A superb, newly converted stone barn brimming with character, charm and original features throughout. Located in the sought after village of Stainton, near Kendal, this home offers the best of both worlds - amazing walks on the doorstep through surrounding countryside and along the peaceful canal while also benefitting from the convenience of being 10 minutes from junction 36 of the M6 motorway and Kendal town centre can be reached in less than 15 minutes. 'Old Stables' has been thoughtfully converted to a high standard and takes full advantage of the high vaulted ceilings and original wooden beams while offering impressive vistas out over the garden to the countryside beyond. The main living areas are located on the first floor to showcase the elevated countryside views with the three double bedrooms and the bathrooms to be found on the ground floor. Meander along the gravelled path at the side of the garden and you reach the spacious patio seating area with steps leading to the covered front porch, this is the perfect space to kick off muddy boots and wellies after long countryside walks. The warm and welcoming hallway offers a double height ceiling with a beautiful exposed stone wall, exposed wooden floorboards and a glimpse of the original wooden beams in the kitchen ahead. The bright and airy kitchen/ dining room has been carefully planned and designed to combine modern high end fittings with traditional styling. Located off the kitchen is a well equipped utility room with plumbing and space for a washing machine and a tumble dryer leading on to a spacious boiler room. The light and bright living room boasts a wood burning stove and substantial bi-fold doors that flood the room with natural light and offer a Juliet balcony and fabulous views to the fields beyond. A vaulted ceiling with a Velux window, exposed wooden beams and a characterful exposed stone wall feature creates a spacious yet cosy ambience to sit, relax and wind down with family. The three double bedrooms and the family bathroom are located down the stairs from the main hallway and all offer practical built in storage with the master bedroom benefitting from an en-suite shower room. There are two allocated parking spaces one to the front and one at the rear. Stainton is located between Kendal and Milnthorpe and offers good transport links to the Lake District National Park, the Yorkshire Dales and Arnside & Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Oxenholme train station is a ten minute drive away and the M6 motorway is three miles away. There are well regarded primary (Crosscrake, Levens and Milnthorpe) and secondary schools and colleges nearby.
1.49m x 2.34m (4' 11" x 7' 8") A practical covered porch area to kick off muddy boots and wellies with traditional wrought iron railings leading up the stairs with a glazed balustrade at the top. Upon entering the home, the welcoming hallway with a feature exposed stone wall and original exposed floorboards offers access to the main reception areas and stairs lead down to the bedrooms and bathrooms. There is a spacious attic storage area here with standing room height.
4.36m x 3.86m (14' 4" x 12' 8") The true heart of this home. This space has been thoughtfully designed to offer all the contemporary luxuries that you would expect in a modern kitchen alongside traditional styling. Fitted with traditional grey shaker style base and tall wall units with a Belfast sink, integrated NEFF fridge/freezer and dishwasher with a freestanding range cooker. There is space here for family dining and socialising. The vaulted ceiling, exposed wooden beams and original exposed floorboards add warmth and character and a glimpse at the property's history.
1.85m x 1.56m (6' 1" x 5' 1") A must for any busy home! With space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer with both base and wall unit storage and a sink.
3.67m x 5.71m (12' 0" x 18' 9") Upon entering the attractive living room your eyes are immediately drawn to the large bi-fold doors and Juliet balcony boasting views over the garden to the surrounding fields beyond - bringing the outside in and flooding the room with natural light. The exposed original wooden beams perfectly frame the vaulted ceiling and alongside the wood burning stove and exposed stone wall feature, ensure the room remains cosy and warm.
1.54m x 1.12m (5' 1" x 3' 8") Located off the entrance hall with a concealed cistern W/C and hand basin within a vanity storage unit. Traditional wood panelling adorns the walls with a heated towel rail.
3.70m x 3.26m (12' 2" x 10' 8") The spacious master bedroom has perfectly placed windows overlooking the rear garden and framing beautiful unique countryside views. There are two large double built in cupboards offering really useful storage.
2.35m x 1.07m (7' 9" x 3' 6") The contemporary en-suite shower room perfectly blends luxurious modern fittings with traditional features in keeping with the property. Consisting of a spacious walk in mains-fed shower, basin with vanity storage and W/C. Half wall traditional wood paneling with full wall stone coloured shower surround. Underfloor heating.
3.89m x 2.62m (12' 9" x 8' 7") A spacious double bedroom with a built in, floor to ceiling storage cupboard and a deep silled window with an outlook to the rear of the property.
4.01m x 2.79m (13' 2" x 9' 2") A double bedroom with a built in storage cupboard and views out to the rear of the property.
2.47m x 1.82m (8' 1" x 6' 0") A luxurious modern family bathroom comprising of a bath with an overhead mains fed shower with a rainfall showerhead, a hand basin within a vanity storage and a W/C with a concealed cistern. The walls are fitted with traditional wood panelling while contemporary full height stone coloured tiles frame the bath and shower area. There is a stylish radiator combining a towel rail with underfloor heating.
Located at Willowsway Country Estate as part of a high-end, modern collection of on-going traditional property conversions. A spacious walled garden frames the front of the home with a lawned area and a sizeable patio - the perfect space for socialising and BBQs. There are two allocated parking spaces for the property (one to the front and one to the rear of the property) and also guest parking available. Surrounding the property is lush open countryside and equestrian facilities with an impressive landscaped fish pond to sit by, relax and enjoy peaceful picnics. There is access straight on to the canal within minutes for leisurely strolls.
Water - Mains
Sewage - New, shared water treatment plant
Heating - Mains Gas
Council Tax - Not yet banded
Please note the property is Grade II listed