Period property blends charm with modern fixtures and fittings

Old Post Office.
Old Post Office.

The Old Post Office in Hornby is an attractive semi-detached family home which blends period charm with modern fixtures and fittings.

This is a Grade II listed stone property that stands opposite Hornby Castle and is full of character with a host of original features such as mullion windows, an inglenook fireplace and wooden ceiling beams.

The accommodation on offer is generous and well presented throughout and features sitting room, lounge, kitchen diner, utility room and study to the ground floor. Upstairs there are three double bedrooms, a very generous single bedroom and two bathrooms.

The Old Post Office has a beautiful and private rear garden, gated parking and outside storage too.

This is a property dating back over 300 years and still provides much of its original charm yet has been restored and renovated by the current owners to create a delightful family home.

On the ground floor the inviting front room has a fabulous stone inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove. The very generous living room has windows to three sides including a feature curved bay to the front with stone mullions and window seat with storage below.

There is an impressive country style kitchen diner that suits the age and feel of the house perfectly.

There are a range of wall and base units in cream wood grain finish with solid wood work tops and complementary splash back tiling.

There is a central island with drawers and cupboards, a Belfast sink with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer and a range cooker with overhead extractor.

A convenient utility room has sink and drainer unit, plumbing for a washing machine, tall storage cupboards and a low level WC.

A third reception room currently used as a study. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, and two bathrooms.

Outside, the front garden is lawned with borders, wrought iron fence with gate and flagged footpaths.

There is an extensive rear garden which is mostly laid to lawn with raised beds, mature shrub and herbaceous borders and trees.

There is a stoned flagged patio area and off road parking behind double gates.

Contact Fisher Wrathall on 01524 68822.