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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Pooley Bridge, Penrith


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Cedar Bungalow with Great Flexibilty
  • Desirable Lake District Location
  • Set in Over 1.3 Acres of Private Gardens
  • Living Room, Dining Room, Office, Kitchen + Laundry
  • 4 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom + Shower Room
  • Off Road Parking + 2 Double Garages
  • Superb Potential
  • EPC Rating D

Full description

Set in approximately 1.36 acre of beautiful gardens, on the edge of the village of Pooley Bridge, Howfoot is a unique opportunity to buy a sizeable, around 2,500 square foot, detached, 1930s cedar clad dormer bungalow, offering comfortable and flexible family accommodation comprising: Vestibule, Hallway, Living Room, Study, dining Room, Kitchen, Laundry, Cloakroom, 4 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Separate Toilet and a Shower Room. Outside there are: a Detached Double Garage, an Integral Garage and Gardens to 3 sides, offering a high degree of privacy, including a delightful wooded area around a stream.

Howfoot is a wonderful home in a beautiful and desirable location with superb potential.

Location - From Penrith, head South on the A6, through Eamont Bridge and then turn right at the mini roundabout, signposted to Ullswater. Drive through the village of Tirril and continue towards Pooley Bridge. Just before reaching Pooley Bridge, fork left, signposted to Martindale and in approximately 250 yards, turn left at the crossroads, the access into Howfoot, is the first gateway on the left.

Amenities - Pooley Bridge is a famous village at the north end of Ullswater, having excellent access to the surrounding mountains and the lake. There are: a church, a village shop with sub Post Office, 3 public houses with restaurants, a tea rooms and several guest houses. There is also a regular bus service to Penrith. All main facilities are in Penrith. 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 5 supermarkets and a good range of locally owned and national high street shops. Leisure facilities include: a leisure centre with; swimming pool, climbing wall, indoor bowling, badminton courts and a fitness centre as well as; golf, rugby and cricket clubs. There is also a 2 screen cinema and Penrith Playhouse. Penrith is known as the Gateway to the North Lakes and is conveniently situated for Ullswater and access to the fells.

Services - Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Drainage is to a private septic tank. Heating is by Economy 7 with a Stove to the living room

Tenure - The vendor informs us that the property is freehold and the council tax band is band E.


Accommodation -

Entrance - Through a uPVc double glazed door to the;

Vestibule - Having tiled flooring, and a part glazed door with side windows to the;

Hallway - 3.51m x 1.75m + 1.19m x 4.29m (11'6 x 5'9 + 3'11 x - The flooring is solid oak and there is a night storage heater. A part glazed door opens to the stairs leading to the first floor with a cupboard below.

Living Room - 4.29m x 5.44m (14'1 x 17'10) - A cast iron multi fuel stove is set in a simple inglenook with a limestone hearth. A uPVC double glazed window faces to the front and and a uPVC double glazed window to the side both looking out onto the surrounding garden. The flooring is oak and there is a night storage heater and two wall light points.

Dining Room - 2.26m x 5.64m (7'5 x 18'6) - uPVC double glazed windows face to the side and rear, looking out over the garden. There are recessed wall cupboards to one side, a wall light point and an electric radiator. A broad opening leads to the;

Kitchen - 3.40m x 4.04m (11'2 x 13'3) - Fitted with a range of white fronted wall and base units with a granite work surface incorporating two white ceramic sinks and mixer taps. A central island unit has a NEFF electric oven and combination microwave. There is a pull out larder unit and a pull out bin. One of the units conceals an unvented hot water cylinder. The floor is porcelain tiled and uPVC double glazed window s face to each side. A part glazed door opens into the;

Rear Hall - Having porcelain tiled flooring, a uPVC door to the rear and doors to the WC and:

Laundry - 1.45m x 1.68m (4'9 x 5'6) - A granite work surface has plumbing below for an washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. There is plumbing for a further basin. The floor is porcelain tiled and a uPVC double glazed window faces to the rear.

Cloakroom - Fitted with a white toilet and wash hand basin. The floor is porcelain tiled and there is a uPVC double glazed window.

Office - 2.11m x 3.51m (6'11 x 11'6) - The flooring is oak and a uPVC double glazed window to the side looks onto the garden.

Side Hall - Accessed through a multi panel glazed door from the hallway. The flooring is oak and doors lead off to the bedrooms, bathroom, toilet and garage.

Bedroom One - 4.32m x 3.99m (14'2 x 13'1) - A uPVC bay window to the front looks onto the garden and there is a night storage heater and a recessed wardrobe.

Bedroom Two - 4.55m x 3.78m (14'11 x 12'5) - Having oak flooring and uPVC double glazed windows to two sides. There is a night storage heater.

Bathroom - 3.28m x 2.08m (10'9 x 6'10) - Fitted with a contemporary style white wash hand basin in a vanity unit with cupboards above and below and a bath in a tiled plinth with an electric shower over and tiling around. The floor is tiled and there are built in linen cupboards to one wall. A uPVC double glazed window faces to the rear.

Toilet - Fitted with a contemporary style white toilet. The floor is tiled and a uPVC double glazed window faces to the rear.

First Floor - The stairs rise into a large;

Landing - 3.40m x 3.91m (11'2 x 12'10) - With a double glazed velux, a night storage heater and doors off to the attic bedroom and shower room.

Bedroom Three - 3.40m x 3.91m (11'2 x 12'10) - Two uPVC double glazed windows to the side look across the surrounding countryside. There is access to an eaves store.

Bedroom Four - 3.40m x 3.91m (11'2 x 12'10) - A uPVC double glazed door to the side looks over the garden.

Shower Room - 1.22m x 3.05m (4' x 10') - Fitted with a white wash basin,toilet and a shower enclosure with a mins fed shower and water proof panelled sides. A uPVC double glazed dormer window to the rear looks over the garden to the surrounding countryside. There is a heated towel rail and a shaver socket.

Outside - Howfoot is accessed through metal double gates to a driveway which opens out to a parking and turning area, infront of the bungalow and gives access to the;

Integral Garage - 5.97m x 4.88m (19'7 x 16') - Having an automatic up and over door, light power and water, and a door to the garage.

To the side of the drive is a further;

Double Garage - 8.26m x 5.64m (27'1 x 18'6) - With an up and over door.

The garden is to three sides of the bungalow mainly to lawn with a variety of mature trees and shrubs and several fruit trees.

To one of the rear corners is a dog run and block built store/kennel.

A gate in the rear hedge gives access to a further woodland garden area, with a culvert through, paths around and two wooden bridges over.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 October 2016


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