Southwaite, Carlisle
Guide price £575,000

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Property Description

  • Stunning 4 bedroom Grade II Listed home
  • In accessible location
  • Retaining many original features
  • Large garden to the front and rear
  • Light filled and spacious rooms
  • Ample parking for a number of vehicles
  • Immaculately presented throughout
  • Recently added garden terrace
  • Easy access to Carlisle and Penrith
  • Close to Lake District National Park

This exquisite, 4-bedroom Grade II listed rear wing of a former mansion house is full of endless amounts of character and is finished to the most immaculate standard, combining elegance and style with historic grandeur. Each room has its own unique character and would make any family’s dream home. Retaining many original features including sandstone flagged floors, feature fireplaces, period oak wide floorboards and a custom-made central staircase, the spaces are filled with light!
Externally it has an attractive garden to the front with an incredible curved feature wall and newly-built traditional dry stone wall with original sandstone pillars. To the rear there is a large lawned garden with ample parking for up to 6 vehicles and a wonderful recently added under cover, oak framed garden terrace, the perfect place to enjoy the garden spaces.
The rural village of Southwaite sits midway between Carlisle and Penrith and has excellent transport links and is close to the Lake District National Park and the Eden Valley.

Entrance Hallway
Enter through a large oak door with opaque panels into the entrance hallway with sandstone flagged floors, wooden panelling throughout, traditional radiators x 2, small window overlooking the front elevation, ceiling light x 3, wall lighting x 2, coach house style door which is listed and leads out into the rear garden. This is perfect as a snug or a really welcoming entrance hallway. A doorway leads into a recently fitted utility room.

Utility Room
With a range of base units with complimentary work surfaces over, a ceramic sink with mixer tap, space for white goods, exposed stone, doorway and window to the rear parking area. There is also an oil Worcester boiler for the central heating, pressurised water cylinder and electricity consumer unit. The controls for the under-floor heating are also housed in here which expands through the whole of the ground excluding the kitchen space.

Partially wooden panelled with high level Burlington WC, wall mounted heated towel rail, pedestal wash hand basin, sash window to the rear with wooden window shutters, flagged sandstone floor.

Inner Dining/Hallway
This is a magnificent open plan space with high ceilings and a whole host of original features including original flagged sandstone floor with underfloor heating and original radiators. This is a flexible use space with doorway to the cellar. This space has been configured into three areas, one being a large dining area with an imposing inglenook sandstone fireplace with an inset woodburning stove, a sash window overlooks the front garden with window seat and window shutters, beamed ceiling, pendant light over the dining table, flagged sandstone floor. This extends into a snug area with the floor continuing, an ornate feature window looking into the lounge, wooden panelling, radiator, ceiling lights, wall lighting. Then through an opening into a beautiful lounge.

This room is light filled with large sash window with wooden window shutters overlooking the front garden, an ornate window looks into the snug with a sandstone window ledge, wooden panelling on the lower level, ceiling light, cornicing, wall lighting. A Woodwarm wood burning stove has recently been fitted into the stone fireplace, set on a slate hearth, wooden floor with underfloor heating.

This is a wonderful space with a fantastic amount of original features including the original stove, meat hooks to the ceiling, ceiling lights. The kitchen is a bespoke handmade kitchen with a range of wall and base units with complimentary work surfaces over, Range Master cooker with glass splash back, space for a number of appliances including dishwasher and fridge freezer, AEG microwave, space for wine bottles. At the heart of the room there is an island unit with space for storage and a seating area with oak/stonework surface and inset double Belfast sink with mixer tap over, electric heater, beamed ceiling. Oak French doors lead out to the rear, wooden floor. A doorway leads into a pantry.

Fitted with a range of floor to ceiling cupboards and an integrated fridge-freezer, sash window to the rear, tiled floor, wooden panelling, ceiling light, perfect space for a boot room and coat hanging.

First Floor Landing
A wooden staircase with ornate wooden balustrade leads up to the first-floor landing, at the turn in the stairs there is a stained-glass window feature. The landing area is a fantastic light filled space with velux window, beamed ceiling, ceiling light, heritage style radiator, wooden floor, alcove shelving space, doorways leading to four bedrooms and the family bathroom.

Master Bedroom
This is a fantastic spacious suite with a small dressing area to the side which could be fitted with wardrobes, which extends into an impressive room which is a substantial size with a sash style window with wooden window shutters and window seat overlooking the front garden. Ceiling light x 3, ornate fireplace on a slate hearth, wooden floor, original style radiator x 2. Doorway leading into en-suite.

With dual Burlington wash hand basins, wooden panelling, windows and lights above the wash basins, high level WC with traditional style cistern, LED lighting, extractor fan, large walk-in shower with rainfall shower attachment, fully tiled, alcove shelving space, heated towel rail, wooden floor.

Bedroom Two
This is another impressive space with a fantastic, beamed ceiling, sash windows x 2 with wooden window shutters overlooking the front garden, wooden floor, heritage style radiator, ornate fireplace with wooden surround and a stone inset set on a stone hearth, loft access hatch.

Bedroom Three
A double room currently used as an office/ bedroom, velux window, beamed ceiling, ornate curved semi-circle oak window which has been recently fitted, exposed stone wall, wall lighting, wooden floor, heritage style radiator, steps lead down into the room, LED lighting.

Family Bathroom
Fitted with a traditional style free standing bath with claw feet and shower attachment over, Burlington pedestal wash hand basin, Burlington WC, partially wooden panelled, sash window with wooden window shutters LED lighting, extractor fan, wall lighting above the mirror and wash hand basin. Heated towel rail, wooden floor.

Bedroom Four
This room is accessed up two wooden steps from the landing and is a fantastic and spacious room with a high feature beamed ceiling, original style radiators x 2, carpeted floor, sash window to the side and rear with wooden window shutters, central fireplace with stone fireplace and stone hearth, doorway leading into en-suite.

Two steps lead down into the en-suite with wooden floor, corner shower with glass tiles and ornate feature tiling, shower with rainfall shower attachment, high level WC, wash hand basin with splash back, wall mounted heated towel rail, sash window with wooden window shutters overlooking the garden, extractor fan, LED lighting, small circular ornate window.

To the rear there is lovely oak gazebo with glass ceiling making this a perfect place to combine the outdoors and indoor living, porcelain tiled floor and steps lead down to the garden. The garden is bordered by established trees and shrubs, and there is a tarmacked area with parking for 5-6 vehicles.

To the front there is a walled garden which has a unique curved wall feature and dry stone wall with a range of well stocked flower beds and bordered by established trees and shrubs with a lovely lawned area and a space for seating. This a complete haven for wildlife and is a beautiful place to sit and enjoy the sunshine.

Mains water, electric and septic tank drainage. Oil central heating. Grade II listed.

EPC & Council Tax
EPC - Exempt - Grade II Listed
Council Tax - D

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Carlisle, Cumbria CA4 0EW
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: For Sale
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