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1 bedroom cottage for sale

10 Croft Courtyard, Clappersgate, Ambleside LA22 9LE

Withdrawn from Market £179,950

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Tenure: Leasehold

Croft Courtyard is an imaginative conversion of the lovely old Lakeland stone outbuildings and stables of The Croft, originally a fine mansion house which has been converted into apartments and houses. 10 Croft Courtyard provides a superb opportunity to acquire a highly desirable studio cottage. The present vendor has modernised and refurbished the property throughout to an excellent standard including new kitchen, shower room, double glazing and wood burning stove. Presently a very successful holiday letting property with Sykes and generates approximately £15,000 pa gross. The property is being sold with forward bookings and majority of contents. The development has the advantage of private parking and communal gardens with river frontage.

Court Courtyard is situated in the hamlet of Clappersgate, approximately 1 mile from the popular Lakeland town of Ambleside and is set on the lower slopes of Loughrigg. The surrounding area is well known for its outstanding natural beauty and there are many scenic walks close at hand. A shared private garden area with river frontage to the river Brathay is immediately opposite the courtyard across the road.  

Directions From Ambleside head out on the A593 crossing Rothay Bridge towards Hawkshead/Coniston. After approximately 1/2 a mile The Croft mansion house is set up on the right hand side and the stone pillared entrance to Croft Courtyard is immediately after. Number 10 is in the far right hand corner of the development.  

Accommodation Double glazed door leading in to:- 


Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Bedroom 18´11 X 14´1 (5.8M X 4.3M) A lovely characterful room with partially vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. Two Velux windows and a multi-fuel stove set on a slate hearth. The flooring is partially slate tiled and partially laminated wood effect. The kitchen area is part wall tiled and has a contemporary selection of wall and base units, with a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, four ring electric hob, electric oven and extractor. The bedroom/sitting area has wood effect laminate flooring with TV and telephone point and electric wall heater.  

Stepping up in to:-  

Shower Room Attractive three piece white suite comprising of corner shower cubicle, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Fully slate tiled floor, large heated towel rail, and illuminated mirror/electric shaver point. Extractor and plumbing for washing machine. 

Outside Access to the property is through the cobbled courtyard. Parking within the courtyard is available directly outside the front of the property. Immediately across the road is a gateway which leads down to a delightful garden with river frontage overlooking the river Brathay. There is a small ladder leading down to the river from the garden and with canoes and shallow draft boats it is possible to gain access along to where it meets the River Rothay and then out onto Lake Windermere. The owners of Croft courtyard contribute approximately £80.00 per annum towards maintenance of the communal gardens.  

Services Mains water, electric and drainage. Electric heating.  

Tenure Leasehold for an original term of 999 years from 1985 at an annual ground rent of £5. 

Rateable Value £2,350. Amount payable £1,158.55. Please note: The property may be entitled to Small Business relief. 

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13 July 2016


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