Savills | Skelton Wood End, Skelton, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9UB | Property for sale
3,132 sq ft(290.97 sq m)
Guide price £1,200,000

Skelton Wood EndSkelton, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9UB


    Key features

    • 4 bedrooms - 3 bathrooms
    • 3 receptions - Dining Kitchen
    • 2 bedroom separate lodge
    • 3 garages, stables & outbuildings
    • About 12 acres

    An 18th century farmhouse, extended into the attached barn with a delightful fusion of original features and contemporary design. Circa 12 acres with separate two bedroom lodge

    About this property

    • The main entrance sits at the front elevation of the property and leads into a lovely entrance hall with access off to the ground floor accommodation. The stylish glass and oak staircase leads to the first floor. The drawing room is well proportioned and appointed, with an external door to one side leading out to the rear courtyard and a stunning outlook over the front gardens to the other. An impressive Inglenook fireplace sits to one corner and provides a focal point for the room. Double doors lead from the drawing room into the unique vaulted dining room which offers brilliant entertaining space with a feature mezzanine area with a cricket bat balustrade. The original barn arrow slits have been superbly equipped with feature lighting and mosaic glass. Original beams and a well-equipped bar.

      The snug/tv room is located on the opposite side of the house with access from both the entrance hall and double doors leading through to the dining kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with attractive Moben units, offering a range of oak cupboards with granite work surfaces. Integral appliances include a Rangemaster style cooker, 1½ bowl sink, and dishwasher. An archway sits central to the room giving an open plan feel with a generous seating area overlooking the garden. A useful boot room / utility room leads off the kitchen with external access. A Belfast sink sits to one corner as well as a modern wash hand basin and vanity unit and also space for a tumble dryer and plumbing for a washing machine. A shower room with shower cubicle and WC is situated off the boot room, perfect for those with dogs.

      The new glass and oak staircase leads from the hallway with a window at half landing level. The principal bedroom, with dual aspect and fitted cupboards, sits to the rear of the property and comprises a dressing room with extra fitted wardrobes and a generous bathroom. The bathroom is fitted with a bath, wash hand basin and WC. Three further double bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes, offer good sized accommodation and are all served by a family bathroom and also a family shower room with a wash hand basin and WC.

      The two bedroom lodge has a modern open plan living dining kitchen, its own private garden and parking and currently generates an income of circa £24,000 per annum. A very useful addition for those looking for additional income or simply to accommodate guests, family and friends in their own space.

      Occupying a circa 12 acre site divided into paddocks, woodland and landscaped gardens with a natural spring fed pond. Complete with stables, triple garaging and outbuildings.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Glorious rural setting and graced with an income generating holiday lodge. Stables and land will suit equestrians.

    Mark HoldenProperty agent

    Local information

    • Wells House is situated approximately 11 miles from Penrith in the heart of the countryside. Occupying an enviable site of circa 12 acres with peaceful surroundings flanked by Rush Gill and Roe Beck. The land is of excellent quality, currently divided into three paddocks (all having a water supply), with the addition of stable blocks and outbuildings. Overlooking undulating countryside the property offers a potential buyer the peace and tranquillity and those from an equestrian background scenic and safe hacking out.
    • For the commuters, Junction 41 of the M6 lies just 8 miles South East and is easily accessible via the B5305. Carlisle is approximately 16 miles to the North. Both Penrith and Carlisle have mainline train stations connecting you to most of the major cities within the UK. Edinburgh, Manchester and London. Newcastle, Manchester and Liverpool airports are a couple of hours away and Carlisle airport is about 35 mins.
    • Please note all times and distances are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From junction 41 of the M6 at Catterlen head west on the B5305. Follow this road for approximately 6 miles and turn right signposted Skelton Wood End. Follow this road for 750 metres and then turn left. Follow this lane for 380 metres and turn right towards Ivy House Stables. Follow this lane and the entrance to Wells House is on the left. What3words: ///crypt.hiking.strong
    • Tenure = Freehold