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Oakbank, 14 Merewood Lodge, Ecclerigg Windermere LA23 1QB
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 3
Type: Semi-Detached House
Reception Rooms: 1

Property Details

Expertly converted in 2001 by renowned local builders, Robert Hughes, into a fabulous and spacious contemporary 5* three bedroom end of terrace property with attractive country views and views towards Lake Windermere. Oakbank has a private entrance into an attractive vestibule which leads into a superb light and airy living room with patio doors onto a spacious south facing terrace. Three spacious bedrooms with three bathrooms including two en suites and laundry room. Private gardens with a terrace and parking.

Currently a highly successful holiday let through local letting agents Heart of the Lakes, more information can be found at www.heartofthelakes.co.uk and generates an income of approximately £21,500 per annum. The property is sold as a going concern including any forward bookings and the majority of contents with the exception of a few small items of furniture and personal items.

Ideally located at Ecclerigg, with a small group of properties between Windermere and Ambleside in the heart of the Lake District National Park with lake shore walks at Brockhole and country walks into Troutbeck right from the doorstep. Merewood Lodge is a development of thirteen individual houses and apartments of the highest quality.

Directions From Windermere travel north on the A591 toward Ambleside. Continue through Troutbeck Bridge and past White Cross Bay after another ¼ mile turn right opposite the entrance to Crag Wood Hotel/ Brockhole into Mirk Lane leading to the gated front entrance of Merewood Lodge. On entering the development of 13 properties, Oakbank is situated at the rear to the right hand side, with designated parking to the front right with additional visitor parking.

Accommodation Steps leading up to the front door.

Vestibule Lakeland tiled floor, radiator and glazed internal door.

Sitting/Dining Room 24’7 x 22’1 (7.5m x 6.7m) An excellent light and airy dual aspect room with patio doors giving lovely south west facing views over the countryside towards Lake Windermere. A multi fuel stove sits on a tiled hearth. An attractive open stair case with under stair cupboard. TV point.

Kitchen 13′ x 5’2 (4.0m x 1.6m) An attractive contemporary selection of wall and base units. Appliances include an electric double oven, four ring gas hob, integrated microwave, fridge freezer and plumbing for a dishwasher. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Lakeland tiled floor and part wall tiled with extractor hood and skylight.

Bedroom One 24’3 x 14’4 (7.4m x 4.4m) Superb and spacious split level double room with two built in double wardrobes, TV point with corner cabinet concealing the electric fuse box. Beautiful country views over the communal gardens towards Lake Windermere.

En-Suite Modern white three piece suite comprising of panelled bath with Mira show over, vanity wash hand basin and WC. Fully floor and wall tiled with heated towel rail, electric light/shaver point and extractor.

Bedroom Two 20’2 x 13’5 (6.2m x 4.1m) Spacious split level double room with four built in double wardrobes including eaves storage. Dormer window giving superb views towards Lake Windermere. TV and telephone point.

En-Suite Three piece suite comprising of shower cubicle, WC and vanity wash hand basin. Fully floor and wall tiled with heated towel rail, electric light/shaver point and extractor.

Bedroom Three 15’8 x 12’4 (4.8m x 3.7m) A generous twin room with two skylights giving lovely country and lake views. Two eves storage facilities and access to:

Utility Room 9’10 x 5’8 (3.0m x 1.7m) Powermax boiler, plumbing for a washing machine, extractor and Velux window.

Shower Room White three piece suite comprising of shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin and WC. Fully floor and wall tiled with heated towel rail, electric light/shaver point and extractor.

Outside The property benefits from excellent raised paved terrace which is accessed from the sitting room giving stunning panoramic views towards Lake Windermere. The rear of the property benefits from ideal low maintenance garden with a selection of shrubs and bushes and boarding neighbouring woodland. The property benefits from designated parking for one car, plus additional visitor spaces.

Services Mains electricity, gas and water. Shared septic tank. Gas central heating.

Tenure Leasehold. Original 999 year lease from 2001. The management company owns the free hold and each owner is part of the management company. There is also an annual maintenance charge which covers building insurance, communal gardens and external decorating. The current cost is £2,113.

Rateable Value £3,600. Actual amount payable £1,774.80. This could be reduced if the purchaser is entitled to Small Business Rates Relief. Presently the vendor pays zero pounds. More details can be obtained from the local authority South Lakeland District Council 01539 733333.

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