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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Great Asby, Appleby-In-Westmorland

Sold STC £293,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious Former Stone Mill
  • Beautiful Rural Location, 4.5 Miles from Appleby
  • Living Room, Dining Kitchen, Dining Room + Sitting Room
  • 5 Bedrooms, Bathroom and Shower Room
  • Gardens to the Front, Side and Rear
  • Small Copse with Bordering Asby Beck
  • Oil Central Heating via a Condensing Boiler
  • EPC Rating E

Full description

Approximately 4.5 miles from Appleby and positioned on the edge of this gorgeous Westmorland village, above Asby Beck and surrounded by glorious open countryside, Marble Mill, a former stone mill, is a detached family home offering great flexibility and having accommodation comprising: Entrance Porch, Hallway, Living Room, Dining Kitchen, Dining Room, Sitting Room, 5 Bedrooms, a Bathroom and a Shower Room. Outside there are Gardens to the Front, Side and Rear, with a small Copse, which borders onto the beck. The property will require a degree of general updating, however, does benefit form Oil Central Heating via a Modern Condensing Boiler.

Location - From the centre of Appleby, head up Boroughgate, the B6260 and follow the road out of the town, towards Burrells. After approximately 1.3 miles, turn left, signposted to Great Ormside. Follow the road for about 1.2 miles and turn right, signposted to Great Asby and Rutter Falls. After a further 2 miles, at a small crossroads, keep to the left, Marble Mill is the third property on the right.

Amenities - In the village of Great Asby there is a public house and a primary and infant school with an after school playgroup and a play area with swings etc. Further facilities are in Appleby. Appleby is an attractive market town in the upper Eden Valley with a population of approximately 2,500 people and is of historical interest. The town has a range of shops, a Primary and a Secondary School. Leisure facilities include a Swimming Pool, an 18-hole golf course and bowling green. A larger shopping centre is Penrith 17 miles away. 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 University of Central Lancashire. 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. Kendal, also about 17 miles has a wide range of shops and leisure facilities including the famous Brewery Arts Centre.

Services - Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is to a private septic tank. Heating is by fuel oil. Superfast broadband is available.

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


Accommodation -

Entrance - Through a uPVC double glazed door to the;

Porch - Being uPVC to three sides with a quarry tiled floor and a panelled door to the;

Hall - Stairs lead off to the first floor with wooden spindles and handrail and exposed stone to one wall. There is a single radiator and planked doors lead off to the dining kitchen and the;

Living Room - 3.86m x 4.52m (12'8 x 14'10) - There is a cast iron multi fuel stove in a stone fireplace. Windows face to two sides with lovely views over the garden and surrounding countryside. There are exposed beams to the ceiling, a double radiator, a TV lead and a telephone point.

Dining Kitchen - 2.87m x 6.60m (9'5 x 21'8) - Fitted to one end with wall and base units and a stainless steel single drainer sink with mixer tap. There is a built in ceramic hob and electric oven. There are windows to the rear and side overlooking the gardens, beams to the ceiling, a double radiator and an extractor fan. A Warmflow oil fired condensing boiler provides the hot water and central heating. There is access to the under stairs cupboard and a door the;

Dining Room - 2.82m x 5.18m (9'3 x 17) - Having beams to the ceiling, a double radiator and glazed french doors to the outside. A planked door opens into the;

Sitting Room - 3.86m x 5.21m (12'8 x 17'1) - An open grate fire place is set in a stone surround and the floor is stone stone flagged. There are beams to the ceiling and a window faces to the front, looking out onto the surrounding countryside. There is a double radiator.

First Floor - Landing - A window to the rear gives natural light and a lovely outlook over the garden. There is a single radiator, planked doors off and a recessed cupboard houses the hot water tank.

Bedroom One - 4.11m x 3.66m (13'6 x 12) - A window to the front gives a lovely view across the surrounding countryside. Double Radiator

Bedroom Two - 2.69m x 2.84m (8'10 x 9'4) - A window faces to the side and there is a single radiator.

Bedroom Three - 3.18m x 3.18m (10'5 x 10'5) - A window to the front gives a lovely view across the surrounding countryside and there is a single radiator.

Shower Room - 2.69m x 1.55m (8'10 x 5'1) - Fitted with a white toilet, wash hand basin, bidet and a quadrant shower tray with Mira electric shower over, waterproof boarding to two sides and clear sliding doors. A window faces to the rear and there is a double radiator.

Bathroom - 1.68m x 3.30m (5'6 x 10'10) - Fitted with a white toilet, wash basin and a panelled, steel bath with an electric shower over and tiling around. There is a built in linen cupboard, a double radiator and a window to the rear.

Bedroom Four - 2.49m x 5.23m (8'2 x 17'2) - A window to the front gives a lovely view across the surrounding countryside and there is a single radiator.

Bedroom Five - 2.62m x 3.28m (8'7 x 10'9) - A window faces to the side and there is a single radiator.

Outside - Double metal gates in the front wall give access to a flagged parking space.

To one side of the parking space there are raised beds and a path to an:

Adjoining Outhouse - 2.90mx3.76m (9'6x12'4) - Having lights, power supply and windows to the front and side.

A path around the side of the outhouse, leads to the rear garden

To the other side of the parking place is a stone flagged forecourt with shrubs and flowers around

To the south side of the house is a garden area, to grass with a variety of apple trees and a greenhouse.

A gate opens into the rear garden

To the rear of the house, the garden is sloped up to a grassed area, interspersed with trees and shrubs, with a wooden summer house and 2 wooden sheds

The garden extends to a beautiful mature copse, which borders onto the Asby Beck

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15 October 2016


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