7 Gale Rigg, Ambleside, LA22 0BA


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  • Bedrooms: 2
Gale Rigg is a highly popular development which was originally constructed circa 1870 as a private home and later used as a school. In the early 1970's Gale Rigg was developed into ten individual apartments with small but well tended gardens, in addition to a superb south facing communal lawn to the front. Each of the apartments have garaging and number 7 has an excellent position at the front of the building on the first floor. This well planned and presented property offers generously proportioned two bedroom accommodation and enjoys magnificent south east facing views towards Wansfell Pike and Lake Windermere. Having been modernised over the years by the present owners to a good standard, benefiting from a new bathroom suite, being majority double glazed with hard wood windows and being redecorated throughout. The accommodation provides an ideal home or weekend retreat which offers privacy and peace of mind in an enviable position with stunning fell and lake views.

Part of a splendid Lakeland property on a private road, in a gently elevated position above the most popular of Lakeland towns. The apartment has a splendid aspect enjoying fantastic views over the town to the surrounding fells including Loughrigg and Fairfield. Whilst it is in a peaceful location it is still very convenient to enjoy all the facilities the village has to offer including an excellent variety of shops, restaurants, library, church and post office etc.

Directions From our office, continue up Kelsick Road, turn right on to Lake Road and immediately left onto Old Lake Road. Take the next junction left turning immediately right onto a private road that leads to Gale Rigg and Gale Park. Gale Rigg is the first building on the left with garaging opposite.

Accommodation The apartment is approached through the original front entrance of the building which is now a very spacious reception hall and shared by the flat owners. The original stunning staircase of the building leads to a wide first floor landing and private access to number 7. Stunning bespoke oak door leading into:

Entrance Hall With a spacious cloaks cupboard, additional separate cloak cupboard providing a generous space to provide extra storage and night storage heater. Leading through to:

Kitchen/Diner 13'01 x 12'10 (3.96m x 3.96m) A selection of wall and base units with stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap. Gas cooker point. Built in shelved cupboards. Part pine panelled walls with wall mounted gas boiler.

Living Room 22'00 x 12'00 (6.68m x 3.63m) A generously proportioned room with feature deep oak bay window offering spectacular south facing views from Wansfell Pike to Lake Windermere. Attractive cornice moulding and inset gas fire with green slate surround and mantelpiece. Night storage heater and TV point.

Bedroom One 20'04 x 11'07 (6.16m x 3.50m) Excellently proportioned and spacious double room with original cornice moulding. South facing window giving attractive views towards Lake Windermere and the lower slopes of Wansfell Pike. Twin built in wardrobes and night storage heater.

Box/Storage Room Excellent room providing highly useful storage space with loft access and double built in cupboards.

Bedroom Two 17'08 x 12'06 (5.35m x 3.79m) Spacious "L" shaped double/family room with dual aspect and loft hatch. Elevated cupboard providing useful storage facility. Night storage heater.

Bathroom Lovely four piece white suite comprising of corner shower cubicle, freestanding duo bath, vanity wash hand basin and WC. Heated towel rail. Half wall tiled and fully tiled heated floor.

Outside The property benefits from well tended communal gardens including a former tennis court which provides a delightful sunny seating area and also enjoys fine views over the town and surrounding fells. There is a small visitor parking area off the drive together with private single garage 16'1" x 7'1"

(4.95 m x 2.45m) plus a parking space for number 7 in front of the garage.

Services All mains services connected. Night storage heating.

Please note: the gas is only connected for the gas cooker and gas fire.

Tenure Leasehold. Original 999 years from 1971. Each apartment owner is a shareholder in The Management Company which also owns the Freehold, they arrange general exterior maintenance of the building, buildings insurance and gardening. The cost for number 7 for the year 2017/2018 is approximately £1850.00

Council Tax Band D

Please Note No commercial holiday letting is permitted.

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