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Sandwith, Whitehaven

Sold STC
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  • Extremely-popular, village location
  • Spacious, and versatile, accommodation
  • A home full of charm and character
  • Set on a very spacious plot
  • Boasts five, double, bedrooms
  • Substantial driveway
  • Benefits from a versatile barn
  • Large, family-sized, garden

***Explore with our 3D tour*** It is not all that often that a property comes to the market with so much space, both inside and out, as well as boasting a wealth of charm and character. This lovely property, formerly a farmhouse, is set in the sought-after, and picturesque, village of Sandwith. The village has always been highly regarded, and enjoys a rural feel, whilst being on the outskirts of Whitehaven, just a few minutes' drive to local schools, shops and its picturesque harbour. In the other direction, just a five-minute drive away, is the seaside village of St. Bees with its long, sandy beach. The village of Sandwith enjoys a pub, and offers attractive walks, making it ideal for anybody who enjoys a stroll, or has a dog in need of walking. This fabulous home has more than ample space for any family. The accommodation comprises briefly of: a large hallway, charming lounge with eye-catching fireplace, there is a spacious, country-style, oak kitchen, with original Victorian fireplace, and large pantry cupboard. The kitchen leads to a spacious boiler room, and opens up to a versatile breakfast/sitting room. Also on the ground-floor is a large, inner hallway, which leads to a downstairs shower room, and also the garage. To the first-floor the property boasts five, spacious, double bedrooms, with the master bedroom boasting a stunning, vaulted ceiling, and exposed beams. The four-piece family bathroom is also located, by the bedrooms, on the first-floor. Externally, the property has a large driveway, making it ideal for anybody with a caravan, or motorhome. At the rear, the plot size is certainly generous, with a large area of lawn suitable for anybody with a family, or perhaps someone looking to grow their own fruit and vegetables. There is also a large barn which has had a complete new roof installed by the current owners. To fully appreciate all this property has to offer, including its delightful location, charm, character, and space, both inside and out, we highly recommend you contact the office and arrange a viewing.


The spacious hallway is entered via an attractive, solid-wood, cottage-style door. The hallway has an eye-catching, exposed, original wall, wall-mounted lighting, under-stairs storage cupboard, and under-stairs storage area ideal for hanging coats and boots. Benefits from useful power points, and a double panel radiator. The hallway provides access to the lounge, kitchen, secondary hallway, and the stairs to the first-floor landing.


The centre-piece of this charming room is surely the wood-burning stove, set within an original chimney breast, with its attractive, exposed, sandstone lintels, and stonework. In addition there is an exposed, original wall, feature ceiling beams, and exposed lintel above the window. The room has wall-mounted lighting, in addition to the main ceiling light, and a radiator, positioned below the window, provides plenty of warmth.


This is certainly the heart of this home. The spacious, country-style kitchen has a range of oak wall and base units, and a complementary worktop. There is more than ample space for a family-sized breakfast/dining room table and chair set, within the centre of the room. The kitchen boasts a beautiful, Victorian range cooker, with the wall around showing the exposed sandstone. The floor is laid with complementary quarry tiles, and the kitchen has cottage-style, tiled splashbacks. For convenience, there is an integrated dishwasher, and the kitchen also boasts a large pantry cupboard. The room has plenty of natural light, and the Belfast sink, with mixer tap, is set by the two uPVC double glazed windows that look out onto the rear of the property. The kitchen leads to a boiler room, and opens up to a sitting room, whilst a half-glazed uPVC door leads out to the exterior.

Sitting/breakfast room

A highly-versatile area of the home, which could be used for a variety of purposes, as desired. With close proximity to the kitchen, this would make a great dining room, or breakfast room. It would also make an ideal sitting room, or snug. The room benefits from an exposed ceiling beam, and there are ceiling spotlights. There is a radiator, feature alcove, and two uPVC double glazed windows.

Boiler room

The spacious boiler room provides fantastic storage, and also doubles up as a larder. A uPVC door provides access out onto the rear patio.

Inner hallway

This area of the home has power points, and wall-mounted lighting. Provides access to the downstairs shower room, and also the garage.

Shower room

The spacious, and useful, downstairs shower room has a wet-room-style shower, pedestal hand-wash basin, and WC. There is feature wainscoting, part-tiled walls, tile flooring, double panel radiator, and uPVC double glazed, frosted window.


The garage has lighting, numerous power points, and even boasts an eye-catching, exposed sandstone wall.

First-floor landing

The landing, which in part has a vaulted ceiling, benefits from wall-mounted lighting, a uPVC double glazed window, and a skylight providing plenty of natural light. The landing leads to all bedrooms, and also the bathroom.

Master bedroom

This beautiful, double bedroom, certainly catches the eye with its vaulted ceiling, and exposed A-frame and beams. The room also has a charming, cast-iron, fireplace which, to the left, has a shelved alcove. The room has a double panel radiator positioned below two uPVC double glazed windows, which also have two skylights above, providing plenty of natural light.

Bedroom two

A second, charming, double bedroom, which is tastefully-decorated, and has a cast-iron fireplace, with a shelved alcove to the right. There is a radiator, and window seat, below a uPVC double glazed window.

Bedroom three

The third bedroom is another, lovely double, with an attractive, cast-iron fireplace, radiator, a uPVC double glazed window, and also a skylight.

Bedroom four

This spacious, double bedroom, has a large, exposed, ceiling beam, and a double panel radiator below a uPVC double glazed window.

Bedroom five

A fifth, double bedroom, which like the others, is in excellent condition and tastefully-decorated. There is a double panel radiator, and a large uPVC window which provides plenty of light.


This lovely, spacious, four-piece bathroom suite incorporates a bath, with central mixer tap, and tiled splash-backs. There is a shower cubicle. with the controls neatly set onto the tile surround. A pedestal hand-wash basin is set below a mirror, with lighting above. WC, chrome, heated towel rail, airing cupboard, and a window seat is set below the uPVC double glazed window.


At the front, the property has a substantial driveway, providing ample off-street parking for numerous cars, and would be ideal for anybody with a caravan, or motorhome. The property has a beautiful, sandstone frontage, which certainly gives it curb appeal. At the front there is a variety of plants and shrubs, which provide a splash of colour throughout the year. There is access, at the left-hand side of the property, to the rear. At the rear, the property enjoys substantial grounds, and boasts a versatile barn. The barn has had the roof completely renewed, with the addition of a skylight, by the current owners. It certainly makes a great workshop, and could be utilised for a variety of purposes, as desired. Directly at the rear of the property, leading from the kitchen door, is a pleasant patio area, ideal for having breakfast on a Sunday morning, or a glass of wine on a warm evening. To the rear of the property there is also a substantial shed, which makes for superb storage. The first section of the rear leads to some stone steps, which leads to the secondary area of the garden. This secondary area, behind the barn, is a large area of garden, laid-to-lawn. This is a superb area for anybody with children, with plenty of space for them to run around and play. It would also be ideal for anybody who wants to grow their own fruit and vegetables, or perhaps keep animals, or poultry, such as chickens. This area is partially-fenced, and partially-hedged around, and enjoys the sun throughout the entire day.


We have been informed by the vendor the property is leasehold. A St Bees lease with 999 years recurring, no fees/costs.


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Name Location Type Distance
Whitehaven CA28 9UG
County: Cumbria
Sale Type: Sold STC
Ref #: 00008467
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