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This is a unique opportunity to purchase a high specification, contemporary, state of the art, organic lodge, with the rare availability to use as a main residence all year round and to be holiday let. The lodge has been a highly successful holiday letting property generating an impressive income of up to £50,000. Presented to a 5* standard and is being sold with the majority contents.
Leafy Nook is set in a stunning position, on the edge of this highly popular Lakeland village of Hawkshead at Esthwaite View and is positioned in a superb yet quiet location gently elevated with a superb sunny south facing aspect surrounded by countryside and enjoying fabulous view of Esthwaite Water. Ideally located approximately ¼ mile south of Hawkshead yet still close to all of Hawkshead’s amenities including a wide range of shops, public houses, chemist and churches. Hawkshead attracts a large number of visitors all year round and has strong connections to both Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth.
Exceptional opportunity to secure a highly desirable Lakeland holiday lodge in this very popular location. The lodges are built with an excellent combination of environmentally friendly materials and to a high specification. The lodges are built in cedar clad with a tiled roof and each lodge comes with standard double glazed hardwood doors and windows together with oak flooring. Features include extensive use of timber from sustainable forestry.
Directions From Ambleside take the A593 towards Coniston and turn left at Clappersgate over the river signposted Hawkshead. Continue for approximately 4 miles through the hamlet of Outgate and through Hawkshead passing the school. Continue for a further ¼ mile, through a 90 degree bend, then take the second right and the plots can be found directly in front of you. Leafy Nook can be found furthest along on the left.
Accommodation Steps up to the glazed oak opaque front door leading into:
Entrance Hall A useful boot room storage cupboards on either side of wooden seat, one housing the washer/dryer and providing useful cloak and storage facility and fuse box the second housing Worcester boiler. Glazed oak door leading to hall.
Open Plan Living Room/Kitchen/Dining Area 21’05 x 15’07 (6.49m x 4.72m) A fantastic and generously proportioned light and airy triple aspect room with feature vaulted ceiling. Two double glass patio doors providing panoramic views of Esthwaite Water. Contemporary free standing log burner with exposed flue, sat on an attractive slate hearth. The kitchen area has a contemporary selection of cream wall and base units with a central social breakfast bar island with solid wooden worktop, quality granite work top and upstands. Stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap. Integrated appliances include electric double oven, microwave fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Four ring gas hob and extractor. This superb room enjoys access onto the substantial decked patio that wraps around the living spaces with lovely country and fell views over the adjacent fields, close to woodland and a gentle stream. Oak flooring throughout, modern panelled walls and two double patio doors leading onto the veranda and patio. TV point.
Hallway Cupboard providing useful storage.
Bedroom One 12’01 x 9’06 (3.80m x 2.81m) Spacious master dual aspect bedroom with built in ample wardrobes. Wall mounted HD television.
En-Suite A luxurious white three piece suite comprising of walk in double rainshower, modern ceramic sink with chrome mixer tap and WC. Useful display shelving, electric shaver point and mirror/light. Inset lighting. Heated towel radiator. Partial wall and fully floor tiled in Lakeland stone with extractor fan.
Bedroom Two 11’06 x 8’07 (3.50m x 2.60m) Spacious double bedroom with built in wardrobe.
Bedroom Three 9’01 x 9’01 (2.75m x 2.75m) A lovely twin room with fitted wardrobe with attractive country views.
Bathroom Excellent white three piece suite comprising of panelled P shaped bath with rain shower over with glazed door. Wall hung ceramic sink with stylish chrome mixer taps., WC and chrome ladder radiator. Feature shelf with mirror cabinet and overhead lighting. Part Lakeland stone wall tiled and fully floor. Electric shaver point.
Outside The private outside space comprises of a substantial private south facing decked veranda wrapping around the sides of the livingroom providing a delightful sunny aspect, and stunning views of Esthwaite Water alongside panoramic country and fell views towards the surrounding countryside. Private parking. Power, tap and external lighting.
Services Mains water, electric and drainage are connected and invoiced from site landowner. LPG central heating.
Tenure Leasehold for an original term of 999 years from 2011. Annual maintenance charge of £2,000 +VAT per annum, which includes communal maintenance of grounds, drive and WI FI. Rates for the lodge are estimated to be £242.20 for 2019/2020.
Stamp Duty. Please Note: We believe the property may be exempt from stamp duty and the surcharge although some may be payable on the land. We would advise to seek independent advice.