Bleng Avenue, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28
£163,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
*** Viewings Currently Suspended Due to Offers Received***

This well-presented modernly decorated three-bedroom semi-detached home. The ground floor comprises a hallway leading to a modern kitchen with access to the attached garage and an open plan lounge and dining area with French doors. The rear has a patio with a pergola looking out onto the lawn and down to the greenhouse. On the first floor, there is a double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a king bedroom, a single bedroom/office, and a stylish modern bathroom. The property benefits from a large driveway that can fit up to three cars and is located on a spacious corner plot that offers a generously sized garden.

Located just a few minutes drive and 15-20 minute walk from Whitehaven Town Centre, less than a 10 minute walk to the Corkickle train station. Within walking distance of St Gregory and St Patrick's and Valley schools. On the main bus route to/from town, close to the coast to coast cycle path and adjacent to a Ginger scooter parking spot.

Entrance 

Hallway 13' 5'' x 6' 0'' (4.1m x 1.8m)

Through a uPVC door with double glazed frosted glass. Decorative coving, phone point, powerpoint, single paneled radiator, coat hooks, laminated floor, and understairs storage cupboard with fuse board and electric meter. Smart thermostat (Nest) with eco settings, home/away settings and can be controlled from phone and/or smart home devices. Provides access to the lounge, kitchen (through the open arch), and stairs leading to the first-floor landing.

Lounge 13' 2'' x 12' 7'' (4.0m x 3.8m)

A well-presented lounge with a large curved window offering a view of the front garden slope. A modern pebble effect electric fire with cream surround sits in front of the chimney breast. Optional connection integrated into the chimney breast for a flat-screen TV. Chimney remains (closed off) and has potential to be opened back up to house a gas fire or wood-burning stove. Laminate flooring, double panel radiator, and uPVC double glazed bow window. Built in cupboard and wall mounted shelving in the recess adjacant to the fireplace. Smart lighting can be switched on/off via app and through smart home devices. Opens up to the dining area.

Dining area 10' 1'' x 8' 5'' (3.1m x 2.6m)

Laminate flooring, double panel radiator, and uPVC double glazed French doors leading out to the garden patio. Smart lighting can be switched on/off via app and through Amazon Echo. 

Kitchen 10' 5'' x 9' 7'' (3.2m x 2.9m)

A modern kitchen comprising a range of high gloss wall and base units, a glass display unit, and a wine rack with a complimentary worksurface and matching upstands. Built-in electric oven, separate five ring gas hob with a stainless steel splashback and stainless steel extractor canopy above. Stainless steel 1.5 sink with drainer, mixer tap, and tiled splashback. Integrated microwave, silver-grey fridge freezer, and five double plug sockets for worktop appliances. Continuation of the laminate flooring, sunken ceiling spotlights, underlighting, floor heater, and a uPVC double glazed window. Leads to the garage through a uPVC door with double glazed frosted glass.

Stairs leading to:

First-floor landing

uPVC double glazed frosted window with American walnut slatted blinds. Carpeted area provides access to all bedrooms, bathroom and loft. Globe light fitting can be open or closed for a bright or dimmed light.

Bedroom 1 (front bedroom) 12' 8'' x 10' 4'' (3.9m x 3.2m)

A carpeted double bedroom with a large overbed fitment built-in wardrobes and bedside cabinets, plus matching ceiling height twin door wardrobe, chest of drawers. and wall mounted full length mirror. Double panel radiator and uPVC double glazed window with magic blind (view out but private no view in from outside).

Bedroom 2 (rear bedroom) 11' 2'' x 10' 2'' (3.4m x 3.1m)

A carpeted king bedroom with a single panel radiator and uPVC double glazed window with thermal film (to reduce temperatures in the summer) and a magic blind (view out, but private no view in from outside). Views of the rear garden and across Whitehaven, are especially beautiful during sunset hours.

Office/Bedroom 3 8' 7'' x 8' 5'' (2.6m x 2.6m)

A carpeted room with a built-in cupboard, single paneled radiator, and uPVC double glazed window with American walnut wooden slatted blinds. Built-in desk spanning the width of the room, wall-mounted shelving unit, and space for a single fold-out bed.

Bathroom 8' 0'' x 7' 5'' (2.4m x 2.3m)

A stylish bathroom comprising of an L-shaped bath with waterfall mixer tap and twin-headed shower above with controls integrated onto a quartz effect MultiPanel surround, hand wash basin with waterfall mixer tap and WC, both integrated onto a high gloss vanity unit with under sink storage. Walls fully clad in a quartz effect surround, sunken ceiling spotlights, mirror above the sink, and anthracite grey velveteen floor tiles are warm to the touch. The extractor fan turns on with the light, heated towel rail (part of central heating), and two uPVC double glazed frosted windows with integrated aluminum blinds.

Loft

Accessed by a pull-down ladder, is fully insulated, partially boarded out (around 50%), and has lighting (via extension cable).

Exterior

A well maintained front garden which is mainly laid to lawn with heather borders and copper beech along the boundary border, a cherry tree in the centre surrounded by spring bulbs. Perennials and alpine plants are planted in the border with membrane and bark to minimise weeds. A custom-made recycling box shelter sits against the staircase. A sheltered doorway with hanging basket hooks frames the front door. The sun is on this side in the morning and there is space for a small table and chairs on the paved area which is sunken down and sheltered. A motion sensor light is positioned on the garage extension.

The garden continues around one side of the property to the rear with membraned and bark chippings borders (unplanted) and established raspberry canes producing summer berries (can be left or removed on request). The rear boasts a spacious drive (space for up to 3 cars, back-front) leading to the garage with a 7kW Type 2 electric car charging point (2 year manufacturer's warranty remains), outside tap with extra long water hose, and a motion sensor wired light.

There is a well-maintained generously sized lawn area with lawn edging, a copper beech hedge, and Honister slate chippings.

Greenhouse/shed: A Swallow Kingfisher greenhouse (6ft long x 6ft wide) with shed (4ft long x 6ft wide) (8-year manufacturer's warranty remaining) is located at the bottom of the garden on a concrete hardstanding with an adjacent screen to hide the wheelie bins, compost bin and water butt. The greenhouse is lockable, has automatic vents, toughened safety glass, pressure-treated wood structure, water tap (linked to the water butt), and solar panel power. The shed part (also lockable) has storage shelves and is large enough to store tools, mowers, and small garden furniture.

A new (October 2021) black limestone patio (6m x 4m) with a pressure-treated wooden pergola is at the top of the garden, overlooking the main lawn and greenhouse, with afternoon/evening sun and views of the sunset and a motion sensor solar-powered light.

Garage 22' 3'' x 11' 2'' (6.8m x 3.4m)

Spacious attached garage spanning almost the full length of the house, with plumbing and ventilation for a washing machine, dryer, and slimline dishwasher and also space for a fridge/freezer (existing stainless steel/anthracite grey utilities could remain for a price on negotiation). Worksurface, shelves, space for storage units, the Baxi combi boiler, a uPVC double glazed frosted window, concrete floor, and double leafed insulated anthracite grey Hormann door (8-year manufacturers warranty remaining).

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