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6 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, Maryport


Property Description

Key features

  • Gas central heating
  • Potential to create parking
  • 6 Bedrooms/2 Bathrooms
  • 4 Reception rooms
  • Walled gardens with sea view
  • Cellar workshop
  • EPC F

Full description

Overlooking the historic harbour town of Maryport, Alba House dates back to 1840 and is recognised as a notable dwelling in the town's conservation area. With a frontage which identifies its Victorian heritage, its listing as a Grade II building marks its place in the history of the town. The internal features which characterise the period including its lofty rooms, plaster relief ceilings, and shuttered windows provide a sense of living in the grandeur of times past.

This three storey house also offers a delightful sunroom and private garden, including a patio and raised decking area with views onto the marina, Solway and the Scottish fells.

Only rarely does a distinguished property like this come onto the market in Maryport and with extensive, flexible internal accommodation and delightful outdoor space it makes the perfect family home.

Specification - Original cornices, coving, picture rails in place.
Internal timber doors throughout many having finger plates in place.
Sliding sash windows with panelling and shutters in place.
Worcester Greenstar High Flow gas central heating boiler provides warmth and hot water with the option to have an open fire in Reception Room One.

Entrance - Decorative railings, steps lead to columned front entrance giving access via substantial wide painted timber door with cental knocker and bell to:

Entrance Vestibule - 5'3" x 5'2" (1.60m x 1.57m) - Cloaks hanging space, timber effect Karndean floor, cornice to ceiling, timber door with original coloured stained glass panels gives access to:

Entrance Hallway - 19'10" x 8'1" (6.05m x 2.46m) - Timber effect Karndean floor, deep cornice and ceiling rose to ceiling, radiator, service bell. Access to:

Reception Room One - Front aspect room, fireplace in a grey/black marble with black tiled hearth currently housing electric fire (option to utilise chimney breast), polished timber floorboards, deep cornice to ceiling and picture rail, complimentary feature wallpaper, decorative valance to curtain rail, window panelling, radiator.

Reception Room Two - 14'6" x 11'11" (4.42m x 3.63m) - Rear aspect, gas fire set on a green hearth with cream fire surround, deep coving to ceiling, picture rail, polished timber floorboards, radiator. Decorative valance to french doors with decorative glass panels leads to:

Garden Room - 8'4" x 7'4" (2.54m x 2.24m) - . A very sunny room with outlook and access to garden, tiled floor.

Living Kitchen/Dining Room - Multi aspect room Dining room to the front with fire place currently housing gas fired stove, decorative cornice to ceiling and beautiful ceiling rose in excellent condition, picture rail and decorative valance to window. Polished timber floor and radiator. Archway through to kitchen area comprising a range of elm-coloured base, drawer and wall units with slimline handles having laminate worktop over and light coloured tiled splashback. The Smeg six ring stove is fitted into a brick faced chimney breast having cream tiled splashback. 1.5 stainless steel sink with mixer tap over, monochrome vinyl flooring. Pine door gives access to:

Inner Hallway - Part tiled and part vinyl flooring. Access to Reception Room Three, the ground floor Shower Room and to the rear garden. Pine door giving access to:

Cellar - With electricity, workshop area, shelving.

Reception Room Three - 14'3" x 18'7" max (4.34m x 5.66m max) - Exposed timbers and stonework, radiator, French style fitted cabinets, slate finished floor, access to loft. Large French doors to patio and garden.

Ground Floor Shower Room - Mains powered shower with rainfall head set within large shower cubicle having limestone effect tiling, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc, exposed timbers, extractor, slate flooring, spotlights to ceiling Access to:

Utility Room - Worcester Greenstar High Flow gas central heating boiler, housing and plumbing for white goods, rear aspect window, worktop and slate flooring.

Stairs And Landing - The stairs curve out of the entrance hallway and have inbuilt display units and central ceiling dome originally painted and finished with an attractive coving. The staircase has a polished timber banister and the first floor landing has a deep cornice to ceiling, radiator. Access to first floor bedrooms as follows:

Bedroom One - 10'6" x 15'7" (3.20m x 4.75m) - Front aspect, bedroom fireplace in white, radiator, understairs built in storage with shelving. Door to:

Dressing Room - 10'6" x 8'3" (3.20m x 2.51m) - Front aspect, radiator, vinyl flooring, decorative feature wall.

Bedroom Two - 14'5" x 16'11" (4.39m x 5.16m) - Front aspect, feature wall, bedroom fireplace, radiator.

Bedroom Three - 11'11" x 14'6" (3.63m x 4.42m) - Rear aspect with superb view over the harbour and to the Scottish coastline, bedroom fireplace, radiator.

Inner Hall - With access to first floor bathroom and to the second floor.

Family Bathroom - 10'3" x 9'8" (3.12m x 2.95m) - Bathroom with a sea view and being mulit-aspect with panelling to windows. Four piece white suite comprising free standing bath with free standing tap and shower spray, low level wc, wash hand basin set within walnut effect vanity unit, double shower cubicle housing mains powered shower with rainfall head. Recessed lighting to ceiling, attractively tiled to floor and walls in complimentary finishes with a shower wall to shower enclosure, wall lights, electric panel heater plus ladder style towel heater.

Stairs And Second Floor Landing - Full height space giving access to a further three bedrooms and also to:

Storage Room - Store room having Velux window and further door giving access point for maintenance of dome.

Bedroom Four - 8'5" x 14'6" (2.57m x 4.42m) - With Velux window and under eaves storage.

Bedroom Five - 12'9" x 10'1" (3.89m x 3.07m) - With Velux window, substantial under eaves storage area measuring 14'5" x 7'3" outside of room measurement.

Bedroom Six - 19'0" x 12'5" (5.79m x 3.78m) - With Velux window, bedroom fireplace and further under eaves storage.

External - Side - Private garden with possible access ( if permission were granted from the Local Authority) for driveway from the street. Walled and currently laid to lawn with pathways bordered by hedging, shrubs, small trees and perennials. Built in natural stone faced pond, attractive natural stone patio and decked area. Steps to raised decking with outlook to the harbour, sea and Scottish hills. Access to:

External - Rear - Positioned behind the kitchen is a walled yard accessed from suitable on-street parking area.

Council Tax - We have been advised by Allerdale Borough Council (01900 702702) that this property is placed in Tax Band C.

Directions - The property is best approached by taking the Cockermouth to Maryport road. At the traffic lights on entering the town go straight ahead up Wood Street turning right at the top onto High Street and proceeding right to the very end where the property can be found on the left hand side.

Viewing Arrangements - To view this property, please contact us on 01900 829977

Notes To Brochure - Please note that all measurements have been taken using a laser tape measure which may be subject to a small margin of error. None of the appliances, heating system or fittings included within the sale have been tested or can be assumed to be in full working order. Purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves by way of survey and their own enquiries. The brochure does not constitute a contract, part of a contract or warranty.

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05 November 2016


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