'Poachers Cottage' is the perfect combination of traditional features mixed with contemporary design, materials and efficiency. The raised elevation allows superb panoramic views of the surrounding countryside towards Farleton and the Yorkshire Dales. Sitting on a generous plot the property benefits from wrap around gardens. Steps lead up from the driveway to the main stone faced covered entrance. Internally the property flows beautifully with the two main living areas either side of the entrance hallway. Attention to detail is apparent throughout - from the handmade kitchen to the spacious lounge with heated stone floors and the picture windows taking full advantage of the awe inspiring views. The rear of the property backs on to open woodland allowing varied wild life in the garden including birds and pheasants. Conveniently located just off the A6 with fantastic access to both Kendal and Lancaster and about two miles south of the popular market town of Milnthorpe with fantastic restaurants, independent shops, takeaways and Booths supermarket. Beetham primary school (rated GOOD by Ofsted) is 1 mile away with secondary schools in both Milnthorpe and Carnforth.
A wonderful welcoming entrance to the home with characterful stone facing and inset bespoke property sign. The covered porch offers space to store wood and also muddy boots after long countryside walks.
Offering access to the main living areas of the home. Beautiful oversized stone flooring runs throughout the whole ground floor. Storage cupboard for coats with an additional built in cupboard under the stairs.
0.77m x 1.73m (2' 6" x 5' 8") - Comprising of a W/C with concealed cistern, basin and large towel rail. Half wall wood panelling.
4.48m x 6.00m (14' 8" x 19' 8") - The true 'heart of the home'. The stunning handmade country kitchen has been created by Oakcraft with shaker style base and wall units finished in Farrow and Ball 'pointing' with tulip wood larder inserts and shelving and contrasting granite worktops. A large island breakfast bar sits proudly at the centre with space for informal dining and preparation. A bespoke bridge unit frames the superb Rayburn stove. Integrated appliances include a Neff oven and combination microwave oven, dishwasher and large full height fridge. Dual aspect windows flood the room with light with the picture window to the front offering views over the surrounding countryside making washing up anything but a chore! The large dining area can comfortably seat 6-8 for sociable cooking and dining. Underfloor heating alongside traditional radiators.
2.22m x 2.66m (7' 3" x 8' 9") - A must for any busy home! Further bespoke units run down the full length of the room with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and built in storage with integrated full height freezer. There is direct access into the utility room to keep mucky paws and boots away from the rest of the home.
4.48m x 6.00m (14' 8" x 19' 8") - The spacious lounge runs the full depth of the property and benefits from dual aspect windows with glazed French doors offering views over and access to the front garden and hills beyond. The stone floor continues in to the lounge offering warmth through underfloor heating and character alongside exposed beams and an oversized solid wood mantle above the large log burner for cosy nights in.
2.00m x 6.00m (6' 7" x 19' 8") - A versatile space currently open to the hallway. The perfect space to relax and read a book or have a home office.
3.4m x 4.0m (11' 2" x 13' 1") - Vaulted ceilings and traditional beams create a wonderful luxurious atmosphere to the main bedroom. There are views over the surrounding countryside as far as the eye can see. A spacious walk in wardrobe offers storage keeping the main sleeping area calm and clutter free.
1.70m x 1.70m (5' 7" x 5' 7") - A haven of calm leading from the main bedroom. Fitted with a large corner quadrant shower with rainfall shower head, basin with concealed cistern and high line bowl sink sat on the stunning stone counter. Beautifully complemented by the natural stone coloured tiling.
4.47m x 3.0m (14' 8" x 9' 10") - Double bedroom with vaulted ceiling and views to the front of the property.
3.60m x 3.00m (11' 10" x 9' 10") - Double bedroom with vaulted ceiling overlooking the rear garden.
2.50m x 1.70m (8' 2" x 5' 7") - A luxurious family bathroom comprising of free standing roll top bath with shower attachment, basin with vanity unit and W/C. The walls have mid level wood panelling with concealed feature lighting.
Steps sweep up from the driveway to the front of property. Stone walling creates tiered planting areas with a lawned area at the top with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and hills. Gravel paths lead around each side of the property to the rear and to the outhouse with slate roof, lighting and power. Could be used as a home office or hobby room. The rear garden offers private low maintenance tiered areas and backs on to the surrounding woodland.
Heating - Oil
Council Tax band - Band E
Water - Mains
Sewage - Sewage treatment system