14 The Meadows is a beautifully appointed 4 bed detached family home situated in the popular countryside village of Hornby, with stunning views over the Forest of Bowland countryside towards Ingleborough Fells. Completed in 2017, the sole owners have considerably upgraded the property with a contemporary Pronorm kitchen with NEFF appliances, a conservatory, selection of fitted furniture in the bedrooms and garden landscaping. This modern home enjoys a selection of high tech connotations from B4RN hyper fast internet connectivity to a Nest controlled central heating system. The tastefully finished interiors were professionally designed with beautiful feature wallpapers and furnishings. To the ground floor there is a fantastic dining kitchen with a separate utility, living room and conservatory. To the first floor there is a family bathroom and four double bedrooms, one presently utilised as a home office. The master bedroom boasts a modern ensuite with an electric controlled shower and a walk in wardrobe. Externally, the private drive affords parking for two vehicles along with access to the detached single garage. The landscaped gardens surrounding the property have been a labour of love for the present owners. A flagged patio extends around from the side of the property where the south facing aspect creates the perfect spot for enjoying the summer sun under an electronic veranda. The rear garden offers a selection of raised beds and vegetable plots with a summer house, green house and separate wild meadow garden to attract the local wildlife.
Hornby is a popular village located in the countryside of the Lune Valley in the Forest of Bowland National Park. Whilst residents benefit from a peaceful countryside village aesthetics you do not have to compromise on good accessibility as the A683 leads directly to Lancaster City and the M6 J34, approximately 15 minutes away. Amenities in the village include a tea room and post office, swimming pool, award winning butchers, a convenience store and a pub, whilst a full range of amenities is available in either Caton or Carnforth. There is a great primary school in the village and the property also sits within the catchment for the Lancaster Boys & Girls Grammar Schools.
The covered entrance door opens into a bright and welcoming entrance hall. The floors are finished with quality engineered oak that continues throughout the ground floor and there is access into a ground floor cloaks room with WC and understairs storage space. The living room is carpeted and filled with plenty of natural light afforded from a dual aspect looking out over the front and into the adjoining conservatory. For the winter time, the log burner set upon a slate hearth is perfect for creating a cosy atmosphere to return home to after a walk out over the beautiful countryside of the Forest of Bowland National Park. French doors lead into the conservatory that was an addition made by the previous owners three years ago. The garden aspect is a tranquil sight, with views extending right out across the rolling countryside to Ingleborough Fells.
The dining kitchen was also installed by the current owners and has been finished to an exceptional standard. The Pronorm German designed units are a contemporary gloss, finished with a mix of Dekton and Silstone worktops. Quality NEFF appliances include a double oven, steam oven, combination microwave, induction hob with a telescopic extractor, integrated dishwasher, larder fridge and a wine cooler. There is also a Franke boiling water tap to the sink that enjoys a lovely view over the garden and fields beyond. There is plentiful space for dining furniture, creating a great space for the family to convene at the end of a busy day. Adjoining the kitchen is a useful utility room complete with an integrated washing machine, dryer and tall freezer and external access leading into the garden.
The staircase leads up from the entrance hall to the spacious gallery landing where there is a shelved linen cupboard. The master bedroom is beautifully appointed with feature wallpaper and boasts an elevated view over the fields to the rear and to Ingleborough. The walk in wardrobe is a great addition, fully fitted with a suite of fitted storage. The contemporary ensuite shower room is fully tiled, featuring Duravit sanitaryware and an electric operated shower. The remaining three bedrooms are of double proportions and each feature fitted furniture. One is presently utilised as a home office and therefor includes a fitted design, cupboards and shelving. Access is available in this room to the loft space.
Neat paving greets you to the front of this property, running along by an immaculately lawn with shallow borders. The paving extends into a stone flagged patio to the side which south facing aspect makes it the perfect sun trap and has been fitted with a fantastic electric operated veranda. An archway laced with climbing roses leads into the landscaped rear garden. Here this is a further large stone flagged patio which is ideal for alfresco dining whilst enjoying the beautiful countryside view that backs onto this sizeable garden. Across the garden, more rose laid archways lead throughout, creating a lovely feature. There are a selection of raised beds filled with either a colourful array of shrubs and flowers or productive vegetable plots, further supported by the large green house and summer house that benefits from electric. To the rear of the garden there is a wildlife meadow created to encourage the local wildlife to flourish, complete with an apple, pear and plum tree. Pedestrian access can be found into the detached single garage from here, with a remote control operated up and over door leading off the private driveway to the front of the property.
Directions Entering Hornby village along the A683 from Lancaster, turn right onto Station Road at the sharp bend just before the tearoom. After passing over the bridge, turn left onto The Meadows and No 14 can be found at the end on the right hand side.
Services Mains services connected
Gas central heating
Council Tax Band E