4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

North Barn, 10 Millbeckstock Lane, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3DS

Sold STC £625,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Sale of a completely renovated luxury 4 bedroomed barn conversion with accommodation spread over 3 storeys, offering good sized 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom accommodation with vaulted ceilings, exposed trusses and beams. To the ground floor living area is a spacious open plan room with oak beams and log burning stove and a very contemporary fitted kitchen with additional separate utility room and WC. There is a secondary day room on the first floor with large double height glazed doors onto a Juliet balcony enjoying Lake and Fell views. Originally dating from the 18th century the property forms part of a fully restored barn finished in Lakeland slate stonework and with a generous level garden area and parking for 2-3 cars. Careful thought has been given to this meticulous renovation and this very attractive barn conversion has the original rebuilt Lakeland stone walls but everything else has been replaced in a sympathetic manner and simply oozes with character and charm with deep sill windows and oak beams with an array of high quality fixtures and fittings.

Forming part of a small development of three residential buildings in a beautiful tranquil location overlooking open fields and a view towards the Lake and fells, and is still just a stones throw away from the busy and popular tourist centre of Bowness-on-Windermere.

The property is a newly converted barn which is subject to a local occupancy condition and details of which can be acquired from the agent. The property has just been completed and has an CRL certificate and has been appointed to a very high standard throughout with an array of technology incorporated including heat recovery system, triple glazed timber windows with low energy glass and low energy LED spotlights. 

Directions From our Windermere office in Ellerthwaite Square, head towards Bowness-on-Windermere on the Lake Road. Entering Bowness continue through the shops and to the mini roundabout taking a right turn onto Rayrigg Road. Follow Rayrigg Road passing Rayrigg Motors and for a further 200 yards, the private lane is on the right hand side before the newly constructed boat museum. No.1 Millbeckstock Barn is the first property on the right hand side with designated parking at the rear. 

Accommodation The accommodation is spread over 3 floors, with the entrance hall entered from the rear and parking level on the middle floor (First Floor). 

Entrance Lobby 6'10 (2.1m) Fully glazed entrance door into an entrance hall, open to a solid oak staircase to both living area downstairs and to further bedrooms upstairs and a built in cloaks cupboard. Adjacent to the entrance is a cloakroom with WC and stone bowl hand wash basin on a slate plinth with storage under, chrome heated towel rail and tiling to walls and wall mirror. 

Day Room 25'11 x 11'9 (7.9m x 3.6m) Excellent central living area with open spindle oak staircase featuring in the centre of the property and this superb room open to the vaulted ceiling with double height opening French doors onto a Juliet balcony enjoying fantastic views to Lake Windermere and the fells beyond. The room features exposed oak beams and columns and the stove flu protruding up to the roof which has sky lights. This fabulous room finished with ash effect engineered flooring, wall lighters and inset spot lighting is an ideal second sitting area and living area through the day. 

Master Bedroom One 11'11 x 11'5 ( 3.8m x 3.5m) Large king size en-suite bedroom with double fully glazed doors opening onto an East facing Juliet balcony. This splendid bedroom features oak beams and has extensive built in double wardrobes and en-suite shower room. 

En-Suite Shower Room Fully tiled en-suite comprising walk in double size shower cubicle with raindrop shower head and hand attachment, low suite toilet and vanity wash basin with mirror above. The en-suite is finished with inset spot lighting and chrome heated towel rail. 

Bedroom Two 11'11 x 11'5 (3.6m x 3.5m) Good size bedroom with two West facing windows enjoying views over the garden and towards Lake Windermere and the fells. This double bedroom has a walk in wardrobe/cupboard, exposed oak beam and various power/three pin outlets and telephone and TV points. 

Ground Floor The oak staircase from the entrance lobby leads down to the open plan living area. 

Open Plan Living/ Dining/ Kitchen 26'3 x 23'9 (8.0m x 7.2m) Superb open plan living area only broken up by the solid oak beams and columns exposed throughout, with windows on three sides and fully glazed doors leading out onto the garden and enjoying outlooks to the gardens. The sitting and dining area spans the front of the property with a central log burning stove set on a slate hearth to one end of the room with double fully glazed doors adjacent straight out into the garden. The oak beam columns are all that separate the contemporary kitchen area, fitted with a high specification German manufactured Leicht kitchen combined with high quality Neff appliances (induction hob, oven, dishwasher, fridge/freezer) and Franke sink unit finished with both a solid quartz worktop and solid oak island worktop. The entire living area is finished with various TV/telephone points, three pin lighting, inset spot lighting and underfloor heating throughout. 

Separate Utility Room 8'4 x 7'1 (2.5m x 7'1m) Accessed off the kitchen area is a separate utility/wash room with side base unit with laminate worktop housing washing machine and dryer. This room also houses the services including Worcester gas central heating boiler, pressurised hot water cylinder and 'Brink' heat recovery ventilation system. Separate ground floor facility accessed via the utility/wash room comprising WC, vanity wash basin with Silestone top and tiled wall and mirror. Chrome heated towel rail and inset spot lights. 

Second Floor Heading back up to the top of the house via the solid oak staircase, the stairs lead into an inner hall. Leading off the inner hall is a mezzanine which has a open spindle balustrade to the open aspect of the day room below and provides and ideal area for a study or snug. 

Bedroom Three 13'9 x 11'1 (4.2m x 4.3m) Large double bedroom on the side of the house, enjoying windows to two sides and a double skylight on the sloping ceiling flooding the bedroom with light. Excellent size bedroom with various TV, telephone and three pin points. 

Bedroom Four 13'2 x 10'9 (4.0m x 3.3m) Good size double bedroom with window to gable and double skylights to the sloping ceiling. Double bedroom with various TV/telephone and three pin points. 

Bathroom Fabulous family size bathroom finished in a mix of attractive large grey slate/stone effect tiles to the floor and walls and comprising of a of a four piece suite including large inset double end sloping bath with wall mounted cascade tap, double size shower tray with chrome Grohe shower attachments and sliding glazed doors, low suite toilet and vanity wash basin with shelving below and Grohe mixer tap, wall mounted shaver point and mirror above. The bathroom has a chrome heated towel rail and two large skylights flooding the bathroom with light. 

Services Mains water, electric and gas fired central and underfloor heating. Newly installed private septic tank installed for each property. Heat recovery ventilation system installed to extract heat from foul air back into fresh filtered air. 

Tenure Freehold. Local Occupancy Condition applies; details of which can be obtained from the agent. Council tax band; TBA. 

Outside To the East elevation of the barn are designated parking spaces for two vehicles and a bin store area at the top of the parking area. Approaching the entrance of the property there is a lawned area sloping down to the lower level windows of the barn and the entrance has a generous porch canopy with meter cupboards adjacent. The garden for the house sits to the Western elevation with doors out from the ground floor and a gate from the lane giving access to a level lawned garden with Lakeland stone slate boundary walls. Please note; the garden will enjoy a pleasant outlook across Rayrigg Road to open fields and glimpses of Lake Windermere once the Boat Museum is completed in June 2017 (Images of this can be viewed on an appointment to the property). 

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  • Windermere (1.0 mi)
  • Staveley (4.1 mi)
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Hazlewood Ellerthwaite Square, Windermere, LA23 1DU

01539 304023 Local call rate

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