Whether your interests lie with hiking the high fells, cycling, watersports or simply strolling down to the pub in the evening, this superbly placed, bright 2 double bedroomed second floor apartment will make the perfect holiday let, weekend retreat or permanent home. Enjoying some delightful fell and mountain views and having well proportioned rooms throughout this is not one to miss.
The accommodation includes a dual aspect living room, a breakfast kitchen, 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom and has central heating and double glazing and is perfect as a lock up leave retreat in this stunning location.
Location On entering Coniston from Yewdale Road continue through the village over the bridge passing the petrol station which is on the left. Take the next left into Lake Road and Flat 2 Fernlea can be found on the right hand side with plenty of on-street car parking available just past the property. The central location makes an ideal position for access to all of the village amenities.
Description Attractively built in stone and slate this bright and spacious second floor apartment could hardly be better placed for ready access to all that makes the much loved Lake District National Park the natural wonder which it is. Now a Unesco World Heritage Site, the National Park is blessed with some of the most stunning scenery you will ever see and this welcoming home is perfectly placed for those who wish to enjoy it.
For those for whom The Lake District means dramatic high fells or rock climbing, then the Coniston Mountain range, focussed on the "Old Man" is readily accessible on foot from the doorstep. If cycling is more your thing then there are many and varied options, including the highly popular Grizedale Forest trails. Water Sports? Coniston Water is just down the road. If all of this just sounds too energetic, then there are numerous other alternatives available, all just a short stroll away. The options might include enjoying a relaxing lake cruise or dining out and enjoying a drink or two in one of the many traditional Lakeland Inns in the village which serve award winning locally brewed ale . The positioning of this top floor apartment means that there are superb views to all points of the compass, so you may even decide to simply put your feet up in the cosy living room and enjoy the peace and quiet of this beautiful setting.
The apartment is approached via a communal staircase and landing and includes a private hallway, a bright, dual aspect living room enjoying lovely fell and mountain views, a separate breakfast kitchen, two double bedrooms, a bathroom and a useful box-room or store. the apartment has gas fired central heating and double glazing and should be economical to run whether you choose to live here, weekend here or let the property.
A splendid opportunity is a superb location – come and see.
Accommodation (with approximate dimensions)
Communal Hall and Stairs Being the original staircase with Upvc double glazed windows.
Private Hall With excellent storage facilities and a radiator.
Living Room 13′ 6" x 12′ 8" (4.13m x 3.87m) A lovely bright dual aspect room with fell and mountain views in both directions and having two double radiators.
Breakfast Kitchen 12′ 2" x 10′ 4" (3.73m x 3.15m) A good sized breakfast kitchen with built in wall and base units with work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink unit with a mixer tap, Indesit oven and grill, Logik hob and hood, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, breakfast bar, part tiled walls and an Ideal Logic Combi boiler.
Bedroom 1 12′ 5" x 10′ 8" (3.78m x 3.25m) Another bright dual aspect room with stunning views in both directions which even include winter glimpses of the lake (they are just glimpses of sparkling water, don’t get carried away). There is a double radiator.
Bedroom 2 10′ 8" x 9′ 1" (3.25m x 2.77m) With fell views over the roof tops and having a double radiator.
Bathroom 9′ 5" x 8′ 8" (2.89m x 2.65m) A large room with very pleasant views and having a three piece suite which includes a panel bath with a Mira Sport shower over, w.c and a wash hand basin. There is a double radiator, two large storage or linen cupboards and part tiled walls.
Box Room 5′ 2" x 3′ 3" (1.6m x 1m) A very useful storage area with potential having a skylight. Perfect for accommodating a variety of coats and boots alongside the everyday clutter of daily life.
Outside There is dustbin storage space in the foregarden area.
Services The property is believed to be connected to all mains services and has gas fired central heating and double glazing.
Council Tax Band B – South Lakeland District Council.
Tenure The property is understood to be leasehold for a term of 999 years from 2000 at a peppercorn ground rent plus a service charge levied at 20% of the annual expenditure for the building as a whole.
Viewings Strictly by appointment with Hackney and Leigh Ltd 015394 32800
Energy Performance Certificate The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.
Ideal Holiday Letting Opportunity The Coppermines Lakes Cottages, Coniston are of the opinion that due to size and standard of the property, it would currently meet the Visit England 3 star standard however could meet 4 star standard if small improvements were made. On this basis, The Coppermines Lakes Cottages have advised that 30+ bookings per annum is easily achievable. Coppermines have suggested similar sized village in close proximity now command a gross income of £15,000 – £18,000 per annum. For more information on the agency please visit www.coppermines.co.uk
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