Birthwaite Cottage, Birthwaite Road, Windermere, LA23 1BS


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Opportunity arises to purchase a comfortable detached Lakeland stone built house in one of the most prestigious addresses on the edge of Windermere village. Birthwaite Cottage is a well designed property with well proportioned accommodation spread over two floors including the recent extension in 2009 which now incorporates a one bedroom annex which is linked to the three bedroom house. At present this 3 bedroom house and 1 bedroom holiday annex sits at the top of the gently elevated plot with pleasant outlook and long sweeping driveway with detached double garage and plenty of parking.

Located on the edge of the popular Lake District village of Windermere, Birthwaite Road is highly regarded locally and is a sought after, well established residential address. A short quiet walk brings you into the village, with excellent range of shops, restaurants, together with Booths supermarket. There is also good road access into the heart of the Lake District or to Kendal and the M6 together with a rail connection in the village to the main North West line.

Directions From our Windermere office in Ellerthwaite Square head towards Bowness on New Road turn immediately right into Birthwaite Road opposite Ellerthwaite Lodge Hotel. Continue down Birthwaite Road for a 1/3 mile and the driveway can be found on the right hand side after Birthwaite Edge apartments.

Accommodation Entering through the conservatory double doors, into a UPVC fully double glazed sunny sitting area with tiled floor.

Kitchen 16'4 x 10'4 (4.00 x 3.15m) Large fitted modern kitchen with range of units to three sides and solid oak worktops incorporating stainless steel sink and drainer, large gas range cooker with double oven, grill and 8 gas hobs. The kitchen has plumbing for a washing machine, Hotpoint dishwasher. Finished with solid oak flooring, inset spot lighting and two UPVC windows.

Lounge 19'4 x 12'4 (5.89m x 3.76m) Open to the kitchen area this pleasant sitting room has a large bay window with patio doors opening to the garden. Central to the room is a gas fired fireplace, solid oak flooring, inset spot lighting and small rear UPVC window.

Bedroom One 12' x 9'5 (3.67m x 2.87m) Double bedroom with UPVC window to the front aspect, cast iron feature fireplace, recessed built in wardrobe.

Bathroom House bathroom comprising of panelled bath with raindrop shower head over, pedestal wash basin and WC. The bathroom has windows to two sides and is finished with tiled floor and heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two 13'4 x 10'11 (4.06m x 3.34m) Double bedroom with UPVC window to the front aspect, built in wardrobes, inset spot lighting, TV point

First Floor Stairs lead up to landing with access into

Bedroom Three 13'2 x 10'5 (4.01m x 3.18m) Double bedroom with dormer UPVC window over looking the garden. Built in wardrobes. Inset spot lighting. En-suite shower room with electric Mira shower, pedestal wash basin and WC. Fully tiled, mirror, shaver point, Velux window.

Annex Part of Birthwaite Cottage at present is separated into a one bedroom holiday unit with access through to the house on ground. Separate external access to the front.

Living Room 13'3 x 12'2 (4.04m x 3.70m) UPVC external door leads into dining area at the front and open into the sitting area with large UPVC window to the front and small side window. TV point and inset lighting. Open spindle solid oak staircase to first floor and the bedroom.

Kitchenette Small fitted kitchen with wall and base units fitted, laminate worktops, gas hob, electric oven, stainless steel sink unit, UPVC window and large cupboard.

Bedroom 13'2 x 11' (4.02m x 3.35m) Double bedroom with UPVC dormer window with pleasant outlook over the gardens, side window and built in wardrobes. Inset spot lighting, TV point. En-suite shower room with large shower cubicle and electric Mira shower, pedestal wash basin and WC. Fully tiled with mirror, shaver point, inset spot lighting.

Detached Garage Double garage built into the garden with timber decked sitting area on the top overlooking the garden.

Outside The property shares the drive leading off Birthwaite Road with one other property, this leads to a private drive and parking area for Birthwaite Cottage. The gardens are easily maintainable with established planted shrubs and established borders. There is various patio and sitting areas including a raised timber deck enjoying a pleasant and sunny aspect over the surround woodlands and gardens.

Services All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating.

Tenure Freehold.

Council Tax Band D

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