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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Head of Winster, Winster, Cumbria

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Property Description

Key features

  • Period detached cottage
  • Two/three bedrooms
  • Sitting dining room
  • Character features throughout
  • Pleasant rural location
  • Convenient for Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Off road parking for two
  • Delightful gardens
  • Some upgrading required
  • Stunning views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Head of Winster is a delightful period chocolate box cottage dating from the mid 18th century located within the hamlet of Winster which is situated in the picturesque Winster Valley. The two/three bedroom property has character features throughout including oak beams and doors, log burning stove, exposed stone work and original staircase. The charming accommodation briefly comprises sitting/dining room, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom/study to the ground floor with two double bedrooms on the first floor, Now requiring some upgrading and modernisation offering the new purchaser the opportunity to create a property to their own taste yet benefits from pleasant terraced lawned gardens and off road parking for two vehicles. Convenient for all the amenities on offer in Bowness-on-Windermere which is approximately 2.5 miles away, the cottage will be ideally suited as a primary residence, holiday investment or private second home.  

SITTING/DINING ROOM 23' 1" max x 15' 1" max (7.06m x 4.60m) Single glazed door, three single glazed windows, two electric panel heaters, multi fuel stove to inglenook fireplace, television point, telephone point, wall lights, beamed ceiling. 

BEDROOM/STUDY 8' 7" x 8' 4" (2.64m x 2.55m) Single glazed window, electric panel heater, electric towel heater, beamed ceiling and wall. 

KITCHEN 13' 9" x 8' 5" (4.21m x 2.58m) Single glazed door, single glazed window, two Velux windows, electric panel heater, good range of base and wall units, sink unit, electric oven, electric hob with extractor/filter over, integrated microwave, space for a fridge, tiled worktop and splash backs, tiled floor, beamed ceiling. 

INNER HALL 6' 2" x 3' 2" (1.89m x 0.98m) Single glazed door, roof light, built in cupboard housing hot water cylinder, plumbing for a washing machine and electric towel rail. 

BATHROOM 9' 10" x 5' 9" (3.02m x 1.77m) Two single glazed windows, electric towel heater, three piece suite comprises W.C. wash hand basin and bath with shower mixer taps, shaver point, full tiling to the walls. 

LANDING 13' 2" max x 7' 9" max (4.03m x 2.37m) Single glazed window, original staircase, exposed beams. 

BEDROOM 15' 5" x 10' 8" (4.72m x 3.27m) Single glazed window, electric towel heater, wash hand basin. 

BEDROOM 12' 8" x 12' 0" (3.87m x 3.66m) Two single glazed windows, electric panel heater, electric towel heater, wash hand basin, television point, wall lights. 

OUTHOUSE 12' 3" x 9' 4" (3.75m x 2.87m)  

OUTSIDE The cottage is situated in an idyllic rural location enjoying far reaching views over the Winster valley. There is a terraced garden comprising lawn, slate flagged patio and well stocked borders with a traditional open porch leading to the front door. To the side of the property there is private parking for two vehicles with stepped access leading to the rear where there is a gravel area, raised lawn and patio along with access to the outbuilding. 

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Added on Rightmove:
02 October 2014


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