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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Mill Cottage Crook Kendal Cumbria LA8 8LD

Sold STC £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached four bedroom cottage
  • Attractive gardens
  • Garage and parking
  • Energy Band Rating E

Full description

Location: Old Mill Cottage is situated in the village of Crook in a most attractive location at the head of the former mill yard. Crook is ideally located being situated within the Lake District National Park and yet away from the busy tourist locations. From Junction 36 off the M6, take the A591 by-passing the market town of Kendal. On reaching the roundabout take the first turning signposted to Crook. Mill Cottages is then central to the village past the Sun Inn. Take the first left turning after the Inn into the hamlet and the cottage can be seen straight in front of you.  

Description: A delightful and charming detached cottage enjoying a wealth of period character expected of a property of this era, Old Mill Cottage is an ideal property for those seeking a permanent country home in an active village community, but it is equally suitable for those looking for a second home or for letting as a Lakeland holiday cottage. The present owners have used care and attention to create the present well balanced living space. Bathrooms, heating, double glazing and wiring have all been upgraded and the attractively designed garden will be truly appreciated by those who visit.  

Accommodation with approximate dimensions:  

Ground Floor  

Porch with outside light.  

Entrance Porch with cloaks hanging.  

Dining Hall 16' 11" x 11' 9" (5.16m x 3.58m) a welcoming entrance with glazed panel window and open staircase to first floor. Three wall light points, convector wall heater and exposed timbers. Telephone point, under stairs cupboard and cloaks cupboard.  

Living Room 19' 4" x 11' 6 plus bay" (5.89m x 3.51m) a split-level room with exposed timbers enjoying a delightful aspect over the garden and surrounding countryside comprising a cosy living area with panelled side window, attractive stone fireplace with slate hearth and multi-fuel stove and a lower level with panelled bay window with down lighting and double doors opening into the garden. Two picture light points, three radiators and tv aerial and satellite points. 

Breakfast Kitchen 10' 10" x 10' 9" (3.3m x 3.28m) with beamed ceiling and feature Victorian range. Ample oak-fronted base and wall units, ceramic hob, double oven, 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink, space and plumbing for dish-washer, fridge and freezer. Under unit strip lights, two wall lights. Radiator. Panelled window.

Utility Area 10'6" x 4'4" (3.20m x 1.32m) with wall and base units, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.  

First Floor  

Galleried Landing with panelled window, two radiators and Velux roof lights. Access to boarded loft with light and power.

Bedroom 1 13' 11" x 11' 1" (4.24m x 3.38m) pleasant open aspect, panelled window with deep sill. Attractive Victorian cast iron fireplace, exposed timbers, radiator. En-suite shower room having a three piece suite comprising tiled shower cubicle with shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. Shaver and light point, heated towel rail and panelled window.  

Bathroom with complementary tiled walls and a three piece suite comprising panel bath with shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. Window with tiled sill, Velux roof light. Shaver and light point, heated towel rail. 

Bedroom 2 12' x 9' 0" (3.66m x 2.74m) with open views, panelled window with deep sill. Radiator.  

Landing with window leading to...  

Bedroom 3 12' 4" x 9' 6" (3.76m x 2.9m) again with open views, panelled window and window seat. Radiator. Range of full length fitted wardrobes.  

Bedroom 4 12' 11" x 8' 5" (3.94m x 2.57m) panelled window with open views, radiator. Door to garden.  


Attached Garage 14' 2" x 9' 0" (4.32m x 2.74m) electric up and over door. Oil fired combi condensing boiler. Shed with light and power, work bench and shelving. Garden store.

The owners have created the most attractive landscaped gardens with paved and gravelled sitting areas, mature planted beds and borders, and water wheel and pond. 

Services: mains electricity, mains water and private drainage. Oil central heating. 

Tenure: Freehold 

Council Tax Band: South Lakeland District Council - Band F 

Energy Performance Certificate The full EPC is available on our website and also at any of our offices. 

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh - Telephone (01539) 729711 

Ideal holiday letting opportunity If you were to purchase this property for holiday letting Sykes Cottages estimate it has the potential to achieve 30-35 bookings with a gross annual income of around £18,500 21,000 pa. To discuss the holiday let potential call Jan Meredith on 015394 96444 

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17 April 2012


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