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4 bedroom detached house for sale

4 Broom Croft, Lorton, Cockermouth, Cumbria


Property Description

Key features

  • 4 bedroomed family home
  • National Park location
  • Large south facing gardens
  • Outstanding fell views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A spacious, contemporary 4 bedroomed family home extended to meet the demands of a large family and situated in the delightful Lorton Valley. Offering stunning panoramic views of the Lake District Fells. A rare opportunity to live within this beautiful part of the Lake District National Park, providing high quality accommodation with a variety of flexible spaces and the potential for a 'work from home' environment or playroom/snug for children.

With accommodation comprising open lounge and dining kitchen, utility room, downstairs cloakroom, second reception room, flexible space for use as office/study/playroom, 3 double bedrooms, the master having Juliet balcony offering elevated views to the fells, further single bedroom and four piece family bathroom. Externally there is a single garage, off-road parking, enclosed front garden and large lawn, south facing rear garden. Local occupancy clause applies - please call to discuss.

The property also benefits from Solar Panels providing a yearly income from the tariff.

Situated within the delightful village of Lorton, approximately 4 miles from Cockermouth and its range of shops and services. Lorton sits within the Lake District National Park and is surrounded by the North Western high fells. Lorton itself has a highly rated Primary School, however there is also a private bus service to Keswick school should it be required. Lorton also has a village pub, local village shop and is a short drive to the popular Crummock, Buttermere and Loweswater areas, also falling in the catchment for Cockermouth Secondary School.

Mains electricity, water and drainage. Heating and hot water is provided by an air source heat pump system. There is also a gas cooker and gas fire using LPG gas bottles. Solar Panels generating an income from the tariff of approximately £300.00 per year.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.

From Cockermouth take the B5292 towards Lorton at the first fork in the road on entering Lorton take the right hand turn for the B5289 and at the second fork keep right past the Wheatsheaf Inn you arrive at a 4 way junction, take the left hand turning signposted Keswick, after 400 yards the property can be found on the right-hand side

Property ref: 121_2234_4171411

Master Bedroom 
10' x 16' 9" (3.05m x 5.10m) Large light and airy rear aspect double bedroom with timber French doors with double glazing leading to Juliet balcony enjoying stunning elevated views over the Lorton Valley to the northern and western Lake District Fells. Velux window, built-in wardrobes and radiator.

Bedroom 2 
11' 7" x 10' 11" (3.52m x 3.34m) A light and airy rear aspect double bedroom with excellent open country views to the northern and western Lake District Fells.

Bedroom 3 
10' 7" x 11' 1" (3.22m x 3.38m) A light and airy rear aspect double bedroom with excellent open country views of the northern and western Lake District Fells, feature cast-iron fireplace.

Access by wooden front door with double glazed side panel leading:

Entrance Hallway 
With oak floor and wooden internal door with single glazing leading into:

9' 9" x 18' 6" (2.97m x 5.63m) This is a light and airy dual aspect open plan room with oak flooring, a Cleanburn wood burner and recessed slate hearth, storage units, spotlighting.

Bedroom 4 
7' 4" x 9' 9" (2.23m x 2.98m) This is a front aspect large single bedroom with country views.

Family Bathroom 
9' 5" x 10' 8" (2.88m x 3.24m) This is a front aspect room with 4 piece bathroom suite comprising large walk-in shower cubicle and mains power shower, low level WC, wash hand basin and large deep bath, tiled splash back, tiled flooring, heated towel rail, spotlighting and velux window.


Front Garden 
There is off-street parking and enclosed easy to maintain front garden with a variety of patio and mature planting areas, attached single garage with up-and-over door and points for electricity and storage units.

Rear Garden 
There is a large enclosed garden area laid mainly to lawn with slate chipped walkways and a range of slate patio areas, south facing which offer exceptional open country views to the stunning Lorton valley including the high fells of Whiteside, Grassmoor, The High Style range including Red Pike and Melbreak.


Dining Room/Kitchen 
21' 5" x 18' 6" (6.54m x 5.64m) A light and airy rear aspect L-shaped room with French doors, skylight velux windows, enjoying stunning open country views down the Lorton valley to the north and western Lake District Fells including Grassmoor, Whiteside, Red Pike and Melbreak.
The kitchen area comprising of a range of base and wall units in a white finish, white counter top and island unit with built-in storage areas doubling as a breakfast bar, spotlighting, a free standing electric Smeg oven with gas hobs (supplied by LPG gas bottles and which the vendors would be happy to leave on request) and extractor chimney over, ceramic sink with drainage board and mixer tap, beech flooring, radiator, integrated dishwasher, splash-back, wooden internal door with single glazing leading to Hallway and Utility Room:

Reception Room 
11' 4" x 13' 3" (3.46m x 4.05m) This is a light and spacious rear aspect room with large picture windows and timber rear door with single double glazed inserts leading to the rear garden with excellent open country views to the northern and western Lake District Fells. Wall mounted contemporary gas fire, alcove area which could be used as a small study or desk area with telephone points. Solid oak flooring and large velux window.


With large built-in storage cupboards, loft access via hatch.

Utility Room 
11' 10" x 5' 10" (3.60m x 1.78m) Comprising a range of base and wall storage units in a white high gloss finish with contrasting dark granite effect counter tops and points for washing machine and tumble dryer and under-counter fridge/freezer, stainless steel sink with drainage board and mixer tap, slate tiled floor, spotlighting, wooden internal door leading to:

Downstairs Cloakroom 
With low level WC, wash hand basin, slate tiled floor and wood internal door leading to garage. There are also some storage units which the vendors would be happy to leave if these are desired.

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03 June 2016


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