4 bedroom manor house for saleScotby, Carlisle
- Access to motorway
- Architectural features
- All mains services
Situation and description An impressive four bed attached period home dating from around the mid 18th century in a walled garden site offering superb levels of privacy with south facing sunny gardens. Two generous reception rooms, comprehensively fitted breakfast kitchen, adjacent family dining area and living room. Detached double garage and ample parking. Attached to the dwelling and to the rear is an attractive period outbuilding which has in part been converted to provide a first floor snooker/games room.
Scotby is strategically sited some three miles to the east of the cathedral city of Carlisle, thus giving excellent access to the M6 motorway north and south, and the A69 east to Newcastle - Newcastle Airport being a little over one hour's drive. Speedy West Coast rail links connect London and Glasgow/Edinburgh. North Cumbria is an area of outstanding natural beauty, the regional capital of Carlisle acting as a hub affording ready access to such Cumbrian delights as the Eden Valley, the Lake District National Park and the Solway Coastal Region, together with Roman Wall Country - the latter being a World Heritage Site.
The Border city of Carlisle provides an array of retail opportunities based around its historic core with Normal castle and fine cathedral. The village lies just to the east of the city and centred around a village green are a church, public house and licensed village shop/post office. A popular Church of England school provides junior education. Some two miles distant is the village of Wetheral sitting above the River Eden offering further amenities around a village green, including the popular Fantails restaurant, the Crown Hotel and leisure complex, village shop and post office with adjoining coffee shop. Nearby leisure opportunities include Carlisle Golf Club at Aglionby together with nearby Eden and Brampton Golf Course.
Entrance vestibule Doric columns.
Hall and stairs Elegant stone staircase. French doors to a rear patio area and gardens. Quality panelled doors are provided throughout the property together with significant moulded ceiling plasterwork.
Drawing room 38'1 x 15'11 A generous reception room with dual aspect. Private to garden. Open fireplace with marble panel and hearth.
Dining room 21'0 x 17'0 Deep bay window with window seat. Mahogany fireplace surround with marble panel and hearth. Fitted living flame gas fire.
Breakfast kitchen 17'10 x 14'5 Extensive range of Siematic quality kitchen units. Granite worktops and an island unit with fitted breakfast bar. An array of appliances include a ceramic hob with extractor over, a gas Aga, integrated oven, microwave, dishwasher and integrated fridge.
Breakfast room 10'5 x 8'7 Off the kitchen. Private garden view. Arch into:
Sitting room 13'1 x 13'1 A good family room featuring exposed beams and rafters. Delightful garden view. Exposed sandstone features with a fireplace and living flame gas fire.
Utility room 15'9 x 5'0 With fitted cupboards and worktops, plumbing and a stainless steel, single bowl, single drainer. Rear lobby with larder cupboard and shelving. Rear porch to side garden. Separate WC. Chrome towel radiator.
Cellar one 15'0 x 7'9 Accessed from the hall. Sandstone sconces and flagged floor.
Cellar two 16'3 x 8'1 Gas central heating boiler. Sandstone flagged.
First floor landing Half landing with mahogany window surround. Aspect to the south facing gardens.
Master bedroom 16'7 x 12'7 to wardrobe fronts plus recess Range of hand-built wardrobes with shelving and hanging space plus chest and dressing table. Double aspect - views.
Ensuite bathroom 9'9 x 8'7 Four piece suite. WC. Wash basin. Tiled panelled bath featuring corner fill and hand shower. Large shower cubicle with power shower. Towel radiator. Mirrored medicine cabinet.
Bedroom two 16'4 x 11'11 to wardrobe front Range of fitted wardrobes with shelving and hanging together with chest unit. Double aspect.
Bedroom three 13'11 x 12'11 to wardrobe front Double aspect to garden. Range of wardrobes with shelving together. Recess incorporating a wash hand basin plus shower cubicle.
Bedroom four 14'8 x 12'7 max Fitted wardrobes with built-in bed recess and alcove.
Bathroom 14'3 x 13'6 overall Smallbone hand painted bathroom, comprising a bath with canopy surround - side fill with hand shower, mirrored walls and downlighters. Fitted vanity basin with marble surface surround fitted mirror and complementary lighting. WC. Fitted shower cubicle. Shelved and lined glass fronted cupboards. Towel radiator.
Attic room 1 16'9 x 10'1 Ladder stair access from landing. Two Velux rooflights. Fitted cupboards.
Attic room 2 16'10 x 9'7 Velux rooflight. Access to eaves.
Games Room 26'0 x 19'3 External access. Open fireplace. Aspect to the garden.
Grounds Wellhome Lea is unique in enjoying a location in the centre of the village offering privacy and benefitting from a substantial sandstone wall surrounding the large garden site. The sandstone pillared entrance is gated, leading to a tarmacked drive, generous turning and additional hardstanding. The landscaped gardens offer significant levels of maturity, including borders, beds, delightful shrubs, specimen trees and lawns.
Double garage 21'4 x 21'4 internal An excellent modern detached structure. Remote door. Power, light and water provided.
Services Mains gas, water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Gas fired Aga.
Tenure Freehold. NB property is attached at the rear to a period outbuilding which is also for sale as a conversion opportunity.
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