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For sale: Gamekeepers Cottage, Hale, Milnthorpe, Cumbria, LA7 7BL

Guide Price £550,000

Summary: A wonderful detached house, painstakingly restored to create a superb three bedroom family home and a delightful one bedroom holiday cottage. Beautifully laid out gardens. Extensive parking. Delightful location backing onto woodland.

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AddressGamekeepers Cottage
Property TypeHouse
Sold StatusAvailable
Bedrooms4 Beds
Bathrooms3 Bathrooms
Reception Rooms3 Receptions
ParkingOff Street Parking
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A wonderful detached house, painstakingly restored to create a superb three bedroom family home and a delightful one bedroom holiday cottage. Beautifully laid out gardens. Extensive parking. Delightful location backing onto woodland.

Elevated setting in the village of Hale enjoying stunning views. Convenient for Milnthorpe, Silverdale, Lancaster and the Lake District.
Energy Rating 'D'.

A fabulous detached country property.
Comprehensively refurbished and skilfully extended.
Superb three bedroom main house offering beautifully appointed family accommodation.
Delightful annexe/cottage (currently a holiday let) with an open plan living room/kitchen, one bedroom and shower room.
Bespoke, handmade fittings to the two kitchens.
Luxuriously appointed bathroom and two shower rooms.
Handmade, timber framed and double glazed windows throughout.
Lovely formal and informal gardens.
Ample parking.
Wonderful setting backing onto woodland and far reaching views.

From Milnthorpe proceed south on the A6 road for about two miles to Hale. Turn right at Hale Garage and follow the road for about 300 yards or so. Proceed up the hill and the property will be found halfway up on the right.

The property occupies an elevated location backing onto woodland, enjoying a superb outlook across farmland with views towards the Farleton Knott and the fells of the Yorkshire Dales.

The woodland behind the house is a haven for wildlife, pheasants and deer are regular visitors as well as a wide variety of birds.

Hale is an attractive hamlet just off the A6 Kendal to Lancaster Road, about two miles south of the small market town of Milnthorpe. Hale, which has a pub, is well placed for Kendal, Milnthorpe, Lancaster, Carnforth, the Lake District, the M6 motorway and the beautiful coast line around Silverdale and Arnside AONB.

The property is also within walking distance of a highly regarded primary school at Beetham and there is an excellent secondary school, Dallam, in Milnthorpe.

Reception Hall:16'1" x 5'11" (4.9m x 1.8m). A welcoming entrance hall featuring a beautiful stone tiled floor. Built-in cloaks cupboard.

Cloakroom:5'2" x 2'7" (1.57m x 0.79m). Traditional style suite in white comprising a wash hand basin and a w.c. Stone tiled floor.

Lounge:15'3" x 12'2" (4.65m x 3.7m). A spacious and yet cosy room. Upholstered window seat. Fireplace, with Arts and Crafts style tiled and cast iron inset, fitted with a coal effect gas fire. Door to the Annexe. Exposed beams.

Garden Room:11'9" x 6'9" (3.58m x 2.06m). A versatile room, currently used as a sitting room but also ideal as a study or hobbies room. French doors open out onto the rear garden. Stone tiled floor.

Kitchen:15'6" x 10' (4.72m x 3.05m). A superb kitchen, fitted with an excellent range of handcrafted, solid wood farmhouse style units, finished with attractive oak work surfaces and a Belfast sink. Rayburn, two hob, two oven stove. Plumbing for dishwasher. Stone tiled floor. Windows to front and rear.

Utility Room:7'5" x 7'3" (2.26m x 2.2m). Split opening front entrance door. Stone tiled floor. Range of built-in cupboards with plumbing for a washing machine, oven and microwave oven.

First Floor

Landing: Approached by a fine dog leg staircase with a window and cupboard to the half landing and a sky light. Built-in storage cupboard.

Bedroom No.1:15'7" x 12'7" (4.75m x 3.84m). An impressive double bedroom featuring an open, beamed ceiling. Oak floor. Traditional cast iron fireplace. Window seat. Exposed beams.

En-Suite Shower Room:6'9" x 6'7" (2.06m x 2m). A contemporary style shower room with a tiled shower cubicle, a square wash hand basin set onto an oak top with cupboards below, and a w.c with concealed cistern. Oak floor. Mirror. Chrome ladder towel radiator.

Bedroom No.2:10'5" x 9'6" (3.18m x 2.9m). A double bedroom with windows on two sides. Oak floor. Exposed beams.

Bedroom No.3:9'7" 6'3" (2.92m 1.9m). a single bedroom that is currently used as a home office/study. Upholstered window seat. Built-in linen cupboard with pressurised water cylinder.

Bathroom:9'9" x 5'10" (2.97m x 1.78m). A traditionally styled bathroom with a freestanding roll edged bath on claw and ball feet, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Open beamed ceiling. Oak floor. Heated towel rail.

Annexe/Holiday Cottage

Living Room/Kitchen:17'10" x 14'8" (5.44m x 4.47m). A delightful open plan room, filled with light from the windows on three sides. The kitchen area is fitted with an attractive range of bespoke, handmade units with oak and granite work surfaces. Stainless steel Belfast sink. Built-in oven and ceramic hob. Dishwasher. The versatile living area features a traditional fireplace with wood burning stove on a flagged hearth. Beautiful stone tiled floor. Under stairs cupboard. Door leading to the main house. Exposed beams.

First Floor

Landing: Built-in storage cupboard.

Bedroom:12'6" x 10'5" (3.8m x 3.18m). A fabulous double bedroom with a high, open ceiling and a traditional cast iron fireplace. Exposed beams.

Walk-in Wardrobe:7' x 3'10" (2.13m x 1.17m). Fitted shelving, drawers and hanging rails.

En-Suite Shower Room:7'7" x 5' (2.31m x 1.52m). A contemporary style shower room with a tiled shower cubicle, a wash hand basin set into an oak top with cupboard and shelves below, and a w.c. with concealed cistern. Chrome ladder towel radiator.

A recessed entrance leads to a gated driveway with ample room for the parking of several motor vehicles.

The house is set in beautifully laid out formal and informal gardens to the front, either side and to rear. The rear garden backs onto woodland where Roe Deer are regular visitors.

The delightful gardens include lawns, beautiful herbaceous borders planted with a wide variety of interesting perennials, shrubs and ornamental trees, sitting out areas, arbours and a pond. To the rear is an interesting escarpment of limestone where there are rockeries and a profusion wild flowers.

Good sized timber storage shed. Two wood stores.

Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating. Fairly recently installed treatment plant for drainage.

Main House: Council Tax Band 'D'.
Annexe/Cottage: Rateable value £2,750. (Nil rates payable as it qualifies for small business rates relief).

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