Chapel on the Green, Austwick, Lancaster, LA2
A converted former Methodist Chapel with individual and well appointed accommodation retaining many original features and comprising four/five bedrooms, three bathrooms, two reception rooms, gardens and parking.
This individual property offers substantial living accommodation on three floors with many original features, superb garden and curved driveway with parking for several cars. Briefly comprising original double panelled chapel doors to hall with mosaic style tiled and stripped wood flooring. From the hall is access to the cloakroom and superb living area with large stone fireplace surround with mantle housing multi fuel stove set on flagged hearth with fitted cupboard either side. There is the original preachers pulpit lectern set at mezzanine height, small chapel organ and fitted pews forming corning seating. The living area opens into the dining room situated to the rear of the property. Also on this level is a generous size breakfast/kitchen fitted with an extensive range of base and wall units with granite effect roll top work tops, inset ceramic hob, built in electric oven, Oil fired Aga, dishwasher and loft access with fixed ladder. To the first floor is the master bedroom with Velux windows and French doors looking over the lounge and on to preachers pulpit and impressive rose stained glass window. This bedroom has its own four-piece en suite bathroom and dressing area with hanging space and shelving. To the lower ground floor is a separate external entrance into a spacious hallway which provides access to the utility room that houses the oil fired boiler, hot water cylinder and has plumbing for a washing machine. There are four further bedrooms at this level, one with en suite bathroom and access to walk in storage. Bedroom four benefits from fitted storage cupboards and would make an ideal study. A house bathroom services the remaining lower ground floor bedrooms. The property benefits from under floor heating to most rooms.
Externally there is a curved driveway to the front with steps down to side garden, which is laid to lawn. To the rear is a flagged patio with further steps down to a generous size garden mainly laid to lawn with raised vegetable beds, greenhouse and further seating area. There is a useful wood store and timber storage shed to the side of the property.
Austwick is one of the most popular villages in Ribblesdale with a thriving community with social activities for all age groups available in the village. Village amenities include a church, post office/shop, primary school including nursery, bus service and recreational facilities. There is a traditional inn as well as country house hotel restaurant. The market town of Settle is within approximately five miles and offers a wide range of shops and other amenities including Booths supermarket, schools catering for all age groups, the renowned public school at neighbouring Giggleswick along with sports clubs and a railway station with services operating between Leeds and Carlisle and Lancaster. Austwick is some 20 miles to the north of Skipton and 13 miles from Kirkby Lonsdale with access beyond to the motorway network and Lake District.
From Settle take the A65 towards Kendal, after approximately 5 miles turn right signposted Austwick. Continue through the village and turn right at the village shop and the property will be found on the right hand side. A For Sale board is erected.