5 bedroom farm house for sale

Meadowbank Farm, Cautley Road, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5LN

Sold STC £695,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Located in a peaceful rural community amongst approximately 7 acres of fields and garden within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, Meadowbank Farm is a wonderful, traditional small holding enjoying excellent views of the nearby Howgills. Dating back to 1876 and built from locally quarried stone, this property is a substantial period farmhouse with 5 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms and an array of highly versatile outbuildings, land and river frontage. Ideal for a range of buyers wanting space and the amenity of land, Meadowbank Farm has recently been refurbished including double glazing throughout, yet retains some interesting period features. Offering comfortable and versatile accommodation, this property could suit a number of buyers seeking extra space for relatives, animals or a business project; together with an opportunity to develop a large bank barn, subject to any consent.

The surrounding countryside is a haven for wildlife, and Meadowbank Farm also enjoys full fishing rights on the nearby River Rawthey with a number of superb walks from the doorstep of Meadowbank Farm. Benefitting from a rural location, yet only a few minutes from the centre of Sedbergh village which enjoys an active community with excellent amenities including a large convenience store, a number of village pubs and an array of independent shops. The property is well located for easy access, being only around 7 miles from M6 J37. There are a number of primary and secondary schools in the area and the well known, independent Sedbergh School only a few miles away. 

Accommodation Enter through the original wooden porch into a bright entrance hall with high ceilings, cornice mouldings and original staircase, both the hallway and the landing area enjoy original curved windows dating back to the late 1800's.  

Living Room 14'1" x 12'9" (4.30m x 3.90m) A comfortable living space at the front of the house with windows to two sides, enjoying views down the Rawthey Valley and across to the Howgills. Benefiting from high ceilings this room also has an open fire with marble fire surround and original cast iron fire with patterned tiles. 

Dining Room 14'9" x 13'11" (4.50m x 4.26m) A bright room at the front of the house with original Victorian fireplace, inbuilt alcove cupboard with original wood features. This room also benefits from access directly into the kitchen.  

Kitchen 13'8" x 11'10" (4.18m x 3.62m) A good size breakfast kitchen with Rayburn range cooker, electric oven and a good selection of units, with inbuilt fridge and washing machine. This room enjoys views over the courtyard to the rear of the property, good high ceilings with inset lighting.  

Office 13'8" x 12'0" (4.19m x 3.67m) Originally a good size pantry, with plentiful inbuilt storage and original granite slabs. This room at the rear of the property has been refurbished to provide a useful space off the rear hall that could be used to suit a number of different requirements.  

Bedroom 1 15'0" x 13'0" (4.82m x 3.97m) A bright good size double bedroom, with high ceilings and benefiting from windows on two sides creating dual aspect views across the fields to the hills beyond.  

 

Bedroom 2 11'11" x 11'10" (3.65m x 3.62m) A well proportioned double bedroom to the rear of the property with an east facing aspect and an outlook over the courtyard. Ceiling light and original servants bell.  

Bedroom 3 13'9" x 11'11" (4.21m x 3.64m) A comfortable double bedroom currently utilised as a single bedroom. This room also enjoys views over the courtyard and to the hills beyond. This room benefits from some traditional features including alcove window and original door. 

Bedroom 4 12'2" x 10'9" (3.71m x 3.29m) A further bright double bedroom again used as a single, enjoying south westerly views towards the River Rawthey.  

Bedroom 5 10'9" x 8'2" (3.29m x 2.51m) A single bedroom at the front of the house with beautiful curved window feature, and views across the fields towards Sedbergh. This versatile room could also be used as a study or playroom depending upon personal requirements.  

Family Bathroom A recently refurbished facility with good quality suite, comprising fitted bath with shower over, WC and wide vanity wash basin.  

Outside Meadowbank Farm has plentiful outside space. There is a large parking area and courtyard to the rear of the property with gated access from the road. There are also landscaped areas to the sides and front of the farmhouse. There are a number of very useful and versatile outbuildings, including a small cottage like building adjacent to the main house which used to be the old workers building and benefits from a chimney and also plumbing. A further large bank barn dating back to the 1900's, provides a solid stone structure, with a number of useful shippons beneath. Other buildings within this small holding include an old milking parlour and a large original long house. This array of outbuildings provides an excellent opportunity for a range of buyers to utilise in a number of ways, with development opportunity subject to planning consents. Consisting in total of around 7 acres, the property would be ideal for those with equestrian interests and also enjoys fishing rights along the bank of the River Rawthey.  

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Nearest station

  • Dent (6.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine & Country, Lakes and North Lancs

97 Stricklandgate, Kendal, LA9 4RA

01539 304038 Local call rate

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