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6 bedroom detached house for sale
Beech Grove , Stainburn, Workington, Cumbria
PRESTIGIOUS PERIOD RESIDENCE WITH A WEALTH OF ORIGINAL FEATURES
Enjoying a prominent position on the outskirts of Workington but still within easy access to the main facilities of the town.
Originally part of the Curwen Estate in the 18th century, then converted to a grand Victorian residence in the 1890’s and more recently has undergone sympathetic renovation to offer a modern comfortable family home but retaining a wealth of wonderful original features. From the moment you enter the grand entrance hall you can’t fail to be impressed by the spacious and light accommodation on offer. The majority of the rooms have deep skirting boards, high ceilings, picture rails, plaster cornicing, ceiling roses, panelled doors and gas central heating with cast iron radiators. The ground and first floor fireplaces date back to the Victorian Period except for the one in the dining room which is older and was uncovered during recent restoration. On the ground floor there are three reception rooms, shower room and a lovely kitchen with five bedrooms, one with a dressing room and potentially a sixth bedroom, and bathroom on the first floor. A lower ground floor is a blank canvas and is ripe for further development if the purchaser should wish.
In more detail, the accommodation provides:-
Steps lead up to a wide panelled entrance door, with an arched window light over, which opens into:
Tiled floor. A solid wood door and side panels with a leaded stained glass panels opens into:
10.8m x 3.6m (max)
With access to the first two reception rooms, the study and dining room, before opening out into the main hallway. A magnificent wide staircase with wooden balustrade and wrought iron fretwork leads, via a half landing, to the first floor. A lovely feature of this space is the wonderful leaded and stained glass window, on the half landing, which depicts several Lakeland scenes. Door to the lower ground floor.
4.9m (into Bay) x 4.2m
Two windows, one a bay, both have moulded wood panels. A cast iron log burner stove is inset within a period fireplace. Picture rail, coving and ceiling rose. Wooden floorboards.
4.9m x 4.8m
A lovely room with a large square bay window to the front of the property. A cast iron log burner stove is set within a large decorative carved wooden fireplace with beautiful ‘Lady’ and ‘Gentleman’ tiled inset and hearth. Picture rail, coving and ceiling rose. Wooden floorboards.
5.5m x 5.2m
This large living space is located to the rear of the property with a triple window overlooking the garden with a window to the side. A cast iron log burner stove is set within a marble fireplace with tiled hearth. Picture rail, coving and ceiling rose. Wooden floorboards.
Accessed from the main hallway. Look out for the little porcelain feature sink.
4.3m x 2.4m
Three piece suite in white comprising a double shower enclosure, w.c. and wash hand basin. Cast iron fireplace with dog grate. Wooden floorboards.
6.2m x 5.5m
What a wonderful room this is, five windows make it a lovely light living space. There is plenty of working space, room for a good sized dining table plus ample space for easy chairs or sofa. A stainless steel sink unit is set within a modern range of base, drawer, wall and display units with tiled splashbacks. Integral appliances include a gas hob with a brushed steel extractor hood, double electric oven and dishwasher. Plumbed for washing machine. A central island is made up of base cupboards, drawers and wine store and doubles up as a breakfast bar. Built in deep storage cupboard.
The landing divides into two with three of the bedrooms off one and a lower landing giving access to the remaining two bedrooms and bathroom.
5.5m x 5.2m
A lovely master bedroom twin aspects. A lovely feature is the sculptured slate fireplace with tiled hearth. Picture rail, coving and ceiling rose. Wooden floorboards.
4.9m x 4.8m
Window to the front. Sculptured slate fireplace with lovely inset tiling and hearth. Picture rail, coving and ceiling rose.
4.9m x 4.2m
Twin aspects. Period fireplace with tiled inset and hearth. Picture rail, coving and ceiling rose. Wooden floorboards. Door to:
4 2.8m x 2.1m
Window to the front. This room also has access from the landing so has a variety of other uses, a sixth bedroom or study.
4.4m x 2.8m
Period fireplace. Coving to the ceiling.
4.5m x 4m
Period fireplace. Coving to the ceiling. Built in double wardrobe with drawers under.
5.5m x 2.2m
A super light room with two windows. Fitted with a three piece suite in white comprising a free standing, roll top, bath with claw feet and central taps, w.c. and wash hand basin. Tiled floor. Cupboard housing the mains pressure hot water system (solar hot water compatible)
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
A door from the hallway opens onto an easy descending set of stairs which opens out into a large open area with five rooms leading off all with windows. This floor mirrors the ground floor layout. These rooms were formally the servants quarters and one has the original set-pot fireplace and another has the stone sconces. The gas central heating condensing Vaillant Ecotec boiler (2009) is housed in one of the rooms and a door leads out onto the rear garden. This basement space could be developed and have many different uses, it has its own access so could be separated from the main accommodation or used as workshop or gym to mention a few.
A pillored entrance opens onto a large driveway with flower beds and enclosed within a mature hedge. The driveway stretches round both sides of the property providing an excellent parking space. There is the space to build a garage subject to suitable planning permission. The side garden is waiting to be developed or could be left as a natural garden, this then opens out into a small copse. The rear garden is a delightful private outdoor living space with lawns, mature plants and trees enclosed within a hedge and wall surround.
Mains water, electricity, gas and sewerage.
Please note: The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.
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