“Hi Pennine Outdoor” House & Shop, Alston
A Traditional Stone-Built Property located in Alston Market Place England’s highest market town, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty a haven for walkers and many other outdoor pursuits. The property comprises, large shop on the ground floor with office/kitchen and cloakroom and a well-appointed spacious 3 bedroom residence on the upper floors with private entrances to front and rear. The building has been well maintained and stands in good order. To the rear, the property benefits from an unusually large enclosed courtyard garden and a double garage.
Large solid wooden door to front aspect with decorative leaded feature to fanlight above the door. Pine cladding to one wall. Wall lights, exposed beams and access to the shop. Stairs lead up to:
First Floor Hallway
Having access to all first floor rooms and stairs to second floor.
2.45m (7’11”) x 1.45m (5’2”)
Small paned glass window with front aspect, two inner frosted glass windows to staircase area. Internet/telephone point telephone to wall, and radiator.
Sitting Room 3.19m (10’5”) x 4.87m (15’11”)
Small paned glass window with front aspect and wooden shutters. Radiator, television point and old fireplace feature opening.
Cloak & Shower Room 1.84m (5’6”) x 1.81m (5’11”)
This room comprises a wash hand basin, W.C. And shower cubicle. There is a built-in airing & storage cupboard and a radiator. The window overlooks the courtyard with spotlights to the ceiling and walls with floor to ceiling tiling.
Dining Area 4.51m (14’9”) x 3.16m (9’10”)
This magnificent room has a stone-flagged floor and a full height window almost the length of the entire wall. This area features exposed beams and wooden clad ceiling. There are two radiators and wall lights. A smoke detector is fitted. Access to rear courtyard via raised patio area and stairs.
Living Room 3.97m (13’5”) x 5.81m (19’0”)
This room features a magnificent wooden floor, multi fuel stove set into fireplace with solid-stone surround and hearth with feature wood surround and over-mantle. There is a Velux window in the ceiling and a TV. Point and further wall lights. There is also a large wall heater which runs off the central heating system for extra background heating.
Kitchen 3.21m (10’11”) x 4.45m (14’7”)
Wall and floor units with soft closing drawers and cupboards, electric oven with gas hob. There are spaces for a fridge freezer, and housing for microwave, tumble dryer, a washing machine and a dishwasher. There is a stainless steel sink with a mixer tap and mosaic tiling above the work surfaces. The window overlooks the raised patio area.
Exposed stones and decorative shelving to one wall. Velux light over stairs and Velux window over landing. Wall lights, wooden banister and doors leading off to:
Bedroom 1 2.84m (8’10”) x 3.55m (11’72)
Double room having window to front aspect with views over the market square, radiator and double wardrobe/storage cupboard.
Bedroom 2 2.95m (10’1”) x 4.72m (15’5”)
Double room having window to front aspect, radiator, large fitted double wardrobes and drop-down hatch to loft which is fully boarded with electricity installed.
Bathroom 2.46m (8’6”) x 3.07m (10’0”)
Modern white three-piece bathroom suite comprising, low-level W.C. Wash hand basin, large sculptured bath with shower over, curved glass shower screen with taps set into the side of the bath. Range of fitted cupboards to one wall with vanity area above. Solid wood flooring, Velux window and window to side with obscure glass, radiator and complementary tiling to walls.
Bedroom 3 2.58m (8’0”) x 4.04m (13’3”)
Double room with apex ceiling, Velux window to rear aspect with sliding blind. Radiator, vanity table and under eaves storage cupboards.
Rear Courtyard 7.62m (21’11”) x 11.98m (39’9”)
There is a vehicular access to this courtyard through large double gates. The whole area is paved and there is ample space for parking at least two vehicles. High stone walls give this area quite a lot of privacy and the borders are planted with trellis plants, hibiscus and mature trees.
Double Garage 4.61m (14’7”) x 5.51m (18’0”)
The Garage gives access for vehicles from the lane through an “up & over” door.
From the Courtyard, access to the Workshop can be found under the Raised Patio Area. This room has mains electricity, water and drainage.
Front Shop 7m (23’) x 5m (16”)
Attractive front door with decorative leaded feature to fanlight above. Original wooden part-glazed double doors lead into Front Shop. Wooden counter with display area below and strip lighting. Various display shelving to all walls and door to residential accommodation.
Middle Shop 6.6m (21’) x 4m (13’)
Open walk through from front area. Various shop displays to all walls, night storage heater, LED lighting and door to office/kitchen and cloakroom.
Rear Shop 3.7m (12’) x 4.6m (15’)
Various display features to all walls, curtained changing cubicle & LED lighting.
Office/Staff Area 3.4m (11’) x 3m (9’10”)
Work station area with internet/telephone connection. Various shelving, stainless steel sink unit with cupboards under. Electric meter housing and strip lighting to ceiling. Door leading to W.C. With washhandbasin, and radiator and door leading to Courtyard.
Additional Information about the business.
Hi-Pennine Outdoor is a good profitable business. The asking price of £275,000 (plus s.A.V.) will include the property known as Hi Pennine, (Please note this does not include the business Hi Pennine Outdoor or the stock), these are available through separate negotiation. Full accounts are available upon request to serious prospective purchasers.
Mains Electricity, Water, Drainage and Gas.
The Property is fully alarmed.
Council Tax Band: “A”.
Local Authority: Eden District Council, Penrith.
This property is “Alston Leasehold”. For further information about this 1,000-year lease dating from the 17th Century, please contact Pennine Ways.
Energy Efficiency Rating
The schools at Alston provide education from the ages of 5-16 years. The town also provides banking services, a dentist, a cottage hospital, doctor’s surgery, fire station and police station. There are also an abundance of local shops in Alston providing for most everyday needs
Hi Pennine Outdoor can be found in Alston Market Place opposite to the Market Cross.