An exceptionally rare opportunity to purchase a charming detached picturesque stone built Lakeland period cottage in a truly stunning elevated rural setting nestling in the foothills of Skiddaw and enjoying spectacular panoramic views to Bassenthwaite Lake, the range of fells and evening sun set.
- An exceptionally rare purchase opportunity
- Charming detached picturesque Lakeland period cottage nestling in the foothills of Skiddaw
- Truly spectacular surrounding open rural vista to Bassenthwaite Lake
- Stunning elevated rural setting
- Extensive mature garden site only one mile from Bassenthwaite village and five miles from Keswick
- Planning consent obtained for a substantial front and rear extension
- Tastefully refurbished accommodation retaining characterful original features
- Three double bedrooms and three bath / shower rooms
- Two reception rooms and fitted dining kitchen
- Viewing highly recommended
An exceptionally rare opportunity to purchase a charming detached picturesque stone built Lakeland period cottage in a truly stunning elevated rural setting nestling in the foothills of Skiddaw and enjoying spectacular panoramic views to Bassenthwaite Lake, the range of fells and evening sun set. Occupying an extensive mature garden site, Dalton Cottage benefits from comprehensive upgrading by the current owners to provide tastefully appointed accommodation with the benefit of existing planning consent for a substantial front and rear extension.
Situated within the Lake District National Park recently voted a UNESCO World Heritage site, Dalton Cottage is conveniently located only five miles north west of Keswick and one mile from the traditional Lakeland village of Bassenthwaite. This idyllic cottage nestles in a beautiful rural position between Bassenthwaite Lake and the surrounding fells.
The village amenities include a primary school, church, shop and public houses. Nearby facilities include Bassenthwaite Lake and sailing club, a first class leisure complex and spa at Armathwaite Hall Hotel, Lakes Distillery, Lake District Wildlife Park, Mirehouse country house and gardens and Honister Slate Mine. Numerous fell walks are close by including Skiddaw and Ullock Pike.
Located sixteen miles from the M6 Penrith junction 40, Keswick provides an extensive range of local amenities and services including a variety of shops, supermarkets, cafes and public houses together with hotels, banks, schools, library, theatre and medical and dental surgeries. Penrith railway station includes a west coast mail line direct service to London.
Living Room 16′ 5" x 10′ 9" (5m x 3.28m) A front reception room with exposed beams, radiator, walk in storage cupboard with window and electric light.
Sitting Room 14′ 1" x 10′ 0" (4.29m x 3.05m) An additional front reception room with radiator, recessed fireplace with timber over mantel.
Dining Kitchen 15′ 1" x 12′ 6" (4.6m x 3.81m) With a modern range of fitted base and wall units, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, ceramic wall tiling, integrated oven, hob, extractor unit, fridge, freezer, dish washer, plumbing for washing machine, exposed beams, radiator, window seat, recessed ceiling spot lights.
Rear Hall With external door.
Cloakroom With WC, wash hand basin, ceramic wall tiling, heated towel rail.
Landing With exposed beams, radiator, wall and roof window, built in airing cupboard.
Bedroom One 14′ 3" x 12′ 2" (4.34m x 3.71 max) With exposed beam, dado rail, radiator.
En-suite Shower Room With quadrant shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin, ceramic wall tiling, heated towel rail.
Bedroom Two 13′ 7" x 7′ 11" (4.14m x 2.41m) With exposed beam, radiator.
En-suite Shower Room With shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin, heated towel rail.
Bedroom Three 13′ 1" x 10′ 1" (3.99m x 3.07m) With exposed beam, radiator, built in cupboard.
Bathroom 7′ 8" x 6′ 3" (2.34m x 1.91m) With WC, vanity wash hand basin, bath with shower over, ceramic wall tiling, radiator, recessed ceiling spot lights.
Outside: Tarmac surfaced driveway entrance and spacious forecourt parking area, front decked entertaining terrace, extensive surrounding mature gardens and grounds with lawns, paved patios and gravelled surfaced areas, natural stone walls, established stocked and shrubbed borders, conifers and beech hedging, two wooden gardens sheds, oil tank.
Services Mains electricity. Private borehole water supply. Private drainage with water treatment plant. Oil central heating.
Council Tax Band F.
Planning Planning consent is approved under reference 7/2020/2011 for a substantial front and rear extension to Dalton Cottage.
Planning consent is approved under reference 7/2014/2101 for an agricultural worker’s dwelling within the neighbouring land.
Rights Of Way There is a right of access over part of the driveway entrance for the neighbours.
Energy Performance Certificate The full energy performance certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.
Directions From the Keswick Crossthwaite roundabout proceed to the A591 towards Bassenthwaite and continue for approximately four and a half miles then turn right where sign posted to Orthwaite. The entrance drive to Dalton Cottage is situated on the left after approximately three hundred metres.
Viewings By appointment with Hackney & Leigh’s Keswick office.
Price Offers over £850,000 invited.
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