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Address:
Matthews Benjamin
Ellerthwaite Square
Windermere
Cumbria
LA23 1DU

Telephone:
015394 47717

Email:
sales@matthewsbenjamin.co.uk

For Sale

High Fold Guest House, Troutbeck, Windermere, LA23 1PG

£900,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: 811142
  • Type: Semi-Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Council Tax Band: G
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Lakeland stone built property with planning to convert to a dwelling
  • Situated in the picturesque village of Troutbeck
  • Open countryside views
  • 5 Bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms
  • Timber garage
  • Ample parking
  • Lakeland stone flagged patio
  • Attractive tiered gardens

Property Summary

High Fold is a beautifully presented Lakeland stone built property which stands as an extraordinary opportunity to create a fabulous home. This attractive, former 19th century farmhouse built of Lakeland stone elevations under a slated roof, which has been well maintained and modernised by the present owners. Nestled in the heart of Troutbeck, this beautiful property has recently had planning permission granted to turn High Fold Guest House into a stunning main residential property or indeed a holiday let.

Full Details

High Fold is a beautifully presented Lakeland stone built property which stands as an extraordinary opportunity to create a fabulous home. This attractive, former 19th century farmhouse built of Lakeland stone elevations under a slated roof, which has been well maintained and modernised by the present owners. Nestled in the heart of Troutbeck, this beautiful property has recently had planning permission granted to turn High Fold Guest House into a stunning main residential property or indeed a holiday let.

High Fold is a beautifully presented Lakeland stone built property which stands as an extraordinary opportunity to create a fabulous home. This attractive, former 19th century farmhouse built of Lakeland stone elevations under a slated roof, which has been well maintained and modernised by the present owners. Nestled in the heart of Troutbeck, this beautiful property has recently had planning permission granted to turn Highfold Guest House into a stunning main residential property or indeed a holiday let. 

Once a guest house, High Fold presents five beautifully presented bedrooms, with en-suites. The ground floor offers the main dining room, kitchen, living area/snug and sitting room with en-suite. The top two floors host the remaining guest bedrooms. The property has fell views from every room and enjoys pleasant, tiered gardens outside with Lakeland stone patio terrace. There is parking for 5 cars plus a timber garage for an additional vehicle. The property benefits from UPVC double glazing throughout, oil fired central heating, an open fireplace and multi fuel stove. 

Situated in the picturesque village of Troutbeck possessing fine open views over neighbouring fields and the Troutbeck Valley. On the doorstep, there is a wide variety of country and fell walks and dramatic scenery of the central Lake District surrounds the valley. A conservation village, Troutbeck is renowned for its numerous listed buildings and vernacular architecture, whilst there is a strong and vibrant community with a village shop, village café, two pubs and a church. 

Accommodation 

Entrance Hall
UPVC double glazed door leads into guest house reception hall with panelled walls to dado height, picture rail, coat hooks and radiator. 

Dining Room 
Enjoying magnificent views over the open countryside of the Troutbeck Valley from the large picture window and side window. Cast iron and tiled open fireplace, built- in shelved bookcase, picture rail, television point and wall lights. 

Kitchen 
Fitted with a modern range of cream base and wall units incorporating worktop lighting and laminate worktops with a stainless steel sink unit, dishwasher, fridge, gas range cooker with double ovens and extractor hood over. Telephone point and part wall tiling. UPVC double glazed door leads out to the rear of the property to the courtyard and parking bays. 

Snug
Adjoining room which enjoys a wonderful view to the open countryside and fells with UPVC sliding patio doors providing access to an extensive paved patio. Inglenook fireplace with exposed stone housing, multi- fuel stove set on a green slate tiled hearth. Two adjacent alcoves with shelving. TV point. 

Sitting Room/Bedroom
A lovely room enjoying dual aspet views to the open countryside and fells. Currently used as a ground floor bedroom with en- suite shower, but would make a lovely additional reception room. 

Basement
A useful space, currently utilised as a laundry room with washing machines, a sink, tumble driers, additional fridges and freezers. Low ceiling height with a Lakeland slate floor, extensive wall shelving and a WC. 

First Floor
Attractive solid wooden balustrade leads from entrance hall to first floor to landing with large built in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and shelving. 

Bedroom 1 - Applethwaite Suite
The largest of the guest suites, this spacious dual aspect room offers views of the Troutbeck Valley and Fells to the East and West to the old sheep fold after which High Fold takes its name. This superior double bedroom offers extra space with a lounge area with sofa, coffee table, bedroom furniture and additional built cupboards.  Good size en-suite bathroom enjoying excellent views across the valley comprising panelled bath with shower over and glazed screen, pedestal wash basin and WC.

Bedroom 2 - Park Fell
Comfortable double bedroom, window providing views to the North across the valley to the peaks of Yoke, Ill Bell and Froswick beyond.  En-suite shower room comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.

Bedroom 3 - Kentmere
Four poster bedroom with dual aspect, enjoying stunning views to the Troutbeck Valley and Fells beyond. En-suite shower room comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.

Second Floor
Landing with Velux window.

Bedroom 4 - Kirkstone
Generous double bedroom with side window and Velux window, with views North and East to Kirkstone pass and Fells.  Eaves storage cupboard and access to roof space.  En-suite shower room comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC.

Bedroom 5 - Star Crag
Larger than average double room. Two Velux windows with views of the hillside. Eaves storage cupboards.  En-suite shower room with Velux window, shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC.

Outside
Set back from the road through Troutbeck within a courtyard setting, the property has ample parking for 5 cars plus a timber garage for an additional vehicle. Extensive Lakeland stone flagged patio leads to the front of the property providing an attractive setting for summer dining and to admire the fabulous views over open countryside, neighbouring fields and the Lakeland Fells beyond. Attractive tiered gardens lie to the front and side of the property with stone steps leading to lawned terraces with flower beds offering a profusion of plants and shrubs together with a feature pond. Oil storage tank located to the side of the house. 

Directions
From Windermere proceed towards Ambleside on the A591 bearing right immediately after the petrol station at Troutbeck Bridge, continue up the hill for approximately 2 miles passing the village shop on the left hand side. Continue for a further 200 yards and High Fold Guest House is situated on the right hand side set back from the main road within a courtyard setting.

Services
Mains water, shared septic tank, mains electric, oil heating, LPG gas for range cooker.

Tenure
Freehold

Council Tax
Currently the property is run as a holiday let so is on business rates. However if reverted back to a residential dwelling it would be band-G council tax.

Broadband Speed
Superfast speed of 49 Mbps download and for uploading 8 Mbps as per Ofcom website.