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4 bed semi-detached house for sale

£470,000 Guide price

Mill House, Southwaite, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13

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Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold

Property description

Key features:
  • Exceptional 5 bed home
  • Edge of National Park location
  • High quality & character
  • Catchment for highly rated schools

Full description:
Mill House has undergone a full refurbishment to an excellent standard creating a beautiful, period family home, the accommodation comprises large lounge dining room, with open and feature fireplaces, high quality dining kitchen with island unit and integrated appliances, sun room opening to the rear garden, four double bedrooms to the first floor, all with en-suite bathrooms. To the second floor is a spacious open plan apartment comprising; kitchenette, office space, lounge area with Juliette balcony offering fell views, double bedroom and en-suite including free standing roll top tub and double shower cubicle. Off road parking for several vehicles, storage outbuilding with bio-mass boiler, and a delightful south facing rear garden with a variety of colourful perennials complete this outstanding home.Exceptional 5 bed home
Edge of National Park location
High quality & character
Catchment for highly rated schools


Ground Floor Entrance Porch
Accessed via composite front door. Wooden internal door, with glazed inserts, leading to hall.

Entrance Hall
Decorative coving to ceiling, spotlighting, Karndean flooring, window to side aspect, stairs to first floor, built in understairs storage cupboard.

Fitted with wash hand basin, set on antique style vanity unit, and WC. Range of base and wall storage units with complementary granite effect work surfacing, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, radiator, Karndean flooring.

Cloakroom 2
Fitted with Belfast sink, with wooden counter top, low level WC, radiator and storage cabinet.

Lounge/Dining Room
10.37m x 4.03m (34' x 13' 3") Fantastic large room, with window to rear sun room, decorative coving, spotlighting and chandelier lighting, original, ornate granite fireplace, with tiled hearth and cast iron surround, Karndean flooring, radiators, TV point. The large dining area has ample space for table and chairs, and benefits from a separate feature cast iron fireplace, with carved wooden surround and tiled hearth. UPVC doors leading to sun room.

Sun Room
8.23m x 2.33m (27' x 7' 8") South facing room, overlooking the garden, with views to the north western Lake District fells. A stunning room, with Velux windows, spotlighting, exposed stone walls and arched windows, underfloor heating. UPVC French doors to garden.

Breakfast Kitchen
4.47m x 4.39m (14' 8" x 14' 5") Fitted with a range of high quality base and wall units, in a light cream Shaker style finish, with complementary granite effect work surfacing, incorporating twin bowl composite sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Central island unit, in cream Shaker style finish, with an array of storage cupboards and drawers, solid wood breakfast bar, and wine rack. Countertop mounted induction hob, separate twin Neff electric ovens, microwave, grill and heating tray, integrated fridge and freezer, plumbing for under counter dishwasher. Sliding sash window to side, with traditional oak door to entrance porch, and UPVC door to front.

First Floor Landing
Split level, having large window, with original wooden shutters, providing open countryside views towards river Cocker, decorative coving, spotlighting, airing cupboard, stairs to second floor.

Bedroom 1
3.51m x 4.10m (11' 6" x 13' 5")High ceilings, decorative coving, pendant lighting, TV point, window to rear, with garden views towards western Lake District fells.

En Suite Bathroom 1
2.67m x 4.06m (8' 9" x 13' 4") Four piece suite, comprising free standing, roll top, claw footed bath, wash hand basin, WC and large double shower cubicle, with raindrop style shower. Decorative coving, chandelier lighting, window to rear, laminate flooring, and radiator.

Bedroom 2
3.30m x 3.41m (10' 10" x 11' 2") Light and airy double bedroom, with high ceilings, decorative coving, pendant lighting, TV point, radiator, window to front.

En Suite Shower Room 2
2.14m x 1.16m (7' x 3' 10") Fitted with three piece suite, comprising double shower cubicle, with raindrop style shower, wash hand basin, with mosaic tiled splashback, and WC. Spotlighting, vertical chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3
3.80m x 4.04m (12' 6" x 13' 3") Light and airy, rear aspect, south facing double bedroom, with views towards Lake District fells. Decorative coving, pendant lighting, TV point, radiator.

En Suite Shower Room 3
Fitted with double shower cubicle, with raindrop style shower, low level WC and wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Spotlighting, vertical chromed heated towel rail.

Bedroom 4
4.40m x 3.50m (14' 5" x 11' 6") Front aspect, high ceilinged, light and airy double bedroom, with decorative coving, TV point, built in understairs cupboard, window seat and radiator.

En Suite Shower Room 4
Fitted with double shower cubicle, with raindrop style shower, wash hand basin with mosaic tiled splashback and WC. Spotlighting, vertical chrome heated towel rail.

Second Floor Bedroom 5/Studio
9.36m x 4.79m (to eaves) (30' 9" x 15' 9") Large open plan studio layout. Dual aspect velux windows, UPVC French doors giving access to south facing Juliet balcony. The kitchen is fitted with a range of base units with complementary wood effect counter top, stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, two burner electric hob, space for under counter fridge freezer, Karndean flooring. The office area has Karndean flooring and a radiator. The lounge benefits from a TV point and spotlighting. The bedroom area has under eaves storage and a radiator, also benefitting from stunning views of Lake District fells and surrounding countryside.

En Suite Bathroom 5
2.26m (to eaves) x 3.16m (7' 5" x 10' 4")Fitted with large double shower cubicle, with electric shower, freestanding claw footed, rolltop tub, wash hand basin, with mosaic tiled splashback and WC. Tiled flooring, underfloor heating, velux window to front aspect.


Gardens and Parking
To the front, is an enclosed, walled courtyard, providing offroad parking for four to five vehicles, and storage outbuilding housing bio-mass boiler. To the rear is a large enclosed, walled garden, laid mainly to lawn, with seating area, with slate chippings, and a wide variety of mature, perennial flowers and herbaceous beds. There is also gated pedestrian access to the road.

Mains electricity, water and septic tank drainage. Bio-mass boiler heating system and double glazing installed throughout. Please note - the mention of any appliances and/or services within these particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

Proceed along the Lorton Road and at the Hundith Hill crossroads turn right (signposted Southwaite), after approximately quarter of a mile cross over the bridge, head round the left hand bend and the property is on the left hand side

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £225,566 Sales 234 Current average value £244,041 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £6,605 ▲ 2.78%

Property value data/graphs for CA13

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £335,940 £210 3.8 £303,276
Semi-detached £208,901 £215 3.1 £193,535
Terraced £177,268 £198 2.8 £174,222
Flats £133,410 £218 2.0 £117,105

Current asking prices in CA13

Average: £274,222
Avg. current asking prices in CA13
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £170,076
Flats £84,983
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All £84,983

Current asking rents in CA13

Average: £505 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CA13
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £379 pcm
£492 pcm
£750 pcm
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Flats £392 pcm
£476 pcm
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All £388 pcm
£483 pcm
£750 pcm
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Fun facts for CA13

Highest value in CA13
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Loweswater, Cockermouth CA13 £631,838
Low Lorton £507,084
High Lorton £466,270
Cockermouth CA13 £443,707
Fern Bank £440,795
Highest turnover in CA13
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Sullart Street 47.2%
New Street 44.1%
Challoner Court 42.9%
Fletchers Croft 41.7%
Waste Lane 40.0%

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  • currently 3.5 stars
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  • currently 4 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Maryport (7.5 miles)
  • Flimby (7.6 miles)
  • Aspatria (8.1 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (61.6 miles)
  • Isle of Man Airport (64.3 miles)
  • Newcastle Airport (71.5 miles)
  • Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing (8.4 miles)
  • Hawes End Derwentwater Ferry Landing (8.7 miles)
  • Low Brandelhow Derwentwater Ferry Landing (9.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Eaglesfield Paddle CofE Primary Academy (1.3 miles)
  • St Joseph's Catholic Primary School (1.4 miles)
  • Fairfield Primary School (1.5 miles)
  • Annan Academy (23.9 miles)
  • Dalbeattie High School (27.7 miles)
  • Dumfries & Galloway College (29.5 miles)
  • Cockermouth School (1.7 miles)
  • Workington Academy (7.3 miles)
  • Netherhall School (7.6 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,108 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 47,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,691 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £15/mo (£181/yr)
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Gas £48 Electricity £53 Estimated energy cost £101/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 19200 kWh/year
Electricity: 4700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £250 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £27 Sewerage £24 Estimated water cost £51 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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