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Riverside House & Cottage, Skelwith Bridge, LA22 9NJ
Sold STC
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Type: End Terrace Cottage
Reception Rooms: 2

Property Details

The sale of Riverside House & Cottage represents a superb opportunity to acquire an excellent investment portfolio. The main house is tastefully presented and well proportioned enjoying modern appointments and a superb open plan living/kitchen/diner, with three double bedrooms and two bathrooms including one ensuite.

Riverside Cottage is attached providing a superb one bedroom cottage with both private and internal access from the main house allowing a great deal of versatility. Again presented to a good standard and having modern fittings and appointments. Riverside House and Cottage have been modernised throughout over the years including double glazing. Nestled in a lovely semi rural position with attractive south facing river and country views both internally and from the attractive yet manageable garden. Also with the additional advantage of private parking for three vehicles.

The house and cottage offer flexible accommodation and can be either used together or as a house with a separate annex. Currently highly successful and well established holiday letting cottages, presently let via Wheelwrights in Elterwater generating an income of £45,000 per annum. The house and cottage are being sold with forward bookings and the majority of contents with the exception of personal items.

Well placed in the centre of the Lake District National Park at Skelwith Bridge on the edge of the Langdale Valley and approximately 3 miles from the popular market town of Ambleside. In a lovely rural position with splendid views towards the River Rothay. Well placed with a plethora of walks from the doorstep together with amenities close at hand including Skelwith Bridge Hotel and Restaurant and the reputable Chester’s Café. For a larger variety of amenities Ambleside is only a short drive away.

Directions Proceed out of Ambleside on the A593 sign posted Coniston for approximately 3 miles until reaching Skelwith Bridge. Take the first right after the Skelwith Bridge Hotel prior to the bridge signposted Chester’s and the property is the first in the terrace on the right.

Riverside House

Accommodation Front door leading to vestibule with open staircase. Internal door leading into Riverside Cottage and door leading through to:

Open Plan Living Room/Kitchen/Diner 23’6" x 15’9" (7.2m x 4.8m) An excellent dual aspect room with feature exposed stone Lakeland fireplace with slate hearth. Views over the front patio and garden towards the river. Contemporary selection of wall and base units with one and a half stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include double electric oven, Bosch microwave, gas hob with extractor, fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Part wall tiled. Understair cupboard concealing fuse box and providing useful storage facility. Window seats and TV point.

First floor landing leading to:

Front Bedroom One 10’7" x 9’5" (3.2m x 2.9m) Attractive double room with high ceiling. Recessed wardrobe with shelving and TV point. Attractive country, river and garden views.

En-suite Excellent three piece suite comprising of double shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Part wall tiled with heated towel rail, extractor, electric shaver point and illuminated mirror.

Rear Bedroom Three 12’8" x 8’1’" (3.9m x 2.5m) Attractive twin room with country views.

Bathroom Generously proportioned three piece suite comprising of panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Half wall tiled with heated towel rail, extractor, electric shaver point and wall mounted illuminated mirror. Views towards Loughrigg. Airing cupboard concealing water cylinder and wall mounted Vaillant boiler in a housing unit

Second Floor

Bedroom Two Spacious double room with twin Velux windows providing attractive light and airy space with country views.

Riverside Cottage

Traditional open Lakeland porch with front door leading into:

Open Plan Living Room/Kitchen 14’4" x 11’7" (4.4 x 3.5) A cosy dual aspect room with multi-fuel stove set within an attractive Lakeland hearth and mantle. Feature window seat with attractive south facing views towards the river. A contemporary selection of wall and base units with stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap. Appliances include four ring Calor Gas hob, integrated oven, microwave. fridge with integrated washer/dryer. TV and telephone point. Internal door into Riverside House. Cupboard concealing wall mounted Valiant boiler. Views of Loughrigg.

Bedroom 8’8" x 8’5" (2.6m x 2.6m) Double room with window seat and recessed wardrobe. Double doors leading into:

Bathroom Three piece suite comprising of corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Slim heated towel rail. Fully wall tiled. Electric shaver point and illuminated mirror with extractor.

Outside The property has a generous but manageable private garden with an appealing combination of lawn with two Lakeland paved patios with a variety of well stocked plants and shrubs. Enjoying excellent south facing views over the river Brathay towards surrounding the countryside. Private parking to the rear for approximately three vehicles. There are two stone stores providing ideal storage facility. Outside tap.

Tenure Freehold

Services Mains water. Mains electric. Private shared septic tank. Calor gas.

Ratable Value £8,000. Actual amount payable £3,976. 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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