2 bedroom semi-detached house for saleLongthwaite Road, Wigton, Cumbria
Sold STC £115,000
- Sitting Room
- Rear Pantry
- Rear Landing
- Double Bedroom 1
- Bath/Shower Room
- Double Bedroom 2
24 Longtwaite Road is reputed to be one of Wigton's oldest properties and still retains many features of a Cumbrian long house. This is now a spacious, two bedroomed semi-detached cottage still with original features and yet modernised in a tasteful and complimentary style.
Set back from Longthwaite Road in what has always been one of Wigton's most popular locations the cottage is handily located for the medical centre, primary and Nelson Thomlinson secondary schools, a mini market and petrol station. In the opposite direction a few minutes' walk away the road leads to open countryside. The town centre is just over half a mile away, catering well for everyday needs, and also on hand are the rugby, cricket and squash clubs and swimming baths. Wigton also offers regular bus and rail services and Carlisle to the east and Cockermouth (with the more industrial centres of West Cumbria beyond) are both within comfortable driving distance. The Lake District National Park is just 8 miles to the south, Caldbeck and the Solway Coast are within 20 minutes' drive to the north and west.
Much refurbishment has been undertaken over the last 20 years with new double glazing, floors, combi central heating boiler, chimney lining, multi-fuel stove, and some rewiring and new joinery. The bath/shower room was also refitted and, just recently, an attractive kitchen has been installed with new and unused dishwasher and range-style cooker positioned below the original fireplace lintel. Overall, this is a delightful and indeed easily run cottage of great style and low maintenance and an inspection is thoroughly recommended.
Ground Floor -
Dining/Kitchen - 13'6" x 12'9" overall (4.11m x 3.89m overall) - With run of wall and floor shaker-style units with pastel grey coloured doors and solid oak linings, Kenwood range (6 gas rings and double oven) with new and unused extractor fan above set into the original chimney flue, still with its period mantlepiece lintel, dishwasher, porcelain sink, walnut work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, plumbing for automatic washing machine, oak ceiling and pillar beams and wrought iron banisters to the staircase leading out.
Sitting Room - 13'7" x 13'6" (4.14m x 4.11m) - having pine chimney piece, brick fireplace and inset stove, original spice cupboard, oak floor and ceiling beam.
Rear Pantry - with original sandstone sconces.
First Floor -
Rear Landing - with loft access.
Double Bedroom 1 - 13'9" x 9'8" (4.19m x 2.95m) - the wardrobe unit is enclosed in the sale.
Bath/Shower Room - having quality suite including double ended bath with side mixer tap/shower attachment, thermostatic shower in cubicle, close couple WC and pedestal basin, extensive tiling, ceiling spot lights and tiled floor.
Double Bedroom 2 - 13'3" x 11' (4.04m x 3.35m) - With loft access via aluminium ladder, built in cupboard housing the central heating boiler, fitted shelving and feature chimney breast from the sitting room fire below.
NB. New carpets laid on stairs and landing and in both bedrooms.
Forecourt - laid in gravel with ample space for off-street parking. The available space also provides for the option of a more conventional garden.
Sale Details -
Services - Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage; gas fired central heating; UPVC sealed unit double glazing; loft insulated.
Please note that none of the services has been tested.
Tenure - Freehold.
Council Tax - Band 'B'.
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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