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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Townhead House, Brough Sowerby, KIRKBY STEPHEN, Cumbria

Sold STC £599,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Outstanding Detached Family Home
  • 4 Double Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Garages / Workshops
  • 1 Acre Paddock

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An outstanding property lying at the head of this popular Upper Eden village and built by the present owner to an extremely high standard.

The property is situated in a well-proportioned plot extending to just over an acre. This contemporary four bedroom, three bathroom family home is well appointed with high quality fixtures and fittings throughout.

An internal inspection is highly recommended.

Townhead House lies in the village of Brough Sowerby between the market town of Kirkby Stephen and the village of Brough.

Mains electricity, water and drainage. uPVC windows throughout. The telephone is installed subject to BT regulations. A multi-fuel stove in the living room heats the radiators as listed, the underfloor heating and provides domestic hot water. Electricity can also power the underfloor heating. 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 Kirkby Stephen town centre take the A685 northwards for about 3� miles and turn right into the village of Brough Sowerby. Go straight through the village and Townhead House is the last house on the left hand side. A 'For Sale' sign has been erected for identification purposes

Property ref: 121_2233_4135990

Local Amenities 
Brough has a primary school, village store, hotel and public house, bistro, café, outreach post office and medical centre.

Kirkby Stephen provides a larger range of everyday facilities including a primary and secondary school and excellent sports facilities. There are stations on the Settle-Carlisle railway line at both Appleby and Kirkby Stephen.

The area has good access to major road networks with the A66 at Brough giving access to Scotch Corner in the east and Penrith in the west, both only 30 minutes away. Access to the M6 at Tebay is approximately 15 miles to the south west.


Townhead House offers under floor heating throughout the ground floor and in all bathrooms. The staircase, architraves and internal doors are all oak, along with an oak fitted kitchen and marble worktop.

This detached property also benefits from a surround sound speaker system in most of the rooms.

Ground Floor 

Entrance Hall 
An attractive entrance hall complete with limestone tiled floor, telephone point, front door and oak staircase leading to the first floor.

Limestone tiled floor, WC, wash hand basin, extractor fan and large under stairs storage cupboard.

Living Room 
5.31m x 4.67m (17' 5" x 15' 4")
Sandstone fireplace housing a Stanley multi-fuel stove and back boiler, TV point, two wall lights and fitted carpet with under floor heating.

Dining Kitchen 
10.97m x 3.51m (36' x 11' 6")
Fitted with a range of oak-made wall and base units with a solid leather effect marble worktop, 1½ bowl sink unit and integrated appliances including a five burner gas hob, microwave, two ovens, two warming trays, a deep fat fryer, dishwasher and a double fridge freezer.

There is a breakfast bar with space for seating, TV point, dining area, coving to the ceiling and down lights.

Bedroom 2 
4.34m x 4.06m (14' 3" x 13' 4")
Down lights, two wall lights, two built in cupboards with shelving and rails, TV point and radiator.

En-Suite Shower Room 
With white suite comprising WC, wash hand basin and large shower cubicle. Heated towel rail and extractor fan.

Bedroom 3 
4.72m x 3.78m (15' 6" x 12' 5")
Down lights, oak flooring, built in wardrobe with shelving, radiator, built in airing cupboard and TV point. This room is presently used as a gym and has rear facing views looking out towards Stainmore.

Garden Room 
4.67m x 4.14m (15' 4" x 13' 7")
A contemporary glass and stone structure with a solid oak floor and under floor heating. With feature beam, two wall lights, double doors to the front leading out on to the patio and a door to the rear leading out on to the garden.

4.22m x 3.15m (13' 10" x 10' 4")
Fitted base units, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer, storage cupboard, coat hooks, limestone tiled floor, part tiled walls, entrance door to side aspect and doors leading to both garages.

First Floor 

A lovely open landing space with the potential to create a small study area. With Velux window, double built in storage cupboard, two radiators and loft access leading to a fully boarded loft.

Master Bedroom 
5.51m x 5.31m (18' 1" x 17' 5")
Rear aspect room with en-suite facilities, down lights, two wall lights, TV point, telephone point, built in cupboard, walk in wardrobe with built in shelving and rails and door to en-suite.

En-Suite Bathroom 
With white suite comprising WC, wash hand basin in vanity unit and large separate shower cubicle. Heated towel rail, extractor fan, shaver point and tiled floor.

Bedroom 4 
4.04m x 3.56m (13' 3" x 11' 8")
Down lights, two wall lights, built in cupboard with hanging and shelving and radiator.

Family Bathroom 
4.78m x 2.57m (15' 8" x 8' 5")
Fitted with a quality white bathroom suite comprising WC, wash hand basin, bath and large separate shower cubicle. Heated towel rail, extractor fan and down lights.

To the front of the property is a tarmac driveway leading up to the garages, and also to the side of the property, offering parking for several vehicles. The front garden is laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees. To the rear of the property is a lovely flagged patio area and a 1 acre paddock which has recently been re-seeded.

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Added on Rightmove:
26 October 2016

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