Stunning views across the valley await the new owner of this 4 bedroomed detached barn conversion with approximately 2/3 acre of gardens. With some parts dating back to the 16th century the property effortlessly blends the traditional charm with modern fittings.

The spacious accommodation offers 3 reception rooms, kitchen, 4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1 shower room. The gardens are a lovely feature to this property and the quiet picturesque and tranquil setting completes the picture.

Property Details

Description: Low Cartmell Fold Barn is a most spacious and attractive converted barn which has been modernised to incorporate many original features including a wealth of beams and stonework. The versatile accommodation comprises of Living Room, Dining Room ,Kitchen, Gym Room, 4 Bedrooms, master en-suite, 1 Bathroom and 1 Shower Room. Outside there is a parking area for several cars and to the side is a large lawned area with a natural stream. To the top of the garden is a shed, greenhouse and also an allotment area with raised beds and several soft fruit bushes and trees. There also is a further area beyond the gravel driveway with a second substantial shed, including power and light. The gardens amount to approximately 0.66 acres.

Please Note: The lane leading up to Low Cartmell Fold Barn is owned by the property at the top of the lane and Low Cartmell Fold Barn and its neighbour have a right of access over this to their properties. A proportion of the cost of maintaining this lane will be payable should any maintenance be required.

Location: In the picturesque and popular village of Crosthwaite situated in the Lyth Valley. Crosthwaite has its own school, church and pub/restaurant and is convenient for both Kendal (4 miles) and Bowness-on-Windermere (7 miles). Low Cartmell Fold Barn lies only a 100 meters up a small private lane, allowing both privacy and convenience of access. To reach the property from Bowness on Windermere turn left opposite St. Martins Church onto the A5074 in the direction of Winster/Crosthwaite. Follow the road through Winster and past the Damson Dene Hotel, taking the next left. Proceed through Crosthwaite past the school; after approximately 150 yards turn left up the shared road (shared with 5 properties) where Low Cartmell Fold Barn is the first property on the right hand side. Low Cartmell Fold Barn offers fine southerly country views.

Accommodation: (with approximate measurements)

Entrance Hall Bright and airy this dual aspect hall has telephone point and solid oak flooring.

Door to WC and wash hand basin.

Breakfast Kitchen 16′ 10" x 11′ 10" (5.13m x 3.61m) A dual aspect room with wall and base units, solid oak worktops, built in Aga and built in Neff electric oven, and hob with extractor over, built in dishwasher, stainless steel sink unit T V point and part tiled walls. Solid oak flooring. Door to outside.

Door to:-

Utility Housing Boulter Combi (Oil) Boiler, wall unit, stainless steel sink unit with storage under, plumbing for washing machine.

Dining Room 17′ 0" x 12′ 4" (5.18m x 3.76m) Dual aspect with exposed beams.

Door to:

Shower Room with WC, Redring Super 1 shower and inset sink with vanity unit. Part tiled walls.

Study/Bedroom 4 10′ 8" x 8′ 6 inc wardrobe" (3.25m x 2.59m) Overlooking fields and the mountains beyond. Built in cupboard and drawers.

Sitting Room/Gym 23′ 4" x 13′ 9" (7.11m x 4.19m) A large airy room with exposed beams and stone features. Door leading to outside.

This could be used as a separate annexe having an external door and separate access from the lane.

From the Entrance Hall Stairs to first floor:

Lounge 20′ 4" x 18′ 5" (6.2m x 5.61m) A fantastic spacious dual aspect room with original stone features and vaulted ceiling. Impressive oak framed glass panels going up the stairs show off this stunning room. Multi fuel burner with stone and slate surround and exposed beams. Panoramic views through large double glazed windows with seats. TV point. Bose surround sound system.

Landing Area leading to:

Store Cupboard with shelving.

Bedroom 1 12′ 6" x 12′ 0" (3.81m x 3.66m) with built in walk in cupboard with shelving, tv point. Beautiful views over the garden and fields beyond.

En-suite shower room with WC, walk in Mira shower, built in washbasin and vanity unit. Part tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 15′ 0" x 10′ 7" (4.57m x 3.23m) with built in wardrobe built in sink with vanity unit. Dual aspect with a pleasant outlook over fields and rear patio area.

Bedroom 3 11′ 1" x 8′ 3" (3.38m x 2.51m) Overlooking the fields and mountains beyond. Built in wardrobe and drawers.

Bathroom with 3 piece white suite of WC, bath with Grohe shower over, washbasin with vanity unit, heated towel rail and under floor heating. Part tiled walls and loft access.

Outside The magnificent gardens equate to approximately 0.66 acres. As you turn into the property from the lane there is a large gravelled parking area. From the parking area there are steps leading to a large shed. To the rear of the property there is a gravelled area and double wooden doors which lead onto the shared lane. To the side of the property is a large lawned area incorporating natural stream and various shrubs, plants, allotment area, gooseberry, raspberry and fig bushes, apple trees, plum trees along with a further substantial 12′ shed and greenhouse. The garden has various herbaceous borders, rocky outcrop and seating areas including a substantial store with seat. The garden has featured strongly in the local Crosthwaite Village garden ramble.

Services: Mains water and electricity. Double glazing throughout and oil fired central heating.
A septic tank is located within the boundary and serves Low Cartmell Fold Barn and the next door property.

Council Tax Band: South Lakeland District Council Band G.

Tenure: Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Windermere Sales Office.

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


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Floor Plan

Floorplan Low Cartmell Fold Barn, Crosthwaite, Cumbria. LA8 8HS




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