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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Upton Cottage, Sandale, Boltongate, CA7 1DE

Sold STC £225,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming Three Bedroom Detached Cottage
  • Outstanding Panoramic Views
  • Detached Single Garage
  • Gardens to Front, Side and Rear
  • Oil Fired Central Heating

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming three bedroom detached 18th century cottage with pretty, well kept gardens, single garage and driveway parking in a quiet hamlet enjoying outstanding 180 degree panoramic views from the Lakeland Fells in the east to the Solway Firth and Dumfries & Galloway in the distance.

Upton Cottage benefits from UPVC double glazing and oil-fired central heating and the accommodation currently consists of entrance porch, lounge/dining room, sitting room, kitchen, three bedrooms and house bathroom, detached single garage and ample driveway parking for several cars.

Sandale is a well kept linear hamlet set to the fringe of the National Park with elevated views and good transport links to Wigton, Dalston, Penrith and the Border City of Carlisle.

Upton Cottage would suit the young family, those looking to retire to a peaceful idyll or the investor looking for a well maintained second or holiday property a stones throw from Caldbeck and Uldale Commons and the Northern Fells.

Approached via a five-bar gate and tarmac driveway and entered to the side via a UPVC front door into:

Porch/Utility Area: 8'9" x 3'102 (2.68m x 1.18m). Laminate work surface for fridge and freezer, open wall shelving, original painted heavy wood door into:

Lounge/Dining Room: 12'3" x 12'10" (3.73m x 3.95m). Feature dressed stone fireplace with open grate, stone hearth and wooden mantle and side shelving, built-in alcove cupboard, double radiator, Delft rail, windows to two sides, arched opening to:

Sitting Room: 12'2" x 12'3" (3.72m x 3.73m). Dressed brick fireplace, stone hearth and wooden mantle with inset cast iron multi-fuel stove, display niches and open shelving, double radiator.

Kitchen: 11'10" x 5'9" (3.39m x 1.76m). Having a range of fitted oak fronted wall and base units, open shelving, laminate work surface, inset single stainless steel sink, plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, electric cooker point, painted open display dresser, radiator, fully tiled walls.

Bathroom: 7'1" x 5'2" (2.17m x 1.59m). Having three-piece coloured suite comprising WC, pedestal wash basin, bath with shower attachment with half etched glass screen, fully tiled walls in stone effect, radiator, UPVC window to front.

Bedroom One: 14'2" x 8'11" (4.32m x 2.72m). Semi-vaulted ceiling, UPVC French door and matching side window, double radiator.

Bedroom Two: 14'11" x 9'10" (4.55m x 3.03m). UPVC picture window to rear, open to the apex of the roof with exposed timbers, double radiator.

Bedroom Three: 9'7" to 7'1" x 6'3" to 2'10" (2.93m to 2.17m x 1.91m x 0.85m). Currently used as a study/hobby room but equally suited to a third bedroom, built-in desk/open wall shelving, radiator, double built-in storage cupboard.


To the front the property is slightly raised from the road aiding its extensive views, has tarmac driveway leading to a detached Single Garage with pitched roof. There is an extensive front lawned garden with mature hedging and flower/shrub borders, to the left elevation is a further side garden of lawn and borders with mature flowering cherry and paved area, to the rear is a paved patio and elevated grass and borders.

Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage.

Directions: From Cockermouth take the A595 in the direction of Carlisle, after approximately 10 miles and on reaching Mealsgate, turn right signed Boltongate, Ireby and Caldbeck, proceed into Boltongate then take the left fork prior to the church then take the second road to the left sIgned Sandale and Upton Cottage can be found on the left towards the end of the village before the junction.

Agents Notes: Oil-fired central heating. UPVC double glazing. Tax Band E. Post Code: CA7 1DE

Tenure: We are advised the property is freehold. Confirmation is being sought from solicitors

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Added on Rightmove:
14 June 2016

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