Barn conversion near Penrith, Cumbria

Barn conversion near Penrith, Cumbria

Two bedroom barn conversion in Great Strickland, near Penrith, Cumbria

A sympathetically restored 18th century barn conversion with potential for extension, located in the picturesque Cumbrian village of Great Strickland, close to the Lake District National Park

This sympathetically restored two bedroom barn, combines original features with modern comforts. Old and new wall beams blend with oak flooring, doors and staircase, all complemented by simple colour schemes throughout.

The large adjoining garage could be utilised as a workshop and has scope for conversion and addition of first floor bedroom (stpp).

Currently used as a successful holiday let, The Steading would make a charming country home or holiday retreat in picturesque Cumbria.


The barn is located on the edge of a working farm in the peaceful and sought-after village of Great Strickland, in the beautiful Eden valley.

The village offers a friendly pub within walking distance, church, village hall and playground. The highly regarded Lowther Endowed Primary School is in the neighbouring village.

There is easy access for the A6, M6 Junction 39/40 and Penrith. It is on the fringe of the Lake District National Park - Ullswater and Haweswater are approximately 15 minutes drive from the property.



Lounge (19'8" x 13'4")
Feature oak fireplace with multi-fuel stove, slate hearth and adjacent built-in oak cupboard. Solid oak joinery including flooring, feature window lintels, shutters and deep window sills. Under-stairs storage. Dual aspect windows to the rear, overlooking the garden. Feature dog-leg oak staircase leading to first floor.

Dining kitchen (13'2" x 11'5")
Feature ceiling and wall beams, modern fitted kitchen with a range of wall and floor units and solid oak work surfaces. Built in fan-assisted oven, halogen hob, extractor hood over, plumbing for dish washer. Stainless steel 1.5 bowl sink with mixer, laminate flooring. Deep-silled windows to side and front aspects.

Utility room (9'7" x 7'7")
Plumbing for washing machine, built-in cupboard and useful airing cupboard housing oil-fired boiler. Tiled flooring, window to side aspect. Door leading to rear garden.

Cloakroom W.C. and wash hand basin, half wood panelled walls and sky-light.


Central landing with arched truss and exposed beams, carpeted, window to front aspect. Doors leading off to:

Master bedroom (13'2" x 11'7")
Light and airy bedroom with feature arched truss, lintels and exposed purlins, window to side aspect and sky light.

Bedroom two (13'3" x 6'11")
Feature arched truss, sky light and small side window.

Four-piece suite comprising of oak panelled bath, hand basin, W.C. and separate shower cubicle. Oak half-panelled walls, two chrome heated towel rails, skylight and oak laminated flooring.


The barn is approached through a dry stone wall entrance with a gravelled forecourt area immediately in front of the property. Opposite is a gravelled parking area suitable for two cars, with dry stone wall boundary, apple tree and flower beds

Adjoining garage (19' x 12'6")
Double timber doors, lighting, telephone point, power sockets and door to rear garden.

The south facing rear garden has a gravel patio area and kitchen garden. Steps lead to the upper garden with pathways weaving between beds planted with fruit bushes, shrubs and flowers to pergola / further seating area.


Mains water, electricity and drainage, oil fired central heating, sealed doubled glazing.

Energy Performance Certificate available.

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