2 bedroom cottage for sale

The Old House, 17 Brook Street, Troutbeck Bridge

Under Offer £385,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Dating back to the 17th Century this Lakeland cottage has recently undergone a careful renovation programme which has brought modern amenities and finishes into the building combining thoughtfully with the inherent character. Oak planked floors, ceiling beams, spice cupboard and some beautiful panelling including a restored carved Elizabethan fire surround create a very comfortable cottage atmosphere. Gas central heating, modern kitchen fittings and an excellent refurbished bathroom facility bring some luxury to The Old House whilst the delightful south facing garden provides a sheltered and sunny amenity. The property would be ideal as a permanent home, second home or as a potential holiday let that would appeal to a wide range of people which local letting agent has confirmed.

Troutbeck Bridge is a busy village and community between Windermere and Ambleside in the lower Troutbeck Valley. There is a pub, convenience store and a gym in the village and some lovely country walks right from the doorstep together with easy access south to Kendal and the M6 or north into the heart of the fells and mountains of central Lake District. 

Directions From Windermere head north on the A591, crossing over the mini roundabout. Twenty yards after the Pedros l on the right, turn right into Brook Street. Follow this private lane around the corner and The Old House is on the left hand side with parking in front. 

Accommodation Entrance Porch and solid oak entrance door leads into an entrance hall with slate floor, under floor heating and solid slate steps up to the main level. Alongside the entrance lobby is access to a very useful cellar area, ideal for wine or tool storage and a separate utility space, neatly fitted with Belfast sink, local slate worktops, fixture cupboard, plumbing for washing machine, under floor heating and a recently installed Vaillant gas fired central heating boiler. 

Living Room 18'1 x 15'7 (5.51m x 4.75m) A very attractive room, full of character and light from the dual aspect and an outlook over gardens. Restored panelled walls, a spice cupboard dated 1690 and the open fire grate with the superb carved surround creates a wonderful focal point to the room. 

Breakfast Kitchen 13'2 x 9'4 (4.01m x 2.84m) This is a good size kitchen space with double ceramic sink unit and a range of contemporary cabinets, combining well with the old panelling and boarded floors. There is a polished green slate worktop, modern lighting and space for a breakfast table. An old studded door leads out onto the level rear garden under a porch canopy bounded by a climbing Rose and two Wisterias. 

Hall/Landing An attractive oak staircase with bobbin twist spindles leads onto a half landing which has space for a chair or piece of furniture onto the main landing which has retained some original oak planked flooring. 

Bedroom One 18'9 x 11'6 (5.72m x 3.51m) An excellent double room which has oak planked flooring and wall panelling, beamed ceiling and enjoys a lovely outlook over the surrounding cottages to a skyline of Coniston Old Man and the central fells. 

Bedroom Two 10'5 x 7'5 (3.18m x 2.26m) A comfortable small double bedroom with polished boarded floor and built-in cupboard. 

Separate WC Fitted with wash hand basin and WC. 

Bathroom 10'2 x 5'10 (3.10m x 1.77m) Finished to a high standard of design using local slate and luxury fittings, the bathroom suite has pedestal wash basin, WC, bidet and double ended bath set in a fine green slate surround with shower over. The design is finished with green slate floor tiles and under floor heating, inset lighting and large chrome towel radiator. 

Outside There is parking for two vehicles directly off Brook Street in front of the property and side access to the level cottage garden at the rear. Around the lawn is bordered with plants and shrubs, holly tree and magnolia together with a newly planted hedge of traditional species to attract birdlife. 

Services All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating. 

Tenure Freehold. Vacant possession on completion. 

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22 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Windermere (1.2 mi)
  • Staveley (4.3 mi)
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Matthews Benjamin, Windermere

Hazlewood Ellerthwaite Square, Windermere, LA23 1DU

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Nearest stations

  • Windermere (1.2 mi)
  • Staveley (4.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Matthews Benjamin, Windermere

Hazlewood Ellerthwaite Square, Windermere, LA23 1DU

01539 304023 Local call rate

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