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6 bed farmhouse for sale

£800,000 (£211/sq. ft) Guide price

Fallen Yew, Underbarrow, Kendal, Cumbria LA8

6 2 3 3,784 sq. ft*
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Property description

This detached Grade II listed former farmhouse is located at the top of the Lyth Valley and enjoys delightful views over the local countryside towards Scout Scar and Witherslack Scar. From the outset, Fallen Yew seems to be your typical Westmorland farmhouse however the property dates back to 1558 with a 1600's extension. Therefore inside reveals a wealth of original and niche features with an abundance of charm, exposed wooden ceiling beams, stone walls and original doors, cupboards and sash windows. The accommodation could lend itself to modernisation in parts however is vast, offering flexible living spaces that include a dining kitchen, large utility/ pantry, 3 reception rooms, study, family bathroom and a total of 6 double bedrooms, of which one is ensuite. The outside space also does not disappoint, amounting to approximately 1 acre it includes two lawned gardens and a former orchard come paddock.

Underbarrow is a small village located approximately 4 miles out of Kendal within the beautiful Lyth Valley. Surrounded by open countryside, Fallen Yew offers the countryside idea whilst not compromising on convenient access to Kendal, the M6 and train station at Oxenholme. Nearby Crosthwaite provides a well regarded primary school and conveniently located just a stones throw from the doorstep of the property is a popular country pub, recently renamed The Black Labrador.

Entering into a hall which in turn leads into a welcoming dining room with an open fire and exposed brick surround. This sizeable formal reception room offers ample space for a large dining table and enjoys lovely views over the front garden. Continuing into the dining kitchen, this former hen house is now an open space that is ideal for entertaining and also offers an additional area for dining furniture should you chose to utilise the present dining room as a more casual reception room. Steps lead up into the kitchen which is at present a traditional farmhouse style with a Rangemaster cooker set within an exposed stone inglenook. There is also a central island and solid granite worktops that encompass a Belfast sink. A large utility and pantry adjoins the kitchen affording ample storage and space for fridge, freezer, washing machine and dryer.

The inner hall leads via a further utility area with ample space for cloaks and additional storage along with a separate ground floor WC. The cosy snug marks the end of the original portion of the house that was built in 1558 and features a large multifuel stove set upon a flagged hearth with exposed beam lintel. The living room is located in the 1600's extension and continues to ooze charm with a feature exposed stone inglenook with a further mutilfuel stove set upon a raised stone flagged hearth. With views over the front and the south facing position, this room is bright and offers a lovely space to relax and entertain with ½ wood panelling to the walls and pretty window seats affront the original sash windows. A door leads into a porch with access into the front garden. A quietly tucked away study completes the spacious ground floor accommodation.

The first floor houses a total of six double bedrooms that each offer their own unique charm and views over the front towards Scout Scar. There is a wealth of storage across the rooms by way of storage cupboards and wardrobes including a large walk in wardrobe in the sizeable master bedroom. The second largest bedroom also benefits from an ensuite bathroom and there is a good sized family shower room.

A private drive leads up around to the rear of the property where there is ample parking along with a detached double carport. A neatly kept lawn to the front opens into a further spacious lawned garden with a paved patio perfect for taking in the peaceful views over local Lyth Valley countryside towards Scout Scar and Witherslack Scar. Adjoining this, there is also a large paddock that was formerly an orchard which would be great for keeping ponies.

Services Mains water
Septic tank drainage
Oil fired heating

Tenure
Freehold

Council Tax Band

G


Directions The property is well located and can be approached from various directions. From Kendal travel to Underbarrow via the Crosthwaite Road over Scout Scar. On entering the village, with The Black Labrador on the left hand side take the next right turn. The lane to Fallen Yew is then immediately on the right and leads into the courtyard and parking area for the farmhouse.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £322,732 Sales 131 Current average value £368,246 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£10,209 ▼ -2.70%

Property value data/graphs for LA8

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £446,945 £289 3.7 £393,684
Semi-detached £306,086 £284 3.2 £271,428
Terraced £260,714 £278 2.8 £260,630
Flats £350,945 £321 2.5 £266,392

Current asking prices in LA8

Average: £301,967
Avg. current asking prices in LA8
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £142,500
(2)
£106,098
(31)
£299,642
(30)
£454,409
(17)
£563,750
(8)
Flats £295,000
(1)
£329,975
(2)
£413,333
(3)
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All £193,333
(3)
£119,666
(33)
£309,978
(33)
£454,409
(17)
£563,750
(8)

Current asking rents in LA8

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Fun facts for LA8

Highest value in LA8
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Kentmere, Kendal LA8 £619,745
Longsleddale, Kendal LA8 £604,394
Crosthwaite, Kendal LA8 £565,060
Crook, Kendal LA8 £560,441
Whinfell, Kendal LA8 £535,018
Highest turnover in LA8
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Hillgarth 46.2%
Nethercroft 40.0%
Woodside Road 33.3%
Weston Houses 33.3%
Seedfield 31.8%

What Zoopla users think of Underbarrow

Overall rating:

  • currently 3.5 stars
Good - 73%

Ratings breakdown:

  • currently 3.5 stars
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  • currently 3 stars
Entertainment & nightlife
  • currently 4 stars
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  • currently 4.5 stars
Restaurants & shopping
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Schools & public services
  • currently 2 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Oxenholme Lake District (4.2 miles)
  • Silverdale (10.6 miles)
  • Kents Bank (11.2 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (39.0 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (56.7 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (57.5 miles)
  • Bowness Ferry Nab Ferry Landing (5.0 miles)
  • Bowness on Windermere Ferry Terminal (5.0 miles)
  • Far Sawrey Windermere Ferry Terminal (5.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Crosthwaite CofE School (1.5 miles)
  • Ghyllside Primary School (2.7 miles)
  • Vicarage Park CofE Primary School (2.8 miles)
  • Sedbergh School (11.9 miles)
  • The Alternative School (38.1 miles)
  • Thomas Whitham Sixth Form (42.8 miles)
  • Kirkbie Kendal School (3.2 miles)
  • Sandgate School (3.6 miles)
  • The Queen Katherine School (3.7 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£3,082 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 80,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,879 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Energy

Gas £66 Electricity £77 Estimated energy cost £143/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 24900 kWh/year
Electricity: 6800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Water

Supply £32 Sewerage £28 Estimated water cost £60 /mo
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