Ginn HouseDean


Ginn House, Dean, Cockermouth, Cumbria
Character Property

Seamlessly blending timeless period charm with contemporary charisma, which is only matched by incredibly generous proportions and its proximity to the National Park, this wonderful residence is a true hidden rural gem.

The Ginn House is a converted former gin case and mill barn which the current owners have lovingly and meticulously renovated to create a superb, family sized character home. High quality renovations with a design led approach and a flair for the luxury is reflected in the material choices. Burmese Teak and American Black Walnut flooring make a stylish statement from the double height galleried entrance and throughout the ground floor, whilst the hand built solid oak chefs kitchen by Ponsonby Joinery and mezzanine living space within the former Gin case provide statement living and entertaining areas. A flexible usage second reception room caters for a work from home environment, teenagers den or break out room, whilst boot room with enclosed cloak room and pantry/utility room complete the ground floor. 

The principal suite boasts a tranquil feeling with delightful views and  an exceptional en suite with steam shower cubicle. Three further well proportioned double bedrooms and a luxurious four piece family bathroom with inset soak tub and double shower cubicle create a stunning relaxation area. The finishing touch on this impressive internal accommodation is a fully integrated, voice controlled smart heating system - allowing for full zonal control of the property's climate. 

Externally off road parking for two cars on the driveway in front of the integral double garage, detached workshop and easy to maintain gardens which consist of ample courtyard space and private mature trees giving you an alfresco escape for morning coffees, after work drinks, and summer barbeques.

Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Gas central heating via App and Wifi controlled smart heating system running throughout the property. Thermal heat store for hot water with all hot water delivered around the house at mains pressure.  Double glazing installed throughout. Telephone and broadband connections installed subject to BT regulations. Please note the mention of any appliances/services within these particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.


The property is accessed via part-glazed double doors set in arched stable-door entrance with stone detailing, leading into a galleried double height entrance hall. Doors leading to all ground floor rooms are solid composite veneered with Cerejeira, a South American hardwood. Burmese teak wood flooring and oak staircase leading to galleried first floor landing. Points for telephone and broadband, vertical radiator, wall-mounted, pendant and spot lighting.

Living Room

7.47m x 7.3m (24' 6" x 23' 11") A spacious semi-circular room with approximate vaulted ceiling height of 6.5m (21' 4") with a galleried mezzanine area. Exposed stone wall detailing and french doors opening to the front courtyard. American Black Walnut flooring. Wood burning stove set in a recessed hearth. Points for TV, telephone and broadband. Space for an 8 to 10 person dining table. Under-mezzanine lighting. Black steel and oak spiral staircase to the mezzanine level with matching balustrade, a further TV point, two vertical anthracite radiators.

Kitchen Diner

5.87m x 5.0m (19' 3" x 16' 5") A side aspect room with french doors leading out to the garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of solid oak wall and base units and complementary black granite work surfacing and tiled splashback. Iroko chopping block. Matching island unit housing a Siemens Domino cooking system comprising gas-fired wok hob, two induction plates and integral grill. 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, freezer, Liebherr fridge, separate electric grill/combi ovens. Point for wall-mounted TV. Part Burmese teak / part slate flooring. Dining space for a 6 to 8 person dining table with lighting over. Decorative coving, automatic gas fire, and door leading into the utility room.

Utility Room

Fitted with a range of wall units and work surfacing with plumbing for washing machine and points for fridge and freezer under. Tiled splashbacks. Wall-mounted gas-fired boiler (standard balanced flue condensing). Ceramic sink and tiled flooring.

Boot Room

With tiled flooring, wall-mounted storage and hanging rail.


Fitted with a two piece suite comprising WC and wash hand basin with built-in vanity unit. Tiled splashback and tiled flooring, automatic lighting. Oak door.

Reception Room 2

4.55m x 4.03m (14' 11" x 13' 3") A front aspect room with decorative coving, spotlighting to ceiling, Burmese teak flooring. A flexible reception room which would suit a home office, playroom or home gym. Door leading to the double garage.

First Floor Landing

A fantastic galleried landing area with exposed stone detailing. Spotlighting. Oak doors leading to all first floor rooms. Storage cupboard with shelving.

Principal Suite

6.33m x 3.24m (20' 9" x 10' 8") A light and airy side aspect room with views over the churchyard towards the Lake District fells. Decorative coving, recessed spotlighting.

En Suite Shower Room

1.85m x 2.44m (6' 1" x 8' 0") A side aspect room fitted with a three piece suite comprising shower cubicle with steam shower, WC and wash hand basin and mirror over. Spotlighting and decorative coving.

Bedroom 2

3.33m x 2.75m (10' 11" x 9' 0") A front aspect double bedroom with decorative coving and access to loft via drop down hatch.

Bedroom 3

3.51m x 2.7m (11' 6" x 8' 10") A front aspect double bedroom with decorative coving.

Bedroom 4

3.17m x 4.47m (10' 5" x 14' 8") A front aspect large double bedroom with decorative coving.


1.87m x 5.1m (6' 2" x 16' 9") A rear aspect bathroom fitted with a built-in bath with mosaic tiled surround and splashback, walk-in double shower cubicle with mains powered rainfall shower head and handheld attachment with mosaic tiled splashback. WC and wash hand basin in built-in large full height vanity unit with fitted mirror and lighting.

Garage and Parking

The property sits within a courtyard development with off-road parking for two cars on its own private driveway leading to the integral double garage with electric up-and-over door, power and lighting.


4.4m x 3.74m (14' 5" x 12' 3") With its own consumer unit. Exposed beams. Ideal as a workshop or home office.


To the front is a paved walkway to the entrance door leading round to the side with a wide range of mature perennials, shrubbery, borders and hedging. Mature and easy-to-maintain gardens wrap around the property to the rear with decorative gravel, raised patio seating area adjacent to the kitchen. The rear garden is approximately south facing making it a suntrap space, with a good mix of mature shrubs and flowers

Referrals and Other Payments

PFK work with preferred providers for 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 sale or purchase - £120 to £180 per transaction; Pollard & Scott/Independent Mortgage Advisors – arrangement of mortgage & other products/insurances - average referral fee earned in 2021 was £233.44; Landmark - EPC/Floorplan Referrals - EPC & Floorplan £66.00, EPC only £24.00, Floorplan only £6.00; Mitchells Co Ltd - £50 per property contents referral successfully processed (worth £300 or more) plus 5% introduction commission on the hammer price of any goods sold from that referral. All figures quoted are inclusive of VAT.

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