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3 bedroom cottage for sale

1 & 2 Church Cottages, Far Sawrey LA22 0LH

Under Offer £599,000

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SITUATION An excellent position in the village of Far Sawrey close to the western shores of Lake Windermere and the ferry which crosses the Lake to Bowness-on-Windermere. Far Sawrey is a small Lakeland village with a public house/hotel, convenience store and Church while only a short distance away is the highly popular conservation village of Hawkshead and the busy market town of Ambleside offering a wider variety of amenities only 5 miles away. Far Sawrey is situated 1 mile away from the former home of Beatrix Potter at Hill Top Farm and less than a mile to Lake Windermere.  

DIRECTIONS On entering the village of Far Sawrey from the north (Hawkshead) take the first right prior to The Sawrey Hotel and continue down the lane for approximately ¼ mile. Upon reaching St Peterís Church on the left hand side the property can be found directly opposite prior to the terrace. 

DESCRIPTION 1 & 2 Church Cottages offer a unique opportunity to acquire a charming chocolate box style property dating from around 1700 which is presently divided in two offering a one and a two bedroom property although there maybe the potential to revert to one property. Both properties have a wealth of original character pieces including original flagged floors, exposed beams and oak panelling all complimented with modern appointments. Both are highly successful 4* holiday letting properties generating a gross income of approximately £34,000 per annum and more information can be found at

The properties have the advantage of an excellent manageable rear garden and generous parking facility along with lovely country views. 

ACCOMMODATION Rear door leading into joint entrance hall with original Lakeland stone flagged floor and exposed oak panelling leading to separate individual entrances for both properties.  

1 CHURCH COTTAGE Hallway with flagged floor and under stair cupboard. Open staircase and exposed oak panels.  

SITTING/DINING ROOM Attractive and characteful room with substantial open fire on a slate hearth. Oak beam, partial exposed oak panelled wall and spice cupboard dating back to 1708. Attractive window seats with views towards the Church, exposed beams and TV point. 

KITCHEN A selection of wall and base units and worktop. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, four ring electric hob, integrated electric oven and extractor plumbing for washing machine, integrated Bosch dishwasher and wall mounted Valliant boiler. Part tiled walls and exposed beams.  

FIRST FLOOR Landing with loft hatch. 

BEDROOM Spacious double room with fitted wardrobes. Attractive views over the surrounding countryside towards the Church.  

BATHROOM White three piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, WC and pedestal wash had basin. Part tiled walls and airing cupboard housing cylinder. Excellent views over the garden and surrounding countryside. 

2 CHURCH COTTAGE Inner door.  

KITCHEN A selection of wall and base units and worktop, four ring electric hob, integrated oven and extractor, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher and wall mounted Vaillant boiler. Exposed oak beams and attractive country views. 

LIVING ROOM/DINER A well proportioned and attractive room with substantial Lakeland stone fireplace, slate hearth, alcove shelving and two window seats. Views towards St Peterís Church.

Under stairs cupboard and front door. 


BEDROOM ONE Front double room with window seat and view towards St Peterís Church and countryside. 

BEDROOM TWO Well proportioned twin bedroom with original feature fireplace and views towards St Peterís Church and countryside. 

BATHROOM Spacious three piece white suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Extractor, fitted cupboard and separate airing cupboard housing boiler, heated towel rail and part tiled walls.  

OUTSIDE The property is approached by a private gated tarmacaddam drive with parking for at least six vehicles. The property benefits from a substantial yet manageable lawn garden bordering open countryside with a stream at the foot of the garden. Useful shed and propane gas tank.  

TENURE Freehold.  

SERVICES Mains electric (independently metered). Mains water and drainage. LPG central heating (independent boilers). 

RATEABLE VALUE £5,000 actual amount payable £2,165.  

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