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A rare opportunity to acquire a charming detached period four bedroom house occupying a delightfully mature south west facing garden site on the slopes of Blencathra with a beautiful vista over the Helvellyn and Derwent fells.

Retaining a range of characterful features, the extensive accommodation requires some further upgrading and provides potential for reconfiguration or subdivision.

Nearby are walks from the door to Skiddaw, Blencathra, Latrigg, Brundholme Woods and the beautifully remote Genderraterra Valley.

The house history includes residence by the famous poet W H Auden.

  • Charming detached period house situated in a elevated rural setting
  • Delightfully mature garden site
  • Extensive accommodation with characterful features
  • Walks from the door to Skiddaw, Blencathra, Latrigg, Brundholme Woods and Glenderaterra Valley
  • Three reception rooms, rear sun room and two kitchens
  • Outbuildings and substantial detached garage block with workshop
  • Potential for subdivision or reconfiguration
  • Approximately 1.5 miles from Threlkeld village
  • Beautiful vista's over the fells
  • Four double bedrooms and two bathrooms

Description A rare opportunity to acquire a charming detached period four bedroom house occupying a delightfully mature south west facing garden site on the slopes of Blencathra with a beautiful vista over the Helvellyn and Derwent fells.

Retaining a range of characterful features, the extensive accommodation requires some further upgrading and provides potential for reconfiguration or subdivision.

Nearby are walks from the door to Skiddaw, Blencathra, Latrigg, Brundholme Woods and the beautifully remote Genderraterra Valley.

The house history includes residence by the famous poet W H Auden.

Location Situated within the Lake District National Park recently voted a UNESCO World Heritage site, Far Wescoe is conveniently located only five miles east of Keswick and sixteen miles from the M6 Penrith junction 40. Keswick provides an extensive range of local amenities and services including a variety of shops, supermarkets, cafes and public houses together with hotels, banks, schools, library, theatre and medical and dental surgeries. Penrith railway station includes a west coast mail line direct service to London.

Directions From the Keswick Crosthwaite roundabout proceed to the A591 towards Penrith and take the first left turning where sign posted to Threlkeld. Proceed and turn left where sign posted to Wescoe and Derwent Folds and continue for approximately a mile. Far Wescoe is situated on the left and opposite the Post Box.

Accommodation

Ground Floor

Main Entrance Hall With exposed beams, radiator, staircase to first floor.

Boot Room With WC and wash hand basin.

Kitchen 8′ 9" x 8′ (2.67m x 2.44m) With fitted base and wall units, stainless steel sink unit, exposed beams, Worcester boiler.

Living Room One 12′ 11" x 11′ 9" (3.94m x 3.58m) Rear reception room with uninterrupted views to the fells, wood burning stove, exposed beams, radiator.

Living Room Two 15′ 4" x 10′ (4.67m x 3.05m) With feature stone fireplace and wood burning stove, exposed beams, radiator, double doors leading to

Sun Room 11′ 1" x 8′ 10" (3.38m x 2.69m) With panoramic views to the fells.

Rear hall and Porch With delightful views to the fells, exposed beams.

Living Room Three 22′ 2" x 11′ 10" (6.76m x 3.61m) Rear reception room with large walk in bay window and uninterrupted views to the fells, fireplace with LPG fire, exposed beams, two radiators,

Dining Kitchen 13′ 1" x 9′ 1" (3.99m x 2.77m) With fitted base and wall units, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, radiator, Worcester boiler, plumbing for dish washer, built in cupboard.

Utility Room 13′ 11" x 8′ 4" (4.24m x 2.54m) With sink unit, walk in storage cupboard.

Additional Front Hall With staircase to first floor.

First Floor

Landings Two landings each with respective staircase approaches.

Bedroom One 11′ 5" x 8′ 7" (3.48m x 2.62m) Rear double bedroom panoramic views to the fells, radiator, sink.

Bedroom Two Front double bedroom with exposed beams, radiator, built in cupboard.

Bedroom Three 15′ 11" x 9′ 3" (4.85m x 2.82m) Rear double bedroom with lovely views to the fells, radiator, built in cupboard, sink.

Bedroom Four 10′ x 9′ 2" (3.05m x 2.79m) Rear double bedroom with delightful views to the fells, radiator.

Bathroom One 8′ 9" x 8′ 3" (2.67m x 2.51m) With three piece suite, exposed beams, built in cupboard.

Bathroom Two 10′ 6" x 7′ 2" (3.2m x 2.18m) With three piece suite, exposed beams, radiator, built in cupboard & views to Lonscale Fell.

Outside Delightfully mature side and rear gardens comprising extensive lawns, established stocked and shrubbed borders, mature trees, rear patio, two integral external stores in main house.

Substantial detached garage block with parking area 17’9" x 8’6" and adjoining workshop 17’9" x 8’6" including mezzanine floor and basement room.

Services Mains electric, Majority Double Glazed windows, Private water supply, Septic tank drainage. LPG central heating.

Tenure Freehold.

Council Tax Band G

Energy Performance Certificate The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.

Viewings By appointment with Hackney & Leigh’s Keswick office.

Price Offers over £675,000.

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Floor Plan

Floorplan Far Wescoe, Threlkeld, Keswick

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Contact the Keswick Office or call on: 017687 41741
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