3 bedroom detached house for sale

Mill House

Offers in Region of £365,000

Property Description

Key features

  • No forward chain
  • Off-street parking
  • Attractive Former Mill House
  • Pretty Front and Rear Gardens

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Mill House, Wythop is a well presented three bedroom detached stone village house retaining a high degree of character and charm, with pretty front and rear gardens and off-street parking and has featured on BBC's 'Escape To The Country'.

In a quiet courtyard setting, this former Mill House has undergone a full programme of refurbishment and upgrading for the present owners, is to the centre of the hamlet of Wythop Mill, boasts full oil-fired central heating and double glazing and briefly consist of side entrance, hall, cloakroom, dining kitchen, separate utility room, charming double aspect sitting room with feature fireplace, three first floor double bedrooms and five-piece bathroom.

Wythop Mill itself is a former Victorian saw mill with working overshot water wheel, has its origins in the 14th century and was in operation up to the near past. The hamlet has a good local core, is within the Lake District National Park and benefits from good transport links via the A66 west to the Georgian gem town of Cockermouth and the burgeoning industries of the Energy Coast or east to the better known market towns of Keswick and Penrith.

Mill House would suit a wide variety of purchasers including the growing family (being within the catchment of good local Junior and Secondary Schools), those retired looking for and easy to maintain property within a village community, the investor or those seeking a second or holiday home within striking distance of the M6 motorway.

Entered to the side via a half glazed door into:

Side Entrance Hallway: built-in cloaks cupboard, tiled floor, doors to:

Cloakroom: Low flush WC, UPVC window to side.

Utility Room: 9'2" x 5'8" (2.80m x 1.72m). Wall and base kitchen units, tiled splash backs, plumbing for both washing machine and dishwasher, floor standing central heating boiler.

Dining Kitchen: 14'1" x 12'1" (4.28m x 3.68m). Having a good range of solid oak fronted kitchen wall and base units with glazed display cupboards, granite work surface, Belfast sink, tiled splash backs, built-in 'Neff' electric oven and grill, matching four-ring halogen hob with concealed extractor over, concealed fridge and freezer, 'Neff' microwave oven, tiled floor, double wooden framed glazed internal doors to:

Lounge/Dining Room: 28' x 14' (8.54m x 4.30m). Double aspect, good sized lounge with feature fireplace, tiled hearth, heavy wood mantle and inset cast iron grate, twin alcoves with wooden TV/video shelves and exposed beam, original external door to front.

From the dining end, a straight staircase with dark wood banister and spindles rises to the first floor landing.

Bedroom One: 14'1" x 10'7" (4.28m x 3.23m). Double aspect to front and side, built-in storage cupboard with shelving, radiator.


Bedroom Two: 13'11" x 13'6" (4.25m x 4.16m). UPVC window to front, radiator.


Bedroom Three: 14'3" x 12'6" (4.25m x 3.82m). UPVC window to rear, radiator, original Georgian cast iron fire grate with wooden surround and mantle.

Bathroom: 14'6" x 9'9" (4.43m x 2.97m). Having a five-piece suite in white comprising low flush WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin, corner bath with tiled front panel, chrome tap additional shower attachment, chrome ladder-style towel radiator, fully tiled walls with matching border tiles, ceramic tiled floor, recessed ceiling lights.

OUTSIDE:

To the front there is a pretty well stocked garden with mature shrub borders, enclosed by natural stone walling and mainly laid to shillies.

To the right elevation is a gravel courtyard shared with the adjoining properties with designated parking for two vehicles.

To the rear is a good sized garden bordered to the rear by the mill race, lower paved patio, further flower and shrub borders, steps lead to a second raised patio with gravel beds and screened by mature shrubs and conifers.

Services: Mains electricity, water and drainage.

Directions: From Cockermouth, take the A66 in the direction of Keswick, at the first crossroads (with Derwent Lodge on your left) turn right signed Wythop Mill, proceed into the village and Mill House can be found on the right hand side prior to the bridge and junction.
From Keswick, take the A66 west in the direction of Cockermouth, proceed along with Bassenthwaite Lake on your right, keep on the A66 passing the crossroads to the Pheasant Inn and Castle Inn, now take the first left signed Wythop Mill and Mill House can be found on the right hand side prior to the T-junction.

Agents Notes: Oil-fired central heating, UPVC double glazing. Tax Band: D. Post Code: CA13 9YP.

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



















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04 August 2016

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  • Aspatria (7.4 mi)
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01768 200005 Local call rate

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