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Knipefold Barn, Outgate, Ambleside LA22 0PU
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Type: House
Reception Rooms: 1

Property Details

Knipefold barn is a stunning and unique 5* property, which was converted by the present vendors approximately 10 years ago creating a spectacular, well proportioned and highly versatile three bedroom property with the accommodation spread over three floors. There is scope to the ground floor to create an additional bedroom if required. A perfect example of how a barn should be converted, using an excellent combination of traditional materials such as flagged floors and oak fittings throughout including beams, solid oak flooring, oak staircase, oak panelling and double glazed oak window frames together with quality modern appointments such as granite work top and under floor heating to the ground floor. The property has a stunning open plan kitchen/living/diner on the second floor to take advantage of the superb far reaching south facing country views. The property has the distinct advantage of a lift, allowing easy access to the upper floors for the elderly or disabled. Set in a beautiful position surrounded by peace and tranquillity well placed for endless fell and country walks from the door step. Knipefold Barn is presently a highly successful 5* holiday letting property, with the Good Life Cottage Company and is being sold with the majority of contents and all forward bookings. More information can be found at www.thegoodlifecottageco.co.uk

The property has off road parking for three vehicles and a manageable garden which is held on an annual licence.

SITUATION Knipefold House is situated within the small hamlet of Outgate on the edge of Hawkshead in a stunning picturesque rural position offering peace and tranquillity, There are endless walks from the doors step including the popular beauty spot of Tarn Hows close by. Whilst being placed for the amenities of Hawkshead and the popular market town of Ambleside, approximately four miles away, which offers an excellent variety of amenities including doctors, schools, public houses, restaurants, shops etc.

DIRECTIONS From Ambleside head on the A593 towards the Langdale’s /Hawkshead, at Clappersgate turn left over the River Brathay signposted Hawkshead. At the second junction on the right turn up to Coniston, pass the Drunken Duck Inn and proceed for approximately one mile to the hamlet turn first left down the lane, left again and the property is second on the left.

ACCOMMODATION Two solid oak doors with shutters which lead into wide reception area which is beautifully presented with flagged floor with under floor heating, exposed beams and oak paneling. Solid oak staircase and lift. Two storage cupboards.

UTILITY ROOM Spacious room with a selection of solid oak wall and base units and stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Washing machine and dryer. Cupboard concealing boiler and cylinder. Flagged floor with under floor heating.


BEDROOM ONE Stunning double room with solid oak floors, exposed beams bespoke fitted double wardrobe and dresser. TV point. Lovely south facing views over the surrounding countryside.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM Four piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Exposed beams, tiled floor and walls. Heated towel rail.

BEDROOM TWO Lovely double room with built in bespoke wardrobe with oak doors, exposed beams and oak floor. Superb far reaching country views.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Three piece suite comprising corner shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. Tiled floor and walls. Heated towel rail and extractor.

SHOWER ROOM Double shower and wash hand basin. Tiled floor and walls.

SEPARATE WC Wash hand basin and WC. Extractor, oak floor and exposed beams.


OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/LIVING/DINER Characterful triple aspect room with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and oak floor. Gas stove set on slate hearth. TV point. The kitchen area has a selection of wall and base, one and half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and granite worktop. Integrated appliances include fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Electric cooker, extractor and breakfast bar. Terrific views towards Esthwaite water across the surrounding countryside.

OUTSIDE The property has paved patio and parking for approximately three vehicles. Enclosed yard housing oil tank and calor gas canisters. Across the road from Knipefold Barn is a beautiful garden, well presented with lawned area and with a selection of shrubs and bushes. There is also a patio area whilst the whole garden enjoys a delightful sunny aspect throughout the day. The garden is owned by the adjoining property and will be available on a license at a fee of £500 per annum.

SERVICES Mains water and electric. Shared private drainage. Oil central heating.

TENURE Freehold.

RATEABLE VALUE £3,350 actual amount payable £1,651.55. This could be reduced if the purchaser was entitled to Small Business Rates Relief, more details can be obtained from South Lakeland District Council 01539 733333.

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