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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Millness House, Crooklands, Milnthorpe, Cumbria

Sold STC £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A very fine and elegant country house of character.
  • Delightful views.
  • Superbly refurbished, extended and improved to create a very stylish family home.
  • Light, spacious, versatile and beautifully presented accommodation.
  • Lovely, good sized gardens.
  • Large garage/workshop.
  • Ample parking.
  • Attractive rural location.
  • Convenient for Kendal, Milnthorpe and Kirkby Lonsdale.
  • Well placed for the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An elegant and substantial 4 bedroom Country House, comprehensively refurbished to create a superb family home of character. Lovely, good sized gardens. Large Workshop/Garage and ample parking. Delightful rural location , with excellent views. Convenient for Kendal, Milnthorpe, Kirkby Lonsdale

and the Lake District. Energy Rating "F".

The property is located about a mile from Junction 36 of the M6 Motorway. From that Junction take the A65 Kirkby Lonsdale road to a roundabout. Take the first exit onto the A65 Kendal road. Follow the road for about half a mile and then turn left, signposted to Millness. Go over the old canal bridge and follow the road to a fork. Turn right and the property will be found a short distance along the lane on the right hand side.

The property occupies a very pleasant rural location enclosing rolling countryside, forming part of the rural community of Millness, a cluster of cottages, farms and houses, situated down a country lane not far from Crooklands.

Millness is well placed for Milnthorpe, Kendal, Kirkby Lonsdale, [where there are highly regarded schools], Junction 36 of the Motorway and for access into the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales.


The house is set within beautifully laid out, established gardens which, according to the season, are a blaze of colour. There are three lawned gardens, each lined with well stocked herbaceous borders. A wide, paved pathway leads to a paved patio by the Conservatory, where this is also a pond.

Tucked away behind the Garage is a kitchen garden, with raised vegetable/fruit beds and a greenhouse.

A wide, gravelled driveway, provides additional off road parking in front of the Garage.

Mains water and electricity. Septic tank drainage. Electric heating [most electric radiators replaced 2013]. Solar panels for supplementary electricity with a feed-in tariff. The house faces south for optimum orientation for the solar panels. BT Broadband with hyper fast broadband in the pipeline.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 August 2016

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