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Merewood Stables, 9 Merewood Lodge, Ecclerigg, Windermere, LA23 1QB

3 BED 2 BATH £575,000

Merewood Stables, 9 Merewood Lodge, Ecclerigg, Windermere, LA23 1QB

£575,000
  • Ref: 1000_RS0687
  • Type: Cottage
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Tenure: Leasehold
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Property Summary

Discover the prime location of Merewood Stables, set in a peaceful community in the heart of the Lake District National Park.

Full Details

Home:
* Built in Lakeland stone, converted from a stable block in 2001 by Robert Hughes - an award-winning local developer
* 3 bedrooms
* Open-plan living
* Leasehold
* Beautiful location
* A 30-minute drive to the motorway and a 7-minute drive to Windermere train station

Services:
* Mains water, electricity, and gas central heating
* Drainage - communal septic tank maintained by the management company
* Internet speed - 1Gbps provided by BT Openreach
* All mobile providers cover this area

Gardens and Grounds:
* Shared gardens and grounds
* Private courtyard seating area to the rear
* Parking for one car and lots of communal parking
* 13-minute drive to Windermere
* Walking distance to Troutbeck Village
* Great walks from your doorstep

This inviting, self-contained, three-bedroom home in Ecclerigg, equidistant between Ambleside and Windermere is currently used as a holiday let, but could also be a primary residence or second home, with no restrictions, the choice is yours.

Expertly converted in 2001 by renowned local builders, Robert Hughes who created the gated development of thirteen houses and apartments to the highest quality and design. Investing in this home means that you would become part of the management company and be included in the AGMs and future decisions.

The home is both well equipped with WiFi, access to satellite point and has private and communal parking as well as being close to local amenities and located opposite the popular visitor attraction, Brockhole.

Be greeted with the charming and inviting traditional Lakeland stone exterior topped with grey slate roofing tiles. Park in the designated spot and make your way up the outside covered staircase to number 9. Warm, welcoming and with little to do this house is move-in ready.

Where glazed walls let the light stream into the open-plan living space and create a lovely inviting entrance for the home. From here a staircase leads downstairs to the sleeping quarters and a door to the right opens up to the private and quiet back patio, ideal for alfresco dining in the warmer months.

Through the glazed door discover a pristine open-plan space where a newly carpeted floor separates the living part from dining and cooking side of the room. Neutrally decorated, this bright and airy space is ideal for spending time together cooking, playing, dining and relaxing. Snuggle down into the sumptuous sofas of the sitting room for a movie night, whilst the cook brews up some hot chocolate.

Two large windows, complete with eye-catching plantation shutters, capture the natural light and present picturesque views over the grounds and beyond, to the lake.

A good-sized contemporary kitchen awaits to the back of the room, complete with integrated fridge, freezer, washer, oven, hob and microwave along with plenty of storage for pots, china, glassware and pantry necessities. It really is ready to go and has everything you or a guest would need. Views to the rear overlooking the private patio makes the most tranquil place to wash the dishes.

Return to the entranceway and descend the soft grey carpet of the stairs to the bedrooms. Leaving the hubbub upstairs, the bedrooms create a haven of calm and serenity to rest heads and regroup after a day walking in the fells.

Immediately in front stands the luxurious family bathroom where relaxation awaits. Large grey tiles, adorning both floor and walls, surround the white three-piece suite of the over shower bathtub, sink and WC. Note the handy cabinet space for bathroom accessories and heated towel rail for cosy drying.

Adjacent to this, decorated in pale hues is a large bedroom, currently used as a twin, with built-in wardrobe and desk, an ideal place for television whilst still having plenty of space to beautify oneself.

A single bedroom can be found next door with free standing wardrobe and TV, cleverly attached to the wall, to maximise space.

Spot the under stairs storage in the corridor, for hiding away the vacuum and cleaning products.

The last room is the master suite, a lovely sized double room with handy built-in wardrobe as well as ample space for stand-alone dressing table and television. Freshen up in the beautiful en-suite shower room comprising a walk-in shower, WC, wash hand basin and heated towel rail.

Merewood Stables is impeccable designed and finished both inside and out to create a wonderful cosy and inviting home for primary residence or as a holiday let. Families and guests will be spoiled with the charm of the home and the endless walks, restaurants, and attractions available on the doorstep. Snap this one up quickly, as it won't be around long!


Garden and Grounds
The grounds at Merewood Stables provide a Cumbrian oasis, shared by just thirteen other homes, mainly holiday let's, ensuring tranquility from the hustle and bustle.

The carpark is bordered by mature shrubs and trees, and comes alive with colour in the spring. To the side of the collection of houses lies an expansive manicured lawn, perfect for the children to run free or perhaps a game of rounders in the warmer months. Surrounded by nature and tall trees adding to the secluded paradise.

A gardener maintains all of the grounds and communal areas, and the yearly service charge means that everything is taken care of, allowing you to simply enjoy without worry or effort.
Your own patio, comprising paving and gravel, to the rear of the home, is bordered with crisp white rendered walls, creating a place to relax and entertain in privacy. Adorn it with some low maintenance planting to add to the calming nature. The patio continues round to the side and the front, allowing for additional seating space as well as easy access.

After a day walking in the fells, take off muddy boots at the bench to the top of the stairs. Evenings can be spent taking a stroll through the communal areas, quietly observing and admiring the lush greens and peaceful space.

Staying closer to home you will find Brockhole visitor centre has something for everyone with outdoor adventure play area, café and restaurant, crazy gold and the ability to rent out self-drive boats so you can take to the waters of Lake Windermere.

A taxi or bus can take you into the nearby Bowness-on-Windermere where you can spend the evening eating and drinking in the local bars and restaurants.

** For more photos and information, download the brochure on desktop. For your own hard copy brochure, or to book a viewing please call the team **

Tenure: Leasehold (999 years)

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