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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Street, St Bees


Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Grade II Listed Farmhouse
  • 4/5 Double Bedrooms
  • Separate Annexe Cottage
  • Large Barns & Garage
  • Gardens & 1 Acre Paddock
  • Stunning Views across to St Bees Head

Full description

Welcome to the beautiful coastal village of St Bees. Well known to walkers and cyclists, as the starting point of the "Coast to Coast Walk", which stretches to Robin Hood's Bay on the east coast. As well as being one of the most desirable places to live in the UK, it has excellent transport links, great selection of restaurants, pubs and a golf course. There is a stunning beach and coastline where you can spend your evenings watching breathtaking sunsets.
Fairladies, located in the heart of St Bees, is a substantial Grade II listed linked farmhouse with adjoining annexe, sandstone barn, further extensive outbuildings, large gardens giving plenty of options to accommodate extended family or develop an extra income stream from residential or holiday let business. Potential income from a residential let could be between £400-£500 per calendar month. This is a home with great charm and character and with plenty of opportunity to develop the adjacent barn and make good use the additional outbuildings, is the complete family package. As if that wasn't enough, an adjacent 1 acre paddock is also available, by separate negotiation.

Property Description - Fairladies is a wonderful family farmhouse, rich in original features such as exposed beams, sanstone and stone sconces. It has spacious and flexible accommodation and four/five large double size bedrooms. With its own private entrance, the adjoining annexe cottage has potential to be used as additional independent family accommodation or to be run as a residential or holiday let providing an additional income stream. The annexe cottage consists of an open plan kitchen and dining area plus separate lounge, two bedrooms and bathroom. Outside is a private enclosed lawned garden to the rear.
The substantial sandstone barn is currently used as a gym and climbing wall. Subject to the necessary planning consent, it offers incredible scope and flexibility to create additional dwelling space. Multiple other outbuildings and garage facilities border a large block paved courtyard. To the rear is a walled lawned garden and orchard leading to a considerable sized kitchen vegetable garden with polytunnel and access on to the paddock extending to approximately one acre, available by separate negotiation.

Entrance - Entrance via wooden entrance door with glazed inset panels, opening into;

Hallway - 4.79 x 0.91 (15'9" x 3'0") - Stone steps leading down to entrance hallway, stairs leading off to ground floor rooms, radiator.

Dining Room - 4.58 x 3.89 (15'0" x 12'9") - Attractive sliding sash window to front elevation with original wooden panels, feature open fireplace with slate and marble effect surround with tiled hearth, picture rail.

Sitting Room - 4.93 x 4.92 (16'2" x 16'2") - Two original sash sliding windows to front elevation with wooden panel shutters, sandstone fireplace and hearth with multi fuel stove, radiators, door off to;

Hobby Room - 5.01 x 2.45 (16'5" x 8'0") - Window to front elevation, radiator, multi panelled storage cupboard, original sandstone flagged flooring.

Kitchen - 7.18 x 3.66 (23'7" x 12'0") - Large farmhouse kitchen fitted with a range of base and wall mounted solid oak units with complementary coloured work-surface, inset double sink unit and drainer with mixer tap, feature gas fired Aga, inset four ring induction hob with separate electric oven below, integrated dishwasher, recess and plumbing for washing machine, integrated larder fridge, windows to rear elevation, tiled splash back, original beamed ceiling, quarry tile floors, ample space for breakfast, dining table and chairs, cloaks cupboard and composite door to rear access.

Rear Hallway - 2.05 x 1.31 (6'9" x 4'4") - Cloakroom with Saniflow W.C., and wash hand basin.

Storage Room - 3.69 x 3.51 (12'1" x 11'6") - Access via rear hallway and formally part of the original dairies, archway through to;

Storage Room Two - 4.34 x 4.07 (14'3" x 13'4") - UPVC window to rear elevation, original sandstone salting trough and stone sconces, doorway through to;

Storage Room Three - 4.80 x 4.42 (15'9" x 14'6") - Sliding sash window to front elevation, radiator, power and lighting.

First Floor Landing -

Master Bedroom - 4.06 x 3.58 (13'4" x 11'9") - Double bedroom with fitted wardrobe and drawers, sliding wooden sash window to rear elevation enjoying views across St. Bees golf course, St. Bees Head and sea views across to The Isle of Man, door through to;

En-Suite - 3.72 x 3.07 (12'2" x 10'1") - White suite with quadrant corner shower unit with chrome thermostatic shower and tiled surround, cast iron bath with Victorian style taps and telephone shower head, vanity unit with built in sink, W.C., window to rear elevation overlooking St. Bees Head and sea views across to The Isle of Man.

Bedroom Two - 5.12 x 3.34 (16'10" x 10'11") - Double bedroom with corner fitted wardrobe unit with sliding mirrored doors, wash hand basin, two sliding sash windows to front elevation, radiator, feature cast iron hearth and sandstone surround.

Shower Room - 2.21 x 1.74 (7'3" x 5'9") - Corner shower cubicle with Mira electric thermostatic shower, pedestal wash hand basin, Saniflow W.C., extractor fan.

Bedroom Three - 3.93 x 3.41 (12'11" x 11'2") - Double bedroom with wooden sliding sash window to front elevation, radiator, wardrobe unit with sliding wooden and mirrored door, decorative cast iron open fireplace.

Bedroom Four - 3.38 x 3.02 (11'1" x 9'11") - Double bedroom, sliding wooden sash windows to the front elevation, radiator, feature cast iron fireplace and surround.

Bedroom Five/Study - 4.82 x 4.41 (15'10" x 14'6") - Wooden sliding sash window to front elevation, radiator, feature cast iron gas stove with sandstone surround, currently being used as a second sitting room with potential to use as an additional fifth double bedroom.

The Barn - Comprises of the following sized rooms;-

Room One - 5.69 x 4.70 (18'8" x 15'5") -

Room Two - 6.94 x 3.29 (22'9" x 10'10") - With vaulted ceilings and wooden double doors to front elevation

First Floor -

Room One - 5.34 x 4.84 (17'6" x 15'11") - With exposed beams.

Room Two - 4.94 x 2.53 (16'2" x 8'4") -

Barn Two - 18.71approx. x3.40approx x8.18approx. x 3.57approx -

Annexe Cottage - ENTRANCE PORCH
Doors off to;

Dining Kitchen - 6.03 max x 4.63 max (19'9" max x 15'2" max) - Fitted with a range of base and eye level units, with fitted dishwasher and fridge plus ample space for dining table and chairs and window overlooking the garden.

Lounge - 4.03 max x 3.64 max (13'3" max x 11'11" max) - Feature stove fireplace, window to side elevation overlooking courtyard

Bathroom - White three piece suite comprising of bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, W.C.

Snug - 3.67 max x 3.52 max (12'0" max x 11'7" max) - Ample space for guest bed or bunks

Master Bedroom - 4.27 x 4.08 (14'0" x 13'5") - Double bedroom with stunning views across to St Bees Head

Garage - 5.98 x 3.12 (19'7" x 10'3") - Power, lighting and cold water tap.

External - The private gated driveway is accessed off Main Street and opens in to large enclosed blocked paved courtyard with ample parking for several vehicles. A wooden gate gives access to lawned cottage garden. A further large walled garden lies behind the outbuildings with an orchard and the detached garage with an outside W.C located behind. An extensive kitchen vegetable garden with raised beds for rhubarb and asparagus amongst other things and polytunnel. A pathway leads to the paddock access. The approx 1 acre gently sloping paddock is available to the purchaser of the property by separate negotiation.

Council Tax - We have been advised by Copeland Borough Council (01946) 852585 that the main house is placed in Tax Band E.
The Cottage is Council tax Band A

Directions - The property is best approached from Whitehaven travelling South on the B5345 in to the village of St. Bees passing the public school on your left hand side and over the railway crossing. Continue straight ahead on to Main Street and Fairladies can be found part way along on the right hand side.

Viewing Arrangments - To view this property, please contact us on 01946 693931

Notes To Brochure - Please note that all measurements have been taken using a laser tape measure which may be subject to a small margin of error. None of the appliances, heating system or fittings included within the sale have been tested or can be assumed to be in full working order. Purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves by way of survey and their own enquiries. The brochure does not constitute a contract, part of a contract or warranty.

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