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Gale Cottage, Eaglesfield, Cockermouth, Cumbria

A charming country cottage situated in a desirable village on the fringe of the Lake District National Park

Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Porch | Sitting Room | Dining Room | Kitchen | Garden Room | Shower Room | Three Double Bedrooms | Bathroom | Dressing Room

Garden | Driveway | Workshop | Garden Shed

The Property

Gale Cottage is a charming country cottage which has undergone extensive renovation over recent years. The property is situated in the heart of Eaglesfield, a desirable village just outside the Lake District National Park. This period cottage retains a host of charm and character such as exposed beams, with the addition of high quality fixtures and fittings including a bespoke kitchen, modern bathrooms, and beautiful sash windows.

The front door leads into a welcoming entrance porch, leading into one of the two front reception rooms, both of which enjoy views to the front and have exposed original beams, fireplaces and wood burning stoves. The well-appointed kitchen is located centrally within the house and comprises a range of quality painted units, with granite surfaces, integral appliances including dishwasher, ceramic hob, two ovens, and space for washing machine. This fantastic space opens into the garden room which enjoys a high degree of natural light and privacy, and doors to the garden. Also on the ground floor is a useful modern shower room. To the first floor are three double bedrooms, each enjoying a different aspect and with fitted cupboards, all served by a modern and fully tiled family bathroom. There is also a very useful dressing room off the landing, providing storage for clothes and linen.


To the front of the property is a private gated driveway with gravelled parking area. There is ample off-road parking for three or four vehicles. A useful workshop, designed and built in keeping with the main house, benefits from light and power, and also has an adjoining log store. To the rear of the house is an enclosed garden which is west facing and overlooks open countryside. There is a raised decked sun terrace, lawn, well-stocked borders with variety of plants and shrubs, and a garden shed.

Local Information

Eaglesfield is a quiet village situated a short distance from the Lake District National Park and provides excellent access to the main employment centres of West Cumbria. The nearby market town of Cockermouth provides a good range of shops together with supermarkets, chemists, medical and dental surgeries, Community Hospital, sports centre and many restaurants and pubs.

The area is wonderful for walking and country pursuits with Loweswater and Ennerdale within easy reach of the property. There are lovely walks available immediately from the property.

The renowned Eaglesfield Paddle Primary School is located just outside the village, while secondary schools are available in Cockermouth and Keswick. St Bees School is nearby which provides private schooling from primary through to sixth form. For the commuter the M6 can be accessed via the A66, providing onward travel north and south. Mainline rail services are available at Penrith and Carlisle.

Approximate Mileages

Cockermouth 2.8 miles | Keswick 15.2 miles | Carlisle 29.6 miles | J40 M6 31.4 miles | Penrith Train Station 32.0 miles

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