Caldbeck Village is 8 miles from Wigton, 14 from Carlisle and 14 from Keswick.
Whelpo House is on the Keswick Road which is a country lane but with broad verges providing road parking and a beck (stream) flowing alongside.
Caldbeck has an extremely vibrant community with a pub, The Oddfellows Arms, a shop and a coffee shop with a good selection of shops plus a variety of activities within 1 mile of the house: cricket, bowls, Young Farmers, history society and many others.
Fellview primary school adjoins the village.
The house is semi detached to Whelpo Lodge which extends at right angles from Whelpo House. Whelpo Lodge is a 1 bedroom property and it has access rights over the gravel drive of Whelpo House. Further details are provided later in this brochure.
Whelpo House is a stone built house under a slate roof. It has attractive gardens with a gravel drive, turning area and parking.
The house has oil fired central heating.
Front door leading to;
Hall – 3.6 x 1.9m plumbed for dishwasher. Electric heater.
Kitchen – 4.3m x 3.4m Fitted floor and wall units with sink unit. Built in microwave, Beko cooker and xpelair fan. Radiator.
Inner hall – Stairs to first floor, cupboard below stairs and radiator.
Lounge – 4.3m x 4.5m (excl alcoves) with external door, wood burning stove, radiator and 2 alcoves.
Sitting room – 4.3m x3.6m with open fire and radiator.
Bathroom – 2.2m x 2.2m tiled to half height with bath, wash hand basin, w.c. and radiator.
Games room/ Rear entrance – Currently this is a games room 6.85m x 4.39m but if the stone barn is not purchased it will be reduced to a rear entrance only 4.3m x 2m with the oil fired heating boiler.
Landing leading to;
Bedroom 1 – 4.4m x3.5m with radiator, vanity unit and sink.
Bedroom 2 – 5.1m x 4.3m with radiator, vanity unit, sink, shelved alcove and built in wardrobe.
Bedroom 3 – 3.5m x 3.4m with radiator, vanity unit, sink and built in wardrobe.
Bathroom – 3.3m x 2.3m with tiled bath, wash hand basin and w.c.
Stone Barn – 20.8m x 6.5m A traditional stone barn under a slate roof with stables, garage, loose box, loft above with access from the rear.
Stable block – 12.1m x 3.6m with loose box and store shed, both with concrete floors.
Garage – 11.5m x 5m
Paddock extending to approx. 2 acres (0.8Ha)
These additional buildings and paddock are available for £100,000 if purchased with Whelpo House.
Rights of way and easements – If sold without the barn Whelpo House will be granted pedestrian access over the yard by a direct line from the gate to the back door and rights of access for maintenance of the property, erection of scaffolding etc.
Whelpo Lodge has a pedestrian right of way over the gravel drive at the front and rights of access for maintenance.
The detailed clauses and plans can be provided on request.
If sold with the barn, Whelpo House would have vehicular access past Whelpo Lodge to the paddock but as the stable block is not listed an access could be formed from the yard. The vehicular right of way is indicated by a blue arrow on the attached plan.The red arrows on the attached plan are in favour of Whelpo Lodge and access to an old Quaker site.
Part of the stone barn is connected into the house as a games room.
The sellers will apply for the necessary consents and carry out all works required to separate the barn prior to vacant possession being given if the barn is not being purchased.