- Detached Barn Conversion in the Lake District National Park with 2 Acre Paddock
- Superb Views of the Surrounding Countryside and Fells
- Large Full Height Living Room with Galleried Landing
- Large Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, Office + Cloakroom
- Ground Floor Double Bedroom with En-Suite Wet Room
- 2 Further Double Bedrooms with En-Suite Bathrooms
- Beautiful Landscaped Gardens, Off Road Parking + Integral Garage
- Oil Central Heating and Fully Double Glazed
- Tenure - Freehold. Council Tax Band - F. EPC Rate - D
- Local Occupancy Applies. High Speed Fibre Broadband Available
Set at the foot of both Carrock and Bowscale Fells, Brow Bottom is a superb converted Lakeland barn, in a farmstead, surrounded by gorgeous open countryside within the Lake District National Park. This wonderful home combines the characteristics of the original building with craftsman oak woodwork throughout and the benefit of modern techniques, with over 200 sq metres of floor space. The accommodation comprises: Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, Office, full height Living Room with Galleried Landing above, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room Ground Floor Double Bedroom with En-Suite Wet Room and 2 Double Bedrooms with En-Suite Bathrooms to the First Floor. Outside is a beautifully landscaped Garden with uninterrupted views of the surrounding countryside. At the bottom of the garden is a Paddock, just over 2 acres, with a water supply, ideal for a pony or several sheep. The property also has the benefit of Oil Fired Central Heating, Double Glazing and a Multi Fuel Stove to the living room. A local Occupancy Restriction applies to this property.
From Junction 40 of the M6, head West on the A66 and drive for 9.1 miles. Turn right off the A66, signposted to Mungrisdale and Caldbeck. Follow this road for approximately 3 miles, driving through the village of Mungrisdale and to the hamlet of Bowscale. Turn right into a track, turn left, over the cattle grid and then right into Brow Bottom.
Brow Bottom is in the beautiful and peaceful Caldew Valley and being surrounded by open countryside with many footpaths and bridleways, there is excellent walking from the door.
In the neighbouring village of Mungrisdale, 1 mile away, there is a Church, a village hall and a public house. In the village of Hesket Newmarket, there is a church, a village shop and a public house. Just under 7 miles is the village of Penruddock, where there is a primary and infant school, a village hall and a public house. In the village of Caldbeck is a doctors surgery.
The historic town of Keswick is just over 10 miles from Brow Bottom, where are is a wide range of shops and services as well as hotels, restaurants and public houses and a Booths supermarket, a theatre, cinema and Keswick School, which has been graded as outstanding.
All main facilities are in Penrith, approximately 13.7 miles. Penrith is a popular market town with a population of around 15,000 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 2 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. There is a railway station on the Glasgow to London main line.
Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Heating is by fuel oil. Drainage is to a shared treatment plant.
There is high speed B4RN fibre broadband to the property.
The vendor informs us that the property is freehold and the council tax band is band F. A local occupancy restriction applies and we understand the occupation of this property shall be limited to the following persons: a) A person employed or about to be employed, or last employed in the locality or b) A person who has, for the period of 3 years immediately proceeding his occupation, had his only or principal residence in the locality. In this condition ‘locality’ shall mean the administrative County of Cumbria and the expression ‘person’ shall include the dependants of a person residing with him or her or the widow or widower of such a person.
STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT WITH WILKES-GREEN + HILL
Through a part double glazed panel door to the;
Hallway (1.65m x 5.56m)
The flooring is ceramic tiled with under floor heating and there is some exposed stone work, exposed timber lintels above the doors, natural oak skirtings and architraves and oak planked doors off to the living room, cloakroom and garage.
Study/Bedroom Four (3.02m x 4.50m)
A double glazed window to the rear with a stone sill and a timber lintel looks over the rear garden to the Caldew valley. There is a window into the hallway, with stonework around, natural oak skirtings and architraves, recessed LED down lights and under floor heating.
Fitted with a white toilet and wash hand basin. A double glazed barn vent faces to the rear. The floor is ceramic tiled with under floor heating and there is an extractor fan.
Living Room (4.78m x 7.65m)
To one end of the room is a stone fireplace with a stone hearth and timber mantel, housing an enamelled multi fuel stove. A double glazed barn entrance faces to the front with a view across the valley. The ceiling is open to the full height with exposed beams and there are some exposed through stones to the walls. A natural solid oak staircase leads up to a galleried landing with natural oak handrail and spindles. There is; under floor heating, natural oak skirtings and architraves, five wall light points, TV and telephone points. A short passageway with a stone recess and a recessed cupboard has an oak planked door to the ground floor bedroom and a glazed oak framed door with oak panelling to each side having inset leaded glass windows, leads to the;
Dining Kitchen (3.78m x 9.09m)
The kitchen area is fitted with a range of oak fronted wall and base units, and a granite work surface incorporating a 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel single drainer sink, mixer tap and granite splash back. There is a breakfast bar with cupboards below. To one side of the kitchen is a built in oak dresser unit, a built in fridge with a microwave cupboard above and there is a built in dishwasher. There is space for range type cooker with an extractor hood above. The flooring is ceramic tiled right through with under floor heating.
Double glazed windows face to the side and rear as well as French doors giving excellent open view across the garden and across the surrounding countryside. The ceiling is sloped with exposed beams and a double glazed "Velux" window with an electric blind. A rustic oak planked door with exposed beams above, open into the;
Utility Room (2.95m x 2.77m)
With a work surface incorporating a stainless steel 1 1/2 bowl single drainer sink and mixer tap. There is plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. A floor mounted "Grant" oil fired boiler provides the hot water and central heating. The ceiling is sloped and the floor is ceramic tiled. A narrow double glazed window with stone sill, faces to the rear and a wooden stable door with a double glazed window leads outside.
Ground Floor Bedroom (3.61m x 4.78m)
A double glazed window and a wooden stable door with a double glazed window both face to the rear and have exposed stonework around. There is under floor heating, recessed down lights, a TV aerial lead and natural oak architraves and skirtings. An oak door opens into the;
En-Suite Wet Room (2.18m x 2.54m)
The flooring is fully tiled with a drain point to one corner and a mains fed shower above. There is a "Heritage" toilet and wash basin. The walls are fully tiled and the ceiling has recessed downlights. A double glazed barn vent faces to the front with a stone sill and to each side is a recessed shelved cupboard with an oak door. There is a shaver socket/light, an extractor fan and a heated towel rail.
First Floor - Galleried Landing
The galleried landing runs the length of the living room with oak handrail and spindles, oak flooring and a window overlooking the dining kitchen. Oak planked doors lead off to the bedrooms.
Bedroom Two (4.83m x 3.15m)
The ceiling is open with oak clad purlins and a double glazed "Velux" window with electric blind and windows to the front and rear, with stone sills and timber lintels give excellent views across the Valley. A recessed airing cupboard with oak doors houses the pressurised hot water tank. There are three wall light points, a double radiator, a TV and telephone point. The skirtings and architraves are natural oak and an oak planked door leads to the;
En-Suite Bathroom (2.90m x 2.31m)
Fitted with a four piece "Heritage" suite, including a panelled bath with central taps. The toilet and wash hand basin are fitted in a vanity unit with a concealed cistern and a store cupboard. A separate quadrant shower enclosure has a "Mira" mains fed shower and a mosaic tiles to two sides. the ceiling is sloped with recessed halogen downlights and an oak clad purlin. the floor is tiled and there are; a heated towel rail, a single radiator, a shaver socket/light, an extractor fan and a double glazed barn vent to the front with a stone sill.
Bedroom Three (4.57m 3.35m x 3.56m)
The ceiling is open with oak clad purlins and a double glazed "Velux" window. A double glazed window faces to the gable with exposed stonework around and a double glazed window to the rear with stone sill and timber above give views across the Caldew Valley. There are; two wall light points, a double radiator, a TV and telephone point. The skirtings and architraves are natural oak and an oak planked door leads to the;
En-Suite (2.16m x 2.95m)
Fitted with a four piece "Heritage" suite, including a panelled bath with central taps. The wash basin has a cabinet below and a separate quadrant shower enclosure has a "Mira" mains fed shower and a mosaic tiles to two sides. The ceiling is sloped with recessed halogen down lights and an oak clad purlin. The floor is tiled and there are; a single radiator, a shaver socket/light, an extractor fan and a double glazed barn vent to the front with a stone sill.
Integral Garage (5.97m x 3.91m)
Having wooden double doors to the rear and a door to the front. There are light, power and a Belfast sink with hot and cold water. two double glazed "Velux" widows also give natural light.
There is a shared access across the front of the house to wooden, double gates, giving vehicle access to a gravelled drive and a turning area to one end of the barn.
The garden has been beautifully landscaped and is mainly laid to lawn with a stone flagged terrace across the rear of the house.
The boundaries are to each side with mature hedging and a gravelled path with borders run around through the lawn to a;
Walled island, having a central shrub bed with a water fountain and a gravelled seating area around.
The garden gives magnificent open views across the surrounding countryside.
Beyond the garden is a field, approximately 2.074 Acres, with a water supply.