4 bedroom detached house for sale

Bowderdale Bridge, Newbiggin on Lune, Kirkby Stephen

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Lot 1 Former Farmhouse, attached barn & stone out-buildings
  • Lot 2 Land ext. to approx. 4.53 acres & ag. building
  • Rural location & Views of the Howgills
  • In need of renovation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A rare opportunity to purchase a 4-bed farmhouse with a large adjoining stone barn and outbuildings with land in an idyllic rural location with good access. Bowderdale Bridge is surrounded by beautiful countryside with views of the Howgill Fells to the south and towards Orton Scar to the north. The property would make the ideal family home, or second home for anyone wishing to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Lake District to the west.

The property would benefit from sympathetic renovation to create a comfortable family home.

LOT 1 comprises a stone built detached house with kitchen, dairy, two reception rooms, four bedrooms and bathroom, attached stone barn and detached stone out-houses/kennels and gardens.

LOT 2 comprises a rendered block built barn and land extending to approximately 4.53 acres with a natural water supply.

The price guide for LOT 2 is 30,000 pounds


Location
Bowderdale is a hamlet one mile from the A685 at Newbiggin on Lune, mid-way between Kirkby Stephen and Tebay. The property lies at the foot of the Howgill Fells within the Yorkshire Dales National Park and enjoys fine views. The area has good communications with the M6 (J38) 5 miles to the west and the A66 trans-Pennine trunk route at Brough 11 miles to the north. Kendal, Penrith, Lancaster and Carlisle are readily accessible with the local market town of Kirkby Stephen 7 miles to the north. Kirkby Stephen offers a wide range of facilities including a supermarket, shops, bank and public houses. There are excellent nursery facilities at Ravenstonedale which have recently been graded as outstanding. The village also supports two excellent public houses, the Kings Head and the Black Swan. Kirkby Stephen has �Good� Ofsted rated primary and secondary schools. There are a wide range of sports facilities. Kirkby Stephen also boasts a station on the Settle-Carlisle railway line.

Services
Mains electricity and water. Private septic tank drainage. The telephone is 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 house has an EPC rating of F(30).

Directions
From Kirkby Stephen town centre go southwards on the A685 for about 6 miles, past Newbiggin on Lune and take a left hand turning for Wath and Bowderdale. Follow the slip road and turn left at the T Junction then right at the fork. Follow the road to the small hamlet of Bowderdale and the property is the first house on the right-hand side. A 'For sale' sign has been erected next to the A685

Property ref: 121_2233_3394354


LOT 1 

Accommodation 

Ground Floor 

Entrance Porch 
3.50m x 1.86m (11' 6" x 6' 1")

Hallway 
Stairs leading to first floor.

Kitchen 
3.45m max x 2.01m (11' 4" x 6' 7")
Fitted with wall and base units, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, and beamed ceiling.

Dairy 
4.75m x 3.62m (15' 7" x 11' 11")
Traditional stone shelving and stone flagged floor.

Sitting Room 
5.04m x 4.50m (16' 6" x 14' 9")
Marble fire surround with a flagged hearth and open fire.

Dining Room 
4.67m x 3.80m (15' 4" x 12' 6")
Tiled fireplace with feature exposed stone wall and open fire with back boiler.

Shower Room 
Fitted with shower, WC and wash hand basin.

First Floor 

Bedroom 1 
4.28m x 3.61m (14' 1" x 11' 10")

Bedroom 2 
4.45m x 3.31m (14' 7" x 10' 10")

Bedroom 3 
3.35m x 3.05m (11' x 10')

Bedroom 4 
4.91m x 3.80m (16' 1" x 12' 6")

Bathroom 
3.47m x 1.45m (11' 5" x 4' 9")
Fitted with bath, WC and wash hand basin.

Outside 

Gardens and Parking 
To the west side is a gated cobble yard area. To the side and rear is a walled garden.

Outbuilding 1 
12.00m x 3.40m (39' 4" x 11' 2")
Stone built under a pitch roof and divided into four internally. This has been used as a coal house, log store and kennels.

Outbuilding Two 
14.60m x 5.40m (47' 11" x 17' 9")
Attached stone built barn comprising stalls, separate pens hay store and loft over which can be accessed from the rear via timber double doors. There is access to the rear of the barn from the road. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE LOFT AS THE FLOOR IS UNSAFE.

LOT 2 
Lot 2 comprises a rendered block built barn and land extending to approximately 4.53 acres with a natural water supply. A bore hole pump and equipment supplying the house is housed in the rear of this barn.

The land consists of two parcels, one of which is meadow/mowing land and the other is permanent pasture with a natural water supply. The land benefits from roadside access (if sold separately from Lot 1, a new gate will be installed by the purchaser on the roadside boundary)

The block and render barn has water and electrical connections. It measures approximately 68m.sq. The field boundaries consist of dry stone walls and post and wire stock fences which are all in a reasonable condition. The land lies at 230 to 240 meters above mean sea level and is classified as Grade 4. There are no Basic Payment Entitlements or agri-environmental schemes attached to the land.

In so far as they are owned the sporting and minerals rights are included in the sale.

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24 July 2017

Nearest station

  • Kirkby Stephen (4.8 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Kirkby Stephen (4.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Penrith Farmers & Kidds, Kirkby Stephen

Old Shambles Market Square, Kirkby Stephen, CA17 4QT

01768 200004 Local call rate

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