7 The Forge, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4NX

Added on 26/11/2019
Edwin Thompson, Keswick
Character Property

Key features

  • Former Smelting House
  • Grade II Listed
  • Parking. Superb Patio to Rear
  • Open Plan Living Room/Dining Room, Kitchen
  • Luxury Bathrooms

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

The property is located on the eastern fringe of Keswick, the principle tourist centre for the northern area of the Lake District National Park and offering a wide range of amenities and visitor attractions. The secluded location is approached by a private lane which leads to Forge Cottage on the left, alongside the river Greta. The property is particularly well suited as an investment property to let for self-catering holidays, and can be sold with forward bookings - currently available with Sally's Cottages - plus furniture and contents subject to separate negotiation

A westerly facing riverside patio to the rear of the cottage and makes the most fantastic evening sun trap. Within the cottage is original style exposed beaming and vaulted ceilings, smelting openings, along with modern kitchen, bathroom and central heating system.

From Keswick town centre follow Penrith Road in an easterly direction, and just before the road starts to rise steeply there is a left hand turning on the corner of which is the Travis Perkins Depot. Take this left hand turning, proceed along the private road and you will see Forge Cottage on the left-hand side.


Stable style entrance door gives access to;

First Floor

Living Room/ Dining Room/ Breakfast kitchen
Vaulted ceiling with exposed original style beaming, wood burner, exposed wooden floor boarding, built in fridge freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher, electric double oven, one and half bowl sink with mixer tap, Worcester combination boiler and an island with a 5-ring gas hob. There is space for a dining table, six glazed windows to the rear aspect, 3 radiators and a spiral staircase down to the ground floor accommodation.

Ground floor

Rear vestibule
Access to the two bedrooms and the bathroom, with an en-suite facility to the master bedroom. French style double glazed double doors giving access to the rear patio.

Master bedroom
Double glazed window to the rear aspect and a radiator.

Door to;

Frosted glazed window to the front aspect, WC and a wash hand basin.

Guest bedroom
Double glazed window to the front aspect, external door to the front aspect, radiator, exposing beams to the ceiling.

Modern four-piece suite, WC, wash hand basin, shower cubicle fitted with a shower and bath. Frosted glazed window to the front aspect. Slate flooring.

There is an allocated parking space to the front end of the property with borders to be confirmed. To the rear is a patio enjoying outstanding views of the River Greta and enjoys evening sunshine. There are stunning views of the woodland to the other side of the river.

This property was affected by the floods in 2015 only, since then the vendors have carried out extensive prevention works to the property.

Mains electric, water, gas are connected to the property. Septic tank for drainage.

Council Tax
The Allerdale Borough Council website identifies the property as being within Band 'C', and the total Council Tax payable for the year 2019/20 as being £1,725.66

All offers should be made to the Agents, Edwin Thompson Property Services Limited.

Strictly by appointment through the Agents, Edwin Thompson Property Services Limited.

REF: K4810156


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7 The Forge, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4NX

Approximate location

NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode

  • Aspatria Station13.7 miles
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About the agent

Edwin Thompson, Keswick

28, St. Johns Street, Keswick, CA12 5AF

Edwin Thompson, Keswick
Founded in the English Lake District in 1880, Edwin Thompson now operate from five offices in Northern England and the Scottish Borders - Berwick-upon-Tweed, Galashiels, as well as their original office in Keswick - with a client list ranging from major national companies , institutions and pension funds to smaller local companies and individuals, with interests throughout the UK.

As a multi-discipline practice, we cover the full range of professional surveying, valuation, land managemen
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