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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Thelmlea, Braithwaite, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5TD


Property Description

Key features

  • Six/Seven Bedroomed Detached Victorian Villa
  • Brick Built Detached Outhouse
  • Ample Gravel Car Parking
  • Detached Double Garage
  • 2 Building Plots Available (priced separately)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A six/seven bedroomed detached Victorian Villa in an elevated setting benefitting from two good sized building plots to the rear and having planning permission for two, four bedroom detached houses and can be sold as a whole or in three lots.

Thelmlea itself is within the popular village of Braithwaite, is arranged over three floors and currently is used for private residential purposes but is also suitable for use as a Guest House. The spacious accommodation offers the purchaser an opportunity to upgrade and place their own stamp on a sizeable home.

The accommodation boasts UPVC double glazing and gas central heating and currently consists of traditional entrance hall, sitting room with bay window, through lounge/dining room, modern kitchen and separate utility, four first floor bedrooms (two having en-suite shower rooms), house bathroom and further shower, three 2nd floor bedrooms, one with en-suite. Outside Thelmlea has wrap around gardens and extensive grounds to the rear forming the two building plots.

Braithwaite itself is a popular village some 2 miles from the Market Town of Keswick, is set to the side of the A66 trunk road giving access to Cockermouth and The Western Lakes or Penrith and the M6 motorway to the East. The village has a popular village hall, village shop, several Hotels and Public Houses, village Primary School and is within the catchment of the well regarded Keswick Secondary School.
Approached via a tarmac driveway and entered to the front via a solid oak 'studded' front door under an open veranda with slate roof and tiled floor into:

Vestibule: Coved ceiling, fitted door mat, half glazed wood door with matching side panels and on into:

Hallway: Coved ceiling, wall lights, radiator, doors to:

Sitting Room: 17'6" into bay x 12'8" (5.35m x 3.88m). Walk in bay window to front, deep plaster coving and central rose, gas coal effect fire set into a marble hearth and grate with white surround and mantle, double radiator.

Lounge: 12'8" x 12'5" (3.87m x 3.80m)
Dining Room: 14'9" x 12'8" (4.50m x 3.80m)
A through lounge/dining room with UPVC window to front, double sliding UPVC patio doors to rear, cast iron wood burning stove set into an open brick hearth with heavy wooden lintel over, egg and dart coved ceiling, double radiator, to the rear section a dado rail, coving, twin wall lights and double radiator to the front.

Kitchen: 11'6" x 8'11" (3.50m x 2.73m). Having a good range of wall and base units in white with laminate work surface, inset 1½ bowl stainless steel sink, tiled splash backs with fruit pattern random inset tiles, 'Stoves' gas range cooker with three ovens and a seven gas burner top, stainless steel chimney extractor hood, plumbing for dishwasher space for fridge/freezer, radiator, tiled floor, original heavy wood external door into Victorian wood/glass rear entrance porch.
Cloakroom/Utility Room: 5'4" x 4'7" (1.62m x 1.40m). Low flush WC and wall hung wash basin in white, plumbing for washing machine, radiator, lino flooring.

From the entrance hall a good staircase with heavy dark wood banister rises via a three-quarter landing rises to the first floor, and:

Bedroom 1: 12'10" x 12'6" (3.93m x 3.82m). UPVC window to rear, picture rail, double radiator.

En-suite: Pedestal wash basin, WC, tiled shower with 'Triton T70' electric shower, extractor fan, shaver point, radiator, fully tiled walls with Lily of the Valley random feature tiles.

Bedroom 2: 14'9" x 12'8" minus en-suite (4.51m x 3.81m). Window to front, picture rail, double radiator.

En-suite: Pedestal wash basin, WC with 'Saniflow' system, shower with 'Triton Ivory' electric shower, radiator, tiled walls, extractor fan.

Bedroom 3: 10'9" x 7'10" (3.28m x 2.39m). Window to front, radiator, Delph rail.

Bedroom 4: 14'10" x 9'3" (4.52m x 2.83m). Window to front, Delph rail, double radiator.

House Shower Room: Low flush WC, corner wash basin, shower with 'Triton T70' electric shower, shaver light, fully tiled walls with Lily of the Valley feature tiles.

House Bathroom: 9'10" x 6'1" (2.74m x 1.88m). Three-piece suite in pastel shade comprising WC, pedestal wash basin, bath with matching side panel, Gainsborough Style 300 electric shower over, shaver point, built in airing cupboard housing 'Baxi' gas central heating boiler, fully tiled walls, radiator.

From the landing, a further single turn staircase rises to a second floor landing with under eves store and:

Bedroom 5: 16'8" x 12'2" minus en-suite (5.07m x 3.73m). Large UPVC dormer window to the front with views to the Skiddaw and Blencathra ranges, double radiator. -
En-suite: Three-piece pastel suite comprising WC, pedestal wash basin, shower with 'Galaxy Aqua 3000' electric shower, fully tiled walls, shaver light, extractor fan.

Bedroom 6: 12'2" x 11'4" (3.73m x 3.47m). Dormer window to front, pedestal wash basin with shaver light over, double radiator, loft access.

Bedroom 7: 9'4" x 11'4" down to 8'4" (2.86m x 3.47m to 2.55m). Velux roof light, circular wash basin set into laminate surface with shaver light over.


To the Front: The property is set back and slightly elevated from the road and approached via a tarmac drive with side garden barbeque area, high beech hedging and mature shrubs, further lawn areas, Lakeland slate patio and pathway.

To the Left Elevation: Is a rustic rose arbour and further lawns.

To the Rear: There is a brick built detached outhouse, ample gravel car parking and a detached double garage.
Services: Mains Gas, Electric, Water & Drainage

Directions: From Smeatons Keswick office, take the A66 in the direction of Cockermouth. After passing the left turn to Portinscale, proceed and take the second left into Braithwaite and Thelmlea can be found on the right hand side as you rise around the bend.

Agents Notes: Gas central heating, UPVC double glazing. Tax Band: G. Post Code: CA12 5TD

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

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06 July 2016

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