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Gilcrux, Wigton, Brookwell House, Gilcrux, Cumbria

Reduced on 01/03/2021
Lillingtons Estate Agents, Cockermouth
Village House

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Brookwell House presents a rather unique opportunity for a family to acquire a significant period home in a popular village, full of character features and with planning permission granted to convert an attached ground floor workshop into an integral garage if required. The accommodation includes four reception rooms, a sitting room, study and a living room which opens into a generous dining room, there is also a farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room, ground floor shower room, utility porch and a separate WC. To the first floor are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom and to the second floor is a useful snug with an adjacent bedroom - Perfect for a teenager with a bit of upgrading completed. There are lawned gardens to the front with planning passed for the new drive and integral garage already mentioned and to the rear is a decent lawned garden with dining terrace. A great home...

EPC band: E

Property ref: 121_1313_4869253

Entrance Hall

A painted wooden door leads into hall with stripped wooden doors to rooms, wooden floorboards, double radiator, dado rail, original exposed wooden staircase rising to first floor with window to rear, door opening to steps leading to an under stairs cellar area for storage.

Sitting Room

13' 9" x 11' (4.19m x 3.35m)
Double glazed sash window to front, radiator, picture rail, traditional fireplace with patterned tiled inserts and tiled hearth.


13' 8" x 12' 1" (4.17m x 3.68m)
Double glazed sash window to front, picture rail, traditional fireplace with tiled hearth, radiator, wooden floorboards.

Shower Room

Walk-in shower enclosure with electric shower unit, pedestal hand wash basin, low level WC. Extractor fan, electric towel rail.

Living/Dining Room

27' 10" x 12' 10" max, 11' 8" min (8.48m x 3.91m max, 3.55m min)
Living area with raised fireplace, wood burning stove and wooden cupboards/shelves to either side, radiator, wooden floorboards. Dining area with double glazed French doors into garden with wood shuttering, space for table and chairs, door to utility, opening into kitchen, wood effect flooring.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

17' 2" x 12' 10" (5.23m x 3.91m)
Double glazed window to rear, fitted range of base and wall mounted units with work surfaces, Belfast sink unit, range cooker in chimney breast, space for table and chairs, double radiator, tiled flooring, door to a walk-in larder with space for fridge freezer, washing machine and dishwasher.

Utility Porch

11' 5" x 7' 10" (3.48m x 2.39m)
Windows to side and rear, part glazed door to rear, floor mounted boiler, door to WC with a low level WC. Door leads to a barn room.


Ground floor barn with front access and plans passed to convert into a garage for the house.

First Floor Landing

Stairs continue to second floor, stripped wooden doors to rooms.

Bedroom 1

16' 3" x 13' 8" (4.95m x 4.17m)
Two double glazed sash windows to front, two radiators, traditional fireplace with sandstone surround, picture rail.

Bedroom 2

12' 10" x 10' (3.91m x 3.05m)
Sash window to rear, built in cupboards to side of a traditional cast iron style fireplace, radiator.

Bedroom 3

13' 10" x 10' 8" (4.22m x 3.25m)
Double glazed sash window to front, radiator, built in cupboards to one side of a traditional cast iron fireplace with tiled inserts, picture rail.


Sash window to rear, corner bath, pedestal hand wash basin, low level WC. Separate quadrant shower enclosure with thermostatic shower unit, linen cupboard, radiator, tiled flooring.

Second Floor Landing

11' x 8' 10" (3.35m x 2.69m)
Window to rear, vaulted ceiling with exposed purlins, door to store room/Bedroom 5.

Storeroom/Bedroom 5

12' 7" x 8' 10" (3.84m x 2.69m)
Formerly a bedroom but in need of cosmetic upgrading and now used as a store room, window to side, eaves cupboard, vaulted ceiling.


To the front of the property is an enclosed garden laid to lawn with planted areas and path to front door. There are approved plans for parking in the front garden leading to a proposed single garage, converted from a current barn room. The gardens to the rear include a patio terrace with steps which leads to an area of lawn with borders.

Agents Note

To the left side of Brookwell House is an attached unconverted barn running over the archway. This is not included in the sale of the house but can be purchased separately if desired. Planning permission has been granted to create a three bedroom dwelling with parking and courtyard garden and the property is available for £95,000. Please call the agent for more details.


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Gilcrux, Wigton, Brookwell House, Gilcrux, Cumbria


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Aspatria Station2.7 miles
  • Maryport Station4.9 miles
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Lillingtons Estate Agents, Cockermouth

39a Station Street, Cockermouth, CA13 9QW

Lillingtons Estate Agents, Cockermouth

Lillingtons Estate Agents is an independent, family business with branches covering West Cumbria and the Western Lake District. It has been established and continually developed by ourselves, Aidan & Jayne Lillington and our invaluable teams that work with us.

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