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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Troutbeck, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11

Sold STC £530,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Traditional Double-fronted farmhouse
  • Site extends to 1.76 acres including paddocks
  • Bank barn included
  • Stunning views
  • Beautiful Gardens
  • EPC Rating = G

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situated within the Lake District National Park having mature gardens, paddocks and a large bank barn, in all extending to 1.76 acres.


The property is situated almost an equal distance from Penrith and Keswick, to the west of the M6 and ideally placed for exploring the Lake District. For the commuter the A66, M6 and A69 provide links with the major centres throughout the region, complemented by the West Coast Mainline Railway and Carlisle/Settle route. Many of the region's attractions are within a short drive, beyond which can be found the delights of North Yorkshire, Northumberland National Park and the Scottish Borders. International airports at Newcastle, Edinburgh and Manchester/Liverpool offer further services both nationally and internationally.


Lisco is a traditional Cumbrian farmhouse with stone elevations under pitched slate roof. The well proportioned, double-fronted accommodation is served by solid fuel central heating and occupies mature gardens with many established trees. It enjoys
a west-facing orientation with wonderful views across to Blencathra and the location makes it perfect either as a family home or as a commercial opportunity. It has been used over the last years as a successful Bed & Breakfast establishment and there is the potential, subject to consents, to develop the barn into additional income earning accommodation.
The mature gardens are principally south & west facing and there are 2 paddocks, separated by the driveway, with the whole extending to 1.76 Acres.

An entrance lobby with glazed door leads through to a central hallway with feature arch and understair storage cupboard. The principal sitting room has an open grate with slate hearth and views over the gardens to Blencathra. There is a separate dining room with similar views having wooden chimneypiece and tiled hearth.

In addition there is a further living room and a spacious
breakfast kitchen having a comprehensive range of base
and wall mounted storage units, granite worktops and
a large ceramic tiled floor throughout. A solid fuel
Rayburn is set into a tiled chimneybreast recess and
there is a Belfast sink along with an electric oven/ grill
with a four plate hob. The kitchen leads out into a small
rear lobby off which is a cloakroom/WC and a utility
room which in turn leads through to a useful shelved

All rooms radiate from a spacious first floor landing with
the master bedroom having an en-suite shower room/
WC along with views over Blencathra. There is a further
guest bedroom with en-suite shower/WC along with
two further double bedrooms, one which has built in
wardrobe units and a shower cubicle plus a wash
hand basin. The family bathroom is fitted with a white
suite with an over bath Mira shower unit and an airing

The property is approached over a broad gravelled
driveway leading up to the property and also to the
two storey barn. There are parking facilities and two
paddocks leading off the driveway in total extending to
1.76 Acres. One of the paddocks has a variety of hen
houses and there is a further stone built store.
The principal gardens lie to the south and west and
enjoy fine views over the surrounding countryside and
across to Blencathra. There are numerous mature trees
with the gardens being principally being laid to lawn
and divided into various sections to provide interest and
There is also a small courtyard to the rear of the
property and a kitchen garden area along with a useful
stone-built store.

Acreage: 1.76 Acres


From Penrith/M6 head Westwards on the A66, past the turning for Troutbeck and turning left shortly thereafter signposted Walthwaite. Turn immediately left again (parallel with the A66) where the subject property will be found almost immediately on the right hand side.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 July 2016


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