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Brockabank House, Keasden, Clapham, Lancaster LA2 8EY
Guide Price £1,125,000 Fine & Country Property
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 4
Type: Detached house with 2 bed cottage
Reception Rooms: 5

Property Details

PART-EXCHANGE CONSIDERED Set in approximately 30 acres of beautiful ring fenced farmland in the picturesque North Yorkshire Dales. Brockabank House is a magnificent, creatively developed and extended former farmhouse and barn complete with outbuildings, all of which have been exceptionally finished to the highest of standards and now provide luxurious primary living accommodation with 6 sizeable bedrooms, a two bedroom detached cottage, multi-office suite and large detached outbuilding suitable for further conversion. This idyllic, convenient setting coupled with the impressive scope for potential at Brockabank House will prove extremely popular with a wide range of buyers; those with dependent relatives, home businesses and those seeking income potential will all be equally impressed by this unique opportunity. The land surrounding the house would be ideal for those with equestrian or smallholding interests yet could be let out to local farmers if not required.

Brockabank has the potential to create an income of £18,500 per annum in its present form (based on information received by the owners letting agent). The large detached outbuilding suitable for further conversion could potentially create additional income (subject to planning).

Tucked away in a quiet and picturesque setting, Brockabank House is on the outskirts of the hamlet of Keasden just to the south of the popular North Yorkshire village of Clapham. The situation is private and rural, but very convenient with Austwick, Clapham and Bentham all within approximately 3 miles drive and offering wonderful, independent amenities such as village stores, cafes, pubs and post office. The west side of the land is bordered largely by Keasden Beck which provides stunning scenery and a delightful boundary.

Accommodation The entrance to the property is via a well landscaped, neatly arranged stone flagged area with steps leading to the front door and into the entrance hall that runs the full length of this beautiful home. The oak floor, exposed beams and stone wall detail set the tone for this exquisite property.

Living Room 32’3 x 15’11 (9.84m x 4.84m) Enjoying a triple aspect and lovely views, this formal reception room has been luxuriously finished with exposed stone detailing, striking stone fire surround and hearth housing a Hunter Wood burning stove and a custom built bar.

Study 12’4 x 8’3 (3.75m x 2.51m) Fit for purpose, this super home office space enjoys views over the land and also has beam and alcove features.

WC Fitting with the style and character of the house, there is a open area for cloaks with vertical and horizontal exposed beams, the WC comprises a traditional white WC and vanity wash hand basin.

Dining Room 19’3 x 15’5 (5.86m x 4.71m) This well proportioned room is the perfect space for formal entertaining, enjoying a dual aspect and intriguing original features such as arrow slits and exposed stone wall.

Kitchen 16’0 x 12’4 (5.12m x 3.75m) A superb breakfast kitchen with far reaching views across the land toward Keasden Beck, a fantastic selection of wall and base units in French oak are topped with granite work surfaces and encompass a Rangemaster oven with 5 ring gas hob. There is an integrated fridge and freezer, sunken sink and a half, dishwasher, wine rack and excellent breakfast bar. The L shaped layout of this true heart of the home affords plenty of space for a dining area and there are plenty of characterful features. Three steps lead up to the;

Sitting room 18’6 x 14’9 (5.65m x 4.49m) A snug like room with French doors leading out onto one of the patio areas. The focal point is an attractive chimney breast with wood burning stove. Plentiful light and a sense of space is created through the double aspect and the semi vaulted ceiling.

Utility 12’4 x 8’6 (3.75m x 2.59m) Immediately adjacent to the kitchen and with access to the rear porch, this useful facility also houses the boiler. There is a solid selection of wall and base units and a sink with drainer. This space is ideal for muddy boots and kit!

First Floor 30’5 x 11’3 (9.26m x 3.44m) A spacious landing area is presently utilised as an additional ‘living space’.

Master Bedroom 21’5 x 16’0 (6.54m x 4.87m) This magnificent master suite has superb, far reaching views and excellent proportions. There is a wonderful dressing room with plenty of space for standalone or fitted wardrobes. The separate ensuite bathroom has been stylishly finished with mosaic tiles and oversized sunken bath, corner shower cubicle and pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom 2 12’4 x 9’1 (3.76m x 2.76m) This further double bedroom is ideal again for guests or children.

Bedroom 3 12’4 x 9’7 (3.76m x 2.93m) A very pleasant guest double bedroom, again with delightful views and benefitting from a modern ensuite shower room comprising WC, pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle and WC.

Bedroom 4 16’5 x 10’6 (5.01m x 3.20m) The second largest of the bedrooms this is a fantastic double bedroom enjoying beautiful views toward the river with ensuite shower room neatly arranged and tiled with WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle

Bedroom 5 15’11 x 10’7 (4.86m x 3.32m) This well proportioned double bedroom enjoys views over the garden and with the potential to extend into adjacent bedroom if further ensuite is required. Ample under eaves storage.

Bedroom 6 12’5 x 8’6 (3.78m x 2.60m) A lovely single bedroom with under eaves storage, ideal for children or guests.

House bathroom Beautifully presented this impressively stylish bathroom is tiled to the dado and features a corner bath, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.

Outside Accessed via a private driveway, Brockabank House is wonderfully private yet very accessible and is enveloped by its land that amounts to approximately 30 acres of good grazing land. Currently let out to local farmers, there is scope for a whole range of usages for the land including equestrian, hobby farming, activities and possible camp style sites. The land immediately adjacent to Keasden Beck is absolutely beautiful, with wooded areas and paddocks creating an attractive area to relax and unwind.

Surrounding Brockabank house, the gardens have been neatly landscaped and provide plentiful opportunity for enjoying al fresco living. There is ample parking for at least ten cars and the property boasts a double and a single garage along with a larger unit suitable for heavier machinery.

Outbuildings For those with equestrian interests or indeed those seeking additional development potential the large shippon that occupies an elevated position above the beck is ideal for a wide range of uses, subject to usual consents.

Offices In a detached building there are three offices with certified B1 class business use, that also benefit from a kitchenette and toilet facilities. These are ideal for those looking to run a business from home or indeed for letting to a business if additional income is required.

Cottage Adjacent to the offices, this unencumbered two bedroom cottage comprises; galley style kitchen with good range of wall and base units, living room with wood burning stove and beam features, a double and a single bedroom alongside a house bathroom. It also benefits from separate parking area.

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