Ireby, Wigton, Cumbria, CA7


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Situated in the centre of a much sought after village, lying situated on the edge if the Lake District National Park, West View is a charming, thoroughly renovated late Georgian house providing truly deceptive accommodation over 3 floor levels together with an adjoining barn and a most attractive rear garden, with exceptional fell views. A substantial extension has been built across the rear of the house to create a fabulous open plan dining kitchen with large kitchen island. Adjacent boot room, shower room and office/fifth bedroom has the benefit of a three piece shower room. On the ground floor the house benefits from two good sized reception rooms with multi-fuel stoves. The first floor has three double bedrooms and 4 piece family bathroom with roll top bath. The attic has been converted to provide a fourth bedroom with en-suite shower room with good storage available in the roof eaves. There are both oil fired central heating with underfloor heating through out the rear if the property. This is an excellent family home and an inspection is thoroughly recommended. Ireby lies immediately outside the Lake District National Park boundary in central North Cumbria.The village supports a church, primary school, community hall and public house, annual Ireby Folk Music Festival, the neighbouring towns of Wigton, Cockermouth and Keswick all catering well for everyday needs (primary and secondary schools, numerous sports clubs, leisure facilities, general shops and supermarkets, bus services etc). For those needing to commute, Carlisle and the more industrial centres of West Cumbria are all within comfortable driving distance and Bassenthwaite Lake is just over 4 miles to the south.

Ground Floor

Reception Hallway

16' 5" x 12' 7" (5.00m x 3.84m) Oak flooring and understairs store.

Front Sitting Room

13' 2" x 12' (4.01m x 3.66m) Oak flooring and a feature late Victorian cast iron/tiled fireplace.

Inner Hallway

Airing / Boiler Cupboard

A useful walk-in room with central heating boiler, Megaflow tank and airing/storage facilities.


28' x 11' 10" (8.53m x 3.61m) Fitted with a range of bespoke base and island units all in oak, mahogany and granite work surfaces, double porcelain sink, Rangemaster cooking range with extractor above, integrated dishwasher, plumbing for American fridge-freezer, 4 Velux rooflights, industrial luxe light fittings and more than ample space for dining/breakfast table.

Rear Boot room

Door to rear. Hanging rails with storage shelving.

Shower Room

Comprising a 3 piece suite, Velux rooflight and extractor fan.

Study/ 5 bedroom

13' x 8' 7" (3.96m x 2.62m) Telephone point and connecting doors to both rear lobby and en suite shower room.

Rear Living Room

24' 4" x 13' (7.42m x 3.96m) Stove set in original stone fireplace, pine cupboards, tv point, double patio doors, 2 Velux rooflights and a feature corner 'fan' style radiator.


To first and second floors featuring natural bannisters, handrails and newel posts and also exposed stone walling.

First Floor

First Floor Landing

Doors to bedrooms and bathroom

Bedroom 1

12' 5" x 12' 5" (3.78m x 3.78m)

Bedroom 2

13' 4" x 12' (4.06m x 3.66m) Cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom 3

13' 3" x 13' (4.04m x 3.96m) Cast iron fireplace and a lovely view across to the Lake District fells.


11' x 8' 9" approx (3.35m x 2.67m) Comprising a free-standing bath, shower cubicle, wc and basin with cupboards below, oak floor, heated towel rail and full tiling.

Second Floor

Second Floor Landing

Excellent under eaves stores on both sides and Velux rooflight.

Bedroom 4

17' max x 9' 3" (5.18m x 2.82m) Exposed purlins, 2 Velux rooflights.

En-Suite Shower Room

Fully tiled shower room with a 3 piece suite, extractor fan and Velux rooflight.



Front garden with newly built sandstone walls, 2 lawned sections and forecourt area in front of the outbuildings and delightful rear garden with well stocked border, an open aspect provides stunning views across the fells from each of rooms at the rear of the property. Skiddaw can be seen from a feature stone bench at the bottom of the lawned garden.

Adjoining Barn

22' x 15' plus door recess (6.71m x 4.57m) Suitable as a workshop and with lofted storage and double timber doors.

Adjoining Integral Garage

With timber doors.



All rooms have had new flooring with slate tiled floors and underfloor central heating.

Council tax band We are advised the property is band C

tenure We are advised the property is Freehold

services Mains water, electricity and drainage; no mains gas; oil fired central heating; sealed unit double glazing; telephone line installed; good supply of power points; external cold tap. Please note that none of the services has been tested.

Fixtures and fittings to be confirmed.

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01787 312401


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