Our pick of the best Lancashire and Lake District listed properties
PUBLISHED: 00:35 01 August 2013
Lancashire Life takes a look at some of the region’s home with character and a listing to prove it
Slyne Grange, Slyne, Lancaster
Dating from the early 18th century with later additions, this substantial residence has been tastefully renovated and enlarged to a most appealing design using high quality fittings and finishes. The five bedroom Grade II listed main house together with a separate two bedroom converted Coach House are set in approx 2/3rds of an acre plus a large established country garden.
Guide Price: £895,000
Contact: Fine & Country Lakes & North Lancs (Lancaster Office) 01524 380560 www.fineandcountry.com
An exceptionally fine Grade II listed Georgian country house, built in 1803 with later additions. Three reception rooms, kitchen and breakfast room with four-oven Aga, large cellars, five/six bedrooms and four bathrooms. Set in 2.9 acres, including rose garden, further formal gardens, orchard and paddock, and approached via a private gated entrance and sweeping carriage driveway.
Price on Application
Contact: Elizabeth Hall Country Houses Bureau Tel 01200 440988 www.countryhousesbureau.co.uk
20 Castle Park, Lancaster
For anybody looking for a city centre residence with history, style, character and space, 20 Castle Park is a must. Modern facilities and amenities have been included within this splendid home where tall sash windows offer views of the castle, gardens and city. The house retains its original neo-classical oak panelled walls and has fine fireplaces. Set out on four floors, over extensive cellars.
Guide Price: £795,000
Contact: Fine & Country Lakes & North Lancs. Lancaster Office Tel: 01524 380560. www.fineandcountry.com
Gamekeeper’s and Fisherman’s Cottages, Gisburn
Grade II listed building nestling amidst the 1,000 acre Gisburn Park Estate currently converted to two fully refurbished holiday lettings and set in approximately five acres of surrounding land, gardens with river frontage, wooded areas and paddock with six stable block. Of interest to purchasers who wish to redesign the property to a substantial residence.
Contact: Fine & Country Whalley, 01254 828922, www.fineandcountry.com
Lake Windermere, Lake District National Park
A beautiful grade II listed 17th century Lakeland cottage on the shores of Lake Windermere set in 5 acres of mature woodland with 600 ft of lake frontage. Traditional cottage accommodation with a wealth of character having dining kitchen with stove, dual aspect living room, three bedrooms and bathroom. Enjoying wonderful views and 3 natural beaches and stone built outbuildings.
Contact: Hackney & Leigh Ltd, 015394 44461 www.hackney-leigh.co.uk
Rock House, Church Street, Clitheroe
A distinctive Grade II listed classic stone Georgian town house situated in one of the most popular residential town locations in the Ribble Valley offering five bedrooms, three receptions, garaging and residential parking. The property is constructed of stonework with slate roof supported on timber.
Contact: MSW Hewetsons, Tel 01200 424142 www.mswhewetsons.co.uk
Sandbrook House, Sandbrook Road, Orrell
A beautifully proportioned period stone built detached house that boasts a rich history stretching back over 300 years, with all the modern luxuries that you would expect to support a quality lifestyle. Awarded a Grade two listing it has been renovated too an exacting standard both inside and out with an elegant contemporary flair befitting of such a quality home.
Contact: Regan & Halloworth Tel 01257 464644 www.reganandhallworth.com