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Barn Close Gaitsgill, Dalston, Carlisle, Cumbria CA5 7AH £275,000

Barn Close Gaitsgill, Dalston, Carlisle, Cumbria CA5 7AH£275,000


A very early 18th Century detached cottage (1703 date stone on rear elevation), providing a delightful home of great character throughout its two reception rooms, kitchen, utility room, three bedrooms, bathroom and shower room. There is a conservatory at the rear with a most delightful west-facing patio and garden and an intriguing bothy, ideal as a studio, office or garden room if required. The property benefits from oil fired central heating and secondary double glazing.

The cottage sits in the centre of this peaceful mixed farming/residential village nestling in the Roe valley just 6 miles south of Carlisle, within easy reach of junction 42 of the M6 motorway. Nearby Raughton Head provides a primary school and bus while the neighbouring village of Dalston, just 3 miles away, provides an excellent range of day-to-day facilities including primary and secondary schools, church, general shops and Post Office, traditional inns and a railway station. Carlisle racecourse is within a few minutes’ drive as is the delightful countryside of both the Eden Valley and The Lake District National Park.

For those seeking a quiet, characterful country retreat in an accessible location an inspection is thoroughly recommended.

12' 6" x 9' 6" (3.81m x 2.90m) UPVC full height entrance doors and windows, Cornish slate floor and original sandstone door surround with glazed door into the sitting room.
Sitting Room
14' 9" x 11' 9" (4.50m x 3.58m) Handsome Claygate brick fireplace, two radiators, secondary glazed windows to the front and rear windows. Feature exposed staircase beams, pillar and display shelves. Under stairs lobby area with further store and door to the dining room.
Dining Room
14' 6" x 12' 6" (4.42m x 3.81m) Radiator, secondary glazed windows to the front and rear, feature Jacobean-style carved chimney piece with oak mantle and period painted fireplace and display shelves behind. Doors to the stairway and kitchen.
14' 0" x 11' 7" (4.27m x 3.53m) A range of base units with matching worksurfaces and complementary tiled splashbacks incorporating a twin bowl asterite sink unit. Space for cooker, plumbing for dishwasher, two spotlight tracks, radiator and two windows to both elevations, three with secondary double glazing. Archway to the utility room.
Utility Room
14' 0" x 9' 0" (4.27m x 2.74m) Worcester central heating boiler, radiator, wall and floor cupboards with porcelain sink and oak worksurfaces, plumbing for washing machine, ceramic tiled split-level floor and door to the rear. Partitioned off store room/cloaks cupboard and WC with wash hand basin and low level WC.
Basin and low suite unit, ceramic tiled split level floor and door to the rear.

Split Rear Landing
Two secondary glazed windows overlooking the rear garden. Doors to bedrooms.
Bedroom 1
14' 6" x 12' 0" (4.42m x 3.66m) Two radiators and secondary glazed windows to the front and rear.
Bedroom 2
11' 0" x 10' 6" (3.35m x 3.20m) Radiator, bulk-head storage cupboard and secondary glazed window to the front.
Bedroom 3
13' 0" x 10' 10" max (3.96m x 3.30m) Shelved recess, loft access, radiator and secondary glazed window to the front.
Inner Landing
Two built-in cupboards, shelved wall recess, doors to the bathroom and shower room.
10' 0" x 9' 8" (3.05m x 2.95m) Three piece suite comprising corner Jacuzzi bath, wash hand basin and low level WC. Part tiled walls, loft access, radiator, cork tile floor and secondary glazed frosted window.
Shower Room
Corner shower cubicle with electric shower and aqua panelled splashbacks, low level WC and vanity unit wash hand basin. Part tiled walls, shaver point, heated towel rail and secondary glazed frosted window to the rear.
Wrought iron double gates lead to the gravelled driveway providing parking, leading to the car port and rear garden. The rear garden is most attractively laid with stone terraces and patio, open porch with entrance door into the utility room, beautifully stocked beds and borders, rose-adorned trellising and archway, vegetable section and an open outlook over the fields behind.
Car Port
18' 0" x 9' 0" approx (5.49m x 2.74m) Traditional oak framed car port with slated roof, power and lighting.
The Bothy
13' 6" x 9' 9" (4.11m x 2.97m) Working brick fireplace, wall and ceiling spotlights, shelving, ceramic tiled floor and windows to the front and side. This would make a superb studio, office, study or garden room. Adjoining shed providing useful storage and also housing the oil tank.
COUNCIL TAX BAND We are informed the property is Tax Band E.

TENURE We are informed the tenure is Freehold.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity are connected. Oil fired central heating. Septic tank.

VIEWING Cumbrian Properties ELA Ltd, 2 Lonsdale Street, Carlisle Tel 01228 599940

Key information:

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, 2 Receptions

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