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Holly Bush, Santon Bridge, Holmrook, CA19 1UY

4 BED 3 BATH £900,000

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Holly Bush, Santon Bridge, Holmrook, CA19 1UY

  • Ref: 1000_RS0759
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Summary

Nestled in nature on the banks of the river Irt, with four acres of land, Holly Bush is surrounded by the unrivalled natural beauty of the western Lake District and offers complete privacy.

Full Details

* 4 bedroom, warm and welcoming detached family home
* Recently renovated to a high standard, with the original architecture lovingly maintained
* Contemporary and light filled, open-plan kitchen-diner
* Incredible garden and riverside views from every window
* Outbuildings with lots of space and potential

Grounds and location:
* Peaceful, entirely secluded gardens to unwind and relax in
* Set amongst almost 4 acres of private land including woodland, riverbanks, vegetable patches, lawns and a watermill
* 3.5 acres of landscaped and easy-to-manage Pagoda Wood with private river frontage
* Two-storey garage with 2 car parking spaces and two rooms above, with potential to develop
* Holly Bush is set in the Wasdale Valley in the western Lake District, right on the banks of the River Irt
* The village of Drigg (4 miles away) has great local shops, beach walks and a train station
* Parking for up to 6 cars

* Mains electricity and water
* Electricity with Solar PV installed in 2010
* Private drainage
* Air source heat pumps for heating and hot water installed in 2016
* High speed B4RN systems are available locally
* Most network providers would reach the home

Rich in history, with only three previous owners, this former miller's cottage and Irton Hall Estate home, has been lovingly extended and fully redeveloped into the utterly charming and unique four-bedroom house that it is today.

Within easy reach of all amenities, Holly Bush offers contemporary and modern living amongst breathtaking views. With Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England, just minutes away, and with links to Wasdale and Eskdale, escape to this haven of a home in an idyllic setting.
Surrounded by pretty flowers of every colour, lush greenery and with the sound of the flowing river in the background, this house certainly has the wow factor.

Wend your way onto the private driveway that has ample parking spaces for up to six cars. Let the stepping stones guide you to the front door, as you breathe in the sweet scent of the climbing wisteria adorning the trellis. Note the Burns-Lindow family coat of arms, dating from 1876 and symbolising strength and valour, proudly adorning the wall as you step inside.

Turn right into the contemporary open-plan kitchen-diner, light filled and welcoming, and warm your feet on the underfloor heating as you make your way into the kitchen area
Streamlined, handleless cabinetry in ivory, complimented by touches of wood, provides ample storage. Pour a glass of your favourite tipple and take a seat at the kitchen island to chat with the cook as they prepare your meal.

With an array of countertop space, the kitchen is both beautiful and functional. Appliances include a Siemens electric induction hob, Quooker tap, Siemens dishwasher, Fisher and Paykel fridge and chest freezer, integrated Neff double oven, integrated Neff single oven, microwave and warming drawer.
Descend the steps into the large galley utility room, with original quarry stone floor tiles. An AGA is surrounded by bespoke fitted cupboards for ample storage. Paired with an integrated Prosense washing machine, tumble dryer and wash basin.

With direct access to the outside, along with room for boots and jackets, it's another convenient entrance point after adventuring outdoors.

Effortless Entertaining
Retrace your steps back through the kitchen and into the dining area, where a large table, perfect for entertaining, is ready to host dinner parties with all the family gathered round. Later in the evening, take your seat by the bi-fold doors and relax as you take in the stunning views of the landscaped gardens. In the summer months, open the doors to let the outside in, and immerse yourself in nature's show.
Discover a bedroom on your left, ideal for visiting guests and loved ones. With dual aspect windows flooding the room in natural light, integrated wardrobes providing ample storage, and a neutral colour palette, it's an oasis of calm.

Step through into the en-suite bathroom, contemporary in design and featuring a walk-in shower, WC, wash basin and heated towel rail.
Make your way back to the entrance hall, pass the cloakroom on your right housing a wash basin, towel rail and WC, before continuing into the large living room.

Spacious Elegance

Filled with light and space, stunning solid oak flooring extends under scattered sunken spotlights. The neutral colour palette and open-plan design allow these multifunctional spaces to blend seamlessly, providing an array of areas to enjoy.
Views of the lush, landscaped gardens are on offer from the windows all around, with multiple options for direct access to the garden.

On winter nights, grab a throw and snuggle up on the sofa whilst you watch the flames dance in the perfectly positioned Jotul multi-fuel stove, featuring both front and side glass. Pick up your favourite book and get lost in its pages or take a seat at the table with a puzzle, with so many areas to enjoy, the room is flexible and versatile.

Continue into the river room and warm your feet on the underfloor heating as you take in the stunning elevated views of the garden and river.
In the warmer months, slide back the doors to sit outside on the patio, and dine alfresco with a glass of wine in hand. As the seasons change and the night draws in, light up the log burner for that extra bit of warmth, whilst stargazing through the skylight above.

Sweet Dreams

Retrace your steps back into the living room, and ascend the solid wood and glass staircase to the upper floor.
Enter the room on your left, with a window overlooking the garden letting in plenty of light, it's a space filled with possibilities. Currently used as a bedroom, keep it as is, or transform it into a home office or study, creating a versatile space to suit your needs.

Step back into the hallway and enter the large primary bedroom. Calming colours in this spacious room provide the perfect setting for a restful night's sleep. With no fixed storage, you can tailor the space to suit your needs, and wake up to glorious views of the garden each morning.

Turning left, enter another large bedroom. With ample room for storage and light pouring in from the windows showcasing those beautiful views, it's the perfect place to rest and relax.

Discover the family bathroom next door, where underfloor heating warms up toes on chilly mornings. Floor to ceiling tiles surround the large walk-in shower and a sumptuous bath sits centre stage, ready to be filled to the brim with bubbles. Also featuring a double floating wash basin and vanity unit with storage underneath, heated towel rails and WC.

Garden and Grounds

Turn into the private driveway and enter a secluded hideaway in an idyllic setting. With ample room for parking, make your way over to the garage. Featuring two storeys, the garage has a car inspection pit and a remote-controlled electric shutter door. The upper floor, currently used for storage and as an office area, is a space filled with possibilities. Keep all sporting equipment safely housed in the attached wood store, as you begin to explore the rest of the outside area.

Flowers line the pathway to the house with a large sweeping lawn unfolding before you. Easy to manage, the lawn and woodland area, making up four acres in total, are filled with spaces to enjoy.

Secluded seating areas are dotted throughout, providing a perfect setting to admire the different flowers, plants and shrubbery and to enjoy the wildlife they attract.
Built on granite elevation, sit on the swing seat overlooking the excavated and restored corn mill. The watermill that once ground corn for the Irton Estate, dating from circa 1250.
Let the calming sound of water rushing over rocks soothe your soul as you soak up the sunshine, history, and wildlife that surround you.

Meander down through the acres of woodland, filled with specimen trees and bushes, along with the 150-year-old pagoda.
Also comprising a single wooden garage, greenhouse, along with wood and machinery store in the Pagoda Wood, there are a myriad of places to discover and enjoy in the gardens of Holly Bush.

** For more photos and information, download the brochure on desktop. For your own hard copy brochure, or to book a viewing please call the team **

Council Tax Band: G
Tenure: Freehold


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