Brigsteer, Kendal

Cumbria, LA8 8AH



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Crooked Gate is peacefully situated and sheltered from the North & East winds by woodland and yet has an absolutely magnificent aspect to the front. With wide PANORAMIC views over the Lyth Valley, Whitbarrow Scar, distant Lakeland hills and glimpses of the Kent Estuary this property is an absolutely must see property.
The property boasts approx. third of an acre of gardens and woodland with a bottom wild garden.
This home could easily be extended further (with correct PP) and briefly comprises; Open rear porch hall, downstairs WC, spacious lounge with stunning open views, large family dining kitchen, utility/laundry room, office, 4 bedrooms and bathroom. Outside there is an attached garage, ample parking, sitting areas and extensive gardens.
Brigsteer is a wonderful sought after village in the National Park, approx. 4 miles from Kendal and 8 miles from Windermere. A rare gem which provides an idyllic retreat for anyone looking for peace and tranquillity. Energy Rating F



The property occupies an elevated location in the sought after village of Brigsteer with views across the Lyth Valley. Brigsteer is a quiet and peaceful village with a strong sense of community. The village has a pub and a village hall. Brigsteer overlooks the beautiful Lyth Valley and is surrounded by woodland and countryside where opportunities for walking abound. The village, which is on the periphery of the Lake District National Park, is about four miles or so from Kendal and is well placed for Milnthorpe, Levens, Oxenholme railway station, the M6 motorway and Windermere.

Open Entrance Porch

1.78m (5' 10") x 1.32m (4' 4")

Stone fronted open entrance porch to the rear of the property with flag floor and hardwood window. Large entrance door with glazed side panel with Letter box leads into:

Entrance Hall

2.16m (7' 1") x 1.27m (4' 2")

Measure to the cupboards. With a bank of storage cupboards, quarry tiled floor, door to the Hallway and door into:

Downstairs WC

1.88m (6' 2") x 1.37m (4' 6")

Two piece white suite comprising; dual flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Grey tiled surrounds, quarry tiled floor, radiator and hardwood double glazed window.


4.4m (14' 5") x 1.88m (6' 2")

Hardwood double glazed window to the rear, radiator and stairs to the first floor with storage cupboard under.


5.56m (18' 3") x 3.66m (12' 0")

A spacious dual aspect room with stunning panoramic views over the garden, village and Lyth Valley. Double radiator, living flame coal effect gas fire (lpg) with timber Adams style surround.

Dining Kitchen

6.2m (20' 4") x 3.66m (12' 0")

A superb dining kitchen again with stunning views from the patio doors. Fitted with a range of base, wall and drawer units with worktop over. There is a matching shelved larder style cupboard and matching central island with breakfast bar and plug socket. Stainless sink and drainer with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks. Integrated appliances include ceramic hob with extractor over, double eye level electric oven, dishwasher and fridge. Tiled floor, dual aspect hardwood double glazed windows, radiator, door to side, tiled floor and space for a dining table.

Utility/Laundry Room

3.5m (11' 6") x 1.85m (6' 1")

A useful room with base and storage cupboards, stainless sink and drainer with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks. hardwood double glazed window, plumbed for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer and freezer. Wall mounted Viessman gas boiler. Radiator, courtesy door into the hall and door into:


3.84m (12' 7") x 2.7m (8' 10")

Average measurement. A handy room with many possibilities with hardwood double glazed window and radiator. Door to rear.


First Floor Landing

6.96m (22' 10") x 1.93m (6' 4")

A long galleried landing with access to all the bedrooms and bathroom. Storage cupboard, hardwood double glazed window and radiator.

Bedroom 4/Study

1.83m (6' 0") x 1.83m (6' 0")

A useful room which lends itself to becoming an en suite for bedroom 2? hardwood double glazed window and radiator.

Bedroom 2

4.27m (14' 0") x 3.66m (12' 0")

Measured into the door recess. Dual aspect hardwood double glazed windows with stunning views over the valley, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled surround, built in wardrobes and radiator.

Bedroom 3

3.66m (12' 0") x 3.3m (10' 10")

Hardwood double glazed windows with stunning views over the valley, double wardrobe, dressing table and drawers. Radiator.

Bedroom 1

4m (13' 1") x 3.66m (12' 0")

Dual aspect hardwood double glazed windows with stunning views over the valley and towards Kent Estuary, radiator.

House Bathroom

2.74m (9' 0") x 1.83m (6' 0")

Three piece white suite comprising; Twin grip bath with Triton shower over, dual flush low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled walls and floor, radiator, upvc ceiling with fan and spotlighting, double glazed hardwood window and high gloss base storage cupboard.

Attached Garage

5.05m (16' 7") x 3.1m (10' 2")

Up and over timber door, window to the rear, power and light connected.


A sweeping drive leads down to the property with parking for many vehicles and access to the garage. To the left hand side there are two timber sheds, woodland area with LPG gas tank. To the outside of the property there is a water tap and steps to the front terrace and extensive lawned gardens which stretch to the front and side. The garden falls away to a wild garden area which has had plans drawn up for a detached property. To the far side of the property is a summerhouse and private patio all with stunning views over the village beneath and over the Lyth Valley and beyond.


Japanese Knotweed has been suspected within proximity of this property which has since been treated and have been advised that the treatment has been successful.

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