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Ormathwaite Hall, Under Skiddaw, Keswick, CA12 4PQ

9 BED 7 BATH £2,250,000

Ormathwaite Hall, Under Skiddaw, Keswick, CA12 4PQ

£2,250,000
  • Ref: 1000_RS0216
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Bathrooms: 7
  • Reception Rooms: 5
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Summary

Amazing views, a treasure trove of secret gardens and a private 'old laundry' bar all come as part and parcel of the legacy of Ormathwaite Hall and Coach House: a home dating back to the 16th century, filled with nooks and crannies and striking historical features.

Full Details

Ormathwaite Hall
-Grade 2 Listed
-6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms
-Dates back to 16th century
-Benjamin Franklin once visited and stayed in the Hall in the 1700's
-Oil Aga
-Pantry room
-Original fireplace in the living room
-Listed original Art Deco tiles in the W/C and family bathroom upstairs
-Original windows and shutters
-Mains drainage
-Mains water
-BioMass boiler
-Ample parking surrounding the home

Ormathwaite Coach House
-3 bedrooms
-Renovated in 2005
-Private terrace
-At least 4 designated parking places
-Electric Aga
-Separate electricity supply to the Hall
-Oil fired heating
-Shares drainage
-Mains water
-Mains drainage
-Underfloor heating downstairs
-Holiday let potential

Location
-Close to Keswick (10 minutes' drive)
-18.5 miles to Penrith train station (London Euston from 3hrs 6mins, Manchester 1hr 35mins)
-Lots of local walks

Grounds and Garden
-3 ¼ acres of land
-Large courtyard with a laundry room, bar, store units, log store and outside toilet and shower
-Stream
-Waterfall
-Walled Garden with views of Skiddaw, Latrigg and Borrowdale Valley
-Apple and fig trees
-200 year old yew tree in the walled garden
-Large vegetable Garden
-Greenhouses
-Formal Garden
-200 year old box hedging
-Wild Meadow
-Aprox 1 acre Woodland

Set beneath the misty majesty of Skiddaw's 'rugged forehead', just north of Keswick and tucked beyond view along a quiet country lane, passing through woodland and alongside the running waters of Burr Ghyll.

Arrive through a handmade gate or via the farm entrance; an abundance of parking is available from both approaches. Whichever entrance you take - the whitewashed and lordly features of Ormathwaite Hall, its stately lawn and its far-reaching views to Latrigg and the Borrowdale fells are a breathtaking sight to behold.

Grand Doric pillars stand sentry beneath a stately stone pediment as double doors open into an impressively warm and welcoming entrance hall.

Step inside, onto the original stone floor and take in your bright, light surroundings as the entrance hall opens up ahead...

For more details and images, download the brochure on desktop. Call our office for your own hard copy brochure, or to book a viewing.

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