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Gamblesby, Penrith
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The Nook Gamblesby, Penrith CA10 1HY

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  • Four bedroom detached sandstone house with adjoining barn
  • Sits on a large plot of just under an acre
  • Three reception rooms
  • Large kitchen diner
  • Utility room and boot room
  • Barn with a small indoor exercise pool
  • Beautiful gardens
  • Plenty of off road parking
  • Great village location with wonderful views
  • Property is in good condition

Situated in the fell-side village of Gamblesby is this beautifully presented four-bedroom detached sandstone house with a detached sandstone barn. The property is nestled in the centre of the village and has stunning views, a great village community and wonderful access to the Pennine fells. The house is of sandstone construction and is well complemented on the ground floor with three reception rooms, a kitchen/diner, utility room, toilet and a boot room. Three bedrooms and a family bathroom occupy the first floor, with a further double bedroom and en-suite bathroom in the attic. Large external grounds include the substantial sandstone barn, which incorporates an indoor swimming pool and an artist's studio. Although planning consent exists for holiday accommodation in the remaining barn-space, there would be scope, subject to planning, for alternative conversion.




Entrance Porch

Entrance door leading into the entrance porch with double glazed sash windows to the side and front aspect, tiled flooring and doorway leading through into the sitting room.

Sitting Room

Beamed ceiling. Wooden double glazed sash window to the front aspect. Inglenook style feature fireplace with inset wood burning stove and ornate surround. Hatch looking into the study/third reception room. Radiator and doorway through into the sung.


Skimmed and beamed ceiling. Wooden double glazed window to the front aspect. Sandstone feature fireplace and a radiator.

Inner Hallway

Staircase with under stairs cupboard. Doorways leading through into the utility room, WC and the study area.

Utility Room

Tongue and groove ceiling supports a pulley clothes airer. Double glazed window opens to the kitchen. Matching wall and Wall shelves, base units with roll edge work surfacing, stainless steel sink and tiled splashbacks. Houses the oil boiler. Plumbing for a washing machine; space for a tumble dryer, fridge and chest freezer. Radiator and doorway leading through into the WC. Shelving.


Tongue and groove ceiling. Low level WC and sink with tiled splashbacks and tiled floor.

Study Area/ Third reception

Skimmed ceiling and part beamed. Double glazed window to the side aspect. A storage cupboard. Radiator and doorway through into the kitchen dining room.

Kitchen/Dining Room

Part vaulted ceiling of part timber construction and double glazed with a bank of double glazed windows to the rear aspect and a pair of double glazed doors also to the rear leading out onto the patio. Doorway leading through into the side porch/boot room. The kitchen comprises off matching wall and base units with tiled splashbacks and roll edge worksurfacing. 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink plus mixer tap. An Aga. Space for a dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Radiator and tiled flooring.

Side Porch/ Boot Room

Sandstone seats and a glazed wooden doorway leading outside.

First Floor

Stairs up to first floor, halfway up the stairs is a double glazed window to the rear. Stairs lead up to a part galleried landing with doorways leading through into the bedrooms and family bathroom. Stairs leading up to bedroom four.

Master Bedroom

Skimmed and beamed ceiling. Double glazed sash window to the front aspect and a radiator.

Bedroom Two

Skimmed and beamed ceiling. Double glazed sash window to the front aspect. Fitted wardrobe and a radiator.

Bedroom Three

Skimmed ceiling. Double glazed window to the rear aspect and a radiator.

Family Bathroom

Integrated spot lamps. Double glazed obscure window to the rear aspect. Airing cupboard. Bath with shower over. His and hers sinks on a vanity unit. Low level WC and a bidet. Radiator and tiled floors.

Bedroom Four

Stairs leading up to bedroom four. Skimmed ceiling and beam work. Velux windows x2 to the rear aspect. Eves storage. Stripped wooden flooring and doorway leading through into the en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom

Skimmed ceiling and beam work. Velux roof window to the rear aspect. Double ended bath with shower attachment. Sink with vanity unit. Low level WC and bidet. Storage cupboards x2 and a radiator.


Open front leading into a porch area with doorways leading though into the remains of the wheel house, the main barn and a sun room. MAIN BARN - The main barn itself has exposed beams, a mezzanine area with a staircase leading up to a balustrade section, sandstone flagged floor and a workshop area. STUDIO - The staircase leads up to a studio with a skimmed ceiling and beam work. Velux roof windows to the front and rear and double glazed windows to the front and side aspect. Power and light. A small kitchenette fitted with a stainless steel sink and hot water.

Barn Part Two

CHANGING AREA - Ground floor changing area with under-floor heating for the swimming pool with a shower cubicle, sink, tiled splashbacks and a low level WC. Tiled floor and a doorway leading through into the swimming pool. THE SWIMMING POOL AREA - An above ground heated pool with tiled surround is equipped with an adjustable swimming-pump mechanism enabling swimmers of different abilities to “swim on the spot” against a current. A door leads to a plant room with a glazed doorway leading through into the sunroom. SUN ROOM - Skimmed ceiling and open beam work. A large selection of double glazed window. Tiled floor and double doors leading back to the porch area. GARAGE- A storage area 3.6m x 3.3m lies behind double barn doors. REMAINS OF OLD WHEEL HOUSE – This potential storage area lies off the porch, but requires flooring.


To the front of the property is an abundance of off road parking, a gateway leading through with a right of way access. There is further parking to the side of the house and beyond the barn. There are three stone storage sheds to the rear of the barn. The front garden has a gravelled section, easily maintained shrubs, plants, bushes, a boxed hedge and a large mature beech tree. To the rear the garden has a patio area with a collection of trees and mature shrubs. Stone steps lead from the patio to a further stone shed. All is surrounded by sandstone walling and pavers. Sandstone steps also leading up to the formal garden which is mainly laid to lawn surrounded by flower beds, shrubs and bushes and is beautifully maintained.

Externally Part Two

Beyond is a vegetable garden, which is split into various different vegetable plots and has the benefit of a very large greenhouse. This further part of the garden is surrounded by shrubs and an abundance of mature trees. Beyond a beech hedge, the lower part of the garden is a small paddock surrounded by trees, mainly laid to lawn with a wild meadow area and a gateway with shared access that leads back to the front of the property.




Mains electric, water and drainage. Oil central heating. Double glazed throughout.


These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending Purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. The services, systems, and appliances shown may not have been tested and has no guarantee as to their operability or efficiency can be given. All floor plans are created as a guide to the lay out of the property and should not be considered as a true depiction of any property and constitutes no part of a legal contract.


Penrith CA10 1HY
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: DBE00876
Jenni Leathes
David Britton Estates
PRS Rightmove Zoopla Primelocation