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Sawmill Cottage, Hawkshead, Ambleside LA22 0PL
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Type: House
Reception Rooms: 3

Property Details

Sawmill Cottage is a wonderful, unique and highly versatile four bedroom property which has been sympathetically modernised in recent years providing an abundance of original characterful features which are complimented by contemporary fittings and appointments presented to a high specification. Great thought and attention has been given to the refurbishment and design. The first floor consists of a superb light and airy living space with three double bedrooms and two bathrooms. Whilst the lower ground floor provides flexible living space, as the lower ground floor could be used as a separate apartment or for excellent additional accommodation. Comprising of a delightful kitchen/living space, double bedroom, dressing room and bathroom with private entrance.

There is added potential to extend the accommodation into attached garage and store rooms, or convert these outbuildings into a Granny Flat, Guest Suite, Office or Studio. In the past, planning consent has been granted on the outbuildings for a two bed cottage, subject to Local Occupancy. Planning reference 7/2006/5540.

Located only a short walk from the popular Lakeland village of Hawkshead, Sawmill Cottage is conveniently positioned for all village amenities whilst the popular villages of Ambleside and Coniston are only a 10 minute drive away. Tarn Hows beauty spot is only a short walk away amongst many others.

Directions From the village, which has many local facilities and amenities, travel in a northerly direction, signposted Ambleside. Just before Hawkshead Hall, turn left, signposted Coniston. The cottage, as the name infers, is just beyond the first set of buildings on the right and was previously used as a Sawmill and Joiners Workshop.


Vestibule 7’7"x 6’3 (2.31m x 1.9m) Slate tiled floor with under floor heating. Leading to;

Conservatory/Dining Area 14’5 x 6’1 (4.4m x 1.85m) Slate floor with under floor heating. Garden views.

Kitchen 18’4 x 10’2 (5.59m x 3.1m) A beautiful dual aspect room with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. A quality fitted kitchen by English Hardwood Design providing an excellent selection of wall and base units. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Slate work tops. and oak breakfast bar. Gas range cooker. Integrated appliances include dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Window to front. Roof light.

Sitting Room 20’4 x 13’11 (6.2m x 4.24m) A superb room triple aspect room with feature vaulted ceiling with original exposed beams. Shutters to windows. Two built-in wall cupboards. Substantial fireplace with multi fuel stove set on a slate hearth. External, part glazed, door leading to lower car parking area. Polished wood floor. Surround sound.

Hall 13’1 x 3’7 (3.99m x 1.1m) Staircase, with built-in storage cupboards, leading to lower ground floor. Central heating.

Bedroom One 14′ x 11’4 (4.27m x 3.45m) Spacious double dual aspect room with shuttered windows. Attractive country views towards Latterbarrow. Exposed floor boards.

En-Suite Shower Room 7’8 x 5’10 (2.34m x 1.78m) Modern white three piece suite comprising of, double shower, WC, wash hand bowl set on a slate top, with two storage cupboards under. Tiled walls. Extractor and heated towel rail.

Bathroom 9’2 x 7’7 (2.8m x 2.31m) Attractive three piece white suite comprising of, panelled bath with shower over, WC, wash hand basin. Half panelled walls. Heated towel rail, electric shaver point and extractor.

Study 7’10 x 5’7 (2.39m x 1.7m) South facing window. Exposed floor boards.

Bedroom Two 14’9 x 12’2 (4.5m x 3.7m) Double room with south facing window with shutters. Cast iron fire surround on a slate hearth.

Bedroom Three 10’11 x 10’6 (3.33m x 3.2m) Double room with original leaded window. Cast iron fire surround on a slate hearth. Lovely views towards Latterbarrow.

Lower Ground Floor

Living/Dining Kitchen 17’8 x 14’6 (5.38m x 4.42m) An excellent multi purpose dual aspect room with a fully fitted kitchen with a quality selection of wall and base units with slate work top. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. A range of integral appliances including dishwasher, fridge, four ring electric hob, electric oven and extractor. Fitted dresser in Living area. Oak flooring and exposed beams. South facing with shutters. Door leading to parking spaces. Glazed door leading to lower garden area. Under floor heating.

Bedroom Four 20’3" x 10′ (6.17m x 3.05m) Spacious double room with Oak flooring, under floor heating. Beamed ceiling and built in cupboard.

Hall/Dressing Room 13’11 x 11’6 (4.24m x 3.5m) With two built-in wardrobes with censored lighting. Under stairs cupboard. Oak flooring with under floor heating. Beamed ceiling.

Shower Room 9’5 x 5’3 (2.87m x 1.6m) Contemporary three piece suite comprising or a large shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. Fully tiled floor and walls. Heated towel rail, extractor and electric shaver point.

Garage 17’9 x 13’9 (5.4m x 4.2m) Twin doors leading into a spacious attached garage.

Store One 18’4 x 8′ (5.59m x 2.44m)

Store Two 18’4 x 4’4 (5.59m x 1.32m) The two stores are divided by a partition wall. With two / three parking spaces adjacent to the road.

Utility Room 4’11 x 3’7 (1.5m x 1.1m) Access from the lower ground floor and rear garden area. Stone built attached to the house. Pitched slated roof with roof light. Solar panel equipment. Plumbing for washing machine. Central heating radiator. Wash hand basin.

Boiler Room 4’11 x 3’7 (1.5m x 1.1m) Attached to the Utility and of similar construction. Contains a domestic gas fired boiler.

Outside Approached via private gated drive with private parking for two/ three vehicles plus additional parking for a further three vehicles. Delightful split level manageable gardens and grounds, include an enclosed lawn with a variety of well established shrubs and bushes. Steps leading up to a substantial former mill pond with lovely panoramic country views.

Services Mains electricity, gas and water. Private septic tank drainage system. Gas fired central heating. The Cottage is well insulated and has solar water heating system.

Tenure Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.

Council Tax Band F

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