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Property details

  • 2 bedrooms


  • Freehold
  • Spacious Two Bed Bungalow
  • Village Location
  • Lake And Fell Views
  • Local Occupancy Condition
  • Parking And Gardens
  • EPC Rating D

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A detached spacious bungalow positioned to take in the lovely open views of Bassenthwaite lake and Skiddaw range. The property is approached by double wooden gates which lead onto a gravelled parking area with enclosed lawn area to the side, along with a fully equipped wooden outside office.

The accommodation is laid out with the main entrance hallway to the side of the house, with a kitchen/breakfast room, two large double bedrooms, sitting room enjoying the pleasant views and a family bathroom with double sink.

A great family home, subject to a local occupancy condition. Please enquire for further details.

The hillside village of Thornthwaite enjoys extensive views over Bassenthwaite Lake and the Skiddaw Range beyond. The village stands at the foot of Seat How and the woods of Whinlatter, through which there are extensive walks and cycle routes. North of the village is Barf Fell where the famous white rock (the Bishop of Barf) indicates the culmination of a donkey riding wager which led to the demise of both donkey and rider. There are nearby amenities in Braithwaite including shops, inns and primary school. More comprehensive facilities are located in Keswick (three miles to the south).

Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas central heating and double glazing installed. Telephone line installed subject to BT regulations. Fibre optic broadband available. Please note - the mention of any appliances and/or services within these particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

From Keswick, take the A66 towards the west (Cockermouth). After passing both the Portinscale and Braithwaite junctions on the left and Braithwaite Village Hall on the right, take the next turn to the left and proceed along the old road in a westerly direction. After passing a right turn signposted Thornthwaite Church. Heading out of the village, turn right, The Bungalow is at the head of the cul-de-sac set back from the road.

spacious entrance hallway

Glazed UPVC front door with glazed side panels, wooden flooring, radiator, coved ceiling.
Sitting room

4.26m x 5.76m (14' x 18' 11")
Lakeland stone fireplace housing woodburning stove on slate hearth and solid oak mantel over, TV point, radiator, window to side aspect, two windows to front aspect with pleasant views over Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw beyond.
Dining kitchen

3.32m x 4.27m (10' 11" x 14')
Fitted with matching wall and base units with complementary work surfacing, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, integrated oven and hob with extractor over, fitted storage cupboard, solid oak breakfast bar with seating, space for fridge freezer, plumbing for washing machine, window to rear aspect. Door into porch.

2.51m x 2.07m (8' 3" x 6' 9")
Dual aspect windows, space for coats and shoes, door leading outside.

2.29m x 3.44m (7' 6" x 11' 3")
Fitted with three piece suite comprising p-shaped bath with mains shower over, WC and double sink with storage under. Two obscured windows to rear aspect, part tiled walls, radiator, heated towel rail, airing cupboard.

Bedroom 1
3.68m x 4.85m (12' 1" x 15' 11")
Window to rear aspect, fitted wardrobe, radiator.

Bedroom 2
3.95m x 4.85m (13' x 15' 11")
Window to front aspect, fitted wardrobe, radiator.

gardens & parking

The property is approached via double wooden gates leading to a gravelled parking area with a low stone wall planted area adjacent. There is a lawned and patio area enjoying wonderful views of Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw beyond.

Wooden home office/summer house with power and light, and connectivity to fibre optic broadband.
Referral & other payments

Pfk work with preferred providers for the delivery of certain services necessary for a house sale or purchase. Our providers price their products competitively, however you are under no obligation to use their services and may wish to compare them against other providers. Should you choose to utilise them pfk will receive a referral fee: Napthens Property Lawyers/Conveyancing Service - completion of a sale or purchase, pfk will receive a referral fee of £180 per transaction; Pollard & Scott/Independent Mortgage Advisors – arrangement of mortgage & other products/insurances, pfk will receive a referral fee - the average fee earned in 2018 was £226.32; etsos/EPC and Floorplan Providers - EPC and floorplan £66.00, EPC only £24.00, floorplan only £6.00. All figures quoted are inclusive of VAT.

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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing 2.6 miles
  • Keswick Ferry Landing 3.1 miles
  • Braithwaite CofE Primary School 1.3 miles
  • Keswick School 2.5 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing 2.6 miles
  • Keswick Ferry Landing 3.1 miles
  • Braithwaite CofE Primary School 1.3 miles
  • Keswick School 2.5 miles

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  • £545,703
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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
3rd Dec 2019 £325,000 First listed
31st Oct 2003 £877,500 Last sold

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