Fishpool Farm is a well-proportioned Grade II listed farmhouse built in the mid-18th century with coursed gritstone under a Westmorland slate roof with quoins, shaped kneelers, casement and mullion windows. There is an abundance of character features including oak doors, timber beams, window seats, stone flag floors and feature stone fireplaces. The property offers comfortable, flexible family accommodation perfect for entertaining.
The front door opens into a reception hall which leads to a dining room which provides a perfect setting for formal meals. The drawing room is a lovely spacious room with triple aspect views
and French doors opening onto the garden.
The kitchen is fitted with bespoke units with oak worktops and glass splash-backs. There is a large island with a granite worktop which also acts as a kitchen table. Set under a stone mantel is a red 2-oven electric AGA and integrated appliances include an oven, microwave, integrated dishwasher, halogen hob and wine fridge. In open plan format, adjoining the kitchen is a comfortable sitting room with wooden beams and an original cast iron range. A stable door leads to the rear courtyard.
A stone porch from the rear courtyard leads to a boot room with a York flag stone floor, WC, vintage stone sink and a large storage cupboard. In the inner hall there is a large under stairs cupboard. There is also a utility room/cloakroom.
The stairs with an original banister and spindles lead to the landing. The master bedroom suite has a spacious bedroom, dressing room with fitted wardrobes and a large en-suite with an Alessi sink, walk-in shower and heated towel rail. The guest bedroom has an en-suite shower room and there are two further double bedrooms and a large family bathroom with a bath and separate shower. There has been planning permission granted to convert the loft space into two further bedrooms. however necessary planning consent will be needed to
get it reinstated.
The former stables have been restored and built of stone under a stone flag roof. They are full of character and have been renovated in to an annex, which is currently used as gym. The annex offers potentiial for further development subject to the necessary permissions.
There is further ancillary accommodation built of stone under a slate roof which is adjacent to the house and has potential to be linked to the main house with a glazed atrium subject to the necessary permissions.
A further 32.12 acres of land are available under a separate negotiation.
The property is approached from the road over a tarmac drive through electric oaks gates which lead to a gravel and cobbled courtyard with ample parking. There are four garages with storage space above.
To the front of the house, the private gardens are south facing with open views and a drystone wall to the boundary. There is a York flag terrace, large stone water feature, lawns and established flower and shrub borders. Mature trees include holly, cherry and silver birch. The formal garden leads to a large natural garden which could be fenced to provide another paddock. This area has separate road access and a large barn was previously sited in this location. A historic stone cave lies within a banked area and there is log cabin with triple doors which open onto decking and a secluded terrace with a pergola and built-in barbeque and pizza oven.
To the rear, a wooden gate leads from the courtyard to a large well fenced grass field.
Lot Acres: 3.2