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Fisherbeck Fold & Fisherbeck Nest, Coniston, LA21 8AA

£775,000 Guide Price
  • Type: House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 2
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Property Features

  • Two, Two Bedroom Apartments
  • With Views Over Coniston Water
  • Currently Running As Two Successful Holiday Rentals
  • With Off Road Parking & Electric Charging Point
  • Peaceful Gardens

Property Summary

Rare opportunity to acquire property East of Lake – still retains its timeless charm despite development
in other parts of the Lake District.

Full Details

Rare opportunity to acquire property East of Lake – still retains its timeless charm despite development
in other parts of the Lake District.

This is a 4 to 5 bedroom family house with delightful secluded garden and plenty of parking. Forming part of an original Lakeland farm dating back to the 17th Century that has been extended over the years and is now divided into two separate characterful cottage style apartments named Fisherbeck Fold and Fisherbeck Nest. Additionally the property could be easily converted back to its original dwelling.

From Coniston, taking the Hawkshead road turning right at the head of the lake, continue up for approximately 1/4 mile (giving an overall distance of 1 1/4 mile from the village). Turn right into the driveway signed How Head House and Brow Edge and
immediately turn left towards Fisherbeck.

Front door leading into communal entrance hall with tiled floor and cupboard housing washing machine for both properties.

Fisherbeck Fold

Ground floor front door into:

Kitchen/Dining Room (3.72m x 3.68m)
A spacious light and airy dual aspect room comprehensive selection of cream wall and base units with inset stainless steel sink unit. Built-in electric hob with cooker hood with electric double oven below. Freestanding dishwasher and fridge/freezer with Xpelair. Wall mounted Worcester boiler. Recessed ceiling down lighters. Dining area with inset shelf. Attractive views over the gardens towards Yewdale fells.

Inner Hall
With original exposed beam, radiator and telephone point leading to:

Attractively presented three piece suite comprising of double shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Illuminated modern touch mirror, electric shaver point and chrome heated towel rail. Full marble style wall & floor tiling and original exposed beam. Deep window sill.

Living Room (5.66m x 3.70m)
A delightful cosy room with original exposed character beamed feature and perfect window seat magnificent views over Coniston Water towards Coniston Old Man. Inset LPG gas fire with polished slate hearth. Television point. Leading to:

Inner Hall
Leading to:

Bedroom One (3.23m x 3.18m)
A good double room with exposed beam and double fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom Two (4.28m x 2.60m)
A spacious twin room with original exposed beams and deep window sill. Two velux windows. Useful storage cupboard. WC and wash hand basin.

Fisherbeck Nest

Ground floor entrance with under stair cupboard providing useful storage facility, with open split staircase with window leading to:

First Floor

Open Plan Kitchen/Lounge/Dining Area (6.34m x 5.82m)
An excellent room with an abundance of character with quirky sloping floor and exposed beams. Fabulous views of Coniston Water and Coniston Old Man. The kitchen area has a range of built in light oak base and wall units. Inset ceramic hob with integrated cooker hood, double electric oven, inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Freestanding slimline dishwasher. Inset providing neat space for free standing fridge and freezer and microwave. Part wall tiled. The living area has an electric fire with polished slate mantel and surround. Built in alcove shelf unit. Recessed ceiling down lighters. TV point and telephone points. Loft hatch. Steps leading up to:

Bedroom One (4.36m x 4.23m)
Spacious double dual aspect bedroom with twin window seats and built in wardrobes with bespoke oak doors.

Three piece white suite comprising of double shower, WC and wash hand basin. Chrome towel radiator and light/shaver point. Linoleum flooring and part wall tiled.

House Bathroom
Three piece white suite comprising panelled ‘P’ shaped bath with shower over, vanity unit with wash hand basin and WC. Part wall tiling and recessed ceiling down lighters.
Off the Living room steps lead to:

Bedroom Two (3.85m x 3.66m)
A spacious twin room with fell views. Useful storage cupboards one housing boiler. Ensuite with WC and corner sink unit. Three velux windows providing a light and airy room.

The properties are accessed by a shared private gravelled drive leading to its own private drive with generous parking facility, with two bays per property and the option to create additional parking if required. There is also the distinct advantage of an electric vehicle charging point. A relatively low maintenance garden with a mixture of lawn, planted shrubs and bushes. Paved circular patio area with stunning country views towards Coniston Old Man and the Coniston fells. Outside tap.

Mains water and electric, with shared private drainage and LPG gas fired central heating. Each property has its own separate services and meters.


Rateable Value
Both properties £3,900. Actual amount payable £1,946.10. 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