Characterful And Spacious Home With Exceptional Views


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
'The Duke' is a fantastic family home with the potential to be used as a high end B&B or holiday let and is full of original features and quality touches. The current vendors have maintained, upgraded and restored the home to a high standard and have created a beautiful and secure garden with a large driveway, patio seating area and good sized lawn all surrounded by mature planting and trees. Boasting 4 double bedrooms, the detached 17th century former coaching inn has a fascinating local history and original oak beams and exposed stonework can be found throughout. Exhilarating views are found over the surrounding countryside, Lakeland Fells and up to Farleton Knott. The home is ideally set up for working from home with a B4RN hyperfast internet connection and multiple rooms. outbuildings that could be used to this purpose.

Farleton is a picturesque hamlet conveniently located close to the neighbouring market towns of Kirkby Lonsdale and Kendal with the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales a short drive away. There are excellent transport links with access to Junction 36 of the M6 motorway a short drive away also with close proximity to both Oxenholme and Carnforth Railway stations. Located in the catchment area for well regarded primary schools in Milnthorpe, Holme and Burton In Kendal and secondary schools in Kirkby Londsdale, Milnthorpe and Kendal.

Entrance Hall

15' 3'' x 8' 1'' (4.65m x 2.46m)

A spacious and welcoming entrance in to the home with an engineered oak floor and original limestone lintel detail.


8' 6'' x 4' 3'' (2.59m x 1.30m)

Located off the entrance hall, a great space for coats, bags and shoes upon entering with a WC and hand basin at the end of the room. Lakeland slate floor and matching splash back with a heated towel rail.

Boiler Room

5' 11'' x 3' 10'' (1.81m x 1.18m)

Houses the boiler with extra storage space if required.

Fitness Room

12' 6'' x 5' 10'' (3.81m x 1.78m)

Previously used as a treatment room this is a light and bright space thanks to the Velux rooflight. There is a hand basin with storage below and an engineered oak floor.

Shower/ Steam Room

8' 8'' x 5' 11'' (2.64m x 1.8m)

Accessed from the fitness room, this room offers a body jet power shower and also a separate electric shower surrounded by a fully tiled Lakeland slate floor and walls. There is granite shelving and seating.

Utility room

13' 1'' x 11' 1'' (4m x 3.38m)

Originally the kitchen, this generously sized double aspect utility room has exceptional views out to Farleton Knott and a picture window with a view to the end of the beautiful garden. There is a sink, washing machine, dryer, large fridge freezer and plumbing / space for a dishwasher. Farmhouse style base and wall units offer a good deal of storage.

Sitting Room

26' 5'' x 19' 8'' (8.05m x 5.99m)

The light and bright sitting room benefitting from triple aspect views including french doors leading out on to the garden patio. A deep window seat offers views over the garden to the Knott beyond and a decorative alcove provides storage. The large Clearview stove sits proudly to one end within a slate surround and hearth adding to the homely feel. Original oak beams and exposed stonework detail.

Breakfast Kitchen

22' 4'' x 14' 6'' (6.81m x 4.42m)

An impressive Lakeland slate floor runs throughout this open plan space. A good range of medium oak base and wall units provide plenty of storage with the granite work surfaces and splash backs finishing the look. A large central island offers further storage and work surface and has power installed. The four oven Aga sits within an oak surround and there is an integrated dishwasher. A perfect space for informal dining and cooking.

Dining Room

17' 5'' x 15' 7'' (5.31m x 4.76m)

Easily able to accommodate a large table and seat 16. The multi fuel Clearview stove adds a cosy touch to the room with an exposed stone wall surround. Original exposed stone walls add a sense of the history of the home.


17' 3'' x 14' 10'' (5.27m x 4.52m)

Located directly below the dining room, beautiful exposed beams and built in shelving with the original steps down, a great space for additional storage.

Master bedroom

19' 8'' x 11' 9'' (5.99m x 3.58m)

An impressive large double bedroom with double aspect views out over the garden and to the countryside and Knott beyond. Light and bright with a good range of fitted wardrobes and a dressing table area.

Dressing Room

9' 11'' x 8' 3'' (3.03m x 2.52m)

What a fabulous entrance to the master bedroom! A great space with a deep built in wardrobe with impressive large doors reclaimed from Northumberland Castle.


8' 6'' x 5' 6'' (2.59m x 1.67m)

Solid oak steps lead up to the en-suite with a shower cubicle and power shower, WC, hand basin, heated towel rail and views out to Farleton Knott.

Bedroom 2

14' 7'' x 12' 3'' (4.44m x 3.73m)

This double room benefits from fitted corner wardrobes and a built in sink with storage below with a feature panelled wall.

Bedroom 3

12' 4'' x 7' 5'' (3.77m x 2.25m)

A double bedroom facing the front of the property with a panelled wall.

Bedroom 4

15' 7'' x 9' 6'' (4.74m x 2.89m)

A double bedroom with a feature panelled wall and an built in floor to ceiling cupboard. Overlooking the front of the property with exposed stone around the window.


9' 1'' x 6' 7'' (2.77m x 2.01m)

A solid oak floor adorns the floor with impressive views to the rear of the property. A low profile bath with overhead electric shower, hand basin, WC and fully tiled walls.


29' 9'' x 3' 3'' (9.06m x 0.99m)

Original exposed stone walls.


19' 2'' x 11' 4'' (5.84m x 3.45m)

A large garage with an electric up and over door and light and power.

Stable 1

10' 0'' x 7' 4'' (3.04m x 2.24m)

Fitted with shelving with light and power, a window and a stable door.

Stable 2

7' 5'' x 6' 0'' (2.25m x 1.83m)

Light present and fitted shelving with a stable door.

Studio/ Workshop

11' 9'' x 9' 10'' (3.59m x 3.00m)

The roof is slatted with larch, power and light present with a double timber door.

Garden Room

9' 7'' x 7' 6'' (2.92m x 2.28m)

Double glazed and fully insulated perfect for all year round use. Light and power present.


Hardwood electric double gates lead through into the gravelled driveway which is able to accommodate up to 12 vehicles and a quaint seating area nestled away has impressive views over the fields and up to Farleton Knott beyond. There are various outbuildings present, these include a large garage, 2 stables, a garden room, four heated animal housing units, shed, workshop and a potting shed. The good sized patio separates the gravelled driveway from the generous lawn and is an ideal space for al fresco dining and entertaining with easy access to the living room. A selection of fruit trees: plum, cooking apple, apple, fig and damson are dotted around the garden with specimen planting, bamboo and other beautiful mature shrubs create a wonderful and secure space for relaxing and enjoying the surroundings.

Useful Information

Council Tax Band - G.

Drainage - Septic tank.

Heating - Oil central heating.

Electric - Mains.

Water - Mains.

B4RN Hyperfast broadband installed, connection required.

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