Lancashire Properties - Gressingham Hall, near Lancaster
PUBLISHED: 14:34 15 November 2012 | UPDATED: 22:22 20 February 2013
Gressingham Hall is a stunning Grade II* listed property dating from the 17th century which is offered for sale for the first time in 30 years.
Where: Gressingham Hall, near Lancaster LA2 8LP
What: Gressingham Hall is a stunning Grade II* listed property dating from the 17th century which is offered for sale for the first time in 30 years. The property was enlarged in the 1700s and has an adjacent cottage for guests or family, a typically English garden together with adjoining pastureland, beck and mature mixed woodland, of around 10 acres in all.
Inside: The main house, featured on the cover of Property Life, has some fine historic detailing with stone mullioned windows, slate roof, period fireplaces and panelling and a beautifully preserved Jacobean staircase. With two full floors and an attic level, the property has family space which is versatile and in the past has integrated accommodation which could easily be recreated for use for a dependant relative. Each of the rooms has a distinctive style and outlook over the gardens or across the valley.
There are three reception rooms and six bedrooms with further rooms for offices or storage. Across the gravelled driveway and gardens is Garden Cottage which was converted from the former farm dairy and offers two bedroom accommodation. (Available by separate negotiation if required).
Outside: A delightful feature and lovingly created and maintained by the present owners. There is also a very useful large outbuilding, a former shippon, ideal for garden equipment, storage or workshop area. The pastureland is currently let to a local farmer. All of the land could be utilised for horses or ponies with a field shelter remaining in the lower paddock. The woodland is accessed over a wooden foot bridge over Gressingham Beck
Guide price: 1,350,000
Contact: Fine & Country, Tel: 01524 380560 www.fineandcountry.com