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4 bedroom farm house for sale

Collingholme Farm House, Cowan Bridge

Removed £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Character Filled 18th Century Farmhouse
  • Four Double Bedrooms plus Large Attic Rooms
  • Within Short Drive to Local Amenities
  • Attached Barn with Residential Planning Permission
  • Amazing Views
  • Stunning 6 Acre Setting
  • Potential to Add Value
  • Ideal Family Home
  • Catchment Area for Queen Elizabeth School
  • B4RN Fibre Broadband

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION Set in stunning rural surroundings lies this character filled 18th century farmhouse, located in the sought after area of Cowan Bridge, Lancashire. Draped in period features, the extensive family home offers generous living accommodation across three floors and caters for large families offering four double bedrooms plus attic rooms. Adjoining the farmhouse, is an impressive unconverted stone built barn with detailed permitted development consent for a three bedroom residential dwelling which presents a fantastic opportunity to add value to the property. Furthermore, the six acres of excellent meadow and pasture land with natural stream water supply, along with a mature orchard further add to what Collingholme Farm has to offer.

The location of the farmhouse is conveniently just one mile from the A65, giving easy access to popular local market towns and villages such as Kirkby Lonsdale, Settle and Skipton. In these towns you will find an array of amenities from supermarkets to local village shops to necessities such as doctors, dentists and schools. Collingholme Farm sits within the catchment area for excellent local schools with the current owners children attending Leck primary school and then Queen Elizabeth secondary school in Kirkby Lonsdale in previous years.

What the owners say - On our marriage in May 1972 we moved in to Collingholme Farm House, and this has been our home for 44 years. We have always been very happy here and it has afforded us with a feeling of warmth and security in which to raise our family. We are moving on reluctantly due to needing to downsize as age and health have caught up with us.
Collingholme ( Holme, meaning flat land near water) having been re-built in the 1700's, has had many families living here, each having put their stamp on it, and made alterations to make it their own, now it is time for another family to do the same and give this wonderful old house a makeover.
We have always loved the location, nestling by the small stream of Cantbeck, where our children their friends and cousins spent many an hour getting wet and muddy.
We are only a mile from the A65 but you could be in a different world, yet only 4 miles from Kirkby Lonsdale, with its variety of facilities. The Lakes, Dales, and west coast are half an hour away so the location is ideal.
Our children attended Leck primary school and then Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale, both excellent schools.
We have two close neighbours in the barn conversion, and we enjoy having them in the knowledge that we are not totally isolated and can share conversation as well as a jug of milk, a strimmer or power washer.
We wish, whoever follows us to love this old house as much as we have.
Peter and Anne



VESTIBULE Exposed beams and lintels, leaded stain glass window, ceiling light. 

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN Craftsman built oak cupboards and units incorporating inset single drainer sink unit, built in electric double oven, induction hob, Stanley oil fired oven range providing hot water and central heating, integrated fridge and dish washer. Tiled splash backs. Exposed oak beam and lintels. Recessed ceiling lighting. Radiator. 

UTILITY ROOM Stainless steel single drainer sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine. Tumble dryer recess. Fitted wall cupboards. Ceiling light. Radiator. 

SEPARATE WC Low level WC. Corner wash hand basin. Ceiling light. Radiator.  

STUDY/SNUG Feature stone built fireplace. Built in panelled cupboards. Covered beam. Exposed lintels. Feature ceiling hooks. Ceiling light. Radiator. B4RN Broadband connection.  

RECEPTION HALL Wide and spacious hall with large farmhouse door. Night storage heater. Ceiling light. 

SITTING ROOM Beautiful open fireplace with feature wood andbrass surround. Exposed oak beam. Window seat.  

DINING ROOM Another feature fireplace. Window seat. Built in panelled door cupboards. Night storage heater. Ceiling light.  

DINING ROOM Another stunning feature fireplace. Window seat. Built in panelled door cupboards. Night storage heater. Ceiling light.  

PANTRY Fitted shelves. Painted beam. Ceiling hooks. Ceiling light. 

BASEMENT/CELLAR Currently used for log and coal storage. Access to ground level via external door.  


BEDROOM ONE Window seat. Exposed oak beams. Recessed wash basin. Vanity unit. Electric storage heater. Ceiling light. 

BEDROOM TWO Feature hourglass fireplace. Window seat. Pedestal wash hand basin with fitted vanity mirror. Electric storage heater. Built in panelled door cupboards. Exposed oak lintel. Ceiling light.  

BEDROOM THREE Window seat. Covered beams Built in shelf and drawer unit. Ceiling light. Electric storage heater.  

BEDROOM FOUR Fitted craftsman built wardrobes. Built in panelled door cupboards. Window seat. Exposed beam. Centre light fittings . Electric storage heater.  

BATHROOM Modern four piece suite with corner bath, corner shower cubicle, vanity cupboard wash hand basin and low level WC. Airing/cylinder cupboard with immersion heater. Radiator. Tiled floor. Ceiling lighting.  


ATTIC ROOMS/BEDROOMS Currently used for storage but could be easily converted to functional bedrooms. Potential master en-suite.  

EXTERNAL Shared approach lane with cattle grid. Large patio to front of house with mature shrubbery. Partly cobbled rear yard area and patio. Mature orchard natural stream. 

ADJOINING BARN Unconverted barn with detailed permitted development consent and building regulation approval for conversion into a three storey three bedroom dwelling. The barn has had a B4RN Fibre Broadband connection already set up. Full planning details found under planning application number 14/00839/PAA on Lancaster City Council planning website.  

LAND Just shy of six acres of excellent meadow and pastureland runs either side of the shared approach lane and house frontage. Benefitting from a good natural stream water supply. 

ADDITIONAL INFO Oil fired central heating from Stanley range with additional storage heating.
Water - Spring fed supply with UV filter system. Shortly to be upgraded to bore hole supply by the current owners.
Mains Electricity.
Private Bio disk aeration drainage system. 12 Person unit to cater for adjoining barn should it be converted. For more information regarding the B4RN Broadband 

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Added on Rightmove:
16 October 2016


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