Brough Sowerby, Kirkby Stephen
Guide Price £1,325,000

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Property Description

  • Magnificent standalone location
  • Over 20 acres of idyllic grounds with Lake
  • Four bedroom converted country house
  • Detached three bedroom bungalow
  • 2 attached cottages, perfect for holiday let
  • Stunning views in all directions
  • Live/work environment with excellent potential
  • Beautiful original features throughout
  • Extensive gardens and land with extensive outbuildings
  • Excellent Transport Links to A66
  • Close to Yorkshire Dales National Park

SUPERB LIVE/WORK OPPORTUNITY IN A RURAL STANDALONE POSITION!!!
This is your chance to enjoy a slice of heaven!!!
Have you ever dreamed of owning your own Lake? Or do you have an equestrian interest? With around 20+ acres of land, stunning views in all directions, this rural, yet accessible, standalone property offers the new owner a wealth of possibilities. With a four bedroom farmhouse with two adjoining cottages which could create further two bed dwellings and a three bedroom detached bungalow, this is a dream prospect for those seeking simply a large family home in a beautiful rural location or those looking for superb combination of commercial/residential accommodation for an ultimate live/work arrangement or even for those with bigger plans to develop the site even further, maybe for a leisure/hospitality opportunity such as campsite, glamping etc (subject to planning). At Sowerby Lodge the opportunities are endless!

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Rooms

The Main House

The main house is a beautiful 4 bedroom farmhouse with stunning original features, exposed beams and stonework and even an original barrel vault with feature arched stone ceiling. Internally it is immaculate order and has been completed to an exacting standard with high quality finishes and stylish decor. Each window is blessed with spectacular open countryside views! Throughout the home, the living spaces are spacious and flexible with around 5000 sqft of living accommodation. There are 6 large reception rooms including, at the heart of the home, an impressive lounge with imposing stone fireplace and oak staircase leading to a mezzanine level dining room/snug, dining kitchen, four double bedrooms, two with ensuites and all of generous proportions, utility room, family bathroom and an abundance of storage space. Externally, it enjoys its own extensive lawned gardens and a number of terraces, perfect for enjoying the spectacular views of the fells!

The Bungalow

Sitting to the rear of the main house is a detached 3 bedroom bungalow with is perfect for further income potential or for multi-generational living. Internally it is well presented and has a traditional kitchen, open plan living /dining room with feature fireplace, conservatory with stunning views and its own pretty cottage garden. The bungalow has its own driveway which leads around to a private parking area, carport and outbuilding.

The Adjoining Cottages

Adjoining the main house, as either an extension to the main home or for further development, there are 2 two storey cottages which have been previously used as office space but with minor reconfiguration would make 2 superb holiday cottages, both with 2/3 bedrooms and their own garden spaces to the rear. These would be perfect for those looking to generate an income as a holiday let/AirbNb or separate work from home and use as office space.

Outbuildings

Externally there are also a number of very large outbuildings, an extensive yard with parking for a significant number of vehicles. These would make a superb commercial opportunity for business/haulage/lodges/holiday lets, subject to planning consents.

The Grounds

Approached by a long sweeping driveway and sitting in excess of 20 acres, the grounds at Sowerby Lodge really do give the buyer the chance to enjoy an idyllic lifestyle, to enjoy their peaceful surroundings and their own well stocked lake which attracts wildlife and birds, has fishing rights and has magnificent views in all directions of the surrounding fells. In addition to this there are paddocks, an orchard, an abundance of parking and beautiful woodland areas.

Location

Approached by a long sweeping driveway and sitting in excess of 20 acres, the grounds at Sowerby Lodge really do 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. In addition to this there are paddocks, an orchard, an abundance of parking and beautiful woodland areas.

Council Tax and EPC

EPC - E Business Rates.

Services

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

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.

Brough Sowerby
Kirkby Stephen CA17 4EG
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: DBE02855

P: 01768 881111
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