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The Cottage Lowside, Askham, Penrith

Under Offer £425,000

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An eye catching traditional mid 18th century three bedroom cottage, fitted out in great style, located in the sought after Lake District village of Askham. The property has been recently renovated and updated to include a stone built sunroom and open plan kitchen dining area.

The cottage is beautifully presented throughout and has a separate annex room with external access, offering further development potential.

The cottage is located in the heart of Askham village, looking out onto the pretty village green, with excellent walks, pubs and other amenities on the doorstep. There is ample off road parking to the front of the property and an attached garage for one vehicle.

The front entrance leads into a vestibule area and then into the impressive open plan ground floor entertaining and living accommodation, with snug, kitchen and dining areas. The spacious kitchen area has solid oak fitted units, granite worktops and modern fitted appliances, including a wine cooler. An inset Rayburn range cooker is the focal point of this comfortable living space. Off the kitchen is an additional utility/boot room with door to garden and a downstairs cloakroom and door to garage.

The snug area leads into the cosy sitting room, with feature stone fireplace and wood fuelled stove. The room opens out onto the recently built sunroom, with French doors out onto the garden. Locally sourced materials were used to create this space, which is an excellent well finished addition to the property.

Stairs the from the snug area lead to the first floor with three good sized bedrooms, with two having fitted wardrobes and vanity sink areas. The main family bathroom has a bath and separate walk-in shower.

The loft area, with pull down ladder offers plenty of storage space and is partially boarded. An additional flexible annex room is accessed via an external staircase from the garden. It is currently used as a hobby room but could be adapted to create a guest suite, home office or studio holiday let, with necessary planning consents.

To the rear of the property are mature, easily maintained enclosed gardens, with beautiful flowers borders and a raised patio area, which
enjoys the sun throughout the day. A sheltered garden gazebo with log storage area is an ideal space for evening relaxation and entertaining.

Askham village and surrounding area offer an idyllic country lifestyle, set within the beautiful Lowther estate and Lake District National Park. The village has a shop, outdoor swimming pool, art gallery, two excellent pubs, along with the award winning Askham Hall hotel and restaurant. The Lowther Castle grounds, River Lowther and Askham Fell offer plenty of opportunity for countryside pursuits, and lUllswater can be reached on foot via the fell and is a short drive away. The village also well located for A6 and M6 transport links and is close to the market town of Penrith, for further amenities and national rail links.

Mains water, drainage and electricity, oil central heating.

Council Tax:
Band C

From Penrith take the A6 south, turning right at the mini roundabout in Eamont Bridge. Follow the road and take the left hand turn for Askham after going over the Yanwath railway bridge. Follow this road for about 2 miles until you reach the village. Turn left at the shop and head down the village towards the Punchbowl Inn. The Cottage Lowside is on the right hand side at the bottom of the village green.

To view The Cottage Lowside:
Strictly by appointment only with Fine & Country, telephone 01768 869007 or email

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Added on Rightmove:
07 July 2017


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