Warwick-On-Eden, Carlisle
Guide price £800,000

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Property Description

  • Attractive Five bedroom detached home with annex potential
  • Light filled and spacious rooms throughout
  • Immaculately presented throughout
  • Retains abundance of charm and character
  • 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom on the first floor
  • Lounge with a feature fireplace
  • Kitchen with breakfast room
  • 3 further reception rooms including dining room and snug
  • Located close to Carlisle and Brampton
  • Standalone setting with views to the rear

Sitting in a plot of around 0.9 acres on the edge of the popular villages of Wetheral and Warwick on Eden, Gatcombe Lodge is a substantial and attractive 5 bedroom period home, dating back to 1930’s and retaining an abundance of charm and character.  Approached by a sweeping driveway and tucked away amongst established trees and shrubs, this private home is a hidden gem with a large plot, beautiful gardens and a host of flexible options for those looking for an accessible family home with bedrooms and bathrooms on both floors or perhaps those with multigenerational/income potential needs.

Immaculately presented throughout, there are many original features including an imposing solid wood front door, beamed ceilings, wooden flooring, colourful Murano glass panelled windows and doors and ornate fireplaces amongst many characterful features.  These are combined with some modern additions of stylish jacuzzi bathrooms and double glazing.
Externally approached by a gated sweeping driveway, there are a number of outbuildings with a double garage and carport offering further development potential (STP), greenhouse and a summerhouse. The extensive gardens have mature trees, shrubs and flowers, sunken Victorian garden with pergola, vegetable patch and a number of terraces all around the home.  A second driveway leads to a further garage and into the large lawned area to the side of the property, giving further flexible option for yurts or pods to generate an income. 
Occupying a rural and yet convenient position on the outskirts of Warwick-on-Eden, close to Warwick Bridge and with easy access to Brampton and Carlisle. Warwick Bridge offers day-to-day shops and amenities such as a petrol station, and the market town of Brampton and the City of Carlisle offers a further range of shops, schools and transport links.

Entrance Hallway
Coming in through an external under cover porch area to an original wooden feature entrance door, which is believed to date back to 1933, an impressive start to this wonderful home which is filled full of character. The door opens into the Entrance hallway filled with an abundance of character features having polished oak flooring, a staircase with a wooden balustrade leading up to the first floor landing with a stained glass window overlooking the front of the property. Door opening into the sitting room and an archway leading through into the inner hallway where there are further rooms.

Sitting Room
An impressive light filled space having a feature carved wooden fireplace housing a multi-fuel stove sitting on a tiled hearth and a Murano glass Diamond shaped feature panel to the side. A terret/octagonal snug area to the room with glazed panels looking out to the front of the property. picture rail, coving, ceiling and wall lighting.

Inner Hallway
Doors opening into two bedrooms, the snug, a storage cupboard, the dining room and into the dining kitchen.

A lovely room having French doors which lead out to the rear garden and onto a terraced area, beamed ceiling, feature fireplace, ceiling lights and a carpeted floor.
Flexible use room could be a further ground floor bedroom/sitting room/ craft room or either a playroom if required.

Dining Room
A magnificent formal dining area having a feature fireplace with two glazed Murano glass panels at either side ,a boxed bay window, wooden flooring and ample space for a large dining table.
A large yet cosy addition to this property.

Dining Kitchen
A beautiful farmhouse style kitchen in keeping with the age of the property and is fitted with a range of wall and base painted cabinets having a granite work surface over and a 1.5 sink and drainer unit.
Range cooker, window overlooking the rear aspect, polished wooden flooring. The room is separated by a breakfast bar having storage underneath, this is a perfect place to sit and enjoy the morning sunshine which streams in through the garden at the rear and the conservatory style roof. Door opening out to the front of the property, ample space for a dining table and an archway leading through into the utility room.

Utility Room
Fitted with a range of base units with painted cabinets having a granite work surface over, integrated sink with swan neck mixer tap, plumbed for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer, plumbed for a dishwasher and is the perfect place for boots, wellies and coats storage.

Family Bathroom
Fitted with a sunken jacuzzi bath, his and hers wash hand basins, WC, windows to the rear aspect, storage cupboard, feature lighting, heated towel rail and underfloor heating.

Bedroom Two
A double bedroom having a boxed bay window to the rear aspect, ample space for storage and a door open into the wet room.

En-Suite Wet Room
Recently fitted wet room having a shower, wall mounted wash hand basin and a WC.

This wet room is perfect for those looking for multigenerational living or bedrooms on the ground floor.

Bedroom One
A spacious master bedroom suite which is accessed through a Murano panelled door fitted with a range of wardrobes down one side of the room and a dressing table area down the other, French doors opening onto a patio area with a water feature and a door opening into the en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom
A light filled space fitted with a feature roll top claw foot bath, corner shower, wash hand basin, WC, windows on all three sides and a beamed ceiling.

First Floor Landing
Staircase with a wooden balustrade leads up to the first floor landing having a loft hatch access and doors opening into the first floor bedrooms and into the family bathroom.

Bedroom Three
Vaulted beamed ceiling with feature lighting, window overlooking the garden, a range of fitted wardrobes with dressing table space and a glazed door and a glazed panel window looking into the en-suite shower room which has a stained glass feature one of the many original features within this home.

En-Suite Shower Room
Fitted with a walk-in shower, a range of wooden painted cabinets with a granite work surface over, WC, circular wash hand basin, extractor fan, a Velux style window and underfloor heating.

Bedroom Four
Currently used as a craft room but is a great space for an additional bedroom having a vaulted beamed ceiling and spans the whole width of the property.

Bedroom Five
Window to the side aspect, Dorma window to the rear aspect and oak flooring.

Sloped ceiling with LED lighting, Dorma window to the front aspect and a fitted desk area.

The property sits in a plot of around 0.9 of an acre which has two accessed points. The main house is approached by a sweeping driveway into a very private plot where the home has got ample parking for a number of vehicles, a carport, double garage and has got gardens all around. The second access point leads to a large flatter area of the garden which is mainly laid to lawn having a whole host of flexible options, perhaps those looking for an income potential with the addition of Pods and Yurts (STP) there is also a double garage with the potential to be converted into an annex (STP) if required.
The main part of the garden at the front of the house has a pergola leading to a Victorian sunken garden with a summer house, a small orchard, turning circular for vehicles and is bordered by established trees and shrubs making this garden a fantastic private plot. The property also benefits from having a wonderful Georgian summer house and outside lighting.
At the rear of the property there is an area of lawn bordered by established trees and shrubs with a low-level fencing extending the views of the garden across to the open countryside, a number of terraces throughout the garden space to sit and enjoy the sunshine in this private yet accessible garden space.
The property also benefits from having a wonderful Georgian summer house, a greenhouse a potting shed and outside lighting.

Services & Property Information
Mains Water and Electric.
Gas central heating.
Septic tank - Drainage.

Many of the rooms have dimmer lighting and almost every room has TV and telephone connection points.

Located in an accessible location with fantastic rural views as it sits in a standalone location but close to the A69 for access to close villages of Warwick-On-Eden, Warwick Bridge and to Wetheral, there is also easy access to the town of Brampton and to the city of Carlisle.
The local area offers an abundance of local amenities with excellent shops, schools and a village community is close by with the village of Wetheral being the main village only 1.5 miles away where there is a shop, pool, restaurants, coffee shops, a church and a train station. The West Coast and M6 is just a short distance away.

EPC & Council Tax

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Carlisle, Cumbria CA4 8NT
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 32964741