Midtown Barn Drybeck, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6TF £400,000
Midtown Barn Drybeck, Appleby, Cumbria CA16 6TF£400,000
Situated in the peaceful and conveniently located hamlet of Drybeck, Midtown Barn is an impressive barn conversion occupying a stunning plot (approx. 0.75 acre) with countryside views, an orchard and productive vegetable garden, garage and ample off-road parking.
The property boasts plenty of charm and character with generously proportioned and flexible accommodation briefly comprising entrance hall, ground floor bedroom/reception room with adjoining shower room, spacious dual aspect lounge and dining kitchen. The first floor has a spacious landing/sitting area, two further bedrooms and a remodelled four piece bathroom. The second bedroom was originally two rooms and has been converted to provide one impressive room that overlooks the garden to the rear and fields to the front.
The barn was converted in the 1980’s and adjoins its original small 18th Century farmhouse. The present vendors have been in occupation since 2011 and have lovingly maintained and updated parts of the property with work that includes a new family bathroom, general redecoration and extensive restocking and landscaping work in the gardens and grounds which support an abundance of wildlife.
The double glazed and central heated accommodation with approximate measurements briefly comprises:Entrance Hall
Painted wood panelling, wall lights, staircase to the first floor, double glazed window to the front, radiator and doors to rooms.
18' 4" x 12' 5" (5.59m x 3.78m) Feature fireplace with potential for a wood burning stove on stone hearth, beamed ceiling, radiator, double glazed window to the front with window seat and open aspect across neighbouring fields and double glazed French doors to the rear garden
15' 8" x 10' 0" plus 12' 3" x 5' 8" (4.78m x 3.05m) A range of base units with complementary worksurface incorporating double Belfast sink with Beech block worksurface and mixer tap. Oil fired Rayburn providing central heating and hot water, integrated freezer, integrated dishwasher, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer and space for freestanding fridge freezer. Tiled floor, double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations and double glazed French doors to the patio, beamed ceiling and radiator.
13' 3" x 12' 4" (4.04m x 3.76m) (currently utilised as an office). Feature exposed sandstone to one wall, beamed ceiling, double glazed window to the front with window seat and open aspect, radiator and door to en-suite shower room.
En-Suite Shower Room
White three piece suite comprising WC, pedestal wash hand basin and quadrant style shower cubicle with chrome shower. Complementary tiled walls, tiled floor, ladder style radiator, double glazed window to the rear and beamed ceiling.
First Floor Landing
Spacious landing area ideally suited as study space/snug with double glazed window with window seat overlooking the rear garden, radiator, recessed storage and recessed airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Loft access, beamed ceiling, doors to bedrooms and bathroom.
13' 0" x 12' 0" (3.96m x 3.66m) Beamed ceiling, double glazed window to the front with window seat and double glazed window to rear both with an open aspect, two radiators and coving to the ceiling.
10' 2" x 8' 3" max (3.10m x 2.51m) White four piece suite comprising freestanding bath, corner shower, low level WC and wash hand basin. Beamed ceiling, tiled walls, radiator, double glazed window to the rear and access to the airing cupboard.
12' 0" x 9' 6" (3.66m x 2.90m) Two recessed wardrobes, beamed ceiling, radiator, and double glazed window to the front with open aspect.
To the side of the property is gated access leading to driveway parking for four/five vehicles and leading to the garage and formal garden area, with a range of borders and incorporating a fish pond. The land extends to a productive vegetable garden with greenhouse and shed. The lawned gardens include and wooded area, orchard and 20ft x 10ft Polly tunnel and views over the neighbouring fields.
20' 0" x 10' 6" (6.10m x 3.20m) Detached single garage with up and over door, power points and lighting.
Drybeck lies just over a mile from the B6260 which links Appleby (5 miles to the north) and Tebay/M6 (around 9 miles to the south). This is a peaceful farming and residential hamlet located in a small valley amidst glorious, unspoilt countryside. Appleby caters well for everyday needs with primary and secondary schools, churches, excellent sports facilities (golf, cricket, soccer, swimming and bowls), shops and tourist attractions and a railway station on the scenic Carlisle to Settle line. Carlisle and Kendal are both within commuting distance.
From Appleby head up Boroughgate following the road out of town. Continue along the main road passing Burrells, go down the hill and over the narrow bridge into Hoff. Immediately over the bridge turn left, signposted Drybeck, and continue along this narrow country lane for 1.5 miles until reaching the hamlet. At the T junction turn right and proceed straight along the road through the centre of the hamlet. Midtown Barn is approximately half-way along on the left hand side of the road.
COUNCIL TAX BAND We are informed the property is Tax Band E.
TENURE We are informed the tenure is Freehold.
SERVICES Mains water and electricity are connected. Oil fired central heated. Septic tank.
VIEWING Cumbrian Properties ELA Ltd, Fenton House, Corney Square, Penrith. Tel 01768 867788
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Receptions