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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Grove Cottage, Threlkeld, Keswick

Sold STC £295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Good Sized Garden
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Stunning Fell Views
  • Two Bedroom Lakeland Cottage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Grove Cottage is a two bedroomed end terraced Lakeland stone cottage with good sized side and rear gardens and uninterrupted Lakeland views to the rear. An area of land to the side could be accessed by sharing the driveway and may have development potential, subject to planning permission. Currently it is part occupied by a timber shed.

Having enormous potential for extending to the rear/side (subject to the relevant permissions), Grove Cottage at present would benefit from a program of modernisation and improvement and would suit a variety of purchasers including the young local, those retired looking for an easy to maintain property in a magnificent setting or those looking for a second or holiday home to the fringe of a popular Lakeland Village with good transport links via the A66 West to the popular Market Town of Keswick or East to Penrith and the M6 motorway.

The position of Grove Cottage must be seen to be fully appreciated, it is set to the fringe of the village with open fields to three sides, the majesty of Blencathra to the front and wide ranging uninterrupted panoramic views, to the rear from the Threlkeld fells to the left, the whole of St John's In The Vale to the centre and as far as the well known Cat Bells to the right.

At present the accommodation benefits from full UPVC double glazing and oil fired central heating and briefly consists of front sitting/dining room, good sized lounge, kitchen, utility room, two first floor bedrooms and shower room and useful attic/bedroom 3.

Entered by way of a half glazed UPVC front door into:

Dining/Sitting Room: 14'11" x 11' (4.54m x 3.35m). Polished Lakeland slate open fire grate and hearth with matching slate mantle, original side alcove cupboards, radiator, UPVC window with views to Blencathra, door to rear and:

Lounge: 15' x 10'11" (4.57m x 3.33m). UPVC window and half glazed external door to rear with open uninterrupted views, tiled open fire grate and hearth.

From the dining room, a solid wood five panel door gives access to:

Kitchen: 7'10" x 9'11" (2.40m x 3.02m). Having a range of light oak wall and base units, laminate work surface with inset 1½ bowl stainless steel sink, tiled splashbacks, electric cooker point under work top space for fridge and washing machine, radiator, UPVC window to side with views to open pasture. Door to:

Utility/Porch: 6'2" x 5' (1.88m x 1.54m). Worcester floor standing oil fired central heating boiler, glazed external door.

Between the two reception rooms is a step through hallway with a good straight staircase with twin hand rails to the first floor landing with window and radiator, and:

Bedroom 1: 15' x 10'11" (4.59m x 3.33m). Good sized room with UPVC window to front and views to St Johns In The Vale, radiator.

Bedroom 2: 9'5" x 8' (2.87m x 2.43m). UPVC window to Blencathra, radiator.

Attic Room: 15' x 12'11" (4.58m x 3.96m). Wooden painted banister and spindles, velux roof light, panelled ceiling.

Bathroom: 8'7" x 5'3" (2.65m x 1.61m). Three piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash basin, double shower enclosure with seamless cladding, mains pressure shower and fitted shower seat, opaque UPVC window, ½ seamless clad walls to dado height, radiator, double fitted airing cupboard.


To the Front: The property is set to the upper end of a terrace of similar properties with Lakeland slate pathway.

To the right
Elevation: There is an attached outside store room and a pedestrian gate, a five bar vehicle gate and gravel driveway and attractive cottage style gardens in three sections, a collection of wooden garages and storage sheds, gravel off-street parking and turning, the whole enclosed by natural stone walling, fencing and hedging and all enjoying open aspect and spectacular fell views.

Services: Mains Electricity, Water and Drainage.

Directions: From Keswick, take the A66 in the direction of Penrith, after approximately 3 miles take the first turning to the left sign posted Threlkeld, proceed into the village and on passing the café on the right hand side, take the left turn sign posted 'Blencathra', travel up the hill and pass the small public car park on the right. Grove Cottage is to the head of the short terrace on the left (the last property as you leave the village), after passing 'The Bungalows' Guest House.

Agents Notes: Oil Fired Central Heating, UPVC double glazing. Post Code: CA12 4RX

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

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02 September 2016

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