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5 Highfield House, Hawkshead Hill, LA22 0PN

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Tenure: Freehold

5 Highfield House is a stunning and immaculately presented three bedroom, three bathroom penthouse apartment occupying the whole of the second floor in this highly desirable development of five exclusive apartments. It is believed the property was once owned by the Heelis family who had marital ties to Beatrix Potter and was developed in 2004 by reputable local developers, Horner Lakeland. A stunningly presented and well planned apartment, enviably located in a gently elevated position commanding spectacular panoramic views from Esthwaite Water to Fairfield Horseshoe. High quality fittings and appointments throughout combined with delightful original features such as exposed beams and vaulted ceilings. There is additional secure storage within the cellar providing storage for bikes/life jackets etc.

Hawkshead Hill is situated midway between the popular Lakeland villages of Coniston and Hawkshead and approximately 3 ½ miles from the busy market town of Ambleside which has a wide variety of amenities. There are endless fell and country walks together with an abundance of wildlife right on the doorstep.  

Directions From Ambleside take the A592 towards Coniston/Hawkshead, turn left at Clappersgate following the signpost for Hawkshead. After approximately 3 ½ miles take the right signposted Hawkshead Hill and Coniston. Proceed up the hill and take the first left into the driveway for Highfield House.  

Accommodation Private landing with internal door leading into: 

Study 15'7 x 7'6 (4.7m x 2.3m) Attractive room with exposed beams and feature bay window giving stunning panoramic views to Wansfell Pike, Red Screes and Loughrigg. Telephone point. 

Living Room 18'4 x 14'5 (5.6m x 4.4m) Beautiful dual aspect room with lovely vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. 180 degree views from Esthwaite Water to Black Fell and Fairfield Horseshoe. Feature window seat. TV and telephone points. Lovely fitted oak cabinet. Door leading through to: 

Kitchen/Diner 16'7 x 14'6 (5.1m x 4.4m) Stunning dual aspect room with Juliette balcony. Selection of contemporary wall and base units with granite worktop and one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Electric double oven, microwave, five ring gas hob and extractor. Integrated appliances include dishwasher and fridge and freezer. Partial vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and Velux window. Terrific views across the gardens and surrounding countryside towards Esthwaite Water.  

Hallway Useful and spacious storage cupboard, separate shelved airing cupboard housing Vaillant boiler, alarm and fuse box. 

Rear Bedroom One 15'7 x 15'3 (4.8m x 4.6m) Beautiful double room with Juliette balcony, exposed beams and velux window. Attractive country views. Built in wardrobe, telephone point and additional storage cupboard.  

En-Suite Bathroom Comprising four piece white suite of large duo bath with shower attachment, his and hers wash hand basins and WC. Heated towel rail, extractor, under floor heating with tiled walls and floor. Country views.  

Front Bedroom Two 13'1 x 12'8 (4m x 3.9m) Spacious double room with exposed beams, excellent selection of built in wardrobes and additional storage cupboard. TV point, telephone point and Velux window. Stunning panoramic views.  

En-Suite Shower Room Comprising three piece white suite of corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Heated towel rail, extractor, under floor heating, electric shaver point and tiled floor and walls. Velux providing excellent view towards Wansfell Pike.  

Bedroom Three 15 x 9'8 (4.6m x 2.9m) Spacious twin room with dormer window giving excellent panoramic country and fell views. Built in double wardrobe. 

House Bathroom Panelled bath, WC and wash hand basin. Under floor heating with tiled floor and walls. Heated towel rail and extractor.  

Outside Approached via a private gravelled drive. The property enjoys lovely communal gardens which consist of split level lawned gardens to the front, side and rear with a range of well established trees, shrubs and bushes. There are magnificent panoramic fell and country views and a lovely south facing aspect.

There is designated parking for two vehicles.  

Cellar 14'7 x 11'9 (4.3m x 3.4m) Private lockable storage with access from the drive comprising of a large storage room suitable for storing bikes or canoes etc. It has a large workbench, power and electric lighting. 

Tenure Leasehold for 999 years from 2004. Each owner is a member of the Management Company which owns the freehold. The annual service charge is approximately £1,200 plus £1,000 for the sinking fund.

Please note: The properties at Highfield House, at present, cannot be commercially let for holiday letting but can be used as outside permanent residences or weekend/holiday homes.  

Services All mains services are connected.  

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