Gilbert Scar Cottage, Under Loughrigg, Ambleside, LA22 9LJ


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Gilbert Scar is an excellent proportioned 3/4 bedroom house, with 2/3 reception rooms which has been extended over the years assisting to create this good sized property. The ground floor has the benefit of a good size newly installed galley style, attractive modern kitchen diner, a spacious triple aspect lounge, conservatory, bedroom 4/study and utility room/cloak room. The first floor has three bedrooms including a superb master suite with en suite and feature balcony enjoying wonderful views over the well tended garden towards surrounding countryside and woodland, plus a family bathroom. The property occupies a lovely quiet position with delightful garden, bordering open countryside and enjoying peace and tranquility in a lovely sunny aspect in a semi rural location. The property will suit a variety of purchasers whether as a fine permanent home or equally as a holiday home/holiday letting property.

Delightfully located in a small development of four in a quiet "access only" lane Under Loughrigg which links Ambleside to the A591 to Pelter Bridge and the A593 at Brathay Bridge. Beautifully positioned, adjacent to open countryside, one mile from the centre of Ambleside. Whilst all of the village amenities, which include a wide range of restaurants, shops, cafes, Lakeland Inns and cinemas, are just a short stroll away, there is also immediate access on foot onto the fells quite literally from the doorstep including over Loughrigg Fell, Wansfell, Elterwater and Grasmere.

Directions From the south side of Ambleside take the road sign posted Coniston between Ambleside Rugby Club and Rothay Manor Hotel, cross over the Rothay Bridge and turn immediately right onto Under Loughrigg Road. Continue along this country lane with the River Rothay on the right hand passing the Riverside Hotel on your left and the driveway for the property can be found immediately after on the left.

Accommodation Glazed front door leading into vestibule with built in cupboard and side window giving attractive view across the adjacent field to the lower slopes of Loughrigg. Internal glazed door into:

Hallway/Cloaks Area Large vanity sink, WC and plumbing for washing machine. Steps leading to:

Kitchen/Diner 27'09 x 11'01 (8.42m x 3.37m) Attractive split level room with a selection of wall and base units with wood effect work top. 1.5 sink unit with mixer tap. Double electric oven and four ring gas hob with extractor. Integrated dishwasher and freezer. Cupboard concealing wall mounted Valliant boiler and cylinder. Part wall tiled. Patio doors giving attractive views over the garden. Glazed door leading through to:

Living Room 18'1 x 13'10 (5.48m x 4.20m) Generously proportioned, light and airy triple aspect room with substantial fireplace with recently installed multi fuel burner sat on a slate hearth and oak mantle. Exposed beams and terrific views across the gardens and adjoining countryside towards to lower slopes of Loughrigg and woodlands. TV point. Twin glazed doors leading to:

Conservatory Fantastic southwest facing aspect with views over the garden and countryside.

From the hallway leading to:

Bedroom Four 12'06 x 9'00 (3.80m x 2.73m) Delightful "L" shaped room presently used as a study with understair cupboard, fitted bookshelf and part pine wall panelled. Attractive views over the woodland.

First Floor Wide landing with attractive country views and loft hatch.

Bedroom One 12'6 x 9 (3.8m x 2.7m) Steps leading down into this attractive and spacious double "L" shaped triple aspect room. Built in wardrobe and views towards the gardens and countryside. Twin glazed doors leading onto a fantastic balcony to make the most of the peace and views. TV point.

En-Suite Three piece white suite comprising of corner Jacuzzi shower, vanity wash hand basin and WC. Fully wall tiled with extractor.

Bedroom Two 12'6 x 9 (3.8m x 2.7m) Spacious double room with Dorma window and exposed beam. Attractive views across the garden.

Bedroom Three 11'01 x 9'05 (3.36m x 2.85m) Twin "L" shaped room with built in wardrobe and views across the fields and woodland.

Bathroom Excellent four piece white suite which has been refurbished over the recent years giving excellent double bath, separate shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin and WC. Majority wall tiled and partially pine panelled wall and ceiling. Heated towel rail and Velux window.

Outside The property is approached by a shared drive leading to private parking with additional double gated drive. Allowing access to a delightful attractive and substantial natural garden fell side which offers a high degree of peace and tranquility. Extending to approximately 3/4 of an acre with an abundance of wild flowers, trees and bushes the garden will be a haven for garden enthusiasts. Various footpaths lead to numerous vantage points which enjoys panoramic and far reaching views over the property to the surrounding countryside. Additional there is a small terraced area and feature pond.

Tenure Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.

Services Mains water, gas and electric. Gas Central Heating. Solar panels for hot water. Shared private septic tank between four properties.

Council Tax Band E

Please Note For reference we are highlighting that Japanese Knotweed has been identified on the boundary wall of the property.

However we can also confirm that the vendor has commissioned a 10 year guaranteed solution, which is an insurance backed guarantee (IBG) underwritten by Lloyds.

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