3 bedroom cottage for sale

Askham, Penrith

Sold STC £290,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Traditional Cottage in a Desirable Village Location
  • Within the Lake District National Park
  • Living Room, Dining Room + Kitchen
  • 3 Bedrooms and First Floor Bathroom
  • Adjoining Outhouse
  • Enclosed Garden to the Rear
  • Oil Central Heating and Double Glazing
  • EPC Rating D

Full description

Located in the heart of this most desirable village, within the Lake District National Park, Old Post Office is a sizeable cottage, with accommodation comprising: Entrance Vestibule, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, 3 Bedrooms and a First Floor Bathroom. Outside there is a Rear Yard with steps up to a Lawned Garden. Adjoining the cottage is an Outhouse with access through from the front to the garden. The property also has the benefit of Oil fired Central Heating, an Open Fire to the living room and Double Glazing.

Location - From Penrith, head south on the A6, drive through Eamont Bridge and turn left at the mini roundabout, signposted to Ullswater. Follow the road for a mile and turn left, signposted to Askham. Drive into the village of Askham and turn left by the Queens Head Inn, Old Post Office is the property next to the Queens Head.

Amenities Askham - In the village of Askham there are: a church, a village hall, a village shop, a Sub Post Office and 2 public houses. 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 College. There are 6 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, benefiting from the superb outdoor recreation opportunities.

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

Tenure - The vendor informs us that the property is freehold and the council tax band is band C. EPC rate D.

Viewing - STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT WITH WILKES-GREEN + HILL

Accommodation -

Entrance - Through a part glazed door to the;

Vestibule - A cupboard above the front door houses the electric meter and the MCB consumer unit. Doors lead off to the;

Living Room - 4.55mx4.24m (14'11x13'11) - An open fireplace is set in a stone surround and hearth with a back boiler. There are two exposed beams to the ceiling and multi panelled double glazed doors and casement window to the front. The flooring is wood laminate and there is a double radiator. TV lead and door to the kitchen.

Dining Room - 4.60mx3.40m max (15'1x11'2 max) - Having an exposed beam to the ceiling, a double radiator and double glazed multi panel casement window to the front.

Kitchen - 4.32mx4.80m max (14'2x15'9 max) - Fitted with a range of pale wood effect fronted wall and base units with a granite effect work surface incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink, mixer tap and tiled splashback. There is space for a slot in electric cooker, plumbing for a washing machine and space for an under surface fridge. There is a double radiator, a double glazed casement window and door to the outside. Stairs lead to the first floor with a cupboard below with a light.

First Floor - Landing - A window gives natural light. There is a double radiator and ceiling trap to the loft space.

Bedroom One - 4.70mx4.50m (15'5x14'9) - A multi panel double glazed casement window faces to the front. There is a single radiator and a built in airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and shelves.

Bedroom Two - 4.57mx3.56m (15'x11'8) - A multi panel double glazed casement window faces to the front. There is a single radiator.

Bedroom Three - 2.51mx3.15m (8'3x10'4) - A multi panel glazed casement window faces to the rear and there is a single radiator.

Bathroom - 2.54mx1.65m (8'4x5'5) - Fitted with a white toilet, wash hand basin and bath with an electric shower over. There is a double radiator and a multi panel double glazed casement window to the rear.

Outside - Adjoining the cottage is a

Workshop/Store - 4.75mx2.64m (15'7x8'8) - With doors to the front and rear, light and power points.

An oil fired boiler is located in the outhouse and provides the hot water and central heating

To the rear is an enclosed garden with a wood store adjoining the back of the kitchen and steps up to a good sized garden mainly to grass.


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Added on Rightmove:
28 February 2017

Nearest station

  • Penrith (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Wilkes-Green & Hill Ltd, Penrith

9+10 Angel Lane, Penrith, CA11 7BP

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01768 200012 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Penrith (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Wilkes-Green & Hill Ltd, Penrith

9+10 Angel Lane, Penrith, CA11 7BP

01768 200012 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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