For sale: Low Jock Scar, Selside, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 9LE
Summary: A rare opportunity to purchase a small country estate comprising an impressive family house and three superb and highly successful holiday cottages, set within beautiful gardens and woodland grounds of around five acres, including a delightful stretch of river, located just north of the market town
A rare opportunity to purchase a small country estate comprising an impressive family house and three superb and highly successful holiday cottages, set within beautiful gardens and woodland grounds of around five acres, including a delightful stretch of river, located just north of the market town
of Kendal on the edge of the Lake District.
Low Jock Scar is a beautifully situated small country estate comprising four superbly appointed dwellings set within five acres of delightful gardens and woodland grounds including a stretch of Bannisdale Beck.
Since purchasing the property in 2006 our clients have considerably upgraded and improved the property, most particularly by building a stunning detached three bedroom house of contemporary design.
Planning permission obtained in 2015 allows for any three of the dwellings to be used as holiday cottages with the fourth being the owners' residence. This flexibility of use will be a highly attractive feature for investors and business operators.
Three of the cottages are run by the owners as highly successful holiday lets producing a valuable income stream whilst the main house itself is used as an extremely comfortable and spacious family home.
The property occupies an idyllic setting on the very edge of the Lake District National Park, surrounded by rolling farmland and majestic fells. Whilst the location is private and peaceful it is only a ten minute drive from the historic market town of Kendal.
A superb small Lakeland Estate occupying a beautiful setting.
The main house (Low Jock Scar) is a fine and substantial four bedroom family home.
Two delightful one bedroom attached cottages.
Stunning detached three bedroom house of contemporary design, built in 2011.
Extensive range of outbuildings including a garage, a workshop and various stores.
Sweeping approach drive with ample space for the parking of several motor vehicles, boat, motorhome, horse trailers, tractor and the like for owners and cottages.
Extensive grounds of around five acres.
Beautifully laid out, established gardens including a stretch of Bannisdale Beck.
Parcel of mainly deciduous woodland.
Highly successful holiday let business.
From Kendal take the A6 Shap Road in a northerly direction. Follow the road for about 6 miles, passing through Selside, to find a sign for Low Jock Scar on the left-hand side. Turn left off the A6 into the lane and the entrance to the property will be found a little further along, past woodland, on the right-hand side.
Kendal: 6 miles
Windermere: 14 miles
Lancaster: 30 miles
Low Jock Scar occupies a discreet location approached via a quiet country lane just off the A6 Kendal to Shap road.
The property is located about 6 miles north of Kendal on the very edge of the Lake District National Park, surrounded by rolling countryside and majestic fells.
The property is situated within Bannisdale which offers delightful walks. The wilder Borrowdale and the beautiful valley of Longsleddale also provide wonderful opportunities for exploring this special part of the Lake District.
The nearby historic market town of Kendal, renowned as being the gateway to the Lake District, provides an excellent range of shopping, leisure, cultural and educational amenities. There are excellent links to the M6 motorway and Oxenholme Railway Station is on the London to Glasgow West coast main line.
|LoW JOCK SCAR|| |
|Entrance Hall:|| hardwood panelled, part glazed front entrance door.|
|Cloakroom:||6'4" x 3'8" (1.93m x 1.12m). Pedestal wash hand basin and w.c.|
|Utility Room:||6'2" x 5'10" (1.88m x 1.78m). Built-in storage cupboard. Work surface. Plumbing for a washing machine. Understairs storage cupboard.|
|Lounge:||20'3" x 16'3" (6.17m x 4.95m). A delightful and spacious main living room featuring a stone fireplace with Dent marble hearth. Built-in bookcase. Glazed double doors to conservatory.|
|Conservatory:||17'2" x 13'5" (5.23m x 4.1m). A traditional conservatory with heating for year round use. Fully double glazed. French doors leading into the gardens. Exposed stonework to one wall. Lovely views.|
|Snug:||12'8" x 10'2" (3.86m x 3.1m). A cosy room featuring a high, open beamed ceiling and a log burning stove on a Dent marble hearth. Exposed stonework to one wall.|
|Study:||19'1" x 7'5" (5.82m x 2.26m). Open beamed ceiling. French doors. Range of fitted storage cupboards and drawers.|
|Kitchen:||13'7" x 8'10" (4.14m x 2.7m). Good range of built-in floor and wall units. Work surfaces. Stainless steel sink. Built-in twin oven, electric hob and hot plate, extractor hood. Worcester oil fired central heating boiler. Double glazed front entrance door.|
|Bedroom No.4:||12'1" x 10'4" (3.68m x 3.15m). A dual aspect double bedroom.|
|En-Suite Bathroom:||8'11" x 4'11" (2.72m x 1.5m). Modern suite in white comprising a panelled bath with plumbed in shower, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Recess with mirror. Part tiled walls.|
|FIRST FLOOR|| |
|Landing:|| Built-in linen cupboard.|
|Bedroom No.1:||16'2" x 10'5" (4.93m x 3.18m). A double bedroom with super views.|
|En-Suite Bathroom:||12' x 6' (3.66m x 1.83m). Modern suite in white comprising a panelled bath, a shower cubicle, an inset wash hand basin with cupboards and drawers below and a w.c. with concealed cistern.|
|Bedroom No.2:||16'2" x 9'11" (4.93m x 3.02m). A double bedroom. Wash hand basin with cupboard below.|
|En-Suite Shower Room:||6'2" x 2'5" (1.88m x 0.74m). Suite in white comprising a shower cubicle and w.c. Tiled walls.|
|Bedroom No.3:||11'11" x 10' (3.63m x 3.05m). A double bedroom.|
|En-Suite Shower Room:||4'8" x 4'3" (1.42m x 1.3m). Suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Tiled walls.|
|LiLY COTTAGE|| |
|Lounge/Dining Room:||17'11" x 10'11" (5.46m x 3.33m). A dual aspect room. Double glazed front entrance doom. Access hatch leading to loft.|
|Kitchen:||9'2" x 5'3" (2.8m x 1.6m). Modern built-in floor and wall units. Beech work surfaces. Belfast sink. Built-in oven, hob, extractor hood, refrigerator and freezer. Tiled floor.|
|Inner Hall:|| Loft access.|
|Bedroom:||16'10" x 12'8" (5.13m x 3.86m). A large dual aspect, double bedroom with French doors leading into the gardens.|
|Bathroom:||6'8" x 5'5" (2.03m x 1.65m). Modern suite in white comprising a panelled bath with plumbed in shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Fully tiled walls. Ladder radiator.|
|TULIP COTTAGE|| |
|Entrance Hall:|| Double glazed front entrance door. Storage cupboard. Grant oil fired central heating boiler.|
|Living/Dining Kitchen:||20'8" x 11'6" (6.3m x 3.5m). An light and spacious triple aspect room with a delightful outlook. the lounge area features a stone lined fireplace with oak mantle piece and a log burning stove. The kitchen is fitted with a range of modern built-in floor units with work surfaces and a stainless steel sink. Electric cooker and extractor hood.|
|Bedroom:||12'4" x 10'9" (3.76m x 3.28m). A good sized double bedroom.|
|Bathroom:||6'5" x 5'5" (1.96m x 1.65m). Modern suite in white comprising a panelled bath with plumbed in shower, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor. Ladder radiator.|
|BUTTERFLY COTTAGE|| |
|Entrance Hall:|| A welcoming entrance hall. Double glazed front entrance door.|
|Cloakroom:||5'8" x 3'9" (1.73m x 1.14m). Contemporary style suite comprising a wash hand basin, set onto a cupboard and a w.c. Ladder radiator.|
|Lounge/Dining Kitchen:||21'9" x 19'7" (6.63m x 5.97m). A superb, light filled open plan triple aspect with two full length windows to the front and double glazed French doors to the side. The room is finished with solid oak flooring and features a log burning stove on a flagged hearth. The practical kitchen area has a good range of built-in units with work surfaces and a stainless steel sink. Belling Classic stove with a gas hob and extractor hood. Refrigerator, freezer and dishwasher.|
|Bedroom No.1:||19'8" x 11' (6m x 3.35m). A large, dual aspect double bedroom with French doors leading to the garden.|
|En-Suite Bathroom:||12' x 6'2" (3.66m x 1.88m). A beautifully finished bathroom with a suite in white comprising an oak panelled bath, a shower cubicle, a w.c. and a contemporary style wash hand basin on an oak stand. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor with underfloor heating.|
|FIRST FLOOR|| |
|Landing:|| A roomy landing with enough space for a study area. Under eaves storage.|
|Bedroom No.2:||13'6" x 11'2" (4.11m x 3.4m). A double bedroom with windows on three sides.|
|Bedroom No.3:||11'2" x 10'9" (3.4m x 3.28m). A twin bedroom with windows on three sides.|
|Shower Room:||7'8" x 5'5" (2.34m x 1.65m). Suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, w.c. and a wash hand basin set onto a cupboard. Storage cupboard.|
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
Sweeping driveway leads to parking areas in front of the houses providing ample space for several motor vehicles. The driveway continues behind Butterfly Cottage and leads to the range of outbuildings.
The houses are set within beautifully laid out established gardens and grounds comprising wide expanses of lawns, well stocked herbaceous borders featuring an array of shrubs, perennials, rhododendrons, azaleas, spring flowering bulbs and ornamental trees and a timber decked sitting out area overlooking the river. The gardens are surrounded by a variety of trees including some fine specimens. On one side the garden is bounded by a lovely stretch of river, above which is a bank of trees providing a backdrop and screen as well as a haven for wildlife.
Beyond the garden is a delightful parcel of deciduous woodland which, in the Spring is a carpet of bluebells. For those handy with a chainsaw there is copious supply of wood.
The main outbuilding is divided into a machinery store/garage, a workshop and two further stores. there is also a Trailer Port and two substantial log stores.
Mains electricity. Private water supply via a modern borehole. Additional private water supply (spring water from fell). Septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating for each dwelling. Calor gas supply for the hob in Butterfly Cottage.
Holiday let premises: £6,300. The business qualifies for small business relief and therefore only low rates are payable.