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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Croft Side Cottage, Off Crook Road, Staveley, Cumbria, LA8 9NG

Sold by Us £244,925

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 Bedroom cottage
  • Balcony from Living Room enjoying open countryside aspect
  • Parking and patio garden
  • Successful holiday let

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description: Moss Side consists of a small farmstead of six properties with Croft Side Cottage being part of the converted barn undertaken in the mid 1980's. Being a stone built property and having attractive white roughcast elevations under a pitched slated roof. The property is located at the head of a small private lane and has a delightful cottage feel with many traditional features including exposed beams and stonework.

The cottage is beautifully presented with the living accommodation on the first floor. Sliding doors from the Living Room open onto the balcony, from which to enjoy the fantastic outlook onto open countryside and views towards the Howgills and the Kentmere Valley. Attractive Kitchen and newly fitted house bathroom. On the ground floor there is a 'T' shaped entrance hall leading to two double bedrooms and separate wc. There is scope to create a further, 3rd bedroom with en suite Shower Room, plans are available for viewing at our Windermere office. We understand that this conversion would not attract planning permission but would require building regulations consent.

Currently a successful 4 star rated holiday let with local letting agents Cumbrian Cottages ( Croft Side has regularly obtained an average of 30-35 bookings per year, with an average turnover of £12,000-£13,000 per year.


Location: The village of Staveley is well placed for ease of access to both Windermere and Kendal with good local amenities which include a Railway station, Junior School, Village Hall, Doctors and Chemist, two pubs and its own brewery! Occupying a delightful rural location on the periphery of Staveley village, being part of a farmstead development consisting of six properties.

From Windermere travel along the A591 towards Kendal, turning left into Staveley at the first opportunity. In the centre of Staveley, opposite the village hall, bear right over a narrow bridge onto Station Road which continues as the Crook Road. Pass under the railway bridge and turn left immediately before the bridge over the A591 and proceed along a shared driveway which leads directly to the converted properties and Croft Side Cottage can be found facing the driveway. 

Accommodation: (with approximate measurements)  

'T' Shaped Entrance Hall Access to delightful rear patio, Dimplex night storage heater, understairs storage cupboards, one housing airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.  

Bedroom 1 13' 8" x 8' 11" (4.17m x 2.72m) Arranged as a double room with deep built-in wardrobe with folding door. 

Bedroom 2 10' 10" x 7' 11" (3.3m x 2.41m) Arranged as a double room with feature leaded and stained glass internal window to entrance hall. 

Separate wc Wall-mounted sink and wc. 

Stairs from Entrance Hall to First Floor Access to loft space. Plans have been created to create a third bedroom with en suite shower room (subject to building regulations consent). 

Spacious Living-Dining Room 18' 11" x 12' 3" (5.77m x 3.73m) A bright, attractive room with double glazed sliding patio doors to balcony with sunny aspect and excellent views across open countryside. Feature fireplace with log burning stove upon a slate hearth. Fitted bookcase and plenty of room for a dining table. 

Kitchen 12' 6" x 8' 8" (3.81m x 2.64m) Fitted with a good range of fitted wall and base units incorporating breakfast bar with laminate worktops and tiled spashback. Inset sink unit and integrated appliances of Cannon electric cooker and Neff dishwasher. Built-in storage cupboard with plumbing for washing machine. Spot-lighting and wood-effect laminate flooring. 

Bathroom Fitted in 2008, a 3 piece white suite comprising bath with Mira shower over, pedestal wash basin and wc. Complementary tiling to walls, slate flooring with under-floor heating and heated towel rail. 

Outside: Immediately in front of the property is a dedicated parking space for one car. To the rear of the property there is a delightful patio style garden which includes a paved sun terrace, stone walled boundaries, established borders, timber shed and cold water tap. 

Services: Mains water and electricity. Drainage to shared septic tank with neighbouring property Croft House, with Croft Side Cottage responsible for two fifths of the running costs. 

Council Tax: South Lakeland District Council - Band D 

Tenure: Freehold. 

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh, Windermere Office.

Please note the property is currently a holiday let and viewings may be restricted to the Friday change over time 10:30am-3pm.  

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

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 March 2015


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