Grisdales Estate Agents

Tel: 01946 693931

Fax: 01946 590215


46-47 King Street
CA28 7JH

Duke Street, Whitehaven


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2 Bedroom Apartment

  • ***INVESTMENT***
  • EPC Rating C
  • 2 Bedroom Third Floor Apartment
  • En Suite Shower Room & Separate Bathroom
  • Open Plan Living Area
  • Designated Off Road Parking
  • Communal Lift To All Floors

Fancy something a bit special? As you approach the winding steps with ornamental wrought iron balustrade, and open the door in this Georgian Gothic porch with clustered columns, you enter a spacious hallway with Gothic arch and staircase leading to this stunning third floor apartment.
Somerset House enjoys a lovely position right at the gates to Castle Park in Whitehaven, tucked away from main traffic routes yet literally just a few hundred yards walk from the centre of town and the bustling harbour area with it's shops, cafes and restaurants.
This traditional landmark building, which dates back to 1750 and was originally built by Samuel Martin, a tobacco merchant, and has been sympathetically developed with an open plan living area, comprising contemporary fitted kitchen, dining and lounge area, two large double bedrooms, the master having an en-suite shower room, separate stunning white and chrome bathroom, a lift serving all floors and designated parking to the rear.

This could offer a huge potential letting investment with an rental charge of around £650 per calender month - giving you an approximate 8% yield


The apartment is approached from a distinctive and elegant hallway with keyless security control leading to an inner hall, with colonnaded and vaulted archway, beautiful door and plaster mouldings and distinctive mahogany capped easy graded staircase with half landing and window.


3.03 X 1.21 (9'11" X 4'0")Light oak finished flooring, radiator, doors to all rooms, built in storage cupboard housing wall mounted Worcester gas combi boiler.


6.34 x 3.46 x 5.17 x 2.99 (20'10" x 11'4" x 17'0" x 9'10")An attractive open plan living area with ample space for sitting, dining and cooking, light oak finish flooring, two radiators, inset ceiling downlighters, windows to rear and side elevations, TV point.


Attractively fitted kitchen with a range of cream finished units all with brushed steel handles and fittings, including a range of base cupboards, drawers with slate effect laminate finished worktop surfaces, incorporating matching upstands, inset one and half stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap, range of matching wall units, integrated appliances comprising of four ring electric ceramic hob with brushed steel and glass extractor hood above, incorporating downlighters, brushed steel and glass finished electric oven below, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher, integrated wine chiller.


5.55 x 4.11 (18'3" x 13'6")Double sized bedroom with radiator, sash windows to front elevation, door to;


2.69 x 1.39 (8'10" x 4'7")Stylish white and chrome finished suite including built in shower cubicle with chrome cascade style shower fitting and hand set, sliding glass shower screen, wall mounted wash hand basin, lower level WC, stone effect ceramic floor and wall tiling, wall mounted chrome towel rail, inset ceiling downlighters


5.51 x 4.14 (18'1" x 13'7")Double sized bedroom with sliding sash windows to front elevation, radiator


2.44 x 1.89 (8'0" x 6'2")Contemporary white and chrome finished suite including bath with chrome mixer tap, over bath shower and glass shower screen, wall mounted wash hand basin, and low level WC, stone effect ceramic floor and wall tiling, wall mounted chrome towel rail, inset ceiling downlighters


From the communal hallway there is a keyless security entrance door opening to rear communal area with bin storage, leading to designated parking area


We have been advised by Copeland Borough Council (01946) 852585 that this property is placed in Tax Band B.


Duke Street runs parallel to Lowther Street which, together with Strand Street, forms part of the one way system. Once on Duke Street, instead of following round sharply to the right at the end of the street, continue straight on into the quiet cul de sac section of Duke Street leading to the park - Somerset House is situated on the left hand side.


To view this property, please contact us on 01946 693931


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.


Please contact us before viewing the property. If there is any point of particular importance to you we will be pleased to provide additional information or to make further enquiries. We will also confirm that the property remains available. This is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.


Moving is an exciting time but only if everything proceeds smoothly. Whether you are selling, letting, buying or renting, we understand that moving home can be a very stressful and daunting prospect. That's why, at Grisdales, we work together as a team, giving dedicated support and advice every step of the way to help your move run as smoothly and efficiently as possible.


If you are thinking of moving, we offer a completely free market valuation and appraisal of your existing home. We will advise you upon an asking price which accurately positions your property in the current market place, maximising viewings and your sale prospects.


If you are interested in property as an investment, we can help you every step of the way from Buy to Let advice to effective property letting and management.


We want your purchase to live up to those dreams, hopes and expectations. You need to know that your new home will not only be a sound investment, but also one which you will enjoy without the worry of the unknown. Grisdales offer a wide range of survey and valuation reports to meet different needs all backed by the qualification, experience and knowledge of a Chartered Surveyor.

To find out how we can help you realise your dreams, just call your nearest Grisdales office.

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