- Enigmatic and Characterful Portion of a Converted Chapel, Rich in Original Features
- Peaceful Hamlet in the Westmorland Dales National Park
- Upper Eden Valley Surrounded by Beautiful Open Countryside
- 6.7 Miles from Kirkby Stephen and 8.6 Miles from Appleby
- Large Split Level Open Living Room with Dining Hall and Kitchen
- 2 Double Bedrooms and Shower Room
- 2nd Sitting Room/3rdBedroom
- Off Road Parking + Enclosed Low Maintenance Garden
- Tenure - Freehold. Council Tax Band - C. EPC Rate - E
Between Appleby, Kirkby Stephen and Orton, Little Asby is a peaceful hamlet in the heart of the Westmorland Dales National Park, set up on Little Asby Common, a site of scientific interest and a special conservation area, Being surrounded by beautiful open countryside and still easily accessible to the A66 and M6, The Old Chapel is an idyllic location coupled with enigmatic and characterful accommodation giving an individual home with accommodation comprising: Entrance Porch, a large split level open plan Dining Hall, Living Room and Kitchen all to the lower level, a Sitting Room/3rd Bedroom, a Bedroom and Shower Room to the first floor and to the 2nd floor is a; Landing and a split level Double Bedroom. There is also a useful Basement Room which houses a Worcester Condensing Boiler to provide the hot water and central heating and is also used by the current owner as a workshop (limited headroom). Outside there is an Off Road Parking Bay for up to 4 cars and an Enclosed Garden to flag stones and gravel which also offers a good degree of privacy.
From Appleby, take the B6260, signposted to Orton and drive to Burrells. At Burrells, take the left hand turn, signposted to Ormside, Great Asby and Soulby. Follow this road for just over a mile and then turn right, signposted to Great Asby. Drive for approximately 1.75 miles to the crossroads and then turn left, signposted to Little Asby, Soulby and Kirkby Stephen. Drive for approximately 1.75 miles and then turn right, signposted to Little Asby.
Appleby, approximately 8.6 miles, is an historic market town in the upper Eden Valley with a population of approximately 2,500 people and is of historical interest. The town has a range of shops, a Primary and a Secondary School. Leisure facilities include a Swimming Pool, an 18-hole golf course and bowling green. Kirkby Stephen, approximately 6.7 miles is an attractive market town with easy access to the Pennines, Lake District and North Yorkshire. Facilities include primary and secondary schools, shops restaurants, public houses and interesting local shops. There is a railway station on the Settle Carlisle line.
A larger shopping centre is Penrith, about 21 miles away. Penrith is a popular market town with a population of around 16,000 people and facilities include: infant, junior and secondary schools with a further/higher education facility at Newton Rigg College. There are 5 supermarkets and a good range of locally owned and national high street shops. Leisure facilities include: a leisure centre with; swimming pool, climbing wall, indoor bowling, badminton courts and a fitness centre as well as; golf, rugby and cricket clubs. There is also a 3 screen cinema and Penrith Playhouse. Penrith is known as the Gateway to the North Lakes and is conveniently situated for Ullswater and access to the fells, benefiting from the superb outdoor recreation opportunities.
Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is by way of a shared septic tank. Heating is via an oil fired boiler.
The property is freehold and the council tax is band C
STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT WITH WILKES-GREEN + HILL
Arched timber double doors open to the
With stone flooring, part panelled walls and a broad pitch pine door to the
Dining Hall (4.70m x 3.63m)
The flooring is stone and the walls are part panelled. There are two modern column radiators and tall double glazed windows face to the front and rear. Steps lead up to the living room and down to the basement. There is an open doorway to the;
Kitchen (3.68m x 2.36m)
Fitted with a range of shaker style units and a beach block work surface incorporating a single drainer sink with mixer tap and tiled splash back . There is space for a slot in range cooker with a stainless steel extractor hood, a built in fridge freeze, a dishwasher and plumbing for a washing machine. The flooring is laminate and a tall double glazed window faces to the front.
Living Room (2.64m x 4.98m)
Two one side is a tall double glazed 3 panel stone mullioned window with window window seat having views across the village to the surrounding countryside. The walls have some wood panelling and part of the original pulpit divides the living room from the dining room. Stairs lead to the first floor and a sliding door opens to the WC.
Fitted with a toilet and wash hand basin and having an extractor fan.
First Floor - Landing
Having natural timber doors off. There are two built in cupboards and stairs to the second floor.
Sitting Room/3rd Bedroom (2.59m x 5.87m)
A large double glazed ornate stone window faces to the front with views across the cottages opposite to the surrounding countryside. The ceiling is partly sloped with two double glazed Velux windows which also benefit from the views. There are exposed beams, the floor is oak and there are two modern column radiators.
Bedroom One (2.74m x 4.57m)
A built in wardrobe provides hanging and shelf space. There is a modern column radiator, a small double glazed window to the rear and a double glazed Velux window.
Shower Room (2.06m x 3.28m)
Fitted with a wash basin set in a vanity unit with storage cabinets and a side shelf. The toilet and bidet are set in a plinth with a concealed cistern. There is a large shower enclosure with marine board to two sides and a mains fed two head shower. The flooring is wood effect tiles and the walls are part tiled and part panelled. There is a modern column radiator, a shaver socket and a double glazed Velux roof window.
Second Floor - Landing
The ceiling is sloped with a Velux roof window and a natural timber door leads to;
Bedroom Two (7.32m x 2.77m overall)
The ceiling is open to the apex with exposed roof timbers and two double glazed Velux roof windows looking out over the village to the Pennines. There is a modern column radiator.
The room is on two levels with three steps between.
Basement Level (2.44m 2.74m x 2.18m + 2.06m x 3.76m)
Having light and power. A Worcester oil fired condensing combi boiler provides hot water and central heating.
To the front of the property is a gravel forecourt on which there is a prescriptive right, since 1979, to park
A stone wall with iron railings and gate to the side leads to the garden which is to a mix of flags and gravel with a shrub border around.
To end of the garden is a wooden shed with light and power. 10' x 7'10.