10 bedroom farm house for saleBeckstones, Thornthwaite, CA12 5SQ
- 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
Beckstones is for sale as a five bedroom (4 en-suite) semi-detached Georgian Farmhouse, previously utilised as a B&B. It nestles beneath Whinlatter forest and has stunning views over green fields to the magnificent scenery of Skiddaw and the Helvellyn range. It's position affords Beckstones Farm far reaching open fell views to the front with Bassenthwaite Valley to the foreground, Skiddaw, Little Dodd and Ullock Pike the backdrop and the popular Market Town of Keswick in the distance.
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 as well as self-catering. Off the beaten track, but only 10 minutes from Keswick, it has a large garden, an orchard and a large car park. Adjoining the Farmhouse and included in the sale is a barn conversion containing two three-bedroom self-contained apartments currently used as holiday lets and adjoining this, a delightful one bedroom holiday cottage. Two impressive fields to the front of the property of approximately 2 acres in total are also included.
Entered via a good sized UPVC entrance porch with limestone tiled floor.
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).
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. Double glazed 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.
BECKSTONES FARM SELF CATERING APARTMENTS
Currently a successful holiday letting complex
One Bedroom Two Storey Apartment
Wrens Nest is a delightful apartment comprising 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 double glazed 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. Double glazed window to gable and Heritage roof light. Built in under-eaves double wardrobe with hanging rail and housing Worcester gas central heating boiler.
Three Bedroom Ground Floor Apartment Barn Conversion
Bramble Cottage is a ground floor apartment comprising a good sized lounge, study/dining room, fully fitted kitchen, three bedrooms, bathroom and shower room.
This ground floor apartment can be inter-connected to the main house.
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). Double glazed 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 double glazed 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 and washing machine.
Internal hallway with airing cupboard and doors to
Bedroom 1: 10'10" x 9'5" (3.30m x 2.89m). With double glazed window to front, built in wardrobe and radiator.
Bedroom 2: 10'9" x 9'5" (3.29m x 2.897m). Double glazed 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). Double glazed window to rear, radiator, internal door giving access to main house if desired.
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.
Three Bedroom First Floor Apartment
The accommodation comprises, 'L' shaped lounge, kitchen, three bedrooms, the master bedroom being en-suite and a further bathroom.
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 double glazed 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 double glazed 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) Double glazed window to front, Heritage roof window, double radiator.
Bedroom 3: 9'2" x 8'9" (2.80m x 2.66m). Double glazed 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, double glazed opaque window to rear.
OUTSIDE: To the front the property is approached from the parking area via broad paved steps to a good elevated terrace with lawns and broad paved area. 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.
Garage: There is a detached large double garage with a roof storage area.
Services: Mains electric, gas, water and drainage.
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 be located about 5 minutes drive away on the left hand side.
Agents Notes: Spectacular fell views. Ground and First Floor apartments have no occupancy restrictions. Full gas central heating, separate for each unit. Alarm System to Main House.
The front picture includes a semi-detached cottage adjoining to the right side of the house, which is not part of Beckstones Farm (the two windows on the far right of the building ground floor and first floor). All the garden shown and the greenhouse are part of Beckstones Farm.
Tenure: We are advised the property is freehold. Confirmation is being sought from solicitors
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