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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Orchard Brow Farmhouse, Haile, EGREMONT, Cumbria

Sold STC £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed farmhouse
  • Extensive landscaped grounds
  • Close to Lake District National Park
  • Idyllic village location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An exceptional grade II listed farmhouse located in the heart of the peaceful village of Haile, beautifully complemented by landscaped grounds of approx. an acre with sweeping lawns and hard tennis court.
Dating back to 1822, this charming residence has been carefully updated by the present owners to provide a comfortable family home with accommodation arranged over three floors and retains many of the original character features cleverly blended with contemporary finishes.

The substantial accommodation briefly comprises three reception rooms, sun room, kitchen, scullery, cloakroom and larder to the ground floor, there are five double bedrooms, master with dressing room, a further sitting room, providing scope for a sixth bedroom if required, and a spacious family bathroom spread over the first and second floors.

Extensive and beautifully manicured grounds. There is off road parking for two vehicles.

This is a fantastic property set in beautiful surroundings and offering considerable potential. An inspection is strongly advised.

Sun Room
4.40m x 3.35m (14' 5" x 11') Window to rear aspect, double glazed door leading out to rear garden, tiled floor.

Scullery
3.39m x 2.45m (11' 1" x 8') With door to outside, a Belfast sink, door to walk-in larder cupboard and door to cloakroom.

Dressing Area
3.34m x 3.19m (10' 11" x 10' 6") Sash window with shutters, storage cupboard.


Location
The pretty little village of Haile lies some three miles south west of Egremont where it borders the Lake District National Park and is less than eight miles from the St Bees Head heritage coast. Whitehaven, 10 miles distant, is an interesting port town with some exceptional architecture, and Cockermouth having strong associations with Wordsworth is a little further afield. All the western valleys of the Lake District National Park are within easy reach, together with the beautiful lakes and mountains of Ennerdale and Wastwater.

Services
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating and double glazing installed where stated. 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.

Directions
From the Whitehaven office proceed out of town via Inkerman Terrace turning right at the traffic lights onto the A595, continue into Egremont, turning left at the third roundabout signposted Haile. Remain on this road turning right at the T-junction onto Hardgates Road. Continue into Haile village, where the property can be found on the left hand side of the road towards the other end of the village

Property ref: 121_2614_3818032


Entrance Hall 
Approached by a timber door with original cornicing, radiator and stairs to first floor accommodation with useful storage cupboard below. The storage cupboard has a wash hand basin and plumbing for a WC and shower.

Bedroom 3 
4.40m x 3.63m (14' 5" x 11' 11") A spacious double bedroom with wash hand basin and double corner shower cubicle with mains shower unit. Double glazed window with working shutters.

Sitting Room/Potential Bedroom 
5.57m x 3.51m (18' 3" x 11' 6") With pitched ceiling, large Velux window offering views over the tennis court and grounds to the rear, exposed timbers, under eaves storage, over stairs cloakroom, exposed wooden floor.

Bedroom 4 
5.57m x 3.43m (18' 3" x 11' 3") Pitched ceiling with Velux window and exposed timbers, under eaves storage, attractive arched window, exposed wooden floor and wash hand basin.

Bedroom 5 
7.02m x 3.63m (23' x 11' 11") Pitched ceiling with Velux window, under eaves storage. With attractive arched window, useful storage cupboard and wash hand basin.

General 
Beautifully manicured grounds extending to approx. 1 acre surround the property, incorporating substantial areas laid to lawn, an orchard with mature fruit trees, mature shrubbery and raised flower beds.

The grounds extend to include a hard tennis court which backs onto open fields.

The property also benefits from a driveway to the front providing off road parking for two vehicles, and is enclosed by an attractive sandstone wall.

Bedroom 1 
4.53m x 4.40m (14' 10" x 14' 5") With double glazed window to rear aspect complete with working shutters and wood panelling, feature fire place with attractive tiled inserts, radiator.

Family Bathroom 
4.53m x 3.63m (14' 10" x 11' 11") A substantial room with four piece suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin, wood panelled bath, walk in shower with electric shower unit. Fully tiled walls, exposed wooden floors, double glazed window with working shutters and wood panelling, built in storage cupboard.

Bedroom 2 
4.23m x 3.63m (13' 11" x 11' 11") Sash window with white painted shutters and panelling, radiator, door to:

Reception Room 1 
4.36m x 4.24m (14' 4" x 13' 11") A light and spacious room, feature fireplace with tiled inserts and complementary wood surround, double glazed window with working shutters and wood panelling, radiator.

Reception Room 2 
4.38m x 4.21m (14' 4" x 13' 10") Featuring original open fireplace with sandstone surround and hearth, double glazed window with working shutters and panelling, radiator.

Reception Room 3 
4.40m x 4.36m (14' 5" x 14' 4") A delightful room bringing character features including original ceiling hooks, a Rayburn cooker is set in the feature sandstone fireplace, a part exposed sandstone wall, double glazed window with working shutters and panelling, tiled floor, built in wooden storage cupboard. Attractive sandstone doorway leads to:

Kitchen 
6.32m x 3.39m (20' 9" x 11' 1") A beautiful farmhouse kitchen fitted with base units, complementary work surfacing, matching island unit, wooden dresser, double bowl stainless steel sink and drainer, gas hob with extractor over. A delightful dual aspect room featuring pitched ceiling with velux window and original beams, tiled floor, part glazed wooden door to courtyard and rear gardens. Door into:

Landing 
Half landing with attractive double glazed arched window overlooking the grounds to the rear, wooden balustrades and exposed wooden floor.

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10 August 2015

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