Gamblesby, Penrith Under Offer
An exceptional four bedroom Grade II listed, converted church which has been renovated to a very high standard.
The property sits within 0.4 acres of lawned garden and is located in the centre of picturesque conservation village of Gamblesby in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty at the foot of the dramatic Pennine Fells.
The original church was built in 1868 and now converted, the front entrance leads into a spacious entrance hall with grand stairwell and gothic style arched windows.
From the entrance hall you are led into the remarkable open plan living area, which retains many of the church’s original features. The church nave area now forms a comfortable open plan lounge area, with parquet flooring and wood burning stove. The circular chancel space, is now a unique modern dining kitchen area, with bespoke fitted cabinetry, beautiful arched leaded windows and impressive vaulted ceiling. The kitchen opens out to the side where the former vestry is now a cosy snug area.
To the outside, the church sits in the centre of the village and is approached by a gated parking area and lies within 0.4 acre of lawned garden.
Gamblesby is a desirable conservation village located at the foot of the Pennine fells, with 18th century sandstone properties set around a large village green. There is a pub and tearoom/shop in the nearby village of Melmerby and further amenities in the towns of Alston and Penrith. The beautiful Eden Valley is on the doorstep and the Lake District National Park and Ullswater are only 30 minutes drive away.
Services and Ratings
Mains electricity, drainage and water
Air sourced heat pump, plus additional heat recovery system
Superfast broadband available (up to 100 Mb/s)
Council Tax Band E
EPC Rating Exempt
Getting to Old St Johns Church
From Penrith take the A686 signposted Langwathby and Alston. After approximately nine miles enter into the village of Melmerby. Follow the road straight through the village and just before leaving the village, take the left hand fork in the road signposted Gamblesby. As you enter the village Old St Johns Church is on the left hand side.
Address: Old St Johns Church, Gamblesby, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1HR
To view: Strictly by appointment only with Fine & Country
Telephone 01768 869007
There is no EPC required for this property as it is exempt from the regulations.
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