Ravenstonedale, Kirkby Stephen
£675,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
An attractive, barn conversion located within a semi-rural, yet accessible village, only a few miles from the superb market town of Kirkby Stephen. Eelands has a unique and versatile layout which lends itself to multi-generational living, with spacious and well thought out accommodation throughout, mixing contemporary décor and features with character. The property sits in a prime setting, on the edge of the village with countryside views from almost every window, with the main living accommodation strategically placed on the first floor and a balcony in the living room overlooking Scandal Beck and Stone Bridge. Externally, there are low maintenance gardens with various patio seating areas, parking and garaging. A fine example of an entertaining, family home.

Situation

An attractive, barn conversion located within a semi-rural, yet accessible village, only a few miles from the superb market town of Kirkby Stephen. Eelands has a unique and versatile layout which lends itself to multi-generational living, with spacious and well thought out accommodation throughout, mixing contemporary décor and features with character. The property sits in a prime setting, on the edge of the village with countryside views from almost every window, with the main living accommodation strategically placed on the first floor and a balcony in the living room overlooking Scandal Beck and Stone Bridge. Externally, there are low maintenance gardens with various patio seating areas, parking and garaging. A fine example of an entertaining, family home.

Accommodation

Ground Floor Accommodation

Eelands offers a grand entrance with full length windows either side of the door and overlooking the enclosed courtyard, within the open entrance hall, which has a full height vaulted ceiling and a galleried landing. There are archways to either side leading into the ground floor accommodation which is predominantly where the bedrooms are located, as well as one part providing annex/a private living space for multi-generational living. An inner hallway to the left leads into the snug which has an electric effect fireplace with oak surround and also has potential to be utilised as a fourth bedroom. This room has a lovely outlook over open fields and also leads into the conservatory which has windows to three sides and enjoys scenic views over the Scandal beck, stone built bridge, woodland and the main gardens. The inner hallway also provides access to a contemporary ground floor shower room, fitted with a double shower with rainwater head, WC and vanity wash hand basin ideal for those requiring easy access. Beyond the shower room there is also a double bedroom with lovely countryside views to the side and window to the front. This bedroom has the benefit of utilising the substantial walk-in wardrobe with a variety of fitted storage and also has a window which has the potential to create an additional office if required.

The right-hand side archway leads to another spacious double bedroom which has a dual aspect to the rear and side overlooking the gardens, as well as substantial fitted wardrobes and the benefit of the private access to the enclosed courtyard which is a sun trap and would make a superb al fresco breakfast space.

There is a door leading into the integral garage and a bespoke spindle staircase, with a half landing, bay window with full length windows overlooking woodland.

First Floor Accommodation

The first floor landing leads to the main living accommodation at Eelands to take full advantage of the countryside views on offer. There is a spacious galleried landing with large windows allowing plenty of light to flood in, as well as a space large enough for a reading corner.

The landing leads firstly into the breakfast kitchen, which is a functional entertaining space, fitted with good quality contemporary units with a white high gloss frontage and solid wood work surfaces. The island being the centre piece has a breakfast bar which also combines the working kitchen with a AEG induction hob with extractor fan and storage space below. The units are fully equipped with dishwasher, freezer, Belling double oven and a freestanding American style fridge/freezer, as well as a stainless steel sink, with a contemporary tap, feature lighting and a hardwearing tiled floor. This room also has a triple aspect with superb countryside views and allows plenty of natural light to flood into the room.

Opposite the kitchen sits the principal bedroom with a superb, full height window overlooking the rear gardens and Scandal beck beyond. This spacious double bedroom also has a window to the side which looks onto woodland, providing another naturally well-lit room. The main bedroom benefits from being the only bedroom on the first-floor level to enjoy the main bathroom which offers the right mix of contemporary and characterful fixtures- a freestanding bath is the focal point of the room, along with a locally, handmade washstand with a contemporary oval shaped basin set on top of the oak. There is an additional double shower with rainwater head and WC. The bathroom offers a dual aspect to the front and side with countryside views and quality tiled flooring.

The living room is also situated on the first floor and offers both seating and dining areas with a substantial AGA muli-fuel stove, housed under an impressive oak beam and set on a tiled hearth. Another room with a triple aspect to allow lots of natural light and enjoys a Juliette balcony, with double doors opening to the rear, overlooking Scandal beck.

Finally, to the first floor there is a useful study which is fitted with a good range of office storage and furniture, ideal for those working from home with a view over open fields towards Howgills. This room could be converted into a single bedroom

ursery if required.

Externally

The property is approached through double solid timber gates and drystone walls, leading into an enclosed gravelled parking area, complete with raised flower beds and paved pathway to the front door and garage. The property offers parking for several vehicles and an integral garage with an up and over door, which also has space for storage.

Eelands offers low maintenance paved patio gardens predominantly sitting to the rear, which allows the new owner to enjoy the sound of Scandal beck, whilst being set on an elevated plot. The stone paved patio, sits adjacent to the conservatory and offers ample room for a substantial seating area and potted plants, as well as an area of lawn. The garden offers deep flower beds with mature shrubs and planting. There is also a stone paved pathway leading round the perimeter of the property with additional flower beds. To complete the gardens, there is an enclosed courtyard accessed from one of the bedrooms and has the potential to be a feature garden, a breakfast area or covered to create an enclosed feature.

Services

Mains electricity, water and drainage is connected. The property is heated by Premier LPG gas heating. We understand that the area is being connected to B4RN fibre broadband in 2022, which will increase the speeds.

Tenure, Local Authority and Council Tax

The property is offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion. Cumbria County Council. For Council Tax purposes, the property is banded F.

Wayleaves and Easements

Eelands is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not.

Areas, Measurements & Other Information

All areas, measurements and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to be correct but any intending purchaser(s) should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.

Viewings

Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays.

Directions

To locate the property more conveniently, please use the following postcode; CA17 4NG

The property is situated over a stone bridge, after driving through the village of Ravenstonedale and past the Black Swan pub on the right hand side. The property is the first house on the left hand side over the bridge.

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