4 bedroom country house for sale

Great Musgrave, Kirkby Stephen

£460,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 17th Century Former Croft Situated in The Eden Valley
  • Retaining many Character Features
  • Living Room, with Multi Fuel Stove, Dining Room + Breakfast Kitchen
  • 4 Bedrooms, Bathroom + Large Attic Room
  • Annex with Dining Kitchen + Large Living Room
  • Garage + Off Road Parking
  • Set in Approx 1.8 Acres with Wildlife Gardens and Ponds
  • Oil Fired Cetral Heating + Mainly uPVC Double Glazed
  • EPC Rate F

Full description

Dating from the 19th Century, New Inn House started life as a Croft, Hudson Holme, belonging to Musgrave Manor subsequently becoming the New Inn in the early 20th century. It remained a public house until 1972 when it was purchased by the current owners.

It is situated on a minor road, between Warcop and Kirby Stephen, on the outskirts of the lovely village of Great Musgrave, between the Lake District National Park and North Yorkshire National Park, both of which are beautiful areas for walking, horse riding and other outdoor recreation. The house has been lovingly restored by it’s current owner retaining a number of original features and rich in character. The accommodation, over three floors comprises: Living Room, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Former Dairy + Cellar to the ground floor with 4 Bedrooms (3 of which are doubles) and a bathroom to the first floor. To the second floor there is a large, light and airy attic room, most recently used as studio. The property also has the benefit of mainly uPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating. In the adjoining annex there is a Dining Kitchen, Utility Room and WC to the ground floor and a large open plan Sitting Room to the first floor. This could quite easily be converted to create a separate cottage for a dependent relative or holiday let.

New Inn House sits on a plot of circa 1.8 aces with a garage and off road parking for several vehicles. The garden is planted to encourage wildlife and has a wooden workshop/shed, summer house, greenhouse, wood store and ponds.

Location - From Penrith head East on A66. After approx 18 miles, turn left on to B6259 (Warcop). On entering Warcop keep left and continue on B6259 . After about 1.5 miles take the sharp right bend, staying on B6259 (do not go into the village of Great Musgrave). New Inn House is on your left just after the bend. This is a minor road leading to the neighbouring villages.

Amenities - Great Musgrave it is approximately 3 miles from Kirkby Stephen which is an attractive market town. Facilities include primary and secondary schools, shops restaurants, public houses and interesting local shops. There is a railway station on the Settle Carlisle line and Kirkby Stephen is within commuting distance of Penrith and Carlisle.

Further facilities can be found at Appleby, 7 miles away, in the upper Eden Valley with a population of approximately 2,500 people and is of historical interest. The town has a range of shops, a Primary and a Secondary School. Leisure facilities include a Swimming Pool, an 18-hole golf course and bowling green. A larger shopping centre is Penrith 14 miles away. Penrith is a popular market town with a population of around 16,000 people and facilities include: infant, junior and secondary schools with a further/higher education facility at Newton Rigg College. There are 5 supermarkets and a good range of locally owned and national high street shops. Leisure facilities include: a leisure centre with; swimming pool, climbing wall, indoor bowling, badminton courts and a fitness centre as well as; golf, rugby and cricket clubs. There is also a 3 screen cinema and Penrith Playhouse. Penrith is known as the Gateway to the North Lakes and is conveniently situated for Ullswater and access to the fells, benefiting from the superb outdoor recreation opportunities.

Services - Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Heating is by fuel oil and drainage is to a private septic tank.

Tenure - The vendor informs us that the property is freehold and the council tax is band E

Viewing - STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT WITH WILKES-GREEN + HILL

Entrance - Through a mahogany, panel door with glazed panel above leading to the

Entrance Porch - Having a tiled floor, double radiator and a multi panel glazed door to the

Living Room - 4.83mx5.21m (15'10x17'1) - A multi panel double glazed sash window faces to the front and a cast iron multi fuel stove is set in an impressive stone inglenook with a tiled hearth. The floor is ceramic tiled floor and there is a double radiator, TV aerial point and multi panel glazed doors to the inner hall and

Dining Room - 4.78mx3.73m (15'8x12'3) - A multi panel double glazed window faces to the front and an enamelled, living flame gas stove is set in a simple inglenook with a wooden beam over and recessed cupboards to each side. there is a dado rail around, two double radiators and an open doorway to the

Kitchen - 3.15mx4.60m (10'4x15'1) - Fitted with a range of bespoke wooden wall and base units and a tiled work surface with space for a range style cooker in a rustic inglenook with an extractor hood above. There is a Belfast sink with mixer taps and a tiled splash back, an integral dishwasher and a recess below the stairs with space for a fridge. The floor is ceramic tiled and a double glazed sash window, with leaded detail faces to the rear. There is a double radiator, a multi panel glazed door to the inner hall and a wood panel door with Suffolk latch to the

Covered Passage - 1.35mx6.38m (4'5x20'11) - A lovely covered passage way with a uPVC double glazed ceiling and ceramic tiled floor. Steps rise to the back door giving access to the garden. This passage connects the main house to the annex.

Inner Hall - Stairs, with a multi panel window to the half landing, rise to the first floor and a wood panel door leads to the;

The Old Dairy - 3.18mx3.61m (10'5x11'10) - Having a ceramic tiled floor and original stone shelving to one wall. There is a multi pane window, with obscured glazing to the living room, a window with stone sill to the rear and a telephone point. To one corner is a cupboard housing a wash basin and steps lead down to the

Pantry/Wine Cellar - 2.36mx2.01m (7'9x6'7) - Having a window to the side, a ceramic tiled floor and a sandstone shelf to each side.

First Floor - Landing - With stairs to the second floor, a uPVC double glazed window to the rear and radiator. Doors lead off.

Bedroom One - 3.73mx5.56m (12'3x18'3) - Having a multi panel, uPVc double glazed window to the front and a painted cast iron feature fireplace with a recessed, shelved cupboard to one side. There is a double radiator, a single radiator, a TV aerial point and glazed panels to one wall providing natural light to the landing beyond

Bedroom Two - 4.80mx3.68m (15'9x12'1) - Having a multi panel, uPVc double glazed window to the front and a painted cast iron feature fireplace with an arched recess and cupboard to each side. There is a double and painted wooden panelling to one wall.

Bedroom Three - 3.18mx4.60m (10'5x15'1) - Currently used as an office and having a uPVC double glazed window to the rear, double radiator and a TV aerial point. There is an electric living flame fire set in a wood surround and a stone hearth.

Bedroom Four - 3.18mx2.49m (10'5x8'2) - Having a uPVC double glazed window to the rear and a single radiator.

Bathroom - 3.33mx2.39m (10'11x7'10) - Fitted with a white three piece suite having a cast iron bath with mixer shower taps and a separate recessed shower enclosure with waterproof boarding to three sides and mains shower. There is a double radiator, a built in airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and a double glazed window to the rear.

Second Floor - The stairs rise to a wood panel door leading to the

Studio/Attic Room - 5.66mx1.04m (18'7x3'5) - Being open to the apex with exposed beams and four double glazed Velux windows flooding the room the room with natural light. there is a further double glazed window to the gable and a multi panel glazed bow window over the stairwell. A wood panel door gives access to a mezzanine storage area above the bathroom.

Annex - The annex is a flexible space and can be accessed from the main house on both the ground and first floors and therefore could be incorporated into the main living space or alternatively, subject to the relevant planning permissions and/or building regulations it could be converted for use as a self contained cottage offering AST or holiday accommodation. It would also be ideal for those with dependent relatives or those who work from home.

Entrance - Through a uPVC panel door to the

Lobby - With a multi panel glazed door to the stairs, a wooden door to the garage and a multi panel glazed door to the

Kitchen - 4.42mx3.84m (14'6x12'7) - Fitted with a range of white wall and base units with a granite effect work surface incorporating a white 1 1/2 bowl sink, mixer taps and a tiled splash back. There are exposed beams to the ceiling, an open storage area below the stairs, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. A part glazed door, with patterned glass opens to the WC and an open doorway leads to the

Utility Room - 1.80mx2.39m (5'11x7'10) - With fitted wall cupboard, space for a fridge freezer and a Belfast sink with wall mounted taps. The floor is ceramic tiled and there is a multi panel glazed door to the rear passage.

Wc - 1.88mx1.22m (6'2x4') - Fitted with a toilet and wash basin. To one wall is an original feeding shoot now with recessed stone shelves. There are exposed beams to the ceiling and an extractor fan.

First Floor - The stairs rise into the

Sitting Room - 8.41mx8.08m (27'7x26'6) - Being open to the apex with exposed beams to the ceiling and having some exposed stone work to one wall with the top of the original feeding shoots featured. There is a double glazed barn arch with French doors leading out to the rear garden. A cast iron multi fuel stove is set on a tiled hearth and there are four double radiators. A cast iron ladder gives access to the mezzanine storage area above the bathroom.

Garage - 8.20mx3.84m (26'11x12'7) - Having an automatic door, light and power

Outside - To the side of New Inn is a gravelled parking area with a raised shrub bed and a stone fuel store, adjoining the house, to the other. A metal gate gives access to the rear where there is a large shed/workshop. The gravel drive wraps around to the rear of the house with parking for several vehicles and extending to the other side of the house where there are steps down to a part gravel, part stone flagged private garden area to the side of the annex.

There is a stone flagged patio, seating area by the sitting room with steps to a flagged path running across the rear of the property to an adjoining stone outhouse housing the oil fired boiler providing the hot water and central heating

A metal gate in a stone wall leads through to a lovely walled garden with a gravel seating area having flower and shrub beds around. There is a stone outhouse, formerly the pig sty, which is currently used as a wood store.

A path leads on to the remainder of garden which is a wonder to explore, with different sections, a lovely summer house and ponds. It is planted with a assortment of shrubs and mature trees both deciduous and evergreen. On each side of the garden are ‘windows’ in the trees with views to Boar Fell and Murton Pike.

The garden has been designed to create a haven for a variety of wildlife, pondlife and birdlife



This plan is purely for indication and does not form any part of the contract for sale


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15 August 2019

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  • Kirkby Stephen (4.2 mi)
  • Appleby (6.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Wilkes-Green & Hill Ltd, Penrith

9+10 Angel Lane, Penrith, CA11 7BP

01768 200012 Local call rate

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