- 7 bedrooms
- 5 bathrooms
- 7 reception rooms
- Unique Property to the Area, Part of Lytham's History - Freehold
- Barn & Farm Buildings Converted to 5 Bedroom Family Home
- Gym, Sauna, Pool Room, Large Playroom/Party Room
- Approx 4,500 sq. Ft accommodation -1,600 sq. Ft outbuildings
- Central Location Close to Excellent Schools, Shops & Transport Links
- Secluded & Not Overlooked - Security Entry System
- Two Bedroom Cottage for Family, Guests or Live-in Staff
- Garaging for Eight Cars, Covered Parking for Two Cars
- Set in 1/2 Acre, South Facing Rear Garden with Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Situated Between Two Championship Golf Courses
Description Attractively priced - Unique Property to the Area, Part of Lytham's History - Freehold - Barn & Farm Buildings Converted to 5 Bedroom Family Home - Gym, Sauna, Pool Room, Large Playroom/Party Room - Approx 4,500 sq. Ft accommodation -1,600 sq. Ft
A rare opportunity to acquire a very secluded and unique family home in the heart of Lytham St. Annes. Originally part of the Clifton Estate, this Wood Keeper's cottage, barn and farm buildings offers c. 4,500 sq. Ft of accommodation and a further 1,600 sq. Ft of outbuildings to include garaging for 8 cars. Set in half an acre with an outdoor swimming pool situated in a south-facing garden, landscaped by an award-winning designer.
The buildings of this former farm were converted and modernised to a high standard in the mid-80s by the current owner. Providing an architecturally designed five bedroomed house with a stunning open plan living space, as well as a two bedroomed cottage. There is also a large playroom-party room, gym, sauna, pool room, workshop and the six car garage is suitable for conversion into living accommodation (subject to planning). Viewing is essential to fully appreciate the flexible living space. Ideal for the discerning purchaser wishing to put their own stamp on an extensive property. Viewing strictly by appointment via Springbok Propeties. Please contact us to for further details or to arrange a viewing. Freehold. Council Tax Band H. No onward chain.
A hidden gem, Woodlands Cottage is tucked away behind the cobbled wall that was once the boundary of the Clifton Estate within which Lytham Hall still stands. Conveniently located between Lytham and St. Annes main centres and Royal Lytham and Fairhaven Golf Courses. Within a short walking distance of the beach, Ansdell local shops, Fairhaven Lake, and local railway stations. There are excellent primary and senior schools nearby, some within walking distance. There are 3 hmc Schools in the area - aks Lytham is within 2 miles, Kirkham Grammar within 8 miles, Rossall within 13 miles and the property is on the bus route to Rossall School. The M55 motorway and Blackpool Airport are both within 5 miles. The property is accessed through electric gates to a long driveway flanked by a woodland area before opening out to reveal the converted buildings that were once Woodlands Farm and the Wood Keeper's Cottage, hidden from view to passers-by and unoverlooked. The 100-metre driveway is perfect for children to safely play on their bicycles.
The main house was once a Barn, Shippon and Piggeries, converted to a high standard in the mid-80s by the current owner. Architecturally designed, the barn now comprises a unique open plan split level living area with a large barn window and feature fire and chimney, a dining area, and entrance hall off which there is a cloakroom and WC. A feature staircase leads to a galleried landing with original beams. Within the Shippon there is a kitchen and morning room with large windows opening out to the south-facing garden. The kitchen features a bespoke handmade kitchen by Smallbone of Devizes in solid antique pine. Off the morning room there is a snug which leads to a conservatory which also opens out to the rear garden. In this section of the house there is a less formal entrance through a porch to a corridor lined with bespoke cupboards. There is also a very useful pantry-storage room and large utility room with 3 phase electricity for the commercial laundry machines. Adjacent to the utility room is the pool-pump room, a changing room with shower and a separate WC. The Piggeries, originally converted to a 4 car garage, are now a very large playroom - a superb party room - which would easily convert to ground floor accommodation if desired. There is a separate entrance from the playroom to a covered parking area for 2 cars with a storage loft above. Upstairs comprises 5 bedrooms, all furnished with bespoke fitted wardrobes, and 3 bathrooms. There is a double guest room with ensuite shower room, 3 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom can accommodate a super king size bed and seating area and includes a dressing area and ensuite bathroom. All the bedrooms feature original beams and face south so benefit from good, natural light. The property has a slate roof, cavity wall insulation, roof insulation, double glazing throughout and gas central heating. The commercial boiler provides hot water to both the house and the swimming pool. The ground floor of the main house has antique solid maple parquet flooring throughout and the main house is furnished with antique pine doors, skirting boards and architraves sourced from The London Architectural Salvage Company.. The front door was once in Westminster Abbey.
Originally a Wood Keeper's Cottage and thought to be built in the early 1800s as it is built of cobbles. Self-contained with a separate entrance, downstairs there are 3 reception rooms, a living room with a log burner and 2 further adjoining reception rooms providing a large study with an open fire. There is a fitted kitchen and understairs storage room. Upstairs comprises 2 bedrooms with bespoke fitted wardrobes and a bathroom. The property has a slate roof, insulation, double glazing throughout and gas central heating from an independent boiler. The gas and electricity is metered separately from the main house. The cottage is ideal as a guest house, grandparent annexe or for live-in staff.
Outbuildings and Grounds
The gardens and swimming pool were designed by an award winner of the rhs Chelsea Flower Show. The rear garden is south facing and so has sunshine for most of the day. Established trees provide privacy and there are restrictive covenants on the bungalows at the rear preventing the addition of any roof lights, windows or structures that would result in the garden becoming overlooked. The garden paths are of original cobblestones and Yorkstone flagstones with a border of blue-black setts which were originally the floor of the pig pens. There is also a brick built heated dog kennel with tiled roof. Near the gates there is a hardstanding area that formerly housed a further dog kennel shed and dog compound. There is also a concealed compost area. There is a stand-alone building comprising a 2 car and 4 car garage with electric up and over doors, Velux roof lights, tiled floor, central heating and dehumidifier. The 4 car garage has a fortified door. This 930 sq. Ft building would easily convert to living accommodation subject to planning permission. Behind the garage is a concealed area with hardstanding that formerly housed 2 garden sheds and a greenhouse. There is an equipped gym with adjoining sunbed room with shower and separate WC and wooden sauna. Adjacent is a workshop-garage for 2 cars. As well as covered parking for 2 cars there is also a designated parking area for 2 cars and a further 4 cars can be parked externally without blocking the driveway.
Freehold. No onward chain. Council Tax Band H.
- EPC: Individual EPC for the Main House and a further EPC for the Cottage.
- Viewing: Strictly by appointment. Id and pof required with Agent.
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