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Matthews Benjamin
Loughrigg Villa, Kelsick Road
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Lakefield House, Kirkstone Road, Ambleside, LA22 9ET

£800,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: 12628
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 2
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Property Features

  • Semi detached country House
  • Three/Four bedroom traditional double fronted property
  • Three en suites
  • Breath-taking panoramic views
  • Private garden
  • Elevated position

Property Summary

Lakefield House is a superb three/four bedroom traditional double fronted property with three en suites. Occupying a superb position and elevated above the very popular Lakeland town of Ambleside.

Full Details

Lakefield House is a superb three/four bedroom traditional double fronted property with three en suites. Occupying a superb position and elevated above the very popular Lakeland town of Ambleside.

Enjoying stunning breath-taking panoramic views towards Lake Windermere and surrounding lakeland countryside. With private garden/terrace and parking.

Formed as part of a redevelopment of a former detached country house that created three substantial individual houses of character and style. Lakefield House which is situated to the front, offers extremely well planned, well proportioned and presented accommodation spread over four floors, offering a lower ground floor bedroom/snug, whilst the attic has had the majority converted into two creative en suites. Finished to a high standard and tastefully presented throughout, offering three large bedrooms all enjoying stunning far reaching views, and then additionally each benefiting from their own private en suites which have all been modernised in recent years.

The beautiful property is ideal as a second home or equally for holiday letting, which is currently operating as a highly successful and well established 4* letting property. Currently let via Heart of the Lakes and generates a gross annual income of circa £29,000. Our vendor also enjoys six premium weeks throughout the year too. Lakefield House is being sold with all forward bookings and the majority of contents with the exception of a few personal items.

The town itself has a wide range of amenities, shops, restaurants and cinemas and is an ideal base for many varied outdoor activities. Whilst the property also enjoys a plethora of walks for all abilities from the front door step.

From the centre of the village head north past the Bridge House on Rydal Road and turn immediately right at the mini roundabout onto the road signposted Kirkstone. Continue up this road just beyond Seathwaite Lane, the property is next on the right, in an elevated position.

Step up to front door which is part glazed with attractive feature glass opening into a vestibule with a glazed inner door leading into:

Attractive wide space with feature coving, original exposed pine baluster rail and exposed pine architraves. Leading to:

Lounge 4.24m x 3.92m
Cosy and inviting room offering traditional high ceilings, picture rail, cornicing and recessed shelving. Multi fuel stove sat on a black granite hearth with surround. Stunning views over the front to Lake Windermere with shutters.

Kitchen/Diner 4.26m x 3.84m
Generously proportioned room with an excellent selection of wall and base units. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Electric Rangemaster cooker with extractor hood, part wall tiled and part pine panelled walls. Free standing washing machine, dishwasher and fridge freezer. Lovely original features include exposed pine floor boards and shutters, breath taking panoramic views from Wansfell Pike to Lake Windermere, Black Fell, Coniston Old Man and Wetherlam.

Bedroom One 4.29m x 3.32m
Excellent dual aspect room with an abundance of original character features including a wonderful window seat with stunning views towards Wansfell Pike. Additional views of Lake Windermere over the front garden towards Loughrigg, Wetherlam and Coniston Old Man.

Feature pine open stair case. On the landing there is a highly useful wardrobe area with exposed beam and Velux window. Leading to:

En suite
Recently installed three piece white suite comprising of ‘P’ shaped bath with shower over and shower attachment, wash hand basin & WC. Fully floor and wall tiled, electric shaving point and heated towel rail. Oak shelving, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and Velux window giving views to Wansfell Pike.

Bedroom Two 3.28m x 3.26m
Quirky double room with beautiful far reaching views, across the adjacent surrounding countryside towards Lake Windermere.

Feature open pine stair case leading up to:

Highly useful wardrobe area with exposed beams leading into:

En suite
Recently installed suite comprising double shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. Fully floor and wall tiled, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, electric shaving point, heated towel rail and Velux window with country views.

Bedroom Three 4.28m x 3.26m
Attractive twin room with stunning far reaching views across the adjacent surrounding countryside towards Lake Windermere.

En suite
Recently installed three piece white suite, comprising double shower cubicle, wash hand basin and WC. Fully floor and wall tiled with heated towel rail, illuminated mirror with electric shaving point.

Lower Ground Floor

Bedroom Four/Snug 3.69m x 3.23m
Currently used as a secondary reception room however this has previously been used as a double bedroom. There is a glazed fire escape door providing a light. Built in cupboard housing the Worcester oil fired central heating boiler and substantial
Megaflo cylinder as well as the consumer units.

En suite
Benefiting from the facility of a WC and vanity wash hand basin with shower cubicle, now housing a pressurised system. Pine panelled walls, electric light/shaving point, exposed beams and extractor fan

The gated entrance off Kirkstone Road leads to a large tarmacadam parking area. Each of the three properties have private designated parking for two vehicles. The private low maintenance garden comprises of a manageable attractive lawn, with a selection of well established shrubs and bushes, stunning terrace with breathtaking far reaching panoramic views towards Lake Windermere and surrounding fells with a south west aspect

Mains water, electricity and oil fired central heating. Private shared drainage.


Rateable Value
£5,400 actual amount payable £2,694.06 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