A RARE opportunity to purchase a cottage in the tiny hamlet of Butterwick, providing, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom & attic room and garden.Situated in this delightful, unspoilt area in the north-east of the Lake District National Park. UPGRADING REQUIRED.
Butterwick is a tiny hamlet of a few cottages and farmhouses lying between the villages of Helton and Bampton around 9 miles south of Penrith and approximately 7 miles from Junction 39 if the M6 just beyond Shap. Please see plan. The local villages provide public houses, primary school, churches and an open-air swimming pool. Just beyond Askham are the park and spectacular ruins of Lowther Castle, home to the annual Driving Trials & Country Fair, and Haweswater is just a few minutes' drive to the south.
Of traditional stone and slate construction, this late Georgian/early Victorian cottage offers an excellent opportunity for creating a delightful permanent residence or holiday/weekend retreat and is equally suited for those seeking an investment in the short term or longer term lettings market.
Sitting Room w: 10' 4" x l: 13' 3" (w: 3.15m x l: 4.04m) 3.158m x 4.036m (measurement's include the cupboard) Boarded and beamed ceiling, original range with wooden over mantle made by H. Thompson - Penrith. Double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator. Understairs cupboard.
Dining Room w: 10' 6" x l: 13' 7" (w: 3.21m x l: 4.13m) 3.212m x 4.133m Boarded and beamed ceiling. Lakeland slate fireplace and hearth, window to the rear. Radiator and door into :
Kitchen w: 7' 9" x l: 9' 5" (w: 2.37m x l: 2.86m) 2.371m x 2.860m (measurement's include the units) Wall and base units. Stainless steel sink set below double glazed window. Radiator.
Rear Porch With Upvc door to the rear and wall mounted oil fired central heating boiler.
Landing With radiator.
Bathroom/WC w: 7' 6" x l: 9' 4" (w: 2.29m x l: 2.85m) 2.285m x 2.854m (measurement's include the fittings and the cupboard) Double glazed window to the rear. Three piece white suite comprising, wc, wash hand basin, bath with electric shower over and glazed screen. Tiled splash back's. Radiator and airing cupboard.
Bedroom 1 w: 10' 2" x l: 10' 9" (w: 3.11m x l: 3.27m) 3.266m x 3.111m With double glazed window to the rear and views towards Butterwick Crag and radiator.
Bedroom 2 w: 13' 4" x l: 13' 9" (w: 4.07m x l: 4.19m) 4.070m x 4.185m (measurements include the stairs) Double glazed window to the front with views towards Knipe Scar. Radiator and stairs to :
Attic Room With window, fully boarded and with electric.
Outside To the front of the property there is off road parking for one vehicle. To the rear is a grassed area for parking this leads to a lean to stone coal shed.
Garden The garden is situated near the property. It is laid to lawn with a wooden garden shed,
Tenure We understand that the tenure of the property is freehold but the title deeds have not been examined.
Services Mains water, electricity, septic tank drainage and telephone subject to BT regulations.
Please Note The mention of any appliance and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.
Viewings Strictly by appointment through the sole agent, Arnison Heelis, telephone 01768 890750
Valuation If you are considering selling your home, then Arnison Heelis would be delighted to provide you with a free valuation, without obligation. For further details, please contact us on 01768 890750
Directions From Penrith head southward out of the town on the A6 and proceed straight ahead at the Kemplay roundabout, down into Eamont Bridge. Turn right just after the Crown Inn at the mini-roundabout and just beyond the next village, Yanwath, turn left immediately before Yanwath primary school, signposted Helton. Two miles beyond Helton is the hamlet of Butterwick. No 1 Butterwick Cottages is on the right hand side of the road just before the bridge. A 'for sale' board has been erected for identification purposes.