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Marsh House Salta, Mawbray, Cumbria CA15 6QJ £375,000

Marsh House Salta, Mawbray, Cumbria CA15 6QJ£375,000


Standing in gardens and grounds of approx. one acre in a peaceful Solway Coast hamlet, a quite outstanding cottage-style residence, comprehensively extended and modernised from a smaller traditional cottage. 

Creating a deceptive, four bedroom home of considerable style. The double glazed and central heated accommodation briefly comprises spacious lounge, fitted kitchen, delightful garden room, study/play room, bathroom, shower room, office area and laundry room. Outside are extensive lawns, decking, ornamental pond with landscaped patio gardens, vegetable areas, polytunnel and orchard. The property is located in a hamlet just half a mile from the B5300 coast road between Silloth and Maryport, all now part of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The nearby towns cater well for everyday needs and for those needing to commute Wigton, Carlisle and West Cumbria are all within comfortable driving distance as is the Lake District National Park.

Entrance lobby
Ceramic tiled floor and oak panelled doors to two cloaks cupboards and the laundry room.
Laundry room
8' x 6' 2" (2.44m x 1.88m) Wall and base units with worksurface incorporating a stainless steel sink. Central heating boiler, plumbing for washing machine, extractor fan and ceramic tiled floor.
Central hallway
Running virtually the full length of the cottage with oak panelled doors to rooms, two radiators, ceramic tiled floor, cupboards housing the pressurised water tank and airing facilities, and UPVC double glazed leaded door to the front.
18' 3" x 18' 3" (5.56m x 5.56m) Finely dressed stone fireplace and hearth housing an Esse stove, exposed ceiling beams, oak flooring, two Victorian-style radiators, TV and telephone points, wall lights and matching centre light, vaulted ceiling, window to the front and patio doors to the decked terrace.
15' x 14' (4.57m x 4.27m) A range of wall and base units with complementary granite worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks incorporating a porcelain sink unit. Rangemaster dual fuel range cooker with extractor canopy above, integrated dishwasher, radiator, recessed ceiling spotlights, ceramic tiled floor and UPVC double glazed doors to the garden room.
Garden room
12' 6" x 12' (3.81m x 3.66m) Feature vaulted ceiling with recessed spotlights, laminate flooring, radiator, UPVC double glazed windows and patio doors to the rear garden.
Bedroom 1
15' 3" x 14' 8" (4.65m x 4.47m) Radiator, TV point, windows to the front and side and glazed panelled door to the dressing room.
Dressing room
Vanity unit wash hand basin incorporating wall and floor cupboards, ceramic tiled floor, radiator and oak panelled door to the en-suite bathroom.
En-suite bathroom
Double ended bath with shower attachment from mixer tap, corner shower cubicle and low level WC. Chrome heated towel rail, fully tiled walls and floor, recessed spotlights, extractor fan and frosted window to the front.
Radiator, loft access and walk-in shelved cupboard.
Wash hand basin, low level WC, radiator, ceramic tiled flooring and window to the front.
Lower hallway
14' x 8' (4.27m x 2.44m) Ceramic tiled floor, understairs store, radiator, window to the side and oak panelled doors to bedrooms and bathroom.
Bedroom 2
13' 6" max x 10' 2" (4.11m x 3.10m) Oak floor, radiator, window to the front and built-in double cupboard with oak panelled doors. Oak panelled door to bedroom 3.
Bedroom 3
13' x 12' 6" (3.96m x 3.81m) Oak floor with inset feature uplighters, TV and telephone points, windows to the front and side.
Double ended bath with shower attachment from mixer tap, feature washstand with bowl basin, low level WC and fully tiled shower recess. Part tiled walls, chrome towel rail, recessed ceiling spotlights, extractor fan and frosted window to the front.
Approached via an attractive, stained pine staircase with under eaves cupboards. Exposed purlins, Velux rooflight, shelving, under eaves storage and oak panelled door to bedroom 4.
Bedroom 4
14' max x 12' 4" (4.27m x 3.76m) Exposed purlins, under eaves cupboards, Velux rooflight and gable window.
It is estimated that the whole site extends to just inside one acre.

Extensive gardens and grounds
with ample gravelled forecourt and driveway providing parking for several vehicles.
Flat lawned garden
extending to the front and side with numerous ornamental trees, small pond and dwarf boulder walls forming the boundaries, timber garden shed, enclosure and shed (suitable for poultry), extensive vegetable gardens with beds formed by sleepers, polytunnel (27’ x 11’ approx.) and further secluded orchard with various fruit trees.
Landscaped side garden
with ornamental pond and pumped waterfall over which is built a feature decked walkway, pergola with stone steps, extensive gravelled and pebbled beds, colourful shrubs and bushes, flagged patio/barbeque area incorporating a variety of flowering shrubs and trees, gravelled beds and pathways, cold tap and a gate leading to the pathway beside the adjoining track.
Decked terrace
27' x 12' (8.23m x 3.66m) Leading from the lounge with gates to the forecourt and garden, providing useful under decking storage.
Detached garage
21' x 18' 6" (6.40m x 5.64m) Roller door, light and power, water, extensive wall shelving and useful part lofted storage facility. To the side and rear of the garage are log store, store room with partitioned off kennel areas and openings to the open kennel behind.
COUNCIL TAX BAND We are informed the property is Tax Band A.

TENURE We are informed the tenure is Freehold.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity are connected. Oil fired central heating. Private septic tank treatment plant drainage. Solar tubes provide hot water.

VIEWING Cumbrian Properties ELA Ltd, 2 Lonsdale Street, Carlisle. Tel 01228 599940 and
12 King Street, Whitehaven. Tel 01946 313107.

Key information:

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2 Receptions

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