An appealing detached period residence with four/five bedrooms, two reception rooms and bespoke kitchen boasting spectacular far reaching views. The property is situated on an enviable 3/4 acre plot in the hamlet of Hale which is convenient for Milnthorpe, Carnforth and Junction 35 of the M6. EPC Rating G.
A fabulous detached 17th Century former farmhouse on the edge of the hamlet of Hale. With spectacular views across open countryside towards the Lakeland Fells and Farleton Knott, this private location is convenient for Milnthorpe, Lancaster, Kendal, the Lake District and the motorway. The house is a short distance from the well-known ‘Fairy Steps’ and Limestone Link Walk together with an abundance of woodland and countryside walks on the doorstep. A primary school, two pubs and a community theatre are a short walk across the fields.
The property, which is both well-proportioned and well presented, retains many character features such as a Westmorland Chimney, exposed oak beams and floorboards, open fireplaces with stone lintels and latched doors. The accommodation briefly comprises open porch, living room/dining room with multifuel stove, sitting room with multifuel stove, bespoke elm kitchen, a cloakroom to the ground floor, three bedrooms and a four-piece bathroom on the first floor and two further bedrooms on the second floor. The property benefits from partial double glazing and gas fired (LPG) heating.
Outside there are generous gardens and grounds of around 3/4 acre offering a range of possibilities and includes ample parking and an attractive mix of landscapes, all of which take full advantage of the outstanding views.
OPENPORCH5′ 4" max x 2′ 7" max (1.65m x 0.81m) Lighting, built in stone benches and shelf.
DININGROOM17′ 4" max x 14′ 11" max (5.30m x 4.55m) Oak panelled screen at door, two single glazed windows, radiator, open fireplace with stone lintel and multi-fuel stove, exposed beams, fitted shelving to alcove, built-in metal safe and shelving to alcove, recessed display niches, wall lights and oak flooring.
KITCHEN14′ 2" max x 10′ 0" max (4.32m x 3.07m) Single glazed stable door to garden, three double glazed windows, three double glazed Velux windows, bespoke elm base units and worktops, Belfast sink to granite worktop, bespoke pine larder unit, Rangemaster stove with five burner gas (LPG) hob and two electric ovens, extractor hood over, space for fridge freezer, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, downlights, exposed beams, fitted shelving, tiled splashbacks, limestone flagged flooring with underfloor heating.
SITTINGROOM16′ 1" max x 13′ 8" max (4.91m x 4.17m) Windows on two sides one with ‘stone mullion’, two radiators, open fireplace with stone lintel and multifuel stove on flagged hearth, exposed beams, recessed display niche, fitted bookshelves, wall lights.
CLOAKROOM7′ 6" max x 6′ 11" max (2.29m x 2.13m) Single glazed window, radiator, w.c. with low level cistern, Belfast sink with tiled splashback, fitted worktop, built-in shelving, tiled flooring.
STAIRCASE Curved stairwell with winding pitch pine staircase, iron handrail, tall window and deep sill.
LANDING7′ 4" max x 7′ 4" max (2.25m x 2.25m) Exposed beams and floorboards, understairs cupboard with lighting.
BEDROOM17′ 7" x 6′ 3" (2.32m x 1.92m) Single bedroom, single glazed window, radiator, exposed beams, wall light.
BEDROOM215′ 6" max x 9′ 1" max (4.74m x 2.77m) Double bedroom, two single glazed windows, radiator, exposed beams, painted floorboards, wall lights.
BEDROOM313′ 10" max x 11′ 6" max (4.23m x 3.53m) Double bedroom, two single glazed windows, radiator, exposed beams, original oak floorboards, wall lights.
BATHROOM13′ 2" max x 8′ 9" max (4.02m x 2.67m) Double glazed window, heated towel radiator, radiator, four-piece suite in white comprising a tile panelled bath with mixer shower, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c. and fully tiled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, downlights, two extractor fans, fitted mirror with lighting, exposed beams, partial tiling to walls, tiled flooring.
LANDING4′ 10" x 3′ 7" (1.49m x 1.11m) Fitted shelving unit, borrowed light from bedroom, pendant light.
BEDROOM416′ 3" max x 10′ 8" max (4.97m x 3.26m) Double bedroom, double glazed window, double glazed Velux window, radiator, exposed beams, spotlights. Walk-in cupboard with lighting housing Gledhill Multifuel Thermal Store and Worcester Greenstar gas-fired (LPG) boiler. The Thermal Store, fed by the gas-fired boiler and back boiler in the multifuel stove in the living room, providing hot water and central heating.
STUDIO/BEDROOM516′ 4" max x 12′ 9" max (4.99m x 3.91m) Currently used as a studio this versatile room would be ideal as a double bedroom or home office. Three double glazed Velux windows, radiator, exposed beams, oak flooring, downlights and track spotlights.
OUTSIDE Park End is accessed via a private, gated driveway leading to gardens and grounds that take full advantage of the spectacular views. There is ample parking for several cars, an extensive lawned garden, a delightful cottage style garden with vegetable patch and versatile outdoor space with a substantial timber garden shed. External power point and water supply, two large log stores and two bunkers for storing fuel for the multifuel stoves.
SERVICES Mains electricity, LPG gas, mains water, non mains drainage, 1GB fibre to the premises (FTTP) broadband.
COUNCILTAXBANDING Currently Band E as per the Valuation Office website.
DIRECTIONS Leave Milnthorpe south on the A6 and turn right at Lakes Wildlife Oasis, continue to take the first right and pass Silver Ridge Holiday Park on the left. Proceed to take the next left turn in to Back Lane and continue to the end of the lane where the private driveway for Park End is clearly marked on the right hand side.
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