3 bedroom detached house for sale

Little Pickthall Ground, Broughton Mills, Broughton-In-Furness, Cumbria

Sold STC £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superbly renovated to a high, sympathetic standard.
  • Many original features retained.
  • Completely rewired and replumbed, including air source heat pump. New water storage tank and sewage treatment plant.
  • All window frames replaced with double glazed timber units.
  • New roof purlins, chimney stacks and external lime pointing.
  • Lean-to converted to a Kitchen/Breakfast Room with much character.
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room; Open Plan Lounge/Dining Room with a wonderful southerly aspect.
  • Entrance Hall; Utility; Cloakroom with W.C; Three Double Bedrooms; Bathroom.
  • Substantial stone and slate detached Barn with former Planning Consent for conversion.
  • Stone Garage/Store; Front Garden; Kitchen Garden and Grounds.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A tastefully refurbished Period Farmhouse with excellent range of traditional outbuildings. Superb, elevated site with stunning far reaching views. Potential to convert the outbuildings into ancillary accommodation. Broughton-in-Furness, with many facilities and amenities is a short drive.

Energy Rating 'E'.

Directions
From the centre of Broughton-in-Furness, following the signs for Torver and Coniston, after approximately 1.5 miles north of Broughton, bear left signposted Broughton Mills.

Continue along the road and at Lane End Farm, turn left. Follow the road to the valley bottom and after Croglinhurst farmstead, turn right. Continue up the hill, passing a property on the left. The entrance to Pickthall Ground is near the top of the incline, on the left before the sign for Hawes.

Proceed along the tarmacked entrance drive. At the top of the drive, just before the entrance to Pickthall Ground Farm, bear right on to the track leading to Little Pickthall.

The precise location and extent are shown on the sale plan within these particulars.

Location
Little Pickthall Ground, and nearby Pickthall Ground Farm, occupy a spectacular elevated site on the upper slopes of the Lickle Valley, to the west of Broughton Mills.

Little Pickthall Ground can be seen from the road leading from Broughton-in-Furness to Broughton Mills, below the far westerly horizon.

The busy and popular market town of Broughton-in-Furness is within approximately ten minutes drive. The shores of Coniston Water and the Heart of the Lake District are within reasonable driving distance.

The property is ideally located for all local walks, with public rights of way to the adjacent Dunnerdale Fells, including Great Stickle (visible from the property) and Stickle Pike which feature in Alfred Wainwright's 'Outlying Fells of Lakeland' and offer panoramic views over the South West Lake District.

Outside
Pleasant grounds between the outbuildings and the house, including extensive car parking facility.

Ash and sycamore trees.

Under ground water storage tank, capacity 5,000 litres adjacent to the source for the natural water supply.

Detached block and stone built Outhouse for the purification system for the water supply and water pressure vessel.

GARDENS

Pleasant enclosed lawned garden to the front.

Wall gardened to the east of the outbuilding with lawns and shrubs.

Stone and slate Outbuilding, formerly an earth closet and a Pig Hull, at the far end of the walled garden.

Services
Spring-fed private water supply. Mains electricity. Air source heat pump supplying domestic hot water including for underfloor heating. Bio-Pure sewage treatment plant draining into an underground soakaway. No shared services.

FIXTURES, FITTINGS & FURNISHINGS

All fixtures are included. All fittings referred to in these particulars are included. All other items of furnishings and effects are excluded.

ACCESS DRIVE

Little Pickthall Ground has the benefit of rights of access over the access drive from the public highway at the entrance gate. The access drive is owned by Pickthall Ground. Little Pickthall Ground does not contribute towards the maintenance of the access drive.

VIEWING

All viewings are to be accompanied by a representative of the agents staff. Please contact our Kendal office.


PARTICULARS 
Follow the track a short distance to Little Pickthall's entrance gate which opens into an expansive yard area between the rear elevation of the house and the range of outbuildings. There is ample parking for several vehicles to the side and in front of the stone built Garage. A studded planked and latched door from the yard area, opens into the

Entrance Hall: 
3.02m x 2.72m
Stone slabbed floor with under floor heating. North facing double glazed window with polished slate cill. Oak lintel above opening to

Inner Hall: 
1.85m x 1m
Stone slabbed floor with under floor heating. Coat rail. Door to

Lounge/Dining Room: 
7.11m x 3.33m
Originally two rooms. Stone slabbed floor to Lounge with under floor heating, polished floorboards in the Dining area. Stunning southerly views across Lickle Valley towards Duddon Estuary and Kirkby Moor. Two windows, each with window seats. Two exposed beams to ceiling. Wall cupboards. Planked and latched door to enclosed front garden, original limestone lintel above former fireplace in Lounge area. Woodburning stove [Eco-Boiler] set in stone fireplace with polished slate hearth.

Utility: 
3.4m x 1.47m
Cupboards containing pressured hot water system. Sycamore base units with granite surface. Deep porcelain sink. Part tiled walls. Plumbing for a washing machine. Exposed beam. Under floor heating. Stone slabbed floor.

Cloakroom/W.C: 
2m x 1.07m
W.C. Wash hand basin. Exposed beam. Stone slabbed floor with under floor heating.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 
4.59m x 2.81m
Under floor heating. Stone slabbed floor. Exposed pine ceiling timbers. Sycamore base units with granite working surfaces from nearby Brandy Cragg. Electric meter box. Magnificent picture window with seat with views in an easterly direction towards fells. Plumbing for a dishwasher. Porcelain double sink with fitted Sycamore cupboard. Everhot cooking range. Staircase with alcove recess with bookshelves to

Landing: 
2.65m x 0.86m
Access hatch to roof void with pull down ladder. All the first floor is stripped pine boarding.

Bedroom No 1: 
3.34m x 3.07m
South east facing. Wonderful southerly aspect. Central heating radiator. Wall shelves. Window seat.

Bedroom No 2: 
3.35m x 3.38m
South west facing. Wall cupboard. Central heating radiator. Window seat. Superb views towards Kirkby Moor.

Bedroom No 3: 
3.42m x 2.74m
North facing. Central heating radiator. Superb views to Great Stickle.

Bathroom: 
2.85m x 1.91m
Bath. W.C. Wash hand basin. Part tiled walls. Heated towel rail.

MAIN BARN: 
This substantial, detached stone and slate roofed building is beyond the rear elevation, with entrances from the yard area, next to the Kitchen Garden and provides the following accommodation.

Workshop: 
3.85m x 3.07m
Concrete floor. East facing window. Fitted shelves.

Adjacent Store Room: 
3.85m x 3.41m
East facing window. Fitted shelves. Concrete floor.

Loose Box: 
3.95m x 3.7m
Power and light. Separate access from the easterly elevation. This building has potential for conversion to Ancillary Accommodation for the benefit of the house. Formerly, the Barn had the benefit of Planning Permission under Lake District National Park reference 7/2012/5043, for alteration to create a Studio, Study, Cloakroom and Entrance Hall with a terrace adjoining the Kitchen Garden. The consent dated 16 March 2012, expired in March 2015. A copy of the Planning Consent can be downloaded from the Lake District National Park's website using the above reference. Potential buyers are recommended to consult with the Planning Authority, details of which are contained in these particulars, to discuss any future development of this building.

Garage Block: 
5.81m x 5.18m
Internal dimensions. Stone built with double pitched fibrous cement sheeted roof. Sliding doors. Concrete floor. Double bay.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 May 2015

Nearest stations

  • Foxfield (3.1 mi)
  • Green Road (4.3 mi)
  • Kirkby-in-Furness (5.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Michael C L Hodgson, Kendal

36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

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01539 304031 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Foxfield (3.1 mi)
  • Green Road (4.3 mi)
  • Kirkby-in-Furness (5.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael C L Hodgson, Kendal

36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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