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Property details

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 3 reception rooms


  • Freehold
  • Beautiful, open views across the estuary
  • Brimming with character and charm
  • Spacious layout
  • 4 double bedrooms, the main with an en-suite
  • Open kitchen and dining room with underfloor heating
  • A country cottage lovingly refurbished by current vendors
  • Driveway for 2 vehicles

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What a hidden gem of a home! There are so many fantastic features that it is hard to list them all! Situated in beautiful Sandside, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this 4 bedroom home has unrivalled views across the estuary and over to the Lakeland Fells beyond. This spacious and quaint country cottage has been lovingly refurbished to a high standard and is perfect for modern living. The wrap around gardens offer privacy, space for parking, a natural limestone outcrop, a summerhouse and ample space for pottering in the gardens. A wide range of natural wildlife can be found in the surrounding area, including otters and ospreys. Internally you find the useful porch and utility room which leads to the impressive kitchen/ diner which is a fabulous space and ideal for social cooking, dining and entertaining. Located off the hallway is the living room, the separate snug with its feature fireplace and the office to one end and the newly modernised ground floor shower room. On the first floor are the 4 double bedrooms, one with an en-suite and bedroom 3 with the balcony with space to sit outside and enjoy the views and spectacular sunsets and last but by no means least, is the family bathroom. This home really is something special and viewings are a must to really appreciate it! Sandside is ideally located on the edge of Storth which boasts a post office and community shop and is within close proximity to both Arnside and Milnthorpe which offer a range of restaurants, a supermarket and Dallam secondary school and Storth has primary school, rated good by Ofsted. There are good transport links from nearby Arnside, with a train station (with access to Lancaster, Manchester and the West coast) and the M6 motorway is 15 minutes away. The village has a vibrant community with several local groups/societies, play groups, an amateur dramatics society and activities within the Village Hall.
Porch and utility room

2.66m x 4m (8' 9" x 13' 1") A light, bright and welcoming entrance into the home with beautiful large floor tiles with underfloor heating, plenty of space to kick off boots and shoes after long estuary and countryside walks and ample space to store coats and bags. Other features include a sink, an integrated washing machine and tumble drier, a integrated full height freezer and fitted cupboards for additional storage.
Kitchen and dining room

4.01m x 6.75m (13' 2" x 22' 2") Large floor tiles carry on from the utility room with underfloor heating. A magnificent, multi-functional central island graces the centre of the kitchen with an integrated induction hob and an overhead ceiling cooker hood, a built in breakfast bar and plenty of storage space. There is gas underneath in case you wish to install a gas hob. Bespoke, locally made hardwood kitchen base and wall units provide plenty of practical storage space with high end appliances throughout including a tall integrated fridge, a waist height double oven and microwave, a dishwasher with a lovely, deep window seat at one end to sit and enjoy views over the garden. There is tasteful glass tiling around the sink, an instant hot water tap and handy shelving above to really make the most of the space. The dining area is open to the kitchen and has room for a table to seat at least 8 and there is a bespoke, glass fronted display cabinet with internal lighting. This is a lovely light space with access out to the front garden.
Living room

4.42m x 5.75m (14' 6" x 18' 10") A large room perfect for relaxing with a feature bay window and window seat with views out over to the estuary. Substantial exposed wooden floor boards throughout add character. There is access to a small porch which leads out to the front garden.
Snug and office

3.25m x 3.94m (10' 8" x 12' 11") A lovely, cosy room with an impressive fireplace housing a large wood burner. There is a cupboard to the side of the fireplace for storage. The office is located at one end of the room with a built in solid oak desk and shelving and beautiful views out across to the estuary.
Shower room

1.46m x 2.23m (4' 9" x 7' 4") A fantastic addition to the ground floor with a large shower cubicle, W.C and a hand basin within a vanity unit with a heated towel rail and fully tiled walls.

2.08m x 4.18m (6' 10" x 13' 9") A spacious hallway with an under stairs storage cupboard.

Bedroom 1
3.45m x 5.25m (11' 4" x 17' 3") A large double bedroom offering elevated views acorss the estuary from the two picture windows. Feature wooden beams to the ceiling add character.

Bedroom 2
3.37m x 3.53m (11' 1" x 11' 7") A light and bright double bedroom with stunning views across the estuary and benefitting from an en-suite.

1m x 2.47m (3' 3" x 8' 1") A delightful en-suite comprising of a substantial shower cubicle with a mains fed shower, a WC with concealed cistern and a hand basin within a vanity unit. There is a tall heated towel rail, a heated and illuminated mirror cabinet with integrated charging ports and stylish tiling to the walls.

Bedroom 3
3.45m x 3.49m (11' 4" x 11' 5") Another double bedroom with double aspect views to the side of the property and towards the estuary with a delightful balcony to really take advantage of the fantastic views and spectacular sunsets.

Bedroom 4
2.67m x 4.07m (8' 9" x 13' 4") A double bedroom facing the rear of the property with a decorative feature fireplace to one wall.

2m x 2.247m (6' 7" x 7' 4") A sleek and modern bathroom with a 'P' shaped bath and mains fed shower above, a W.C with concealed cistern and a hand basin within a vanity unit. Part tiled walls with a tall heated towel rail.

The property sits on a corner plot with open views right across the estuary to the Lakeland Fells in the distance. There is a private parking for 2 vehicles, a rear garden with a summerhouse, lawned area, rockery, established flower beds and fernery. Traditional stone walls surround the gardens and to the front of the property is a beautiful and natural limestone outcrop taking centre stage. This is a sheltered space to sit, relax and take in the views and sunsets while enjoying a glass of wine. Bushes and mature trees, including a lilac and quince, surround the garden adding to the beauty and coupled with the abundance of varying wildlife that can be found in the area, all make this a very special place to live.
Useful information

Heating - Gas central heating with underfloor heating in the utility room and kitchen.
Year built - 17th century.
Drainage - Mains.
Council Tax band - D.
Internet - Superfast 1GB Fibre Broadband.

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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Arnside 1.3 miles
  • Silverdale 3.2 miles
  • Storth CofE School 0.2 miles
  • Arnside National CofE School 1.4 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Arnside 1.3 miles
  • Silverdale 3.2 miles
  • Storth CofE School 0.2 miles
  • Arnside National CofE School 1.4 miles

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23rd Dec 2020 £500,000 First listed
15th Jun 2007 £387,000 Last sold

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