Agent Details

Hayward Tod Associates

Tel: 01228 810300

Key Features

  • idyllic location
  • loads of character
  • excellent detached barn/studio
  • wonderful aspect and views


A most appealing traditional detached four bed farmhouse with detached barn/studio beautifully set in the Lowther Valley and within the Lake District National Park. Refurbished accommodation full of character. Conveniently placed between the villages of Askham and Bampton. 

APPROXIMATE DISTANCES IN MILES Bampton 2 | Askham 2.9 | Penrith 7.5 | Ullswater 9 

ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY Entrance hall and stairs | Guest double bedroom | Shower room | Sitting room via separate stairs | Generous living kitchen | Rear hall and stairs | Study/playroom | Utility room | First floor | Three double bedrooms | Large ensuite bathroom/dressing room | Single bedroom | Bathroom | Mature gardens | Council Tax Band F| Energy Performance Rating E | Oil central heating | Mains electric | Mains water from a sub-meter from High Knipe Farm | Drainage to septic tank | Freehold. 

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION Howgate Foot is a charming property offered in good order and having considerable character. The accommodation is well proportioned and generous in size at over 2800 sq. ft. The accommodation is arranged to provide flexibility and includes the benefit of a large ground floor bedroom which is situated adjacent to a shower room with W.C. In total there are four good double bedrooms and a reasonable sized single bedroom. There is a family bathroom and one of the bedrooms has an impressive, oversized ensuite/dressing room with roll top bath. This room, along with others features exposed beams. The living space is equally impressive and include a beautiful first floor sitting room with dual aspect and views. Of particular interest is the large living kitchen which has two wide windows looking to the south-west providing views over the garden and fellside. This is a wonderful room having the benefit of oak flooring and a black oil fired Aga. Accessed from the rear hall is a useful playroom or large study and a generously proportioned utility room/back kitchen.  

Howgate Foot's appeal is broad and a combination of a number of elements including the beautiful peaceful setting and large private gardens. Of further interest is the detached barn within the courtyard which is in good order and has its own central heating boiler plus a mezzanine area, accessed via staircase. A shed and store are incorporated. Adjacent is an open fronted double garage.  

The surrounding area abounds in natural and historic interest. The impressive Lowther Castle and Askham Hall Gardens are approximately 4 and 3.5 miles respectively. The location is accessible just 7.2 miles from the M6 at J.39 south or 7.5 miles from the M6/J.40 north at Penrith.  


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