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4 bed semi-detached house for sale

Ann Tysons House, Wordsworth Street, Hawkshead, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22

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Property details

  • 4 bedrooms


  • Freehold
  • A quaint and interesting semi detached (end of terrace) former guest house of character
  • Four bedrooms, three with ensuite shower rooms
  • Spacious living room
  • Galley style kitchen
  • Central heating
  • Shared courtyard patio to rear
  • Delightful location on the edge of the village centre
  • Suitable for a range of uses including a bed and breakfast business, holiday home, investment or permanent home
  • A rare opportunity to acquire a cottage in one of the most sought after locations in the Lake District

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An historically interesting semi detached former guest house of character with four bedrooms, three ensuite, occupying a delightful position in the village of Hawkshead, in the heart of the English Lake District. Ideal as a holiday home, investment, permanent home or bed and breakfast business.

The property occupies a highly attractive position on the delightful cobbled Wordsworth Street on the edge of Hawkshead village centre.

Hawkshead, described as the prettiest village in the Lake District, is a wonderfully picturesque and historic place characterised by its cluster of whitewashed houses, archways and alleyways, courtyards and squares. The traffic free centre of the village has a wide array of shops and other amenities including tourist attractions such as the Beatrix Potter Gallery. Hawkshead is very popular with tourists and locals alike and businesses enjoy year round trade.

Hawkshead is located in a beautiful part of the Lake District between the lakes of Coniston and Windermere, adjacent to the lovely Esthwaite Water. The village is surrounded by breathtaking scenery and opportunities for outdoor pursuits abound.

Hawkshead is convenient for Ambleside, Coniston, Windermere and Grasmere.

It is best to park in the Lake District National Park Authority's car park on the edge of the village and walk to the property. From the car park walk into the village centre, along Main Street. Continue past the Post Office and into Red Lion Square. Go past the Red Lion pub and Wordsworth Street is on the left. Follow the pretty lane and the property will be found on the right.

Entrance Hall A welcoming entrance featuring a beautiful local green slate floor. Up two steps to a side entrance hall with a part glazed entrance door leading to the rear courtyard. Understairs storage cupboard.

Living Room17'6" x 14'5" (5.33m x 4.4m). A spacious, versatile room featuring a heavily beamed ceiling and an interesting stone inglenook fireplace with a wooden mantlepiece. Windows on two sides.

Kitchen17'10" x 6'2" (5.44m x 1.88m). A galley style kitchen fitted with a comprehensive range of built in floor and wall units with limed oak doors. Work surfaces. Stainless steel sink. Two electric hobs, each with extractor hoods, a double oven, refrigerator and freezer. Plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher. Wash hand basin. Tiled floor. Window to the front. Velux double glazed roof window. Recently installed Worcester oil fired central heating boiler.

Bedroom 48'1" x 5'11" (2.46m x 1.8m). A single bedroom with a window to the rear and a wash hand basin with drawers below.

Ensuite Shower Room5'5" x 4'8" (1.65m x 1.42m). Shower cubicle and w.c.

First Floor

Landing Window to the side.

Bedroom 115' x 9'9" (4.57m x 2.97m). A good sized double bedroom with two windows to the front. Built in bedside pedestals and a chest of drawers. Built in wardrobe with cupboard over.

Ensuite Shower Room 16'10" x 5'3" (2.08m x 1.6m). Refitted with a suite in white comprising a shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c. Window to the rear.

Bedroom 211'1" x 8'7" (3.38m x 2.62m). A well proportioned double bedroom with windows on two sides. Built in wardrobe.

Ensuite Shower Room 25'9" x 5'5" (1.75m x 1.65m). Shower cubicle, w.c. And wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with drawers and a cupboard below. Shelving. Window to the side.

Bedroom 314'4" x 9' (4.37m x 2.74m). A spacious double or twin bedroom with windows on two sides. Built in wardrobe with cupboard over. Wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with a cupboard and drawers below.

Shower Room Shower cubicle, wash hand basin and w.c.

All mains services connected, except gas. Oil fired central heating. (oil tank is in the neighbours garden)


Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Monk Coniston Ferry Landing 2.2 miles
  • Waterhead Hotel (Coniston) Ferry Landing 2.5 miles
  • Hawkshead Esthwaite Primary School 0.1 miles
  • Coniston CofE Primary School 2.9 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Monk Coniston Ferry Landing 2.2 miles
  • Waterhead Hotel (Coniston) Ferry Landing 2.5 miles
  • Hawkshead Esthwaite Primary School 0.1 miles
  • Coniston CofE Primary School 2.9 miles

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Average estimated value for a house in LA22:

  • £594,896
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  • £343
  • (0.058%)
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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
7th Oct 2020 £450,000 Price reduced by £32,500
4th Aug 2020 £482,500 Price reduced by £12,500
17th Mar 2020 £495,000 First listed

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