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Ruthwaite, Skelwith Bridge, Ambleside, LA22 9NP
Guide Price £900,000 Fine & Country Property
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Type: Detached House
Reception Rooms: 2

Property Details

The sale of Ruthwaite represents a once in a lifetime chance for you to live among the most sensational 360 degree views of some of the most iconic peaks in the Lake District. Enviably positioned, enjoying peace and tranquillity, bordering open countryside. Commanding a spectacular vista across Elterwater towards Wansfell Pike, Fairfield, the Langdale Pikes, Wetherlam, and Coniston Old Man. Originally constructed in the 1920s, gently raised on a traditional stone under croft, constructed in timber white rendered under a traditional Lakeland slate roof. Ruthwaite has been in the same family since 1974 and has been extended over the years to create a spacious four bedroom, two bathroom detached cottage style bungalow, with two excellent reception rooms. Each room takes advantage of the sunny position with picture windows framing the phenomenal open views and flooding the space with natural light. Properties in such a truly remarkable position rarely appear on the open market.

Well placed in the heart of the Lake District National Park, elevated above Skelwith Bridge and bordering the Langdale Valley, Ruthwaite is in a stunning rural position with fell and country walks from the doorstep. The Skelwith Bridge Hotel and the popular Chester’s Café are nearby with the popular market town of Ambleside approximately 3 miles away.

Ruthwaite stands at the centre of a fabulous plot, accessed via gated private drive leading to 0.75 acres of beautiful natural garden and grounds. With a level parking and turning area for numerous vehicles and a single detached garage. The various patio areas and lawn extend around the house to provide a delightful sunny aspect. Vantage points from every aspect of the garden enjoy extraordinary panoramic views of the many surrounding fells. There is a beautiful array of daffodils, camellias, snowdrops, azaleas, rhododendrons and roses providing an abundance of colour throughout the season, along with a wide variety of mature shrubs, trees and bushes. These delightful grounds are bordered by open countryside and fields.

Approached initially via a shared private drive, leading to a private gated gravel drive with parking for numerous vehicles as well as a single detached garage.

The property is nested at the centre of this stunning plot . The plot measures approximately 0.75 acres with a fantastic natural Lakeland garden with a fabulous array of flowers including clematis, daffodils and roses . There are footpaths leading around the garden to the various vantage points which provide unrivalled 360 degree panoramic views of the surrounding fells and countryside towards the iconic Lakeland fells including Stickle Pike, Fairfield, Wansfell Pike, Wetherlam and Silver How.

Mains electric. Shared private water.
Private drainage and septic tank. LPG
central heating.

Freehold. Vacant possession on

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