Welcome to Oakbank Barn, a beautifully converted traditional barn steeped in original features and nestled in idyllic countryside. Occupying three floors, the space can be used a variety of differing ways to suit all purchasers. The ground floor is currently an additional living space that could also serve as a complete two bedroom single floor annex which could be left integrated with the main house or closed off to suit. The first and second floors offer spacious and indulgent accommodation able to satisfy the most fastidious of purchasers. Showcased on the first floor is a generous and welcoming porch, the perfect entrance into the home with a cloakroom just off and space to kick off boots and shoes after enjoying the fresh air on countryside walks. The kitchen really is the heart of this home with open views out to the natural crags and surrounding countryside with a defined cooking space and open to the substantial dining area, absolutely perfect for large family gatherings or for entertaining and to expand the space further just open up the door to the decked area directly outside for al fresco dining and to make the most of the surrounding natural beauty. Also on this floor is the generous office and the fabulous living room that spans the entire width of the house with an abundance of windows with triple aspect views and allowing natural light to flow through. There is a magnificent statement fireplace housing a log burner, ideal for cosy nights in. Arriving at the second floor you are greeted with the charming atrium landing with its impressive apex ceiling and offering access into all rooms on this floor. The master bedroom has it all and provides a plethora of built in storage space, fantastic views out to the crags and countryside and has a modern en-suite to top it off. There is a generous five piece bathroom and three charming double bedrooms with their own unique views out to the surrounding countryside and have a sense of space with high ceilings and original wooden beams. Newton In Cartmel is a tranquil village situated within the Lake District National Park in close proximity to the lovely villages of Grange over Sands, Cartmel and High Newton with easy access to the A590 and is only 3 miles away from the southern tip of lake Windermere. High Newton offers a local pub, a vibrant village green and a village hall providing regular quiz nights and concerts. A popular agricultural antiques shop can be found by wandering up the road a little. There are an abundance of different walks to enjoy in the area and Whitbarrow Scar is just a short drive away.
7.1m x 8.2m (23' 4" x 26' 11") A fabulous multi functional room, currently used as a spacious games room with a snug area to one end and easy, level access out to the driveway. Oversized slate tiles adorn the floor with original wooden beams adding character. This area could also be used as a teenagers domain, a separate floor for visiting family and friends or as a generous living room and dining area if a ground floor annex was required.
2.74m x 2.95m (9' 0" x 9' 8") Currently a utility room, this could also be a fully functioning kitchen and benefits from a range of cream shaker style base and wall units, smart granite work surfaces and a Belfast sink with views out to the side of the property. There is space here for a washing machine and dryer and space for a tall fridge freezer.
3.18m x 4.06m (10' 5" x 13' 4") A double bedroom with a charming feature alcove with an original wooden beam above and views out to the front gardens.
3.25m x 4.03m (10' 8" x 13' 3") A double bedroom with dual aspect views out to the gardens and direct access out to the driveway. There is a charming alcove to one wall with feature original wooden beams above the windows and doors.
1.5m x 3.08m (4' 11" x 10' 1") Consisting of a bath with a tap shower attachment, shower cubicle with an electric shower, W.C and a hand basin. A window with a wooden beam above allows natural light in with a deep sill.
1.67m x 3.55m (5' 6" x 11' 8") An attractive porch offering a warm welcome with fully glazed units allowing natural light to flow in. Exposed stone detailing, wooden beams and a high ceiling all add to the charm with ample space to kick off boots and shoes after long countryside walks. There is access just off the entrance porch to an area to store coats, bags, boots and shoes ensuring the space is kept clutter free.
3.02m x 4.24m (9' 11" x 13' 11") A bright open hallway presenting the staircases leading to the ground floor and also top floor with wooden beam door surrounds to all rooms.
4.1m x 8.3m (13' 5" x 27' 3") The heart of this fantastic home! The kitchen provides a range of perfectly in-keeping farmhouse style base and wall units coupled with generous work surface space. There is space for a large range cooker, space for a dishwasher and an integrated tall fridge freezer. Far reaching double aspect views are afforded of the surrounding countryside. The dining area offers space for a large family table, able to easily accommodate seating for 10. This is the perfect place for social cooking, gatherings and entertaining. For those larger gatherings, there is easy access out to the decked area that more than doubles the space for summer BBQ's, parties and alfresco dining all while enjoying the natural surroundings.
4.11m x 8.31m (13' 6" x 27' 3") Spanning the entire width of the home, this impressive living room benefits from a wealth of natural light and offers triple aspect, elevated views. A magnificent statement fireplace houses a log burner and is ideal for cosy nights in. This room is so spacious that it could also be zoned to include a play area for children or an office to one end.
3.03m x 3.98m (9' 11" x 13' 1") A well situated, good sized office with open views out to the countryside beyond and beautiful wooden beam features with an additional door leading through to the living room.
1.45m x 1.91m (4' 9" x 6' 3") A first floor cloakroom, located just off the entrance porch with a W.C and hand basin and a frosted glass raised window with wooden beam above.
4.09m x 4.15m (13' 5" x 13' 7") A generous double bedroom with an abundance of built in storage including an easily accessible attic space and deep wardrobes. There are elevated views out to the natural crags beyond. The high ceiling gives a sense of grandeur while the original wooden beams add charm.
1.42m x 2.68m (4' 8" x 8' 10") A modern, mains fed shower cubicle boasts a unique, raised mosaic floor with a W.C and hand basin. The room glows with natural light.
4.09m x 4.39m (13' 5" x 14' 5") A large double bedroom with a high ceiling and dual aspect views out to the surrounding countryside. A light, bright and airy room with wooden beam detailing.
3.82m x 4.12m (12' 6" x 13' 6") A double bedroom with dual aspect views to the front and side of the property, with wooden beam detail and a high ceiling.
3.05m x 3.41m (10' 0" x 11' 2") A double bedroom with two windows offering countryside views and feature wooden beams.
2.61m x 4.08m (8' 7" x 13' 5") A generous five piece bathroom with a W.C, bidet, hand basin, bath with a tap shower attachment and a large shower cubicle with a mains fed shower. There is a floor to ceiling built in cupboard for towels and toiletries, beautiful wooden beams throughout with a wooden floor to tie the room together.
2.57m x 3.05m (8' 5" x 10' 0") Arriving at the second floor you are greeted with the charming atrium landing with its impressive apex ceiling and offering access into all rooms on this floor. Velux windows allow natural light to pour through and there are views out through the entrance porch to the side garden.
6.31m x 8.51m (20' 8" x 27' 11") An attractive, stone built double garage providing space to comfortably park two cars with two electric charging points already installed and two electric up and over doors. There is lighting, various electric sockets and water present. To one side is an integrated wood shed offering the perfect dry space to store wood for the log burner and an additional workshop/ storage room, both these areas are secure with lockable doors.
Traditional Lake District blue slate walls surround the wrap-around plot, sweep you in to the manicured gardens and lead you effortlessly down the block paved driveway, which is easily able to accommodate 8+ vehicles, and on to the charming double garage. The tranquil gardens are low maintenance and offer 360 degree views out to all the surrounding crags and countryside. The front garden benefits from a sizeable lawn with a meandering babbling brook running through. Open views to the natural crags can be found in the rear garden and a lawn encompasses the raised decked seating area located outside the kitchen and dining room. Close to the main entrance of the home is a wonderful natural limestone outcrop with a rockery close by.
*Please note that a Section 106 local occupancy clause applies*
House converted - 1996.
Council Tax Band - F (South Lakeland District Council).
Heating - Gas boiler.
LPG gas - Tank located adjacent to garage.
Electric - Mains.
Water - Meter near the boundary wall in the front garden.
Drainage - Septic tank (located in farmers field on adjacent land. £170 to empty. Last emptied May 2017).
Surface is water connected to the stream.
Foul water is connected to the septic tank.
Solar panel heating.