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6 bedroom farm house for sale

Rookby Scarth, Winton, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria

Guide Price £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Lifestyle & Business Opportunity
  • Substantial Detached Farmhouse
  • Traditional Stone Outbuildings
  • Hay Meadows
  • Pasture
  • Woodland
  • Around 23 Acres In All
  • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Full description

Accommodation in Brief
Rear Porch | Inner Hall | Kitchen/Dining Room | Pantry | Utility Room | Sitting Room | Office | Cellar | Rear Utility Room | Master Bedroom with En-suite Bathroom | Five Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom

Pasture | Hay Meadows | Woodland | Traditional Stone Farm Buildings | Modern Steel Portal Frame Farm Buildings

The Property
Rookby Scarth occupies a truly idyllic position on the outskirts of Winton, overlooking the stunning Upper Eden Valley in the breath-takingly picturesque North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This fantastic property extends to just under 23 acres, comprising a traditional farmhouse, multiple farm buildings, pasture, hay meadows and woodland, with further land available by separate negotiation. Representing a superb lifestyle and business opportunity with the most sensational setting, the property has the scope for a variety of uses. There is great potential to establish a smallholding or to operate as a leisure or holiday let business, subject to the necessary consents.

The Farmhouse is a substantial six-bedroom stone built detached property offering spacious living accommodation over three floors. To the ground floor there is a large kitchen/dining room with flagstone flooring and large windows offering views of the surrounding countryside. There are two useful utility rooms as well as a pantry. The inviting sitting room is generously proportioned and offers a multi fuel stove set in a feature stone fireplace. An office and a cellar complete the ground floor accommodation. To the first floor there is a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, as well as three further bedrooms and the family bathroom. To the second floor there are two further bedrooms. UPVC double glazing is provided on the ground and first floors and a new boiler has recently been installed.

Externally
Rookby Scarth is situated in an idyllic position, offering sensational open views of the surrounding farmland and countryside. Grazing land extends to the front and side of the property whilst private woodland provides further privacy to the rear of the property. The steading consists of several traditional stone buildings together with a range of modern steel portal frame buildings offering extensive cubicles and loose housing and providing accommodation for approximately 200 cattle.


Local Information
Winton is a small village located in the Eden District of Cumbria. The nearby traditional market town of Kirkby Stephen provides access to local amenities and has won several awards from Cumbria/Britain in Bloom. The larger market town of Kendal offers a wider range of shops, supermarkets, chemists, medical and dental surgeries, sports centres and many restaurants and pubs.

For schooling, there is both a primary school and a grammar school in Kirkby Stephen, with further secondary schooling provided in the larger market towns of Kendal and Penrith.

For the commuter the A695 provides easy access to the M6 for links to the north and south. The rail station at Kendal provides regular services to major UK cities.

Approximate Mileages
Kirkby Stephen 3.0 miles | M6 Junction 38 14.8 miles | Penrith 25.7 miles | Kendal 26.7 miles | Durham Tees Valley Airport 45.8 miles


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 June 2019

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  • Kirkby Stephen (3.0 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Kirkby Stephen (3.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

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01539 304067 Local call rate

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