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Kirkstone Cottage,Brackenfell, Outgate, Ambleside LA22 0NH

Withdrawn from Market £299,950

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Tenure: Freehold

Kirkstone Cottage is a delightful, deceptively spacious one bedroom cottage. Presented to a high standard and offering a superb cottage ambiance, with large picture windows complete with far reaching fell and country views. Suitable for a variety of purchasers whether as second home or holiday letting investment. It is presently rented out as holiday accommodation and has an impressive letting record, on average 37 weeks with many repeat bookings, and is also used frequently by the owners and family.

Kirkstone Cottage forms part of a property previously known as Brackenfell, which was a large modern detached property that has been carefully developed and divided to create six individual homes. Ideally situated with private parking, patios and enjoying communal gardens bordering open countryside. Located in Outgate nestled between the busy market town of Ambleside, the picturesque conservation village of Hawkshead, and the popular walking, climbing and sailing areas around Coniston. There are country and fell walks from the door step and two well known country Public Houses are within easy reach, The Outgate Inn and The Drunken Duck at Barngates. 

Directions From Ambleside head west on the A593 for Coniston/Hawkshead. 1 mile from the town turn left over Brathay Bridge onto the B5286 signed Hawkshead. Continue on this road until you reach the hamlet of Outgate, turn right opposite the Outgate Inn and Brackenfell is approximately 100 metres on the right. 

Accommodation Traditional Lakeland stone steps lead up to the front door which opens into: 

Sitting Room 16'8 x 12'11 (5.1m x 3.9m) A delightful and welcoming room with a feature multi fuel stove set on a slate hearth, TV and telephone point, and superb far reaching country views towards Grizedale Forest and the surrounding fields. Open staircase leads to the first floor and internal door leads into the: 

Kitchen Diner 12'10 x 10'11 (3.9m x 3.3m) An attractive, contemporary selection of wall and base units, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, and tiled splash backs. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, fridge, freezer, a four ring hob with extractor fan, and electric oven. A large picture window provides views over the communal garden towards Latterbarrow. A rear stable door opens on to a private patio which looks on to the communal garden and countryside beyond. 

Stairs open into:  

Bedroom 14'7 x 12'10 (4.5m x 3.9m) A spacious double room with a picture window providing excellent views towards Latterbarrow and the surrounding countryside. TV point, useful built in wardrobe and eaves access. 

En Suite Three piece suite comprising of a corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Fully tiled with extractor fan and electric light/shaver point. 

Outside The property benefits from a private paved patio to the front, ideal for alfresco dining, giving stunning uninterrupted south facing fell and country views. Whilst the rear benefits from a private graveled patio area off the Kitchen, also leading to the surrounding communal gardens. Kirkstone Cottage also boasts private designated parking for two vehicles. 

Services Mains water, electricity and gas. Mains drainage connection via private pipe. 

Tenure Leasehold for an original term of 999 years from 2003 at a peppercorn rent. The freehold is owned by the Management Company comprising the six owners. Service charge is in relation to the square area of the unit, currently £900 per annum. 

Rateable Value £2,900. Actual amount payable £1441.30. 

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26 November 2016


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