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1 bedroom cottage for sale

Temple Sowerby, Penrith

Sold STC £180,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Grade II Listed Sandstone Barn Conversion
  • With Development Potential
  • Peaceful Position in a Popular Eden Valley Village
  • Open Plan Living Area + Breakfast Kitchen
  • Sleeping Gallery + Shower Room
  • Large Adjacent Barn with Potential to Extend
  • Beautiful Walled Garden with a High Degree of Privacy
  • Off Road Parking + Garage

Full description

Cob Cottage is a lovely detached barn conversion to the rear of Black Swan House, currently with accommodation comprising: an Open Plan Living Area, Breakfast Kitchen, Sleeping Galley and a Shower Room. Adjacent to the cottage is a Barn (16'4x21'10) over two floors, which gives excellent potential to considerably increase the size of the living area, or ideal for those seeking a workshop/studio. There is also a Garage and Off Road Parking.

To the rear of the cottage, there is a large, beautiful, Walled Garden, which has been well tended and has a variety of mature plants, shrubs and fruit trees, an ornamental pond, two greenhouses and a timber summer house.

Along the end of the drive to the side, there is a paddock, circa 2.06 acres with a wooden field shelter/hay store, which is available by separate negotiation.

Location - From Penrith, head East on the A66, drive past Center Parcs and take the first exit from the dual carriageway. Turn right onto the B6412, signposted to Temple Sowerby and Culgaith. In the village, turn left at the King's Arms Inn. Drive past the church and turn right, There is a gate on the left hand side, to the left of Black Swan House, go through the gate and through the wooden doors on the right into the parking area.

Amenities - In the village of Temple Sowerby, there is a primary school, church, public house and a hotel with restaurant. All main facilities are in Penrith, approximately 7 miles. Penrith is a popular market town with a population of around 15,000 people and facilities include: infant, junior and secondary schools with a further/higher education facility at Newton Rigg College. There are 5 supermarkets and a good range of locally owned and national high street shops. Leisure facilities include: swimming pool, climbing wall, golf course, rugby and cricket clubs. Penrith is known as the Gateway to the North Lakes and is conveniently situated for Ullswater and access to the fells.

Services - Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property.

Tenure - The vendor informs us that the property is freehold and the council tax band is band B


Accommodation -

Entrance - Through a timber door from the courtyard to:

Living Area - 2.54m x 4.67m + 2.84m x 3.53m (8'4 x 15'4 + 9'4 x - Two double glazed windows look onto the courtyard and large double glazed windows to the rear look up the walled garden. Stairs, with natural wood spindles and handrail lead to the sleeping gallery above. There is a night storage heater, three wall light points and a opening to the;

Breakfast Kitchen - 2.11m x 3.30m (6'11 x 10'10) - Fitted with a range of oak fronted wall and base units and a beech block work surface incorporating a ceramic Belfast sink with mixer tap and tiled splash back. There is a space for an electric cooker and a fridge. A double glazed door looks up the garden.

Sleeping Gallery - 2.11m x 2.21m (6'11 x 7'3) - The ceiling is open to the apex with a Velux window over the living area and many exposed beams. There is a night storage heater, a double glazed window looking out to the courtyard and a panelled door to the;

Shower Room - 2.11m x 2.21m (6'11 x 7'3) - Fitted with a white toilet, wash basin with a cabinet below and a shower cubicle with a Mira electric shower. The walls are part tiled and there is a heated towel rail, shaver socket/light, a window to the front and a double glazed door to the rear with stone steps down to the garden. The ceiling is open to the apex with exposed beams.

Outside - Cob Cottage is approached through double wooden gates to a sandstone flagged driveway which leads to the garage and a path from the drive, with lawn to each side leads to the front door.

Garage - 4.95m x 3.10m (16'3 x 10'2) - Having double wooden doors. the flooring is part flagged and part concrete and there is an open level to the;

Byre - 4.98m x 6.65m (16'4 x 21'10) - Being split into three stalls, the floor is part stone part concrete.
Wooden steps lead up to the first floor with a hay loft door and window to the gable end.

To the rear of the cottage is a beautiful walled garden, mainly to lawn with a rockery around the cottage, raised beds to one side and large well stocked beds to the other side.

To the corner of the garden a timber summer house with a decked terrace to the front overlooks a large ornamental pond.

Towards the far end of the garden there is a mature cooking apple tree with a bench around, several espaliered fruit trees along the wall and a variety of flower and shrub beds.

The lane along the side of the walled garden leads to the paddock, which is approximately 2.06 acres and has a timber hay store/field shelter.

This map shows the approximate outline of the house and garden

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 August 2016

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