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2 Hollens Cottages, Grasmere, Ambleside, LA22 9QF

  • Type: House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 1
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Property Features

  • Traditional Lakeland property
  • Superbly presented three bedroom
  • Amazing panoramic views of Silver Howe
  • Numerous parking spaces
  • Two patios on different level
  • Traditional original features
  • Original exposed beams and flagged floors
  • Contemporary high quality fittings

Property Summary

2 Hollens Cottage has been tastefully refurbished and had an extension added in 2019 to create additional modern accommodation.

Full Details

2 Hollens Cottage has been tastefully refurbished and had an extension added in 2019 to create additional modern accommodation.

This superbly presented three bedroom traditional Lakeland property is spread over three floors offering the most amazing panoramic views of Silver Howe to enjoy from the entire front of the property, with two patios on different levels and numerous parking spaces.

This traditional Lakeland Cottage with a modern twist is nestled into the lower slopes of Rydal Fell above the idyllic village of Grasmere enjoying a superb view towards Helm Crag (The Lion & The Lamb) and Silver Howe. The property overlooks the much sought after village of Grasmere with the fells towering above making this an ideal location for a main residence, second home or holiday let.

Ideally situated on the edge of Grasmere village, which is arguably one of the most popular and well known Lakeland villages due to its connections with William Wordsworth and the other Lakelands poets. The property is a level walk to the village centre which has a wide variety of shops, restaurants etc and there are endless fell and country walks from the doorstep.

2 Hollens Cottage has an attractive combination of traditional original features including original exposed beams and flagged floors together with contemporary high quality fittings. Argon deep filled coated aluminum windows, remote control privacy blinds, oak doors and staircase, anthracite contemporary radiators, chrome hardware and light fittings, external lighting to name a few. This delightful stone built cottage is set in an old farm courtyard with manageable rockery garden to the rear and patios . The property has the benefit of private parking for several vehicles.

Original cobbled path leading to a solid wooden door.

Stone flagged floor with traditional beams and storage, cloakroom area leading to Bathroom/Utility area.

Three piece white suite comprising of a panelled bath, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Original exposed beams, stone flagged floor, radiator, and plumbing for washing machine. Useful storage cupboard.

Leading though to:

Kitchen 4.31m x 3.95m
Bespoke solid wood kitchen with open dresser, inset Belfast sink and range gas cooker with a combination of polished granite and wooden worktops. Useful pantry and stone flagged floors. Consumer unit and electric meter.

Staircase up to upper floor:

Bedroom One 4.21m x 2.71m
Quirky stairs lead to a double room, built in mid height wardrobe in the original part of the cottage with a super view of Silver Howe.

Lounge 7.42m x 5.94m
Vaulted high apex ceiling provides an abundance of light, the vast display of glazed windows along with the benefit of the triple aspect allows you to enjoy superb panoramic views of Grasmere village, the countryside and Silver Howe. Exposed partial original wall and side door giving access to a modern glazed paved patio with open views to all the surroundings and fells. Remote control privacy screen from the kitchen door, semi height privacy blinds at base of all windows allows the views but provides privacy too. Wall and high pendant lighting.

Lower Floor
Open oak staircase to ground floor

Anthracite radiator, linoleum flooring, inset lighting and useful under stair cupboard and smoke alarm.

Bedroom Two 4.61m x 2.91m
Master double bedroom with light and airy with patio doors opening onto paved lower patio, anthracite radiator, remote control blinds.

Shower Room
The room with a view of Silver Howe. Three piece white suite with WC, generous double rain shower, shower attachment, glazed shower screen, vanity unit with deep drawer and inset ceramic sink with waterfall chrome tap. Partial large horizontal tiles. Inset lighting, roller blind, linoleum floor, electric anthracite radiator with illuminated touch control mirror.

Bedroom Three 4.61m x 2.91m
Generous double room with inset lighting, anthracite radiator and fabulous views towards Silver Howe. Remote control window blinds.

Storage Room/Study 3.37m x 2.69m
External access to a versatile room. Currently used as storage but could be a study or fourth occasional bedroom. Views over the patio overlooking Silver Howe, deep windowcills and radiator.

Lower patio paved area with gravel finished edges, raised rockery with established shrubs and flowers. Upper paved patio with glazed ballustrades offering superb views all around, particularly Silver Howe. An external wood store. Water tap and gas meter.

Travelling north from Ambleside to Grasmere village proceed on the A591 across the mini roundabout for approximately 200m, turning right through a stone arch prior to the layby. Parking to the property is immediately on the left and additional spaces on the bottom drive at the rear of the proper. The property can be found veering right into the courtyard.

Mains water, gas,electric and drainage.


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