Lamplugh, Workington


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Bird Dyke Farm is a traditional Cumbrian farmhouse situated in the village of Lamplugh. It sits on the edge of the Lake District National Park with views of the fells and the distant Solway Firth over the rear garden. Lamplugh lies between Ennerdale Water and Loweswater within seven miles of the schools and facilities of Cockermouth, Workington and Whitehaven. The property has undergone extensive renovation in recent years to provide a comfortable, spacious home with flexible modern living space whilst maintaining many original features. The accommodation briefly comprises a sitting room, living kitchen, dining room, study, utility, rear entrance hall and cloakroom on the ground floor. The first floor has four double bedrooms, a family bathroom, en-suite shower room, en-suite bathroom and a first floor living room which can be accessed separately for business or extended family use. There is a large rear garden, garage block and a small field in excess of two acres.


The property is freehold

The property has double glazed windows throughout.

The property is heated by oil fired central heating.


The property is entered via a solid wood external door with a small glass panel inset to door and above lintel.


0.91m x 0.95m (3'0 x 3'1 )

Traditional porch with door leading into the sitting room.


4.27m x 4.41m (measurement taken into alcove) (14'0 x 14'6 ( measurement taken into alcove))

Front aspect sash window; radiator; multi fuel stove set on a slate hearth; superb exposed beams and further wooden details throughout the room along with attractive exposed stone wall to one corner; TV point; telephone point; solid oak floor; door with wooden lintel leading into hallway and opening leading into:.


7.70m x 4.56m See below for split (25'3 x 15'0 See below for split)

KITCHEN/DINING AREA: 4.31m x 4.56m(14'2 x 15'0 )

LIVING AREA: 3.39m X 4.56m (11' 1 x 15'0 )

Casement window with arched top with front aspect; windows to rear aspect with stunning views across the countryside. Two radiators; underfloor heating; beautifully finished ceiling with exposed beams and inset spotlights; TV point.

Recently re-fitted kitchen with a comprehensive range of wall and base units with a granite work surface; inset double Belfast sink with mixer tap; integrated NEFF oven and induction hob with overhead extractor hood. NEFF microwave oven; oil-fired AGA.

Door to rear entrance hall.


3.03m x 2.79m plus 5.09m x 0.92m (9'11 x 9'2 plus 16'8 x 3'0 )

Entrance area for the rear of the property, which features a sash window; external wooden door; radiator; exposed wooden beams; LED spotlights; attractive wall feature/slate shelf; large slate tiles to the floor: under-stair storage cupboard; opening to the slate staircase and doors leading to cloakroom, utility and dining room.


4.44m x 3.04m (14'7 x 10'0 )

Front aspect sash window; radiator; exposed wooden beams; inset spotlights; attractive feature shelf to one wall.

A versatile room which is currently configured as a dining space with a lovely outlook over fells.


1.93m x 1.64m (6'4 x 5'5 )

A small rear aspect window with frosted glass; feature internal stained glass window; radiator; under floor heating to complement the slate tile flooring; inset spotlights; low level WC and wash handbasin with small tiled splashback.


3.56m x 2.78m (maximum) (11'8 x 9'1 ( maximum))

The room features an external stable door; inset spotlights; fantastic exposed beam; comprehensively fitted with wall and base units; work surface with inset sink; undercounter plumbing for white goods; built-in double cupboard with boiler and sealed water tank; further storage space.

Internal door leading into the study.


4.22m x 2.68m (13'10 x 8'10 )

Front aspect sash window; radiator; exposed wooden beams; full length bespoke unit with substantial bookshelving and further storage.


7.46m X 1.03m (maximum) (24'6 X 3'5 ( maximum))

Exposed slate staircase with a sash window and beautiful wooden lintel above, with rear aspect to the countryside. The landing features a deep set storage storage cupboard; loft access point ; further exposed wooden beams and lintels; inset spotlights; doors leading to the bedrooms and the bathroom.


2.75m x 1.90m (9'0 x 6'3 )

Rear aspect sash window; large heated towel rail; inset spotlights; exposed wooden beams; attractive slate shelving space set into the wall; four piece suite comprising corner shower with a full tiled splash-back, bath with half tiled surround, low-level WC and wash handbasin. Extractor fan.


4.40m x 4.31m (14'5 x 14'2 )

Wooden sash window; radiator; exposed wooden beam; large double bedroom.


4.43m x 3.07m (14'6 x 10'1 )

Front aspect sash window; radiator; feature wooden shelf; double bedroom with a doorway leading into annexe living room.


5.06m x 2.96m (16'7 x 9'9 )

Front and side sash windows and a small external door which leads to external staircase providing separate access to the annexe, offering potential for separate family or business use.

A beautiful room with a vaulted ceiling and exposed wooden beams. A corner kitchenette comprising base units and wooden work surface; undercounter space for a fridge; inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap.

Door leading to the bathroom.


2.74m x 2.49m (9'0 x 8'2 )

Dual aspect with a rear aspect sash window and a side aspect offset window with frosted glass. Heated towel rail; inset spotlights; three piece suite comprising large bath and overhead shower, low-level WC and wash handbasin. Extractor fan.


4.49m x 3.50m (14'9 x 11'6 )

Large double bedroom with a front aspect sash window and radiator.


4.54m x 4.10m (maximum) (14'11 x 13'5 ( maximum))

Double rear aspect sash windows with fantastic outlook over the garden and countryside beyond; radiator.

Doorway leading to the en-suite shower room.


1.85m x 1.64m (6'1 x 5'5 )

Rear aspect window; radiator' heated towel rail; inset spotlights; extractor fan; corner shower unit with Mira Sport electric shower, low-level WC and wash handbasin with a small tile splashbook.


To the rear of the property is a large paved patio, greenhouse and gardens with lawns, fruit area, flower beds and a variety of shrubs and trees. To the side a gravel drive leads through double gates to the parking area and garage block. A wooden gate leads through to the garden.

The garage block houses a double garage with electronically operated roller door, internal storeroom, gardener's room with WC and basin, and a garden machinery/tool store.

There is a separate small field with polytunnel, vegetable garden, hen pen and pond.


From Cockermouth travel south via Lamplugh Road, going past Oakhurst then take the second exit at the roundabout onto the A5086. Carry on this road for approximately six miles, going past turnings for Dean and Mockerkin. Turn left when signposted for Lamplugh Green and Lamplugh Church. Follow the road for just under one mile, then turn left when signposted for Loweswater 2 . The property will be found further along the road on the left bearing a Grisdales For Sale board.


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


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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