Barn Hey, Allithwaite, Grange-over-Sands
* Grade 2 Listed
* Built around the early 17th century
* Traditional farmhouse made modern
* 4 Bedrooms
* Parking for up to 6 cars
* Full renovation in 2017/2018
* Currently run as a holiday let
* Mains Water, Drainage, Electricity and Gas
* Underfloor heating in Kitchen and Dining room
* Good internet speed
Barn Hey, a traditional farmhouse, was renovated in 2018, retaining the comfort and charm of a classic stone-built structure set up for 21st century family living.
The Grade-II listed Barn Hey stands invitingly, walls dressed in cream and fronted by an ancient sandstone porch, inscribed with the date 1704.
The private driveway provides ample parking for up to 6 cars. Barn Hey is surrounded by lawns, patios and well-stocked borders.
Step inside and sense the warmth of welcome only found in homes of this vintage. Underfloor heating lies beneath the porcelain tiles, continuing through from the kitchen to the dining room into which it opens.
Classical antique cream and white tones set the palette for the decor at Barn Hey, a blank canvas upon which to imprint your own individuality. Windows look out over the sunny garden, the perfect site for alfresco entertaining in the summer months. Cook up a feast for family and friends on the multi-oven, six-ring Stoves Range cooker. Granite worktops and accompanying splashbacks pervade, providing plentiful preparation space. Cream units provide ample storage, with tall cupboards fitted around the American-style fridge freezer.
Conservation Velux windows invite light through, flowing on into the dining room, accessed up two small steps. Underfloor heating continues to create ambient warmth in this sociable space, where a deep window hints at the antiquity of the home. Thoroughly modernised, Barn Hey retains features of its past, in the exposed beams and updated panelling, painted creamy-white for a contemporary lift.
Beyond the spacious dining room, an inner hall contains an understairs cupboard, and provides access to the original kitchen to Barn Hey, now a large utility room, where Fired Earth tiles provide a stylish splashback. A new gas Rayburn stove provides a constant warmth from this room, conveniently positioned by a side entrance and opposite a downstairs shower room. The side entrance off this room leads to a porch with a window seat, where you can remove your boots after a muddy walk, before cleaning up in the Kudos shower and stepping directly into the warmth. Fully functional, the Rayburn is more than just a source of heat; cater for substantial gatherings using both cookers. There is ample space in here for a second dining table; this versatile room can also serve as a handy office. Tiled in travertine and gleaming, the downstairs shower room also contains a WC and wash basin with bespoke oak countertop and vanity unit storage beneath.
Returning to the inner hall, flow through to the lounge, where modern LED downlights add illumination alongside a large front-facing working sash window overlooking the cottage garden.
Biscotti wool carpet and harmonising walls set a soothing scene, with quaint alcoves and a fireplace adding to the warmth and welcome. Aga Wenlock stoves in the lounge and neighbouring sitting room issue toasty cheer throughout the entire home.
Continue through to the sitting room, a cosy inviting space perfect as a playroom or snug. Decorated in the same tones as the lounge, each room offers comfort and sanctuary.
Take the stairs up from the inner hall, turning right to discover bedroom two. Decorated in neutral tones, soak up views through the window over countryside. The family bathroom, tiled in travertine, offers a large separate Kudos shower in addition to a deep bath, perfect for a long soak. A large linen cupboard houses the pressurised water cylinder, providing instant pummelling jets to both showers. Built-in towel shelving is also on hand beside the shower, whilst the wash basin is inset within a large bespoke oak-topped vanity unit. The lavishly-sized master bedroom, featuring a handsome original fireplace and alcoves to either side of the chimney breast perfect for freestanding furniture. A low cottage window's deep sill is the ideal place to pause and soak up views out over Humphrey Head and the Bay.
Next door, a third bedroom contains a double bed and could serve as a dressing room if required. From the window catch glimpses out over Humphrey Head and the Bay.
Next door a fourth double bedroom is dressed in a clean palette and also enjoys views out over the trees and down to the Bay in the distance.
Finally, open the latched door and take the staircase up to the attic level. A vaulted ceiling dressed in oak truss beams rises up above, with insulated ceilings and walls. Offering the opportunity to provide master suite accommodation alongside a study or lounge, (subject to the necessary planning) the way is paved to create your dream bedroom bolt hole. Fully insulated, the central heating pipes have been brought up into this room, with hot and cold water available for the addition of an ensuite. An exciting vision for the future.
Outside the potential continues, with space to add a detached garage. Step out into the private garden beyond the historic sandstone porch to the front where ancient rambling roses create quintessential cottage garden charm, with an abundance of easy maintenance perennials adding seasonal colour.
Flow out from the kitchen onto a patio perfect for relaxation and dining. Scents of lavender drift over from the planted borders where more roses grow.
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