For sale: AshSlack, Rusland, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8LD
Summary: Absolutely stunning rural retreat tucked away on the upper western slopes of the Rusland Valley. Extremely peaceful elevated site. Wonderful Lake District views. 3 Reception, 4 Double Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms, Garage. Lovely gardens. Energy Rating 'F'.
|Parking||Off Street Parking , Garage|
Absolutely stunning rural retreat tucked away on the upper western slopes of the Rusland Valley. Extremely peaceful elevated site. Wonderful Lake District views. 3 Reception, 4 Double Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms, Garage. Lovely gardens. Energy Rating 'F'.
Approximately 17 acres of pasture and grazing land adjoining AshSlack, are available by separate negotiation if required, including, Yew Beck, photograph above.
The land is currently subject to a Farm Business Tenancy.
The private septic tank which serves AshSlack is located in the field below the front garden, which is part of the 17 acres of land.
Delightful country house in the heart of the Lake District National Park.
Tranquil location in the hamlet of Ickenthwaite, just above the Rusland Valley.
Panoramic views across open farmland towards the fells and Grizedale Forest.
Traditionally built with stone facing and slate roofs.
Well maintained and presented to a high standard.
Potential to alter and adapt the accommodation to suit individual needs.
Ideal second/holiday home for those seeking the wonderful amenities and facilities of the Lake District.
Split level design, large Reception/Dining Hall, Two Bedrooms and Bathroom on the ground floor.
Imposing Drawing Room with upper level Dining Area, Two Bedrooms, Kitchen and Bathroom on First Floor.
Good sized Garage. Pleasant gardens and grounds.
Viewing is essential to fully appreciate the outstanding attributes.
Travelling along the A590, in a westerly direction from the M6 and Newby Bridge, at the roundabout at Greenodd, follow the signs to Broughton-in-Furness, the A5092. After approximately half a mile from the roundabout, at Penny Bridge, bear right, signposted Colton. Passing through the hamlet of Colton, after approximately one mile is the small village of Oxen Park. Proceed through the village towards the Rusland Valley, passing Rusland Hall on the left hand side.
The turning to Ickenthwaite is the first left after Rusland Hall. The single track public maintained highway rises steeply from the valley, through woodland, before opening out to the hamlet of Ickenthwaite. Passing through the hamlet, with Ickenthwaite Farm on the left, AshSlack is the first property on the right, adjacent to the lane.
The property is approached from the public highway via a cattle grid and driveway.
The precise location and extent are shown on the Sale Plan.
Ickenthwaite is a peaceful hamlet, just north of Whitestock Hall in the Rusland Valley.
The cluster of housed are located in an oasis of farmland, Woodlands, AshSlack Wood to the north and Glass Knott Wood to the east.
Local services are available at nearby villages of Greenodd and Penny Bridge. The busy and popular market town of Ulverston is approximately 8 miles to the south.
Hawkshead, in the heart of the Lake District, is about 20 minutes drive to the north.
|Front Entrance Porch:||5'10" x 2'9" (1.78m x 0.84m). Stone construction with double pitch slate roof.|
|Reception/Dining Hall:||31'2" x 13'1" (9.5m x 3.99m). Two central heating radiator. Double glazed window with secondary glazing. Open fireplace with coral stone surround. Wood mantel and stone hearth. Built-in cupboard. Stairs to First Floor with turned pine post. Door to Garage.|
|Bedroom No 3:||17'5" x 9'10" (5.3m x 3m). Southerly and westerly aspects. Central heating radiator.|
|Bedroom No 4:||17'5" x 9'10" (5.3m x 3m). Central heating radiator. Built-in wardrobe with pine door.|
|Bathroom:||7'8" x 6' (2.34m x 1.83m). Central heating radiator. Panelled bath with shower over. W.C. Wash hand basin set in cupboard unit. Part tiled.|
The staircase from the Reception/Dining Hall, leads to the First Floor level. To the left, just before the Landing, is the
|Side Entrance Porch:||6'7" x 3'10" (2m x 1.17m). Door to rear patio area.|
|Airing Cupboard/Boiler Room:||7'3" x 4'11" (2.2m x 1.5m). Oil central heating boiler. Hot water tank. Shelves.|
|Landing:||21'8" x 6'7" (6.6m x 2m). Central heating radiator. Loft access.|
|DRAWING ROOM/DINING AREA|| This stunning room with split levels, has southerly, easterly and northerly aspects, with superb views across farmland. |
The upper level is the
|Dining Area:||18'2" x 12' (5.54m x 3.66m). Central heating radiator.|
Steps lead down to the lower level and the
|Drawing Room:||19'8" x 18'2" (6m x 5.54m). Superb, vaulted room with exposed timber trusses and purlins. |
Local stone fireplace with stone hearth. Built-in bookshelves. Central heating radiators. Doors to the terrace on the southerly elevation.
On the opposite side of the Landing is the
|Kitchen:||13' x 7'6" (3.96m x 2.29m). Fitted pine kitchen with wall and matching base units. Fitted hob and built-in electric cooker. Cooking surfaces. Sink unit.|
At the far end of the Landing is
|Bedroom No 1:||14'7" x 11'1" (4.45m x 3.38m). Westerly and easterly aspects. Central heating radiator. Built-in pine wardrobe.|
|Bedroom No 2/Study:||13'1" x 10'6" (3.99m x 3.2m). Southerly and westerly aspects. Central heating radiator.|
|House Bathroom:||8'2" x 7'7" (2.5m x 2.31m). Walk-in panel bath. Pedestal wash hand basin. W.C. Central heating radiator. Fitted small cupboard. |
Returning to the Ground Floor, off the Reception/Dining Hall is the
|Integral Garage:||14'9" x 12'4" (4.5m x 3.76m). Solid concrete floor. Up and over Garage door. Plumbing for washing machine. Central heating radiator.|
GARDENS AND GROUNDS
The pleasant lawned gardens and grounds surround the house, adjacent to open farmland, including a walled garden to the front, rear lawned garden, including a terrace. Excellent array of flowering trees and shrubs.
Extensive parking facility adjacent to the front elevation.
Private septic tank drainage system located in the field below the front garden.
Private water supply systems. The original source and system is located on Ickenthwaite Farm, the adjoining agricultural property for which there are rights of access for maintenance and replacement to the water supply system. The private water supply has been augmented by the installation of the bore hole within the gardens.
Private water supply systems.
Oil fired central heating.
Registered Grazing Rights on nearby Bethicar Common.