Reception Rooms: 6
A unique opportunity has arisen to acquire a truly stunning and highly versatile Grade II Listed family home in the attractive village of Beetham. Dating back to the 17th Century, the Old Parsonage Farmhouse is a well proportioned five bedroom property offering extensive accommodation, whilst boasting character and charm throughout.
Tastefully presented, this property has been recently upgraded retaining many of the original features together with an array of contemporary fittings including under floor heating. Benefiting from five generous size double bedrooms and three reception rooms, this is certainly the perfect family home, ideal for entertaining. Additionally, outside, there are a range of stone outbuildings comprising two garages, a workshop, store, potting shed and versatile gardens which surround the property.
Located in the attractive and thriving village of Beetham, offering a range of facilities and multitude delights including the renowned ‘Wheatsheaf’ pub, a church, primary school, a village store/post office and the well regarded Beetham Nurseries. The Old Parsonage Farmhouse is set within a popular location, with the historic railway town of Carnforth and market town of Milnthorpe both easily accessible and the west coast mainline can be accessed from either Oxenholme or Lancaster. Junction 35 of the M6 motorway is just a short drive away.
On entering the property through the traditional Oak door into a welcoming hallway boasting original beams, fireplace set upon a flagged hearth and window seat which set the tone for what to expect within this attractive farmhouse.
From the hallway leads into the warm and inviting snug, which retains the original oak panelling to the walls which is warmed by a cast iron multi fuel stove set on a tiled hearth. A practical room just off the hall is currently utilised as a study and would make the perfect home office. The open plan Sitting room & Diner is one of the largest and most versatile rooms, making this the heart of the home perfect for entertaining and full of original features. Recently renovated, the open plan family kitchen and newly added garden room enjoys an abundance of natural light with views over the garden towards the church and provides access out onto the patio. Finished in 2017, the newly installed English Rose kitchen, supplied and fitted by ‘Carl Graham Interiors’ benefits from under floor heating and offers a wide range of wall and base units and a central island. Modern integrated appliances include wine fridge, integrated bins, larder unit, dishwasher and an AGA 6-Four just to name a few. Off the kitchen leads you into the rear lobby with external door and access onto the drive. Following through into the utility room is a range of wall and base cupboards, with plumbing in place for washing machine and dryer. From the utility room leads into the practical boot room with an external door allowing access out to the side of the property and a downstairs WC with wash hand basin.
A solid oak staircase with exposed beams directs you to the first floor split landing, leading to four generous size double bedrooms. The first bedroom benefits from a double wardrobe, exposed beams and leaded window with seat overlooking the front courtyard, this delightful bedroom also includes the original powder room providing the perfect dressing area. Bedroom two is a generous sized double bedroom with oak floorboards, fitted wardrobes, cast iron stove with stone surround, original sash window and views over the rear garden and church. Across the hall to the inner landing leads to two further generously size double bedrooms which both include built in wardrobes and original exposed beams. Benefiting from two bathrooms, the first of which incorporated a five piece suite comprising free standing roll top bath with claw and ball feet, wash basin set into vanity unit with decorative tiled surface, fitted tiled shower cubicle with heritage shower unit, bidet and WC. The second, recently renovated bathroom comprises curved shower, WC and wash hand basin. An enclosed staircase leads to the extremely large and versatile fifth bedroom with exposed beams and roof timbers with ensuite bathroom.
The property is approached via a private drive leading to the front of the property, which has ample spaces for parking. The mature gardens extend to three sides, divided by hedging into individual gardens creating a private secluded surround to the house with views toward the church and beyond. From the covered passage a gate opens to a feature fish pond with gravel surround and various plants with herbaceous beds and boarders. There are two separate garages to either side, a potting shed, storage and a highly useful and versatile workshop area, which could be converted into a cinema room/playroom or the like.
Directions Exit Junction 35 of the M6 motorway and take the A6 towards Milnthorpe. On entering Beetham and after passing the school on the left, turn left signposted The Wheatsheaf Inn. Turn immediately right before reaching the pub, the Old Parsonage Farmhouse is the first property on the left with parking through double gates leading onto a gravel courtyard.
Services Mains Water
Gas Central Heating
Council Tax Band E