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3 bedroom country house for sale

Moss End, Aikshaw, SILLOTH, Cumbria

Sold STC £315,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached country house
  • 3 bedrooms, 1 en suite
  • Equestrian facilities & padddocks
  • No onward chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

We are delighted to welcome to the market this fully refurbished two storey detached country house with paddocks and stable block. Moss End enjoys a secluded position with wonderful views over the Solway Plain and beyond to the Lakeland Fells. In brief, the accommodation comprises entrance hall leading to sitting room, a further lounge, large kitchen/dining room, a utility room, two ground floor bedrooms and family bathroom. To the first floor is the master bedroom with an en suite bathroom. Outside the garden area around the house leads down to lawn and shrubs, and has a range of outbuildings including greenhouse, brick built byre, two bay hay shed, hard standing horse holding area and purpose built stables for three. The property is complemented by an attractive entrance driveway with small orchard area.

Moss End is located in the small hamlet of Aikshaw in Cumbria and lies on the B5301 between Maryport and Carlisle. Within just a short drive, you will find yourself on the fringe of the Lake District National Park and the Solway coast line. The award winning village of Westnewton and the town of Aspatria provide nearby amenities.

Mains electricity and water. Septic tank drainage. Wood fired central heating, double glazing, part cavity wall insulation and loft insulation installed. Telephone line installed subject to BT regulations. Please note - the mention of any appliances and/or services within these sale particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

Travelling through Aspatria on the A596, take the junction towards Westnewton on the B5301 and follow this road for approximately 3� miles. Take the right hand turning signposted Overby Quarry and follow this road for approximately � a mile where a rough track on the right hand side can be found. Continue down the track for approximately 200 yards and Moss End is on the left hand side

Property ref: 121_2231_3739961

Bedroom 1 
3.72m x 3.01m (12' 2" x 9' 11") With uPVC double glazed patio doors and Velux roof light.

Bedroom 2 
2.89m x 2.86m (9' 6" x 9' 5") With fitted wardrobes to the full length of one wall, uPVC double glazed window to side elevation.

Family Bathroom 
1.91m x 2.99m into shower recess (6' 3" x 9' 10") Three piece suite comprising of low level WC, vanity unit housing wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, illuminated vanity mirror above, shower cubicle with glass shower screen opening to fully tiled chrome thermostatically controlled shower, fully tiled walls and complementary tiled flooring.

Master Bedroom 
5.45m x 3.81m under eaves (17' 11" x 12' 6") Double sized bedroom with built in bespoke oak wardrobes (also made by Thwaite Holme) and dormer style windows to the side elevation overlooking rural aspect and towards the Lakeland Fells.

Ground Floor 

Via a covered pitched porch with wooden door with decorative glazed panelled inserts, opening into:

With tiled flooring, access to all ground floor rooms.

Sitting Room 
3.75m x 3.58m (12' 4" x 11' 9") Feature inglenook style fireplace with cast iron wood burning stove on slate hearth with brick surround and oak timber mantel, uPVC double glazed windows to side and front aspects, Mandarin stone floor.

Kitchen/Dining Room 
7.12m x 3.51m (23' 4" x 11' 6") This stunning room has a bespoke built kitchen made by Thwaite Holme Kitchens, comprising of a range of wall and base units with complementary granite worktops, brick style tiled splashbacks, Belfast sink, Esse cooker, Neff oven and hob, freestanding larder cupboard, integrated dishwasher, continuation of Mandarin stone tiled flooring, window to side elevation taking in rural aspect, large uPVC double glazed patio doors in dining area, additional natural light from two Velux windows.

Utility Room 
3.60m x 2.17m (11' 10" x 7' 1") Range of base and wall mounted units with complementary worktops, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, sink unit, window to side elevation, door through to:

With WC and wash hand basin, continuation of stone flooring.

5.27m max x 3.48m max (17' 3" x 11' 5") Feature Bosch wood burning stove on stone hearth, decorative oak flooring, windows and French doors to side elevation, stairs leading to first floor and access to:

Dressing Area and En Suite Bathroom 
2.92m x 3.66m (9' 7" x 12') Matching three piece suite in white comprising of low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with chrome towel rail, roll top bath with decorative claw feet with chrome mixer tap and shower head, decorative cast iron radiator with chrome towel rail inset, oak and decorative tile flooring, dormer style window overlooking rural aspect and Lakeland Fells.

Gardens and Outbuildings 
The garden area around the house leads down to lawn and shrubs and decorative garden pond. To the side of the property is an enclosed patio seating area with raised beds.

To the front of the property is a block paved further seating area with stunning Solway and Lakeland Fell views.

The property is further complemented by a well balanced range of buildings comprising of greenhouse, a brick built byre currently used as stores, a two bay hay shed, concrete built loose box/stable, hard standing horse holding area and a separate purpose built stable for three.

The property is approached by a long concrete driveway with small orchard area along one side.

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09 June 2015


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