Hophouse Lane, Kirkby Lonsdale, Lancs


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  • Bedrooms: 4
INTRODUCTION Located in a small development of barn conversions and similar properties, Fellside Farmhouse is a wonderful Grade II listed property with a wealth of character and history. The accommodation is well proportioned with four double bedrooms, impressive drawing room and dining room plus a further sitting room. There is both a bathroom and separate shower room on the first floor and the current owners have added a studio annexe at the side. The grounds extend mainly to the front of the property with formal garden leading to a meadow bounded by trees. With open fields and hills to the front, the views from the house and garden give a real sense of countryside living whilst being just minutes from Kirkby Lonsdale. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate the charm and potential the property offers - ideal for a growing family, the property is available with no onward chain.

Well situated for access to the M6, the property is also within minutes of Kirkby Lonsdale, a popular market town known for its attractive stone buildings, narrow cobbled streets, independent high street and excellent eateries. Devils Bridge spanning the River Lune, Ruskins View (as painted by Turner) and many festive and events throughout the year make this a popular location for tourists and keen walkers. Local supermarkets, doctors, dentists and vets are all within the town, as is the highly regarded Queen Elizabeth secondary School.

ACCOMMODATION The open porch with double glazed front door leads into:

ENTRANCE HALL A lovely welcoming entrance to the property with character features in abundance, a radiator and a ceiling light. A door leads to the inner hall and attractive wooden doors to two reception rooms.

SITTING ROOM 16' 1"/10' 1" x 12' 0"/8' 11" (4.9m/3.07m x 3.66m/2.72m) A double glazed sash style window faces the front aspect overlooking the garden. A cosy room with woodburning stove set to a wooden surround. Radiator, two wall lights, a ceiling light and both television and telephone points.

DINING ROOM 16' 1" x 12' 8" (4.9m x 3.86m) A double glazed sash style window faces the front elevation. Having wood block flooring, two radiators, two wall lights and a ceiling light. Exposed stone chimney breast with delph rack and grate for an open fire.

DRAWING ROOM 21' 2"/15' 11" x 12' 1"/8' 2" (6.45m/4.85m x 3.68m/2.49m) A sash window with secondary glazing units to the front aspect with views over the garden to the meadow beyond. An impressive room with a woodburner set to a sandstone fireplace. Two ceiling light, two wall light and two radiators.

KITCHEN 10' 10" x 9' 7" (3.3m x 2.92m) A double glazed window faces the side elevation. Fitted with cream shaker style base and wall units with speckled worktops and tiled splashbacks. Gas fired two ring/two oven Aga, plumbing for a washing machine and a one and a half bowl sink with drainer. Under unit lighting, a radiator, downlights and a tiled floor.

SIDE PORCH Having a continuing tiled floor, a ceiling light and shelving. A door leads to the rear courtyard.

INNER HALL The beautiful original staircase leads to the first floor and is a real feature of the property. There is storage space under the stairs, a further coat cupboard and a ceiling light. Stairs lead down to the cellar.

STUDY 10' 3" x 9' 0" (3.12m x 2.74m) A window with secondary glazing unit to the rear aspect. Ceiling light and a radiator.

CELLAR 15' 2" x 10' 8" (4.62m x 3.25m) Time worn steps lead down to the cellar which has a ceiling light and a flagged floor. Approximate ceiling height of 6' 6".

STAIRWELL AND LANDING A double glazed window faces the rear aspect. The landing is an L shape and semi divided. There is access to the loft, a large walk in cupboard and two wall lights. Radiator and a ceiling light.

BEDROOM 16' 2" x 12' 0" (4.93m x 3.66m) A double glazed window faces the front elevation with view over the garden to hills beyond. There is a radiator, ceiling light and a vanity light.

BEDROOM 10' 4" x 9' 0" (3.15m x 2.74m) A double glazed window faces the rear elevation. Ceiling light and a radiator.

BATHROOM 10' 11" x 10' 0" (3.33m x 3.05m) Within the roof space and with some limited head height the bathroom has been fitted with a five piece suite comprising freestanding roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, bidet and quadrant shower cubicle. There is a low level window plus two rooflights, downlights, a heated towel rail and mirrored cupboard with lights.

BEDROOM 17' 2" x 12' 7" (5.23m x 3.84m) A double glazed sash style window faces the front aspect with lovely outlook. A good sized room with a radiator and ceiling light.

BEDROOM 12' 4" x 12' 1" (3.76m x 3.68m) inclusive A double glazed sash style window faces the front elevation with outlook over the garden. There are three built in wardrobes, a ceiling light and a radiator.

SHOWER ROOM 8' 9" x 7' 9" (2.67m x 2.36m) A frosted double glazed window faces the side elevation. Fitted with a three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin and a WC. Two rooflights, a heated towel rail, spotlighting and a ceiling light. Shaver point.

ANNEXE/STUDIO Divided into two areas with separate entrances, the annexe is a useful studio or hobby space. The main ground floor area measures 12' 5" x 11' 4" (3.78m x 3.45m) has a double glazed window, a radiator, rooflight and wooden flooring. the first floor is accessed via a separate ground floor entrance hall which has a double glazed window, radiator, ceiling light and wall mounted Vaillant boiler. The first floor has restricted head height but provides excellent storage and has a rooflight.

EXTERNAL The gardens to the property extend mainly to the front with level formal lawn bordered by flower and shrub beds and a summerhouse. There is a further area to side screened from the main house and privet hedging and an arch lead to a lower meadow paddock area. To the side is a gravelled area adjacent to the studio and accessed at the rear of the property is a flagged courtyard with a well and access to an outhouse (housing the boiler for the main house). Parking is provided at the side of the property.

GENERAL INFORMATION Mains Services: Water, Gas, Electric. Drainage via Septic Tank

Council Tax Band: F

Tenure: Freehold

EPC Grading: E

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