5 Bedrooms £630,000

Fossils, Melkinthorpe, Penrith


Fossils is an exceptional Grade II listed period property with five bedrooms, three bathrooms and a magnificent contemporary two story extension. This spacious detached property is set on a superb plot with off road parking, garage and large idyllic garden with Pennine fell views. The property is 
located in the desirable Eden Valley village of Melkinthorpe just two miles from the Lake District National Park and four miles from Penrith.

The original house is believed to date from the early 18th Century and has retained charming period features, including exposed beams and sash windows.  In recent years the residence has been renovated and an adjoining barn converted into an impressive architect designed contemporary wing, with exposed oak timbers.  On the ground floor of the conversion is a magnificent dining kitchen - an enviable living and entertaining space with Pennine Fell views from the glazed gable end wall and doors onto the garden terrace and outdoor kitchen space.

Melkinthorpe is a desirable Eden Valley village only two miles from the Lake District National Park.  Enjoy peaceful walks on the doorstep in Melkinthorpe Woods and Cliburn Moss nature reserve, with the beautiful Lowther Valley just a short drive away.  There are schools and pubs nearby in Hackthorpe and Clifton and the market town of Penrith is around four miles away with further amenities, secondary schools and West Coast Main Line train station.  Melkinthorpe is well located for road links with the A6, A66 and M6 all easily accessible.

Services 
Mains water and electricity
Septic tank drainage
Biomass central heating
(RHI payments until March 2022)
Underfloor heating 
(barn conversion and bathrooms)
Solar panels and back boiler

Council Tax Band: E

Getting to Fossils
From Penrith, take the A6 to Shap, go through Eamont Bridge and then take the left hand turn towards Cliburn.  Follow the road for around two miles then take the right turn signposted for Melkinthorpe.  Take the next left into the village and the property is on the left hand side.

Address: Fossils, Melkinthorpe, CA10 2DR

To view: Strictly by appointment only with Fine & Country
Telephone 01768 869007  
email northlakes@fineandcountry.com

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EPC

There is no EPC required for this property as it is exempt from the regulations.

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