3 bedroom detached house for sale

The Hold, Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria CA12 5RF

£600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb lake frontage with jetty and slipway
  • Outstanding Lakeland fell views
  • 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 3 reception rooms
  • Local occupancy conditions apply

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Location From our Ambleside office take the A591 for Grasmere, passing Rydal Water, Grasmere Lake and Thirlmere along the way and continue following the road to Keswick. After approximately 12 miles, merge onto the A66. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on Keswick Bypass/A66, turning left into Portinscale after approximately 1.5 miles. Follow the road through the village passing the local shop and tearooms and the entrance to the to Derwentwater Marina can be found on the left. Turn into the main entrance of the Marina and The Hold is located immediately to the left with parking provision immediately in front of the house.  

Description Truly unique, The Hold occupies an absolutely magnificent location on the shore of Derwent Water where it enjoys lake frontage, a private jetty and concrete slipway as well as unbelievable views across the water to the surrounding fells. The adjoining reed bed is an area of Special Scientific Interest and is a real haven for wildlife.

The accommodation is arranged over three storeys in all and includes an entrance hall / utility, sitting room, dining room, lounge, a fitted breakfast kitchen and a shower room all on the ground floor with two double bedrooms with a wonderful balcony looking over the lake as well as a bathroom on the first floor. A staircase from one of these bedrooms leads up to a third occasional attic bedroom. These access arrangements to the top floor room could be readily amended if desired so as to give direct access from the landing.

Outside there is a useful workshop/store, plenty of car parking provision as well as space for boat storage. The pretty gardens descend to the lake shore where there are excellent boat landing and mooring facilities with a concrete slipway, dock and private jetty.

The property has a local occupancy condition being that the house should be occupied with a person with a local connection as his or her only or principal home. The definition of a person with a local connection includes a person who has been continuously resident in the locality for three years prior to occupation or a person who has been in continuous employment in the locality for at least the last 6 months and for a minimum of 16 hours per week immediately prior to occupation, a person who needs to live in the locality because they need substantial care from a relative that lives in the locality or a former resident who has lived in the locality for three years and then lived outside the locality defined and is returning within three years of the date of their departure. There are further options for inclusion, the details of which are available at our Ambleside office.

The locality in this definition means the administrative areas of Above Derwent, Borrowdale, Keswick, St Johns, Cattlerigg and Wythburn, Threlkeld and Under Skiddaw.

A principal home is a dwelling house which is occupied continuously for a minimum period of six months in every 12 month period and the property cannot be utilised as a holiday home or for holiday letting.

The full details are available from our Ambleside office are contained within 7/2011/2012 from the Lake District National Park Planning Authority.

This is a superb and rare opportunity, not one to be missed. 

Accommodation (with approximate dimensions)  

Entrance Hall / Utility 8' 8" x 7' 1" (2.66m x 2.17m) A bright entrance hall ideal for the storage of wet or muddy outdoor clothing and having a wall and base units and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. 

Sitting Room 16' 4" x 8' 4" (5m x 2.56m) Enjoying a dual aspect, perfect to appreciate the wonderful views to the lake and fells. 

Dining Room 10' 5" x 7' 2" (3.18m x 2.2m) Having a large window looking over the garden to the water and fells beyond and having a radiator. 

Sliding patio style doors lead to  

Lounge 17' 6" x 9' 8" (5.34m x 2.97m) With space to both relax and work and having both a double and a single radiator. 

Kitchen 21' 7" x 9' 7" (6.59m x 2.93m max.) Having a range of wall and base units with complementary work surfaces with integrated stainless steel sink and a half with drainer, garbage disposal, mixer tap and separate filtered cold water tap, a 4 ring gas hob top and an integral deep fat fryer with extractor fan over and a dual electric oven. Also having useful under stair storage space, a radiator, part tiled walls and window and glazed door looking into the Entrance Hall.  

Shower Room Having a three piece suite comprising a double shower cubicle, a pedestal wash hand basin and a W.C. Also having an opaque window, a shaver point, built in storage cupboard, a towel rail and a radiator.  

A stairway from the kitchen leads to  

First Floor  

Landing Having separate external access from an enclosed entrance porch. 

Bedroom 1 14' 4" x 9' 11" (4.39m x 3.04m) A double room, benefiting from access to the balcony via patio doors to enjoy the beautiful views of Derwentwater and the surrounding countryside.  

Bedroom 2 11' 2" x 9' 10" (3.42m x 3m) A double room with dual aspect incorporating access onto the balcony to truly make the most of the stunning surrounding views over the water to the fells beyond. Also having a radiator. 

Balcony Perfect for enjoying the breath taking views that surround the property and having a stone floor.  

Bathroom Having a four piece suite comprising a Jacuzzi style bath with mixer tap, separate shower cubicle with Aquatronic shower unit, a pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and shower over and a W.C. Also having an opaque window and a ladder style heated towel rail. 

A stairway within Bedroom 2 leads to  

Attic Room / Bedroom 3 20' 9" x 11' 5" (6.33m x 3.5m max.) A double room with built in storage and a window with lovely views over the Marina and lake. 

Outside  

Parking A shared driveway leads to private parking provision for multiple vehicles and additional space for boat storage. 

Garden If it is all about location, the views from this garden score full marks. Enjoying a patio immediately to the front of the property, perfect for sipping a morning coffee or evening glass of wine whilst marvelling at the beauty of the surroundings, a lawn, a private jetty (5m long) and a concrete slipway to the lake. There is plenty of room for boat storage without spoiling the view.
 

Workshop / Store 6' 10" x 4' 11" (2.1m x 1.5m) A lockable unit situated discreetly at the rear of the property and having power and light points. 

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

Tenure Freehold. 

Council Tax Band D - Allerdale Borough Council. 

Viewings Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Ambleside Office. 

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


Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

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05 April 2017

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