3 bedroom detached house for sale

Sparket Mill, Hutton John, PENRITH, Cumbria

£820,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A fascinating Grade II listed Lakeland property incorporating house, former cottage and water mill
  • Adjoining ground extending to approximately 13 acres and including beautiful riverside frontage, enchanting woodland walks, weir and millrace
  • Attractive traditional house offering interesting accommodation with three bedrooms and potential for more
  • Recently installed bespoke kitchen equipped to the highest of standards
  • Largely intact adjoining water mill with unusual corn drying room and blacksmiths forge
  • Beautiful Lakeland location yet highly accessible for Ullswater, Penrith and Keswick

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A fascinating Grade II listed residential Lakeland property which incorporates an intact water mill together with almost 13 acres, and just under a mile of river frontage.


Location
Hutton John is a pretty hamlet standing close to Dacre Beck and delightfully positioned within this part of the Lake District National Park. A little to the west is Little Mellfell and further still is the iconic Blencathra range. It is approximately six miles to Penrith and the M6 at J40. Ullswater is readily accessible and the old Lakeland market town of Keswick 10 miles.

Services
Mains electricity and water. Septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating installed. Telephone line installed subject to BT regulations. Monitored ADT burglar alarms with door and movement sensors, together with smoke alarms covering the house and the mill.Please note - the mention of any appliances and/or services within these particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.The property has the benefit of wayleaves for electricity at £28.93 per annum and British Telecom at £236.86 per annum.

Directions
Take the A66 towards Keswick, pass the Rheged turning and continue towards Keswick. Before the dual carriageway ends, take the first turning for Hutton on the left. Keep along this road for approximately one mile. Ignore the first turning for Hutton on the right and turn right at the next junction where Sparket Mill can be seen. The property is on the right hand side

Property ref: 121_2232_4050944

Entrance Vestibule 
Lower boot locker. Access to dining room and lounge. Staircase to first floor landing.

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Room 
6.75m x 4.60m maximum overall measurements (22' 2" x 15' 1")
The dining area has a small wall cupboard. The kitchen, with exposed beams, is recently installed by Atlantis Kitchens of Kendal. A comprehensive range of underlit light oak units topped by attractive, polished Italian granite worktops. The units include a 1½ bowl Franke sink, large pan drawers and handy waste bin and composting drawer. The Bosch equipment includes dishwasher, ceramic hob with extractor over, electric oven and fridge freezer.

Inner Lobby 
Giving access to garage.

Garage 
4.50m x 2.70m (14' 9" x 8' 10")
Up and over door, plumbing for automatic washing machine, recently installed Worcester oil fired boiler. Range of wall and display cupboards.

Study 
3.40m x 2.90m (11' 2" x 9' 6")
Understairs shelved storage. Open tread staircase to principal bedroom, dressing room and first floor landing.

Living Room 
5.30m x 4.60m (17' 5" x 15' 1")
Fireplace with oak surround and mantle, housing multi-fuel stove, TV recess with aged pine panelled ceiling. Understair storage cupboard.

Utility Room 
Wall and base units, single drainer sink, plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer.

Shower Room 
Corner cubicle with electric Triton shower, vanitory unit with shaver light, low level WC, tiled walls and floor.

Principal Bedroom 
5.70m x 4.30m (18' 8" x 14' 1")
Incorporating a gallery and a good range of fitted wardrobes, including a walk in wardrobe.

En Suite 
WC, pedestal wash hand basin, corner shower with Mira electric shower. Deep cylinder cupboard with shelving and immersion heater.

Dressing Room 
4.00m x 2.80m (13' 1" x 9' 2")
Wall niches and upper storage which extends the length of the main house and is fully boarded and carpeted with electric light. Velux rooflight and high level attractive stained glass window.

Bedroom 2 
3.50m x 3.20m (11' 6" x 10' 6")
Recess housing wash hand basin.

Family Bathroom 
Corner Jacuzzi bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, linen cupboard.

Bedroom 3 
4.50m x 2.90m (14' 9" x 9' 6")
Pedestal wash hand basin, vaulted roof with exposed timbers, access to storage void with hanging space.

Furnace Room 
3.80m x 3.70m (12' 6" x 12' 2")
Coke furnace which heated the original ceramic tiled floor of the drying room.

Upper Floor 
9.10m x 5.50m (29' 10" x 18' 1")
Milling process and hoppers. Mill area with power transfer mechanism to three sets of grinding stones, a local set of stones dated 1798, and another set believed to be of German origin. Exit to courtyard.

Drying Room 
3.80m x 3.70m (12' 6" x 12' 2")
For corn drying and roasting oats on special ceramic tiled floor. Vented roof.

Study/Work Room 
4.90m x 4.00m (16' 1" x 13' 1")
With access to upper floor of the mill and staircase to games room. Fireplace with sandstone surround and mantle.

Ground Floor 
5.00m x 4.00m (16' 5" x 13' 1")
Games room/bedroom with open fireplace, stone surround, understairs cupboard, access to conservatory entrance and the mill. Original window sink and ceiling meat hooks.

The two previous rooms would be suitable for separate residential conversion subject to the relevant permissions.

Conservatory 
3.60m x 1.70m (11' 10" x 5' 7")

Water Wheel 
12 feet diameter overshot wheel, wooden spokes and buckets, new valve by Gilkes of Kendal.

Front Garden and Parking 
Driveway with parking and turning area. Garden area with established apple and plum trees. Timber crane - part of the former sawmill.

Adjoining Forge 
6.90m x 5.90m (22' 8" x 19' 4")
Saw bench, line shafting, salting tray, blacksmiths' forge, bellows and anvil. Door to rear garden.

Forge Mezzanine 
6.90m x 5.90m (22' 8" x 19' 4")
Line shafting, access to valve for waterwheel.

Rear Garden 
With millpond and millrace together with run off (tail race) to Dacre Beck. Established damson trees.

Cobbled Rear Courtyard 
With garden potting shed, stone built store measuring 2.29m x 1.83m (7' 6" x 6'), log store measuring 2.13m x 1.52m (7' x 5'). 1200 litre bunded oil tank.

Mill Dam Shed 
3.35m x 2.74m (11' x 9')
Former girls' changing room. Two adjoining compounds both measuring 2.44m x 2.59m (8' x 8' 6").

Garage/Store 
5.60m x 4.00m (18' 4" x 13' 1")

General 
13 acres of land with field shelter and log store. Carved millennium rock. Pathway from top garden through small area of ancient woodland to Calley Bridge.

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Added on Rightmove:
25 February 2016

Nearest station

  • Penrith (5.2 mi)
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  • Penrith (5.2 mi)
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Penrith Farmers & Kidds, Penrith

Devonshire Chambers, Devonshire Street, Penrith, CA11 7SS

01768 862135 Local call rate

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