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For sale: Bowersyke, Killington, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5EW


Summary: *YORKSHIRE DALES NATIONAL PARK* Country life beckons with this wonderful small farm which enjoys magnificent views. Beautiful six bedroom farmhouse together with a two bedroom cottage, a detached barn, delightful gardens and land, in all around 3.12 acres.

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LA10 5EW
Property TypeHouse
Sold StatusUnder Offer
Bedrooms6 Beds
Bathrooms2 Bathrooms
Reception Rooms5 Receptions
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*YORKSHIRE DALES NATIONAL PARK* Country life beckons with this wonderful small farm which enjoys magnificent views. Beautiful six bedroom farmhouse together with a two bedroom cottage, a detached barn, delightful gardens and land, in all around 3.12 acres.

Picturesque and idyllic location in the Lune Valley between Sedbergh and Kendal within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. A real gem!

A superb six bedroom stone built 18th Century Dales farmhouse with an abundance of character.
Four reception rooms, a garden room and farmhouse kitchen with Aga.
Spectacular views.
Attached two bedroom cottage (barn conversion) perfect for income generation.
Substantial detached stone built barn with excellent potential for a range of uses.
Delightful gardens and grounds.
Ample parking for several motor vehicles.
Two adjoining field enclosures and a parcel of woodland.
Wonderfully picturesque rural setting forming part of the ural community of Killington.
Around three miles from Sedbergh and nine miles from Kendal, within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

From junction 37 of the M6 motorway take the A684 road in the direction of Sedbergh. Follow the road for about 2 miles to reach a crossroads at the bottom of a hill. Turn right onto the B6256 Kirkby Lonsdale Road. After half a mile take the second right just before Killington bridge. Follow the country lane parallel to the River Lune for about quarter of half a mile to find the property on the right-hand side. Turn right into a lane and then immediately left into the driveway of Bowersyke.

The property occupies a highly picturesque location approached via a quiet country lane, forming part of the rural settlement of Killington in the Lune Valley. The views towards Middleton Fell and the majestic Howgill Fells are sublime.

Killington is situated in a quiet and peaceful part of the beautiful Lune Valley where opportunities for exploring, walking and cycling abound. Nearby Sedbergh, renowned for its private school, provides a good range of independent shops, eateries, places of interest, churches, doctors and dental surgeries and leisure facilities.

The property is very conveniently placed for junction 37 of the M6 motorway and for Kendal, Kirkby Lonsdale, Oxenholme Railway Station (for the London to Glasgow West Coast mainline) and the Lake District.

Enclosed Porch:5'11" x 6'2" (1.8m x 1.88m). Hardwood panelled front entrance door. Range of built-in storage cupboards.

Store Room:7'2" x 4'8" (2.18m x 1.42m). Shelving. Oil fired central heating boiler.

Kitchen/Dining Room:23'11" x 16'6" (7.3m x 5.03m). A traditional farmhouse style dining kitchen, fitted with a beautiful range of bespoke, handcrafted built-in units, finished in Farrow & Ball paint. Solid oak work surfaces.   Four oven Aga with two hot plates and a warming plate, set into a tiled recess. Built-in wall cupboard with stripped pine doors. There are windows on two sides and French doors lead out to the gardens. A wide open way leads to the sitting room.

Sitting Room:13'6" x 13'4" (4.11m x 4.06m). A cosy room with an enamelled wood burning stove set into a fireplace with classical style surround. Two windows to front.

Hall: An elegant hallway featuring oak panelled walls and a splendid oak staircase with turned spindles and newel posts. The staircase is overlooked by a tall window. Under stairs cupboard.

Garden Room:20'4" x 8'6" (6.2m x 2.6m). A delightful room, fully double glazed with a glazed and slate roof, facing south and taking in the breathtaking views. Tiled floor with underfloor heating. Louvered blinds to one wall.

Lounge:15'5" x 12'10" (4.7m x 3.91m). An elegant room, charmingly decorated, and with a fine oak fireplace with a substantial wood burning stove on a granite hearth. Windows to either side of the chimney breast. Underfloor heating. Open way to the Library.

Library:13'1" x 9'11" (3.99m x 3.02m). A versatile room, lined with tall bookcases on two walls.

Study:13'1" x 11'6" (3.99m x 3.5m). Ideal as a home office or hobbies room.

Cloakroom:5'11" x 4'7" (1.8m x 1.4m). Impressive, arched oak entrance door. Cloaks pegs. Tiled floor.

Workroom/Utility:7'8" x 5'6" (2.34m x 1.68m). Pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Plumbing for a washing machine. Tiled floor.

First Floor

Galleried Landing: The split level and spacious landing has turned spindles, newel posts and handrails all in oak.

Bedroom No.1:16' x 13' (4.88m x 3.96m). A well proportioned double bedroom with windows on two sides. Good range of built-in wardrobes.

En-Suite Shower Room:5'10" x 5'11" (1.78m x 1.8m). Suite in white comprising a wide shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Part tiled walls with mosaic detail. Built-in cupboard with shelves above. Chrome ladder towel radiator.

Bedroom No.2:15'1" x 13'3" (4.6m x 4.04m). A spacious double bedroom.

Bedroom No.3:12'5" x 10'6" (3.78m x 3.2m). A double bedroom with exposed oak floor boards. Pedestal wash hand basin.

Bathroom:10'8" x 8'8" (3.25m x 2.64m). A delightful, traditionally styled bathroom fitted with a suite in white comprising a slipper bath, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Painted wood panelling. Built-in oak cylinder cupboard.

Bedroom No.4:11'7" x 10'7" (3.53m x 3.23m). A double bedroom. Picture rail.

Bedroom No.5:13'10" x 11'7" (4.22m x 3.53m). An L-shaped bedroom with a built-in wardrobe, desk and shelving. A staircase leads to a mezzanine with a built-in cupboard.

Bedroom No.6:12'5" x 9'5" (3.78m x 2.87m). A versatile room with a staircase landing to a mezzanine.

Shower Room:6'8" x 4'7" (2.03m x 1.4m). Tiled shower cubicle. Large built-in linen cupboard with hot water storage cylinder.

Separate W.C:4'4" x 4' (1.32m x 1.22m). Suite in white comprising a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c.

The Cottage (The Roost)

Entrance Hall: Split opening front entrance door. Built-in cloaks cupboard.

Sitting Room: (Cottage)16'4" x 10'4" (4.98m x 3.15m). Art Nouveau style fireplace (for an electric fire(. French doors with arched detail. Under stairs cupboard.

Kitchen:12'8" x 9'7" (3.86m x 2.92m). Range of built-in floor and wall units, work surfaces and a stainless steel sink. Built-in oven, ceramic hob and extractor hood. Part tiled walls. French doors with arched detail.

Bedroom No.1 (Cottage)12'2" x 8'2" (3.7m x 2.5m). A double bedroom with windows on two sides.

Shower Room: (Cottage)8'3" x 5'7" (2.51m x 1.7m). Shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Windows on two sides.

First Floor

Galleried Landing: Approached by a dog leg staircase from the sitting room, the staircase having turned spindles.

Bedroom No.2: (Cottage)16'5" x 10'5" (5m x 3.18m). A double bedroom featuring an arched window.

Bathroom: (Cottage)8'7" x 8'1" (2.62m x 2.46m). Suite in white comprising a panelled bath with shower and screen, inset wash hand basin with cupboard below and a w.c. Part tiled walls.

Storeroom:7'7" x 6'3" (2.31m x 1.9m). A useful store room. Pressurised hot water storage cylinder.

Barn A fine, traditional barn with substantial stone walls under an attractive stone flagged and slate roof (reroofed and under felted). The barn is ideal for a wide range of uses. Power and lighting. The barn comprises:

Store:12'3" x 9'11" (3.73m x 3.02m). Double entrance doors.

Workshop No.1:16' x 12'2" (4.88m x 3.7m). Two windows to side.

Workshop No.2/Garage:16'6" x 15'10" (5.03m x 4.83m). Double entrance doors. Above this is a storage loft.

Workshop No.3:16'6" x 7'5" (5.03m x 2.26m).

Outbuildings Two adjoining outbuildings, integral with the main house, one containing the water filtration unit and pump and the central heating boiler for the cottage. The other outbuilding houses two oil storage tanks.

A gated driveway leads to a wide, gravelled courtyard with ample room for the parking of several motor vehicles, including space for trailers, motorhomes and the like.

Attractively laid out, good sized gardens surround the house and cottage. The main garden is an absolute delight being full of colour from Spring through to Autumn. The garden has a sweep of lawn, stone paved patios, a raised, stone walled pond and well stocked herbaceous flowerbeds with perennials, spring flowering bulbs, shrubs and trees.   The front of the house is adorned by an established Wisteria which is quite a picture during the month of May. A stream passes through one side of the garden.

There is a shepherds hut and a hot tub which are not included but are available for purchase by separate negotiation.

There is an allotment with raised vegetables beds, fruit beds, fruit cage, and a variety of fruit trees. Shed. Water tap.

Fenced hen run with a hen hut.


Two field enclosures of pasture together with a third enclosure planted by the owners with a variety of native species of trees including Ash, Oak, Birch, Rowan and the like. The lower field has a water supply and the upper field has a stream passing along one boundary. The land extends to approximately 3 acres or thereabouts.

Mains electricity. Private water supply. Septic tank drainage, upgraded with a digester and pump. Oil fired central heating to each dwelling. Superfast fibre broadband (B4RN).

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