3 bedroom detached house for sale

Swingletrees - Lot 1, Hale, Milnthorpe, Cumbria

Guide Price £590,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb "idyllic" location just south of Hale village, under 10 minutes' drive to junction 35 M6.
  • Lovely easterly aspect across the lane towards Lot 2 which has extensive views across farmland.
  • Wonderful opportunity for those wanting a "lifestyle" or a delightful country home.
  • Ideal for commuting to Carnforth, Lancaster, Preston, Manchester and Kendal.
  • Believed to originate from the mid Eighteenth Century, built with stone and slate. Not Listed.
  • Potential to alter and extend the house to suit individual requirements, possibly by extending to the rear with a larger kitchen or sun lounge.
  • Lot 1 comprises the house; three reception, three bedrooms, comprehensive range of outbuildings with scope for alternative uses, stable blocks and paddock.
  • Lot 2 is a block of pasture and woodland of immense amenity value.
  • Lot 3 is a sound enclosure of meadow and pasture at nearby Hale Head with good access from the A6.
  • Special attraction for those interested in equestrian pursuits is the ease of access to bridleways and country lanes.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An absolutely delightful country retreat, ideally suited as a family home and for those with equine interests. Lot 1 - Period farmhouse, range of outbuildings, stable complex, paddock about 1.516 ac.

Energy Rating E

Directions
From the north, travelling along the A6 from Milnthorpe via Beetham, turn right at the crossroads just beyond the public house and the garage which is on the right. This is the lane into the village. Continue through the village in a southerly direction, and just after Fell End Farm, which is on the left, Swingletrees is the second property on the right.

Alternatively, from a southerly direction along the A6, passing the filling station on the left, at the end of the straight, turn left, just beyond the wildlife centre. Continue along the lane and take the first right which is the road leading to Swingletrees which is on the left.

The precise location and extent of the three Lots are shown edged red, blue and green respectively on the sale plan herewith.

Location
Hale village is about 2 miles south of Milnthorpe, just beyond Beetham.

Swingletrees is on the southerly periphery of the village on a quiet lane, to the south of Hale fell, and west of the A6. It was formerly called Fell End.

Outside
GARDENS AND GROUNDS

Pleasant lawned gardens and grounds behind the house comprise a fine array of flowering trees and shrubs, and borders.

SUMMERHOUSE.


PADDOCK

Beyond the gardens adjoining the northerly back railed boundary is a paddock about a third of an acre, with the benefit of a separate access gate from the lane alongside the south-easterly boundary.


YARD AREA

There is plenty of space between the house and the garage complex and the stables, for parking vehicles and for a horsebox/lorry. The whole of Lot 1 is shown edged red on the Sale Plan and extends to about 1.516 acres [0.613 ha].

Services
TENURE/POSSESSION
Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.

SERVICES
Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Private septic tank drainage system in the garden. High speed B4RN broadband.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
There are no entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme.

STEWARDSHIP SCHEMES
There are no agricultural Stewardship Schemes which affect the property.


LoT 1 - Swingletrees 
Three entrance gates to Lot 1, being the pedestrian access gates through the front gate to the front main entrance door, a vehicular access gate at the southerly gable end and the range of outbuildings, and a separate entrance gate into the paddock, just beyond the formal gardens and grounds. Briefly the accommodation comprises:

Rear Entrance Porch: 
2.54m x 1.24m
Lean-to block construction with slate pitched roof. Half glazed door to rear garden.

Porch: 
2.54m x 1.24m
Half glazed panel door to the rear garden.

Entrance Hall: 
3.63m x 3.05m
Central heating radiator. Exposed beams. Stairs to first floor.

W.C: 
1.76m x 1.59m
Vanitary sink unit. Wash hand basin. Understairs store.

Entrance Porch: 
2.22m x 1.69m
Built of stone with a double pitched slate roof. Window to front. Glazed door to hall.

Drawing Room: 
A superb, spacious family room with abundance of character including beamed ceiling, woodburning stove on flagged hearth. Splendid easterly aspect and double upvc framed double glazed doors onto the westerly terrace. Views which overlooks the rear gardens and grounds.

Breakfast Dining Room: 
5.38m x 3.62m
Beamed ceiling. Three windows each with window seats. Oil fired Aga. Storage space.

Kitchen: 
3.66m x 3.63m
Pleasant room overlooking the rear gardens and grounds, exposed beam ceiling, exposed stonework, fitted base units with working surfaces with inset sink, plumbing for dishwasher. Central heating radiator.

Pantry/Boiler Room: 
3.5m x 1.31m
Fitted shelves. Plumbing for washing machine. Oil fired central heating boiler.

FIRST FLOOR 

Landing: 
3.69m x 1.94m
Dimensions include the airing cupboard. Central heating radiator. Two windows overlooking the rear gardens. Exposed beam.

Master Bedroom: 
5.84m x 3.66m
Splendid master bedroom with an easterly aspect. Exposed beam ceiling.

Bathroom: 
Three piece suite with freestanding ball and claw foot bath. Wash hand basin. heated towel rail and w.c. Access door to the landing. The master bedroom suite could be converted into two bedrooms.

Bedroom No.2: 
4.59m x 3.75m
Double bedroom. Exposed beamed ceiling. Views across Lot 2.

En-Suite Shower Room: 
Shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Towel rail.

Bedroom No.3: 
4.42m x 3.61m
A double bedroom with an easterly aspect. Vanity sink unit. Storage cupboards. Access hatch to the roof space.

OUTSIDE 

Bothy: 
3.06m x 2.6m
Stone built, double pitched slated roof. Presently used as a feed store. Ladder to the upper floor storage space. Opposite the Bothy is a block built complex comprising:

Double Garage: 
5.91m x 5.48m
Attached to which is a

General Purpose Store: 
3.65m x 2.45m
Block and timber construction. Concrete floor. Beyond is the

Workshop: 
3.65m x 3.56m
Tis complex could be used for alternative purposes, for example workshop, studio, office or games room.

Stables: 
just beyond the garage complex is a timber built, two stall stable block with separate tack room. The stables, with a concrete hard standing to the front, each 3.65m x 3.65m (12' x 12')

Tack Room: 
3.45m x 2.05m
TACK ROOM: 3.45m x 2.05m (11'4" x 6'9") Towards the rear boundary, near the south-westerly corner, are four further DETACHED LOOSE BOXES: Each is 3.65m x 3.65m (12’ x 12’). Hard core finish to the floor. There is potential to create a manège in front of these stables.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Silverdale (2.5 mi)
  • Arnside (2.8 mi)
  • Carnforth (4.5 mi)
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Michael C L Hodgson, Kendal

36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

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Nearest stations

  • Silverdale (2.5 mi)
  • Arnside (2.8 mi)
  • Carnforth (4.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael C L Hodgson, Kendal

36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

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