A former railway cottage – This 3 bedroomed accommodation over 3 floors has been beautifully refurbished and would be a perfect investment property or country bolthole in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Small rear garden, parking and outside store and of course the steam trains at the bottom of the garden.
- Rural setting at the foot of Lake Windermere
- Idyllic location
- Available furnished (apart from personal effects)
- No Upper Chain
Description/Location: A former railway cottage situated in a quiet location close to the Swan Hotel at the foot of Lake Windermere. The cottage is one of a terrace of similar properties except this one has the added benefit of an additional attic bedroom. Beautifully presented inside, you will find a fabulous open plan living room/kitchen with utility and separate WC off and sitting room to the ground floor, 2 bedrooms and shower room to the first floor and attic bedroom to the second floor. Outside there is an attractive rear garden that runs down to the single track line for the local steam trains plus a useful timber shed and parking space to the front. Internal inspection is strongly recommended.
To reach the property follow the A590 heading to Newby Bridge, upon reaching the roundabout take the first exit signposted Newby Bridge and then right signposted Lakeside. Proceed over the bridge passing The Swan Hotel, and turn immediately right once over the railway bridge, the cottages can be found immediately on the right.
Accommodation (with approximate measurements_
uPVC double glazed stable style entrance door leads to the:-
Open Plan Living Room/Kitchen 17′ 11" x 11′ 9" (5.46m x 3.58m) the Living Room has a large roof window and discreetly houses the Utility cupboard with space for washing machine and tumble drier and Cloakroom with low flush WC. The Kitchen area has an excellent range of soft closing wall and base units and plate rack with concealed lighting and granite work surface incorporating the Belfast style sink with mixer tap. Integrated Hotpoint appliances including dishwasher and fridge freezer plus built-in eye level AEG microwave. Fabulous breakfast island with granite work surface with soft closing drawers under. The final piece of the jigsaw is the Range-master cooker with granite surround, 5 ring induction hob, oven, grill and warming drawer with concealed extractor over. Amtico flooring and door to:-
Inner Hall with stairs to the First Floor and door to:-
Sitting Room 11′ 9" x 10′ 0" (3.58m x 3.05m) a lovely room with a high ceiling and feature recessed fireplace with mantel over, housing the dimplex electric stove. Fitted cupboard with shelf over, useful understairs storage cupboard with fridge, uPVC double glazed window, TV point and uPVC double glazed stable style exterior door.
Landing with doors to:-
Bedroom 1 12′ 7" x 10′ 0" inc w/robes(3.84m x 3.05m inc w/robes) a lovely double room an excellent range of fitted wardrobes, uPVC double glazed window overlooking the garden and railway line.
Shower Room having a modern 3 piece white suite comprising double shower enclosure with drench style shower over, with body spray shower and curved sliding doors. Low flush WC with concealed cistern and rectangular basin with cupboard under, splash back mirror and storage cupboards over. UPVC glazed double glazed window and vinyl floor.
Bedroom 2 7′ 6" x 6′ 9" (2.29m x 2.06m) a single room with front aspect to woodland. Fitted double wardrobe and small bedside table. uPVC double glazed window.
From the First Floor Landing the stairs rise to the Second Floor.
Attic Bedroom 3 12′ 7" x 10′ 3" (3.84m x 3.12m) a lovely room with pitched ceiling, Velux roof-light and under-eaves storage cupboards and drawers. Fitted dressing table with drawers to either side.
Courtyard to the front of the property with oil tank and Worcester oil central heating boiler. Small storage cupboard.
Rear Garden a super sun trap with stone flagged and gravelled seating areas with fenced surround for easy maintenance. This is the perfect setting to have a drink on a lovely summers day, waving at the passing steam trains!!!!
Parking 1 parking space to the front with useful timber shed for bikes etc.
Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating to radiators and uPVC double glazing.
Council Tax: Band B. South Lakeland District Council.
Tenure: Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.
The communal grounds – drying area/road/septic tank are all maintained by Railway Cottages Ltd, and the freehold of this land is jointly owned by all 12 properties . Each owner has a 1/12th share in the company. Cost for maintenance is approximately £350 per annum.
Note: Access lane to the front of the property for all properties.
Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Grange Office.
Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.
Residential Lettings: If you were to purchase this property for residential lettings we estimate it has the potential to achieve £725 – 775 per calendar month. For further information and our terms and conditions please contact our Grange Office.
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