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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

1 The Towers, Lorton Road, Cockermouth, Cumbria

Sold STC £350,000

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Tenure: Freehold

An imposing character property forming part of a mansion and set within mature grounds on the outskirts of the market town of Cockermouth. The property which dates from 1900 offers a wealth of character features and provides spacious family accommodation set over three floors, the property which is offered for sale with no onward chain now briefly comprises grand entrance hall with ground floor WC, spacious double aspect living room, formal dining room, kitchen with solid fuel aga and adjacent utility room, two large first floor double bedrooms with family bathroom, two identically sized second floor double bedrooms and shower room, steps from this level lead up onto a turreted roof space which could be utilised as a roof garden with stunning views over the grounds across Cockermouth and to the Western Lakeland fells.

Ground floor

Steps from parking area lead up to portico with sandstone pillars to either side and an attractive stained glass front door with leaded light windows to either side. This leads into entrance hall.

Entrance Hall
A stunning carved wood staircase rising to first floor landing with partly wood panelled walls, open fireplace with tiled hearth, coved ceiling, panelled wooden doors lead to ground floor rooms, steps lead down to a lower level area with original diamond patterned floor with double radiator and door to WC.

Hand wash basin, WC, window to side and an attractive tiled floor.

Living Room
Double aspect room with sash box bay window to front with wooden surround and incorporating a window seat, further sash bay window to side, ornate cornice to panelled ceiling, open fireplace with decorative carved wood surround, two double radiators.

Dining Room
Sash window to front with part glazed door leading onto front garden, ornate carved wood fireplace with inset gas fire, feature recess arch housing wooden dresser style unit including hatch to kitchen and with stained glass decorative panels above, radiator.

Range of cupboard and worksurfaces including single drainer sink unit, space for fridge, recess shelving, solid fuel aga, separate floor mounted gas boiler, sash window to rear, hatch from dining room, tiled floor and door to rear lobby/utility.

Rear lobby
Door to side opening into utility with window to side and space for appliances.

First floor

Half landing with window to side.

Main landing is generous in size and includes port hole style window to side, door to rooms, double radiator, coved ceiling and dado rail.

Bedroom 1
Single glazed sash window to front and a sash window to side both with wood panelled surrounds, two double radiators, ornate cornice to ceiling.

Bedroom 2
Two sash windows to front with wood panelled surrounds, double radiator, ornate cornice, attractive carved wood fireplace with tiled hearth.

Fitted with a white suite to comprise panelled bath,pedestal hand wash basin, low level WC, part tiled walls, sash window to rear, double radiator and decorative arch.

Second floor

Window to rear with stained glass sections on half landing with wood panelling to walls, the stairs continue to lead up to the second floor landing which has doors to rooms, double radiator, built in airing cupboard and part cornice ceiling.

Bedroom 3
Sash windows to front and side, double radiator, recessed decorative arch, storage cupboard, door leads to steep steps which lead onto turreted roof terrace.

Bedroom 4
Window to front, double radiator, original style fireplace with tiled hearth.

Shower Room
Window to rear, shower tray, pedestal hand wash basin and low level WC, single radiator.

Roof Area
Steps from bedroom lead through a hatch onto a turreted roof area which has potential for conversion to roof garden and which offers stunning views between the battlements over Cockermouth to Setmurthy and down the Lorton valley towards Grasmoor.

From Lorton Road a gated driveway leads up through a copse and mature bushes to the property which offers ample parking provision to the side, lawned split level gardens at the front and an area of general planted woodland also to the side.

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Added on Rightmove:
17 January 2012


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