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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Lowther Village, Lowther, Penrith

Sold STC £148,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade 2* Listed, Georgian Cottage
  • Situated in the Lake District National Park
  • In Need of Some Refurbishment
  • Living Room, Dining Kitchen + Store Room
  • 2 Bedrooms and Bathroom
  • Triple 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, on a 999 year lease from January 2015. The council tax band is band B.

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


Accommodation -

Entrance - Through a solid door to the;

Hallway - Stairs lead up to the first floor and down to the basement. There is a triple glazed window to the front, a night storage heater and doors to the bathroom and;

Living Room - 3.28m x 3.99m (10'9 x 13'1) - Having an open fireplace in a tiled surround. There are two triple glazed windows to the front, a night storage heater and a TV aerial point.

Bathroom - 2.44m x 1.98m (8 x 6'6) - Fitted with a white toilet, wash hand basin and bath with a mixer handset shower tap, an electric shower over and tiling around. There is a wall mounted fan heater and triple glazed window to the rear.

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

Hallway - A triple glazed window and a door face to the rear. There is a MCB consumer unit, a night storage heater and doors off the store and:

Kitchen - 2.95m x 4.09m (9'8 x 13'5) - Fitted with a range of pale oak fronted wall and base units with a stone effect work surface incorporating a stainless steel 1 1/2 bowl single drainer sink, mixer tap and tiled splash back. There is a built in fridge and freezer, space for an electric cooker and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. The floor is laminate tiled with electric underfloor heating and there are two triple glazed to the rear.

Store - 2.13m x 1.78m (7' x 5'10) - With light and power.

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

Bedroom One - 3.30m x 1.93m (10'10 x 6'4) - A built in cupboard houses the hot and cold water tanks and there are two double glazed velux windows.

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

Outside - To the rear is an enclosed yard with double wooden gates giving vehicle access and a stone outhouse.

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Added on Rightmove:
22 October 2016


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