The Cottage, Longmire Yeat, Troutbeck, Windermere, LA23 1PH


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  • Bedrooms: 2
Sale of a charming two bedroomed traditional cottage located in the beautiful and picturesque conservation village of Troutbeck. Believed to be dating from the 17th Century, The Cottage was once a former cow shed converted to a residence in the 19th Century and is now a charming mid-terrace traditional cottage enjoying beautiful and picturesque views across the Troutbeck valley towards Garburn Pass, Ill Bell and the surrounding fields. The Cottage has been in the same ownership as a holiday home for over 40 years offering a purchaser the rare opportunity to acquire this unique cottage which has accommodation on two storey's comprising open plan living room, kitchen, two double bedrooms and bathroom and to the rear a balcony which takes in magnificent views and leads down to a small garden and garden store. This quaint cottage will appeal to a range of buyers, making an excellent weekend retreat/bolt hole, holiday let investment or easily manageable residence.

Located in Troutbeck, a beautifully preserved conservation village and one of the most sought after locations in the Lake District National Park. Cottages and farmsteads line the lanes that lead though Troutbeck village linking the valley with Windermere, Ambleside and over Kirkstone Pass toward Ullswater. There is a small village store/cafe and two well regarded pubs close by with a wider range of services and rail link in nearby Windermere and close to the property there are several country and fell walks including a popular footpath leading across Wansfell into the market town of Ambleside.

Directions From Windermere head north on the A591 and at Cooks Corner mini roundabout take the third exit onto Patterdale Road. Continue until you reach Troutbeck and turn left just after a small bridge and before the church. Continue up this lane turning right at the t-junction, continue for about ½ mile to Longmire Yeat.

Accommodation Front frosted glazed door leads into

Open Plan Living Room 16'3" x 10'11" (4.96m x 3.32m) Combined living and dining area with windows to both front and rear with door out onto the balcony. The living room features a open fireplace, built in feature seat over the stairs, wall and ceiling lighting and loft hatch. The living room opens into the kitchen via low dividing wall and stable door.

Kitchen 7'10" x 7'2" (2.38m x 2.19m) Enjoying a fabulous view out to Garburn Pass via the deep sill window, this neatly fitted shaker style kitchen has a range of wall and base units finished with a laminate work top incorporating range of equipment including electric oven/grill, induction hob with extractor hood over, microwave, fridge/freezer and stainless steel sink unit. The kitchen is finished with tiling to splash back and work top down lighting.

Bedroom One 9' x 8'1" (2.75m x 2.47m) Situated off the living room is a double bedroom complete with fitted wardrobes and overhead cupboards and a deep sill window to the front aspect.

Lower Ground Floor Stairs from the ground floor living room lead to

Hallway Inner hall space with built in cupboards.

Bathroom 9'11" x 5'11" (3.02m x 1.80m) House bathroom comprising a three piece suite of panelled bath, low suite toilet and pedestal wash basin. The bathroom has a window out to the rear garden and has a vanity unit with mirror, light and built in storage cupboards below. Accessed via the bathroom is a large under stairs storage cupboard, housing the immersion hot water cylinder.

Bedroom Two 16' x 11'2" (4.89m x 3.41m) Large L-shaped bedroom currently accommodating twin beds at present but would easily take a double bed with ample space for wardrobes etc. The generous bedroom has a raised window taking in views of the distant fells and garden. The bedroom has a both wall and ceiling lighting.

Balcony Leading out from the living room at first floor height, the balcony protrudes out over the garden enjoying a westerly aspect and takes in 180 degree views up and down the valley including Garburn Pass, Ill Bell and across open fields to the parish church and Limefitt beyond.

Front Garden At the front of the property off the roadside is small planted front garden which is enclosed by a pretty white picket fence and has a slate pathway and patio leading to the front door.

Rear Garden Accessed down stone steps from the balcony, the rear garden has a slate paved patio area at the top partly covered over by the balcony and extending out into the garden. The patio steps down to a lawned garden with planted borders either side housing a variety of shrubs and colourful plants. At the foot of the garden is an original stone and slate roof outhouse with a feature water pump, pumping water from the original well. The outhouse has been converted to a garden store on one side and on the other a covered access with gate through to the bridleway behind.

Services Mains electric, water and drainage connected. Electric heating.

Tenure Freehold.

Council Tax Band D

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