3 bedroom barn for sale

Birkhead Barn, Troutbeck, Windermere, LA23 1PQ

£295,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Set in a comfortable elevated plot, Birkhead Barn enjoys a peaceful an enviable semi-rural position in the beautiful and highly sought after conservation village of Troutbeck surrounded by adjoining open fields, in the the heart of the Lake District National Park. Troutbeck is an attractive village with a vast range of walks and beautiful scenery right from the door step and amenities including a well regarded pub, church, village shop and tea room. There is convenient road access to Windermere to the south, Ambleside to the north and the A591 trunk road to the M6 junction and north Lakes and a short drive along the A592 to Ullswater Lake. 

Birkhead Barn The large detached barn comprises presently of accommodation on a single storey with access via large barn doors at the front and an opening at the rear, adjacent to the barn is an external store with cellar area beneath and the footprint of the walled remains of a single storey lean to at the gable end of the barn. The largest portion in the existing barn at just under 6 metres high has proposed plans to split into two levels with open plan dining kitchen area opening into the new lounge extension and a double bedroom with en-suite shower room on the ground floor level. Staircase from the open plan living area with a void above exposes the vaulted ceiling and beams and a mezzanine landing gives access to two double bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms. The existing hard standing at the front of the property will become a patio and entrance to the barn and a new parking area to the north elevation is created to provide plenty of parking. The immediate area around the barn is to be formal garden and in addition is a 2 acre paddock to the East of Birkhead Barn & Birkhead which is available by separate negotiation.

In brief the plans drawn up and granted allow the existing barn structure to be converted into a three bedroom dwelling with three en-suite bathrooms, open plan dining kitchen and lounge, cloakroom and utility room with parking for 3-4 vehicles. 

Planning Permission Planning permission has been granted for development of the barn, the granted approval on 10th January 2016 is conditional with an occupancy condition for persons with a local connection within the locality and Parishes of: Broughton East; Cartmel Fell; Crook; Crosthwaite and Lyth; Helsington; Hugill; Kentmere; Lakes; Longsleddale; Nether Staveley; Over Staveley; Skelwith; Staveley in Cartmel; Underbarrow and Bradleyfield; Upper Allithwaite; Windermere; Witherslack; Meathop and Ulpha; and those parts of the Parishes of Fawcett Forest; Strickland Ketel; Strickland Roger; and Whitwell and Selside which lie within the administrative area of the Lake District National Park.

Details can be obtained from the agents or Lake District National Park planning website using reference 7/2015/5638. 

Directions From the centre of the village and post office continue for approximately quarter of a mile approaching Birkhead with Birkhead Barn situated on the right hand side immediately before. 

Services Mains electric and water connected to the road. Provision of a wastewater treatment plant to be installed by purchaser. 

Tenure Freehold.  

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  • Staveley (4.8 mi)
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  • Windermere (2.7 mi)
  • Staveley (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Matthews Benjamin, Windermere

Hazlewood Ellerthwaite Square, Windermere, LA23 1DU

01539 304023 Local call rate

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