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3 bedroom detached house for sale

High Birks Barn, Birks Lane, Sedbergh, LA10 5HQ

Sold by Us £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached three bedroom barn conversion
  • Elevated position with views to Winder, Baugh and Holme Fells
  • Self contained studio annexe
  • A short walk to Sedbergh's shops and amenities.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Location On entering Sedbergh either from Kirkby Lonsdale on the A683 or from Junction 37 off the M6; proceed past the garage on the right then turn right onto Busk Lane signed "Dent, Kirkby Stephen, Brough Hawes". After the corner turn right again alongside the rugby pitches signposted Birks, and High Birks Barn is the first house 500 yards down the lane. 

Description Located only a short walk from the amenities of Sedbergh, High Birks Barn is a deceptively spacious family home full of character and immaculately presented. In addition to the main house's three bedrooms and three bathrooms, it has a delightful open plan living room with kitchen/dining area ideal for family living. It has a lovely southerly aspect with stunning views, and is surrounded by a flag stoned patio with steps to lawns to front and rear, and an ornamental pond to the front.  

Accommodation (with approximate dimensions)  

Porch entrance through a timber glazed door to porch. 

Hall with exposed wood flooring and a radiator, and a walk in cupboard with a light providing plenty of storage space.  

Living Dining Room 28' 10" x 11' 9" (8.79m x 3.58m) a superb open plan room full of character including exposed feature timbers and lintels and wood flooring. Two wooden double glazed windows and French doors to the front permit plenty of light, with an additional timber glazed door to the side. A useful understairs storage cupboard, a telephone point and two radiators. The space is open to the kitchen and could be configured to create an excellent day/family room. 

Kitchen 12' 6" x 8' 0" (3.81m x 2.44m) with a range of bespoke wooden wall and base units with roll edge worksurfaces over incorporating a Belfast sink with granite draining area. Appliances include a two oven Aga with two hotplates, a built in fridge and a dishwasher. Tiled splashbacks and exposed wood flooring, exposed beams and a wooden double glazed window providing a view to the rear patio. 

Sitting Room 15' 6" x 15' 5" (4.72m x 4.7m) a more formal sitting room with a part vaulted ceiling open to gallery landing above and impressive stone fireplace housing a multifuel stove with timber mantel over. Triple aspect to the sides and rear with two wooden double glazed windows and a set of wooden double glazed French doors providing access to a patio. Exposed timbers and lintels, downlighters and a TV point. 

Shower Room with a three piece suite comprising a low level WC, a pedestal basin and a large shower cubicle with part tiled and part wood panelled walls. A wooden double glazed window with exposed lintel, exposed timber flooring and a radiator. 

Rear Hall with a radiator and a part glazed timber door to the rear. An inbuilt shelved storage cupboard and access to integral garage. 

Utility 12' 6" x 9' 10" (3.81m x 3m) larger than some kitchens! A substantial utility room fitted with a range of wall and base units with worksurfaces over incorporating a 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit with drainer with tiled splashbacks to complement. Housing a wall mounted Worcester boiler and with plumbing for washing machine, space for dryer and space for a chest freezer. Dual aspect to the side and rear through two wooden double glazed windows; a radiator. 

Gallery Landing with two Velux windows and exposed beams overhead and decorative stonework creating a real feature. Wall mounted bookshelves, a radiator and exposed wood flooring. 

Master Bedroom 18' 3" x 9' 8" (5.56m x 2.95m) with character features including decorative exposed stones, beams and lintels, and dual aspect to the front and rear with views over the garden to the Fells beyond. Dressing area with extensive built in wardrobes, three radiators and a frosted glazed door leading to steps down to ground level. Access to loft space. 

En Suite a three piece suite comprising a low level WC, a vanity basin with cupboard storage beneath, and a bath with shower attachment. Tiled surrounds to complement, a large wall mounted mirror, and exposed wood flooring. A wooden double glazed window plus a Velux window, a shaverpoint and a radiator. 

Bedroom Two 11' 4" x 11' 2" (3.45m x 3.4m) with two fitted single wardrobes and dressing table area with large fitted mirror above. Exposed timbers overhead, a wooden double glazed window to the front with views over the garden to Holme Fell beyond, and a radiator. 

Bedroom Three 12' 11" x 12' 5" (3.94m x 3.78m) with extensive built in wardrobes and a double cupboard fitted to alcove with shelving above. Exposed timbers overhead, a wooden double glazed window with views to the rear over to Winder Fell, and a radiator. 

Shower Room fitted with a three piece suite comprising a low level WC, a pedestal basin and a shower cubicle with complementary tiling around. Exposed wood flooring and timbers overhead, a wooden double glazed window, and a radiator. 

Garage 18' 3" x 10' 0" (5.56m x 3.05m) An integral garage with double timber doors, light and power. Could also lend itself to a home office; there is a range of fitted units and an inbuilt cupboard, a radiator and a wooden double glazed window. Housing the fuse box and electricity meter 

The Bothy  

Studio 24' 5" x 12' 0" (7.44m x 3.66m) (inc kitchen) open plan living room/bedroom with a built in double cupboard, exposed wood flooring, a wooden double glazed window and an electric storage heater. A TV point and access to roof void. 

Kitchen Area with a range of modern wall and base units with granite effect worksurfaces over and a 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink unit with tiled splashbacks to complement. Appliances include a single electric oven, a 4-ring hob with extractor over, plumbing for a dishwasher, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a fridge . A wooden double glazed window, wood flooring, and an electric storage heater. 

Shower Room fitted with a modern white suite comprising a low suite WC, a contemporary bowl style sink and a shower cubicle with part tiled walls to complement. Spotlights and a heated towel rail. 

Outside The property is approached by a sweeping driveway from the lane through wooden gates to a tarmac parking area with ample space and turning for several cars. The south facing front garden comprises a walled, paved terrace perfect for sitting out with views over to the fells. A couple of steps down leads to a further paved area surrounding a pond with a well kept lawn alongside. A selection of mature shrubs and trees aids privacy. Paving leads round the side of High Birks Barn to a sizeable lawn at the rear with herbaceous borders as well as another patio accessible from the sitting room allowing you to enjoy the sun at most times of the day. The rear garden adjoins fields and has the most spectacular backdrop of Winder Fell. Practically, there is an outside tap and power points plus two wood stores and a shed. 

Services mains water, mains electricity, mains gas, mains drainage. 

Council Tax Band G - South Lakeland District Council 

Tenure Freehold. 

Viewings Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Kirkby Office. 

Energy Performance Certificate Energy rating band D. The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.  

N.B The annexe is subject to a Section 106 agreement stating it shall only be occupied by persons who are members or guests of the family occupying the main house. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 August 2016


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