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Property details

  • 5 bedrooms


  • Freehold
  • Four/ five bed detached farmhouse
  • Three reception rooms
  • Open plan living kitchen
  • Stunning family home
  • One bed annexe- holiday let potential
  • EPC rating F

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A beautifully presented 4/5 bedroom detached family home, offering spacious, characterful accommodation, attached one bed annexe and a rural village location. Fernbarn House is a former barn in the quiet rural village of Tallentire, a superb example of a Cumbrian vernacular home, brimming with charming character features and an immense feeling of comfort that says 'welcome home' the minute you step through the door.

The accommodation comprises large lounge with inglenook fireplace, formal dining room, living kitchen with island unit and dining area; four double bedrooms, the master being en-suite, a library which could be converted into another large en-suite bedroom and a family bathroom. The annex is located entirely on the ground floor, and comprises one bedroom, bathroom, lounge with galley kitchen area and utility room, offering a fantastic opportunity for holiday letting.

Externally ample off-road parking, attached garage, lawned garden to the front and rear courtyard complete a superb home.

Set within the rural village of Tallentire, only a short drive from the popular market town of Cockermouth and within easy reach of the A595 and A66 to local west coast employment hubs or Carlisle. The village itself has a highly rated local pub and falls within the catchment area for the outstanding rated Bridekirk Dovenby primary school and Cockermouth secondary school. Being only a short drive from the Solway coast or the western Lake District, this is an incredibly popular village location.

Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil-fired central heating. Mains powered under floor heating in the sun room. Telephone line installed subject to BT regulations. Please note the mention of any appliances and/or services within these particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

From Cockermouth, take the A594 in a westerly direction towards Maryport. After approximately two miles, take the junction to the right signposted Tallentire. Follow the road into the village bearing left into the one way system. Leave the one way system and the property can be found immediately on the right hand side.

ground floor

entrance vestibule

The property is accessed via a composite front door with glazed panels leading into entrance porchway with stone flagged flooring, exposed stone wall, exposed beam and vaulted roof and woodenexternal door leading into the entrance hallway.

Fitted with a two piece suite comprising WC and wash band basin in a built-in vanity unit.

5.80m x 5.03m (19' 0" x 16' 6") A large front aspect reception room with character exposed oak beams, feature stone inglenook fireplace with substantial oak mantel housing wood burning stove on a tiled hearth. Points for TV and Sky, wall mounted lighting, exposed stone detailing, staircase leading to first floor accommodation, wooden doors leading to the kitchen and to the dining room and a built-in pantry cupboard.
Dining room

5.80m x 4.57m (19' 0" x 15' 0") A large front aspect room with exposed stone feature fireplace and oak mantel, space for an 12-14 person dining table. Exposed beams, pendant and wall lighting.
Open plan kitchen diner/sun room

9.50m x 4.88m (31' 2" x 16' 0") A fantastic open space with the kitchen area comprising a range of base and wall units in a contemporary country-style finish with complementary black granite-effect work surfacing incorporating 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap. Four burner work top mounted ceramic hob with stainless steel splashback and extractor chimney over. Integrated appliances include a separate double electric oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. The focal point of the kitchen is the oil fired Aga with twin hob and two ovens. Island unit featuring storage and electric points. Exposed stone feature wall and beams, spotlighting. Open plan into the sun room. A further wooden door leads to the utility room.
Sun room

Having a glass ceiling and exposed oak beam and stone wall. Tiled flooring with under floor heating. Points for TV and Sky. Space to accommodate an 8-10 person dining table comfortably.
Utility room

Fitted with a range of base and wall units in a light wood-effect finish with complementary work surfacing incorporating a stainless steel sink with drainer and tap. Oil powered boiler, plumbing for washing machine, tiled flooring built-in storage cupboard and uPVC door leading to the rear garden.
Rear hallway

Leading to the Annex Lounge.
Annex lounge

5.28m x 3.56m (17' 4" x 11' 8") A front aspect room with uPVC French doors giving access to the front garden. Built-in storage cupboard, exposed beams and open plan to the kitchen area.
Annex kitchen

Fitted with a range of base and wall units in a light wood-effect finish with complementary grey granite-effect work surfacing incorporating a 1.5 bowl composite sink with drainer and mixer tap. Tiled splashbacks, 4-burner work top mounted ceramic hob with extractor chimney over. Wall-mounted shelving and Kardene flooring.
Annex bedroom

3.56m x 2.80m (11' 8" x 9' 2") A side aspect double bedroom featuring a range of fitted wardrobes. Currently used as an office.
Annex bathroom

Fitted with a four piece suite comprising walk-in shower with electric shower, bath, WC and wash hand basin. Tiled splashbacks.
First floor

first floor landing

Wooden internal doors leading to all first floor rooms, exposed wooden beams, feature stone wall and loft access via hatch.

Library/bedroom 5
5.80m x 5.74m (19' 0" x 18' 10") A fantastic light and airy front aspect room with vaulted ceiling and exposed oak beams, exposed wood flooring and exposed stone detailing on the walls, skylights and spotlighting. A beautiful fifth bedroom which could be converted into an en-suite if required as there is plumbing in the bathroom directly below.
Master bedroom

4.78m x 4.27m (15' 8" x 14' 0") A side aspect double bedroom with twin velux skylights, a bank of built-in wardrobes, exposed beams.
En suite shower room

Fitted with a three piece suite comprising walk-in double shower with mains powered shower, WC and wash hand basin. Tiled splashbacks, tiled flooring and vertical radiator.

Bedroom 2
5.05m x 3.73m (16' 7" x 12' 3") A front aspect double bedroom with exposed oak beams and window lintel, built-in wardrobes. Exposed wooden floorboards

bedroom 3
4.45m x 2.64m (14' 7" x 8' 8") A front aspect double bedroom with exposed beams and built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom 4
5.72m x 3.20m (18' 9" x 10' 6") A front aspect double bedroom with exposed oak beams, stone wall detailing, built-in wardrobes.
Family bathroom

Fitted with a five piece suite comprising walk-in shower with mains shower, bath with tap connected shower, bidet, WC and wash hand basin set in a vanity unit. Tiled walls and flooring, wall lights and spotlighting.

The loft is boarded out and provides ample storage space, complete with wall-mounted shelving, power and lighting.

gardens and parking woodstore & garage

To the front of the property is a block-paved driveway with parking for 3 to 4 cars. There is a substantial wood store, paved seating area and lawned garden. Raised flowerbeds and borders with established perennials and mature trees and shrubbery. To the rear is an enclosed courtyard area with sandstone slabbed patio and artificial turfed lawn. A wooden door provides pedestrian access to the garage.

5.66m x 3.38m (18' 7" x 11' 1") A substantial garage with double wooden door, power, lighting, water supply and pedestrian door leading to the rear courtyard.
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Pfk work with preferred providers for the delivery of certain services necessary for a house sale or purchase. Our providers price their products competitively, however you are under no obligation to use their services and may wish to compare them against other providers. Should you choose to utilise them pfk will receive a referral fee: Napthens, Bendles llp, Scott Duff & Co Property Lawyers/Conveyancing Service - completion of a sale or purchase, pfk will receive a referral fee of £120 to £180 per transaction; Pollard & Scott/Independent Mortgage Advisors – arrangement of mortgage & other products/insurances, pfk will receive a referral fee - the average fee earned in 2018 was £226.32; etsos/EPC and Floorplan Providers - EPC and floorplan £66.00, EPC only £24.00, floorplan only £6.00. All figures quoted are inclusive of VAT.

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Local Amenities

  • Aspatria 4.3 miles
  • Maryport 4.4 miles
  • Bridekirk Dovenby CofE Primary School 1.2 miles
  • Dearham Primary School 2.5 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Aspatria 4.3 miles
  • Maryport 4.4 miles
  • Bridekirk Dovenby CofE Primary School 1.2 miles
  • Dearham Primary School 2.5 miles

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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
15th Feb 2020 £450,000 Price reduced by £25,000
13th Nov 2019 £475,000 First listed
20th Jan 2006 £310,000 Last sold

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