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2 bedroom cottage for sale

St Helens Street, Cockermouth


Property Description

Key features

  • EPC - E
  • Town centre cottage
  • Bags of character
  • 2 Beds/2 Reception
  • Courtyard garden
  • Unique original features

Full description

We invite you to explore this historical part of Cockermouth close to the market place where an almost hidden lane leads to this character cottage and courtyard garden.

Accommodation stretching over three floors includes a snug and a sitting room, kitchen, two bedrooms with lovely views and a modern bathroom. There's an abundance of features including bespoke shutters, original panelling and Victorian fireplaces, enhanced by the current vendor's taste in preserving the history of the building, yet introducing sensible modern day requirements.

Ideal as a holiday home or a base close to the town's amenities its a gem of a property in this popular 'gem' town and with a rear courtyard with gateway providing access to a grassed area beside Bitter Beck ......... so idyllic!

Entrance - Timber door with wrought iron door furniture leads to:

Snug - 13'4" x 10'10" max (4.06m x 3.30m max) - Front aspect timber windows with secondary double glazing with hand made shutters. Chimney breast with solid timber lintel currently with housing for electric fire. A range of fitted book cases, cupboards, shelving, plate rack and an understairs cupboard housing new Baxi central heating boiler. Quarry tiled floor and radiator. Stable door leads to:

Kitchen - 8'8" x 6'11" (2.64m x 2.11m) - Rear aspect uPVC window with secondary double glazing. Custom made cream cabinets with integrated refridgerator, Belfast sink with mixer tap over, housing for electric cooker, white tiled splashback, pantry, plate rack. Quarry tiled floor. Timber door giving access to garden.

First Floor Open Plan Stairway - With polished timber mantel and panelling, leads to:

Sitting Room - 12'11" x 11'0" max (3.94m x 3.35m max) - Front aspect timber window. Gas fire set within ornate Victorian fireplace, window seat, radiator.

Bathroom - 9'0" x 6'10" max (2.74m x 2.08m max) - Rear aspect uPVC window. Three piece suite comprising bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. Fitted cupboards and airing cupboard housing washing machine. Shelving, radiator, tiled in white.

Second Floor Stairs And Landing - Panelling, rope banister, smoke detector.

Bedroom One - 11'0" x 10'2" (3.35m x 3.10m) - Front aspect timber window. Victorian style bedroom, fireplace, view to beck, access to loft. Two large storage cupboards with hanging rails and shelving. Radiator.

Bedroom Two - 8'11" x 6'11" (2.72m x 2.11m) - Rear aspect timber window with handmade shutters. View to beck. Radiator

External - Front - Private lane leads to the property with outside lighting. Utility storage area.

External - Rear - Patio garden with access to community green overlooking the beck. Large stone store.

Council Tax - We have been advised by Allerdale Borough Council that this property is placed in Tax Band A.

Directions - The property is best approached by proceeding up St Helen's Street where you will find wrought iron railings on the right hand side leading to the lane which gives access to the property.

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.

The Consumer Protection Regulations 2008 - Please contact us before viewing the property. If there is any point of particular importance to you we will be pleased to provide additional information or to make further enquiries. We will also confirm that the property remains available. This is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.

Moving With Grisdales - Moving is an exciting time but only if everything proceeds smoothly. Whether you are selling, letting, buying or renting, we understand that moving home can be a very stressful and daunting prospect. That's why, at Grisdales, we work together as a team, giving dedicated support and advice every step of the way to help your move run as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Free Market Appraisal - If you are thinking of moving, we offer a completely free market valuation and appraisal of your existing home. We will advise you upon an asking price which accurately positions your property in the current market place, maximising viewings and your sale prospects.

Lettings & Management - If you are interested in property as an investment, we can help you every step of the way from Buy to Let advice to effective property letting and management.

Surveys & Valuations - We want your purchase to live up to those dreams, hopes and expectations. You need to know that your new home will not only be a sound investment, but also one which you will enjoy without the worry of the unknown. Grisdales offer a wide range of survey and valuation reports to meet different needs all backed by the qualification, experience and knowledge of a Chartered Surveyor.

To find out how we can help you realise your dreams, just call your nearest Grisdales office.

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09 April 2016


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