5 Bed Other  For Sale  White Scaur  Keswick  Bassenthwaite  Cumbria  CA12  - £785,000

For Sale
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The property is situated a short distance from Bassenthwaite village and has excellent road links to the northern lakes and Carlisle. White Scaur is approached via a private gated driveway, leading to a large parking area and double garage.

The main entrance to the property is a beautiful hand crafted oak door with stained glass surround, which leads into the formal entrance hall. Off the hallway a large archway leads into an open plan reception room, which could serve as a library or snug. A door from the entrance hall leads into the main spacious sitting room, with original teak paneling and multi-fuel stove with feature slate surround. There are glazed double doors into the dining room, which creates a large combined entertaining space. Off the sitting room and kitchen is a formal dining room, with patio doors onto the garden and an additional room, which currently serves as an office. The sizeable dining kitchen has fitted solid oak units, with granite worktop, Rangemaster stove and a good sized informal dining area.

The ground floor is complete by a cloakroom and bedroom suite with his and hers basin unit and ensuite bathroom with over bath shower.

The first floor is accessed via an iconic 1960s backless stairwell, leading to a teak panelled landing area. The master bedroom suite has a contemporary ensuite with corner bath and large walk-in shower with seating bench. A large first floor sitting room leads into three bedrooms, making this an ideal space for children or teenagers. All of the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and the south facing rooms have large dormer windows and enjoy views of Bassenthwaite Lake.

The detached garage annex has utility room and WC on the ground floor, with a separate entrance to the first floor living quarters. A bedroom, bathroom and open plan kitchen living space with balcony make this an excellent space for guests or relatives. The space could be used for potential business income, subject to necessary consents.

The main garden on the south side of the property is very private, being surrounded by established rhododendrons and trees and being home to a variety of wildlife. The slate patio and pond area is an ideal space to sit and enjoy the gardens. There is an additional lawned garden to the rear of the property, with beautiful views, which backs onto the neighbouring wooded area and fields.

White Scaur is located in the northern Lake District in the beautiful Bassenthwaite area. The property is well located close to the A66 and A595 for transport links to Carlisle, Keswick, the M6, Penrith and the West Coast mainline which brings London within 3 hours journey. The Castle Inn Hotel, Armathwaite Hall and Lake District Wildlife Park are within walking distance and Bassenthwaite primary school is a short drive away.

Other Information

Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil central heating. Underfloor heating in the bathroom.

Council Tax: Band G
Directions: From M6 junction 40 take the A66 towards Keswick. Remain on the A66 until you reach the Crosthwaite roundabout on the outskirts of Keswick and take the A591 to Bassenthwaite. Continue along this road until you get to the Castle Inn at Bassenthwaite and turn right onto the Ireby Road. After 300 yards turn right into private drive, go past the lodge and White Scaur is the 2nd property on the left.

To view White Scaur: Strictly by appointment only with Fine & Country, telephone 01768 869007 or email northlakes@fineandcountry.com.

These are for general guidance only. You are responsible to confirm accuracy by inspection.