Reception Rooms: 2
Ashton Cottage is an idyllic three bedroom, semi detached, double fronted Lakeland Cottage. This traditional Grade II listed cottage is enviably positioned in a gently elevated position being only a stones throw from the village centre. The property has been extended and modernised over the course of the current vendors tenure culminating in a superb and highly versatile property, with two reception rooms, that has been rewired, plumbed, extended as well as having a new bathroom and kitchen. The property has an excellent blend of original traditional features including flagged floors with under floor heating, fireplace and exposed beams. Two double bedrooms and one single all enjoy lovely fell views. The private and manageable gardens have excellent south facing country views. Also enjoying the rare commodity of parking for three or four vehicles. The property will appeal to a variety of buyers whether as a permanent, holiday or second home. Lakelovers anticipate this superbly located cottage has the potential for a gross income in year one of operation in the region of £25,000.
Ashton Cottage is tucked away in the oldest part of Ambleside at the end of a row of pretty white painted stone built cottages, typical of Lakeland. A short walk down Peggy Hill is the centre of this very busy and popular market town with a wide range of shops, restaurants and pubs all close by. There are also many country and fell walks straight from the doorstep of Ashton Cottage.
Directions Walking from the centre of Ambleside and market cross, continue up North Road crossing the bridge of Stock Ghyll and turn immediately right onto Peggy Hill (pedestrian only). At the top of Peggy Hill there is a terrace row of traditional stone built cottages facing you and Ashton Cottage is tucked away in the corner on the right.
Double doors leading into:
Front Porch With original Lakeland flagged floor and window seat with slate tops. Internal door leading into:
Open Plan Living/Kitchen Diner 18’11 x 16′ (5.8m x 4.9m) Superb triple aspect room with an abundance of original character features including original beams, flagged floor with under floor heating and original cast iron fire surround as well as a recessed wood burning stove. Window seat. Open staircase with under stair cupboard. Quality fitted bespoke Pippy Oak kitchen with slate worktops. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, four ring induction hob with integrated electric oven and separate integrated fridge and freezer. Rear door. Views towards Loughrigg. Stepping down into:
Garden Room 13’1 x 10’2 (4.0m x 3.1m) A stunning extension by the present vendors creating a delightful light and airy room with partial vaulted ceiling, solid oak floor and staircase with under floor heating. Partial exposed stone wall and lovely views across the garden towards Wansfell Pike and south facing views towards Loughrigg.
First Floor Landing with loft hatch. Storage cupboard housing a fuse box.
Bedroom One 9’3 x 8’7 (2.8m x 2.6m) A delightful double room with window seat and attractive views towards Loughrigg. TV point.
Front Bedroom Two 9’1 x 8’4 (2.7m x 2.5m) A delightful double room with window seat and attractive views towards Loughrigg. TV point.
Rear Bedroom Three 7’11 x 6′ (2.4m x 1.8m) A single room with attractive views towards Black Fell, Loughrigg and St Mary’s Church. TV point. Built in double wardrobe.
Bathroom Attractive white three piece suite comprising of panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Tiled floor and partially wall tiled. Heated towel rail, concealed Ideal combi boiler and attractive views over the rear garden towards Wansfell.
Outside The property is approached via a private drive over which the neighbour has a Right of Access. Whilst at the front and side there is parking for three to four vehicles with small lawn area, paved footpath and a selection of shrubs and bushes. To the side and rear there is a delightful lawned garden and split level patios providing a fantastic degree of privacy. Panoramic views are enjoyed towards Loughrigg to Wansfell with an array of wild bushes and planted borders.
Tenure Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.
Services All mains services are connected with gas central heating.
Council Tax Band D