The Courtyards, Moorhouse, Carlisle

£550,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
A fabulous Grade II Listed thatched cottage with fifteenth century cruck beams benefiting from an impressive contemporary extension. Significant character. 5/6 beds. Excellent living space. Superb resort style private outdoor terrace with jacuzzi. Courtyard setting adjacent to countryside.

DETAILS

A fabulous Grade II Listed thatched cottage with fourteenth century cruck beams benefiting from an impressive contemporary extension. Significant character. 5/6 beds. Excellent living space. Superb resort style private outdoor terrace with jacuzzi. Courtyard setting adjacent to countryside. 

APPROXIMATE MILEAGES Central Carlisle - Mainline Station 5 M6 motorway J44 5.8 Penrith - North Lake District 25, Keswick 28.7 Solway Coast AONB - Bowness on Solway 9.1 Newcastle International Airport 61.9 

ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY Large reception room with sitting and dining areas open to Minstrel gallery Fitted kitchen Inner hall Bedroom one with ensuite bathroom Front facing bedrooms two, three and four Family bathroom Superb games room with bar and spiral stairs to galleried lounge Balcony First floor Bedroom five with ensuite bathroom Bedroom six Landscaped gardens Garage Parking Mains water, electricity and drainage central heating Council Tax Band - F Energy Performance rating - pending Freehold 

LOCATION Situated within a small close located just a short distance to the west of the city towards the Solway Coast, the village of Moorhouse is well connected, but retains a peaceful feel. The village has a public house and there is easy access to Carlisle's growing café culture and wide range of bars and restaurants. The city is on the West Coast Mainline with direct services to London in around three hours fifteen minutes. There are many other direct services including to Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester (and airport) and Birmingham. Moorhouse is well placed for access to our region's many areas of natural and historic interest including the Eden Valley, Solway Coast, Hadrian's Wall UNESCO World Heritage Site and Lake District. 

DESCRIPTION 11 The Courtyards is exceptional being one of only a handful of properties in our region to have a thatched roof and cruck beams. The property has significant character and the wow factor. This is immediately apparent the moment you walk through the front door of the original part of the house. The high pitched ceiling and scale is impressive. The wonderful cruck beams carbon dated to the fifteenth century are outstanding. At the dining end stairs lead to a Minstrel gallery which provides an excellent vantage point. The sitting room area has a timber floor and stove. Off this room is the kitchen which features a range of fitted units in Walnut with granite bench tops. A useful island provides a breakfast bar and also a ceramic hob with stainless steel and glass extractor above. A range of appliances are provided including an integral coffee machine and wine fridge. The room has a pleasant aspect to a field at the rear and French doors access a lovely private terrace. Within the extension is a fabulous party come games room which has a galleried living area above accessed via a spiral staircase. The beautiful marble floors have underfloor heating. The room has builtin speakers and a lighting system for every mood, a contemporary fireplace and an impressive bar area. The room spills out onto a stunning private outdoor living area with mood lighting, jacuzzi, BBQ area and builtin unit with TV. This is 5 star resort style living! 

The accommodation is versatile with a mix of bedrooms on the ground and first floor. At the rear is a double bedroom with stylish ensuite bathroom. The room has direct access to the private outdoor area. There are three further bedrooms and a bathroom with shower cubicle. The two first floor bedrooms can be accessed from the Minstrel gallery or from the mezzanine living room. One has an ensuite bathroom with shower cubicle.  

OUTSIDE The property has superb outdoor areas all of which are designed for low maintenance. The property is situated within the corner of the courtyard and an arch leads to a parking space and garage. At the rear is the wonderful terrace as described above which connects with the private terrace outside the kitchen. A water feature has a little iron bridge and this is visible from the rear hall. 

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