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For sale: Bateman Fold House, Crook, Lake District, Cumbria, LA8 8LN

Guide Price £850,000

Summary: An extremely imposing period, Country House with attached Cottage. Traditional Stable Block, Ranges of Outbuildings, Two Paddocks. Two Adjoining Fields offered as separate Lots. Stunning peaceful location. In all about 8 acres (3.50 ha).

 
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AddressBateman Fold House
Crook
Lake District
Cumbria
LA8 8LN
Property TypeHouse
Sold StatusAvailable
TenureFreehold
Bedrooms3 Beds
Bathrooms2 Bathrooms
Reception Rooms3 Receptions
ParkingOff Street Parking
Reference_KEN140247
EER/EI Ratingschart

An extremely imposing period, Country House with attached Cottage. Traditional Stable Block, Ranges of Outbuildings, Two Paddocks. Two Adjoining Fields offered as separate Lots. Stunning peaceful location. In all about 8 acres (3.50 ha).


LOT 1

BATEMAN FOLD HOUSE, BUNGALOW, GROUNDS, OUTBUILDING, STABLE BLOCK AND TWO FIELDS

Extending in all to 4.087 acres (1.94 ha) or thereabouts as shown edged red on the Sale plan

The shared entrance drive from the road is between two sets of outbuildings included with Lot 1 and continues to the house with a parking area on the right and a yard area behind the rear elevation.


LOT 2

EXCELLENT SOUND ENCLOSURE OF PASTURE AND GRAZING LAND KNOWN AS 'BULL COPY', INCLUDING A LIVESTOCK SHELTER, ADJOINING THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF LOT 1

Extending to 1.50 acres (0.607 ha) or thereabouts
As Shown Edged Blue on the Sale Plan

The access to this enclosure is adjacent to the entrance drive to Bateman Fold in the corner of the field.

Just beyond the entrance is an open fronted timber framed and clad livestock shelter 6.41m x 3.65m (external dimensions).

The field slopes gently up towards the westerly boundary which is adjacent to the public highway.

Sound stock proof boundaries. Vacant possession. Natural water supplies.


LOT 3

SOUND ENCLOSURE OF UPLAND PASTURE AND GRAZING LAND, KNOWN AS 'BATEMAN FOLD PASTURE', ADJOINING AND TO THE NORTH OF LOT 1

Extending to about 2.43 acres (0.983 ha)
As Shown Edged Green on the Sale Plan

Access to this enclosure is from the yard area included in Lot 1 via Bateman Fold Barn, being the residential property to the north of Bateman Fold.

The land slopes gently from the easterly boundary towards the far westerly and northerly boundaries. Natural water supply. Variety of fine hardwood trees. Vacant possession.

Much sought after location at the head of the Gilpin Valley.
Within the Lake District National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Only a few minutes drive to Bowness-on-Windermere, Kendal 6 miles.
Stylish Victorian House with many original features.
Attached Bungalow, ideal for either a dependent relative or for letting.
The Bungalow could be integrated with the main accommodation.
Of interest to those with equestrian pursuits and hobby farmers.
Lot 1; House, Bungalow, farm and outbuildings, gardens, grounds and two paddocks, about 4 acres.
Lot 2; An adjoining 1.50 acre paddock with livestock shelter.
Lot 3; 2.40 acre field to the north of Lot 1.
Superb panoramic views across the valley.

From Kendal, follow the signs to Windermere. At Plumgarths roundabout, at the end of the Kendal bypass, follow the B5284, passing through the village of Crook, which has The Sun Inn, Church and Village Hall. Proceed for approximately 1.5 miles towards The Wild Boar Hotel. Just before The Wild Boar, turn left, towards Winster. Near the brow of the hill, turn left and follow the lane around to the left and the entrance to Bateman Fold is on the left hand side.

From the direction of Crosthwaite, in the centre of the village, follow the signs to Crook. Towards the top of the hill at the crossroads turn left and the entrance to Bateman Fold is on the right, after approximately ¼ of a mile.

Bateman Fold is a cluster of three properties nestling at the head of the Gilpin Valley, in a much sought after area between Crosthwaite and Crook, just south of the Crook to Bowness-on-Windermere Road.

Entrance Hall:10'1" x 6'6" (3.07m x 1.98m). Half glazed entrance door. Central heating radiator. Ceiling cornice.

Lounge:15'3" x 12'11" (4.65m x 3.94m). Ornate marble fireplace with wood burning stove. Copper hearth rail. Central heating radiator.

Dining Room:14'8" x 11'1" (4.47m x 3.38m). Central heating radiator. Ceiling cornice. Half glazed French doors to conservatory.

Conservatory/Sun Room:14'9" x 8'6" (4.5m x 2.6m). Double pitched slate roof. Central heating radiator. Views overlooking the garden.

Kitchen:17'3" x 15'3" (5.26m x 4.65m). Central heating radiator. Half glazed external door to rear yard. Quarry tiled floor. wood burning stove fitted in to original cast iron oven with wood surround and slate hearth. Electric meter and fuse box. Fitted oak base and wall units with electric hob, electric oven and microwave, stainless steel sink. Exposed ceiling beams. Arched alcove under stairs.

Kitchen Hall:6'11" x 4'3" (2.1m x 1.3m). Quarry tiles. Half glazed door and windows to garden porch.

Dairy:17'5" x 10'6" (5.3m x 3.2m). Window to garden porch. Concrete floor. Exposed beams. Lakeland slate fireplace. Gas boiler. Built-in cupboard.

Yard Entrance Porch:4'6" x 3'11" (1.37m x 1.2m). Quarry tiled floor. Slate roof wood construction open on two sides.

Utility Room:9' x 4' (2.74m x 1.22m). Quarry tile floor. Belfast sink.

W.C:1/190'3" x 3'11" (1/57.99m x 1.2m). Central heating radiator. W.C and wash hand basin.

Garden Porch:20'8" x 5'5" (6.3m x 1.65m). Wood construction with pitched slate roof. fully glazed along length. Tiled floor.

Store Room:5'3" x 4'3" (1.6m x 1.3m). Two windows.

Stairs: Post and rail with upvc double glazed windows.

Landing:10'6" x 8'2" (3.2m x 2.5m). Loft access.

Bedroom No.1:15'1" x 12'2" (4.6m x 3.7m). Central heating radiator. Fitted wardrobes. Views overlooking fields and nearby fell.

En-Suite Shower Room:7'10" x 4'11" (2.39m x 1.5m). Central heating radiator. W.C and wash hand basin. Walk-in shower.

Bedroom No.2:15'1" x 11' (4.6m x 3.35m). Central heating radiator. Fitted wardrobe.   Views overlooking fields and garden. Entrance to

Office/Dressing Room:6'9" x 4'8" (2.06m x 1.42m). Two small windows.

Bedroom No.3:15'3" x 10'3" (4.65m x 3.12m). Central heating radiator. Overlooking yard and fields.

Bathroom:7'10" x 5'11" (2.39m x 1.8m). Central heating radiator. Airing cupboard. Bath with hand shower. Pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Half tiled.

Bateman Fold Bungalow

Kitchen:11'6" x 9'2" (3.5m x 2.8m). Tiled floor. Exposed beam. Pine base and wall units. Stainless steel sink. Electric cooker. Tiled above work tops. Steps up to lounge.

Lounge:15'3" x 12'8" (4.65m x 3.86m). Wood burning stove set in brick fireplace with wood mantle and slate hearth. Brass hearth rail. Exposed ceiling beams.

Hall:6'11" x 6'7" (2.1m x 2m). Storage heater. Loft access.

Inner Hall:9'10" x 2'7" (3m x 0.79m). Cupboard.

Bedroom No.1:13'11" x 8'10" (4.24m x 2.7m). Storage heater. Fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom No.2:9'7" x 9'2" (2.92m x 2.8m). Storage heater.

Bathroom:8'4" x 7'3" (2.54m x 2.2m). W.C and wash hand basin set into cupboard. Bath with shower over. Airing cupboard. Part tiled

Outside Decked are with built-in seating. Lawned garden.



OUTSIDE

Decking with built-in seating. Lawned garden.

GARDEN SHED: 4.8m x 2.5m (15'9" x 8'2")

OPEN WOOD STORE: 1.3m x 0.9m (4'3" x 2'11")

STORE SHED: 2.5m x 2.3m (8'2" x 7'7")

GARDENS AND GROUNDS

The extensive, extremely pleasant gardens and grounds beyond Bateman Fold House comprise lawned gardens with a fine variety of flowering trees, shrubs, specimen of hard and softwood trees.

A large fish pond surrounded by a post and rail fence and hedges. Summer House.

On the opposite side of the entrance drive, just beyond the parking area is a substantial

STABLE BLOCK

Constructed with stone and slate and comprising.

STABLE NO.1: 4.38m x 2.44m (14'4" x 8')
STABLE NO.2: 4.36m x 2.6m (14'4" x 8'6") Hayloft.
FORMER W.C: 1.46m x 1.13m (4'81" x 3'72")
HEN SHED: 1.76m x 1.50m (5'80" x 4'95")
LOOSEBOX: 3.3m x 3.06m (10'10" x 10')
STORE NO.1: 2.53m x 2.4m (8'4" x 7'10")
STORE NO.2: 3.6m x 1.24m (11'10" x 4'1")

Opposite the Stable Block is a range of garden sheds and dog kennels, constructed with a timber frame and corrugated zinc metal clad sides and roof.

On either side of the entrance drive are two substantial ranges of outbuildings. Approaching Bateman Fold on the right is

DETACHED WORKSHOP AND GARAGE:   Timber framed and clad with zinc metal sheeted roof, divided into three sections.

WORKSHOP: 9.05m x 4.40m (29'8" x 14'5")
GARAGE: 6.90m x 3.60m (22'7" x 11'8")
GENERAL PURPOSE STORE: 5.76m x 4.40m (19'0" x 14'5") Power and lighting.

LEAN TO WOOD STORE: 8.88m x 3.17m (29'3" x 10'4")

On the opposite side of the entrance drive is the following:

GENERAL PURPOSE STORE SHED: 5.50m x 3.00m (18'1" x 9'9")

COVERED YARD: 3.00m x 3.20m (9'9" x 10'5")

RANGE OF DOG KENNELS: 5.60m x 3.60m (18'4" x 11'8")

Next to the Stable Block, to the right hand side of the entrance drive, is the former

ORCHARD/PADDOCK: About 0.976 of an acre (0.39 ha), sloping down towards the far easterly boundary. Within this paddock is a

GENERAL PURPOSE LIVESTOCK SHELTER AND HEN HOUSE: 10.30m x 2.90m (33'9" x 9'5")   Timber framed. Corrugated metal clad with mono pitched roof.

On the opposite side of the entrance drive is an excellent enclosure of pasture land with access from the entrance drive.

PASTURE:   Extending to 3.042 acres (1.23 ha) sloping gently up towards the south westerly boundary. Towards the northerly boundary is a small woodland with a fine variety of hardwood species.

The whole of Lot 1 is shown edged red on the Sale Plan and extends to 4.087 acres (1.945 ha).

SERVICES
Mains electricity. Private water supply - bore hole, located within the yard area behind Bateman Fold House included with Lot 1. This is shared with two other properties. Central Heating – Bateman Fold House: LPG. Bateman Fold Bungalow, electric heating, separately metered.

TENURE & POSSESSION
Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.

FIXTURES, FURNISHINGS & FITTINGS
All fixtures and fittings referred to in the particulars are included with Lot 1. All other items of furnishings and household effects are excluded.

All materials and equipment within the outbuildings and farm buildings are excluded.

COUNCIL TAX
Bateman Fold House: Band 'F'.
Bateman Fold Bungalow: Band 'B'.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
South Lakeland District Council: 01539 733333

BOUNDARY OWNERSHIP
The ownership and maintenance responsibilities of the boundaries are indicated with the "T" marks on the sale plan. The ownership and maintenance liabilities of the boundaries which are not shown with the "T" mark are unknown.

STEWARDSHIP SCHEMES
There are no Stewardship Schemes affecting the land.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEMES
There are no entitlements included or available.

METHOD OF SALE
Lots 2 and 3 will not be sold separately unless a sale of Lot 1 has been agreed.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS

Lot 1: By appointment. Please contact our Kendal Office.

Lots 2 and 3, may be inspected at any reasonable time provided a copy of these particulars are in a possession.

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Register your Interest: Bateman Fold House, Crook, Lake District, Cumbria, LA8 8LN