Reception Rooms: 3
A fabulous opportunity has arisen to acquire this delightful Grade II listed former public house, dating back to 1669, steeped in history and character with many original features including sash windows and original wood internal doors. The spacious and charming accommodation is set out over two floors with a useful cellar below. The ground floor boasts three reception rooms, a lovely farmhouse kitchen and separate utility room whilst the first floor incorporates three bedrooms and a spacious 4 piece bathroom. Outside, the private driveway and cobbled courtyard provides ample parking and access to the lovely lawned gardens, patio and seating areas, separate adjoining paddock of approximately 2 acres and outbuildings that include gardening/ wood stores and stable. Also benefitting from magnificent views over the local countryside, this exceptional package will prove popular with a range of buyers, especially those families with children looking for that extra outdoor space.
Burton-in-Lonsdale is a pretty village of stone cottages and houses situated between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, close to the Lancashire and Cumbria boarders with plenty of picturesque countryside right on the doorstep. Within the village is a vibrant community shop with a post office, pub and village hall which hosts a number of regular events and clubs and a new Sports Pavilion with a playing field, opened in October 2015. There is a good road and rail network for the region and the property is in the catchment area of the highly regarded Queen Elizabeth School at Kirkby Lonsdale.
Accommodation The private, gravel driveway leads to; exposed cobbled courtyard to the front elevation with a traditional wooden front door leading to:
Entrance vestibule A useful entrance vestibule housing the high level electric meter and fuse box cupboard.
Sitting Room 15’4 x 15’2 (4.67 x 4.62) A welcoming reception room full of character and original features that include exposed oak lintels and beams, inset nook alcove, ‘serving’ hatch and stunning feature stone surround fireplace with raised hearth.
Lounge/Dining room 15’2 x 14’8 (4.62 x 4.48) A secondary reception space, perfect for entertaining, with plentiful oak beam features. Currently utilized as a sitting room but would also be ideal as a dining room. The sash window provide plenty of light and a cast iron wood burning stove sits within an impressive stone fireplace with flagged hearth. Door and steps lead to;
Study 11’4 x 10’8 (3.46 x 3.26) A quiet room overlooking the private courtyard, again with plenty of character and great for study or listening to music. Second internal door leads to;
Inner Hallway Window to the rear affords for plenty of light and a internal door leads to a half cellar, ideal for storage.
Breakfast Kitchen 13’5 x 10’8 (4.10 x 3.26) A true farmhouse kitchen with a good range of wall, drawer and base units, breakfast bar, sink and a half with drainer and window overlooking the rear. Feature exposed stone wall compliments the original beam features and there is a good sized space for a 7 ring Range cooker. Stable door leads to the rear entrance hall and access to;
Utility Room 10’1 x 9’1 (3.08 x 2.78) A handy utility with wall and base units, housing a Belfast sink with mixer taps. Space for fridge freezer and plumbing for washing machine with a wall mounted Baxi central heating boiler. Feature exposed wood ceiling beams and windows to the rear.
Beautiful wood staircase from the inner hall leads to;
First Floor Landing With a window at half landing overlooking the rear and attractive wood ceiling beams.
Bedroom One 15 ‘3 x 15’5 (4.66 x 4.70) A very pleasant and sizeable double bedroom to the front of the house with a pretty window seat and lovely original Cast iron fireplace and exposed wood floorboards.
Bedroom Two 15’1 x 14’11 (4.59 x 4.54) Another good sized double bedroom with window seat overlooking the front and Cast iron decorative fireplace.
Bedroom Three 11’4 x 10’9 (3.45 x 3.28) Double bedroom with Cast iron decorative fireplace and fabulous views across the rear courtyard and out over the local Countryside, fields and hills beyond.
Family Bathroom Comprising of a 4 piece suite in White with corner spa bath, WC, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled shower cubicle with Thermostatic shower unit. A built in shelved airing cupboard with radiator provides extra storage and recess tiling further compliments.
Outside Accessed via a large wooden gate to the side of the property, a gravel driveway leads into the private cobbled and flagged courtyard where there is ample parking for several vehicles. Neat lawns with well stocked boarders of colourful flowers and well established fruit trees make up this quaint, enclosed rear garden. There is also a selection of outbuildings that include; timber studio, beautiful painted wood summer house, wood store, outside WC, field shelter and stable. A fully fenced grass area is great for pets including chickens and hens or even goats and a wooden gate at the bottom of the garden leads to a paddock of approximately 1 ½ acres with stone wall and hedge boundary, a great package for those families with equestrian interests. The abundant garden further enjoys a water feature with wood pergola along with cobbled patio, seating areas, ornamental fish pond and simply stunning views.
Directions If you are travelling from Lancaster take the take the A683 towards Kirkby Lonsdale, follow the road for approx. 12 miles passing through Melling. After Melling at Greta Bridge, turn right onto the A687 Ingleton road, then after approximately 3 miles you enter Burton In Lonsdale Bull Farm is situated on your left hand side, just before the centre of the village.