Great Strickland, Penrith
Guide price £660,000

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Property Description

  • Beautifully presented detached family home
  • Close to amenities and transport links
  • Spacious accommodation throughout
  • Further potential (STP) for multigenerational living etc
  • Desirable village location
  • Four reception rooms
  • Impressive dining kitchen
  • Utility area
  • Ground floor shower room
  • Three first-floor double bedrooms

Sitting in a private generous plot in the desirable village of Great Strickland is Sun Hill, a picture postcard family home having an abundance of space despite its appearance as a Cumbrian cottage.
Internally on the ground floor there are four reception rooms, an impressive dining kitchen with a vaulted beamed ceiling, a utility room and a downstairs shower room, on the first floor there are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. This home is beautifully presented throughout and has a fabulous mix of traditional features combined with contemporary and modern styling, creating a wonderful family home which is ready to move into.
This home would also be suitable for those looking for multigenerational living/annex potential with the conversion of an area to rear which could offer a bedroom, kitchen and a bathroom space with independent access, alternatively one of the reception rooms on the ground floor could also be used as a bedroom offering accessible living.
Externally the property itself sits in a generous plot with ample parking for at least six or more vehicles and beautiful cottage style gardens to the front bordered with established trees and shrubs with a number of well stocked flower beds, an attractive pond area and a number of seating places to enjoys the gardens all year round. At the rear of the property the garden space enjoys fantastic views over open countryside to the far-reaching north Pennine Fells.

The village is located approx. 6 miles from Penrith and its local amenities, shops, schools, leisure facilities and excellent transport links. The village itself has a church and a delightful pub serving good food. Lake Ullswater and the Lake District National Park are only a short drive away.   
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Entrance Boot Room
Part glazed door with a stained glass feature opens into the entrance boot room having a tiled floor, double-glazed windows on two sides with wooden window ledges, a shelf, wall mounted light and an door with original door surround leads into the inner hallway.

Inner Hallway
Carpeted staircase leading up to the first floor landing and doors opening into reception room no.1 and into reception room no.2.

Reception No.1
A nautical feel room fitted with wooden panelling, a range of fitted shelving, storage space, a beamed feature in the ceiling, two ceiling lights, double-glazed sash window looking out over the front garden with a wooden window ledge, carpeted floor and a traditional style radiator.
A flexible use room which could easily be used as a bedroom if required.

Reception Room No.2
A cosy space with a beamed ceiling, feature fireplace inset with a multi-fuel stove sitting on a slate hearth with a wooden lintel, two radiators, carpeted floor, wall lighting, dual aspect double-glazed sash windows to the rear aspect, alcove shelving with a stone self a wooden lintel and a fitted light.
Doors opening into reception room no.3, a storage cupboard, an under stairs cupboard and into the kitchen.

Reception Room No.3
Fantastic size room having dual aspect windows to the front and side aspect with sash style double-glazed windows, open fire with a wooden surround and a victorian style fireplace, coving, two ceiling lights, two radiators and a carpeted floor.

An impressive and a beautiful kitchen having a vaulted beamed ceiling with LED spotlights, French doors and a window looking out to a rear patio area.
Fitted with a range of oak and cream shaker style wall and base units with a wooden work surface with a granite inset either side of the Aga, complementary tiled splash back and a Belfast style sink with a chrome mixer tap.
Integrated appliances including an oven, hob and a dishwasher. Aga, space for a freestanding fridge freezer and space for a large dining table, LED lighting, radiator and a tiled floor.
Door opening into the utility space.

Utility Room
Fitted with a range of base units with a chrome square wash hand basin with a chrome mixer tap over, double-glazed window looking out over the garden and across to the far reaching countryside, Plumbed for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, beamed ceiling, LED spotlights, radiator and a laminated wooden floor.
Doors opening into a shower room and into reception room no.4.

Shower Room
Fitted with a double-glazed obscure window, wall mounted heated towel rail, wooden effect laminated flooring, low-level WC, wash hand basin sitting in a grey gloss vanity unit with a tiled splash back and a modern shower cubicle with a rainfall shower attachment LED lighting modern shower boarding and a sliding glass door.

Reception Room No.4
Vaulted beamed ceiling with LED spotlights, loft access hatch, wooden effect flooring, double-glazed French doors leading out into the rear garden.
Currently used as a gym but as a flexible use room which could easily be used as a bedroom if required.

First Floor Landing
Carpeted staircase leading up to the first floor landing, halfway up there is alcove shelving with a wooden lintel. The landing has a double-glazed sash window to the rear aspect, carpeted floor, two ceiling lights, radiator, a range of large fitted oak wardrobes with sliding doors making the storage space quite vast and doors opening into the three double bedrooms and into the family bathroom.

Bedroom One
A great size master which expands the full width of the property having an exposed wall, double-glazed sash window to the front aspect, large fitted wardrobes, two ceiling lights, radiator and a carpeted floor.

Bedroom Two
A large double room having an exposed stone wall, double-glazed sash window to the front aspect, two storage cupboards, ceiling light, loft hatch access, radiator and a carpeted floor.

Bedroom Three
A double room having a double-glazed sash window to the front aspect, ceiling light, alcove space for furniture, radiator and a carpeted floor.

Family Bathroom
Fitted with a modern yet traditional bathroom suite having a dual end bath with a central rainfall shower attachment, low-level WC and a wash hand basin.
Obscure double-glazed window to the side aspect partly tiled and wooden panelled, wall mounted heated towel rail, LED spotlights, extractor fan and underfloor heating.

Further Potential
Subject to the relevant planning consents the area to the rear which comprises of the utility room, shower room and reception room no.4 could possibly be used for those looking for multigenerational annex potential as it can be separated from the house easily, also further potential for someone wanting to create an orangery to extend the kitchen space out to the side.

At the front of the property there is a pretty style cottage garden with a central footpath leading up to the front door, areas of lawn bordered by established trees and shrubs, a pond area, a well stocked garden with an abundance of colour and enjoys fantastic views across open countryside towards the far reaching Pennine fells. A long driveway at the side of the property leads to a parking area which provides ample parking for a number of vehicles. At the rear of the property there is a storage shed and a number of terraces where you could enjoy alfresco dining, a number of lawns and a utility area to the side which is used as a storage space.

Mains Water, Electric, Drainage.
Oil-fired central heating.

EPC & Council Tax Band
Council Tax Band- E

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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Great Strickland
Penrith, Cumbria CA10 3DF
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: For Sale
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