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Caldbeck, Wigton
Guide Price £1,500,000

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Caldbeck, Wigton

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  • Stunning Grade II Listed country house
  • Lake District National Park
  • In heart of desirable village
  • Excellent local amenities
  • Many original feaures throughout
  • High ceilings and ornate fireplaces
  • 20 bedrooms, all with ensuite facilities
  • Flexible use rooms
  • Sweeping Driveway and gardens to the front
  • Ample parking for a number of vehicles
  • Courtyard to the rear
  • Further development potential (STP)


This spectacular Grade II Listed country house is nestled in the heart of Caldbeck in the Lake District National Park. Approached by a sweeping gated driveway and dating back to 1726, steeped in history, this extraordinary 20 bedroom home has a beautiful, private walled garden, an abundance of parking and a huge amount of potential. If you are looking for a home within this thriving community, this is an opportunity not to be missed!

Previously used as a retirement home with all bedrooms having en-suite facilities, Midtown House would be perfect as a Live/Work environment/boutique hotel/ hospitality business or simply a large family home, all subject to planning consents. Internally the accommodation is vast, it has been extended over the years yet still retains many original features, high ceilings, feature fireplaces and cornicing.  It has a stunning entrance hallway, 2 large reception rooms, conservatory, impressive central staircase, kitchen, utility area and 20 bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities. Externally it sits within a pretty walled garden with beautiful grounds to the front, private driveway and ample off road parking, a courtyard to the rear and storage space.

Caldbeck is a desirable village on the edge of the Lake District National Park with fantastic local amenities and a thriving village community with a country pub, café, post office, doctors surgery, primary school and a number of small independent gift shops.  The market towns of Penrith and Keswick are close by, where there are further amenities and excellent transport links.

 


Rooms

Entrance Reception Hall

Large wooden door leads into this spacious reception room, double wooden doors lead into the dining room, glazed door with curved architrave leads into the inner hallway and door the second lounge. Feature cast iron fireplace, large windows either side of the door, overlooking the front garden, dado oil, high ceilings, ceiling rose and carpeted floor.

Dining Room

A grand and impressive room to the front of the house with large sash window to the front elevation, feature fireplace with tiled surround, dado rail and carpeted floor. A door leads into the inner hallway

Lounge

A superb room with double full length windows overlooking the front garden, ceiling rose, dado rail, carpeted floor and door leading into the conservatory. Door leading into inner hallway 2 and then along the corridor to the ground floor bedrooms

Conservatory/Sun room

Flooded with light, this L-shaped garden/sun room has glazed panels in wooden window frames and French doors to the rear courtyard. Doors lead from here into 4 ground floor bedrooms

Inner Hallway

An impressive carpeted staircase with original wooden balustrade leads up to the first floor. At the turn in the stairs there is a beautiful arched window, ornate cornicing. Doors lead through into the office, kitchen and laundry room.

Kitchen

Fitted with a range of cabinets and work surfaces, door leading to the pantry, tiled floor

Utility room

Fitted with a range of wall and base units, sink with chrome mixer tap over, external door to the side, electricity consumer unit. Staircase leading to bedroom

Inner Hallway 2

Doors lead from here to the ground floor wing which was added by Lattimer Homes. Along this corridor there are a further 8 bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities

First Floor

On the first floor, there are a further 10 bedrooms all with a range of en-suite facilities. Along the first floor landing there are also a number of storage cupboards

Bedrooms

This home has 20 bedrooms, all with a range of en-suite facilities. The bedrooms have either a wooden effect laminate floor or a carpeted floor, radiators and all have windows overlooking either the front or the rear of the house. These rooms are all light and airy, all have flexible use and could be easily altered to create fewer but larger rooms depending on the use.

Externally

Sitting privately in the centre of the village and approached by a sweeping gated driveway into the stunning walled garden to the front of the house, there is off road parking for a large number of vehicles and beautiful oval lawn and terraces, bordered by established trees, shrubs and flower beds. To the side and rear, there are low maintenance courtyard areas and a storage shed.

Services

Mains Water, Drainage and Electricity Oil Fired central Heating with radiators in all rooms Grade II Listed Some minor refurbishment may be required depending on the use of the building.

EPC & Council Tax

EPC - D Council Tax - G

Disclaimer

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.


Location

Caldbeck
Wigton CA7 8EL
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: For Sale
Louise Ostle
David Britton Estates - Cockermouth
P: 01900 822200
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