Reception Rooms: 2
A fine example of a late Georgian Lakeland property built in 1830 as part of a gentleman’s estate. The property was subsequently divided in the 1950’s into two properties of which Riversdale is one. The property is highly versatile, offering well presented and generously proportioned accommodation with four en-suite double bedrooms and two large reception rooms. The property has the added advantage of a low maintenance garden and parking to the front and rear for approximately five vehicles. Enjoying beautiful fell and county views from the majority of rooms. The property would suit a variety of purchasers whether as a main residence, holiday/weekend retreat.
The property is however presently a highly successful 4* holiday letting property currently let via Heart of the Lakes and has generated over the last three years on average £20,490 and is being sold with the majority of contents and all forward bookings with exception of some personal items .
Riversdale is ideally located in a prominent position only a short level walk into the centre of this highly popular Lakeland village made famous for its Grasmere Gingerbread and literary connections to William Wordsworth. Enjoying endless fell and country walks from the door step.
Directions From Ambleside head towards Grasmere on the A591, proceed over the mini roundabout to the north side of Grasmere. Turn left at The Swan Hotel, proceed down the hill and as you approach the bridge, turn immediately left into the private drive and the property is the first on the left with parking to front and side.
Accommodation Front door leading into attractive hallway with picture window giving lovely views towards Helm Crag. Staircase leading through to:
Sitting Room 23’03 x 10’00 (7.1m x 3.0m) A good sized light and airy room with views across the patio and Winter views towards Silver Howe and White Bridge. Alcove cupboard and bookcase. Presently laid out as a games room with table tennis.
Lounge/Dining Room 20’06 x 15’00 (6.23m x 4.55m) Attractive and generously proportioned dual aspect room with views towards Helm Crag. Inset electric fire and TV point. TV point.
Rear Split Level Hallway With useful pantry cupboard and cloaks cupboard.
Study With sliding doors.
Seperate WC With wash hand basin. Part wall tiled.
Kitchen 17’11 x 6’08 (5.43m x 2.02m) Good sized kitchen with a contemporary selection of wall and base units. Sink unit with mixer tap. Appliances including Free standing American fridge freezer, Range cooker, dishwasher and two microwaves. Extractor hood. Part wall tiled and views towards Helm Crag. Part wall tiled and Oak flooring.
Rear Porch/Utility Room With work unit. Recessed cupboards with shelving. Wall mounted Valliant gas boiler. Glazed rear door.
First Floor Split level landing with loft hatch with electric. Useful linen cupboard.
Front Bedroom One 13’01 x 10’10 (3.96m x 3.28m) Good sized double room with views towards Easedale. TV point.
En-Suite Three piece suite comprising of Mira shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin and WC. Fully wall tiled with heated towel rail. Electric shaver point, wall mounted mirror and cabinets.
Front Bedroom Tw 21’00 x 10’06 (6.37m x 3.19m) Spacious and attractive dual aspect room with fitted wardrobes and dresser. TV point. Views towards Helm Crag and winter views towards Silver Howe.
En-Suite Spacious three piece suite comprising of panelled bath with electric shower over. Pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Fully wall tiled with electric shaver point and mirror.
Front Bedroom Three 15’08 x 9’01 (4.75m x 2.77m) Spacious dual aspect twin room with views towards Helm Crag and Stone Arthur. Fitted double wardrobe and recessed shelving.
En-Suite Three piece "L" shaped suite comprising of panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Fully wall tiled with electric shaver point, extractor and wall mounted mirror.
Rear Hallway With airing cupboard and shelving. Leading through to:
Bedroom Four 19’10 x 7’01 (6.02m x 2.16m) Presently utilized as a twin room with views towards Helm Crag.
En-Suite Three piece white suite comprising of panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Fully wall tiled and views towards Stone Arthur.
Outside Riversdale benefits from an attractive manageable outside space comprising gravel and paved front and side garden areas and attractive water feature. The property also benefits from 3 parking spaces to the front and two to the side/rear. Please note there is also a right of way across the front and rear drive for the neighbouring property.
Integral Workshop 7’7 x 7’1 (2.31m x 2.16m) With electric.
Store 7’1 x 4’8 (2.16m x 1.43m) With electric.
Services All mains services are connected. Gas central heating.
Rateable Value £7,200. Actual amount payable £3,578.40. 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.
Please Note The property was subject to water ingress in 2015. The property and surrounding area has subsequently undergone preventative measures. For more information, please contact the office.