Reception Rooms: 1
Splendid opportunity to acquire a substantial four bedroom, two bathroom barn conversion converted 30 years ago boasting many period features along with some modern enhancements including exposed timber beams and lintels, pine panelled doors, sash style windows and a wood burning stove warming the open plan family living room. The house has the benefit of two allocated parking spaces, plus additional visitor parking in a small car park as you enter the hamlet and a easily manageable pretty walled garden with benefit also of a one-fifth share of a large communal garden where the property has a shed and wood store which can be used for gatherings, or just to sit and enjoy the sunshine and birds singing.
4 High Oaks is positioned in the small idyllic rural hamlet of Marthwaite, hidden down a picturesque tree lined lane with stream. Situated in a private hamlet of just 11 homes in total, High Oaks was originally a farm that dates back to the 1700’s with all of the properties in the hamlet starting life as farm outbuildings that have been beautifully converted into unusual homes. The hamlet is surrounded by stunning countryside and you can walk from the house along the Dales Way enjoying views of the magnificent Howgill fells. Positioned on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and close to the eastern fells of the Lake District National Park, this highly scenic area with undulating hills frame the nearby market towns of Sedbergh (2 miles) and Kirkby Lonsdale (9 miles) offering a good range of local facilities with public and state schools, post offices, banks, doctors and dentists, churches as well as shops, pubs and restaurants. It’s just a few minutes drive to the M6, and approximately 20 minutes to Oxenholme on the West Coast Mainline with fast links to London and Scotland.
Private pathway from the parking bay leads to the UPVC front door.
Spacious entrance hall featuring solid pine skirting boards, architraves, panel doors and staircase with useful under stairs storage cupboard. The hallway gives access into the living room.
Open Plan Living Room & Dining Area
24’8×10’6 – 12’0x11’11
This fabulous open plan family living room, combines a comfortable lounging area centred around a prominent chimney breast with inset log burning stove whilst enjoying pleasant outlooks from the deep bay window and patio doors which lead out to the garden. The lounge area opens into a lovely dining area with an exposed timber beam remaining where the separating wall used to be and two exposed original timber lintels now house UPVC sash style windows. This super family room offers plenty of flexible living space, finished with inset spot lighting and laminate flooring throughout.
Leading from the dining area, the generous size kitchen has an extensive range of shaker style wall and base units down both sides and enough space for a breakfast table and chairs. Well equipped with a range of built in appliances including double oven, electric hob with extractor hood, dishwasher and double sink unit. There is also plumbing for washing machine and space for a free standing fridge/freezer. To the rear of the kitchen is a built in cupboard housing the oil fired central heating boiler and adjacent a UPVC stable door leading out to a parking bay.
Leading off the entrance hall is a downstairs shower room facility comprising curved shower cubicle, WC and vanity wash basin with underbuilt storage. The shower room is neatly finished with tiled floor and walls, inset spot lighting and chrome heated towel rail.
Solid pine staircase leads to first floor landing which has loft hatch access and two built in cupboards, suitable for storage, airing cupboard and condensing dryer.
Large double bedroom, presently fitted out with office furniture and shelving. This generous bedroom enjoys a dual aspect from the UPVC sash style windows and features exposed timber lintels and inset spot lighting.
Second large double bedroom, featuring dual aspect from UPVC style sash windows and exposed timber lintels. Built in cupboard with solid pine panelled door.
Generous single bedroom, presently used as a walk in wardrobe with range of clothing storage units. UPVC sash style window with exposed timber lintel.
Splendid fourth bedroom at the rear of the house with stone mullioned timber framed windows and a UPVC sash style window with timber lintel. This generous bedroom also features a solid pine staircase which leads to an attic room in the eaves space which can be used as a dressing area/study or easily accessible storage space and has potential for an ensuite.
Family bathroom comprising of four piece suite including walk in shower cubicle, WC, pedestal wash basin and panel bath with shower attachment. The bathroom is neatly finished with tiled flooring and part tiling to walls and features inset spot lighting, chrome heated towel rail, shaver point and UPVC sash style window with exposed timber lintel.
Surrounding the property is an easily manageable cottage style garden with a selection trees, lawned area and shrubs blossoming at varied times of the year, and is enclosed by a stone built wall. Adjacent to the garden walls are two allocated parking spaces. The property also enjoys a communal meadow area which is shared with five other houses. This is a well maintained extra garden space with hard standing area providing additional visitor parking, and where 4 High Oaks has shed for the property and a log store.
Mains water and electric. Oil fired central heating. Shared septic tank
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