Boroughgate, Appleby-In-Westmorland
Guide price £285,000

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Property Description

  • Grade II listed terrace house
  • Riverside (75 feet,22.9m) with patio and fishing rights on River Eden
  • Beautifully presented and packed full of original features and charm
  • Spacious accommodation spilt over three floors
  • Living room
  • Dining kitchen
  • WC
  • Two first floor bedrooms
  • Family Jack & Jill bathroom
  • Second floor bedroom

17th Century house with separate garden and landscaped riverbank patio with fishing rights for the River Eden.
Situated on Appleby's prestigious Boroughgate is this stunning 17th Century grade II listed three-bedroom terrace house which comes with a spectacular riverbank garden and fishing rights. This historic property oozes character, and charm and is packed full of original features.
The property was built in 1637 and stands midway between Appleby Castle at the top of the street and the beautiful 14th-century St Lawrence's church at the bottom.
Internally the property is spacious at over 1,100 sq.ft (102 sq.m) and is split over three floors, comprising on the ground floor an entrance vestibule, living room, dining kitchen and a rear entrance vestibule & WC, on the first floor there are two bedrooms, a family jack & jill bathroom, and on the second floor there is a further very large bedroom.
Externally the property has parking to the front.  To the rear through a communal courtyard the property benefits from having a good size private garden which leads to the property’s unique feature - the landscaped riverbank garden leading down to The River Eden with over 75 feet (22.9 m.) of riverside including the fishing rights - a perfect place to sit and relax, have a barbecue with family and friends or enjoy some fishing.  
The riverbank lies between the grounds of Appleby Castle and The Masonic Hall and opposite Appleby Bowls Club - it has been described as a perfect quiet haven of peace - but lies only seconds from Boroughgate.  This is an opportunity to own a piece of paradise on The River Eden.
The historic market town of Appleby-In-Westmorland is situated right in the heart of the Eden Valley very popular with tourists and boasts a large array of local amenities including shops, butchers, bakers, restaurants, schools, a train station, supermarkets, medical centre etc. The nearby A66 offers easy access to Penrith, the M6 and east to Scotch Corner.

Entrance Vestibule
Entrance door opens into the entrance vestibule having a carpeted floor and a wooden and glass door which opens into the living room.

Living Room
Two single-glazed windows to the front aspect, original spice shelves, extensive original exposed beams, exposed stonework, feature fireplace with a gas fire, carpeted floor and two doors, one opening into the dining kitchen and another to the stairwell which leads up to the first-floor landing.

Dining Kitchen
Two single-glazed windows to the rear aspect, exposed beams and original wooden feature at the window, two built in storage cupboards and a door opening into the rear vestibule entrance and a lino floor. Gas fire and surround.
A stainless-steel sink and base unit. Roll top work surface with space underneath for a fridge/freezer, a dryer and a washing machine.

Rear Entrance Vestibule & WC
Rear Entrance Vestibule & WC
Fitted with a free standing shelf unit in a recess, a stable door opens out to the rear courtyard, exposed beam and a wooden floor and a door opening into the WC.

WC -
Double-glazed window to the rear aspect, low-level WC and a wooden floor.

Stairwell & First Floor Landing
Spilt stairwell having a half landing with a door opening into the family jack & Jill bathroom. Stairwell continues up to the first-floor landing having exposed beams, with a built in wardrobe, bedrooms one and two are off the upper hallway where there is an additional large built in wardrobe, then access up to bedroom three on the second floor.

Family Jack & Jill Bathroom
Low-level WC, wash hand basin, bath, single-glazed window to the rear aspect, storage/airing cupboard, electric night storage heater, a carpeted floor and a door opening into bedroom two.

Bedroom One
Two single-glazed windows to the front aspect with wooden features above, exposed beams and a carpeted floor.

Bedroom Two
Single-glazed window to the front aspect, original recessed shelving, exposed beam, door opening into the family jack & Jill bathroom and a carpeted floor.

Bedroom Three
Extensive A-Frame beams throughout made from the timber of 17th Century ships, unique original stone feature fireplace and wooden floor. Velux roof window, large under eaves storage, electric night storage heater.

At the front of the property there is parking for one vehicle. At the rear there is a communal courtyard with access to a private garden leading to an extensively landscaped riverbank garden and down to the riverside with fishing rights:

The garden is a few seconds walk from the house and is full of mature shrubs, the original tall stone wall of The Masonic Hall runs the full length of the garden.
A gate leads into the riverbank.

The Riverbank Garden
The spectacular sloping riverbank has been extensively landscaped to create a zig zag path leading down to the riverside of The River Eden far below. This has created a riverbank garden with tiered planting beds.

Riverside With Fishing Rights
The Riverbank leads to the riverside area which is a large flat area and has ample space for a large patio or decking which could accommodate table and chairs, a barbecue and even a summerhouse if desired.
Ownership of the riverbank and riverside includes the fishing rights for fishing on The River Eden. The riverside is over 75 feet in length (22.9m) so several people could fish simultaneously and the area is large enough to allow a full cast of the fishing line.

Gas, Mains Electric, Water & Drainage.
Heating - Two gas fires on the ground floor and electric night storage heaters in two of the upper rooms working from an Economy 10 meter

EPC & Council Tax Band
EPC - Exempt, Grade II listed
Council tax - C

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general guideline and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending Purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. The services, systems, and appliances shown may not have been tested and has no guarantee as to their operability or efficiency can be given. All floor plans are created as a guide to the lay out of the property and should not be considered as a true depiction of any property and constitutes no part of a legal contract.

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Appleby-In-Westmorland, Cumbria CA16 6XG
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 32965189