Blawith, Ulverston, Cumbria


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
INTRODUCTION With a backdrop of Lakeland Fells and rolling hills, Houkler Hall is a detached period farmhouse with documents dating back to 1611. Set within approximately 7 acres, the property has been in the same family ownership for over 60 years and has a flexible layout that could be adapted for modern living. Features have been retained throughout and the accommodation is of a good size over two levels, some modernisation is required and this could become a 'forever home'. The current layout has been adapted in more recent years to create annexe accommodation for a dependent relative, however this could be easily integrated back into the original house. Adjacent to the property is a detached stone barn, also offering exciting opportunities. A wonderful opportunity for buyers looking to enjoy the rural life in a fantastic setting.

Just a couple of miles from the southern shores of Coniston Water and set in the stunning Crake Valley, Blawith is a hamlet with good road links to the A590, Barrow and Ulverston. Hiking, riding and cycle routes are on the doorstep with Grizedale Forest a short drive away.

ACCOMMODATION The open stone porch at the side of the property leads into the entrance hall

ENTRANCE HALL Having a ceiling light, telephone point and a radiator. Double doors lead to the cold room

COLD ROOM/UTILITY 13' 11" x 8' 5" (4.24m x 2.57m) A double glazed window faces the side aspect. Two stone cold slabs and slate floor. Plumbing for a washing machine, stainless steel sink unit and a ceiling light.

KITCHEN 13' 0" x 12' 5" (3.96m x 3.78m) A double glazed window faces the front aspect with lovely view. Farmhouse style pine base units with wood worktops and a sink with double drainer. Space for a fridge, freezer and cooker. Wood burning stove, ceiling light and a tiling.

LOUNGE 17' 1" x 16' 1" (5.21m x 4.9m) A double glazed window faces the front aspect and a half glazed door leads to the garden. Focal stone chimney breast with recess for an ope fire. Original style spice cupboard, two ceiling lights, two radiators and a telephone point. Lovely exposed beams and floorboards from rooms above.

INNER HALL Forming part of the annexe, one of two staircases lead to the first floor and there is a ceiling light and telephone point.

BATHROOM 11' 4" x 8' 9" (3.45m x 2.67m) max A frosted double glazed window faces the front aspect. Pedestal wash and basin, WC and a bath. Builtin cupboard with cylinder (serving annexe), radiator and a ceiling light

KITCHEN 17' 3" x 13' 5" (5.26m x 4.09m) A double glazed window faces the front aspect and a stable door leads into the garden. Recess for a wood burning stove or fire, white base and wall units and a sink with double drainer. Two ceiling lights and a radiator.

From the lounge, a door leads to the main house stairwell. Having a window at the rear, a characterful staircase leads to the first floor.

LANDING Having access to the loft, a ceiling light and cupboard housing the Worcester boiler. Doors lead to three bedrooms, bathroom and through to a second landing forming the annexe first floor.

BEDROOM 11' 8" x 11' 4" (3.56m x 3.45m) inclusive A double glazed window faces the front aspect with lovely outlook towards hills. Stripped floor, ceiling light, original style fire surround and wall light. Two built in double wardrobes and a radiator.

BEDROOM 10' 0" x 9' 3" (3.05m x 2.82m) inclusive A double glazed window faces the front elevation with view. Radiator, ceiling light, stripped floor and a double built in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 11' 5" x 7' 5" (3.48m x 2.26m) A window faces the side aspect. Stripped floor, radiator and a ceiling light.

BATHROOM 7' 9" x 7' 4" (2.36m x 2.24m) A double glazed window overlooking the front. WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and bath with shower over. Ceiling light, vanity light, stripped floor and a radiator. Tiling and storage under the window.

2ND LANDING A window faces the rear and there is a radiator, ceiling and wall light. Stairs lead down to the inner hall.

BEDROOM 11' 1" x 9' 7" (3.38m x 2.92m) max Double glazed window facing the front aspect. Stripped floor, built in double cupboard, a ceiling light and radiator.

LOUNGE 18' 0" x 13' 11" (5.49m x 4.24m) An impressive room open to the roof space and having double glazed windows facing front and side with open views. A door leads to the rear. Stone fire surround, ceiling light and a radiator.

EXTERNAL Immediately to the front of the property is a driveway parking area with a garden area adjacent to the porch at the side. A small paddock area is below the parking. Behind and to the side is rolling grazing land extending to approximately 7 acres in total. The views from the land are stunning, across the Lakeland Fells towards Coniston Old Man. Enclosed by walling, the boundaries are clearly defined.

BARN 28' 1" x 17' 1" (8.56m x 5.21m) A stone built barn with slate roof. The approximate internal roof height is 14'.

GENERAL INFORMATION Mains Services: Water and Electric. LPG heating and drainage via private septic tank.

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Band: F

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Milne Moser

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