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Kirklake Road, Formby, Liverpool
Subject to contract: £ 1,300,000

A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase a spacious 1930s detached dormer bungalow set in extensive, mature grounds extending to 0.86 acres. The property, which is southerly facing to the rear, is situated in one of the most sought after locations in Formby, convenient for Formby Railway Station, several schools, Formby village with all its amenities and The Pinewoods Nature Reserve & Beach. Only by inspection can the bungalow’s extensive grounds be appreciated. There is separate access to the potential building site via Kirklake Road. There was originally planning consent granted for the erection of two dormer bungalows, this has now expired. The site offers various opportunities subject to the relevant planning consents.


  • TWO ENTERTAINING ROOMS
  • STUDY/BEDROOM FOUR
  • LARGE CONSERVATORY
  • BREAKFAST KITCHEN
  • UTILITY ROOM
  • GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM
  • MASTER BEDROOM TO GROUND FLOOR
  • TWO FURTHER BEDROOMS TO FIRST FLOOR
  • BATHROOM WITH W.C. COMBINED
  • GAS HEATING SYSTEM, PARTIAL DOUBLE GLAZING
  • TANDEM GARAGE, CARRIAGE SWEEP DRIVEWAY
  • AMPLE PARKING
  • EXTENSIVE PLOT
Description
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A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase a spacious 1930s detached dormer bungalow set in extensive, mature grounds extending to  0.86 acres. The property, which is southerly facing to the rear, is situated in one of the most sought after locations in Formby, convenient for Formby Railway Station, several schools, Formby village with all its amenities and The Pinewoods Nature Reserve & Beach. Only by inspection can the bungalow’s extensive grounds be appreciated.

There is separate access to the potential building site via Kirklake Road.  There was originally planning consent granted for the erection of two dormer bungalows, this has now expired.  The site offers various opportunities subject to the relevant planning consents.

Canopied Entrance
 
Enclosed Vestibule
Two original leaded light windows; quarry tiled floor.
 
Reception Hall
Walk-in cloakroom with original window.; quarry tiled Inner Hall with personnel door to garage.
 
Office/Bedroom No. 4  12’09” x 11’09” (3.89m x 3.58m)
Leaded light bow window to front with leaded light and coloured glass transoms; leaded light window to side.
 
Rear Entertaining Room  17’00” x 16’05” (5.18m x 5.00m)
Feature fireplace with coal effect gas fire (Not Tested); built-in bookshelf; double glazed picture windows with leaded light and coloured glass transoms and double glazed door to ….
 
Conservatory 14’03 x 12’01” (4.34m x 3.68m)
Double glazed windows and double opening French doors to garden; electric underfloor heating (Not Tested).
 
Dining Room 15’11” (into bay) x 12’00” (4.85m x 3.66m)
Bow window with leaded light and coloured glass transoms.
 
Kitchen 13’11” (into bay and hob recess) x 11’11” (4.24m x 3.63m)
Original bay window to front with leaded light and coloured glass transoms; base, wall and drawer units; electric hob and oven and grill in a housing unit; single drainer sink unit with mixer tap; integrated dishwasher (All Not Tested); part-tiled walls; leaded light window to side; walk-in pantry with shelving.
 
Utility Room
Plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for dryer; quarry tiled floor.
 
Ground Floor Bedroom  14’07” (from wardrobe into bay) x 11’09” (into alcove and into wardrobe) (4.45m x 3.58m)
Bay window to rear with leaded light and coloured glass transoms; excellent range of built-in furniture to include wardrobes, bedside drawer units; display shelving; overhead cupboards and dressing table unit with knee hole and drawers.
 
Ground Floor Wet Room
Mains shower fitment and flexible hose (Not Tested); glass shower screen; inset sink in vanity unit; low level w.c.; tiled walls and floor.
 
First Floor
 
Landing
Leaded light window to front; storage cupboards.
 
Bedroom No. 2   15’06” x 13’03” (4.72m x 4.04m)
Built-in wardrobe; overhead cupboards and dressing table with knee hole and drawers.
 
Bedroom No. 3  9’08” x 9’05” (into wardrobe) (2.95m x 2.87m)
Window to side; built-in wardrobes; access to eaves storage; dressing shelf with drawers and fitted mirror.
 
Bathroom/Shower Room
Suite comprising a tile sided bath, wash hand basin, shower enclosure fitted with a ‘Triton’ electric shower and low level w.c.; tiled walls; access to eaves storage. 
 
Outside
 
Attached Tandem Garage 
Up and over door; power and light ; personnel door to Inner Hall; wall-mounted ‘Worcester’ gas heating boiler (All Not Tested).
 
Gardens
Gardens are present to front and rear.  The walled front garden has a brick paved, carriage sweep driveway and an established shrubbery. The more formal section of the rear garden is laid out with lawns and has an ornamental pond with waterfall and water lilies. There are patio areas outside the conservatory and to the side of the property. The borders are abundantly stocked with mature trees, flowering shrubs and bushes and there is a summerhouse. The rear plots are laid out with lawns and surrounded by trees and bushes.
Neighbourhood Description
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Formby offers a wide selection of shops and supermarkets in convenient situations throughout the town and is well served by primary and comprehensive schools including Formby High and Range High School. There is an electric train service to Liverpool (12 miles) and Southport (8 miles) from Formby and Freshfield Stations and there is a local bus service. The M57/M58 motorway connection via the A5758 through Thornton is 8 miles from this office. There are lovely walks to the shore through the nature conservancy and National Trust pinewoods where there is a red squirrel reserve. The shore is about 1 mile from the railway stations.