3 of the best cottages


1. This is a modern cottage situated in the centre of the hamlet of Faugh, close to Heads Nook and just a five-minute drive from the amenities of Warwick Bridge which includes shops, a school and recreational playing fields, as well as excellent walking routes.

Through the entrance hall of the well-presented property is a cloaks/wc, a spacious lounge, and a fitted dining kitchen with French doors to the rear. Off the first floor landing are three bedrooms, one with fitted wardrobes, and a fitted three piece bathroom.

Outside is an enclosed patio to the rear, and a lawned garden to the front with two allocated parking spaces.

Field View Cottages, Faugh, Brampton, is for sale at £145,000 from H&H King Estate Agents. For more details, see here.

2. Alby House is situated in the lovely village of Cotehill approximately 15 to 20 minutes' drive to the east of Carlisle and in the catchment for the excellent Cumwhinton primary school. The village itself has a village hall, children's play park and a pub.

The property consists of a front-facing reception room with an electric stove, a fitted kitchen which includes a breakfast bar, two bedrooms, one dual aspect, and a shower room fitted with a three-piece suite.

There is a wall-enclosed garden to the front with gated pedestrian access, and a low-maintenance courtyard garden to the rear.

Alby House, Back Street, Cotehill, Carlisle, is for sale at £115,000 from Cumberland Estate Agents. For more details, see here.

3. This quirky cottage is partly tucked away in part of the conservation area just a few minutes walk from the town centre.

An entrance lobby leads to a sitting room featuring a part sloping ceiling, a kitchen with space for a dining table, a lobby with storage area and plumbing for a washing machine, and a bathroom fitted with a three piece suite. There are two bedrooms on the first floor.

The front garden, which faces west and is a real sun trap, is landscaped for ease of maintenance and has a flagged area for off street parking, numerous colourful shrubs and bushes, and a patio area.

The house in Proctors Square, Wigton, is for sale at £79,750 from Cumbrian Properties. For more details, see here.

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