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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

The Corner House, 19 Mountain View, Cockermouth, CA13 0DG

Offers in Region of £339,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Close to town centre
  • Many Period Features
  • Substantial four/five bedroom home
  • Enclosed rear courtyard

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial four/five bedroomed early Victorian end-terraced town house, well presented with a host of character and original features retained.

Having undergone an extensive programme of renovation/improvement works under the present ownership and now offers a period property ideal for modern family living, being within walking distance of all local amenities and within the catchment of both good local junior and well rated senior schools, has easy access to the A66, west to the burgeoning industries of the Energy Coast and all its forthcoming investment, or east to Keswick and the Northern Lakes or Penrith and the M6 motorway.

The accommodation boasts many period features including an abundance of period fireplaces, restored or replaced sash windows (some sporting original leaded lights), exposed original floorboards and carpentry and deep plaster coving, yet benefits from full gas central heating, modern bespoke hand-built solid oak kitchen wall units and solid wood painted base units and with the second floor benefiting from enhanced insulation and new plaster work.

Number 19 Mountain View is the very essence of the well-used phrase 'internal inspection is essential to appreciate the property/accommodation on offer'.

Comprising briefly of entrance hall, sitting room with bay window, staircase hall/family room, dining room, modern hand- made fitted kitchen with solid oak wall units and solid wood painted base units, granite work surface, underfloor heating, first floor double aspect lounge, bedroom and family bathroom, three second floor bedrooms and WC, rear paved courtyard with the possibility of off-street parking.

To the front, the property is set back from the pavement behind a small garden with wrought iron railings and gate and entered via a traditional solid wood front door into:

Hallway: 14' x 3'7" (4.28m x 1.11m). Exposed original floorboards, part coved ceiling, picture rail, radiator, half glazed door to:

Sitting Room: 12'4" x 12'1" Excluding bay (3.76m x 3.70m). Double aspect with walk-in bay to front and part leaded sash to Henry Street, cast iron multi-fuel stove set into an open grate and a stone hearth and original heavy stone lintel, built-in pine alcove cupboard, deep plaster coving, part picture rail, double radiator, exposed floorboards.

From the entrance hall, a stripped pine door to:

Rear Staircase Hall: Double radiator, exposed floorboards, original staircase with wooden banister and painted spindles, under stairs cupboard, square arched opening.

Family Room: 11'10" x 9'7" (3.61m x 2.93m). White mantle and surround with inset cast iron period open fire grate with 'Minto'-style tiles and tiled hearth, original restored fitted alcove cupboards in pitch pine, sash window with leaded light lower section and working shutters, solid wood external door to Henry Street, picture rail, exposed floorboards, pine door with over door storage cupboard.

Dining Room: 12'6" x 12'4" (3.83m x 3.82m). Restored sash window with working pine shutters to the side, Victorian open cast iron fire grate with tiled hearth, cast iron fender and side alcove cupboard, walk-in storage cupboard housing 'British Gas' wall mounted central heating boiler.

Kitchen: 16'9" overall x 12'4" (5.11m x 3.82m). Well fitted with a comprehensive range of bespoke hand-built solid oak kitchen wall units and solid wood painted base units, granite work surface with matching splash backs, part forming a breakfast area, Belfast sink, built-in wine rack, matching floor to ceiling utility cupboard housing washing machine and tumble dryer, 'Britannia' range cooker with double oven and six-ring gas hob, tiled splash back and concealed extractor fan, under work surface plumbing for dishwasher, pantry cupboard, twin velux roof lights, slate tiled floor with underfloor heating, solid wood external door.

The original staircase rises from the inner hall to a traditional first floor

Landing: Built-in storage cupboard with glazed internal panel, half glazed door, tiled walls and sash window to the rear.

Lounge: 16'5" x 13'1" (5.08m x 4.05m). Twin aspect with open views to the front over playing fields, deep plaster coving, picture rail, exposed floorboards, carved black marble fire surround and mantle with inset open fire grate, 'Minton' tiles and polished granite hearth, two double radiators.

Bedroom Four: 12' x 9'8" (3.67m x 2.45m). Cast iron Victorian open fire grate, painted stone hearth, surround and mantle, pitch pine alcove cupboard, double radiator.

House Bathroom: 12'1" x 9'6" (3.70m x 2.91m). Having a three-piece 'Heritage' suite in white comprising period pedestal wash basin, high flush WC and free-standing central cast iron roll top bath standing on claw and ball feet, together with 'Kudos' modern double shower enclosure in chrome/glass with mains fed shower, double radiator, Victorian cast iron fireplace with 'Minton'-style tiles and white painted surround and mantle, built-in airing cupboard housing pressurised hot water system.

From the landing, a further full staircase rises to the second floor and:

Master Bedroom: 13'5" x 12' excluding wardrobes (4.10m x 3.67m). Windows to front and side, exposed beams, double radiator, good range of fitted wardrobes with matching hanging rails and fitted shelves.

Bedroom Three: 11'11" x 9'7" (2.93m x 3.44m). Window to the side, exposed beam, radiator, double fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom Two: 12'11" x 12'6" (3.95m x 3.65m). Latch door, window to side, exposed beam, double fitted wardrobe, cast iron fireplace with painted surround and mantle.

Cloakroom/WC: 7'9" x 3' (2.37m x 0.91m). Half glazed pine door, window to rear, pedestal wash basin, mosaic splash back, close coupled WC, radiator.


To the front is a traditional small garden area with sandstone coping stones, wrought iron railings, gate and shrub borders.

To the rear is a good sized enclosed rear courtyard, block paved and enclosed by high natural stone walling with stone features and niches, garden shed, pedestrian door to rear lane and vehicular access giving the possibility to create off-street parking.

Services: Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.

Directions: From Smeatons Cockermouth office, turn left along Station Street, pass thorugh two sets of traffic lights and on approaching the well known 'Pepper Pot' house ahead, follow round to the left with Mountain View on the right hand side of the road with number 19 being to the end of the terrace on the corner of Henry Street.

Agents Notes: Original restored sash windows, original working open fireplaces, spacious/gracious rooms, modern bespoke
kitchen with underfloor heating and full gas central heating. Tax Band: C. Post Code: CA13 0DG

Tenure: Freehold.

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21 November 2016

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