'Coach House' is a superb, newly converted stone-built barn brimming with character, charm and original features. Located in the quaint village of Stainton, this home boasts countryside and canal walks on the doorstep while also benefitting from the convenience of being 10 minutes' drive from the M6 and Kendal town centre can be reached in less than 15 minutes. This home has been thoughtfully converted to a high standard taking full advantage of vaulted ceilings and original wooden beams while offering impressive vistas out over the garden to peaceful countryside beyond. The main living areas are located on the first floor to showcase the elevated views with three double bedrooms (the master benefitting from a dressing area and en-suite) and the bathrooms to the ground floor. Meander along the gravelled garden footpath and you reach the spacious patio with steps leading up to the sheltered entrance porch providing the perfect space to kick off muddy boots and wellies after long countryside walks. The warm and welcoming hallway presents a double height ceiling with a beautiful exposed stone wall, exposed wooden floorboards and a glimpse of original wooden beams in the kitchen ahead. The bright and airy kitchen/ diner has been carefully designed and executed 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 tumble dryer then leading on to a spacious boiler room. Brimming with natural light, the living room boasts a wood burning stove and substantial bi-fold doors and a Juliet balcony offering fabulous views out to the countryside. The vaulted ceiling combines a Velux window with exposed wooden beams and coupled with the characterful exposed stone wall, a spacious yet cosy ambience is created to sit, relax and wind down with family and friends. The three double bedrooms and the family bathroom are located on the ground floor all offering practical built-in storage with the master bedroom also boasting an en-suite shower room and dressing area. There are two allocated parking spaces, one to the front and one to the rear with guest parking also available. 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 just three miles away. There are well regarded primary (Crosscrake, Levens and Milnthorpe) and secondary schools with colleges nearby.
2.40m x 1.84m (7' 10" x 6' 0") A welcoming entrance to the home and the perfect place to store muddy boots and coats after long countryside walks. Natural contemporary stone floor tiling matches seamlessly with the original exposed stonework.
1.19m x 1.59m (3' 11" x 5' 3") A must have for any busy home! Located off the entrance porch 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.
4.89m x 6.30m (16' 1" x 20' 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 and benefitting from a Belfast sink, an integrated NEFF fridge/freezer and dishwasher with a free-standing 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.
2.45m x 1.59m (8' 0" x 5' 3") Located just off the kitchen and fitted with matching base and wall units to the kitchen and a sink. There is space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
1.65m x 1.60m (5' 5" x 5' 3") Leading off the utility room and housing the boiler and water tank and offering additional storage space.
4.47m x 4.64m (14' 8" x 15' 3") Upon entering, your eyes are immediately drawn to the large bi-fold doors and Juliet balcony boasting elevated views over the garden and out to the surrounding fields, really bringing the outside in and flooding the room with natural light. The original exposed 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.
3.64m x 2.99m (11' 11" x 9' 10") The spacious master bedroom has perfectly placed windows overlooking the rear garden and framing the beautiful and unique countryside views. Dressing area 1.67m x 3.12m (5' 6" x 10' 3") Cleverly sectioned away is a fabulous dressing area with built in wardrobes and a vanity table with integrated lighting.
1.39m x 1.98m (4' 7" x 6' 6") The contemporary en-suite shower room perfectly blends luxurious modern fittings with traditional features. Consisting of a spacious walk-in mains-fed shower, hand basin with vanity storage and a W/C. Half-wall traditional wood panelling with stone coloured tiles to the shower and benefitting from underfloor heating.
3.60m x 2.99m (11' 10" x 9' 10") 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.
3.73m x 3.01m (12' 3" x 9' 11") A double bedroom with a built-in storage cupboard and views out to the rear of the property.
2.70m x 1.69m (8' 10" x 5' 7") A luxurious modern family bathroom comprising of a bath with an overhead mains-fed shower and rainfall showerhead, a hand basin with vanity storage and a concealed cistern W/C. The walls are fitted with traditional wood panelling while contemporary full height stone coloured tiles frame the bath and shower areas. There is a stylish radiator combining a towel rail and also benefitting from underfloor heating. A large under-stairs storage cupboard can be found here, perfect for keeping the space clutter free.
Located at Willowsway Country Estate as part of a high-end, modern collection of on-going traditional property conversions. A spacious stone walled garden frames the front of the home with a lawned area and generous patio - the perfect space for socialising and BBQ's. There are two allocated parking spaces for the property (one to the front and one to the rear) and also guest parking available. Surrounding the property is lush open countryside and state of the art equestrian facilities with an impressive landscaped fish pond to sit beside, relax and enjoy peaceful picnics. There is access straight on to the canal within minutes for leisurely strolls.
Water - Mains.
Drainage - A new, shared water treatment plant.
Heating - Mains gas.
Council Tax - Not yet banded.
*Please note: the property is Grade II listed*