A peaceful and secluded property, yet only 25 minutes from Carlisle, extending to approximately 22.89acres (9.26 hectares) overall to include a three bedroom house, pleasant gardens, a range of residential, stock and general purpose buildings, grazing and mowing land, picturesque river frontage, woodland and ponds. The farmhouse has much original character with potential for more accommodation and ample scope for extension and conversion. This agricultural holding has good potential for equestrian, commercial and other leisure uses and is set in a quiet rural location in North Cumbria, accessible to the local market towns of Longtown and Brampton and to the City of Carlisle where there is access to the M6 and main line trains. The entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme will be included in the sale. EPC = D
The accommodation has much character, and a quirky and pleasant ambience, briefly comprises:-
A timber double glazed front door leads to the entrance hall with a tiled floor, beamed ceiling and an open staircase. There are glazed double doors leading to the attached barn plus doors off to the boot room, kitchen and shower room.
Boot Room – 5.26m x 2.01m with doors to the garden and to a neighbouring wood store measuring approximately 8m x 2m.
Farmhouse Kitchen – 5.62m x 4.01m having a range of fitted timber wall and base kitchen units to include two stainless steel single drainer sinks, a built-in oven, a four ring electric hob with hood over, plumbing for a washing machine and ample room for a breakfast table and chairs. Please note that the range in this room will be removed by the vendors for safety reasons.
Lounge – 4.03m x 3.75m max having a cast iron stove on a stone base, a beamed ceiling, a view over the fields and an exposed stone wall with opening and step down to:-
Dining Room – 2.45m x 3.67m having French doors to the rear patio and a beamed ceiling.
Inner hall with staircase and providing access to:-
Boiler Room – 2.28m x 2.43m max having the central heating boiler, shelving, useful storage and the consumer unit.
Shower Room – 2.12m x 1.94m being part tiled with corner shower cubicle, WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
There are two staircases to the first floor, rising from the main entrance hall and off the inner hall. The inner staircase leads to a first floor landing with radiator and providing access to:-
Bathroom – 3.09m x 2.47m max having a three piece bathroom suite comprising a pine panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C. There is a coombed ceiling and skylight.
Bedroom -3.67m x 2.47 with a coombed ceiling.
Bedroom – 4.09m x 3.86m having built-in wardrobes, vanity unit with wash hand basin, hot water cylinder cupboard with immersion heater and an exposed stone wall plus a view over the fields to the front.
Bedroom – 5.24m x 4.07m max with feature only tiled fireplace and view.
The front hall staircase leads to a first floor galleried landing providing access to:-
Store – 4.98m x 4.06m max being an L shaped room with exposed beams and shelves and potential subject to any required consents to form a bedroom or study etc. There are no skylights or windows in this room at present.
A stone surfaced road leads to a concrete courtyard with ample parking available and situated between the farm buildings and house. To the front of the house there is a large and attractive garden with lawn, flower beds, stone walls, silver birch and fish pond. In addition a large wisteria on the front elevation of the house. To the side there is a well maintained and productive vegetable garden in raised beds and to the rear of the house a patio and grass amenity area.
Barn – 4.95m x 8.78m being a large traditional stone and slate barn adjoining the house with double doors for entry direct from the house entrance hall. The barn has a concrete floor, electric light and sockets, arched vehicular access door and presently provides extensive and useful residential storage. There is significant potential within this barn to obtain planning consent to extend the residential accommodation or for alternative uses to include an annexe or holiday cottage
Garage/Workshop – 4.67m x 6.6m being a double garage/workshop adjoining the above barn with fitted bench, electric light and sockets, two up-and-over doors and concrete floor.
Glass House – 1.8m x 4.1m maximum.
Polytunnel – 7.6m x 4.5m. approx
Adjoining the vegetable garden a potting shed and hen house of timber construction with a boxed profile sheet roof as follows:
a) Potting Shed 5.19m x 3.2m with concrete floor, electric light and sockets and workbench.
b) Hen House 5.3m x 3.2m.
The agricultural buildings with approximate internal measurements include:-
Machinery Store/Shed – 9.55m x 6.55m with electric light.
Pole Barn Range – 12m x 6m and 5.5m x 6.5m and 3.6m x 5.1m.
Secure Store – 5.5m x 3.6m or machinery shed
Loose Stock Housing – 7.1m x 5.7m. This building is of block construction and adjoining is a stone and slate range of four buildings, the first three of which have electric light. These buildings are as follows:-
a) Store/Pen 2.6m x 4.6m
b) Shed 2.6m x 5m being an open fronted machinery shed.
c) Former Byre 4.4m x 5.4m.
d) Former Byre 4.5m x 5.8m which is part fitted with kennels.
Former Byre 5.4m x 4.4m which is partly fitted with kennels.
Fuel Store 2.97m x 4.26m being a detached brick built building with lean-to.
Pole Barn 11.6m x 10.5m providing loose housing.
General Purpose/Cattle Shed 11.5m x 22.7m a steel portal framed building with front overhang and concrete forecourt, feed barrier and providing loose stock housing with bull pen.