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Lands End Farm, Rusland LA12 8JU
For Sale
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Type: House
Reception Rooms: 3

Property Details

A unique opportunity to acquire this delightful and versatile package combining a spacious and characterful four bedroom traditional Lakeland farmhouse, the highly successful Lands End Cottage with two bedroom one en suite and generous garden with a substantial barn set within 3 acres of private grounds. We believe that part of the farmhouse dates back to the 1758 and it benefits from an excellent combination of original character pieces together with contemporary fittings including a superb recently installed kitchen/day room providing a excellent focal point of the house. The property enjoys beautiful rolling fell and country views over the Rusland Valley in a quiet corner of the Lake District National Park. Whilst the farmhouse is currently lived in, Lands End Cottage in a delightful and successful Visit England 4* Gold award holiday letting property let with The Lakeland Cottage Company, which generates approximately £16,000 pa and is being sold with forward bookings and the majority of contents if required.

There is a substantial attached barn which has previously had planning permission to convert into a three bedroom property with a local occupancy condition. Planning reference 7/2013/5478. The barn provides excellent development potential as well as superb storage facility/garaging. In addition the property has planning permission for a further drive to approach the farm house and detached garage/car port. Planning reference 7/2014/5226 .

Lands End Farm is located in the picturesque Rusland valley which is approximately 5 miles southwest of the popular Lakeland village of Hawkshead on the edge of Grizedale Forest. The property is approximately 4 miles to Newby Bridge and within easy reach of the popular market town of Ulverston. Offering an ideal location for peace and tranquility with numerous walks from the doorstep.

Directions Alternatively the property can be approached via the A590 at Newby Bridge. Pass the Haverthwaite Stream Railway on the right, take the next right sign posted Rusland and continue at the T junction, turn right and continue for approximately 3 miles turning right sign posted Crosslands, continue for 50 yards and turn first right.


Entrance Front Oak door leading into newly constructed feature vestibule with dual aspect, vaulted ceiling, flagged floor with under floor heating. Rear external door and cloaks cupboard.

Separate Cloakroom With WC and vanity wash hand basin. Half panelled walls and oak sill.

Utility Room With a selection of wall and base units with sink unit and mixer tap. Part wall tiled and flagged floor with under floor heating. Country views. Internal door to:

Kitchen Diner 21’6" x 15’3" (6.55m x 4.64m) Superb light and airy triple aspect room with a high beamed ceiling. Substantial feature bay window providing beautiful panoramic views over the garden, grounds and surrounding countryside. Double patio doors and additional external door leading to patio. Multi fuel log burner set on a slate heart with pine surround. Newly installed kitchen with an attractive selection of wall and base units including central island. With stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap. Appliances include double electric oven, four ring induction hob. Integrated larder, bin, dishwasher and fridge/freezer.

Living Room 17’2" x 16′ ( 5.23 m x 4.87m) Attractive and spacious room with substantial feature fire place with multi fuel stove on slate hearth with stone surround. Alcove shelving and spice cupboard. Feature window seat with shuttered windows, exposed beamed ceiling and oak panelled wall. TV point. Open oak staircase.

Reception Room 18’9" x 13’6" (5.71m x 4.11m) A spacious light and airy dual aspect room with a feature fire place with slate hearth and oak mantel, exposed beams and panelled wall. Quarry tiled floor. Access to small cellar housing boiler. Lovely country views. Door leading into:

Conservatory 10’3" x 9’1" (3.12m x 2.76m) A bright dual aspect room with tiled floor and patio doors. Lovely views across the grounds to surrounding countryside.

Rear Bedroom Four/Study 12’1" x 11’10 (3.68m x 3.60m) A double dual aspect room with attractive views. Presently utilised as a study though equally useful as a double bedroom.

En-Suite Shower Room Comprising of corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.

First Floor Landing with loft hatch.

Rear Bedroom One 12’3" x 11’11" ( 3.73m x 3.63m) Double dual aspect room with a large walk in wardrobe and terrific country views.

En-Suite Bathroom Comprising vanity wash hand basin and WC. Partial exposed beams, part panelled walls and electric shaver point.

Front Bedroom Two 12’2" x 12’1" ( 3.70m x 3.68m) Spacious double room with attractive country views. En-Suite Shower Room comprising three piece white suite of corner shower cubicle, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Electric shaver point.

Front Bedroom Three 13’1" x 9’11"(3.98m x 3.02m) Double room with exposed beams and original inset fire place. Excellent country views.

House Bathroom White three piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Part tiled walls, airing cupboard and electric light/shaver point.

The Cottage A superb reconstructed and refurbished property which comprises of an entrance hall, two double bedrooms including one en-suite and luxurious house bathroom on the ground floor. With an attractive dual aspect kitchen/diner and living room to the first floor.

Outside The property is approached via a private gated drive leading to the properties. With approximately 3 acres of grounds and paddock, attractive natural gardens with an abundance of planted shrubs and bushes and a selection of fruit trees. There is also a vegetable garden and former pig sty. The grounds enjoy an excellent sunny aspect with a gazebo from which there are lovely fell and country views . There is a highly useful and substantial attached split level barn (55’1" x 24’9"), with planning permission to convert into a 3 bedroom property, for local occupancy. Presently providing an excellent storage facility/garage together with shippen (24’3" x 22′), workshop and store (20′ x 9′ average) which provides excellent development potential. Attached office (17’7" x 8’7") tiled floor, night storage heater and worktop. Attached WC (not connected).

Services Mains electric, water and private drainage (individual septic tanks). The house has oil fired central heating & The Cottage has Calor gas central heating.

Tenure Freehold

Council Tax Band (Farm House) F

Rateable Value (Cottage) £4,400. Actual amount payable £2169.20. This could be reduced if the purchaser is entitled to Small Business Rates Relief. More details can be obtained from the local authority South Lakeland District Council 01539 733333.

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