Whinfell, Near Kendal, Cumbria


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  • Bedrooms: 3
INTRODUCTION In the heart of open countryside within the Lake District National Park, this is an opportunity to acquire a unique barn conversion. In a cluster of just three properties, Bannisdale Barn has been sympathetically created using local materials, reclaimed and bespoke features and real flair and imagination. The immaculately maintained accommodation is over three levels with the primary living space being double height with a vaulted ceiling, balcony and mezzanine. There is a pretty snug- an ideal space for a morning coffee - along with a modern kitchen, office and garden room. The two first floor bedrooms are served by a modern bathroom and there is a further ensuite bedroom on the lower ground floor. A utility room with adjoining shower room complete the internal accommodation. Externally the property has a courtyard garden with upper level lawn opening onto a gently sloping field of approx. 2.5 acres. Accessed from the front is an integral double garage with workshop - a truly impressive space. A great property just over 6 miles from Kendal - view now.

ACCOMMODATION A double glazed door leads into the generous hallway.

HALLWAY AND SNUG Having a green Westmorland slate floor, the hallway has a double glazed window facing the front along with a box bay snug area. Stairs within the double height hall lead to the first floor and there are attractive latch style doors to all accommodation. Downlights and pendant lighting.

LOUNGE DINER 27' 7" x 18' 6" (8.41m x 5.64m) An impressive room, semi divided by the stairs to the mezzanine and lower ground floor. The dining area has a window to the side, a ceiling light, two radiators and beams to the ceiling. The lounge faces the front aspect with door and full length windows looking onto the balcony and to fields opposite. Double height with a vaulted ceiling, the lounge has a church like quality and is light and bright. The stone fireplace is a real feature with a wood burner and there are built in storage cupboards to either side of the balcony. Ceiling/beam lighting and a television aerial point.

MEZZANINE 19' 6" x 11' 2" (5.94m x 3.4m) A great place to sit and relax with windows looking into the lounge and two Velux rooflights. Wooden style flooring and a ceiling light.

KITCHEN 13' 5" x 9' 7" (4.09m x 2.92m) Facing the side aspect, the kitchen is fitted with cream shaker style base and wall units with granite worktops and tiled splashbacks. Five ring induction hob with canopy over, an electric oven and a combination microwave/oven. Inset one and a half bowl sink, integrated dishwasher and space for an American fridge freezer. Under unit lighting, downlights to the ceiling and a double glazed window.

UTILITY ROOM A useful space with base units, plumbing and space for both a washing machine and dryer and a large built in cupboard with integrated fridge. Tiled splashbacks, downlights and a circular sink. Floor mounted Worcester boiler. A door leads to the side area of lawn and there is a double glazed window.

SHOWER ROOM A frosted double glazed window, shower cubicle, wash hand basin and a WC. Fully tiled, there is a heated towel rail and downlight.

OFFICE 11' 5" x 7' 9" (3.48m x 2.36m) Facing the front aspect, the office has a ceiling light, radiator, double glazed window and a telephone point.

GARDEN ROOM 11' 7" x 8' 7" (3.53m x 2.62m) Ideal for muddy pets (or children) the garden room is a useful addition to the property with a practical tiled floor, a radiator and wall light. High level double glazed windows, a glazed roof and door to the flagged courtyard.

LANDING A gallery style landing with beams and character. Two ceiling lights hang into the hallway and latch doors lead to two bedrooms and a bathroom.

BEDROOM 19' 2" x 9' 7" (5.84m x 2.92m) A pretty room built within the roof space with painted tongue and groove panelling to the ceiling and attractive built in cupboards. Television aerial point, a radiator and a ceiling light. Two Velux rooflights.

BEDROOM 19' 5" x 8' 6" (5.92m x 2.59m) Also within the roof space, the second double bedroom has a radiator, ceiling light and painted tongue and groove ceiling. A double glazed window overlooks the field and open countryside at the rear.

BATHROOM Fitted with a high quality three piece suite comprising bath with shower over, a WC and vanity wash hand basin. Fully tiled with inset shelves, a heated chrome towel rail, wall light and two ceiling lights. Velux rooflight.

Further accommodation has been created on the lower ground floor with a staircase leading down from the lounge diner. Taking advantage of the original bank barn layout, there is now a self contained bedroom with ensuite and a substantial garage workshop. Characterful panelling to the walls, a good sized under stairs cupboard, wall light and a radiator.

BEDROOM 12' 6" x 9' 3"/17' 3" (3.81m x 2.82m/5.26m) A double glazed window faces the front aspect with view to countryside. An ideal room for guests with an ensuite and built in wardrobe. Ceiling light, downlights and radiator.

ENSUITE Fully tiled the bathroom is fitted with a modern suite comprising spa bath with mixer shower and jets, a pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Heated chrome towel rail, a vanity light with shaver point and a ceiling light. A frosted double glazed window.

GARAGE/WORKSHOP 31' 1" x 18' 1" (9.47m x 5.51m) inclusive A large double garage with an additional workshop area - an ideal man cave. A large roller door at the front with an adjacent window and overall there are three ceiling light and power connected. Workbenches at the rear of the garage provide a space for tools and storage and there is a further window at the rear.

EXTERNAL A shared in/out driveway leads to all three properties with a separate driveway at the side leading to the rear of Bannisdale Barn where there is parking for at least three cars. The gated courtyard is flagged with space for pots and furniture. Lighting and water tap. Steps lead to an elevated lawn with raised veg beds, shed and greenhouse. A further gate leads into the field of approximately 2.5 acres. Bounded by wire fencing and stone walls, the field gently slopes upwards then levels out - the views are excellent across to dales, fells and Lakeland hills. There are additional areas of lawn to the front and side.

GENERAL INFORMATION Services: Mains Electric. Private Drainage by shared septic tank. Shared Private Water Supply. Oil fired central heating.

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Band: F

EPC Grading: D

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Milne Moser

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