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This is a rare opportunity to buy a three bedroom freehold house in the picturesque conservation village of Troutbeck. The property was built in the 1980’s and has been owned by the same family ever since. Set in a picturesque location on a quiet bridleway/country lane the property enjoys magnificent views across the Troutbeck Valley towards Garburn Pass, III Bell and the village church. This charming property was designed by a local architect using a white rendered exterior, timber windows and a Lakeland slate roof to give a modern feel whilst blending easily into its surroundings. The accommodation comprises a spacious entry hall, stepped living room, kitchen with separate utility, ground floor double bedroom with en-suite bathroom, shower room and, on the first floor, a gallery landing and a further two double bedrooms, one with scope for en-suite facilities. Now in need of modernisation this is a very rare opportunity to create a home to your specifications and will appeal to a wide range of buyers, whether as a very comfortable permanent home, an easily accessible weekend getaway or an exceptional holiday home with letting potential.
Troutbeck is a conservation village and one of the most sought after locations in the Lake District National Park. Cottages and farmsteads line the lanes that lead though Troutbeck village linking the valley with Windermere, Ambleside and over Kirkstone Pass toward Ullswater. There is a small village store/cafe and two well regarded pubs close by with a wider range of services and rail link in nearby Windermere. Close to the property are plenty of country and fell walks including a popular footpath leading across Wansfell into the market town of Ambleside.
Directions From Windermere head north on the A591 and at Cooks Corner mini roundabout take the third exit onto Patterdale Road. Continue until you reach Troutbeck and turn left just after a small bridge and before the church. Continue up this lane turning right at the T-junction, continue for about ½ mile and on the right hand side you will see a sign posted bridleway in front of a gated property called Myley Ghyll. Turn off the road down this country lane/bridleway (Please note the lane is narrow) and you will reach two properties about 100 yards down, the first of the two properties is No.1 Orchard Mount with a parking space in front.
Accommodation Access is from the parking area, stone and then timber steps lead up to a covered porch and entrance door.
Entrance Hall Spacious reception hallway with high ceilings and open tread staircase, the hallway has ample space for cloaks and shoe storage and a electric night storage heater.
Living Room 17’3 x 12’9 (5.27m x 3.88m) Splendid split-level living space with impressive vaulted panelled ceiling and gallery above taking in magnificent views of Troutbeck valley from the full height picture window. On the lower level the versatile living space has a seating area with an inset multi fuel fireplace and on the upper level there is a dining area with tiled floor and serving hatch through to the kitchen. There are uninterrupted views of Troutbeck valley from anywhere in the living room and a glazed door leads from the dining area to an outside patio to the south of the house.
Kitchen 12’10" X 9’6" (3.90m x 2.91m) Traditional kitchen with a range of cabinets, sink unit and free standing cooker. Positioned in the corner is a floor mounted wood burning stove. To the rear is a timber glazed window with an outlook over the rear garden.
Utility Room 9’5" x 6’5" (2.88m x 1.95m) Separate utility leading off the kitchen with an external access also. This room would make a useful laundry/boot room with ample space for facilities or has scope for incorporation into the kitchen.
Bedroom One 12’11" x 9’11" (3.94m x 3.03m) Ground floor bedroom with ample space for a double bed and wardrobes, picture window enjoying views across the Troutbeck Valley. To the rear of the bedroom is an en-suite bathroom comprising a panelled bath, WC and pedestal wash basin and a window out to the rear garden.
Shower Room Ground floor shower room with WC, wash basin and curved shower cubicle.
First Floor Open tread pine staircase leads to spacious split level landing and generous gallery landing.
Gallery Landing 12’10" x 6′ (3.91m x 1.83m) Open spindle balustrade over the living room with ample space for a sitting area or snug. The Gallery has a window looking south with a charming view down the valley towards Windermere.
Bedroom Two 12’11" x 9’11" (3.94m x 3.03m) Good size bedroom currently with twin beds and Velux window providing plenty of light and views across the valley. Leading off this bedroom is a useful storage space with Velux window which has scope to be transformed into an en-suite facility.
Bedroom Three 12’10" x 9’6" (3.90m x 2.91m) Another light and generous bedroom for either a double bed or twins. This room has both a velux window and a small picture window looking south with magnificent views. Housed in the bedroom is an airing cupboard with the hot water cylinder.
Outside The bridleway/country lane down to the cottage leads to a private off-road parking space in front of the property. The front garden is raised up above the bridleway and along with the house offers spectacular views up and down the Troutbeck valley and across to the fells. On the southern side of the property there is a private patio area with scope for extending the property by adding a conservatory or sun room. The rear garden is deceptively large and could be landscaped into a pleasant private garden with patio in order to take in the afternoon and evening sunshine.
Services Mains electric, water and drainage. Electric storage heating. Television reception by FreeSat dish. Telephone and broadband Internet. High-speed FTTC Internet is available in Troutbeck village.
Council Tax Band E