Sandwith, Whitehaven
Guide Price £275,000

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Property Description

  • Approx 0.25 acre plot in the heart of village
  • Fantastic opportunity if looking for a work/live environment or to create a fabulous family home
  • 3 bedroom double fronted home, dating back to 19th Century
  • Workshop/barn to the side
  • Extensive gardens to the rear
  • Future Development Potential (Subject to relevant planning consents)
  • In need of minor upgrading
  • Two garages & outbuildings
  • Superb elevated garden with views over the village
  • Off road parking
  • Central village location
  • Close to St Bees, Whitehaven and Solway Coast

WOW! Around 0.25 acres in a central village location, this is a superb opportunity for a home with so much further potential with an adjoining barn/workshop and extensive gardens. Sitting in the heart of the pretty village of Sandwith, just a short distance from coastal village of St Bees and Whitehaven, this property is believed to date back to 19th century and has a host of flexible options! This semi-detached 3 bedroom home is in need of some minor upgrading in parts but would make a fabulous family home with the possibility of extending out to the rear or into the barn to the side to create larger living accommodation, a studio/working from home space, workshop or even to create a second dwelling, all subject to the relevant planning consents.

To the rear is a hidden gem of a garden with extensive spaces split into two tiers. On the lower level there is a walled patio, two lawns, terraces and access into the workshop. Steps lead to the upper level, where there is a large lawn with lovely views across the village, some hardstanding areas ideal for greenhouses or even more elevated terraces, raised beds and a rockery. The barn has two garage spaces and to the front there is offroad parking and a pretty walled garden.

Internally this double fronted home has a lounge, dining room, kitchen, pantry/store, three bedrooms; two doubles and a small double and family bathroom. There are two outhouses in the rear courtyard for use as utility/boot room/garden store.

The pretty village of Sandwith sits around 3 miles from Whitehaven where there is an attractive harbour and a wide range of shops, schools and other local amenities.  The popular village of St Bees is a short distance away with its long sandy beach and towering cliff tops. The western fells of the Lake District National Park are close-by and there are rail links nearby to the Cumbrian Coast line.

A viewing is highly recommended!

**Viewings strictly by appointment only**

 


 
 

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Rooms

Entrance Hallway & Inner Hallway

UPVC part glazed door opens into the entrance hallway having coving, a ceiling light, electric heater, carpeted floor and two glazed panelled doors opening into reception rooms one and two. A step leads up into an inner hallway having a sandstone staircase which is carpeted leading up to the first floor landing with an under stairs storage cupboard and further doors opening into the kitchen and into a store/utility room.

Reception Room One

A good size lounge having a double-glazed window to the front aspect, ornate coving, ceiling light, central fireplace with a stone surround having an electric fire fitted as an inset, two electric heaters, cabinet in the corner which houses the electric consumer unit and a carpeted floor.

Reception Room Two

A good size room having a double-glazed window to the front aspect, electric heater, wooden fireplace with an inset electric fire sitting on a stone hearth, ceiling light and a carpeted floor.

Storeroom/Utility Room

Fitted with shower boarded walls, a range of base cabinets with work surface over, space for a freestanding fridge/freezer, opaque double-glazed window to the rear aspect, ceiling light, double set of fitted cupboards and a wet room style floor.

Kitchen

Fitted with a range of wall and base units with wooden doors and a complementary work surface over, fully tiled walls, double-glazed window looking out to the rear courtyard and a stainless-steel sink with a chrome mixer tap over. Space for a washing machine and space for an oven, extractor fan above the oven space, central ceiling light, electric heater, lino flooring and an opaque glazed door leading out to the rear garden.

First Floor Landing

Staircase leading up to the first floor landing having a turn in the staircase with a double-glazed window overlooking the garden. The first floor landing itself has a beamed ceiling, wall lighting and doors open into the three bedrooms and into the family bathroom.

Family Bathroom

Walk-in shower with a glass shower screen and an electric shower, wash hand basin, low-level WC, low-level opaque glazed window, ceiling light, wall mounted mirror, electric heater and a built in storage cupboard with louvre wooden doors.

Bedroom One

An impressive master bedroom having two sets of double-glazed windows to the front aspect, two sets of fitted wardrobes, electric heater, coving, ceiling light and a carpeted floor. With such a large room if required could give the option to be spilt into two bedrooms or has the potential to add an en-suite (STP) if required.

Bedroom Two

A double room having a double-glazed window to the front aspect, coving, loft hatch access, ceiling light, electric heater and a carpeted floor. This room has the potential to be extended into the barn (STP) to give more space of required.

Bedroom Three

A small double room having a double-glazed window to the rear aspect, beamed ceiling, wall lighting, fitted with a dressing table unit and a cupboard with Louvre doors, electric heater and a carpeted floor.

Externally

To the rear is a hidden gem of a garden with extensive spaces split into two tiers. On the lower level there is a walled patio, two lawns, terraces and access into the workshop. Steps lead to the upper level, where there is a large lawn with lovely views across the village, some hardstanding areas ideal for greenhouses or even more elevated terraces, raised beds and a rockery. To the front there is off road parking and a pretty walled garden. There are two outhouses in the rear courtyard for use as utility/boot room/garden store, which could be converted STP.

The Barn/Workshop

This substantial two-storey barn sits between Steel House and an adjoining property and is a fantastic space for further development (STP). The main home could be extended into this space, uses as storage, workshop, studio or any other flexible options. There are two garages, one with an up and over door and both accessible from the front of the house. The upper level of the barn is accessed by metal steps which lead up from the rear garden.

Services

Mains Electric and Water. Septic tank- Drainage. Electric heating.

Lease information

This property is subject to the local St Bees lease which affects many of the properties in the village of Sandwith. It refers to the rights to the minerals on which all of Sandwith stands. There are no payments made by the property made to the lease and no restrictions on the property. This property is currently unregistered and will be registered during the legal process of the new owner.

EPC & Council Tax

EPC - F Council Tax - D

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.

Sandwith
Whitehaven CA28 9UG
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: DBE04231

P: 01768 881111
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