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4 bedroom house for sale

East Barn, Barrows Green, Kendal, Cumbria

Sold STC £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A substantial barn conversion of character, much improved by the present owners.
  • Delightful location surrounded by open countryside just three miles from Kendal town centre.
  • Fabulous views.
  • Spacious, versatile and adaptable family living accommodation.
  • Four bedrooms and two reception rooms.
  • Kitchen/breakfast room and utility room.
  • Family bathroom and en-suite shower room.
  • Double glazing and oil central heating.
  • Solid oak doors throughout.
  • Good sized garage, ample parking and lovely garden.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Occupying a delightful, picturesque location at the end of a private lane, surrounded by open countryside, this attractive four bedroom barn conversion offers versatile family accommodation appointed to an excellent standard, together with a lovely garden, garage and ample parking. Energy Rating 'D'

From Kendal take the A65 Burton Road out of the town in a south-easterly direction. About a mile past Oxenholme is Barrows Green. Turn left at a crossroads, opposite The Punch Bowl. Follow the narrow country lane for about a quarter of a mile to the crest in the hill. Turn right here down a private drive. Continue left at Helm End Farm and straight into the driveway of East Barn.

The property occupies a delightful rural location at the end of a private lane and drive, surrounded by open countryside and enjoying excellent views.

The property forms part of a former farmstead [Helm End Farm] which is now a small cluster of three homes comprising a white washed farmhouse and two barn conversions, developed in around 1990.

There are footpaths and bridleways close to hand and country walks are available right from the doorstep. Just up the lane is the locally renowned hill, The Helm, which offers superb views across the Lake District and of the Coast.

Helm End is part of the friendly community of Barrows Green which has a well run pub. The nearby villages of Natland and Old Hutton both have a church and a primary school, and the station at Oxenholme is on the London to Glasgow West Coast main line.

The property is located just three miles from Kendal town centre. the house is also well placed for junctions 36 and 37 of the M6 motorway and for the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

Stone walled driveway to front, secured by wrought iron gates, providing ample parking for several motor vehicles.

Attractively laid out stone walled garden with a lawn, gravelled sitting out area, chipped stone pathways and raised stone walled herbaceous flowerbeds with shrubs, perennials and trees. Vegetable garden with raised beds. Pergola.

Outside water tap. Exterior lighting. Oil storage tank.

A public footpath skirts one corner of the driveway.

Mains electricity and water. Oil central heating. Shared septic tank drainage.

Under the Estate Agents Act 1979 notice is hereby given that one of the owners of the property is a Director of Michael C L Hodgson [a brand of H & H Land and Property Limited].

2.97m x 2.31m
Fitted with modern, traditionally styled suite in white comprising an oak panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c. and corner shower cubicle. Part tiled walls. Oak flooring. Ladder central heating radiator.

Second Floor 

Open ceiling with exposed beams.

Bedroom No.2: 
5.25m x 3.25m
A double bedroom with exposed beams.

Bedroom No.3: 
3.64m x 3.16m
A double bedroom with exposed beams.

En-Suite Shower Room: 
3.45m x 1.54m
Suite in white comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Exposed beams.

5.71m x 2.93m
A good sized single garage. Metal double doors to entrance. Double glazed window to side. Power and lighting. Door giving direct access to the house via the utility room.

4.05m x 1.78m
Stripped pine flooring. Solid oak and double glazed front entrance door.

Dining Room: 
5.29m x 2.94m
Double glazed window to front. Central heating radiator. Exposed beam.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 
5.66m x 3.04m
A good sized dual aspect room fitted with a good range of modern but traditionally styled built-in floor and wall units and work surfaces. 1 ½ bowl sink unit. Range of built-in appliances comprising automatic oven, ceramic hob, extractor hood, refrigerator and freezer. Plumbing for dishwasher. Oak framed and double glazed entrance door. Potterton central heating boiler. Part tiled walls. Karndean slate effect tiled floor. Access hatch to loft.

Utility Room: 
4.14m x 1.66m
Fitted with built-in storage cupboard, solid Beech work surface and Belfast sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumbledryer.

Bedroom No.4: 
3.51m x 2.22m
A versatile room ideal as a fourth bedroom or as a study or home office.

First Floor 

5.26m x 3.09m
A spacious dual aspect L-shaped room enjoying superb views. Fireplace with wood burning stove on a stone flagged hearth. Polished pitch pine flooring. Alcove lined with solid oak bookshelves.

Bedroom No.1: 
5.51m x 3.48m
A large dual aspect double bedroom. Walk-in wardrobe lined with birch ply shelves and hanging rails. Potential for conversion into an en-suite facility.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
31 October 2016

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