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An exceptionally rare opportunity to acquire one of the most iconic Grade Two listed stone built period houses in Keswick town centre with wonderful rear fell views to Skiddaw, Latrigg and Blencathra. Enjoying a favoured position and setting on St John’s Street, Town Head House occupies a substantial site with extensive surrounding grounds featuring delightfully mature gardens and a variety of useful outbuildings.

Benefitting from comprehensive upgrading throughout, this beautiful property retains many of its original elegant architectural features including high ceilings with ornate cornicing, mosaic tiled floors, dado rails, picture rails, fireplaces, panelled doors and window reveals incorporating timber shutters. The generous internal accommodation includes four main reception rooms, fitted dining kitchen, utility room, five bedrooms and three bathrooms.

The most convenient location of the house allows short walking distances to Keswick town centre, Derwentwater Lake.

  • One of the most iconic residences in Keswick
  • Beautiful Grade Two listed stone built period house
  • Favoured position and setting in Keswick town centre
  • Wonderful rear fell views to Skiddaw, Latrigg and Blencathra
  • Range of retained original elegant architectural features
  • Living room, sitting room, garden room and study
  • Fitted dining kitchen with Aga
  • Five bedrooms and three bathrooms
  • Extensive surrounding grounds with delightfully mature gardens
  • Various useful outbuildings including detached garage

An exceptionally rare opportunity to acquire one of the most iconic Grade Two listed stone built period houses in Keswick town centre with wonderful rear fell views to Skiddaw, Latrigg and Blencathra.

Enjoying a favoured position and setting on St John’s Street, Town Head House occupies a substantial site with extensive surrounding grounds featuring delightfully mature gardens and a variety of useful outbuildings.

Benefitting from comprehensive upgrading throughout, this beautiful property retains many of its original elegant architectural features including high ceilings with ornate cornicing, mosaic tiled floors, dado rails, picture rails, fireplaces, panelled doors and window reveals incorporating timber shutters.

The generous internal accommodation includes four main reception rooms, fitted dining kitchen, utility room, five bedrooms and three bathrooms.

The most convenient location of the house allows short walking distances to Keswick town centre, Derwentwater Lake shore and launch, Theatre By The Lake and the bus terminal which is a hub to the central Lakes and beyond.

Internal viewing is highly recommended.

Accommodation

Ground Floor:

Entrance Vestibule Approached via a panelled front door with window above, corniced ceiling, dado rail, mosaic tiled floor, inner decorative glazed panelled door with side windows leading to

Reception Hall & Inner Hall With feature archway, corniced ceiling, dado rail, mosaic tiled floor, radiator.

Living Room 20′ 10" max x 14′ 8" (6.35m max x 4.47m) A front reception room with front window and large projecting side bay window incorporating timber panelled shutters, feature stone fireplace accommodating multi fuel stove, corniced ceiling, dado rail, polished timber boarded floor, four radiators.

Sitting Room 15′ 8" x 14′ 8" (4.78m x 4.47m) Additional front reception room with front window incorporating timber panelled shutters, feature period white marble fireplace accommodating multi fuel stove, corniced ceiling, dado rail, polished timber boarded floor, three radiators, glazed panelled double doors leading to

Dining Kitchen 14′ 6" x 14′ 6" (4.42m x 4.42m) With a range of fitted base and wall units including contrasting black granite work surfaces, feature tiled recess with gas fired Aga range cooker, sink unit with mixer tap, integrated oven, hob, extractor unit, fridge, freezer, dish washer, rear window incorporating timber panelled shutters, black Borrowdale slate flagged floor.

Study 14′ 6" x 9′ 1" (4.42m x 2.77m) Rear reception room with recessed alcove including rear window incorporating timber panelled shutters, feature period fireplace accommodating gas fired stove, built in chimney side cupboards and display shelving, corniced ceiling, dado rail, polished timber boarded floor, radiator.

Cloakroom With WC, wash basin, dado rail.

Garden Room 13′ 0" x 9′ 2" (3.96m x 2.79m) A delightful conservatory style room approached via the study with surrounding double glazed windows, oak boarded floor, gas fired stove, glazed double doors leading out to terrace and garden.

Rear Vestibule With black Borrowdale slate flagged floor, understairs cupboard, external rear door and internal doors leading to inner hall and kitchen.

Utility Room With plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer with Worcester gas fired boiler.

First Floor: Approached from the inner hall by an elegant staircase with a twist and turn handrail.

Half Landing With large feature Westmorland rear arched window incorporating timber panelled reveal, corniced ceiling, dado rail.

Landing With feature archway, corniced ceiling, dado rail.

Bedroom One 20′ 10" max x 14′ 8" (6.35m max x 4.47m) Large front double bedroom with front window and large projecting side bay window incorporating timber panelled shutters, feature period marble fireplace with cast iron fire grate, corniced ceiling, picture rail, polished timber boarded floor, two radiators.

En-suite Bathroom 12′ 11" x 8′ 7" (3.94m x 2.62m) A spacious bathroom with feature period cast iron fireplace, roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail, two radiators electric heater, corniced ceiling, picture rail, polished timber boarded floor, two windows incorporating timber panelled shutters.

Bedroom Two 14′ 9" x 13′ 11" (4.5m x 4.24m) Front bedroom with front window incorporating timber panelled shutters, feature period cast iron fireplace, built in cupboards, corniced ceiling, picture rail, radiator.

Bedroom Three 14′ 6" x 13′ 0" (4.42m x 3.96m) Rear bedroom with rear window incorporating timber panelled shutters, feature period cast iron fireplace, built in cupboards including airing cupboard to either side of chimney breast, corniced ceiling, picture rail, radiator.

Office 8′ 4" x 5′ 8" (2.54m x 1.73m) Front office with front window incorporating timber panelled shutters, corniced ceiling, picture rail, polished timber boarded floor, radiator.

Bathroom 9′ 4" x 5′ 6" (2.84m x 1.68m) With panelled bath including tiled surround and overhead shower, wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail, radiator, electric heater, corniced ceiling, picture rail, polished timber boarded floor, built in airing cupboard.

Second Floor:

Half Landing With large Westmorland rear rectangular window incorporating timber panelled reveal.

Landing With radiator, store room.

Bedroom Four incorporating Lounge 23′ 1" x 15′ 3" max (7.04m x 4.65m) With feature period wood burner fireplace, dormer window, two radiators.

Bedroom Five 12′ 11" x 11′ 6" max (3.94m x 3.51m) With roof window, radiator.

Bathroom 12′ 2" x 11′ 1" max (3.71m x 3.38m) With roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, heated towel rail, roof window, radiator.

Outside:

Grounds The property occupies an extensive site with a front stone boundary wall including a mature hedge, wrought iron railings and pedestrian entrance gate leading to a paved path. Vehicular access is via a wrought iron electric remote control operated sliding entrance gate leading to an expansive gravelled driveway and parking areas. The delightfully mature surrounding gardens include sweeping lawns, paved patio, well stocked and shrubbed borders and established specimen trees.

Range Of Rear Outbuildings Stone outbuildings with slate roofs including workshop, paint store, fuel store, garden store, store cupboard and WC. Timber Framed Greenhouse.

Detached Garage Stone faced garage and workshop with slate roof, double timber entrance doors, electric light and power, solid fuel stove and rear window.

Services Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage. Gas central heating to radiators. Security alarm and CCTV system installed.

Tenure Freehold.

Council Tax Band G.

Directions From Keswick town centre proceed along Station Street onto St John’s Street and Town Head House is situated within the row of houses on the left.

Viewings Strictly by appointment with our Keswick office.

Price Offers in the region of £1,500,000 are invited for consideration.

Video Walkthrough

Floor Plan

Floorplan Town Head House, 25 St. John’s Street, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5AE

Location

Brochure

Contact the Keswick Office or call on: 017687 41741
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