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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Smithy House, Asby Road, Asby, WORKINGTON, Cumbria

Sold STC £329,500

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 bed detached family home
  • potential for one self contained annex
  • far reaching panoramic views
  • off road parking and garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A rare opportunity to acquire a four bed detached character property circa 1820 in the picturesque hamlet of Asby, offering versatile accommodation including a potential self contained annexe, delightful gardens and arguably some of the best unrivalled views over the west cumbrian fells. The property is ideally located for commute to and from Sellafield, the area's major local employment centre, and is equidistant to the towns of Cockermouth, Workington and Whitehaven. Currently used as a four bed house, the property has in the past been used as a three bed family home with a 1.5 bedroomed self contained annexe which the present owners utilised in the holiday trade. This delightful residence is full of charm and boasts a wealth of character features including original ceiling timbers and doors, exposed stonework and inglenook fireplace as well as having far reaching panoramic views to the rear over the surrounding countryside and western Fells. Externally there are front and rear gardens, large detached garage, car port and off road parking in abundance. The property would ideally suit a young or growing family with the potential annexe making it possible for two to three generations of the same family to live together. There is also an income potential for anyone looking to use the annexe as holiday accommodation, with existing planning permission for use as holiday cottage. Viewing is essential.

Sun Room
3.66m (12') x 2.45m (8'1") Light and airy room enjoying views over the rear garden and towards the western Fells with double glazed windows to two aspects, polycarbonate roof, Upvc door to rear garden.

Asby is a small hamlet sited between Cockermouth, Workington and Whitehaven a short distance from the coast to coast cycle route and within one mile of the Lake District National Park boundary. The local fells of Blake Fell, Kelton Fell, Cogra Moss, and Ennerdale can all be viewed.

Mains electricity, water and drainage. Gas central heating; double glazed throughout; telephone installed subject to BT regulations. 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.

From Whitehaven PF&K office follow the one way system around the town centre and proceed out of Whitehaven via A5094 sign posted for Workington. Once off the bypass remain on the A595 and proceed straight on at the next two roundabouts. At the next roundabout take the third exit and proceed for approximately one mile turning right at a T junction. Continue into Asby where the property can be found on the left hand side of the road a short way into the village

Property ref: 121_2614_3746030

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09 April 2015

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