Escape to the countryside to live in a cottage with history

The White House, Eaves Cottage Farm Eaves Lane, Eaves, Preston
The White House, Eaves Cottage Farm Eaves Lane, Eaves, Preston

This detached period property is a prime candidate for a role in the TV series Escape to the Country.

Set in the quiet rural location of Eaves near Preston, The White House marks a rare opportunity to acquire a detached period home, the rear part of which dates from the 16th century and with a Georgian frontage.

The White House contains many original period features, and has been tastefully and sympathetically refurbished by the current owners, and is in superb decorative order throughout.

It will appeal to the discerning purchaser who is searching for a truly unique property with versatile accommodation.

Set within beautiful gardens, down a quiet country lane, the property is situated in a desirable rural location, yet is only six miles from Preston, and is within close reach of the A6 and the motorway network.

The ground floor accommodation briefly comprises of two sitting rooms, dining hall, downstairs wc, fitted country kitchen and south facing conservatory.

An attractive feature of this property is the flooring, which consists of a combination of natural limestone, natural wood and sisal carpets, which add to the rustic yet stylish decor of the house.

The first floor accommodation has four bedrooms, of which the superb master bedroom has a two piece en-suite.

The spacious main bathroom has a feature roll top bath, and natural limestone flooring with underfloor heating.

The second floor consists of two well presented loft rooms offering a variety of uses.

The property has oil fired central heating, and views overlooking farmland and the distant hills.

A shared gravelled entrance area leads to a private driveway via double wooden gates offering parking for at least three cars.

The property is surrounded by mature, well maintained gardens with a wide range of shrubs, flowers, bushes, trees and evergreens. There is a lawn, raised paved patio area and access to a wooden summerhouse with French doors.

To the front of the property a narrow stream passes within the boundary and there is a wooden footbridge which leads to a naturally wild garden which would appeal to nature lovers.

ADDRESS: The White House, Eaves Cottage Farm Eaves Lane, Eaves, Preston

PRICE: £599,950

ESTATE AGENT DETAILS: Reeds Rains - 01772 717752