Askham, Penrith Under Offer
This gorgeous three bedroom barn conversion is beautifully presented and provides flexible accommodation over three floors, designed to take advantage of the lovely views of countryside at the rear.
Askham is one of the most desirable villages in the area, with pretty period cottages surrounding the picturesque village green , a village store and award winning eating places, including the Michelin starred Askham Hall.
It is situated in the ‘upper’ part of the village on the road which leads onto the fells and where Pooley Bridge on Ullswater is within walking distance. Penrith is around five miles away.
This desirable village is elevated above the banks of the River Lowther at the foot of Askham Fell. The area offers an idyllic country lifestyle with country pursuits on the doorstep, including riverside walks and fishing and hiking, horse-riding and biking on Askham Fell.
Lake Ullswater is a short drive away and can be accessed on foot over the fell.
The village has excellent amenities including the church, two pubs, village store, outdoor swimming pool and the award winning Askham Hall country house hotel and restaurant is at the eastern end of the village.
The nearby A6 offers easy access to the Eden Valley town of Penrith with M6 junction and West Coast main line station taking you to London in around three hours.
Askham has a number of fantastic places to enjoy a meal or drink. The Punchbowl and The Queens Head inns are both filled with character and serve traditional pub meals. Try the sample menu at Askham Hall on a special occasion or relax in their garden cafe orchard on a sunny day.
Enjoy a relaxing evening walk along the banks of the beautiful River Lowther or the nearby Lowther Castle grounds and gardens. If you’re feeling more energetic head up Askham Fell and onto Arthurs Pike or Barton Fell for panoramic views of Ullswater.
Just a few miles away lies Ullswater - England's second largest body of water, which sits amidst the splendour of some of the finest fells in the Lake District. Cruise the lake on a boat, take a paddle or enjoy afternoon tea at a lakeside hotel.
From Penrith take the A6 to Eamont Bridge and turn right at the sign for Pooley Bridge. Follow the road and turn left at the sign for Askham.
Continue on this road into the village and then turn right. The property is half way up the road on the right.
NOTE: the property has right of way over the gravelled driveway which serves as the entrance to the property
Drainage: mains service
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