10 bedroom farm house for sale

Beckstones, Thornthwaite, CA12 5SQ

POA

Property Description

Key features

  • A Wealth of Retained Character & Charm
  • Garage & Ample Parking
  • In an Elevated Position
  • Substantial Gardens
  • Stunning Location With Wonderful Open Views
  • Including Two Large Fields - 2 Acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Beckstones is for sale as a five bedroom (4-en-suite) Georgian farmhouse, currently utilised as a B & B. It nestles beneath the forest and has stunning views to the magnificent scenery of Skiddaw and beyond Keswick to the Helvellyn range.

Set within the Lake District National Park, it offers the chance to purchase a home in a beautiful location with the option of an income from B & B. Off the beaten track, but only 10 minutes from Keswick it has a large garden, an orchard and a large car park.

Included in the sale and adjoining the farmhouse is a barn conversion containing a three-bedroom ground-floor apartment, Bramble Cottage (currently used as the owners' accommodation), and a three-bedroom first-floor apartment, Swallows Nest.

Also included, and adjoining the barn conversion, Wrens Nest is a two-storey one-bedroom apartment which functions as a holiday apartment.

The specific details are as follows:

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FARMHOUSE:

Entrance: By way of a rustic open porch and wooden front door into

Hallway: Traditional Georgian hallway with original stripped floor boards, beamed ceiling, dado rail, double radiator and doors to

Guest Sitting Room: 13'7" x 13'4" (4.15m x 4.08m). Double glazed sash window to front with fell views, coal effect gas fire set into composite 'Minster' hearth and grate with mantle over, TV point and radiator.

Guest Dining Room: 13'9" x 13'2" (4.20m x 4.03m). Double glazed window to front, feature painted stone fire surround with polished Lakeland slate hearth and serving hatch to kitchen.

Rear Sitting Room/Office: 14'2" x 13'4" (4.33m x 4.06m). Double glazed window and half glazed door to rear, window seat, cast iron multi fuel stove set into an open grate with timber lintel, tiled hearth, feature alcove, cupboards above, exposed beams, and three steps lead up to

Kitchen: 15'6" x 10'6" (4.73m x 3.21m). Good range of light oak wall and base kitchen units with laminate work surface and ceramic tile splash backs, inset 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with central mixer tap, large 'Moorfield twin' eight burner double gas cooker with twin eye-level grills, 'Ideal Mexico' gas central heating boiler, double glazed UPVC picture window and door to front, part ceramic tiled walls and door to

Pantry: 9'9" x 6'5" (2.99m x 1.96m). A walk in pantry with opaque window to the side, quarry tiled floor, wall shelving, power and light.

To the other side of the main hallway is

Reception Room 4: 13'2" x 9'3" (4.01m x 2.83m). Currently used as a large utility room with plumbing for washer and vent for tumble dryer (this room has previously been used as Bedroom 6).

At present an internal door leads from this room into the owners private ground-floor apartment (Bramble Cottage).

The main hallway opens onto an original Georgian character dog leg staircase with stained wooden banister and newel posts, painted spindles and under stair storage cupboard, that rises via a half landing with splendid original 16 pane window to the rear, to the first floor landing with doors to airing cupboard and guest bedrooms.

Bedroom 1: 13'5" x 12'2" (4.10m x 3.71m). Providing flexible family accommodation (currently double and single beds). Window to front, built in louvre three door wardrobe, wash hand basin set into vanity unit with cupboards under, shaver light over, tile splash backs, radiator and door to en-suite, low flush WC and shower in white with mains pressure 'Mira' shower fitted, seamless cladding and bi-fold door and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2: 13'10" x 8'5" (4.23m x 2.58m). Coloured wash hand basin set into vanity unit with double louvre doors under, mirror and shaver light over, double radiator, double glazed window to the front and door to

En-suite Bathroom: 6'2" x 5'2" (1.89m x 1.58m). Two piece suite comprising bath with side pine panel and shower attachment over, low flush WC, tiled splash backs and radiator.

Bedroom 3: 12'10" x 9'4" (3.95m x 2.86m) including en-suite. With double glazed window to the rear and double radiator.

En-suite: Three piece suite in white comprising, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower enclosure with seamless cladding, bi-fold door and Mira mains pressure shower.

Bedroom 4: 13'3" x 9'5" (4.04m x 2.87m). Double glazed window to rear with forest views, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, cupboard under, shaver and mirror over and radiator.

Across the landing is a

Private Bathroom: Comprising, three piece suite in pastel shade having low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with matching side panel, shower attachment over, tiled splash back and surround with random inset tiles and extractor fan.

Bedroom 5: 15'9" x 10'8" (4.81m x 3.26m) excluding en-suite. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, mirror, shaver light, three door fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving and double glazed picture window to the front.

En-suite: Low flush WC, shower enclosure with bi-fold door, seamless cladding, Mira Zest electric shower and extractor fan.

On the landing there is a cloakroom with low flush WC.

Outside: to the front the property has extensive gardens and ample gravel car parking for business purposes. The gardens all enjoy the open views and are mainly laid to lawn, including an orchard with good sized flower border stocked with a variety of mature shrubs. A gravel driveway leads from the roadway bordered to one side a paddock and to the other side by a field.

Services: Mains electric, gas, water and drainage.

Agents Notes: Spectacular fell views. Guest house and apartments have separate utilities. Ground and First Floor apartments have no occupancy restrictions. Full gas central heating, separate for each unit. Fitted fire alarm system to Guest House.

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BRAMBLE COTTAGE:

This ground floor apartment is currently inter-connected to the main house and is used by the present owners as their private accommodation comprising, good sized lounge, study/dining room, fully fitted kitchen, three bedrooms, bathroom and shower room.

Entrance: From the front via a half glazed wooden door into

Hallway: With cloaks cupboard housing Worcester gas central heating boiler.

Lounge: 20'10" x 9'8" (6.35m x 2.95m). Window and French door to front, electric wall mounted log effect fire, double radiator and double 10 pane glazed doors to

Study/Dining Room: 12'7" x 7'11" (3.83m x 2.43m). With window to rear and radiator.

A door from the hallway leads into the Kitchen which is open to the Lounge

Kitchen: 11'6" x 7'2" (3.52m x 2.20m). With a good range of wall and base units, laminate work surface, single stainless steel sink unit, electric cooker point, stainless steel extractor hood and under counter provision for fridge/freezer.

Internal hallway with airing cupboard and doors to

Bedroom 1: 10'10" x 9'5" (3.30m x 2.89m). With window to front, built in wardrobe and radiator.

Bedroom 2: 10'9" x 9'5" (3.29m x 2.897m). Window and half-glazed French door to front, built in wardrobe and radiator.

Bedroom 3: 8'2" x 7'9" (2.49m x 2.37m). Window to rear, radiator, internal door giving access to main Guest House.

Bathroom: 8'3" x 4'10" (2.53m x 1.48m) 3-piece suite in white comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with 'Mira' mains pressure shower over. Tiled splash backs and surround with modern leaf and stone border and inset tiles, white ladder-type towel radiator and built-in pine storage cupboard.

Shower Room: 4'8" x 5'3" (1.44m x 1.61m). Three piece suite in white comprising, low flush WC, pedestal wash band basin, corner opening shower enclosure with seamless cladding and 'Mira' mains pressure shower over.

Services: Mains gas, electric, water and drainage.

Agents Notes: Spectacular fell views. No occupancy restrictions. Gas central heating. Council tax band B.

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SWALLOWS NEST:

Swallows Nest at Beckstones Thornthwaite is a first floor apartment currently a successful holiday let and enjoys its own private entrance from a lane. The accommodation comprises, 'L' shaped lounge, kitchen, three bedrooms, the master bedroom being en-suite and a further bathroom.

A three bedroomed first floor apartment running as a successful holiday let.

Entry is from a lane to the rear at almost first floor level, through a fully glazed front door with full length glazed side panels into

Hallway: With double radiator, door to cloaks cupboard, further cupboard housing Worcester gas central heating boiler. Double 10-panel glazed doors leading to

Lounge: 19'11" x 18'8" (minus kitchen) 6.07m x 5.70m)
A lovely light room with windows to three sides and additional 'Heritage' roof light. Windows to rear have forest views, side and front windows have open fell views and deep sills. Flush fitting wall mounted log-effect fire and TV point. An open archway to:

Kitchen: 10'4" x 7'9" (3.15m x 2.37m) well fitted with light ash wall and base units, laminate work surface, inset stainless steel sink unit, ceramic tiles splash backs with inset fruit basket scene feature tiles. Under counter fridge and washing machine. Integral 'Stoves' stainless steel electric oven and grill with 4-ring gas hob with extractor over. From the hallway doors to:

Bedroom 1: 14'6" x 8'5" (4.42m x 2.85m) Double radiator, wide sill window to front with spectacular views.

En-suite Shower Room: With 3-piece suite in white comprising close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin with shaver light, shower cubicle with seamless cladding, by-fold door and 'Mira' mains shower over.

Bedroom 2: 12'2" x 9'1" (3.73m x 2.76m) Window to front, Heritage roof window, double radiator.

Bedroom 3: 9'2" x 8'9" (2.80m x 2.66m). Window to rear and double radiator.

Family Bathroom: 6'11" x 5'11" (2.12m x 1.81m) Pretty bathroom suite in white comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shaver light, bath with pine side panel and 'Mira Sport' electric shower over. Leaf pattern inset and border tiles. Ladder type towel radiator, opaque window to rear.

Services: Mains gas, electric, water and drainage.

Agents Notes: No occupancy restrictions. Gas central heating. Spectacular fell views.

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WRENS NEST:

Wrens Nest at Beckstones Thornthwaite is a two storey apartment, the accommodation comprises, sitting room with galley kitchen and bathroom to ground floor and character double bedroom to the first floor.

Entered by way of full length glazed door with full length picture window to the side.

Lounge area. Fitted kitchen to 1½ walls with light wood shaker-style units with twisted steel pulls, laminate work surface, single stainless steel sink unit. Tiled splash backs with fruit pattern border tiles 'New World' electric cooker with 4 solid rings, under-counter fridge, double radiator.

Bathroom: with three piece white suite consisting of low flush WC, pedestal basin, corner-opening shower cubicle with mains shower.

From the lounge area an open dog-leg staircase with pine banister and spindles leads to the open first floor

Double Bedroom: Open to the apex on the roof with roof timber detail. Window to gable and Heritage roof light. Built in under-eaves double wardrobe with hanging rail and housing Worcester gas central heating boiler.

Services: Mains electric, gas, water and drainage.

Agents Notes: Holiday Home only. Spectacular fell views. Gas central Heating.

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Directions: From Smeatons Keswick Office take the A66 to Cockermouth, after passing two turn offs for Braithwaite take the next left hand turn for Thornthwaite, the property is located about 5 minutes drive away on the left hand side.
Post Code CA12 5SQ.

Tenure: We are advised the property is freehold. Confirmation is being sought from solicitors.

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