Set in a delightful rural courtyard setting with uninterrupted views across open countryside, Bramley Dene and Bramley Mews offer endless possibilities for rural living whilst retaining ease of travel to motorway connections, Carlisle and Newcastle. This extensive property includes the benefit of a single storey 1 bedroom cottage which could easily be connected to the main house or alternatively could be utilised as a holiday let or as a private, separate space for multi-generational living.
Bramley Dene (and Bramley Mews) are attractive period dwellings dating from circa 1715, conversions from the original farmhouse, stable block, workshop and byre providing generous accommodation whilst retaining character throughout. With a large garden, orchard and adjoining paddock, the entire plot extends to approximately 1 acre.
EPC Ratings; Bramley Dene – C; Bramley Mews – E
Bramley Dene, with an impressive five double bedrooms, three bathrooms, three reception rooms and kitchen/breakfast room, offers an ideal family home. There is double glazing throughout, solar PV panels with excellent feed-in-tarriff, Thermal hot water panels, oil central heating and an extensive garden, orchard and paddock with scope for hen houses/stables/garages if required. Whilst Bramley Dene is set within a courtyard it benefits from a private access and private courtyard providing ample parking.
The accommodation briefly comprises:
Front door leads to a large feature hall with exposed sandstone walls and flagstone floors with potential for a number of uses. A large kitchen breakfast room with fitted units and integrated hob and double oven as well as the addition of a Yorkshire forged cast iron range providing an alternative cooking source and a stunning feature. Utility and Boot room off. The living room is accessed from the kitchen as well as the Inner Hall and includes 300year old Jarrah wood floors with feature stone fireplace and multi-fuel stove which also provides Hot water and heating. An external door leads to a large covered terrace creating a stunning entertaining space. A second reception room ideal as an office, snug or playroom and shower room complete the ground floor.
The first floor comprises Master Bedroom with built-in furniture, en-suite bathroom with mains operated shower over the bath and floored attic over; 4 further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. A staircase to the main attic space which is floored is accessed from the landing. The bedrooms along the front of the property benefit from enviable views over open countryside to the Lake District hills beyond.
A large private courtyard provides extensive parking at the rear of the property. To the front, the mature, well-laid out garden provides a peaceful and private space for the house with large terrace accessed from the Living room. The garden includes an Orchard planted with fruit trees and a further area currently with 2 hen houses but which offers scope for a stable or garage if required. A further 1/4 paddock is also included with the property
Adjoining the main house is a beautiful, quaint one bedroom cottage providing the perfect opportunity to run it as a bed and breakfast or holiday let, subject to the necessary consent.
The internal accommodation comprises an open-plan kitchen/ living space with exposed beams, feature sandstone chimney breast and a timber lined pitched roof. Heating is provided by a multi-fuel stove with back boiler. White goods are included as well as plenty of cupboard space. The bedroom is reasonably sized with the bathroom being en-suite with bath with electric shower over, WC and basin. Additional storage space is available in the cottage above the kitchen which is access via a step ladder. A private garden is accessible from the back door of the property. This delightful suntrap also provides opportunity to erect a conservatory or install a hot tub for a holiday let investment.
Bramley Dene and Bramley Mews are situated in the small settlement of Uppertown, close to Kirklinton Church and Kirklinton Hall and are surrounded by delightful countryside landscapes, with views to the Lake District from the upper floor. The location is easily accessible, being equidistant from Brampton, Longtown, and Carlisle with good access to the A7, A69 and M6 J44. Ease of travel is offered in all directions with Newcastle an hour’s drive.