Skirwith, Penrith
Guide price £395,000

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Property Description

  • Period property dating back to 1869
  • Desirable Eden Valley village location
  • Spacious accommodation throughout
  • Packed full of original features and bespoke Cherry wood kitchen
  • Sitting room with feature fireplace
  • Conservatory with French doors to rear garden
  • Utility area & Modern ground floor shower room
  • Office/bedroom four
  • Dining room
  • 3 double bedrooms

Located in the heart of the desirable Eden Valley village of Skirwith, School House occupies an elevated position with lovely private gardens overlooking the village green. A beautiful 3/4-bedroom period property dating back to 1869 and sits in a generous plot with off road parking for three vehicles. The property boasts many original period features and plenty of charm throughout with feature fireplaces, exposed stone walls, oak flooring and a beautiful bespoke Cherrywood kitchen and complementary window casings throughout.
Internally the accommodation comprises of an entrance hallway having oak flooring, a spacious dining room, kitchen with handmade cherrywood cabinets, character filled living room having a gas stove with a feature fireplace and a large conservatory with french doors leading out into the rear garden there is also a fully fitted ground floor home office with could be used as a further bedroom if required and a stylish shower room having a luxury spa shower and a utility room offering an abundance of storage. The first floor comprises of a double bedroom and a modern family bathroom fitted with a freestanding claw foot bath and a separate shower. The second floor comprises of two further double bedrooms with all the bedrooms having views overlooking the garden or overlooking the wonderful Skirwith beck. Externally there is a large parking area for a number of vehicles, a wonderful tiered lawned garden which is bordered by shrubs and trees and a number of raised terraces, perfect to enjoy the allday sunshine and alfresco dining.
The village of Skirwith is located at the bottom of Cross Fell and is surrounded by open countryside making it an ideal location for the idyllic country life being able to walk directly onto the fell. The popular Eden Valley village of Langwathby is just a short drive away with a pub, shop/post office, primary school and a train station. There are good transport links to the A66, M6 and into the town of Penrith offering a lar

Entrance Hallway
Wooden door with a gothic style arched glazed panel above leads through into the entrance hallway having a staircase leading up to the first floor landing with a wooden balustrade and a spacious area with radiator, central ceiling light, partially carpeted with bespoke wooden flooring which leads through to the dining room and doorways leading to the dining room, sitting room.

Sitting Room
A great size sitting room with a feature window having bespoke wooden fitted paneling overlooking the rear garden, a feature cast fireplace with a gas stove sitting on a tiled hearth with a brick back, two alcoves sat either side of fireplace, one with built-in bespoke cabinetry, central ceiling light, wall lighting, radiator and french doors leading through into the conservatory.

A fantastic space having an opaque Polycarbonate roof with glazed windows with wooden window ledges to the side aspects, two exposed walls, wall lighting two radiators, door leading out to the rear garden, french doors leading out into the garden, a tiled floor and three wooden steps with louver doors leading down into the utility area.

Utility Area
Roof window, inset LED lighting, a storage cupboard, exposed stone wall, central ceiling light, a range of fitted wall and base units with a complementary work surface over, space for white goods, space for a tall freestanding fridge/freezer, two radiators, a lino floor and doorways leading through into the office, shower room and back into the kitchen.

Office/Bedroom Four
A modern room fully kitted out with plenty of electric supply needed for an office, velux style windows, roof beams, two ceiling lights, small window overlooking into the conservatory, one wall fitted out with a range of base cabinets with work surfaces above and tiled effect laminated flooring.

Shower Room
A modern and contemporary shower room having a large walk-in shower which is a spa shower with luxurious LED lighting, fitted cabinets housing a heritage wash hand basin and the WC with a concealed cistern having storage built in. A small window looking back into the utility area, LED lighting, complementary work surface, fully tiled and a lino floor.

A bespoke fitted kitchen made by the current owner with a range of cherrywood wall and base units in a traditional style with a tiled work surface and a tiled splash back, circular wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap over, a built in wall cabinet with glazed panels perfect to store glasses as a show cupboard. Breakfast bar unit with a tiled work surface a tiled splash back having cabinets below which are all in the same cherrywood. Integrated dishwasher, fridge, Bosch double oven and a five ring gas hub with extractor fan over, space for a microwave, two double-glazed windows to the front aspect, box housing the electric meter, LED lighting, radiator, lino floor, an opening leading through into the pantry area/Wine cellar and three wooden steps leading up into the dining room.

Dining Room
Partially wooden floors and partially carpeted, two double-glazed windows to the side aspect and two double-glazed windows to the front aspect with wooden bespoke panneling fitted by the current owner, a feature fireplace, wall lighting and a ceiling light.

First Floor Landing
Carpeted staircase leads up to the first floor landing having a feature stone archway and doorways leading thorough into bedroom one, the laundry/store room and into the family bathroom. Staircase leading up to the second floor landing.

Bedroom One
A good size double room with loft hatch access, wooden window to the front aspect, central ceiling light, fitted wardrobe with a shelving unit, storage cupboard, radiator and a carpeted floor.

Laundry Room/Store Room
Velux window, airing cupboard housing the mega flow hot water tank and the oil boiler, ceiling light, radiator and a carpeted floor.

Family Bathroom
Fitted with a modern freestanding bath with claw feet, WC, wash and basin built into a vanity unit, walk-in shower, fully tiled, opaque glazed window to the rear aspect, LED lighting, radiator and a wooden effect flooring.

Second Floor Landing
A large window overlooking the rear garden, central ceiling light, radiator, carpeted floor and doorways leading through into the two further bedrooms.

Bedroom Two
A large double room with dual aspect double-glazed windows with wooden window ledges, fitted wardrobe with dressing table and drawers, loft access hatch, corner ornate fireplace, ceiling light, radiator and a carpeted floor.

Bedroom Three
A large double room having a range of fitted wardrobes with bedside tables, shelving units and cabinets above the beds, further fitted wardrobes and shelving units on the other side of the room with a dressing table space, dual aspect windows to the side, LED lighting, coving, radiator and a carpeted floor.

At the front of the property there is off roads parking for around three vehicles with steps leading up to the side garden which is mainly laid to lawn having a number of terrace areas perfectly designed to enjoy the morning, afternoon and evening sunshine. Circular steps lead up to a tiered lawned garden enjoying lovely views, the garden space extends right round to a corner seating area where there are further steps and a large shed, more lawned area which is very private surrounded by mature shrubs and trees giving privacy from neighbouring properties.

Mains Electric, Water and Drainage.
Oil fired central heating.
Bottled gas for the gas hob, living room stove.

-All the wooden fittings are bespoke fitted by the current vendor.
-Two lofts within the property one has a ladder and with some minor conversation STB could be converted into a further office space.

Skirwith is a desirable Eden Valley village which has excellent transport links and has a lovely village community located close to Langwathby, Melmerby and Blencarn. The School House sits well within the village up a quiet road which overlooks the beck and the children's play area within the heart of the village.

EPC & Council Tax Band
Council Tax Band - E

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.






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Penrith, Cumbria CA10 1RQ
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 32964746