Leegate House and Cottage Leegate, Wigton, Cumbria CA7 0BT£365,000
A handsome, mid-nineteenth century, four bedroom, detached property of character with a two bedroom cottage annexe, all formerly a farmhouse and coaching inn, offered with garden, yard and two thirds of an acre paddock most conveniently located back from the A596 approx 3.5 miles equidistant between the neighbouring towns of Wigton and Aspatria with their excellent day-to-day facilities.A handsome, mid-nineteenth century, four bedroom, detached property of character with a two bedroom cottage annexe, all formerly a farmhouse and coaching inn, offered with garden, yard and two thirds of an acre paddock most conveniently located back from the A596 approx 3.5 miles equidistant between the neighbouring towns of Wigton and Aspatria with their excellent day-to-day facilities. Both the Lake District National Park and the Solway Coast are within easy driving distance and for those who need to commute, Carlisle and West Cumbria are within easy reach.
This is an excellent opportunity for a fine family home, ideally suited to provide accommodation for dependant relatives or even division and sub-letting (subject to the appropriate consents).
Glazed panelled entrance door into entrance hall.
Stripped pine panelled doors, architraves and staircase. Original cornice, coat hooks, radiator and understairs access to the cellars. Doors to rooms.
Two rooms with stone flagged floors and sconces.
14' 3" x 14' 2" (4.34m x 4.32m) Gas fire in a tiled fireplace with period marble surround, shelved alcoves, shallow bay window with stripped shutters, radiator, picture rail, cornice and window to the front garden.
16' x 9' 9" (4.88m x 2.97m) Wash hand basin, WC, bidet and double shower cubicle with electric shower. Part tiled walls, original fireplace with stone surround, built-in shelving and cupboards, wall mounted heater, plumbing for washing machine, radiator and frosted window to the rear.
14' 3" x 14' (4.34m x 4.27m) Gas fire in a full height shelved chimney breast unit, bay windows to the front and side with stripped pine shutters overlooking the gardens, TV point, cornice and doorway to the kitchen.
15' 9" x 14' 2" (4.80m x 4.32m) A range of wall and base units with complementary worksurfaces incorporating two stainless steel sink units. Oil fired Rayburn in a tiled recess, electric cooker with extractor hood above, built-in wall cupboards, meat hooks, connecting door to the Annexe and frosted glazed door to the rear porch.
Panelled door to the rear yard.
HALF LANDING UPVC double glazed frosted arched window, telephone point.
LANDING Stripped pine woodwork and doors leading to the bedrooms and bathroom.
14' 10" x 10' (4.52m x 3.05m) A double bedroom with radiator and UPVC double glazed window to the rear.
14' 3" x 14' 2" (4.34m x 4.32m) A double bedroom with built-in cupboards, radiator and double glazed window overlooking the paddock.
14' 3" x 9' 4" (4.34m x 2.84m) A double bedroom with radiator and double glazed window overlooking the front paddock.
Three piece suite comprising shower attachment from mixer tap above bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Pine panelled wall and extractor fan.
14' x 12' 2" (4.27m x 3.71m) A double bedroom with vanity basin with cupboards and drawers below, wall mounted cupboard, built-in double and triple wardrobes, radiator, telephone point and window overlooking the rear yard.
Glazed panelled entrance door into the front porch.
Double glazed window overlooking the front garden and glazed door to the sitting room.
17' 4" x 17' (5.28m x 5.18m) Connecting door to the main house kitchen. Stone fireplace housing a log effect gas fire on a quarry tiled hearth, storage radiator, double glazed window to the rear yard, door to the kitchen and connecting door to the main house kitchen
14' 3" x 11' 9" (4.34m x 3.58m) A range of base cupboards with complementary worksurfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with tiled splashbacks. Storage radiator, understairs store, staircase to the first floor and opening to the rear hall.
12' x 7' 6" (3.66m x 2.29m) Exposed sandstone wall, door to store room and UPVC door to the rear yard.
First Floor Landing
Storage radiator, double glazed window overlooking the paddock, doors to bedrooms and bathroom.
Annexe Bedroom 1
14' x 11' 9" (4.27m x 3.58m) A double bedroom with loft access and double glazed window overlooking the rear yard.
10' 8" x 7' 4" (3.25m x 2.24m) White three piece suite comprising electric shower above bath, WC and wash hand basin. Tiled splashbacks, wall mounted heater, shaver light and mirror, and built-in double airing cupboard housing the hot and cold water tanks (immersion heater).
Annexe Bedroom 2
17' 2" x 9' 7" (5.23m x 2.92m) A double bedroom with double glazed window overlooking the rear yard.
FRONT GARDEN Period wrought iron railings and stone wall, lawn with well stocked borders, flagged forecourt in front of the main house, adjoining the annexe is a feature curved brick wall, outside WC and store shed.
REAR YARD Concrete yard, oil tank, lean-to tin shed and low stone wall.
The appropriate rights of access will be reserved for adjoining properties with communal areas at the side of the annexe, outbuildings and at the rear of The Grange.
PADDOCK Approx. 2/3 acre extending to the east (front) of the property.
COUNCIL TAX BAND We are informed the property is Tax Band F.
TENURE We are informed the tenure is Freehold.
SERVICES Mains water and electricity are connected. Calor gas and oil fired central heating system in the main house. Night storage radiators in the annexe. Shared septic tank.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS To be confirmed by the vendor.
VIEWING Cumbrian Properties ELA Ltd, 2 Lonsdale Street, Carlisle. Tel 01228 599940
6 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, 3 Receptions