Reception Rooms: 3
Set within approximately 6 acres, Rusko is a prominent detached family home which has been extensively renovated and refurbished throughout by the current vendors, bringing the property to an immaculately high and modern standard. Located in the hamlet of Field Broughton, the property enjoys a peaceful and tranquil position with uninterrupted views of the surrounding rural countryside of Cartmel Valley, yet conveniently located just three miles from the southern shores of Lake Windermere. This fantastic property was built in 1926 and has been meticulously improved providing an extremely well loved family home.
The very spacious accommodation has been immaculately refurbished and renovated in the past few years and includes a total of three reception rooms and a large open plan dining kitchen. To the first floor, there are a total of five bedrooms, one of which is ensuite. The grounds of Rusko encompass the property and consist of open lawns with many flowering shrubs and mature trees, patio areas, raised vegetable plots, orchard and a 4 acre paddock with the additional benefit of a heated outdoor pool, fantastic for family enjoyment of all ages. There is also a selection of useful outhouses, a double garage and ample parking and turning on the tarmaced drive, perfect if you are entertaining! Cartmel is a popular yet humble countryside village only 5 minutes away, which is ideally located at the foot of The Lake District National Park. This destination is famous for its agricultural shows and the Cartmel horse races and thus proves as a must-visit village. There are an abundance of local shops, cafes, pubs and famous restaurants right on your doorstep, along with some fantastic countryside walks. There is an active community spirit for the locals of the village, with a well regarded primary school and also some great secondary schools nearby. Access to the M6 can be found approximately fifteen minutes drive away and train stations in the nearby villages of Cark-in-Cartmel and Grange-Over-Sands. The bustling town of Grange-over-Sands is just three miles away, with it’s numerous amenities including shops, cafes, post office, banks and a highly regarded primary school.
The private drive sweeps up along the large manicured front lawn to a parking area to the front of the property. The proportions of this property are grand in many aspects, the expanse of gardens, stunning views and high ceilings and generous room sizes of the house, all evident from the outset. The attractive main entrance door leads into the tiled porch, which in turn opens into the welcoming entrance hall where you are immediately greeted by an impressive circular minstrels gallery which floods the property with natural light. To the rear of the entrance hall there is a useful cloaks cupboard and separate WC with wash hand basin. The south facing lounge has a bright dual aspect over looking the gardens with an attractive multi fuel stove sat upon a slate hearth. The dining room is a most impressive feature to this property, with a large original open fire and traditional serving hatch providing easy access to the kitchen – the most idyllic room at Christmas! A further reception room to the ground floor is a versatile space to the rear, currently used as a study area making the perfect home office, but could easily be an additional bedroom if required. The dining kitchen is a beautiful heart to the home, benefitting from an open aspect to create the perfect space for the family and entertaining. Locally sourced, the kitchen benefits from a large island unit with granite tops, a range of base units, free standing American fridge freezer, Belling range cooker, integrated dishwasher and wine cooler just to name a few. A large multi fuel burner sits upon a slate hearth which is a truly stunning feature to this central hub. French doors provide access into the rear garden featuring the raised vegetable patches, perfect for al fresco dining during the warmer months. The kitchen leads through into the utility room; this is a great space, with a range of storage units with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and enjoys a private outlook over the rear garden with external access to the side of the property. There is also a very useful shower room with WC – perfect for muddy boots or paws! The utility room has loft access with pulldown stairs which provides further space for storage. A useful pantry room is located next to the kitchen providing ample storage.
The staircase leads to the first floor; the galleried circular landing with a beautiful feature ceiling including leylight above is extremely impressive and provides access to all bedrooms. At present, there are a total of four double bedrooms and one single bedroom on offer. Of these, the generous master bedroom to the front of the property offers unrivalled views and an equally sizeable ensuite shower room with an additional built in cupboard. The generous double bedroom located to the front has a large, useful wash hand basin and a large window providing the most spectacular open views and with a separate linen cupboard adjacent, this could easily be adapted into an ensuite if desired. The further two double bedrooms have views to the side and rear, whilst the single bedroom enjoys an outlook over the rear garden and raised vegetable beds. The neatly presented house bathroom is attractive and fully tiled, boasting a three piece suite comprising, bath, WC, wash hand basin and towel radiator. There is a separate WC to the first floor, just off the landing.
The gardens and grounds at Rusko are simply breath-taking and offer the advantage of an open air heated swimming pool with cover for all the family to enjoy and a purpose built sunroom with French doors with tiled flooring. There is a useful outbuilding, currently utilised as a log store, but could be a further garage or gym if required. The terrace area is practical, together with hedges, rockeries, mature trees and bushes including an established magnolia tree, rhododendrons, shrubs and border planting. There are well proportioned lawns and patios including a paved patio area overlooking the lawn and a double garage with electric roller doors, benefiting from both light and power. To complete the package at Rusko is a four acre paddock which can be accessed from the garden of Rusko. The neatly tarmacked substantial private driveway provides ample parking and turning space in front of the double garages.
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