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4 bedroom detached house for sale

North Lodge and North Cottage, Longtail Hill, Bowness On Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3JD

Withdrawn from Market £575,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 bedroomed house plus 1 bedroomed annex
  • Pleasant semi rural location
  • Garden, garage and parking
  • Neatly presented

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description: Originally built as a lodge to what is known as Lindeth Howe Hotel, this whole estate was once owned by Beatrix Potter. The present owners have had the property since 1996 and extended the property in 1998.

The versatile accommodation now comprises of a 3 bedroomed house and adjoining 1 bedroomed holiday let cottage. To the rear of the property there is a garden area, detached single garage and further parking.

It is hoped that the holiday cottage can be sold with the benefit of future bookings with furniture available by separate negotiation.  

Location: Within 3/4 of a mile of Bowness Village. From the centre of Bowness at St Martin's church, proceed out of the village towards the Lake on the Newby Bridge Road passing the turning for the car ferry on the right hand side just after 1/2 a mile and turning next left onto Longtail Hill. Continue up Longtail Hill bearing right after a few hundred yards and North Lodge and North Cottage can be found on the corner.

The parking and garage area can be found further down the lane. 

Accommodation: (with approximate measurements)  

Entrance Hall to North Lodge Built-in cloaks cupboard. 

Living Room 14' 4" x 10' 5" (4.37m x 3.18m) A dual aspect room with coal effect electric stove. Mock beams. Open plan to: 

Dining Room 12' 2" x 10' 2" (3.71m x 3.1m) Overlooking the rear garden. Open plan to: 

Kitchen 15' 4" x 7' 0" (Max) (4.67m x 2.13m Max) Fitted wall and base units, inset sink unit, plumbing for a washing machine, Hotpoint oven, Neff hob and cooker hood over and built in fridge. 

Stairs to First Floor  

Bedroom 1 11' 8" x 9' (3.56m x 2.74m) Built in double wardrobe and feature Oriel window. 

Bathroom 3 piece white suite of roll top bath, WC and wash hand basin. Part tiled walls and extractor fan. 

Landing with walk in store 6' 8" x 3' 9" (2.03m x 1.14m)  

Stairs to Lower Ground Floor  

Bedroom 2 14' 0" x 9' 5" (4.27m x 2.87m)  

Bedroom 3 11' 9" x 8' 2" (3.58m x 2.49m) Double opening French doors to garden area. 

Bathroom Bath with mixer shower over and pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls, tiled floor and extractor fan. 

Separate WC  

Separate Access to the Cottage  

Entrance Hall to North Cottage  

Lounge 23' 5" x 12' 1" (7.14m x 3.68m) (exc bay) Large open-plan lounge with bay window, fireplace with coal effect electric fire and open plan stairs to lower ground floor. 

Bedroom 19' 2" x 12' 1" (5.84m x 3.68m) (inc stairs) Open plan stairs and TV point.
En-suite shower room with shower cubicle, wc and wash hand basin. 

Kitchen 13' 11" x 7' 0" (4.24m x 2.13m) Fitted wall and base units, inset sink. Part tiled walls, tiled floor. Electric hob, cooker hood and extractor fan. Gas boiler, plumbing for washing machine. Space for fridge.  

Rear Hall Door to outside. 

Outside: Gardens to the rear are separated so that the holiday cottage has a small fenced patio area. Larger lawned garden with feature stream, detached single garage and 2 parking areas for up to 4 cars in total. 

Services: Mains water, drainage, gas and electric. Gas fired central heating and double glazed windows. 

Tenure: Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion. 

Council Tax/Business Rates: South Lakeland District Council - Band F for the house and business rates for the holiday cottage at a rateable value of £2,550 with the amount payable £1,234.20 for 2016. 100% small business rate relief applies to North Cottage. 

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Windermere Sales 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:
25 November 2016


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