6 bedroom detached house for sale

The Grove Farm, Witherslack, Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria

£1,150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • ENGLISH COUNTRY HOME
  • SITUATED IN AN IDYLLIC SETTING BORDERING LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK
  • MAIN FARMHOUSE WITH 4 BEDROOMS AND 2 ENSUITES
  • 3 RECEPTION ROOMS
  • FARMHOUSE KITCHEN WITH DAY ROOM
  • UTILITY, OFFICE AND ATTACHED SELF CONTAINED COTTAGE WITH
  • KITCHEN WITH STOVE
  • LIVING/DINING ROOM, 2 BEDROOMS, 2 EN SUITES
  • 14 ACRES OF LAND AND GARDENS
  • GARAGE AND BANKED BARN/STABLES

Full description

This quintessential English country home is beautifully situated in arguably one of the most idyllic settings in the Lake District National Park with scenic views towards Cartmel Fell and Yewdale Scar close to the picturesque village of Witherslack.
Grove Farm is a lovingly restored, Lakeland period farmhouse playing host to a mass of original features and impeccable detail, including original fireplaces, exposed beams and trusses. Seamlessly incorporating the needs of a modern day family with rather grand reception rooms, a large country kitchen and luxury bathrooms.
The substantial interior comprises: Entrance hall, sitting room, lounge, formal dining room, dining country kitchen, utility room, wc, four bedrooms, dressing room, two en suites and a family bathroom.
The property also offers an attached separate 2 bedroom self-contained cottage, ideal for a dependant relative, holiday or short term let.
Outside there are approximately 14 acres of fields and gardens with a Large five bay Bank Barn with stables with fantastic development potential . ***NO CHAIN DELAY*** makes this a must see home with business development. Energy Rating E


Front Entrance Hallway 
Arched feature with cornice mouldings and pitch pine staircase.

Lounge 
8.36m x 4.22m
A lovely bright room with triple aspect windows, including French doors with pine shutters leading out into the garden. Two radiators and three wall lights. Marble fire surround with ornate inset open grate and brass fender.

Dining Room 
4.57m x 4.27m
A room with plenty of character at the side of the house with Rembrandt open fire grate in large stone hearth, slate floor, two sash windows with window seats and built in pine cupboards.

Inner Hall 
Deep walk in storage cupboard, window to the side, slate floor and access to the cellar and courtesy door to Lounge

Cellar 
5.2m x 3.35m
Flag floor and stone keeping slabs around an original feature well

Large Farmhouse Kitchen and Day Room 
6.96m x 3.38m
This is an excellent open space which has been enlarged by the present owners to provide a very appealing day room, south facing looking out over the gardens. The 'Chalon' Bespoke kitchen units are of a high quality feature which provides cupboard space with granite worktops, central island unit which has an inset induction hob, dresser and fitted equipment including fridge, microwave and oil fired Aga with feature tiled splash area with hand forged 'Grove Farm' inscription. The room has plenty of character with a limestone tiled floor, original beamed ceiling, fitted book shelving, multifuel stove set on a slate hearth and a glazed area over looking the garden with French windows opening out onto the terrace.

Utility Room 
3.73m x 3.2m
Also finished with a limestone tiled floor the utility room provides a good laundry space with granite worktops with inset stainless sink and draining grooves, range of fixture cabinets and plumbing for washing machine. Doors provide access to the garden and double carport.

Cloakroom 
Fitted with WC and corner wash hand basin. Radiator, window to the rear, tiled floor and loft access.

First Floor Landing 
A return staircase leads to the first floor with feature window. Radiator.

House Bathroom 
3.68m x 3.18m
Measured to widest points. Recently refurbished with a high quality Villeroy and Boch suite, comprising; double ended bath with retractable hand shower, WC and wide vanity wash basin and cabinet. Towel radiator, tiled floor and double glazed window with views.

En Suite Shower Room 
2.06m x 1.96m
Fitted with a contemporary Villeroy and Boch suite which provides WC, corner curved shower cubicle and wide vanity wash hand basin. Attractive tiled wall with limestone floor together with towel radiator.

Bedroom 3 
4.47m x 3.0m
Double bedroom at the front of the house with open, west facing views. Radiator.

Master Bedroom 
5.4m x 2.82m
A good size double bedroom with dual aspect shuttered windows and original marble fire surround. Built in pine wardrobe.

Connecting Hall 
Leads to the oldest part of the home. circ 18th century

Bedroom 4 / Guest Suite 
6.76m x 3.35m
To the rear of the house this fourth bedroom has windows on two sides including seats and a vaulted beam ceiling. Also accessed from the kitchen via a secondary staircase this fourth bedroom could be used as a guest suite with the adjacent dressing room/office.

Dressing Room 
5.05m x 3.05m
Wooden floor, Velux roof window, radiator and ample hanging space

Office 
3.89m x 3.84m
Adjacent to the main farmhouse is a series of outbuildings which have been developed to form the carport and the very useful office room at the rear, over looking the gardens with a veranda entrance and a shuttered window.

ATTACHED COTTAGE 
The remainder of the outbuildings formed a small stone built barn from which has been developed as a very comfortable two bedroom cottage around 12 years ago. This has it's own separate entrance and oil fired central heating system and is set out on two floors. Throughout the cottage quality materials have been used with solid oak doors with hand forged handles, slate floors on the ground floor and oak floor on the first floor. The cottage offers a facility for guests or family or could be used to provide good income through holiday letting. There is also the capability of connecting this accommodation directly through to the main house if required.

GROUND FLOOR 

Kitchen 
3.6m x 3.25m
Modern bright space within the traditional building finished with a Burlington slate floor and enjoys excellent views across meadows to natural woodland. A multifuel stove in large stone surround and a range of modern kitchen cabinets incorporating hob, oven and fridge. Open plan into:

Living/Dining Room 
5.82m x 3.1m
Burlington slate flooring, double glazed French doors with side windows with open views and 2 radiators.

Inner Lobby with Utility Store 
with cloaks cupboard with separate cloak room fitted with WC and wash hand basin. A pitch pine staircase leads to the first floor also with deep over-croft storage cupboard.

FIRST FLOOR 

Bedroom 1 
3.6m x 2.67m
Double bedroom with built in wardrobe, wood floor, feature window.

En Suite 
Pedestal wash hand basin, WC and corner shower cabinet with multi jet system. Velux roof window, extractor fan.

Sitting Room 
4.27m x 4.14m
Central room with two excellent windows looking out over the fields and woodland with built in seats in oak. Exposed beams to pitch ceiling.

Bedroom 2 
3.18m x 2.95m
A second double bedroom with a built in wardrobe, Velux window, radiator and feature window.

En Suite Bathroom 
1.96m x 1.47m
Twin grip panelled bath, WC and vanity wash hand basin with cupboard under. Tiling to the walls and floor, window to the side and Dimplex wall heater.

Outside 
Long private driveway with remotely operated gates into the main farmyard. The double carport is block paved and there is plenty of parking in front of the barn and around the main house. There is an integral garage with up and over door which also houses twin boilers for the house and cottage respectively. Immediately round the farmhouse are some established garden areas with generous paved sheltered terrace to enjoy the sun and views and a natural lawned garden with some fine mature trees including horse chestnut and an interesting original stone built earth closet. The main outbuilding is a substantial large Lakeland bank barn in stone and slate with a tiled roof, typical in its design for the area with shippons, stables and byres beneath and a large five bay barn above. Attached to the main barn is a lean to granary with loft over and a useful store or hen house together with wood store. The land to The Grove Farm extends in total to around 14 acres and is a series of (truncated)

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01 December 2016

Nearest stations

  • Grange-over-Sands (3.1 mi)
  • Arnside (3.5 mi)
  • Kents Bank (4.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Grange-over-Sands (3.1 mi)
  • Arnside (3.5 mi)
  • Kents Bank (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Cumberland Estate Agents Ltd, Kendal

12 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304044 Local call rate

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