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3 bedroom terraced house for sale

Devonshire Terrace, Coniston

Sold by Us £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Magnificent lake and fell views
  • 3 double bedrooms (bedroom 3 currently accessible via bedroom 2)
  • Private parking and easily managed gardens
  • Delightful Lakeland stone built cottage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Location On entering the village of Coniston from the direction of Ambleside, proceed through the centre of the village crossing over Church Bridge and continue along past the petrol station on your left before taking the right hand turn onto Station Road. Continue up the hill taking the second left hand turn onto Old Furness Road and then immediately right onto The Banks. Continue climbing the hill and Devonshire Terrace is the first stone built terrace of four cottages on your right hand side. There is allocated car parking provision for one vehicle to the left hand end of the terrace. 

Description This attractive terraced home was built in approximately 1860 by Lord Devonshire to provide very pleasant homes for the employees of the railway which at that time ran from Coniston on route to Broughton-in-Furness. This was the fireman's cottage. The railway has long since gone but these attractive stone and slate cottages continue to provide welcoming accommodation with truly outstanding views. It is perhaps the panoramic views that will attract todays modern buyer. Looking out over the valley to Coniston Water below and the Grizedale Forest beyond, flanked by the lower fells of the famous Coniston Mountain Range, this lovely home perhaps would make the perfect weekend retreat or holiday let on the edge of this popular Lake District village.

The accommodation includes an attractive lounge with superb lake views, a separate dining room, a kitchen in a rear extension together with a large store/utility room accessible from the rear yard. On the first floor are two double bedrooms and a bathroom. Access is currently gained via the rear bedroom to a large attic bedroom. It would be a relatively simple task to partition this access off for privacy, still leaving you with two good sized first floor bedrooms. The attic bedroom is large enough to be further sub-divided to provide four bedrooms in total if desired (subject to any necessary consents) as others along the terrace have done.

Outside is an easily managed fore garden with delightful views, a private enclosed yard and an all important car parking space.

The ingredients are all present and correct whether you are seeking a perfect holiday let, a superb lock up and leave retreat or an idyllic family home - come and see. 

Accommodation (with approximate dimensions)  

Lounge 13' 10" x 10' 5" (4.24m x 3.18m) With lovely lake views, an attractive stone fireplace with an open fire, timber lintel, slate hearth and built in cupboard and shelving to one side. There is a television point, a radiator, picture rail and telephone point. 

Dining Room 14' 5" x 11' 4" (4.4m x 3.46m) With a tiled fireplace flanked by original built in cupboards one of which houses the Worcester Greenstar 30Si boiler. There is a very useful under stairs cupboard and a radiator. 

Kitchen 13' 0" x 6' 6" (3.98m x 2m) With a range of wall and base units with complementary work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink unit, a Beko hob, Hotpoint oven, part tiled walls, radiator and a door to the rear yard. 

Utility / Store 11' 5" x 9' 10" (3.5m max x 3 m max ) A very useful L-shaped room accessed from the rear yard and having power and light points as well as plumbing for an automatic washing machine. This area is ideal for the storage of bikes, canoes, fuel etc. 

First Floor  

Landing With central heating thermostat. 

Bedroom 1 13' 10" x 10' 5" (4.24m x 3.18m) With wonderful lake and fell views and UPVC double glazed window. There is a radiator. 

Bathroom With a modern white three piece suite comprising a panel bath with a Mira Sport shower, wash hand basin and WC. The walls are part tile, there is a UPVC double glazed window, a radiator and a useful linen cupboard. 

Bedroom 2 11' 5" x 8' 0" (3.48m x 2.45m) With a radiator and a pleasant aspect over the fields.

From this bedroom an enclosed staircase leads to the attic room. It would be a simple matter to partition this access off and still leave a good sized bedroom here. 

Second Floor  

Bedroom 3 15' 11" x 14' 3" (4.86m x 4.35m) Long established as a bedroom and office space this spacious attic room has been sub-divided to provide two bedrooms on other properties in the terrace. There is a Velux skylight, plenty of eaves storage provision a radiator and telephone point. 

Outside The property sits back from the road behind a shallow and easily managed fore garden and there is a private enclosed yard to the rear. 

Parking The property has an allocated car parking space to the left hand end of the terrace and with a small adjoining flower bed ideal for clothes drying etc. 

Services The property is connected to mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.

The property benefits from gas fired central heating and has part UPVC double glazing. 

Tenure Freehold. 

Council Tax Band C - South Lakeland District Council. 

Viewings Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Ambleside 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:
08 September 2016


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