Holly House, Longthwaite


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  • Bedrooms: 4
PROPERTY OVERVIEW A beautifully presented Cumbrian longhouse, a former farmhouse now renovated to provide stylish and tasteful accommodation. Three reception rooms, magnificent dining/living kitchen, four double bedrooms, three bathrooms, fully double glazed with oil-fired central heating. Also offering a large bespoke carriage barn/garage with attached workshop (built in 2017/18), a timber built and insulated summer house/home workspace/guest accommodation (installed 2017) and a large new greenhouse (installed 2019). The property is set amid extensive gardens front and rear with views over open fields. Holly House is situated in Longthwaite Nook, a small, secluded enclave of just four period properties two of which were former barns attached to Holly House, now architect-designed and converted dwellings. Longthwaite Nook is located down a private, hedgerow-lined lane offering privacy and exclusivity whilst at the same time being only minutes from Wigton with all its amenities.

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE Stone flagged floor, double glazed window

INNER HALLWAY 14' 05" x 11' 10" (4.39m x 3.61m) A dual aspect room with sandstone flagged floor and two antique style radiators. Dressed sandstone fire place aperture converted into a cupboard with folding oak doors. Doors to kitchen, dining room and sitting room.

LOUNGE 15' 00" x 14' 02" (4.57m x 4.32m) A dual aspect room with two windows to the front and French doors to the rear garden. Deep window ledges. Dressed sandstone fire place with log burner. Two antique style radiators. TV aerial point with wiring for Wi-Fi booster point for TV on-demand. Hard-wired surround sound speaker system in the ceiling.

GARDEN ROOM 15' 03" x 12' 02" (4.65m x 3.71m) A recent (2018/19) addition to the property, this orangery-style room has bifold doors leading to the rear garden, a further large window, antique style radiator and Amtico wood-effect floor. Wonderful K-glazed orangery roof allows light to flood into this room. Currently used as a dining room, this room would make a perfect summer sitting room or morning room.

DINING KITCHEN 14' 03" x 25' 11" (4.34m x 7.9m) A magnificent room currently incorporating sitting area around a dressed sandstone fireplace with log burner although this space could easily accommodate a dining table. Recessed spice cupboard. Satellite TV point. Hardwood flooring. Two windows to the front with dressed sandstone window seats and cushions. Two further windows. Antique style radiator. Feature beams. Range of solid wood wall and base units in cream, with granite work surfaces. Large island unit with granite work surface incorporating built-in fridge, freezer and dishwasher and breakfasting area. Range style 'Falcon' double electric oven with (calor) gas burners beneath feature beam with extractor. Belfast sink. Large American-style fridge/freezer fully plumbed for ice and cold water. Door to inner hall. French doors to dining room.

UTILITY ROOM Boiler, plumbing for washing machine, radiator. Quarry tiled floor.

SHOWER ROOM Wet room. Shower, wash hand basin and toilet. Part tiled walls. Heated towel rail.

LANDING Window to the rear offering views over gardens and open fields towards Scotland. Radiator.

BEDROOM 10' 06" x 13' 06" (3.2m x 4.11m) A double bedroom. Window to the front with deep window ledge/window seat. Loft access. TV aerial point, radiator and door to

EN-SUITE Tiled floor and fully clad walls. Shower, toilet and wash hand basin. Heated towel rail.

BEDROOM 11' 07" x 12' 02" (3.53m x 3.71m) A double bedroom with two recessed built-in wardrobes. Window to the front with deep window ledge/window seat. Loft access. Radiator.

BEDROOM 12' 01" x 10' 04" (3.68m x 3.15m) A double bedroom currently utilised as a study, with two recessed built-in wardrobes/storage cupboards. Window to the front with deep window ledge/window seat. Loft access. Radiator.

BEDROOM 14' 08" x 12' 10" (4.47m x 3.91m) A double bedroom with dual aspect windows. Rear window has views over gardens and fields beyond to Scotland. Front window has deep window ledge/window seat. Loft access. Radiator.

BATHROOM 7' 10" x 10' 09" (2.39m x 3.28m) Antique style radiator, solid wood flooring. Two windows. Shower cubicle with body jets and steamer function. Double-ended slipper bath. Toilet. Basin mounted on granite-topped vanity unit.

GARAGE /WORKSHOP Large bespoke carriage barn/garage with attached workshop (built in 2017/18)

OUTSIDE A private, gated, hedgerow-lined drive leads to the front of the house with parking for up to six cars. A large, bespoke, carpenter-built carriage barn/garage with attached workshop offers work benches, shelving, power and light and mezzanine storage.

To the front of the property there is a lawn area with delightful cottage-style flower beds, trellis, soft fruit hedge, a kitchen garden with productive raised beds and a strawberry trough. There is a large (20ft) greenhouse installed in the last six months. There is a substantial garden shed with power installed.

To the rear a further area of garden has mature shrubs and perennials, a recently planted orchard and views over open fields to the Solway and Scotland.

An insulated summer house with light and power, constructed in 2017, offers a range of uses including a home-working space, playroom or occasional guest accommodation. Sandstone patio area makes a perfect entertaining space from which to enjoy the spectacular sunsets.

A further small shed offers storage.

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and drainage to septic tank. Oil central heating from a combination boiler (not tested) serving radiators as indicated.

Council Tax Band: D

Please note: The mention of any appliances and/or services within these particulars does not imply that they are in full, efficient working order. All internal measurements are approximate and are cited to the nearest 3 inches.

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