Haverthwaite, Cumbria

£399,950

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Unique and well-proportioned country house oozing with character. It boasts beautiful views across the Leven Valley with lovely gardens to the rear and off-road parking. Four very good- sized bedrooms with the added potential for en-suite bedrooms in the spacious attic which is accessed by a full staircase from the 1st floor landing. Potential for another en-suite for the second bedroom. Melody House, formerly the eighteenth-century Hark to Melody' inn, lies just inside the Lake District National Park.

Approach

This old pub is accessed via the side of the property up to a stone and gravel drive to a attractive blue door.

Entrance Porch

Extends to 2.03m (Ex tends to 6'8 )

Slate flagged flooring and wood panelled walls and beams to the ceiling. Door to the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall

Extends to 3.76m (Ex tends to 12'4 )

Single radiator and thermostat, continued slate flagged flooring and wood panelled walls and beams to the ceiling. The hallway provides access to the lounge, dining room, snug and study.

Ground Floor WC

2.12m x 1.55m (6'11 x 5'1 )

This is a traditional three piece fitted suite in white with wood double glazing.

There is a low level WC, vanity basin and shower cubicle with electric Redring shower. White tiles with floral border and slate flagstone flooring. Panel radiator with thermostat and extractor fan.

Lounge Diner

6.68m x 6.00m (21'11 x 19'8 )

Wood sash double glazed window to the side aspect.

A central feature of the room is the Jotul wood burner set within an Inglenook recess on a slate hearth with stone surround.

There are three double radiators and thermostats, five double power points, telephone point and a TV aerial with satellite feed. Useful under stair storage cupboard and various open arches and doorways leading to the kitchen, snug, entrance hall and stairs. A superb social room full of character with exposed stone, beams, alcove and slate flagstone flooring.

Snug/Lounge

5.58m x 3.47m (18'4 x 11'5 )

Wood sash double glazed window to the front aspect.

A central feature of the room is the natural stone built recess with a multi fuel burner on a slate hearth with exposed sleeper style beams. Two alcove shelves, one double radiator and thermostat, four double power points and a TV aerial.

This is a lovely cosy room with wood panelling and original beams to the ceiling. Decor of cornflower blue.

Study

3.80m x 2.67m (12'6 x 8'9 )

Wood sash double glazed window to the front aspect.

Beautiful wood panelling to the wall, beams to the ceiling and solid wood flooring. Single radiator and thermostat and three double power points. Currently used as a study but versatile for usage.

Kitchen

6.46m x 2.56m (21'2 x 8'5 )

The kitchen has been fitted with a good range of bespoke traditional, attractive shaker style pine units with knob handles, Burlington slate work surfaces and terracotta and green mosaic tiling.

There is a double Belfast sink unit with mixer tap, cooker extractor with hood, fan and light, a four ring electric hob and a double oven that is fan assisted with a grill, light and timer. Two double radiators and thermostat, six double power points, two single power points and four ceiling spotlights. The decor is a neutral shade of butter cream and there is exposed stone in places with slate flagstone flooring and ceiling beams. Space for a dining suite. Wood double glazed window to the side aspect and a wood double glazed french door to the rear garden.

Utility Room

3.72m x 2.12m (12'2 x 6'11 )

Two borrowed light windows to the shower room.

Base units and display cabinet with work surfaces. Single sink unit with mixer tap and inset drainer, space for a fridge freezer and recess plumbing for a washing machine. Power sockets and Worcester oil boiler.

Stairway Details

Traditional spindled staircase from the lounge with access to the first floor landing.

First Floor Landing

3.88m x 2.32m (12'9 x 7'7 )

Radiator and thermostat, one double power point, smoke alarm and airing cupboard with shelving space.

Bedroom One

5.53m x 3.50m (18'2 x 11'6 )

Wood double glazed window to the front aspect.

A fantastic master bedroom with beams to the ceiling and plenty of space. One double radiator with thermostat, three double power points and a fitted cupboard.

Bedroom Two

4.46m x 3.71m (14'8 x 12'2 )

Wood double glazed window to the front aspect.

There is an alcove shelf, one double radiator with thermostat and three double power points. Neutral decor throughout.

Part Developed Area

A versatile space with the potential to be an en suite or fifth bedroom. There is a Velux window, plumbing, wiring and a wood double glazed window.

Bedroom Three

3.92m x 2.77m (12'10 x 9'1 )

Wood double glazed window to the rear aspect.

There is a lovely, traditional cast iron open blocked cast fireplace set in recess.

Radiator and thermostat, two double power points and neutral decor. Beautiful outlooks over the countryside.

Bedroom Four

3.49m x 3.27m (11'5 x 10'9 )

UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect.

There is a cream original blocked fireplace, a single radiator and thermostat, two double power points and neutral decor with sage green feature wall and exposed beam.

Bathroom

2.09m x 1.85m (6'10 x 6'1 )

Wood double glazed window to the side aspect.

This is a traditional three piece suite in white with white tiling and exposed beams.

Low level bath with mixer tap and thermostatic shower attachment, low level flush WC Armitage wash basin with pedestal.

Plastic panel towel rail and shaver point.

Stairway Details

Second staircase from the first floor landing to the attic.

Attic Area One

5.50m x 6.90m (18'1 x 22'8 )

With three Velux windows.

Attic Area Two

6.18m x 6.65m (20'3 x 21'10 )

With two Velux windows.

Exterior Rear

Beautiful rear garden with stunning open views of natural countryside and within the boundaries of the Lake District National Park. A well maintained lawn and paved patio seating area with various flower beds and rockeries. There is a large stone shed and plenty of off-road parking.

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