The Undercroft, 4 St Mary's Cottages, Ambleside Road, Windermere, LA23 1BA


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  • Bedrooms: 2
A rare opportunity to purchase this stunning and unique stone and slate property originally built as the fist school in Windermere dating back to the 16th century. Tastefully converted in 2006 retaining much of its traditional Lakeland style, this spacious well proportioned property has an impressive gothic arched window, vaulted ceilings combined with modern fitments throughout including double glazing and central heating with the benefit of private off-road parking for two cars plus visitor space and a private patio garden.

Centrally located within easy walking distance of the village amenities and would suit those looking for a holiday letting investment, second home or a comfortable permanent home in a convenient and quiet location. Positioned just five minutes easy walk on the edge of Windermere village down private driveway, The Undercroft is conveniently placed for shops, restaurant and other amenities. It is easy walking distance from Windermere Station linking to Virgin West Coast mainline enabling easy access to explore the beautiful Lake District countryside.

The Undercroft offers splendid open plan living with large kitchen, dining, spacious lounge and second additional sitting/snug area in Windermere's original school house. There are also two generous king size/double bedrooms one with en-suite facilities and a separate family bathroom.

The Undercroft is currently a successful holiday let and subject to negotiation would be sold as a going concern.

Directions Leaving Windermere village take the (A591) Ambleside Road heading north, after approximately 200 yards turn left immediately before St Mary's Church down a stone walled narrow driveway. St Mary's Cottages is at the end of the driveway with parking for The Undercroft on the left hand side.

Accommodation Ground Floor Front door leads into:

Entrance Hall A spacious area reception hall with a radiator with plenty of space to store shoes and coats. A door leads through to an inner hallway which has a large built in cupboard and exterior door out into the patio garden.

Bedroom One 17'8 x 11 (5.4m x 3.3m) A well proportioned king size bedroom with large space for a dressing area and wardrobes, original mullioned stone windows to two sides fitted with double glazing.

En-Suite Shower Room Three piece suite comprising of a shower cubicle, wash basin and WC. The shower room is finished with part tiled walls and tiled flooring and heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two 11'7 x 10'9 (3.5m x 3.2mn) The second bedroom is also a very generous double/twin bedroom with plenty of space for wardrobes, single sofa bed and a dressing area. There is an under stairs cupboard which is useful for storage.

Bathroom Modern three piece suite comprising of bath with power shower over, wash basin and WC. The bathroom is beautifully finished with tiled walls & flooring and a heated towel rail and shaver point with light.

First Floor Stairs lead up to a large open plan combined living space:

Open Plan Living Room/Dining Kitchen 22' x 10'11 (6.7m x 3.3m) Lounge Area: 22'10 x 11'2 (7m x 3.4m)

A fantastic open plan living area featuring high vaulted ceilings with exposed trusses, flooded with natural light from two traditional gothic arched style windows, over looking the outdoor areas with an additional Velux window. There is a partitioned area leading off the kitchen that is currently used as a snug but would also lend itself to a dining area. The kitchen is a bright and airy space with a window over looking the garden fitted with a range of contemporary white base and wall units complemented with a wooden work top and housing integral fridge,freezer and space for washing machine and dishwasher.

Outside To the front of the property is stone flagged pathway leading to the front entrance with two designated parking spaces and additional visitor parking. To the rear of the property is a beautiful low maintenance private patio garden with outside seating.

Services Mains electric, water, drainage and electric fired central heating boiler.

Tenure Freehold.

Council Tax Band F

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