Property Details

Sale Agreed

This superb stone built detached period house occupies a delightful location at the end of a quiet no through road close to open countryside and only a short stroll from the heart of this ever popular village which now lies within the Yorkshire Dales National Park and on the eastern fringe of The Lake District National Park. A home that is ideal for permanent occupation, for retirement or for holiday use.

This characterful property benefits from a generous yet easy to manage layout with the three double bedrooms, bathroom and en-suite shower room complementing the L shaped sitting room, conservatory, dining kitchen and utility room. The large attached garage offers space for both the car and hobbies and there is ample parking and mature planted gardens and private paved courtyard. An inspection of this property is highly recommended.

  • A superb stone built detached period house
  • L shaped sitting room, conservatory, dining kitchen
  • three double bedrooms, bathroom and en-suite shower room
  • large attached garage offers space for both the car and hobbies

Description: Ingmoor is a warm and friendly home that now offers the new owner the opportunity to alter, adapt and update the current living space into a home to suit their own personal needs and tastes. Built in the Georgian period with many original features having been retained with a wealth of mellow woodwork including pine doors, deep architraves and multi paned sash windows with working shutters. On the ground floor is a porch entrance with access to the utility and garage, a welcoming entrance hall with cloakroom, fitted kitchen open to the dining room and a splendid L shaped sitting room that has an open fireplace and over looks the front garden, and an adjoining single glazed conservatory. Upstairs is a spacious landing, house bathroom and three double bedrooms, the master one with a large en-suite shower/wet room. Outside located to the rear is the attached garage and ample parking and a woodland garden. The inner courtyard offers privacy and seclusion and the mature front garden is well stocked. There is no upward chain and early possession is available. So if you are seeking a home in a thriving community in one of the areas prettiest villages then Ingmoor really should be on your to view list.

Location: The picturesque conservation village of Orton, situated in the upper Lune Valley, has excellent access to the M6 (junctions 38 & 39). The market towns of Kendal, Penrith, Appleby in Westmorland, Kirkby Stephen and Sedbergh (all of which offer secondary education, shops, services and recreational activities) can be reached within less than thirty minutes. Orton, described by Wainwright as "one of Westmorland’s loveliest villages", is a sheltered settlement delightfully arranged around two clear flowing streams and overlooked by a venerable Norman church."

The surrounding countryside is indeed very beautiful and unusually has large tracts of "open access" landscape providing a wide variety of interesting walks. Orton Scar is renowned for it’s limestone pavements and the area’s unspoilt beauty is recognised by the village lying within the Westmorland Dales section of the Yorkshire Dales National Park while much of the parish is in the Lake District National Park. Unlike many rural communities, the village retains an excellent range of amenities including: a thriving village school, the village stores/post office, church, chapel, village hall, pub, surgery, cafe, chocolate factory and monthly farmer’s market. There is an annual scarecrow competition and a good range of community groups"

From the Tebay M6 junction 38 take the road to Orton/Appleby, on entering the village continue past the chocolate shop and village hall on your left and continue past Orton Scar café on your right, shortly after the café turn right over a small bridge opposite Church Lane. Take the next left before crossing another bridge and continue towards the end of this no through road. Ingmoor is the house facing towards you with a yellow burglar alarm and ivy on the front, parking is located at the rear.

Accommodation with approximate dimensions:

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch 5′ 9" x 5′ 4" (1.75m x 1.63m) with wood flooring with inset mat well, window and radiator. Open to hallway.

Utility Room 8′ 8" x 5′ 9" (2.64m x 1.75m) fitted wall and base units, work surface with single drainer stainless steel sink and tiled splash back. Plumbing for washing machine, window and door to garage. Trianco oil central heating boiler.

Hallway two radiators with covers, timber staircase to first floor with deep understairs cupboard with window.

Cloakroom WC and sink with fitted cupboard and tiled surround and splash back. Radiator and window.

L Shaped Sitting Room 19′ 3" x 11′ 8" (5.87m x 3.56m) plus 12′ 6" x 7′ 9" (3.81m x 2.36m) a pleasant room with two sash windows with original pine shutters overlooking the front garden. Built in spice cupboard with inset drawers, splendid stone fireplace with open grate. Two radiators. Door to dining room and glazed door to:

Conservatory single glazed with radiator, flagged floor and double doors to sheltered courtyard.

Dining Room 11′ 8" x 11′ 3" (3.56m x 3.43m) overlooking the front garden with sash window and original pine shutter. Wood floor and radiator. Open to:

Kitchen 11′ 3" x 9′ 1" (3.43m x 2.77m) with cork tiled floor and two sash windows with shutters. Fitted with a range of timber wall and base units with complementary working surfaces and inset bowl and half sink, co-ordinating part tiled walls. Built in double oven and four ring electric hob, integrated fridge and freezer and plumbing for dishwasher.

First Floor

Half Landing with sash window and shutter.

Spacious Landing

Bedroom 1 (front) 17′ 5" x 11′ 8" (5.31m x 3.56m) enjoying a pleasant aspect to the front garden, sash window with seat and shutters. Range of pine fitted wardrobes with cupboards over, radiator.

En-suite Shower room- complementary tiled walls, sash window with field and fell views. A three piece suite comprises; large walk-in shower with glazed screen and Mira shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Vertical towel radiator, down lights.

Bedroom 2 (front) 13′ 10" x 11′ 8" (4.22m x 3.56m) overlooking the garden and down the pretty lane, sash window with seat and shutters. Radiator.

Bedroom 3 (rear) 11′ 4" x 9′ 3" (3.45m x 2.82m) with aspect to the rear, sash window with swat and shutters, radiator.

Bathroom having a three piece suite comprising; panel bath, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Part tiled walls, sash window and radiator. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving for linen.


Attached Garage 17′ 9" x 16′ 1" (5.41m x 4.9m) with up and over door, two windows and door to garden. Fitted shelving, work bench and coal bunker. Mezzanine storage space.

There is ample parking and turning to the front of the garage.

The gardens are mature, the rear with well stocked beds and borders and steps leading up to a wooded area and there is an inner private enclosed paved with courtyard with garden store. The cottage style garden at the front is planted with a variety of colourful plants tree, conifers and shrubs with a gravelled pathway winding its way through.

Tenure: Freehold

Services: mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Oil central heating.

Council Tax: Eden District Council – Band D

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh – Kendal Office

Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.

Video Walkthrough

360° Tour

Floor Plan

Floorplan Ingmoor, Orton, Penrith, Cumbria CA10 3RG




Contact the Kendal Office or call on: 01539 729711
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.