Cragg Side sits perfectly in this stunning private setting, commanding a prominent position and retaining much of the 1920’s original character, beautifully blended with modern extension and specifications throughout.
Set in just under 2 acres, offering a wonderful opportunity to purchase a detached spacious period home, complemented by delightful grounds, mature gardens, woodland and Victorian style garden room. The front aspect commands outstanding south facing panoramic views of dramatic Lakeland scenery. This unique property was built in 1928 with features such as the stained glass front doors, in addition to this, the living space has been extended with a vaulted ceiling, glass fronted highlighting the wonderful views.
The property is elegant and stylish, yet retaining original character, totally in keeping with its heritage and positioned to take full advantage of the ever changing outlooks of the surrounding Lakeland fells, Catbells, Grisedale Pike, Sale Fell, Latrigg and Skiddaw to name but a few. This is an exceptional opportunity to purchase a unique residence in this sought after location.
Cragg Side is nestled below the slopes of Skiddaw with panoramic views of the north-west fells, set in beautiful private grounds of just under 2 acres. It is a short walk to the award winning Lyzzick Hall Hotel and close to the hamlet of Applethwaite. Keswick is the closest town with a thriving community and a range of local amenities including a variety of shops, post office, cafes, public houses; together with hotels, banks, garages, library, doctor and dentist surgeries and a market twice a week. The property is in the catchment area for Keswick School which offers schooling from 11-18 years. It is an easy commute to a number of surrounding towns including Cockermouth, Grasmere, Penrith and the M6. Since 2017 The Lake District National Park was granted the status of Unesco World Heritage Site.
Lpg gas, electricity, water and drainage. Oil-fired central heating. Telephone line installed subject to BT regulations. 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.
From the pfk office head along the main street onto High Hill, following the signs for Crosthwaite Road roundabout, take the second exit on the A591 signposted Bassenthwaite/Carlisle. After approximately 1.5 miles and the second turning for Applethwaite, Cragg Side is on the right hand side set back from the road.
The property is accessed via front door opening into an entrance porch with beautiful original 1920s stained glass. This leads into a spacious hallway with understairs cupboard, stairs to first floor landing, solid oak flooring.
3.29m x 3.51m (10' 10" x 11' 6")
A rear aspect kitchen which overlooks the beautiful private garden. Fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with contrasting black matt granite work surfacing and matching spashback incorporating inset sink with mixer tap, hob with extractor fan over. Integrated appliances include fridge, dishwasher and double oven. Solid oak flooring.
3.38m x 2.28m (11' 1" x 7' 6")
Fitted with matching wall and base units, ceramic sink with mixer tap, space for a washing machine and a dryer and a fridge freezer, storage cupboard housing the boiler. Door and window to rear aspect. Radiator.
Fitted with a two piece suite comprising WC and wash hand basin, window to rear, radiator.
Open-plan living area
3.64m x 4.88m (11' 11" x 16') 3.32m x 4.88m (10' 11" x 16')
A light, spacious, modern living area with solid oak flooring throughout. Divided into three distinctive areas, with the dining area being the central hub. Kitchen to rear and relaxing family living area to the front with bay window having expansive views, feature fireplace with contemporary brushed steel wall-mounted gas fire.
6.11m x 4.24m (20' 1" x 13' 11")
A separate room which could also provide access to the annexe. Patio doors lead straight into the garden from the rear, bay window to the front to enjoy the glorious views, feature fireplace with wood burning fire and stone surround and hearth.
first floor landing
6.09m x 2.24m (20' x 7' 4")
Stairs to first floor landing with dual aspect windows, radiator.
3.67m x 4.88m (12' x 16')
A good sized front aspect double bedroom with bay window, window to side, two radiators. The bedroom features a walk-in dressing room with fitted shelving and underfloor heating.
Master en suite shower room
2.13m x 3.43m (7' x 11' 3")
A side aspect en-suite fitted with a three piece suite comprising walk-in shower enclosure with mains shower, WC and wash hand basin, heated towel rail, heated mirror and under floor heating.
3.23m x 4.77m (10' 7" x 15' 8")
This dual aspect double bedroom is accessed via a bespoke storage area with mirrored doors and fitted oak shelving, radiator.
4.02m x 4.23m (13' 2" x 13' 11")
A large double bedroom with front aspect bay window and window to side, radiator.
1.98m x 4.20m (6' 6" x 13' 9")
A modern boutique-style bathroom with a large rear-facing window with views over the garden and Skiddaw. Fitted with a freestanding bath, corner shower cubicle with mains shower, WC and wash hand basin, towel radiator, underfloor heating and heated mirror.
A covered entrance porch leads to an open plan living and kitchen area.
Open plan living / kitchen
4.40m x 8.76m (14' 5" x 28' 9")
The stunning living room features a vaulted ceiling with full height windows to the front with panoramic outlooks over the landscaped front garden to the fells beyond. Oak flooring with under floor heating throughout and a Gazco electric fire.
The kitchen area has a front aspect window and a velux window, and is fitted with a range of matching wall and base units with complementary granite work surfacing incorporating stainless steel sink with mixer tap, integrated oven, ceramic hob with extractor over and integrated dishwasher.
Utility room (annex)
1.43m x 3.15m (4' 8" x 10' 4")
Fitted with matching base units, sink with mixer tap, velux window and wall-mounted boiler. Note. Access from the main house could be reinstated.
3.87m x 3.96m (12' 8" x 13')
A side and rear aspect double bedroom, vaulted ceiling oak flooring and doors to the rear of the property.
En suite shower room
3.79m x 1.34m (12' 5" x 4' 5") Having a velux window and fitted with a three piece suite comprising walk-in shower enclosure with mains shower, WC and wash hand basin and towel radiator.
garage and parking
Electric gates lead into the property with ample parking for several vehicles and a turning area to the front and side of the property alongside a garage.
Cragg Side is nestled below the slopes of Skiddaw with panoramic views of the north west fells, set in beautiful private grounds of just under 2 acres. There are extensive views from almost all positions of the south-facing garden. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn to the front aspect with a lovely Victorian glasshouse to the side, all bordered by a variety of mature hedging. To the rear, adjoining the property is a patio area with steps up to colourful rose borders and an arched honeysuckle walkway. Beyond is a mixture of mature trees and rhododendrons interspersed with a variety of pathways leading to hidden areas for contemplation including two summerhouses, a pond and decked seating towards the very rear of the garden. All in a wonderful natural wildlife haven.
Referral & other charges
Pfk work with preferred providers for the delivery of certain services necessary for a house sale or purchase. Our providers price their products competitively, however you are under no obligation to use their services and may wish to compare them against other providers. Should you choose to utilise them pfk will receive a referral fee: Napthens, Bendles llp, Scott Duff & Co Property Lawyers/Conveyancing Service - completion of a sale or purchase, pfk will receive a referral fee of £120 to £180 per transaction; Pollard & Scott/Independent Mortgage Advisors – arrangement of mortgage & other products/insurances, pfk will receive a referral fee - the average fee earned in 2018 was £226.32; etsos/EPC and Floorplan Providers - EPC and floorplan £66.00, EPC only £24.00, floorplan only £6.00. All figures quoted are inclusive of VAT.