Firbank is an exceptional property. Sitting in approximately 1 acre of garden and grounds with an additional field of 2.2 acres in front of the house, there is endless potential for this property. The Georgian Grade II Listed house boasts beauty and elegance with its traditional architecture and its picturesque courtyard surrounded by brick barns with slate roofs. There is great potential for development of additional accommodation or equestrian facilities (subject to planning consent).
The property retains many of the original period features, which you'll notice when you first set foot into the house. The grand entrance hall with high ceilings with the original stone floors and plasterwork, setting the tone for the rest of the house. You'll find two formal reception rooms, both with cosy log burners and working original shutters. These two rooms have South facing views over the garden and to the northern Lake District fells beyond. A focal point is the spacious farmhouse with Aga, fitted cupboards, breakfast bar and dining area. Next to the kitchen is a large dining room which leads to the entrance hall from which is access to the cellar complete with sandstone slabs and to the Butler's Pantry fitted out as a downstairs WC. Off the hall is the entrance to the anteroom, which opens out to generously sized living room with vaulted ceiling making it a real peaceful haven or entertaining space with a large log burner. The staircase with original hand rail and bannister lead to the master bedroom with a modern four piece en suite and large dressing room. There are three further double bedrooms, all with original fireplaces and the large recently renovated family bathroom.
Externally there is a lawned garden to the South of the property with a small woodland area to the West. There is also a vegetable garden, orchard to the East. To the rear of the property, there is a beautiful courtyard with a fish pond and a host of sheds, barns and storage.
19'01" x 15'05" Farmhouse kitchen with four oven oil fired Aga and breakfast bar/island. There is a range of fitted kitchen units with cupboards and drawers, together with larder storage, coat hanging and shoe racks. There is room for a farmhouse kitchen table along with room to socialise.
14'03" x 13'01" Leading through from the kitchen, another lovely bright room with views out to the courtyard. Large fire place with original iron work and exposed brick housing a wood burner.
Reception Room One
20'03" x 14'11" High vaulted ceiling with interlocking beams, this room is gorgeous to be in. Glass door out to the front garden as well as two large windows, the light floods into this room. The impressive exposed brick fire place with multi fuel stove, making this room incredibly warm!
Reception Room Two
13'09" x 12'11" To the front aspect with marble fire place. The original wooden shutters are in full working order. The room has high ceilings with original plasterwork. Views over the front garden and paddock.
Reception Room Three
13'09" x 12'11" Mirror image of reception room two, currently used as an office. Marble fireplace, original working shutters and log burner.
Reception Room Four
13'01" x 10'01" Smallest of the three reception rooms, views over the courtyard and currently used as an second office.
17'04" x 5'03" Length of the hallway, great for storage.
13'11" x 13'0" Master bedroom looking over the courtyard, neutral décor. Steps down to hallway leading to master bedrooms dressing room and en suite.
Master Dressing Room
15'0" x 9'0" Large dressing room with fitted storage running the width of the room.
11'08" x 6'0" Modern four piece suite. Free standing bath. Fitted units and airing cupboard. Separate shower. Skylight bringing natural light into this room.
14'0" x 12'11" Double bedroom to front aspect. Original fire place. Neutral décor and original plasterwork.
13'0" x 12'11" Double bedroom to the front aspect, original fire place, neutral décor and views out to the paddock.
13'0" x 13'0" Double bedroom to rear aspect over looking the courtyard. Original fire place and neutral décor.
8'10" x 7'10" White three piece suite with fantastic views out to the northern fells of the Lake District. The large window allows plenty of natural light to fill the bathroom. Fitted base unit for storage and heated towel rail.
Private driveway and extensive parking space. Beautiful square courtyard with approx. 82" x 10" to the West is a single storey outbuilding. Approx 82" x 13" to the East is a further single storey range of out buildings. The main barn to the North is two storeys and approx. 82" x 17". To the South is a lawned garden laid out with flower beds. To the West is a woodland garden with a colourful display of spring bulbs from January to May, a vegetable garden and orchard lie to the East. There is a. 2.2 acre paddock to the South of the property.
The property has oil central heating, septic tanks, mains water & electricity.
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