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1 bedroom ground floor flat for sale

Stones Throw Old Lake Road, Ambleside LA22 0AE

Sold by Us £275,000

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Tenure: Leasehold

Sale of a delightful one bedroom cottage style ground floor apartment with private entrance. The property is a successful and highly established holiday let. Gently elevated above this most popular Lakeland town with fine fell views and private parking.

Forming part of a former 17th century farmhouse which has been added to and developed over the years and now provides four individual homes in separate ownership. Stones Throw is one of two units on the ground floor and is an attractive proposition. Attractively presented and generously proportioned accommodation which combines a delightful selection of original features along with modern appointments, including a superb semi open plan kitchen and sitting room, plus an excellent en-suite double bedroom. All assisting to create a comfortable holiday home with gas fired central heating. Presently a very well established holiday let or ideal weekend/holiday home currently achieving 46 weeks per annum let by the owners and generating around £17,000. Sold with forward bookings and the majority of the contents are to be included in the sale.

Stones Throw is conveniently situated off Old Lake Road just off the centre of this most popular Lakeland village handy for a wide variety of amenities including shops, banks, restaurants, cafes etc. The property has a south westerly aspect with views over the village towards Loughrigg and surrounding fells.

Directions From our Ambleside office continue up Kelsick Road and turn right onto Lake Road and immediately left onto Old Lake Road. Proceed up Old Lake Road for approximately 100 metres where there is a gated entrance to the right into Gale Lodge with parking to the rear.  

Accomodation Traditional slate porch with front door, leading into: 

Wide Cloakroom 6'10" x 4'10" (1.8m x 1.2m) With understairs cupboard/small cellar providing useful storage facility and gas meter. Secondary door into hallway with fuse box. Rear porch used as a drying area with flag floor and rear door.  

Living Room 17'5" x 13'11" (5.32m x 4.26m) Generously proportioned and charachterful dual aspect room with log burner on slate hearth with oak mantle. Large feature bay window with original pine shutters and double patio doors leading to small terrace. Combination of exposed floorboard and carpets. Attractive views towards Loughrigg and Fairfield from the balcony. TV and telephone points. 

Open Plan Kitchen 13'5" x 8'2"(4.10m x 2.49m) Contempoary selection of wall and base units incorporating stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, four ring gas hob, integrated electric oven, Zanussi washing machine and integrated dishwasher. Part tiled wall. Fell view towards Loughrigg.  

Bedroom 11'4" x 10'1" (3.47m x 3.08m) Well presented double room with original inset cast iron fire surround, exposed beams and TV point. Leading to; 

Ensuite Excellent white three piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, WC and vanity wash hand basin. Electric light/mirror with shaver point and extractor. Fully floor and wall tiling. 

Outside The property is approached via a gated private tarmacadam drive leading to the front door, there is a designated parking space for the property along with further communal parking. The property benefits from small paved balcony. 

Services All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating.  

Tenure Leasehold for an original term of 999 years. The leaseholder will hold a 25% share in the recently formed Gale Lodge Management Company who are responsible for day to day maintenance of the exterior of the building, insurance and decorations. In the last year the vendors have contributed approximately £140.00 into the sinking fund and £114.72 insurance. The property is responsible for 14% of all costs.  

Rateable Value £2,900 actual amount payable £1,441.30. This could be reduced
if the purchaser is entitled to Small Business Rates Relief. More
details can be obtained from the Local Authority South Lakeland
District Council 01539 733333. 

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Added on Rightmove:
16 August 2017


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