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Matthews Benjamin
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LA23 1DU

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1 Hill Top, Old Hall Road, Troutbeck Bridge, Windermere, LA23 1JA

£625,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: 14690
  • Type: Semi-Detached House
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
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Property Features

  • True Lakeland Residence
  • Offering Three Double Bedrooms & Two Bathrooms
  • Planning Permission for Double Garage
  • Fell Views & Seasonal Lake Views
  • Off Road Parking
  • Close To Centre Of Windermere

Property Summary

Hill Top is a fine example of a true Lakeland country residence, divided up into now three dwellings, originally built by the renowned local builders G.H. Pattinson. Dating back to the early 1900's,

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Hill Top is a fine example of a true Lakeland country residence, divided up into now three dwellings, originally built by the renowned local builders G.H. Pattinson. Dating back to the early 1900's,

1 Hill Top forms the prominent part of the residence, providing fantastic accommodation of three double bedrooms, two bathrooms, two reception rooms, dining kitchen with utility and attic space with potential conversion. The property is set in just under 2 acres of manageable grounds and enjoys a fantastic location in a prestigious private address, on the edge of Windermere. The ground floor enjoys attractive garden views whilst the first floor benefits from attractive seasonal Lake and Fell views. The generously proportioned accommodation is set out over two floors with the south facing aspect enhancing the light and airy atmosphere, further assisted by high ceilings. 1 Hill Top has retained many original features and has been maintained to a good standard, ensuring a very well presented and desirable home which will attract a range of buyers including families, couples who enjoy entertaining and those looking for a second home in the heart of the Lake District. The original Pattinson Lakeland stone built property was constructed around 1924, subsequently extended over the years yet it still allows additional scope and space for further development including existing planning permission for a new double garage block in addition to the double garage it already has. Originally designed Thomas Mawson garden with terracing and natural gardens surrounding the house, providing lovely areas from which to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Nestled close the eastern shores of Lake Windermere down a peaceful private lane. 1 Hill Top is a 20 minute stroll from Windermere village with its wide range of amenities, shops, cafes, restaurants and a choice of both private and state schools close by. It is also well placed between the bays of Bowness-on-Windermere and Ambleside with access to marina facilities, The Motorboat Racing Club, Royal Windermere Yacht Club and Windermere Golf Club. Conveniently positioned, there is good road access to the M6 and Windermere railway station, with its connections to the West Coast Mainline and links to Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London, just a 5 minute drive away.

From Windermere head towards Ambleside on the A591. Heading out of Windermere and continue over the roundabout at Cooks House corner. Continue for around 500 yards and take the next left turn into Old Hall Road. Continue down the lane, over the speed bumps and take a left turn signposted for Hill Top and other properties. Continue straight up the drive and through the stone pillars Approaching the property via the sweeping shared drive, with parking and turning available for numerous vehicles, in front of the detached double garage.

The main entrance to 1 Hill Top, leads into a traditional stone vestibule and to a heavy studded oak front door.

A large spacious hallway with high ceilings and original doors, giving access to all the ground floor rooms, under stairs storage cupboard and stairs go up to first floor.

Lounge 5.16 x 3.94
A light and bright room, flooded with natural light from the large west facing bay window. There is a traditional stone fire place with an open fire and original alcoves, with shelves either side of the fire place. There are high ceilings and radiators.

Kitchen Diner 4.64 x 3.30
A traditional style kitchen with a range of wall and base units. There is an electric four ring hob and oven and ample space for a free standing dishwasher and fridge freezer. Dual aspect windows give the room plenty of natural light. External door leads out to the driveway.

Utility Room
A practical utility room with plumbing and space for a washer and dryer. There is a workspace and cupboards, a window and the gas central heating boiler is also located in this room.

Dining Room 5.22 x 3.94
A large formal dining room with high ceilings and glazed sliding doors leading out to a beautiful veranda, engulfed with a beautiful wisteria, the perfect place to sit back and relax and take in all the stunning surroundings.

Shower Room
A traditional shower room with a four piece suite comprising of shower cubical with shower curtain, WC, hand wash basin and bidet. The room is partially tiled, with a window and a wall mounted heater.

Wide dog leg staircase, with a large stained glass picture window leads up to the first floor.

Bedroom One 3.94 x 3.54
Large double bedroom with patio door which leads out onto a balcony, offering beautiful views of The Langdale Pikes and beyond. This light and bright room offers two storage cupboards and plenty of space for furniture.

Bedroom Two 4.77 x 3.94
A lovely bright large double bedroom with a dual aspect offering seasonal Lake views and garden views. A good range of fitted wardrobes and drawers in addition to two storage cupboards. There are radiators and a hand wash basin.

Bedroom Three 3.95 x 3.46
A double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, a storage cupboard and dual aspect windows with pleasant views of both the garden and fells towards Troutbeck. There is a radiator and a hand basin.

A good size family bathroom with a four piece suit comprising of a bath, WC, hand wash basin and bidet. A large window with obscure glass. Partially tiled with a wall heater and drop down ladder access to the loft.

A good full head height loft space, which has Velux windows. Has the potential to be developed into further bedroom space, subject to planning.

The garden is a delightful feature of 1 Hill Top extending to approximately just less than 2 acres. The gardens have been landscaped to take full advantage of the setting with Lakeland stone paths, limestone rockeries, lawns and terracing. There is a wide variety of established trees, bushes, shrubs and flowering plants including Rhododendrons and Magnolias to name but a few. A choice of seating areas around the gardens and impressive vantage points that are positioned to maximise the breath taking south facing country views, as well as the sunny aspect throughout the day. In addition to the detached double garage there is plenty of parking.

Planning Permission
Opposite the front entrance and across the drive, there is planning permission implemented for a detached double garage with ancillary accommodation above. Planning reference 7/2017/5082. Please ask the agent for details.

All mains services connected, gas central heating.


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