What an impressive location this is! Through the gates and into the grounds of Hornby Castle you will find a private road to your left. At the end of this road Castle Park and Holly Cottage await you. A great family location with river walks and open fields. The village of Hornby is situated close to both Lancaster and Kirby Lonsdale. The village has a welcoming local community and plenty of amenities including shops, a post office, tea room, doctors surgery and swimming pool. There is a popular village primary school and another in the neighbouring village of Wray. Sought after secondary options include, in one direction, QES and in the other direction both Lancaster Grammar Schools. The views in this area are picturesque and a rural life here promises the utmost tranquillity. The property also has fantastic links to the M6 motorway.
Imagine waking up with views of deer exploring the castle grounds. Step outside and you may hear pheasants or even catch sight of the owl.
Originally the Coach House to Hornby Castle you will find the large archway creates a fantastic feature in the open plan lounge diner here at Holly Cottage. The Coach House and buildings were converted in the 1990s and Holly Cottage enjoys a charming rear garden with the parking area to one side and, on the other side, access to the garages - Holly Cottage has two. The property also now enjoys fast fibre broadband on the B4RN network. The front door opens to a wide porch with Amtico flooring and you will find the house light and bright throughout. There is a ground floor WC with country style Boot Room to the right - perfect for keeping all those coats, bags, boots and leads tidied away. The kitchen has integrated Bosch appliances including hob, oven and dishwasher. There is attractive, bordered, Amtico flooring and breakfast bar. In the lounge diner the exposed beams and feature archway create character. This is a great space for entertaining family and friends. There is a living flame gas fire and large feature windows with hardwood double glazing. To the side is the garden room which adds great additional space and opens to the rear garden with lawn and mature plants. The park land of the castle with grazing cattle and mature trees creates a heart lifting and awe inspiring backdrop. You can just see the castle turrets peeping through the leaves. Upstairs are three generous bedrooms, each has, at one time, accommodated a king size bed. There is also a family bathroom with white three piece bath suite and over bath shower.
The owners/neighbours share the electric bill for the garages between them. There is no ground rent, but there is a service charge of £400 paid bi-annually 1st April/1st Oct. The management company is Park Mews (Hornby) Ltd.