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For sale: Gill Head Farm, Hubbersty Head, Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8JB

Guide Price £850,000 STUNNING VIEWS

Summary: An Absolutely Stunning Rural Retreat.Beautifully presented, modernised and extended former Farmhouse. Three Reception, Dining Kitchen, Study, Five Bedrooms. Barn with Shippon, Workshop, Outbuildings. Stunning Gardens about 1.174 Acres (0.475 Has).

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AddressHubbersty Head
Property TypeHouse
Sold StatusUnder Offer
Bedrooms5 Beds
Bathrooms3 Bathrooms
Reception Rooms4 Receptions
ParkingOff Street Parking
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An Absolutely Stunning Rural Retreat.
Beautifully presented, modernised and extended former Farmhouse. Three Reception, Dining Kitchen, Study, Five Bedrooms. Barn with Shippon, Workshop, Outbuildings. Stunning Gardens about 1.174 Acres (0.475 Has).

North westerly periphery of this popular South Lakeland Village.
Superb southerly aspect with views towards Whitbarrow Scar.
Tastefully restored and sympathetically converted by the Sellers.
Wonderful, immaculate Family home with a peaceful ambience.
Many original features, complemented by the character of the extensions.
Dining Hall, Sitting Room, Study, Stunning Dining/Kitchen, Utility.
Lounge with mezzanine floor, ground floor Guest Suite with shower.
Four Double Bedrooms, Bathroom and Shower Room in original house.
Original Barn, partially converted, Workshop, Stables, Store Room, Wood Store with Granary above.
Glorious lawned gardens, with borders, terraces and Orchard.
Additional 2 Acre Paddock available by separate negotiation.

Travelling through Crosthwaite from the direction of Kendal, just beyond the centre, turn right at West View, signposted Crook. At the crossroads, bear left towards Hubbersty Head, keeping left at the next fork. Continue along the lane and Gill Head Farm is the second property on the left.

From the A5074, Lyth Valley Road, following the signs to Bowness, after the Damson Dene Hotel, passing Lamb Howe Caravan Park on the left, take the first right and follow the lane for a quarter of a mile. After the second farm on the right, Gill Head Farm is on the right.

The location and extent are shown red on the Sale Plan.

Between Crosthwaite and Winster, at Hubbersty Head, about 4 miles south of Bowness-on-Windermere. Kendal 8 miles. Within the Lake District National Park.

Facilities in Crosthwaite include: Village Hall, Recreation Ground, Church, Primary School and The Punch Bowl Inn.

Entrance Porch:5'3" x 4'7" (1.6m x 1.4m). Stone construction with a slate roof. Open to one side. Two arrow slit open window holes. Stone slab seat. Stone floor.

Dining Hall:18'4" x 11'9" (5.59m x 3.58m). Karndean flooring. Large stone surround fireplace with slate base and wood burning stove. Exposed beams. Two windows overlooking the garden. Meat hooks in ceiling. Central heating radiator. Spice cupboard.

Study:13'1" x 8'6" (3.99m x 2.6m). Window to garden. Central heating radiator. Exposed beam. Two pine panelled walls. Under stairs storage.

Dining Kitchen: Comprising.

Dining Area:18'1" x 10'2" (5.51m x 3.1m). Central heating radiator. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and velux windows. Large bay window and side window. Karndean flooring.

Kitchen:13'9" x 11'2" (4.2m x 3.4m). LPG Aga. Fitted base and wall units. Electric hob. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit overlooking the garden, with a second stainless steel sink unit. Karndean flooring. Velux windows.

Utility Room:11'1" x 7'1" (3.38m x 2.16m). Stainless steel sink. Fitted base and wall units. Karndean floor. Velux window. Half glazed external door.

Sitting Room:15'2" x 11'11" (4.62m x 3.63m). Central heating radiator. Window overlooking garden. Second window to inner hall. Stone slab fireplace with slate hearth and wood burning stove.

Inner Hall:14'1" x 4'1" (4.3m x 1.24m). Half glazed external door to front garden. Large windows on two sides overlooking garden. Stairs to Lounge/Bedroom.

Landing:19'8" x 7'1" (6m x 2.16m). Central heating radiator. Window. Loft access. Door to the rear garden. LPG boiler in the loft.

Lounge:27'6" x 19'8" (8.38m x 6m). Solid maple flooring. Vaulted ceiling with two velux windows. Central heating radiator. Four windows. French doors with windows either side, overlooking the gardens. Stone surround fireplace and hearth with wood mantle and wood burning stove. Exposed window (wood) lintels. Mezzanine floor, with main wood beam having been reclaimed from a local Lakeland Mill in Ambleside. Cupboard/Store with sink.


Bedroom No 5:15' x 12'8" (4.57m x 3.86m). Central heating radiator. Window to garden. Velux window.

Shower Room: Window to garden. Vinyl flooring. Wash hand basin incorporated into a vanity unit. Quad shower. Central heating towel radiator. Part tiled.


Landing:34'5" x 5'7" (10.5m x 1.7m). Window. Exposed beams. Fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom No 1:15'3" x 11'9" (4.65m x 3.58m). Central heating radiator. Window to garden. Loft access.

Bathroom:11'4" x 8' (3.45m x 2.44m). Airing cupboard with loft access. Window to garden. Fitted W.C., wash hand basin set in a vanity unit. Free standing roll top bath. Central heating towel radiator. Karndean flooring. Exposed wood wall studding.

Bedroom No 2:10'4" x 9'7" (3.15m x 2.92m). Central heating radiator. Two windows. Exposed beam. Internal window to Landing.

Bedroom No 3:9'6" x 9'6" (2.9m x 2.9m). Central heating radiator. Window. Exposed beams.

Bedroom No 4:12'6" x 10'6" (3.8m x 3.2m). Central heating radiator. Two windows.

Bathroom No 2: Two windows. W.C. Bidet. Two central heating towel rails. Pedestal wash hand basin. Walk-in Shower. Part tiled. Vinyl flooring. Airing cupboard.


Boiler/Filter Room:16'9" x 13'9" (5.1m x 4.2m). Stone and block construction. Flat roof. Concrete floor. Houses an LPG central heating boiler, water tank and filter/pressure system for bore hole water.

Barn (Upper):20' x 19'8" (6.1m x 6m).

Lean-To:9'11" x 9'10" (3.02m x 3m).

Wood Store:9'6" x 8'6" (2.9m x 2.6m).

Shippon:19'8" x 18'4" (6m x 5.59m). Stone flagged floor. Original bays and slate partitions.

Workshop:18'4" x 13'1" (5.59m x 3.99m).

Old Privy:5'7" x 4'7" (1.7m x 1.4m). Stone construction with double pitched roof.



Parking area for several vehicles, beyond the entrance gates.

Raised terraces with chippings and stone walls, borders with flowering perennials, trees and shrubs. Timber Summer House. Ornamental Pond with seating area. Superb southerly views.

Walled Paddock beyond the formal gardens, with vegetable and fruit patches. Detached amenity ground beyond the Paddock, with apple and damson trees.


Lawn with herbaceous borders, shrubs and damson trees.

The whole extends to about 1.174 Acres (0.475 Has), shown Red on the Sale Plan.


To the west is a 2 Acre paddock, shown Blue on the Sale Plan, with horse shelter.

This is available by separate negotiation if required.

Mains electricity. Private bore hole water supply. LPG central heating. Septic tank drainage.

Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

Whilst the property’s correct name is Gill Head Farm, it is referred to as Ghyll Head Farm on official address lists, e.g. Royal Mail, websites, mapping sites, etc.

The Streetview on the roadside elevation is not up to date, the Kitchen Extension to the property has been completed since the Streetview was taken.

COUNCIL TAX      Band ‘G’

South Lakeland District Council: 01539 733333

Lake District National Park Authority:   01539 724555

The ‘T’ marks on the Sale Plan indicate the ownership of the boundaries

All viewings strictly by appointment. Please contact our Kendal Office.

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