4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Thackthwaite Farm, Thackthwaite, Cockermouth, CA13 0RP

Offers in Region of £675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Fell Views
  • Characterful Detached Lakeland Barn Conversion
  • Detached 40ft Barn
  • 7.66 acres of land available by separate negotiation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Thackthwaite Farm is an extremely well presented characterful three/four bedroom detached Lakeland barn conversion, set to the fringe of the Cumbrian hamlet of Thackthwaite, within the splendour of the Lorton Vale and the boundary of the Lake District National Park and benefitting from attractive gardens, ample off-street parking and 40ft barn.

7.66 acres of adjoining pasture land and approximately half an acre of bluebell wood are available at a separate price.

Presented by the current owners with a high degree of character and charm and having the highest standards of internal fittings including solid oak carpentry throughout, Lakeland slate features, wood burning stoves, full double glazing, oil-fired central heating and four-person Nordic sauna cabin.

Thackthwaite itself is set some two miles from Loweswater with Crummock Water and Buttermere adjacent, with the Georgian 'gem' town of Cockermouth some five miles away and the better known market town of Keswick some eleven miles distant.

Having undergone an extensive programme of improvement and upgrading under the present ownership, Thackthwaite Farm now represents an opportunity for those seeking a rural lifestyle, a second or holiday home, the investor or a family looking for a home within the confines of a pretty hamlet with the splendour of the Lakeland Fells all around.

The accommodation very briefly consists of entrance hall, dining kitchen, lounge with wood burning stove, library/dining room, utility room, ground floor shower room and sauna room, three first floor double bedrooms (master bedroom and bedroom three sharing a Jack and Jill bathroom) and bedroom two having an en-suite shower room. Outside there is ample hardstand and driveway parking for multiple vehicles. Adjacent is a 40ft barn, pretty garden and lonnin.

The house is entered via a part glazed teak-effect UPVC front door with etched glass detailing:

Hallway: 13'6" x 6'1" (4.13m x 1.85m). 'Terrazzo' tiled floor, oak panelled to dado height, part exposed stone walls, window to the side with original lintel, built-in oak corner cupboard, door to:

Dining/Kitchen: 13' x 9'5" (3.97m x 2.94m). Having a good range of solid oak kitchen wall and base units, granite work surface, inset 1½ bowl sink, tiled splash backs, 'Britannia' stainless steel range cooker with five-ring hob with built-in extractor over, concealed dishwasher, modern vertical radiator, windows to two side with period wooden lintels, double oak doors to:

Lounge: 19'3" x 15'10" (5.89m x 4.54m). Double height lounge with double UPVC patio doors, windows to side and rear, cast iron double wood burning stove set into an open grate with stone hearth and slate display niche, further random display niches with slate sills, radiator, Minstrel gallery-style opening to first floor landing with oak balustrade, antique stained wood doors with leaded lights.

Library/Dining Room: 18'1" x 16'5" (5.77m x 5.01m). Oak flooring, feature tiled hearth with stone surround and inset cast iron wood burning stove, part exposed stone walls, exposed beams, internal leaded light window to kitchen, double UPVC patio doors in oak finish.

Utility Room: 5'11" x 5'7" (1.80m x 1.72m). White porcelain sink with integral draining board, plumbed for washing machine and dryer, painted flooring, walk-in pantry cupboard with open shelving and window.

From the dining room is a door to the rear internal hallway with flagstone floor.

Shower Room: 7'3" x 5'7" (2.17m x 1.72m). Large triple shower enclosure with mains pressure shower and sliding screen, modern wash basin on a unit of frosted glass and single post tap, WC in white, modern vertical radiator in grey and chrome, fully tiled walls with contrast detail, tiled floor, extractor fan.

Hallway with walk-in storage cupboard and open shelving, leading to:

Sauna Room: 21'5" x 10'2" (6.55m x 3.11m). Terrazzo-style flooring, fluorescent lighting, double UPVC patio doors, built-in cloaks cupboard, glazed sink, 'Worcester Bosch' floor mounted oil-fired central heating boiler, four-person pine clad Nordic sauna, suitable for use as a fourth bedroom. This area is also suitable as a small self-contained annexe.

From the main entrance hallway, a straight staircase with solid oak banister, spindles and panelling and Lakeland slate treads rises to:

Spacious first floor Landing with built-in bookcase, exposed beams, oak flooring, part exposed stone walls and radiator. A rustic ladder leads to a slumber loft above bedroom three.

Master Bedroom: 16'7" x 13'1" (5.05m x 3.98m). Windows to two sides, oak floor, open to the apex of the roof with exposed timbers, two double radiators and twin doors to:

Walk-In Wardrobe: 13'1" x 4'2" (3.98m x 1.28m). Open wall shelving, radiator.

Jack and Jill Bathroom: 10'1" x 6'3" (3.07m x 1.91m). Shared with bedroom three and having a modern four-piece suite in white of low flush WC, wash basin set atop a unit of frosted glass doors, bath with tiled front and end panels, chrome mixer tap with telephone shower attachment, stand-alone shower enclosure with mains pressure shower, tiled surrounds and walls to picture rail height in white with contrast blue border tiles, chrome ladder-style towel radiator, tiled floor.

Bedroom Two: 12'11" x 12'9" (3.95m x 3.40m). Open to the apex of the roof with exposed roof timbers, part exposed stone walls, two windows with rustic slate sills, oak floor, twin built-in wardrobes/storage cupboards, radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room: 7'1" x 4'6" (2.17m x 1.38m). Low flush WC, corner set pedestal wash basin, shower enclosure with 'Mira Sport' electric shower, tiled surround in stone-effect ceramic with mosaic border tiled, chrome ladder-style towel radiator, extractor fan, arrow slit window.

Bedroom Three: 10'4" x 10'1" (3.16m x 3.07m). Oak flooring, radiator, exposed ceiling beams.

OUTSIDE:

To the right hand elevation is ample concrete parking and turning for multiple cars and detached from the house is:

Barn: 41'10" x 21'2" (12.76m x 6.46m). Electrically powered vehicular roller door to the front, three-phase electricity supply, pedestrian doors to side and rear.

To the front, a five bar gate gives access to further driveway parking and the well-stocked garden with lawns, gravel area, extensive paved patio, ornamental pond terraces with shrubs, conifers and Lakeland stone walling, the whole being bordered on two sides by the 7.66 acres of pasture land, stream and bluebell wood and enjoying views to the Lakeland Fells.

Services: Mains electricity and private drainage system on own land, mains and private water supply.

Directions: From Cockermouth, take the B5292 in the direction of Lorton/Buttermere, on entering Low Lorton and after passing through the narrows with the Wheatsheaf Public House on the left, take the right turn at the crossroads signed Thackthwaite/Rogerscales, proceed over the bridge, then take the left turn, proceed some 1½ miles and enter the hamlet of Thackthwaite and Thackthwaite Farm is the last property on the right hand side as you leave the village.

Agents Notes: Oil-fired central heating, double glazing. The barn has three-phase electricity.
Tax Band: F. Post Code: CA13 0RP

Tenure: We are advised the property is freehold. Confirmation is being sought from solicitors.




















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