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Smithy House

£ 550,000
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1

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  • A delightful, four bedroomed former Smithy with attached two level barn, stables and paddock
  • Lots of potential to further develop and model into a characterful, family home
  • Adjoining paddock of approximately 0.2 acres and wooden stables - ideally situated behind the property
  • Ideal location on the edge of the popular village of Penny Bridge and within a short drive of the Lake District National Park
  • Perfect for families and those with equestrian interests looking to relocate to a sought after South Cumbrian village.
  • No Onwards Chain

  • Description

    Smithy House is a characterful and charming former smithy with four bedrooms, attached two level barn, stables and paddock of approx. 0.2 acres on the edge of the popular village of Penny Bridge and within a stones throw of the Lake District National Park.

    The Accommodation comprises: Living Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen. Four Bedrooms and a Bathroom.

    Externally, there is a coal/ wood outhouse, W/C and detached wooden built stables and paddock. The paddock is an exciting proposition with the potential for residential development subject to the necessary planning permissions.
    This is a truly rare opportunity to purchase a delightful period house that is ready for new owners to further improve, in a village location and with the benefit of stables and paddock located adjacent to the property.
    Ideal for families and those with equestrian interests looking to relocate to a sought after South Cumbrian village.

    The internal accommodation comprises:

    Entrance Porch: 1.2m x 1.2m with an external wooden door, electricity meters and door to the:

    Living Room: 4.9m x 4.2m a large reception room with a central woodburning stove on a slate hearth with wooden mantle feature. Single glazed wooden sash window and window seat to the front aspect, built in shelving, characterful ceiling beams and door to the:

    Kitchen: 4.3m x 3.7m a good sized room with lots of potential. Having a stainless steel sink and drainer unit with storage underneath, white tiled window sill, single panel radiator, frosted internal window, external wooden door to the rear elevation, two single glazed wooden windows and internal door to the reception rooms.

    Sitting Room: 4.7m x 4.1m with two wooden traditional sash windows overlooking the front aspect, open fireplace with slate hearth, surround and wooden mantle, radiator, Beam effect ceiling. Small single glazed window to the rear and wooden stair case to the first floor.

    first floor.

    Landing: 6.9m x 2.1m a bright space with a single glazed window, loft access, radiator, storage cupboard and doors to:

    Bedroom One: 4.1m x 2.7m with a single glazed wooden sash window with delightful views over towards open countryside in the National Park. Radiator.

    Bedroom Two: 4.0 x 3.2m with a single glazed wooden sash window with open views and a radiator.

    Bedroom Three: 3.8m x 3.8m with a single glazed wooden sash window to the front. Radiator.

    Bedroom Four: 3.0 x 2.1m with a single glazed wooden sash window to the rear aspect. Radiator.

    Bathroom: 2.8m x 1.6m comprising a bathroom suite with a low level WC, pedestal sink, bath with Mira electric shower over, radiator, mounted mirror unit, Airing Cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving. Part tiled walls and laminate flooring.


    The position of Smithy House is very desirable, with the elevated paddock enjoying stunning, open countryside views. The property can be accessed via the front door by the road side or the side elevation.

    There is a split level attached barn that has lots of potential for future uses, such as a workshop, storage for agricultural purposes or for conversion subject to planning. Lower Barn: 9.2m x 4.8m with access from the road and door to the rear, with light, slate flooring and work benches. Upper Barn: 4.9m x 4.7m with wooden steps, single glazed window with open views of the countryside. There is a sloping slate gravelled access to the wooden built stables with concrete flooring. Stable One: 3.5m x 3.4m and Stable Two: 3.4m x 3.4m.

    There is gated side access to the paddock which extends to approximately 0.2 acres and its elevated position enjoys beautiful views of the surrounding area. The land is bordered by mature hedging and stone walls and is ideal for use for equestrian purposes, gardening enthusiasts or for potential residential development, subject to obtaining the necessary planning permissions from the local council.

    To the side of the stables is a small, established garden area with a selection of flowering plants and shrubs. In close reach of the rear entrance of the property is a stone built coal/ wood store and outside W/C. All of the outside attributes are in close reach of the property, which is highly desirable given the village location of the property

    Postcode LA12 7RL

    Tenure Freehold

    Local Authority South Lakeland District Council

    Council Tax Band ‘E’

    Services Mains Electricity and Water.

    Other Adjoining paddock with possible development potential. The property was partially re-roofed in 2019.

    No Onwards Chain

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