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3 bed semi-detached house for sale

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Cop Lane, Penwortham, Preston PR1

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Property features

  • EPC Grade E
  • 19th Century Converted Water Tower
  • Subject Of Much Recent Upgrade
  • Lounge & Separate Sitting Room
  • Stylish Quality Modern Fitted Kitchen
  • Accommodation Over Five Floors
  • Extensive Views Over Preston
  • Stunning Four Piece Bathroom
  • Charming Character Features
  • Viewing Highly Recommended

Property description

An incredibly rare opportunity to acquire this well known landmark and piece of local history. Penwortham Water Tower was built in the late 19th century and has since been converted. It is part of a development of semi-detached cottages that were built for employees of the local squire, Lawrence Rawstorne. The property boasts fantastic character, wonderful charm and quirks yet lends itself wonderfully as a family home boasting a floor space of approximately 1900 square feet. The versatile accommodation spans over five floors with fantastic views over the city of Preston. Only internal viewing will fully reveal this wonderful unique home. EPC Grade E

Entrance Porch

With door leading to :-

Entrance Hallway

Staircase leading to the first floor. Stylish feature tiled flooring. Under stairs storage cupboard.

Lounge (3.64m x 4.61m)

Coal effect living flame gas fire set in a feature surround. Two windows to the front aspect overlooking the garden with built in large window seat. Further window to the side aspect with privacy glass. Polished wooden flooring. Picture rail. Central heating radiator.

Sitting Room (3.29m x 4.22m)

Dual aspect with windows to the front and side. Living flame gas stove style fire set in a modern tiled chimney breast and hearth. Feature wooden flooring. Period style radiator.

Kitchen (2.87m x 3.64m)

Fitted with a quality range of grey gloss wall and base units containing inset one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap, built in electric Smeg oven and microwave, gas hob and extractor, complemented by part tiled elevations and tiled floor. Window to the rear aspect. Utility area with a range of integral appliances including fridge / freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher. Window to the side aspect. Tiled floor.

Conservatory (4.92m x 2.53m)

UPVC double glazed with with Glass roof, stone floor and French style patio doors which lead out to an enclosed courtyard style garden.


Window to the rear aspect. Staircase leading to the second floor.

Bedroom 1 (3.21m x 3.67m)

Window to the rear aspect.

Dressing Room / Bedroom 3 (1.80m x 2.57m)

Window to the rear aspect. Built in storage cupboard.

Bathroom (3.72m x 3.84m)

A most impressive space comprising free standing bath, large walk in shower with glass screen, wash hand basin and low level W.C. Enhanced by stylish part tiled elevations and tiled floor. Windows to the side and front aspects. Modern vertical feature radiator.

Landing (2nd)

Wall mounted electric storage heater. Staircase leading to the first floor. Window to the side aspect. Staircase leading to the third floor.

Bedroom 2 (3.70m x 3.84m)

Window to the side aspect. Central heating radiator. Built in double wardrobe. En-Suite area with vanity wash hand basin. Window to the side

Home Office / Study (3.90m x 3.81m)

Three windows to the rear aspect. Single door with juliet style balcony with fabulous views over Penwortham. Spiral staircase leading to the fourth floor. Electric storage heater.

Separate WC

Two piece suite comprising wall mounted wash hand basin and low level W.C.

Studio Room (4.95m x 4.35m)

Formally a recording studio with triple glazed windows to four sides . Wall mounted electric panel heater. Split staircase leading to the fifth floor.

Sitting Room (2nd) (4.37m x 5.03m)

Fantastic space with vaulted style ceiling with three roof windows, Double French style doors with Juliet style balcony with superb views over Preston and beyond. Wall mounted electric storage heater.


To the front of the property is a delightful private mature shrub garden and driveway, providing off road parking. A gate from here leads through to enclosed courtyard style walled garden.

Important note to purchasers:

We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.


Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £133,502 Sales 654 Current average value £131,241 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £4,638 ▲ 3.66%

Property value data/graphs for PR1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £249,753 £198 3.6 £236,034
Semi-detached £153,874 £172 3.0 £158,281
Terraced £94,513 £126 2.8 £88,957
Flats £97,566 £158 1.9 £78,576

Current asking prices in PR1

Average: £116,927
Avg. current asking prices in PR1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £102,114
Flats £77,104
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All £78,667

Current asking rents in PR1

Average: £915 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in PR1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £390 pcm
£590 pcm
£703 pcm
£1,269 pcm
£1,845 pcm
Flats £474 pcm
£633 pcm
£1,019 pcm
£1,379 pcm
£1,938 pcm
All £463 pcm
£616 pcm
£796 pcm
£1,303 pcm
£1,889 pcm

Fun facts for PR1

Highest value in PR1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Hill Road £506,773
Hollinhurst Avenue £457,157
Castle Walk £423,444
Round Wood £387,929
Penwortham Court £335,894
Highest turnover in PR1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Condor Way 68.8%
Linton Grove 56.2%
The Spinney 54.5%
Crownlee 52.4%
Hollinhurst Avenue 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Penwortham

Overall rating:

  • currently 4.5 stars
Very good - 89% (66 ratings)

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  • currently 5 stars
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  • currently 4.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Preston (Lancs) (1.1 miles)
  • Lostock Hall (2.4 miles)
  • Bamber Bridge (3.1 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (12.3 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (29.1 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (33.0 miles)
  • Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing (16.6 miles)
  • Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing (16.8 miles)
  • Heysham Ferry Terminal (21.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Cop Lane Church of England Primary School, Penwortham (0.3 miles)
  • Penwortham, St Teresa's Catholic Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Penwortham Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Youth Challenge Pru (15.2 miles)
  • The Young Mums Unit (17.2 miles)
  • Thomas Whitham Sixth Form (20.5 miles)
  • Penwortham Girls' High School (0.1 miles)
  • Penwortham Priory Academy (0.5 miles)
  • All Hallows Catholic High School (0.8 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,427 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 30,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,079 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £13/mo (£153/yr)
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Gas £37 Electricity £49 Estimated energy cost £86/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 14200 kWh/year
Electricity: 3800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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South Ribble

Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £204 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £23 Sewerage £22 Estimated water cost £45 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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