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A most exciting opportunity to acquire this substantial 4 bedroom, detached barn conversion set in 1 acre of land in the desirable village of Distington, ever popular with families given its close proximity to the neighbouring towns of Whitehaven and Workington and well regarded schools.
Distington is a large village approximately three miles south of Workington and four miles north east of Whitehaven, both offering a comprehensive range of amenities including shops, schools, hospital and leisure facilities. In the past, both Workington and Whitehaven were active, industrial sea ports, Whitehaven mainly being involved in the coal mining industry with Workington providing steel for the railway lines worldwide. Both towns enjoy excellent transport links, and have regular bus and train services.
From Whitehaven town centre, follow the one way system on to Tangier Street and proceed out of town joining the A595. At the Howgate roundabout take the second exit heading for Distington. Upon entering the village take the first right hand turning on to Common Side and follow the road for approx. 200 yards. The property is the barn conversion on the left, accessed via the private lane from the road.
Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Underfloor heating by air source heat pump (supported by the gas boiler) to the main part of the house , with gas central heating to the annexe area. Single glazing installed (unless stated). Telephone line installed subject to BT regulations. Solar panels installed.Please note - the mention of any appliances and/or services within these particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.
3.12m x 2.40m (10' 3" x 7' 10") Accessed via double, glazed wooden entrance doors with galleried landing area over. With an attractive curved wooden staircase leading to the first floor, wood flooring, doors to ground floor rooms.
3.72m x 3.18m (12' 2" x 10' 5") Wood effect flooring, double, wooden patio doors leading out to the garden to the side, open access into dining kitchen.
6.39m x 3.54m (21' 0" x 11' 7") Fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with complementary tiled work surfaces and splashbacks, incorporating stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Integrated electric oven with gas hob and tiled splashback over, traditional bread oven in wood surround, plumbing for washing machine, fridge freezer, space for large dining table and chairs, four windows, door to garden.
2.57m x 1.35m (8' 5" x 4' 5")
Reception Room 2
2.27m x 3.48m (7' 5" x 11' 5") This room could be used as a snug. With useful overhead storage cupboard, wall mounted central heating boiler and wood effect flooring.
Steps lead down to the annexe area, with a glazed wooden external door.
Annexe - Bedroom
3.44m x 3.63m (11' 3" x 11' 11") With radiator, wood effect flooring, window and door to wet room.
Annexe - Lounge
4.52m x 2.67m (14' 10" x 8' 9") With radiator, two windows, door to wet room.
Annexe - Kitchenette
2.34m x 1.34m (7' 8" x 4' 5") Fitted with base units with complementary work surfaces incorporating stainless steel sink and drainer unit with tiled splashbacks. Plumbing for under counter fridge, radiator.
Annexe - Wet Room
4.05m x 1.61m (13' 3" x 5' 3") Fitted with large walk in shower with mains shower unit, wash hand basin and low level WC, radiator, tiled walls and flooring, obscured window.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Galleried landing area with exposed woodwork and doors to accommodation and small linen room/study area.
6.29m x 5.68m (20' 8" x 18' 8") A spacious reception room, accessed from the half landing. Pitched ceiling with exposed apex beams, attractive brick fireplace with wood mantel, wood effect flooring, two double glazed windows.
2.63m x 3.69m (8' 8" x 12' 1") Fitted with four piece suite comprising freestanding bath with floor mounted mixer tap, walk in shower cubicle with PVC panelled walls and mains shower unit, concealed cistern WC and wash hand basin in vanity unit, obscured window.
2.84m x 3.65m (9' 4" x 12' 0") Rear aspect double bedroom with exposed timbers.
2.81m x 3.6m (9' 3" x 11' 10") Window, access to Jack and Jill shower room.
4.47m x 3.64m (14' 8" x 11' 11") Spacious double bedroom with exposed ceiling timbers, double glazed Velux window, door to Jack and Jill shower room.
Jack and Jill Shower Room
2.85m x 1.68m (9' 4" x 5' 6") Fitted with three piece suite comprising large corner shower cubicle with electric shower, concealed cistern WC and wash hand basin in vanity unit, part tiled walls, tiled flooring, obscured window.
Access is over a private lane from the roadside, and leads to the front of the property, where there is an offroad parking area for several cars. The gardens extend to the side and rear and are mainly paved providing an attractive seating area. Land extending to approx. 1 acre of land lies to the side of the property with access from the gardens.
There is the option to acquire some additional land which includes a 0.5 acre paddock and disused railway line by negotiation.
Referral & Other Payments
PFK work with preferred providers for the delivery of certain services necessary for a house sale or purchase. Our providers price their products competitively, however you are under no obligation to use their services and may wish to compare them against other providers. Should you choose to utilise them PFK will receive a referral fee: Napthens, Bendles LLP, Scott Duff & Co Property Lawyers/Conveyancing Service - completion of a sale or purchase, PFK will receive a referral fee of £120 to £180 per transaction; Pollard & Scott/Independent Mortgage Advisors – arrangement of mortgage & other products/insurances, PFK will receive a referral fee - the average fee earned in 2020 was £210.54; Patrick James Solutions - PFK will receive a fee of £150 per mortgage referral; ETSOS/EPC and Floorplan Providers - EPC and floorplan £66.00, EPC only £24.00, floorplan only £6.00. Mitchells Co Ltd will pay PFK £50 for each property contents referral successfully processed (worth £300 or more in revenue) together with a 5% introduction commission on the hammer price of any goods sold by Mitchells from that referral. All figures quoted are inclusive of VAT.