5 bedroom detached house for sale

Headley House, Joss Lane, Sedbergh, Cumbria

£725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An outstanding detached stone and slate house of impressive proportions, originally constructed in the 1920's to a high specification in the Arts and Crafts style;
  • Skillfully and sympathetically extended, upgraded and improved to create a beautifully appointed and attractively presented family home;
  • Three Reception Rooms and a stunning Conservatory;
  • Superb handcrafted Clive Christian Kitchen with Aga stove;
  • Five good sized Bedrooms, the Master Bedroom and the Guest Bedroom having En-Suite facilities;
  • Luxurious family Bathroom;
  • Hardwood framed double glazed windows and gas fired central heating;
  • Many character features including stone mullioned windows, slate and oak flooring and beamed ceilings;
  • Garage/Gymnasium, Utility Room and Cloakroom;
  • Fabulous south facing landscaped gardens in a beautiful setting.

Full description

An outstanding detached stone built house of impressive proportions, comprehensively and sympathetically upgraded and improved to create a superbly stylish and beautifully appointed five bedroom family home together with fabulous gardens, ample parking and a garage,

occupying a prestigious location in the Yorkshire Dales town of Sedbergh.

Directions
Coming into Sedbergh from the direction of the motorway along the A684 proceed into the centre of the town along Main Street. Turn left at the market place into Joss Lane. Follow the road up the hill and then round to the right. Continue follow the road to eventually find Headley House on the right-hand side.

Location
Headley House occupies a discreet location in one of Sedbergh's most prestigious areas, situated within walking distance of the town centre and the surrounding fells. the historic market town of Sedbergh, famous for its private school and it's bookshops, is located within the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is about a ten minute drive from junction 37 of the M6 motorway.

The property is also well placed for access into the Lake District and for Kendal, Penrith, Lancaster and Kirkby Lonsdale.

Outside
Gated, stone flagged driveway with turning area providing ample off road parking for several motor vehicles.

The house is set within a generously proportioned plot, screened by Beech hedging and fencing featuring a beautiful landscaped rear garden with several stone paved patio terraces linked by paved pathways together with wide, well stocked herbaceous borders, lawn and a delightful summerhouse. Beyond the rear garden is a cleverly screened area where there is a shed.

On one side of the house is a further stone paved patio with a hot tub and a wood store.

To the front of the house is a walled garden with an interesting array of shrubs and trees.

Services
All mains services. Gas fired central heating.


Entrance Porch: 
1.46m x 1.76m
Glazed front door. Slate flagged floor. Beamed ceiling.

Cloakroom: 
1.82m x 1.5m
Wash hand basin and w.c. Ladder towel radiator. Understairs cupboard. Built-in cloaks cupboard. Slate floor.

Reception Hall: 
2.22m x 2.05m
Oak floor and beamed ceiling. Lead light glazed screen with double doors leading to the sitting room.

Lounge: 
6.32m x 5.82m
An elegant room with windows on three sides including a French window with a Juliet balcony. Traditional stone lined fireplace with oak lintel and flagged hearth fitted with a multi-fuel burning stove. Oak floor and beamed ceiling.

Sitting Room: 
4.51m x 3.11m
Perfect as a "Snug" this comfortable room features an interesting fireplace and an arched French door which leads to the patio and rear garden. Oak floor and beamed ceiling.

Dining Room: 
5.82m x 4.07m
A dual aspect room with oak flooring and an open fireplace fitted with a multi-fuel burning stove.

Entrance Hall: 
2.19m x 1.33m
A second entrance hall with a slate floor. Double sided oak display cabinet.

Pantry: 
1.4m x 0.92m
Lined with shelves, including two stone slab shelves.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 
4.78m x 4.69m
A superbly appointed kitchen fitted with an attractive range of handcrafted, painted solid wood units by Clive Christian, finished with granite and slate work surfaces a Belfast sink and a second inset sink. Aga twin hob stove with hot plate and five ovens. Slate flagged floor.

Conservatory: 
6.1m x 4.65m
A beautifully designed, conservatory with underfloor heating to the slate flagged floor. French doors on either side give access to the patio terrace and gardens. Upholstered window seat with cupboard below.

Side Entrance Hall: 
3.9m x 1.65m
The third entrance hall. Range of built-in storage cupboards. Slate flagged floor.

Utility Room: 
2.58m x 2.16m
Good range of built-in floor and wall units with a wooden work surfaces and inset Belfast sink. Slate floor. glazed rear entrance door.

FIRST FLOOR 

Galleried Landing: 
2.79m x 3.54m
A light and spacious landing with Arts and Crafts spindles and square formed newel posts to the gallery.

Master Bedroom: 
6.1m x 5.84m
Fitted with an extensive range of handcrafted furniture comprising wardrobes, drawers and storage cupboards. Windows to three sides including a French window opening onto a Juliet balcony.

En-Suite Shower Room: 
2.28m x 1.71m
A traditionally styled shower room featuring a delightful pebble floor and painted part wood panelled walls. Wash stand with an inset basin and cupboard below, w.c. and shower cubicle.

Bedroom No.2: 
5.67m x 4.96m
A fabulous, dual aspect double bedroom ideal as a guest suite, featuring a high, open ceiling.

En-Suite Bathroom: 
2.7m x 2.33m
Newly refitted with traditionally styled suite in white comprising a roll edged bath on claw and ball feet, a pedestal wash hand basin, a w.c and a stone tiled shower cubicle. Painted, part wood panelled walls. Underfloor heating. Chrome ladder towel radiator.

Bedroom No.3: 
4.4m x 3.13m
A double bedroom featuring a fine oriel bay window.

Bedroom No.4: 
4.46m x 3.47m
A dual aspect double bedroom with a square bay window and a built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom No.5: 
4.0m x 2.22m
A versatile room which would be ideal as a study or home office.

Bathroom: 
3.29m x 2.5m
A beautifully finished bathroom with marble tiled walls and underfloor heating. Granite wash stand with twin basins, cupboard below and illuminated mirror. Wood panelled bath with granite surround. Shower cubicle. Twin glazed display cabinets each with drawers and cupboards below. Ladder towel radiator. Shuttered window.

Separate W.C: 
1.8m x 1.0m
Wash hand basin and w.c. Painted, part wood panelled walls.

Garage: 
7.0m x 3.91m
Currently used as a gymnasium. hardwood, part glazed double doors. The end wall is enclosed by mirrored sliding doors to create a wide cupboard which houses a Worcester gas fired central heating boiler and a Heatrae Sadia Megaflo pressurized hot water cylinder.

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08 July 2015

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Nearest station

  • Dent (7.2 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

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