Fairfield, Wood Close, Grasmere, LA22 9SG


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The sale of Fairfield represents an ideal opportunity to purchase a beautifully presented and generously proportioned top floor, self contained apartment which has the distinct advantage of its own private entrance. Set within approximately two acres of private grounds, the property has delightful fell and lake views and benefits from designated parking and visitor parking.

The property will suit a variety of buyers whether as a second home as is currently or equally it would make an ideal holiday letting property. The property will suit a variety of buyers whether as a second home as is currently or equally it would make an ideal holiday letting property. Lakelovers anticipate the property should generate an annual income of £15,000 - £17,000.

Wood Close is a large Victorian House situated on the fell side above the old village of Grasmere. It is in a secluded position above Dove Cottage and only three quarters of a mile from one of the most popular Lakeland villages Grasmere, which is famous for its literary connections with William Wordsworth. There are two acres of private grounds with stunning views of Grasmere Lake and fells from the communal gardens. Ideally placed for a variety of walks with direct access to the fells, the Coffin Route and the famous Fairfield Horseshoe and yet it is convenient for all village amenities.

Directions From Ambleside travel north on the A591 towards Grasmere, turn right immediately before the mini roundabout up to Dove Cottage. Continue up the road until you reach the duck pond, turn left and continue for a further 100 yards through gateway marked private and Wood Close is the second property on the right.

Accommodation Private entrance. Partial glazed stain glass front door into hallway with cloaks cupboard, concealed fuse box, shelved airing cupboard and loft hatch.

Living Room 12'8 x 12'6 (3.9m x 3.8m) Attractive dual aspect room with electric fire on tiled hearth and surround. Fabulous panoramic views to the south west over Grasmere Lake towards Loughrigg and Silver Howe. Night storage heater and TV point.

Kitchen/Diner 12'6 x 8'11 (3.8m x 2.7m) Light and airy dual aspect room with an attractive modern selection of wall and base units with stainless sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Four ring electric hob and double oven. Extractor and part tiled walls. Fantastic view towards Grasmere Lake and Silver Howe.

Bedroom 16' x 11'11 (4.9m x 3.6m) A generously proportioned dual aspect room with a south west aspect. Magnificent views towards Grasmere Lake and surrounding countryside including Loughrigg and Silver Howe, over the Wood Close grounds. Tiled hearth and surround. Night storage heater and TV point.

Bathroom Spacious room with three piece suite comprising WC, panelled bath with Mira shower over and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled walls, extractor, wall mounted mirror/light, heated towel rail and Dimplex wall heater.

Outside Wood Close has the distinct advantage of approximately 2 acres of private grounds comprising woodland and lawns attracting various wildlife. There is a substantial communal paved terrace with stunning lake and fell views. All properties have private parking plus visitor spaces. There is also a small communal laundry room.

Tenure Original 999 year lease from the early 1990's. The management company own the freehold. The maintenance charge for October 2017 - October 2018 is £1510 which contributes towards the gardening, external building maintenance, window cleaning, and building insurance.

Services Mains water, electric and drainage. Night storage heating.

Council Tax Band B

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