5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Midtown Farmhouse, Ponsonby, SEASCALE, Cumbria

£289,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5-bed traditional 18C farmhouse
  • Generous living accommodation
  • Large landscaped gardens and off road parking
  • No onward chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A traditional five bedroomed farmhouse set in an enviable position in the peaceful hamlet of Ponsonby with only a handful of neighbouring properties. Close to nearby Gosforth and the beautiful Wasdale valley, this fantastic property, which is offered for sale with vacant possession, offers well appointed living accommodation perfectly suited for family life and being within easily commute of the area's major local employer, it really should appeal to a wide audience.

In brief, the accommodation comprises entrance hallway, two generous reception rooms, dining kitchen and utility room to the ground floor. Two separate staircases provide access to the first floor where there are four double bedrooms together with spacious family bathroom. There is another large bedroom located on the property's second floor which could be used to create an impressive master suite or guest accommodation. Externally, the property offers off road parking for several vehicles in additional to beautifully landscaped gardens with lawned areas, attractive terrace, summerhouse and brick built outhouse. All in all, a fantastic property generously proportioned and offering yet further potential. Viewing is essential.


Location
The tiny hamlet of Ponsonby is located just off the A595 and approximately three miles outside of Gosforth, a short drive to the coast and beaches of Seascale and the gateway to the beautiful valleys of Wasdale and Eskdale. Conveniently placed for travel to and from the major local employment centres of the area.

Services
Mains electricity and water. Septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating supplemented by the Rayburn and electric night storage heaters. Double glazing installed. Telephone line installed subject to BT regulations. Please note - the mention of any appliances and/or services within these particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

Directions
From the Whitehaven office proceed out of the town centre via Inkerman Terrace, turning right at the traffic lights onto the A595. Remain on the A595 travelling south towards Gosforth for approximately 9 miles passing through Egremont and Calderbridge. Shortly after Calderbridge take the left turn signposted for Ponsonby. Continue up this road bearing right until you reach a t junction, turn left here and continue along the lane where you will arrive at Midtown Farmhouse shortly after on the left

Property ref: 121_2614_4133485

Ground Floor 

Entrance Hallway 
3.14m x 5.50m x 0.92m (10' 4" x 18' 1"x 3') L shaped room accessed via uPVC door, stairs to first floor accommodation with large storage cupboard below, two radiators, slate tiled floor.

Kitchen/Diner 
7.91m x 4.10m (25' 11" x 13' 5") Fitted with high quality wooden wall and base units with complementary work surfacing, Rayburn providing heating, hot water and oven, in addition to an electric single fan oven with electric hob and extractor over, Belfast sink with granite work surfacing, integrated fridge, integrated freezer, radiator. Ample space for dining table and chairs. uPVC window to rear elevation overlooking the gardens and the coast beyond. Staircase leading to first floor landing, tiled floor, door into dining room.

Dining Room 
4.81m x 3.00m (15' 9" x 9' 10") Open fire, uPVC door leading out to rear garden, radiator, exposed wooden floor with hatch providing access via a staircase down to a useful cellar room. The cellar has lighting and power.

Lounge 
4.53m x 4.88m (14' 10" x 16') Exposed ceiling timber, open fireplace set in wooden surround with cast iron backplate and tiled hearth, recessed shelving, solid wood storage units set in alcoves, uPVC double glazed window to rear elevation overlooking the gardens, uPVC door leading out to rear garden.

Utility Room 
3.21m x 2.47m (10' 6" x 8' 1") Accessed via uPVC double glazed wood effect door to the front, Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, wall units and uPVC obscured window to front elevation.

First Floor 

Landing 
Accessed from kitchen as well as hallway. Attractive window on the half landing. Steps up to bedrooms.

Bedroom 1 
3.04m x 3.12m (10' x 10' 3") Sash window, night storage heater.

Bedroom 2 
4.92m x 3.79m (16' 2" x 12' 5") Spacious double room with uPVC window , night storage heater, door into en suite.

En Suite Shower Room 
2.69m x 1.20m (8' 10" x 3' 11") Fitted with low level WC, wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle with electric shower, fully tiled walls.

Master Bedroom 
4.59m x 3.86m (15' 1" x 12' 8") uPVC window, open fireplace set in tiled surround and hearth, night storage heater.

Family Bathroom 
5.19m x 2.15m (17' x 7' 1") An interesting split level design fitted with Victorian bathroom suite comprising a high level WC, wash hand basin, corner walk in shower cubicle with electric shower, steps up to free standing double ended claw foot roll top bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, two radiators, uPVC sash window.

Rear Hallway 
Feature arched window on the half landing, three door storage cupboard, stairs leading down to dining kitchen.

Bedroom 4 
4.38m x 4.06m (14' 4" x 13' 4") Window, radiator.

Second Floor 

Bedroom 5 
8.06m x 3.70m (26' 5" x 12' 2") Two Velux rooflights, exposed ceiling timbers, under-eaves storage which runs the full length of the room which can be accessed from four individual doors.

OUTSIDE 
Access to the property is via a private lane. We are informed by the vendor of the property that the lane has had some works carried out to it recently having now been adopted by the Council.
To the front of the property is off road parking for several vehicles, and side access leads round to the rear garden which is substantial in size and includes lawned areas with attractive flowerbeds, secluded patio area, vegetable plot, summerhouse and useful brick built outhouse.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Sellafield (2.3 mi)
  • Seascale (2.7 mi)
  • Braystones (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Penrith Farmers & Kidds, Whitehaven

81-82 King Street, Whitehaven, CA28 7LE

01946 445013 Local call rate

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Penrith Farmers & Kidds, Whitehaven

81-82 King Street, Whitehaven, CA28 7LE

01946 445013 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Sellafield (2.3 mi)
  • Seascale (2.7 mi)
  • Braystones (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Penrith Farmers & Kidds, Whitehaven

81-82 King Street, Whitehaven, CA28 7LE

01946 445013 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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