Reception Rooms: 2
Hardriggs Barn is a substantial and fine example of a traditional Lakeland barn with planning permission granted to restore and develop into a desirable 3/4 bedroom country home with 185m² (2000ft²) of accommodation spread over two storeys providing space to create a very comfortable family home with a flexible layout. There are good parking areas around the property together with sheltered gently sloping gardens on a 0.4 acre plot enjoying the sunny aspect and views.
Set in a comfortable 0.4 acre plot, Hardriggs Barn enjoys a peaceful an enviable semi-rural position in the Gilpin Valley surrounded by adjoining open fields, on the edge of the highly sought after South Lakeland village of Crosthwaite, which is wholly within the Lake District National Park. Crosthwaite is an attractive village with a thriving sense of community and amenities including a well regarded primary school, church, village hall, bowling club, tennis club, childrens play area and an excellent pub. There is convenient road access to Windermere to the north, Kendal to the east and the A590 trunk road and M6 junction via the Lyth Valley to the south.
Hardriggs Barn The large L-shaped barn comprises of accommodation on two storey’s with access from the outside to both the ground and first floor levels. The first floor level is accessed at several locations with the proposed main access via large barn doors into the largest portion from the existing hard standing and parking area to the north and three further external accesses into smaller store rooms and workshop which are to be integrated into the proposed plans. The lower ground floor level is presently split into three areas with the main portion being the former shippon with a smaller shippon proposed as bedrooms with a ground floor workshop retained, both accessed from the courtyard/hard standing to the south elevation. The plans drawn up and granted allow the existing barn structure to be converted into a three bedroom dwelling with three en-suite bathrooms, sitting room, dining room, kitchen and utility. To the south elevation an existing ground floor workshop/store and a second smaller store are to be retained but do offer further potential subject to planning for integration and increased accommodation.
Planning Permission Planning permission has been granted for development of the barn, the granted approval on 15th September 2015 is conditional with an occupancy condition for persons with a local connection within the locality and Parishes of: Broughton East; Cartmel Fell; Crook; Crosthwaite and Lyth; Helsington; Hugill; Kentmere; Lakes; Longsleddale; Nether Staveley; Over Staveley; Skelwith; Staveley in Cartmel; Underbarrow and Bradleyfield; Upper Allithwaite; Windermere; Witherslack; Meathop and Ulpha; and those parts of the Parishes of Fawcett Forest; Strickland Ketel; Strickland Roger; and Whitwell and Selside which lie within the administrative area of the Lake District National Park. Details can be obtained from the agents or Lake District National Park planning website using reference 7/2015/5225.
Directions Approaching from the head of the Lyth Valley Road or from Bowness/ Winster, turn into Crosthwaite village and cross over the small bridge. After 100yrds take a left turn at the village green and follow the country lane for about a quarter of a mile and the barn will be found on the left-hand side after the junction to Hubbersty Head. Crosthwaite can also be approached from Crook or Underbarrow/Kendal.
Services Mains electric connected, telephone line present, water connected to the road. Provision of a soak away drainage treatment plant to be installed by purchaser.