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7 bedroom detached house for sale

CA12 5RS Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria


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Tenure: Freehold

A spacious detached Edwardian style Lakeland family home, enjoying an elevated position with superb views south towards Borrowdale and the surrounding fells. Updated and extended to offer excellent seven bedroom family accommodation set in 2/3 of an acre of gardens. Set on the edge of the sought after north Lakeland village of Portinscale, Lonnin Garth enjoys a lovely sunny, southerly oriented elevated position, with superb southerly panoramic views of Walla Crag and the fells of Borrowdale and Newlands Valleys

– Keswick 1 mile
– M6 (J40) Penrith 18 miles
– Ambleside 19 miles

7 bedrooms (5 en suite) • Bathroom • 3 reception
rooms • Galleried landing • Large farmhouse kitchen
with range • Utility • Cloaks • Garden and grounds
amounting to 2/3 of an acre • Garaging • EPC rating E

The substantial Edwardian style home, steeped in history having originally been commissioned in 1905, by Lakeland conservationist and poet Canon Rawnsley, a co-founder of the National Trust, has been sympathetically upgraded to offer an excellent range of spacious family accommodation, which briefly comprises;
Traditional Lakeland canopied entrance porch opening into the entrance hall, with quarry tiled floor; spacious reception hall, which has an attractive beamed ceiling, complementing the exposed stonework. The large ‘L’ shaped south-facing lounge has a decorative beamed ceiling, original feature fireplace and study/snug area with French patio door opening out to the gardens. The heart of this home is a large farmhouse style
dining/kitchen, with a modern range of shaker style units, complete with Range and walk-in larder. There is a good sized utility room, which also contains the central heating boiler and an external covered porch/boot room.
To the first floor, the property has a flexible range of accommodation, and could be sub-divided but which currently comprises; four double bedrooms, two of which have en suite facilities, the remaining two having an associated bathroom and a separate WC and, finally, a large second reception room with views south towards Derwent Water, Borrowdale and the surrounding fells, useful study off this room.
On the second floor, there are three double bedrooms all with en suite shower rooms.

The property enjoys an elevated position, with easy to maintain southerly aspect gardens and grounds extending to approximately 2/3 of an acre backing onto open fields, including lawns, borders, small orchard and several terraced/patio areas from which to soak up the panoramic views and enjoy alfresco dining. There is ample vehicle parking, a detached garage and footpaths into the surrounding countryside.

The property is ideally placed to take full benefit of the delights of the North Lake District National Park, with easy access to the popular market town of Keswick, which offers a good range of shops, schools and amenities. Has easy access to the M6 and the mainline railway station at Penrith, enabling the property to be not only suited as a great family home, but also an excellent holiday home or could also be converted for use a small guest house with separate owners accommodation.

Additional Information
Services The property is freehold, has UPVC double glazing, gas fired central heating with recently installed boiler, mains water, electric and septic tank drainage.

to CA12 5RS
From the M6 (J40) Penrith take the A66 west toward Keswick. Continue past Keswick and just after the turning to Portinscale village on the left, turn right up a small private drive, continue to the top where Lonnin Garth will be found on the left hand side.

Property ref: 121_1314_3855230

Entrance Hall 
15' 8" x 8' 10" (4.78m x 2.69m)

Reception Room 1 
20' 9" x 19' 6" (6.32m x 5.94m) max

Dining Kitchen 
34' 7" x 11' 10" (10.54m x 3.61m) max

20' 10" x 9' 2" (6.35m x 2.79m)

Reception Room 2 
22' 5" x 14' 5" (6.83m x 4.39m) max

8' 10" x 7' 5" (2.69m x 2.26m)

Bedroom 1 
13' 3" x 11' 4" (4.04m x 3.45m)

Bedroom 2 
15' 7" x 9' (4.75m x 2.74m)

Bedroom 3 
14' 6" x 8' 6" (4.42m x 2.59m)

Bedroom 7 
16' 2" x 8' 11" (4.93m x 2.72m) max


Bedroom 4 
12' 1" x 11' 3" (3.68m x 3.43m)

Bedroom 5 
12' 6" x 8' 4" (3.81m x 2.54m)

Bedroom 6 
10' 10" x 8' 6" (3.30m x 2.59m)


19' 1" x 9' 2" (5.82m x 2.79m)

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Added on Rightmove:
23 July 2015


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