Spring House, Scales, Ulverston


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  • Bedrooms: 4
INTRODUCTION A stunning period property in a commanding elevated position within this lovely village. Beautifully presented with much character. Spacious accommodation for the family buyer that must be viewed. In addition there is a successful and established cattery business (it is to be noted this can be closed if not required by the new owners). Wonderful gardens, lots of parking a superb barn offering great further potential. This is an excellent lifestyle opportunity in a wonderful location. Viewing cannot be recommended enough.

Located to the delightful village of Scales to the outskirts of the most popular Market Town of Ulverston and close Birkrigg common and the Coast. There is also excellent access to Barrow In Furness and Dalton in Furness. The town amenities of Ulverston include shops, schools, museums, dentists and doctors. Dalton has numerous shops, facilities, schools and Wildlife Park. The area is popular with families who love the outdoor life with walks and excellent biking right on the doorstep.

To the front of the property is a sweeping gravelled driveway and steps leading to the front porch. Stone built with slate bench seats and lighting, leaded double glazed and wood door leads into the entrance hall.

ENTRANCE HALL Having Gothic inspired panelling to the walls, ceiling light and radiator. There are two deep double cupboards with hanging space for coats.

WC Frosted double glazed window to the front. Two piece suite comprising WC and corner vanity basin. Radiator and ceiling light.

DINING ROOM 14' 0" x 12' 10" excluding alcoves (4.27m x 3.91m) Double glazed window to the side aspect with outlook over open countryside. Attractive carved wood fire surround with mantel and tiled inset and plinth, recess and grate for an open fire. Alcoves with corbels, ceiling light, ornate ceiling rose and cornicing and radiator.

CENTRAL HALL 14' 9" x 12' 5" (4.5m x 3.78m) average An impressive double height space with gallery staircase, Gothic style panelling and fine ceiling woodwork. There is a useful cupboard under the stairs with a light. The hallway has a radiator, wall light and ceiling lights, double doors lead to the study/office and there is a door to the lounge. Open access to the rear hall/entrance which is located within a double height tower with ornate ceiling work and double glazed windows. A further hall with double glazed window and radiator leads to the utility room and cellar and there is a door to the family kitchen.

LOUNGE 24' 6" x 13' 10" into alcoves (7.47m x 4.22m) Dual aspect double glazed windows to the side and rear. Open views over countryside. A good sized room with a carved wood fire surround, Stovax cream enamel multi fuel stove and tiled hearth. There is alcove storage, ornate ceiling rose and cornicing, two wall lights and two ceiling lights. Radiator, two telephone points and FM radio point, two television aerial/Satellite points

STUDY 13' 11" into alcoves x 11' 10" (4.24m x 3.61m) Decorative corner stone fireplace with green slate hearth and open access to the sun room. Parquet flooring, recessed bookshelves and cupboards, a ceiling light, radiator and telephone point.

SUN ROOM 15' 0" x 7' 9" (4.57m x 2.36m) Double glazed windows with views over fields and valley to Mere Tarn. Two wall lights, TV satellite point, a radiator and tiled floor. A door leads to the side patio.

DINING KITCHEN 16' 8" x 15' 4" (5.08m x 4.67m) Larger double glazed window with window seat facing the front aspect with outlook over the driveway and village. Fitted with a range of handmade Pippy oak base and wall units, granite worktops, brass knobs handles and under unit lighting. There is a one and a half bowl sink with drainer, integrated fridge and Stanley Range fitted to a recess with wood lintel over. The Stanley has two hotplates for cooking plus a warming plate and two ovens. It also provides the heating. There is space for a good sized table, telephone point, radiator and spotlighting and ceiling light over dining table.

UTILITY ROOM 13' 8" x 12' 9" (4.17m x 3.89m) Double glazed window facing the front. Fitted with a base unit with sink, there is plumbing for a washing machine, radiator, ceiling light and splashback tiling. Large airing cupboard with shelving for linen and hot water cylinder.

CELLAR 19' 7" x 15' 7" (5.97m x 4.75m) Three ceiling lights, wall mounted safe and slate shelf/slab. Electric and water connected.

LANDING L shaped and galleried, open to the hallway below, three ceiling lights and two access hatches to the loft space.

MASTER BEDROOM 15' 8" x 15' 0" (4.78m x 4.57m) Double glazed window facing the front aspect with outlook over the garden and Lower Scales. There are two ceiling lights, telephone and television aerial points and a radiator. Access to two eaves storage areas and a wall light. To the rear of the room is a good sized walk in wardrobe/dressing room with hanging space, shelving and a ceiling light. There is access to a loft area.

ENSUITE 15' 10" x 7' 2" (4.83m x 2.18m) Frosted double glazed window to the side aspect. A large ensuite with four piece suite comprising corner bath with telephone style mixer, period wash stand style vanity basin, wc and larger shower cubicle. There is oak flooring, a ceiling light, radiator and extractor.

BEDROOM 18' 2" x 13' 0" (5.54m x 3.96m) Dual aspect double glazed windows facing the side and rear. Views over the garden, fields and valley towards Mere Tarn. Two ceiling lights, a radiator and television aerial point. Walk in cupboard extending length of room with hanging space and light.

BEDROOM 12' 6" x 11' 2" (3.81m x 3.4m) Double glazed window to the side with views over the garden, fields and valley towards Mere Tarn. Ceiling light, window seat and a radiator.

BEDROOM 14' 8" x 13' 1" into alcove (4.47m x 3.99m) Double glazed windows to the front and side aspects. Views over the garden, fields and valley towards Mere Tarn. Corner cast period style fire surround, ceiling light, television aerial point and a radiator. Bespoke built in cabin bed with drawers and shelving.

BATHROOM 9' 7" x 8' 10" (2.92m x 2.69m) Fitted with a heritage four piece suite comprising quadrant shower cubicle, corner bath with mixer attachment, wc and pedestal wash hand basin. The white suite has a pretty floral motif and there is a radiator, oak flooring, ceiling light and extractor. Velux window and some restricted head height.

EXTERNAL The sweeping driveway to the front provides ample parking and turning and continues to the rear. There is an elevated lawn to the rear with fruit trees and large lawn to the front bounded by walling. There are mature trees, wildlife ponds with water features and hedging. The gardens are a great space for keen gardeners to develop further or for kids to play.

CATTERY This is an excellent business opportunity adjacent to the fabulous Spring House property. Having been established for many years, the cattery business is well run and has an excellent reputation in the area. The business has audited accounts available for inspection for serious purchasers. The cattery has local authority licence for 38 cats, encompassed within 22 chalets, all being double glazed and heated, comprising of two quads, 8 singles, 11 doubles plus the isolation unit.

RECEPTION 9' 4" x 8' 0" (2.84m x 2.44m) Feature arched double glazed entrance area with central door opening into reception.

INDOOR UNITS The Isolation Unit is larger double unit with UPVC double glazed door and window with electric heater.

Inner passage from Reception leads to three further indoor cattery units all with UPVC double glazed doors and electric heaters.

PREPARATION KITCHEN 9' 3" x 4' 10" (2.82m x 1.47m) Fitted base units with single stainless steel sink and drainer and hot and cold running water. Door to food store which is 4 11 x 4 3 with fitted shelving, extractor and circuit breaker control point.

WC WC and wash hand basin

OUTSIDE CATTERY 50' 0" x 21' 4" (15.24m x 6.5m) All units have gated outdoor runs, UPVC double glazed doors and windows and thermostatically controlled electric heating. All accessed from a central external corridor with drainage.

BARN This stone built building has been re roofed and offers excellent potential for numerous uses , but for many years has been used as a general workshop and storage space/garage. There are two floors within the building however we are advised by the vendor that the first floor is in need of replacement. The barn offers potential for redevelopment subject to achieving the necessary permission (not applied for) but could offer annexed accommodation for a dependent relative, children etc or a letting annexe.

AREA ONE 15' 9" x 11' 8" (4.8m x 3.56m) Being the former stable with power light and water, connecting doorway to:

AREA TWO 16' 6" x 4' 7" (5.03m x 1.4m)

STORE 9' 9" x 6' 3" (2.97m x 1.91m) Electric light and power and loose ladder leading to the first floor (not in use).

SECTION TWO There is a door to a wooden staircase leading to the first floor area (not in use).

OPEN STORE/GARAGE 15' 11" x 13' 8" (4.85m x 4.17m)

WORKSHOP 16' x 14' 1" (4.88m x 4.29m) Stable door and window. Fitted workbench, electric light and power.

Directly opposite the barn is the former mushroom house offering further storage.

GENERAL INFORMATION Mains Services: Water, Electric and Drainage.

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Band: G

EPC Grading: F

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Milne Moser

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