The Chase, Bowland Bridge - Low Maintenance Home in National Park

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Bedrooms: 1
DESCRIPTION A superb opportunity to purchase an immaculately presented cottage within the National Park. Ideally suited to a range of buyers either as a main residence, second home and previously run as a successful holiday let. Set within the beautiful countryside of the Winster Valley with walking and cycling on the doorstep the property is situated in a small yet vibrant community with two excellent pubs within walking distance. The property benefits from ultra-fast broadband, a private patio/garden area, allocated parking space and shared use of communal gardens and visitors parking. A detached storage building - offering separate storage for bikes, sports kit etc is available by separate negotiation. With No Upper chain this really is a fantastic chance to own a piece of Lakeland with the added benefit of great links to the M6 and Oxenholme west coast mainline and close to Cartmel, Kendal and Bowness on Windermere.

DISCLAIMER The photographs and images used to promote this property have been captured using a combination of a Giraffe 360 camera and/or a DSLR camera with a wide angle lens 10-20mm aperture or standard lens 18-55mm aperture'


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LOCATION Located at the southern end of Lake Windermere and surrounded by open fields and countryside, Bowland Bridge is a peaceful and picturesque hamlet, nestled within the desirable Winster Valley. The small yet vibrant community has a country pub (The Hare & Hounds Inn), and is also within convenient reach of additional good quality restaurants and pubs including the Masons Arms at Strawberry Bank, The Punch Bowl Inn at Crosthwaite and The Black Labrador at Underbarrow. The property is perfectly placed for many walks, as well as access links into Kendal, the M6 and Bowness-on-Windermere which has a wide range of amenities, shops, restaurants and attractions including the Lake Steamers.

DESCRIPTION Developed by the highly regarded local developer Robert Hughes Ltd in 2004, The Chase comprises of 8 individual cottages, each with their own private parking areas and outdoor spaces, as well as access to a shared visitors parking space and overflow car park.

Number 3 is an immaculately presented single-storey cottage, which offers generous sized living accommodation, along with patio areas to both the front and rear to sit and enjoy the picturesque views of the Winster Valley.

Also available by separate negotiation is the shared use of a detached outbuilding, perfect for storing bikes and outdoor equipment. Having previously been a successful holiday let investment through Lakelovers, the cottage offers a fantastic opportunity for further re-investment or main residence/second home purchase.

Stepping in through the front door you walk into a porch, with a built-in cupboard housing the combi-boiler, plus hooks for coats and storage for shoes.

The porch leads into an open plan lounge/kitchen/diner, bathed in natural sunlight from two front aspect windows overlooking the garden and glazed doors opening out onto the patio.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of laminate fronted storage units and a complementary two sided worktop. Fitted within the worktop is a one and a half sink drainer with a mixer tap, and a four ring gas hob with an extractor hood over and an electric oven/grill below. Integrated within the units is a fridge, freezer, dishwasher and washer.

Located off the lounge/diner is the master bedroom and bathroom. The bedroom provides excellent sized double proportions, allowing ample space around for a range of furniture. The room is complemented with views over the front garden and a built-in double wardrobe.

The bathroom is fitted with a stylish three piece suite, comprising a bath with a wall-mounted mixer shower and a built-in vanity unit housing a wash hand basin with a wall mirror, lighting, shaver point and a WC. The room is complemented with full height tiling, underfloor heating and a heated towel rail.

Outside to the front, there is a well-tended lawn and paved garden enclosed within a low lying wall and wrought iron boundary, to sit and enjoy the picturesque views over the valley towards Whitbarrow Scar in the distance. To the rear, there is an additional courtyard-style patio for alfresco dining.

Located in front of the cottage, there is a traditional stone-faced barn, which is jointly owned (25%) with three others at The Chase and provides a secure storage unit for bikes/outdoor equipment. This is available to the new owner by separate negotiation. Set away from the cottage, there is an allocated parking space and the shared use of a visitor's space and overflow car park at the lower level.

Please Note: There is a management company which has been set up, and the freehold is owned by the management company. Each property owner is an equal shareholder in the management company.

TENURE Leasehold - Term: 999 years from 1st September 2004. Management Fees: For 2021/22 is £1,288.50. This includes property insurance, maintenance of common areas and lighting, and outside decoration. Restrictions: Pets CAN be kept only if they don't cause a nuisance to other residents.

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