Situated in the idyllic Lune Valley village of Aughton, is this majestic stone built Grade II listed property, occupying a sizeable plot with extensive gardens and boasting spectacular rural views. Bursting with period features, Aughton House is made up of a characterful three bedroom family home and a modern two bedroom barn conversion, that could either be used as a desirable self contained annexe, an inviting holiday let, or, additional accommodation creating a substantial five bedroom property. Dating back to the 17th Century, the charming property is nestled within the highly sought after Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding National Beauty and also lies approximately within 7 miles of the historic city of Lancaster, along with its wide range of amenities. These include high street shops, ample restaurants & bars, supermarkets, plus, royal infirmary, highly regarded schools including Lancaster Grammar, award winning Lancaster University and a handy West Coast mainline railway station. The nearby M6 motorway also provides vital road links to Manchester to the South and the Lake District to the North. An ideal retreat from busy working life, the main house’s internal layout briefly comprises on the ground floor of entrance hall, large reception room complete with impressive stone fireplace, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory with views over the garden, utility and rear porch. To the first floor are three excellent sized double bedrooms and a four piece family bathroom suite. The second floor, currently used as a store room/former kids playroom, presents a great opportunity for a master suite providing necessary planning is sought. The annexe, accessed off the entrance hall or by its own front door, comprises of living/dining room, part fitted kitchen complete with Aga, two double bedrooms and a three piece bathroom suite. Externally, the large plot incorporates two/three beautiful garden areas and boasts the sensational countryside views in the distance.
Timber framed porch with flagged flooring and small seating area.
Exposed beams and stone wall, wood panelling, flagged flooring, under stairs cupboard, radiator and ceiling light.
4.5 x 4.0 (14'9" x 13'1")
Fitted kitchen with a range of base and wall mounted units, feature fireplace with multi fuel stove, integral double oven, four ring electric hob, double belfast sink, dual aspect with window to both sides, radiator and ceiling lights.
3.5 x 3.7 (11'5" x 12'1")
With stunning views over the rear garden. Double glazed timber framed windows and patio doors leading out onto rear patio, tiled flooring, ceiling light.
2.0 x 2.14 (6'6" x 7'0")
Plumbing for washing machine, low level wc, wall and base mounted units, ceiling light.
1.6 x 4.42 (5'2" x 14'6")
Store area, access onto side patio.
4.31 x 6.35 (14'1" x 20'9")
Feature original stone fireplace with multi fuel stove, exposed beams, mullioned windows to front aspect, radiator and ceiling light. Access into study.
1.5 x 1.9 (4'11" x 6'2")
Small study area with windows to sides and lighting.
3.74 x 4.00 (12'3" x 13'1")
Double bedroom with built in wardrobes, feature fireplace (not in use), exposed beams, double glazed window rear aspect, radiator and ceiling light.
3.76 x 3.34 (12'4" x 10'11")
Double bedroom. Timber framed window to front aspect, exposed beams, radiator and ceiling light.
3.07 x 3.00 (10'0" x 9'10")
Double bedroom. Exposed beams, timber framed window to front aspect, radiator and ceiling light.
Four piece bathroom suite. Panel bath, shower cubicle, low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin. Timber framed window to rear aspect with window seat, boiler cupboard, radiator and ceiling light,
6.42 x 6.56 (21'0" x 21'6")
Large room with exposed beams and A-frame. Timber framed window to side aspect, ceiling light. Multi-functional room with potential for a master suite or alternative living space.
4.72 x 4.68 (15'5" x 15'4")
Large timber framed arched 'coach house' style window to front aspect, exposed beams, timber framed window to rear aspect, timber flooring, radiator and ceiling light.
4.6 x 2.65 (15'1" x 8'8")
Part fitted kitchen with a range of base and wall mounted units, Esse oil fired range cooker, stand alone electric cooker with oven and grill, sink and drainer unit, timber framed window to rear and side aspects, timber door leading to the front of the house, exposed beams, radiator and ceiling light.
2.65 x 3.66 (8'8" x 12'0")
Double bedroom. Exposed beams, timber framed window to side aspect, ceiling light.
2.74 x 3.67 (8'11" x 12'0")
Double bedroom. Exposed beams, timber framed window to front aspect, built in cupboard with boiler, radiant and ceiling light.
Three piece bathroom suite, panel bath with shower over, low level wc and pedestal wash hand basin, Velux window, exposed beam, radiator and ceiling light.
Extensive gardens, split into three parts with mature planting and stunning views over the Lune Valley and fells beyond. Large patio area for external dining. Tarmac driveway providing ample parking for several vehicles plus stone built detached garage.
Mains electricity and water. Gas central heating is via LPG. Esse range cooker in the Annexe is oil fired. Private septic tank for drainage.
The Annexe represents a great opportunity as a two bedroom holiday let. Local AirBnB rates for similar properties range from £70-£90
ight. The large plot also has a licence for Two Static Caravans providing further income as holiday lets.
Attached to Aughton House is a large stone built barn along with a stables block, farm store building and a paddock (approx 0.75 of an acre) which are available to rent should the new owner want to. They do not form part of the sale of Aughton House.