Reception Rooms: 2
Built by the highly regarded architect John Gill, he designed the property to take full advantage of the stunning views and aspect in the Troutbeck valley. Silver Birches is a split level 4/5 bedroom detached house offering versatile accommodation including well proportioned open plan living areas, various hobby rooms ideal for family use and also has plenty of scope for further enlargement or development. Set on a fabulous plot of approximately 2 acres on the slopes of the dramatic valley of Troutbeck with plenty of parking and a detached double garage.
On the edge of this picturesque conservation village, Troutbeck is a sought after location in the Lake District National Park, only a few miles from the busy village of Windermere and popular town of Ambleside. Amongst the stunning scenery of this picturesque valley, Silver Birches looks out across fields to Garburn, Ill Bell and the surrounding fells and has two local pubs, local post office/shop/cafe all just a short stroll away.
Directions From Windermere proceed towards Ambleside on the A591, bearing right after the petrol station at Troutbeck Bridge onto Bridge Lane. Continue up the lane bearing right at the junction passing the village post office and shop and then the Mortal Man Inn. Proceed for a few hundred yards past the Mortal Man Inn and Silver Birches is on the right being the last property heading out of the village with gates into the drive.
Entrance Porch With cloaks cupboard, glazed door and screen to entrance hall.
Cloakroom Pedestal wash basin W.C. Night storage heater.
Living Room 16’1 x 14’11 (4.9 x 4.5) With tall pine boarded and vaulted ceiling. The room is dominated by extensive glazing on two walls including sliding doors to a paved sun terrace and excellent full width picture window to the rear looking out across the valley, to the lower slopes of Garburn, a pass which eventually leads over into Kentmere. Further along the valley the higher fells of Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick Pike can be viewed from various points around the house and from the gardens. There is a green slate fire surround with open grate and polished green slate hearth.
Dining Room 12’2 x 10 (3.7m x 3m) Boarded ceiling and fabulous views across the valley.
Kitchen 13’8 x 7’7 (4.2m x 2.3m) Practical working space with garden views and a range of fitments which incorporate double oven and hob.
Inner Hall Sliding ladder access to loft area.
Bathroom Fitted with a coloured three piece suit of W.C, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower.
Bedroom One 12’9 x 9’11 (3.9m x 3m) A corner double bedroom with dual aspect and spectacular views across and up the valley.
Bedroom Two 12’3 x 9’3 (3.7m x 2.8m) A double bedroom with views across the Valley and a range of built in wardrobes and central dressing unit.
Bedroom Three 9’11 x 9’3 (3m x 2.8m) A comfortable single bedroom with a dual aspect and splendid views.
Lower Floor With access out onto the gardens at rear level.
Cloakroom Pedestal wash hand basin and W.C.
Office/Bedroom Four 12’6 x 9’11 (3.8m x 3m) This would make an excellent double bedroom although presently used as a working office with a view across the valley and separate door to the garden via a small side porch.
Games/Hobby Room 22’6 x 12’2 (6.9m x 3.7m) Well proportioned room in the centre of the house with two windows both enjoying views across the valley, storage room and access to under housing used as further storage. Unidaire electric heating unit.
Guest Suite This is on the main level and can be accessed from the driveway or a connecting door from the main entrance hall which provides:
Sitting Room 16’2 x 9’2 (4.9m x 2.8m) Pleasant room with built in cupboards, night storage heater and French doors leading out on to green slate terrace and enjoying splendid views.
Utility room 15’4 x 5’11 (4.7m x 1.8m) A dual aspect room with views over gardens. Stainless steel sink unit and night storage heater. Entrance door.
Double Bedroom Double room.
En-Suite Shower Room Fitted with a wide shower area, W.C and pedestal wash hand basin. Door leading to the former swimming pool area.
Garage There is gated entrance leading to a gently sloping gravel driveway in front of the house and leading to a substantial double garage with twin up and over doors.
Outside The gardens and grounds are a delightful feature of the property and extend to a total of approximately 2 acres and have been created over the past 40 years by the present owners. Bounded by stone walls and mature hedging the gently sloping gardens set out with lawns and mature shrubs, fruit trees and some fine rhododendrons and azaleas together with a small stand of mature trees.
Services Mains electric and water connected. Private drainage.
Council Tax Band To be advised