Ambleside Office

Matthews Benjamin
Loughrigg Villa, Kelsick Road
LA22 0BZ

015394 32220


For Sale

Castle Crag, 1 Studio House, Lake Road, Ambleside, LA22 0AD

£250,000 Guide Price
  • Type: Apartment
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
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Property Features

  • One bedroom cottage
  • Elevated position
  • Versatile property
  • Open plan living and kitchen

Property Summary

Castle Crag offers the sale of a very bright yet cosy well presented one bedroom ground floor cottage style apartment built in traditional Lakeland style with a private entrance.

Full Details

Castle Crag offers the sale of a very bright yet cosy well presented one bedroom ground floor cottage style apartment built in traditional Lakeland style with a private entrance.

Set perfectly in the heart of the lively Lakeland village of Ambleside located in an elevated position enjoying a sunny aspect and fine fell views over the rooftops.

Currently a very popular holiday let with Lakeland Retreats offering a perfect retreat for couples. The property currently operates as a dog friendly property and generates a gross annual income circa £24,000. All forward bookings and the majority of contents are included in the sale.

This versatile property can be used as either a main residence, a holiday home, or a romantic holiday letting property.
Castle Crag, 1 Studio House is centrally located close to a wide variety of amenities including numerous shops, highly regarded restaurants, three cinemas, Church, Recreational Park and Lakeland Inns etc. Endless fell and country walks and level strolls to Waterhead Bay and Lake Windermere can be enjoyed from the doorstep.

The property benefits from communal laundry facilities and a delightful communal sunny terrace/gardens. The current vendors have really improved the property by installing an Opti Myst flame effect electric log burner, a newly installed modern bathroom, contemporary slate and laminate flooring, creating an open plan living and kitchen area with the installation of a solid beam, characterful doors and double glazing.

Castle Crag, 1 Studio House is set elevated from Lake Road directly opposite the newly refurbished Temperance Inn. The properties in Studio House are accessed by either some stone steps or the gentle sloping drive. Castle Crag is just to the right once on the level.

Glazed front stable door into :-

Kitchen 2.72m x 2.13m
Contemporary cream shaker style wall and base units with stainless steel sink unit, mixer tap, pelmet lighting and wood effect work top. Freestanding fridge. Integrated appliances include slim line dishwasher, electric cooker, four ring gas hob and extractor hood. Part tiled walls, fully slate tiled floor and modern vertical radiator. Wall mounted boiler, air circulator with concealed control and consumer unit. Creating the open plan social areas of the lounge and kitchen now provides an area for a place to dine at the breakfast bar. Attractive views through the glazed door over roof tops towards Loughrigg Fell and small window.

Lounge 3.94m x 3.20m
Light and airy room with a quality freestanding stove offering a realistic electric flame effect due to Opti-Myst technology, heritage green surround and oak mantle, well placed wall light above the decorative inset shelving. TV and telephone points. Vertical modern radiator. Window seat with a view of Loughrigg Fell with stylish shutters. Tiled slate floor. Owners cupboard providing useful storage.

Bedroom 5.20m x 2.46m
Attractive double room with fitted wall hung bedside cabinets and vertical modern radiator. Enjoying a sunny aspect with views

Shower Room
Three piece white modern suite comprising of a large shower cubicle with a dual shower head and slide bar, wall hung wash hand basin and WC. Shaver point, stylish chrome towel radiator compliments the chrome edging and chrome accessories. Marble style shower wall panels and fully slate tiled floor. Sliding space saving oak door.

The property benefits from communal gardens and terrace providing an ideal area for sitting and relaxing with a morning coffee or an evening glass of wine, enjoying beautiful views over the rooftops to Loughrigg accessed up a short flight of steps. A small graveled area just outside the bedroom window can also be enjoyed in the summer months.

Communal dustbin store and a communal laundry 10' 5" x 7' 6" (3.2m x 2.3m) are shared by the Studio House Complex, Conveniently placed just two doors along to the right hand side and including a Beko automatic washing machine, Beko condensing tumble dryer and having drying space, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, power points and light.

Parking is available in the nearby public car park where annual permits can be acquired. There is also space allocated for unloading within the Studio House grounds.

All mains services are connected. Gas central heating.

Leasehold for an original term of 999 year term from 1982. Annual management fees are £1200 per annum for 2021/2022 plus insurance. Studio House is managed by the Studio House Management Company which deals with the maintenance of the exterior of the building and the communal areas.

Rateable Value
£2,900.00. Actual amount payable £1,447.1 This could be reduced to ZERO if the purchaser is entitled to Small Business Rates Relief. More details can be obtained from the Local Authority South Lakeland District Council 01539 733333