2 bedroom terraced house for saleSevenoaks Terrace, Cross Lane, Wigton, Cumbria
Sold STC £97,500
- Sitting/Living/Dining Room
- Double Bedroom
- Single Bedroom
- Rear Yard
- Good Sized Rear Garden
A delightful 2 bedroomed cottage forming part of one of the town's most attractive terraces and situated in the sought after Station Hill area of Wigton barely a mile from the town centre.
Dating from circa1864 the house was formerly a traditional two up-two down cottage but a good extension has been added in more recent years to provide an attractive kitchen and bedroom above. The original ground floor rooms form a large sitting room with ample dining space if required and above are the original front bedroom and what is now a bathroom. There are gas fired central heating and UPVC sealed unit double glazing.
A significant selling feature of the cottage is the garden which, although separate to the property, is double the size of the others in the terrace. The pretty summer house, providing an additional garden room, is included in the sale.
Sevenoaks Terrace lies at the western end of Cross Lane close to Wigton Hospital, Station Hill, just behind, leads down to the by-pass and then the railway station and town centre, with its excellent range of day-to-day facilities, beyond. On the south side of town are Nelson Thomlinson Secondary School, the rugby, cricket and squash clubs and the swimming baths. For those needing to commute, Carlisle to the east and Cockermouth with the more industrial centres of West Cumbria beyond are all within comfortable driving distance.
The vendors purchased the cottage in 2008 since when considerable improvement work has been undertaken - the present reception room has been created from 2 smaller rooms, the fireplace and stove installed, the kitchen has been refitted, new boiler and shower fitted, carpets laid and complete redecoration carried out. The garden has also been relandscaped. Overall, an inspection is thoroughly recommended.
Ground Floor -
Sitting/Living/Dining Room - 20'3 x 12' (6.17m x 3.66m) - with new brick fireplace inset with multi-fuel stove, shelving and cupboards, tv point, 2 double radiators and staircase leading out.
Kitchen - 9'8 x 8'10 (2.95m x 2.69m) - having range of white fronted wall and floor cupboards, units and drawers, oak work surfaces and tiled splashbacks, 1.5 bowl ceramic sink unit, gas cooker point, shelved wall recess, store cupboard, plumbing for washing machine and vinyl floor tiles.
First Floor -
Central Landing - With stained bannisters and high velux roof light (loft access in rebate).
Front Double Bedroom 1 - 12'8 x 11' (3.86m x 3.35m) -
Central Bathroom - With cream coloured suite comprising panelled corner bath overset with thermostatic shower and tiled splashbacks, pedestal basin and low suite WC, heated towel rail and airing cupboard (radiator). Also with high velux roof light.
Rear Bedroom 2 - 9'9 x 8'10 (2.97m x 2.69m) - having the central heating boiler.
Rear Yard Area - Laid in concrete and with cold tap. At the bottom of the yard there is a shared pathway which leads down to:-
Garden - 66' x 52' overall approx (20.12m x 15.85m overall - the fifth in the row of gardens and with central lawn, flanking gravelled borders and beds, vegetable section, flowering shrubs and bushes, store shed and delightful summer house.
Sale Details -
Services - Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage; gas fired central heating from a baxi combi boiler in the rear bedroom serving radiators and also providing hot water; UPVC sealed unit double glazing and velux double glazed roof light; telephone line installed; loft insulated.
Please note that none of the services has been tested.
Council Tax - Band A
Tenure - Freehold
Viewing - Strictly by appointment through Hopes Estate Agents, 016973 43641.
Whilst these particulars are prepared with care and are believed to be accurate neither the Selling Agents nor the vendors warrant the accuracy of the information contained herein and intending purchasers will be held to have satisfied themselves that the information given is correct.
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