diverse range of high street stores, trendy bars and eclectic eateries, which will be perfect for those who enjoy a hectic social calendar. The property is ideally situated close to a number of highly regarded schools at both primary and secondary level, an important consideration with any home of this type, whilst the older members of the family are also well catered for, with close proximity to the M6 motorway ensuring major commercial centres such as Manchester, Liverpool and Preston are within a reasonable commute. The property itself benefits from a well laid out and flowing floor plan, which affords very well proportioned living spaces throughout, whilst the original design has been enhanced with the marvellous addition of an excellent extension to the rear, which adds a huge amount of flexibility to the already generous accommodation. The property is accessed via the welcoming reception hallway, with its staircase to the first floor and convenient two piece cloakroom/WC, which is always useful in any home with young children, and leads through into the dining room, which is impressively proportioned, and leads in to the extended lounge. Combined, this wonderfully sociable space will be perfect for entertaining, with a seamless transition from the dining table to the comfort of the sofa. Double doors lead in to the extended lounge, to create a fantastic space for family gatherings, making this a perfect party house for those special occasions, and providing an even more spacious open plan layout, and a lovely light and bright space with direct access onto the garden via double doors, which will be perfect in the summer months. The lounge features a vaulted ceiling and Velux roof lights, flooding the room with natural light. There is also an additional sitting room, ideal to accommodate larger families needs. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units with laminated wooden work surfaces, and equipped with space for a range cooker. There are also all the usual integrated appliances and access the the handy utility room, housing the laundry facilities. The first floor provides four good-sized bedrooms, a rarity in a modern home, with the master also boasting a three piece suite en-suite shower room, with the remainder of the family being suitably catered for with the main family bathroom, which is fully tiled and fitted with a three piece suite in classic white, comprising of vanity wash hand basin, WC and panelled bath with overhead shower. Externally, the property has a small low maintenance garden to the front elevation, with the block paved driveway providing off-road parking facilities for a number of vehicles and access to the integral single garage, whilst the rear garden is mainly laid to lawn, with mature trees and shrubs to the borders and with a decked patio providing an ideal spot for those frequent family barbeques, or perhaps a glass of wine or two after a long day in the office. Only by an internal inspection can the size of this super family home be truly appreciated.