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4 bed property for sale Ubarrow Hall, Longsleddale, Kendal LA8

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Points of interest

Property location

Nearby amenities

  • Staveley CofE School3 miles
  • Selside Endowed CofE Primary School3.1 miles
  • Staveley (Cumbria)3.2 miles
  • Burneside (Cumbria)3.9 miles

These distances are calculated in a straight line. The actual route and distance may vary.

Features and description

  • Freehold
  • Three/four bedroom accommodation within a Grade II listed, 15th Century Pele Tower and 17th Century farmhouse.
  • Range of traditional outbuildings, with potential for alternative use or development (subject to the necessary permissions and consents).
  • Land extending to approximately 17.45 acres 7.06 (hectares) in total.
  • Located in the spectacular Longsleddale Valley within the Lake District National Park (unesco World heritage site).
  • Fantastic lifestyle or equestrian property in a ring-fenced unit.
  • Wonderful aspects across fields and through the valley. Viewing this beautiful property is highly recommended.
Situated within the picturesque Longsleddale Valley within the Lake District National Park (unesco World Heritage Site). Ubarrow Hall presents a rare opportunity to purchase
a superb lifestyle property.

Comprising a charming farmhouse and Pele Tower providing flexible four bedroom accommodation, a range of traditional buildings and quality pastureland extending to approximately 17.45 acres (7.06 ha in total).

Ubarrow Hall presents an outstanding opportunity to purchase a sizable lifestyle property, including a detached grade II listed 15th century Pele Tower integrated with a 17th century farmhouse with a delightful garden, a large traditional stone barn with additional outbuildings and land extending to approximately 17.45 acres (7.06 ha) in total. All located within the spectacular Longsleddale Valley in the Lake District National Park.

The Pele Tower and farmhouse together provide flexible accommodation which could be utilised in a variety of ways to suit any purchaser. At present this provides three/four bedrooms, but with three reception rooms and an additional large Pele Tower cellar this could be rearranged if desired.

History of Ubarrow
This charming small farm is also accompanied with a vibrant history. The name of the property has varied between the spelling Yewbarrow and Ubarrow over the years but is currently known as Ubarrow Hall. Its 15th century Pele Tower is understood to be one of the oldest buildings in the Longsleddale Valley. During King Henry III reign it is understood that a rent of 1 shilling was paid to Queen Katherine Parr in relation to the property. It is also noted as ‘The most considerable house in the Dale’ by Nicholas & Burn in their history of the county.

The tower, (32ft x 22ft) is situated on the southwest end of the 17th century farmhouse and was formerly two storeys in height. The vaulted basement was previously used as a dairy with a narrow passage having been broken through the six-foot wall from the back Kitchen., this now offers and unique and expansive cellar

Ubarrow Hall is situated within the spectacular landscape of the unspoilt Longsleddale Valley, approximately 5 miles north of the market town of Kendal, within the Lake District National Park. The valley is most famous for being the inspiration for the popular children's character Postman Pat.

The property is situated within easy access from the M6 and is approximately 8 miles from the mainline train station which can reach London under three hours.

Grid Reference: NY504026

From Kendal follow the A6 Shap Road (north) for approximately four miles and then turn left at the Longsleddale/Garnett Bridge signpost. Continue through the hamlet of Garnett Bridge and follow the valley road for approximately two and a half miles until you reach a sign for Ubarrow Hall on the right. Turn right up the drive where you will reach the property.

Ground Floor

Front Open Porch5'7" x 3'3" (1.7m x 1m). Two slate benches, under a pitched slate roof, over a concrete floor.

Entrance Hall6'7" x 3'11" (2m x 1.2m). Large front door, tiled floor, exposed wooden beams.

Dining Room16'1" x 15'1" (4.9m x 4.6m). Large dining room. South easterly facing, single glazed wooden framed window. Woodburning stove, set within large painted stone fireplace, painted walls and tiled floor.

Lounge14'9" x 11'10" (4.5m x 3.6m). South easterly views. Woodburning stove set within stone fireplace and exposed lintel, exposed wooden beams and connects directly into the Pele Tower.

Kitchen14'5" x 9'2" (4.4m x 2.8m). Exposed beams. Fitted wall & base units, electric hob, electric oven, and microwave. Recessed shelving with exposed lintel. Single glazed window overlooks back garden. Cushioned laminate flooring, Stainless steel sink, connections for white goods. External door provides direct access both to the beautiful garden and into the Pele Tower Cellar.

Pete Tower Cellar20' x 11'10" (6.1m x 3.6m). Unique arched limewashed stone ceiling, tiled floor and two south easterly windows. Stove built into a setback stone fireplace. Room currently used as a Cellar but could offer alternative accommodation/use as desired.

Utility Room9'2" x 8'10" (2.8m x 2.7m). Accessed from the garden. Windhager biomass boiler, fitted base units, stainless steel sink and connections for white goods.

First Floor

Stairs6'1" x 3'3" (1.85m x 1m). Half landing stairs, carpeted, sloped ceiling, beautiful wooden banister.

Landing Hall6'7" x 5'11" (2m x 1.8m). Loft access, wooden banister, carpets.

Bedroom No.116'5" x 11'10" (5m x 3.6m). Large master bedroom, beautiful views across fields, exposed wooden beams, carpets and papered walls.

Bedroom No.215'5" x 12'2" (4.7m x 3.7m). Large double bedroom, beautiful views, exposed wooden beams, carpets and papered walls.

Bedroom No.311'10" x 9'6" (3.6m x 2.9m). Double bedroom, sloped walls, exposed wooden beams, sash window, carpets and papered walls.

Bathroom9'2" x 8'6" (2.8m x 2.6m). Large family bathroom with steam shower, clawfoot bath, towel rail w/c, marble wash bowl on a wooden cabinet with marble top. Wooden floors.

Pele Tower Room23'7" x 14'1" (7.2m x 4.3m). Accessed from the lounge, the Pele Tower Room offers further large living space which could be utilised for a range of purposes. Offers expansive views up to the beams and King Post Truss and out the window across the landscape. Oak wood floors, woodburning stove.

Second Floor

Pete Tower Mezzanine15'7" x 11'10" (4.75m x 3.6m). Accessed from the Pele Tower Room, this large mezzanine provides further accommodation built on the second floor of the Pele Tower. Oak wood floors. Window with brilliant views. King Post Truss and exposed wooden beams.


Building No.1 - Ground Floor Large traditional stone buildings under a newly replaced slate roof. Accommodation split over two floors and provides the following:

Cold Store25'3" x 15'1" (7.7m x 4.6m). Large purpose fitted cold store/production which previously been used for sausage production. Includes, large fitted commercial fridge units, stainless steel sink, over a concrete floor and with an electricity supply.

Cattle Barns38'5" x 25'3" (11.7m x 7.7m). Former cattle shippen concrete floor, timber ceiling.

General Store36'5" x 6'7" (11.1m x 2m). Located under the bridge into Building 1 and Building 2. Stone walls and earth floor.

Building 1 - First Floor

Main Barn54'9" x 25'7" (16.7m x 7.8m). Expansive general use space. Building has large wooden double doors, under a recently replaced over hardwood floors and wooden framed pitched slate roof. Building has electric supply.

Building No.223'4" x 6'7" (7.1m x 2m). Lean to adjoining the main barn this is a stone lean too providing workshop space.

Building No.321' x 20'8" (6.4m x 6.3m). Single storey traditional stone building under a pitched slate roof. Over an earth floor. Building adjoins northeast elevation of Main Barn (Building No.1).

Building No.311'6" x 11'6" (3.5m x 3.5m). Further lean to adjoining building 2 on the southwest elevation. Concrete block construction over a concrete floor.

Building No.415'5" x 7'3" (4.7m x 2.2m). Two bay, wood store of traditional stone construction under a pitched slate roof and with open southwest elevation.

Vacant possession on completion.

Mains electricity. Private water supply. Private septic tank drainage. A Windhager biomass boiler provides heating and hot water and also currently provides an estimated annual income of £6,000pa annum with one year remaining. Further woodstoves throughout the property.

Nb: Interested parties should be aware that septic tanks and private drainage systems are subject to strict regulations and therefore interested parties should seek specialist and legal advice.

Stewardship Schemes
The land is entered into a Mid-Tier – Countryside Stewardship scheme until 2024. Any purchaser will be required to meet the obligations of the scheme until it ends.

Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements
The land is registered for Basic Payment purposes. The entitlements are included in the sale and will be
transferred to the successful Buyer(s). The cost of transferring these entitlements will be £250 + VAT, payable by the Buyer(s).

Wayleaves and Easements
The property sold subject to and with the benefit of any existing easements, wayleaves and rights of way. The sale is subject to all the existing rights of way, drainage, light, air support and other easements and quasi-easements and outgoings whether mentioned in these particulars or not. There is a known right of way across the track through the holding for the benefit for the neighbouring landowner.

The responsibility of the ownership of the boundary fences and walls are indicated with 'T' marks on the Sale Plan where known and are from the information provided by the sellers and believed to be correct.

Sale Plan
The sale plan has been prepared by the selling agent for the convenience of the prospective purchasers. It is deemed to be correct, but any error, omission or mis-statement shall not affect the sale. Purchasers must satisfy themselves as to accuracy.

Planning Authority
Lake District National Park:

Viewing Arrangements
Strictly by appointment. All viewings will be accompanied by a representative of the selling agents staff. Please contact our Kendal Land and Property Office: , Option 2.

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