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5 bedroom country house for sale

Great Salkeld, Penrith

Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Large Period House Extended into the Adjoining Barn
  • Desirable Conservation Village in the Eden Valley
  • 2 Reception Rooms, Farmhouse Kitchen + Cellars
  • 5 Bedrooms, Bathroom + Separate Shower
  • Off Road Parking, Garage + Adjoining Barn
  • Garden and Paddock with Potential Access
  • Oil Central Heating and Secondary Glazing
  • EPC Rating F

Full description

In the heart of this most desirable Eden Valley, conservation village, with the added benefit of a paddock to the rear, Kirkdale is a sizeable family home, which has been extended in the adjoining barn to create accommodation comprising: Entrance Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Scullery, 5 Bedrooms, a Bathroom and a Separate Shower. Outside there is a Forecourt Garden, Off Road Parking with access to the Garage and Adjoining Barn and to the rear are: Stone Outhouses, a Garden/Orchard and the paddock. There is a strip of ground to the gable end of the house, where, subject to the relevant permissions, there is space to create vehicular access to the paddock.
The property also has the benefit of Oil Fired Central Heating, an oil AGA and Secondary Glazing.

Location - From Penrith, head north on the A6 and turn right and left up Salkeld Road, signposted Lazonby. Follow the road for approximately 2 1/2 miles and turn right, signposted Salkeld Dykes and Great Salkeld. Cross over the crossroads in Salkeld Dykes and drop down the hill into Great Salkeld. Kirkdale is opposite the bottom of the hill.

Amenities Gt Salkeld - In the village of Great Salkeld there is a Church and Village Inn with restaurant. There are local facilities in Lazonby, approximately 2 miles. In Lazonby, there is a Church, Co-Op store, Bakery/Village Shop/Sub Post Office, 2 Public Houses, an Open Air Swimming Pool and a Railway Station on the Settel Carlisle Line. There is a Doctors surgery, 2 Public Houses and a Village Shop in Kirkoswald, a further 1 mile away. All main facilities are in Penrith. 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 3 supermarkets and a good range of locally owned and national high street shops. Leisure facilities include: swimming pool, climbing wall, golf course, rugby and cricket clubs. Penrith is known as the Gateway to the North Lakes and is conveniently situated for Ullswater and access to the fells.

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

Services - Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. Heating is Oil Fired.


Accommodation -

Entrance - Through a timber panel door to the;

Vestibule - A part glazed, stripped pine panelled door opens into the;

Hallway - Stairs lead off to the first floor and the floor is quarry tiled. There is a double radiator and stripped, pine panelled doors lead off.

Drawing Room - 3.78m x 3.89m (12'5 x 12'9) - Having an ornate, cast iron, horse shoe fireplace with a stone hearth with floor cupboards and niche to each side, one housing the MCB consumer unit. A secondary glazed sash window faces to the front and there are; four wall light points, a double radiator and a TV aerial and satellite lead.

Dining Room - 3.66m x 3.66m (12' x 12') - A secondary glazed sash window faces to the front. There are three wall light points, a double radiator, a TV aerial lead and a service hatch to the kitchen.

Farmhouse Kitchen - 5.03m x 3.66m (16'6 x 12) - Fitted with a range of oak fronted wall and base units with a cream work surface incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink with mixer tap. There is an oil fired, two oven AGA and plumbing for a dishwasher. The floor is quarry tiled and a secondary glazed window faces to one side and a multi panel sash window to the other and a door leads to the;

Scullery - 1.98m x 2.46m (6'6 x 8'1) - Having a Belfast sink, stone flooring and a stone shelf. A window faces to the rear and a door leads to the;

Fuel Store - 2.08m x 2.54m (6'10 x 8'4) - Also having a door to the outside.

Off the end of the hallway is a part glazed door to a small rear porch and a further glazed door to the outside.

Cellars - Stone steps from the hallway lead to the cellars where there is;

Larder - 2.08m x 2.08m (6'10 x 6'10) - Having stone flooring and a basement window.

Cellar - 3.68m x 3.45m (12'1 x 11'4) - With stone flagged flooring and a basement window.

First Floor - At the half landing there is a secondary glazed sash window giving natural light to both floors and a;

Cloakroom - Fitted with a white toilet and wash hand basin. A secondary glazed sash window faces to the rear and there is a single radiator.

Also at the half landing there is a "cock loft" to the roof space and an open arch to the side landing, whilst the stairs continue to the;

Main Landing - Having stripped pine doors off;

Bedroom One - 4.80m x 3.76m (15'9 x 12'4) - A secondary glazed window faces to one side and a uPVC double glazed window faces to the other. There is a radiator and a built in airing cupboard, hot water tank, shelves and a wash basin.

Bedroom Two - 3.66m x 3.33m (12 x 10'11) - A secondary glazed sash window faces to the front, and there is a double radiator and a wash basin.

Bedroom Three - 3.81m x 3.53m (12'6 x 11'7) - Having a secondary glazed sash window to the front, a night storage heater, a wash basin and a built in cupboard to one corner.

Bedroom Four - 2.67m x 2.21m (8'9 x 7'3) - A secondary glazed sash window faces to the front and there is a wash basin.

Side Landing - A ceiling trap gives access to the loft space. There is a night storage heater and stripped pine doors off.

Bedroom Five - 3.30m x 4.29m (10'10 x 14'1) - Having a secondary glazed sash window and a glazed barn vent to the front, a double radiator and wash basin.

Bathroom - 2.06m x 2.34m (6'9 x 7'8) - Fitted with a white, three piece suite, having a steel bath. There is an exposed beam to the ceiling, a heated towel rail, a wall mounted fan heater and a shaver socket/light. A glazed barn vent faces to the rear.

Shower Room - 1.91m x 1.83m (6'3 x 6) - Having a tiled shower cubicle with a Mira electric shower over, and an electric fan. A glazed barn vent faces to the rear.

Outside - To the front of the house is a forecourt garden with a low stone wall to the front and a metal gate to a stone flagged path to the front door. To one side of the path is a flower/shrub bed, a lawn to the other. The path leads across the front of the house and through a metal gate to the;

Yard - Being mainly to sandstone flags, with vehicle access through a metal gate, offering parking for at least two cars and access to the barn and garage.

Barn - 7.06m x 3.66m (23'2 x 12) - Being open to the full height with double wooden doors to the front.

Garage - Having double wooden doors to the front and a door to the rear. A Worcester oil fired boiler provides the hot water and central heating.

Across the back of the house and barn is a stone flagged yard area with stone outbuildings.

A short run of steps lead up to the garden which is mainly laid to grass with fruit trees around.

Beyond the garden is a paddock with two timber loose boxes.

There is an area to the gable end of the house, where subject to the relevant permission it could be possible to build a lane up to the paddock.

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Listing History

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27 July 2016


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