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Firgarth Guest House, Ambleside Road, Windermere, LA23 1EU

Withdrawn from Market £675,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Firgarth Guest House occupies a prominent trading position on Ambleside Road only few minutes walk from the village centre, railway station, Booths supermarket and a range of shops, restaurants and pubs. Firgarth offers an ideal base for exploring the Lake District National Park with a bus stop immediately opposite and easy road links to the M6 motorway.

From Windermere village centre head out of the village onto the A591 towards to Ambleside, passing St Marys Church continue for another 500 yards, Firgarth can be seen prominently on the left hand side of the road opposite the turning for Wynlass Park just before the mini roundabout.

Originally built in 1875 and substantially extended in 1996, this splendid semi-detached Lakeland stone built guest house has accommodation spread over four floors comprising 8 attractively finished spacious en-suite letting bedrooms complimented with guest lounge, breakfast room and well equipped kitchen. Further self contained spacious owners apartment at the rear of the property, offering large living room with balcony enjoying pleasant outlook, two bedrooms both with en-suite facilities, and kitchen/utility/boiler room. There is also the advantage of parking for up to 8 vehicles in both the tarmac car park and carport.

Acquired by the present owners in 2007 the guest house has been extensively upgraded and improved, completely redecorating the property, refurnishing and renewing 5 of the en-suite facilities. Substantial works have also been carried out where needed including re-wiring, upgraded hot water system and re-slating of the roof to the front elevation.

Firgarth has been successfully trading comfortably up to the VAT threshold operating on a 9 month basis with potential to extend trading and take it well above the VAT threshold if desired. For more information check out their own website

Splendid spacious reception hallway.

Cosy guest lounge with a sanded oak floor, picture pine rail and modern electric fireplace.

Attractively decorated and refurbished in 2013 including carpets and breakfast bar with seating for 16 guests, large bay window and separate storage cupboard at the rear.

Very well equipped with a range of high quality and durable fixtures and fittings including large gas oven with extraction canopy over, fridge, freezers, dishwasher and fitted units with tiling to both floor and walls.

8 letting bedrooms all double rooms to the first and second floors, all have neatly presented modern en-suite shower room facilities, central heating radiators, everyday comforts and facilities. Bedrooms at the rear enjoy pleasant views across open meadowland and woodlands. Fire escapes to both first and second floor levels.

Situated to the rear of the ground floor and lower ground floor levels the private self contained accommodation is spread over two floors with ground floor comprising a separate shower/cloakroom and a spacious living room with central gas fireplace, two double glazed windows enjoying pleasant outlook and access to a balcony. Stairs down to the lower ground floor offer two good size double bedrooms with en-suite shower and bathroom facilities. Kitchenette, laundry room and large store room.

To the front of the property is a forecourt garden, access to tarmac car park approximately 25 yards up the road and rear access to covered car port with 2 spaces and further space to the side.

All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating and double glazing.

Freehold with goodwill and trade contents (inventory to be supplied) excluding personal items

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