Property Summary


Guide Price £499,950

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 6.79 Acres

Branch Details


Barnard Castle

01833 690390

barnardcastleresidential@georgefwhite.co.uk

14c, Harmire Enterprise Park, DL12 8BN

Common Flatt Farm, Bewcastle

Carlisle, Cumbria

    Key Features

  • Detached double garage
  • Fantastic equestrian property set in 2.75 Ha (6.79 Ac) of land
  • Indoor and outdoor arenas
  • Peaceful setting with scope for further development (subject to consents)
  • Range of useful modern and traditional outbuildings
  • Three double bedrooms, one with en-suite facilities
  • Well presented sandstone farmhouse

A period Sandstone Farmhouse boasting three double bedrooms, a range of stabling and useful outbuildings, along with indoor and outdoor arenas. Whole site extending to approximately 2.75 Ha (6.79 Ac)

Common Flatt Farm is a well-presented Period, Sandstone Farmhouse which offers superb equine facilities. Including both and indoor and outdoor arenas, a useful range of traditional and modern outbuildings, which consists of stabling and storage. The whole site extends to approximately 2.75 Ha (6.79 Ac) making it ideal for those with a keen equestrian interest, those who hope to increase self-sufficiency or for a variety of outdoor pursuits. Situated in a peaceful, rural setting amidst open countryside, this spacious family home is full of charm and character and benefits from well-presented accommodation throughout.

The main entrance is to the front of the property, and leads into the spacious reception hallway, which features beams to the ceiling and a single glazed, sash window to the front elevation, this useful space is ideal for the storage and removal of coats and boots. The reception hallway in turn leads into the study, which features slate effect tiled flooring, ideal for those who work from home.

The dining room also features slate effect tiled flooring, whilst the focal point is the impressive stone inglenook which houses a cast iron multi-fuel stove. The room enjoys a rear aspect view overlooking the pleasant gardens and benefits from a useful under stair cupboard.

The traditional split level farmhouse kitchen offers ample space for a dining table for both formal or informal dining and is accessed from the dining room or externally from the front of the property. Fitted with good a range of solid oak base units which are topped with contrasting solid oak working surfaces which incorporates a Porcelain Belfast sink. Integral appliances include an electric oven, four ring hob and extractor over, whilst there is under counter space for a fridge, washing machine, and plumbing for a dishwasher. Beams to the ceiling add a wealth of character while the room is well lit by windows to the front and rear elevations, enjoying views over the properties gardens and land, the kitchen is completed with slate effect tiles to the floor.

Returning to the dining room the rear hallway can be accessed, and provides access to the living room and conservatory. The living room is a cosy reception room offering a pleasant outlook over the properties mature gardens and includes a cast iron, wood burning stove set within an inglenook upon a slate hearth.

The conservatory completes the ground floor accommodation and is of uPVC construction. Featuring tiled flooring, the conservatory enjoys superb views overlooking the well-established gardens. Access can be granted to the patio area from here.

Returning to the rear hallway, stairs rise to the first floor landing. The master bedroom is a modern and spacious double, which has recently been converted from a hayloft. The room is light and airy courtesy of high ceilings with exposed beams and a dual aspect to the front via a full length window and wooden sliding sash double glazed window to the rear. Completed by stripped wood flooring, the master bedroom is serviced by a newly fitted en-suite which comprises of a low level WC, Savoy wash hand basin set upon a stainless steel stand, and shower cubicle with mains fed shower. The en-suite is heated by a chrome wall mounted towel rail and features wooden flooring.

The second bedroom is a well-proportioned double and includes stripped wood flooring throughout. Enjoying a rear aspect view, this bedroom also benefits from a cast iron feature fireplace.

The third bedroom is a further double situated to the rear of the property, and benefits from a useful storage cupboard which houses the water tank.

The accommodation is completed by the recently fitted family bathroom which comprises of a contemporary white suite and includes a low level WC, a double width wall hung wash hand basin with waterfall tap and a freestanding roll top bath with shower attachment. Heated by a chrome towel rail, the family bathroom is completed by wood flooring.

Externally
Common Flatt Farm is approached via a private gated driveway which leads to a gravelled area to the front of the property which provides off road parking for several vehicles, further off road parking is offered in a detached double garage which benefits from an electricity supply. Also to the front of the property there is a useful stone built store which extends into byres currently used for goats and hens, for those who are keen for further development, this would make an ideal holiday cottage or annexe (subject to all necessary consents). To the rear of the property are the pleasant, enclosed gardens which are predominantly laid to lawn. Stocked with a variety of mature shrubbery and flowerbeds, the gardens border the River White Lyne.

Land and Buildings
The whole site extends to approximately 2.75 Ha (6.79 Ac) and the land is divided into manageable fenced paddocks which benefit from a water supply either via troughs or from the river. There is an outdoor silica sand arena to the front of the property which measures approximately 32m x 13m, as well as an indoor sand arena measuring approximately 15m x 18m which benefits from lighting and power. Adjacent to the indoor arena is a useful store, which would be suited to a tack room or feed store, whilst a further building to the rear provides stabling. There is an additional large agricultural building which consists of useful storage space and is divided into 3 gated areas measuring approximately 6m x 7.3m, 6m x 3.6m and 6m x 1.4m. The building features 4 loose boxes which measure approximately 4.5m x 3m each, to the rear of the loose boxes is a gated yard which is currently used as additional stabling and measures approximately 7.3m x 11.8m and has sliding door access to a concrete cattle court which is fenced by post and rail with access to an indoor yard. The outdoor space is completed by a purpose built winter turnout coral measuring approximately 30m x 20m.

Energy Performance Certificate
This property is currently rated ‘F’.

Directions
From Brampton, head North on the A6071 and turn right signposted for Roadhead. Upon entering Walton, turn left for Gilsland, and then at the crossroads turn right towards Greenhead. At the following crossroads, bear left for Bewcastle and upon entering the hamlet, proceed past the church and follow the road around to the left. The subject property will then be located on the left hand side.

Notes
1. The property benefits from a solid fuel fired central heating system and a septic tank drainage system.

2. A public footpath exists over a part of the land.

3. The property benefits from a combination of wooden single glazed, sliding sash, wooden mock sash and uPVC double glazed windows.

4. All rooms to the first floor have recently been replastered, whilst many first floor rooms have also been refloored.

5. Both the family bathroom and master en-suite have been recently fitted and benefit from new plumbing.

6. The chimney stack connected to the stove in the dining room has recently been rebuilt, the flue relined and the plumbing renewed for the stove.

X