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3 bedroom terraced house for sale

2 Woodside Cottages, Finsthwaite Lane, Backbarrow, Nr Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8QB.

Removed £145,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Mid Terraced Cottage
  • Over three floors plus converted loft
  • Three Bedrooms
  • 1 Mile from Newby Bridge
  • Well presented

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description: Woodside Cottages is a row of six cottages dating back to the mid 19th century, of traditional construction with white rendered finish under a roof covering of Lakeland slate. No. 2 has been re-furbished by the current owners over the years to a high standard. The decor is delightful and is complemented by a wealth of pine woodwork including latch doors, skirting architraves and beams to several rooms. The spacious accommodation has extensive double glazing and electric heating and consists of Entrance Porch, Lounge with wood-burning stove and Breakfast Kitchen with bespoke units to the Ground Floor; Bedroom and Bathroom with a 3 piece white suite to the First Floor, 2 further Bedrooms to the Second Floor and Study/Quiet Area to the converted Loft Area. Outside there is a Rear Courtyard adjacent to the embankment of the 'Lakeside & Haverthwaite' Steam Railway Line. There is no designated parking with this property but there is on-road parking to the front of the property.

Internal inspection is a must to appreciate this delightful property which is ideal for a Family or as a Holiday Let/Second Home. This property is available furnished (apart from personal effects) subject to separate negotiations. 

Location: Backbarrow is a popular village within the Lake District National Park approximately 1 mile from Newby Bridge and the foot of Windermere Lake. From Newby Bridge take the A590 towards Ulverston and proceed past the turning for the 'Whitewater Hotel' and take the next right turn into Backbarrow. Proceed past the primary school and take the next left into Finsthwaite Lane. Woodside Cottages is a short way along on the left opposite 'Water Close'.  

Accommodation (with approximate measurements)  

Glazed door to:-  

Entrance Porch with uPVC double glazed window and half glazed door to:- 

Lounge 13'6" x 12'0" (4.11m x 3.65m) a lovely comfortable room with a wealth of beams and attractive recessed exposed stone fireplace with wood-burning stove with stone lintel and slate hearth. Fitted bookcase, Dimplex storage heater, uPVC double glazed window and telephone point. Part pine panelled walls and recessed display alcove with a slate display shelf. The attractive pine spindled and balustraded staircase leads to the first floor. 

Breakfast Kitchen 11'10" x 10'1" (3.60m x 3.07m) having an attractive country kitchen with hinged doors and handles, complementary worktops, part tiled walls and inset Belfast sink with mixer tap. Bosch dishwasher included in the sale. Fitted matching dresser style unit with storage cupboards, display shelves and broom cupboard. Beams, panelled walls, inset ceiling down-lights, tiled floor, storage heater and uPVC double glazed window with slate display cill. uPVC double glazed rear entrance door to Courtyard. 

First Floor  

Landing storage cupboard and Dimplex storage heater. Pine spindled and balustraded staircase to the Second Floor. 

Bedroom 1 12'0" x 10'8" (3.65m x 3.25m) with exposed beams, Dimplex storage heater and uPVC double glazed window with views towards open fields and woodland. 

Bathroom having a 3 piece white suite with attractive part tiled walls, comprising pine panelled bath with folding shower screen and electric shower over. Pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC. Chrome ladder style radiator, inset ceiling downlights, extractor fan, laminate flooring and uPVC double glazed window with tiled display cill. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with shelf over. 

Second Floor  

Landing with "half stairs" to the converted Loft Area. 

Bedroom 2 12'0" x 10'11" max (3.65m x 3.32m max) with views towards the River Leven, open fields and woodland from the uPVC double glazed window with deep display cill. Built-in double wardrobe with hanging space. 

Bedroom 3 13'11" x 8'8" max (4.24m x 2.64m max) having a lovely rear aspect over the 'Lakeside & Haverthwaite' railway line to the woodland behind. uPVC double glazed window with deep display cill, recessed alcove with display shelves and cupboard under. Dimplex storage heater and TV point.  

Third Floor  

Loft Area/Study 11'5" x 8'9" (3.48m x 2.66m) with 2 Velux double glazed roof-lights, inset ceiling spotlights and under-eaves storage. 


Rear Courtyard with timber store and outside tap. 

Forecourt Garden mainly paved with flower border. 

Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Electric storage heaters. 

Council Tax: Band C - South Lakeland District Council 

Business Rates: £2550.00 for 2013/14 with the amount payable being £1059.75 - not currently assessed for council tax. 

Tenure: Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion. 

Viewing: Strictly by appointment through Hackney & Leigh. Telephone (015395) 32301. 

Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.  

Ideal holiday letting opportunity If you were to purchase this property for holiday letting Sykes Cottages estimate it has the potential to achieve 30 - 35 bookings a year with a gross annual income of approx £12,- 13,500. To discuss the holiday let potential call Jan Meredith, Sykes Cottages on 015394 96444. 

Residential Lettings Potential If you were to purchase this property for residential lettings we estimate it has the potential to achieve £625 - £650 per calendar month. For further information and our terms and conditions please contact our Grange Office. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 May 2010


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