2 bedroom cottage for saleBromfield, Wigton, Cumbria
Sold STC £174,950
- Full length Reception Room
- Split Level Kitchen
- 2 Bedrooms
- Large Gardens
Eriskay Cottage is an intriguing property in so many ways.
Firstly it stands in a secluded and yet accessible location just beyond the attractive hamlet of Bromfield itself located between the A596 Wigton-Aspatria road and the B5302 Wigton-Silloth road. Secondly, for those needing a bit of space, the cottage stands within the site of approximately 0.37 acre (0.15 hector). And then there is the cottage itself - two characterful bedrooms approached by separate staircases, a large through split level reception room and a kitchen with utility area running along the rear of the cottage and bathroom with three piece suite off. It is understood that the origins date back to the 17th century. There are also central heating and double glazing. And finally within the site are an old pre-fab garage, now a useful implement store and a decent timber garden shed.
Aspatria is just 3.5 miles to the west, Wigton approximately 6 miles to the east, both catering well for everyday needs with the usual shops, primary and secondary schools, sports clubs and railway stations. For those needing to commute Carlisle, Cockermouth and west cumbria, even Sellafield beyond, are all within comfortable driving distance as indeed are the Lake District National Park and the Solway Coast, now An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Ground Floor -
Front Lobby Area - with open archway leading through to:-
Full Length Reception Room - split level and with central arch dividing the two areas:-
Dining Area - 12'7" x 11'9" (3.84m x 3.58m) - with open sided stairway, original ceiling beam and step up to:-
Sitting Area - 20'6" x 11'10" approx (6.25m x 3.61m appro x) - having exposed ceiling beams, feature spiral staircase, multi fuel stove and TV and telephone points.
The full floor is laid in ceramic tiles and both areas have stable-style doors leading through to the kitchen and rear utility porch respectively.
Split Level Kitchen - 20' x 6' approx (6.10m x 1.83m appro x) - with range of wall and floor cupboards, units and drawers having light oak panelled doors, work surfaces, tiled splash backs, fridge, freezer, electric oven and hob, sink unit, plumbing for automatic washing machine, spot light tracks, extractor fan and loft access.
Bathroom - with three piece white suite, cupboards below the basin and to the side of the WC, thermostatic shower, rail and curtain over the bath, heated towel rail and extractor fan.
Rear Utility/Porch Area - 8'6" x 5'10" approx (2.59m x 1.78m appro x) - having plumbing for automatic washing machine, burglar alarm control and outer door.
Again all rooms along the rear of the cottage have ceramic tiled floors.
First Floor -
Double Bedroom 1 - 13'11" x 12'7" overall approx (4.24m x 3.84m overa - with exposed beams and wide dormer window.
Bedroom 2 - 20'8" x 10'8" maximum overall (6.30m x 3.25m maxim - again having exposed beams and central pillar, wide dormer, spotlights and extensive built in cupboards having louvre doors.
Side Parking Area -
Boiler Store -
Extensive Gardens - extending overall to approximately 0.37 acre (0.15 hector) and laid in grass with central borders (now rather over grown), numerous mature ornamental and fruit trees, hedging etc.
Outbuildings - Comprising small former garage, now an implement store, timber garden shed and a further older shed.
Sale Details -
Services - mains water and electricity; septic tank drainage; no mains gas; oil fired central heating; sealed unit double glazing; telephone line installed.
Please note that none of the services has been tested.
Tenure - Freehold.
Council Tax - Band 'C'.
Planning - Planning permission was granted in October 2004 for a single storey extension which would have provided an additional living room, two bedrooms and bathroom. The reference was 2/2004/0921. This consent has now lapsed.
Viewing - Strictly by appointment through Hopes Estate Agents,016973 43641.
Whilst these particulars are prepared with care and are believed to be accurate neither the Selling Agents nor the vendors warrant the accuracy of the information contained herein and intending purchasers will be held to have satisfied themselves that the information given is correct.
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