Low Lorton, Cockermouth


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Croft Barn is a truly superb, generously proportioned family home located in the Lorton Valley close to Cockermouth and its associated shops, schools and services and lies within The Lake District National Park, complemented by a backdrop of stunning fells. Your chance to live 'The Good Life' lies here! This substantial and flexible family home offers four double bedrooms all with en-suite facilities and on the ground floor, a capacious sun room, two large reception rooms and fantastic open plan family dining kitchen. Croft Barn is absolutely perfect for the growing or extended family plus even the most discerning purchaser with potential to offer Bed and Breakfast accommodation. Outside, a large agricultural shed could be used by those with outdoor or equestrian interests. A large garden area incorporating a fruit and vegetable plot lies to the rear of the property. In all, the plot extends to approximately 1.24 acres. It's all here, your opportunity to experience a healthy family outdoor lifestyle plus potential income generator in the wonderful Western Lake District!


Via a uPVC double glazed door leading into:


6.02 x 2.85 (19'9 x 9'4 )

A fantastic uPVC double glazed conservatory with windows to three sides giving triple aspect views of the surrounding fells, glass roof, power points, tiled floor and coat hanging area to entrance and oak flooring to relaxing seating area, a wide part glazed entrance door into:


5.84 x 5.68 (19'2 x 18'8 )

Superb spacious entrance hall with a central staircase to the first floor, large under stairs storage area, double glazed window to the front, three radiators, solid wood flooring, exposed beams and inset ceiling lighting, doors to:


2.57 x 0.85 (8'5 x 2'9 )

With wash hand basin and wc, radiator, extractor fan and continuation of the solid wooden flooring.


5.76 x 4.61 (18'11 x 15'1 )

With double glazed window with fell views plus a traditional slit window, two radiators, tiled flooring. Fitted with a range of traditional pine base and wall units, complementary work surface and breakfast bar. Inset stainless steel 1.5 bowl sink unit, integrated fridge and freezer, dishwasher and Rangemaster Leisure dual fuel range cooker. Exposed beams, inset ceiling lights and tv point and space for a large family dining table. Doors into:


2.55 x 2.65 (8'4 x 8'8 )

Original slit window, radiator, tiled flooring. Fitted with a base unit and work surface with inset stainless steel 1.5 bowl sink unit and wall cupboards. Plumbing for washer and dryer. Floor standing Worcester oil fired central heating boiler and pressurised water system.


6.07 x 4.33 (19'11 x 14'2 )

Accessed from the dining kitchen via double doorway. Triple aspect double glazed windows with stunning views of the surrounding fells, two radiators, tiled corner hearth with cast iron multifuel stove and stainless steel flue. Two slit windows.

Back from the main Entrance Hall, door into;


5.86 x 4.27 (19'3 x 14'0 )

With double doors leading into the Conservatory, two radiators, tiled hearth with cast iron multifule stove, two slit windows, door to;


5.85 max x 3.13 (19'2 max x 10'3 )

A ground floor large double bedroom with dual aspect, slit windows to front, larger window to rear aspect. Radiator, door into:


2.49 x 1.21 (8'2 x 4'0 )

Fitted with a large shower cubicle with glazed screen, chrome shower, laminate walls, wc, wash hand basin set into storage unit, mirror with light/shaver socket, extractor and wall mounted electric fan heater.


From the entrance hall, the feature central staircase leads to a half landing with double glazed window and feature stone arch, deep tiled sill. Withe steps off to left and right hand side.

To the right the three steps lead up to The Master Bedroom Suite;


2.57 x 2.67 max (8'5 x 8'9 max)

Vaulted ceiling with Velux roof lights, two access doors to eaves storage area, radiator, power and lighting. Potential to create hanging rail and shelving with dressing table.


6.08 x 4.59 (19'11 x 15'1 )

A large, light and spacious double bedroom with vaulted ceiling, gable windows with fantastic views, slit window and feature exposed stone wall, four roof lights, two slit windows to the front and two radiators. Two doors to eaves storage area, phone point, door to:


3.05 x 2.58 (10'0 x 8'6 )

Double glazed window, radiator, sloping ceiling with beam, bath with laminate splash back, glazed shower screen and chrome shower over. Wash hand basin and wc in vanity unit, wall light with built in shaver socket, extractor fan.

From the half landing at the top of the staircase, three stairs to the left lead up to a hallway with radiator, 2 slit windows and doors to;


4.84 x 4.29 (15'11 x 14'1 )

A large double bedroom with vaulted ceiling, three roof lights plus window to the rear. Radiator, feature wall alcoves, exposed beam and door to:


3.14 x 2.74 (10'4 x 9'0 )

Double glazed window, radiator. Fitted with a traditional style wc, wash hand basin and bath with glazed shower screen and chrome shower, laminate splash back, chrome shower and extractor. Light with inbuilt shaver socket, exposed beam.


5.84 max x 4.01 (19'2 max x 13'2 )

A double bedroom with two roof lights, rear aspect window, slit window, loft access point and door to:


2.25 x 1.19 (7'5 x 3'11 )

Fitted with a wc and wash hand basin set into vanity unit, shower cubicle with glazed screen and chrome shower, extractor, laminate splash back and radiator.


The driveway leads to the rear of the property with large areas of lawn to either side and onto the parking area and turning circle. there is plenty of space here to park up to six vehicles/ motorhome/animal trailer. An enclosed fruit and vegetable garden complete with polytunnel frame and fruit cage, both with raised beds gives plenty of scope to grow your own!


10.0 x 9.0 External (32'10 x 29'6 Ex ternal)

A large block built, detached barn with roller door to the front for vehicle access and pedestrian entrance door to the side. Internally are pens, central hopper and lofted storage area and vehicle storage. Could be utilised as stable, pig sty, sheep/goat housing Adjacent to:


Separate room with fully washable flooring, windows, power and lighting.


A parcel of grazing land of approximately seven acres with water supply is available with the property by separate negotiation. This is currently fenced as eight separate small paddocks, two larger fields plus cattle shelter, giving a variety of flexible uses.


We have been advised by Allerdale Borough Council (01900 702530) that this property is placed in Tax Band G


The property is best approached from Cockermouth viaB5292 towards Lorton. Continue , passing the left fork to High Lorton, bearing right and Croft Barn is the first entrance on the left hand side as you enter Low Lorton.


To view this property, please contact us on 01900 829977.


Please note that all measurements have been taken using a laser tape measure which may be subject to a small margin of error. None of the appliances, heating system or fittings included within the sale have been tested or can be assumed to be in full working order. Purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves by way of survey and their own enquiries. The brochure does not constitute a contract, part of a contract or warranty.


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