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High Hesket, Cumbria

4 Bedroom Country House for sale in High Hesket

£420,000

Between Penrith and Carlisle, Old Town House is a magnificent 17th/18th century home, built originally as a "stance", an important resting place on the ancient droving route from Scotland to England. The house has been lovingly renovated and updated by the current owners and has been the subject of a history book on the important role played by cattle droving in the development of the Cumbrian economy.

The accommodation is brimming with character combined with the comforts of modern living and comprises: Hallway, Living Room, Dining Room, Farmhouse Kitchen, Study, Larder, Laundry/Cloakroom, Landing, Four Double Bedrooms, Two with En-Suite Shower and a House Bathroom. The house is set in a large garden, just under 2/5 acre, with a beautiful Formal Garden to the front, a Kitchen Garden and a Wooded Area to the rear.

There is also Off Road Parking and a Detached Garage.

The property also has the benefit of Oil Fired Central Heating, Multi Fuel Stoves to the kitchen and living room and Double Glazing throughout.

Location - From Penrith, head North on the A6 and from the Stoneybeck roundabout, travel for approximately 6.3 miles and turn left off the short section of dual carriageway into a tarmac lane. Follow the drive for approximately 30 metres and turn right into a cobbled drive.Amenities - In the village of High Hesket there is a church, a primary school, a public house and a nearby doctor's surgery. 2.5 miles away is the village of Armathwaite, a beautiful Eden Valley village with plenty of good access to the surrounding country side and along the River Eden. In the village there is a village shop with Sub Post Office, 2 public houses and a railway station on the Settle - Carlisle line. There is... Read more

Property Features

  • Magnificent 17th/18th Century Detached Farmhouse
  • Lovingly Restored and Refurbished by the Current Owners
  • Living Room with Stove, Dining Room + Study
  • Farmhouse Kitchen with Stove, Larder + Laundry/Cloakroom
  • 4 Double Bedrooms, 2 En-Suite Showers + House Bathroom
  • Beautiful Mature Gardens to the Front and Rear
  • Off Road Parking + Garage
  • Oil Central Heating + Double Glazing
  • EPC Rate C

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Wilkes-Green & Hill Ltd

9/10 Angel Lane

Penrith

Cumbria

CA11 7BP

United Kingdom

Tel: 01768 867999

info@wilkesgreenhill.co.uk
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