3 bedroom detached house for sale

Beckfoot, Silloth, Cumbria

£199,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Deceptive detached cottage
  • Accommodation across three levels
  • Two/three bedrooms two with en suite
  • Good sized garden
  • Outbuildings & workshops
  • Fantastic coastal views

Full description

Situated in the Solway coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a most deceptive detached cottage fronting the coastal road between Silloth & Maryport, arranged over three floor levels and offering accommodation ideally suited for family occupation, for "active retirement" or indeed a bed and breakfast business.
As expected in a period property of this nature, the accommodation is full of character and provides a large "beamed" sitting room with dining kitchen behind, excellent rear porch, two bedrooms, (two en suite) bathroom and a large second floor room perfect as a bedroom, play/games room or a private sitting room. Outside is a larger than average side garden with kitchen section, driveway and useful outbuildings/workshops and car port.

General Description - Situated in the solway coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a most deceptive detached cottage fronting the coastal road between Silloth & Maryport, arranged over three floor levels and offering accommodation ideally suited for family occupation, for "active retirement" or indeed a bed and breakfast business.
As expected in a period property of this nature, the accommodation is full of character and provides a large "beamed" sitting room with dining kitchen behind, excellent rear porch, two bedrooms, (two en suite) bathroom and a large second floor room perfect as a bedroom, play/games room or a private sitting room. Outside is a larger than average side garden with kitchen section, driveway and useful outbuildings/workshops and car port. As expected for a coastal property such as this, there is a fine view across the solway to the Dumfriesshire and Kirkcudbrightshire hills.
Silloth is just over three miles to the north, Maryport approximately 11 miles to the south and Wigton is around the same to the east. All towns cater well for everyday needs with a variety of shops and small supermarkets, primary schools, bus and rail services and the sport clubs etc. There are also country primary schools and public houses.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Front Porch - featuring driftwood panelling and oak floor with mat well.

Full Width Sitting Room - 18'6" x 11'8" (5.64m x 3.56m) - With handsome brick fireplace inset with log burner stove, oak floor, exposed ceiling beams and TV point.

Dining Kitchen - 18'6" x 11'7" (5.64m x 3.53m) - With original fireplace having cobble stone back, multi fuel stove and mantelpiece, belfast sink, wall and floor cupboards, range master filter canopy, granite work surface, telephone point, quarry tiled floor and staircase leading out.

Rear Porch - 8'9" x 8'8" (2.67m x 2.64m) - Also with quarry tiled floor.

Utility Room Off - With plumbing for automatic washing machine.

First Floor -

Central Landing - Off which are, front left to right:-

Rear Bathroom - With spa bath overset with mixer tap/shower attachment and screen, basin, W.C, heated towel rail, tiled splashbacks and floor, built in airing/store cupboards and central heating boiler.

Rear Double Bedroom 1 - 13'7" x 10'5" overall (4.14m x 3.18m overall) -

En Suite Shower Room - With electric shower in cubicle, basin, W.C, heated towel rail and full tiling.

Front Double Bedroom - 18'6" x 10'7" (5.64m x 3.23m) - With two front windows.

En Suite Shower Room - Similarly fitted.

Enclosed Staircase - with understairs store, leads up to:-

Second Floor -

Bedroom 3/Family/Games Room - 18'6" x 14'8" Max. (5.64m x 4.47m Max.) - Featuring painted exposed beams and with TV point and under eaves accesses.

Outside -

Walled Forecourt -

Side Driveway - With pedestrian and vehicular gates, providing ample off-road parking and leading around to:-

Rear Yard - With tap, former toilet and attractive barbeque area.

Shed - 18'8" x 11' Max. (5.69m x 3.35m Max.) - With light, power and partitioned off shelved store.

Further Work/Store Shed - 40'8" x 14'6" (12.40m x 4.42m) - With light and power.

Side Garden - With fruit trees, lawn, borders, fruit/vegetable beds.

Further Carport -

Bed & Breakfast - from May 2010 the previous owners opened a small bed and breakfast business. The area is renowned for cycling, golf, walkers etc especially with this being an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and within 20 minutes' drive of the Lake District National Park. Previous registrations were with Visit Britain and Dog Friendly Britain and referrals were received from the Cumbria Tourism Board via the tourist information centres. The present vendors have not continued this trade but there is clearly potential to build up once more.

Services - Mains water, electricity and gas; private septic tank drainage; gas fired central heating; sealed unit double glazing virtually throughout; telephone line installed.
Please note that none of the services has been tested.
Council Tax - Band C.
Tenure - Freehold.

Viewing - Strictly through the Agents, Hopes Estate Agents, Tel: 016973 32018.

Whilst these particulars are prepared with care and are believed to be accurate neither the Selling Agents nor the vendors warrant the accuracy of the information contained herein and intending purchasers will be held to have satisfied themselves that the information given is correct.


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26 March 2015

Nearest station

  • Aspatria (6.1 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Aspatria (6.1 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hopes Of Wigton, Wigton

13 High Street, Wigton, CA7 9NJ

01697 559001 Local call rate

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