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Birkwray Farm Cottage, Outgate, Ambleside, LA22 0NH
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Type: House
Reception Rooms: 1

Property Details

SITUATION Set in a picturesque rural position with pleasant fell and country views, the property is in the popular hamlet of Outgate approximately 1 mile north of Hawkshead and only a 10 minute drive to the popular market town of Ambleside which has a wide range of amenities including shops, restaurants, banks etc. The Outgate Inn is only two minutes walk away and there are a large variety of fell and country walks from the doorstep.

DIRECTIONS From Ambleside head out on the A593 towards Langdale/Hawkshead, at Clappersgate turn left over the River Brathay signposted Hawkshead. Proceed for approximately 4 miles until reaching the hamlet of Outgate, proceed past The Outgate Inn for approximately 100 metres then turn left. Proceed down the drive and Birkwray Farm Cottage is immediately on the right hand.

DESCRIPTION Birkwray Farm Cottage is a delightful traditional Lakeland cottage thought to date from the 17th century and which has an abundance of original character features including exposed cruck beams and solid oak spiral staircase. The property has been well looked after by the vendors including new roof some years ago. A deceptively spacious light and airy property which would equally be suited as a permanent residence or holiday/weekend retreat. There is an attractive south facing manageable rear garden and private parking to the front.

ACCOMMODATION Front door leading into vestibule with tiled floor, alarm, fuse box and rear door. Internal door leading into:-

LIVING ROOM Attractive triple aspect split level room with feature window seat. Parquet floor and exposed beams. Open fire with stone hearth and surround and TV point.

KITCHEN DINER Light and airy room with vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Selection of wall and base units with one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Electric AGA. Pantry cupboard, rear door and skylight. Garden views.

BEDROOM THREE Good size ´L´ shaped single room with night storage heater. We believe this room was formerly the old dairy.

Stunning solid oak staircase leading to first floor landing with exposed beams. Night storage heater and feature circular window.

REAR BEDROOM ONE Dual aspect double room with exposed beams and attractive garden and country views.

REAR BEDROOM TWO Dual aspect double room with night storage heater. Partial oak panelled walls and garden views.

BATHROOM White three piece suite comprising panelled bath with Mira shower over, WC and wash hand basin. Part tiled walls, extractor and electric shaver point. Shelved airing cupboard.

OUTSIDE The property benefits from private paved area to the front providing parking for one/two vehicles together with small shrubbed area. To the rear there is an attractive south facing manageable garden with a small lawn, patio area and a selection of shrubs and bushes.

TENURE Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.

SERVICES Mains electric, drainage and water. Night storage heating.

Mains gas available in the lane.


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