Greysouthen, Cockermouth


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Welcome to Copper Beeches- a stunning bungalow on the edge of Greysouthen which has been lovingly maintained and re-imagined to create a home of distinction. The property and its substantial surrounding gardens are tucked away and are very private, enjoying a delightful outlook to the nearby countryside. Greysouthen is a popular village just a few miles from the Lake District National Park and enjoys proximity to the Georgian Gem town of Cockermouth with its celebrated amenities and highly-regarded schools. The attention to detail is a joy, from the grand entrance which utilises local slate and stunning oak workmanship, to the unique fireplace canopy in the traditional Winter Lounge. Even the light switches and door handles will have you fall in love with this home! Ample living space is on offer courtesy of three receptions, including the new Lounge Sunroom, complemented by four double bedrooms, two en-suites and a family bathroom. The practicalities are also catered for with a utility room, cloakroom and rear porch. Along with all this there is a triple garage on two storeys and a beautifully designed garden created by Hayes Garden World of Ambleside.


Feature porchway developed by the current owner using Honister slater and designed by the Lakeland Slate Company, with 2 pillars either side and a feature raised floor which leads to the front door, bespoke made by Oak Doors England, both hand made front and inner doors and vestibule. Made of solid oak, rose nails and oak plugs with t-straps and beading. The porchway leads into the vestibule.


1.88m x 1.39m (6'2 x 4'7 )

Beautifully decorated entrance vestibule with coving to ceiling and slate flooring. Door leading into hallway.


8.27m x 0.90m & 4.77m x 1.64m ()

Grand hallway with coving to ceiling, 2 radiators 3 deep-set built in storage cupboards all featuring lighting, one of which is an airing cupboard featuring the radiator which has been installed. The hallway features doors leading to 3 bedrooms, bathroom, dining room and the winter room.


7.86m x 4.38m (25'9 x 14'4 )

Traditional lounge which features a wide side aspect window and a rear window with a doorway leading to the rear patio. 3 radiators, coving to ceiling, a unique feature fireplace which incorporates a double aspect multi-fuel stove designed by Hunter, with a bespoke slate hearth and a unique metal chimney canopy. There is a further doorway leading to the dining kitchen.


9.13m x 3.77m (29'11 x 12'4 )

Lots of natural light courtesy of 2 rear aspect windows and the opening to the sun room, which has doors. 3 radiators, coving to ceiling; a uniquely designed room which features a distinctive dining area and kitchen. French oak kitchen with distressed finish. Features a 3-oven AGA with AIMS in cream, incorporated into the base units. The kitchen also features wall units with a complementary work surface and tile surround in parts, a French dresser unit which has a integrated refrigerator. There is also a SMEG oven, in addition to the AGA and further stowaway space for a microwave and storage cupboards. Integrated Zanussi dishwasher and a double Belfast sink and features a traditional style mixer tap.


7.2m x 3.47m (23'7 x 11'5 )

Beautifully finished sun room which includes timber-made windows with hardwood joinery and double door which lead to the rear patio, 3 radiators and a beautiful outlook to the surrounding countryside. 2 tv points in opposing corners.


4.23m x 0.91m (13'11 x 3'0 )

Radiator, doors leading to bedroom 4, utility room, cloakroom and conservatory.

Features a loft access point with loft ladder installed. The loft is fully insulated by Hillserve, partially boarded, lighting and sockets.


4.44m x 4.13m (14'7 x 13'7 )

Front aspect feature bay window looking onto the front garden. Substantial attractive wardrobe unit, featuring hanging space and shelving will remain in the property. 2 radiators, coving to ceiling. a good sized double bedroom with a doorway leading to the en-suite.


3.39m x 1.64m (11'1 x 5'5 )

Side aspect window, radiator and heated towel rail. Electric underfloor heating to slate tiled floor. Extractor fan, inset spotlights, coving to ceiling, electric Mira Sport shower which is within a good sized corner shower unit with mermaid surround, low level wc, wash handbasin with small splash-back.


2.46m x 2.41m (8'1 x 7'11 )

Dual aspect room with 2 smaller rear aspect windows and a side aspect window. Radiator, attractive wood panelled ceiling, a high quality wall and base unit with a complementary hardwood work surface and integrated Belfast sink with mixer tap; tiled splash-back to the whole work surface. Under counter space and plumbing for washing machine and also for an air vented drier. Baxi Platinum wall-mounted combi boiler and housing for RCD unit. Slate floor.

Also in this room is the control point for the fire alarm system.


1.40m x 0.88m (4'7 x 2'11 )

Rear aspect window, radiator, coving to ceiling, extractor fan, low-level wc and wash handbasin.


2.16m x 1.90 (7'1 x 6'3 )

Multi aspect room with dwarf walls to all 3 sides and a beautifully constructed traditional wooden door which provides further access to the rear patio. Slate tiled flooring.


5.61m x 4.02m (18'5 x 13'2 )

Front aspect wide window, 2 radiators, coving to ceiling, triple built-in wardrobe, stylishly presented with sliding doors, substantial shelving space including area for television and hanging space. A substantially sized double bedroom.

Telephone and tv points to all bedrooms, with the exception of bedroom 2.


3.62m x 2.85m (11'11 x 9'4 )

Double bedroom with font aspect window, radiator, coving to ceiling. The room is currently configured as a dressing room and features a further well present wardrobe space with substantial hanging space with shelving above, which could be lifted out to create the full dimensions of the room.


3.79m X 3.46m (max) (12'5 X 11'4 ( max))

Front aspect window, radiator, built in wardrobe units with hanging space. A further double bedroom which also features an en-suite.


2.83m x 0.79m (9'3 x 2'7 )

Narrow front aspect window, electric underfloor heating below slate flooring complemented by the heated towel rail, shower unit with mermaid surround, power shower with jets, extractor fan and inset spotlights, low-level wc with wash handbasin with small tiled splashback.


2.86m x 2.72 (9'5 x 8'11 )

Front aspect window, 2 radiators ( 1 incorporates heated towel rail), coving to ceiling, beautifully finished 4 piece Imperial white bathroom suite with double ended cast iron slipper bath with claw feet, painted in Farrow and Ball externally. The suite also features a low-level wc , a very attractive wide wash handbasin and bidet.

GARAGE (Split Double and Single)

6.4.8m x 5.43m and 6.59m x 3.47m (21'0 x 17'10 and 21'7 x 11'5 )

The garage area is split to present with one double garage with up and over electric door. Single garage features a solid door with a walkway doorway from the front. Switches for the electric door can be operated from the front and back, from the house or via remote.

The double garage features inspection pit, side aspect window, lighting and electric points, understair storage area. Doorway leading to storage space, opening through to single garage.

The single garage has rear aspect window, full lighting and power sockets. this garage space also features opening to rear storage space with doorway leading to staircase.


6.34m 2.18m (20'10 7'2 )

Rear aspect window, power and lighting, substantial storage space which features wall and base units with work surface.


1.21m x 0.76m (4'0 x 2'6 )

Extractor fan, low-level wc and wash handbasin.


6.32m x 4.70m (20'9 x 15'5 )

There is potential for this area, comprising single garage, toilet and rooms above, to be converted to an independent living space separate from the main property. Planning permission would need to be sought.

Circular window to side aspect and 3 low level skylights (2 to front, 1 to rear). Under eaves storage, lighting, power sockets and doorway leading to Room 2.


4.66m x 3.41m (15'3 x 11'2 )

Circular window to side aspect and 1 low level skylights (1 to front, 1 to rear). Under eaves storage, lighting, power sockets.


A double wooden gate to the front of the property; there is a substantial sweeping driveway with slate chippings which forks off to a pathway leading to the front porch. Steps to the side lead to the slate patio. Continuing along the side there is a multi-vehicle driveway which leads to the garage space. The surrounding walls for borders have been completed in Honister slate, as have the patio and steps. Attractively designed pathway and steps lead to the rear of the property, ideal for access from the driveway and garage. substantial patio with rear aspect to the surrounding countryside. Arbour to one corner and a substantial L-shaped lawn which runs to the side and front of the property. The garden has been designed and and maintained by Hayes garden centre. There are an external sockets, placed around the property. Lights are installed around the perimeter of the property, operated by motion detectors; these can be over-ridden and left on permanently. There are additional LED garden lights, powered by photo-cell but can also be over-ridden.


The property is freehold.

The property's windows are uPVC with the exception of bespoke handmade hardwood timber windows are in the lounge sunroom and in the rear porch.

The property is powered with gas central heating.

Fire alarm system comprising of smoke, heat and carbon monoxide monoxide detectors, interlinked and throughout the property. Keypad, test pad and RCD within housing.

Security system installed with and AED intruder alarm system; 2 external sounders with additional klaxon sounder, PIRs in all rooms with panic buttons in bedrooms. The alarm is continued into the garage space. There are 3 remote keypads, located at front and rear of the property and the garage.

The property is carpeted throughout with an Ulster Velvet carpet, unless otherwise indicated.

The property has a selection of designer made-to-measure curtains in fabrics to include Liberty of London, Designers Guild and James Brindley of Harrogate. These are to be included in the sale.


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


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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