Little Strickland, Penrith
Guide price £725,000

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Property Description

  • Detached 4 bedroom Grade II Listed home
  • Eden Valley village location
  • Currently configured with part of the house used as a luxurious 2-bedroom holiday let
  • Ideal as a family home or those looking for an additional income.
  • Beautifully presented spacious accommodation
  • Two reception rooms
  • Two kitchens
  • Utility area and a cloakroom
  • Four double bedrooms
  • Master bedroom en-suite shower room & fabulous beams

Sitting in a generous private plot in the heart of the desirable Eden Valley village of Little Strickland, The Barracks is a wonderful Grade II Listed 4 bedroom home which has been lovingly renovated and extended over the years by the current owner. Believed to date back to 1601, it is currently configured with part of the house used as a luxurious 2-bedroom holiday let, this home would suit a buyer looking for either a large family home or those looking for an additional income.

Internally it is beautifully presented throughout and is filled with charming features including exposed beams, stonework and with the master bedroom having an impressive Cruick Beam!
On the ground floor there is a large dining kitchen, large lounge with feature sandstone fireplace, snug, utility room and cloakroom. There is an additional large dining kitchen making this home suitable for flexible/holiday let/multi-generational use but could be converted into a further living room, boot room, office, or shower room. The opportunities are endless.
To the first floor there is a master bedroom with impressive Cruick beamed ceiling and an en-suite shower room and then a further 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom. The second bedroom has a walk-in shower and fitted storage cupboard with wooden feature door.
Externally approached by a gated driveway, The Barracks sits proudly within its plot with a large parking area with lawn and a number of seating areas to the front. To the side there are further gardens and a hard standing area, suitable for storage sheds and to the rear there are lovely gardens comprising of lawns, low maintenance terraces, greenhouse and raised beds. The gardens enjoy views over open countryside! To the front there is a large detached outbuilding/workshop which has planning permission for a double garage/workshop to be constructed.

The village of Little Strickland has excellent transport links with Penrith and M6 a short distance away. The village has an active community

Entrance Porch
Doorway leading through into the porch having a tiled floor, double-glazed window to the front aspect, coats hanging space, electric heater and a doorway leading through into the main house having a date stone above saying 1745.

Inner Hallway
Staircase leading up to the first floor of the cottage and a doorway leading through into the lounge of the cottage and a further doorway leading through into the lounge of the main house.


Staircase leading up to the first-floor landing, ceiling light, LED lighting, dual aspect windows with wooden window ledges, radiator, wooden flooring, doorway leading through into a storage cupboard which is housing the oil central heating boiler and the electric consumer unit. Opening with a beamed lintel leads through into the kitchen.

Fitted with a range of wall and base units in a stylish sage green shaker style some with glazed panels and a wooden work surface over, belfast sink with a chrome mixer tap and a granite work surface. Fitted electric Range oven sitting under a wooden chimney breast with an extractor fan over. Impressive beamed ceiling and an integrated fridge/freezer, dual aspect windows to the front and rear, LED lighting, tiled floor, plenty of space for furniture and a doorway leading through into the utility area.

Two Utility Areas And A Cloakroom
The First Utility area is a great space having having a doorway leading out to the front of the property, window to the side aspect, LED lighting and a tiled flooring which extends into a cloakroom.

The Cloakroom is fitted with a low-level WC, wash hand basin, wall mounted heated towel rail, obscure glazed window and a tiled floor which extends through into the second utility area.

The Second Utility Area is fitted with a doorway leading out into the rear garden, a range of wall and base units, space for white goods, LED lighting, loft access hatch and a tiled floor.

Carpeted staircase leads up to the landing having doorways leading through into the master bedroom suite and through into bedroom two.

Master Bedroom Suite
An impressive space having a Cruick beamed ceiling, wooden flooring, dual aspect windows to the front and rear, stone shelving features, LED lighting and a wooden doorway leading through into the en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room
Large and stylish walk-in shower with shower boarding wash hand basin, low-level WC, LED lighting, window to the rear aspect, extractor fan and a tiled floor.

Bedroom Two
Single bedroom fitted with built-in storage over the stairs, window to the front aspect, loft hatch access and a wooden floor.


Lounge .
Dual aspect windows to the front and rear with window shutters and window seats to the front, beamed ceiling, carpeted floor, sandstone fireplace sitting on a tiled hearth housing a wood burner, wall lighting, two radiators and a doorway leading through into the kitchen.

Kitchen .
Fitted with a range of wall and base units with a complementary work surface over and 1.5 composite sink with a chrome mixer tap. Range Master cooker in the heart of the room with an extractor fan over, space for a tall freestanding fridge/freezer and housing for white goods. Tiled floor, beamed ceiling, LED lighting, electric heater, radiator and a doorway leading out to the front of the property providing independent access.

Beamed ceiling, windows overlooking the garden and doorways leading through into the family bathroom and into two further bedrooms.

Cottage Bathroom
Fitted with a modern and stylish suite having a shower, WC and a wash hand basin, partly tiled, heated towel rail, tiled effect lino floor, ceiling light and a storage cupboard housing the pressurised water system.

Bedroom One
A double room with a beamed wall feature, beamed ceiling, single-glazed window to the front aspect, radiator and a wooden floor.

Bedroom Two .
An impressive master bedroom having a large alcove space for a king size bed, two windows to the front aspect and one window overlooking the rear aspect, carpeted floor, ceiling light, feature storage cupboard with an arched wooden door, radiator, loft access hatch and in the corner of the room there is a walk-in shower with LED lighting and shower boarding.

The front of the property is approached by a gated access down a gravelled drive where there is ample parking for a number of vehicles, a garden mainly laid to lawn which is bordered by some established trees and shrubs. Directly in front of the property there is a small walled cottage style garden with a number of terraces a perfect place to sit and enjoy the morning sunshine and a large detached outbuilding which is in need of some TLC but has planning permission to create a double garage/workshop to be built in it place and would make the perfect foot print for an oak framed carport (STP)

At the side of the property there a further seating area and access into the rear garden and into a stone barn which is perfect for storage.

The rear garden has two hardstanding spaces for sheds (The sheds already there are available subject to separate negotiation if required). The garden itself is mainly laid to lawn having a number of terraces and low-maintenance areas overlooking the open country side, a green house, raised beds, flowers beds, beautiful seating areas and access back around to the front of the property.

Mains Water and Electric.
Drainage is via a Treatment Plant installed in 2021
Oil central heating.
Electric heating.

EPC & Council Tax Band
EPC - Exempt/Grade II Listed
Council Tax Band - E

The village of Little Strickland is easily accessible from the A6 leading from Penrith to Shap with both only being a short distance away which they providing excellent local amenities, schools shops and great transport links.

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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Little Strickland
Penrith, Cumbria CA10 3EG
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 32964729