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  • Freehold
  • Much sought after location at the head of the Gilpin Valley.
  • Within the Lake District National Park, a World Heritage Site.
  • Only a few minutes drive to Bowness-on-Windermere, Kendal 6 miles.
  • Stylish Victorian House with many original features.
  • Attached Bungalow, ideal for either a dependent relative or for letting.
  • The Bungalow could be integrated with the main accommodation.
  • Of interest to those with equestrian pursuits and hobby farmers.
  • Lot 1; House, Bungalow, farm and outbuildings, gardens, grounds and two paddocks, about 4 acres.
  • Lot 2; An adjoining 1.50 acre paddock with livestock shelter.
  • Lot 3; 2.40 acre field to the north of Lot 1.

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Excellent sound enclosure of pasture and grazing land known as 'bull copy', including A livestock shelter, adjoining lot 1. 1.50 acres (0.67 ha). Also available An extremely imposing period, Country House with attached Cottage. Ranges of Outbuildings, Two Paddocks.

Lot 2

Extending to 1.50 acres (0.607 ha) or thereabouts
As Shown Edged Blue on the Sale Plan

The access to this enclosure is adjacent to the entrance drive to Bateman Fold in the corner of the field.

Just beyond the entrance is an open fronted timber framed and clad livestock shelter 6.41m x 3.65m (external dimensions).

The field slopes gently up towards the westerly boundary which is adjacent to the public highway.

Sound stock proof boundaries. Vacant possession. Natural water supplies.

Bateman Fold is a cluster of three properties nestling at the head of the Gilpin Valley, in a much sought after area between Crosthwaite and Crook, just south of the Crook to Bowness-on-Windermere Road.

From Kendal, follow the signs to Windermere. At Plumgarths roundabout, at the end of the Kendal bypass, follow the B5284, passing through the village of Crook, which has The Sun Inn, Church and Village Hall. Proceed for approximately 1.5 miles towards The Wild Boar Hotel. Just before The Wild Boar, turn left, towards Winster. Near the brow of the hill, turn left and follow the lane around to the left and the entrance to Bateman Fold is on the left hand side.

From the direction of Crosthwaite, in the centre of the village, follow the signs to Crook. Towards the top of the hill at the crossroads turn left and the entrance to Bateman Fold is on the right, after approximately ¼ of a mile.


Mains electricity. Private water supply - bore hole, located within the yard area behind Bateman Fold House included with Lot 1. This is shared with two other properties. Central Heating – Bateman Fold House: Lpg. Bateman Fold Bungalow, electric heating, separately metered.
Tenure & possession

Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.

Fixtures, furnishings & fittings
All fixtures and fittings referred to in the particulars are included with Lot 1. All other items of furnishings and household effects are excluded.

All materials and equipment within the outbuildings and farm buildings are excluded.
Council tax

Bateman Fold House: Band 'F'.
Bateman Fold Bungalow: Band 'B'.
Local authority

South Lakeland District Council: Boundary ownership
The ownership and maintenance responsibilities of the boundaries are indicated with the "T" marks on the sale plan. The ownership and maintenance liabilities of the boundaries which are not shown with the "T" mark are unknown.
Stewardship schemes

There are no Stewardship Schemes affecting the land.
Basic payment schemes

There are no entitlements included or available.
Method of sale

Lots 2 and 3 will not be sold separately unless a sale of Lot 1 has been agreed.
Viewing arrangements

Lot 1: By appointment. Please contact our Kendal Office.

Lots 2 and 3, may be inspected at any reasonable time provided a copy of these particulars are in a possession.

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Bowness Ferry Nab Ferry Landing 2.4 miles
  • Bowness on Windermere Ferry Terminal 2.4 miles
  • Crosthwaite CofE School 2.1 miles
  • St Martin & St Mary Church of England Primary School 2.4 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Bowness Ferry Nab Ferry Landing 2.4 miles
  • Bowness on Windermere Ferry Terminal 2.4 miles
  • Crosthwaite CofE School 2.1 miles
  • St Martin & St Mary Church of England Primary School 2.4 miles
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9th Aug 2018 £30,000 First listed

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