TBC/ Nenthead Alston, Cumbria CA9 3PP United Kingdom


Property Details

TBC/ Nenthead Alston, Cumbria CA9 3PP United Kingdom


1 bed semi-detached house for sale

Other Sold - Alston Cumbria

Property overview

The Crest, Nenthead
A very attractive one-bedroom stone built cottage with excellent views across the Nent Valley. The property has been sympathetically restored having secondary glazing to the chapel windows and retains many original features, including exposed beams and pine panelling.

The cottage is thought to have been the residence for the local Minister of the adjoining Methodist Chapel which has since been converted into two houses.
Old Photograph, (The Crest on right)

Up two steps and along a path into:
Entrance Porch
This is a recent addition to the property, having double gazing to all sides allowing panoramic views over the local fells.

Through part-glazed door into:
Living Room
3.84m (12’7”) x 3.84 (17’0””)
The Living Room has a front aspect window and features an exposed stone wall with a parkray solid fuel boiler that runs the central heating fireplace and under floor heating. Exposed ceiling beams and a decorative spiral staircase leading to the first floor.

Up one step and through door from living room into:

3.94m (13’4”) x 1.46m (4’9”)
The kitchen has been completely refurbished with new stand-alone units under a granite effect work surface. Tiling to the walls continues to and includes the floor. Original
wooden beams to ceiling and Belfast sink under side window. Feature decorative pebble inset to both windows. Pine spice rack and wooden shelving. Plumbed for washing machine and electric cooker point. Open serving hatch to living room and original beams. Spiral staircase can be seen on the end wall which makes a pretty addition to this room.

From lounge up spiral stairs to first floor landing area.
Two doors off, one leading into:
3.75m (12’3”) x 1.52m (4’9”)
The Bathroom has a frosted glass window with a side aspect. A white three-piece suite comprises bath, wash hand basin and low-level w.C. A cupboard houses the hot water tank with water heater controls and open shelving above.

Through half-glazed frosted glass door with light inset over to:

3.81m (12’5” x 4.18m (13’8”) awp
This is a good-sized double bedroom with three windows, providing excellent views over Nenthead and to the fells beyond. There is access to the roof space from here and two storage cupboards.

There is a small garden area to the front with a pathway leading to the front door. A stonewall is to either side of the property.

There is an original stone built coal store presently used as storage to the side of the property and a concrete pathway extends past the rear to the neighbouring property. There are open fields to the rear leading up on to the fells.

· Mains water & drainage
· Mains electricity, which is currently on an “Economy 7” system.
· Telephone line subject to BT regulations and Broadband subject to survey

Additional Information
1. It is thought that the large Bedroom could be sub-divided to provide two bedrooms if required.

Local Information
Nenthead is a mainly residential area with a public house, a restaurant, a local shop, a primary school and church. There is a popular children’s play area in the centre of the village. The local schools at Alston are approximately four miles away, providing education from the ages of 5-16 years. Alston also provides banking services, a dentist, a cottage hospital, doctor’s surgery, fire station and police station. There are also an abundance of local shops in Alston providing for most everyday needs.

The vendor has advised that the tenure is “Alston Leasehold”. Please contact Pennine Ways for further information about this 1,000 year lease which was created in the 1600’s.

From Pennine Ways office in Alston proceed up the hill and turn left onto the A689 at the police station. At Nenthead go past the Miners Inn public house and take the next turn left after the Village Shop. Ignore the first turning which leads into Hillersdon Terrace and continue up the narrow cobbled road. The Crest can be found approximately a quarter of a mile outside the village at the top of the hill, on the right hand side.

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