Guide Price £750,000 To £825,000.
Westmorland House is a breath taking, detached stone farmhouse in a rural, yet accessible, location in the Eden Valley and now part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The property sits in close upon 4.5 acres of land and the surroundings are exquisite. It is located mid-way between Crosby Garrett Fell and Ravenstonedale Fell. There are panoramic views across the fells to the Howgills in the distance. It is within a dark skies designated area, making it ideal for star gazing.
The property is approximately 2.5 miles from the village of Newbiggin on Lune and about 6 miles from the quaint market town of Kirkby Stephen. There are excellent travel links via the main A685 route from Brough to Tebay (M6 and A66) and rail from Kirkby Stephen on the Settle - Carlisle line.
The farmhouse and attached barn was originally converted around 20 years ago and more recently has been beautifully renovated by the current sellers. The property has been finished to an exceptionally high standard with quality fixtures and fittings. Works have included new kitchens, bathrooms and utility room, changes to the layout, new windows and French doors, updates to the electrics and re decoration throughout.
On the ground floor is a sitting room with stone open fire and dual aspect windows, and a sizable dining kitchen with pantry. There is a new utility room and ground floor WC/ shower room with direct access to the garden, a fourth bedroom, second kitchen and large dining room. Upstairs are three large double bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms.
The accommodation is very flexible, the sellers currently split the property to provide a main house and a holiday let, using the study as the connecting room. This is optimal for multi generation living and has excellent business potential, equally the layout works as a fabulous family home.
Externally, there is a large lawn garden with mature trees. There is a gravelled driveway, parking and turning space for a number of vehicles. The timber outbuilding has power and would make an exceptional workshop. At the front is a pleasant gravelled patio enclosed by dry stone wall.
The land is accessed via pedestrian and vehicular gates from the garden, the land extends to in the vicinity of 4 acres of pasture land, with no rights of way across the land. There is an old stone quarry and disused lime kiln in the field and a stream at the bottom. The current owners have an arrangement with a local farmer, who pays for grazing sheep on the land.
Westmorland House is an ideal family, holiday or retirement home offering flexible accommodation, set amongst rolling hills and with magnificent scenery all around.
Oak floor with steps up to the sitting room. Exposed stone wall. Radiator. Windows and door to the front.
Sitting Room 8.05m x 4.55m (26'5" x 14'11")
Lovely, welcoming sitting room. Oak flooring. Ceiling downlights. Exposed stone wall with feature niches. Large sandstone fireplace with open fire. Staircase. TV point. 2 Radiators. Window to the rear.
Dining Kitchen 8.05m x 3.20m (26'5" x 10'6")
Newly fitted family dining kitchen (Completed Dec 22). Wooden flooring. Ceiling downlights. Exposed stone wall. Excellent range of wall and base units. Space for range cooker. Large pantry cupboard. Radiator. Windows to the side with long distant views. Picture window to the rear overlooking the garden.
Study 10.00m x 3.12m (32'10" x 10'3")
Ground floor study. Fitted carpet. Window to the rear overlooking the garden.
Utility 3.33m x 1.75m (10'11" x 5'9")
Newly fitted utility room. Tiled flooring. Base units with sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Window to over looking the garden.
Shower Room 2.54m x 1.73m (8'4" x 5'8")
Tiled flooring. Large shower cubicle. WC. Wash basin. Good storage cupboard. Radiator. Window and stable door to the rear.
Fitted carpet. Radiator. Staircase and understairs cupboard.
Dining Room 4.24m x 4.20m (13'11" x 13'9")
Large, front dining room. Fitted carpet. TV point. Radiator. Window and door to the front.
Exposed stone wall. front door. Window to the side.
Bedroom 4 4.24m x 3.63m (13'11" x 11'11")
Ground floor bedroom. Exposed floor boards. TV point. Fireplace housing a new AGA wood burning stove. Radiator. Window to the front.
Guest Rear Kitchen 3.10m x 2.50m (10'2" x 8'2")
Tiled floor. Good range of newly fitted wall and base units with sink unit. Integrated oven and hob. Plumbing for dishwasher. Boiler cupboard. High level window to the side.
Bedroom One / Master Bedroom 5.38m x 4.52m (17'8" x 14'10")
Large master bedroom accessed via staircase from sitting room. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Large walk in wardrobe and dressing room. Windows to the front and to the side with window seat and excellent views over the moorland.
En Suite Shower Room 4.40m x 2.34m (14'5" x 7'8")
Newly fitted en suite (Completed Dec 22). Laminate flooring. Corner shower cubicle. WC. Wash basin. Window to the rear.
Landing (off main staircase)
Fitted carpet. Turned staircase. Window to the rear with long distant views.
Bedroom Two 4.30m x 4.24m (14'1" x 13'11")
Large double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Window to the front with lovely, long distant views.
En Suite 3.38m x 3.18m (11'1" x 10'5")
Good size en suite bathroom. Fitted carpet. Bath. Shower cubicle. Wash basin. WC. Large airing cupboard. Window to the rear.
Bedroom Three 4.27m x 3.63m (14'0" x 11'11")
Spacious, front double bedroom. Fitted carpet.Exposed stone wall. Radiator. Window to the front with long distant views.
En Suite 3.18m x 2.54m (10'5" x 8'4")
Fitted carpet. WC. Wash basin, Bidet. Bath. Shower cubicle. Window to the rear with a lovely outlook over the garden to the fells in the distance.
Gated drive to large parking and turning area.
Lawn garden with gently sloping bank. Enclosed by dry stone wall. Mature trees.
Workshop 4.10m x 3.33m (13'5" x 10'11")
Timber built workshop. Power and light. Double doors.
Front Patio Garden
Gravel patio to the front. Access to the front porch. Ideal sitting area for morning coffee catching early sunshine.
Almost 4.5 Acres of pasture land is split in to two fields. A smaller paddock (0.3 acres) to the side of the property with gated vehicular access. Larger field (4.1 acre) is gently sloping with old, disused quarry and kiln. Small stream at the bottom. Enclosed by fence and dry stone wall.
Main electricity and water. Septic tank drainage (inspection report available).
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