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Farrers Cottage, ORTON, Penrith, Cumbria

Sold STC £225,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful Village Location
  • Characterful 3-Bed Cottage
  • Conservatory with Fine Views
  • Easily Manageable Grounds with Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A semi-detached, 3-bed cottage situated in a popular village in the beautiful surroundings of the Upper Lune Valley.

Farrers Cottage is located in the relatively undiscovered village of Orton, about 20 minutes' drive from Penrith/Kendal, and with access to the M6 at Junctions 38 (Tebay) and 39 (Shap). The area has excellent access to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, both within less than 1/2 an hour's drive.

Mains electricity, water and drainage, oil-fired central heating; double glazing; telephone installed subject to BT regulations.Please note: The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

The cottage is located on the left-hand side as one descends the hill from the Shap direction into the village. It is within 50 metres of the village shop, which is just around the first right-hand corner

Property ref: 121_2233_4282432

Shower Room 
Tiled throughout and with large shower cubicle housing an electric power shower, vanitory unit, low-level W.C., shaver point, and heated towel rail.

Front Bedroom 
11' 4" x 11' 9" (3.46m x 3.59m)
With wardrobes and illuminated dressing table.

Bedroom 3 
8' 11" x 14' 11" (2.71m x 4.55m)


Enclosed Rear Yard 
Parking for 3 cars.
2 Sheds; Oil Tank; Bin enclosure.
Flower border, and pleasant views.

Entrance Lobby 
with shelved pine display area with lower storage.

Cloaks/Storage Cupboard 
housing the Trianco oil-fired central heating boiler.

10' 2" x 14' (3.11m x 4.26m)
With a range of oak-fronted wall and base units incorporating 1.5-bowl asterite sink, electric double oven, ceramic hob and hood, fridge/freezer, plumbing for dishwasher and automatic washing machine, space for dining table, and sliding double-glazed doors to:

9' 9" x 11' 9" (2.98m x 3.57m)
With fan light, tiled floor, and double outer door. There are superb views from the conservatory to the rear.

Living/Dining Room 
20' 6" x 14' 9" (6.26m x 4.49m)
With limestone fireplace and exposed beams.

First Floor 

with walk-in airing/cylinder cupboard.

Rear Bedroom 
7' 7" x 7' (2.30m x 2.13m)

Farrers Cottage is an appealing three-bedroomed property, traditionally constructed, centrally positioned, and convenient for the village P.O./Store.

The fellwalker's writer, Alfred Wainwright, at one time considered living in Orton, and it was undoubtedly one of his favoured villages. In his book, "Westmorland's Heritage", he writes:

"Orton is one of the loveliest of Westmorland's villages, a delightful rural settlement built around a central green with two streams crossed by many footbridges and having numerous venerable buildings and a fine church on a hill overlooking tranquil countryside."

The surrounding countryside is indeed very beautiful and unusual in having large tracts of unfenced land providing a huge variety of interesting walks. The village itself has retained many of the services lost in recent years by other rural communities. There is a village school, shop/P.O., surgery, church, chapel, inn, tearoom/gift shop, and a nat...


Ground Floor 

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Added on Rightmove:
25 October 2016

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