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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Darlfield House, Selside, Kendal, Cumbria

Guide Price* £220,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A once fine stone and slate built detached house, now in a state of disrepair requiring total renovation.
  • Excellent potential for the creation of a wonderful and spacious family home.
  • Two reception rooms.
  • Kitchen, pantry and storeroom.
  • Three first floor bedrooms and a bathroom.
  • Attic with two further bedrooms.
  • Extensive gardens.
  • Detached former agricultural barn available as Lot 2.
  • Delightful rural location on the edge of the Lake District.
  • Convenient for Kendal and the M6 motorway.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Auction 21/09/2018 2.30 A substantial and interesting detached stone and slate built three storey house, now in need of total renovation. Considerable scope for the creation of a wonderful and spacious country home. Large gardens and off-road parking. Small barn available as Lot 2.

Delightful rural location just three miles from the historic market town of Kendal.

From Kendal head north on the A6, Shap Road. After leaving Kendal take the third turning on the right after Skelsmergh Church [seen high up on the right hand side]. Signposted to Whinfell and Patton. Follow the lane for about 1½ miles to a crossroads. Turn right and Darlfield House is the first property on the left-hand side, but is accessed by taking the second left turn, as indicated by our sale board.

The property occupies a delightful rural location forming part of a small cluster of houses on a quiet country lane, surrounded by rolling hills and farmland.

Selside is a scattered rural community just outside the eastern fringe of the Lake District National Park, about three miles north of Kendal. Selside has a church and a highly regarded primary school.

The property is situated within ten to fifteen minutes drive of the historic market town of Kendal, which provides excellent shopping, leisure, cultural and educational amenities. The town, known as the gateway to the Lake District, has good rail links and is convenient for Junctions 36, 37 and 38 of the M6 motorway.

The house occupies a generously proportioned plot with gardens [now overgrown] arranged to the front, either side and to the rear.

A detached stone and slate built former barn, now in need of restoration, together with a small parcel of land adjacent to it, shown hatched in blue on the attached plan.

It is understood that the property is connected to mains electricity and has previously had a private water supply and drainage. None the services are working and no information regarding the services is available, other than the fact that the services have not been functional for some time. The location of the septic tank is not known.

Entrance Hall: 
3.02m x 1.62m

Under stairs cupboard with stone flagged floor.

Sitting Room: 
6.2m x 4.11m
Splayed bay window to front. French doors to side. Fireplace.

Dining Room: 
4.83m x 3.33m
Splay bay window to front. Fireplace.

4.08m x 3.94m
Old stove. Built-in storage cupboards. Stone flagged floor.

Stone slate shelf. Stone flagged floor.

Rear Entrance: 
Door to rear.

3.9m x 2.67m
A lean-to store.

First Floor 

The staircase is overlooked by a tall "Westmorland" window with coloured glass detail. Two storage cupboards, one being a former w.c.

Bedroom No.1: 
5.24m x 4.1m
A double bedroom with windows on three sides. Fireplace.

3.43m x 3.14m
Bath and wash hand basin. Original fireplace.

Bedroom No.2: 
5.19m x 3.96m
A double bedroom. Windows on two sides. Fireplace. Built-in storage cupboards.

Bedroom No.3: 
3.38m x 3.34m
A double bedroom. Window to front. Original fireplace.

Second Floor 

Attic Room: 
6.6m x 5.37m

Bedroom No.4: 
3.6m x 3.52m
A double bedroom. Window to side.

Bedroom No.5: 
3.63m x 3.46m
A double bedroom. Window to side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 August 2018

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