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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Bowland Bridge, Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumbria


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Located in the tranquil Winster valley this delightful deceptively spacious barn conversion sits in approximately 2 acres of gardens and grounds and offers excellent three bedroom family accommodation situated over three floors and finished to exacting standards. Convenient for the amenities of Bowland Bridge and Crosthwaite, the property is also within easy reach of the M6 motorway and mainline railway stations and is a great base from
which to enjoy the delights of the Lake District National Park.

Lower ground floor – Entrance hall • Open plan dining kitchen • Utility • Cloak/WC • Ground floor – Double bedroom with en suite
Upper ground floor – Open plan living space • Second double bedroom with en suite • Snug • First floor – Large open plan master bedroom suite with separate dressing room and en suite
Outside – Gardens and grounds extending to approximately 2 acres • Ample vehicle parking • Fuel store • Timber framed shed • EPC rating C

Bowland Bridge – 1 mile, Crosthwaite – 2½ miles, Windermere – 6 miles, M6 (junction 36) 12 miles

Haycote Barn is a substantial traditional slate built Lakeland barn, converted approximately 10 years ago to provide a flexible range of well proportioned family accommodation spread across three floors and which has been sympathetically upgraded by our clients in recent times. Set in the beautiful unspoilt Winster valley close to the hamlet of Bowland Bride with its village shop, several highly regarded public houses, yet within easy reach of excellent public and private schooling, the market town of Kendal, the M6 motorway and mainline railway stations. The property is a great place from which to enjoy the delights of the Lake District National Park and a lovely place to live as a full time home.

Laid out over three floors and designed to take full advantage of the tranquil rural setting, the accommodation extends to; lower ground floor, side entrance door with canopied entrance porch leading into the hall which leads through to a large ‘L’ shaped dining kitchen with a modern range of shaker style units with integral appliances, beech work tops, an island unit complete with granite work surfaces, and a breakfast bar. Leading out through the French patio doors is a large south west facing patio area which is a great place for outdoor entertaining. There is a useful utility room, cloak/WC and a generous double bedrooms with en suite facilities.

A feature oak staircase rises up to the upper ground floor where there is a superb open plan living space with a feature fireplace complete with wood burning stove and oak mantle, a light and airy double aspect room with views across the valley. Also on this floor there is a cosy snug/study and the second double bedroom with built in wardrobes and en suite bathroom complete with spa bath.

The stairs continue up to the first floor where there is a large open plan master bedroom suite comprising spacious double bedroom with double aspect and views over the valley off of which can be found a large dressing room which could easily be used to provide additional bedroom accommodation and off of which can be found a recently refurbished
contemporary wet room style en suite.

Outside the property is approached via electric gated entrance with gravel driveway leading down to the ample vehicle parking. There are easy to maintain landscaped gardens with cleverly placed seating areas from which to enjoy the superb views across the valley, a range of outbuildings including log store and timber framed shed and gated access through to wild fly meadow which in turn leads through to the sizeable 2 acre paddock.

Additional information

Services The property has oil fired central heating, septic ank drainage, mains electricity, private water supply with filter system.
Please note the property has an occupancy restriction although an application has been lodged to have this removed. A copy of the original consent is available for inspection at the agent’s offices. Previous planning permission was granted for a one bedroom annex, which has now lapsed.

Directions - LA8 8JQ
From Kendal proceed north towards the town centre, turn left at the traffic lights and follow the road up the hill and out of the town to cross the A591 and on towards the village of Underbarrow. Continue through the village towards Crosthwaite and then just after the Punch Bowl public house the road forks, continue on the left hand fork towards Crosthwaite. Proceed through the village and up to join the A5074 turning right onto this road. After approximately ¼ mile take the left turn on a tight right hand bend signposted Bowland Bridge. Proceed down the hill and then take the first right. Proceed down the hill and then take the first right. Proceed down the lane after approximately ¼ mile and Haycote Barn can be found on the left hand side just after Haycote Farm

Property ref: 121_2700_3854394

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Added on Rightmove:
22 January 2016


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