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Built in the 1960’s, winning a Civic trust award. Sweden Close is an extremely spacious and contemporary three bedroom bungalow which has had subsequent extensions over the years with no expense spared. Occupying a splendid south facing position, in arguably one of the finest and most desirable locations in the village, Sweden Close enjoys lovely south facing views towards Loughrigg and Latterbarrow with distant views of Lake Windermere from the garden. An enviable plot with secondary drive off Hill top road. Only 5 minutes walk from the centre of this popular village, the property will prove to be extremely popular with a wide range of buyers including those looking for a permanent home or those looking for a low maintenance holiday home.
Despite all that Sweden Close has to offer, those looking to explore across the stunning countryside and quaint villages and towns of The Lake District will find themselves ideally situated. Ambleside itself is a vibrant and bustling town that benefits from a wide range of independent shops, eateries, and fine drinking and eating pubs. There is a plethora of walking and exploration opportunities from the doorstep at Sweden Close, alongside many practical amenities for everyday living such as doctors, dentists, post office and small grocery stores. Being only 30 minutes from J36 of the M6, this wonderful home is ideal for commuting or traveling to at weekends.
Accommodation The principle private driveway allows for privacy and sweeps up revealing the elevated position of this attractive, detached bungalow which is surrounded by immaculate landscaped grounds and boarded by mature trees and shrubs, providing a welcoming approach.
Accessed via Lakeland slate steps which lead to the main entrance door, the spacious and inviting entrance hall is flooded with natural light and has a good level of storage by way of three cupboards off the hallway; an alarm cupboard, a storage cupboard and a linen cupboard. Conveniently located to the main entrance hall is a compact, well presented facility with WC and wash hand basin.
The living room is simply stunning, this vast, unique space is filled with triple aspect light through a wall of floor to ceiling windows and sliding patio doors, providing access onto the patio that leads around the property. This open plan living dining space is perfect for opening up during the summer months and offers the perfect space for entertaining both inside and out. An exposed Lakeland stone fireplace with gas inset fire is a beautiful feature to this spacious room with the additional benefit of glimpses of Lake Windermere.
The kitchen here at Sweden Close has been creatively designed by locally renowned Colwith Interiors and is constructed of solid oak, incorporating a vast array of wall and base units, integrated oven and grill, Gaggenau hob, AEG dishwasher and integrated fridge and freezer. Full length windows flood this kitchen with natural light, bringing the beautiful outdoors in!
The utility is an extremely large space and a useful facility with an external door into the garden. An excellent range of wall and base units are topped with a hard wearing work surfaces and encompass a sink and drainer, with plumbing in place for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A large storage cupboard houses the water cylinder, boiler and Univac system. This is the ideal space for muddy boots and wet dogs!
Located effectively to the rear of this magnificent home, this very special master suite has been creatively planned to include a lovely vast double bedroom that benefits from large floor to ceiling windows enjoying views of the beautifully landscaped gardens. The master suite boasts two dressing rooms, each fully fitted with hand made wardrobes and drawers complete with sliding doors. The en suite bathroom is stylish, spacious and light, comprising large panel bath, double vanity wash hand basins, large shower and WC. Practically, there is access into the linen cupboard.
Bedroom two is a delightful principal guest bedroom with floor to ceiling windows capturing the mature gardens, with exposed stone wall detailing and built in fitted wardrobes, drawers and storage. The third bedroom is also of generous proportions with duel aspect views over the garden. The neatly presented fully tiled house bathroom is conveniently located and is beautifully planned with a three piece suite, comprising WC, wash hand basin and bath.
Outside Sitting on a very generous plot, Sweden Close offers a delightful package the south facing gardens have been meticulously landscaped and extremely well planted with a splendid waterfall feature to the front. The garden enjoys an abundance of established and mature shrubs and an extensive variety of trees offering an abundance of natural colours, all set against a backdrop of Fellside on a gently sloping site. Whilst your eyes are constantly drawn to the views and the fells, the garden is a natural home to a number of resident birds, visiting wildlife. There is plentiful parking, a secure drive, gravelled pathways, lawn areas and pretty patio areas surrounding the property from which to enjoy the captivating countryside scenery and views towards Lake Windermere. Practically, there is a stone outbuilding to the rear of the garden along with a Summerhouse, from which to enjoy the breath taking scenery. The property benefits from an additional and second private driveway, which leads into the rear garden from Hill Top Road, which is extremely practical and provides possibilities .
Directions Heading out of the village on the A591, turn right at the mini roundabout up Smithy Brow. Take the second left onto Sweden Bridge Lane, proceed up the lane for approximately 150m and the property can be found on the right hand side just after Sweden Park.
Services All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating.
Council tax band G