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For sale: The Homestead, Carr Bank Road, Carr Bank, Milnthorpe, LA7 7LE


Summary: An exceptional and rare lifestyle property nestled away within the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). A spacious four/five bedroom property with views towards Morecambe Bay and the distant Lakeland Fells.

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AddressThe Homestead
Carr Bank Road
Carr Bank
Property TypeHouse
Sold StatusUnder Offer
Bedrooms5 Beds
Bathrooms2 Bathrooms
Reception Rooms2 Receptions
EER/EI Ratingschart

An exceptional and rare lifestyle property nestled away within the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). A spacious four/five bedroom property with views towards Morecambe Bay and the distant Lakeland Fells.

Set within its own grounds with an attached paddock, extending to 1.33 acres in total.
Separate stables, stackyard and paddocks extending in total to 5.81 acres.

The Homestead presents an exclusive opportunity to purchase your own rural retreat in the highly sought after Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This spacious family home has not been marketed in the last 30+ years.

The south facing property enjoys a tranquil setting and offers a complete small rural estate with spacious four/five bedroom family home, outbuildings (including two garages), covered caravan and carport, extended landscaped garden, patio areas, orchard, vegetable allotment and adjacent 0.70 acre paddock.

The property has a charming homely feel to it and has been well cared for by the present owners who have maintained it to a very high standard.

The Homestead enjoys a raised vantage point and is cleverly positioned being dual aspect. The spacious front garden catches the morning sun whilst the rear garden and patio area looking over to the bay and Lakeland Fells catches the afternoon/evening sun. This also makes the majority of rooms light and airy.

To the rear of the property is a fantastic double conservatory offering a prime entertaining area for those long summer evenings.

A grand spacious property nestled in a majestic, peaceful location within the hamlet of Carr Bank.
Approximately one mile east of the unspoilt village of Arnside.
Conveniently located, only 10 minutes from junction 36 of the M6 motorway.
Elevated position overlooking the extended garden area, adjacent paddock, orchard and vegetable allotment.
Double entranced driveway and landscaped garden area with central water feature.
Extensive range of outbuildings and covered caravan and carport.
Inspection of this country retreat is highly recommended to fully appreciate the virtues of the location and attributes of the house and outbuildings.
Gorgeous landscaped garden and country views to the front and rear.
Opportunity to separately negotiate the purchase of a neighbouring stackyard, stable block and paddocks extending to 5.30 acres.

From the centre of Milnthorpe, which is on the A6 Lancaster to Kendal Road, head west along the B5282 coast road signposted to Arnside. Follow the road, passing through Sandside and over a railway bridge, to reach Carr Bank Garden Centre on the left-hand side. Turn immediately left at the garden centre and then right onto Carr Bank Road. Follow the road for about 550m and The Homestead can be seen, set back from the highway, on your right and denoted by our sales board.

Carr Bank is situated in the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.   

Carr Bank is a quiet coastal hamlet, overlooking the Kent Estuary, about a mile from the village of Arnside. Arnside provides a good range of amenities including shops, cafes, pubs, a primary school (Ofsted rated Outstanding), and a railway station on the Lancaster line with direct links to the West Coast mainline, Manchester Airport and Barrow-in-Furness.   There is a bus route serving Carr Bank which provides convenient public transport.   Carr Bank is well placed for Milnthorpe where there is a Booths supermarket and a highly regarded secondary school.

Carr Bank is also convenient for exploring the Lake District, for Kendal and Lancaster and for junctions 35 and 36 of the M6 motorway.

Front Entrance Hall:8'11" x 5'8" (2.72m x 1.73m). Pitched slate roof. Double glazed window. Door leading to front garden.

Large Shower Room:9'1" x 8'10" (2.77m x 2.7m). Large walk-in shower. Wash hand basin set in cupboard unit and w.c. Part tiled. Heated towel rail. Central heating radiator.

Lounge:19'5" x 13'5" (5.92m x 4.1m). Multi-fuel burner set in open fireplace with stone flagged hearth. Exposed beams. Double doors to front Sun Room and rear Conservatory. Central heating radiator.

Sun Room:13'9" x 8'4" (4.2m x 2.54m). Block construction. Overlooks the front garden with door to patio area.

Conservatory:23'4" x 10'10" (7.11m x 3.3m). Wood flooring. Doors leading to Dining Room, Lounge, rear patio and garden.

Dining Room:16'10" x 12'11" (5.13m x 3.94m). Beam ceiling. Multi-fuel burner in open fireplace with wood lintel and quarry tiled hearth. Central heating radiator.

Study/Bedroom No.5:12'10" x 9'6" (3.91m x 2.9m). Central heating radiator.

Kitchen:14'6" x 13'5" (4.42m x 4.1m). Fitted base and wall units. Stainless steel sink. Built-in electric cooker and hob. Central heating radiator. Excellent light work space with windows overlooking the front and rear gardens.

Kitchen Hall:8'11" x 3'5" (2.72m x 1.04m). Slate pitched roof. Tiled floor.

Store No.1:4'8" x 4'6" (1.42m x 1.37m). Boot room. Tiled floor.

Store No.2:7'7" x 3'3" (2.31m x 1m). Tiled floor.

Pantry:3'5" x 2'6" (1.04m x 0.76m). Tiled floor.

Utility Room:13'5" x 10'6" (4.1m x 3.2m). Boiler. Doors to front and rear garden. Plumbing for washing machine and plentiful space for freezers and other freestanding appliances.


Landing: Built-in cupboard. Central heating radiator. Loft access.

Bedroom No.1:13'9" x 11'6" (4.2m x 3.5m). Central heating radiator.

Bedroom No.2:15' x 10' (4.57m x 3.05m). Built-in cupboard. Airing cupboard. Central heating radiator.

Bedroom No.3:9'9" x 8'5" (2.97m x 2.57m). Central heating radiator.

Bedroom No.4:13' x 9'6" (3.96m x 2.9m). Central heating radiator. Loft access.

Bathroom:9'9" x 8'9" (2.97m x 2.67m). Walk-in shower. Panel bath, w.c and bidet. Two vanity wash hand basins set in to cupboards. Heated towel rail. Part tiled.

Large Wooden Garage:20'1" x 18'8" (6.12m x 5.7m). Sheet metal roof. Concrete floor. Electric sockets.

Caravan & Carport:22'10" x 20'1" (6.96m x 6.12m). Wood framed with sheet metal roof.

Garage:16'1" x 9'2" (4.9m x 2.8m).

Wood Store:9'6" x 7'10" (2.9m x 2.39m).

Store:11'6" x 3'11" (3.5m x 1.2m).

Greenhouse: Large vegetable plot, orchard and fruit cage.

In addition to the extended garden and patio areas, the property includes a circa 0.70 acre paddock to the south with its own road frontage. Whilst its general use is as a hay meadow or pony paddock it has been used for entertaining the family and marquee celebrations.

The area hatched yellow shall be sold subject to a 15 year overage whereby the vendor shall be due 50% of the uplift in value of this area should planning permission be granted for residential development.

Conveniently located only 90m south of The Homestead and comprising a useful range of modern buildings, including fully fitted 30' x 30' steel portal framed Wearings building, large field shelter, barn, three stables, tack room, feed room and various large stores along with around 5.5 acres of pasture and meadow land currently sub-divided into six separate paddocks. The smallholding is set back from the road and enjoys a secluded setting.

As with the Homestead, the property has been maintained to a high standard. It is well equipped and suitable for a range of uses. The modern workshop for example has a non-drip roof, wood burning stove, small kitchen and inspection pit. The stackyard benefits from mains electricity and water and is available by separate negotiation.

Mains electricity, water and sewage. Oil fired central heating.

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