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3 bedroom terraced house for sale

Melbecks, Braithwaite, CA12 5TL

Offers in Region of £330,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Integral Garage
  • UPVC Double Glazing
  • End Terraced Cottage
  • Stunning Fell Views
  • Solar Panels with Feedback Tariff

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A good sized three bedroom end-terraced cottage, well positioned within the Lakeland village of Braithwaite with surrounding fell views and attractively situated adjacent to the village green and situated above Melbeck.

Built in the mid 1970's the property boasts PV solar panels providing a useful feedback tariff, UPVC double glazing, electric heating and cast iron multi-fuel stove and currently comprises lounge, kitchen with separate utility room, three first floor double bedrooms and family bathroom. In addition there is an integral garage suitable for providing further living accommodation if desired (subject to the relevant permissions).

5 Melbecks is suited to a variety of purchasers including the young family, those retired and looking for an easily maintained property within a village setting, the investor looking to generate an income or those seeking a second or holiday home within the Lake District National Park yet with direct links to the M6 motorway.

Braithwaite itself boasts good local amenities including village shop/mobile Post Office, several hotels and public houses, nursery and village primary school, is within the catchment of the well regarded Keswick Secondary School, is a stones throw from Whinaltter Forest and the better known market town of Keswick, has Bassenthwaite Lake and Derwentwater adjacent and the splendour of the Northern Fell on the door step.

Entered to the side via a part glazed font door into:

Hallway: Slate tiled floor, coat hooks, door to:

Lounge: 15'5" x 12'9" (4.71m x 3.90m). Large picture UPVC window to two sides with fell views, exposed floorboards, open feature fire grate with slate hearth and dark wood lintel and inset cast iron multi-fuel stove (also providing domestic hot water), open alcove shelving, night storage heater.

Kitchen: 15'4" x 6'1" (4.67m x 1.86m). Well fitted galley-style kitchen with wall and base units in light ash with glazed display cupboard, laminate work surface, inset 1½ bowl stainless steel sink, tiled splash backs, integral 'Bosch' stainless steel electric oven and grill, ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor chimney over, UPVC windows to two sides.

Rear Hall: Half glazed UPVC external door, under stairs cupboard.

Utility Room: 5'3" x 4'3" (1.61m x 1.29m). Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine, open wall shelving, window.

From the front entrance hall a straight stair with wood hand rail rises to the first floor and:

Landing: Window to rear, night storage heater, built-in airing cupboard, loft access, doors to:

Bedroom One: 13'1" x 11'9" (3.99m x 3.58m). UPVC window to front, alcove shelving, wall mounted corner wash hand basin, night storage heater.

Bedroom Two: 15'5" x 9'5" (4.71m x 2.85m). Currently used a office space, over stairs cupboard with hanging rail and shelf, radiator, UPVC twin aspect windows.

Bedroom Three: 13'9" overall x 9'5" (4.19m overall x 2.85m). Currently also used as work space, night storage heater.

Bathroom: 8'4" x 5'4" (2.55m x 1.62m). With three-piece suite in white comprising WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with curved side, half glass curved screen, 'Triton' electric shower, tiled surround and splash backs, part tongue and groove panelling, wall mounted 'Newlec' fan heater.


Integral Garage: 13'3" x 10'6" plus store area (4.03m x 3.20m plus store area). Aluminium up and over door, window to rear, power and light.

There is ample village green parking, gravel area to the front, access via the gable end to a small rear gravel courtyard bordered by natural stone walling.

Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage.

Directions: From Keswick take the A66 west towards Cockermouth, pass the first major junction on the left (Portinscale) and take the next left turn into Braithwaite, pass the camp/lodge site and on into the village, follow around to the left through the narrows and turn left over the small stone bridge towards the Coledale Inn, you will see the Methodist Chapel on the right and Melbecks is the terrace of cottages in front of you with number 5 being to the right hand end.

Agents Notes: PV solar panels produce a feed back income of approximately £1,500 per annum for the next 20 years.
Tax Band D. Post Code: CA12 5TL

Tenure: We are advised the property is freehold. Confirmation is being sought from solicitors.

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Added on Rightmove:
07 June 2016

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