4 Bedrooms £500,000

Emmers Farm, Thackthwaite, Penrith


The property is located in the North Lakeland hamlet of Thackthwaite, within easy reach of Ullswater, Penrith and the A66 and M6. A local occupancy restriction applies (details on page 11).

The residence is ideally located between Ullswater and the A66, which offers easy access to the market town of Penrith with shops, schools, leisure facilities and West Coast Main Line station. Thackthwaite is surrounded by scenic Lakeland countryside and is close to Little Mell Fell and the Matterdale Valley, with Ullswater just a couple of miles away.

A stable door leads into the entrance hall with sweeping sandstone staircase and cloakroom. The hall opens into a traditional farmhouse kitchen with Aga range and fitted cabinets with built in dishwasher and freezer. At the end of the kitchen is a snug/family area with door into pantry. Off the kitchen is a characterful sitting room with sandstone mullion window, exposed beams, wood burning stove with exposed stone surround and a charmingopen sandstone staircase leading to the master bedroom.  To the first floor are four double bedrooms,with one having fitted wardrobes and the fourth flexible use bedroom having access into the adjoining barn. The spacious master bedroom has an ensuite with shower over bath, with the family bathroom having a bath and large walk-in shower.  The property has two externally accessed flexible use workrooms, one ideal as a home office with WC.  Attached to the farmhouse is a sizeable barn extending over 34 feet, with mezzanine space and enclosed utility/drying area. The barn previously had planning permission for extended main house accommodation - now expired but could potentially be reinstated.  Off the barn a byre has been converted into a delightful one bedroom guest annex with kitchenette and shower room. The annex offers income potential as a holiday let (subject to change of use).

Emmers Farm is approached via a shared driveway, which forks onto a private driveway leading to a gravel parking area at the front of the property. The residence is set on a wonderful 1.5 acre plot with large meadow, mature trees, a wildlife pond and a tranquil beck on the edge of the plot. The grounds are peaceful and private and have wonderful views of the surrounding countryside, Blencathra and the nearby Little Mell Fell.

Local Occupancy Restriction: The dwellinghouse shall not be occupied other than by a person employed or to be employed or last employed locally or who has throughout the period of three years immediately preceding the commencement of such occupation of the dwellinghouse has his only principal home locally together with the dependants of such a person living with him or her and the widow or widower of such a person. To qualify as a local resident, the person must have lived within the parishes of Hutton, Matterdale, Dacre, Barton, Martindale, Patterdale, St Johns Castlerigg and Wythburn, Threlkeld or Mungrisedale.

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