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Croft House, Little Salkeld - House with Plot

Withdrawn from Market £475,000

Property Description

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A unique combination. A charming period property with large garden and uninterrupted southward views, and 1/3 acre plot with detached barn, with consent for a new detached three bedroom home and to extend the existing space.

In the existing property, the interior layout comprises an entrance porch and hallway, comfortable sitting room with multi-fuel stove and a spacious farmhouse style kitchen, with insulated slate floor, solid oak fitted cabinets and worktops, and AIMS electric Aga set in original sandstone inglenook. Off the kitchen is a rear porch, a utility room, boiler room and cloakroom.

To the first floor are three bedrooms, all with countryside views and one with ensuite shower room. A landing snug area leads into the family bathroom with over bath shower.The property has retained period features throughout, including original doors and beams,with modern day renovations including a new roof, wiring, oil-fired condensing boiler and full central heating system, bespoke sliding sash wooden double-glazing and insulation throughout.

The attached outbuilding offers garage and workshop space and has plans agreed for an additional three rooms (see more below).

To the outside is a large gated parking area and enclosed south facing lawn garden with summerhouse, established borders and trees, and beautiful southerly countryside views.The picturesque village of Little Salkeld is best known for the organic watermill and tearoom, along with the iconic Lacy’s Caves and Long Meg stone circle.

The village also has an equestrian centre, with primary school, shop and post office, railway station (Carlisle-Settle line) and pub in the nearby village of Langwathby.Further amenities and excellent national transport links are available at the nearby town of Penrith.

Useful Information

Services:Mains water, drainage and electricity, oil fired central heating.

Council Tax:Band D.

Directions:Travel from Penrith on the A686 towards Langwathby. Turn left into Langwathby and bear left past the post office/shop, which is on your right. Head out of Langwathby and follow road to Little Salkeld. Continue up the hill past the watermill and the entrance to Croft House is on the right hand side opposite the postbox.

To view:Strictly by appointment only with Eden Estate Agents, telephone 01768 869000 or email

The Planning Permission

Planning permission reference 16/0713 allows the development of Croft House, and the development of a three bedroom house in the adjacent 1/3 acre vegetable garden and orchard.The former envisages an additional ground floor bedroom with ensuite shower room, a further reception room and single garage.The latter offers the potential to create an individual family home, to the east of Croft House, which will enjoy the same lovely southerly aspect and views. The existing barn will be demolished and will provide a supply of local stone for the project.
Full details can be found on the Eden District Council website at by entering the above planning reference.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 November 2016

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