A very fine, traditional Lakeland Longhouse, comprehensively and tastefully renovated by the present owners. Records suggest that the original building dates back to around 1565, making it one of the earliest lived in privately owned homes in the area. The adjoining former hayloft has been cleverly converted to create a superb two storey, two bedroom home of considerable style. This would be ideal as annexed accommodation to the main house for an extended family or for income generation. The property includes pleasantly laid out gardens, a useful range of outbuildings, a detached stable/barn, two field enclosures, an attractive belt of woodland and ample offroad parking.
The property is located in the highly sought after village of Rusland, in the beautiful Rusland Valley surrounded by rolling countryside, fells and woodland. The village has a scattering of splendid period dwellings, including Rusland Hall, a church and a village hall. Nearby villages include Satterthwaite and Bouth where there are pubs. Rusland is close to Grizedale Forest, famed for its lovely walks and mountain bike trails, and to Coniston Water and Lake Windermere. The village is also close to Hawkshead, Esthwaite Water and Near Sawrey, home of Beatrix Potter. The nearest town is the historic market town of Ulverston which provides an excellent range of shopping, leisure, cultural and educational amenities. Rusland is about three miles from the A590 road providing excellent links to junction 36 of the M6 motorway. The property is a perfect base from which to explore the Lake District.
Stone paved patio garden to front. The front garden walls incorporate two interesting post boxes. Gardens to either side and to rear comprising lawns, a box hedge knot garden, trees including damson and cherry trees and shrubs. Stone paved patio terrace to rear bounded by metal railings and fencing.
Adjoining the northern side of the gardens are two enclosures of pasture, together with a strip of roadside woodland, totalling around 2.10 acres [field Ordnance Survey Number 9010]. A wide layby provides ample parking for several motor vehicles.