Looking for a foothold in the Lakes and happy to take on a project? This is a rare opportunity to purchase a two bedroom cottage in need of modernisation. The property currently offers: Lounge, former Kitchen, Dining Room and Bathroom to ground floor with 2 Bedrooms and Bathroom to the first floor. Outside there is a small cobbled courtyard and seating area, Garaging/ Boat storage. Hideaway Cottage also has the benefit of 8 yards of frontage to the South Lake with pedestrian only right of way. An ideal project for those looking at a permanent or second home in the Lakes.Location/Description: Once part of the old farm buildings of Newby Bridge House (now Hotel), this old stone cottage is now ready for a complete 'revamp' but has a wealth of potential, is very convenient and has the added advantage of an area of Lake frontage. Comprising Lounge, former Kitchen, Dining Room and Bathroom to ground floor with 2 Bedrooms and Bathroom to the first floor. Small cobbled courtyard/seating area with Garaging/Boat storage. Hideaway Cottage also has the benefit of 8 yards of frontage to the South Lake with pedestrian only right of way. An ideal project for those looking at a permanent or second home in the Lakes.
Newby Bridge is a popular 'hub' for access to the rest of the Lake District National Park and the cottage is only a 'hop, skip and a jump' to the foot of Windermere Lake at Newby Bridge The Furness Peninsula and the West Coast are easy to reach and the M6 Motorway at Junction 36 is some 20 minutes drive. Railway stations at Ulverston, Grange, Oxenholme and Windermere can connect you with the rest of the country.
To reach the property, leave the M6 at Junction 36 for South Lakes, Barrow, and Western Lake District joining the A590 at Sizergh. Follow the A590 for about 12 miles until reaching Newby Bridge at the foot of Windermere. Keep left at the roundabout and in approximately 100 yards you will see the Newby Bridge Hotel on your left. 'Hideaway Cottage' is located to the right hand side to the rear of the former barns visible from the road.
Accommodation (with approximate measurements)
The wooden front door with double glazed diamond shaped window, opens to:-
Former Kitchen 12' 10" x 5' 5" (3.91m x 1.65m) with flagged floor, ceiling beams, exterior side door, doors to Lounge and Bathroom and 2 steps and open arch to Dining/Living Room.
Lounge 16' 2" x 12' 4" (4.93m x 3.76m) with old 'stable' beams and 2 large alcoves. Multi paned French doors opening to the cobbled courtyard. TV and telephone points.
Bathroom with 3 piece white suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower attachment. Small heated towel rail and side window.
Dining Room 12' 10" x 11' 2" (3.91m x 3.4m) with stone hearth to corner of the room, ceiling beams, external door and return tread staircase.
Landing with side window and doors to all rooms.
Bedroom 1 13' 1" x 9' 9" (3.99m x 2.97m) double room with ceiling beams, pedestal wash hand basin and window with deep display cill.
Bedroom 2 10' 7" x 9' 9" (3.23m x 2.97m) a small double room with ceiling beams and window with deep display cill.
Bathroom part tiled walls, built in wooden cabinet housing hot water cylinder tank and 3 piece white suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with Mira shower over.
To the front of the property there is a small cobbled courtyard and seating area. The adjoining lane hosts a small area of land belonging to the cottage along with a separate parcel of frontage to the southern reaches of Windermere, extending to 8 yards square, together with adjacent 'mooring' and pedestrian access only, from the main road through the field opposite the Newby Bridge Hotel. .
Garage/Boat Storage the Garage/Storage is divided into 2 sections, one with an up and over metal door and personal side door and the other having an external door (easy to revert to a garage door). Both areas have power and light. The former barn door is required to be blocked up.
Services: Mains electricity and water. Shared private drainage.
Tenure: Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion. Note: Some works will be required to complete the historic sub division from the adjacent former barn which is in separate ownership and now has planning consent to convert to staff dwellings/accommodation for the Newby Bridge Hotel. Details are available on the Lake District National Park Authority Planning Portal. Application Ref. 7/2018/5745.
The cottage has a right of way via pedestrian access, over part of the field across the A590, to gain access to the lake frontage. There is currently no gateway/opening on to the roadside footpath and the frontage has no vehicular access.
Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Grange Office.
Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.