5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Vicarage, Westnewton, WIGTON, Cumbria

£450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial five bedroomed former Vicarage with Coach House converted to garage
  • Four reception rooms with character features including marble fireplaces
  • Heated indoor swimming pool with showers and changing rooms
  • Immaculate gardens and orchard extending to approx. one acre
  • Rural village location in close proximity to Solway coast and Lake District National Park

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial, sandstone constructed, five bedroomed former Vicarage dating back to the mid 1800’s, with heated indoor swimming pool and coach house converted to garage, situated within approximately one acre of private gardens and orchard and accessed via a private gated driveway.

The Old Vicarage is a handsome, period property providing spacious, characterful living areas which retain a wide variety of period features including decorative covings, mouldings and ceiling roses, marble fireplaces, and stained glass and etched glazing. Accommodation includes a large family kitchen with oil fired Aga, four double bedrooms, en-suite shower room, large cellar (ideal for storage), a heated indoor swimming pool with showers and changing rooms which can be used year round and the whole is set in substantial, immaculate gardens with mature trees and perennial flower beds and borders.

This is a truly delightful property, having been a family home for many years, it would ideally suit a large family and offers an abundance of space for entertaining and family occasions.

A personal viewing is required to appreciate all this superb home has to offer.



Location
Westnewton is a quiet rural village situated approximately two miles north of Aspatria and three miles east of the Solway coast and Allonby. For those wishing to commute local rail links can be found in the town of Aspatria, while Westnewton offers easy access to west coast employment centres, Carlisle and the western Lake District, also just a short drive away.

Services
Mains electricity & water; septic tank drainage; electric central heating; oil fired hot water system (from the Aga); immersion heater for optional hot water supply; double glazing installed; telephone and broadband connections installed subject to BT regulations. Please note: The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

Directions
From Cockermouth take the A595 towards Carlisle and at Moota turn left on to the B5301 signposted Aspatria. Upon reaching Aspatria head into the town and at the 'T' junction with the A596 turn right and immediately left, past the petrol station. Follow the road into Westnewton, bearing left at the next junction. Head through the village and The Vicarage is the last property on the right hand side, set back from the road down its private driveway.

Property ref: 121_2231_4251241

Local Amenities 
The village itself has a highly rated primary school, active village hall and Church. The Victorian sea side town of Silloth with its Championship Golf Course, historic promenade and beaches lies some six miles away.

Additional Information 
The Old Vicarage is a handsome, period property providing spacious, characterful living areas which retain a wide variety of period features including decorative covings, mouldings and ceiling roses, marble fireplaces, and stained glass and etched glazing. Accommodation also includes a large family kitchen with oil fired Aga, five double bedrooms, family bathroom and en-suite shower room, large cellar (ideal for storage), and heated indoor swimming pool with showers and changing rooms (which can be used year round). The whole is set in substantial, immaculate gardens with orchard, mature trees and flower beds and borders.

This is a truly delightful property, having been a family home for many years, it would ideally suit a large family and offers an abundance of space for entertaining and family occasions.

A personal viewing is required to appreciate all this superb home has to offer.

ACCOMMODATION 

General 
A wooden front door with single glazed decorative inserts leads into:-

Entrance Hallway 
A large, high ceilinged hallway with wooden internal doors leading to all rooms, access to cellar, further wooden door with single glazed inserts providing external access to side of property and staircase leading up to first floor accommodation.

Lounge-Reception Room 1 
6.07m x 4.67m (19' 11" x 15' 4")
A front aspect, light and airy room with high ceilings, decorative frieze coving, ceiling rose, chandelier light, open fireplace with tiled hearth and marble surround, TV point, electric storage heater and recessed feature alcoves with shelving.

Reception Room 2 
5.27m x 5.01m (17' 3" x 16' 5")
An attractive room, with high ceilings and dual aspect windows - one of which is a Bay, decorative coving with mouldings, ceiling rose with pendant lighting, open fireplace with tiled hearth and marble surround, TV and telephone points, and electric storage heater.

Dining Room 
4.01m x 4.36m (13' 2" x 14' 4")
A side aspect, well proportioned, high ceilinged room with decorative coving, picture rail, wall mounted oak storage cupboard, electric fire in surround with tiled hearth, and electric storage heater.

Cloakroom & WC 
With low level WC and vanity unit with wash hand basin.

Kitchen 
8.88m x 6.40m (29' 2" x 21')
A side aspect room with decorative coving. Fitted with a range of wall and base units in dark oak effect finish with contrasting light granite effect counter tops, 1.5-bowl composite sink drainer unit with mixer tap, storage cupboards, double electric oven, four-burner electric hob, tiled splashbacks, oil fired Aga with two hotplates and two ovens, connection for dishwasher, walk in pantry cupboard incorporating wall mounted shelving and door to:-

Utility Room 
2.50m x 3.86m (8' 2" x 12' 8")
With picture rail, stainless steel sink/drainer unit with mixer tap set in double base storage unit, plumbing for washing machine, power supply, wall mounted shelving, storage cupboards and access to:-

Sunroom 
2.78m x 9.82m (9' 1" x 32' 3")
With spotlighting, exposed sandstone walls, full length wall consisting of large, double glazed picture windows providing views over the garden and patio areas, quarry tiled flooring, electric storage heater, and double glazed French doors leading out to the patio.

Storage Room 
4.00m x 2.59m (13' 1" x 8' 6")

Cellar 
3.05m x 4.56m (10' x 15')
Accessed via sandstone stairs from the entrance hallway and having sandstone slabbed floor and shelving.

First Floor 

Landing 
With large, double glazed window enjoying views over open countryside, pendant style lighting, loft access via hatch and wooden internal doors leading to all rooms.

Master Bedroom 1 
5.28m x 4.36m (17' 4" x 14' 4")
A light and airy, dual aspect room with decorative coving, electric storage heater and ....

En Suite Shower Room 
Fully tiled walls and floor and having large walk in shower cubicle fitted with mains power shower, low level WC, and wash hand basin in vanity unit.

Bedroom 2 
6.07m x 4.70m (19' 11" x 15' 5")
A double, front aspect, high ceilinged room with decorative coving, and electric storage heater.

Bedroom 3 
4.37m x 4.08m (14' 4" x 13' 5")
A side aspect double bedroom with decorative coving, and electric storage heater.

Family Bathroom 
2.90m x 2.18m (9' 6" x 7' 2")
Having tiled walls with decorative border, tiled floor, and three piece suite comprising corner bath with shower attachment, low level WC, and wash hand basin in vanity unit.

Bedroom 4 
3.97m x 2.59m (13' x 8' 6")
A side aspect double bedroom with decorative coving, electric storage heater, and built in wall mounted shelving and wardrobes.

Bedroom 5 
3.57m x 2.73m (11' 9" x 8' 11")
A side aspect large, single bedroom with decorative coving, and built in storage cupboard.

Separate WC 
With WC, wash hand basin, and built in airing/cylinder cupboard.

Loft Space 
The loft can be accessed via a ladder and hatch, is completed boarded, has Velux windows and offers potential for conversion to additional living/bedroom space if required (subject to consent).

EXTERNALLY 

Private Driveway 
The property is accessed via a private and gated, sandstone paved driveway (with cattle grid) leading through the extensive front, lawned gardens to a wraparound sandstone patio area, also providing generous parking and giving access to:-

Garage 
An attractive stone built building at the side of the property, converted from the former coach house with steepled roof, weather vane, wooden sliding doors, and providing additional parking for one large vehicle or an excellent storage space.

Gardens 
The Vicarage is set within well proportioned gardens, laid mainly to lawn with a variety of mature trees (including holly bushes), perennial flower beds, herbaceous shrub borders and wraparound sandstone walkways.

Heated Swimming Pool 
21.20m x 17.10m (69' 7" x 56' 1")
An external buildings accommodates a heated swimming pool with independent LPG heating system, roller covers and a variety of changing rooms and storage rooms including WC's, shower room etc. The swimming pool itself measures approx. 13. 68m x 6.04m and at its deepest is approx. 1.90m deep.

Orchard 
To the rear of the swimming pool is an orchard, well stocked with a variety of mature fruit trees, extending to approx. 1/5th acre.

Greenhouse/Outbuilding 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
31 October 2016

Nearest station

  • Aspatria (1.8 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Aspatria (1.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

PF&K Lakeland Properties, Cockermouth

68 Main Street, Cockermouth, CA13 9LU

01900 390011 Local call rate

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