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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Fellside, Firbank, Lowgill, Kendal, Cumbria


Property Description

Key features

  • A fine and individual detached stone and slate built barn conversion of character
  • Delightful rural location with stunning views
  • Extensive family living accommodation, capable of subdivision
  • Three reception rooms and a conservatory
  • Superb, handcrafted Kitchen
  • Five bedrooms, two bathrooms and a shower room
  • Studio annexe
  • Attached workshop/store, outbuildings and double garage
  • Delightful gardens
  • Additional land of around 2 acres ideal for those with equestrian interests

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A very fine and substantial detached country house providing occupying a magnificent location. Annexe/studio, Workshop/store and a double garage. Attractive gardens and two pony paddocks, in all extending to approximately 2.5 acres. Stunning views. Convenient for Kendal, Sedbergh and the Motorway.

Energy Rating "F".

Fellside is a very fine and interesting country house surrounded by open countryside with stunning views of the Howgills and across the Lake District.

The house, which was converted from a former barn many years ago, has been much upgraded and improved to create a comfortable and stylish home with extensive and versatile family accommodation, which is capable of subdivision, together with a studio annexe, currently used as a home office and workshop.

Fellside also includes a good sized workshop/store, a useful range of outbuildings and a modern, purpose built detached garage.

The property has the additional advantage of two secure paddocks which will be of appeal to those with equestrian interests.

Fellside will be of interest to those seeking an impressive family home with extensive and adaptable accommodation in a peaceful rural location yet remaining convenient for the towns of Kendal and Sedbergh.

The property is most conveniently reached from junction 37 of the M6 motorway. Take the Sedbergh exit and take the first road on the left. Follow this road northwards for about one mile and take the first turning on the right into a country lane. Follow this road for about half a mile and where it forks turns left. Fellside is the first property on the left with a gated entrance and cattle grid.

The property occupies an elevated position in an area known as Firbank, just above the valley of the River Lune, approximately 15 minutes drive from Sedbergh [Sedbergh School] and about 20 minutes drive from the historic market town of Kendal. The house is conveniently placed about 2 miles from junction 37 of the M6 motorway and is within commuting distance of Carlisle, Lancaster, Preston and Manchester.

The house is approached from the highway via a long walled and fenced carriageway driveway, with gate and cattle grid, lined on one side by a strip of lawn and trees. Parking for several motorvehicles.

Stone walled garden with a shaped lawn and a variety of established perennials, ornamental conifers, shrubs and trees.

Additional garden to side with lawns, patios, paved pathways, mature trees and a fenced hen cabin.

Stone walled patio garden to rear.

Walled and fenced paddock to front of approximately a third of an acre with gated access onto the highway. Paddock to rear of approximately 1.1 acres and additional unfenced parcel of grazing land adjacent to it as indicated on the site plan.

Mains electricity. Private water supply. Oil fired central heating. Septic tank drainage.

10.07m x 4.96m
A modern building with concrete floor and mainly plastered walls. Entrance doors to front, side and rear. Power and lighting. Oil fired central heating boiler.


4.8m x 3.3m

5.51m x 4.96m
A good sized modern detached garage with rendered elevations under a pitched slated roof, up and over door and entrance door to side.


2.9m x 1.98m
Attached to the side of the house.

With w.c.

2.71m x 2.62m

Entrance Hall: 
Tiled floor. Storeroom with water filtration equipment.

Shower Room: 
2.57m x 2.02m
Fitted with suite in white comprising shower cubicle, w.c. and sink unit with cupboards below. Part tiled walls and tiled floor. Ladder radiator. Utility Cupboard off with tiled floor, work surface and plumbing for automatic washing machine.

Inner Hall: 
5.1m x 1.88m
Tiled floor.

5.6m x 4.06m
A well proportioned room with a feature fireplace with wooden surround, stone inset and hearth. Large picture window with views of the Lakeland Fells.

6.48m x 2.66m
Double glazed windows. Tiled floor. Exposed stonework to one wall. Raised stone plinth.

Bedroom No 5: 
4.02m x 2.34m
Display niche with stone cill and timber lintel.

4.63m x 3.37m
A superb kitchen fitted with an excellent range of traditionally styled bespoke built-in units by Kirkland Kitchens of Kendal comprising base cupboards and drawers, wall cupboards, open storage cupboards and display shelves. Granite and hardwood work surfaces. Inset 1½ bowl Franke sink unit. Excellent range of integrated appliances comprising Britannia range style cooker with double oven and six ring ceramic hob, extractor hood, dishwasher, refrigerator, freezer and microwave oven. Part tiled walls. Slate tiled floor. Shuttered double glazed window to rear.

Rear Entrance Hall: 
3.18m x 2.02m
Slate tiled floor. Belfast sink unit with hardwood drainer and storage cupboard below. Display shelving. Cloaks rail.

Rear Entrance Porch: 
Slated roof. Glazed entrance doors and windows to either side.

3.05m x 3.02m
Tiled floor.

Dining Room: 
3.3m x 2.42m
Recessed double glazed window to rear with window seat.

Master Bedroom: 
6.76m x 3.51m
A spacious dual aspect double bedroom. Range of built-in wardrobes to one wall.

2.9m x 2.59m
Suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c. and separate shower cubicle. Built-in linen cupboard. Tiled walls.

Bedroom No 2: 
5.05m x 3.48m
A good sized, dual aspect double bedroom.

Bedroom No 3: 
4.07m x 2.99m
A double bedroom. Stripped pine floor.

Bedroom No 4: 
3.93m x 3.07m
A double bedroom.

Bathroom No 2: 
Suite in white comprising a panelled bath with shower unit and curved screen, part screened w.c. and vanity unit with wash hand basin and storage cupboards and shelves below. Tiled walls. Illuminated wall mirror. Ladder radiator.


Sitting Room: 
4.7m x 3.14m
Stone built fireplace with cast iron stove. Slate tiled floor. Double glazed entrance doors.

Utility Room: 
4.61m x 3.0m
Slate tiled floor. Belfast sink unit. Split opening entrance door to rear.

6.68m x 4.72m
Open beamed ceiling. Stripped pine flooring. Double glazed Velux roof lights. Window to rear.

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27 May 2016

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