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  • Impressive, detached, family home
  • Four, spacious, double bedrooms
  • Large, modern kitchen/diner
  • Integral garage, and large driveway
  • Two, generous, reception rooms
  • Downstairs WC, family bathroom, and master en-suite
  • Walking distance to the beach
  • Beautiful, coastal-village location

Situated in the beautiful coastal village of St Bees is this substantial, detached, family home. Offering ample living space, Rowntree boasts four, generous, double bedrooms. Whilst in need of some upgrading, the property enjoys a beautiful, modern, well-equipped kitchen, and matching utility. The shops and amenities of the village are just a few minutes’ walk, including the popular St Bees school, as is the popular beach with beautiful walks over St Bees Head. Whitehaven is just a few minutes’ drive away, with further amenities available. The accommodation briefly comprises: impressive entrance hallway, with storage cupboard, spacious, open-plan lounge/diner, separate sitting room, stylish, and spacious kitchen/diner, a utility, and WC. The galleried first-floor landing, with large stained-glass window, provides access to four, generous, double bedrooms, with master en-suite, and the large family bathroom. The heating system is not in working order. Externally, there is a large driveway to the front, which leads to the integral garage. The garden wraps around the property to the rear, where there is a tiered garden, with lawn, mature trees and shrubs. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this rare find.

Entrance hall

20' 0'' x 6' 5'' (6.09m x 1.95m)

A grand entrance hall, entered through a modern uPVC double glazed door, with matching side panel, and frosted glass, providing plenty of natural light. With built-in storage cupboard, and a view of the stained-glass window on the half-landing. Single panel radiator, and central ceiling rose. Provides access into the lounge/diner via double wooden-glazed doors, access into the kitchen/diner, sitting room, and the downstairs cloakroom.

Downstairs cloakroom/WC

5' 7'' x 2' 9'' (1.70m x 0.84m)

Useful downstairs WC, with uPVC double glazed, frosted-glass window, WC, and wall-mounted corner sink.


34' 3'' x 12' 4'' (10.43m x 3.76m)

Generously-proportioned, impressive lounge/diner. To the lounge area is a large uPVC bay window, providing plenty of natural light, and enjoying beautiful countryside views, with the sea on the horizon. Beautifully ornate gas fireplace, with decorative tiles, tiled hearth, and ornate wooden surround. To the dining area there are uPVC double glazed, sliding, patio doors into the rear garden. Double panel radiator, and second single panel radiator. With decorative wall lights, ceiling roses, and decorative coving to the ceiling.

Sitting room

16' 0'' x 15' 0'' (4.87m x 4.57m)

Spacious, light and airy sitting room, with feature gas fire (with balanced flue) set into a marble insert and hearth, with decorative wooden surround, beautiful ornate cornice, and ceiling rose, uPVC double glazed window, double panel radiator, decorative wall lights, and TV aerial point.


19' 8'' x 10' 7'' (5.99m x 3.22m)

Stylish, modern, kitchen/diner with a range of cream wall and base units, and complementary work surfaces. A Low-level peninsula unit, low-level circular basin and mixer tap. Stainless-steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, and integrated dishwasher. Integrated appliances, Gaggenau combination steam/hot air oven, Siemens fan oven with combination microwave/grill above, with a second, built-in combination microwave, and warming drawer. Electric, induction hob built into the work top, with separate gas-burner, stainless-steel splashback, and large stainless-steel extractor fan above. To the dining area is a modern, wall-mounted, ladder-style radiator, uPVC double glazed patio doors leading out onto the rear garden, and uPVC double glazed window above the kitchen sink. Provides access into the utility.

Utility room

12' 6'' x 6' 4'' (3.81m x 1.93m)

Spacious, useful utility room with a range of built-in cabinets to match the kitchen, with a contrasting work surface, and matching upstands, with wood-effect splashback. Large ceramic sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, and plumbing for washing machine, with a second (slimline) integrated dishwasher. uPVC double glazed, frosted-glass door leading out onto the rear of the property, and door leading into the integral garage.

First-floor landing

Accessed via a beautiful staircase, with wooden balustrades, and stained-glass window on the half-landing. Spacious, galleried, landing with large built-in storage cupboard, with hanging rail and shelving. Single panel radiator, and loft access to the ceiling, with second large built-in storage cupboard housing the water tank, which has an electric immersion heater. Provides access to four double bedrooms, and the family bathroom.

Bedroom three

13' 5'' x 10' 9'' (4.09m x 3.27m)

Generously-proportioned double bedroom, with uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, and countryside beyond, with single panel radiator below.

Bedroom two

16' 9'' x 12' 4'' (5.10m x 3.76m)

Second, spacious double bedroom, with uPVC double glazed window with stunning countryside views, views across the village of St Bees, and double panel radiator below.

Master bedroom

17' 2'' x 12' 2'' (5.23m x 3.71m)

Substantial master suite, a uPVC double glazed window with beautiful views across the village of St Bees, and open countryside, with single panel radiator below, and TV aerial point. Provides access into the master en-suite.

Master en-suite

7' 8'' x 7' 0'' (2.34m x 2.13m)

Good size en-suite shower room, with walk-in shower cubicle with electric shower, pedestal sink with tile splash back and WC. uPVC double glazed window overlooking the front of the property and enjoying the same countryside and village views with single panelled radiator and extractor fan to the ceiling.

Bedroom four

14' 7'' x 9' 2'' (4.44m x 2.79m)

Fourth, generously-proportioned double bedroom, with uPVC double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, and fields beyond, with single panel radiator below.

Family bathroom

10' 2'' x 10' 2'' (3.10m x 3.10m)

Spacious family bathroom, which incorporates a four-piece suite with ease. Needs refurbishment. Briefly comprising: large corner bath, separate corner shower cubicle with mixer shower, WC, and pedestal sink. The shower and WC are not functioning. With uPVC double glazed, frosted-glass window, and single panel radiator below


To the front, the property boasts a large driveway providing off-road parking, and leading into the integral garage. With elevated front lawn enjoying the beautiful view. To the rear, the property has a good-sized, split-level garden, with elevated lawn to the rear, patio area, and mature shrubs and trees to the second tier. The garden wraps around the full property, offering plenty of outside space.


We have been informed by the vendor the property is freehold.


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Name Location Type Distance
Abbey Road
St. Bees CA27 0EG
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00008020
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