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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Langthwaite, Grasmere, Ambleside, LA22 9PX

Sold by Us £1,250,000

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Tenure: Freehold

We are delighted to present a unique opportunity to acquire a spacious, versatile and well presented four/five bedroom detached property occupying an elevated position above the western shores of Grasmere. Enjoying stunning, panoramic, south facing views over Grasmere water and surrounding fells and countryside, this very special home has been completely modernised and refurbished to a high standard creating a stunning property, with separate Lake access.

Attractively presented and with well proportioned rooms, this spectacular property will attract a wide range of buyers and is suitable as either a permanent residence or an enviable holiday home, and even presents the opportunity to be split into a three bedroom property with self contained one/two bedroom annexe. Conveniently positioned approximately a quarter of a mile from the highly popular village of Grasmere, with its super variety of local amenities including cafes, restaurants, public houses, a post office and shops as well as local church's and school. Further extensive amenities are on offer in the bustling market town of Ambleside which is only 5 miles away.

Grasmere is well renowned for its literary connections; specifically William Wordsworth, as well as the famous Grasmere Gingerbread and of course the breath taking natural beauty of the surroundings in the heart of the Lake District National Park.  

Accommodation Ground Floor Front door leading into vestibule with panoramic water views and wide staircase with inset lighting.  

2nd Kitchen/Utility A super second kitchen which makes the property very easy to divide if required. Comprising a good selection of wall and base units in a cream style topped with wooden work surfaces and encompassing a ceramic sink unit, NEFF electric oven and hob with extractor over. In addition there is an under counter fridge. 

Lounge 22'7 x 15'11 (6.89 x 4.85) Enjoying stunning views across the front garden towards Grasmere and surrounding countryside this spacious reception room also has space for a dining table if required and patio doors lead out to the front of the property. 

Bedroom 4/ Study 16'4 x 9'5 (4.97 x 2.87) Again, a very versatile room that is extremely spacious and enjoys delightful water and fell views, presently utilised as a bedroom, there is plenty of scope for those who wish to work from home, just slightly away from the centre of the house. 

En-suite shower room A modern, four piece white suite comprising corner shower cubicle with Mira shower, sizeable panel bath, towel radiator, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Part tiled walls, extractor and electric light/shaver point.  

Bedroom 5/ Store 13'3 x 6'11 (4.05 x 6'11) Presently utilised for internal storage yet previously worked well as a small bedroom, this versatile room also provides internal access door to garage.  

First Floor Landing area with loft hatch with pull down ladder. 

Open Plan Living/Dining Room 25'8 x 24'0 (7.83 x 7.32) Stunning dual aspect room with picture window giving wonderful panoramic views over Grasmere, towards Loughrigg, Seat Sandal and Heron Pike to name a few. Solid maple floor throughout and patio doors onto the newly installed full length glazed veranda.  

Kitchen 18'10 x 12'4 (5.74 x 3.75) Excellent bespoke selection of hand painted wall and base units with black granite and oak worktops and a separate island unit. Stunning emerald green Oil fired Aga, one and half bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap, integrated Bosch dishwasher, integrated fridge freezer and separate built in microwave oven. Excellent larder cupboard. Attractive bay window and patio doors with lovely views over the rear garden.  

Master Bedroom 13'6 x 12'10 (4.12 x 3.92) Spacious double bedroom enjoying stunning panoramic water and fell views towards Heron Pike, Seat Sandal and Loughrigg across the front garden.  

En-suite Bathroom Lovely three piece suite incorporating free standing clawfoot bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC. Half tiled walls. Excellent panoramic water and fell views.  

Bedroom 2 13'5 x 10'8 (4.10 x 3.26) Excellent double room with fantastic views over Grasmere to the surrounding fells. 

Bedroom 3 10'7 x 10'0 (3.23 x 3.05) Double or Twin room with some fixed shelving. Lovely views over the rear garden.  

House Bathroom Contemporary four piece suite comprising WC, designer wash hand basin and large free standing claw foot bath with shower attachment. Concealed radiators and airing cupboard. Excellent garden views.  

Outside Initial shared private access over cattle grid immediately splitting into private sweeping tarmac drive with electric gate half way up leading to ample parking and integral double garage with electric roller door.

To the front of the property there is an attractive lawned area with a selection of mature shrubs and bushes including fruit trees with magnificent panoramic south facing fell and water views. There is access to the rear via both sides of the property, leading to a split level garden with paved footpath, patio area and small pond. Magnificent views over the rooftops towards Grasmere and surrounding panoramic country views. Please note there is a right of access through the rear garden to enable the owners to access Silver Howe , this right is not reciprocated.

Langthwaite also has the distinct advantage of private water access within 75 yards of the drive, with potential for boat usage.

Within the garage there is an excellent storage facility/workshop area, the garage also houses the Worcester boiler, Belfast sink and electric meters and fuse box. 

Services Mains electric and water, Oil fired central heating. Shared private septic tank, current contribution £35 per annum.  

Tenure Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.  

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