Property Details

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  • Outstanding detached traditional stone built Lakeland cottage
  • Stunning setting in the Borrowdale valley only four miles from Keswick
  • Spectacular views to Derwentwater and the majestic surrounding fells
  • Generously extended and upgraded accommodation
  • Four double bedrooms and three bath / shower rooms
  • Two impressive large adjoining first floor reception rooms with rear balcony
  • Fully fitted dining kitchen, conservatory and utility room
  • Surrounding delightful landscaped gardens
  • Substantial garden room suitable for a variety of uses
  • On-site parking and detached garage

An exceptionally rare opportunity to purchase an outstanding traditional stone built Lakeland cottage enjoying a stunning setting in the Borrowdale valley with spectacular views to Derwentwater and the majestic surrounding fells including Maiden Moor, Catbells, Skiddaw, Shepherd’s Crag and Coombe Fell.

Conveniently located only four miles south of Keswick and benefitting from comprehensive upgrading by the present owners, Coombe Cottage was once the home of the late BAFTA award winning film director Ken Russell and his wife Vivian the well known garden writer and photographer.

In addition to the delights of the surrounding breathtaking Lakeland scenery, excellent dining venues are available at the neighbouring Borrowdale Hotel, Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa and Leathes Head Hotel.

Equally suitable as a primary home, second home or for lucrative holiday letting, the generous accommodation includes four double bedrooms, three bath / shower rooms, a fully fitted dining kitchen and two impressive large adjoining first floor living rooms with vaulted ceilings, spectacular views and a rear balcony.

Externally there are surrounding delightful landscaped gardens, on-site parking spaces, a detached garage and a substantial garden room suitable for a variety of uses.

Internal viewing is highly recommended.

Accommodation

Ground Floor:

Side Conservatory 26′ 3" x 6′ 9" (8m x 2.06m) With two radiators, ornate stained glazed panelled external door.

Dining Kitchen 22′ 4" x 20′ 6" (6.81m x 6.25m) With a modern range of fitted base and wall units, island unit, breakfast bar, sink unit with mixer tap, ceramic wall tiling, integrated oven, hob, extractor unit, fridge, freezer, dish washer, three radiators, recessed fireplace with wood burning stove, built in cupboard, under stairs cupboard, recessed ceiling spot lights, front external door.

Utility Room 5′ 8" x 5′ 11" (1.74m x 1.81m) With WC, fitted base units, sink unit with mixer tap, ceramic wall tiling, plumbing for washing machine.

Bedroom Two 16′ 4" x 13′ 6" (4.98m x 4.11m) Front double bedroom with windows to three elevations and views to Derwentwater, radiator.

En-suite Shower Room 5′ 7" x 7′ 6" (1.7m x 2.29m) With WC, vanity wash hand basin, quadrant shower cubicle, ceramic wall tiling, heated towel rail.

Bedroom Three 11′ 0" x 8′ 1" (3.35m x 2.46m) Rear double bedroom with radiator, external door to the rear courtyard garden, built in cupboard.

Shower Room 9′ 0" x 8′ 7" (2.74m x 2.62m) With WC, vanity wash hand basin, shower cubicle, ceramic wall tiling, heated towel rail, access doors from bedroom 3 and 4.

Bedroom Four 11′ 7" x 9′ 3" (3.53m x 2.82m) Rear double bedroom with radiator. Access door from Conservatory.

First Floor:

Living Room 22′ 4" x 20′ 6" (6.81m x 6.25m) With windows to four elevations and wonderful views to Derwentwater, boarded vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, feature open fireplace, three radiators, open plan to

Sitting Room 16′ 4" x 13′ 6" (4.98m x 4.11m) With windows to two elevations and wonderful views to Derwentwater, boarded vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, two roof windows, three radiators, two sliding patio doors leading to

Rear Balcony Overlooking the rear courtyard garden.

Bathroom 10′ 3" x 8′ 6" (3.12m x 2.59m) With vanity wash hand basin, bath with shower over, radiator.

WC With WC, ceramic wall tiling, radiator.

Bedroom One 21′ 9" x 9′ 3" (6.63m x 2.82m) Rear master bedroom with windows to two elevations and views to Derwentwater, radiator, walk in storage cupboard with boiler and water tank.

Outside: Surrounding delightful landscaped gardens comprising front forecourt with pedestrian gate, side driveway providing vehicular parking spaces, side lawned garden and rear courtyard garden with established shrubs, stone built external store and green house.

Detached Stone Built Garage 20′ 1" x 11′ 4" (6.12m x 3.45m) With electric light and power.

Detached Stone Built Garden Room 18′ 2" x 9′ 9" (5.55m x 2.97m) With windows to three elevations, electric heater, fitted base and wall units, WC with wash hand basin.

Services Mains water and electricity. Septic tank drainage. LPG central heating.

Tenure Freehold.

Rateable Value £6,400.

Energy Performance Certificate The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.

Holiday Letting The present owners combine the use of Coombe Cottage as their holiday home and also for occasional lucrative holiday letting during annual periods when they are not in residence. Some prospective buyers may wish to increase the current extent of holiday letting use to optimise income.

Viewings By appointment with Hackney & Leigh’s Keswick office.

Directions Entering into Keswick town centre from High Hill proceed onto Main Street and turn right at the mini round about opposite the Cooperative food store and then bear left onto Heads Road. Continue across the mini roundabout on the B5289 towards Borrowdale and past the Lodore Falls Hotel & Spa. Coombe Cottage is located on the left immediately before the Borrowdale Hotel.

Price Offers over £1,500,000 are invited.

Floor Plan

Floorplan Coombe Cottage, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UY
Floorplan Coombe Cottage, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5UY

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Contact the Keswick Office or call on: 017687 41741
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