close to market town of Cockermouth
quiet village setting
The living is easy in this impressive, generously proportioned residence nestled away in the desirable village of Dovenby, only a stones-throw from the market town of Cockermouth. This captivating barn was converted to a substantial family home approximately 32 years ago and sits centrally within its plot to enjoy an outlook over the generous and private, south facing front garden. This perfect family home is ideally positioned to enjoy the proximity of the coast, the stunning scenery and fells of the Lake District National Park and is within catchment for one of the most outstanding primary schools in the county.
The internal accommodation has been lovingly maintained and is light, modern and spacious. The main, south facing rooms enjoy an outlook over the enclosed front garden and patio area which is ideal for bbq's and entertaining friends. The floor plan encompasses four spacious bedrooms with plenty of room for study, sleep and relaxation. Outside there are well stocked gardens, offering many different areas to enjoy, including a fish pond, greenhouse, treehouse and vegetable patch. Ample parking and a single integral garage complete this beautiful, outstanding property.
A unique Bereco solid hardwood door opens into:
The entrance hall is a large bright and welcoming space open to the apex of the roof, with a velux roof light and a window to the right overlooking the front garden. Off the entrance hall is the WC, utility / boiler room, under stairs storage and stairs to the first floor with a galleried landing overlooking the entrance hall.
The entrance hall leads into a corridor spanning the length of the barn with a door to the rear garden and access to the kitchen, conservatory and reception rooms.
Utility / Boiler Room
Free standing Gas (LPG) boiler, stainless steel sink, plumbing for a washing machine and access to the garage.
A range of oak farmhouse style wall & base units, including glazed display wall units, integrated fridge, one and a half bowl sink with tiled splashbacks. Electric cooker point. Double french door leading into the:
Tiled floor and exposed stone walls with a lovely outlook over the very peaceful and private south facing front garden.
Dining Room / Snug
Double window overlooking front garden, wood flooring.
A lovely modern and light room of very generous proportions, with high ceiling, dual aspect windows with a large patio door overlooking the front garden. A SCAN 58 modern log burning stove sits on a black granite hearth giving a clean contemporary look to this room.
A good sized area overlooking the entrance hall, a double window looking north over open countryside, leading into the upper corridor which spans the length of the barn accessing the bedrooms, airing cupboard and the main family bathroom.
Dual aspect overlooking front and rear gardens, large inbuilt wardrobe, contemporary en-suite shower room with travertine tiles, heated towel rail and modern vanity unit.
Good sized dual aspect room, looking out to the front and rear of the property.
Double window looking over the front garden. Large in built wardrobe.
Double window looking over front garden.
A good sized facility with a corner bath, separate shower, WC and vanity unit with wash basin.
A wooden double gate opens onto a large block-paved drive with ample parking for up to four cars, access to the garage and the main entrance door. A honeysuckle archway leads through to the front garden with well stocked mature shrub borders, a good sized lawn, a treehouse and a paved patio area. The lounge, dining room and conservatory all look onto this idyllic, private area. A passage snakes round the side of the house to the rear of the property where there is a vegetable patch and greenhouse - perfect for any budding gardener to try their hand at growing their own vegetables. A lovely, stocked ornamental fish pond is set amongst a range of shrubs followed by a paved area where a gate onto the lane completes the rear garden area.
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