Skirwith, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10
£600,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
GUIDE PRICE £600,000 - £625,000

A delightful detached three-bedroomed Grade II ‘Listed' former village inn, dating from the early 1800's and having a good deal of charm and character.

Situated in the centre of the village, through which flows Skirwith Beck, the property has been beautifully refurbished to create three-bedroomed accommodation which retains a number of original features, giving it a distinctive atmosphere. It is possibly one of the oldest properties in the village.

Skirwith is a small and delightful Eden Valley village off the A686 Penrith/Melmerby road. It is surrounded by unspoilt countryside, lying some 2 miles from the foot of Cross Fell and approximately 8 miles north-east from Penrith. The Lake District National Park is readily accessible, being some 20 minutes' drive away.

ACCOMMODATION

Recessed Front Porch with part-glazed front door leading into the ENTRANCE HALL

with part-panelled walls, coved ceiling and understairs cloakroom;

LIVING ROOM

14'0” x 12'0” [4.27m x 3.66m] with log burning stove and tiled hearth. original pitch pine floorboards and sash window, coved ceiling, Telephone point :-

SITTING ROOM

11'0” x 9'6” [3.35m x 2.89m] with window seat, sash window with shutters, coved ceiling, access to Cellar;

3rd RECEPTION ROOM

suitable for a variety of uses - 13'10” x 11'0” [4.22m x 3.35m] with open fire having fitted units with cupboard and shelving either side, 2 wall lights and sash window with shutters, cast iron radiator.

KITCHEN

12'0” x 12'0” [3.66m x 3.66m] Refitted kitchen comprising inset sink unit with eye and base level units below, co-ordinating range of further kitchen units, fireplace recess houses the hob and pop up extractor fan, central island, integrated dishwasher and fridge/freezer with pull out pantry to the side. recessed Halogen lights, Karndene flooring, large understairs storage cupboard.

DINING HALL-cum-GARDEN ROOM

16'5” x 14'1” [5.00m x 4.29m] with telephone point, oil-fired boiler supplying central heating and domestic hot water, halogen spotlights, pine floorboards, double glazed French doors to either side, and half-pitched double glazed roof;

CLOAKROOM

with low-level W.C., wall-mounted extractor fan;

UTILITY ROOM

15'0” x 14'8” [4.57m x 4.47m], formerly a stable, retaining the original stall sides, and accessed from the Dining Room, the Utility Area has been refitted with eye and base level units, storage cupboards, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer; part-flagged floor, part-glazed side door leading to the courtyard, and stairs to:

OFFICE/STUDIO

16'3” x 13'6” [4.95m x 4.11m] Vaulted ceiling and exposed roof timbers. Hobby area and ample space for working from home,

First Floor

MAIN LANDING

with coved ceiling and large rear sash window with shutters; all the bedrooms have stripped pine doors, and comprise:

BEDROOM 1

14'0” x 13'3” [4.27m x 4.04m] with shelved window recess, fitted carpet, cast iron radiator;

BEDROOM 2

15'0” x 13'3” [4.57m x 4.04m] with telephone point, fitted Hammonds wardrobes, fitted carpet, cast iron radiator.

BEDROOM 3

12'0” x 11'5” [3.66m x 3.48m] with fitted carpet;

BATHROOM

10'0” x 9'2” [3.05m x 2.79m] with cast iron roll top bath with ornamental feet with telephone shower tap, double encloser shower cubicle, Heritage pedestal wash hand basin, low-level W.C. and dual aspect windows.

Outside

Flagged forecourt; gated vehicular access into a cobbled courtyard to the side of the property, with covered open wooden store shed, coal bunker and security light.

Lofted

BARN

17'3” x 17'0” [5.26m x 5.18m] Previously a workshop/store barn, subject to planning consent this could be converted, flagged flooring, .

At right-angles to the barn is a single-storey

WORKSHOP

10'8” x 7'4” [3.25m x 2.24m] with cobbled floor, light and power.

The main garden is located to the south side of the property and is predominantly laid to lawn with well-stocked flower and shrub borders including, pergola covered with Old English roses, small stone garden shed, a mature ash tree surrounded by herringbone paving. In addition there is a small fruit orchard with paved pathway and steps up to a raised garden area and greenhouse.

The garden is a most attractive feature of this property and is complemented by wooden decking outside the dining room.

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