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5 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Large Detached Farmhouse in a Farming Hamlet
  • Would Suit Large Family or Two Households Together
  • Living Room, Games Room + Morning/Dining Room
  • Dining Kitchen, Utility Room + Cloakroom
  • 5 Double Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms and En-Suite Shower Room
  • Oil Fired Central Heating and Mostly Double Glazed
  • Off Road Parking for Several Vehicles + Good Size Garden
  • EPC Rating E

Full description

Set in this farming hamlet, approximately 11 miles to the North West of Penrith, Bownass Farmhouse is a much extended, detached house, which offers generous and flexible accommodation that would suit a large family unit or two households in one. The accommodation is light and airy and comprises: Entrance Hall, Inner Hall, Living Room, Morning Room/Dining room, Large Dining Kitchen, Games Room, Utility Room, Cloakroom, 5 Double Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms both with separate showers and an En-Suite Shower Room. Outside there is Off Road Parking for several vehicles and a Good Size Garden to the side of the house, mainly to lawn. The property also has the benefit of Oil Fired Central Heating and is mostly Double Glazed.

Location - From Penrith head north to junction 41 of the M6 and take the B5305, signposted to Wigton. Follow the road past Hutton in the Forest and continue for approximately 2 1/2 miles. Turn left, signposted to Lamonby and drive into the village. Bownass Farm is on the left hand side, before the crossroads and is set back from the road, down a gravelled drive, keep left.

Amenities - In the neighbouring village of Skelton, approximately 2 miles there is an infant/primary school, a village shop, a Sub Post Office, a public house and a village hall with a bowling green. All main facilities are in Penrith, approximately 9 miles. Penrith is a popular market town with a population of around 15,000 people and facilities include: infant, junior and secondary schools with a further/higher education facility at Newton Rigg College. There are 5 supermarkets and a good range of locally owned and national high street shops. Leisure facilities include: a leisure centre with; swimming pool, climbing wall, indoor bowling, badminton courts and a fitness centre as well as; golf, rugby and cricket clubs. There is also a 2 screen cinema and Penrith Playhouse. Penrith is known as the Gateway to the North Lakes and is conveniently situated for Ullswater and access to the fells, benefiting from the superb outdoor recreation opportunities.

Tenure - The vendor informs us that the property is freehold and the council tax band is band F

Services - Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Heating is by fuel oil, drainage to a private septic tank and telephone is connected subject to BT regulations.


Entrance - Through a part glazed multi panel door, with multi panel windows to each side, leading to the;

Hall - 3.63mx2.87m (11'11x9'5) - With a ceramic tiled floor, a double radiator and a shelved recess. There is an open doorway to the inner hall and an oak panel door leads to the;

Morning Room - 3.99mx6.25m (13'1x20'6) - Having three multi panelled, double glazed windows to the front, beams to the ceilings and 3 single radiators. A cast iron multi fuel stove is set in a stone inglenook with a stone hearth. There is a TV aerial point and three wall light points. An oak panel door leads to the side hall and a part glazed oak panel door leads to the;

Dining Kitchen - 3.63mx7.90m (11'11x25'11) - Fitted with a range of white fronted wall and base units with a wood effect work surface incorporating a stainless steel 1 1/2 bowl single drainer sink with mixer taps. The kitchen is equipped with a built in electric oven and ceramic hob, double radiator, space for an upright fridge freezer and space for an under surface appliance. A double glazed window faces to the rear and a wall cupboard houses the fuse board and electric meters.

The floor is laminate throughout and to the dining area there are built in floor cupboards, plumbing for a dishwasher and a double radiator. Two double glazed windows face to the rear and a door gives access to the garden store. An oak panel door leads to the;

Inner Hall - 3.63mx1.63m (11'11x5'4) - Being open to the hall with a ceramic tiled floor, a double radiator and a double glazed window to the rear. An open doorway leads to the;

Rear Hall - 2.87mx2.54m+0.89mx2.90m (9'5x8'4+2'11x9'6) - Stairs (A) with painted spindles and wood bannister, rise to the first floor. There is a double radiator, a telephone point and recessed shelving. Doors lead off to the utility room, games room and;

Living Room - 4.34mx7.42mmax (14'3x24'4max) - Having exposed beams and rafters to the ceiling and a multi fuel cast iron stove set in a large stone inglenook with a sandstone hearth. A multi panelled sash window, a double glazed window and a part glazed door all face to the front.

A further three panel double glazed window faces to the side. There is a double radiator and a TV aerial point. To one corner there is a sandstone pillar and recessed shelving.

Games Room - 3.33mx5.33m (10'11x17'6) - Having double glazed windows to two sides and a double glazed, fixed window to the rear. There are two double radiators and built in cupboards to one wall.

Utility Room/Cloakroom - 1.96mx2.54m (6'5x8'4) - Having a work surface to one wall with plumbing below for a washing machine. Two walls are painted wood panelling and a double glazed window faces to the rear. There is a double radiator, toilet and wash basin.

First Floor - Landing A - Accessed from stairs A, with exposed beams to the ceiling, a double radiator and a door to landing B

Bedroom One - 3.23mx4.88m (10'7x16') - Having exposed beams to the ceiling, a double glazed window to the front and a double radiator.

Bedroom Two - 2.51mx4.39m (8'3x14'5) - Having double glazed to the front and side with views over the garden to the surrounding countryside. There is an exposed beam to the ceiling and a double radiator.

Bedroom Three - 3.35mx4.85m (11'x15'11) - Having double glazed to the front and side with views over the garden to the surrounding countryside. A built in wardrobe provides hanging, shelf and drawer space and there is a double radiator.

Bathroom - 2.34mx3.15m (7'8x10'4) - Fitted with a slipper bath, toilet, pedestal wash basin and a recessed shower cabinet with waterproof boarding to three sides and a mains fed shower. There is a built in linen cupboard, a chrome heated towel rail, extractor fan and a uPVC double glazed window to the rear

Box Room - With light

Landing B - There are three uPVC double glazed windows to the rear and a double radiator. Stairs lead down to the side hall.

Bathroom Two - 2.62mx2.87m (8'7x9'5) - Fitted with a contemporary white suite and a separate shower enclosure with waterproof panelling to two sides and a Triton electric shower. There is a shaver socket/light, a double radiator and a double glazed window to the front. A built in cupboard houses the hot and cold water tanks.

Bedroom Four - 3.05mx3.76m (10'x12'4) - Having a built in wardrobe with hanging and shelf space, a single radiator and a double glazed window to the front.

Bedroom Five - 3.05mx3.45m (10'x11'4) - Having a recessed wardrobe and a double radiator. A double glazed window faces to the front and a door leads to the;

En-Suite - 2.39mx1.63m (7'10x5'4) - Fitted with a white wash basin, toilet and a quadrant shower enclosure with waterproof board to the sides and a Mira electric shower. A window to the gable has views to the surrounding countryside. there is a wall mounted fan heater and a single radiator.

Side Hall - 2.69mx2.64m (8'10x8'8) - Access from Landing B and the morning room, having laminate flooring, a double radiator, a sash window and a hardwood panel door leading outside. Doors lead to the garden store and;

Cloakroom - 1.14mx2.64m (3'9x8'8) - Fitted with a white toilet, wash hand basin and a single radiator. A sash window faces to the front.

Garden Store - 3.66mx2.59m (12'x8'6) - Having light and power. The oil fired Worcester boiler provides the hot water and central heating. A door leads out to the side.

Outside - The property is approached from the road via a shared gravel drive which forks left to Bownass Farmhouse through a metal gate.

The gravel drive, continues along the side of the garden to a parking and turning area.

The garden is to grass with an ornamental pond, shrub beds and a sandstone paved seating area.

There are stone walls and mature hedge to the plot boundary. There is a sandstone flagged area with shrubs beds and space for a garden shed.

The gravel area extends around the side of the house to a hard standing area and small grassed area with shrubs. There is access to the rear of the property to the oil tank. A door gives access to the garden store.

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01 April 2016


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