Caldbeck, Northern Lake District Under Offer
A charming four bedroom Cumbrian longhouse with attached two storey barn located in the highly desirable and scenic village of Caldbeck in the Lake District National Park.
A two storey outbuilding within the grounds with current planning consent for conversion into a two bedroom property for holiday use ancillary to Townhead House. Magnificent views across to High Pike and the North Lakeland fells can be enjoyed from the rear garden. Currently a successful holiday accommodation, it is within easy reach of Penrith, Keswick and Carlisle and has excellent transport links.
Townhead House dates back to the 1700’s and has been sympathetically renovated and updated in the recent past, whilst retaining its’ historic charm and original features. The stylish, beautifully presented rooms include a traditional dining kitchen, spacious sitting room with multifuel stove, snug with open fire and four double bedrooms, master with ensuite and family bathroom, the majority of the rooms having double aspect.
The property is set on a large plot with gravel driveway, ample parking and outbuilding containing 2 loose boxes and a tack room. The beautiful south facing lawned gardens to the rear have mature shrubs and lovely areas for sitting out on a summer evening and enjoying the wonderful views of the surrounding countryside and the Lakeland fells.
The property is an idyllic family home with the ability to put into effect the planning consent for an adjoining holiday letting property or it can continue as a holiday rental/second home.
Townhead House is located in a peaceful rural setting in the Lakeland village of Caldbeck, on the Northern edge of the Lake District National Park surrounded by stunning Cumbrian countryside and dramatic fells. The Cumbria Way footpath runs close by offering direct access on the fells for riding, hiking or cycling from Keswick to Carlisle. The village has a primary school, village store/post office, cafe, pub, doctors surgery and an idyllic duck pond in addition to cricket and bowling clubs. The nearby B5305 offers easy access to the M6 motorway, Penrith and Carlisle with major amenities and West Coast main line station
High Speed Fibre 1 Broadband Mains water, electricity and drainage
Oil boiler and multifuel stove provide heating and hot water combined or independently
Council Tax Band E although currently Small Business Rated with full relief
Getting to Townhead House
Address: Townhead House, Upton, Caldbeck, Cumbria, CA7 8EU
Directions by car:
FROM NORTH & A69 EAST: Leave M6 at J42. Take 4th exit (Newbiggin Rd.). Continue to Bridge End (Nr. Dalston). Join the B5299 heading to Caldbeck. Pass through Welton. Straight over crossroads at Goose Green(B5299/B5305). Turn Left at next crossroads (above Caldbeck)Turn Right in Caldbeck (at tearoom). Turn Left at School Turn Left immediately after humpback bridge, proceed up lane. Townhead House is facing you with ample parking over cattlegrid to the rear.
FROM SOUTH & A66 EAST: Leave M6 at J4. Take 1st exit (B5305, signposted Wigton). Continue on this road through Unthank and Sebergham. After Sebergham turn left at the cross roads at GooseGreen (B5305/B5299). Turn left at next crossroads (above Caldbeck). Turn right in Caldbeck (at tearoom). Turn left at school. Turn left immediately after humpback bridge, proceed up lane Townhead House is facing you with ample parking over cattlegrid to the rear.
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