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Cottage for sale

Lowther Village, Lowther, Penrith

Sold STC £145,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade 2* Listed, Georgian Cottage
  • Situated in the Lake District National Park
  • In Need of Renovation
  • Living Room, Dining Kitchen + Store Room
  • 2 Bedrooms and Bathroom
  • Secondary Double Glazing and Economy 7 Heating
  • Enclosed Rear Yard, Outbuilding + Off Road Parking
  • EPC Exempt

Full description

Designed in 1766, Lowther model village was based on designs by world famous Robert Adam, and was built in the 1770s, reputedly when the original village was moved in order to improve the view from the new Lowther Castle. Many important architectural leanings were utilised, to create this wonderful, now Grade 2* listed village, within the Lake District National Park and the grounds of Lowther and which is in itself, recognised as a conservation area.

Under the instructions of Eden Housing Association, we are offering for sale numbers 23 and 25, which are available with no occupation restrictions, giving a rare opportunity to make a home in an historic building, rich in character.

The properties form part of a curved terrace and are in need of general modernisation and varying levels of renovation.

Location - From Penrith, Head south on the A6, signposted Eamont Bridge and Clifton. Continue through Clifton to the village of Hackthorpe. Take the first right turn into Hackthorpe and then turn right again , signposted to Lowther Village.

Amenities Hackthorpe - In the village of Hackthorpe, there is an infant and primary school, a village hall and a public house. In the village of Askham, approximately 1 1/2 miles, there is a village shop and Post Office, a Church, Village Hall, an open air swimming pool and 2 public houses. All main facilities are in Penrith, approximately 4 1/2 miles. Penrith is a popular market town with a population of around 15,000 people and facilities include: infant, junior and secondary schools with a further/higher education facility at Newton Rigg University of Cumbria. There are 3 supermarkets and a good range of locally owned and national high street shops. Leisure facilities include: swimming pool, climbing wall, golf course, rugby and cricket clubs. Penrith is known as the Gateway to the North Lakes and is conveniently situated for Ullswater and access to the fells.

Tenure - The vendor informs us that the property is leasehold being 999years from 1st January 2015

Services - Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. Heating is ???????


Accommodation -

Entrance - Through a door to the;

Hallway - Stairs lead up to the first floor and down to the basement. A triple glazed window faces to the front and doors lead to the bathroom and;

Living Room - An open fire grate is set in a painted surround with a stone hearth. There is a night storage heater and two triple glazed windows to the front:

Bathroom - 2.51m x 2.16m (8'3 x 7'1) - Fitted with a white wash basin, toilet and bath with an electric shower over and tiling around. There is a wall mounted fan heater and triple glazed window to the rear.

Basement Floor - Hall - A triple glazed window and door face to the rear and there is a night storage heater and door off to a store.

Kitchen - 2.95m x 4.09m (9'8 x 13'5) - Fitted with a range of wood effect fronted wall and base units with a granite effect work surface incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink and tiled splash back. There is space for an electric cooker and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Two triple frame glazed windows face to the front and there is a night storage heater.

Store - 2.06m x 2.01m (6'9 x 6'7) - With tiles to the floor and cupboards to one side.

First Floor - Landing - There is a night storage heater and a double glazed velux roof light.

Bedroom One - 3.40m x 3.51m (11'2 x 11'6) - There are two triple glazed velux windows and a panel wall heater. a built in cupboard houses the hot and cold water tanks.

Bedroom Two - 3.48m x 2.18m (11'5 x 7'2) - Having a panel wall heater and a double glazed velux window.

Outside - To the rear of the cottage is a concrete parking area for two to three cars with a grassed garden area to one side and a stone built outhouse

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Added on Rightmove:
06 October 2016


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