Barley Bridge Farm, Staveley, Kendal, LA8 9PQ
- One of the oldest houses in Staveley
- Some original features
- Fishing rights for Kentmere River
- South facing garden
- Close to transport routes and local amenities
The opportunity to purchase Barley Bridge Farm which is perhaps one of the oldest houses in Staveley dating back to the 1700’s, originally a farmhouse part of a working farm. Over the last 30 years Barley Bridge Farm has been completely, but sympathetically renovated and refurbished with modern fixtures and fittings. The cottage still retains many original features including original slate floors, original exposed floor boards, oak doors, exposed beams and stone lintels. Uniquely the cottage also has fishing rights for the Kentmere river. The accommodation briefly comprises of an open plan kitchen/ diner, separate utility room, boot room, three double bedrooms, one with en- suite and a family bathroom. Outside is a pleasant south facing patio style garden and a garage and private parking. This property will suit a wide range of buyers looking for a permeant home, holiday let investment however would equally be suitable as a second home weekend retreat.
The property is located within Staveley village centre. The village has a thriving sense of community and is one of the most popular villages in the Lake District. The village has excellent amenities including a local brewery, shops, cafes, a pub, a primary school, a theatre, a village hall, a church and a variety of leisure and recreational facilities. Staveley railway station is on the Windermere to Kendal line with direct links to Oxenholme for the London to Glasgow West Coast line. Staveley is also convenient for Windermere, Ambleside and junction 36 of the M6 motorway.
Stone built porch which leads to main front door. Hallway with slate floor which has coat hooks.
Utility Room/Cloak Room
A multi purpose room which has plumbing and space for a washing machine and tumble drier. There is a worktop and the wall mounted boiler. In addition there is a WC and hand basin, a slate floor and a window.
Located at the rear of the property is a versatile room, currently used as a boot room. The good sized room would lend its self perfectly to a home office or an additional bedroom. There is a window over looking the garden.
Kitchen/Diner 5.51m x 4.83m
A great size family room, with original beams, offers a shaker style fitted kitchen to one side. The kitchen consists of contemporary cream fitted wall and base units, sink and worktops. Two windows over looking the front of the property with wooden shutters. There is an integral electric oven, hob, with an extractor over and microwave and Space for a dishwasher and fridge freezer. There is a traditional Rayburn which dates back to 1948, currently used for cooking and additional heat source. The kitchen had original slate floor and original wooden floor to the dining room. The dining room offers ample room for a family sized table and chairs and is flooded with natural light from the two windows offering views across the fields.
Two steps from the kitchen lead into an inner hallway with slate floors;
Sitting Room 5.41m x 4.55m
A delightful large sitting room, with a low, large window with lovely views over the fields and beyond. This room has a built in drinks cabinet, two radiators and an external door out into the garden.
Bedroom 1 4.56m x 3.36m
A good sized double bedroom located on the ground floor. This room has a window over looking the front of the property and has the benefit of a private entrance and porch way, would be ideal for a dependant relative. Original wood floors and a fitted cupboard with a handing rail.
A modern shower room with a large shower cubical, with electric shower, Sani-flo WC and hand basin with storage under. There is a mirrored cabinet above the hand basin and an extractor fan.
Stairs lead up to;
With a window on the stairs, offering stunning countryside views, and leading up to a Messene area over looking the dining room, which is currently used as a home office has a wood floor and in addition has eve’s storage.
Bedroom 2 4.50m x 4.45m
A further large double bedroom with a large modern range of fitted wardrobes, drawers including a dressing table fitted by Webbs. This room has a radiator and Velux windows.
A good size bathroom which offers a four piece suit comprising of a Jacuzzi bath with a shower over, WC, hand basin and Bidet. This room has partially tiled walls, a tiled floor, radiator and a Velux window.
Bedroom 3 4.09m x 3.30m
A double room with a picture window with stone lintels above offering country side views and a Velux window. There is a radiator and eves storage.
To the rear of the property is a south facing patio style garden, with a stone built BBQ creating the perfect area to sit and relax and take in the surrounding views. There is a water feature and a summer house with fitted benches and further storage. There is power and heating for those cooler days. A workshop with a work bench and a further shed offering ample outdoor storage. To the front of the property there is a single garage with an electric door and parking in front for two smaller cars.
From Windermere take the first exit in to Staveley and proceed toward the centre of the village to turn left towards Kentmere. Follow Kentmere Road and take a right before the weir across Barley Bridge. Follow the road around to the right and take the left hand lane where you will see Barley Bridge Farm on your right with parking immediately opposite.
All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating.
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