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Old Coach House, Wood Close, How Head Lane, Grasmere, LA22 9SG
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Type: Apartment
Reception Rooms: 1

Property Details

The sale of The Old Coach House represents a good opportunity to purchase a spacious one bedroom first floor apartment which has the distinct advantage of its own private entrance, in the highly sought after area of Grasmere.

Wood Close is a large Victorian House situated on the fell side above the old village of Grasmere. It is in a secluded position above Dove Cottage and only three quarters of a mile from one of the most popular Lakeland villages, Grasmere, which is famous for its literary connections with William Wordsworth. There are two acres of private grounds with stunning views of Grasmere lake and fells from the communal gardens. Ideally placed for a variety of walks with direct access to the fells, the Coffin Route and the famous Fairfield Horseshoe and yet it is convenient for all village amenities.

The Old Coach House is one of the nine apartments within Wood Close. Presently a well established holiday letting property let via Cottages.com and is being sold with forward bookings and the majority of contents. It benefits from designated parking and shared visitor parking.

Directions From Ambleside travel north on the A591 towards Grasmere, turn right immediately before the mini roundabout up to Dove Cottage. Continue up the road until you reach the duck pond, turn left and continue for a further 100 yards through gateway marked private and Wood Close is the second property on the right.

Accomodation Private front door leading into vestibule with quarry tiled floor and quarry tiled window sill. Internal door leading through to:

Living Room 16′ 7" x 14′ 6" (5.1m x 4.4m) A spacious and attractive room with partially vaulted ceiling and original exposed beams. Fully tiled fireplace and hearth with inset electric fire. Large window giving attractive south facing views over the communal gardens and woodland. TV point and night storage heater. Glazed internal door leading into:

Rear Hallway Heated towel rail and storage cupboard.

Bathroom White four piece suite comprising of panelled bath, corner shower cubicle with electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin and W/C. Half wall tiled with electric shaver point and electric heater. Leading to:

Kitchen/Diner 11′ 2" x 8′ 6" (3.4m x 2.6m) A basic selection of wall and base units with stainless steel sink unit. Half wall tiled. Electric cooker point and extractor hood. Woodland views and electric wall heater. Night storage heater and space for kitchen table and four chairs.

Bedroom 11′ 2" x 9′ 6" (3.4m x 2.9m) Double bedroom with woodland views. Pedestal wash hand basin. Recessed cupboard housing cylinder. TV point. Night storage heater.

Outside Wood Close has the distinct advantage of approximately two acres of private grounds comprising woodland and lawns attracting various wildlife. There is a substantial communal paved terrace with stunning lake and fell views. All properties have private parking. There is also a small communal laundry room with stainless sink and washer and tumble dryers.

Services Mains water, electric and drainage.

Tenure Leasehold. Original 999 year lease from the early 1990’s. The Management Company own the freehold. Currently paying approximately £1,700.00 per annum, contributing towards the gardening, external building maintenance, window cleaning, building insurance, surface water and sewerage.

Rateable Value £2,900. Actual amount payable £1,441.30. This could be reduced if the purchaser is entitled to Small Business Rates Relief. More details can be obtained from the Local Authority South Lakeland District Council 01539 733333.

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