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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Rose Ghyll Mill, Crosby, Maryport, Cumbria, CA15 6SZ

Sold STC £425,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • UPVC Double Glazing
  • A Substantial Five Bedroom Detached Converted Water Mill
  • In an idyllic rural setting
  • With tranquil gardens & grounds of approx 2 acres
  • Could be split into three separate living areas:

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Rose Ghyll Mill is a substantial detached former water powered corn mill in an idyllic rural setting with extensive flexible living accommodation and pretty well kept gardens and grounds of approximately 2 acres. Currently used as a large single family home, the adaptable accommodation is arranged over three floors and would lend itself to a variety of future uses, including the preferred modern trend for multi-generational living providing separate living areas for senior or teenagers alike, currently informally split but by the simple action of closing/locking internal doors, the property could comprise of three entirely separate living areas of:

A Two Bedroomed House
(Duplex Apartment)
Of hallway, lounge, well fitted kitchen with polished Honister slate work surfaces, two double bedrooms and two shower rooms.

A One Bedroomed First Floor Apartment
With accommodation on one level of lounge, hall, modern fitted dining kitchen, double bedroom and bathroom.

Two Bedroomed 2nd Floor Apartment
Light and airy living/dining/kitchen with balcony, two double bedrooms and modern shower room.

The whole benefitting from full UPVC double glazing, oil fired central heating and a large lower ground floor comprising of a good utility room, anti-room with wood burning stove and an expansive games/entertaining room. Rose Ghyll Mill could be of interest to a variety of purchasers, not only those with dependent relatives but to the investor seeking an income from full time or holiday letting or from a Bed & Breakfast as at some time in the past it has been successfully let for large party/family holidays.

Sandwiched between the Solway Heritage coast and the Lake District National Park, the idyllic rural setting is a haven for wildlife including deer, badgers, red squirrels and otters, with fishing rights to the River Ellen for 8 rods, yet is only approximately ½ mile from the A596 with easy access to Maryport, Cockermouth and Workington, or east to Aspatria, Wigton and the border City of Carlisle.

Entered from the front to the first floor via a teak finish UPVC part glazed front door with rose leaded detail into main entrance.

Hallway: 15'8" x 6'9" (4.77m x 2.08m). Parque flooring, radiator, 15 pane door to:

Two Bedroomed House

Inner Hall: 9'1" x 5'1" (2.78m x 1.55m). Twin cupboards with hot water system and airing, enclosed stairs to lower ground floor.

Kitchen: 13'4" x 10'7" (4.08m x 3.22m). Having a good range of solid wood wall and base units, illuminated glazed display cupboards, built in plate rack with barley twist pillars, wood block and Honister slate work tops, integral wine rack and wicker drawers, single stainless steel sink, electric cooker point with glass and stainless steel cooker hood over, space for fridge freezer, washing machine and dishwasher, double radiator, Worcester floor standing central heating boiler.

Lounge: 16' x 13'6" (4.90m x 4.12m). Double aspect, cast iron wood burning stove set into an open grate with polished slate hearth and heavy wood surround and mantle, double radiator.

Shower Room: 9'2" x 6'7" (2.79m x 2.02m). Low flush WC, pedestal wash basin in white, modern corner walk in shower enclosure with curved glass, wooden deck boards and Mira Go Electric Shower, fully tiled walls in stone effect tiles with border detail, panelled ceiling with recessed lights, radiator, extractor fan.

From the lounge, an open staircase rises to the 2nd floor landing with radiators, open stairs to large loft space with velux windows and doors to:

Bedroom 1: 15'11" x 13'6" (4.85m x 4.12m). Windows to front and side, cupboards, radiator.

Bedroom 2: 13'5" x 10'7" (4.11m x 3.24m). Two windows to the rear, radiator.

Shower Room: 6'8" x 6'7" (2.04m x 2.01m). Having a three-piece suite in white comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash basin, corner shower enclosure with mains fed shower, stone-effect tiled surround, part tiled walls with pebble border tiles, part exposed stone wall, pine clad ceiling with velux roof light, chrome ladder-style electric radiator.

First Floor Apartment

Hallway: Radiator, built-in cloaks cupboard, glazed door and side panels to:

Lounge: (Currently used as a family dining room)
12' x 11'8" (3.67m x 3.56m). Bay window to the front, simulated log burning stove set onto a marble effect hearth and grate with dark wood surround and mantle, double radiator.

Bathroom: 11'9" x 5'3" (3.59m x 1.61m). Pedestal wash basin, low flush WC, bath with wooden side and end panels, half glass shower screen and chrome mixer tap with shower attachment, ¾ tiled walls and splash backs in modern tiles with border detail, laminate effect wooden floor, radiator, built-in airing cupboard.

Dining Kitchen: 17' x 11'8" (5.20m x 3.56m). Well fitted with an extensive 'Harlequin' range of kitchen wall and base units in cherry, oak and painted finishes, laminate work surface, open galleried shelving, wicker drawers, glazed display cupboards, stainless steel sink, central island unit, dishwasher, washing machine, integrated freezer and fridge freezer, stainless steel eye-level electric oven, four solid ring hob with extractor over, tiled splash backs with random inset tiles of fruit in raised relief, two radiators.

Bedroom: 14'2" x 9'8" (4.32m x 2.94m). UPVC window to the side, radiator.

Second Floor Flat

Inner hall, doors to:

Living/Dining/Kitchen: 29'2" x 17' to 12' (8.91m x 5.20m to 3.72m). A spacious, light and airy room with triple aspect, good sized seating and dining areas, laminate flooring, picture UPVC window and French doors to metal balcony/staircase, well fitted kitchen of solid wood wall and base units, open plate rack and display shelving, granite work surface and central island unit, electric oven, 'Belling' four ring ceramic hob, 1½ bowl stainless steel sink, space for washing machine, dishwasher, fridge and freezer.

Bedroom 1: 14'3" x 14' (4.34m x 4.28m). Two UPVC windows to front, radiator.

Bedroom 2: 14'1" x 10'2" (4.30m x 3.11m). UPVC window to the side, radiator. Currently used as a study/office.

Bathroom: 12'4" x 5'9" (3.78m x 1.77m). A four-piece suite in white comprising corner WC, oval wash basin set into a modern unit with fitted mirror, corner double walk-in shower enclosure with mains pressure shower, fully tiled walls in blue with contrast border tiles, panelled ceiling, radiator.

Accessed via an enclosed staircase from the first floor or via a UPVC external door is the:

Lower Ground Floor

Games/Entertaining Room: 29' x 28'10" (8.84m x 8.80m). Concrete floor, three UPVC windows, part exposed stone feature wall alcoves, doors to former double height wheel house, power and light.

Anti Room: 29'9" x 13'6" (9.07m x 4.13m). Three UPVC windows, cast iron wood burning stove set onto a raised open hearth and grate, power and light, UPVC clad ceiling, stairs to duplex apartment.

Utility Room: 17'10" x 14'7" (5.45m x 4.45m). Laminate work surface, single stainless steel sink, tiled splash backs, kitchen wall and base units in painted red shaker style, built-in cupboard, UPVC window and external door to rear.

Attached to the house is a good Workshop: 18'4" x 14'7" (5.60m x 4.45m), with double wooden doors, window, power and light and Garage: 17'1" X 13'9" (5.23m x 4.21m), with aluminium up and over door, pedestrian stable door and window, power and light.

Detached Garden Building: 18'2" x 14'6" (5.56m x 4.42m)/Conservatory: 14'6" x 10'6" (4.42m x 3.17m). A block built detached small stable/outbuilding with power and light and attached wood framed conservatory/greenhouse with corrugated perspex roof and mature grape vine.


Approached via a single track tarmac lane with ample gravel parking and turning areas, the gravel driveway leads to the side and rear.

The mill stands in very attractive gardens and grounds with sweeping lawns, cottage garden to the front, river frontage with attractive stone foot bridge, riverside walk, vegetable and soft fruit beds and orchard, the whole enclosed by mature trees and woodland.

Services: Mains electricity, water, drainage is to a septic tank.

Directions: From Maryport, proceed in the direction of Carlilse (A596), pass through Birkby and on into Crosby, continue through the village and after passing The Stag public house on the left, bear right from the main road and after approximately 100 yards turn right into Rose Ghyll Lonning, pass the detached bungalow and onwards approximately a further third of a mile crossing the bridge to the mill.

Agents Notes: Oil fired central heating, UPVC double glazing. Tax Band: F Post Code: CA15 6SZ

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

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31 January 2018

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