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4 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £374,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Exceptional Grade II Listed Church Conversion
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • Quality Fixtures & Fittings
  • Village Location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Distinctive stone and slate Grade II Listed church conversion with handsome slated spire, now providing imaginatively-designed, four-bedroomed accommodation with excellent quality fixtures and fittings, located in conservation village location. The property makes one of the areas' most remarkable homes but also has the potential to be used for investment purposes. It is currently let very successfully for holiday purposes generating an income in excess of £30,000 per annum

St Johns is prominently positioned in the centre of the village where it stands in an unconsecrated plot of 0.37 acres. The church is a distinctive stone and slate Grade II Listed building with a handsome slated spire.

During the course of 2010 it was the subject of a remarkable conversion project which was closely followed by television Channel 4's "Restoration Man". The results of this work create an "incredible property" incorporating a modern yet sympathetic design with excellent quality fixtures and fittings. The living areas are in the main part of the church and offer fascinating and atmospheric accommodation. The bedrooms are well-proportioned with all but one having en-suite facilities. The master bedroom is located within the church spire and has access to an upper viewing platform, an exquisite and private place in which to contemplate and view the surroundings.

Gamblesby is a delightful rural community nestling below the Pennine Range. It merits the designation of a conservation area and still retains original stocks on the Green in the centre of the village.

All mains installed; air-source central heating; aluminium secondary glazing installed; loft insulation installed; telephone installed subject to BT regulations. Note: We understand there is a Renewable Heat Incentive annual payment of approx. £2,000 per annum. Please note: The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

From Penrith take the A686 eastward for Alston. Proceed past Edenhall, across the iron bridge at Langwathby and then through the centre of the village, up the hill past the railway station and continue on for a further 4 miles into Melmerby. Bear around to the left in the centre of the village and then, as the road swings to the right, proceed straight ahead for Gamblesby. Upon entering the village, St. Johns Church can be seen in its centre on the left hand side of the road

Property ref: 121_2232_3271979

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Added on Rightmove:
01 September 2016


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