The Lodge, Violet Bank, Cockermouth


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A high-spec lodge which could be a wonderful holiday home or a part-time residence at a low price. The location strikes the perfect balance between easy access to Cockermouth and the tranquility of the nearby Lake District National Park with the superb fells visible from the site. Violet Bank is a site which offers lodges and static caravans within two separate areas. The lodges are located in delightful grounds which are secured by the gates to the front. It is found at the far end of Simonscales Lane. The lodge is well laid out and comprehensively fitted. The hallway L-shaped hallway features a hide away study area and storage and leads to the other rooms. An open plan living space is found to one end with multi-aspect, a quality kitchenette and plenty of lounge and dining space. There is a useful utility room too, along with a bathroom, guest bedroom and a superb master bedroom complete with en-suite and a dressing room. All of this is accompanied by a driveway, balcony and wrap-around gardens.


The property is a high-spec timber clad lodge.

Use of the lodge is subject to an annual site fee of £3,200. This covers site maintenance and water rates for the property.

All windows are uPVC double glazed.

Central heating is provided via LPG gas.


The property is entered via a uPVC door with two frosted glass panels. Leads into:


2.45m x 1.01m + 4.13m x 1.20m (8'0 x 3'4 +13'7 x 3'11 )

An impressive L-shaped hallway with further natural light courtesy of a skylight and heating via the radiator. A smartly laid out space with a storage cupboard and a built-in study area complete with desk, storage and a telephone point. This can be hidden via a concertina door. Doors leading to the bedrooms, bathroom, utility room and the living room.


5.88m x 5.34m (19'3 x 17'6 )

Accessed via beautiful glass doors. A fabulous multi-aspect room with an outlook to the nearby hills. It includes two French doors which lead out onto the balcony. Three radiators, comprehensive lounge space to one side with TV point, a dining area to one corner and a comprehensively fitted kitchenette to one corner.

This features base units in a contemporary style with a complementary work surface. Stainless steel sink, integrated ovens with a gas hob and overhead extractor hood. Integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher.


2.81m x 1.62m (9'3 x 5'4 )

The room features a uPVC external door with two frosted glass panels. Radiator, base unit and full height unit with an inset stainless steel sink and cupboards which feature housing for a washing machine and for the wall mounted combi-boiler.


3.89m x 3.06m (12'9 x 10'0 )

Side aspect window, radiator, TV point and doors leading to the en-suite shower room and the dressing room.


2.12m x 1.99m (6'11 x 6'6 )

Side aspect window with frosted glass, radiator, inset spotlights, extractor fan. Three-piece suite comprising a shower with rainfall shower head, low level WC and a round hand wash basin built on top of a vanity unit. Spa-style half tiled surround with a full tiled surround to the shower area.


1.93m x 1.50m (6'4 x 4'11 )

Inset spotlights and built-in units for clothing.


2.67m x 2.34m (8'9 x 7'8 )

Additional room with side aspect window, radiator and built-in wardrobes and drawers.


2.56m x 1.93m max. (8'5 x 6'4 max.)

Side aspect window with frosted glass, heated towel rail, inset spotlights, extractor fan. Three-piece suite comprising a bath with overhead shower, low level WC and hand wash basin. The room has a spa-style half tiled surround with a full tiled surround to the bath area.


The property enjoys plenty of outside space. There is a driveway suitable for at least two cars, the balcony to the front of the lodge and a wrap-around garden laid to lawn. The gas cylinders are located to the back of the property.


From Lorton Road travel away from Cockermouth's town centre, then take the first right onto Vicarage Lane. Follow the road around the left hand bend onto Simonscales Lane. Follow this road past the houses and onto the narrow bit of road. Take the next left when signposted for Violet Bank. 7 The Lodge is located beyond the electric gates.


We have been advised by Allerdale Borough Council (01900 702530) that this property is placed in Tax Band A.


To view this property, please contact us on 01900 829977.


Please note that all measurements have been taken using a laser tape measure which may be subject to a small margin of error. None of the appliances, heating system or fittings included within the sale have been tested or can be assumed to be in full working order. Purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves by way of survey and their own enquiries. The brochure does not constitute a contract, part of a contract or warranty.


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