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Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Hall | Sitting Room | Kitchen/Dining Room | Drawing Room | Play Room | Utility Room | Ground Floor WC | Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and En-suite | Guest Bedroom with En-suite | Three Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Cellar
Double Garage | Single Garage | Stable | Tack Room | Store Rooms | Barn | Gardeners WC
Paddock | Orchard | Gardens
Beech Bank is a substantial period house which has been renovated over recent years and provides generously proportioned accommodation with a layout ideal for modern day living. The house retains a host of period features including fireplaces, shutters and cornicing. Adjoining the house are two storey traditional outbuildings which are currently used as stabling with storage, but with the potential to create further living accommodation, subject to the necessary consents.
Internally, the front door opens into a welcoming and impressive reception hall with beautiful tiled floor, period fireplace with stone surround, and original staircase. To the front of the house are the principal reception rooms, the drawing room with open fire and marble surround, and dual aspect windows overlooking the gardens. The open plan kitchen/dining room is to the front and side of the house, enjoying southerly and westerly aspects, flooding the room with natural light and overlooking the gardens. This fantastic room contains a beautiful kitchen with fitted units and cupboards, granite surfaces, central island with Belfast sink, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher, and Rangemaster electric range cooker. This generous space has a central dining area and sitting room with period marble fireplace housing a multi-fuel stove, stripped wood floor and ornate cornicing. The third reception room is situated to the rear and is currently used as a play room but would equally make the perfect study.
To the first floor is a sumptuous master suite comprising bedroom with sensational southerly views over the garden and beyond, a dressing room with fitted wardrobes, and recently installed shower room with contemporary sanitaryware and complementary tiling. There is a guest bedroom also with views to the south and with a superb en-suite shower room. There are two further double bedrooms served by the extremely stylish family bathroom with bath, WC, wash basin, separate shower, and tasteful tiling. A study or fifth bedroom is situated to the front of the house and also enjoys the pleasant views. Further accommodation could be created by extending into the adjoining barn, subject to the necessary planning consents.
The gardens of Beech Bank are predominantly south and west facing, comprising of formal gardens to the front of the house which are surrounded by mature trees to the border. A graveled driveway from the stone pillared entrance leads around to the front of the house. An enclosed kitchen garden is on the west side of the house and contains a variety of fruit trees.
To the rear of the house is a courtyard area which provides access to the numerous outbuildings. There are a range of useful traditional buildings including a large barn which is currently used as stables, hay store, and first floor room, providing an excellent space for storage. In addition, the outbuildings provide two garages, gardeners WC, wood store, tack room and garden storage.
A separate lane from the public highway gives vehicular access to the enclosed paddock. There is also direct access for horses to the paddock from the stables. In addition, planning permission has been granted for three stables and a feed room/hay barn on the field (Carlisle City Council Planning Ref: 16/0999).
Longburgh is part of the parish of Burgh-by-Sands, a desirable village situated to the west of Carlisle with excellent access to local infrastructure and the Lake District National Park. Hadrian’s Wall runs through Burgh-by-Sands, and the parish benefits from a primary school, village pub and a post office. For a wider range of facilities, Carlisle is close by offering a range of shops, restaurants, and schooling options.
For the outdoor enthusiast the surrounding area offers excellent walks and sporting opportunities being close to the Lake District National Park and the Solway Coast. Carlisle is within easy reach which provides comprehensive social, leisure and retail opportunities, an attractive pedestrian area and an impressive cathedral and castle. Other regional centres such as Penrith, Keswick and Cockermouth are also very accessible. Keswick offers a diverse range of shops and the magical Theatre by the Lake.
For the commuter, there are excellent road links for access to Carlisle and the property is also within easy commuting distance of many regional centres. The M6 (junction 44) is within easy reach for onward travel north and south. Main line rail services are available at Carlisle which provides fast and frequent services to London in the south and Glasgow in the north, together with cross country services to the east. From spring 2019, Carlisle Lake District Airport will also offer connections to London, Dublin and Belfast.
Burgh-by-Sands 1.4 miles | Carlisle City Centre 6.8 miles | M6 J44 7.5 miles | Dalston 7.8 miles
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