A charming and secluded, Grade II Listed, detached farmhouse boasting a wealth of character and period features, having river frontage and set within established gardens and grounds, with the additional benefit of a separate paddock which extends to (0.87 Ha) 2. Read more
A charming and secluded, Grade II Listed, detached farmhouse boasting a wealth of character and period features, having river frontage and set within established gardens and grounds, with the additional benefit of a separate paddock which extends to (0.87 Ha) 2.15 Ac, nestled against the backdrop of the Howgill Fells.
High Beckside is a detached period farmhouse with an attached converted barn which provides five double bedrooms, excellent reception room space and stunning views across the Howgill Fells. The property sits within the Yorkshire Dales National Park and has woodland and formal gardens extending to 1.2 Ha (2.97 Acres) which is bounded by the River Rawthey to the West and the A683 to the East, providing excellent road access to Sedbergh and Kirby Stephen.
The Property The original main entrance is via a stone covered entrance porch with a period Oak door opening into a hallway which has exposed beams, stone flagged flooring and stairs leading to the first floor.
A door to leads into a spacious and ’L’ shaped, open plan dining area and sitting room which has an open double sided Inglenook fireplace with Herringbone brick patterning and an Oak lintel, fitted with a wood burning stove. Windows to the both the front and rear provide views over the countryside and plenty of natural light. A door to the left of the dining area leads through into the dining kitchen which has a range of wall and base units with a tiled worktop over. There is an oil fired AGA, inset ceramic sink and space for white goods. There is a beamed ceiling and windows to both the front and rear aspect and a door opens out to the rear garden.
Steps lead down from the sitting area and into the snug which has a beamed ceiling and again a dual aspect. Beyond the snug lies the accommodation located within the adjoining converted barn. A grand and imposing reception hall with staircase is an impressive welcome having a door to the front of the property and a stunning arched barn window fills the space with light and views over the adjoining rural setting. The hallway gives access to a study which has a beamed ceiling and views over the river and fells to the rear. A utility room has a range of base units with contrasting worktop and inset sink. Adjoining the utility is a boot room/rear entrance lobby with fitted cupboards providing storage for cloaks, a guest WC and an external door leading to the side patio area.
The first floor accommodation is split into two sections. In the farmhouse, there is a landing with a window to the front and doors that lead to the master bedroom which has a beamed ceiling and three windows to the front and side, there is fitted shelving and hanging space. Bedroom two also of generous proportions, has windows to the front and rear, a beamed ceiling and fitted shelving and hanging space. The bathroom is fitted with a white suite which comprises of a WC, wash hand basin set into a vanity unit, corner shower cubicle with an electric shower and a panelled bath. There are two windows to the rear and tiling to half height.
In the barn there is a part galleried landing to the first floor. Bedroom three has windows to the front and fitted hanging space. Bedroom four has a window to the rear and bedroom five has windows to the front and side, all enjoying far reaching views and high ceilings. The bathroom is fitted with a white suite which comprises of a panelled bath, WC and a pedestal hand basin. The room is half tiled and has arrow slit windows to the rear. There is a fitted airing cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder. Externally
The property is approached via a private driveway which sweeps through woodland, passing a pond with a waterfall and stream. The established woodland area to the front of the property has many native trees including Oak, Beech and Fir as well as Rhododendrons and many others. On reaching the dwelling there are two useful detached stone out buildings for storage and an adjoining single garage.
There is ample parking in the carriage driveway to the front of the property. The formal gardens are predominantly to the side and the rear of the main house with a part flagged and part cobbled patio area to the front and the rear. To the front of the property are raised stone beds which are stocked with shrubs. To the side is a gravelled area which has a summerhouse and a small out building which houses the filtration unit for the water supply.
A flagged terrace area at the rear provides a private low maintenance garden with well stocked borders and established trees. There are beautiful views over the open countryside beyond. This area has further terraced sections with stone steps that lead to the river. There is an additional outbuilding attached to the side of the property which houses the oil fired central heating boiler.
In addition there is separate enclosed paddock which extends to 0.87 Ha (2.15 Acres) acres on the opposite side of the A683. Access is via a five bar gate and would be potentially suitable for a pony or other grazing.
Tenure & Possession Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
EPC Rating This property has been certified with an EPC Rating of E.
Services It is understood that the property benefits from mains electricity. Central heating is oil fired. Water to the garage is from a Spring which supplies the garage only. The Water system for High Beckside is supplied by bore hole.
Sporting and Mineral Rights It is understood that the property includes fishing rights on the section of river which falls within its ownership.
Notes 1. It is understood that a public foot path crosses the wooded section and driveway of the property. Purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the exact extent of this and course that it takes.
2. The Agent has been informed that the AGA is not in full working order.
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