Soulby, Kirkby Stephen
Guide price £895,000

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Property Description

  • Stunning Period Home in popular village
  • Sitting in around 1 acre plot
  • 6 bedrooms arranged over 3 floors
  • Immaculately presented throughout
  • Retaining original features and character
  • Further development potential on second floor STP
  • Stone outbuildings, garage and ample parking
  • Close to Kirkby Stephen, Appleby
  • On the edge of Yorkshire Dales National Park
  • Standalone position

ELEVATED 6 BEDROOM VICARAGE WITH AN ACRE OF GROUNDS ON THE EDGE OF DESIRABLE VILLAGE!

This magnificent and imposing period residence is a home filled with grandeur and charming original features, all sitting within a private plot of around 1 acre. Extensively renovated in 2013 and offereing around 2700 sq ft of accommodation,this impressive and imposing 6 bedroom family home has a sweeping private driveway and sits in a standalone position on the edge of the desirable village of Soulby and enjoys superb countryside and far reaching fell views towards the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

Internally presented to an immaculate standard with an impressive central staircase leading to the upper floors. On the ground floor there is a large dining room, sitting room, library/snug, kitchen, boot room, pantry, WC and utility room. On the first floor, 3 large double bedrooms, a single room/dressing room and a family bath & shower room and on the second floor there are 2 further double rooms which have the potential for the addition of ensuite bathrooms utilising the loft space.

This home oozes elegance and period character and all the living spaces are of generous proportions with high ceilings, ornate cornicing, ceiling roses and large fireplaces throughout, with each room enjoying a superb outlook across open countryside to the far-reaching fells.

Externally the property benefits from having a sweeping driveway, ample parking for a number of vehicles with beautifully landscaped gardens on all sides. The gardens are a combination of established trees and shrubs, well stocked flower beds, formal topiary bushes, lawns, raised beds and a number of terraces all around, perfectly positioned to enjoy the views. To the rear there is a garage and a number of small stone outbuilding currently used for wood/garden stores.


The village of Soulby sits in a peaceful, rural location, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, there is easy access to the A66/M6 and the Settle to Carlisle railway. The markets towns of Kirkby Stephen and Appleby are just a short distance away where there are a host of local amenities.

This is a superb lifestyle opportunity for a buyer looking for a magnificent family home with a country lifestyle. This property is unlikely to remain on the market for any long period of time.
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ENTRANCE PORCH
An impressive period front door opens into an entrance porch having a tiled floor coil matting, ceiling light, central wooden glazed wall panel leading into a magnificent entrance hallway.

ENTRANCE HALLWAY
A beautiful staircase leading up to the first-floor landing, central pendant ceiling light, ornate cornicing, two radiators, carpeted floor and doors opening into the snug, kitchen, an under stairs WC, a sitting room, and a formal dining room.

DINING ROOM
A light filled and beautiful room having an incredibly high ceiling with ornate ceiling roses, pendant ceiling lights, a large sash window with working wooden window shutters, two radiators, a large storage cupboard, a fantastic marble fireplace inset with a wood burning stove and a carpeted floor.

SITTING ROOM
A dual aspect light filled room which enjoys views over the garden across to the open countryside, a beautiful marble fireplace sitting on a slate hearth inset with a woodburning stove, ornate cornicing, two pendant ceiling lights, working window shutters on both windows and two radiators.

WC
Fitted with a double-glazed window to the rear aspect, WC, wash hand basin, radiator, and a tiled floor.

SNUG
A cosy yet spacious room having a sash window with working wooden shutters to the side aspect, two pendant ceiling lights with ceiling roses, ornate cornicing, a stone fireplace inset with a wood burning stove, a radiator, and a carpeted floor.

KITCHEN
A small bookshelf area extends into the beautifully fitted shaker style kitchen having a range of wall and base unit with a complementary granite work surface over a Belfast sink, oil-fired AGA with a stainless-steel splash back, AEG Halogen hob and an integrated AEG double oven. Three large pendant lights which sit above an island unit, LED lighting, tiled flooring, a large window with working wooden shutters to the side aspect, door opening into a pantry cupboard which is fitted with shelving and has an obscure glazed panel and a tiled floor. Door opening into a utility room.

UTILITY ROOM
A large room having a window to the side aspect, space for white goods, Belfast style sink, shelving, ceiling light and a tiled floor, electric consumer unit and a door opening into the rear porch.

REAR PORCH
Door opening out into the rear garden and a door opening into the boiler room which houses the oil-boiler, water cylinder and has coats hanging space.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING
A carpeted staircase leads up to the traditional style first floor landing having two ceiling lights, radiator, carpeted floor, access up to the second floor and traditional style wooden doors opening into the four bedrooms and into the family bathroom.

BEDROOM ONE
A fantastic light filled double room with a large sash window overlooking the garden out at the front of the property, built-in storage cupboard, a central ceiling light, two radiators, and a carpeted floor.

BEDROOM TWO
A good size double room having a sash style window overlooking the garden out to the front of the property, a central ceiling light, built-in storage cupboard, two radiators, and a carpeted floor.

BEDROOM THREE
Currently used as a dressing room having a sash window to the side aspect, original fireplace having a sandstone hearth with a cast iron and wooden surround, ceiling light, carpeted floor, and a radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR
A good size double room having a storage cupboard, sash window to the rear aspect enjoying wonderful views over open countryside, a ceiling light, a wooden and sandstone fireplace with a sandstone hearth with a cast iron surround, two radiators and a carpeted floor.

FAMILY BATHROOM
This room is arranged into two parts, the first part of the room is fitted with a tiled effect lino floor, a large walk-in shower which is fully tiled with stone Travertine tiles and a rainfall shower attachment, ceiling light, radiator, and a large double airing cupboard. The second part of the room is fitted with a beautiful and stylish claw foot freestanding bath, traditional high-level WC, wash hand basin with a Travertine tiled splash back, radiator, traditional style heated towel rail, a window overlooking the rear garden and a tiled effect lino floor.

SECOND FLOOR LANDING
Carpeted staircase leading up to the second-floor landing having a window to the rear aspect, radiator and doors opening into the two further bedrooms/flexible-use rooms.

BEDROOM FIVE/FLEXIBLE-USE ROOM
A great size double size room currently used as an office but could be used as another bedroom if required. The room is fitted with a sash style window to the side aspect, stone fireplace with wood surround and cast iron insert, ceiling light, radiator, and a carpeted floor.

BEDROOM SIX/FLEXIBLE-USE ROOM
A great size double room fitted with a sash style window overlooking the far-reaching fells, ceiling light, stone fireplace with wood surround and cast iron insert, radiator, and a carpeted floor.
Both of the two rooms on this second floor have got further development potential due to the large amount of loft space which could be developed further, subject to relevant planning consents if looking to make both rooms bigger or for creating ensuite facilities if required.

EXTERNALLY
Externally the property benefits from having a sweeping driveway, ample parking for a number of vehicles with beautifully landscaped gardens on all sides. The gardens are a combination of established trees and shrubs, well stocked flower beds, formal topiary bushes, lawns, raised beds and a number of terraces all around, perfectly positioned to enjoy the views. To the rear there is a garage and a number of small stone outbuilding currently used for wood/garden stores.

SERVICES & PROPERTY INFORMATION
Mains Electric and Water.
Septic tank drainage which soaks away into a drainage field.
Oil-fired central heating.
Plusnet Broadband speed of 72mbps

EPC & COUNCIL TAX BAND
EPC - On order
Council Tax - Band E

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.

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Soulby
Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4PL
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 33087137
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