The Old Malt Barn, Borwick, Carnforth, Lancashire


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Spacious 3 bedroom barn conversion holding many original features with attached 2-bedroom cottage. Positioned in beautifully landscaped gardens. A highly accessible, yet quiet position with views over open farmland towards Lancaster Canal.

The Old Malt Barn

Entered from the front entrance into the hallway with steps giving access to the ground floor accommodation. The kitchen / dining space is positioned with an outlook over the front and side of the property and offers a pine fitted kitchen with granite worktops, ample storage and integral appliances. The good sized main reception room is full of charm and character, with features including an exposed stone wall, beams and a cosy seating space set around a wood burning stove. Doors open to the conservatory providing a further seating area and opening out to the gardens, ideal for the summer months and entertaining. Throughout the rest of the year this room can still enjoy the outside with views across the gardens and towards Lancaster canal. At the rear of the conservatory is an office, ideal for those looking to work from home and enjoy the B4RN high speed broadband connection. The formal dining room is situated at the front of the property and, depending on the requirements of the purchaser, could be utilised as a ground floor bedroom. The ground floor is completed by a useful cloakroom / utility space with plumbing for washing machine and newly installed boiler.

Stairs lead to the 1st floor with the landing area providing a light, open space with a picture window displaying fabulous views towards Lancaster canal. The landing is split level and leads to the principal bedroom suite, with a good sized bedroom space and an en-suite shower room off. The bedroom is complimented by excellent eaves storage. The 1st floor provides 2 further double bedrooms with an outlook over the front and a family bathroom with 3 piece suite including WC, wash hand basin and bath with shower over.

Externally the gardens and grounds wrap around the property to the front, side and rear, with a patio and gravelled area positioned to the side of the conservatory, making this an ideal entertaining space. The gardens offer a pleasant space with a feature pond and waterfall, flowering borders, rockery and lawned areas, giving a display of colour throughout the year. To the rear of the property is an extensive gravelled space ideal for a summer house. There is parking for several vehicles on the driveway with additional parking to the front of the detached double garage. The garage provides excellent storage with an up-and-over door to the front and electric available. To the side is a log store which is useful for that all important supply of wood for the winter months. Additional storage is by way of a workshop positioned at the rear.

Old Barn Cottage

Old Barn Cottage is an adjoining 2-bedroom property which is currently occupied as a residential let. and provides a great income source.

With an access from the side the property opens into a dining-hall which is a great open space, open to the eaves. The kitchen is positioned at the front and overlooks the side garden. With a range of wall and base mounted units and points for appliances the kitchen provides a good sized area.

There is a double bedroom complete with fitted storage which enjoys an outlook over the front and a bathroom providing bath, WC and wash hand basin which completes the ground floor accommodation.

The sitting room is situated on the 1st floor which enjoys the outlook from the dual aspect and looks out towards the canal. A further double bedroom with en-suite shower room is situated adjacent to the sitting room.

The current Vendors have plans drawn for an extension and creation of additional space within Old Barn Cottage to provide a rear extension to enjoy the views from this elevation. The plans can be made available but please note that planning permission has not been granted for the proposal.

Old Barn Cottage has the benefit of its own side and lawned garden which can be enjoyed privately from the remaining grounds and parking is positioned at the front.

The property as a whole provides an excellent opportunity and a great family home with the added benefit of an income source The grounds, position and location must be viewed to fully appreciate this excellent home.

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