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Ramblers Roost, Wood Close, Grasmere LA22 9SG

Sold by Us £205,000

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Tenure: Leasehold

The sale of Ramblers Roost represents a rare opportunity to purchase a reasonably priced and very attractively presented one bedroom ground floor apartment which has the distinct advantage of its own private entrance, in the highly sought after area of Grasmere. Modernised and refurbished by the present owner including a new fitted kitchen, traditional slate floors and double glazed windows and doors throughout which has helped create an attractive and charaterful light and airy property. Presently a very successful holiday letting property let via Sykes which generates a gross annual income of approximately £14,000 pa. The property is being sold with forward bookings and the majority of contents.  Set within approximately 3 1/4 acres of private grounds, the property has delightful fell views and benefits from designated parking and visitor parking.

The property is situated in a gently elevated position tucked away above Dove Cottage and a duck pond overlooking Grasmere Lake, only half a mile from one of the most popular Lakeland villages, Grasmere. Grasmere is famous for its literary connections with William Wordsworth. From the elevated position of Wood Close there are stunning panoramic Lake views and views of the surrounding fells from the grounds and property. Ideally placed for a variety of walks with direct access to the famous 'Fairfield Horseshoe and 'Coffin Route' from the doorstep yet convenient for all village amenities. 

Directions From Ambleside travel north on the A591 towards Grasmere, turn right immediately before the mini roundabout up to Dove Cottage. Continue up the road until you reach the duck pond, turn left and continue for a further 100 yards through gateway marked private and Wood Close is the second property on the right. 

Accommodation UPVC composite double glazed door leading in to: 


Vestibule 9´6" x 3´2" ( 2.7m x 0.91m) With tiled floor, double glazed window and night storage heater providing useful cloaks area with internal door and step leading to: 

Open Plan Kitchen/Living Area 14´2" x13´ (4.3m x 4m) Delightful room with a contemporary selection of wall and base units, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, electric cooker, four ring electric hob and cooker hood. Integrated appliances include fridge, washer/dryer a and microwave. Part wall tiled and recently laid modern flagged floor. Traditional double glazed sache windows. Night storage heater, TV point and cupboard providing useful storage facility and concealing fuse box. 

Steps leading up to:  

Bedroom One 11´6" x 10´3" ( 3.5m x 3.1m) A spacious double room with a night storage heater and attractive views over the grounds to Silver Howe. Recessed double cupboard provides useful storage whilst housing the water cylinder.  

Internal Hallway Located off the kitchen/living area with a flagged floor, night storage heater, and additional useful storage cupboard. Leading to: 

Bathroom Three piece white suite comprising of panel bath with Triton electric shower over, wash hand basin and WC. Flagged floor and partially wall tiled with electric light, shaver point and Dimplex electric wall heater. 

Outside Wood Close has the distinct advantage of approximately 3 1/4 acres of private grounds comprising woodland and lawns attracting various wildlife. There is a substantial communal paved terrace with stunning lake and fell views. All properties have private parking plus visitor spaces. There is also a small communal laundry room with stainless sink and coin operated washer dryers. 

Services Mains water, electric and drainage. Night storage heating. 

Tenure Original 999 year lease from the early 1990's. The management company own the freehold. Ramblers Roost currently pays approximately £1000.00 per annum, contributing towards the gardening, external building maintenance, window cleaning, and building insurance. 

Rateable Value £2,850. Actual amount payable £1,405.05. 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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13 July 2016


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