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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Wetherlam, Bridge Lane, Troutbeck, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 1LA

Removed £950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 reception including 28ft sitting room, with unsurpassed Lakeland views
  • 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms/shower rooms
  • Much potential to improve and extend to create a fabulous family home
  • South and West sunny aspect taking in fabulous sunsets over the Langdales

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description: A traditional stone built and slated detached family house, built around 1930 and sympathetically extended in 2000 to create large kitchen/breakfast room and two additional bedrooms with en-suite. There remains much potential to further enlarge (subject to planning permission) if so desired by the addition of a conservatory, larger family kitchen and garaging. This site warrants full investment!
Oil central heating is installed, mainly double glazing to take advantage of the views and the good sized garden and field in front ensuring privacy. 

Location: Proceed up Bridge Lane from Troutbeck Bridge (almost opposite the petrol station/spar) taking the road to Troutbeck first right over the bridge. Proceed up Bridge Lane approx. 1 mile and Wetherlam can be found on the left just before the entrance to Broad Oaks Country House Hotel. The South and Westerly aspect from the house over the open fields towards Lake Windermere also takes in Claife Heights, Coniston Old Man, Wetherlam and Black Fell around to Loughrigg and the Langdale Pikes. 

Accommodation (with approximate measurements)  

Stone faced entrance porch. 

Entrance Hall Quarry tiled floor, store cupboard/larder. 

Magnificent Sitting Room 28' 0" x 17' 0" (8.53m x 5.18m) Dual aspect windows including 6 pane picture windows from which there are views to behold!
Semi-circular window seat.
2 built in matching floor to ceiling bookcases, original tiled fireplace.

Glazed door leading to:- 

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 28' 7" x 9' 3" (8.71m x 2.82m) Natural stone wall feature, base and wall cupboards incorporating work surfaces and divider unit, inset sink, Zanussi oven and hob with extractor over. Quarry tiled flooring.

Shower Room with 3 piece suite. 

Snug 10' 0" x 9' 0" (3.05m x 2.74m) with glazed French door opening onto garden.

Return staircase with tall leaded light stained glass window leads to 1st floor. 

Landing Linen Cupboard with pre insulated cylinder. Access to boarded attic. 

Bedroom 1 16' 10" x 12' 11 max" (5.13m x 3.94m) with dual aspect windows. Superb views. washbasin.
Note: This room could incorporate an en-suite if desired. 

Bedroom 2 12' 10" x 10' 8" (3.91m x 3.25m) Superb views, deep wardrobe and washbasin. 

Bedroom 3 14' 2" x 9' 3" (4.32m x 2.82m) Superb views, deep wardrobe with drawers. Vanity unit. 

Bedroom 4 13' 10" x 9' 3" (4.22m x 2.82m) Deep wardrobe with drawers and dressing table recess. 

Open plan en-suite shower with washbasin. 

Bedroom 5 10' 0" x 9' 2" (3.05m x 2.79m) South facing aspect over garden. 

Family Bathroom 3 piece white suite, tiled walls and heated towel rail. 

Outside: Covered bin area and fuel store. Under built store room plus boiler room with oil fired central heating boiler.

The gardens and grounds including the field in front amount to approx. 2.27 acres or thereabouts and include many mature trees and shrubs including a bank of colourful Rhododendron, Azaleas, Wysteria Climbers to front and rear of the house, substantial fir and beech trees, large flat grassed area and open field. Barbecue are attached to sheepfold store, block and slated hut and timber picnic table.

Lakeland paved patio sitting area to the West facing elevation with large garden table with polished granite top.

Pebbled driveway for parking and turning. Bunded 2500 litre oil tank.


Services: Mains water, electric. Oil central heating for radiators. Private septic tank drainage. 

Rateable Value: The property does not have a council tax band having previously been a holiday let. Rateable value £5,200 with nothing payable for 2015/16 under small business rate relief. 

Tenure: Freehold - Vacant possession on completion. 

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh, Windermere Office. 

Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 June 2016


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