A rare and highly sought after rural property combining traditional Lakeland features and in vogue interior design with the added bonus of approximately 1.2 acres of land/paddock. Part of a pair of semi detached bank barn conversions where no expense has been spared. Offering 5 bedrooms (2 en-suite and a study) and set in a small cluster of 6 residential buildings right at the top of a country lane with fantastic outlook over open fields and the Kentmere range. Please note that this property is subject to a local occupancy condition.
- Luxury 5 Bedroomed (2 En-suite and Study) Barn Conversion
- Wonderful Open Plan Living Space
- Approximately 1.2 Acres of Land
- Local Occupancy Condition Applies
Description: 1 High Knott Barn is a fantastic, completely renovated luxury 5 bedroomed barn conversion, designed with 6 bedrooms although the extra bedroom is currently used as a study/office. Offering good sized accommodation set over 3 floors with grounds, gardens and field amounting to around 1.2 acres. The first floor is the main living area (which is ground floor at the rear)which has a spacious open plan kitchen, dining room, lounge with an additional snug/games room, utility room and WC. On the top floor is the master bedroom and en-suite. There is 2nd en-suite bedroom and 3 further bedrooms on the ground floor and a study. Outside is a garden area, Lakeland stone paved patio and private gated parking.
The flooring is engineered oak flooring to open plan lounges, tiled floors to bathrooms and carpets to bedrooms. There are oak doors throughout and the windows and doors are timber with low energy glass. Telephone and superfast broadband.
There is a local occupancy clause that applies to this property which means it must be the owners main or principal residence. Further qualifying criteria applies. Please contact the office for full details.
Location: For those wanting to be more rural but within easy reach of amenities, this is the place! Apart from your near neighbours there is open countryside all around and fantastic open views, however, Windermere and all it has to offer is only around a 5 minute drive.
Situated midway between Kendal and Windermere just off the A591 up a local authority maintained lane. From Windermere proceed towards Kendal on the A591, passing through the village of Ings after approximately 3 miles. Just as you are leaving the 40mph zone, bear left up a small lane, continuing up the hill upon reaching Low House Farm, follow the fork in the road to the left and again to the right after a short time and upon reaching the small cluster of farm buildings, 1 High Knott Cottage is towards the rear of the cluster on the right, basically the last but one house on the lane, with open countryside all around.
Accomodation (With approximate measurements)
Lower Ground Floor All with underfloor heating.
Entrance into Study 11′ 7" x 9′ 9" (3.53m x 2.97m) Containing meter cupboard. Designed as a 6th bedroom.
Internal Hallway Stairs to first floor.
Bedroom 4 11′ 0" x 9′ 5" (3.35m x 2.87m)
Bedroom 3 12′ x 9′ 4" (3.66m x 2.84m)
Bedroom 2 9′ 10" x 12′ 6" (3m x 3.81m) With en-suite wet room, door to front drive and clothes cupboard.
En-Suite Wet Room With rain shower/steam room, wash basin, ladder towel rail, WC and partial mosaic tiled walls.
Bathroom With roll top freestanding bath and separate wet room, large under stairs cupboard, WC, marble topped vanity unit, dual sinks and tiled floor.
Stairs to Upper Ground Floor
Fabulous Large Open Plan Living/Cooking/Dining Space 27′ 2" x 24′ 11" max (8.28m x 7.59m) With large kitchen diner, snug, wood burner, engineered wooden floors, exposed timber beams and pointed Lakeland stone walls. Integrated ceiling speakers and stairs to second floor.
With doors to rear patio, utility cupboard containing separate washer/dryer, water tank and Daikin gas fired boiler. Separate WC with towel rail and wash basin.
Kitchen Area Fitted handmade and dovetailed high end wall and base units topped with a marble worktop and splashback, double Belfast sink and integrated appliances including: microwave, coffee maker, dishwasher, freezer, wine fridge, instant hot water tap and a stand alone American style fridge freezer. Large Lacanche range cooker with gas hob with hood over and dining area with space to sit 8+.Integrated Bose home entertainment system.
Snug 13′ 4" x 10′ 6" (4.06m x 3.2m) With doors to rear and wood burning stove.
Stairs to First Floor With Velux window and entrance into master bedroom suite containing bedrooms 1 and 5 with Jack and Jill en-suite.
Bedroom 5 14′ 1" x 12′ 10" (4.29m x 3.91m) 2 x Velux windows and powered blinds.
Bedroom 1 27′ 3" x 10′ 5" (8.31m x 3.18m) Vaulted ceilings, exposed and pointed Lakeland stone walls, 2 Velux windows and powered blinds, large chandelier and roof space storage and en-suite.
Jack and Jill En-suite Dual marble topped sinks, fully mosaic tiled wet room with rain shower. Roll top freestanding bath, 2 Velux windows, heated towel rail, heated tiled floor and smart WC.
Outside: Garden, illuminated Lakeland stone patio seating area, approximately 1.2 acres of land currently being utilised as a private pitch and put but could make a paddock. Private gated parking for several cars. Buried Calor gas tank. High end Nest smart CCTV covered at front, side and rear spaces, including Nest hello doorbell.
Services: Mains electricity. Private drainage, water and Calor gas tank in garden.
The heating is a low energy Dalkin Air to water heat pump. Potentially eligible for payback with the renewable heat incentive scheme(RHI). The system includes under floor heating to the lower ground floor and radiators and towel rails to the upper floors.
There are low energy LED spotlights, the property also includes beautiful David Hunt lighting.
Council Tax: South Lakeland District Council – Band F
Viewings: 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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