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Rosehill, Lake Road, Ambleside, LA22 0DF

  • Ref: 796590
  • Type: Semi-Detached House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Council Tax Band: F
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Property Features

  • Stone built property semi detached property
  • Four bedroom
  • Modernised
  • Large detached garage
  • Perfect family home, weekend retreat or holiday let
  • West facing property with amazing views
  • Rewired, modernized with new boiler, pressurized water system and double glazing

Property Summary

An attractive traditional stone built, extended four bedroom semi detached property, superbly placed just a short level stroll from central Ambleside.

Full Details

An attractive traditional stone built, extended four bedroom semi detached property, superbly placed just a short level stroll from central Ambleside.


With two reception rooms,  kitchen, utility, and a large home study /double bedroom on the ground floor, three further double bedrooms and a bathroom and an ensuite.  A useful workshop, large detached garage and mature garden, Rosehill is the perfect family home, weekend retreat or holiday let. Built in the 1930s with genuine craft and quality, this welcoming, west facing property retains a whole host of delightful original features,  from stripped original doors to pleasing curved cornices, high ceilings, picture rails with the added benefit of being recently rewired, and modernized with new boiler, pressurized water system and double glazing. Two genuine cast iron radiators from a Keswick school can also be admired. Able to enjoy wonderful views at the front of Todd Crag, Black Fell , Wetherlam, and Coniston Old Man  and Wansfell Pike at the rear. 

Rosehill is best accessed from Lake Road, onto which it fronts, rather than Old Lake Road at the rear. From the centre of Ambleside head south towards Waterhead on Lake Road, keeping in the left hand lane. Rosehill can be found a few hundred yards along on the left hand side almost opposite the turning into Loughrigg Avenue and is set well back from the road behind a deep well screened garden. There is vehicular access off Lake Road where there is ample car parking for several vehicles. The garage has access from Old Lake Road at the rear.  


Recessed Porch

Tiled floor.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

UPVC semi glazed front door into hallway with laminate wood effect floor and original cast iron radiator.


 Useful under stairs storage for cloaks and footwear. Sensor lighting.

Living Room - 5.77m x 4.29m (18'11" x 14'1")

A light bright social dual aspect room with inset log burner, mantel and black slate hearth. Picture rail and fitted white wooden shutters. Views at the front towards Loughrigg and Black Fell.  

Dining Room - 3.53m x 3.61m (11'7" x 11'10")

A wonderful light room with large bay window with fitted white wooden shutters with views over the garden towards Loughrigg and Black Fell. Exposed stone recess, laminated floor and picture rail. 

Kitchen - 3.35m x 3.66m (11'0" x 12'0")

A good selection of recently installed cream shaker units with chrome hardware and wooden worktops. Range cooker with gas hob, extractor, built in fridge freezer and integrated dishwasher. White composite sink with chrome mixer tap. Laminated marble effect floor tiles and partial brick effect wall tiles. Wooden venetian blinds. Windows with deep cills overlooking the rear garden. Concealed gas boiler, thermostat  consumer unit and electric meter.  Rear sage green composite stable door leading to rear garden and patio, access to workshop, coal store/garden storage and steps to garage.

Utility Room

Built in washing machine, condenser dryer, base unit housing stainless sink unit with chrome mixer tap with wood effect worktop. Window, chrome towel rail, WC and  laminated wood effect flooring.

Front Bedroom Four - 5.28m x 3.07m (17'4" x 10'1")

Generous spacious light room with high vaulted ceiling, beams, skylight and double UPVC patio doors leading out to composter decking. Laminated wood effect floor. 

First Floor


Half landing with cosy recessed window seat, window and original hand rail. Cupboard housing Gledhill pressurized water cylinder.

Front Bedroom One - 4.44m x 2.84m (14'7" x 9'4")

Double bedroom with ample built in storage cupboards and wardrobe. Superb views towards Loughrigg, Coniston Old Man, Wethermlam  and Black Fell. White wooden window shutters.

En Suite

Enclosed glazed brick tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. White wooden window shutters. Marble tiled effect floor.

Front Bedroom Two - 2.72m x 3.66m (8'11" x 12'0")

A good sized double room, with picture rail, inset wardrobe with light and bulk  head storage cupboard. Super views over the front garden towards Loughrigg, Coniston Old Man and Black Fell. White wooden window shutters.

Rear Bedroom Three - 3.3m x 3.71m (10'10" x 12'2")

A generous light room with views over the rear garden towards Wansfell Pike. Picture rail and white wooden window shutters.

House Bathroom

Three piece white modern suite comprising of a paneled bath with mixer chrome tap, shower over and glazed door, WC and pedestal wash hand basin with mono chrome tap. Chrome heated towel radiator, partial brick wall tiles  Loft hatch and obscured window. Tiled marble effect  floor.


The property has a lovely front  garden with hedged borders, lawn and a  paved patio to the front of the property with a greenhouse. Also having a patio area to the rear from where to enjoy a morning coffee. There are outside lights, an outside tap, an external waterproof socket  with a power supply,  and pedestrian access directly onto Old Lake Road from the rear.There is ample parking for several vehicles on the gated private driveway off Lake Road. 

Large Garage

With electric, concrete floor and electric roller door. Access form Old Lake Road, steps lead down into rear garden and patio

Undercroft Workshop

Useful workshop with UPVC semi glazed door, window, electric and concrete floor.

Coal Store

With power and superb storage perfect for storing gardening tools.


Although the address is Old Lake Road the property is best approached from Lake Road. As you enter the village passing Hayes garden centre the property is on the right hand side almost opposite Loughrigg Avenue with parking to the front.

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