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   £ 675,000.00       5 bedroom house for sale in Ambleside, Cumbria       High Barn, Seathwaite Lane, Ambleside, Cumbria   
5 bedroom house for sale in Ambleside, Cumbria
5 bedroom house for sale in Ambleside, Cumbria
5 bedroom house for sale in Ambleside, Cumbria
5 bedroom house for sale in Ambleside, Cumbria
5 bedroom house for sale in Ambleside, Cumbria
5 bedroom house for sale in Ambleside, Cumbria
5 bedroom house for sale in Ambleside, Cumbria
5 bedroom house for sale in Ambleside, Cumbria
Offer Nr.: 4669819
Type of ad:
for Sale
Property type: 5 bedroom house for sale:
Bedrooms: 5
Contact name: Savills, York
Phone(s): 0843 2821 999 (BT 4p/min)
Email: Request property details
Full Description:
5 bedrooms, 3 recep rooms - House bathroom - Annexe with multiple uses - Garage - Parking
AccomodationLOCATIONAmbleside is in the very heart of the Lake District on the shores of Windermere and a popular base for sailing, walking and climbing enthusiasts. The town itself offers a wide range of amenities including specialist shops, galleries, museums, restaurants, tea shops, public houses, hotels, Youth Hostels, guest houses and inns as well as churches, a post office, primary school and cinema. A more comprehensive range can be found in the market town of Kendal, 13 miles distant. The town is easily reached by road, being approx. 19 miles from the M6 motorway, and is served by several bus services, including National Express. Rail travel is to Windermere, four miles distant with easy bus and taxi access. There is a direct Manchester Airport/Windermere rail link and connection to the main west coast line. DESCRIPTIONConverted in the 1950's, High Barn is probably one of the earliest barn conversions of modern times. The property offers flexible accommodation with two reception rooms, a kitchen, three bedrooms and a house bathroom in the main house as well as a granny annexe with sitting room, kitchenette, bedroom and bathroom. The annexe could easily be incorporated into the main house or used for a dependent relative, letting income, working from home or guest accommodation. Nestling at the foot of Wansfell in a private and secluded setting enjoying superb views, the property borders open countryside to the rear and side with an L - shaped strip of woodland on two sides. The options are many and present an excellent opportunity to take on a very interesting and exciting project in such an unspoilt wonderful location. ACCOMMODATIONGround floorPart glazed porch with paved floor and stable door intoKitchen with base and wall units, stainless steel sink unit, Belling electric double oven and space for dishwasher and washing machine. Myson Velaire oil central heating boiler. Quarry tiled floor. Pantry with quarry tiled floor and wall shelves. Dining hall with inset shelving, recess for electric fire. Understairs storage cupboards. Double opening glazed doors into sitting room with Lakeland stone open fireplace with slate hearth and copper hood. From the dining hall a staircase rises to the first floor with tall window providing fabulous views of Wansfell. First floorLanding with loft hatch. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Bedroom 1 having fitted wardrobes, drawers and twin dressing tables. Glazed sliding doors onto timber balcony providing excellent views. Bedroom 2 having built - in wardrobe, and great views to the rear. Bedroom 3Bathroom with coloured three piece suite comprising bath, square cut pedestal wash basin and W. C. . Wall mirror, wall heater, electric towel rail and field views. From the porch a part glazed door leads into guest annexe. Entrance hall with airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Sitting room enjoying views to the front over garden to trees and field. Kitchenette with views to garden, base units, wall shelves, stainless steel sink unit, Tricity electric cooker, Lec refrigerator and Sharp microwave. Bedroom with built - in double wardrobe, fitted dressing table, loft hatch and views of Wansfell. Bathroom with two piece suite. Wall mirror and light. Dimplex wall heater. Separate W. C. OutsideTimber gates lead onto a private gravel driveway. Large single garage with timber double opening doors, work benches, power, light and window. Timber summerhouse with small verandah. Screened oil tank. To the front - well - kept lawn with beech hedge, low Lakeland stone wall boundary and mature planting with trees and shrubs. Gently sloping lawn to the rear with seating terrace, mature planting and views across open fields towards Wansfell. An L - shaped strip of mature woodland borders the property to two sides. In all, c. 2. 5 acres. Wonderful for dog walks, making dens and a game of hide and seek!ServicesMains electricity. Private drainage to septic tank located within the property's boundaries. Last emptied in 2007. Metered mains water. Meter located in the driveway. Oil central heating with hot water to radiators. Boiler serviced annually. Telephone line subject to transfer regulations. Broadband connection available. SpecificationMostly double glazed windows with a combination of uPVC and wooden fames. Telephone points in dining hall and bedroom 1. Television point in sitting room. External lighting. TenureFreehold, with vacant possession on completion. Local AuthoritySouth Lakeland District Council, Tel: 01539 733333. Planning AuthorityLake District National Park Special Planning Authority, Murley Moss, Oxenholme Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7RL. T: 01539 724555. W: www. lake - district. gov. ukCouncil TaxWe are verbally informed by South Lakeland District Council that High Barn is banded G for council tax purposes with the annexe banded B. Prospective purchasers are advised to verify this information for themselves. ViewingsAll viewings to be made strictly by prior appointment with Davis & Bowring. Lo - call: 0845 241 7878. Please noteAll carpets, the electric cooker in the main kitchen and the white goods in the annexe are included in the sale. Curtains and blinds are available by further negotiation. All free - standing white goods in the main kitchen are specifically excluded from the sale. A public footpath runs adjacent to one side the property. High Barn has a right of way over the road serving the property with the right of way limited to its use for High Barn as a private dwelling house and curtilage. DirectionsFrom the M6 take the A591 towards the Lake District. Bypass Kendal, Staveley and Windermere and continue towards Ambleside. At the Waterhead traffic lights continue straight ahead and follow the one way system down Wansfell Road. Get into the right hand lane and turn right. Filter into the left hand lane, signposted Keswick/Grasmere. Follow the road past the shops and take the left hand lane, turning left at the traffic lights. Continue past the Bridge House and at the mini roundabout, turn right signposted Kirkstone and proceed up Kirkstone Road and The Struggle past all the houses. Immediately after the speed limit sign, turn right onto Seathwaite Lane and continue to the end. High Barn stands to the head of the cul - de - sac.
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