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Shore Gate House, Bowness-on-Solway, Wigton, Cumbria

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Shore Gate House, Bowness-on-Solway, Wigton, Cumbria

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Property features

  • Award Winning B&B (No1 Ranked)
  • 6 Bedrooms and 6 En-Suites
  • 3 Reception Rooms, Kitchen & Bathroom
  • 3 Cellar Rooms
  • Gardens, Garage & Driveway
  • Village Location with Amenities
  • Outstanding Location Overlooking Solway
  • Excellent Commercial or Residential Opportunity
  • Viewing Highly Recommended

Property description

Offered for sale this outstanding, award winning 6 bed B&B situated within the attractive village of Bowness on Solway. The property is found in immaculate decorative order and offers spacious accommodation throughout. Capturing the perfect blend of contemporary design and originality the owners have skilfully incorporated many original features. This is an exciting buying opportunity.


Shore Gate House is an award winning B&B (which is consistently ranked on TripAdvisor as number 1 in the area) found in immaculate condition throughout. The property has an excellent location within the village of Bowness-on-Solway, on the West coast of Cumbria. The village is surrounded by attractive unspoilt countryside and overlooks the outstanding Solway Coast with unobstructed views to Criffel and Scotland.

The current owners have skilfully and thoroughly renovated the property providing modern, well appointed accommodation throughout whilst retaining and incorporating many original features. Shore Gate House is brimming with charm and character so this together with an outstanding reputation makes it an exciting proposition for buyers. With an outstanding reputation and over 220 Trip Advisor reviews as well as a number 1 ranking this guest house is fast booking up for the 2020 operational months.

Bowness On Solway attracts thousands of visitors yearly (many staying at Shore Gate House) as it is located at the Western end of the Hadrian's Wall Walk which stretches 84 miles across England to Wallsend, the village is also located on the Hadrian's Cycle Route 72 from Ravenglass in Cumbria to Wallsend in Newcastle covering a total of 170 miles. Rampart Head is located in a nearby orchard and is said to be the last milecastle on Hadrians Wall.

The West coast of Cumbria is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and beaches, the diversity of sporting, fishing and recreational pursuits as well as good fell walking in the Lake District National Park which is easily accessible via car. The property's outstanding location gives immediate access to Hadrians Wall, Glasson Moss Nature Reserve and Wildlife Park (a short distance away via the Nature Trail), Glendale holiday park and Sea fishing on the Solway. The Kings Arms at Bowness on Solway is a traditional family pub serving excellent food. Located at the western end of Hadrians Wall and within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty this is the perfect lunch stop for those enjoying a day’s sightseeing, cycling, walking or bird watching within the Grasslands – a site of scientific interest.

The property falls within the Bowness Primary School (Rated good by OFSTED) catchment area and the ever-popular secondary school of Nelson Thomlinson, Wigton (Rated outstanding by OFSTED) with a school bus service being ran.

Wigton is approximately 10 miles to the South and Carlisle is approximately 12 miles to the east, accessible via a local bus route. Carlisle Train Station offers regular trains to Manchester, London, Glasgow and Edinburgh along the West Coast mainline railway and Brampton station the Newcastle to Carlisle Tyne Valley line. This is complemented by Newcastle, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford and Manchester International Airports offering further communications with the rest of the country and overseas). Carlisle Lake District Airport is just over 20 miles to the east and as of July 2019, offers commercial and domestic flights to Dublin, London Southend and Belfast City.

Carlisle is the major city within Cumbria and has a superb range of social, leisure and retail opportunities. There is an attractive central pedestrianised area and an impressive cathedral and castle.

Directions
From Carlisle, head west on Newtown Road. Turn right onto Burgh Road. At the roundabout take the second exit to Kirkandrews-Upon-Eden. Continue through the villages of Monkhill, Burgh-By-Sands, Drumburgh and Port Carlisle.

As you enter the village of Bowness-On-Solway the property is situated immediately on the right-hand side and can be identified by an H&H 'For Sale' sign.

Services
Mains electricty, drainage and water. Oil fired central heating. Fibre optic broadband, television and telephone available subject to provider regulations.

Rooms

Entrance Hallway
Front door into the entrance hallway. Doors off to the ground floor accommodation and stairs off to the first floor landing. Half stone flooring and half fitted carpet. Radiator. Internal door with staircase down to the cellar.

Lounge 4.67m x 4.34m
A spacious lounge with multi fuel stove set in an inglenook style, exposed sandstone fireplace with stone hearth. Three single glazed sash windows (2 to the side elevation and 1 to the front elevation). Fitted carpet. Coving. TV & telephone points.

Dining Room 4.42m x 4.06m
A large dining room suitable for comfortably hosting 10-15 guests. Inglenook style fireplace housing a multi fuel stove with timber mantel. Kitchen serving hatch. Single glazed sash window to the front elevation. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Kitchen 4.42m x 4.06m
The heart of the house. This outstanding dining kitchen is spacious and well appointed with a Howdens fitted kitchen comprising a range of fitted wall and base units with complementing worksurfaces. Rangemaster dual gas / electric cooker in inglenook style setting with tiled splashbacks. Integrated appliances including, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer. Exposed stone walls. Laminate tile effect flooring. Radiator. Kitchen service hatch to the dining room. Ample space for dining furniture. Door and double glazed window to the rear elevation with stunning views over the Solway towards Scotland.

Reception Room 4.06m x 3.53m
A versatile room with two uPVC double glazed windows to the side and rear elevations with views over the Solway and to Scotland. Exposed stone walls. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Originally a second reception room the current owners use this as their bedroom during opening months.

Ground Floor Stairs
From the entrance hallway down to the cellar. The owners have incorporated a shower room on the half landing with uPVC window to the rear elevation and fitted three-piece suite comprising wet wall panelled shower cubicle containing gravity mixer shower unit, low level w/c and wash hand basin.

Cellar Room One 4.4m x 3.15m
Exposed stone walls. Power and lighting. Excellent space for storage and laundry.

Cellar Room Two 3.2m x 1.07m
Another excellent space for storage. Exposed stone walls. Potential to be used as a wine cellar.

Cellar Room Three 4.7m x 3.5m
Exposed stone walls. With power and lighting. Housing the oil fired boiler which provides domestic heating and hot water.

First Floor Stairs
With uPVC picture window on the half landing providing stunning views over the Solway and to Scotland. Fitted carpet. Landing with stairs off to the second floor and doors to the first floor accommodation.

Guest Bedroom One 4m x 3.48m
A twin bedroom with uPVC window to the rear elevation providing stunning views out. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Wall mounted TV. Door to the en-suite.

Ensuite One 1.55m x 1.4m
L shaped with a fitted three-piece suite comprising tiled shower cubicle containing electric shower unit, low level w/c and wash hand basin. Shaver point. Wooden flooring.

Guest Bedroom Two 4.98m x 3.43m
A twin bedroom with a single glazed sash to the front and a double glazed sash to the side/garden. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Wall mounted TV. Door to the en-suite.

Ensuite Two 1.55m x 1.4m
L shaped with a fitted three-piece suite comprising tiled shower cubicle containing electric shower unit, low level w/c and wash hand basin. Shaver point. Wooden flooring.

Guest Bedroom Three 4.9m x 4.47m
Was used as a twin / family room with door to the jack and jill bathroom. Currently used as an office for the owners but can easily be converted back to a guest room. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Built in wardrobes. Single glazed sash window to the front elevation.

Bathroom 3.84m x 2.67m
Jack and Jill bathroom with doors onto the landing and third guest room. Single glazed sash window to the front elevation. Storage cupboard. Has a fitted three-piece suite comprising tiled, double shower cubicle containing electric shower unit, low level w/c and wash hand basin. Radiator. Excellent family bathroom.

Guest Bedroom Four 3.86m x 3.38m
Twin bedroom with uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation with views over the Solway and Scotland. Radiator. Fitted carpet. Wall mounted TV. Door to the ensuite.

Ensuite Four 2.3m x 0.7m
Has a fitted three-piece suite comprising tiled shower cubicle containing electric shower unit, low level w/c and wash hand basin. Shaver point. Wooden flooring.

Second Floor Stairs
From the first floor off to the second floor. Fitted carpets. Velux window over. Doors to the second floor accommodation.

Guest Bedroom Five 5.87m x 3.18m
A double room with uPVC rooflights opening to give stunning almost panoramic views across the Solway, distant countryside, Criffel and Scotland. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Wall mounted TV. Door to the en-suite.

Ensuite Five 2.36m x 2.2m
Has a fitted three-piece suite comprising tiled shower cubicle containing electric shower unit, low level w/c and wash hand basin. Shaver point. Wooden flooring.

Guest Bedroom Six 5.7m x 4.9m
A double room with uPVC window to the rear elevation with stunning views over the Solway and Scotland. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Wall mounted TV. Door to the en-suite.

Ensuite Six 2.36m x 1.52m
Has a fitted three-piece suite comprising shower cubicle containing electric shower unit, low level w/c and wash hand basin. Shaver point. Wooden flooring.

Grounds & Gardens
The property has large gardens to the side overlooking the Solway and providing stunning views to the Scottish countryside complemented with a Summerhouse which has even been used by the BBC. With well established lawns, plants and flowers as well as patio areas. Ample driveway parking and vehicular access to the rear garage.

Garage 5.23m x 4.98m
A spacious double garage which can comfortably house a car. With power and lighting. Current owners allow cyclists to store bikes here as well.

B&B
The property is a thriving B&B establishment and is already taking bookings for 2020. Award winning B&B with over 220 Trip Advisor reviews and a number one rating. Potential owners would be purchasing a busy B&B with a sound reputation locally, nationally and internationally.

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