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This magnificent and imposing period residence is a home filled with Victorian grandeur and charming original features, all sitting within a private plot of around 1.4 acres. Dating back around 1873, this impressive and imposing 5-bedroom family home has an attached 3-bedroom apartment and a coach house which has further development potential, subject to consents, making this home flexible and ideal for a large family, multi-generational use or as income/holiday let potential. It sits in a standalone position on the edge of the desirable village of Great Strickland and enjoys superb countryside and far reaching fell views in all directions.
Approached by electric gates and a large driveway to the front of the house, this home has been recently refurbished and oozes elegance and period character. Internally the living spaces are of generous proportions with high ceilings, ornate cornicing, ceiling roses and large fireplaces throughout, with each room enjoying a superb outlook across open countryside to the far-reaching fells.
Externally the property benefits from having a large, gravelled area to the front with lawned areas surrounded by a number of trees including oak, sycamore, beech and lime. To the rear there is a huge garden mainly laid to lawn with a large, paved seating area, 4 stables, tack room and an undercover storage area. A central gated courtyard giving access to the main house, the apartment and to the coach house. There is approx 3 acres of land available via separate negotiation which is located a short distance from the property.
The Village of Great Strickland is incredibly popular with visitors having an award-winning pub in its centre and is within easy access to the M6 and to the market town of Penrith boasting an array of amenities, schools and excellent transport links. This is a superb lifestyle opportunity for a buyer looking for a magnificent family home with a country lifestyle. This property is unlikely to remain on the market for any long period of time and a viewing highly recommended.
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Large wooden front door leads through into the entrance vestibule having a ceiling light, tiled floor and a wooden part glazed door leading through into the grand entrance hallway. ENTRANCE HALLWAY - This magnificent entrance hallway is fitted with three ceiling roses with ceiling lights, a large impressive, carpeted staircase leads up to the first floor with stunning wooden balustrade, ornate fireplace with a wooden surround inset with an electric fire sitting on a slate hearth, windows overlooking the side aspect, electric wall mounted heater and doorways leading through into various different reception rooms.
An impressive study having dual aspect windows to the front and side, ornate cornicing, ceiling light, ceiling rose, feature fitted cupboard, a large stone fireplace inset with a multi-fuel stove, large over-mantel mirror, wall mounted electric heater and a carpeted floor.
A large, impressive lounge space having a large bay window overlooking the side aspect, french doors leading through into a small sunroom, ornate cornicing, ceiling light and a ceiling rose. Ornate stone fireplace which has a carving matching the wooden balustrade on the central staircase and is inset with a multi-fuel stove on a stone hearth, large over-the mantel mirror, wall mounted electric heater and a carpeted floor. SUNROOM - Fitted with windows overlooking three aspects of the rear garden, ceiling light, wall mounted electric heater, tiled floor and a doorway leading out to the rear garden.
Fitted with high ceilings, ceiling light, ceiling rose, stone feature fireplace sitting on a stone hearth inset with a multi-fuel stove, large bay windows overlooking the rear garden, wall mounted electric heater and a carpeted floor.
Doors to storage cupboard, a large storage room, doorway leading through into the office and a doorway leading out to the rear courtyard.
Fitted with original cupboards, a window overlooking the rear garden, wall mounted electric heater and a carpeted floor.
A large kitchen fitted with a range of wall and base units which was installed by Caldew Kitchens which is a handmade bespoke fitted kitchen having a granite work surface over, an Oil-fired Aga with a hot plate sitting in a feature fireplace and a complementary splash back. Integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge and a freezer. Double belfast style sink with chrome mixer tap sitting in front of the window overlooking the courtyard, a further three double glazed windows overlooking the front aspect. High ceilings, LED spotlights, wall mounted electric heater, hand-built table and chairs, tiled flooring and an open doorway leading through into a further room which has the potential to become an annex.
A great area which could be utilised to become an annex, separate accommodation, or a utility room. Fitted with a bank of base units with complementary work surface over, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, door leading out into the rear courtyard and a window overlooking the courtyard, wall mounted electric heater, carpeted floor, a wooden staircase leading up to what could be a studio/bedroom and a wooden door leading through into the cloakroom. FIRST FLOOR STUDIO/BEDROOM- Fitted with a beamed ceiling, two velux roof windows and a carpeted floor. CLOAKROOM- Fitted with a ceiling light, two obscure windows to the side aspect, low level WC, wash hand basin plus vanity unit and lino flooring.
A grand carpeted staircase leads up to the first floor having with a wooden balustrade, there's a bend in the stair with a large feature window with ornate window panels overlooking the side aspect. The first-floor landing is fitted with a carpeted floor, two ceiling lights, two ceiling roses, wall mounted electric heater and doorways leading off to a number of bedrooms, bathroom and a doorway leading through to a staircase which goes to the second-floor studio. A further doorway leads through into the plant room which houses the master controls for the underfloor heating and showers together with a large hot water tank and water heating controls.
A large double room having dual aspect windows to the side and front aspect, a high ceiling with cornicing, ceiling light, ceiling rose, original fitted cupboard, wall mounted electric heater, carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into the en-suite bathroom.
Newly fitted bathroom fitted with a traditional high-level WC, bidet, wash hand basin with complementary splash back, illuminated mirror, a large walk-in shower cubicle having a jet shower having a seat and music system installed. LED lighting, wall mounted heated towel rail and a tiled floor with underfloor heating.
A large room fitted with a high ceiling, cornicing, ceiling light, ceiling rose, dual aspect windows to the side and rear aspect, original double fitted cupboards, two wall mounted electric heaters and a carpeted floor.
A double room fitted with a high ceiling, cornicing, ceiling light, ceiling rose, window to the rear aspect which enjoys views to the Lakeland Fellside, garden and open countryside, fitted original cupboards, wall mounted electric heater and a carpeted floor.
A double room fitted with a high ceiling, cornicing, ceiling light, ceiling rose, window to the rear aspect, wall mounted electric heater, wash hand basin plus vanity unit, carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into the three-bedroom apartment.
Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, two glazed windows to the rear aspect overlooking the courtyard, tiled floor with underfloor heating, wall mounted heated towel rail. traditional high-level WC, wash hand basin sitting with a complementary work surface an alcove with mirror and LED lighting. Tiled floor with underfloor heating, wall mounted heated towel rail. Steps leading down to a further bathroom space having a free-standing bath and a corner shower providing a jet, steam cabin shower.
A double room fitted with a high ceiling, cornicing, ceiling light, ceiling rose, window overlooking the front aspect, wall mounted electric heater and a carpeted floor.
Staircase leads up from the first-floor landing to the second floor. This room is currently used as a storage room/art room and has a beamed ceiling.
Accessed either externally through the courtyard or internally through bedroom 4, this space is perfect for multi-generational living or simply as an extension of the main house. Comprising of lounge, three bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, cloakroom and staircase to the ground floor.
Sitting across the courtyard from the main house next to the apartment is the coach house, a flexible use two storey space perfect for storage or conversion into further living accommodation/holiday let/income potential, subject to planning consents.
Externally approached by electric gates leading into a large gravel parking area with space for a number of vehicles to the front. It sits in a standalone position on the edge of the village of Great Strickland in a plot of around 1.4 acres and enjoys superb countryside and far reaching fell views in all directions. To the rear the garden is mainly laid to lawn and a large, paved seating area, 4 stables (2 x 18'x12' and 2 x 12'x12') and tack room (8'x12') and an undercover storage area. There is a central gated courtyard giving access to the main house, the apartment and to the coach house. There are approx 3 acres of land available via separate negotiation which is located a short distance from the property.
Mains electric and water Septic tank. Electric heating- low energy, high efficiency and lighting throughout- low energy. Oil Fired AGA. Three phase electricity supply. The house, coach house and apartment all run off the same (smart) meter, but each has its own circuit board. Double glazing throughout including the Coach House. Mains powered smoke alarm. Emergency lighting system. The electrics throughout have been fully tested as conforming to 18th edition regulations. The property was re-roofed in 2009. EPC- 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