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Primrose Bank Barn, Hale, Milnthorpe, Cumbria LA7 7BL
Guide Price £485,000 Fine & Country Property
For Sale
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Type: Barn Conversion
Reception Rooms: 3

Property Details

Primrose Bank Barn dates back to the early 1900s and was sympathetically and successfully converted into a fine, family home in 1985. Extended in recent years and remodelled for modern day living, Primrose Bank Barn sits in a quiet community on the fringes of the A6 and offers a characterful and comfortable living space across three floors. Fine views across the open countryside can be enjoyed from the front of the site whilst to the rear, the property is complemented by a sloping hillside garden, home to a host of visiting wildlife. The property benefits from ample off road parking and a triple stable block. In addition to the current, desirable package, there is an option to purchase 5 acres of adjacent, mature woodland at £45,000.


The rural hamlet of Hale sits just off the A6 and is close to junction 36 of the M6 motorway, just 5 miles away. The city of Lancaster can be reached within 16 miles whilst the city centre of Manchester can be reached within 70 miles, the location is most convenient for commuters for either work or school. The medieval market town of Kendal, known as the Gateway to the Lakes is a short drive away. A good choice of schooling for all ages is available in Beetham, Milnthorpe, Dallam and indeed, Lancaster itself. The nearby market town of Milnthorpe offers good amenities of doctors, dentist, supermarket and independent shopping whilst nearby Beetham is blessed with a super garden centre and tea room and a well supported theatre of the arts. The well frequented King’s Arms, Hale is a short stroll from the property.

The main entrance at the front of the barn is reached by way of a cobbled courtyard area with stone staircase and leads to an inner hallway from where two spacious bedrooms sit with access to a well fitted, stylish shower room, fully tiled providing a large, walk in shower, handbasin and wc. A utility off here doubles as a cloakroom and provides space for a washing machine. A further double and a single bedroom share the ground floor space. Stairs to the first floor provide interesting features of exposed beams and stonework and lead into the cosy lounge room with Morso wood burning stove and French doors leading to the balcony from where you can enjoy uninterrupted views of the landscape. The light and spacious dining hall with quality tiled flooring blends effortlessly into a well fitted, spacious kitchen providing a range of quality appliances complemented by an efficient Rayburn. A central island doubles as a casual dining area. This very social space has exposed trusses, a corner set Jotul woodburning stove and French doors providing direct access onto the decked patio. Another bathroom features on this level, fully tiled with a modern, four piece suite. The top floor of this charming barn has been developed to provide occasional living space by way of two good sized rooms sharing a spacious landing area, both with velux windows and plenty of useful storage.

Primrose Bank Barn occupies a gently undulating site with a rear garden planted with mature shrubs, lawns and trees that blend into the adjacent woodland. A raised deck provides direct access to the outside from the social kitchen whilst a delightful balcony accessed from the main lounge room offers wonderful views out across open countryside. Ample parking is available directly to the side of the property with further space for several vehicles to the area behind the stable block. The stable block itself is currently utilised as one box and two storage rooms but could readily be converted into a triple stable facility. The adjacent 5 acres of mature woodland is available by separate negotiation.

Directions Heading along the A6 from Carnforth, turn left just before Hale Garage and continue for approx. 200 yards. Take the first small lane on left hand side and property is the 6th house on the right.

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