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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Helpott, Underbarrow, Kendal, Cumbria

Sold STC £1,100,000

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Tenure: Freehold

*A MUST TO VIEW* TRADITIONAL 4 bedroom FARMHOUSE with large DETACHED BARN and WORKSHOP offering excellent POTENTIAL. Nestled in 31.13 acres (OTA) of LAND AND WOODLAND, within the LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK, this family home must be viewed to appreciate all that is on offer and the potential. The property boasts excellent privacy yet is accessible to Kendal and the M6 network via J36.Helpott is believed to date back to the late 16th Century and originally was an inn for travellers on the Pack Horse route between Kendal and Ulverston, across Scout Scar. The property has been sympathetically restored with a wealth of character and features retained throughout. The traditional farmhouse property now provides four bedrooms and four reception rooms which are set over two floors.

The property is set within an idyllic position and enjoys views towards the Lake District fells.

Enjoying excellent privacy Helpott is set at the end of a private access road and sits centrally within a ring fence of 31.13 acres (12.5 hectares) or thereabouts of land and woodland surrounding the farmhouse. The property also provides an excellent detached barn and workshop building which is currently utilised as storage, however could be suited to a range of uses to meet a purchaser’s needs.

A wonderful family home with excellent facilities, Helpott offers privacy but not isolation, being just 2.5 miles from the market town of Kendal and approximately a twenty minute drive to the M6 motorway network.

The property has been lovingly upgraded and modernised throughout the years by the current vendors, however still offers excellent potential to be reconfigured and extended allowing purchasers to add their own taste and specifications.

Helpott is accessed via the entrance hall, providing a quaint entrance with original flagged floors and leading to the various reception rooms.

The breakfast-kitchen provides an extensive range of wall and base units with sink and drainer, point for oven and hob with extractor fan above.

The kitchen has windows to two elevations overlooking the garden area, with views towards the Lakeland fells. There is an additional utility room which provides further storage with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, and finished with flagged flooring to match the entrance hall.

The living room is a character reception room with dual aspect overlooking the front and rear garden areas, allowing ample lighting to the room. The property is set around a feature open fireplace which provides a fantastic focal point.

Accessed from the living room can be found a dining area with windows to two elevations and feature windows which provide great display areas to this room.

There is a garden room with French doors opening to the rear garden, making this a superb light and airy room suited to a range of uses. The current vendors utilise this area as an office space. From the garden room can be found a cloakroom with low level WC and wash hand basin.

The inner hallway enjoys exposed beamwork, with an understairs storage cupboard and staircase leading to the first floor and landing area which offers a window with an excellent view beyond.

To the first floor can be found four double bedrooms and the family bathroom comprising of a four piece suite with inset bath, separate shower cubicle, vanity unit complete with wash hand basin, low level WC and finished with half panelled walls. The two windows within the bathroom offer an open aspect towards Kentmere. There is also an excellent storage cupboard which was designed for use as a sauna and could be completed for this purpose should purchasers wish. In addition is an excellent airing cupboard comprising hot water cylinder and ample storage space.

Externally the property provides a sizable garden area with well established shrubbery and planting, set among lawned areas. There is the benefit of a vegetable garden and ample seating space.

There is a large parking and stone area to the front and side of the property which lead to the detached barn building. Beyond can be found a tranquil stream which runs with Helpott.

The detached barn and workshop building comprises a stone barn build with a carport to the front and workshop building off with electricity available and connected. Beyond can be found the area which offers superb potential as either storage or other uses, subject to gaining the necessary planning consent.

In summary Helpott is a unique opportunity to acquire a wonderful family home with tremendous potential and superb position set with 31.13 acres (12.5 hectares) of land and woodland in a fantastic location.

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