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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Birkby Mill Cottage, Nr Birkby, Maryport, Cumbria, CA15 6RF

Sold STC £295,000

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Tenure: Freehold

If you are seeking seclusion with accessibility, this is the property for you.

This detached extended three bedroom period house is superbly situated in delightful open countryside between Birkby and Maryport in almost total seclusion yet within a few yards from the A594, giving easy access to the whole of West and North Cumbria.

As a retreat to the countryside, this property is ideal as it includes a stream and orchard, mature landscape gardens and plus a one acre paddock (regularly grazed by sheep) with a spacious Dutch barn.

The accommodation which is full of character briefly comprises, three bedrooms (all doubles with one en-suite), large landing/study, attractive hall, sitting room, dining room, sun room, ground floor bathroom and kitchen. Outside, in addition to the grounds mentioned above are two useful outbuildings with power and plumbing and a detached double garage with electric door and power.
The approach to the property is via a shared lane which leads to ample private parking.

By way of

Recessed Porch:
2'11" x 10'11" (0.89m x 3.32m).
Having an attractive arch, T&G panelling to ceiling and part glazed timber panelled door with windows to either side to

14'6" max x 10'11" (4.41m max x 3.32m).
Ceramic tiled floor, telephone point, double radiator, plate rack, smoke alarm, spot lights, louvre doors to under stair storage and glazed timber door to

Sitting Room:
13'9" (15'10" into bay) x 14'2" max (4.17m (4.83m into bay) x 4.3m max).

Open fire in most attractive Victorian style grate with tiled insets and arts and crafts style timber surround, double radiator, picture rail, TV point, UPVC double glazed bay window to the front, timber panelled door and step down to

Dining Room:
12'10 x 14'8" max (3.9m x 4.45m max).
Cast iron gas fired stove in recess with stone hearth and red sandstone lintel, double radiator, wall up-lighters, UPVC double glazed window to the front, glazed timber sliding door and step up to

Sun Room:
6'9" x 7'9" (2.04m x 2.35m).
Catching the sun all day long with quarry tiled floor, power points, UPVC double glazed French doors to patio with pergola, UPVC double glazed windows to front and rear.

From the dining room a glazed timber door leads to

Rear Vestibule:
7'8" x 9'9" max (2.34m x 2.97m max).
Louvre doors to airing cupboard with Baxi boiler and shelves, quarry tiled floor, pine T&G panelling to the ceiling, sky light, smoke alarm, mirror fronted wall cabinet, meter box, timber stable door to the rear and glazed timber door to

Bathroom: 7'4" x 8'7" (2.23m x 2.6m). White three piece suite, part tiled, ceramic tiled floor, shower cubicle with Mira power shower, glazed door and screen, laminate lined, heated ladder style towel rail, mirror fronted wall cabinet, spotlights, double radiator, extractor fan, obscure double glazed window to the side and part glazed timber panelled door to vestibule.

Kitchen: 7' x 15'7" (2.12m x 4.75m). Range of country style timber base and wall units with soft closing doors, laminate worktops, granite sink/drainer with mixer tap, plumbed for dishwasher, part tiled, electric oven, beaten copper extractor hood, spotlights, towel rail, UPVC double glazed window to the rear, stripped pine panelled door to hallway.

A dog leg staircase with timber balustrade leads to a quarter landing with UPVC double glazed stained glass window to the side and stairs to

Study/Landing: 7'1" x 18.1" (2.16m x 5.49m). Telephone point, radiator, smoke alarm, spot lights, UPVC double glazed window to the side and rear and stripped pine panel doors to

Bedroom 1: 13'8" x 10'1" (4.15m x 3.31m). Radiator, spotlights, loft access and UPVC double glazed window to the front.

Bedroom 2: 13'9" x 14'3" (4.17m x 4.34m). Double radiator, loft access and UPVC double glazed window to the front.

Bedroom 3: 13'8" x 14'9" (4.14m x 4.49m). Light and airy dual aspect room, telephone point, exposed purlin beams, UPVC double glazed windows to the front and rear and timber panelled door to

En-Suite Shower: 6'5" x 7'4" (1.95m x 2.23m). White close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin, wall mirror, shower cubicle fully tiled with glazed screen and sliding doors, part tiled, ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating, feature wall lights, extractor fan, mirror fronted wall cabinet, chrome towel rails and obscure double glazed window to the front.

Outside: To the front of the property there are mature landscaped gardens, lawns, stream and an orchard. To the side is a detached double garage with power and electric door and to the rear there are two outhouses, one with ceramic sink, plumbed for washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a one acre field with a Dutch barn.

Services: Mains electric and water. Drainage by sewage treatment plant.

Directions: From Cockermouth, head for Maryport on the A594. At Maryport town centre traffic lights turn right towards Carlisle on the A596, pass Netherhall School on the right travel a further 0.25 miles. Opposite the entrance to Ellen Bank Hotel on your left hand side take the right turning down a lane by a bus stop. After approximately 200 meters the property can be located on the right hand side.

Agents Notes: LPG central heating. UPVC double glazing. Council tax band D. Post Code CA15 6RF.

Tenure: We are advised the property is Freehold
Confirmation is being sought from solicitors

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