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Yewbank, Roger Ground, Hawkshead, LA22 0QG

Sold by Us £799,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Yewbank is a substantial and deceptively well proportioned, five bedroom Victorian property with four bathrooms and two reception rooms spread over three floors. Constructed from Lakeland stone under a pitched slate roof. Set in a enviable position occupying a delightful gently elevated location commanding spectacular lake and fell views from the majority of rooms. Yewbank is a successful holiday letting property presently let through Cumbrian Cottages and is being sold with the option of forward bookings and contents by negotiation. With attractive private manageable garden with substantial level lawn providing stunning panoramic views, whilst to the rear of the garden is approximately 2 acres of natural woodland. The popular hamlet of Roger Ground is approximately ½ a mile south of Hawkshead in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Close to the shores of Esthwaite Water, Hawkshead is well known for its natural beauty and its strong connections to the children's author Beatrix Potter. Hawkshead has a good variety of amenities including grocers, chemist, post office and a variety of pubs and eateries. A wider variety of amenities can be found in the market town of Ambleside approximately 4 miles away. The property has the added advantage of planning consent for an extension to the existing kitchen planning reference 7/2013/5531. Further details can be provided by the agent. 

Directions From Hawkshead proceed around the village until reaching the T junction once there, turn right and then sharp left away from the village centre heading south past the school before turning a sharp right again up the hill signposted Grizedale and Satterthwaite. This lane climbs up the hill, after about 400m turn left and immediately turn right into the private drive for Yewbank.  

Accommodation Sheltered Front Door Porch Leading into: 

Hallway 22' (6.7m) Wide hallway with open staircase and alcove with telephone point. Leading through to: 

Sitting Room 15'5 x 13'5 (4.7m x 4.1m) Attractive light and airy, dual aspect room with full length picture window giving fantastic views over Esthwaite Water towards Latterbarrow. Fireplace with marble surround and pine panelled mantle piece, TV point and additional views over the garden.  

Dining Room 15'6 x 15'3 (4.7m x 4.7m) Extremely well proportioned dual aspect room with full length picture window with magnificent views over the countryside towards Esthwaite Water, two substantial recesses and TV point. 

Bathroom Spacious and modern three piece suite comprising of double corner shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin and WC. Tiled floor, half wall tiled with extractor, heated towel rail, under floor heating and mirror with censored lighting. Views over the garden. 

Kitchen 12'7 x 8'11 (3.8m x 2.7m) Contemporary selection of wall and base units with one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Four ring gas hob with extractor, integrated Zanussi microwave and built in oven, integrated fridge freezer, plumbing for dishwasher, part wall tiled and views over the garden. Internal door leading to rear porch and rear door, full planning permission has been granted for kitchen/breakfast room/conservatory extension. Stair case leading to the lower ground floor.  

First Floor Landing with south facing country views. 

Bedroom One 15'6 x 13'6 (4.7m x 4.1m) Extremely well proportioned light dual aspect room with spectacular views towards Esthwaite Water. Built in shallow alcove cupboard.  

Bedroom Two 15'6 x 13'69 (4.7m x 4.1m) Spacious double dual aspect room with views over the private drive and towards Esthwaite Water. Built in alcove cupboard. 

Bedroom Three 9'11 x 8'10 (3m x 2.7m) Twin room with garden views. 

Bathroom Four piece suite comprising of panelled bath, separate shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Half wall tiled with electric shaver point, heated towel rail and extractor. 

Shower Room Three piece suite comprising of shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin and WC. Part wall tiled with extractor fan. 

Lower Ground Floor Wide hallway with under stair cupboard. Leading to: 

Bedroom Four 15'6 x 12'10 (4.7m x 3.9m) Spacious twin room with patio door leading out into the garden, excellent views towards Esthwaite and Latterbarrow over the immediate garden. Door leading to:  

Rear Porch 12' x 4'5 (4.7m x 3.9m) Well suited to storage (bikes etc) with substantial cupboard housing gas meter.  

Bedroom Five 12'4 x 9'8 (3.8m x 3m) Double room with built in double wardrobe, views across the garden towards Esthwaite water and Latterbarrow. 

Bathroom White three piece suite comprising of panelled bath with shower attachment, vanity wash hand basin and WC. Fully wall tiled with heated towel rail, extractor and light with shaver point.  

Utility Room 8'7 x 8'4 (2.6m x 2.5m) Highly useful room with plumbing for washing machine, dryer and extractor. 

Boiler Room 11'7 x 8'11 (3.5m x 2.7m) A highly useful storage facility housing the cylinder, boiler and fuse box. 

Outside Approached via a private gated gravel drive leading to a parking area with parking for numerous vehicles. Good size stone outbuilding formerly a garage. The property has an attractive split level garden enjoying a substantial lawn which was originally a former tennis court. There is an abundance of mature shrubs, rodendrans and bushes spread throughout the garden with a natural stream running through the garden. Various vantage points including a patio enjoying spectacular panoramic fell and country views towards Esthwaite Water. Yewbank benefits from approximately 2 acres of private natural woodland situated to the rear of the garden.  

Services All mains are connected. Gas Central heating.  

Tenure Freehold. 

Ratable Value £5,200. Actual amount payable £2,548. This could be reduced if the purchaser is entitled to Small Business Rates Relief. More details can be obtained from the local authority. South Lakeland District Council 01539 733333. 

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04 March 2016


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