5 bedroom detached house for sale3 Meadow Bank Close, Cockermouth, CA13 9AA
Sold STC £430,000
- Garage, Garden & Ample Parking
- High Quality Finishes
- Individually Designed Detached House
- Quiet Residential Location
An outstanding individually designed four/seven bedroomed detached house in a quiet residential location yet within walking distance of the centre of the Georgian gem town of Cockermouth.
Built for the present owners in 1998 with a great deal of thought given to aesthetics and to incorporating a wealth of labour and economy saving devices, adding to the comfort and ease of living and the reduction of running costs and maintenance. These very briefly include:
(1) Roof mounted solar thermal and solar photovoltaic renewable energy systems providing a good degree of domestic hot water and electricity. Low energy LED and CFL light bulbs throughout.
(2) Built-in heat recovery ventilation system providing fresh air without heat loss.
(3) Integral central vacuum system with inlets throughout the home, including an innovative kick plate 'dust pan' to the kitchen.
(4) Hipped roof and directly fixed rainwater gutters eliminating the need for soffits or barge boards thus reducing maintenance.
(5) Feature brickwork to elevations reducing the rendered areas to more manageable size, assisting painting/maintenance further.
(6) Thermal efficient insulation and under-floor heating giving a good EPC rating and reducing running costs.
The flexible accommodation is presented to the highest standard and is currently configured as a four bedroomed family home but could equally provide up to seven bedrooms, all of a good size, or lend itself to the modern trend for multi-generational living.
Currently the property boasts stunning double height galleried dining hallway with French doors, lounge, dining kitchen with central island, separate well fitted utility room, study/bedroom 5, ground floor shower room, craft/hobby room, attached double garage, spacious master suite comprising bedroom, fitted dressing room and spacious en-suite, three further first floor bedrooms (all having wash hand basins) and well fitted family bathroom. Outside there is ample block paved parking and turning, gardens front and rear, the whole being set up and fronting a pretty stream and wooded area.
Set down from the quiet cul-de-sac and approached through an open porch with ceramic tiled floor and entered via a wooden front door with oval leaded window and matching side panels into
Impressive Dining/Hallway: Double height with dormer-style windows to front and rear, French doors to rear patio, galleried staircase with light wood banister and spindles, 'Wainscot' panelling, picture rail, dining area has built-in alcove sideboard with glazed china display cupboards, engineered oak flooring, double half glazed doors to patio.
Lounge: 17'5" x 14' (5.33m x 4.28m). Double aspect with UPVC windows to gable and full-length UPVC picture window to rear, feature open brick grate with tiled hearth, heavy reclaimed pitch pine lintel and inset 'Jotul' cast iron multi-fuel stove (currently converted to gas operation), open alcove shelving, cupboard and fitted glazed display cupboard, twin wall lights, engineered oak flooring and exposed recycled pitch pine beams.
Study/Bedroom Five: 9'11" x 9'1" (3.04m x 2.79m). UPVC window to front, laminate flooring.
Shower Room: 6'2" x 5'7" (1.90m x 1.72m). Having a three-piece suite in white comprising WC with concealed cistern, wash basin set atop a modern unit of drawers in high gloss finish, single post tap, shower enclosure in chrome and glass with 'Triton' electric shower fitted, tiled surround and half tiled walls to dado height with contrast and border tiles, coved ceiling, radiator and ceramic tiled floor.
Utility Room: 12' x 5'4" (3.67m x 1.65m). Well fitted with a range of light wood kitchen wall and base units, laminate work surface, open shelving, single composite sink, under counter plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, tiled splash back and ceramic tiled floor.
Dining Kitchen: 17'9" x 10'8" (5.41m x 3.26m). An extensive range of modern kitchen wall and base units in cream shaker style, glazed display cupboard, solid wood work surface, central island unit with built-in wicker drawers, wine rack and butchers block, double white butlers sink with brushed steel mixer tap, 'Leisure' multiple oven range cooker with four-ring gas top, griddle and ceramic plate, built-in extractor over, integral larder fridge and dishwasher, stone-effect tiled splash backs, Porcelain 'Travertine'-style floor, exposed beams, dado rail, kick plate built-in vacuum 'dust pan', UPVC window and glazed external door.
Craft/Studio Room: 11'11" x 11'9" (3.65m x 3.59m). Suitable for a variety of uses including bedroom six, family/TV room, study, etc. Currently has a range of kitchen base units in blue, laminate work top, single stainless steel sink, central work table, tiled floor, built-in cupboard housing 'Glow Worm' condensing gas boiler.
From the entrance hallway, a single turn staircase rises to a generous double-sided galleried landing and access to
Master Suite: 14'9" x 9'5" (4.50m x 2.87m). Fitted with an extensive range of fitted drawers including kneehole dressing table, fitted mirror with built-in lighting, open corner shelving, UPVC window to rear and arched feature window to gable, opening to
Dressing Room/Possible Bedroom Seven: 12'2" x 15'1" including wardrobes (3.72m x 4.61m including wardrobes), three double fitted wardrobes, fitted drawers, opaque UPVC window to front, arched window to gable, exposed beam.
En-Suite: 10'5" x 5'3" (3.18m x 1.60m). Comprising a modern four-piece suite in white of curved wash basin set into a light wood unit of drawers/storage cupboard with fitted mirror and plinth lighting, bath with wooden side/end panels, mixer tap and shower attachment, bidet, tiled surround and splash backs and part tiled walls to dado height, white ladder-style towel radiator, ceramic tiled floor.
To the opposite side of the landing are
Bedroom Two: 11'6" x 10'9" (3.52m x 3.29m). UPVC window to rear, wooden flooring, oval wash hand basin set into a traditional pine wash stand, built-in quadruple wardrobe with twin mirrored central doors.
Bedroom Three: 12'2" x 10'6" (3.70m x 3.25m). UPVC window to front, corner set wash basin in a built-in unit with dressing table area and kitted chest of drawers, triple fitted wardrobes in white, solid wood flooring.
Bedroom Four: 12'2" x 6'11" (3.70m x 2.13m). UPVC window to front, solid wood flooring, built-in double wardrobe with open wall shelving, vanity basin set into a built-in unit with tiled splash backs and cupboards under coved ceiling.
Family Bathroom: 11'6" x 5'5" (3.52m x 1.70m). Three-piece suite in white comprising WC with hidden cistern, modern wash basin set into a tiled unit with cupboards under, bath with tiled front and Victorian-style mains shower with porcelain fitments, fully tiled walls with contrast tiles and border, white ladder towel rail, coved ceiling, solid wood flooring, built-in airing cupboard.
From the ground floor hallway, an internal door gives pedestrian access to the attached
Double Garage: 19'1" x 18'3" (5.82m x 5.58m). Twin matching electrically powered roller vehicle doors to front, UPVC pedestrian door to rear, WC, sink unit, power and light.
To the front: There is ample block paved driveway parking for multiple vehicles, a good sized terraced garden with gravel and rockery areas, Lakeland slate features, decorative water pump, conifers and maturing shrubs.
Access to the rear to each elevation and
To the rear: There is an elevated terraced garden fronting a stream with paved patio adjacent to the house, fish pond, vegetable area, fruit trees, wrought iron railings and willow hedging, flower borders and rockeries, the whole making a pleasant private garden.
A footpath at the eastern end of the garden denotes the boundary between number 3 and number 4.
Services: Mains gas, electricity and water. Private sewage pump.
Directions: From Smeatons Cockermouth office turn left along Station Street and left at the traffic lights onto Lorton Street, proceed over Victoria Bridge and turn left at the top of Kirkgate, follow around onto Windmill Lane and Meadow Bank Close is the first true road to the right with 'The Grove' facing you.
Agents Notes: Solid wood internal doors. Thermostat to each room to control under-floor heating. TV points to each room. Tax Band: F. Post Code: CA13 9AA
Tenure: We are advised the property is ................ Confirmation is being sought from solicitors
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