Reception Rooms: 2
A fantastic opportunity to acquire a wonderful, detached, 5 bedroom, 17th Century Lakeland farmhouse which is currently a very successful holiday let, with extensive gardens extending to around 1/2 acre. Nestled in the rolling Lake District National Park countryside only a few miles from Windermere, this property occupies a wonderfully peaceful and rural setting, enjoying panoramic views over the countryside and benefiting from excellent walking and cycling right from the doorstep. The traditional farmhouse is presently a very well presented 5 bedroom family home that has benefitted from on-going improvements and upgrades over the years, beautiful reception rooms and a dining kitchen perfect for entertaining.
The outside space at Hagg End is very pleasant, the property is surrounded by true Lakeland gardens, full of mature plants, shrubs and trees which blend effortlessly into the bordering countryside. This property is located on the famous Dales Way route and also close to the nearby villages of Bowness, Windermere, and Staveley. There are a plethora of local amenities and attractions in those villages and the famous Windermere Golf Club is only a mile away. There is also an excellent choice of schooling; both primary and secondary, state and private in the area and those looking to commute are around twenty minutes from M6 J36 and the train Station at Windermere provides a 15 minute connection to the West Coast mainline at Oxenholme. This property will attract a wide range of buyers, either those from out of the area who are looking for a lifestyle change. Somebody who is looking for a holiday let will be very impressed by the already successful letting income and the privacy and location of the property. Indeed any prospective buyer will recognise the unique and desirable nature of this rural property.
Enter through a traditional style front door into a cosy living room which has retained many of the original features including, wooden doors and a wood burning stove , wooden panelling and an impressive stone fireplace with a Lakeland slate hearth all make for eye catching features along with the exposed oak beams that pull together the charm and character of this house. This leads through into a large utility room which still has the original range for decorative purposes .The room is fitted out with a range of wooden base and wall cupboards and still has the original slate floor. The kitchen/diner is a large room which is flooded with natural light from the triple aspect windows. The design offers a great range of base units and wall units complimented with a Rangemaster range cooker and slate splash back and flooring. A very useful downstairs bedroom with a lovely view over the front garden with en suite shower room which has a corner shower. There is potential for this room to be used for a number of other uses including a formal dining area or a home office to suit a buyers needs. There is also a further downstairs separate shower room. The original oak staircase curves up to the first floor gallery landing with lovely views over the garden, to a further four double bedrooms and access to the loft which is fully insulated. The bedrooms are all of good proportions, one of which has an en suite bathroom and a spacious guest suite bedroom has an en-suite shower room and also benefits from its own external access to the side garden.
The property is in a beautiful setting nestled comfortably in the Lake District National Park countryside. The gardens surround the property comprising of a spacious front and rear garden that are bounded by native trees and Lakeland stone walls and are currently low maintenance with a large gravelled area for sitting out with the potential to develop the garden to create a beautiful private space which is ideal for family enjoyment. There is also scope to develop the garden that sits above the property; this has been left in recent years to be a wild and natural garden which is currently a haven for an array of wildlife. There is also parking for several vehicles in front of the property, plus additional space with potential to construct a garage.
Oil fired central heating,
Private Drainage & Water,
DIRECTIONS From Kendal travelling along the B5284, known as the Crook Road’ toward Windermere take the next right after The Gilpin signposted Gated Road, follow this lane through the first farmstead and take the next left hand gated drive to Hagg End.