3 bedroom property for saleRuskin Cottage, Orton Hall, Orton, Penrith
Sold STC £275,000
- A delightful and highly individual wing of a very fine Grade II Listed country house.
- Attractively presented and versatile accommodation, virtually entirely arranged to the ground floor.
- Spacious living room with wood burning stove.
- Light filled, conservatory style kitchen/dining room.
- Three bedrooms, one with an interesting mezzanine.
- Family bathroom and en-suite bathroom.
- Good sized storage/utility outbuilding.
- Magnificent communal grounds and woodland of around 6.5 acres.
- Allocated parking.
- Communal facilities including the use of a splendid "Great Hall".
Picturesque location in the Yorkshire Dales village of Orton.
From junction 38 of the M6 motorway follow the exit to the roundabout and turn first left onto the B6260 road, signposted to Orton. Follow the road for about two miles and the gated entrance to Orton Hall will be found on the right-hand side, just before the village itself.
The property forms the southern wing of Orton Hall, a handsome Grade II Listed 17th Century former mansion, converted into fourteen characterful homes.
Orton Hall, which is approached via a sweeping drive secured by electric gates, is set in around 6.5 acres of magnificent communal parkland grounds and woodland. Features include many specimen trees and a fountain.
Orton Hall is located on the edge of the picturesque village of Orton, described by Alfred Wainwright as one of the loveliest of Westmorland's villages. The village benefits from an inn, a church, a chapel, a highly regarded primary school, a surgery, a shop/post office, a cafe, chocolate/coffee shop and the monthly farmers' market.
The village is now within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is well placed for junction 38 of the M6 motorway and for access into the Lake District. It is also convenient for Sedbergh, Penrith, Kirkby Stephen, Kendal and beyond.
Designated parking for one motor vehicle within the parking area nearest to the property. Ample additional parking is available.
Allocated storage within the basement.
Residents of Orton Hall have the use of the "Great Hall", a very fine panelled room with comfortable sitting areas, a magnificent fireplace and a snooker table. This is also the scene of convivial festivity at the owners gatherings twice a year.
A sweeping driveway secured by an automatic gate leads to parking areas to the front and side of the building. The subject property has a designated parking space although there is ample room for parking generally. Orton Hall is set in beautiful parkland style grounds of around 6.5 acres including sweeping lawns, herbaceous flowerbeds, a fountain, a wide variety of specimen trees and a delightful parcel of woodland.
Leasehold for the residue of a 999 year term. the freehold is owned by Orton Hall Limited and each leaseholder has a share in the company.
The annual charge for Ruskin is currently £1,440. This covers buildings insurance, external property maintenance, external painting, window cleaning, grounds maintenance, driveways and electric gates.
Mains water and electricity. A pumping station pumps waste to mains drainage. LPG gas.
A "curved" entrance hall with a stone tiled floor. Glazed front entrance door.
4.0m x 3.95m
A delightful kitchen featuring a sweeping curve of glass overlooking the grounds of Orton Hall. Good range of built-in floor and wall units together with work surfaces and a sink unit. Built-in ceramic hob, extractor hood, oven, refrigerator and freezer. Part tiled walls. Stone tiled floor. Glazed entrance door.
5.6m x 4.64m
A spacious room featuring a rather splendid stone fireplace with hardwood mantelpiece, fitted with a multi-fuel stove. Exposed beams. French door.
4.55m x 3.0m
A double bedroom. Two built-in wardrobes, each with storage cupboards above.
2.97m x 1.68m
Suite in white comprising a panelled bath with shower and screen, an inset wash hand basin with cupboards below and a w.c. Part tiled walls. Heated towel rail.
3.36m x 2.87m
A double bedroom. Two built-in wardrobes. Shelf.
2.54m x 2.44m
A quirky and versatile room featuring a beautiful arched window and a mezzanine providing a delightful sitting area that could also be used as a bed platform.
2.16m x 1.84m
Suite in white comprising a large shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Part tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Built-in linen cupboard with radiator.
A good sized storage outbuilding with double glazed windows and a fine dressed stone doorway. Shelving. Power and lighting. Plumbing for a washing machine.
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