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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Papcastle, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13

Guide Price £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Remarkable period property
  • Presented to a high standard
  • It boasts a wealth of period features
  • Flexible accommodation across four floors
  • 4 Total Bedrooms, 2 Reception Rooms
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Sunnyside is a remarkable period property presented to a high standard, whilst retaining much of its original charm and character. It boasts a wealth of period features, enhancing the provenance of this unique property, including the rare and quite extraordinary curved doorway and door of the dining room. Sunnyside has flexible accommodation across four floors, with the lower ground floor having been adapted to create a self-contained flat.


From the tiered front garden you enter the property through the porch into the entrance hallway that divides the two principal reception rooms. The main living room enjoys a wonderful double aspect creating a bright and inviting room with beautiful views and a feature fireplace. The dining room has a unique and wonderful curved doorway and original shaped door, a traditional feature fireplace is a focal point of the dining room, off which the kitchen is accessed. The kitchen is a spacious room with fitted wall and base units, spaces for appliances and gas cooker, tiled splash back and a generous seating dining area, beyond which there is a traditional pantry providing excellent storage.

The snug to the rear of the property provides a great family room just off the kitchen and hallway. The ground floor has a split level to the rear with a cloaks WC and office.

The first floor has a spacious master bedroom with dressing room and private en-suite bathroom comprising; bath, wash hand basin and WC. The first floor also has two further spacious double bedrooms and a smaller single. On the half landing between the ground floor and the first floor there is a sewing room, airing cupboard and the main family bathroom which comprises; a bath, double shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC.

The second floor has a further bedroom with a beautiful view out over the village to the north lakes. The second floor has additional attic storage rooms off the landing area.
A self-contained flat on the lower ground floor has an internal staircase from the ground floor hall and a separate access to the lane at the side of the property. It benefits from a fitted kitchen with wall and base units, laminate work surfaces, a seating area and access to a private rear courtyard. The living room is a spacious room with a feature fireplace, storage cupboards and provides access to the generous double bedroom beyond. The inner hall, with staircase to the main property, also has a large storage cupboard and the bathroom accessed off it. The bathroom has been well designed to maximise the room and the space available, it comprises bath, shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. The flat is heated with a separate gas boiler.

The property is approached along the driveway to a well-screened parking area alongside the property and the front garden. The front garden has mature bedded borders and trees dividing the lawn garden beautifully with a large patio area leading up to the garden room. A gatehouse at the entrance to the driveway provides useful storage accommodation.
A large double garage is located across the side lane with further gardens behind the garaging block which have been landscaped and include a greenhouse and fruit cage together with a secluded seating area.
An extension to the rear of the property houses the utility room with the gas central heating boiler for the main house and space for a washing machine and additional storage. There is also a large garden room/green house.

Located on the outskirts of Cockermouth, Papcastle is an attractive village elevated above the River Derwent. The property occupies a central location with easy access to the town centre of Cockermouth where local amenities and professional services can be located. For the commuter, the A66, A595 and M6 provide links with other major commercial centres of the region, with Penrith train station providing excellent links to London and Glasgow along the West Coast mainline railway. This is complemented by Newcastle, Manchester and Glasgow International Airports, offering further communications with the rest of the country and overseas.

General Information

Mains electric, water, gas and drainage are all connected

Square Footage: 3,110 sq ft

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 July 2016

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