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Sunny Beck Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0QA


Detached Bungalow






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Key features

  • Contemporary lodge
  • Main residence or holiday let
  • Two bedroom and two bathroom
  • Stunning position
  • Sunny south facing aspect
  • Surrounding by the country side


Offering a unique opportunity to purchase a high specification, contemporary, state of the art, organic lodge on arguably the best plot on site.

Offering the rare availability to use as a main residence all year round and to be holiday let. The lodge has been a highly successful two bedroom and two bathroom holiday letting property generating an impressive income. Presented to an impressive 5* standard and is being sold with the majority contents.

Sunny Beck is set in a stunning position, on the edge of this highly popular Lakeland village of Hawkshead at Esthwaite View. Positioned in a superb yet quiet location gently elevated with a superb sunny south facing aspect surrounded by countryside and enjoying fabulous view of Esthwaite Water. Ideally located approximately ¼ mile south of Hawkshead yet still close to all of Hawkshead’s amenities including a wide range of shops, public houses, chemist and churches. Hawkshead attracts a large number of visitors all year round and has strong connections to both Beatrix Potter and William Wordsworth.

Exceptional opportunity to secure a highly desirable successful Lakeland holiday lodge in this very popular location. The lodges are built with an excellent combination of environmentally friendly materials and to a high specification. The lodges are built in cedar clad with a tiled roof and each lodge comes with standard double glazed hardwood doors and windows together with engineered oak flooring. Under floor heating in all rooms other than the bedrooms.


Steps leading upto the wooden veranda with a glazed oak opaque front door.


A well positioned boot room providing storage cupboards on either side of wooden seat, one housing the washer and dryer and providing a useful cloak and storage facility with the fuse box and in the second housing the Worcester boiler. Glazed oak door leading to hall.

Open Plan Living Room/Kitchen/Dining Area
6.49m x 4.72m (21'3" x 15'5" )

A fantastic and generously proportioned light and airy triple aspect room with feature vaulted ceiling. Two double glazed patio doors providing plenty of light and enjoying panoramic views of Esthwaite Water. Contemporary free standing log burner with exposed flue placed on an attractive slate hearth. The open plan social kitchen offers a selection of cream wall and base units with contemporary quality granite work top and upstands, a central high breakfast bar with complimentary solid wooden worktop. 1.5 stainless steel sink unit with chrome mixer tap. Integrated appliances include Zanussi electric double oven, CDA microwave, tower fridge/freezer, Hotpoint dishwasher and double chrome wine cooler. Five ring gas hob and extractor. This superb room enjoys access onto the substantial decked patio that wraps around the living spaces with lovely country and fell views over the adjacent fields, close to woodland and a gentle stream. Oak flooring throughout, modern cream panelled walls and two double patio doors leading onto the veranda and patio. TV point.

Master Bedroom
3.80m x 2.81m (12'5" x 9'2" )

A welcoming spacious master dual aspect bedroom with ample built in wardrobes. Wall mounted HD television.

En Suite

A luxurious white three piece suite comprising of walk in double rain shower, glazed shower screen, modern ceramic sink set on a vanity wooden stand and draw with chrome mixer tap and WC. Display shelving, slim line wall hung tall mirrored storage unit, electric shaver point and mirror/light. Inset lighting. Heated chrome towel radiator. Partially wall tiled and fully floor tiled in quality Lakeland stone with extractor fan.

Bedroom Two
3.50m x 2.60m (11'5" x 8'6" )

Spacious double bedroom with built in wardrobe and shelving. Wonderful views over the countryside.


Excellent white three piece suite comprising of panelled bath with shower over with glazed door. Wall hung ceramic sink with taupe vanity cabinets, stylish chrome mixer taps, WC and chrome ladder radiator, floor to ceiling shelved cabinet. Partially Lakeland stone wall tiled and fully floor tiled. Electric shaver point.


The private outside space comprises of a substantial south facing decked veranda that wraps around the sides of the living room providing a delightful sunny aspect and enjoying stunning views of Esthwaite Water alongside panoramic country and fell views towards the surrounding countryside. Private parking, power and tap. A very useful generous sized storage shed, perfect for bikes etc and external lighting


Mains water, electric and drainage are connected and invoiced from site landowner. LPG central heating, smoke alarm and Honeywell control.


From Ambleside take the A593 towards Coniston and turn left at Clappersgate over the river signposted Hawkshead. Continue for approximately 4 miles through the hamlet of Outgate and through Hawkshead passing the school. Continue for a further ¼ mile, through a 90 degree bend, then take the second right and the plots can be found directly in front of you.


Leasehold from the original term starting 2011 of 999 years. Annual maintenance charge of £2,000 +VAT per annum. This includes communal maintenance of grounds, drive, TV Licence and WIFI. Rates for the lodge are £65 for 2023/2024.

Stamp Duty

Please Note: 'We believe the property may be exempt from stamp duty and the surcharge although some may be payable. This is set on the value of the lodge, excluding the land value. We would advise to seek professional independent advice.


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Tenure: Leasehold You buy the right to live in a property for a fixed number of years, but the freeholder owns the land the property's built on.Read more about tenure type in our glossary page.

For details of the leasehold, including the length of lease, annual service charge and ground rent, please contact the agent

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Sunny Beck Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0QA


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Matthews Benjamin, Ambleside

Loughrigg Villa Kelsick Road, Ambleside, LA22 0BZ

Matthews Benjamin was established in Windermere in 1993 by local property experts David Benjamin and Peter Matthews. As an independent estate agency, we specialise in house sales across Ambleside, Windermere, Lancaster and Morecambe.

Since our establishment, we have earned an excellent reputation based on trust, expertise, and care. This has been developed from a family business run by only local people with extensive knowledge and love of the local area. We put our clients at the heart

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