4 Bedroom Detached Barn
– 4 Bedrooms
– Mains electricity
– Shared bore hole & private drainage to septic tank
– Oil fired central heating
– Council tax band G
– South Lakeland District Council
– 0.45 acre garden
– Views across the valley
– Plenty of parking
Welcome to Bateman Fold. Ahead, a stone-flagged dining hall, its ceiling dashed with rustic beams, provides a traditional and inviting atrium. Cosy and snug, two deep-set windows to the front cast evening glow on proceedings around the dinner table at the end of a happy day.
Robust wooden doors to the back of the room reveal a handy utility room, plumbed for washer and dryer, and a downstairs WC, with plumbing for a shower.
A glazed door to the right leads to a cheerful country kitchen, with a mellifluous blend of partially tiled walls, stone flooring and oak fronted cabinets. Enjoy epicurean experimentation? Gather your friends or family around the kitchen table whilst you prepare a sampler menu; all the appliances you need are built-in – an integrated fridge, electric hob, microwave, oven, and dishwasher alongside a separate freezer. Why not grow your own herbs in the front garden outside the kitchen door? Imagine walking home on a balmy summer’s evening with the aromatic scents of thyme and sage lingering in the air.
Take the stairs up, noting the unusual deep set windows on your way, before emerging onto the upstairs landing.
Stretching upwards, a high vaulted ceiling, flooded with light from the multitude of windows surrounding you to every angle. Take a window seat and soak up those views! From snug and cosy barn-comforts downstairs into uplifting and light-infused sanctuary upstairs; traditional country living with a twist!
Exposed beams peep through the vaulted ceilings, and, for added rusticity, a grand wrought-iron chandelier adds a suspended dimension of candelabra light in the evenings.
When winter is coming, huddle up in front of the wood burning stove, set on its slate hearth, and catch up on your favourite shows. High up on the wall opposite is an authentic hayloft attic, which runs the length of the barn and is partially boarded; ideal for storage.
Rest your weary head across the hall, in the spacious master bedroom. With views across the valley to two sides, this bedroom enjoys such a relaxing seat in the midst of the countryside you won’t need to count sheep to fall asleep.
Step out onto the covered walkway balcony; where better to enjoy the sunrise with a morning coffee or to toast the twilight with a warming tipple?
Stash your clothes in the recessed fireplace from the bedroom’s former incarnation as a kitchen.
Next door, bedroom three is currently utilised as a study, with open access next door into bedroom four, of a similar size. A quick fix should you wish to separate these two spaces, or perhaps you can see the opportunity for creating an en-suite to your master bedroom, and a second en-suite to bedroom four?
Last on the left, bedroom two awaits…peaceful and private, with dreamy views out to the half-acre of garden at the rear. Sunk deeply into the thick barn walls, two recessed alcoves make great display shelves either for books, lamps or treasured items.
At the end of the corridor, an inviting bathroom with exposed beams, bath with overhead shower, sink, toilet and deep set window shelf offer a refreshing room in which to unwind.