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Opportunity to purchase an attractive unique package combining a three storey 3 bedroom Lakeland Villa and separate lower ground floor one bedroom apartment which are both presently successful award winning holiday lets providing an excellent rental income. Included in the sale of Moss Cottage & Secret Nook is a building plot with planning permission for a detached two bedroom dwelling located across from Moss Cottage on a large separate parking area. In addition there is a generous garden with decking area, established raised beds extending into a woodland area to the rear of Moss Cottage. This neatly combined property offers a versatile package making it an ideal purchase for a buyer/family looking to live in part of property and have a separate income from the other and with the added benefit of scope to develop the building plot into a further accommodation or alternatively erect garaging subject to planning permission.
Moss Cottage is the major portion of the house making a pleasant family home, well presented including some characterful features the interior briefly extends to entrance hall, pleasant sitting room with log burner, kitchen which opens to a superb orangery, a great entertaining and dining space with French doors out to the patio with a pleasant woodland backdrop, downstairs WC. Spread over the top two floors are three bedrooms, house bathroom, shower room and separate WC.
Secret Nook is positioned below Moss Cottage on the lower ground floor with its own separate entrance and patio area with accommodation comprising of a living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. Secret Nook has been an established holiday let for several years, with highly rated reviews on Air BnB and Sykes Cottages.
Set in a highly desirable location close to St Marys Church within short and easy access of Windermere village and is well placed for the health centre, church, a range of shops, supermarket, schools and railway station. Moss Cottage & Secret Nook is accessed via a private lane off Spooner Vale and occupies a generous plot surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and seating areas, two large ample parking areas one of which has the planning permission for a dwelling.
Directions From Windermere, proceed along the A591 towards Ambleside. Passing St Mary’s church on the left, bear second left into Spooner Vale and continue straight ahead into Rose Cottage Lane. Moss Cottage and Secret Nook is the property at the head of the cul-de-sac with ample parking.
Moss Cottage From the driveway at ground floor level the front door leads into an entrance vestibule with the stairs.
Lounge 13’10" x 11’3" (4.21m x 3.43m) A fabulous sitting room with windows to two sides overlooking the front garden. Nestled in the centre of the room is a log burning stove set in a green slate surround with arched alcoves either side for shelving and built in book display and cupboards. The light wooden flooring compliments the original attractive skirting boards and architraves the room has retained.
Kitchen 12’10" x 9’8" (3.90m x 2.94m) Fitted with a range of wall and base units, solid wood worktops and inset sink unit. The kitchen is extremely well equipped with a range of appliances including two ovens, electric hob, fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. The kitchen is finished with tiled walls and a oak floor. Across from the kitchen units is a built in double below the stairs.
Dining Room/ Orangery 18’9" x 11’8" (5.71m x 3.55m) Open to the kitchen is a generous orangery style dining/living area with ample space for a large family dining table and has a wood burning stove and French patio doors leading out onto an alfresco decking area.
Rear Porch & Cloakroom Rear porch with a space for washing machine and dryer and access out to the rear garden and to a downstairs toilet facility.
First Floor Landing with window at the head of the stairs and a built in storage cupboard.
Bedroom One 13’10" x 10’5" (4.22m x 3.18m) A large bright and airy bedroom with a dual aspect over the garden. This room has retained many original features including deep skirting boards, ornate mouldings and painted wooden flooring with two built in double wardrobes providing ample storage and hanging space.
Shower Room Leading across the hallway to a shower room with white fixtures including a walk in shower, corner wash hand basin and WC. The shower room is finished with tiling to walls and laminate flooring.
House Bathroom Fitted with a luxury white three piece suite including a corner bath with rain drop shower head over, wash hand basin and WC. Built in cupboard under the stairs.
Second Floor Landing with built in cupboard at top of the stairs separate WC with hand wash basin.
Bedroom Two 13’1" x 10’2" (3.99m x 3.10m) A magnificent twin bedroom with windows to two sides and two built in double wardrobes. The bedroom is light and airy with painted wooden floorboards.
Bedroom Three 13’7" x 7’10" (4.14m x 2.38m) Double bedroom with painted wooden floorboards and built in double wardrobe. Window to the front aspect.
Garden To the rear of Moss Cottage there is a generous pleasant south facing patio garden which provides an excellent space on the raised decking for El fresco dining, surrounded by raised railway sleeper flower beds and borders of the garden. A level gravelled area leads down to the garden shed and log store and the garden extends into a pleasant woodland backdrop.
Secret Nook A well present self contained apartment with its own courtyard space and separate entrance which is independent from the main house Moss Cottage. Secret Nook is a traditional Lakeland holiday cottage apartment which is perfect for letting out to couples and single travellers as it is very private. The apartment comprises of a lounge/dining room, kitchen, bathroom and double bedroom.
Car Parking Area with Planning Permission for Detached Dwelling
Forming part of the sale is a generous car parking area in addition to the parking area which sits directly in front of Moss Cottage. This level car parking area could accommodate parking for several vehicles and has obtained outlined planning permission granted for a detached 2 bedroom dwelling with a garden and parking. The proposed dwelling will be accessed from the end of Rose Cottage Lane, with a new driveway being formed. Local occupancy applies. The site has easements for electric, water and drainage services. Alternatively the site would be a suitable location for a double/triple garage with accommodation above, this would be subject to planning permission.
Tenure Freehold. No restrictions on Moss Cottage or Secret Nook. Available as on going holiday rentals.
Proposed dwelling will have a local occupancy condition.
Services Mains electric, water and drainage connected. No mains gas.
Business Rates Rateable Value £8000. The properties presently benefit from Small Business Relief so pay Nil.
If Council Tax was applicable then Moss Cottage would be band D and Secret Nook A.