4 bedroom detached house for sale'Laundry Cottage', Hale, Milnthorpe
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Impressive four bedroom detached character cottage dating back to circa 1770, situated in a highly prestigious and sought after semi-rural location with stunning views towards Howgill Fells and Farleton Knott, conveniently located for the amenities provided by the market town of Milnthorpe including Booths supermarket, local primary schools , Dallam High School and numerous restaurants. 'Laundry Cottage' is located in the charming hamlet of Hale, close to the gateway to the Lake District National Park which boasts world-renowned scenery and superb countryside walks including the famous 'Fairy Steps'. The property currently has planning permission granted to convert the garage into further living accommodation and the addition of a carport for up to three vehicles. The property has uPVC double glazed windows throughout, oil fired central heating and benefits from retaining many original features and having a truly superb mature front garden. Briefly comprises: front entrance porch, bay fronted lounge with wood burning stove, dining room with open access into the kitchen with integrated oven and hob, utility room, ground floor wc, spiral staircase and first floor landing, four generous size bedrooms; two with fitted wardrobes and a four piece bath/shower room. Outside the property, there is off-road parking for a number of vehicles and a spacious integral garage. There is also a wood store and separate workshop/storage outbuilding. The 'jewel in the crown' however is the attractive generous size garden, incorporating lawned and patio areas, summer house, green houses, range of fruit trees, flower borders, trees and shrubs and surrounded by natural stone walls. In summary, this is a truly superb characterful family home (though not exclusively so), situated in a highly sought after hamlet and interest is sure to be strong. Internal viewings are essential to appreciate the lifestyle on offer here and will certainly not fail to impress.
FRONT ENTRANCE PORCH
Stone built open porch. Outside light. Timber front door with a single pane of glass leading into:
LOUNGE 7.32m x 4.75m (into the bay)
(24'0'' x 15'7'')
uPVC double glazed box bay window to the front elevation with panoramic views to the Howgill Fells and Farleton Knott. Exposed stone feature wall. Two double panel central heating radiators. 'JØtul' cast iron wood burning stove. TV aerial point. Telephone point. Ceiling lights. Electric power points. Access into the garage.
DINING ROOM 3.68m x 2.64m
(12'1'' x 8'8'')
uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation.' Karndean' flooring. Double panel central heating radiator. TV aerial point. Telephone point. Two ceiling lights. Electric power points. Open access into:
KITCHEN 4.11m x 3.66m
(13'6'' x 12'0'')
Two uPVC double glazed windows with fitted venetian blinds to the side elevation. 'Karndean' flooring. Exposed stone wall. Range of fitted furniture comprising base and wall units with complementary working surfaces. Inset double stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer. Built-in 'AEG' double electric oven/grill and four ring ceramic hob. Plumbed for a dishwasher. Space for a fridge. Ceiling lights. Electric power points. Access into:
UTILITY ROOM 2.08m x 1.73m
(6'10'' x 5'8'')
uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation. Timber stable door leading into the side porch and driveway. Base units and working surface to one wall with an inset single bowl stainless steel sink. Plumbed for an automatic washing machine. Ceiling light. Electric power points. Access into:
GROUND FLOOR WC
uPVC double glazed window. Karndean flooring. Two piece suite comprising wash hand basin and wc. Ceiling light. Electric power point.
SPIRAL STAIRCASE FROM LOUNGE TO FIRST FLOOR
Single panel central heating radiator. Exposed beams. Ceiling lights. Electric power points.
BEDROOM ONE 7.09m x 3.86m
(23'3'' x 12'8'')
uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation with panoramic views to the Howgill Fells and Farleton Knott. Exposed beams. Two single panel central heating radiators. Telephone point. Ceiling lights. Electric power points.
BEDROOM TWO 3.96m x 3.63m (into the wardrobes)
(13'0'' x 11'11'')
Dual aspect. uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevations. Single panel central heating radiator. Fitted wardrobes and dressing table to one wall providing hanging space, shelving and storage. Ceiling light. Electric power points.
BEDROOM THREE `3.96m x 3.28m (into the wardrobes)
(13'0'' x 10'9'')
uPVC double glazed window to the side elevation. Single panel central heating radiator. Fitted wardrobes and dressing table to one wall providing hanging space, shelving and storage. Ceiling light. Electric power points.
BEDROOM FOUR 3.43m x 2.54m
(11'3'' x 8'4'') - Currently used as a study
uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation. Single panel central heating radiator. Telephone point. Ceiling light. Electric power points.
BATH/SHOWER ROOM/WC 4.72m x 2.46m
(15'6'' x 8'1'')
uPVC double glazed window with fitted venetian blind to the rear elevation. 'Karndean' flooring. Exposed beams. Four piece suite in white comprising bath, fully tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted 'Triton' electric shower, pedestal wash hand basin and wc. Built-in storage cupboard with shelving housing the hot water cylinder tank. Fully tiled around the bath and part tiled to further walls. Ceiling lights.
OUTSIDE THE PROPERTY
Accessed via double timber gates. Laid to tarmacadam providing off-road parking for a number of vehicles and leading to the garage.
INTEGRAL GARAGE 6.71m x 3.66m
(22'0'' x 12'0'')
Accessed via an up and over door. Oil fired central heating boiler. Power, light and water.
WOOD STORE 2.13m x 1.80m
(7'0'' x 5'11'')
WORKSHOP/GARDEN STORE 3.53m x 2.95m
(11'7'' x 9'8'')
Power and light.
Mainly laid to lawn with an elevated patio area. Timber summer house. Garden shed. Two greenhouses. Mature flower and shrub borders. Pathway leading to a further garden area with a range of fruit trees and access to a public footpath leading to Beetham.
Mains water and electric, private drainage, oil fired central heating. Local Authority - South Lakeland District Council. Council Tax Band F. Amount payable for the financial year 2015/16 being £2315.27. Please note that this is a verbal enquiry only. We strongly recommend that potential purchasers verify the information direct.
Details of Planning Permission (Application Number SL/2014/0199) are available from our office.
As you drive down the A6 from Carnforth towards Milnthorpe, turn left into Hale just before Hale Garage. Drive up the lane, turning right (almost 180 degrees) at the cream railings and go along the road for approximately 200 meters and Laundry Cottage is on the right accessed via double timber gates.
As you drive down the A6 from Carnforth towards Milnthorpe, turn left at Wildlife Oasis. Drive up the lane, turning right (a 90 degree angle) following the road sign for 'Silver Ridge Holiday Park'. Continue along this road for, you will then come to a fork in the road, please take the left lane marked with a 'No Through Road' sign. Continue along this road further and Laundry Cottage is on the right accessed via double timber gates.
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