Reception Rooms: 3
A unique opportunity to acquire an excellent and highly versatile package comprising of a generously proportioned, characterful four bedroom traditional Lakeland farmhouse, with an outstanding adjoining two ensuite bedroom traditional Lakeland cottage, which has been completely modernised in recent years and has been operated as highly successful holiday letting property. Additionally there is a substantial barn set within 2 ½ acres of grounds and paddock. We believe that part of the farmhouse dates back to the 17th century and it benefits from an excellent combination of original character pieces together with contemporary fittings including recently installed en-suites and bathroom. The property enjoys amazing fell and country views over the Rusland Valley in a quiet corner of the Lake District National Park. Located in the picturesque Rusland valley, which is approximately 5 miles southwest of the popular Lakeland village of Hawkshead on the edge of Grizdale 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 and versatile living accommodation to suite a varied range of buyers.
A traditional Oak front door leads into a fabulous and newly constructed feature vestibule with an attractive dual aspect enjoying a vaulted ceiling. The area has the luxury of a flagged floor with under floor heating. Rear access door, a useful cloaks cupboard and a cloak room can also be found in this area. A practical utility room with a range of wall and base cupboards which also benefits from under floor heating. A stunning large family kitchen /diner/dayroom which enjoys an abundance of natural light from it’s triple aspect including stunning feature bay window, enjoying beautiful west facing panoramic views over the garden and surrounding countryside. The multi fuel stove allows the room a further traditional feel. The newly installed kitchen offers a wide range of base and wall units and a central island. Modern integral appliances include double electric oven, a four ring induction hob, dishwasher and a fridge freezer. A patio door leads out on to a beautiful tranquil patio area, perfect to sit with a morning coffee and enjoy the breath taking views of the garden and surrounding countryside. The living room is a large family space packed with original features including a spice cupboard, an exposed beamed ceiling and a oak panelled wall. A feature fire place with a multi fuel stove sat on a beautiful slate hearth and stone fire surround. A Second reception room leads from the lounge it is currently used as a games room and retains many traditional features from its former use as the farmhouse kitchen. Door leading out of this room into a bright and sunny conservatory. A third reception room accessed from the living room has a lovely dual aspect looking out onto stunning country views. It has previously been used as a ground floor bedroom and has an en-suite shower room. The original oak stair case from the living room lead up to three double bedrooms two of which have en-suite and a large house bathroom. The master bedroom has a large walk in wardrobe, en-suite bathroom, with exposed beams and amazing views looking up into the Rusland valley. The second double bedroom which has a deceptively spacious en suite shower room with a corner shower cubical. The third double bedroom has small feature fireplace. These 2 bedrooms have stunning views as far as the distant fells beyond Ambleside. The house bathroom has a white three piece suite and is part tiled.
Lands End Farm also benefits from a stunning adjoining separate detached two bedroom cottage which has been completely modernised and refurbished in recent years creating a marvellous cottage which could be utilised as an annex for a dependant or as a holiday let to generate extra income.
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 Ideal for those with ponies or a small range of livestock as a hobby farm/smallholding. The grounds enjoy an excellent sunny aspect with a gazebo from which there are outstanding fell and country views.
There is a highly useful and substantial attached split level barn (55’1" x 24’9"). Presently providing an excellent storage facility/garage together with shippen (24’3" x 22′), workshop and store (20′ x 9′ average) all of which provides outstanding versatility. Attached office (17’7" x 8’7") tiled floor, night storage heater and worktop. Attached WC (not connected).
Mains electric and water. Private drainage (individual septic tanks). The house has oil fired central heating and the cottage has Calor gas central heating.
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DIRECTIONS 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.