This property forms part of a larger property, Penton House and Stables, Penton which is being offered for sale as a Whole or in 2 lots.
Lot 1 is Penton House along with the Stables Cottage, Garages, Workshop, Garden and 7.6 acres of grazing and woodland. This unique property is peacefully located in the small hamlet of Penton and includes the Victorian principal residence with 2 bedroom cottage, garage block with 2 large garages, The Keep, gardens, courtyard, field and woodland (£645,000). Please see separate particulars.
Lot 2 is The Coach House, a 2 bedroom house, with walled forecourt, garden and parking. (£150,000)
The properties are situated in North Cumbria, a short distance from the England/Scotland border which follows a river known as Liddel Water. They are on the B6318 Langholm to Gilsland road and around 7 miles from local facilities in Longtown, 12.5 miles to Junction 44 of the M6 and 15 miles to Carlisle City Centre. The houses are part of a cluster of six dwellings surrounded by mainly agricultural land and woodland with a disused railway to the north west and at around 85 metres above sea level.
A single storey building of stone and slate construction having timber windows with replacement narrow gauge double glazed units. There is an oil fired central heating system to radiators throughout the principal accommodation. The accommodation briefly comprises;
The front door leads to:-
Living room – 5.03m x 4.19m having an open fire in a stone surround, arched window to the courtyard and spiral staircase.
Kitchen/dining room – 5.80m x 3.00m having a range of fitted timber wall and base units with a single drainer stainless steel sink.
Bedroom 1 – 5.49m x 2.51m max having a fitted cupboard, wardrobe and dressing table.
Bedroom 2 – 3.49m x 2.71m with fitted wardrobe.
Bathroom – 1.68m x 3.14m having a three piece bathroom suite comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and W.C. plus shower cubicle.
Inner hall with boiler/airing cupboard.
A galleried/mezzanine with approximate measurements 6.7m x 3.8m. There is hatch to a loft area and a raised bed with cupboards under which would not be ideal for all potential users.
Externally, the property fronts onto a quiet rural road where there is an enclosed walled forecourt garden area plus a side garden area with oil tank. To the rear there is a strip of lawn and pathway. The title of this property also includes a right of way with or without vehicles through the vehicular access arch to the South East of the dwelling into the rear courtyard to a parking area which permits parking of up to two vehicles. This right is subject to contributing a reasonable proportion according to user of the cost of maintenance of the courtyard.
The Coach House – Band C
The Coach House = E
We are aware that there is a wayleave for an electricity line over the field and that a neighbouring property known as Number 1 Penton House Lodge, has a right of way over part of the access drive and assume this property is liable for a maintenance contribution on an according to user basis but this requires confirmation from the titles. Shared services are detailed under ‘Services’.
We understand all the properties are freehold.
The properties as a whole extend to around 9.55 acres (3.86 hectares) which is predominantly in the Penton House title.
The properties have mains electricity and water. We understand from the owners that the water supply to all 6 properties is to a meter at Penton House and it is the liability of the Penton House owner to settle the account. There are sub meters and the owners of Penton House are required to bill the other five properties for their share of the water account. All six properties are also on a shared modern powered septic tank in the grounds of Penton House which is the liability of Penton House to repair and maintain and to recharge equally to the other five users.
Vendors Solicitors:- Cartmell Shepherd