4 Bedrooms £415,000

Burtrees Cottage, Helton, Penrith


A traditional 16th Century farmhouse with large attached outbuildings, a good sized garden and exceptional views across the Lowther Valley. The property has fascinating period features throughout and is an ideal development opportunity located in a highly desirable fell side village in the Lake District National Park.

Burtrees is an eclectic and character filled property, with the main residence opening into the adjoining barn, with a number of workshops, granary and stores. The property requires some modernisation but has a vast amount of potential, with scope to create one large impressive residence or a generous property with separate multigenerational annex or holiday accommodation (subject to planning consent)

Location
The property is located in the peaceful fell side village of Helton, with direct access onto Askham Fell and magnificent views across the Lowther Valley. The picturesque Lakeland village of Askham is just one mile away with two pubs, village store, outdoor swimming pool and the award winning Askham Hall hotel and restaurant. The A6, M6 and town of Penrith are a short drive away with West Coast main line train station.

Services: Mains water and electricity, septic tank drainage, oil central heating

Council Tax band: F

Directions From Penrith take the A6 to Eamont Bridge and turn right at the mini roundabout. Pass through Yanwath and take the left fork signposted for Askham. Follow the road and pass through Askham to Helton. Stay on this road Burtrees Cottage is on the right hand side, looking down onto the road. Postcode: CA10 2QA

At the present the main living accommodation comprises of a spacious sitting room, conservatory, dining kitchen, five bedrooms and a large second floor room, which would be ideal as a master bedroom with feature fireplace and views of the River Lowther. There are various bathrooms and storerooms throughout the property, with a large garage, workshops and an impressive granary room offering potential for further living or home working spaces.  The property has retained a remarkable amount of original and period features, including various stone fireplaces, beehive oven, spice cupboard and characterful stable and barn doors.

Outside
To the rear of the property is a generous garden with exceptional views across the Lowther Valley to Knipe Scar. The location of the current conservatory would be the ideal place for a large glazed garden room to make the most of these views. A driveway leads through the garden to a parking area, with further roadside parking to the front of the property

To view: Strictly by appointment only with Eden Estate Agents, telephone 01768 869000 or email penrith@edenestateagents.co.uk

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