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Lorton Road, Cockermouth2 bedroom Bungalow - Detached for sale

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Main Features

  • Lorton Road, Cockermouth
  • EPC Rating E
  • Splendid Detached Bungalow
  • 3 Recep 2 Bath 2/3 beds
  • Large plot with landscaped gardens
  • Complete Privacy
  • Large Drive & Garage

Property Summary

THIS IS A ONE OFF !! THE SHIELING SITS IN AN OASIS OF GARDEN WITH COMPLETE PRIVACY. IT IS A VERY SPECIAL AND SUBSTANTIAL PROPERTY ORGINALLY BUILT IN THE 1920'S, WITH MANY FEATURES REMINISCENT OF THAT ERA, AND HAS BEEN A VERY MUCH LOVED HOME FOR MANY YEARS...

Enjoying a wonderful position on Lorton Road, it has generous hedging to ensure your peace and quiet, plus a large driveway and garaging.
The plot itself offers splendid landscaped gardens which wrap around the bungalow, and the living and bedroom spaces offer enough square footage for a family...
With hallway, living room, dining room, fitted kitchen, conservatory, utility room, two double bedrooms and two bathrooms to the ground floor, and a large attic room to the first floor, ideal for a third bedroom or office, this is a home of great proportions. Imagine yourself enjoying a coffee or glass of wine in one of the many garden seating areas.
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About this property

OWNER'S COMMENTS
"We've really enjoyed making it our home, and it's so close to town".

THINGS YOU MIGHT NEED TO KNOW
The property is freehold.
The property is heated via gas fired central heating.
All windows are uPVC double glazed.

ENTRANCE
The property is entered via beautiful arched doorway with treated oak door, matching those throughout the property. The entrance door has inset frosted glass panels. Leads into:

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE
1.49m x 0.76m
Door leading into:

HALLWAY
10.12m x 1.49m (max)
A long hallway which is rich in the use of oak, including matching dado rail and banister to the stairs leading to the loft room.
2 x radiators; window to far end; 2 x archways; built in storage cupboard. Door leading to the lounge, dining room, bathroom, store room and 2 x bedrooms.

LOUNGE
5.60m x 3.61m
A charming lounge with bay window giving front aspect. 2 x radiators; coal effect gas fire with beautiful tiled surround with wooden mantel. Lovely period touches throughout with coving to ceiling and top rail and ceiling roses. Further natural light comes from the glazed doors leading into:

CONSERVATORY
4.17m x 3.76m
Natural dual aspect. A high quality conservatory with solid walls to 2 x sides; radiators fed from central heating system; electric points; tiled flooring. A wonderful year round addition to the home. Door leading into:

KITCHEN
4.09m x 3.16m
Side aspect window; radiator; tiled flooring; inset spotlights. Wall and base units in hardwood with complementary work surface and tiled splash back; under wall unit lighting. Inset 1 ½ sink with mixer tap; integrated dish washer; Stoves double oven with matching gas hob with overhead extractor. Archway opening to dining room and door leading to:

UTILITY ROOM
3.90m x 1.82m
A useful addition to the property with rear aspect window and side uPVC door with glazed panels leading out into the garden. Features base units to one side; work surface; inset 1 ½ ceramic sink with mixer tap; under counter space and plumbing for 2 x white good; radiator; full tiled surround; extractor fan; built in storage cupboard housing Worcester wall mounted combi boiler.

DINING ROOM
3.59m x 2.98m
Traditional in style with natural light being gained from the kitchen and from fitted "sun pipe"; coving to ceiling; dado rail; feature alcove to one corner.

BEDROOM 2
4.56m x 3.60m
An excellent double bedroom with dual aspect courtesy of windows to side and front; radiator; coving to ceiling, ceiling rose; picture rail.

BEDROOM 1
4.06m x 3.46m
Side aspect window; radiator; ceiling rose; coving to ceiling; picture rail. An excellent double bedroom with door leading to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
1.97m x 1.78m
Side aspect frosted glass window; radiator; inset spotlights; full tiled surround; 3 piece suite comprising shower unit with overhead shower, low level WC and wash basin; extractor fan.

STORE ROOM
1.81m x 1.37m
This room is currently a store room with with radiator and shelving. This was formerly part of a third bedroom which was altered to all for the en-suite connected to Bedroom 1. If desired this room could be re-instated, with work, to a third bedroom.

BATHROOM
3.20m x 1.75m
Rear aspect frosted glass window; radiator with complementary towel rail above; inset spotlights; full tiled surround; 3 piece suite comprising of bath with shower connected; low level WC and wash basin.

ATTIC ROOM
4.59m x 4.30m (wall to wall)
An excellent extra space to the property which could be used as a guest bedroom, office space or hobby space with ample under eaves storage surrounding the room. Dormer window with side aspect and low level skylight giving front aspect. Radiator; 2 x under eaves storage doors.

GARAGE
5.21m x 5.24m
A good sized garage with full power, lighting and plumbing.

EXTERNAL
The property is set on a large plot with lots of natural privacy created by the natural boundaries combined with laid hedging and fencing. The garden "wraps around" the property and features a multi vehicle tarmac driveway, pavioured pathway leading from the driveway to the property; low maintenance shillied area; greenhouse to one corner; landscaped lawn with established borders, a further pavioured seating area and tarmac pathway with borders. Finally, to one side side there is a shillied pathway and lawn.

DIRECTIONS
From Main Street, Lorton Road is best accessed either travelling along Market Place and Kirkgate, or Station Street, Lorton Street and Victoria Road. The property can be found immediately after the gate which leads to Tweedmill Lane on the right hand side of the road.

COUNCIL TAX
We have been advised by Allerdale Borough Council (01900 702530) that this property is placed in Tax Band D.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS
To view this property, please contact us on 01900 829977.

NOTES TO BROCHURE
Please note that all measurements have been taken using a laser tape measure which may be subject to a small margin of error. None of the appliances, heating system or fittings included within the sale have been tested or can be assumed to be in full working order. Purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves by way of survey and their own enquiries. The brochure does not constitute a contract, part of a contract or warranty.

THE CONSUMER PROTECTION REGULATIONS 2008
Please contact us before viewing the property. If there is any point of particular importance to you we will be pleased to provide additional information or to make further enquiries. We will also confirm that the property remains available. This is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.

*Please note these details have yet to be approved by the vendors.

MOVING WITH GRISDALES
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FREE MARKET APPRAISAL
If you are thinking of moving, we offer a completely free market valuation and appraisal of your existing home. We will advise you upon an asking price which accurately positions your property in the current market place, maximising viewings and your sale prospects.

LETTINGS AND MANAGEMENT
If you are interested in property as an investment, we can help you every step of the way from Buy to Let advice to effective property letting and management.

SURVEYS AND VALUATIONS
We want your purchase to live up to those dreams, hopes and expectations. You need to know that your new home will not only be a sound investment, but also one which you will enjoy without the worry of the unknown. Grisdales offer a wide range of survey and valuation reports to meet different needs all backed by the qualification, experience and knowledge of a Chartered Surveyor.

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Grisdales work with Mortgage Advice Bureau, one of the UK's largest award winning mortgage brokers, offering expert professional advice to find the right mortgage for you. We have access to over 11,000 mortgages from over 90 different lenders across the UK. Our advice will be specifically tailored to your needs and circumstances which could be for your first home, moving home, re-mortgaging or investing in property.
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COVID-19 VIEWING GUIDELINES
Covid restrictions have been reduced in recent months but we are still conscious that we, and prospective purchasers/tenants, are entering our clients' homes. With this in mind, we would ask that masks are still worn wherever possible. We would also ask that you notify us, prior to any appointment, if you are displaying any symptoms of Covid 19 so that the appointment can be re-arranged.

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Lorton Road, Cockermouth

£360,000Offers Over

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Cockermouth

40 Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9LQ

01900 829977

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