Three tiers for this wonderful 200-year-old cottage in city

Mill Cottage, Cottam Lane, Ashton
Mill Cottage, Cottam Lane, Ashton
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This beautiful detached cottage, dating from around 1800 is set in three quarters of an acre of land on a private road.

Reduced from £499,950 to £460,000, Mill Cottage on Cottam Lane in Ashton, Preston, has five bedrooms, four receptions and three bathrooms.

Finished to a high standard, the cottage has a garage/workshop and stables and outbuildings.

An ash staircase leads up from the lounge, which features a fireplace with a multi-fuel burner in an ash surround and marble hearth.

The kitchen/diner is naturally lit via a rear window and patio doors to the side and rear. There is an extensive range of wall and base units with granite work surfaces and island, bespoke hand built in oak with an Aga cooker with four ovens and a three year warranty.

There is a Shores Belfast sink and a Bosch integrated dishwasher. Feature radiators add style.

In the utility/cloakroom there is space for a washing machine and dryer.

In the utility room is a built-in Aga fridge freezer, a range of wall and base units in oak and a Belfast sink.

The library has access out to the side of the house through patio doors.

Upstairs on the first floor is a shower room with cubicle, was basin and wc.

In the family bathroom there is a panelled bath, wash basin and wc.

The sumptuous master bedroom has windows to the side and rear with patio doors leading to a glazed balcony dressing room and en suite.

In the dressing room there are bespoke wardrobes and a dressing table in oak.

Its en suite is a wet room with shower with Italian porcelain wall and floor tiles. Outside, at the front of the cottage access is via electronic by Jacksons, with a 23-year guarantee.

The gardens with patios are in two tiers with granite terraces, raised vegetable bed and York stone paving around. There is an outside power and water supply and a Cedar greenhouse/summerhouse plus a stables/foaling box and large tackroom.

The two stables measure 12ft x 12ft, the foaling box is 22ft x 12ft and the tack room 22ft x 12ft.

Additionally there is a wood store and a dog pen. In the garage/workshop, which has power and lighting, there is parking for several vehicles. A range of block built outbuildings includes a large games room with power and lighting. There could be possible conversion of these buildings subject to planning permission.

LOCATION: Mill Cottage, Cottam Lane, Ashton

LAYOUT: Five bedroom house

MAIN ROOM SIZES: Lounge 24ft 4in x 14ft 11in, dining room 16ft x 7ft 10in, kitchen 25ft x 14ft 6in, library room 5ft 9in x 12ft 1in, bedrooms 15ft 10in x 14ft 6in, 8ft 9in x 15ft 1in, 11ft 11in x 9ft 8in, 11ft 3in x 8ft 7in, 7ft 4in x 12ft 8in.

OUTSTANDING FEATURES: Secluded cottage on a private lane.

AGENT: Farrell Heyworth, 309 Garstang Road, Fulwood.

Tel: 01772 787666

PRICE: £460,000