Main Street, Greysouthen, Cockermouth


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Village cottages often come with practical compromises but this property bucks the trend! Off-street parking and a garage complement this characterful four-bedroom family home which also features a delightful rear garden. Set in the heart of Greysouthen this is one of the area's best-loved villages with a mixture of rural properties and well-designed modern homes and a well used village hall and a well maintained children's play park. It is in the catchment for Eaglesfield's outstanding Paddle primary school and Cockermouth's secondary with transport available. Cockermouth and Workington are both short drives away with a great choice of amenities and all this is on the fringe of the Lake District National Park. The cottage comprises a ground floor with an entrance porch, lovely hallway, large lounge, kitchen and separate dining room, plus an integral garage and cloakroom. Off the light and roomy landing there are four bedrooms, a bathroom and a separate WC room. Everything has been well presented and is ready to make yourself at home.


The property is freehold

The property is heated via oil fired central heating

All windows are uPVC double glazed unless otherwise stated


The property is entered via a wooden door with two decorative glass panels. Leads into:


1.64m x 0.97m (5'5 x 3'2 )

Windows to either side of the porch; tiled flooring. A useful entrance space with a traditional grand wooden door leading into the:


4.14m x 2.81m (max - inc under staircase) (13'7 x 9'3 ( max -inc under staircase))

A very well presented hallway with an opening to the staircase and space underneath; front aspect window with deep set windowsill; telephone point; radiator; coat hanging area; glazed doors leading to the lounge, door to the kitchen and bi-fold door to cloakroom.


5.09m x 4.64m (16'8 x 15'3 )

A superb family room with dual aspect, courtesy of two windows to the rear overlooking the patio and garden, and one to the front; three radiators; exposed wooden beams; TV point; multi-fuel burning stove with stone hearth.


4.07m x 2.40m (13'4 x 7'10 )

A traditional kitchen with rear aspect window looking out to the rear garden; exposed wooden beams; comprehensively fitted with wall and base units with complementary work surface; 1.5 stainless steel sink inset with mixer tap; integrated Belling ovens and Hotpoint hob with overhead extractor hood; space for fridge and for freezer; opening leading into the:


3.40m X 2.23m (11'2 X 7'4 )

Rear aspect wooden framed windows with single glazing; external wooden door with inset glass panel.

A well presented room with radiator; ample space for a dining table; fire door leading to the integral garage.


1.38m x 0.81m (4'6 x 2'8 )

Low level WC and wash hand basin with tiled splashback.


5.11m x 2.71m (16'9 x 8'11 )

A good sized single garage with full power, lighting and plumbing and also houses the oil fired boiler. Currently configured with a utility area to the back of the garage.


4.30m x 1.24m + 3.15m x 0.81m (14'1 x 4'1 +10'4 x 2'8 )

An open, light L-shaped landing with a front aspect window; radiator; doors leading to the bedrooms and bathroom.


4.73m x 3.71m (not including walkway) (15'6 x 12'2 ( not including walkway))

A fantastic bedroom with dual aspect windows to front and rear; two radiators. A tasteful neutral finish.


3.40m x 2.37m (11'2 x 7'9 )

Double bedroom with rear aspect window; radiator.


2.59m x 2.42m (8'6 x 7'11 )

A good-sized third bedroom with rear aspect window; radiator; loft access point.


2.61m x 2.17m (8'7 x 7'1 )

Currently configured as a study with front aspect window; radiator; two telephone points.


2.40m x 2.11m (7'10 x 6'11 )

Rear aspect frosted glass window; radiator; built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and space for storage. Two-piece suite comprising bath with overhead Triton shower, and wash hand basin; good quality tiled splashback to both sides of the room.


1.41m x 0.86m (4'8 x 2'10 )

Rear aspect window with frosted glass; low level WC.


The property has space to the front for at least two vehicles. Please note that the area to the front of the property does belong to Barn Cottage, as stated on the deeds.


The lower tier of the garden is a patio area with brick retaining wall surrounding with a neat storage area to one side. The oil tank is sited to the side of the property. Steps lead up to a substantial lawned area with bedding area to the right hand side and wooden shed at the bottom of the garden. Fencing to either side and to the back - the property backs on to agricultural land.


Leave Cockermouth via Low Rd towards the A66 and at the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto A66 towards Workington and Whitehaven. Drive for approximately 1 mile before taking the 1st left hand turning to Brigham. At the top of the hill turn right and follow Low Road down into Broughton Cross and take the left turn signposted Greysouthen. Enter the village and Barn Cottage can be located approximately 50 metres beyond the phonebox on the left hand side bearing a Grisdales For Sale board.


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


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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