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Burnbanks, Bampton, Penrith, CA10

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Added on 20/11/2020
PFK, Penrith

Key features

  • Superb three bed home
  • Immaculately maintained
  • Wraparound gardens
  • Lake District National Park
  • Close to Haweswater reservoir
  • Cumbria wide Local Occupancy Clause
  • EPC rating D

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

66 Burnbanks is a superb, immaculately presented three bedroom home offering bright and spacious accommodation over two levels and enjoys a wonderful outlook from every room. The property forms part of a small rural village community a few minutes' walk from Haweswater Reservoir, and is within the Lake District National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The property was constructed in 2008 and is set on a generous plot with wraparound gardens, a large driveway and also a separate garage, located on the opposite side of the road. The house has been extremely well maintained by the present owners, with accommodation to the ground floor comprising reception hall, sitting room with wood burning stove, double bedroom with 'Jack and Jill' bathroom (presently, the bedroom is used as a dining room), a large open plan kitchen/dining/living room and a rear porch. To the first floor, two well proportioned double bedrooms can be found, both with en-suite facilities. The rooms to the front of the house enjoy south facing views towards Swindale Fell, whilst the rear aspect is over Burnbanks Fell. 

This property is subject to a local occupancy clause, which includes a person employed, about to be employed or last employed in the locality or a person who has, for the period in the three years immediately preceding his/her occupation has/had their own principal residence in the locality. In this condition, the locality means the administrative County of Cumbria.

The property is located near the peaceful village of Bampton which has a post office, shop, cafe, public house and village hall. 66 Burnbanks lies around ten miles in a southerly direction from Penrith town centre where all the major amenities are available; access to the motorway network is at Junction 40 of the M6, and the west coast mainline train offers travel to London from Penrith in just over three hours. 

Mains electricity and water, shared drainage system. LPG central heating, with multifuel stove in the sitting room, and double glazing installed. Burglar alarm installed. Telephone line installed subject to BT regulations. Please note - the mention of any appliances and/or services within these particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

From Penrith direction, head through Askham towards Bampton. In Bampton turn right towards Haweswater and follow the road, turning right at the Burnbanks sign. Continue into Burnbanks and turn right at the red phone box. No 66 is the first house on the right, at the bottom of the hill.  Ample driveway parking plus additional residents parking area located on the left hand side as you enter Burnbanks. 


Entrance Hall

A covered porch, with part glazed front door leads into a welcoming reception hall. With stairs to first floor, double height ceiling, two useful storage cupboards.

Sitting Room

5.2m x 3.7m (17' 1" x 12' 2")
Attractive reception room with twin windows to front, enjoying a southerly aspect with views across to Swindale fell, wood burning stove on slate hearth with timber mantel.

Bedroom 3

3.8m x 3.00m (12' 6" x 9' 10")
Currently used as a dining room, with large window to front aspect, with southerly views towards Swindale fell, door to Jack and Jill bathroom.

Jack and Jill Bathroom

Fitted with three piece suite comprising bath with electric shower over, wash hand basin and WC, heated towel rail, part tiled walls, door to hall.

Kitchen/Dining/Living Room

9.1m x 3.6m (29' 10" x 11' 10") (overall measurements)

Kitchen Area

The kitchen area is fitted with an excellent range of modern wall and base units with complementary work surfaces incorporating 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks. Integrated gas hob with extractor over, separate electric oven and microwave integrated at eye level, breakfast bar seating area, space for further white goods, window overlooking the garden.

Living/Dining Area

To the opposite end of the room, the bright dining area benefits from a dual aspect, with window to the side and sliding doors to the rear garden, part glazed door to rear porch.

Rear Porch

With part glazed UPVC door leading to rear garden.


Bedroom 1

5.6m x 3.8m (18' 4" x 12' 6")
Spacious double bedroom, with fitted wardrobes to one wall providing hanging and shelving, large lower level Velux window to front aspect giving wonderful southerly views.

En-Suite Bathroom

Fitted with three piece suite comprising bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin, heated towel rail, part tiled walls, tile effect flooring, Velux window.

Bedroom 2

5.5m x 3.1m (18' 1" x 10' 2")
Generous front aspect double bedroom with low level Velux window providing southerly views towards Swindale fell and over the village, fitted wardrobe with hanging and shelving, and also housing the central heating boiler.

En-Suite Shower Room

Fitted with three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC, heated towel rail, part tiled walls, tile effect flooring, Velux window.


Gardens and Parking

The gardens have been well maintained and wraparound the property, being mainly laid to lawn with paved patio and gravelled areas, mature shrubs, bushes and trees and also benefiting from a timber garden shed. It is worth noting that the garden enjoys an abundance of wildlife, in particular red squirrels who to come to visit daily. A gate from the rear garden leads directly onto Burnbanks fell; ideal for walking and exploring. A lengthy driveway leads up to the front of the property, and provides ample parking for several vehicles.


Across the road from the property is a separate garage block, with 66 Burnbanks having a single garage within this block . The garage has an up and over door, and benefits from being the only one in the block with loft storage above.


Referral & Other Payments

PFK work with preferred providers for the delivery of certain services necessary for a house sale or purchase. Our providers price their products competitively, however you are under no obligation to use their services and may wish to compare them against other providers. Should you choose to utilise them PFK will receive a referral fee: Napthens, Bendles LLP, Scott Duff & Co Property Lawyers/Conveyancing Service - completion of a sale or purchase, PFK will receive a referral fee of £120 to £180 per transaction; Pollard & Scott/Independent Mortgage Advisors – arrangement of mortgage & other products/insurances, PFK will receive a referral fee - the average fee earned in 2019 was £212.71; Patrick James Solutions - PFK will receive a fee of £150 per mortgage referral; ETSOS/EPC and Floorplan Providers - EPC and floorplan £66.00, EPC only £24.00, floorplan only £6.00. Mitchells Co Ltd will pay PFK £50 for each property contents referral successfully processed (wort...

Maintenance Fees

A communal shared drainage system is in operation, with a monthly service charge of £28 payable towards the upkeep of the treatment plant, and also maintenance of the village green.

Each of the 18 owners in Burnbanks also own a share in Burnbanks Management Company Ltd which oversees the sewerage treatment plant and other communal areas such as the village green.


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Burnbanks, Bampton, Penrith, CA10

NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode

  • Penrith Station8.6 miles
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