- Detached and Extended Traditional Cumbrian Cottage
- Rural Location with Outstanding Views Across the Surrounding Countryside to the Lakeland Fells
- Living Room, Dining Kitchen, Snug/Office/3rd Bedroom and Shower Room
- 2 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom and Separate WC
- Generous Gardens with a Good Degree of Privacy to the Rear
- Photo Voltaic Solar Panels on a Feed in Tariff
- Oil Central Heating via a Condensing Boiler
- Tenure - Freehold, Council Tax Band - C, EPC Rate D
- No Onward Chain
Set up above the Eden Valley and just under a mile from Kirkoswald with breath taking views across open countryside to the Lakeland fells, Lowthian Cottage has been in the same family for over 60 years during which time the property was extended to create spacious and flexible accommodation comprising: Porch, Entrance Hall, Living Room, Dining Kitchen and Snug/Office/Dining Room all connected by an Inner Lobby with Pantry, Store Cupboards and a Wet Room. to the first floor there are 2 Double Bedrooms, a Bathroom and a separate WC. Lowthian Cottage is set in a generous Garden with a Woodland Dell and being in a rural location, offers a good degree of privacy as well as the superb outlooks. There is also Off Road Parking for at least 4 cars and an Adjoining Garage with an Automatic Roller Door. The cottage also benefits from Double Glazing, an Open Fireplace, Oil Central Heating via a Worcester Bosch Condensing Boiler and Photo Voltaic Solar Panels, installed in 2012 with a feed in Tariff until 2037.
From Penrith, head North on the A6 and drive into Plumpton. In Plumpton, turn right, signposted to Lazonby and Kirkoswald. Drive through Lazonby and in the village Kirkoswald continue through the centre of the village taking the sharp right hand turn towards the school. Continue past the school and up the hill to High Bank Hill. Follow the road around to the left, Lowthian Cottage is on the right hand side.
In the village of Kirkoswald there is a village school for infant and primary years, a village shop with sub post office, a doctor’s surgery, a village hall, a church and 2 public houses. In the neighbouring village of Lazonby, there is an infant and junior school, church, village hall, 2 public houses, a Co-Op store and Post Office as well as an open-air swimming pool in the summer months. There is also the benefit of a railway station in Lazonby, on the Settle Carlisle line, ideal for commuting to Carlisle and central Leeds.
All main facilities are in Penrith, approximately 10.5 miles. Penrith is a popular market town with a population of around 16,000 people and facilities include: infant, junior and secondary schools with a further/higher education facility at Newton Rigg College. There are 5 supermarkets and a good range of locally owned and national high street shops. Leisure facilities include: a leisure centre with; swimming pool, climbing wall, indoor bowling, badminton courts and a fitness centre as well as; golf, rugby and cricket clubs. There is also a 3 screen cinema and Penrith Playhouse. Penrith is known as the Gateway to the North Lakes and is conveniently situated for Ullswater and access to the fells, benefiting from the superb outdoor recreation opportunities.
Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. Heating is by oil
The vendor informs us that the property is freehold and the council tax is band C.
STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT WITH WILKES-GREEN + HILL
Through a multi pane double glazed door to the front porch.
Having double glazed windows to two sides and a studded oak door to the entrance hall.
Stairs, with oak treads & risers lead to the first floor. There is a single radiator and multi pane glazed doors lead to the snug/office/3rd Bedroom, inner lobby and living room.
Living Room (4.57m x 3.51m)
An open fireplace, with slate hearth and back has built in shelves to each side. There are exposed beams to the ceiling, a double radiator, a TV lead and telephone point. Two double glazed windows face to the front with a superb view to the front across the surrounding countryside to the Lakeland Fells in the distance. A multi pane glazed door leads to the;
Dining Kitchen (3.25m x 4.47m)
Fitted with a range of wood fronted units with a granite work surface incorporating a stainless steel double drainer sink with a tiled splash back. There is a free standing electric cooker, space for a fridge and plumbing for a washing machine/dishwasher and space for further appliance. The ceiling is open to the apex and is pine panelled. A double glazed window overlooks the back garden and there is a double radiator and multi pane glazed doors to the inner lobby and;
Rear Porch (3.28m x 1.04m)
The ceiling is open to the apex with pine panelling and the floor is ceramic tiled. There are double glazed windows to two sides and a door to the garden.
Having a double radiator and two recessed cupboards, one with shelving and the other with hanging and shelf space. Doors lead to the entrance hall, pantry and;
Having wet room flooring with a drain point and a Mira electric shower. There is a toilet, wash basin and shaver socket/light. The walls are tiled and a small double glazed window faces to the rear.
One wall is shelved and there is a storage locker to one end.
Snug/Office/3rd Bedroom (4.50m x 2.67m)
Having a feature fireplace with slate hearth & back and wood surround. There is an exposed beam to the ceiing, a double radiator and a telephone point. A double glazed window faces to the front with a superb view to the front across the surrounding countryside to the Lakeland Fells in the distance.
First Floor - Landing
Bedroom One (4.62m x 3.23m)
Having a double radiator and a double glazed window faces to the front with a superb view to the front across the surrounding countryside to the Lakeland Fells in the distance.
Bedroom Two (3.61m x 3.38m)
Having a recessed airing cupboard with a single radiator and a recessed wardrobe. There is a double radiator and a double glazed window to the front with a superb view to the front across the surrounding countryside to the Lakeland Fells in the distance.
Bathroom (3.58m x 1.78m)
Fitted with a wash basin having a mirror and shaver socket/light above and an enamelled bath, with mixer shower taps over, set on a tiled plinth. There is a recessed wall cupboard and a ceiling trap to the loft space above, a single radiator, a wall mounted fan heater and a double glazed window to the front with a superb view to the front across the surrounding countryside to the Lakeland Fells in the distance.
With a toilet, single radiator and double glazed window to the rear.
There is driveway parking for at least four cars and access to the
Garage (5.36m x 3.28m)
With an automatic roller door, light, power and water. There is a sink with cold water tap, hose tap, a window to the side and a door to the rear garden and to a garden shed for tool storage.
There are gardens to the front, side and rear all to grass and flowers and interspersed with shrubs and fruit trees.
Steps down to a small woodland area with a brook running through.
Located to the rear of the cottage is the Worcester Bosch oil fired boiler providing the hot water and central heating.