4 bedroom detached house
£220,000
Station Hill, Wigton CA7
Located in the northern fringe of Wigton in an elevated position, a classic detached house providing adaptable accommodation which retains many original period features.

The accommodation briefly comprises entrance hall, study, sitting room, breakfast room, kitchen, utility and WC. To the first floor there are four bedrooms, shower room and bathroom. Attractive front and rear gardens, sweeping driveway and detached garage block with stores.

Some general refurbishment is required but this is an excellent opportunity for a fine period house retaining much of its period character with ample scope for upgrading and extension if required (subject to planning permission).

Homecroft enjoys a southerly aspect on the northern fringe of Wigton around 1 mile from the town centre with an excellent range of day-to-day facilities. For those needing to commute there is easy access to the A596 bypass with the station just beyond. The cottage hospital is also close by. Wigton provides primary and secondary schools, numerous sports clubs, shops, bus services, swimming baths and medical services. Conveniently located for commuting to Carlisle, Cockermouth and west Cumbria. The Lake District National Park and the Solway Coast are both within a few minutes’ drive.

Ground floor

entrance hall

15' 6" x 12' 0" (4.72m x 3.66m) Original oak floor, veneer-effect panelling with plate/display racks above, electric radiator, single radiator, understairs storage cupboard, ceiling arch and cornice, built-in storage cupboard and original panelled doors to rooms.

Study

13' 0" x 12' 0" (3.96m x 3.66m) Corner tiled fireplace and hearth with period mantle surround, picture rail, cornice and window to the front.

Sitting room

18' 9" x 12' 6" (5.71m x 3.81m) Feature inglenook-style archway and period tiled fireplace housing a coal effect gas fire with display shelving surround. Picture rail, cornice, radiator and two windows overlooking the rear garden.

Breakfast room

12' 10" x 9' 0" (3.91m x 2.74m) Brick and tiled arched fireplace with tiled hearth (back boiler), picture rail, radiator, window to the side and walk-in shelved pantry. Serving hatch, doorway and frosted glazed screen to the kitchen. Door to utility room.

Utility room

8' 0" x 7' 2" (2.44m x 2.18m) Stainless steel sink, original wall and base cupboards, plumbing for washing machine, window to the side, UPVC glazed door and connecting door to the WC with low level WC.

Kitchen

12' 0" x 9' 0" (3.66m x 2.74m) A range of wall and base units with wood effect worksurfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with tiled splashbacks. Radiator, gas and electric cooker points, central heating boiler, serving hatch to the breakfast kitchen and windows to side and rear.

First floor

landing

Matching veneer-style panelling, cornice and panelled doors to rooms.

Bedroom 1
13' 0" x 12' 0" into bay window (3.96m x 3.66m) Original corner cast iron fireplace, cornice, electric radiator, single radiator and window overlooking the front garden.

Bedroom 2
11' 6" x 8' 5" (3.51m x 2.57m) Wall heater, single radiator, adjustable wall shelving and window to the side.

Bedroom 3
12' 9" x 12' 6" (3.89m x 3.81m) Fitted wardrobes with matching dressing table, drawers and mirrors. Corner wash hand basin, electric radiator, single radiator, cornice, windows to the side and rear.

Shower room

Tiled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Part tiled walls, heated towel rail, mirrored medicine cabinet and frosted window to the rear.

Inner landing

Doors to rooms

Bathroom

Avocado coloured panelled bath, mirrored splashback unit and pedestal wash hand basin. Part tiled walls, mirrored medicine cabinet, window to the side and built-in cylinder/airing cupboard (immersion heater). Bedroom 4
12' 0" x 9' 0" (3.66m x 2.74m) Wash hand basin, radiator, windows to the side and rear.

Loft

Access to the insulated and fully boarded loft, via a sliding aluminium ladder, with good head room providing space for conversion, subject to planning permission.

Externally

gardens

Double wrought iron gates on rendered brick pillars lead to the sweeping tarmacadam driveway providing ample parking and turning space. Lawned front garden incorporating a copper beech tree, borders, paths and granite block retaining walls and central feature. Extensive rear garden with lawns, numerous fruit trees and bushes, vegetable and flower beds, timber summer house and timber framed greenhouse on brick plinth.

Outbuildings

Garage block Comprising
main garage (31’ x 8’2) Automatic up and over door, power and light, loft and storage space, and two doors to the side.
Coal store and garden/potting shed with cold tap outside.

Notes

Council tax band We are informed the property is Tax Band D.

Tenure We are informed the tenure is Freehold.

Services Mains water, gas and electricity are connected. Gas fired, solid fuel and electric central heating. UPVC double glazing virtually throughout.

Viewing Cumbrian Properties ela Ltd, 2 Lonsdale Street, Carlisle. Tel auction notes
auction venue The Auctioneer, Rosehill Estate, Carlisle. CA1 2RW

note Each auction property is offered at a guide price and is also subject to a reserve price. The guide price is the level where the bidding will commence. The reserve price is the seller’s minimum acceptable price at auction and the figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell. The reserve price, which may be up to 10% higher than the guide price, is not disclosed and remains confidential between the seller and the auctioneer. Both the guide price and the reserve price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction.

Note 2 All prospective buyers need to bring the following documents to the Auction:
Driving License (Photo id), National Insurance Number and Passport

Additional fees

Buyers fee £1,200 including VAT payable on exchange of contracts.

Buyers admin charge £720 including VAT payable on exchange of contracts.

This property is marketed by:

Cumbrian Properties
2 Lonsdale Street
01228 304959
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