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2 Kiln Cottages, Clappersgate, Ambleside, LA22 9ND

£475,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: 16301
  • Type: House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Beautiful Two Bedroom Traditional Lakeland Cottage
  • Dating Back To Victorian Period
  • Distinct Advantage Of Private River Frontgage
  • Views Over Garden & River
  • Ideal Main Home, Second Home Or Holiday Rental
  • Holiday Rental Potential £35,000 - £45,000
  • Close To Centre Ambleside Village

Property Summary

2 Kiln Cottages is a beautiful and quintessential two bedroom, mid-terrace traditional Lakeland cottage, which we believe dates from the Victorian period.

Due to the level of interest we are now offering Best & Final offers to be submitted on or before Wednesday 22nd September 2021`at 12.00 noon. Please request a form

Full Details

2 Kiln Cottages is a beautiful and quintessential two bedroom, mid-terrace traditional Lakeland cottage, which we believe dates from the Victorian period. It is an attractively presented and well-maintained property, which has been in the family for a number of generations.

The property features two bedrooms that enjoy good proportions, currently comprising a double and a twin room. The living room has a delightful view over the garden and the kitchen/diner is also a very attractive and practical room. The cottage offers light and airy south-facing accommodation over the private garden extending towards the River Brathay, where it has the distinct advantage of private river frontage. In addition, there is a separate, highly useful utility room and a small stone store. Both are ideal for boots, wet clothing, bikes and garden furniture. There is also designated private parking for one vehicle.

The property will suit a variety of buyers whether as a main residence, holiday home/bolt home or holiday letting property. It is anticipated to generate an annual income of circa £35,000 to £45,000. Occupying an excellent Lakeland location, the cottage is conveniently positioned approximately 1 mile to the west of the popular market town of Ambleside in the desirable hamlet of Clappersgate. The property is only a 15 minute level walk into Ambleside which has a variety of amenities including shops, restaurants, Post Office, library, churches etc. There are numerous fell and country walks from the doorstep including access onto Loughrigg.

Directions From Ambleside take the road signposted Coniston between Ambleside Rugby Club and Rothay Manor Hotel, cross over the bridge and continue for approximately ¾ mile passing The Croft on the right hand side. Continue past the turning for Hawkshead and the property can be accessed via the next drive on the left.

Accommodation Double glazed front porch with slate floor and electric wall heater with internal glazed door leading into:

Living/Dining Room 16'8 x 10'1 (5.08m x 3.08m) Attractive south-facing light and airy room, with inset gas fire on a tiled hearth with a cast iron surround. Feature window seat and arched alcove with shelving and TV point. Leading through to:

Kitchen/Diner 12'7 x 8'1 (3.83m x 2.46m) Attractively proportioned kitchen with a selection of wall and base units, work tops and a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Electric cooker point with extractor, integrated dishwasher, part wall-tiled and with a rear-glazed door. Understairs cupboard housing wall mounted Worcester gas central heating boiler.

First Floor Attractive wide landing with loft hatch and pull down ladder.

Front Bedroom One 13'3 x 8'4 (4.05m x 2.54m) A double room with a delightful feature window seat allowing the enjoyment of south-facing views across the garden towards River Brathay.

Front Bedroom Two 10'2 x 8'3 (3.11m x 2.52m) Presently utilised as a twin room with attractive south-facing views over the garden towards River Brathay.

Bathroom Generously proportioned white three-piece suite comprised of panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Wood effect floor, majority wall tiled, extractor and cupboard with shelving.

Outside The property is approached by a private drive, which the property has right of way across and the advantage of private, designated parking for one vehicle. Externally, the property has a superb south-facing lawn with small seating area and path, leading to highly desirable river frontage with beautiful terrace overlooking the River Brathay. The property also benefits from a rather useful utility room, which is attached to the rear with a comprehensive selection of wall and base units with circular stainless steel sink unit and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. Exposed beams and part wall-tiled. In addition the property has a small potting shed/store with attractive paved patio to the front, whilst to the rear there is a small shrubbed area.

Services All mains services connected. Gas central heating.

Tenure Freehold

Council Tax Band D