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Have you ever dreamed of living in a rural location within your own 20+ acres of land with stunning views in all directions and your own LAKE? Perhaps you are looking for a live/work environment or to create your own lifestyle/leisure business? This is your chance to enjoy a slice of heaven!!! This fantastic property sits in a standalone position and has endless possibilities. It briefly comprises of a 4 bedroom farmhouse with 2 adjoining holiday cottages, detached 3 bedroom bungalow, a number of large outbuildings, parking for a huge number of vehicles, 20+ acres and even its own lake!
At the heart of the site, there is a spacious 4 bedroom farmhouse with 6 reception rooms, its own private garden and an abundance of original and charming features i.e. exposed stone, beams and even a stone barrel vault. Internally it is immaculate order and has been completed to an exacting standard with high quality finishes and stylish decor. Each window throughout the property is blessed with spectacular open countryside views! Adjoining the main house are two further cottages, which are currently used as commercial offices and with some minor reconfiguration would make wonderful holiday lets, generating an income. To the rear, there is a detached three bedroom bungalow, perfect for further income potential or for multi-generational living, with conservatory, private parking and its own cottage garden. Externally there are also a number of outbuildings, a large yard with parking for a significant number of vehicles. Sitting in excess of 20 acres, this really does give the buyer the chance to enjoy an idyllic lifestyle, to enjoy their peaceful surroundings and their own lake which attracts wildlife and birds, has fishing rights and has magnificent views in all directions of the surrounding fells.
Sowerby Lodge sits in a standalone position on the edge of the village of Brough Sowerby in the North Pennines, an area of outstanding natural beauty and is an ideal base for exploring the Eden Valley, Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park with excellent transport links close by. The A66 and the town of Kirkby Stephen with its local amenities, shops, schools and leisure facilities only minutes away. This property is unlikely to remain on the market for any long period of time and a viewing highly recommended.
Wooden part glazed front door leads through into the entrance hallway having a staircase which leads up to the first floor, oak flooring, dado rail, radiator, wall lighting and doorways leading through into the dining room, lounge and into the kitchen.
A large room with high ceilings, ceiling rose, picture rail and dual aspect UPVC double glazed windows overlooking the side and front of the property with wooden windowsills. Dado rail, radiator and an ornate feature fireplace with a wooden surround inset with an open fire on a tiled hearth.
Fitted with a large wooden double glazed window to the rear aspect, coving, ceiling light, carpeted flooring, full width feature fireplace with exposed stone, a stone hearth and a wooden mantel.
A bright and light space with high ceilings. Fitted with a UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect, an arched wooden door leading out to the front of the property, a range of wooden wall and base units with complementary work surfaces over and a tiled splash back. LED lighting under cabinets. A range style oven sitting in an exposed stone feature wall with ornate sandstone lintel and with a tiled splash back. A stainless steel sink with a chrome mixer tap. Space for a dishwasher and an american style fridge/freezer. Picture rail, ceiling light and a tiled floor. Electricity consumer unit is in a cupboard over the door
Fitted with a range of wall units and pantry units, plumbed for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer, radiator, tiled floor, a wooden door leading out to the rear and a further arched glazed wooden door leading through into the Barrel Vault/Inner hallway.
This room has original exposed stone walls and feature arched stone ceilinged a stone flagged floor with underfloor heating. It is currently used as a wine cellar and has alcove stone shelving, further doorways leading through into the rear hallway and into the games room.
A large flexible use room on the ground floorfitted with two wooden double glazed windows to the front aspect, two ceiling lights, wall lighting, flagged stone floor with underfloor heating, oil boiler and a doorway leading out to the front and outside and door into the cottage next door.
Carpeted staircase with pitched pine balustrade leads up to the first floor landing, to the left hand side there are steps leading up to the family bathroom and bedroom one, to the right hand side there are steps leading up to bedroom two and straight in front steps to bedroom three and through to the sitting room and sunroom. Radiator and two fitted wardrobes which houses the hot water tank and shelving for storage
Fitted with a skimmed ceiling, LED spotlights, ceiling beam, window to the rear aspect, partly tiled walls, bath with chrome mixer tap over, low level WC, wash hand basin plus vanity unit, walk-in shower with tiled splash back, extractor fan and a tiled floor.
A double room fitted with a beamed ceiling, ceiling light, two wooden double glazed windows to the rear aspect overlooking the garden to the far-reaching fell side, two radiators and a carpeted floor.
A large master bedroom fitted with a beamed ceiling, picture rail, a large UPVC double glazed window overlooking the front aspect, radiator, a feature alcove with a shelving unit and a part glazed door leads through into the master en-suite shower room, carpeted floor.
Fitted with LED spotlights, window to the side aspect with a wooden windowsill, partly tiled walls and a tiled floor. Walk-in shower with tiled splash back, low level WC and a wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap.
A large double room fitted with a UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect with a wooden windowsill, wooden picture rail, radiator, feature alcove with shelving and a carpeted floor.
Spacious and impressive lounge with a stunning vaulted beamed ceiling, exposed stone walls and feature arched and glazed panelled doors leading down into the sunroom. Solid oak flooring, a large feature inglenook fireplace with an exposed stone chimney breast, large wooden lintel and a multi-fuel burning stove sitting on a granite hearth. Wooden double glazed windows overlooking the front aspectCeiling lights, wall lighting, two radiators, under stairs storage cupboard and a magnificent oak staircase leading up to a mezzanine level gallery. MEZZANINE GALLERY - Currently used as a dining room its fitted with a vaulted beamed ceiling, wall lighting, solid oak flooring and a doorway leading through into a bedroom four.
A large room spanning the width of the house with a vaulted ceiling, substantial beams, wall lighting, features fireplace, dormer style windows to the front and the rear aspect, radiator a carpeted floor and a doorway leading through into an en-suite shower room.
Fitted with a low level WC, wash hand basin in vanity unit, walk-in shower with a tiled splash back, LED spotlights, velux style roof window and a wall mounted heated towel rail.
Approached from the Lounge through the feature arched glazed doors and down a couple of steps. Fitted with a coach house style window with a sandstone arched lintel overlooking the rear garden and towards the stunning views of open countryside to the far-reaching 'Nine Standards' and 'Wild Boar' Fells. Exposed stone wall and a curved wooden ceiling with LED spotlights, two radiators and a tiled floor. Doorway opening up to a rear hallway which has carpeted staircase which leads back down to the ground floor and has a window overlooking the sunroom and wall lighting.
Approached via a long driveway that leads upto the main house and into the grounds. Main House - To the front there is a low maintenance walled patio area. To the rear there are large gardens, mainly laid to lawn, with elevated paved terraces, which have stunning open outlook over the countryside to the fells. There is an orchard to the side and gravel area for parking for a number of vehicles. Lodge Cottage Bungalow- Approached via a lane to the side as you enter the main gates which leads round to the parking area for the bungalow. Here there is a covered parking area and storage space for garden equipment and logs etc. The bungalow enjoys gardens which are mainly laid to lawn with patio area and gravelled seating areas on all sides and a horse field shelter Land - The total plot measures in excess of 20 acres and includes woodland, paddocks, lake and enjoys superb views across to the fells in all directions. Fishing rights - It also has the benefit of fishing rights for a section the river just a short walk from Sowerby Lodge. Yard - There are a range of outbuildings sitting around the front yard and ample parking for a significant number of vehicles.
This is a beautiful detached three bedroom bungalow with some fabulous features, its own parking and garden. ENTRANCE HALLWAY - Fitted with a loft access hatch, skimmed ceiling, storage cupboard housing the electricity consumer unit, radiator and a tiled floor. KITCHEN- Traditional style farmhouse kitchen fitted with triple aspect windows to the front and side, a range of wooden wall and base units with complementary work surfaces over. A large feature brick surround housing the range style cooker with a tiled splash back and a wooden lintel, beamed ceiling, radiator and a tiled floor. A second area leading off from the kitchen originally stalls within barn having further wall and base units with complementary work surfaces over, space for a free standing fridge/freezer, window to the side aspect, oil boiler, radiator, tiled floor and double glazed panelled doors leading through into the dining/living room. DINING/LIVING ROOM- The dining area is fitted with two radiators, beamed ceiling, sliding doors leading through into the conservatory. The living area is fitted with a window to the rear aspect, beamed ceiling, radiator and a large feature inglenook fireplace with a brick surround sitting on a tiled hearth an open fire with feature alcoves and a wooden lintel. Wooden doorway leading through into the inner hallway. CONSERVATORY - Fitted with glazed panels on three sides, french doors leading out to the rear terrace, exposed stone wall, radiator and a tiled floor. INNER HALLWAY - Fitted with a carpeted floor, two large picture windows to the front aspect with wooden windowsills, beamed ceiling, storage cupboard and doorways leading through into the three bedrooms and into the family bathroom. BEDROOM ONE- A double room fitted a window to the rear aspect, beamed ceiling, radiator and carpeted floor. BEDROOM TWO- A double room fitted with a window to the rear aspect, loft hatch access, beamed ceiling, radiator and a carpeted floor. BEDROOM THREE- A large double room fitted with triple aspect windows to the front, side and rear aspect having wooden windowsills, beamed ceiling, radiator and a carpeted floor. FAMILY BATHROOM- Fitted with a window to the rear aspect, beamed ceiling, large walk-in shower with tiled surround, low level WC, wash hand basin with tiled splash back, radiator, storage cupboard/airing cupboard and a carpeted floor. The space where shower sits is large enough to re-install a bath.
This part of the property has the potential, subject to planning, to be split into two holiday cottages or extend into the main house for further living accommodation or for commercial use. These are attached to but have independent access from the main house. Comprising of On the ground floor - Entrance hallway, kitchen, storeroom, shower room, three further reception rooms. On the first floor - Two large flexible use reception rooms. One of these having French doors to the rear and both enjoy dual aspect views
Mains Water, Electricity Private Drainage - The main house and cottages share a septic tank and the bungalow has its own septic tank Oil Central Heating Underfloor Heating in the Games Rooms and Barrel Vault. Fishing rights
EPC - To be confirmed 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