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Wolf Howe, Whinfell


Wolf Howe, Whinfell
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A versatile semi detached bank barn conversion with 14 acres of gardens, land and woodland occupying a quiet rural location with far reaching views of the surrounding countryside, Bannisdale Valley and the Lakeland fells. Situated six miles north of the amenities on offer in Kendal market town and within easy reach of the M6 motorway, Oxenholme railway station and the Lake District National Park.

The well proportioned accommodation, which is laid to three floors, has many character features including traditional doors, beams and stonework and briefly comprises entrance hall, sitting/dining room, kitchen, shower room and utility room to the ground floor, two double bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor and a further generous double bedroom with en suite bathroom, a workshop and a study on the lower ground floor together with a separate garage. The property benefits from double glazing and oil fired heating and offers great potential for alteration subject to necessary planning consent.

Outside offers delightful gardens and patios, garaging, an outbuilding and ample parking, a stable block and barn, paddock, fields and woodland and is ideally suited to a range of purchasers including those with equestrian or hobby farming interests.  


ENTRANCE HALL 19' 4" max x 9' 5" max (5.90m x 2.88m) Double glazed door, double glazed window, radiator, exposed beams, slate flooring. 

SITTING/DINING ROOM 25' 3" max x 19' 11" max (7.70m x 6.08m) Double glazed door to patio with adjacent double glazed windows, two double glazed windows, two radiators, multi fuel stove to feature fireplace, partially vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and feature beamwork, built in cupboard, fitted shelving to recess, recessed spotlights, exposed floorboards. 

KITCHEN 14' 9" x 9' 6" (4.50m x 2.92m) Double glazed window, radiator, good range of base and wall units, stainless steel sink, built in oven and microwave, electric hob with extractor hood over, space for fridge freezer, plumbing for dishwasher, under wall unit lighting, tiled splashbacks, tiled flooring. 

UTILITY ROOM 5' 6" x 4' 9" (1.69m x 1.45m) Light and power, fitted worktop and shelving, plumbing for washing machine, oil central heating boiler, tiled flooring, tiled splashbacks. 

SHOWER ROOM 10' 1" max x 9' 3" max (3.08m x 2.84m) Double glazed window, heated towel radiator, three piece suite in white comprises W.C., wash hand basin to vanity and fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower, recessed spotlights, extractor fan, tiling to walls and floor, fitted mirror, shaver point, access to utility room. 


LANDING 9' 10" max x 4' 8" max (3.02m x 1.44m) Two double glazed Velux windows, exposed beams. 

BEDROOM 20' 4" max x 10' 3" max (6.22m x 3.14m) Two double glazed Velux windows, radiator, eaves storage, exposed beams. 

BEDROOM 20' 2" max x 10' 0" max (6.17m x 3.07m) Two double glazed Velux windows, radiator, eaves storage, exposed beams. 

BATHROOM 5' 8" x 5' 6" (1.75m x 1.68m) Double glazed Velux window, three piece suite in white comprises W.C., wash hand basin and bath with mixer shower, wall light with shaver point, fitted glass shelf, built in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, extractor fan, tiling to walls, exposed floorboards. 


HALL 4' 0" x 3' 4" (1.23m x 1.02m) Natural light from entrance hall. 

BEDROOM 17' 1" max x 15' 11" max (5.22m x 4.87m) Double glazed window, radiator, fitted wardrobes and dressing table, recessed spotlights. 

EN SUITE 6' 4" x 6' 2" (1.94m x 1.89m) Radiator, three piece suite comprises W.C., wash hand basin and bath with mixer shower, recessed spotlights, extractor fan, partial tiling to walls. 

WORKSHOP 24' 10" max x 13' 10" max (7.58m x 4.23m) Timber and glazed double doors, double glazed window, light and power, fitted shelving. 

STUDY 16' 7" x 7' 3" (5.08m x 2.22m) Double glazed window, radiator. 

GARAGE 20' 7" max x 20' 1" max (6.28m x 6.14m) Timber double doors, light and power, fitted shelving. 

OUTBUILDING 18' 0" x 9' 2" (5.50m x 2.80m) Two timber doors, two single glazed windows, light and power. 

BARN 44' 11" x 20' 1" (13.70m x 6.14m) Timber double doors, skylights, power. 

STABLE BLOCK Four stables and feeding room each having stable doors and lighting and each stable having automatic water feeders.
(1) 4.77m x 3.43m (2) 4.08m x 3.47m (3) 3.52m x 3.45m (4) 3.49m x 3.48m (5) 3.47m x 3.45m 

OUTSIDE Wolf Howe is accessed via an attractive shared "double entrance drive-through" driveway with two neighbouring properties. The fabulous gardens and grounds, which equate to 14 acres, include private parking and turning together with a two paved patios, an outbuilding, a greenhouse, a section of lawned garden and further off road parking directly surrounding the property. Adjacent to this lies a private gated entrance leading to the substantial barn and the stable block along with substantial off road parking. This is located within the paddock which leads on through enchanting woodland to the fields beyond where there is also a further blanket of woodland and an area of willow planting intended for Biomass fuel. There is a small natural stream which runs through the land.  

SERVICES Mains electricity, oil fired heating, non mains drainage, non mains water.  

COUNCIL TAX BANDING Currently Band F as shown on the Valuation Office website.  

DIRECTIONS From Kendal proceed north along the A6 toward Shap and after approximately three miles turn right signposted Whinfell. Continue to the cross roads and go straight on for approximately one mile then bear right at the fork passing over Rossill Bridge. Proceed alongside the river, turn right at the T-junction and continue up the lane to find Wolf Howe situated on the left.  

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IMPORTANT NOTICE Whilst every care has been taken in the preparation of these particulars, all interested parties should note: (i) the descriptions and photographs are for guidance only and are not a complete representation of the property; (ii) plans are not to scale, are for guidance only and do not form part of a contract; (iii) services and any appliances referred to have not been tested, and cannot be verified as being in working order; (iv) no survey of any part of the property has been carried out by the vendor/lessor or Thomson Hayton Winkley Estate Agents; (v) measurements are approximate and must not be relied upon and have been taken using a laser measuring device. For convenience an approximate imperial equivalent is also given; (vi) any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property does not mean that any necessary planning, building regulations or any other consent has been obtained. A purchaser/lessee must find out by inspection or in other ways that these matters have been properly dealt with and that all information is correct; (vii) nothing in these particulars or any related discussions forms part of any contract unless expressly incorporated within a subsequent agreement; (viii) please contact the Agents before travelling any distance or viewing properties to check availability and confirm any point which may be of particular importance. THW Estate Agents Ltd is a separate legal entity to the solicitors firm of Thomson Hayton Winkley Ltd which has a different ownership (although some of the owners are the same). Clients of THW Estate Agents Ltd do not have the same protection as those of Thomson Hayton Winkley Ltd. 

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  • semi detached barn conversion
  • sitting/dining room
  • modern kitchen
  • three bedrooms
  • bathroom, shower room and en suite
  • utility room, workshop and study
  • double glazing and oil fired heating
  • stables, barn, garaging and outbuilding
  • 14 acres of gardens, land and woodland
  • fabulous unspoilt countryside views

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