Gable Avenue, Cockermouth


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A TRULY HAPPY FAMILY HOME WITH OODLES OF PERSONALITY, COLOUR AND WARMTH! The present owners have thoroughly enjoyed living here with their family since it was new 32 years ago and they have created a gorgeous home which we re proud to market for sale. During those long winter nights enjoy your glass of wine by the eco-friendly wood burning stove in the lounge or make the most of the evening sun in the privacy of the individually designed back garden!

This four bedroomed detached house offers a real sense of homeliness yet has good practical living space with pretty gardens, ample parking and a single garage. It has been well maintained and tastefully fitted, decorated and dressed to the owners style but there are opportunities for you to put your own mark on it too. Located in this popular residential area within close proximity to good primary and secondary schools, shops, parks etc as well as within easy reach of some lovely country walks you ll find the area quiet with limited passing traffic and it s on a bus route too.

It really is a little gem!


With easy access to the town, good schools and the Lake District, this has been a fabulous family home for us. It's in a quiet location with a lovely sunny back garden - a perfect place to enjoy our evening wine!


Gas central heating;

New anthracite grey uPVC windows (white internally) were installed 12 months ago with matching Rock Doors to the front and rear (the rear door being a stable door) with stylish stainless steel ironmongery.

The property was painted externally 2 years ago.


The property is accessed via a Rockdoor in anthracite grey with a frosted glazing panel and chunky stainless steel handles. Access into:


Stairs to the 1st floor; coving; door leading into:


7.44 x 4.12 max (24'4 x 13'6 max)

A lovely light and airy room with a window at either end; ample space for a dining table; modern Eco-friendly EU compliant wood burning stove on a tiled hearth and in brick surround with Cumbrian oak mantle over; coving; television and telephone points; door leading into:


2.83 x 2.54 (9'3 x 8'3 )

A fabulous and very cheerful kitchen fitted with a good and practical range of base and wall units in cream with chrome handles and laminate work surface over and fitted within a natural wood effect frame with coloured ceramic tile splashback. The kitchen includes 4 ring Baumatic hob; corner black composite one and a half bowl sink unit with chrome mixer tap and draining board; integrated fridge; double Stoves electric oven in black and chrome with space for a microwave oven; Panasonic integrated invertor microwave oven.

Titles Cumbrian slate effect interlocking floor, coving and ceiling level and strip light; window overlooking the rear garden; useful understairs storage cupboard with ample shelving and archway leading into the second kitchen (or utility room)


2.60 x 2.34 (8'6 x 7'8 )

A continuation of the main kitchen and includes an identical range of base units with laminate work surface over and a good range of wall mounted cream shelves; stainless steel sink; integrated Kenwood dishwasher; integrated Hotpoint washing machine; gas boiler located. Window to the rear, pedestrian door into the garage and stable-type Rockdoor to the rear.


With access into two lofts; doors leading into all bedrooms and the family bathroom.


4.59 x 2.64 (15'0 x 8'7 )

A lovely light and airy room double room with a large window overlooking the front. Door leading into the en-suite


Fitted with a 3 piece suite comprising shower within cubicle with curved glass screen in chrome frame, low level w.c. and modern wash basin with chrome mixer tap set into laminate top with white gloss cupboard below. Frosted window to the rear and radiator.


3.86 x 3.07 (12'7 x 10'0 )

Spacious double room with a front aspect. This room is currently used as an art studio. Wood effect interlocking laminate floor, shelving and spot lighting.


3.07 x 2.84 (10'0 x 9'3 )

A spacious double room with an aspect to the rear; 3 built in double cupboards, the middle set with mirrored fronts, with shelving and hanging space.


2.87 x 1.95 (9'4 x 6'4 )

Spacious single room with a front aspect. Built in storage cupboard over the stairway Currently used as a study/work from home space and fitted with a good range of shelves, cupboards etc.


1.95 x 1.70 (6'4 x 5'6 )

With a frosted window to the rear; fitted with a bath and chrome taps; wall mounted shower and attachments with glass screen in chrome frame; pedestal wash basin with chrome mixer tap and white tile splashback; low level WC; wall mounted touch panel light; fitted around sanitary fittings with white ceramic tiles and attractive mosaic tiling in red, orange and green; wall mounted shelving.


5.07 x 2.73 (16'7 x 8'11 )

Up and over door; space for 2 or 3 appliances; good range of wall mounted shelves; coat hooks etc.


Brick paved drive for 2 cars leads to a single garage; lawn at the front with shrub and floral borders;


Soft fruit bushes are planted to the side of the house and a path leads to the rear with a pretty clematis over an archway which opens up into the rear garden:


From the arch of clematis the garden opens up into a pretty and very colourful space with paving and gravel, two patios, a unique hand made slate paddlestone wall and many attractive and mature shrubs with ample space for flower pots. There's a log store to the side, hole for a rotary clothes dryer and steps lead up to the back door.


From the town centre proceed up Station Street, turn left into Lorton Street, go over the bridge and turn left (as the road bears right) and go immediately right into Windmill Lane. Proceed right through the estate, turn left into Slatefell Drive, right onto Gable Avenue, go up the hill passing Loweswater Close and take the next right turn and No 79 can be found on the left hand side.


We have been advised by Allerdale Borough Council (0303 123 1702) that this property is placed in Tax Band C.


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.


Please contact us before viewing the property. If there is any point of particular importance to you we will be pleased to provide additional information or to make further enquiries. We will also confirm that the property remains available. This is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.


Moving is an exciting time but only if everything proceeds smoothly. Whether you are selling, letting, buying or renting, we understand that moving home can be a very stressful and daunting prospect. That's why, at Grisdales, we work together as a team, giving dedicated support and advice every step of the way to help your move run as smoothly and efficiently as possible.


If you are thinking of moving, we offer a completely free market valuation and appraisal of your existing home. We will advise you upon an asking price which accurately positions your property in the current market place, maximising viewings and your sale prospects.


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40 Main Street, Cockermouth, Cumbria

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