For sale: Bessy Beck, Newbiggin-on-Lune, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4LY
Summary: An exciting opportunity to purchase a delightful trout fishery at the foot of the Howgill Fells and within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. This compact rural Estate, set in around 12.5 acres of grounds, is comprised of a substantial four bedroom detached family home with double garage, orchard
An exciting opportunity to purchase a delightful trout fishery at the foot of the Howgill Fells and within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. This compact rural Estate, set in around 12.5 acres of grounds, is comprised of a substantial four bedroom detached family home with double garage, orchard
and private gardens, around one acre of woodland, paddocks, three trout lakes, trout rearing facilities, fishing lodge, cafe, tackle shop and smokehouse.
In all about 12.64 acres (5.12 hectares).
The attractive four bedroom house sits discreetly to the rear of the estate and was constructed in 1996 to a very high standard. The house is subject to a restriction that the occupier is to be the operator of the fishery.
The house is built over a number of levels and enjoys an elevated position overlooking the trout farm, ponds and tearoom to the north and scenic Howgill Fells to the rear.
The business has been successfully run by the current vendors for the last fifteen year and further details can be found at; www.bessybecktrout.co.uk. Bessy Beck has entertained the Jack Charlton Disabled Anglers Competition, Cumbria Fishing Festival and regular corporates.
In addition to the three substantial ponds are 8m and 3m diameter rearing tanks which are also gravity fed from Bessy Beck.
There is a detached tea room with kitchen and toilet facilities, car parking area tackle, smokery and gutting shed.
The property presents a compact rural retreat and business opportunity. The layout has been well thought out and offers lots of potential for further growth and expansion.
Attractive modern four bedroom house constructed in 1996 with double garage, private gardens and healthy orchard. (Apples, Damsons, Pears and Redcurrant).
Three well maintained and naturally fed trout ponds "Heron lake", "Mallard Lake" and "Island Lake" with override pumping system.
Separate Tea Room/kitchen and toilet facilities.
Tackle Shop, Smokery and Gutting Shed.
Conveniently located just off the A685 only 5.5 miles from junction 38 of the M6 motorway and nine miles south-west of the A66 main road.
Within the Yorkshire Dales National Park and on the doorstep to the Lake District National Park.
Fantastic panoramic countryside views over the valley and towards the iconic Howgill Fells.
Exciting lifestyle/business opportunity set in a delightful and convenient location.
Leave the M6 at junction 38, at the roundabout take the second exit to Kirkby Stephen and proceed for approximately five miles.
Just before Newbiggin-on-Lune, take the turn to the right signposted to Weasdale and Bessy Beck. Continue over the bridge and then take the first left for Bessy Beck Trout Farm.
The property is situated within the scenic Lune Valley close to the charming village of Newbiggin-on-Lune. Bessy Beck is found only five miles south-west of the market town of Kirkby Stephen and approximately fourteen miles north-east of Kendal.
|Bessy Beck|| |
|Ground Floor|| |
|Kitchen:||33'5" x 21'8" (10.19m x 6.6m). Cooking, dining and sitting area. Dual fuel cooking range. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Wide range of base and wall mounted units. Three radiators. Windows to front, side and rear.|
|Sitting Room/Lounge:||19'8" x 17'3" (6m x 5.26m). Multi-fuel burning stove. Two radiators. Fantastic views over grounds and towards the Howgill Fells. sliding doors to balcony.|
|Balcony:||4'1" x 17'3" (1.24m x 5.26m). Timber balcony with steel railings.|
|Downstairs Toilet:||3'10" x 7'7" (1.17m x 2.31m). Wash hand basin and w.c. Radiator.|
|Cloakroom:||3'10" x 6'7" (1.17m x 2m). |
|Understairs Cupboard:|| |
|First Floor|| |
|Master Bedroom:||14'5" x 9'2" (4.4m x 2.8m). Built-in cupboard. Radiator.|
|En-Suite ShowerRoom:|| Shower, wash hand basin with wall mounted unit underneath. Wall mounted stainless steel towel rail.|
|Bedroom No.2: (Double)||11'1" x 9'7" (3.38m x 2.92m). Two built-in cupboards. Radiator.|
|Bedroom No.3: (Double)||13'2" x 7'7" (4.01m x 2.31m). Built-in cupboard. Radiator.|
|Bedroom No.4: (Double)||8'2" x 11'9" (2.5m x 3.58m). Built-in cupboard. Radiator.|
|Bathroom:||8'2" x 6'1" (2.5m x 1.85m). Large bath with Mira Zest electric shower over. Wash hand basin and w.c. Radiators. Tiled walls.|
|Lower Ground Floor|| |
|Conservatory/Sun Room:||8' x 16' (2.44m x 4.88m). Radiator. Tiled floor. Views over garden area to rear.|
|Double Fronted Garage:||19'7" x 16'10" (5.97m x 5.13m). Roller shutter doors. Camray Compact Boute boiler. Central Beam Vacuum System power unit connecting to a serious of vacuum inlets around the house.|
|Former Tea Room & Kitchen Facilities:||44'5" x 17'11" (13.54m x 5.46m). Concrete block, traditional stone faced, plastisol coated tin roof, insulated.|
|Office Area:||7'6" x 12'7" (2.29m x 3.84m). External metal roller shutter doors. Radiator.|
|Kitchen:|| Wash hand basin. Work surfaces. Space for cooker. Boiler|
|Food Preparation Area:|| Tiled floor. Work tops. Radiator.|
|Tea Room Area:|| Tiled floor. Three radiators.|
|Toilet Block:|| Wash hand basin and w.c's. Disabled facilities.|
|Tackel Shop, Anglers Retreat and Workshop:||25'2" x 40'1" (7.67m x 12.22m). Concrete block walls, traditional stone faced plastisol coated tin roof. Internally subdivided to create a tackle shop area, anglers retreat/changing area and estate workshop. The building is part offered to provide additional storage space.|
|Smokery:|| Concrete block with tin clad roof.|
|Gutting Shed:|| Timber shed with felt roof. Electricity and water.|
The property is offered freehold with vacant possession being given on completion.
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Both Bessy Beck House and the Tea Room have their own separate oil fired central heating systems.
The property benefits from both mains and natural water supplies.
Small Business exemption.
Yorkshire Dales National Park. Tel No: 01969 650456.
all viewings strictly by appointment, Please contact our Kendal Office.