5 bedroom detached house for sale

West Woodside, Wigton

Guide Price £599,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Architectural features
  • Income Potential
  • Rural situation
  • Holiday let

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION Fiddleback Farm is beautifully placed being set back from the A.595 and 7.5 miles from central Carlisle. The property is well placed for access to the market town pf Wigton where there is a range of amenities on offer including the high achieving Nelson Thomlinson Secondary School. There is good access for the Lake District National Park and Cockermouth and a little closer to home the Solway coast which is well known for its migrating bird life, and the beaches of west Cumbria. The regional capital of Carlisle has an excellent range of social, leisure and retail opportunities available. The city has an excellent range of social, leisure and retail opportunities available. The city has an attractive pedestrianised area, a historic cathedral and prominent castle. 

The city benefits from being on the Virgin west coast main line which provides fast and frequent services to London in around three hours twenty three minutes and non-stop to Glasgow. The city's central railway station serves many other destinations including for the Lake District and west Cumbria, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Manchester Airport and Birmingham. With or just over two hours by car are several international airports including, Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester and Liverpool. 

Fiddleback Farm and the area has quite a history, particularly Roman between 105 and 140BC. It is sited three miles from Olenacum, an ancient Roman Fort at Red Dial and is believed, before 1600, to have been a fortified building to repel invading Celts and is constructed on the site of a Roman Mile House. Fiddleback Farm as it stands today is unique, believed to have been altered from its cylindrical shape, to the shape of a fiddle, in 1709. 

Fiddleback Farm offers impressive accommodation providing a wonderful family home. The current owners also run a bed and breakfast which could be developed further. The comprehensive five bed, four ensuite, accommodation benefits from good living space and has significant further potential within the adjoining and part converted barn. 

ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY Vestibule | Entrance hall | Inner hall | Study | Sitting room| Utility room | Lobby | Living dining kitchen | Dining room | Living room | Bedroom one with ensuite | Bedroom two with ensuite 

FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY Bedroom with ensuite | Inner landing | Bedroom with ensuite | Bedroom | Bathroom 

OUTSIDE  

ADJOINING BARN A wonderful space offering huge potential and being accessed from the main house. This incredible space features the beams of the original construction and wonderful curved sandstone walls. The room already has a double glazed window, double glazed French doors and side panels, providing access to the rear. Pleasant rural aspect. This large space offers potential for a considerable variety of uses subject to planning. The barn also has a room off it which has been partly converted. This would make a wonderful home office and could be a breakfast kitchen to complement the proposed use of the barn. 

HOME OFFICE As mentioned this space is part converted, has exposed beams and two windows. 

The approach to Fiddleback Farm is most pleasing and features a tree lined drive to an area of parking. The front garden has a low stone wall with iron railings and iron gate, a flagged path and small terrace to original front door. To the side is a stone wall with iron gate providing access to a large lawned garden and pond. Terraced and decked areas. Rural aspect. 

Beside the parking area is a large timber shed and beyond this gates provide access into a larger area of hardstanding with a lawned garden area adjacent to the field. 

Additional land It should be noted that adjoining the property and available by separate negotiation is a further 7 acres. 

Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Oil central heating. LP gas for range cooker. 

Tenure Freehold. 

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Added on Rightmove:
28 April 2015

Nearest station

  • Wigton (3.4 mi)
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Hayward Tod Associates, Carlisle

7 Paternoster Row, Carlisle, CA3 8TT

01228 738015 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Wigton (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hayward Tod Associates, Carlisle

7 Paternoster Row, Carlisle, CA3 8TT

01228 738015 Local call rate

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