Reception Rooms: 1
Riggeswood is an excellently proportioned three bedroom semi detached cottage with two reception rooms and two shower/bathrooms. Originally built as the chauffeurs cottage by a previous owner of the gentleman’s residence which is set within its own private estate above. The cottage will appeal to a variety of buyers whether as a permanent residence or as it is, presently operated as a well established holiday let. Being sold with forward bookings and the majority of contents, presently marketed by Lakelovers. Accessed via the private drive and nestled on the edge of the estate set with in its own private garden with generous parking facility. Both the garden and the property have the distinct advantage of a beautiful view across Esthwaite Water.
Situated in an idyllic location with views over the eastern shores of Esthwaite Water within a private estate. Nestled between Hawkshead and the villages of Near and Far Sawrey, all associated with Beatrix Potter. With a wide range of walks from the front gate, access from the diveway onto the B5285, leading to the ferry crossing Bowness-on-Windermere.
Directions From Hawkshead travel south on the B5285 towards Near Sawrey sign posted towards the ferry, continue for approximately ¾ mile and turn left up the private driveway to Broomriggs and then immediately turn right along a short gravelled drive.
Accommodation Pitched porch with front door leading into:
Hallway Cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin. Part wall tiled. Understair cupboard providing ideal storage facility.
Dining Room 12’00 x 10’05 (3.64m x 3.16m) With concealed fireplace and tiled surround. Attractive garden views. Telephone point.
Living Room 14’09 x 11’11 (4.48m x 3.60m) A light and airy room with picture window giving attractive views across the garden towards Esthwaite Water. Two alcoves with shelving. Inset gas fire with slate hearth and surround. TV and telephone point.
Kitchen Basic selection of wall and base units with 1.5 sink unit and mixer tap. Small breakfast bar. Four ring electric hob and electric oven. Part wall tiled. Plumbing for dishwasher. Rear door.
Shower Room Shower cubicle and wash hand basin. Electric shaver point. Part wall tiled.
First Floor Landing Highly useful cupboard and loft hatch.
Front Bedroom One 13’05 x 11’03 (4.07m x 3.42m) Generously proportioned double room with original inset cast iron fire surround. Stunning west facing views over the front garden to Esthwaite Water.
Rear Bedroom Two 13’04 x 11’04 (4.04m x 3.43m) Large double room with concealed fireplace. Views over the rear garden and woods beyond.
Rear Bedroom Three 11’01 x 9’00 (3.35m x 2.73m) Good sized twin room with views over the garden.
Bathroom Spacious coloured three piece suite comprising of panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Heated towel rail. Extractor with light/shaver point. Part wall tiled.
Outside The property is approached by a private drive which the property has a right of way across leading to a private gated drive with parking for around four vehicles. A natural fellside garden to the rear with a selection of shrubs and bushes whilst the front of the property is more manicured and bounded by a hedge with a pedestrian access onto the road and stunning view of Esthwaite water.
Utility Room 10’05 x 3’04 (3.16m x 1.02m) With stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for washing machine and electric heater. Wall mounted Vaillant boiler, fuse box and electric meter.
Services Mains water and electric. Private drainage shared with Number 1. Calor Gas Central Heating.
Rateable Value £5,400. Actual amount payable £2516.40. 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.