3 bedroom farm house for sale

Roach House, Branthwaite, Workington, CA14 4TG

Offers in Region of £245,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Characterful Detached 18th Century former Farmhouse
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Private Rear Gardens
  • Spacious & Retaining Period Features

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A characterful detached double fronted 18th Century Cumbrian former farmhouse in a village setting with private rear garden and off-road parking. Dating originally from 1769, the deceptive accommodation now boasts full gas central heating and wood framed double glazing and consists of vestibule, lounge with a wood burning stove, sitting room, dining room and modern fitted kitchen, to the first floor the traditional layout of three double bedrooms and three piece bathroom.

Branthwaite itself is situated to the fringe of the Western Lakes with Loweswater, Crummock and Buttermere all within striking distance. Roach House would suit a variety of purchasers including those looking for a home of character, the investor looking to profit from the forthcoming investment in the Energy Coast or someone looking for a second or holiday home with easy access to the A66 and the M6 motorway.

Set to the side of the quiet village street with block paved frontage providing parking for one and entered via a part glazed wooden door with stone surround and date stone showing 1769. Into vestibule with 15 pane front door into:

Lounge: 15'1" x 14'3" excluding vestibule (4.60m x 4.35m). Stone mullioned window with hard wood framed double glazed inset and formed window seat, part exposed stone walls, cast iron 'Morso' wood burning stove set into an open grate with polished slate hearth, exposed ceiling beams, doors to:

Sitting Room: 14'2" x 10'6" (4.33m x 3.21m). Double glazed stone mullion window to front with window seat, laminate flooring, Victorian style tiled grate with inset cast iron gas coal effect fire, tiled hearth and minster style wooden surround and mantle, radiator, storage cupboard.

To the Rear:

Dining Room: 18'7" x 9'6" (5.67m x 2.91m). Feature Inglenook fireplace, panelled ceiling and exposed beams, part double height to landing, two double radiators, open to:

Kitchen: 9'7" x 6'9" (2.92m x 2.06m). Modern range of kitchen light wood wall and base units, laminate work top, inset single stainless steel sink, tiled splashbacks, Whirlpool stainless steel electric oven, four ring gas hob, concealed extractor, built in fridge/freezer, under worktop plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, radiator.

Conservatory: 9'11" x 6'7" (3.03m x 2.02m). Tiled floor, coat hooks, power and light, external door to the rear.


From the dining room a single turn staircase with pine banister and spindles rises to a traditional first floor landing and doors to:

Bedroom 1: 15'1" x 14'3" (4.59m x 4.35m). Double glazed stone mullioned window, three wall lights, radiator.

Bedroom 2: 10'8" x 14'3" (3.27m x 4.35m). Double glazed stone mullion to front, part open to the apex of the roof, radiator.

Bedroom 3: 10'4" x 9'8" (3.46m x 2.96m). Window and velux roof light to the rear, exposed beams, arched feature alcove, radiator, twin wall lights.

Bathroom: 9'6" x 6'8" (2.91m x 2.05m). Modern three piece suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash basin with single post tap bath with matching side and end panels, chrome mixer tap with shower attachment and ½ glass screen, fully tiled walls with mirror tile border, radiator, built in airing cupboard, tongue and groove ceiling, velux roof light, window to rear.

OUTSIDE:

To the rear is a private garden of lawn and flower borders, paved patio and walkways, wooden garden shed, gravel parking area accessed via five bar farm style gate and shared access, the whole enclosed by low rendered walling.

Services: Mains Gas, Electric, Water & Drainage

Directions: From Workington Lillyhall roundabout take the exit signed posted Branthwaite, Lillyhall East, travel approximately 2½ miles into Braithwaite Village, continue down the hill with the Wild Duck Public House on your left, proceed as you climb again and Roach House can be found on the left hand side.

From Cockermouth, take the A5086 in the direction of Lamplugh and on reaching Lamplugh Road turn right at the Royal Yew sign, take the right turn to Dean, through the village and past the Royal Yew, turn left by the school towards Branthwaite and Roach House can be found on the right as you enter the village.

Agents Notes: Gas Central Heating, Wood Framed Double Glazing. Retaining Original Features.
Tax Band: D Post Code: CA14 4TG


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Harrington (4.4 mi)
  • Workington (4.7 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Harrington (4.4 mi)
  • Workington (4.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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39 Station Street Cockermouth CA13 9QW

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