2 bedroom terraced bungalow for sale

7 Fir Garth, Chapel Stile, Ambleside, Cumbria, LA22 9JW

Sold STC £260,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Wonderful setting with ready access to the fells, pubs and the village.
  • Bright 2 bedrooms accommodation.
  • Sensational views both from the bungalow and the communal grounds.
  • Perfect holiday let or weekend retreat.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Location Fir Garth is beautifully located in the picturesque Langdale Valley in the village of Chapel Stile.

From Ambleside proceed towards Coniston on the A593, turning right just before Chesters at Skelwith Bridge signposted for Langdale. Continue along this road, crossing over the cattle grid and passing through Elterwater Common before reaching the village of Chapel Stile. Pass Wainwrights public house on the left hand side and after approximately a quarter of a mile Thrang Brow is seen on the right hand side. Turn right between the terrace of houses and the access drive leading up to Fir Garth will be seen, again crossing a cattle grid. The owners have always parked in the parking area located on the right hand side at the top of this driveway. Number 7 can then be found by following the footpath winding down to the lower terrace and the bungalow is handily located on the end of the terrace.

Alternatively, roadside car parking can be found beyond the bottom of the drive and the property can be accessed on foot up the steps at the front of the property.  

Description Perfect for holiday letting or as a "lock up and leave" weekend bolt-hole away from the hustle and bustle and daily stresses of life, this lovely bright end of terrace bungalow would also make an excellent and easily managed permanent residence in such a lovely setting.

Fir Garth is quietly tucked away, elevated above the Great Langdale Valley on the outskirts of the pretty little Lakeland village of Chapel Stile. With a village store, cafe and more than one excellent Lakeland Inn within walking distance, the daily necessities of life are nicely on hand - as are the beautiful Lakeland Fells. There are innumerable walks readily accessible from the very doorstep of this very well presented and thoughtfully improved bungalow style property.

Due to the good fortune of being located on the end of this short terrace this bright bungalow enjoys windows on three elevations, bringing both extra light and even better views to those relaxing indoors. The accommodation includes a lovely dual aspect living room with French doors onto a sunny patio, a modern kitchen, a double bedroom and a stylish bathroom all on the ground floor with a second double bedroom in the former attic space above.

The lovely communal gardens attract a variety of birdlife and enjoy the most magnificent views not only across the valley but also up to the iconic Langdale Pikes which dominate the head of the valley, a view which for many sums up the beautiful English Lake District (now a Unesco World Heritage Site).

 

Accommodation (with approximate dimensions)  

Living Room 15' 10" x 9' 10" (4.85m x 3m min.) A bright and spacious room enjoying a dual aspect that provides truly stunning views across the valley to Lingmoor Fell. Having access to the communal gardens, two double radiators and a combined ceiling light and fan and French doors opening out onto the sunny patio. 

Kitchen 12' 4" x 6' 6" (3.76m x 2m) Having a stylish fitted kitchen with base and wall units and a modern integrated stainless steel sink with mixer tap and drainer, an integrated 4 ring gas hob with hood over, an electric cooker, a washer / dryer, access to the rear of the property, an Intergas boiler, a double radiator, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, a window and part tiled walls. 

Bedroom 1 10' 7" x 6' 5" (3.23m x 1.97m) A double room having a window. 

Bathroom Equipped with a modern white three piece suite comprising a bath with shower over, a pedestal wash hand basin with light, mirror and shaver point over and a WC. Also having a ladder style heated towel rail, an extractor fan, part tiled walls and a tiled floor. 

A staircase leads to  

Bedroom 2 13' 0" x 9' 6" (3.97m x 2.9m min.) Currently utilised as a twin room and having a skylight, a window, a radiator an exposed beam and useful eaves storage. 

Outside  

Garden The property stands in delightful communal grounds which include lawned areas from which the most superb views can be enjoyed. The upper tiers in particular give stunning views of the dramatic Langdale Pikes.

To the front of the property there is also a private gravelled area over which the neighbours have a pedestrian right of way, ideal for enjoying a relaxing morning coffee or evening glass of wine whilst marvelling at those wonderful views.  

Parking The owners have always enjoyed facility of parking in the compound area at the top of the driveway although roadside car parking is just as convenient here. 

Services Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected with LPG central heating to radiators.  

Council Tax Band B - (South Lakeland District Council). 

Tenure We understand the property to be leasehold for a term of 999 years commencing on 1st January 1988. We understand that an annual ground rent of £10. p.a. is paid together with a service charge of £300 p.a. which contributes towards the maintenance of the gardens and grounds.

Each owner of a property on Fir Garth becomes a member of the Fir Garth Management Company in which the freehold is vested.  

Viewings Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Ambleside Office. 

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

Ideal Holiday Letting Opportunity 7 Fir Garth benefits form an excellent location in the heart of the Langdale Valley with the village of Chapel Stile being a popular choice with visitors all year round. If presented to a high quality standard and marketed to the correct target audience Lakelovers ( would anticipate a gross rental income of £20,000 per year with the opportunity to grow this further based on repeat bookings, recommendations and positive reviews.  


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  • Windermere (7.4 mi)
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