A substantial 4 bedroom Victorian Farmhouse with the benefit of traditional outbuildings to the rear offering potential for a variety of uses, also providing 7 stables, orchard, vegetable patch and low maintenance garden. The property sits centrally within 2.2 acres (0.89 hectares) of meadow and pasture land with exceptional views and provides excellent scope to create a stunning family home.
Set in the most beautiful rural location the property has excellent transport connections, being located only 4.5 miles from Junction 36 of the M6 motorway. The market town of Kirkby Lonsdale is also just a short drive away, offering numerous highly recommended eateries along with the stunning river walk along the River Lune from Devils Bridge to Ruskins View. Kirkby Lonsdale is home to Queen Elizabeth School (QES), an outstanding OFSTED rated secondary school and St Mary C of E Primary school with an OFSTED rating of Good; the property is on the bus route for both of these schools. The private schools of Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory and Sedbergh are also near by.
Eastern facing and giving exceptional views over surrounding rolling countryside the property offers charm throughout. The well-proportioned farmhouse has a spacious lounge which enjoys a cosy wood burner, high ceilings and stunning views over looking pasture land. The lounge leads into the hallway which sits centrally, being a useful space and leading to the downstairs cloakroom with WC, wash hand basin and under stairs storage. This room also provides plumbing for a washing machine or dryer. The dining room is positioned at the front of the property.
The kitchen can be found at the rear and leads into the utility boot room. The kitchen has ample storage with the benefit of an original Aga. The utility boot room is a highly useful room which includes a wrap-around of storage units for multiple uses and access onto the driveway.
On the first floor are 3 good sized double bedrooms and a large family bathroom with both shower cubicle and bath set around an open landing space. The main bedroom is situated at the front of the house with views overlooking the adjacent paddock and the grass covered menàge. This room also has the benefit of built-in full height cupboards.
On the second floor can be found a small landing and the 4th double bedroom with large skylight and spacious under eaves storage. Across the landing can be found a 3rd bathroom with electric shower, WC and wash hand basin, with more useful under eaves storage.
The land wraps around Long Barn and forms a ring fenced block of pasture and meadow land extending to 2.2 acres (0.89 hectares) and can be accessed via the tarmac yard to the rear of the property and the stables, providing a sense of security. Located in the eastern paddock and overlooked by the farmhouse is a 20ft x 40ft grassed over menàge. The land is free from any current Environmental Stewardship Scheme restrictions.
Towards the rear of the property sit a range of traditional stone under slate roof out buildings, maintained to a good state of repair. One of the buildings has been converted to form a useful office area with a storage area upstairs and has the benefit of its own electric meter, although could possibly be utilised for a gym or playroom. The other outbuildings currently provide a coal store and general storage.
To the rear of the property sits seven 10ft x 10ft timber and tin stables and a tack room, situated in an elevated position overlooking the orchard. The stables benefit from a concrete floor, water and electricity, with direct access into the pastures.
Orchard & Vegetable Patch
To the rear of the property is a traditional orchard with a good range of fruit trees including apples, pears and damsons. The orchard is complimented by a neighbouring walled vegetable patch.
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