3 of the best starter homes


1. Beckside Court, Beck Lane, Brampton - £85,000

Situated in the market town of Brampton, close to local shops and primary and secondary schools, this maisonette has been lovingly cared for by its current owner.

Accommodation consists of an entrance hall, a bathroom fitted with a three-piece suite including a shower over the bath, a kitchen breakfast room with fitted units, built-in electric oven and hob, integrated fridge, splashback tiling, a small breakfast bar, plumbing for a washing machine, and understairs storage cupboard, a dining area, a living room with a wall-mounted remote controlled electric fire, and two bedrooms, one with built-in cupboards.

Outside is a front paved forecourt, and an allocated parking space. The house is for sale from Cumberland Estate Agents. For more details see here.

2. Golf Terrace, Silloth - £82,500

A popular sized mid terraced property located in the southern suburbs of Silloth and within a short walk of both the renowned golf links and the town centre. Facilities include general shops and cafes, a post office, a hotel, a handsome parish church, primary and secondary schools and a sports club.

On the ground floor is a vestibule, a sitting room with an electric fire, a dining room with a useful understairs cupboard, a kitchen fitted with a range of beech effect units, oven, electric hob, coloured tiled splashbacks, and spotlights, and a bathroom. Upstairs are two double bedrooms, both with built-in cupboards.

There is a self contained rear yard which is roofed over. Hopes Estate Agents are selling this property. For more details see here.

3. Close Street, Carlisle - £69,000 region

This mid-terraced property situated in a popular location is an ideal purchase for the first-time buyer. It is within walking distance of local shops, schools and the city centre which has the Lanes shopping centre, large and small retailers, doctors, dentists and the main west coast rail line.

The accommodation comprises a lounge with the original coving, and a feature fireplace housing a gas fire, a kitchen which includes a range of units, a breakfast bar and a large understairs cupboard, a large double bedroom, a single bedroom, and a three-piece bathroom.

The property benefits from double glazing, central heating and a shared rear yard with lane access. It is for sale from Allan Estate Agents. For more details see here.

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