4 Bedrooms £475,000

Little Roods, Gamblesby, Penrith Under Offer


Little Roods is a spacious part Georgian, part Victorian family home with many interesting features, located in tranquil Gamblesby and within an easy drive of Penrith.

The property is accessed via private gravelled driveway, with ample room for parking and turning. A paved stone path leads to the front porch.

A generous hallway with luxury travertine flooring offers direct access to the principal ground floor rooms. The formal dining room, with solid wood flooring, has a beautiful fireplace with multi-fuel burner and a door opening into the garden. The sitting room with its impressive open fire is located to the rear of the property, with an oak floor, attractive bay window, and westerly views over the garden and beyond.  Adjacent to the sitting room is a cosy snug, with built in bookcase and a multi-fuel burner set within a stone surround. This room also has a large bay window and lovely views.

The kitchen offers fitted wood cabinets, a three door oil fired Aga, separate electric range cooker, ceramic floor and twin windows overlooking the front drive and garden.  A door from the kitchen leads to a downstairs cloakroom/WC and an attractive garden room with tiled floor with stunning views and doors out to the garden. 

A lean-to utility and store to the side of the house offers an ideal spot for the washing machine, houses a Belfast sink, the oil tank and provides plenty of storage space.

Off the split landing upstairs are four generous and bright bedrooms.  The master bedroom boasts a dual aspect and an ensuite bathroom with bath and hand held shower attachment.  The guest room also enjoys a dual aspect and a fully tiled ensuite shower room with corner cubicle. The remaining bedrooms and a family bathroom complete the first floor.

Little Roods sits within grounds that extend to approximately half an acre and impart substantial privacy, with far reaching views.  The impressive, established gardens encompass the property, with mature trees and bushes, raspberries, apple, plum and cherry trees, and well maintained flower beds. There are large lawns and a west facing patio with lovely views. There are a number of sheds for storage and a greenhouse. Gamblesby is a charming rural community approximately one mile from the village of Melmerby, which has a popular pub and a cafe/gift shop.

Melmerby lies on the A686 route, about 9 miles north east of Penrith and 10 miles south west of Alston, amidst the glorious unspoilt countryside of the lower Pennines and within easy access of the M6 at junction 40 and the A66 trunk road.

Further Information
Gamblesby lies under 12 miles north east of Penrith with its’ major amenities and access to the motorway and main road network at Junction 40 of the M6.  Penrith station is on the West Coast mainline railway, allowing travel to London in around three hours and northwards to Glasgow and Edinburgh in under two.

Services:
Mains electricity and water. Private drainage with septic tank.

Council Tax:
Band E.

To view:
Strictly by appointment only with Fine & Country, telephone 01768 869007

Getting to Little Roods:
Travel from Penrith to Melmerby. In Melmerby take left to Gamblesby. As you get into Gamblesby - go through village and just before the telephone box on the left hand side, is a little road that forks, stick to the right and continue up, go between the houses and Little Roods is in front of you.

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