Grand 18th Century home set in an idyllic rural location

Stone built property.
Stone built property.

Belvidere House dates back to the late 18th Century and occupies an idyllic rural setting, situated on the edge of the popular village of Dolphinholme with panoramic views in all directions to the Forest of Bowland while being within easy reach of Lancaster city centre and just two miles from junction 33 of the M6.

This is an attractive stone built property which boasts an array of original and character features, including stripped doors and beams, exposed stonework and sash windows.

The accommodation is generous and includes lounge, dining room, study, a custom built farmhouse style kitchen, and rear porch to the ground floor.

The lounge is an inviting living room with a dual-sided wood-burning stove set into the feature stone chimney breast on a stone hearth. There is anexposed beam, radiator and three sash windows to front and side elevations.

The lounge opens into a spacious dining room with a sash window to the side with delightful open views towards Clougha.

The beautiful farmhouse style kitchen has custom built bespoke units crafted by Mills & Scott comprising antiqued pine wall and base units with Corian worktops. There is a Belfast sink, Oil fired Rayburn, a Range style cooker, an integral dishwasher and built-in fridge and freezer.

There are original wall cupboards, terracotta tile flooring and an understairs store. There is a sash window overlooking the rear garden, a carpeted seating area with window seat and window to the rear. There is also a feature exposed stone wall.

The first floor has four double bedrooms and an impressive four piece bathroom with custom built cabinets.

The property occupies a private position, hidden by mature trees and enjoys beautifully laid out gardens with a fine collection of heathers, shrubs and conifers.

There is also a 0.6 acre paddock providing an ideal setting for an orchard or meadow.

Belvidere House is located in a muchsought after location between the picturesque Conservation Area of Lower Dolphinholme and the Forest of Bowland Area of OutstandingNatural Beauty.

It is within four miles of Lancaster University and there are excellent primary schools nearby.

To the front of the house is a well tended decorative garden with anabundance of mature evergreens, shrubs and floral borders together with lawned areas.

A gravelled driveway rolls up to the front of the house and provides parking for a number of cars.

The rear garden is lawned with anarray of conifers and smaller evergreen trees, a wood store/car port and gated access to the paddock. There are two stone outbuildings too which are currently used for storage but could be suitable for conversion to a home office, further bedrooms or a granny flat.

Belvidere House is on the market at £525,000.

lContact Fisher Wrathall on 01524 68822.