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Shepherds How, Howe Head Lane, Grasmere LA22 9SG

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Tenure: Freehold

Shepherds How occupies an enviable private and secluded location with stunning west facing views over the valley to the fells and countryside beyond. Extremely well maintained by the present vendor to a high specification with modern appointments throughout including newly installed bathroom. The property offers spacious and well proportioned accommodation with two/three bedrooms and three reception rooms and externally to the front there is a substantial split level patio and large fellside garden to the rear, detached garage and parking. An ideal property whether as a permanent home or holiday property.

Shepherds How occupies a lovely location bordering open countryside in a slightly elevated position on the edge of this highly popular Lakeland village. The property is only a 20 minute stroll to the centre of the village which has a wide variety of amenities including shops, restaurants, cafes, churches etc. The village is famous for its literary connections to William Wordsworth as well as other Lakeland poets and also for its famous Grasmere Gingerbread.  

Directions On entering Grasmere from the south on the A591 turn right immediately prior to the mini roundabout, continue up the lane passed Wordsworths Dove Cottage. The road will level out by the duck pond, turn left prior to the pond/marsh area, continue along the private lane until the end, for approximately 500 metres, where Shepherds How can be found beyond a gate. 

Accommodation Front door leading into attractive hallway with tiled floor and open staircase.  

Kitchen 17'3 x 16' (5.5m x 4.9m) Dual aspect room with lovely country view and an attractive selection of farmhouse style wall and base units including display cabinet. Central island with Belfast sink which has mixer tap. Appliances include four ring gas hob, electric oven and extractor. Integrated appliances include fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Tiled floor and part tiled walls. Understair cupboard.  

Rear Hallway Tiled floor, British gas boiler and rear door.  

Cloakroom WC, pedestal wash hand basin and tiled floor.  

Dining/Bedroom Three 16'6 x 7'5 (5m x 2.3m) Attractive dual aspect single storey room with partially vaulted ceiling and patio doors. Superb views across the patio towards Silver Howe, Stone Arthur and Helm Crag.  

Study 7'6 x 7' (2.3m x 2.1m) Could be turned in to an en-suite suite for bedroom three.  

Lounge 20' x 16'3 (6.1m x 4.9m) Dual aspect room with multi fuel stove set on granite hearth, alcove cupboard, TV point and lovely country views towards Silver Howe.  

Sitting Room 20' x 16'3' (6.1m x 4.9m) Large dual aspect room with inset gas fire with stone hearth and surround. TV and telephone points. Excellent views towards Silver Howe and Helm Crag. 

First Floor Wide landing with views over the garden and woodland. Shelved cupboard. Loft hatch with pull down ladder leading to fully boarded recently plastered loft area which benefits from electric.  

Bedroom One 16' x 13'6' (4.9m x 4.1m) Large dual aspect double room with views over the vale towards Silver Howe and Helm Crag. Large walk in wardrobe.  

Bedroom Two 12'1 x 9'7' (3.7m x 2.9m) Dual aspect double room with excellent views towards Stone Arthur, Silver Howe and Helm Crag.  

Bathroom Stunning newly installed four piece suite comprising corner shower cubicle, claw foot bath with shower attachment, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled floor and walls. Heated towel rail, wired for extractor and electric shaver point/ light. Garden views.  

Outside The property benefits from gated drive with shared access for the neighbouring property with parking for three/four vehicles. Spacious single block built garage 17'5 x 10' (5.2m x 3m). The garage benefits from electric although this is disconnected at the present time.

Substantial split level patio to the front with steps down to garden with a selection of mature shrubs and bushes and small pond. From the garden there are spectacular west facing views over the vale. To the rear is a large fellside garden with a mature selection of trees and excellent panoramic views over the property towards Helm Crag, Silver Howe and surrounding fells.  

Services All mains service are connected. Gas fired central heating.  

Tenure Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.  

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10 April 2015


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