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The Nook Cottage, Fountain Street, Hawkshead, LA22 0PF
Sold STC
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Type: House
Reception Rooms: 2

Property Details

A characterful and immaculately presented three bedroom house, providing quirky split level accommodation which is well planned and proportioned with many interesting features including high ceilings, exposed beams, sections of flag floor, leaded windows and open fire, complimented by high quality modern appointments and gas central heating. A very comfortable home providing an ideal opportunity to purchase a home or weekend retreat in one of the most sought after villages in the Lake District. We believe it would make a very appealing holiday letting property generating up to £25,000 pa.

Hawkshead is a picturesque and popular Lakeland village well known for its literary connections with William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. Fountain Street is tucked away off the Main Square making it both convenient for the village but very private. Local amenities are all on hand with Post office, shops, pubs, restaurants, church and primary school within the village. A residents parking scheme operates in the village.

Directions Entering the south of the village and main car park, turn left by Poppi Red into the Main Square. Fountain Street runs between the Art Shop and the Honey Pot delicatessen The Nook Cottage is twenty five yards into Fountain Street.

Accommodation Attractive glassed double doors leading into:

Vestibule An attractive reception area with slate tiled floor and cornice ceiling, leading to:

Downstairs Cloaks Room WC, wash hand basin, half wall tiled with a quarry tiled floor and exposed beam.

From the vestibule there are double doors leading to:

Kitchen/Diner 16’3 x 13’3 (5m x 4m) Highly attractive light and airy triple aspect room with feature high ceiling with a quality selection of wall and base units with granite work top and splash back. One and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap, integrated appliances include five ring gas hob with extractor, electric double oven, dish washer, washing machine, dryer and fridge freezer. There is also a secondary freezer. Amtico flooring. There is a under croft access via the dining area providing a useful storage facility.

From the vestibule there are steps and a door leading to:

Living Room 16’5 x 12’3 (5m x 4m) A lovely large room with open staircase and bespoke fitted cupboard and book shelving. An open fire with slate hearth, surround and mantel piece. Exposed beam and delightful window over looking the kitchen/diner, Sky TV and telephone point. Double doors leading to:

Sun Room 8′ x 14′ (2.4m x 4.3m) A bright and airy room with tiled floor and attractive south facing views with rear door leading onto the split level patio.

First Floor Split level landing with loft hatch, pull down ladder into a fully boarded attic with electric providing a highly useful storage facility.

Rear Bedroom One 15’8 x 12’5 (4.5m x 4m) Generously proportioned double room with two built in wardrobes and south facing country views.

Front Bedroom Two 15’5 x 10’4 (5m x 3m) Good size dual aspect room with pedestal wash hand basin, electric light/shaver point. Attractive original inset cast iron fire surround, shallow built in wardrobe and views towards Fairfield and Red Screes.

Bedroom Three 9’3 x 6’7 (2.8m x 1.8m) Single room with south facing views.

Bathroom An attractive modern four piece suite comprising panelled bath, separate double shower, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Half wall tiled with electric light/shaver point, airing cupboard housing cylinder and Vaillant boiler and country views.

Outside The property benefits from a private attractive rear split level terraced paved patio with lovely south facing views of the Church and surrounding country.

Services All main services are connected. Gas central heating.

Tenure Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.

Council Tax Band E

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