Front Street, Alston
Guide price £295,000

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Property Description

  • Characterful spacious 4 bedroom house over 3 floors
  • Excellent scope for self contained accommodation or holiday let
  • Sympathetically upgraded throughout
  • Stylishly presented throughout
  • Superb open plan contemporary kitchen diner
  • En suite to master bedroom
  • Exposed beams, multi fuel stove
  • Patio and lawned gardens to 2 side and summerhouse
  • Pleasant position within Alston close to open countryside
  • Good links to Scotch Corner, Hexham, Penrith and Carlisle

A truly lovely house in the heart of Alston village which has been sympathetically renovated to provide a comfortable and stylish home, Arranged over 3 floors, there are 4 bedrooms and a cellar space which has been converted to provide scope for a self contained annexe or holiday let offering excellent income potential. There is an impressive open plan kitchen diner, lounge, study/bedroom, 3 bedrooms to first floor with Bedroom 1 enjoying en suite facilities and family shower room. Outside offers patio areas and lawned garden and enjoys a summerhouse – perfect for entertaining outdoors!
Close to open countryside and enjoying pleasant outlooks – this is a property not to be overlooked!
The traditional market town of Alston boasts being the highest in England and is within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is a haven for tourists, walkers and has great access to the Pennines and North Lakes. Open Countryside lies on the doorstep yet within the town is a multitude of shops, cafes, petrol station, bank, pubs, Hotels and historic places of interest such as the Tynedale Railway and Historic Roman sites. The town lies approximately 21 miles from Hexham, 19 miles from Penrith and 30 miles from Carlisle.

Entrance Porch
2 x double glazed windows and wood effect flooring.

Characterful room with double glazed sash window with aspect to front, central heating radiator, wood effect flooring, traditional fireplace with wood surround, exposed stone inset multi fuel stove set on stone hearth, feature alcove.

Inner Hall
Open spindled stairs to first floor and cellar rooms. UPVC double glazed door to rear garden.
Wood effect flooring

Double central heating radiator, double glazed sash window with aspect to front. Built in cupboard housing gas meter, downlighters to ceiling, wood effect flooring.

Open Plan Kitchen/Diner
Range of modern white high gloss wall and base units with feature contour worksurface and tiled splashback. Sizeable central island with granite worktop with sunken stainless steel bowl & ½ sink unit and chrome mixer tap over, NEFF 4 ring electric hob, built in double oven, dishwasher and fridge freezer. Downlighters to ceiling, UPVC double glazed doors to rear garden, 2 x UPVC double glazed windows to rear, exposed wooden floor, vertical central heating radiator, further double central radiator to dining space and double glazed sash window to side.

First Floor Landing
Carpeted with central heating radiator. Velux rooflight.

Bedroom 1
Double central heating radiator, double glazed sash window with side aspect and offering lovely rooftop views to hills, feature exposed roof trusses, carpeted floor.

En Suite Bathroom
Split level room with vanity wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap, WC, free standing bath with chrome mixer tap, tiled shower unit with chrome waterfall shower head over, downlighters to ceiling, tiled floor. Velux rooflight, sash double glazed window to side.

Family Shower Room
Again a split level arrangement with concealed cistern WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap over, fully tiled large walk in shower unit with chrome shower over, downlighters to ceiling, sash double glazed window, Velux rooflight, chrome heated towel rail. Tiled flooring. Shaver point.

Bedroom 2
2 x sash double glazed windows with aspect to front, double central heating radiator, feature exposed roof trusses to ceiling, carpeted flooring.

Bedroom 3
Wood effect flooring, double glazed sash window with front aspect, central heating radiator.

Annexe/Potential Self Contained Area
Stone steps to lower ground floor with exposed original cobbles and door leading to side of house. There is a kitchenette with range of modern base units, worksurface with stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap, t2 ring electric hob, tiled splashback. Wall mounted Baxi gas fired boiler, space for dryer, fridge and plumbing for washing machine. Double glazed window. Shower Room comprising corner shower unit and chrome shower over, fully tiled, WC, vanity wash basin and chrome heated towel rail. Extractor and obscured glass window, wood effect flooring. Bedsit room has obscured glass window to side, downlighters to ceiling, door to side and double central heating radiator.

There is a small walled front garden with decorative slate chippings and planting to borders. Adjacent is a gated passageway which leads to the rear garden. To the rear is an enclosed garden which has raised flagged patio areas, a Summerhouse with double glazed doors and power and light – ideal for outdoor entertaining. Garden timber store. Sloping lawned areas wrap to one side with shrub and flower borders, where there are rooftop views to hills and open countryside.

Mains gas, electric, water and drainage.

EPC & Council Tax
EPC Rating D
Council Tax: Band B

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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Front Street
Alston, Cumbria CA9 3HU
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: For Sale
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