Ackenthwaite, Milnthorpe

£299,500

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
INTRODUCTION A true character cottage in every sense. The original building is believed to date back to the mid 1700s being converted from a barn at a later stage. Beams, shutters and latch doors have been retained throughout whilst being combined with modern sympathetic double glazed windows, gas central heating and a modern shower room. The kitchen extension at the rear has open views across countryside towards St Anthonys Tower, whilst the lounge and dining room look across the front garden. There are three bedrooms - two with fitted cupboards. The garden areas have been created to attract wildlife and have been well tended for many years - and yes, there is still a rose garden at the front. The current owners have been in residence for over twenty years and have maintained the property well during this time, they are now ready to pass this lovely home onto the next family.

ACCOMMODATION A winding gravelled path leads to the glazed front porch. A useful area with hanging space for coats and bench storage. Tiled floor and glazed door into the lounge.

LOUNGE 15' 2" x 11' 10" (4.62m x 3.61m) A double glazed sash style window faces the front aspect overlooking the garden. A lovely characterful room with beams to the ceiling retained shutters and a cast fire surround with living flame gas fire. Two wall lights, two radiators and a television aerial point.

DINING ROOM 12' 5" x 10' 4" (3.78m x 3.15m) Also facing the front elevation, the dining room has continuing beams both to the walls and ceiling and an original style recessed cupboard. Sash style double glazed window, a radiator and two wall lights.

KITCHEN/DINER 24' 3" x 12' 8"/7' (7.39m x 3.86m/2.13m) A good extension at the rear which easily allows space for seating or a breakfast table if required and is a wonderful place from which to birdwatch. Two wooden double glazed windows face the rear with outstanding view over countryside towards St Anthonys Tower and there is a further glazed door with adjacent pane leading into the garden . The kitchen area is fitted with oak base and wall units with green worktops, under unit lighting and tiled splashbacks. A breakfast bar is incorporated into the worktop and there is a gas hob with canopy over and an electric oven. One and a half bowl sink with drainer, a radiator, downlights and a wall light. Plumbing for integrated washing machine adjacent to the sink unit.

PANTRY/STORAGE Having power and light, there is shelving and space for additional fridge and freezer if required. There is a further lower area under the stairs for storage.

LANDING Having exposed beams and a ceiling light.

BEDROOM 11' 11" x 8' 3" (3.63m x 2.51m) Facing the front with outlook over the garden to trees and fields beyond. Radiator, wall light and a double glazed sash style window.

BEDROOM 10' 8" x 8' 6" (3.25m x 2.59m) max Also facing the front elevation, the second double has a radiator and a ceiling light. Two built in cupboards, one with storage and the boiler, the second with the hot water cylinder. Double glazed sash style window.

BEDROOM 9' 11" x 6' 2" (3.02m x 1.88m) max A UPVC double glazed window faces the rear aspect with view over rolling fields. Two double wardrobes with bi fold doors, a radiator and ceiling light.

SHOWER ROOM 8' 2" x 5' 11" (2.49m x 1.8m) A UPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect. Fitted with a modern three piece suite comprising larger shower cubicle with remote activated shower, a WC and pedestal wash and basin. Mirror with light above, a heated chrome towel rail and a shaver point. Downlights and cladding to the ceiling and access to the loft.

EXTERNAL The front garden gently slopes with winding gravelled paths leading between rockery style flower beds. There is ample block paved parking and a garden shed. In front of the dining room window is a curved rose bed. The rear garden is mostly lawned with perimeter hedging and curved flower borders. There is a patio close to the house along with an external tap.

GENERAL INFORMATION Mains Services: Water, Gas, Electric and Drainage by way of Septic Tank

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Band: D

EPC Grading: D

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Milne Moser

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