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Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria
Guide Price £535,000

Key Features

  • Superb Detached House In Rural Yet Accessible Location
  • Great Views
  • 3/4 Double Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Kitchen
  • Family/ Dining Room
  • First Floor Sitting Room With Views
  • Gated Drive With Ample Parking
  • Double Garage
  • Gardens With Lawn, Borders & Mature Trees
  • Ideal Family Or Active Retirement Home


GUIDE PRICE £535,000 To £595,000

East of Eden is a superb detached stone built house built in 2005. It sits at the top of the hamlet of Outhgill in Mallerstang with views down the Eden Valley.

Outhgill is a small community hamlet just 4 miles from the market town of Kirkby Stephen. The town has good communication links, with easy access to the M6 in the West and the A66 link road to the A1. Kendal, Lancaster, the Lake District & the Yorkshire Dales are all easily accessible. The scenic Settle to Carlisle Railway offers national connections. Kirkby Stephen has highly regarded primary and grammar schools and there are excellent independent schools at Sedbergh & Barnard Castle. There is a school bus from the bottom of the lane.

The property has been built to the highest specification including triple glazing, underfloor heating and a full house heat recovery system. The internal specification matches the standards with birch wood doors, engineered oak floors, stainless steel sockets & lamp sockets in the main rooms. The property is light, and modern.

On the ground floor is a dining kitchen & utility room, beautiful family or dining room, and 2 double bedrooms with a "Jack & Jill" en-suite bathroom.

Upstairs, is a superb West facing sitting room with views straight down the Eden valley. There is a master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom. At the top of the stairs is a light, open plan room, currently used as an office but could be a 4th bedroom with en-suite shower room (pipework underfloor).

Outside, gates open into a large gravelled parking area for multiple vehicles. The detached double garage has light and power.

The gardens, to the front and side of the property, are surrounded by dry stone walls and have lawn, borders and mature trees. Red squirrels and a wide variety of birds are regular visitors.

East of Eden is perfect as a substantial family home for those wanting a modern living environment within an idyllic rural location.

Room Details

Ground Floor


Open, stone built front entrance porch.

Entrance Hall

Ceramic tiled flooring. Coir matting door mat. Ceiling spot lights.


Ceramic tiled flooring. Ceiling spotlights. Frosted window to the rear. WC. Wash hand basin. Electric radiator.

Utility Room

Ideal drying room. Ceramic tiled floor. Plumbing for washing machine. LPG boiler. Shelved pantry area. Window to the rear.

Kitchen 4.22m x 4.01m (13'10" x 13'2")

Lovely dining kitchen, Ceramic tiled flooring. Ceiling downlights. Excellent range of wall and base units with granite work surfaces. Sink unit. Central island with gas hob and sink. Double oven. Plumbing for dishwasher. Dual aspect windows over looking the gardens and a long distance view to the West.

Family/ Dining Room 6.40m x 4.50m (21' x 14'9")

Lovely light room with patio doors out to the patio and garden. Oak flooring. Ceiling down lights TV point. Staircase. Double doors and windows to the South overlooking the lawned garden.

Bedroom Two 4.32m x 2.80m (14'2" x 9'2")

Ground floor double bedroom. Oak flooring. Built in wardrobe. Windows to the side and the front with a view up the stream to the fells.

En suite Bathroom

Jack and jill en suite bathroom for bedrooms two and three. Ceramic tiled floor. Ceiling downlights. WC. Wash basin. Large shower cubicle. Extractor fan. Window to the side with a great view up the stream.

Bedroom Three 4.32m x 2.80m (14'2" x 9'2")

Ground floor double bedroom. Oak flooring. Built in wardrobe. Window to the side with a view up to the fells.


Home Office/ Bedroom Four 7.52m x 4.20m (24'8" x 13'9")

Bright, open room. This is being used as a work from home space but could be partitioned off to create another bedroom if required. Oak flooring. 3 Velux windows. Window to the front with a view.

Sitting Room 6.73m x 4.55m (22'1" x 14'11")

First floor sitting room. Oak flooring. Ceiling downlights. Fireplace with a multi fuel stove. 2 Windows to the West with long distant views and a window to the front overlooking the garden.

Bedroom One 4.60m x 4.32m (15'1" x 14'2")

Large, master double bedroom suite. Oak flooring. Ceiling down lights. Good range of fitted wardrobes. Windows to the front and side with views.

Dressing Room 2.84m x 1.70m (9'4" x 5'7")

Great dressing room with well fitted furniture. Ceramic tiled flooring. Ceiling downlights. Loft access (insulated, part boarded and heat recovery unit).

En Suite

Large, en suite bathroom. Ceramic tiled flooring. Fully tiled walls. Bath. Shower cubicle. WC. Twin basins set in vanity unit/ Windows to the side with views up to the fells.


Garage 5.36m x 5.28m (17'7" x 17'4")

Stone built double garage. Concrete floor. Light and power. Up & over doors. Personnel door to rear.


Gated drive providing ample parking and turning space for several vehicles.


The property sits in a good size plot with a lawn garden to the front. There is a flagged patio terrace with lovely views. Mature trees.

Agents Notes

Mains electric and water. LPG central heating. Private septic tank drainage. B4RN broadband available.

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