- Exquisite and Handsome Double Fronted Georgian House, Grade II Listed
- Well Positioned Close to Appleby Town Centre
- Living Room, Dining Room + Farmhouse Kitchen with Larder + Cloakroom
- 3 Double Bedrooms + First Floor Bathroom with Separate Shower
- Several Original Georgian Fireplaces and Built in Cupboards
- Gas Fired Central Heating via a Rayburn Range
- Securely Enclosed Garden to the Rear
- Tenure - Freehold. Council Tax Band - D. EPC - F
51 Boroughgate is set to the top of the hill on the beautiful tree lined thoroughfare, just by the monument and close to the entrance for Appleby Castle. Known as Cross Keys Cottage and believed to date from the 1760s, this gorgeous home offers over 1500 sq ft of living space as well as a cellar and has many original features, making this a home of great distinction. The accommodation comprises: Entrance Hall, Living Room, Dining Room, Farmhouse type Kitchen, Cloakroom, 3 Double Bedrooms and a Bathroom, There is a delightful Enclosed Rear Garden offering a perfect haven. The house is rich in Georgian character, with several original fireplaces and also benefits from Gas Central Heating via a Rayburn Range in the kitchen. Opportunities to enjoy a wonderful family home in this enchanting location are rare.
From the centre of Appleby, drive up the hill on Boroughgate, Number 51 is on the left, just prior to the monument.
Appleby is an attractive market town in the upper Eden Valley with a population of approximately 3,000 people and is of historical interest. The town has a range of shops, a Primary and a Secondary School. Leisure facilities include a Swimming Pool, an 18-hole golf course and bowling green. A larger shopping centre is Penrith 14 miles away. 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, gas and electricity are connected to the property. Heating is from a gas fired Rayburn range cooker in the kitchen
The property is freehold and the council tax is band D
STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT WITH WILKES-GREEN + HILL
Through a broad panelled door to the;
A wide staircase leads to the first floor with an original hardwood handrail. Broad six panel doors lead to the dining room and;
A cast iron fireplace is set in a Victorian marble surround with a slate hearth and to one side of the fireplace is a floor cupboard with timber shelves above. A sash window faces to the front with shutters and a window seat. There are two modern column radiators and a TV aerial point. The flooring is oak laminate.
Sitting Room (5.31m x 2.97m)
A sash window faces to the front with window seat and the original shutters. The floorboards are exposed and there is a modern column radiator and a door to the;
Doors give access to the under-stairs store, the cellar, the cloakroom, the larder and a door opens to the:
Fitted to three sides with painted pine base units which have a solid pine work surface incorporating a ceramic sink, mixer tap and tiled splash-back. A gas fired Rayburn range also supplies the hot water and central heating. There is a space for a dual fuel range type cooker, housing for a fridge and plumbing for a washing machine. The ceiling has recessed down lights and a double glazed window and door face the side.
Having shelves to one side, light and power point and space for an upright fridge freezer.
Fitted with a white toilet and wash basin on a chrome stand. The walls are part tiled, there is an antique style radiator/heated towel rail and a double glazed Velux roof light.
With limited headroom.
First Floor - Landing
With painted panel doors off.
This large room has sash windows to two sides, one giving a view over the roof tops of Appleby to the Pennines. A Georgian "ducks nest" fireplace is set in a painted stone surround with a recess to one side and there is a further recessed shelved cupboard. The floorboards are exposed, there are two modern column radiators and a TV aerial point. There is ample room to create an en-suite.
A sash window faces to the front. An ornate Georgian "duck's nest" fireplace is set in a painted stone surround with a recessed wardrobe to one side and there is a modern column radiator.
Two sash windows face to the front and a Georgian "duck's nest" fireplace is set in a painted surround. There is a modern column radiator.
A small door gives access to the stairs leading up to the attic.
There is a small boarded out store area and access each side to the insulated roof space.
Fitted with a chrome and copper freestanding bath with waterfall taps. There is traditional style toilet and wash basin with chrome legs and a large shower enclosure, tiled to two sides with a two head mains fed shower. The flooring is tiled, the ceiling has recessed downlights and there is an extractor fan and a modern column radiator. A sash window to the rear looks onto the garden.
The house fronts onto the tree lined road that runs from the bottom of the hill to the entrance for Appleby Castle. There are deep grassed borders, cared for by the town council and across the front of the house are well planted flower beds.
To the rear is a securely enclosed garden area, mainly to a large flower and shrub bed with a large wooden gazebo. A gate to the far end of the garden allows pedestrian access and there is a small stone outhouse.