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2 bedroom lodge for sale

Flat Tarn, Neaum Crag, Skelwith Bridge, LA22 9HG

Sold by Us £180,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Re-designed, refurbished and improved in recent times
  • Two double bedrooms and stylish kitchen and bathroom fittings
  • Good sized freehold plot with private car parking
  • Lovely south-facing aspect in a very peaceful setting

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Location From Ambleside proceed towards Coniston on the A593 turning right immediately before the Skelwith Bridge Hotel (do not take the turning for Chapel Stile but turn immediately right before that, up the rising country lane). Continue up the lane for a short distance and Neaum Crag is then found on the left hand side.

On entering this popular development, continue along the main access driveway, passing the leisure complex on the left hand side and continue bearing right up the hill. When you come to the T junction (with Blackbeck Tarn opposite), turn left and continue up the hill. Take the third driveway on the right and Flat Tarn is the third cabin on your left. There is a large car parking space to the front of the lodge. 

Description Located just a short distance from Loughrigg Tarn and just a short stroll from the delightful facilities at Skelwith Bridge which, quite aside from the beautiful waterfalls, includes a hotel, pub and the ever-popular Chester's shop and café. There is immediate access from the site onto the surrounding fells and Neaum Crag remains a highly popular and peaceful location since its conception in the 1980s. The site extends in total to something in the region of 18 acres and includes a very unobtrusive onsite leisure facility which incorporates not only a swimming pool but also a sauna, games area and laundry. The site attracts a spectacular array of wildlife including red squirrels, deer and a wonderful variety of birds.

Well-loved by only two owners since new, Flat Tarn has been tastefully improved and upgraded by the present owners in recent times and offers bright and spacious accommodation which is south-facing and which benefits from quite a large number of windows on all sides. The chalet was re-roofed in approximately 2005 and provides an idyllic and peace-filled weekend retreat or a superbly placed holiday let in a unique setting.

The chalets can be occupied between the 1st of March and the 15th of November. A number of the lodges onsite have obtained planning permission to extend this across the year and in all likelihood, similar permission would be granted in our opinion. The property can be occupied over the Christmas and New Year period but can not be utilised as a permanent residence. 

Accommodation (with approximate dimensions)  

Open Plan Living Area  

Living Area This dual-aspect living space offers comfortable accommodation, perfect for recovering after a day on the fells. With glazed double doors to the balcony, electric wall heater and raised tile hearth. 

Kitchen Area With recently improved kitchen fittings and having a variety of stylish base units and a complementary worksurface that incorporates a stainless steel sink drainer unit with a mixer tap. Also having an Xpelair extractor fan and a range of fitted appliances that include a Hotpoint microwave, a refrigerator, an electric oven and an Indesit dishwasher. A glazed door leads to the paved patio. 

Bedroom 1 A dual-aspect double bedroom with a glazed door that opens out onto the decked balcony. Having a built-in wardrobe and dressing table. 

Bedroom 2 With a window and a built-in wardrobe. 

Shower Room Having a modern three piece suite comprising a WC, a glazed shower cubicle with Mira Zest shower and a wash hand basin with vanity unit and mirror light over. Also having a window and a ladder-style chrome heated towel rail. 

Outside To the exterior of the lodge is a decked balcony with outdoor light and a paved patio area, simply perfect for a morning coffee or an evening glass of wine. The property also benefits from the use of a communal area that offers access to both fells and views.

Immediately to the front of the lodge there is a private car parking space. 

Leisure Facilities The Neaum Crag Estate enjoys a lovely leisure complex within the site, housed in a discreet timber building. There is a swimming pool with a Jacuzzi, a seating area, a table tennis area, a small sauna, a communal laundry and communal land offering direct access to the fell and excellent views of the Langdales.  

Tenure Freehold. 

Management Each of the owners is understood to hold a share in the management company "Neaum Crag Limited", which is run on a non-profit making basis to maintain services including the site road, street lighting and the leisure complex. A transfer fee of £150 is levied to all new owners. The company levies a maintenance charge to each shareholder which at present is £345 per quarter. 

Services Drainage is to a private treatment plant owned by Neaum Crag Limited. Mains water is provided to each chalet on the same basis by the company. Electricity is supplied to the chalet by Neaum Crag Limited with each owner charged to standard economy rates. 

Council Tax Band A - South Lakeland District Council. 

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

Viewings Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Ambleside Office. 

Ideal Holiday Letting Opportunity Lakelovers has successfully holiday-let many detached log cabins in this superb development in such an idyllic setting. Despite having a high demand from their customers they presently do not have a property here to meet this demand and therefore suggest this property would achieve between 30-35 bookings inside year one of operation with a gross return in the region of £14,000. To discuss this property and their services further please contact Paul Liddell on 015395 88855. 


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