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The Barn and Cottage, Sleathwaite, Irton, Holmrook

Reduced on 18/02/2021
H&H Land & Estates, Kendal

Key features

  • 6 Bedroom converted barn with attached 1 bedroom cottage
  • Stunning rural location
  • Approximately 10 acres
  • Three reception rooms
  • Three useful outbuildings
  • Views!
  • Polytunnels and greenhouse
  • Local occupancy conditions apply

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Detached 6 bedroom farmhouse Circa 1742 and newly developed attached cottage together with detached outbuildings including stable/manger and delightful extensive gardens, approx 9 acres of grazing land and 1.5 acres of woodland. Glorious rural location, with lovely views.

Fabulous Lake District home, a fantastic location handy for hundreds of walks, village shop and the famous Ravenglass & Eskdale Miniature Railway! Nestling amongst the Eskdale Fells with versatile accommodation. A host of really attractive features including an eight seater jacuzzi hot tub, extensive grounds with pond and fountain, plus approximately 9 acres of grazing land and 1.5 acres of woodland, detached outbuildings with stable/manger.
The property also benefits from an impressive attached newly developed Cottage which has a spacious lounge open to the dining kitchen, there is a large bedroom and en suite to the upstairs.

Approaching from the South on the A595, pass through the hamlets of Whicham, the village of Bootle, and Muncaster. On reaching Gubbergill on the A595 turn right onto Kirklands. Follow this road to Irton, turning right onto Avondale, follow the road around to the left onto Chapelton. Continue for a while and the property is situated on your left hand side, identified by our 'For Sale' board.

Situated between the picturesque Eskdale village and Holmrook, The Barn & Cottage occupies a wonderful position with superb views across open farmland with the fells on the southerly and easterly horizons.

Large secluded paved patio to rear with 8 seater Hot Tub, table and chairs and lawn.
Side garden with flower beds, pond with fountain and 5 year mature lawn. Seating area looking towards Eskdale. Two concealed oil tanks.
10.48 Acres of land: 9 acres of grazing land and 1.5 acres of woodland
Large parking area
2 commercial sized poly tunnels, one with cover and one just a frame. Hardcore area for tractors/horses and parking, drainage and electrics.
Kennel area with kennels, running water and electric, suitable for dogs or pony.
Greenhouse Garden with mature flower beds, lawns and 12' x 10'06" greenhouse.

Mains water and electricity. Private septic tank drainage, located within the boundary. Oil fired central heating and LPG.

Local Occupancy Conditions
Occupation of the property is limited to those who have lived in the locality for the last three years, or who are currently employed in the locality. The property cannot be used as a second home or holiday letting accommodation.

The locality is defined as the administrative areas of the Parishes of Ponsonby, St. Bridget Beckermet, Drigg and Carleton (the preceding parishes only include areas within the Lake District National Park) Gosforth Ennerdale and Kinniside, Wasdale, Eskdale, Irton with Santon, and Muncaster Parishes.

Energy Rating
The Barn - D
The Cottage - TBC


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

7.4m x 2.06m

Quarry tiled floor, double glazed window, radiator, understairs cupboard housing the floor mounted 'Firebird' boiler.

Dining Kitchen

4.45m x 4.04m

Excellent range of bespoke wall, drawer and base units in Oak with edged worksurface over. One and a half sink and drainer with tiled splashbacks. Stoves LPG/electric range style cooker with 7 hobs, 2 ovens and slow cooker oven, matching splashback. Double glazed window, quarry tiled floor, two radiators, integral dishwasher and fridge/freezer, open doorway leading to:

Further Sitting/Kitchen Area

3.25m x 2.82m

Wall and base units with worksurface over and incorporating a breakfast bar. Built in fan assisted electric oven and hob with cooker hood over, radiator, external stable door to rear garden.

Utility Room

2.92m x 1.65m

Fitted worksurface with washing machine and tumble dryer under.

Bedroom 1

4.95m x 0.28m

Currently used as a lounge with double glazed window overlooking Muncaster Fell, radiator and 2 wall lights.


3m x 1.75m

Tiled shower cubicle with Mira power shower, pine panelled twin grip bath, pedestal wash basin and W.C, tiled floor and walls, double glazed window and radiator.

Bedroom 2

5.44m x 2.97m

Measured to widest parts. Dual aspect double glazed windows, radiator, cornice ceiling.

Bedroom 3

5.36m x 3.1m

Dual aspect double glazed windows with deep sills and radiator.

First Floor

Galleried Landing

Built in airing cupboard containing cylinder with emersion heater, radiator, exposed beams, double glazed window with views.


6.05m x 5.3m

A spacious full width room with double glazed windows to three sides, exposed beams, dado rail, Morso squirrel wood burning stove set to tiled hearth. (5 years worth of kiln dried wood int the outbuilding).

Bedroom 4

4.14m x 3.1m

Double glazed roof light to pitched ceiling, radiator, exposed beam, Built-in wardrobe.

En-Suite Bathroom

2.7m x 1.83m

Three piece suite comprising; Pine panelled twin grip bath, pedestal wash basin with pine surround, W.C, double glazed window and radiator.

Bedroom 5

4.57m x 3.3m

Radiator, exposed beams, door to shared en suite

Jack and Jill En-Suite

3.38m x 1.83m

Tiled shower cubicle with electric shower, pedestal wash basin and W.C, extractor fan.

Bedroom 6

4.65m x 2.87m

Built in wardrobe, radiator, exposed beams, door to connecting shower room.


Ground Floor

Entering via an open entrance with wheelchair access through double doors with matching glazed side panels.

Spacious Living Room

6.02m x 5.9m

A beautifully light and airy 'full width' room with under-floor heating to the oak flooring, Three wall lights. Open plan 3'6" thick walls into the dining kitchen. Stairs to the first floor.

Downstairs WC

2.2m x 0.76m

White suite comprising; dual flush W.C. and wash hand basin with high-gloss white cupboard under. Oak flooring, opaque double glazed window, extractor fan.

Dining Kitchen

6.6m x 2.74m

Modern oak base, wall and drawer units with curved end cupboards. High gloss sparkle worktops to three sides incorporating the one and a half sink and drainer with matching up-stands. Integrated washing machine, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Cooker with 5 lpg rings and 3 electric ovens, splashback and cooker hood. Dining table and 4 chairs, large double glazed door to the front elevation, oak flooring with under-floor heating and double glazed window to the rear.

First Floor

Bedroom and Sitting Area

6.43m x 3.2m

A large room which could be divided to make 2 rooms? Dual aspect windows with views, wall lights, loft access and sitting/dressing area

En Suite Bathroom

2.67m x 2.44m

Double doors lead into spacious bath/shower room with; Enclosed bath shower unit with Jaccuzzi bath and multi function shower unit including a monsoon shower and radio with blue tooth. Vanity wash hand basin with cupboard under and W.C. with concealed cistern to base cupboards. Opaque double glazed window and spotlighting to the ceiling.

Three Outbuildings

3.66m x 3.86m

These stone and slate roofed buildings have power and light connected. There is a split door for the stable/manger, the second has a large store of wood and the third is a store/workshop.



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The Barn and Cottage, Sleathwaite, Irton, Holmrook


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Ravenglass for Eskdale Station3.3 miles
  • Drigg Station3.8 miles
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