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Breeze Hill, Portinscale, Keswick

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A five bedroom detached property set within magnificent grounds, with breathtaking views of the north Lakeland fells and River Derwent, Breeze Hill is located in the highly desirable village of Portinscale, on the shores of Derwentwater and within walking distance of the popular north Lakeland town of Keswick.

The property is situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac and has two private tarmac parking areas to the front and a double garage with automatic door. Attractive Lakeland slate pathways lead down to the front porch and into the ground floor entrance hall.

Off the hallway are the formal dining room and the spacious sitting room with an exceptional view of the Skiddaw mountain range from the rear bay window. The sitting room has a coal effect gas fire with ornate Art Deco style surround and French doors out onto the balcony, which provides an ideal alfresco dining area, to sit and enjoy the views.

To the end of the hallway is the kitchen, with fitted cabinets, 'Stoves' 7-burner range cooker, under stairs cupboard and amazing kitchen sink views of the Skiddaw range. Both the kitchen and dining room lead into the sunroom extension, with doors out onto the garden and panoramic views.

There is potential to create an impressive open plan kitchen dining space, if desired, by altering the layout of these ground floor rooms, subject to any necessary consents.

Off the first floor landing are three good sized bedrooms, with the rear bedroom having outstanding views of Skiddaw and the River Derwent and an ensuite shower room.

The first floor is completed by a linen cupboard and family bathroom with bath and shower attachment. Stairs from the landing lead to the two attic bedrooms, both having eaves storage and far reaching views, taking in the Thornthwaite fells and Latrigg.

On the rear side of the property there is an externally accessed cellar, with running water, electricity and gas, which currently serves as a workshop and store. With adaptation the space could make an excellent annex for guests or teenagers, as would the garage, subject to any necessary consents. There are two additional garden sheds and a store under the balcony terrace.

The property sits on an elevated and generous plot, with panoramic views reaching from Little Dodd to Latrigg and overlooking the River Derwent.

The beautifully landscaped private gardens encompass the property, with attractive pond area, vegetable garden with greenhouse, mature borders, large lawns and a number of seating areas to take in the views, including an arbor and paved patio for barbecues.

At the end of the garden is a secret pathway with gate out onto the fields bordering the River Derwent, offering beautiful riverside walks on the doorstep.

Breeze Hill is on the edge of Portinscale village, in peaceful surroundings and with excellent amenities close by. The village itself has a pub, restaurant, two marinas for waterspouts on Derwentwater and is within walking distance of the popular lakeside town of Keswick for schools, shops and further amenities and attractions, including The Theatre by the Lake.

Portinscale is extremely well located for countryside pursuits, with numerous fells, walks and lakes close-by. The village has excellent transport links, being just off the A66 and is only a short drive from the M6 motorway and West Coast mainline.

Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.

Travelling on the A66 going west, pass by the Keswick turn offs and take the next left signposted for Portinscale and Grange. After about 200 yards take the left hairpin turn immediately after the Farmers Arms Pub. Breeze Hill is situated at the end of this lane.

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12 August 2016


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