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9 bedroom detached house for sale

Near Sawrey, Hawkshead - The Lakes, Cumbria

Sold STC £1,195,000

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Summary - The Garth is an individually designed double-fronted detached residence standing in an elevated position with commanding views over the valley towards Esthwaite Water. Near Sawrey is a small village famed as the home of Beatrix Potter with Bowness just across Lake Windermere.

Typical of the Victorian era The Garth features stone faced elevations and retains many of the original period features with tall ceilings, moulded cornices, wonderful staircase and galleried landing combined to create an exceptional home.

The surrounding grounds with lawns, raised flower beds and kitchen garden are approached by a gravel surfaced driveway providing ample parking.

Within The Garth itself is a self contained letting unit and there is also a separate cottage in the grounds also used as a letting unit.

In conclusion a rare opportunity to acquire a unique home with income potential within stunning surroundings. An appointment to view is recommended to appreciate the generous space, character and situation.

Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Entrance Lobby - Approached through original panelled/stained glass and leaded light door beneath an arch shaped fan light. Patterned quarry tiled floor. Double opening doors to the:

Entrance Hall - L shaped, full of character with moulded cornices, patterned tiled floor and a superb staircase with a tall window and seat at half landing level.

Dining Room - 22'0 into the bay x 17'6 (6.71m into the bay x 5.3 - Mahogany Fireplace surround with open fire. Oak floor surrounds.

Tv Room - 21'0 into the bay x 15'6 (6.40m into the bay x 4.7 -

Cloak Room/Wc -

Garden Entrance Hall - 12'6" x 11'3" (3.81m x 3.43m) - Corner window . Vaulted ceiling with exposed truss.

Living Room - 22'6" x 16'3" (6.86m x 4.95m) - With windows on three sides overlooking the grounds and again with exposed roof trusses and French windows to the stone paved terrace and views towards Esthwaite water. Cast iron wood burning stove on a slate hearth.

Morning Room / Kitchen - 16'0" x 25'6" overall (4.88m x 7.77m overall) - With ample space for a sitting/dining area and at a slightly higher level the kitchen fitted with a complete range of contemporary style units and LPG gas fired Aga.

First Floor -

Half Landing To: -

Bedroom 1 (Study) - 12'0" x 8'9" plus door alcove (3.66m x 2.67m plus -

En Suite - Containing a white/chrome tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and low level WC. Tiled floor.

Main Landing To: -

Bedroom 2 - 15'3" x 9'6" widening to 12'6" (4.65m x 2.90m wide -

En Suite - With a Travertine tiled shower area and thermostatic shower, wash basin and low level WC.

Bedroom 3 (Master Bedroom Suite) - 16'3" x 13'6" (4.95m x 4.11m) - Views toward Esthwaite Water and mountains.

Dressing Room - With open hanging rails and shelving and en-suite with twin inset wash basins, towel rails, shower enclosure and low level WC. Underfloor heating.

Bedroom 4 (Nursery) - 16'0" x 11'0" overall (4.88m x 3.35m overall) - With an en suite containing a white corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and low level WC.

Bedroom 5 - 16'0" x 14'3" (4.88m x 4.34m) - With an en suite fitted in the Victorian style with a pedestal wash basin, low level WC and tiled shower exclosure.

Bedroom 6 (Studio) - 16'3" x 13'6" (4.95m x 4.11m) - Ornate cornice and ceiling moulding and French window leading to a balcony with space for table and chairs and wrought iron surround. Again with superb views. The room includes a dressing area and en suite with a white/chrome panelled bath with shower above, pedestal wash basin and low level WC.

Garth Court - A integral suite with its own external access and including:

Sitting Room/Kitchen - 16'9" x 13'0" (5.11m x 3.96m) - A split level room the lower section fitted as a kitchen and with a sitting area to one side.

Inner Hall To -

Bedroom 1 - 11'0" x 8'6" (3.35m x 2.59m) - With an en suite of tiled shower enclosure, inset wash basin and low level WC.

Bedroom 2 - 11'6" x 9'3" (3.51m x 2.82m) -

Bathroom - White/chrome panelled bath in a tiled surround with shower and screen above. Pedestal wash basin and low level WC.

Gardeners Cottage - A detached stone cottage with a slate roof incorporating:

Bed Sitting Area - With exposed roof trusses and velux roof lights.

Kitchen Area - Fitted base and wall cupboards and integrated oven/hob.

Shower Room - Low level WC, wash basin and tiled shower cubicle.

Outside - A gravel surface driveway leads to a parking area for eight or more cars. Additional outbuilding used as garden equipment/tools store.

Services - Mains water, electricity and drainage are connected.

A fire detection system has also been installed and central heating with a recently renewed boiler and pressurised hot water system.

Possession - Vacant possession upon completion.

Tenure - We have been informed the property is Freehold. This should be verified by your Solicitor.

Note - No appliances, fixtures and fittings have been inspected and purchasers are recommended to obtain their own independent advice.

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13 May 2016


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