Finding a home with character can often mean compromising on budget but Preston still has a decent selection of homes that are as affordable as they are charming. Here are five of the best currently on the market:
Preston Street, PR4
This unassuming terrace property oozes with character on the inside
The cottage has a lovely bathroom with stand alone tub
A property of this style does not come around often! Oozing with character this terraced cottage is perfect for someone who is looking for something completely different than your run of the mill home! Cared by and upgraded by the current owner but do not worry, all the best bits have been kept behind. Stone effect floor tiling along with free standing kitchen units really gives the kitchen that incredible cottage feel, something you do not get in the majority of homes. To finish off this cottage nicely a large bathroom boost free standing bath along with a double bedroom with secret cupboard that gives access to a loft space.
Reeds Rains, 01772 683194£100,000View the full listing here
Stricklands Lane, PR1
Stricklands Lane is in a convenient location for accessing Preston City Centre
The property is tastefully presented, sympathetic to its era
A delightful cottage occupying a pleasant courtyard position at the head of a private road. Situated off Stricklands Lane, the location is perfect for sought after schools, transport links, walks to local parks and Preston City Centre.
The property oozes charm and character and is tastefully presented, sympathetic to its era.
The living accommodation comprises of an entrance porch, 18' lounge with multi-fuel burning stove set into an inglenook surround and a stunning dining kitchen. To the first floor are two double bedrooms and a modern three piece family bathroom.
Externally the property has a driveway providing off road parking along with a further parking space and large garage incorporating an office / study. A secluded garden to the rear that is mainly laid to lawn with a range of mature trees, plants and shrubs creating a border, an Indian stone patio provides the perfect setting for enjoying those warm summer evenings.
Reeds Rains, 01772 749266£170,000View the full listing here
Riverside, Preston PR1
Riverside has pretty views of the local cricket pitch
The property looks wonderful on the inside
Stunning views over the River Ribble. This unique property benefits from beautiful original features providing character through-out the property. The living accommodation comprises of vestibule, grand entrance hall, lounge with a stunning fireplace, dining room with french doors to the rear garden, utility room and kitchen with a range cooker. To the first floor there are three bedrooms where two are doubles and feature a cast iron fireplace and a third bedroom. There is also a three piece bathroom suite with a free standing bath. Externally there is a low maintenance rear and side garden with views over Cricket pitch. This property must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
Reeds Rains, 01772 561666£210,000View the full listing here
Dove Avenue, PR1
Dove Avenue is in a small cul-de-sac
The property comes with an extensive fitted kitchen
A truly fabulous period mid terrace house, of generous proportion, offering much charm and character including modern style wood burning fire, perfect on cold winter nights. Situated within a small cul de sac location, the property is within walking distance of the River Ribble and Avenham Park which ranks amongst the finest examples of traditional Victorian parkland in the North West. Accommodation includes lounge with feature high coved ceiling, separate living / dining room with wood burning fire and extensive fitted kitchen offering great space for both storage and appliances. To the first floor is a landing area with feature window, three bedrooms and three piece bathroom. There is street parking to the front of the property and enclosed patio style garden to the rear. This property will be much sought after, so early viewing is essential.
Reeds Rains, 01772 749266Offers in region of £135,000View the full listing here
Grafton Street, Preston PR1
The property has a stunning garden front entrance
There is also a large modern fitted kitchen
Stunning garden fronted end terrace. This two bedroom property is modern but also benefits from character with original features. The property briefly comprises of vestibule, hallway, lounge open to the dining room, modern fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, utility room. The cellar offers two rooms and a store room offering additional storage space. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms and a modern four piece bathroom. Externally there is an enclosed rear yard with gated access. This property needs to be viewed to fully appreciate it spacious accommodation.
Reeds Rains, 01772 561666£135,000View the full listing here