3 Bedrooms £375,000

Bassenthwaite, Keswick


The cottage is believed to date from around 1700 and has charming character features throughout, including exposed timbers and beams and traditional cottage style windows. At the heart of the ground floor is the dining kitchen, which opens into a spacious light filled conservatory with French doors onto the garden. The kitchen has delightful feature windows, a Rangemaster stove and fitted cabinets with built in appliances. There is high quality Amtico vinyl flooring in the kitchen and conservatory and a lavatory off the entrance area. Steps lead down to a spacious sitting room with cosy multi-fuel stove and attractive slate flooring. A characterful staircase leads up to the first floor bedrooms and family bathroom with shower over bath. The three double bedrooms have exposed timber flooring and two have built in wardrobes. The East facing bedrooms having fabulous views of the surrounding Lakeland countryside and fells and there is a superb view of Borrowdale Valley from the bathroom.

In the Garden
The cottage is set on an idyllic plot, which backs onto open countryside and Robin Hood Wood. The delightful South-West facing garden has beautiful fruit trees and a good sized lawn with space to sit and enjoy the surrounding fell views. The garden is a haven for wildlife, with red squirrels and greater spotted woodpeckers visiting regularly and Ospreys spotted overhead in summer.  The property is opposite a beautiful wooded embankment, carpeted with bluebells in spring, with pathways leading down to a tranquil beck, which feels like an extension to the garden. The property has an off road parking area and a small outbuilding, with approved planning permission to adapt the garden/parking area and extend the outbuilding to create a glazed porch.

Local Area Guide
The cottage is located in the Lake District National Park, on the edge of the picturesque North Lakeland village of Bassenthwaite. The village has a pub, primary school, lovely beck-side play area and active village hall. The area is renowned for its dramatic scenery and fells, with a wealth of outdoor pursuits and fell walks on the doorstep. Enjoy relaxing on Bassenthwaite lake shore or join the local Sailing club.  Bassenthwaite village is equidistant to the market towns of Keswick and Cockermouth, both with shops, restaurants, schools and leisure facilities. The village has excellent road and bus links to the main north Cumbrian towns and cities, with West Coast Main Line train station in the town of Penrith.

Services
Mains water, electricity and drainage
Electric storage heaters

Council Tax band: E

Getting to Hill Cottage
From the A66 Keswick bypass roundabout take the A591 turn off. Follow the road for around five miles then take the right hand turn signposted for Bassenthwaite village.  Upon entering the village take the right fork, pass by the pub then turn left after the bridge onto North Row. The property is on the right hand side just after the junction. 

Address: Hill Cottage, North Row, Bassenthwaite, Keswick, CA12 4RJ

To view: Strictly by appointment only with Fine & Country
Telephone 01768 869007 or email northlakes@fineandcountry.com

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