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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Coniston, Cumbria, LA21

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

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Thwaite House has remained in the same ownership for four generations and as such has never been available for purchase since 1935.

The main house occupies a prominent elevated position with fantastic views in a southerly direction down Coniston water and over to Brantwood, the former home of John Ruskin.

To the west and overlooking Coniston village is Coniston Old Man and Weatherlam, both exciting walks for the more adventurous mountaineer.

The property is reached by a sweeping driveway through the gardens and grounds which in spring are a profusion of daffodils and bluebells, there is a parking area to the front of the house with a court yard to the Coach House.

The accommodation to the house briefly comprises; entrance hallway, drawing room, sitting room, library, dining kitchen, boot room and a butlers pantry.

The staircase leads to the first floor where there are 5 bedrooms, a bathroom and 2 cloakrooms with the staircase continuing to the attic where there are 7 further rooms.

From the first floor the stairs lead to the cellar where there are 5 rooms.

The Coach House is a detached property to the rear of Thwaite House having an open plan sitting room with kitchenette, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom.

Below the accommodation is the original Coach House and stabling.

In addition there is a range of outbuildings and stores.

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Added on Rightmove:
12 April 2011

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