Soulby, Kirkby Stephen
Guide price £575,000

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Property Description

  • Recently renovated 3 bedroom attached barn
  • Parking for 4-5 vehicles
  • Yard and outhouses
  • Extensively insulated
  • Triple glazed windows
  • Electric heating
  • Infra red heaters to the ceilings
  • Multi fuel stoves
  • Large open plan living/dining/kitchen area
  • Private water treatment plant

Found in the lovely village of Soulby near Kirkby Stephen is this incredible newly finished converted barn which has been extended giving an abundance of space, the property has been made passive with a huge amount of insulation and triple glazing making the property extremely energy efficient.
Being architect designed with close attention to energy efficiency, the owners aimed to achieve near PassivHaus standards in going above and beyond the minimum requirements of insulation stated by Building Regulations. Having the benefit of an energy efficient infra-red heating system and carbon neutral woodburning stoves, the house is comfortable to live in and very economic to run. Further adding to the eco-friendly lifestyle is an EV charging point outside.
The property is located in a stunning position overlooking the river with two balconies which offer fabulous views. Internally the property has been finished to an incredibly high standard and our vendor’s tasteful style means that this property is ready to move straight into.
The accommodation is spacious throughout. The new larch timber clad extension, which covers the footprint of the original cow byre, offers an entrance vestibule, utility room, open plan living/kitchen/dining area, a large family lounge, a ground floor master bedroom with en-suite and balcony overlooking the river.
In the original 19th century stone barn there is an open plan kitchen, dining area and snug area. Upstairs there are 2 further double bedrooms, one with a beautiful roll top bath and balcony, and a family bathroom.
Throughout, high quality energy efficient lighting has been installed.
Externally there is ample parking for 4-5 vehicle's, a decked area, a selection of outhouses and a south facing decked yard with pergola offering a lovely area for al fresco dining.
Soulby itself is an extremely pretty village with amazing walks and stunning views and is only two miles from the bustling market town of Kirkby Stephen where there are lots of

Entrance Hallway
Enter through the front door into the entrance vestibule with stone flagged floor, door leading into the original 19th century stone barn into an open plan kitchen/dining and snug area, door leading into the utility room, door leading into the family lounge in the new extension.

Utility room
With stone flagged floor, a range of matching wall and base units with laminate work surfaces, plumbing for a washing machine.

This is a large room with high vaulted ceilings, LVT herringbone floor, triple glazed wooden sliding door to the front which, being South facing, makes the most of solar gain adding to the energy efficiency of the building, feature wood burning stove, double glazed picture window overlooking the river and village green, sliding door leading into the master bedroom. Infra-red heated panels x 2, high quality light fittings.

Master bedroom
With triple glazed window looking over the river, vaulted ceiling, infra-red heater, bespoke built in storage cupboard, triple glazed door leading out to the balcony overlooking the river, sliding door leading into the en-suite, high quality light fittings.

With lino floor, WC, vanity unit with sink and gold mixer tap over, tiled splash back, double shower cubicle with electric shower, beautiful high quality feature wall lights.

Through to the original stone barn

Open plan living/kitchen/dining area
This is a lovely open plan space with oak wooden floor, wood burning stove, wooden staircase leading up to the first floor with excellent storage under, a large feature triple glazed window over the snug area and a further two in the kitchen area, large triple glazed double doors opening out into the decked yard. Three character slit windows fitted with thermally energy efficient window blocks. Window seating can be enjoyed taking in the riverside views. Under the staircase there is a large storage cupboard.

In the kitchen area there is a feature triple glazed window to the front, a wide range of matching wall and base units with complimentary quality work surfaces, SMEG electric Range cooker with energy efficient Induction hob, Belfast sink with chrome mixer tap and tiled splash back, extractor hood, integrated dishwasher, American Style fridge freezer, island with storage.

First Floor Landing
A lovely wooden staircase leads up to the first floor landing with Conservation style double glazed roof lights to the front and rear, exposed roof trusses, balcony overlooking the lounge, doors leading into bedrooms 2 and 3 and the bathroom.

Bedroom Two
A beautiful large and airy room with a boutique hotel feel due to the inclusion of a lovely roll top bath. Vaulted ceiling with exposed roof trusses. With carpeted floor, infra-red heater, Conservation style double glazed roof light to the front, triple glazed door leading out onto the balcony with seating area and stunning views over the river, character slit windows fitted with thermally energy efficient window blocks.

Bedroom Three
Another good sized double room. With carpeted floor, vaulted ceiling, exposed roof trusses, triple glazed windows to the front and rear, Conservation stye double glazed roof light, character slit window fitted with thermally energy efficient window blocks, window seating to enjoy elevated views of the river.

With oak wooden floor, vanity unit with sink and chrome mixer tap, tiled splash back, vaulted ceiling, exposed timber trusses, WC, triple glazed roof window to the front, double shower cubicle with mains fed thermostatic shower, character slit window fitted with thermally energy efficient window blocks.

TThe outside space is plentiful and a pleasure to use with the front of the property being South facing offers a wonder suntrap with the benefit of a decked enclosed yard area, excellent for privacy, with a pergola installed offering wonderful opportunity for alfresco dining all year round. The yard also benefits from external water taps whilst electric plugs are installed in the outbuildings.

To the far gable end of the home is a beautiful, landscaped garden enjoying a lawn and decked area (which actually encloses the water treatment plant) and has mature trees offering shade and shelter.

To the front there is parking for 4-5 vehicles on the environmentally friendly soakaway gravel drive, EV charging point, decking running across the front of the building, log store, external water taps and external electric plugs.

Beyond the driveway gate the property includes a small tree-covered section of land with hard standing.

Mains water and electric, private water treatment plant.
Infra-red electric heaters to the ceilings.
Triple glazed doors and windows.


EPC & Council Tax Band
Council Tax Band - C

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Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4PL
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 32964765