Thornthwaite, Wigton Under Offer
This charming four bedroom character filled home is located in the rural hamlet of Thornthwaite, just a ten minute walk to the Caldbeck Fell in the Lake District National Park and within easy reach of Wigton, Bassenthwaite Lake and Keswick.
Winter Barn was developed to a high standard by the present owners in 2002 into a spacious family home using a subtle blend of modern and traditional materials.
The stylish, beautifully presented rooms include an entrance hall, generous lounge with wood burning stove, traditional kitchen with bespoke cabinetry, dining room, and utility room. The ground floor is completed by an additional flexible use room, currently used as a play room but would be ideal for multi-generational living or annexe potential There is also a study/home office to facilitate home working.
On the first floor there are two double bedrooms, one with Juliet balcony and one with an ensuite shower room, two single bedrooms, family bathroom with roll top bath and a fifth bedroom, currently used as a cinema room/snug.
Outside, set on a large plot there are lawned gardens to the side and rear and lovely areas for sitting out and enjoying the wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. This property also benefits from a gated gravel driveway, ample parking, a large garage/outbuilding and a small paddock of around one acre, suitable for equestrian/smallholding use.
Winter Barn would make an idyllic family home with the benefit of the flexible use outbuilding which has development potential, subject to necessary consents.
Winter Barn is located in the peaceful rural hamlet of Thornthwaite, just a short drive away from the Lake District National Park. The village of Boltongate is close-by and has a thriving village community, set against the backdrop of the Lakeland fells, with village hall and 14th Century Grade I Listed church. The village of Ireby is just over four miles away with pub and primary school. There are wonderful country walks on the doorstep with numerous iconic lakes, fells and market towns to explore.
The hamlet is conveniently located a few minutes from the A595, offering easy access to Wigton and Carlisle, with major amenities, secondary schools and national transport links via the M6 and West Coast Main Line.
Mains water and electricity
Oil central heating
Private septic tank drainage
Council Tax band: E
Getting to Winter Barn
From M6 J43, take the first exit onto the B5305 to Wigton, Continue on this road, passing the first left turn for Hesket Newmarket and then on the long straight road, there is a cross roads signposted to the right to Dalston and Carlisle and the to the left to Caldbeck. Take this left turn and follow the road to the top of the fell. At the crossroads, take a right signposted Wigton and the next left signposted Thackthwaite/Cleamire, at High Hall turn right towards Bolton New Houses and at the Bog Hall crossroads turn left towards Thornthwaite, end of this road, take a left, signposted to be a dead end.
Address: Winter Barn, Thornthwaite, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7 8NG
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