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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Rowan House, Brough, Cumbria

Withdrawn from Market £360,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Quality Detached House In Spacious Grounds
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • House Bathroom & En-Suite Shower Room
  • Large Dining Kitchen With Stove & Separate Utility Room
  • Living Room With Open Fire. Dining Room/Office
  • Oil Central Heating & Double Glazing
  • Double Garage & Ample Parking
  • Mature Gardens To Front & Rear With Summer House & Storage Sheds
  • Opportunity to Purchase 1.5 Acres Of Land & Stables
  • Superb Family Home

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Rowan House is a quality detached house, built in 1992, offering spacious accommodation and grounds on the edge of the village of Brough in Cumbria.

Brough has a village shop, outreach post office, pre & primary school, an hotel, public house and thriving medical practice with in-house pharmacy. There are regular bus services to Kendal and Penrith and easy access to the Carlisle - Settle Railway at Kirkby Stephen and Appleby. Lying just four miles from the popular market town of Kirkby Stephen which itself has a variety of day-to-day amenities including supermarket, general shops, banks, hotels, public houses, restaurants, primary and secondary schools and various sporting facilities. Brough is also close to the A66 for Scotch Corner (A1[M]) and Penrith (M6), the Lakes and Carlisle and to the south via Kirkby Stephen to Tebay (M6) for Kendal and Lancaster.

The house is well appointed and has been maintained to a high standard. On the ground floor is a pleasant entrance hall, downstairs WC, good sized living room with open fire and a dining room or home office. The dining kitchen is attractive with solid wood units, Stanley stove and French doors out to the terrace and garden. There is a separate utility room leading to a covered walk way giving undercover access to the garage.

Upstairs there are 4 good double bedrooms, a house bathroom and en-suite shower room in the master bedroom.

The house is in good decorative order and enjoys the benefits of oil central heating and double glazing (the back of the house has been replaced this year).

Outside, to the front of the property is a tarmac drive giving ample parking for multiple vehicles as well as a double garage. There are lawns, trees & shrubs.

At the back is a large garden laid to lawn, with a large patio area, summer house and good storage sheds.

There is the opportunity to purchase the adjoining fields by separate negotiation, totally around 2 acres. There is a good stable block for 4 horses, with an enclosure and two grass fields.

Rowan House is a superb family home in an excellent location, particularly for those needing space and easy access to transport links. Internal inspection recommended. 


ENTRANCE HALL Outer door from covered porch. Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Wooden staircase. Under stairs storage cupboard. Telephone point.  

DOWNSTAIRS WC Fitted carpet. WC. Wash hand basin. Coat hooks. Radiator. Frosted window. 

SITTING ROOM 19' 11" x 14' 1" (6.07m x 4.29m) Attractive room with open fire. Fitted carpet. Central Light. Coved ceiling. Radiator. TV point. 3 windows on two aspects.  

DINING ROOM/OFFICE 14' 4" x 9' 9" (4.37m x 2.97m) Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Window to east with views over front garden. 

DINING KITCHEN 26' 7" x 12' 4" (8.1m x 3.76m) Excellent sociable room.

Kitchen end: Vinyl tile effect floor. Coved ceiling. Centre spotlight. Full range of solid ash wall & base units with integrated fridge, cooker & hob. Plumbing for dishwasher. Oil fired Stanley range cooker which heats the water and central heating. Window to west overlooking the garden.

Dining end: Vinyl wood effect floor. Coved ceiling. TV & telephone point. Radiator. French doors to garden. Window to south.  

UTILITY ROOM Ceramic tiled floor. Coved ceiling. Base units with sink. Plumbing for washing machine. Window to west over garden. Door to covered walkway to garage & garden. 


BEDROOM 1 18' 8" x 12' 5" (5.69m x 3.78m) max Large double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Built in wardrobes. 3 windows on two aspects with views over the fields to the fells.

En-Suite: Large light room. Vinyl floor. Coved ceiling. WC. Wash basin in vanity unit. Shower cubicle. Extractor fan. Radiator. Window.  

LANDING Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Loft hatch. Large airing cupboard. Window. 

BEDROOM 2 15' 8" x 10' 6" (4.78m x 3.2m) Large light double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Radiator. 2 large built in wardrobes. 2 windows on two aspects with lovely views. 

HOUSE BATHROOM Vinyl floor. Coved ceiling. WC. Bath. Shower cubicle. Wash basin. Radiator. Frosted window. 

BEDROOM 4 11' 9" x 8' 9" (3.58m x 2.67m) Lovely sunny double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Window to east. 

BEDROOM 3 14' 11" x 9' 5" (4.55m x 2.87m) Front double bedroom. Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Loft hatch. 2 windows on two aspects. 


GARAGE 19' 4" x 19' 0" (5.89m x 5.79m) Double garage. Concrete floor. Up & over door. Electric & light. Water. Shelving. Loft hatch to storage area. Window. Covered walk way to side garden, parking and bin store. 

PARKING There is ample parking on the tarmac drive to the front. 

GARDEN Over 1/3 acre of garden to the front and back, laid to lawn, flower borders, shrubs & trees.

To the back of the house is a good sized flagged patio with summer house. At the bottom of the garden are two large wooden sheds. 

LAND & STABLES There may be an opportunity to purchase approximately 2 acres of good grass land with stables. 

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13 May 2016


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