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5 bedroom link detached house for sale

Oswald House and Oswald Cottage, Kirkoswald, PENRITH, Cumbria

Sold STC £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 Bedroom Grade II Listed Village House
  • Spacious Characterful Accommodation
  • Popular location
  • Separate one Bedroom Cottage over Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A spacious Grade II listed village house with a great deal of character and charm, having five bedrooms, one en-suite, two reception rooms, a dining kitchen and cellar. There are a further two attic rooms and a completely separate garage/storage area with a one bedroom flat. The cottage is completely self contained - see plan. The main house and cottage are titled separately and have separate sets of deeds.

This is a fantastic opportunity to purchase a family property in a much sought-after village and must be viewed to appreciate.

Please note: Planning and listed building consent is in place for extension of the bathrooms and utility room.

Kirkoswald is a very pretty village being a conservation area situated on rising ground above the River Eden. There are two well-regarded pubs, a primary school, village shop and a doctors surgery. The slightly larger village of Lazonby is approx. 1 mile distant and offers a large Co-Op and train station. Penrith is approx. 10 miles distant with access to the M6 at J40 and a mainline railway station offering a direct route to both Glasgow and London.

Mains electricity, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Telephone line installed subject to BT regulations. The one bed flat has its own electricity and water supply. 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.

From Penrith take the A6 north and turn right signposted Lazonby and Penrith Golf Club. Continue for approx. 3 miles and, at the second crossroads, turn left for Lazonby. Proceed through Lazonby village and cross the River Eden into Kirkoswald. Oswald House overlooks the village square and war memorial

Property ref: 121_2232_4258264

Open Plan Living/Kitchen 
5.50m x 4.26m (18' 1" x 14') maximum measurements.
Kitchen Area: With a range of units incorporating a sink drainer unit, electric hob, electric oven and plumbing for a washing machine.
Living Area: With sandstone fireplace for an electric stove and electric storage heater.

Dining Kitchen 
4.93m x 3.83m (16' 2" x 12' 7") Stone flooring and a range of fitted units incorporating a sink drainer unit, plumbing for a dishwasher and Redfyre oil fired stove. Double glazed window to rear aspect and door leading to the garden.

Plumbing for washing machine and space for a tumble dryer, radiator and door leading to the rear garden.

A substantial cellar area accessed via stone steps.

First Floor 

Bedroom 1 
3.93m x 5.91m (12' 11" x 19' 5") Three sash windows to front aspect, fireplace and radiator.

Bedroom 2 
2.93m x 4.05m (9' 7" x 13' 3") Sash window to rear aspect and radiator.

Three piece suite comprising WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle.

Bedroom 3 
4.00m x 3.87m (13' 1" x 12' 8") Two sash windows to front aspect and radiator.

Bedroom 4 
2.28m x 3.98m (7' 6" x 13' 1") Sash window to side aspect and radiator.

Bedroom 5 
2.40m x 2.92m (7' 10" x 9' 7")
Sash window to rear aspect and radiator.

Second Floor 
Accessed via an oak staircase. Please note: There is limited head height at the top of the stairs.

Attic Room 1 
3.70m max x 5.76m (12' 2" x 18' 11") Currently used as a playroom.

Attic Room 2 
Currently used for storage, with cupboard housing the hot water tank.

To the rear of the property is a garage with a workshop area to the rear.

Separate Self Contained One Bed Cottage 

2.72m x 3.67m (8' 11" x 12') Electric storage heater and window to rear aspect.

With three piece suite comprising bath with shower over, WC, wash hand basin and towel radiator.

Please Note:- 
The cottage has its own electricity and water supply and has a separate council tax rating, currently rated band 'A'. It is also titled separately from the main house.


Main House 

Ground Floor 

Entrance Hallway 
With oak flooring, radiator and original oak staircase.

3.91m x 6.40m (12' 10" x 21') Sash window to front and side aspects, oak flooring, radiator, TV point and multi-fuel stove set in an attractive sandstone hearth.

Sitting Room 
3.99m x 3.85m (13' 1" x 12' 8") Sash window to front aspect, radiator, TV point and open marble fireplace set in tiled surround.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
12 October 2016


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