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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Graysondale Farm, Deanscales, COCKERMOUTH, Cumbria

Sold STC £545,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Part Exchange Considered
  • Spacious four bed converted farmhouse with attached two bed annexe and separate two bed cottage
  • Situated in approximately two acres of gardens and mature woodland with Swedish style log cabin
  • Bespoke conversion to an exacting standard, retaining a wide variety of period features
  • Exposed timber beams, stone walls, lintels, bespoke oak panelling by a local master carpenter
  • Flexible living accommodation, four reception rooms, four bathrooms
  • Mature orchard, bisected by a delightful small stream and with a variety of fruit trees.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Part exchange will be considered. Graysondale is a traditional Cumbrian farmhouse that over time has been sympathetically modernised to create a charming and spacious four bedroom family home, two bedroom annexe and separate two bedroom cottage, all full of character. Graysondale provides flexible accommodation with four reception rooms, three en-suites and family bathroom, study areas and large double bedrooms. The conversion of these properties has been carried out by local craftsmen to an exacting standard creating a delightful home. Situated in an approximately two acre plot in the quiet rural village of Deanscales enjoying a private location, with a variety of garden areas including mature woodland with Swedish style log cabin, vegetable plots, lawned gardens and an abundance of local wildlife. Graysondale is a property which possesses a rare combination of space, comfort and privacy. A personal viewing is required to appreciate all this exceptional home has to offer. Planning permission in place to sub-divide the property into three separate dwellings.

Graysondale is positioned on the edge of the small rural village of Deanscales, approximately two miles south of the attractive Georgian market town of Cockermouth, which offers a wide range of amenities and facilities; including an excellent secondary school, variety of independent shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, leisure centre and Kirkgate Arts centre. The highly rated Paddle Academy Primary School is located approximately a mile from the village. Close to the western boundary of the Lake District National Park, providing the opportunity to enjoy the many outstanding locations which the National Park has to offer including the Buttermere and Loweswater valleys which are easily within driving or cycling distance and offer fantastic hill walking. The location also provides easy access by road to the main employment areas of West Cumbria, including Sellafield.

Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired Rayburn and LPG central heating installed. Telephone line installed subject to BT regulations. Please note - the mention of any appliances and/or services within these particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

From Cockermouth take the A5086 towards Lamplugh, after approximately two miles turn right at The Old Posting House Inn, signposted Deanscales. Follow the road into the village, around a sharp left hand bend and take the left hand junction signposted Dean. After approximately 100 yards the property can be found on the right hand side

Property ref: 121_2231_4169533

3.12m x 2.00m (10' 3" x 6' 7") Rear aspect galley style kitchen with wooden stable door leading to rear garden. Comprising a range of base and wall units in a light oak finish with contrasting light granite effect counter top, four burner ceramic hob over electric oven with extractor chimney over, 1½ bowl ceramic sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiled splashback, slate tiled flooring, points for washing machine and tumble dryer.

First Floor 

Bedroom 1 
3.80m x 3.00m (12' 6" x 9' 10") A light and airy dual aspect double bedroom with Velux windows, large built in wardrobes, exposed beams, wall mounted shelving.

Bedroom 2 
2.68m x 2.13m (8' 10" x 7') Front aspect room with Velux window, exposed beams and purpose built oak bunk beds.

2.22m x 1.42m (7' 3" x 4' 8") Rear aspect room with Velux window and exposed beams. Comprising corner shower cubicle with mains powered shower, low level WC and wash hand basin. Built in storage units, tiled splashback, tiled flooring, radiator.


A gated entrance at the front of the property leads into a large off road parking area suitable for several vehicles.

Wraparound Gardens 
From the parking area is a paved walkway leading to rear of the cottage and annexe. The garden here is laid mainly to lawn and has mature wooded borders, a log store, several storage sheds and stone built outhouse. The garden is a completely private sun-trap receiving the sun for most of the day during the summer months. Behind Graysondale Farmhouse itself is an attached stone built outbuilding which houses the combi boiler for the farmhouse. A gravelled walkway leads to the coal bunker, and has gated access to an orchard. The farmhouse itself has a separate garden area which can be accessed via the French doors in the lounge. Completely enclosed lawned garden laid mainly to lawn with a variety of sandstone patio areas and mature borders. Gated access leads to the side lane. From the main rear garden area are further gravelled walkways leading to a rockery and vegetable plots which are adjacent to the boundary of the property and back on to open fields. There is ap...

Annexe Kitchen 
3.04m x 2.62m (10' x 8' 7") Rear aspect room with timber framed double glazed window and Velux. Comprising a range of wall mounted storage shelving, wooden counter top, Belfast sink with mixer tap, further light granite effect worktop space with slate tiled splashbacks, range cooker with dual electric ovens and five burner LPG hob, extractor hood over, exposed beams, slate tiled floor, wooden internal door leading to utility space.


Open Plan Lounge Area 
9.90m x 4.38m (32' 6" x 14' 4") Large, light and airy character filled room with dual aspect Velux windows, exposed traditional beams, under-eaves storage area, multi fuel stove with exposed flue, laminate flooring, pendant lighting, TV and Sky points. The room has a variety of character features including original cruck beams and supporting oak beam, built in wall mounted lighting, exposed stone work.


Entrance Hallway 
Accessed via a wooden double glazed front door. Characterful and spacious room with exposed stone walls and original beams, timber framed double glazed window, alarm panel, slate tiled flooring, open plan into the kitchen and lounge.

4.17m x 2.96m (13' 8" x 9' 9") Front aspect room with uPVC double glazed windows, exposed beams, built in understairs storage cupboard, points for TV, Sky and broadband. Open plan into kitchen.

Wooden barn door leading into hallway with full height timber framed double glazed windows and skylights, timber framed glazed doors leading to bedrooms.

En Suite Wet Room 
Comprising low level WC, wash hand basin, mains powered shower, slate tiled walls and flooring, spotlighting, heated towel rail. Built in storage cupboard.

Stairs to first floor lounge/dining room area, wooden internal doors leading to kitchen and bedroom 2.

En Suite Wet Room 2 
Low level WC, wash hand basin, electric shower, skylight, exposed beams, spotlighting, slate tiled walls and floor, heated towel rail.

En Suite Shower Room 
Comprising low level WC, wash hand basin in built in vanity unit, shower cubicle with mains powered shower. Built in storage units.

Bedroom 3 
3.63m x 4.53m (11' 11" x 14' 10") Light and airy double bedroom with garden views, decorative coving.

Bedroom 4 
4.69m x 4.50m (15' 5" x 14' 9") Large, light and airy rear aspect double bedroom with decorative coving, ceiling rose, telephone point.

Family Bathroom 
3.12m x 2.41m (10' 3" x 7' 11") Comprising three piece suite with claw footed roll top bath, WC and wash hand basin. Radiator, exposed beams, wood clad walls and ceiling, stripped timber floors.


2.43m x 2.91m (8' x 9' 7") Rear aspect room with a variety of built in wall mounted storage units.

Sun Room 
2.55m x 5.66m (8' 4" x 18' 7") Delightful rear aspect room with garden views, wooden stable door leading to rear porch which in turn has a further stable door leading to the rear garden. Access into the utility area.

Utility Room 
With large storage areas and points for washing machine and tumble dryer under a slate counter top, Belfast sink, slate tiled flooring, wooden internal door leading into the annexe.

Skylight, mezzanine level overlooking the entrance hallway, exposed beams, built in wooden storage cupboards, staircase leading to entrance hallway, staircase to rear hallway and the playroom.

Master Bedroom 
6.08m x 4.11m (19' 11" x 13' 6") Dual aspect room with incredible character. Exposed original beams, wood panelled walls, built in oak storage units including wardrobes and cupboards, pendant lighting, window seats, TV and telephone point.


Ground Floor 

Entrance Porch 
Accessed via a timber framed double glazed door leading into entrance porch with slate tiled floor. Further wooden glazed door into entrance hallway.

Large characterful space with many traditional features including exposed beams, chandelier lighting, skylight, wood panelled walls, slate tiled flooring. Stairs leading to first floor.

With low level WC and wash hand basin. Built in understairs storage cupboard, ornate carved storage cupboards.

Dining Kitchen 
5.56m x 4.37m (18' 3" x 14' 4") Rear aspect room with timber framed stable door leading to sun room. Comprising a range of base and wall units in solid oak with contrasting light granite effect counter top, oil fired Rayburn which provides heating and hot water, slate tiled flooring, original exposed beams, exposed brick and traditional Lakeland stone walls, slate flooring, under-counter dishwasher, Belfast sink with wooden surround. A very characterful room.

Utility/Storage Area 
With wall mounted storage units.

Dining Room 
3.57m x 4.46m (11' 9" x 14' 8") Rear aspect room with exposed original beams, wood cladded walls and a range of built in wooden storage units. Space for an eight to ten person dining table. Window seat with views over the rear garden.

4.99m x 4.40m (16' 4" x 14' 5") Rear aspect room with exposed beams, wooden cladded walls, multifuel stove in exposed Lakeland stone hearth, surround and chimney breast, exposed Lakeland stove alcove walls and plinths.

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13 July 2016

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