Caldbeck, Wigton, CA7

£250,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A tremendous opportunity to upgrade a fascinating, late 18th century, Cumbrian cottage located in the north of the Lake District National Park amidst open fell countryside, just two miles from the renowned village of Caldbeck. The Calor gas central heated accommodation briefly comprises 29’6 dining lounge, dining kitchen, study/bedroom 4, three bedrooms and bathroom together with an adjoining byre with scope for office usage, parking and garden with decked patio.

The cottage is approached by a concrete track roadway from the nearby hamlet of Fellside and although peaceful and isolated still stands within a comfortable driving distance of local villages with a range of amenities and also Carlisle, Penrith, Cockermouth and Keswick.

GROUND FLOOR

ENTRANCE HALL

10' 8" x 9' 7" (3.25m x 2.92m) Radiator, meter cupboard, pine base units with worksurface, plumbing for washing machine and partitioned-off cloakroom.

CLOAKROOM

Wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail and Worcester combi central heating boiler.

INNER HALL

Radiator, understairs cloaks area and original dog leg stone staircase to the first floor.

STUDY / BEDROOM 4

10' x 7' 5" (3.05m x 2.26m) Radiator and UPVC double glazed window to the side.

DINING LOUNGE

29' 6" x 14' 2" (8.99m x 4.32m) Built-in cupboards, shelving, exposed ceiling beams, two radiators, telephone point and two windows overlooking the front garden. Fireplaces to either end of the room, one housing an electric stove and one housing a multi fuel stove on a raised hearth.

DINING KITCHEN

16' 9" x 16' (5.11m x 4.88) A range of wall and base units with complementary worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks incorporating a stainless steel sink unit. Electric oven and ceramic hob. Full height ceiling truss and exposed purlins, fireplace recess suitable for a Rayburn or Aga, pulley and ceramic tiled floor with electric underfloor heating. Mullioned window to the front and UPVC double glazed doors to the front and rear.

FIRST FLOOR

Half landing with radiator and pine banisters. Landing with doors to bedrooms and bathroom.

BEDROOM 1

10' x 7' 7" (3.05m x 2.31) Radiator, exposed beam and roof light.

BEDROOM 2

14' x 12' 6" (4.27m x 3.81m) Original painted stone fireplace, exposed beams, radiator, TV point and window overlooking the front garden.

BEDROOM 3

17' 3" x 14' 6" (5.26m x 4.42m) Radiator, log effect electric fire and laddered loft access.

BATHROOM

11' 7" x 9' 8" (3.53m x 2.95m) Four piece suite comprising fully tiled double shower cubicle with Mira thermostatic shower, double ended bath with shower attachment from mixer tap, WC and wash hand basin. Radiator, heated towel rail, exposed ceiling beams, tiled walls, built-in cupboard and window to the side with a fine view towards Caldbeck.

OUTSIDE

Lower bay with parking/turning space for two cars. West facing rear garden mainly laid to lawn with decked patio area, stone-built store and further roofless stone-built store. The property enjoys superb open views to the east and north across Caldbeck.

ADJOINING BYRE (28' x 15'9 approx.) Full height exposed trusses, original pen dividers and door to adjoining office.

OFFICE (14'10 x 14'7) “L” shaped room with light and power, ceiling spotlights, electric radiator and window overlooking the garden.

FUEL STORE Stone and slate construction with door from the driveway.

DIRECTIONS

From the centre of Caldbeck head past the primary school and turn left continuing out of the village past the village hall and through Upton until reaching the T junction. Turn right here, up the hill, and at its brow take the left turn for Fellside. On entering the hamlet take the first track to the left, before the garden and the large detached Georgian house on the left, and straight ahead is a field gate. Proceed through here onto the concrete track and follow this until Little Fellside is reached. The cottage is down to the left, after the first cottage, and its barns on the right.

NOTES

COUNCIL TAX BAND We are informed the property is Tax Band C.

TENURE We are informed the tenure is Freehold.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity are connected. Septic tank. Partial double glazing.

VIEWING Cumbrian Properties ELA Ltd, 2 Lonsdale Street, Carlisle. Tel 01228 599940

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