8 bedroom detached house for sale

Millers Beck, Millbridge Lane, Stainton, Kendal

£689,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A truly exceptional country guest house enjoying a prominent rural location with delightful views.
  • Highly successful, long established business.
  • Detached stone and slate built former mill, comprehensively refurbished by the present owners.
  • Two self-contained guest apartments, one with two double bedrooms, the other with one.
  • Five bedrooms, all en-suite [four currently used for Bed and Breakfast].
  • The guest house blends traditional features, such as exposed beams with modern contemporary styling to create a beautifully appointed and immaculately presented property.
  • Double glazed throughout and oil fired central heating.
  • Attractively laid out gardens including the former mill race.
  • Two driveways providing off-road car parking.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An outstanding award winning detached country guest house with five en-suite bedrooms plus two self-contained guest apartments. Superb owners accommodation. Highly successful, long established business with potential for growth.


Excellent, prominent position located on the A65 between Kendal and junction 36 of the M6 motorway. Energy Rating "F".

Directions
From Kendal take the A65 Burton Road out of the town in a south easterly direction for about four miles, passing The Punch Bowl pub at Barrows Green on the way. After The Punch Bowl take the next turning on the left into Millbridge Lane where the property will be found immediately on the right.

Location
The property occupies a prominent corner position at the junction of the A65 Kendal to Kirkby Lonsdale road with Millbridge Lane.

The guest house is surrounded by attractive rolling countryside and enjoys lovely views. On the other side of the lane is a working farm.

The property forms part of the community of Stainton, a scattering of houses and farms, located about four miles south of the historic market town of Kendal and a similar distance from junction 36 of the M6 motorway. Being located on one of the main roads into Kendal from the M6 the property enjoys excellent passing trade.

Kendal, renowned as being the gateway to the Lake District, is a thriving town and a popular tourist destination in its own right. In addition to enjoying excellent road links to the motorway network there is a railway station at nearby Oxenholme for the London to Glasgow West Coast main line.

Millers Beck is a perfect base for these wishing to explore this most beautiful part of the world and for accessing the coast, the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales.

Outside
There are driveways to either side of the guest house providing off-road car parking.

Fenced and hedged garden to rear comprising a lawn and herbaceous flowerbeds. Timber garden shed.

The walled millrace provides an attractive feature. The millrace, which has several drops creating waterfalls, is crossed by a bridge linking the maingarden with a patio and garden area adjacent to the owners living room.

To the side of the guest house is a further lawned garden area.

Services
Mains water and electricity. Bottled gas for the cooker. Oil fired central heating. Septic tank drainage.

INVENTORY
Fitted carpets, curtains, and light fittings together with all furniture and effects necessary for the running of the guest house are included. Personal items are not included. A room by room inventory of items to be included is available for inspection by interested parties.

ACCOUNTS
The accounts showing turnover costs and net profit levels are available for inspection by genuinely interested parties only.

THE BUSINESS
The property is offered for sale as our clients wish to retire. The well-established business was taken over by our clients in 2009 who have since developed the business further and comprehensively refurbished the property.

The sale of the property and business will include the website www.millersbeck.co.uk.

HYDRO-ELECTRICITY
The existing millrace provides a constant flow of water. The owners have made enquiries regarding the potential for the millrace to generate electricity, which has received a positive response. The owners would be willing to discuss this further with interested parties during a viewing.


Open Porch: 
Tiled floor.

Main Entrance Hall: 
2.21m x 1.77m
Tiled floor. Upvc double glazed entrance door.

Cloakroom: 
1.74m x 1.73m
Wash hand basin, with cupboard below and w.c. Tiled floor. Cloaks pegs.

Reception Hall: 
5.16m x 4.77m
A spacious reception hall featuring an impressive double height open ceiling and exposed beams leading to sitting area.

Conservatory: 
5.9m x 3.3m
A traditionally styled, hardwood framed and double glazed conservatory which overlooks the millrace and gardens. Currently used as the guests breakfast room.

Sitting Room: 
6.84m x 4.02m
The owners private living room is a delightful space. The stone fireplace with its log burning stove complimentS the exposed beams. Upvc double glazed French doors lead out into the gardens.

Kitchen: 
6.28m x 4.0m
A superbly fitted and equipped Webbs kitchen of contemporary design. Range of wall and floor units finished with silestone work surfaces and a twin bowl stainless steel sink. Britannia stove with six gas hobs and matching extractor hood. Refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher and second refrigerator. Exposed beams. Upvc double glazed front entrance door.

Laundry Room: 
3.16m x 2.08m
Grant oil fired central heating boiler. Shelving. Work surface with cupboards below. Large built-in utility/linen cupboard containing hot water cylinder. Pressurised hot water system.

Store Room: 
4.01m x 3.58m
A useful and versatile room with potential for conversion into additional living accommodation.

FIRST FLOOR 

Guest Area: 
4.21m x 3.28m
Pleasant sitting area with tall upvc double glazed windows and a upvc double glazed sliding door leading onto a ballustraded Balcony enjoying delightful views.

Inner Hall: 

Guest Apartment No.1 [farm view] 

Entrance Hall: 
Upvc double glazed entrance door providing an independent entrance.

Kitchen/Living Room: 
3.91m x 4.93m
An open plan room. The kitchen area IS fitted with a range of modern built-in floor and wall units together with work surfaces and a stainless steel sink. Built-in oven, ceramic hob and extractor hood.

Bedroom No.1: 
3.66m x 2.86m
A twin bedroom with lovely views.

Bedroom No.2: 
3.75m x 2.5m
A double bedroom.

Apartment No.1 Shower Room: 
1.96m x 1.6m
Contemporary style suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Fully tiled walls. Chrome ladder towel radiator.

Guest Apartment No.2 [field view] 
Ground floor entrance hall with part glazed front entrance door. Staircase to first floor.

Hall: 

Lounge/Dining Room: 
3.64m x 3.13m
A well proportioned room overlooking farmland.

Apartment No.2 Kitchen: 
3.0m x 1.58m
Range of built-in floor and wall units together with work surfaces and a stainless steel sink. Built-in oven, ceramic hob and extractor hood.

Bedroom: 
4.12m x 2.58m
A double bedroom.

Apartment No. 2 En-Suite Shower Room: 
Suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Fully tiled walls. Chrome ladder towel radiator.

SECOND FLOOR 

Landing: 

Guest Bedroom No.1 [Millstone] 
3.42m x 2.71m
A double bedroom.

Guest Bedroom No.1 En-Suite Shower Room: 
2.41m x 1.29m
Contemporary style suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Fully tiled walls.

Guest Bedroom Suite No.2 [The Miller] 
3.42m x 2.66m
A double bedroom, currently used by the owners as part of their own accommodation. Fabulous views.

Dressing Room: 
2.84m x 2.74m
A versatile room currently used as a store room.

Shower Room: 
2.42m x 1.32m
Contemporary style suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Fully tiled walls.

Guest Bedroom No.3 [Millpond]: 
3.5m x 2.63m
A double bedroom. A dressing area separates the bedroom from the en-suite shower room.

Guest Bedroom No.3 En-Suite Shower Room: 
2.26m x 1.56m
Contemporary style suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Tiled walls. Chrome ladder towel radiator.

Guest Bedroom No.4 [Millwheel]: 
4.25m x 4.35m
A delightful double bedroom with French doors onto Juliet balcony with excellent views. French doors onto balcony.

Guest Bedroom No.4 En-Suite Shower Room: 
2.3m x 1.19m
Contemporary style suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Fully tiled walls. Chrome ladder towel radiator.

Guest Bedroom No.5 [Millrace]: 
5.95m x 3.44m
A spacious, dual aspect family room currently arranged with double bed/one single bed. Full length French doors on one side open onto a Juliet balcony.

En-Suite Shower Room: 
2.19m x 2.18m
Contemporary style suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Fully tiled walls. Chrome ladder towel radiator.

Bathroom: 
2.64m x 2.23m
A luxuriously appointed bathroom fitted with a freestanding bath, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. tiled walls.

Loft: 
A boarded loft with lighting and a Velux roof window. Perfect for storage. Accessed via sliding ladder.

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11 April 2016

Nearest stations

  • Oxenholme Lake District (1.6 mi)
  • Kendal (3.6 mi)
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Michael C L Hodgson, Kendal

36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

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36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Oxenholme Lake District (1.6 mi)
  • Kendal (3.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael C L Hodgson, Kendal

36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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