Market Place, Alston
Guide Price £330,000
- 5 bedroom terraced property
- Mixed use as previously used as a tea room
- Currently used as a dwelling
- Dining room
- Living room
- Car park to the front
- Traditional features
- Immaculately presented
- Utility room
- On the C2C Cycle Route
- Rear garden
Found in the heart of the bustling historic market town of Alston is this incredible Grade II listed former tea room with mixed use for both business and residential. It's current configuration has business space on the ground floor, and spacious family rooms. With excellent potential to re-open as a popular tea room due to its location on the traditional cobbled street in the heart of the town. The accommodation is extremely spacious throughout and immaculately presented, the rooms are bright and airy and comprise of kitchen/diner which could be used for commercial use, dining room, living room, bathrooms, WC, 5 bedrooms and a gym all set over 3 floors, it would make a fabulous work/life balance opportunity. There is a car park to the front and gardens to the rear. Alston itself is very popular with visitors being on the Coast to Coast route and offers a host of amenities including shops, supermarket, garage, cafes, pubs, and schools. Alston offers easy access to the A69 and the popular A686 Hartside Pass which leads to Penrith where there are further amenities available.
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Enter through a single glazed part glass wooden door with lead around the panes which opens into an entrance vestibule with traditional stone floor, door leading into storage cupboard, door leading into room 1.
Previously used as a tea room with traditional stone floor, exposed beams, large single glazed window to the front, feature fireplace with original cast iron stove, stairs leading to the first floor, door leading into utility, door into dining/kitchen, door leading into dining room.
With lino, Belfast sink with chrome mixer tap over, radiator, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a dryer, door leading into the dining room.
With wooden floor, wooden panelled walls, exposed beams, radiator, double glazed door leading into the rear garden.
This is a lovely room with lino floor, UPVC double window to the rear with seat, a range of matching wall and base units with complimentary work surfaces, stainless steel sink with drainer, chrome mixer taps over, space for a fridge freezer, Range gas cooker, extractor over, vertical radiator, UPVC composite stable door leading to rear garden. The kitchen is suitable for commercial use.
First Floor Landing
Stairs leading to the first floor landing with wooden floor, exposed beams, single glazed sash windows x 2 to the front, door leading into the living room, stairs to the second floor, door leading into WC.
With lino floor, WC, sink with chrome taps, UPVC double glazed window to the rear.
With wooden floor, single glazed sash window to the front with secondary glazing, cast iron feature fireplace with open fire, door leading to bedroom 1.
With wooden floor, UPVC double glazed window to the side and rear elevations, radiator, storage cupboard.
With wooden floor, built in wardrobe, UPVC double glazed window to the rear.
With wooden floor, bath with tiled surround, polished brass tap and shower attachment, UPVC double glazed window to the rear, wall mounted towel rail, WC, pedestal sink with wash hand basin, gold taps.
Second Floor Landing
Stairs leading to the second floor landing with wooden floor, exposed beams, door leading to bedroom 3, door leading to gym, doors leading to bedrooms 4 and 5.
With wooden floor, single glazed sash window to the front with secondary glazing, exposed beams, radiator, vanity unit with sink, chrome taps, tiled splash back.
With lino floor, radiator, UPVC double glazed window x 2 to the rear, exposed beam. Door leading to bathroom.
With lino floor, WC, pedestal sink with wash hand basin, chrome mixer tap over, tiled splash backs, UPVC double glazed window to the rear, shower cubicle with mains fed power shower, storage cupboard, wall mounted towel rail.
With wooden floor, single glazed sash window to the front with secondary glazing, exposed beams, radiator, vanity unit with sink, chrome taps, tiled splash back, storage cupboard, loft access hatch.
With wooden floor, UPVC double glazed to the rear and side, storage cupboards x 2, exposed beams, radiator, vanity unit with sink, chrome mixer taps, tiled splash back.
To the rear there is a beautifully presented garden with patio area perfect for alfresco dining and a lawned area. To the front there is a car park.
Mains water, electric, gas and drainage. Gas central heating. The combi boiler was renewed 4 years ago and has been regularly serviced.
The property currently falls within the Eden District Council Tax Band A as of April 2022. However, if it is going to be used purely for residential use it may need to be re-assessed by the council. The property is leasehold and subject the "Alston Lease". The lease was issued in 1631 for a term of 1,000 years, and so has approximately 608 years to run. There are no charges to pay for the lease.
Council Tax and EPC
EPC - Exempt Grade II listed Council tax - Has been a tea room and bed and breakfast, and could be refigured for this again, but is now used primarily as a home. For council purposes it is rated for mixed use.
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.
Alston CA9 3QN