The Close

Bleatarn, Apppleby in Westmorland

CA16 6PD

For Sale

Guide Price: £570,000

An excellent 5 bedroom detached house with paddock and potential further 7.5 acres

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01228 406260

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Handy for the village of Warcop and easily accessible from Penrith a most appealing, 5 bedroomed, detached family home in rural surroundings with extensive views and the advantage of gardens & adjoining paddock circa 3 acres with detached stone barn and additional land available if required.

Built for the current owners in 1980 and sensibly extended above the garage in 2007. The Close is a most appealing family home in a quiet, yet convenient rural location, close to the market towns of Appleby in Westmorland and handy for Penrith and the M6.

Warcop is a most charming Eden Valley Village with popular primary school.  Appleby and Kirby Stephen lie within 5 miles, both with grammar schools served by a school bus network.

Set in generous formal gardens the paddock on offer adjoins the rear of the property and has a detached stone barn to provide additional storage or would easily be converted to stabling.

A further field circa 7.5 acres is available by separate negotiation and adjoins this paddock and the house and has its own water and roadside access.

DIRECTIONS From Penrith join the A66 heading east in the direction of Scotch Corner. Continue for 18 miles and then turn right signposted Sandford. At the bottom of this road go under the bridge and follow the road round to the left signposted Warcop. On entering Warcop go past the school along a straight section of road and keep right, go past the telephone box over the small bridge and turn immediately right at the war memorial towards Bleatarn. Follow the road right through the village then drop down at the small hill then cross over a stone bridge, from here continue for another 0.5 miles and The Close is the first property on the right hand side.

VESTIBULE With part glazed Mahogany Hardwood door with sealed unit double glazed window in a Mahogany Hardwood frame.

ENTRANCE HALL With staircase leading to first floor. Carpeted with radiator.

CLOAKROOM With two piece suite comprising of low suite WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Tiled splashback and extractor fan.

LOUNGE/ DINING ROOM 7.32m x 6m (24′ x 19’8″) With featured stone built open fire with back boiler which works as an addition to the conventional central heating system. Built in storage cupboard with shelves above in alcove and exposed beams. Open to dining area with potential to separate to two rooms. Carpeted with radiator and Double Glazed units in Mahogany Hardwood frame. Corner aspect with views to front and over fields to side.

CONSERVATORY 5.05m x 4.7m (16’7″ x 15’5″) Victorian styled UPVC sealed unit double glazed construction. Pergo flooring with radiators and door leading to the rear garden. With views over the garden and paddock.  TV and telephone points.

KITCHEN 4.7m x 2.7m (15’5″ x 8’10”) A range of fitted units with solid teak worksurfaces. Extractor fan. Stainless steel single drainer sink unit and tiled splashback. Plumbed for a dishwasher. Tiled alcove with oil fired range cooker supplying the domestic central heating and hot water (neither this nor any radiators have been tested).  Exposed beams and sealed unit double glazing in Mahogany Hardwood frames.

UTILITY ROOM 2.8m x 2.74m (9’2″ x 9′ With a range of fitted units and Belfast sink. Plumbed for an automatic washing machine. Mahogany Hardwood leading to garden at rear and another into the garage. Sealed unit double glazing in Mahogany Hardwood frame.

1st FLOOR LANDING Access to partly boarded loft

BEDROOM 1 5.8m x 5.08m (19′ x 16’8″) With a range of free standing wardrobes. Carpeted with TV point, radiator and sealed unit double glazing in Mahogany Hardwood frame.  Telephone point and alarm control point.

BEDROOM 1 ENSUITE 3.02m x 1.73m (9’11” x 5’8″) With a fitted three piece suite comprising low suite WC, pedestal wash hand basin and double shower enclosure with electric shower and glass splashbacks. With extractor fan, shaver point and heated towel rail. Tiled with sealed unit double glazing in Mahogany Hardwood frame.

BEDROOM 2 3.05m x 2.74m (10′ x 9′) Carpeted with TV point, radiator and sealed unit double glazing in Mahogany Hardwood frame.

BATHROOM With a fitted three piece suite comprising low suite WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath. Fully tiled with sealed unit double glazing in a Mahogany Hardwood frame.

SHOWER ROOM Tiled shower recess housing a Trevi Boost shower fitment and extractor fan.

BEDROOM 3 4.27m x 3.28m (14′ x 10’9″) With airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Carpeted with TV and telephone point, radiator and sealed unit double glazing in Mahogany Hardwood frame.

BEDROOM 4 4.34m x 3m (14’3″ x 9’10”) With views to the Pennine. Carpeted with radiator and sealed unit double glazing in Mahogany Hardwood frame.

BEDROOM 5 3.66m x 3m (12′ x 9’10”) With built in cupboard with shelving above. Carpeted with radiator and sealed unit double glazing in Mahogany Hardwood frame.

OUTSIDE To the front there is a driveway with ample parking leading to the double garage. There is an additional hard standing ideal for a caravan or boat with its own entrance.

Surrounded by gardens, mainly to lawn with separate vegetable garden with water supply, raised beds and fruit cage, two separate summer houses, storage sheds and coal/wood store. A gate at the back of the garden opens into a field behind which has the benefit of a water supply and a recently renovated detached stone built barn.

Paddock access via lane to side or through the garden.

DOUBLE GARAGE 5.9m x 5.05m (19’4″ x 16’7″) With solid timber doors, built in workbench, storage and inspection pit. Part glazed timber stable style door to the greenhouse, oil storage tank and another door leading to the utility. Power points, water and lighting. We are informed by the vendor that the stone pillar between the garage doors can be removed to provide a single up and over door.

GREENHOUSE 7.32m x 2.44m (24′ x 8′) Power, lighting and water.


SEPARATE SHED 2.44m x 3.05m (8′ x 10′)

TENURE Freehold

SERVICES Mains electric, oil, water, septic tank (Klargester electric rotating system) are connected but have not been tested.

Superfast fibre optic broadband is connected via BT.

ADT monitored fire and security alarm system.

COUNCIL TAX Band ‘D’ – Eden District Council 01768 817 817