Stamp Howe, Troutbeck, Windermere, LA23 1PL


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Sale of a detached traditional four bedroom home originally a banked barn dating back to the early 20th century in the heart of the picturesque Troutbeck village. Accommodation is spread over two floors and offers potential to separate a studio annex. The property enjoys excellent views from the front across the valley to the surrounding fields and Garburn Pass and sits comfortably within splendid gardens with plenty of parking and single garage. The present vendors have been operating the property as a successful holiday let with Heart of the Lakes holiday company for several years making this a ideal property to be purchased as a holiday home, letting investment or equally a permanent residence.

Situated within close proximity to The Mortal Man Inn in the heart of the picturesque village of Troutbeck, enjoying fantastic views over the Troutbeck Valley. Troutbeck is renowned for its wide variety of country and fell walks and dramatic scenery and as a conservation village has numerous listed buildings and vernacular architecture with a strong and vibrant community including a village shop, two pubs and a church.

Directions From Windermere take the A591 northward towards Ambleside just after petrol station at Troutbeck Bridge turn right onto Bridge Lane and continue along this lane which brings you into Troutbeck Village. Continue through the village passing the post office and after approximately half a mile you will reach the right hand turn for The Mortal Man Inn. Take this right hand turn and the entrance to Stamp Howe is immediately on your left hand side.

Accommodation From the driveway the main front door leads into a entrance vestibule with cloak hanging space and wood panelled walls. A further glazed internal door leads into a;

Inner Hallway Central hallway with cupboard beneath the stairs, radiator and stairwell to first floor.

Lounge 17``9 x 11`7 (5.4m x 3.5m) Comfortable sitting room with four double glazed windows on two sides enjoying views across and down the Troutbeck Valley. The room features plenty of character including a central exposed beam, open fire place with attractive polished green slate hearth and open grate. The room is serviced with TV and telephone points and multiple radiators.

Snug 11`5 x 9`5 (3.5m x 2.9m) A second reception room offering a cosy sitting area with double glazed window enjoying views across the valley. Built in cupboards to the recess with shelving. The room is serviced with telephone point and radiator.

Dining Room 17`9 x 9`4 (5.4m x 2.8m) Well proportioned formal dining area with double glazed window enjoying views across the valley. The room features timber exposed beams and has multiple radiators. Leading on from the dining room into;

Kitchen 12`8 x 8`8 (3.9m x 2.6m) Fitted kitchen with a range of wood fronted wall and base units finished with laminate work tops incorporating a range of equipment including electric hob and oven, stainless steel sink and drainer, fridge, freezer, washer / dryer and dishwasher. The kitchen is finished with tiling to walls and laminate flooring. To the rear of the kitchen is a walk-in boiler cupboard housing the oil fired central heating system with adjacent airing cupboard.

Annex / Extension 17`10 x 9`4 (5.4m x 2.8m) Extended in the 1960's this single storey extension to the original house has its own separate entrance from the garden which offers a hallway with cloak space and a ground floor bathroom comprising panelled bath with thermostatic shower over, WC and pedestal wash basin. The extension currently functions as a games room and further living space with glazed windows to two sides enjoying aspects of the surrounding gardens. The room has radiators and a built in cupboard to one corner. This room has the potential to be a fifth bedroom or with minimal work a separate studio flat with the addition of a kitchen required.

First Floor Landing with large deep sill double glazed window and built in airing cupboard.

Bedroom One 12`2 x10`4 (3.7m x 3.2m) Large double bedroom with double glazed windows to two sides enjoying views across the valley to Garburn Pass and down the Troutbeck Valley. The splendid main bedroom features high ceilings and has a wash basin with storage under.

Bedroom Two 12`2 x 10`4 (3.7m x 3.2m) Currently a twin bedroom with double glazed window enjoying views across the valley, feature high ceilings and wash basin.

Bedroom Three 12`2 x10`4 (3.7m x 3.2m) Large double bedroom with high ceilings and double glazed window enjoying views over the garden and across the valley. The room features a wash basin and radiator.

Bedroom Four 12`1 x 8`2 (3.7m x 2.5m) Currently a small twin bedroom or equally spacious single bedroom with double glazed window to the rear enjoying views directly up the fells.

House Bathroom Large spacious family suite comprising of shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, pedestal wash basin and WC. The room has a double glazed window, inset spot ceiling lighting and finished with part tiling to walls.

Separate WC Located adjacent to the bathroom is a separate toilet facility comprising of WC, hand wash basin, wall light and double glazed window.

Outside A driveway leading off the lane offers parking for several vehicles and additionally a single garage offering plenty of storage area. The gardens extend extensively to the North of the property and are a delightful feature laid to different levels with a variety of lawns shrubs and bushes with patio areas, well stocked borders and flowerbeds. To the lower part of the garden adjacent to the single garage is a timber outbuilding with further hard standing for a greenhouse or further outbuildings to be constructed

Services Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Drainage is through a private system pumped to a local authority maintained public sewer. The area is now serviced for super fast broadband speed.

Tenure Freehold. The property is currently on business rates and currently pays nil due to small business relief.

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