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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Dufton House, North Dykes, Great Salkeld, PENRITH, Cumbria

Sold STC £440,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive setting with outlooks
  • Impressive Victorian farmhouse
  • Good range of outbuildings
  • Gardens, paddock and orchard

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A three bedroomed Victorian farmhouse with adjoining and separate outbuildings together with small rear paddock and large orchard. Dufton House is prominently located at a crossroads on the road to Lazonby. It has an attractive south facing position with good outlooks over open countryside towards the Pennine range. Formerly a Victorian farmhouse, it offers spacious accommodation with the possibility to significantly extend into the adjoining outbuildings. There is also a separate range of outbuildings which includes a traditional barn. In addition is a central yard, small rear paddock and large orchard. The property is suitable for equestrian purposes or hobby farming and has the potential to create an excellent family home. An inspection is highly recommended.

Located some six miles from Penrith on the road to Lazonby as one enters North Dykes. Nearby Lazonby (just over a mile) provides an excellent range of local amenities including a railway station on the scenic Settle to Carlisle railway, small supermarket with post office, a primary school and swimming pool. Fishing can be arranged on the River Eden. Penrith (six miles to the south west and only a few minutes' drive) provides more comprehensive facilities including secondary education and a good range of retail outlets. There are also excellent travel links with a mainline station on the west coast railway, and junction 40 on the M6. The trans-Pennine A66 is also accessed at this point.

Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating and some double glazing installed. Telephone line installed subject to BT regulations. Please note - the mention of any appliances and/or services within these sale particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

Take the A6 north through Penrith taking a right turn to the Golf Course as one starts to leave the town. Continue on this country road for approximately six miles until the small hamlet of North Dykes is reached. At the crossroads, turn left and then take the first right to the property

Property ref: 121_2232_3775921

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Added on Rightmove:
11 May 2015


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