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Swiss Cottage Birch Road, Ambleside LA22 0EQ
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Type: Detached House
Reception Rooms: 2

Property Details

Swiss Cottage is a superbly presented detached three/four bedroom modern house built in circa the 1960’s, which has been well kept by the current owners enjoying well proportioned accommodation including kitchen, conservatory and bathroom and shower room. A terrific light and airy property with large windows affording lovely views over the town towards the surrounding countryside. The property also enjoys a large manageable garden with sunny aspect plus benefiting from parking for at least five vehicles and garage. Currently a highly successful holiday letting property let with Heart of the Lakes but substantially used as a second home. The property is sold with all forward bookings and the majority of contents are included other than personal items.

Swiss Cottage is ideally positioned in a gently elevated location yet conveniently close to the centre of this most popular Lakeland town with a large variety of amenities close at hand including shops, banks, restaurants, local school and churches. There are enviable fell views and county views from the property of Fairfield Horseshoe, Loughrigg and Wansfell Pike. With endless fell and country walks from the doorstep.

Directions On entering Ambleside on the A591 proceed through the traffic lights at Waterhead, continue past Hayes Garden Centre on the left. Proceed onto the one way system at Wansfell Road when you reach the bottom turn right onto Rothay Road. Continue down the road and turn right into the Rothay Garth Guest House. Swiss Cottage can be found at the back of the car park.


UPVC front door leading into wide hallway with solid mahogany open staircase, partial pine floor and alcove.

Living Room/ Dining room

23´8" x 10´10" (7.10m x 3.32m) A spacious dual aspect room with lovely views over playing fields towards Loughrigg and St Mary’s church. Open fire place with slate hearth and surround. Alcove cupboard and shelving. Side door to patio area. TV and telephone points.


8´10" x 9´9" (2.71m x 9.98m) A contemporary selection of quality fitted wall and base units with worktop. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Plumbing for a dishwasher. Integrated appliances include a washing machine, combination electric microwave/oven, fridge and four ring gas hob with extractor. Open plan to:


7´8" x 8´7" (2.35m x 4.64m) A delightful addition with triple aspect over the garden towards the local playing fields, St Marys church and Loughrigg. TV point and rear door.

Bedroom Three

8´11" x 7´10" (2.73m x 2.41m) Presently with bunk beds and enjoying views over garden.

Bedroom Four/Study

8´9" x 7´10" (5.69m x 4.1m) Attractive fell views towards Sweden Bridge. TV point.

Shower Room A white three piece comprising of a corner Shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. Fully tiled with extractor.

First Floor

Landing leading to:

Front Bedroom One

14´4" x 11´11" (3.38m x 3.65m) A well proportioned double room with excellent views over playing fields and church towards Loughrigg. Fitted twin double wardrobes with sliding doors. TV and telephone points.

Rear Bedroom Two

14´5" x 8´11" (4.40m x 2.72m) Spacious double room with attractive garden views.

Bathroom A white three piece suite comprising of vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap, panelled bath with Mira shower over and WC. Heated towel rail. Airing cupboard housing a wall mounted Worcester boiler. Excellent panoramic fell views towards Sweden Bridge and Red Screes.

Outside Accessed from Birch Road the property has a right of way accessing the property with parking space and gate. From Rothay Road the property enjoys gated access via Rothay Garth Guest House car park on to a private tarmacadam drive area and providing four/five parking spaces. There is a front path around the property leading to various lawned areas and two patio areas with selection of trees and bushes with some planted borders and enjoying a delightful sunny aspect and open country views.


20´8" x 8´11" (6.31m x 2.74m) ‘L’ shaped with up and over door. Housing electric and gas meters. Partial under house storage facility.

Store Room/Utility Useful storage space with electric and lights.

Services All mains services are connected. Gas central heating.

Tenure Freehold.

Rateable Value As a previous residential dwelling the Council Tax Band was ‘F’.

The current vendor is paying zero due to being entitled to Small Business Rates Relief, otherwise as a business,£3,031.70 might have been payable on the Business Rateable Valuation of £6,100

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