South Stainmore, Kirkby Stephen


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A detached rural family house with breath taking views, set on a plot of approximately 3.6 acres including two grassed fields, three stables, tack room and hay barn. Rampson Cottage is the perfect lifestyle property ideal for family living with very well presented accommodation briefly including five bedrooms (two en-suite), spacious dining kitchen and a stunning living room. EPC (EER) E 53.


A66 1 mile, Kirkby Stephen 6 miles, Barnard Castle 16 miles, Penrith 27 miles, Kendal 30 miles, A1(M) Scotch Corner 27 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. Rampson Cottage is situated in the Eden Valley, in a rural parish within reach of Kirkby Stephen. The property is situated to enjoy stunning views across the North Pennines. For those wishing to commute the A66, M6 and A1(M) can easily be accessed. Kirkby Stephen has a railway station on the Carlisle to Settle line and Penrith and Darlington stations provide excellent links to the west and east respectively.

Ground Floor Accommodation

The property is entered into an entrance hall with the staircase rising up to the first floor and doors leading off to some of the ground floor accommodation. Immediately off the hall is the useful study creating an ideal space for working at home. The dining kitchen is an extremely spacious room, including a variety of fitted wall and base units with wooden work surfaces, stainless steel double sink with mixer tap, along with the following integrated appliances; dishwasher, double oven and induction hob. There is wooden flooring running the full length of the room, along with two double glazed windows, characterful beamed ceiling and a door with steps lowering down to the hall. The hall has wooden flooring and doors opening off to a ground floor WC/washroom and the living room. The living room is an impressive reception room which has an exposed beamed ceiling, two double glazed windows to dual aspects and double patio doors opening out onto the terrace and also providing stunning views of the adjoining countryside. There is a multi-fuel stove set on a raised stone flagged hearth with bricked insert, creating a focal point. To conclude the ground floor accommodation there is a utility room which houses the central heating boiler and has plumbing for a washing machine, along with a fitted Belfast sink. A door opens on from here into the garage/workshop.

First Floor Accommodation

The master bedroom is a spacious double bedroom with a feature wallpapered wall, double glazed window, exposed beamed ceiling and fitted wardrobes. There is an opening through to the en-suite which includes a shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, one exposed stone wall creating character and wooden flooring. Bedroom two is also en-suite and sits at the opposite end of the house with its double glazed window and en-suite comprising of a step in shower cubicle, vanity hand wash basin, WC, fitted storage and a double glazed window. There are a further three bedrooms along with a family bathroom which includes a freestanding roll top bath, shower cubicle, vanity hand wash basin unit, WC, wooden wall panelling and two double glazed windows.


Attached to the side of the main house is the garage/workshop. There are double timber doors which open onto the drive, along with a personnel door to the opposite aspect and another personnel door opening into the utility room. The garage/workshop narrows back from the vehicular entrance doors and has a large fixed work bench. The property is entered into a gated gravelled driveway providing off street parking for six cars. The driveway opens out into a sloping lawned area with a paved patio immediately outside of the living room making an ideal space for summer alfresco dining. There is also a tree house and shed. There is a concrete hardstanding area with stables, tack room and hay barn to either side. The haybarn is timber built, open fronted and measures approximately 3.05m x 3.68m. There are three timber stables all measuring approximately 3m x 3.5m. Beyond is a paddock and grazing field. To the opposite aspect of the house, there is an enclosed lawned garden with a paved patio and steps rising up to the main lawn. Included within the garden is an outbuilding comprising of two stores.


Mains electricity and water are connected. Private septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating.


Turn off the A66 at the junction sign posted Kaber, Barras and South Stainmore. Take the right hand junction soon after which is sign posted South Stainmore, Barras and Kirkby Stephen. Take the first right hand junction (no village/town sign post but with a cattle grid/horse drawn vehicle sign) and stay on this single track road for 0.9 miles opening a road gate. Rampson Cottage is located on the right hand side.

Tenure, Local Authority & Council Tax

The property is believed to be offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion. Cumbria County Council. For Council Tax purposes, the property is banded D.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

There is a footpath which runs through the stabling and down the field. Rampson Cottage is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not.

Areas, Measurements & Other Information

All areas, measurements and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to be correct but any intending purchaser(s) should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.

Environmental Schemes & Basic Payment Scheme

The land is not registered for the Basic Payment Scheme, any Environment Stewardship Scheme or Woodland Grant Scheme.


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