Reception Rooms: 2
A unique and stunning property commissioned by the present owners in 1980 creating an excellent four bedroom architect designed family home. This light and airy detached property enjoys an attractive combination of traditional and modern materials including oak flooring and local green slate worktops and window sills. The accommodation is spread over three floors and was extensively refurbished in 2013 assisting in providing generously proportioned and flexible accommodation including two reception rooms one, of which is a feature split level living room with circular fire, floor to ceiling windows, snug and dining area, and the second on the first floor which is used as an occasional fifth bedroom, and three bathrooms. The property also benefits from a central vacuum system throughout.
The property itself enjoys approximately 1.3 acres of manageable gardens, of which are mainly natural fell side and lawn including a magnificent vantage point enjoying spectacular views across Lake Windermere. In addition the property has its own private paved drive allowing generous parking in addition to a double garage and double car port with storage shed.
A rare opportunity to purchase a property enviably nestled in an exclusive cul de sac in the quiet hamlet of Troutbeck situated between the popular towns of Ambleside and Windermere both with a wide range of amenities, whilst Holbeck Close borders open countryside with endless fell and country walks from the door step.
Directions From Ambleside head south on the A591 passing The Low Wood Hotel on the left, take the next left onto Holbeck Lane. Continue up the lane for approximately ½ mile passing the entrance to Holbeck Ghyll Hotel, continue up the hill for 200m and take the second left in to Holbeck Close and Number 1 is the first property on the right hand side.
Accommodation Steps leading up to front door, which opens into vestibule with tiled floor and inner door leading in to:
Hallway With tiled floor, cloaks cupboard accessed by mirrored door, open staircase with under stair cupboard and full length glass windows to the living room. Leading through to:
Living Room/Dining Area/Snug 23’8 x 17’6 (7.2m x 5.3m)/27’1 x 22’0 (8.3m x 6.7m)
A fantastic dual aspect, light and airy, split level room with an excellent oak floor and superb central feature standalone woodburning stove set on a circular green slate hearth. Steps lead up to a raised seating area with magnificent full length picture windows with a patio door, making the most of the views over the private garden to the fells beyond.
Breakfast Kitchen 19’0 x 9’10 (5.8m x 3.0m) A stunning contemporary kitchen with a delightful selection of wall and base units and local Kirkstone green slate worktop, splash backs and windowsills. One and a half bowl stainless sink unit with mixer tap. Siemens appliances include four ring induction hob and extractor hood, double electric oven, integrated fridge, freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Oak flooring throughout and electric wall heater. The kitchen is completed with a wonderful oak breakfast bar projecting in to the bay window with floor to ceiling windows, a patio door and views over the garden. Leading through to:
Utility/Boot Room 13’6 x 8’0 (4.1m x 2.4m) A generously proportioned room with an excellent selection of base units and one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, concealed fuse box and plumbing for washing machine. Fully tiled floor and external side door, along with highly useful store cupboard. Leading to:
Shower Room Three piece suite comprising of shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. Fully floor and wall tiled with extractor.
From the hallway is a spiral staircase with tiled steps and mosaic tiled walls with Velux window leading up to:
Large Landing/Study 19’2 x 11’4 (5.8m x 3.4m) Presently used as an office space, this could also be incorporated in to a fifth bedroom, with double Velux windows and recessed shelving. Airing cupboard concealing cylinder.
Front Bedroom Two 13’9 x 8’7 (4.2m x 2.6m) A double dual aspect room, with slate window sills and excellent views over the gardens.
Rear Bedroom Three 14’0 x 8’5 (4.3m x 2.6m) A double dual aspect room with a built in dresser and wardrobe.
Rear Bedroom Four 11’1 x 9’0 (3.4m x 2.7m) A double room with substantial fitted wardrobes and a wash hand basin along with dual aspect views over the gardens.
WC Fully floor and wall tiled with WC and wash hand basin. Velux window and extractor.
House Bathroom A delightful and well presented three piece suite comprising of curved bath with shower over, WC and wash hand basin on a slate countertop. Fully floor and wall tiled with electric mirror, heated towel rail and extractor.
Additional spiral staircase, with Velux window, leading up to:
Master Bedroom One 13’9 x 9’1 (4.2m x 2.8m) Extremely spacious and generously proportioned double room with triple aspect and vaulted ceiling. Two electric wall heaters and TV point. Adjoining dressing area (14’8 x 8’0, 4.5m x 2.4m) has extensive wardrobes and fitted dresser. Leading through to:
En Suite Wet Room Substantial shower, pedestal wash basin and WC. Heated towel rail, tiled heated floor and walls with electric shaver point.
Outside The property is approached by a shared private drive which leads to an individual paved private drive with substantial parking for at least six vehicles. Additionally there is a double car port with attached store and double garage (19’2 x 17’6, 5.8m x 5.3m) with up and over door. Steps lead up to the front door with a variety of split level patios, pond with water feature and a path around the property allowing easy access.
The land extends to approximately 1.3 acres with side gardens and substantial lawn which enjoys a superb vantage point allowing a spectacular view across lake Windermere.
Tenure Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.
Services Mains electric and water. Private septic tank. Oil fired central heating. Intruder and fire alarm.
Council Tax Band G