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Maplefinch, Blencogo, Wigton, Cumbria

An immaculately-presented village house with landscaped gardens

Accommodation in Brief
Entrance Porch | Entrance Hall | Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Sitting Room | Dining Room | Study | Cloakroom/WC | Utility Room | Master Bedroom Suite | Guest Bedroom Suite | Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom | Bedroom | Bathroom

Garden | Double Garage | Granary

The Property

Maplefinch is detached, immaculately-presented period-style property which is set in landscaped gardens in the attractive, rural village of Blencogo. To the front of the property there is a magnificent portico and the house is entered through an original, wooden part-glazed door into a porch which leads into the entrance hall.The reception hall has a staircase rising to first floor landing and doors to the ground floor reception rooms; there is also a large under-stairs cupboard. The double aspect sitting room spans the property with two windows overlooking the front and French doors to the rear into the garden. This fabulous reception room has a fireplace with original mantle, tiled hearth and gas (LPG) coal-effect fire and pine flooring. To the other side of the hall there is a formal dining room with windows to the front for formal entertaining. The kitchen/breakfast room, which is located to the rear of the house, is fitted with an extensive range of white units with complementary earthstone work surfaces, double sink, has spaces for a cooker and fridge/freezer, stripped pine flooring, ample space for a dining table and a door to the garden. The adjacent utility room is fitted with a range of units, Belfast sink, is plumbed for a washing machine and has a door to the side. A good-sized study, which has a window to the side and rear, and a cloakroom fitted with a wash hand basin and WC complete the accommodation on this floor.

The spacious landing gives access to the bedrooms, bathroom, airing cupboard and the part-boarded loft, via a pull-down ladder. The dual-aspect master bedroom has a windows to the side and rear of the property and benefits from a dressing room with built-in, sliding-door wardrobes and an en-suite with double shower, wash hand basin, WC and storage cupboard. There is a further bedroom suite to the front which also has a dressing room with built-in wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors and en-suite shower room. There are two further double bedrooms located to the front of the house, both with built-in wardrobes, one of which has an en-suite shower room while the other has use of the bathroom. The bathroom, which is fitted with a Jacuzzi bath, separate double shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC, has a part-frosted window to the rear.


Maplefinch is accessed through a gated entrance to a block-paved drive which leads to a parking area, with space for several cars, and detached double garage (7.92m x 6.20m) located to the side. The garage has shutter remote-controlled doors, a door to the side, full-size inspection pit, electric and water.

To the front there is a manicured lawn with mature shrub borders and trees while to the rear there is a large, landscaped private garden. The rear garden includes a paved terrace adjacent to the house, accessed from the sitting room and kitchen, together with a further terrace, mature planting, lawned and gravelled areas together with steps up to raised garden areas.

There is also a detached granary building, currently used as a workshop/storage area, which has a wide range of uses and has a window to the front and benefits from power and light.

Local Information

Blencogo is a small farming village which lies on the coastal Solway plain and a centre for growing osier willow for basket making and related crafts. The village and surrounding area were once part of a manor owned by The Lord of Allerdale. Today the old school serves as an active Village Hall for community activities, and there is also a pub and community park in the village. The nearby market towns of Wigton and Aspatria are within easy travelling distance for everyday amenities and the property is within commuting distance of many busy centres.Cockermouth is within easy reach and provides a wide range of shops, supermarkets, chemists, medical and dental surgeries, sports centre and many restaurants and pubs. Carlisle provides further comprehensive cultural, recreational and shopping facilities.

There is a choice of popular primary schools in the area and for secondary school there are highly regarded schools in Wigton and Cockermouth. For the commuter there is easy access to Carlisle and onwards to the M6 for links to the north and south. There is a rail station at Wigton which offers services on the Cumbrian Coast Line while the rail station at Carlisle provides regular services to major UK cities north and south and also services east to Newcastle.

Approximate Mileages

Wigton 4.4 miles | Aspatria 5.8 miles | Cockermouth 14.2 miles | Carlisle 15.3 miles | J43 M6 17.7 miles

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