The Coach House, Skelwith Bridge Ambleside LA22 9NH,


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  • Bedrooms: 2
Dating back to 1806, The Coach House is an excellent traditional stone built characterful detached house, superbly located amongst a picturesque rural setting. The property enjoys two bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, diner and bathroom providing well balanced and proportioned accommodation.

A highly versatile property which will suit a variety of buyers whether as a main family or retirement residence, or equally suitable as the currently successful holiday let.

The Coach House is currently a well established holiday letting property, let via Heart of the Lakes, and generates a gross annual income of approximately £16,000. The owners utilise many of the 'premium weeks', school holidays, etc, for family use otherwise the gross annual income would exceed £25,000. The cottage is being sold with forward bookings. The majority of the contents can be included should a buyer wish. 

Apart from the superb quiet location the property has the distinct advantage of a private drive to the front allowing private parking and access to the garden, natural woodland garden and substantial decked area that enjoys spectacular views across the river Brathay towards Skelwith Fold and Park Fell.

Directions Head out on the A593 towards Coniston, turn right at Skelwith Bridge towards Langdale, turn immediately right at the telephone box up the "Access Only" lane. Continue up the hill for approximately 50 metres and the property will be found on the left hand side.

Accommodation Glazed front door leading into hall with telephone point, concealed fuse box and electric meter. Leading into:

Cloak Room With WC and wash hand basin. Plumbing for washing machine. Part wall tiled with extractor.

Boiler Room Providing ideal storage facility and cloaks area. Housing cylinder and electric boiler with radiator.

Living Room 18'4 x 11 (5.6m x 3.4m) Open fireplace with attractive oak mantle and slate hearth with inset wood burning stove. Central feature bay window giving attractive south facing views to the surrounding countryside. Leading through to:

Kitchen/Diner 14'2 x 9'10 (4.3m x 3m) A variety of wall and base units with four ring electric hob, integrated electric oven and extractor. Sink unit and mixer tap. Plumbing for dishwasher. Fitted seating area and corner cabinet. Part wall tiled and picture rail shelf. Attractive views across the surrounding countryside towards Park Fell.

First Floor Split level landing leading to:

House Bathroom Three piece suite comprising of panelled bath with shower over, vanity wash hand basin with fitted cabinets and WC. Wall mounted mirror. Electric shaver point, extractor and heated towel rail. Part wall tiled.

Steps leading up to:

Bedroom One 11'7 x 10'7 (3.2m x 3.5m) Spacious double room with exposed beams. Built in wardrobe. Slate windowsill giving a spectacular vantage point across the surrounding fields and the River Brathay to Park Fell. TV point.

Bedroom Two 10'7 x 8'10 (3.2m x 2.7m) Attractive twin room with double built in wardrobe. Stunning south facing views toward Park Fell and the surrounding countryside.

Outside The property is approached by a private gate, recently laid tarmacadam drive with parking for two/three vehicles. Small paved patio area and a selection of planted shrubs. Lakeland stone steps leading up to natural woodland garden area believed to exceed a third of an acre and up to a substantial level and private lawn. There is also a feature decked area allowing spectacular south facing views across the countryside towards Park Fell, Wetherlam and across the river Brathay to Skelwith Fold. A well established selection of mature shrubs and trees.

Services Mains water, electric and shared private drainage. Electric boiler with hot water cylinder and radiators.

Tenure Freehold

Rateable Value £3,900. Actual amount payable £1938.30. This could be reduced to ZERO if the purchaser is entitled to Small Business Rates Relief. More details can be obtained from the Local Authority South Lakeland District Council 01539 733333.

Arrange viewing 01539 432220

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