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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Douglas House, Bongate, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria


Property Description

Key features

  • Large detached 3 bedroom house
  • Large double garage and driveway
  • Large gardens and views
  • No onward chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This is a rare opportunity to own an impressive detached modern house built to a high specification for the current owner in the early 2000's.

The house offers spacious three bedroom accommodation (1 en-suite), with three reception rooms, dining kitchen and utility. Outside is a large garden, mainly laid to lawn but also boasting an ancient Wellingtonia tree. There is a large double garage, plentiful parking and two sheds.

Douglas House shares a private cul-de-sac with the outstanding Bongate Hall, has enviable views over the countryside and is just a short distance from the town.

Offered with no onward chain. Early viewing is recommended.

Appleby is an historic market town located just 14 miles south-east of Penrith and Junction 40 of the M6. The A66 by-passes the town and gives good access to the north and also to the A1 at Scotch Corner. The town is served by a variety of small supermarkets, general shops, schools, numerous sports clubs and a railway station on the scenic Carlisle to Settle Line.

Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas fired central heating. Telephone line installed subject to BT regulations. Please note - the mention of any appliances and/or services within these particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

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 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 Douglas House is the first property on the right. A 'For Sale' board has been erected for identification purposes

Property ref: 121_2230_4243411

Gardens and Parking 
A large paved parking area provides off-road parking for several vehicles. There is a large private garden with mature trees and a lawn, bordered by beech hedging, two sheds and two further areas of garden surrounding the property.

Double Garage 
With window to side, electric door, power and light.


Seperate WC 
White WC, sink and radiator.

First Floor 

Galleried Landing 
A large galleried landing with radiator, loft hatch and airing cupboard housing the water cylinder.

Master Bedroom 
5.04m x 4.03m (16'6" x 13'3")
Window to side aspect, radiator, French doors leading to a Juliet balcony looking across the countryside and door to en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom 
Tiled walls and floor, corner Jacuzzi bath, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and WC, obscured double glazed window, radiator and thermostatic shower in tiled enclosure with glass screen.

Bedroom 2 
4.35m x 3.59m (14'3" x 11'9")
Window and radiator.

Bedroom 3 
134.17m x 3.19m (13'8" x 10'6")
Window to the rear aspect and radiator. Currently being used as an office.

Fully tiled walls and floor. Three piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Obscured double glazed window to rear and radiator.


Ground Floor 

Entrance Hall 
With cloaked hanging space and stairs off.

4.31m x 3.37m (14'2" x 11'1")
Range of oak-fronted wall and base units with complementary worktops, tiled splash backs and incorporating a 1½ asterite sink with drainer and mixer tap, window, radiator, TV point and integrated appliance including an electric oven, gas hob with extractor over, dishwasher and fridge freezer.

Utility Room 
3.12m x 1.54m (10'3" x 5'1")
Stainless steel sink and drainer, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer, window, radiator, side door leading out to the garden and a wall mounted gas boiler.

Living Room 
6.00m x 4.08m (19'8" x 13'5")
Gas fire in surround, window, sliding patio doors, two radiators, TV point, telephone point and French doors leading into the hallway.

Dining Room 
4.50m x 3.13m (15' x 10'3")
French doors, radiator and sliding patio doors into the garden room, which offers superb views of the surrounding countryside and with doors leading out on to the garden.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 September 2016


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