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Mellbecks, Kirkby Stephen
Guide Price £650,000

Key Features

  • Magnificent Grade II Listed House
  • Large Gardens, Woodland & Outbuildings
  • 4 Double Bedrooms & Large Attic
  • 2 Bathrooms, 3 En-Suites & Separate WC
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Large Kitchen Diner With Aga
  • Utility Room & Cellar
  • Off Road Parking & Garages
  • Original Character Features
  • Walking Distance To Town, In Quiet Location
  • Excellent Family Or Active Retirement Home


The Manor House is a very spacious, magnificent Grade II Listed house, with large grounds, woodland, outbuildings and garages.

Kirkby Stephen is an active market town, just beyond the northern periphery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The town is just ten miles from junction 38 of the M6 motorway and is well placed for Kendal, Penrith, Appleby and the Lake District. The scenic Settle to Carlisle Railway is on the doorstep and the Coast to Coast footpath runs through. Kirkby Stephen has highly regarded primary and grammar schools, as well as a good range of shops, restaurants, pubs, church, chapel and doctor's surgery. There is still a weekly outdoor market and an agricultural auction mart.

The house has original character features with high ceilings and generously apportioned rooms. The accommodation is spacious with a lovely inviting entrance hall, which leads to two large reception rooms, a large kitchen diner with an AGA, utility room and cellar. The beautiful wooden staircase leads to the first floor, with four double bedrooms, three of which have en suites. There are also two separate, family bathrooms and a staircase to the second floor. Upstairs are three, good attic rooms which are ideal for hobbies, home office or kids playroom.

Externally, to the front is an established lawned garden with flowerbeds and wrought iron railings. To the side is a large woodland, there is also an entrance, giving access to off road parking and garages. To the rear are large lawned gardens, pond, flowerbeds, shrubs, mature trees, wild flower area, as well as an excellent range of large stone outbuildings and greenhouse.

Room Details

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Beautiful large entrance hall with original Victorian tiled floor. Wood panelling. Picture rail. Beamed ceiling. Cast iron radiator. Turned staircase to first floor. Hardwood door with stain glass panels.

Living Room 4.80m x 4.65m (15'9" x 15'3")

Lovely, front reception room. Fitted carpet. Beamed ceiling. Built in bookcase. Alcove cupboard. Decorative wooden fireplace. housing a gas feature fire. Radiator. Picture rail. Two full length windows to front.

Sitting Room 4.67m x 3.66m (15'4" x 12'0")

Lovely, rear room. Fitted carpet. Picture rail. Corner fireplace housing a gas fire. Radiator. Window and doors out to a veranda with stained glass leading to beautiful garden and grounds.

Kitchen 5.49m x 4.65m (18'0" x 15'3")

Good size family dining kitchen. Part wooden floor and carpet. Beamed ceiling. Country style kitchen with pine base units and storage cupboards. Gas AGA in cream. Storage cupboards. 2 Full length windows to front and a window to side.

Utility Room 3.76m x 2.70m (12'4" x 8'10")

Vinyl floor. Base units. Plumbing for dishwasher. Stainless steel sink and drainer. Gas fired boiler. Window overlooking rear garden. Door to rear garden.

Downstairs WC

Fitted carpet. Coat pegs. WC.

Cellar 4.27m x 3.50m (14'0" x 11'6")

Stone steps down to a storage cellar. Flagged floor. Original stone shelves. Ideal wine cellar. Space for freezer.

First Floor


Fitted carpet. Radiator. 2 wooden arches. Beamed ceiling. Storage cupboard. Stairs to attic. Window to side and feature arched window overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom 1 4.50m x 4.34m (14'9" x 14'3")

Very large, light double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Beamed ceiling. 2 Windows to front.

Ensuite 2.41m x 1.10m (7'11" x 3'7")

Fitted carpet. Shower cubicle. Electric shower. Wash basin. WC. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 4.34m x 2.97m (14'3" x 9'9")

Double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Washbasin. Radiator. Beamed ceiling. Picture rail. Window to front.


Fitted carpet. WC. Shower cubicle. Mains shower.

Bedroom 3 4.37m x 3.80m (14'4" x 12'6")

Large light double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Picture rail. Beamed ceiling. Radiator. Built in storage cupboard. Two windows to front.

Bathroom 2 9.00m x 1.60m (29'6" x 5'3")

Fitted carpet. Corner bath. WC. Washbasin. Heated towel rail. Radiator. Tiled walls. Window to side garden.

Bathroom 1 2.74m x 2.13m (9' x 7')

Fitted carpet. Bath. WC. Wash basin set in vanity unit. Storage cupboard with shelving. Heated towel rail. Part tiled walls. Window to rear.

Bedroom 4 4.27m x 3.28m (14'0" x 10'9")

Rear double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Beamed ceiling. Wash basin. 2 windows to rear with a lovely window seat.


Shower cubicle. Mains shower. WC.

Second Floor


Second floor accessed via a good wooden staircase off the landing. Divided into three rooms. Ideal hobby room, studio or kids playroom.

Room 1 4.88m x 4.57m (16'0" x 15')

Fitted carpet. Wooden boarded ceiling. Exposed roof timbers. Window to side. Two Velux windows.

Room 2 5.26m x 4.57m (17'3" x 15')

Wooden flooring. Under eaves storage. Three velux windows.

Room 3 4.57m x 1.98m (15' x 6'6")

Plywood floor. Under eaves storage. Exposed beams. Two recesses. Velux window.



The front garden is mainly lawn enclosed with wrought iron railings. Flowerbeds and stone steps up to the front door.


Gated drive leads up to a parking area in front of detached garages.


Large area of woodland is located to the North of Manor House. This is made up of mature native trees.

Double Garage 6.58m x 5.64m (21'7" x 18'6")

Modern double garage. Two up and over doors. Concrete flooring with work pit. Personnel door to side.

Workshop 6.93m x 2.97m (22'9" x 9'9")

Workshop next to garage. Windows to three sides. Personnel door to rear. WC. Access to double garage.

Additional Garage

Stone building 22'4" x 6'8" and useful store.

Second Workshop & Stone Store

Large stone building. Door to garden.

Rear Garden

Large rear garden with lawn, pond and patio areas. Large green house and garden room/green house.

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