Torpenhow, Wigton


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  • Bedrooms: 4
What a remarkable family home! Designed by the current owner to provide an outstanding configuration and plenty of practicality this grand four-bedroom detached house is very special. Immaculate yet homely in its presentation with large rooms throughout and a wonderful rear garden. Set in the heart of Torpenhow this is in a sought after semi-rural location with countryside surroundings and views to the nearby Solway Firth and Criffel. It enjoys a village hall and is well positioned near the A595 for an easy link to Cockermouth, Carlisle and the Lake District National Park. The property is set on a slight rise off the main street running through the village with multi-vehicle parking to the front. The ground floor features a wonderful expansive hallway, two very large main reception rooms to the right, a third reception room with flexible use, high-spec kitchen with adjoining utility room, a cloakroom and access to the integrated garage. There is a vast basement on the lower ground floor which could be utilised in a variety of ways. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms all with en-suites! The beautiful rear garden rounds off a home with underfloor heating and fully equipped for modern living.


The property is freehold.

The property is heated via oil fired central heating (underfloor throughout with the exception of the basement).

All windows are double glazed throughout and are plastic externally and wood finish internally.

The property has been tanked internally and externally.

Rainwater is stored in a purpose built tank under the rear garden and is recycled by the property.


The property is entered via a wooden door with a frosted glass panel and leads into the hallway.


7.08m x 3.21m (23'3 x 10'6 )

An impressive hallway which sets the tone for this special property.

A combination of tiled and carpet flooring; an opening to the impressive solid pine staircase with access to the basement and first floor.

Internal doors to cloakroom, integral garage, lounge, dining room, third reception room and dining kitchen.


1.88m x 0.96m (6'2 x 3'2 )

Continuation of the tiled flooring from the hallway; extractor fan; low level WC; wash handbasin; half tiled surround.


5.31m x 4.83m (17'5 x 15'10 )

Dual aspect room with front aspect wooden sash window and side aspect wooden sash window; inset spotlights; TV and telephone points.

An impressive reception room currently configured as a dining room with double doors providing further access to the lounge.


7.02m x 4.86m (23'0 x 15'11 )

A very impressive main reception room with dual aspect courtesy of a side aspect wooden sash window and two pairs of wooden french doors which lead out to the rear patio; inset spotlights; TV points to two corners of the room allowing for flexible positioning of furniture; telephone point.


4.32m x 3.60m (14'2 x 11'10 )

Two wooden sash windows with side aspect; TV and telephone point.

An excellent reception room which has a variety of potential uses such as a home office, play room, hobby room or guest bedroom.


5.60m x 4.95m (18'4 x 16'3 )

An impressive dining kitchen with rear aspect courtesy of a wooden framed sash window and wooden french doors, both with an outlook to the rear garden and the countryside views beyond.

Inset spotlights; space to one side for dining; a comprehensively fitted kitchen with wall and base units; substantial island with units built in, all of which has a complementary granite work surface; two integrated NEFF ovens; NEFF induction hob with overhead extractor hood within the island; built-in stainless sink to the island and a 1 stainless steel sink to the end of the kitchen; split level dishwasher; integrated refrigerator. Spotlights are installed beneath wall units. Door leading to utility room.


4.00m x 1.87m (13'1 x 6'2 )

A good sized, useful utility room with an external door with a frosted glass panel; extractor fan; a generous amount of wall and base units with a work surface; stainless steel sink; under counter space and plumbing for white goods.


4.98m x 3.47m (16'4 x 11'5 )

A good sized garage with full lighting and plumbing; electrically operated rolling garage door; boiler and hot water cylinder.


3.14m x 2.29m (max) (10'4 x 7'6 ( max))

Accessed from the hallway stairs. Features under stairs storage and an alcove giving potential for further storage. Doorway leading to basement.


5.57m x 3.11m and 6.77m x 7.68m (18'3 x 10'2 and 22'3 x 25'2 )

An outstanding basement space which has been plastered and painted throughout and full lighting and power installed. An immense of storage space with potential uses such as hobby space or home gymnasium. The head hight across the basement is generous at 1.99m (6'6 )


4.43m x 4.27m (max) (14'6 x 14'0 ( max))

An impressive U shaped landing with natural light courtesy of a skylight; loft access point; doors leading to the four bedrooms and a doorway giving access to the Jack and Jill bathroom/en-suite.


6.34m x 4.16m (20'10 x 13'8 )

The room has natural light courtesy of 2 rear aspect wooden sash windows with a beautiful countryside view. Also has natural light courtesy of a skylight above; TV point.

An impressive double bedroom with a door providing access to the en-suite.


4.84m x 2.74m (15'11 x 9'0 )

An outstanding en-suite with a side aspect frosted glass wooden sash window; extractor; built-in storage cupboard; a quality finish across the room with a four-piece suite comprising claw foot bath; corner shower with two shower heads and a contemporary surround, low level WC and wash handbasin; heated towel rail.


5.40m x 5.60m (max) (17'9 x 18'4 ( max))

An impressive double bedroom with two rear aspect wooden sash windows; excellent countryside views; TV and telephone points; door leading to the en-suite.


3.59m x 2.00m (11'9 x 6'7 )

Side aspect wooden sash window with frosted glass; inset spotlights; extractor fan; four-piece suite comprising jacuzzi spa bath; jet shower cubicle, low level WC and wash handbasin; heated towel rail.


4.04m x 3.62m (13'3 x 11'11 )

Front aspect wooden sash window; lovely views towards the village and over to the Solway coast and Scotland in the distance; TV and telephone point; a good double bedroom with a door leading to the en-suite.


2.71m x 2.58m (8'11 x 8'6 )

Side aspect wooden sash window with frosted glass; corner bath and corner jet shower, low level WC, wash handbasin; heated towel rail; extractor fan.


5.47m x 4.82m (17'11 x 15'10 )

Front aspect wooden sash window providing the views over the village to the Solway coast; skylight above; TV and telephone points. Another excellent double bedroom with a door leading to the en-suite/Jack and Jill bathroom.


3.22m x 3.05m (10'7 x 10'0 )

This bathroom space can be accessed via either bedroom four or via the door from the landing and is lockable from either side.

Front aspect wooden sash window with frosted glass; extractor fan; jacuzzi bath, corner jet shower, low level WC and wash handbasin.


The property enjoys a generous amount of parking to the front of the house with surrounding borders and side access leading to the rear of the property. Substantial wooden storage units to one side of the property; housing for the oil tank.


A beautiful tiered rear garden with a patio to the back of the house. Three steps lead to the first lawned area and further steps beyond to an area above currently used for growing vegetables and bordered with shillies. A beautifully maintained garden with hedges to both sides and open to the rear to allow views to the countryside beyond. External electric sockets.


From Cockermouth travel north along Gote Road, travelling up the hill past Papcastle. At the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A595 travelling towards Carlisle. After approximately 7 miles take the left hand turn opposite Bothel, signposted to Ireby and Torpenhow. Follow the road into the village - the property can be found on the right hand side, opposite the post box and before the turning at the bus shelter and parish noticeboard.


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.


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