Rose Cottage , Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4JX £395,000
Rose Cottage , Mallerstang, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria CA17 4JX£395,000
A gorgeous three bedroom detached cottage situated within the Mallerstang Valley
A gorgeous three bedroom detached cottage situated within the Mallerstang Valley, a hidden gem with spectacular landscapes and local landmarks such as the Wild Boar Fell and Mallerstang Edge, beautiful bird & wildlife and the re-introduction of red squirrels.
The cottage dates back to circa 1810 and is brimming with charm and character with beautiful flagged floors, beams, wooden board doors, exposed stonework and original dairy. On the ground floor is an attractive dining room with traditional iron range, sitting room with multi-fuel stove and door to the garden, and a good sized dining kitchen with solid fuel Rayburn which heats the radiators and provides domestic hot water. Upstairs, off the landing, are three double bedrooms all with lovely views over the Mallerstang Valley. There is a family bathroom and an en-suite to the main bedroom.
On the second floor is a converted attic bedroom, a perfect sanctuary for a teenager or as an office, with velux windows and good storage space.
Outside there are gardens to the front, side and rear with the main garden being terraced and laid to lawn. The views are beautiful, especially when the stream trains pass on the Settle – Carlisle railway line behind. There is ample parking to the side of the house and plenty of scope to extend the property to create a garage or additional accommodation (subject to planning approval).
Rose Cottage is a lovely rural home, suitable either as a main residence or second home in this tranquil National Park location. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate all that this wonderful property has to offer.
The double glazed and central heated accommodation with approximate measurements briefly comprises:Entrance Porch
Stone flagged floor, exposed stone walls, two windows to the side and door to entrance hallway.
Lovely light entrance with window from landing, stone flagged floor, exposed stone walls, two radiators, beamed ceiling, spotlights, wall lights, staircase and understairs storage cupboard.
12' 10" x 12' 0" (3.91m x 3.66m) A quaint room with polished floorboards, exposed stone walls, radiator, board and beamed ceiling. Fireplace with multi fuel stove, double glazed door to the side, double glazed sash window to the front elevation with window seat and lovely views.
12' 10" x 11' 10" (3.91m x 3.61m) ) A light and airy dining room with traditional Lancaster Range, stone flagged floor, radiator, beamed ceiling, wall lights, fitted cupboards and double glazed sash window to the front elevation with window seat and lovely views.
12' 10" x 12' 0" (3.91m x 3.66m) Good sized room, excellent for informal family dining, with stone flagged floor, a range of wall and base units, integrated dishwasher and fridge. Radiator, 1.5 bowl sink with drainer, cooker point with extractor fan above, beamed ceiling, exposed stone wall with inset solid fuel Rayburn. Double glazed window and sliding sash window to the rear.
12' 9" x 8' 9" (3.89m x 2.67m) Traditional Dairy with stone flagged floor, original stone shelving, old meat hooks, plumbing for washing machine, vent for tumble dryer and steps up to the back door.
First Floor Landing
Spacious and light landing area with large window to the rear on the half landing. Stairs to attic room, understairs storage cupboard and doors to bedrooms and bathroom.
13' 3" x 4' 2" (4.04m x 1.27m) A white four piece suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin, bath and separate shower cubicle. Polished floorboards, part tiled walls, radiator and extractor fan.
14' 5" x 12' 0" (4.39m x 3.66m) Generous double bedroom with radiator, beamed ceiling, fitted wall cupboard, telephone point, wall lights and double glazed sash window to the front with great views. Door to the en-suite bathroom.
130' 3" x 6' 4" (39.70m x 1.93m) Three piece suite comprising low level WC, wash hand basin and cast iron roll top bath. Polished floorboards, radiator, airing cupboard and sash window to the rear.
13' 2" x 9' 10" (4.01m x 3.00m) Double bedroom with radiator, beamed ceiling, walk-in wardrobe, wall lights and double glazed sash window to the front elevation with lovely views.
13' 3" x 9' 6" (4.04m x 2.90m) A light double bedroom with radiator, double glazed window to the side with views down the valley. Double glazed window to the rear with window seat and views to the hills behind.
Second Floor Attic Room
19' 5" x 9' 4" (5.92m x 2.84m) An excellent space that could be extended to the side.
Both sides have velux windows, exposed floorboards, wall lights and beamed ceiling
Generous gravelled parking area, calor gas tank, flower beds with shrubs and bushes. To the front there is a lawned garden with shrubs and bushes and pathway leading to the front door. To the rear of the property is a tiered garden, mainly laid to lawn with a stone wall retainer and seating area.
The property is located amidst the beautiful countryside of the Yorkshire Dales National Park with many walks of all abilities including the Water Cut, the Eden benchmark close to the source of the river Eden and close to Pendragon Castle.
The hamlet of Outhgill is 1 mile away and the market town of Kirkby Stephen lies 6 miles to the north. Kirkby Stephen provides a good range of everyday facilities including a supermarket, general shops, post office, banks, hotels and public houses, medical centre, primary & secondary schools and many sports clubs. There is a station on the historic Leeds-Settle-Carlisle railway line at Kirkby Stephen and also at Garsdale, 9 miles further south. The M6 at Tebay/J38 lies about 18 miles away and the A66 trans-Pennine route at Brough about 10 miles.
From J38 of the M6, take the A685 towards Kirkby Stephen. After approximately 9.5 miles turn right signposted Sedbergh (A683). After 1.5 miles turn sharp left onto the ‘Tommy Road’. Continue for 2 miles to a T junction next to Pendragon Castle and turn right. Pass through the village of Outhgill. Approximately 3 miles south of here, after a long straight, Rose Cottage can be found on the right hand side of the road.
COUNCIL TAX BAND We are informed the property is in tax band E
TENURE We are informed the tenure is Freehold
SERVICES Mains water supplied via a Borehole. LPG gas connected.
Drainage to septic tank.
VIEWING Cumbrian Properties ELA Ltd, Fenton House, Corney Square, Penrith. Tel 01768 867788
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2 Receptions