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3 bedroom house for sale

Bell Rake Barn, Pool Bank, Witherslack, Grange-over-Sands

Guide Price £499,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superbly presented accommodation with high quality fixtures and fittings.
  • Stunning Sitting Room and Dining Room with exposed beams.
  • Master Bedroom Suite with Dressing Room and Shower Room.
  • Two additional Bedrooms, one with En Suite Shower Room.
  • Lovely Kitchen/Breakfast Room with underfloor heating.
  • Newly refitted house Bathroom with underfloor heating.
  • Gallery Landing next to Bedroom No 3.
  • Grade II Listed Building.
  • Immaculate grounds and gardens.
  • Subject to Local Occupancy.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A stunning, extremely impressive Barn Conversion in the picturesque Winster Valley. Wonderful views towards Whitbarrow Scar. Magnificent open plan Sitting and Dining Room. Kitchen Breakfast Room. Three Double Bedrooms. Two Shower Rooms. Bathroom. Utility. Superb landscaped gardens and grounds.

Energy Rating D.

From a southerly direction on the A590, if travelling from the direction of Kendal, turn right signposted Witherslack, at the start of the dual carriageway. Into the centre of the village, passing The Derby Arms on the left. At the next road junction, in the centre of the village, keep straight on and at the end of the next fork junction keep left, passing the village hall on the right hand side. Continue through towards Witherslack School and beyond through the Witherslack Woodlands, after a bungalow on the right hand side, the Hamlet of Pool Bank is on the right. The entrance drive to Bell Rake Barn is the first driveway when approaching the Hamlet.

Alternatively, from the direction of the Lyth Valley and Crosthwaite, travelling along the Lyth Valley road, take the first left after the Lyth Valley Hotel towards Cowmire Hall. At the road junction, bear left, and after approximately half a mile, Pool Bank is reached. The road winds through the Hamlet before rising to the entrance drive of Bell Rake, which is on the left.

Junction 36 is approximately 20 minutes drive.

Grange-over-Sands with many services and amenities is about 9 miles via the arterial A590 road, which also provides access to Kendal and the M6.

Bell Rake Barn is located in an extremely peaceful and picturesque position in the Winster Valley in the Lake District National Park, on the easterly side of the valley nestling under Whitbarrow Scar, between Crosthwaite and Witherslack. There are delightful southerly and easterly views overlooking farmland and the tarn towards the Scar.


Superb terrace with Pergola. Flagged footpath, including illuminated path to parking area for four vehicles, stone chippings between Pergola and parking facility. Side footpath to sitting area and steps to side entrance door.

STORE ROOM: 4.10m x 2.6m (13'5" x 8'6") Below terrace. Power and lights.

Beyond the trellis, next to the sitting area is the

GARDEN SHED: 3.02m x 2.42m (9'11" x 7'11") Timber built. Power and light.

Lawned gardens to the side of the footpath to the car parking facility.

Driveway and grounds beyond the car park is shared ownership with Plum Tree Cottage, the adjoining dwelling.

Private shared water supply, see above. Private shared septic tank drainage system located in the lawned gardens near the easterly boundary, shared with Plum Tree Cottage. LPG. Main electricity.


Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.


The Buyers will become members of the Management Company.

The purpose of the Management Company is to monitor and maintain the private water supply which serves seven residential properties at Pool Bank and to inspect the septic tank.

The equipment for the private water supply system, including a filtration system, is located in the stone built pump house, located next to the gardens.

The present annual charge for the Management Company, for each property is £350.


The lawned gardens and grounds to the side and to the south of the gardens, including the entrance drive, are shared between Bell Rake Barn and the adjoining Barn conversion, Plum Tree Cottage. Bell Rake Barn maintains the gardens to the east and south and has an exclusive lease for use of these areas. The entrance drive and adjacent lawns to the east of the drive are maintained by Bell Rake, those to the west of the drive, by Plum Tree.

The Planning Permission for the conversion of Bell Rake Barn is subject to a Local Occupancy Condition. The definition of Local Occupancy is the administrative County of Cumbria.

The occupiers of Bell Rake Barn must be either employed or last employed or resident in the County of Cumbria to comply with the Condition. A copy of the Planning Permission is available for inspection at the selling agents offices.

Lake District National Park Authority: 01539 724555


South Lakeland District Council: 01539 733333

All fixtures and fittings referred to in these particulars are included. All fitted carpets, curtains & light fittings are included. All garden furniture, pots & troughs are included. All other items of household effects and contents are excluded.

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Added on Rightmove:
27 May 2016

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