White Croft, White House Lane, Preston
    6 bedroom country home for sale


    • Four reception rooms
    • Home of Distinction
    • A large detached country home
    • Six double bedrooms
    • Substantial gardens and parking
    • Detached garage with accommodation potential
    Welcome to the epitome of rural luxury living in the heart of Lancashire's picturesque Great Eccleston! Nestled within its tranquil surroundings, this distinctive family home offers a perfect blend of charm, space, and modern convenience.

    Strategically positioned for those who crave both countryside serenity and urban connectivity, this property boasts proximity to key locales such as Poulton, Wyre, Garstang, Preston, and Lancaster, all thanks to its easy access to the M6 and M55 motorway network.

    As you approach through the electric gates, you're greeted by expansive grounds and ample parking, setting the stage for what lies within. With approximately 4589 sqft (426 sqm) of space, this home promises room to roam and then some!

    Step inside to discover a meticulously preserved slice of history, adorned with contemporary comforts. The hardwood doorway beckons you into a luminous hallway, where period details meet modern elegance. Picture yourself gliding across engineered wooden flooring, admiring paneled walls, and basking in the glow of original leaded windows, cleverly ensconced in modern double glazing.

    Entertain with flair in the formal living room, where high ceilings, period coving, and an open fireplace create a welcoming ambiance. Need more space to spread out? The second sitting room awaits, offering versatility as a relaxation haven or formal dining room.

    Prepare to be dazzled as you enter the heart of the home—a sprawling open-plan living, kitchen, and dining area. Tri-fold doors beckon you to the garden oasis, while the sleek kitchen, complete with Neff appliances and a quartz-topped island, invites culinary adventures. The dining space accommodates a generously sized family table with ease, while the adjacent living area provides ample room for sofas, complemented by a freestanding log burner. Bi-fold doors seamlessly connect the living space to the garden, offering the option for a hot tub installation with readily available electric supply. Adjacent to the kitchen, a convenient boot room awaits, ideal for shedding muddy attire or drying off a furry friend after a countryside excursion. This versatile space also offers storage solutions and direct access to a WC. An external door provides convenient entry to the garden, while another door from the kitchen leads to the utility room, where there is further storage, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

    To complete the ground floor accommodation, there is a good sized home office, plus an under stairs wine cellar!

    Upstairs, a sanctuary awaits in the primary bedroom, with windows framing breathtaking views, an en suite, and access to a private roof terrace. Additional bedrooms (one with an en-suite), and a family bathroom finish the first floor. The second floor offers a home gym (or guest suite) to ensure everyone has their own slice of luxury.

    Outside, the possibilities abound with extensive lawned gardens, with landscaped borders. A detached garage with two electric up and over doors, boasts a first floor conversion, which could easily be turned into an office, gym, craft room, or entertainment haven. With parking aplenty, there is enough room for storing a caravan, motorhome or boat if needed.

    Great Eccleston's village charm extends beyond its picturesque streets, boasting a delightful array of independent shops—a bakery, off-license, post office, hairdresser, and butcher are just a glimpse into its vibrant retail scene. And for those seeking culinary delights or a cozy spot for a coffee, the village offers an assortment of quaint cafes, welcoming pubs, and charming restaurants.

    At the heart of the community lies the Great Eccleston Village Centre, a bustling hub brimming with activity year-round. This charitable organization curates a lively calendar of events and activities, ensuring there's always something exciting happening for residents to enjoy.

    Experience the hustle and bustle of village life at the weekly market, where stalls overflow with locally sourced produce, vibrant flowers, and household essentials. And for a special treat, don't miss the Farmers Market held every third Wednesday of the month, showcasing the region's finest offerings.

    Each year, the village comes alive with the iconic Great Eccleston Show—a two-day extravaganza celebrating rural heritage. From traditional crafts to cutting-edge agricultural technology, this event offers fun for the whole family.

    Great Eccleston is a haven for families, with two esteemed primary schools—St Mary's Catholic Primary School and Copp C of E Primary School—nurturing young minds. For older children, Hodgson Academy and Myerscough College are conveniently located just a short drive away. And for those pursuing higher education, Blackpool and the Fylde College's University Centre beckon with a diverse range of courses and apprenticeships. For those young people who attend Rossall School, this can be reached within around 20 minutes.

    Beyond its educational offerings, Great Eccleston provides ample opportunities for leisure and recreation. Take a leisurely stroll through Wyre Estuary Country Park or tee off at Poulton-le-Fylde Golf Club—there's something for everyone to enjoy in this bustling community.

    Embrace the vibrant spirit of Great Eccleston—a village brimming with charm, culture, and endless possibilities for a fulfilling lifestyle.

    Council Tax Band: F (Wyre Borough Council)
    Tenure: Freehold
    Reference: RS1031

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