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Kirkborough House is a luxurious, detached family home of both history and substance, with an attached two bedroom cottage providing excellent income potential.
Maryport is a historic coastal port town dating back to Roman times, situated on the beautiful Solway Coast just outside the Solway AONB. Within the locality there are a wide variety of shops, services and schools, a Marina, 18 hole golf course, Promenade, and beaches enjoying stunning views and sunsets over the Galloway Hills. The western Lake District is only a short drive away, whilst a regular train service reaches Carlisle and the West Coast Main Line.
Mains gas, electricity and water. Septic tank drainage. Gas central heating and double glazing installed. 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 Cockermouth take the A594 and follow the road into Ellenborough until you see an open green space/play park on the left hand side. Turn right onto the lane directly opposite the park and go down the hill. Take the left turn at the bottom of the hill and follow the track until you reach Kirkborough House on the right hand side.
Access to the property is via a wooden external door leading into the entrance hall which boasts high ceilings, decorative coving, ceiling rose with pendant-style lighting. The flooring is original mosaic tiling, traditional Victorian-style radiators are fitted and a grand wide oak staircase and balustrades leads up to the first floor landing. A set of double doors within a beautiful arched frame lead to a second entrance porch with mosaic tiled flooring, an impressive vaulted ceiling and arched wooden external doors with single glazed inserts.
11.60m x 4.57m (38' 1" x 15')
A light and airy triple aspect room with fantastic open countryside views towards the Solway Firth and Galloway Hills of Scotland. This spacious reception room has high ceilings (over 10 feet high), with highly detailed original coving and original ceiling roses, pendant-style lighting, ornate carved stone fireplace with multifuel stove, a feature cast iron fireplace, and points for TV and telephone. Composite French doors give access to the large rear patio which is a stunning outside space offering excellent views and the most incredible Solway sunsets.
Second Reception Room
4.88m x 4.14m (16' x 13' 7")
A beautiful characterful dual aspect reception room boasting a stained-glass window, ornate red granite fireplace with tiled hearth, high ceiling with original decorative coving, original ceiling rose with pendant-style lighting, integral traditional storage unit, and points for telephone and broadband.
5.12m x 4.21m (16' 10" x 13' 10")
The side aspect kitchen with a high ceiling is fitted with high quality bespoke solid wood units with complementary grey granite work surfaces, Belfast sink, an island unit with integrated storage, points for a five burner gas range, tiled splashbacks and tiled floors with underfloor heating. A feature cast iron fireplace and exposed brick and stone chimneybreast give the kitchen character and wooden internal door leads to the utility room.
3.64m x 3.89m (11' 11" x 12' 9")
This front aspect room with composite external door is fitted with a range of base units with wood effect work surfaces, ceramic sink with mixer tap, feature cast iron fireplace and exposed stone chimney, integrated traditional built-in storage cupboards and a quarry tiled floor.
Fitted with a two piece suite comprising WC and wash hand basin, tiled splashbacks and tiled flooring.
The rear hallway is accessed via the kitchen and has mosaic tiled flooring and a wooden internal door leading to the laundry room.
2.40m x 2.07m (7' 10" x 6' 9")
Ceramic sink with mixer tap and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Featuring arched stained glass windows.
First Floor Landing
High ceilings with decorative coving, ornate ceiling rose and pendant-style lighting. Wooden internal doors lead to all rooms.
4.55m x 5.69m (14' 11" x 18' 8")
A large dual aspect double bedroom with stunning views of the Solway Firth and beyond. The bedroom features a high ceiling, decorative coving, ceiling rose and pendant-style lighting, a walk-in wardrobe with storage shelving and hanging rails, cast iron feature fireplace and a wooden internal door leading to the en-suite.
2.32m x 3.17m (7' 7" x 10' 5") (maximum)
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising an oversized shower cubicle with electric shower, WC and wash hand basin, tiled splashbacks and high ceiling.
5.62m x 4.60m (18' 5" x 15' 1")
A dual aspect large double bedroom enjoying similar incredible views as the master bedroom. The bedroom's features include ceiling rose and pendant-style lighting, decorative coving, and a feature fireplace. Door to Bedroom 5.
En-suite Shower Room
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising a corner quadrant shower cubicle with electric shower, WC and wash hand basin, tiled splashbacks and a vertical heated chrome towel rail.
4.20m x 4.15m (13' 9" x 13' 7")
A large dual aspect double bedroom with high ceiling, ceiling rose and pendant-style lighting, decorative coving, built-in wardrobe, cast iron feature fireplace.
2.63m x 5.04m (8' 8" x 16' 6")
Side aspect double bedroom with built-in storage shelving and stairs leading to a mezzanine level.
2.48m x 3.02m (8' 2" x 9' 11")
This addition to bedroom 4 has the potential to be used as a study area or games room. TV point, and a wooden door leading to the attic.
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising an oversized shower cubicle and electric shower, WC and wash hand basin, tiled splashbacks, spot lighting and a vertical heated chrome towel rail.
4.09m x 2.07m (13' 5" x 6' 9")
Currently used as a walk-in wardrobe/dressing room, which can be accessed either via the door from Bedroom 2 or directly from the landing. This could easily be used as a bedroom again, subject to requirements.
4.06m x 3.90m (13' 4" x 12' 10")
Comprising corner shower cubicle, freestanding roll top claw foot bath, W/C, wash hand basin, shelved alcove, window to rear.
This area is reached via the mezzanine level in Bedroom 4. The attic is boarded and has defined rooms.
Attic Room 1
4.23m x 4.60m (13' 11" x 15' 1") approx
Boarded with points for electricity and lighting. Exposed stone walls and an open doorway leading to Attic Room 2.
Attic Room 2
2.09m x 3.45m (6' 10" x 11' 4") approx
Low doorway opening leading to Attic Room 3
Attic Room 3
4.63m x 3.96m (15' 2" x 13') approx
Having views towards the Solway Firth. Subject to conversion, this room would make an excellent bedroom.
Attic Room 4
2.75m x 2.69m (9' x 8' 10")
This room is accessed from Attic Room 1 and has electricity and lighting, wooden internal door leading to Attic Room 5.
Attic Room 5
4.27m x 2.98m (14' x 9' 9")
Side aspect attic room overlooking the driveway, having exposed stone walls and again, subject to conversion, would make a fantastic extra bedroom.
Attic Room 6
4.58m x 3.66m (15' x 12')
This room is accessed via Attic Room 4. Enjoying views towards the Solway Firth and again, subject to conversion, would create an excellent double bedroom.
Accessed from the entrance hall, stone stairs lead down to the basement which is divided into a number of rooms.
Basement Room 1
5.40m x 2.64m (17' 9" x 8' 8")
Having lighting, integrated storage units with tiled splashbacks, wrought iron gate leading into the wine cellar.
1.53m x 3.63m (5' x 11' 11")
Basement Room 3
2.09m x 2.66m (6' 10" x 8' 9")
Wrought iron gate leading to Basement Room 4
Basement Room 4
3.50m x 1.52m (11' 6" x 5')
Wall mounted shelving and traditional stone sconces.
Basement Room 5
4.54m x 4.00m (14' 11" x 13' 1")
Side aspect room with wall mounted gas combi boiler, hot water cylinder, feature stone walls and uPVC double glazed door leading to the rear garden.
The property is approached via a gated private driveway and is set comfortably within large mature gardens providing wraparound access. The gardens offer a wide variety of mature trees and shrubbery, perennial flowerbeds and planters. There is ample off-road parking for approximately 10 cars.
A further gated driveway leads to the rear parking area and rear garden. The gravelled parking area can accommodate 6-8 cars. The rear gardens include a large wooden storage shed and double bay carport, mature lawned gardens with a variety of perennials, mature fruit trees, established borders and a pond. Fenced borders back onto open fields giving incredible views of the surrounding countryside, Solway Firth and Galloway Hills. From the rear garden a large gravel walkway leads to a substantial patio seating area with feature sandstone wall with archway. Wrought iron balustrades surround the expansive patio seating area which has been designed to maximise and enjoy the superb views and appreciate the most incredible sunsets.
The property is accessed via a uPVC door with double glazed inserts leading into the entrance hall, with quarry tiled flooring and built-in understairs storage cupboard. Stairs to first floor landing, wooden internal door with single glazed inserts leading into the dining kitchen area.
4.46m x 4.65m (14' 8" x 15' 3") max
Rear aspect room fitted with a range of wall and base units with a light wood effect finish and complementary grey granite effect work surfaces, stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer tap, point for freestanding electric cooker with extractor fan over, tiled splashbacks, space for freestanding fridge freezer, vinyl flooring, space for a four person dining table, built-in storage cupboard/pantry with shelving, open access into living area.
1.76m x 2.84m (5' 9" x 9' 4")
Rear aspect utility area fitted with a WC and wash hand basin, wood effect base unit and complementary grey granite effect work surface, plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor and walls.
3.48m x 4.64m (11' 5" x 15' 3")
Dual aspect room with uPVC French doors offering stunning views over open fields, the town and across to the Solway Firth. Points for telephone, TV and broadband.
Window offering stunning views similar to that of the living room.
First Floor -Landing
Loft access via hatch, built-in storage cupboard housing gas combi boiler, rear corridor with wooden internal door leading to all rooms.
1.77m x 2.81m (5' 10" x 9' 3")
Rear aspect bathroom fitted with a three piece suite comprising corner quadrant shower cubicle with mains power shower, WC and wash hand basin set into a vanity unit, tiled walls.
4.63m x 3.46m (15' 2" x 11' 4")
Dual aspect large double bedroom, again with stunning views. Points for TV and telephone.
2.56m x 3.61m (8' 5" x 11' 10")
Rear aspect double bedroom enjoying beautiful views, point for TV.
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