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For sale: Park End, Hale, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7BL


Summary: Charm and character collide in this fabulous detached 17th Century former farmhouse which occupies a picturesque edge of village setting adjacent to fields and woodland, enjoying spectacular views. Considerably upgraded the property now provides spacious five bedroom family accommodation

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AddressPark End
Property TypeHouse
Sold StatusAvailable
Bedrooms5 Beds
Bathrooms1 Bathrooms
Reception Rooms2 Receptions
ParkingOff Street Parking
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Charm and character collide in this fabulous detached 17th Century former farmhouse which occupies a picturesque edge of village setting adjacent to fields and woodland, enjoying spectacular views. Considerably upgraded the property now provides spacious five bedroom family accommodation

together with extensive gardens and ample parking. Convenient for Milnthorpe, Lancaster, Kendal, the Lake District, the motorway and the coast. Energy Rating 'G'.

A delightful detached stone and slate built 17th Century former farmhouse of considerable character.
Considerably and sympathetically upgraded, altered and improved by the current owners to create a superb family home.
Two reception rooms, each with wood burning stoves.
Fabulous kitchen with handmade bespoke units and underfloor heating.
Five bedrooms, four of which are doubles.
Stylishly refitted bathroom.
Extensive gardens of around a third of an acre.
Ample off-road parking.
Discreet edge of village location adjoining fields and woodland.
Spectacular views.

From Milnthorpe proceed south on the A6 road for about two miles to Hale. Turn right at Hale Garage and follow the road for about 300 yards or so. Take the second turning on the right (a sharp bend; it may be better to continue, then turn around and head back to the turning) and follow the narrow lane to find the property at the end on the right-hand side.

The property is situated at the end of a quiet country lane, adjacent to woodland and open countryside, enjoying far reaching views towards the Cumbrian Fells. There are delightful walks available right from the doorstep.

Hale is an attractive hamlet just off the A6 Kendal to Lancaster Road, about two miles south of the small market town of Milnthorpe. Hale, which has a pub, is well placed for Kendal, Milnthorpe, Lancaster, Carnforth, the Lake District, the M6 motorway and the beautiful coast line around Silverdale and Arnside AONB.

The property is also within walking distance of a highly regarded primary school at Beetham and there is an excellent secondary school, Dallam, in Milnthorpe.

Open Porch: A traditional porch with a pitched slate roof and stone bench seats either side.

Dining Room:15'7" x 15'1" (4.75m x 4.6m). A delightful room featuring a fine open fireplace with stone lintel and multi-fuel burning stove on a period style tiled hearth. Beamed ceiling. Oak floor. Alcove lined with shelves and an old safe. Additional shelved alcove and two display niches. The entrance has an interesting old oak panelled screen. Windows on two sides.

Sitting Room:16'1" x 13'7" (4.9m x 4.14m). A charming room with a beamed ceiling and a splendid open fireplace with stone lintel and a multi-fuel burning stove on a flagged hearth. Windows on two sides, one with a stone "mullion". Fitted bookshelves line one wall. Display niche.

Cloakroom:6'8" x 6' (2.03m x 1.83m). Belfast sink on a stand and a w.c. Shelving. Interesting fired clay tiled floor. Wall cupboards.

Kitchen:14'3" x 9'11" (4.34m x 3.02m). A fabulous space, the kitchen features an open ceiling with three double glazed skylights. Excellent range of handcrafted, bespoke built-in units in elm by John Purcell of Kendal comprising cupboards and drawers and beautiful work surfaces. Tall lard unit in stripped pine. Belfast sink with granite work surface. Rangemaster stove with gas hob and electric oven. Rangemaster extractor hood. Attractive limestone flagged floor with underfloor heating. Dishwasher. Part tiled walls. Plumbing for washing machine. Windows on two sides with granite sills. Split opening rear entrance door.

First Floor

Landing: Approached by an interesting winding staircase in pitch pine set into a curved wall overlooked by a tall window. Under stairs cupboard.

Bedroom No.1:15'7" x 9'7" (4.75m x 2.92m). A double bedroom with windows on two sides. Beamed ceiling.

Bedroom No.2:13'11" x 11'7" (4.24m x 3.53m). A double bedroom featuring a splendid original oak floor. Beamed ceiling. Decorative iron fireplace. Windows on two sides.

Bedroom No.3:7'9" x 6'2" (2.36m x 1.88m). A single bedroom. Beamed ceiling.

Bathroom:13'1" x 8'10" (3.99m x 2.7m). Stylishly refitted with a suite in white comprising a tile panelled bath, a pedestal wash hand basin, a w.c. and shower cubicle. Tiled floor. Part tiled walls. Beamed ceiling.

Second Floor


Bedroom No.4:16'5" x 13'9" (5m x 4.2m). Currently used as a studio this versatile room would be ideal as a double bedroom or home office. The double glazed skylights provide spectacular views. Oak floor. Open beamed ceiling.

Bedroom No.5:16'5" x 11'5" (5m x 3.48m). A good sized double or twin bedroom. Open beamed ceiling. Walk-in cupboard containing a a Gledhill Multi-Fuel Thermal Store and a Worcester Greenstar gas-fired boiler. The Thermal Store, fed by the gas-fired boiler and a back boiler in the multi-fuel stove in the dining room, providing hot water and central heating.

A driveway, secured by a five bar gate, leads to a wide parking area to the side of the house with space for several motor vehicles.

The house occupies a good sized, mainly stone walled, plot of around a third of an acre offering a range of possibilities. The front garden is screened by hedging and there are well stocked herbaceous borders.

The rear garden features a sweeping expanse of lawn and a number of fruit trees. Immediately to the rear of the house is a stone walled garden with chipped slate pathways, a raised vegetable bed and herbaceous flower borders. Beyond this is a fenced and walled gravelled garden with a good sized timber garden shed.

Mains water and electricity. Septic tank drainage (shared with Parkside next door). LPG supply for the gas-fired boiler. Two large log stores and two bunkers for storing fuel for the multi-fuel stoves. Fast fibre to the premises (FTTP) broadband.

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