5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Bongate Hall West, Bongate, APPLEBY-IN-WESTMORLAND, Cumbria

£500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Magnificent Mid Victorian Town Residence
  • Three Reception Rooms & Five Bedrooms
  • Many Original Features
  • Superb Position Enjoying Fine Views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A fine mid-Victorian town residence occupying a delightful position on the south eastern edge of this historic market town.


Location
The property occupies a delightful site high above the market town of Appleby and offers fine views down to the Castle, the town and beyond. The views from the top of the tower are quite spectacular. It is set well back from the B6542, which connects with the A66 and provides access to the town centre, its amenities and further afield. For those wishing to commute the M6 is accessible at Junctions 38 and 40 as is the A1 at Scotch Corner.

Services
Mains electricity, water and drainage, gas fired central heating to radiators. Telephone & fibre optic broadband (subject to British Telecom transfer 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
Located off the B6542, on the south/eastern edge of the town. From our office in Appleby turn left into Bridge Street, cross the River Eden and turn right at The Sands. Proceed to the brow of the hill at Beech Croft Nurseries, down past the Royal Oak on the left, and, after the next brow, is a right hand turn. Take this turning into a private driveway with sandstone pillars and black wrought iron railings and Bongate Hall West is the second property on the right. A 'For Sale' board has been erected for identification purposes.

Property ref: 121_2230_4102488

Local Amenities 
Appleby is an attractive old market town with a great deal of interest and charm. Its principal development came after the Norman Conquest when its strategic position in a broad loop of the River Eden was recognised. It has close associations with Lady Anne Clifford, whose work in the 16th century is still very much in evidence today with the Castle, estates, alms houses and, of course, St Lawrence's Church, where a splendid tomb commemorates her.

Today the town has a fine wide main thoroughfare, Boroughgate, with broad tree lined verges leading from the Castle to the Cloisters, described as one of the finest in England. It has an excellent range of local facilities which include shopping, schools, a leisure pool/gym complex, entertainment and a railway station on the renowned Carlisle to Settle line.

The town stands between the Lake District and Dales National Parks with the Pennine Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty also close at hand. It makes...

ACCOMMODATION 
(All measurements are approximate)

GROUND FLOOR 

Vestibule 
with the original, oak handsome entrance door, fine plasterwork and encaustic tiled floor.

Reception Hall 
7.92m x 3.66m (26' x 12') overall
with an impressive oak staircase with barley twist spindles, beautiful encaustic tiled floor, under stairs cloak recess, store cupboard, radiators and telephone point.

Drawing Room 
9.45m (31') into bay x 5.56m (18' 3")
with modern sandstone built fireplace extended to incorporate TV/video shelving with a 8KW multi-fuel Clearview stove , sliding patio doors, TV point, full height bay with window seats and three radiators. Originally the most ornately decorated room in the house, it was 'modernised' in 1964. Fortunately half the plaster work, freeze and ceiling rose still remain, waiting for the new owner to reinstate the room to its former glory.

Sitting Room/Library 
5.54m (18'2") into bay x 5.13m (16' 10")
with magnificent floor to ceiling oak panelling (some dating from the 17th Century), intricate carved features, built-in cupboards, shelving and fine carved stone fireplace with a 6KW multifuel Stovax stove (fitted 08/15) and 1 large radiator. There is a broadband and telephone socket.

Kitchen 
3.66m x 3.58m (12' x 11' 9")
with floor and wall units with solid medium oak fronts, iroko or granite tops. Stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for dishwasher, NEF electric oven and grill, SMEG gas hob, cornice, ceiling rose and radiator. There is ample space to convert the garage incorporating a farmhouse kitchen, on a stable block theme.

Utility/Laundry Room 
plumbed for automatic washing machine and broom cupboard. Cloakroom- with WC, and wash hand basin. Cupboards with solid oak fronts to match the kitchen.

Boiler Room/Store Room 
with fitted cupboards, Worcester Bosch gas fired central heating boiler (fitted 08/15) and doors to the outside and double garage.







FIRST FLOOR 

Full Length Landing 
with cornice and ceiling rose, radiator to the front, an archway at the rear providing access to:

Principal Bedroom 
5.59m x 5.38m (18' 4" x 17' 8") overall
with bay window providing superb open views, telephone point and three radiators.

En-Suite Bathroom 
with white suite comprising vanity unit with sink, bath, WC, separate shower cubicle and a chrome heated towel rail.

House Bathroom 
with bath and shower, chrome heated towel rail, WC, airing cupboard and radiator.

Double Bedroom 2 
4.29m x 2.87m (14' 1" x 9' 5")
with two built-in cupboards and radiator.

Double Bedroom 3 
3.61m x 3.71m (11' 10" x 12' 2")
with two walls of large windows and one radiator.




THE TOWER 

Landing Area 
with radiator and stairway.

Double Bedroom 4 
3.91m x 3.76m (12' 10" x 12' 4")
with casement windows to front and side, stone balconies and two radiators.

Single Bedroom 5 
4.05m x 2.84m (13' 3" x 9' 4")
with sash window to front and Velux window in the ceiling, one radiator.

General 
Narrow curved staircase leading to the Tower roof with superb views to Pennines and Orton Scar.

OUTSIDE 

Double Garage 
5.49m x 4.80m (18' x 15' 9")
with two up and over doors, electric light, power, shelving and cupboards and an outdoor electrical socket on the south wall.

Garden 
Garden laid principally to lawn with shrubs, borders all surrounded by mature lime trees, small pond and a wooden tree house. A patio accessed from sliding doors from the drawing room. An outdoor water supply, garden shed, woodshed and coal bunker.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 March 2016

Nearest station

  • Appleby (0.6 mi)
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Penrith Farmers & Kidds, Appleby-in-Westmorland

The Cloisters Boroughgate, Appleby-In-Westmorland, CA16 6QN

01768 200030 Local call rate

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Penrith Farmers & Kidds, Appleby-in-Westmorland

The Cloisters Boroughgate, Appleby-In-Westmorland, CA16 6QN

01768 200030 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Appleby (0.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Penrith Farmers & Kidds, Appleby-in-Westmorland

The Cloisters Boroughgate, Appleby-In-Westmorland, CA16 6QN

01768 200030 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

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

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