4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale33 Kirkgate, Cockermouth, CA13 9PJ
Sold STC £270,000
- Period Features
- Four Bedroom Georgian Grade II Listed Town House
- Cobbled Frontage
- Rear Garden
- Restored/rebuilt Sash Windows
- Modern Levels of Insulation
An attractive four bedroom end-terraced Georgian Grade II Listed town house, positioned to the rear of a broad cobbled frontage in one of the most historic parts of the Lakeland 'gem' town of Cockermouth, having the benefit of a good sized rear garden and residents' off-street parking to the front.
Kirkgate itself is a conservation area to protect one of the most important Georgian residential areas of the town with broad tree-lined Listed duck stone area, the whole being within easy walking distance of the Main Street and all other local amenities including good local junior and secondary schools, independent shops and supermarkets and the cottage hospital to name a few, all having good transport links to the Northern Lakes and the Cumbrian energy coast.
The accommodation has undergone a programme of improvements by the present owners yet retains its Georgian features and character and briefly consists of lounge, snug, dining kitchen, broad original staircase with stone mullioned window, two first floor bedrooms, spacious family bathroom and large second floor attic bedrooms with feature exposed roof timbers and provision for en-suite.
Entered to the front via a sound wood front door into:
Lounge: 13'6" x 13'3" (4.13m x 4.04m). Sash window to front with working shutters and provision for window seat, open stone hearth and surround with tiled grate and inset cast iron multi-fuel stove, double radiator, wall mounting for TV.
Snug: 13'3" x 7'7" (4.04m x 2.31m). Sash window to front with shutters and window seat, original stone grate, fitted alcove cupboard and open alcove shelving, double radiator.
From the lounge an original arched doorway to:
Dining Kitchen: 21' down to 11'5" x 13' down to 5'5" (6.67m down to 3.48m x 3.98m down to 1.66m). Well fitted with a range of cream wall and base units with laminate work surface, inset 1½ bowl composite sink with industrial-style tap, integral fridge and freezer, integral dishwasher, 'New World' stainless steel range cooker set into an alcove with five-ring gas top including central wok burner, stainless steel surround and splash back, plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, window and external door to rear, dining area with combi boiler and radiator, door to:
Cellar: Vaulted ceiling, stone sconces, light.
From the kitchen the original broad Georgian staircase rises via a half landing with stone mullioned window to the first floor landing and:
Bedroom One: 13'4" overall x 12'9" (3.36m overall x 3.89m). Two sash windows to front, radiator, stone grate and hearth with stone surround, built-in over door cupboard.
Bedroom Two: 13'4" x 8' (4.06m x 2.45m). Window to front, radiator, open shelving.
Bathroom: 13'9" x 9'3" (3.98m x 2.82m). Four-piece suite in white comprising WC, wall hung modern wash basin, bath, double walk-in shower enclosure with mains pressure shower, chrome ladder-style towel radiator, extractor fan, built-in cupboard.
Bedroom Three: 12'2" x 5'7" (3.72m x 1.70m). Window to side with town views, radiator.
From the landing a further enclosed dog leg staircase rises to the second floor.
Attic Room/Bedroom Four: 19'11" x 21'10" (6.07m x 6.67m). Having a wealth of exposed original roof timbers and beams, twin velux roof lights, twin radiators, further feature window to side, provision for en-suite shower room (as yet unfinished).
To the rear is an attached double height Out House 13'5" x 7'9" (4.11m x 2.40m), with window and part mezzanine floor. There is a return pedestrian passageway from the front and a good sized linear garden having a block paved yard area, lawns with flower and shrub borders and a maturing copse area to the rear, ell enclosed by stone walling and wooden fencing.
Services: Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.
Directions: From Smeatons Cockermouth office turn left along Station Street and left at the traffic lights onto Lorton Street, proceed over Victoria Bridge and along Victoria Road turning left into Kirkgate, proceed down the hill and number 33 can be found on the right hand side to the bottom of the broad cobbled area.
Agents Notes: Restored/rebuilt sash windows. Modern levels of insulation. Period features. New water supply
Tax Band: D Post Code: CA13 9PJ
Tenure: We are advised the property is leasehold.
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