- Extended Semi Detached Cottage in a Peaceful Fellside Village
- Views Across the Surrounding Countryside to the Lakeland Fells
- Living Room + Large Dining Kitchen Day Room + WC/Shower Room
- 2 Double Bedrooms + First Floor Bathroom with Shower
- LPG Fired Central Heating + uPVC Double Glazing
- Enclosed Garden with a South Westerly Aspect
- Tenure - Freehold. EPC Rate - E. Council Tax Band - B
At the foot of the Pennines in the picturesque village of Ousby rests this traditional sandstone built semi detached cottage with incredible views of the Pennines to the front and Lakeland fells to the rear. The current owners have extended the property to create good living accommodation and two shower wet rooms. The accommodation comprises entrance vestibule, wet room, open plan kitchen/diner and living room to the ground floor. Upstairs there are 2 double bedrooms and a family bathroom. Ousby is extremely popular and has a well thought of pub and excellent walking and cycling routes. Langwathby is only 3.5 miles away where there is a school, nursery, shop and train station on the Carlisle to Settle line. Penrith is 5 miles away where there are further amenities and easy access to the M6 and A66
From Penrith centre, head south to the A66 roundabout and take the first exit on the A686, signposted to Langwathby and Alston. Drive through the village of Langwathby and continue for approximately ¾ mile. Turn right at the crossroad, signposted to Ousby. Drive into the village and turn left, just beyond The Fox, public house. Follow the road around the right hand bend, Inglehurst is on the right hand side, next to the village green and opposite the telephone box.
In Ousby, there is a village hall, a public house and a children's playground. In the village of Melmerby, approximately 1.6 miles there is a public house and a specialist bakery with a restaurant. In Langwathby, approximately 3.5 miles, there is an infant and primary school, a village shop with Sub Post Office, Church and a public house. All main facilities are in Penrith, approximately 9 miles.
Penrith is a popular market town, having excellent transport links through the M6, A66, A6 and the main West coast railway line. There is a population of around 17,000 people and facilities include: infant, junior and secondary schools. 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 and electricity are to the property. Drainage is to a septic tank, shared with the neighbouring cottage. Heating is by LPG.
The vendor informs us that the property is freehold and the council tax band is band B.
STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT WITH WILKES-GREEN + HILL
Through a double glazed stable door to the;
With a uPVC double glazed window and a uPVC double glazed door with window to the hall and a pine panelled door to the;
Cloakroom/Shower Room (2.24m x 1.07m)
Fitted with a contemporary wash basin, a toilet with a concealed cistern and a mains fed shower with a rainwater head and a hand held shower. The walls and floor are fully tiled the ceiling is sloped with a double glazed Velux window and natural light and there is a chrome heated towel rail, an extractor fan and double glazed window.
Stairs lead off to the first floor with a cupboard below. There is a telephone point and pine panel doors to the dining kitchen and to the;
Living Room (3.33m x 3.63m)
A uPVC double glazed window faces to the side, overlooking the green and French doors lead to the garden with views to the Lakeland Fells. There is a multi fuel stove in a simple inglenook with an oak surround and a sandstone hearth, a double radiator and a TV aerial point.
Dining Kitchen Day Room (3.96m x 6.91m)
The kitchen is fitted with a range of pale grey shaker style units and wood effect work surface including a breakfast bar with cupboards below and incorporating a single drainer sink with mixer tap and a "Qooker" boiling water tap. There is space for a duel fuel range type cooker with a stainless steel extractor hood. There is an integral fridge freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. One of the wall cabinets houses a Valliant LPG condensing combi boiler which provides the hot water and central heating.
To one end of the room is a multi fuel stove set on a stone hearth and rustic oak surround. There are two double glazed Velux windows and a uPVC double glazed window to two sides. The ceiling has recessed halogen down lights, the flooring is LVT and there is a double radiator and a TV point to two sides.
First Floor - Landing
With a single radiator and ceiling trap giving access to the roof space above. A uPVC double glazed window overlooks the village green and provides natural light to the landing. Pine panelled doors lead off.
Bedroom One (3.61m x 3.33m)
A uPVC double glazed window looks out over the village green to the Lakeland Fells beyond. There is a double radiator and a TV aerial lead.
Bedroom Two (3.99m x 2.87m)
Having a uPVC double glazed window, TV aerial point and a double radiator.
Bathroom (3.96m x 1.52m)
Fitted with a toilet and a wash basin set in a vanity unit with a concealed cistern and cabinets. There is a bath with mixer shower taps with a handheld shower and next to the bath is a shower are with tiles around and tiled flooring with a drain point and a mains fed shower with a rainwater and hand held heads. The ceiling has recessed down lights, the walls are part tiled and the floor is tiled with electric underfloor heating. There is a chrome heated towel rail, an extractor fan and a uPVC double glazed window.
The property is accessed off the village green through wooden gates to an area of concrete hard standing by the house. There is an outside tap, light and power point.
A picket fence and a gate open the garden which is to grass with a stone flagged area. There is a built in coal/fuel store and a;
Wooden Shed (4.09m x 1.65m)
With light and power.