Belsey Gate Farmhouse, Soulby : Offers In Region Of £495,000

5 Bed Detached Farmhouse | For Sale : 3 Bathrooms : 3 Reception Rooms
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Large Grade II Listed Detached Farmhouse in Village Location. Grounds Totalling 0.75 Acres. 5 Bedrooms. House & En Suite Bathrooms. Lounge With Multi Fuel Stove. Dining Room. Dining Kitchen & Traditional Pantry. Sitting Room, Music Room & Lovely South Facing Garden Room. Potential Annexe Accommodation. Flexible Living Space. Large Gardens. Workshop & Ample Parking. Ideal Family Or Active Retirement Home. EER: 38, EIR: 93

  • Large Detached Farmhouse in Village Location
  • Grounds Totalling 0.75 Acres
  • 5 Bedrooms. House & En Suite Bathrooms
  • Lounge With Multi Fuel Stove. Dining Room
  • Dining Kitchen & Traditional Pantry
  • Sitting Room, Music Room & Lovely South Facing Garden Room
  • Potential Annexe Accommodation
  • Flexible Living Space
  • Large Gardens. Workshop & Ample Parking
  • Ideal Family Or Active Retirement Home


Belsey Gate Farmhouse is a remarkable detached, Grade II Listed home set on the edge of Soulby, a pretty village in the Eden Valley. The property sits in a prominent position overlooking open fields. The village has an active community with a village hall, children’s play park and walks in all directions.

The market town of Kirkby Stephen is just 2 miles away, where there is a good selection of shops, pubs and restaurants, and is also on the scenic Settle to Carlisle railway line. The location is within easy reach by road or rail of The Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Lake District, with the M6 and A66 being a short drive away.

Belsey Gate Farmhouse is a traditional farmhouse which has been extended and now offers flexible living accommodation which could easily provide annexe accommodation if required.

On the ground floor is a lovely entrance hall, with turned staircase, which leads to two front reception rooms, both with original features expected in such a period property and multi fuel stoves. To the rear is a lovely farmhouse style dining kitchen and traditional pantry. Upstairs are three good sized bedrooms, the master having an en suite shower room and a single bedroom at the front.

The extension to rear of the property is all at ground floor level. This creates additional living accommodation, including a double bedroom, bathroom and a light, airy sitting room with bi-fold doors leading to a south facing garden room. There is a spiral staircase leading to a music room/gym.

The property has been kept in good order by the current vendors for the past 27 years, they have maintained it well replacing the roof, fully insulating and damp proofing to all exterior walls and installing secondary glazed windows to the front of the house and sealed double glazed units everywhere else. There is a feature wall of hanging slates to the West, this has been re hung in 2006. The property benefits from having a biomass boiler and solar panels.

Externally, the farmhouse sits in grounds totalling approx. 3/4 acre. The property is approached via a private cattle grid with the drive providing ample parking for several vehicles. The front garden is enclosed by wrought iron railings with outstanding views over open fields to the front. There is a large timber workshop with electricity and space to build a garage if required (subject to planning permissions). Access to the orchard is gained from the paddock to the side. The rear garden is south facing, with lawn and vegetable plots.

Belsey Gate Farmhouse is an ideal family or active retirement home in a quiet, edge of village location.

GROUND FLOOR MAIN HOUSE

ENTRANCE 7′ 2″ x 5′ 0″ (2.18m x 1.52m) Large entrance hall. Original tile floor. Wood panelled ceiling. Front door & internal door.

HALL Fitted carpet. Turned staircase. Under stairs cupboard.

LOUNGE 14′ x 12′ 9″ (4.27m x 3.89m) Pleasant front room. Fitted carpet. Picture rail. Feature fireplace housing multi fuel stove and slate hearth. 2 wall cupboards. Radiator. TV point. Secondary glazed window with Shutters and a view over open fields to the front.

DINING ROOM 13′ 9″ x 12′ 9″ (4.19m x 3.89m) Front reception room, currently used as a study. Fitted carpet. Picture rail. Feature fireplace with stone surround and multi fuel stove. Radiator. Secondary glazed window with Shutters to the front overlooking the front garden.

PANTRY 11′ 11″ x 11′ 10″ (3.63m x 3.61m) Traditional pantry. Stone flag flooring & stone shelves. Single drainer stainless steel sink. Plumbing for washing machine. Small window to the side.

KITCHEN/DINER 13′ 9″ x 11′ 7″ (4.19m x 3.53m) Lovely farmhouse kitchen. Tiled flooring. Ceiling beam. Original meat hooks. Good range of modern wall and base units in wood with complimentary work surfaces. Electric Aga (cooking only). Stainless steel sink. Pine cupboard. Plumbing for dishwasher. Window to the rear.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING Spacious, light landing. Turned staircase. Fitted carpet. Window to the rear.

BEDROOM 1 12′ 11″ x 12′ 9″ (3.94m x 3.89m) Master en suite double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Picture rail. Window to the front with a lovely outlook over open fields.

EN SUITE 5′ 7″ x 5′ 6″ (1.7m x 1.68m) En suite shower room. Laminate flooring. Corner shower unit. Wash basin set in vanity unit. WC. Towel rail.

BEDROOM 2 13′ 9″ x 11′ 8″ (4.19m x 3.56m) Rear double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Picture rail. Radiator. Window to the rear.

BEDROOM 3 13′ 5″ x 12′ 8″ (4.09m x 3.86m) Front double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Picture rail. Radiator. Window to the North with a lovely outlook over the fields to the front.

BEDROOM 4 9′ 6″ x 8′ 3″ (2.9m x 2.51m) Good sized front single bedroom. Fitted carpet. Picture rail. Radiator. Window to the front.

HOUSE BATHROOM 11′ 8″ x 5′ 9″ (3.56m x 1.75m) Approx. Modern family bathroom. Tiled flooring. Bath with electric shower over. Wash basin set in vanity unit. WC. Radiator. Large airing cupboard. Towel rail. Wall heater. Loft hatch. Window to the rear garden.

EXTENSION/ ANNEXE ACCOMODATION

ENTRANCE HALL Large entrance. Tiled floor. Stone shelving. Radiator. Window to the rear. Doors to front and rear.

BATHROOM 12′ 7″ x 9′ 8″ (3.84m x 2.95m) approx. Tiled floor. Bath with electric shower overhead. Wash basin. WC. Radiator. Wall heater. 2 Windows to the front.

BEDROOM 5 15′ 2″ x 10′ 7″ (4.62m x 3.23m) max. Ground floor double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Exposed roof timbers. Radiator. Two windows to the front and side.

SITTING ROOM 15′ 11″ x 14′ 10″ (4.85m x 4.52m) Lovely bright reception room. Fitted carpet. Multi fuel stove set on stone hearth. Radiator. Windows on two aspects. Spiral staircase to lower ground floor. Bi-folding doors to garden room.

GARDEN ROOM 14′ 7″ x 13′ 6″ (4.44m x 4.11m) Laminate flooring. Feature stone wall. E – Glass roof and windows on three aspects over looking rear garden. Heater.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR

MUSIC ROOM 15′ 5″ x 14′ 9″ (4.7m x 4.5m) Currently used as music room/gym. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Two windows to the side. Trap door to first floor. This room has been tanked and additionally protected by an automatic water pumping system with emergency battery power.

OUTSIDE

FRONT GARDEN Enclosed front garden, lawn with flower borders. Wrought iron railings. Lovely outlook over open fields to the front.

PARKING Drive accessed via private cattle grid. Parking and turning space for several vehicles.

REAR GARDEN The rear garden extends as far as the orchard. The south facing patio with lawn garden is currently fenced. Vegetable plot. Green house and access to to the side.
Store room housing the biomass boiler. Stone faced barbecue and stone bunkers.

The orchard has well established trees and access down the side to the paddock.

PADDOCK Road side paddock with separated gated access. Direct access to the orchard at rear,

SHED Double timber shed. Electric supply.

AGENTS NOTES Metered, mains water supply.
Private drainage into cesspit in front paddock.
Biomass boiler installed in 2014 with Renewable Heat Incentive in place until Oct 2021.
Solar panels installed 2013. Regular financial rebate for many years to come.
Excellent broadband internet connectivity available.

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