Mitchelland House and Cottage, Crook, Kendal, LA8 8LL
- 4 Bedroom Farmhouse
- Adjoining 2 bedroom cottage
- Built in 1680
- Council tax band F
- Grade II listed
- Septic tank
- Mains water and electricity
- LPG gas heating
- Approx 7 acre plot with indoor stables
- 5 minute drive to Bowness-on- Windermere
- 10 minute drive to Kendal
- 15 minute drive to the M6
Beyond the electric gate lies parking space for numerous cars, with a sizeable double garage providing the ideal refuge for a collection of classic cars.
Deep-set windows span the front wall, ensuring a steady flow of daylight to the room. Snuggle down in front of the impressive Aga Severn cast-iron stove in the lounge area to the right. Set upon a Brathay slate hearth, the cream-painted wood-burner provides a cosy centrepiece for the room.
Notice the hand-scripted initials 'R.T' and date of '1710', etched into the original spice cupboard to the right of the stove. The owner even has the documented history of the Thompson family, who were in residence at Mitchelland House during this period.
Pass beneath the large archway to the right of the staircase to find the heart of this country home; its spacious kitchen. A traditional cottage kitchen in every sense, matching delft racks skirt the tops of the pine cupboards around the room, snugly fitted around the top of the classic farmhouse pine dresser.
Retaining heat throughout the seasons, a royal blue gas Aga stands pride of place, backed by protective Dutch Delft splashback tiles.
Sneak a peek in the handy broom closet beneath the stairs before coming into the spacious utility room to the right. Equipped with a chest freezer, fridge-freezer and Belfast sink, there is also plumbing for your washer and dryer. The walls are filled with shelves, turning this handy utility into a double-serving pantry and dry store.
To the far side of the kitchen, a door leads to a useful boot room (handy for muddy wellies and muddy pups) coated in Brathay flagstones and with access outside.
Continue on to a cloakroom area, leading to a convenient downstairs toilet. From here, another door leads into the lounge, providing a free-flowing loop of the downstairs.
Returning to the living room, take the staircase up to the first floor, where a quirky window reveals a beguiling glimpse of the local fell. Emerging onto a long landing, a selection of doorways leads off to either side.
Through the first door to the front, Mitchelland House's master suite is located. So spacious, a kingsize bed sits facing a bed settee! Sash windows look out to the front where one of only two neighbouring properties lies.
In this master en-suite, a freestanding claw-footed, centrally filling bathtub takes centre stage, matched in elegance by the Victorian-style wash hand basin and toilet pull.
A third comfortable bedroom is next door, with its quirky corner wash hand basin. Both this bedroom and bedroom two are capably served by the large family bathroom at the end of the hallway.
Privately tucked back to the rear, a fourth bedroom completes the sleeping quarters at Mitchelland House. Its seated window looking out over the yard towards the garage and sun room. The handy en-suite bathroom to this final double features a rainfall shower tiled in a vintage textured style.
For information on Mitchelland Cottage, the outbuildings and the land - download the brochure on desktop or call the office for your own hard copy!