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4 bedroom house for sale

Stenkrith House , Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

Sold STC £425,000

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A stunningly attractive stone built detached Victorian house with four bedrooms (two with en-suite and two share an en-suite) kitchen, dining room, living room, sitting room, and utility room. There is a separate annex with an additional bedroom and store room (which would convert into an en-suite room) and an additional stone built building which has the potential to be a further bedroom, working area or garage.

Stenkrith House is a very charming detached country house with elegant proportion and style and possesses very adaptable accommodation. The house has been renovated to a very high standard retaining many period features Stenkrith House stands in its own grounds and occupies a prominent position on the fringe of Kirkby Stephen adjacent to the very attractive tranquil Stenkrith Park and the River Eden and has extensive views of the surrounding hills. Stenkrith House has previously been run as a very successful Bed and Breakfast.

Kirkby Stephen, a popular Upper Eden market town provides a good range of everyday facilities including a supermarket, general shops, hotels and public houses, primary and secondary schools and the Parish Church of St Stephens. There is also a station on the scenic Settle-Carlisle Railway Line providing daily access to Carlisle in the west and Skipton and Leeds in the east. Carlisle, Penrith and Kendal are all within commuting distance, with the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales and National Parks within an hours drive. The area has good access to all major networks including the A66, A1 and M6 all within 30 minutes drive.



with wooden door into vestibule with Victorian tiled floor, window, radiator, coat pegs and double glazed doors into hallway;

with Victorian tiled floor, decorative archway, radiator, telephone point, under stair cupboard, Victorian decorative glazed internal door with decorative glazed panel leading to front entrance vestibule with Victorian tiled floor, electric radiator and wooden front entrance door;

141 x 55
with wooden floor, part tiled, very large built in cupboards, toilet, sink, plumbing for washing machine and vent for tumble dryer, window with wooden shutters, extractor fan and loft access;

149 x 1311
with pine base units, pine larder cupboard, large central workstation with built in microwave, electric hob, large cupboard and space for dishwasher, integral bin, granite work surface, Belfast sink, tiled floor, part tiled walls, window and radiator;

1310 x 1210
with oak flooring, coving, window and radiator;

1411 x 139
with marble fireplace and hearth, decorative coving and picture rail, wooden floor, large window with wooden panels and wooden shutters and window seat, wooden floor, and TV point;

1411 x 139
with decorative coving and picture rail, cast iron fireplace with Victorian tiles, granite hearth, TV point, two windows;


with split landing, radiator and window;

1310 x 127
with built in cupboard, overhead cupboard, wooden floor, two windows and radiator;

En-suite Shower Room with shower cubicle with screen and mains shower, toilet, sink, tiled floor and walls, mirror, light and extractor fan;

141 x 1310
with two built in cupboards one with shelves underneath, wooden floor, radiator and window;

with sink, toilet, shower with glass screen, mains shower, tiled wall and tiled floor and mirror with glass shelf;

141 x 96
with overhead cupboard, window with wooden panels, alcove and radiator;

1410 x 1310
with two windows with wooden venation shutters and wooden panels around window telephone point and radiator;

En-Suite Bathroom with sink, toilet, bidet, bath with mains shower, glass screen, wooden panel around bath, bathroom cabinet with mirror, tiled floor and tiled walls;

Adjacent to Stenkrith House is a single storey annex with an entrance hallway with a flagged floor leading to

129 x 119
newly renovated with two windows, sloping ceiling and electric radiator;

with wooden shelving;

Adjacent to the annex is a newly built stone building 232 x 13 (which has the relevant planning permission) which has the potential to be an additional bedroom, office or garage;


To the rear there is a wooden garden walled gate and pathway with flower border leading to wrought iron archway. Through the archway there is a gravelled and flagged patio area.

To the side there is a further pathway with flower borders leading to a wrought iron gazebo. To the right of the gazebo there is double wooden gate which leads to two secure parking spaces which are accessed through an electric gate at the roadside.

To the front there is a pathway and steps down to extensive lawns with trees, shrubs and a water feature. The lawns are edged with a wooden fence and beyond the fence there is a high river bank and the River Eden. To the other side of the house there is a greenhouse and fruit bushes.


Mains water, electricity, gas central heating, double glazing and mains drainage. The telephone is installed subject to BT regulations and broadband is available.

Please Note The mention of any appliances and/or services in these details does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

Band F

CA17 4JN

From the Kirkby Stephen PFK office go southwards and at the traffic lights turn right on to Nateby Road. Continue along Nateby Road for approx 1/2/ mile and you will see Stenkrith House on your right hand side. A for sale sign has been erected in front of the property for identification purposes.

Strictly through the Agents Kirkby Stephen Office
TEL: 01768 371235

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