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Kiln Hill Barn & Cottages, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, CA12 4RG

10 BED 8 BATH £1,000,000

Kiln Hill Barn & Cottages, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, CA12 4RG

  • Ref: 1000_RS0688
  • Bedrooms: 10
  • Bathrooms: 8
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Summary

Escape to the serenity of Kiln Hill Barn, a spacious and welcoming barn conversion where modern luxury meets rustic charm amongst the rolling hills of Bassenthwaite. Complete with two self-contained annexes, and surrounded by idyllic views, this spacious family home ticks every box.

Full Details

* Kiln Hill Barn - 5-bedroom house (sleeps 10)
* Two cottages, Stables and Byre
* Currently running as successful holiday lets
* Kiln Hill Barn is over 100 years old, and was converted 30 years ago
* The barn is built from traditional slate with very thick walls being converted from an original building over 30 years ago. A new slate roof was put an approximately 15 years ago using original slates. Significant money has been spent on heating, doors, bathrooms, etc.
* Lots of character
* Local materials used throughout the home
* Could easily be transformed back into a beautiful family home
* Beautiful fell and lake views!

Grounds and Location:
* Large garden with established tree belt and new fencing and gates provides a large enclosed and secure space
* Parking for 10 cars
* Large patio overlooking Skiddaw Mountain and the lake, amazing views
* 7 miles to Keswick
* Local eateries: The Sun Inn is within walking distance, along with several good pubs and restaurants within a 5-minute drive. E.g. Armathwaite Hall, Lizzies Hall, The Pheasant and the Lakes Distillery

Holiday let figures:
* Kiln Hill Barn potential revenue - £86,000-£95,000 pa!
* The two cottages income together is roughly £50,000 pa!
*For more information regarding the turnover and business - please get in touch.

* Mains water and electricity
* Private drainage
* Oil fired central heating
* BT internet with roughly 40 Mbps
* Good phone coverage for all networks
* Not listed
* Freehold

Easily accessed from the A591, pull up onto the large driveway where there is ample parking at the front of the home for up to five cars.

Make your way to the original barn frame that supports two large barn doors, which swing open to unveil an entrance point like no other.

Exposed Lakeland stone leads you under a sheltered porch, where three custom glass panels converge to form the front entrance. Step inside to a wide and welcoming hallway, where the expansive pitched roof, adorned with original exposed beams, fills the area with a sense of spaciousness and light, complemented by the rugged Lakeland stone walls. Flagged stone extends underfoot, leading to a wall of glass that provides access to the living area.

Freshen up in the cloakroom on the right featuring WC and washbasin, before discovering the utility room next door. Home to the washing machine, with sink and countertop, it's a brilliant area to complete household tasks. Continue ahead through the door where another storage area and access point to the home can be found.
Retrace your steps back toward the entrance hall, peep into the storage cupboard on the left, before entering the kitchen. An array of wooden cabinetry lines the walls above and below the countertops, offering plenty of space and storage. The large central island provides a natural congregation point for family and friends as you whip up culinary delights. Invite guests to sit at the bar stools and enjoy pre-dinner drinks as you talk them through the menu.

A Stoves cooker provides a focal point in this space, and other appliances include an integrated dishwasher and fridge.

Flow through into the dining room, where oak wooden floor and white walls provide a visually striking contrast to the exposed stone wall, making for a stunning backdrop to any dining experience. Windows display the vistas of the countryside and large French doors lead into the lounge.
The high ceiling, with a skylight, and exposed beams, showcases the architectural charm of the barn, and adds a wonderful sense of space. The mezzanine landing, overlooking the area, provides a perfect vantage point in which to appreciate the design.

Make your way through the glass door leading back to the main entrance, turn right and continue ahead into a large double bedroom where exposed beams line the pitched roof.
Discover the en-suite to the left, that features heated towel rail, shower, washbasin, and WC. Return to the hallway, pass two fitted storage cupboards, and turn left into another large double bedroom.
An exposed Lakeland stone wall provides rustic charm and a brilliant contrast to the other crisp, white walls. Turn into the en-suite on the right, comprising a bath with an overhead shower, WC, and washbasin against a wall of exposed stone.

Another large bedroom can be found next door, where long windows within the exposed stone wall showcase stunning vistas of the countryside. Freshen up in the en-suite that comprises a bath, washbasin, WC, and heated towel rail.

Retrace your steps back into the lounge and take the staircase to the upper floor. Visually stunning, with beams running the length of the ceiling, and the half turn staircase with spindles adding to the design, arrive at the landing where the architectural marvel of Kiln Hill Barn can really be appreciated.
A central walkway runs along the landing area, bordered on each end by two vantage points that provide sweeping views of the downstairs, as well as additional storage space.
To the right, discover a snug area, a perfect place to hideaway with your favourite book, or space in which to unwind under the high-pitched ceiling.

Two bedrooms are waiting to be discovered, both sympathetically designed within the roof space of Kiln Hill Barn, providing unique and charming areas in which to relax.
Continue ahead into the first bedroom, where a small staircase on the right leads to a dressing area. A staircase to the left takes you into a relaxation space and straight ahead, the staircase brings you into the main bedroom with original beams, skylight, and exposed stone wall. Flow through to the en-suite on the right featuring bath, shower, washbasin, and WC.

Cross the landing into the bedroom on the opposite side, a mirror image of the first bedroom with two staircases leading to separate dressing and relaxation areas, and a staircase to the main bedroom. The en-suite on the right comprises shower, bath, WC, and washbasin.

The Stable
Self-contained, with its own access and ample parking area around the back of the home, The Stable is perfect for visiting guests or family members. Make your way through the half-glazed door and into a porch before stepping into the bright, open plan living and dining area.

Flow through to the living space on the left, where original beams line the ceiling and whitewashed stone walls add to the character.

Pass the dining table on the right and turn left into the kitchen. White cabinetry offers storage and appliances include fridge, freezer, electric oven, and hob.
Make your way back to the dining area, continue ahead and turn left into a spacious double bedroom. With an original beam overhead, carpet underfoot and neutral décor, it makes for a peaceful retreat. Another double bedroom resides next door, and the bathroom is on the next left. Featuring WC, washbasin, and bath with an overhead electric shower.

Also with its own access from the back of the home, Byre offers a bright and welcoming entrance from the glazed arched doorway that brings you into a spacious living area with exposed stone walls and beams.
Continue ahead, to the door at the back of the room and take a right to discover a spacious double bedroom. With a window showcasing the views of the countryside, exposed beam, and crisp white walls, it's an oasis of calm. Another spacious double bedroom can be found next door, where a glazed door offers amazing views, fills the room with light and provides another entrance point. Take a left into the en-suite, comprising a washbasin, WC, and shower. Return to the hallway, turn right, and find the family bathroom on the right, featuring a bath with an overhead shower, washbasin, and WC.

Retrace your steps into the hallway and turn left into a dining room. With a fitted storage cupboard and door providing access to the outside area, it's a versatile and adaptable space.
Cross the dining room and into a hallway where a half-glazed door offers another access point into the home. Turn left to discover a twin bedroom, before returning to the hallway and turning left into the kitchen. With blue cabinetry and wooden countertops, there's plenty of space to cook up delicious meals and treats. Appliances include a dishwasher, oven, fridge, and freezer.

Gardens and Grounds
With an enclosed garden and patio area to the front of the home, as well as the seating area around the back, there are ample spaces to enjoy outside. Take your morning coffee and sit in the sunshine listening to the birdsong. Stretch out on the large lawn and play games in the summer months.
Light up the fire pit in the evenings, and enjoy the views as the stars appear, ready for you to spot the constellations.
With ample parking areas offering easy access to the annexes for any visiting guests, it's the perfect spot to admire the amazing panoramic views.

Secluded but not isolated, Kiln Barn Hill has so much to offer, in such a brilliant location, it's the perfect family home for those looking to celebrate a life in the countryside.

** 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 **

Tenure: Freehold


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