A stylishly refurbished 3 bed detached property, in a quiet rural location with extensive views. Close to the amenities available in Bentham. A great home or holiday retreat - with obvious holiday let potential. Read more
A stylishly refurbished 3 bed detached property, in a quiet rural location with extensive views. Close to the amenities available in Bentham. A great home or holiday retreat - with obvious holiday let potential.
A stylishly refurbished 3 bed detached property, in a quiet rural location with extensive views - yet close to the amenities available in the market town of Bentham. Subject to significant investment in recent years, Firsbank provides flexible accommodation along with: garage, basement, parking and well-tended gardens. A great home or high-end holiday destination with obvious holiday let potential. Available to market with no chain, viewing is highly recommended in order to appreciate the comfort and quality provided.
Dating back to 1934, the fully renovated property has real charm and the attention to detail invested in the high standard refurbishment is clear to see. The ground floor accommodation briefly comprises: entrance porch, comfortable living room with multi-fuel stove, large dining room (also with multi-fuel stove) and modern kitchen/diner with oil-fired range. These 3 rooms all benefit from French Doors opening to the stunning sun terrace. The double bedroom, family bathroom and useful utility room complete the accommodation available on this floor. The master bedroom with en-suite WC and bedroom two are on the first floor, both with access to ample under eaves storage.
Outside, the gravel driveway provides parking for 4 cars. The good-sized garage also provides access to a sizeable basement area - with ample storage space for outdoor activity equipment. The easily maintained gardens are well-tended with lawns, hedging and trees. The elegant sun terrace enjoys far-reaching views across the Lune Valley to the Lakeland Fells beyond.
Firsbank has hardwood double glazing throughout, oil-fired central heating, mains water, mains electricity, alarm system and drainage via a newly refurbished septic tank.
Mewith is a small hamlet on the edge of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, at the western tip of North Yorkshire. The nearby market town of Bentham has grocery shops, a butchers, Post Office, Bank, GP surgery and a range of pubs and bars. The town has a highly regarded modern primary school, with excellent secondary education available at Kirkby Lonsdale and Settle. Bentham has a train station with connections to Leeds and Lancaster.
Skipton and Kendal are approximately 30 minutes away on the A65. The Yorkshire Dales National Park is close by and the Lake District can be reached in less than an hour. The M6 at Lancaster is 25 minutes by car.
PORCH Entrance porch with front door and window to the side aspect. Door to the living room. Consumer unit. Radiator.
LIVINGROOM15' 1" x 12' 6" (4.60m x 3.83m) Comfortable living room with French Doors to the front aspect and window to the side aspect. Feature fireplace housing multi-fuel stove. Solid oak flooring. Radiator. Glazed double doors to the dining room.
DININGROOM24' 0" x 10' 7" (7.33m x 3.24m) Large dining room with French Doors to the front aspect and 2 windows to the rear aspect. This is a flexible reception room - ideal for entertainment. Multi-fuel stove on slate hearth. Recess for wine storage/logs. Solid oak flooring. 2 radiators. Carpeted stairs to first floor. Glazed doors to inner hall and kitchen/diner.
KITCHEN/DINER16' 10" x 11' 10" (5.14m x 3.61m) Max. Recently extended, the dining area has French Doors with side windows to the front aspect and a feature window to the side aspect. The oil-fired range provides central heating to the property. A cloak cupboard in the dining area houses the pressurised hot water cylinder. Oak laminate flooring.
The kitchen area has a Velux, along with a window to the utility room. A range of bespoke Brian Ramwell solid oak wall and base units are complimented by a French enamel double sink. Dual fuel cooker with 5 burner gas hob and electric double oven with extractor over. Integral fridge and dishwasher. Feature beams. Natural slate floor. Radiator. Glazed door to utility room.
UTILITYROOM13' 4" x 5' 1" (4.08m x 1.55m) Useful utility room with rear external door and windows to rear and side aspects. Worktops. Enamel sink with drainer. Plumbing for washing machine and space for drier. Space for freezer. Integral coal store. Tiled floor. Underfloor heating.
INNERHALL The inner hall provides access from the dining room to the ground floor bedroom and family bathroom. Built-in cupboard. Solid oak flooring.
BATHROOM7' 7" x 5' 10" (2.32m x 1.79m) Family bathroom with obscured glazed window to rear aspect. Modern suite comprising, WC, wash hand basin and bath with shower screen and shower over. Extractor. Tiled floor. Towel radiator.
BEDROOM11' 2" x 8' 8" (3.42m x 2.66m) Ground floor double bedroom with windows to the side and rear aspects. Solid oak flooring. Radiator.
LANDING Carpeted stairs from dining room. Velux. Doors to both bedrooms on this level.
BEDROOM15' 1" x 13' 7" (4.60m x 4.16m) Max. Master double bedroom with 3 Velux. Under eaves storage to front and rear aspects. Carpet. Radiator. Door to en-suite WC.
EN-SUITEWC Modern WC and wash hand basin. Extractor. Vinyl flooring.
BEDROOM15' 8" x 7' 10" (4.79m x 2.39m) Max. Double bedroom with 2 Velux. Under eaves storage to front and rear aspects. Carpet. Radiator.
GARAGE21' 7" x 9' 2" (6.59m x 2.80m) Good-sized garage with double doors to driveway. Door to rear access. Light and power. Door to basement.
BASEMENT11' 1" x 11' 0" (3.40m x 3.37m) Useful basement area with light, power and tap. Great for storage.
GARDENS Elegant yet flexible outside space comprising: gravel driveway with parking for 4 cars; immaculate level lawn, mature trees giving Firsbank its name, hedging and the stunning raised sun terrace with views. Access to the rear with a further pleasant seating area for the morning sun. The oil tank, propane gas cylinders, coal store and outside tap are discreetly located to the kitchen/diner side. The property has external lighting and power.