For sale: Fern Bank, Main Street, Burton-In-Kendal, Cumbria, LA6 1LW
Summary: A fine and substantial Grade II Listed five bedroom Georgian house of character together with a stone built former coach house/barn with potential for conversion, a detached double garage and extensive gardens, in all around 0.5 acres, occupying a pleasant location on the edge of the historic
A fine and substantial Grade II Listed five bedroom Georgian house of character together with a stone built former coach house/barn with potential for conversion, a detached double garage and extensive gardens, in all around 0.5 acres, occupying a pleasant location on the edge of the historic
South Lakeland village of Burton
A substantial Grade II Listed Georgian house of character.
Fine main entrance with "Tuscan" pilasters and a carriage arch.
Extensive and versatile family living accommodation with an abundance of space.
Impressive entrance hall and three reception rooms.
Kitchen/breakfast room with Aga.
Five bedrooms and three attic rooms.
Bathroom/w.c and shower room/w.c.
Former coach house/barn with attached outbuildings, suitable for conversion subject to requisite consents being obtained.
Double garage and ample parking.
From the direction of Kendal approach Burton along the A6070 road. Go through the centre of the village along Main Street. Towards the southern periphery of the village the property will be found on the right-hand side, just beyond the turning to Boon Town.
The property is situated on the southern periphery of the historic village of Burton-in-Kendal, within a Conservation Area where there are many historically interesting and attractive Grade II Listed houses and cottages.
Burton is a thriving village with a strong sense of community. Amenities include a shop and post office, pub, a village hall, a church and a highly regarded primary school. The village is within the catchment area for Queen Elizabeth School at Kirkby Lonsdale. The village is surrounded by beautiful countryside where opportunities for walking and exploring abound.
Burton is located just within the southern boundary of Cumbria and is well placed for Lancaster, Kendal, Kirkby Lonsdale, Carnforth, Milnthorpe and beyond. Burton is also convenient for the delightful coastline around Silverdale and Arnside, for the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks and for junctions 35 and 36 of the M6 motorway.
|Reception Hall:||12'11" x 10'6" (3.94m x 3.2m). A spacious hall currently used as a music room. An arched open way creates an interesting feature. Glazed front door with coloured glass window with floral detail.|
|Rear Hall:||13'10" x 8' (4.22m x 2.44m). Ideal as a study or sitting area. Cloaks cupboard. Door to Cellar.|
|Sitting Room:||19' x 13'5" (5.8m x 4.1m). An elegant room featuring tall, shuttered windows on two sides and a fireplace with original Carrera marble surround.|
|Dining Room:||15'4" x 13' (4.67m x 3.96m). A well proportioned room. Tall, shuttered window to front. Fireplace with black marble surround.|
|Kitchen/Breakfast Room:||13'9" x 13'1" (4.2m x 3.99m). Good range of built-in floor and wall units together with work surfaces and a stainless steel sink. Aga twin hob stove. Built-in fridge and freezer. Shuttered French doors to rear. Split opening rear entrance door. Tall storage cupboard.|
|Morning Room:||14'4" x 13'1" (4.37m x 3.99m). Probably the servants kitchen in days gone by. Now a multi-purpose room. Flagged floor. Storage cupboards, one containing a Worcester gas fired central heating boiler. Shuttered window. Plate display rail. Rear staircase. Rear entrance door.|
|Utility Room/W.C:||11'4" x 3'7" (3.45m x 1.1m). Plumbing for washing machine. Pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Shelving.|
|Basement:|| The basement provides two useful storage cellars, each with stone flagged floors.|
|First Floor|| |
|Landing:|| Approached by a fine original staircase with polished oak handrail. A tall window overlooks the half landing.|
|Bedroom No.1:||13'11" x 13'8" (4.24m x 4.17m). A good sized double bedroom.|
|Bedroom No.2:||15'4" x 13'1" (4.67m x 3.99m). A double bedroom featuring an original fireplace.|
|Bedroom No.3:||13' x 11'1" (3.96m x 3.38m). A double bedroom with a fireplace. Range of built-in furniture along one wall.|
|Bedroom No.4:||14'6" x 13'5" (4.42m x 4.1m). A double bedroom with a fireplace.|
|Inner Landing:|| |
|Bedroom No.5:||13'4" x 8'2" (4.06m x 2.5m). A large single bedroom. Fireplace. Linking this bedroom and the inner landing is a|
|Dressing Room/Study:||8'1" x 6'9" (2.46m x 2.06m). With a sky light.|
|Shower Room:||9'9" x 8'6" (2.97m x 2.6m). Suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c. and bidet.|
|Bathroom:||13'5" x 9'5" (4.1m x 2.87m). A spacious bathroom with a free standing roll edge bath on claw and ball feet, a wash hand basin and a shower cubicle. Original fireplace with hob grate. Walk-in linen cupboard lined with shelves. Door to back staircase.|
|Separate W.C:||5'10" x 2'7" (1.78m x 0.79m). |
|Second Floor|| |
|Landing:||14'4" x 9'9" (4.37m x 2.97m). A wide landing area, suitable as a games room. Under eaves storage. Exposed beams.|
|Study:||24'5" x 9'11" (7.44m x 3.02m). A versatile room currently used as a home office. Exposed beams.|
|Storeroom:||24'5" x 8'2" (7.44m x 2.5m). Another versatile room. Exposed beams. Fitted shelving.|
A substantial, detached stone and slate built former Coach House, part of which has been adapted into a garage. The stable stalls still remain and to the first floor is a large hay loft approached by a staircase.
To the side of the main building is a lean-to store/workshop with a storeroom above.
A detached stone, brick and slate built garage/workshop with double timber doors.
A traditional stone built former privy (now a dog kennel).
An original cobbled and stone paved carriageway provides driveway access to the garage and to a wide parking area with space for several motor vehicles.
Good sized garden to the rear with a lawn, patio terrace, rockery, shrubs, trees and herbaceous flower beds.
Between the Coach House, garage and outbuilding is a covered, cobbled courtyard area and a short passage leading to the main gardens.
The delightful main gardens are split into two. The upper walled garden has a lawn, trees, a summer house and a tree house. The lower garden has a lawn, vegetable plots, fruit cage and a potting shed/greenhouse.
All mains services. Gas central heating. Gas Aga stove.