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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Plains Road, Wetheral, Carlisle

Sold by Us £529,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION Barford House is well located within the prime village of Wetheral. The property is just a short walk from the village centre which offers a wide range of amenities including a post office and shop, coffee shop, Fantails Restaurant, Wheatsheaf Public House and the Crown Hotel with its excellent leisure club. Wetheral is served by bus and has the benefit of a railway station adjacent to the impressive Victorian viaduct on the Carlisle to Newcastle line. Wetheral sits above the River Eden and there are delightful river and countryside walks on the doorstep. There is easy access for the main road network between the A.69 and M6 motorway with good links to the Eden Valley, Hadrian's Wall and Lake District. 

Barford House is an impressive family home which is offered in excellent order having two beautiful bathrooms and a stylish breakfast kitchen. There are two good reception rooms and four first floor bedrooms. Of interest is the useful attic space which is heated and currently configured to three areas. Potential therefore exists to configure the rooms for a variety of uses. 

The accommodation on offer is entirely appropriate for family use and also has the benefit of a utility room and cloakroom along with a cellar. The property is complemented by its setting and enjoys on site parking, along with a generous terrace and level lawned garden. 



Entrance porch Ornate tiled floor. Entry door with toplight into hall. 

Entrance hall Being of a good size incorporating period detail. Coving and picture rail. Attractive staircase. Radiator. Cloaks area. Access to cellar. 

Cellar Flagged floor. Window to front elevation. Light and power. 

Sitting room 18'10 into bay x 16'5 An impressive well balanced room with ornate cornice. Substantial fireplace with open grate. Wall lights. Bay to front elevation. Radiator. 

Living/dining room 16'5 x 14'3 A well proportioned room with coving and a large sash window providing a pleasant private aspect over the rear terrace and garden. Decorative marble fireplace. Radiator. 

Breakfast kitchen 26'2 x 11'2 A wonderful contemporary living space with a comprehensive range of stylish kitchen units. The kitchen benefits from a range of quality Siemens kitchen appliances. These include a stainless steel and glass wall oven with stainless steel and glass steam oven above. Ceramic hob. Two integral fridge/freezers. Franke stainless steel cooker hood. A large island unit incorporates a breakfast bar and a Siemens integral dishwasher. One-and-a-half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and Quooker instant boiling water tap. Two tall sash windows provide good natural light. Radiator. The ceiling incorporates fitted speakers and a range of downlighters and pendant lights. A fifteen pane glazed door leads to the rear lobby. 

Rear lobby Three double glazed windows and a double glazed door to the rear terrace and garden. Radiator. 

Cloakroom 7'5 x 5'10 A spacious facility having a white two piece suite. W.C. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Radiator. Extractor fan. Light tube. 

Utility room 9'9 x 6'6 Fitted base and wall cupboards. One-and-a-half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Central heating boiler and hot water cylinder. Radiator. Double glazed window. Extractor fan. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. 


Rear landing Radiator. 

Shower room 7'10 x 6'6 Contemporary white three piece suite. Walk-in shower cubicle. W.C with concealed cistern. Wash hand basin with mixer tap. Base cupboard. Double glazing. Extractor fan. Chrome ladder radiator. 

Bathroom 8'4 x 7'10 Contemporary white three piece suite. Bath with mixer tap and separate hand held shower. Wash hand basin with mixer tap. W.C with concealed cistern. Range of fitted cupboards and shelving. Chrome ladder radiator. Double glazing. Mirror with vanity lighting. Decorative fireplace. Extractor fan. 

Bedroom four 11'5 x 8'10 Window to rear garden. Radiator. 

Main landing Radiator. Door providing access to attic rooms. 

Bedroom one 16'7 x 14'4 Window to rear garden. Radiator. Decorative fireplace. 

Bedroom two 13'3 to chimneybreast x 16'1 into bay Decorative fireplace. Bay window to front. Built-in shelved cupboard. Radiator. 

Bedroom three 11'7 x 9'7 Window to front. Radiator. 

Attic room one 9'5 x 6'7 Velux skylight. Radiator. Access to attic rooms two and three. The attic rooms could be rationalised, subject to building regulations to provide a bigger area for a variety of uses. 

Attic room two 12'5 into eaves x 7'11 Velux skylight. Radiator. 

Attic room three 19'3 into eaves x 8'0 Radiator. Velux skylight. Access to eaves storage. 

OUTSIDE The front garden features a sandstone wall to the front and side elevations. An opening provides access onto a shillied driveway providing ample parking. Established rockery. Side access to rear. 

The rear garden is of a good size and features a large flagged terrace providing an ideal area for alfresco dining. The boundary wall is in stone and beyond the terrace is an attractive single storey stone outbuilding. A step leads up to a level lawned garden. 

SERVICES All mains connected. Water, electricity, gas and drainage. Gas central heating. 

TENURE Freehold. Solicitors will confirm. 

Energy Performance Rating E  

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Added on Rightmove:
31 August 2016


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