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Nestled in the stunning Howgill Fells part of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, in an elevated position, surrounded by magnificent views, this is a unique opportunity to purchase a substantial property offering a huge amount of accommodation; built from local stone with dressed sandstone quoins and a traditional sandstone and slate roof.
The living space is vast consisting of the main farmhouse, which has been extended into the adjacent cowshed, hayloft and barn. In total it comprises of 8 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms, 2 kitchens, 2 garden rooms, 3 bathrooms, utility room, a unique sunken office/craft room, extensive attic space and a number of storerooms.
The property has character features in abundance, with large fireplaces, exposed stone walls, floorboards, beams and despite its rural location benefits from 2 one gigabit full fibre broadband links provided by B4RN.
It has tremendous potential; it could make a fabulous large family home, alternatively be split to create separate living spaces, perfect for multi-generational living, income potential as a holiday let or for a work/life environment due to its internet connectivity.
Externally the rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and bordered with trees and shrubs, backing onto open fields with fantastic fell views and walks on your doorstep.
To the front there is an abundance of off road parking, a pretty walled garden, terrace and fabulous views across to the Lake District National Park.
Situated in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, in a private standalone position it still has excellent transport links with the M6, around 15 minutes away, and the London Glasgow west coast rail line 25 minutes away. The market town of Sedbergh is only a short drive and offers all local amenities, with primary and secondary schools, health care, shops, leisure facilities and excellent local food.
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SITTING ROOM- Two large windows overlooking the rear fellside, beamed ceiling, large inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove and a stone surround with a wooden mantle sitting on a flagged hearth, original cupboard built into the side of the fireplace, vinyl flooring and a doorway leading through into original entrance hallway for the main house, (part of this room was converted from the old dairy, the original dairy slabs are still in place). KITCHEN - High ceiling, a large double glazed window overlooking the front aspect, tiled open fire fireplace with original built in cupboards on left side, a range of wall and base units with complementary work surfaces over and a white composite sink with a stainless steel mixer tap. Integrated Neff oven, electric hob and housing for a dishwasher and space for a fridge. Flagged stone flooring and a passageway leading through into the sunroom. INNER HALLWAY- A small curtain storage area. SUNROOM- Conservatory style polycarbonate roof, dual aspect double glazed windows to the front and side with slate window sills. Painted exposed walls, laminate flooring, a wooden double glazed door leading out to the front and a doorway through into the utility room. UTILITY ROOM- Velux window, beamed ceiling, a small window overlooking the rear aspect, painted exposed wall, plumbed for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer and space for a fridge/freezers. A range of wall and base units with roll top work surfaces and a ceramic sink with drainer.
Wooden staircase leads up to the first floor having a sash window overlooking the front aspect with secondary glazing. A bend in the stairs has a glazed panel door leading through into an inner hallway to one side of the house (converted Hayloft) continuing up the main staircase leads to three bedrooms and the family bathroom. Electric heater and loft access hatch. BEDROOM ONE- A double room having a large double glazed window overlooking the rear aspect and the far reaching fellside, wall of fitted wardrobes and cabinets, boarded over feature cast iron fireplace, carpeted floor and an electric heater. BEDROOM TWO- A double room having a large double glazed window overlooking the rear aspect, an original wooden floor, boarded over feature cast iron fireplace and an electric heater BEDROOM THREE- A double room having a large double glazed window overlooking the front aspect, built in airing cupboard, feature cast iron fireplace with original cupboards at the side, carpets cover the original polished wooden floor and an electric heater. FAMILY BATHROOM- A large double glazed window to the front aspect, part tiled walls, bath with electric shower over, traditional WC, wash hand basin, electric radiator, storage cupboard, and an original cast iron fireplace.
High ceilings, sash windows overlooking the side aspect, wooden door leading out to the front of the property, partial wooden panelling, doorways leading through into the kitchen, family/dining room and the staircase up to the first floor landing.
MAIN FARMHOUSE INNER HALLWAY (CONVERTED HAYLOFT)- Approached through a part glazed door from the bend in the main staircase, the inner hallway has doorways leading through into bedroom four and five, ceiling beams, an external doorway leading onto the stone stairs to the front of the property, feature window to the front aspect and a secondary window with secondary glazing to the front aspect with a slate window sill and an electric heater. MAIN FARMHOUSE BEDROOM FOUR (COVERTED HAYLOFT)- A double size room fitted with a loft access hatch, a feature beam, window with secondary glazing overlooking the rear aspect and a slate window sill, exposed brick work, electric heater and a carpeted floor. MAIN FARMHOUSE BEDROOM FIVE (CONVERTED HAYLOFT)- A double room with a beamed ceiling, windows with secondary glazing overlooking the front and the rear aspect and slate window sills, built in double wardrobe, electric heater, brick built fireplace inset with an electric fire and a doorway leading through into the en-suite shower room. EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM - Corner shower with shower boarding, low level WC, wash hand basin, extractor fan, beamed ceiling and laminated wooden flooring.
Corner shower with shower boarding, low level WC, wash hand basin, extractor fan, beamed ceiling and laminated wooden flooring.
This room currently links the Main Farmhouse and the Barn Entry from the front of the property is via a wooden stable door, the garden room has exposed stone walls, windows looking through into the sitting room, windows overlooking to the front, a large wooden part gazed door leading through into the Barn dining room and a wooden part glazed door leading through into the main Farmhouse sitting room.
DINING ROOM - Windows with secondary glazing overlooking the front and the side aspect with stone window sills, beamed ceiling, electric heater, corner cupboard, a feature stone shelf, a wooden effect vinyl floor with a carpet square a doorway leads through into the Barn kitchen. KITCHEN - Double glazed window overlooks the rear garden, with a large stone window sill, beamed ceiling, a range of wooden wall and base units and complementary work surfaces over, tiled splash backs and a double sink unit with stainless steel mixer tap. Electric hob, built in double oven, space for a fridge/freezer, plumbing for one washing machine and space a condensing drier. Feature exposed stone fireplace with two stone feature shelving units, inset wood burning stove with a wooden mantle sitting on stone flagged hearth. Painted concrete flooring and an electric heater. Open doorway leading through into the main lounge. BARN LOUNGE - Beamed ceiling, original vertical beams, painted exposed stone walls, doubled glazed window and door to the front aspect and a doubled glazed sliding door leading out to the rear. Large feature fireplace with a stone mantle and flagged hearth, houses a wood burning stove with back boiler to run multiple radiators around the property, additionally there are three electric heaters, open plan wooden staircase leading up to the first floor. In the centre of the room is a large circular spoked glass topped table with a view through the table top to the unique sunken office/craft room. BARN SUNKEN OFFICE/CRAFT ROOM - Accessed through a trap door from the lounge floor with an internal ladder leading down to this area currently used as a craft room.
Wooden open plan stairs lead to the first floor hallway extending the length of the first floor with exposed beams and doors leading into the bedrooms and bathroom. BEDROOM ONE - A large double room with a beamed ceiling, double glazed windows to the side and overlooking the rear aspect and fells behind. Electric heater, radiators and carpeted floor. Loft hatch provides access to extensive insulated loft area. BEDROOM TWO - Double bedroom with a beamed ceiling and rear facing double glazed window. Built in wardrobe, radiator and carpeted floor. BEDROOM THREE- Single bedroom with a beamed ceiling and rear facing double glazed window. Built in wardrobe, radiator and carpeted floor. FAMILY BATHROOM- Loft hatch access, ceiling light, beamed ceiling, extractor fan, window overlooking the rear aspect with stone window sill. Bath with electric shower over and tiled surround, wash hand basin, low level WC and a bidet. Wooden storage cupboard housing the water tank and airing cupboard, heated towel rail, radiator and a wooden effect flooring.
Approached via a lane which leads up to the property having a gavelled driveway with off road parking for several vehicles, a walled gravelled seating area leads through into a walled garden. This walled secret garden has a low maintenance garden with established trees, shrubs, pond and a chicken coop. A metal five barred gate at the side of the property gives access into the neighbouring field and into the external WC; a traditional style double WC in a stone built building. Along the perimeter of the house there are established shrubs, and feature staircase leading to a storeroom. At the side of the property are two further storage rooms attached to the barn which are access externally. At the rear there is a metal five barred gate leading out to the lane, a pretty cottage garden mainly laid to lawn, with established trees and shrubs, flower beds, wood store, wooden summer house, two wooden garden sheds and a seating area with uninterrupted views over the Howgill Fells.
EPC - E Mains electric, water and drainage. Electric heating. 2 GB direct fibre broadband DISCLAIMER - 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.
David Britton Estates
15 Old London Road