Barn conversion for sale in Gosforth, Seascale CA20

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Property features

  • Character Property With Many Traditional Features
  • Stunning, Modern Barn Conversion
  • Four Large Bedrooms
  • Dressing Room / Ensuite
  • Two Receptions
  • Garage
  • Incredibly Large Gardens
  • Approx 130ft Drive With Turning Area.
  • Inside The National Park

Property description

Swallows Nest is a perfect country retreat sitting just on the inside edge of the Lake District National Park.

Situated in the small village of New Mill, between Gosforth and Calderbridge.

This traditional barn conversion is overflowing with character and grandeur. Beams, barn doors, stable door, mahogany staircase with the fabulous galleried landing and much, much more.
Outside the outbuildings include a very large double pitched roof garage and separate workshop.
The gardens surround the property with the open fields and woodland beyond.

You can sit in the evening summer sun listening to your own slice of the babbling brook which creates the ambience of nature's own water feature.

Whilst being positioned within a small village setting the property is ideally placed for easy access to a wide range of local facilities, services including reputable schools and shops.

The road and rail networks enables daily commute access to the regions commercial and industry centres.

The property offers; Entrance porch, hallway, lounge, utility/study, kitchen/diner and WC.

Upstairs: Fabulous galleried landing with loft access, Four large double bedrooms, master dressing room with ensuite and family bathroom.

Outside: A farm gate opens onto the approx. 130' tarmac drive with turning/parking area, large double garage, workshop and dog kennel.

There is a small rear garden surrounded with trees and shrubs. Fruit trees and bushes create the kitchen garden section and the very large grassed area create a fantastic secure play area. A farm gate securely divides the gardens from the main drive way.

Entrance Hallway

A warm welcome invites you through the barn door which was made using salvaged wood from the original barn. A spalted oak beam above creates further character.

Double oak French doors opens into the very large spacious family lounge.

The mahogany turning staircase is a real centre feature piece in the heart of the property.

A window space allows streams of natural light in from the dining area.

The European oak flooring brings all the character together.


27' x 16'6

Double aspect with windows to front and rear of the property.

A feature fireplace with sandstone surround and Beech wood Beam creates the mantle. A large log burner sits in the chimney breast on a stone hearth.

A barn door leads you through into the rear porch and Utility/Study.

The cupboard under the stairs create brilliant handy access storage.

The Pine beams and the European oak flooring creates a lovely warm cosy feel to the fabulous room.

Rear Porch

6'3 x 3'

Leading through form the lounge to the utility is the rear porch with a doorway leading out to the rear garden.

Utility Room

14'9 x 7'2 max

The perfect hiding space at the rear of the property is the study area with useful wall cupboards.

There is a window looking out to the rear garden.

Sharing this space is the washing machine and dryer (not included), with a stainless steel sink unit which makes an ideal work space.

Kitchen / Diner

27' x 16'8 max 13'2 min

Continuing with the character is the traditional farmhouse style, with large slabbed floor in the kitchen area and through to the European oak floor in the dining area.

The kitchen has two windows looking out to the side of the property, a breakfast bar divides to two areas.

The stable door leads you out to the rear gardens.

There are pine floor standing cabinets and a stainless steel sink unit.

The Rayburn Aga style cooker is the main feature of the room. The Aga sits within the chimney breast ready for both heating the property and supplying the hot water along with cooking the Christmas dinner. There is also a added electric cooker with extractor fan.

In the walls you will find lovely little added features. A access point in the chimney breast, maintenance of the Aga flue and a built in little key cupboard. In the ceiling there are original hooks from bygone years.

In the dining area there is a large set of mahogany French doors with side panels bringing in streams of natural light.

Open up the doors to create a fantastic entertaining area for those summer barbeques.

Downstairs Cloakroom

9'10 x 2'10

Toilet and hand wash basin.

Galleried Landing

16'9 x 13' 8


A full accessible landing with doors into all bedrooms, bathroom and storage cupboards.

A large set of mahogany double glazed French doors with side panels allows beams of natural light into the heart of the property.

A taste of grandeur.
Step out through the French doors onto the sandstone walled steps leading you down into the rear garden.

The pine flooring and rustic pine doors with the latch style handles all creates a lovely character which continues to overflow in the property.

Master Bedroom

14'3 x 13'

Lovely spacious bedroom with pine flooring.

The sash window looks out over the rear garden.

An archway creates access into the dressing room and ensuite.

Dressing Room

8'6 x 6'6 Inc. Wardrobes

Take two steps down into this tranquil space.
Currently fitted with mirrored wardrobes and a window look out to the rear.

Access into the Ensuite.

Master En-Suite

8'7 x 7'9

A large ensuite with separate shower cubicle and white toilet and hand wash basin.

A tall mahogany window opens to look out over the rear garden.

Bedroom Two

16'4 x 12'3

Lovely spacious bedroom with window looking out to the front of the property.

Pine flooring.

Bedroom Three

13'1 x 12'9

Currently used as the nursery.

The mahogany window looks to the side of the property.

Pine flooring.

Bedroom Four

13'9 x 9'9max 6'10 min.

Spacious double room with pine flooring and mahogany window to the rear of the property.

Family Bathroom

12'9 x 10'1 max

large light spacious bathroom with separate shower cubicle and free standing roll top bath with clawed feet.

Toilet and hand wash basin completes the suite.

There is a large window to the front of the property overlooking the brook, a Victorian clothes airer hangs from the ceiling and the pine flooring all adds to the character.


Through the farm gate onto the 130' approx. Driveway which leads you to the large double garage and parking for multiple vehicles.
The lawned side garden and seating area edges the driveway and the babbling brook runs parallel.

Through a second farm gate onto the rear garden with workshop and dog kennel.

A little further and you're into the very large hedged garden with fields and woodland beyond.

There are fruit trees and bushes among the tree lined gardens.


Main electric and water.

Oil central heating.

Septic tank system.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

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Nearby transport

  • Sellafield (2.1 miles)
  • Seascale (2.5 miles)
  • Braystones (3.3 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (48.8 miles)
  • Isle of Man Airport (52.7 miles)
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport (79.8 miles)
  • High Brandelhow Ferry Landing (15.5 miles)
  • Low Brandelhow Derwentwater Ferry Landing (15.9 miles)
  • Lodore Falls Derwentwater Ferry Landing (15.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Gosforth CofE School (1.5 miles)
  • Seascale Primary School (2.0 miles)
  • Beckermet CofE School (2.5 miles)
  • Sedbergh School (38.4 miles)
  • Progress Schools - Carlisle (SEN) (38.5 miles)
  • The Alternative School (62.7 miles)
  • West Lakes Academy (4.6 miles)
  • St. Bees School (6.9 miles)
  • The Whitehaven Academy (8.5 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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