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3 Highfield House,Hawkshead Hill, Hawkshead, LA22 0PN
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Type: Apartment
Reception Rooms: 1

Property Details

3 Highfield House is a stunning and immaculately presented two bedroom, two bathroom first floor apartment in this highly desirable development of five exclusive apartments. It is believed the property was once owned by the Heelis family who had marital ties to Beatrix Potter and was developed in 2004 by reputable local developers, Horner Lakeland. A stunningly presented, well proportioned and excellently planned apartment. Enviably located on the edge of Hawkshead in a gently elevated position commanding spectacular panoramic views from Fairfield Horseshoe to Latterbarrow. Designed with high quality fittings and appointments throughout along with large picture windows complete with window seats, taking advantage of the stunning surrounding views. The apartment does have the distinct advantage of its own private balcony accessed from the living room which provides stunning fell and country views. Additionally there is private secure storage within the cellar for apartment 3 providing an ideal space for bikes, BBQ etc.

The sale includes carpets, curtains and blinds whilst the remainder of the contents, excluding some personal items, are available by separate negotiation.

Highfield House is situated midway between the popular Lakeland villages of Coniston and Hawkshead and approximately 3 ½ miles from the busy market town of Ambleside which has a wide variety of amenities. There are endless fell and country walks together with an abundance of wildlife right on the doorstep.

Directions From Ambleside take the A592 towards Coniston/Hawkshead, turn left at Clappersgate following the signpost for Hawkshead. After approximately 3 ½ miles take the right signposted Hawkshead Hill and Coniston. Proceed up the hill and take the first left into the driveway for Highfield House.


Entrance Hall Ground floor communal entrance and a wide staircase leading up to the first floor with private front door. Leading in to hallway with highly useful cloaks cupboard which also houses the fuse box. Leading through to:

Kitchen/Diner 13’8 x 11’10 (4.2m x 3.6m) Attractive and generously proportioned room with a comprehensive selection of quality fitted wall and base units, including display cabinets, with granite worktops. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include a four ring Bosch gas hob with extractor hood, double electric oven, microwave, washer/dryer, fridge freezer, dishwasher and concealed boiler. Tiled floor and part wall tiled with lovely country views extending towards Fairfield Horseshoe. Leading though to:

Living Room 15′ x 13′ (4.6m x 4.0m) Excellent light and airy dual aspect room with two feature window seats, giving far reaching views towards Wansfell Pike and Fairfield Horseshoe. TV point and access to balcony, which commands stunning views across the communal gardens towards Latterbarrow and surrounding fells.

Rear Bedroom One 12’7 x 10’7 (3.8m x 3.2m) An excellent double room with two double built in wardrobes, TV point and feature window seat taking advantage of the elevated country location.

En Suite Three piece suite comprising of double shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Fully floor and wall tiled, with underfloor heating, heated towel rail, electric shaver point and extractor.

Bedroom Two 13’3 x 9’3 (4.0m x 2.8m) An attractive and spacious double aspect twin room, with two feature window seats, allowing for stunning country views. TV point and two individual wardrobes, one of which has a comprehensive selection of shelving.

En Suite Three piece suite comprising of double shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Fully floor and wall tiled, with underfloor heating, heated towel rail, electric shaver point and extractor.

Outside Approached via a private gravelled drive. The property enjoys lovely communal gardens which consist of split level lawned gardens to the front with a range of well established trees, shrubs and bushes. There are magnificent panoramic fell and country views with a lovely south facing aspect. The property has the distinct advantage of a private balcony to the front enjoying the superb panoramic views. There is designated parking for two vehicles adjacent to the bin storage unit.

Cellar 13’1 x 6’5 (4.0m x 2.0m) Private lockable storage, with access from the drive, comprising of a large storage room suitable for storing bikes or canoes etc. With the benefit of power and electric lighting.

Services All mains services are connected. Gas Central Heating.

Tenure Leasehold for 999 years from 2004. Each owner is a member of the Management Company which owns the freehold. The annual service charge is approximately £339.23, plus £1,000 for the sinking fund.

Please note: The properties at Highfield House, at present, cannot be commercially let for holiday letting but can be used as permanent residences or weekend/holiday homes.

Council Tax Band E

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