Grass Ings, Skelwith Bridge, Ambleside, LA22 9NH

£795,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Grass Ings is an attractive and well presented three/four bedroom detached traditional Lakeland house set in a gently elevated position with fantastic south facing panoramic country views over the river Brathay, set within approximately 2.7 acres of land and approached via a private gated drive with ample parking. The property itself is a very light and bright house modernised throughout in recent years to a high specification creating an excellent blend of modern fittings with character pieces with the majority of the ground floor being tiled with lovely travertine marble tiles, quality bespoke kitchen and quality fitted bathrooms. A deceptively spacious house with the accommodation spread over three floors including three double bedrooms on the first floor including one master en-suite bathroom and dressing room plus family bathroom, whilst the lower ground floor provides the fourth bedroom/study and excellent laundry room which can be accessed via either the internal staircase or external side door.

A versatile property ideally suited for a variety of buyers whether as a permanent home or holiday retreat. Lakelovers believe the property could generate an income of approximately £30,000 per annum.

Grass Ings is well placed in the centre of the Lake District National Park at Skelwith Bridge in the Langdale Valley and approximately 3 miles from the popular market town of Ambleside. In a lovely rural position with superb south facing panoramic views over the garden towards the River Brathay and countryside beyond. Well placed for a large variety of walks from the doorstep together with amenities close at hand including Skelwith Bridge Hotel and Restaurant and the reputable Chester's Café. For a larger variety of amenities Ambleside is only a short drive away.

Directions Proceed out of Ambleside on the A593 sign posted Coniston, continue for approximately 3 miles until reaching Skelwith Bridge. The property can be found immediately on the left hand side prior to the Langdale/Elterwater turning and the Skelwith Bridge Hotel.

Accommodation Front door into attractive hallway with tiled floor. Open staircase.

Cloakroom Spacious and attractive room with WC and wash hand basin. Tiled floor.

Conservatory/Sun Room 9'7 x 6'6 (2.9m x 2m) Superb triple aspect room with a lovely sunny aspect. Two sets of patio doors to south facing split level terrace from which there are fantastic panoramic fell and country views over the river.

Kitchen/Diner 23'6 x 11' (7.2m x 3.4m) Impressive light and airy triple aspect room with bespoke fitted kitchen which has granite work top and double Belfast sink with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include dishwasher and two fridges. Electric cooker point and highly useful pantry cupboard. Tiled floor and part tiled walls. Fantastic south east facing views across the adjacent land towards Loughrigg.

Sitting Room 18'6 x 12' (5.6m x 3.7m) Lovely spacious dual aspect room with panoramic fell and country views over the river Brathay. Multi fuel stove set on a feature sandstone hearth with surround. TV point.

First Floor Landing with loft hatch. Leading to:

Bedroom One & Drressing Room 12' x 11'1 (3.7m x 3.4m) & 11'11 x 5'8 (3.6m x 1.7m) Attractive and spacious master double room, with superb south facing garden and country views over the river Brathay. Leading into excellent dressing room.

En-Suite Comprising panelled bath with shower over, WC and twin wash hand basins. Tiled floor and walls. Heated towel rail and two illuminated mirrors.

Front Bedroom Two 11'7 x 11'1 (3.5m x 3.4m) Spacious double room with excellent south facing country and garden views across the river Brathay.

Rear Bedroom Three 11'7 x 8'6 (3.5m x 2.6m) Double room with views over the countryside.

Bathroom Attractive three piece white suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC. Tiled floor and walls. Heated towel rail, electric shaver point and illuminated mirror.

Ground Floor enclosed staircase leading to;

Lower Ground Floor Accessed via an enclosed staircase. Leading to useful under stairs cupboard providing excellent storage facility.

Study/Bedroom Four 11'10 x 10'7 (3.6m x 3.2m) Highly useful room with views across the patio. Telephone point. Fitted units.

Cloakroom/Laundry Room 10'11 x 10'11 (3.3m x 3.3m) Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine/tumble dryer and a useful selection of base units and work top. Side stable door. Leading to:

Outside The property is approached via a private gated tarmacadam driveway with generous parking facility for numerous vehicles. Set within approximately 2.7 acres of land bordering the river Brathay providing an ideal environment for fishing or canoeing enthusiasts or those with a pony or horse. A well maintained garden with pergola and lovely split level patios giving stunning panoramic south facing views over the river Brathay. Underneath the patio is a useful undercroft/workshop which has light and power and houses the condensing boiler. Timber log store and movable stable block.

Please Note: a successful planning application was approved for a stone store, dated 7th March 2005, reference number 7/2004/579

Services Mains water and electric. Private drainage to septic tank and oil fired heating.

Tenure Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.

Council Tax Band G

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