Shap, Penrith
Guide price £595,000

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Property Description

  • A traditional Lakeland farmhouse
  • A range of outbuilding/barns, all sitting in a courtyard sitting in around 5 acres of land with lovely gardens
  • Shepherds hut and stables
  • Desirable village location on the edge of the Lake District National Park
  • Ground floor bedroom with en-suite shower room
  • Dining kItchen
  • Utility room/boot room
  • Lounge with Wood Burning Stove and Snug
  • Four first floor bedrooms
  • Jack & Jill shower room

A superb opportunity to purchase a four-bedroom traditional Lakeland farmhouse with a range of outbuilding/barns, all sitting in a courtyard setting in around 5 acres of land with lovely gardens, shepherds hut, stables, and wonderful views in a rural yet accessible location, close to Orton, Shap and Penrith. The main house is a spacious family home with original beamed and an abundance of character. It has further potential for a number of other flexible uses. Subject to the necessary planning consents, this is a unique opportunity for you to create a live/work environment, multi-generational living/income potential or simply keep the barns and outbuildings for storage use or ancillary accommodation.
Internally the main house has some great living spaces with flexible use rooms. On the ground floor there is a traditional farmhouse kitchen, three reception room, one currently used as bedroom 5 with ensuite shower room, large utility room/boot room and cellar. On the first floor, there are four double bedrooms, two of which share a ‘jack & jill’ shower room and a further family bathroom.  A lovely mezzanine level landing looks over the utility room.
Externally approached by a private sweeping, gated driveway, the barns, and house form a U-shape, all overlooking a central courtyard, where there is ample parking for a number of vehicles and access into a paddock. To the side there is a further, recently added driveway, leading up to a second parking area, one of the two paddocks and the shepherd’s hut. This is ideal for those looking to generate an income with Airbnb or for those looking for a peaceful retreat or home office space.  To the rear there are lovely lawned gardens with established trees and shrubs, green house and a well stock orchard with numerous fruit trees.
The whole plot extends to just under 5 acres of land and includes 2 paddocks and a large garden.  With the added benefit of stables, a number of outbuildings, wood store, tack room and a large barn,

Entrance Hallway
Wooden part glazed entrance door leads through into the entrance hallway having a wooden staircase with a wooden balustrade leading to the first floor landing. Beamed ceiling, window overlooking the courtyard with a tiled window ledge, radiator, carpeted floor and doors opening into bedroom one, the kitchen and into the lounge.

Bedroom One
Dual aspect windows overlooking the courtyard, radiator, carpeted floor and a door opening into the en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room
Walk-in shower, WC, wash hand basin with chrome taps and an extractor fan.

Dining Kitchen
A recently fitted light and airy dining kitchen having double glazed French doors leading out to the rear garden, double glazed window overlooking the garden, Belfast style sink sitting on a brick stand with a wooden work surface and an exposed stone wall. Tiled effect laminated flooring, space for an American style fridge/freezer, space for an electric range cooker, LED lighting and a beamed ceiling.

Fitted with a large and impressive wood burning stove with a wooden surround sitting on a stone hearth, original spice cupboard, two single-glazed sash windows looking out to the rear garden with stone window surrounds, beamed ceiling, two radiators, carpeted floor and doors opening into the utility room and into the snug.

Single-glazed sash window overlooking the rear garden, exposed stone wall, fireplace with a wooden lintel and an open fire, beamed ceiling, radiator and a carpeted floor.

Utility Room/Boot Room
Part glazed door leading out to the courtyard and is fitted with a range of cream shaker style base cabinets with a wooden effect work surface over, space for white goods and a tiled effect laminated floor with underfloor heating. High vaulted ceiling with a Velux style window, window looking out into the courtyard, housing for the electric consumer unit, an impressive fireplace with a stone surround and an opening through into the rear hallway.

Rear Hallway
Staircase leading up to a mezzanine level which overlooks the utility room space, a door leading down to a cellar and a window overlooking the rear aspect with a stone shelf and high level window storage.

First Floor Landing
Window overlooking the courtyard with a wooden window sill, ceiling light, radiator, storage space, carpeted floor and doors opening into the four bedrooms and into the family bathroom. Wooden door opening into the wooden mezzanine level which overlooks the utility room.

Bedroom Two
A large double bedroom having a window overlooking the courtyard with a wooden window sill, exposed stone wall, two ceiling lights, loft access hatch, radiator, carpeted floor and a doorway opening into the jack and Jill shower room.

Jack & Jill Shower Room
Walk-in shower with shower boarding, low-level WC, wash hand basin with chrome mixer taps, wall mounted heated towel rail, wooden effect flooring and a door opening into bedroom three.

Bedroom Three
A large double room fitted with sash windows overlooking the rear aspect, ceiling light, radiator, wash hand basin built into a vanity unit in the corner of the room, storage cupboard, carpeted floor and a door opening into the Jack & Jill shower room.

Family Bathroom
A large bathroom fitted with a large traditional WC, corner shower with shower boarding, wash hand basin with chrome taps, window with a stone surround looking out into the garden and a storage cupboard.
The current vendors in coming weeks will be fitting a new lino floor.

Bedroom Four
A small double room fitted with a window to the rear aspect, ceiling light, beamed ceiling, radiator and a carpeted floor.

Bedroom Five
A great size double room fitted with a sash window overlooking the rear aspect, beamed ceiling, LED spotlights, radiator, carpeted floor and feature alcove shelving with a stone surround looking into the rear hallway.

Mains electricity.
Oil-fired central heating.
Wood burning Stove in the lounge
Open Fire in the snug
Underfloor Heating in the Utility Room
Private water supply - UV filtered being fitted next week.
Septic tank drainage - soaks away into the properties land.

The Shepherds Hut - Mains electricity, private water supply and shared septic tank with the main house

The courtyard has a host of barns which all offer further development potential (STP) for someone wanting to develop this space into living accommodation or for those looking for a workshop or storage space, a further three stables, a whole host of storage spaces and a couple of barns in the fields. The gardens to rear are extensive and include an orchard which is well stocked with fruit trees, greenhouse and a cottage style gardens with terrace leading from the kitchen. At the side of the home there is an additional driveway with ample parking for a number of vehicles which can be access independently and adds additional parking away from the courtyard. In addition to this there is a Shepherds Hut which could be used to generate an income and enjoys lovely views from across the land. Two car ports.

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 3QZ
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 32964603