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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale
- A real little oasis
- Rural surroundings yet within the town
- 4 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms
- 2 reception rooms + day room
- Fully fitted kitchen
- Contemporary fittings & finishes
- Coach house / work shop
- Garaging + easily managed gardens
Every now and then a little oasis that very few people know about appears....and The Longhouse is just that. Although just within the town, the property is tucked away in virtually rural surroundings, approached by a small private driveway from Simonscales Lane. The Longhouse offers interesting four bedroomed accommodation retaining traditional touches inherent to a property of this nature, yet offering modern day living with contemporary fittings and finishes. In addition to separate lounge and dining rooms there is a lovely light and airy day/family room off the superbly fitted kitchen and, on the first floor, there are four double bedrooms, the main bedroom including a separate dressing room and en suite bathroom. Externally, the former coach house offers garaging, storage and a superb 30ft play room/work shop and easily managed gardens.
A spacious approach to the accommodation and setting a traditional feel with natural wood panelled internal doors, moulded dado rail and plaster archway, shaped display niche, three radiators, fitted book shelving.
Fitted Cloak Room
White suite including wash hand basin and low level WC, tiled splash back surrounds, radiator, useful built-in storage cupboard.
20'0 x 13'3 (6.10m x 4.04m)
Traditional fireplace surround incorporating local slate insert and hearth housing cast iron solid fuel stove, built-in cupboards and display shelving to alcove, corniced ceiling, double french doors to external terrace, two radiators, useful understairs storage cupboard.
16'2 x 13'3 (4.93m x 4.04m)
Two radiators, corniced ceiling.
Day / Family Room
17'0 x 9'0 (5.18m x 2.74m)
A distinctive room with high ceiling incorporating inset downlighters, exposed natural stone walls and polished wood planked flooring, light and airy incorporating glazing to front and rear, part of which follows the barn style opening, radiator.
18'2 x 12'0 (5.54m x 3.66m)
A light and airy room with windows to two aspects, superbly fitted with cream finished panelled units, brushed steel handles and fittings, including an extensive range of base cupboards and drawers, useful extra wide pan drawers, all with grey mottled granite effect laminate work top surfaces over, range of wall units to match incorporating glazed display and pelmet down lighting, attractive coordinated tiled splash back surrounds including chimney recess with ornamental shelf over, inset Rangemaster stove with 5 gas hobs, hot plate, ovens and warming drawers, useful matching breakfast bar, integrated dishwasher with matching front, inset ceiling down lighting.
Gallery style with views opening up over the grounds surrounding South Lodge, two radiators, display alcove.
Master Bedroom One
18'0 x 12'1 (5.49m x 3.68m)
Light and airy with windows to two aspects opening up views over surrounding gardens, radiator.
Useful walk in airing cupboard / clothes storage.
Dressing Room (To Master Bedroom)
13'7 x 9'4 (4.14m x 2.84m)
A seperate room, fully fitted with full height built-in wardrobes along two walls providing extensive hanging space and storage, radiator.
En Suite Bathroom
White suite including panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, separate larger than average shower cubicle with tiled surrounds and shower fitting, radiator.
15'2 x 13'6 (4.62m x 4.11m)
Two radiators, built-in wardrobes to one wall with matching knee hole dressers and drawers.
14'1 x 13'7 (4.29m x 4.14m)
9'6 x 9'2 (2.90m x 2.79m)
Radiator, built-in wardrobe, knee hole dresser with drawers and open book shelving.
10'8 x 8'6 (3.25m x 2.59m)
Larger than average - fitted with white suite including corner shower cubicle with Mira Zest shower fitting, panelled bath set in tiled surrounds and splash back, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator.
13'9 x 10'6 (4.19m x 3.20m)
Up and over door to the front. Suitable for small car
Converted to form ground floor garaging and a super first floor work shop/play room as follows:-
garage - as above
Work Shop/Store 13'1 x 9'10 average
Playroom/Workshop 25'1 x 13'1
Ancillary store 13'11 x 7'2 average
The property includes a fully enclosed courtyard to the front leading to the front door and also providing access to the Coach House accommodation.
Raised sun terrace
Enclosed garden with stone flagged terrace and walls adjoining the doors from the breakfast room leading to lawns surrounded by mature shrubs, bushes, small trees and hedged boundaries. Timber garden shed/summer house included.
The property is best approached from the centre of town via Station Street and Lorton Road. Shortly before leaving town turn right into Vicarage, bearing left into Simonscales Lane at the top. Approximately 100m along , turn right into the set back driveway and gated entrance - The Longhouse name plate is visible on the gate stoop.
We have been advised by Allerdale Borough Council (01900 702702) that this property is placed in Tax Band E.
Notes To Brochure
Please note that all measurements have been taken using a laser tape measure which may be subject to a small margin of error. None of the appliances, heating system or fittings included within the sale have been tested or can be assumed to be in full working order. Purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves by way of survey and their own enquiries. The brochure does not constitute a contract, part of a contract or warranty.
To view this property, please contact us on 01900 829977.
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