Rose Cottage, Crosthwaite, Lake District National Park


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Rose Cottage is a hidden gem nestled in the highly sought-after village of Crosthwaite which is situated in a picturesque corner of the Lake District National Park. Dating back to the 17th century, this spacious 3 double bedroom cottage retains much charm and character, sitting in pretty cottage gardens offering a high degree of privacy. The property has been sympathetically upgraded and extended by the current owners over nearly twenty years to create a superb family home. On the ground floor is the kitchen/ breakfast room with an Aga range perfect for food lovers, beautiful wooden base units with space for a washing machine and dishwasher. There are separate sitting and dining rooms both of which have cast iron fireplaces with complimentary stone hearths and the dining room also houses a traditional bread oven. One of the bedrooms with its own shower room is situated on the ground floor and would be perfect for guests, co habitation with family or an area to offer teenagers more privacy. To the first floor are a further two double bedrooms and family bathroom. Crosthwaite is a thriving village community with an Ofsted rated Outstanding primary school. There are a variety of clubs and societies in the village including a tennis, snooker and bowling. The award winning Punchbowl Inn and restaurant is located within the village and offers a post office service several days per week. There are numerous fantastic walks around the Lyth Valley directly from your front door.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

18' 0'' x 11' 0'' (5.49m x 3.35m)

This wonderful room boasts traditional exposed beams and a beautiful flagged floor making it the real heart of the home. There is a traditional oil fired Aga and room for a good sized dining table.

Sitting Room

16' 10'' x 12' 1'' (5.13m x 3.68m)

The room is flooded with light from the southerly aspect window and door with access directly to the front garden. A cast iron fireplace creates a wonderful focal point.

Dining room/ Second sitting room

18' 10'' x 16' 1'' (5.74m x 4.89m)

Overlooking the front garden the dining room is spacious with ample room for a large dining table and additional seating area surrounding the feature fire place. Filled with character and original beams. Nestled into the corner under the stone staircase is a traditional bread oven. There is access to the front garden from this room.

Bedroom 3 (ground floor)

12' 5'' x 11' 11'' (3.78m x 3.63m)

The triple aspect windows provide light from every angle and views across different garden areas. Ideal for an elderly relative, guest suite or teenagers private area. The addition of the third bedroom has been done sympathetically to keep in character with the original parts of the property.

Shower Room

7' 9'' x 7' 4'' (2.36m x 2.24m)

The downstairs shower room comprises of WC, hand basin and shower cubicle with electric shower. The floor is tiled and the walls are part tongue and groove panelled.


8' 7'' x 7' 8'' (2.62m x 2.34m)

Bedroom 1

17' 1'' x 12' 6'' (5.21m x 3.8m)

The Master bedroom is full of character with beautiful window seats overlooking the garden to sit and read and original beams. Built in wardrobes offer good storage.

Bedroom 2

14' 8'' x 11' 9'' (4.46m x 3.59m)

There is a beautiful window seat and plenty of storage space provided by the built in wardrobes.


9' 1'' x 8' 3'' (2.78m x 2.51m)

The lovely bright bathroom has a white four piece suite comprising of WC, hand basin, electric shower and cubicle and bath with mixer shower. The walls are tastefully part tiled and there is a built in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.


The property is accessed by wooden double gates leading to the large driveway. There is also an additional cottage gate offering pedestrian access to the front garden. The driveway offers ample parking for several vehicles. To the front of the property is a large south facing garden area. This is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature bushes, shrubs and trees. To the rear of the property is another beautiful garden with a large lawn and raised patio seating area.

Useful information

Heating - Oil

Sewage - Septic Tank

Water - Mains

Council Tax band - Band F

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