For sale: Beck Bank Farm, Broadgate, Near Broughton-In -Furness, Cumbria, LA18 5JX
Summary: An outstanding detached five bedroom period farmhouse of considerable character together with an attached cruck barn, a substantial six bay bank barn, delightful gardens and around 10.5 acres of sound agricultural land. Stunning views and picturesque location in the south-west
Near Broughton-In -Furness
An outstanding detached five bedroom period farmhouse of considerable character together with an attached cruck barn, a substantial six bay bank barn, delightful gardens and around 10.5 acres of sound agricultural land. Stunning views and picturesque location in the south-west
of the Lake District National Park.
A fine and substantial Cumberland period farmhouse.
Character features include stone flagged floors, exposed beams, wood panelled walls, studded doors and old fireplaces.
Three reception rooms.
Fabulous kitchen/breakfast room.
Five double bedrooms including an en-suite dressing room and luxury bathroom to the master bedroom.
Superb family bathroom and ground floor shower room.
Attached barn featuring rare cruck beams offering excellent potential for conversion.
Large detached six bay bank barn.
10.5 acres of farmland, mainly pasture and meadow.
From Broughton-in-Furness follow the A595 road in a westerly direction for about three miles. After the road has climbed a hill and goes round a bend turn right, signposted to Broadgate. The entrance to Beck Bank Farm is on the right after about 100 yards.
Beck Bank Farm occupies a picturesque setting below the foothills of the South Lakeland fells, just within the southern boundary of the Lake District National Park.
The property forms part of a small cluster of dwellings known as Broadgate in the wooded valley of Black Beck. Broadgate is a stone's throw from the beautiful Duddon Valley and about three miles from the historic town of Broughton-in-Furness where there is a range of amenities including shops, cafes and a primary school. There is also a primary school at nearby Hallthwaites.
Broadgate is surrounded by majestic scenery and is perfectly placed for exploring this most dramatic part of the Lake District where sea and mountains meet.
|Entrance Hall:||11' x 6'9" (3.35m x 2.06m). Stone flagged floor. Beamed ceiling. Stone shelf. Hardwood part glazed entrance door.|
|Utility Room:||11' x 9'6" (3.35m x 2.9m). Range of built-in floor and wall cupboards. Stainless steel sink. Work surfaces. Stone flagged floors. Windows on two sides. Oil fired central heating boiler.|
|Inner Hall:|| Exposed beams. Stone flagged floor.|
|Living Room:|| A spacious room featuring panelled walls and a traditional fireplace with a wood burning stove. Splendid studded front entrance door.|
|Study:||16'3" x 8'9" (4.95m x 2.67m). perfect as a home office this room has wood panelled walls on two sides, one of which incorporates storage cupboards. Fireplace. Stone flagged floor.|
|Lounge:||15'9" x 14'11" (4.8m x 4.55m). A well proportioned room with some exposed stonework and a stone lined fireplace with flagged hearth.|
|Second Hall:||7'3" x 8'2" (2.2m x 2.5m). Stone flagged floor. A recessed door way leads to the attached barn.|
|Shower Room:||7'11" x 7'2" (2.41m x 2.18m). A fully tiled wet shower room with a wash hand basin, set onto a stone slab table, and a w.c.|
|Kitchen/Breakfast Room:||15'4" x 11'9" (4.67m x 3.58m). A superb kitchen fitted with an excellent range of handcrafted, bespoke floor and wall units, all in solid wood together with highly figured granite work surfaces. Bespoke, solid wood island unit with hardwood work surfaces. Villeroy Boch Belfast style sink. Rangmaster stove. American style refrigerator/freezer. Dishwasher. Exposed beams. Stone flagged floor.|
|Second Inner Hall:|| Stone flagged floor. Access to storage cellar.|
|First Floor|| |
|Landing:|| Approached by a fine oak staircase with original turned spindles. The half landing is overlooked by a delightful multi pane window. The landing area is spacious and features wood panelled walls and exposed beams.|
|Bedroom No.1:||15'11" x 14'11" (4.85m x 4.55m). A good sized double bedroom. Interesting fireplace.|
|En-Suite Dressing Room:||7'10" x 7'6" (2.39m x 2.29m). Tiled floor. Ladder towel radiator. Access hatch leading to loft.|
|En-Suite Bathroom:||7'7" x 7'4" (2.31m x 2.24m). Contemporary style suite in white comprising an inset bath, a wall hung wash hand basin and a w.c. Tiled walls and floor.|
|Bedroom No.2:||16'5" x 10'2" (5m x 3.1m). A double bedroom. Cast iron fireplace. Beautiful old oak floor.|
|Bedroom No.3:||12'5" x 9'3" (3.78m x 2.82m). A double bedroom with wood panelling and exposed beams.|
|Bedroom No.4:||13'3" x 9'9" (4.04m x 2.97m). A double bedroom with wood panelling.|
|Bedroom No.5:||16'10" x 11'2" (5.13m x 3.4m). A large double bedroom featuring windows on three sides. Exposed beams.|
|Bathroom:||15'9" x 12'3" (4.8m x 3.73m). The bathroom has a magnificent oak studded door and a fine oak floor. In contrast the room is fitted with a contemporary style suite comprising a roll edged free standing bath, a shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Linen cupboard. Heated towel rail. Windows on two sides.|
|Attached Barn:||39'1" x 20'5" (11.91m x 6.22m). A fine and historically important stone built barn featuring a splendid and very rare cruck frame. the roof has been reslated. Power and lighting. Open way to front.|
|Detached Barn:|| A very substantial and impressive detached stone and slate built, traditional Lakeland bank barn with former shippons, stores and stables, complete with stalls, to the ground floor and a six bay hay loft and stores to the upper floor.|
|Main Shippon:||59'1" x 21'4" (18m x 6.5m). |
|Stables:||24'5" x 15'9" (7.44m x 4.8m). |
|Various Stores|| |
|Hay Loft:||76'4" x 21'2" (23.27m x 6.45m). |
|Store No.1:||21' x 12'9" (6.4m x 3.89m). |
|Store No.2:||32'10" x 12'6" (10m x 3.8m). |
|Outbuildings:|| Range of stone and slate built outbuildings to the rear of the house providing ample storage.|
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
A track leads from the country lane to the farmstead. There is ample room for the parking of several vehicles, trailers, tractors and the like.
There are pleasantly laid out gardens to the front, side and rear of the house including lawns, well stocked herbaceous borders, fruit trees, shrubs and sitting out areas.
The property includes around 10.50 acres (4.25 hectares) of sound grazing land, mainly in four stone walled and fenced field enclosures. The two fields either side of the approach track have had trees planted alongside the boundaries. The land includes a belt of trees running along the bank of Black Beck.
There is a concrete forecourt in front of the detached barn and a further enclosed area to the rear of the barn. Beyond the forecourt is a sheep penning area.
A public footpath passes through the property.
Mains electricity. Private water supply (shared). Septic tank drainage (approximately 10 years old). Oil fired central heating.