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Orchard Cottage, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, CA12 4QP

Sold STC £365,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Garage
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • 18th Century Four Bedroom Detached Cottage
  • Pretty Front & Rear Gardens
  • Set In The Attractive Village of Bassenthwaite

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Orchard Cottage is a delightful 18th Century four bedroom detached cottage which has retained original character and charm with pretty front and rear gardens, fell views and open aspect to the side and set in the attractive village of Bassenthwaite. Orchard Cottage boasts full oil-fired central heating, double glazing/secondary glazing and briefly comprises entrance hall, kitchen/diner, kitchenette (previously used as a utility room), WC, lounge, sitting room/dining room, four first floor bedrooms (one with shower cubicle) and bathroom. In previous years, Orchard Cottage has provided a self catering bed & breakfast from the Kitchenette leading to the bedroom on the first floor.

Bassenthwaite village has a good local core, public house, is within the catchment of the well regarded Keswick Secondary School and is set 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 industries of the Energy Coast and is approximately 7 miles from Keswick.
Entered from front pathway via a 15 pane wooden door into:

Hall: Glazed sliding window hatch to kitchen, tiled flooring, wooden latch door leading to:

Inner Hallway to:

W.C: Window to side, WC, wash hand basin, dimplex electric heater, vinyl flooring.

Kitchenette: 10'9" x 7'8" (3.29m x 2.33m). Window to side, single wall cupboard and base units, single stainless steel sink and drainer, free standing oven, vinyl flooring, spiral dog leg staircase with dark wood banister & spindles rising to first floor bedroom 4. (Previously used as self-catering contained bed & breakfast accommodation), stable door to porch leading to side concrete area with garage/coal storage shed.

From Hall: Wooden latch door into:

Kitchen/Diner: 14'10' x 13'5" into 7'10" (4.53m x 4.08m into 2.40m). Window seat, secondary glazed window to front, timber framed UPVC double glazed window to rear, stylish cream wall and base units, wooden laminate work surface, cream tiled splashbacks, single stainless steel sink & drainer with mixer tap, 'Zanussi' cooker with electric hob, extractor & light over, space for dishwasher/fridge, original beam, fluorescent strip lighting, double radiator, alcove area with built in cupboard, double doors to storage cupboard, wood effect vinyl flooring, stone step and wooden latch door to:

Lounge: 14'10"' x 11'7" (4.53m x 3.52m). Secondary glazed window to front, timber framed UPVC double glazed window to rear, two original beams, fireplace made from local stone, slate hearth & surround, two wall lights, double radiator, door to:

Hall: Solid wooden door to property accessed from front, door leading to:

Sitting Room/Dining Room: 14'10" x 10'11" (4.53m x 3.32m). Secondary glazed window to front, timber framed UPVC double glazed window to rear, wooden fireplace surround, tiled and slate hearth, wall lights, original beams, door to under stairs storage cupboard with shelving, housing 'Worcester' boiler.

From Hall, stairs leading to first floor: With UPVC double glazed window at top of stairs and wide secondary glazed window along hallway to rear.

Master Bedroom 1: 15'1" x 11'6" (4.60m x 3.51m). UPVC double glazed window to front, secondary glazed window to rear, original beams, double radiator.

Bathroom: 8'2" x 4'3" (2.48m x 1.31m). White three- piece suite comprising W.C, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, tiled splashbacks, UPVC double glazed window to front, storage cupboards, double radiator, vinyl tiled flooring.

Bedroom 2: 12' x 9'3" (3.65m x 2.83m). UPVC double glazed window to front, built in cupboard with hanging rail and storage, double radiator.

Door to Hall into:

Bedroom 3: 12'10" x 10'2" (3.65m x 3.11m). UPVC double glazed window to front, original beam, corner shower cubicle with 'Mira' electric shower, double radiator.

Panelled part glazed door into:

Bedroom 4: 16'11" x 11'8" (5.16m x 3.56m). Triple UPVC double glazed windows to front, side & rear with side views to fells, original beams, double radiator, gallery staircase leading to ground floor kitchenette.

To Front Right Elevation:
Double wrought iron gates leading to single garage and coal storage, space for parking, enclosed by brick walling.

Wrap around Gardens to Front, Side & Rear:
Enclosed with stone walling and hedging, two feature original lamp posts (one with lighting), wrought iron gate leading to front garden, partly laid to lawn with shrub borders, bushes, plants and mature trees, pathway leading to stoned side garden area with shed, concealed area for oil tank, mature soft fruit bushes, large vegetable area, pathway leading to rear lawn enclosed with beech hedging, apple orchard and shed storage.

Services: Mains Electric, Water & Drainage

Directions: From the Keswick Office, take the A5271 onto Penrith Road, go through roundabout, turn right onto Crosthwaite Road on A5271, at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A591, after approximately 5 miles turn right into Bassenthwaite Village, passing the school and school village, continue through the 'Avenue' of trees and Orchard Cottage can be found on the corner on your right hand side.

Agents Notes: Oil Fired Central Heating, part UPVC double glazing/secondary glazing.
Tax Band: F Post Code: CA12 4QP

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

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12 August 2016

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