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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Edenhall, Penrith

Sold STC £285,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Converted Former School House
  • Desirable Eden Valley Village, 4 Miles from Penrith
  • Living Room, Dining Room, Music Room + Kitchen
  • 3 Bedrooms and Bathroom
  • Large Gardens with Superb Open Views
  • Solid Fuel Central Heating and Double Glazing
  • EPC Rating F

Full description

Positioned on the edge of a peaceful and desirable Eden Valley village, School House, part of the original village school, is an idiosyncratic semi detached cottage, offering characterful accommodation comprising: Entrance Hall, Living Room, Dining Room, Music Room/Study, Kitchen, Bathroom and 3 Bedrooms of 2 staircases. Outside there is a lovely walled yard to the side and rear of the house along with outhouses and there is also a large garden to the side the rear. The house and gardens also enjoys open views of the surrounding countryside and Eden Valley. Heating is provided by 2 multi fuel stoves, one having a back boiler and the windows are mostly double glazed. This is a fantastic opportunity to buy a sandstone home, in a sought after village, with large gardens and potential to make further improvement.

Location - From Penrith town centre, head south on King Street, which becomes Victoria Road and then Bridge Lane. At the roundabout, take the first exit on the A686, signposted to Alston. Follow the A686 for approximately 2 1/4 miles. Turn right, signposted to Edenhall. drive through the village, past the hotel, The Old School House is the last house on the right as you leave the village.

Amenities Penrith - In the village of Edenhall, there is a Church and a Hotel with Restaurant. In the neighbouring village of Langwathby, just over a mile, there are; an Infant/Primary School, a Church, a Village Shop with Sub Post Office, a Village Hall, a Public House and a Railway Station on the Settle Carlisle Line. All main facilities are in Penrith, just over 4 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 6 supermarkets and a good range of locally owned and national high street shops. Leisure facilities include: a leisure centre with; swimming pool, climbing wall, indoor bowling, badminton courts and a fitness centre as well as; golf, rugby and cricket clubs. There is also a 2 screen cinema and Penrith Playhouse. Penrith is known as the Gateway to the North Lakes and is conveniently situated for Ullswater and access to the fells, benefiting from the superb outdoor recreation opportunities.

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

Services - Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. Heating is via a solid fuel stove to the dining room.


Accommodation -

Entrance - Through a solid timber door to the;

Vestibule - The flooring is ceramic tiled there is a double radiator and an open doorway to the;

Hall - There is an open doorway to the Dining Room, a part glazed stripped pine door to the Living Room and a planked door to the bathroom.

Living Room - 4.42m x 5.03m (14'6 x 16'6) - A Morso, cast iron multi fuel stove is set on a tiled hearth in a simple inglenook with a timber mantel. The floorboards are stripped and double glazed windows face to two sides giving lovely open outlooks. To one wall is a recessed cupboard with stripped pine and part glazed doors. There is a TV lead and a door to the first stairs.

Dining Room - 3.76m x 4.90m (12'4 x 16'1) - A cast iron multi fuel stove set in a stone fireplace and tiled hearth, has a back boiler which provides the hot water and central heating.

A double glazed window gives a view up the village and there is a double radiator, a second staircase with painted handrail and spindles, a part glazed stripped pine door to the kitchen and an antique, oak door with cast iron latch, opens into the;

Music Room - 3.45m x 4.65m (11'4 x 15'3) - Having recessed cupboards to one wall, a double radiator and double glazed windows to two sides.

Kitchen - 1.98m x 4.22m (6'6 x 13'10) - Fitted with a range of pine fronted base units with a grey flecked work surface incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink and tiled splash back. There is space for an electric cooker, an upright fridge freezer, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. To one wall are some original built in cupboards with stripped doors. The ceiling is painted panelling and the floor is bamboo. A wall cupboard houses the electric meter and fuse box. A timber stable door leads to the outside and a double glazed window to the front has a wonderful open view across the surrounding countryside.

Bathroom - 1.65m x 2.72m max (5'5 x 8'11 max) - Fitted with a white toilet, wash basin and steel, panelled bath with an electric shower over and tiling around. The floor is tiled and the walls are part tiled. A recessed cupboard houses the hot water tank and a double glazed window to the front has a cupboard below. There is a chrome heated towel rail and an electric fan.

Bedroom One - 4.45m x 4.80m (14'7 x 15'9) - Accessed from the first staircase. There are exposed beams to a vaulted ceiling with a double glazed velux and there is a low level double glazed window to one side. A built in wardrobe has hanging space. There is a double radiator, a single radiator and a TV aerial lead.

First Floor - Landing - Accessed from the second staircase. There are exposed beams to the ceiling, a double glazed velux and built in cupboards to one side. Pine planked doors lead off;

Bedroom Two - 4.67m x 2.29m (15'4 x 7'6) - The ceiling is open to the apex with exposed beams and a double glazed velux and a single radiator.

Bedroom Three - 4.60m x 2.08m (15'1 x 6'10) - The ceiling is open to the apex with exposed beams and a double glazed velux ,single radiator and built in cupboard.

Outside - The house is set on the roadside and a wrought iron gate in a stone wall with iron railings opens into a small flagged yard to the side of the house with a further yard beyond.

Adjoining the house is a stone built stove and to one side of the yard is a further stone built fuel stove.

Behind the house is another, flagged yard with a brick built outhouse in three sections with light and power.

A gate in the back wall of the yard opens into the garden which is mainly laid to grass with a traditional hedgerow around, five vegetable beds, a greenhouse, a mature walnut tree, fruit beds and mature apple and plumb trees.

From the roadside there is access to a parking area with a further garden area to the side, again mainly to grass with a stone flagged patio with a pergola and a variety of mature shrubs.

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13 August 2016


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