The farmhouse is a 17th century detached property exuding character which effortlessly mixes with its 21st century indulgences; ecologically warmed throughout and sleeping up to 8. Luxuriously furnished for relaxation and completed with true flair, creating the perfect holiday home for the Lakes in this sublime setting. The interior, although oozing character, is designed and executed to the highest standard.
On the ground floor, the living room with plethora of oak beams and warming wood burner set in an inglenook fireplace, oak paneling and even a Spice cupboard dating 1694 leads to the farmhouse yet designer kitchen / dining room and a day room / conservatory. There are then double doors leading into the garden - bliss. The Lawn and patio area, with a table and seating for 8, has beautiful views across the valley, and the boundary fencing is dog-proof.
There is a luxurious monsoon shower room at this level which also serves an adjacent king size bedroom, which has beautiful views and a door into the garden. An oak staircase takes to you the first floor where the views get even better and here there are three further spacious bedrooms, one super king, one king size plus one double, together with two further bathrooms.
You are surrounded by fabulous walking territory with a footpath directly from the property onto Wansfell. The picturesque conservation village of Troutbeck is renowned for its numerous listed buildings and vernacular architecture and there is a strong and vibrant community with a village shop and tea room, visiting post office service, church and an excellent pub serving hearty meals and local ales. A few minutes down the road from Troutbeck brings you to the stunning shores of Lake Windermere. Perfect!
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From the stone set driveway is a traditional open entrance porch with fabulous original oak entrance door, Stone seats and flags are ideal for shedding books and the like making a welcoming entrance to this wonderful place. The living room is brimming with character, old oak beams, wood paneling and oak doors, mullioned windows gazing at the views and an inglenook fireplace with warming woodburner, wrapped up with sumptuous furnishings, what a place to unwind in. Off the living room is access to the designer yet farmhouse kitchen / dining room with everything you may need.
Open to the kitchen set on slate is a beautiful garden room / conservatory with direct access to the garden. On this level is a luxury monsoon shower room and a king size bedroom with access to the garden area. The original oak staircase leads to the first floor landing. Each bedroom is beautifully furnished and with amazing views; two further king size and one double bedrooms. There are two bathrooms on this level, a period designed yet modern suite with shower over a deep bath, perfect for long soaks after a day on the fells; and another with shower also over the bath. A medium sized, enclosed garden is included with the property.
A detached Lakeland farmhouse and barn in the Troutbeck Valley provides a Lake District holiday experience like no other. Still only a short drive from shops and restaurants in Windermere village, Lake Windermere itself and the vibrant lake shore communities of Ambleside and Bowness, the Troutbeck Valley is a peaceful haven away from the rush. Spectacular Lakeland fells surround this lush valley; scattered with historic Lakeland houses and pretty woodlands, and blessed with several acclaimed Lake District country pubs. The Mortal Man in Troutbeck village is renowned for its excellent food and local ales, Cumbrian produce and cosy fireside ambiance.There are endless opportunities for romantic Lake District walks from your doorstep.. Taking the car over Kirkstone Pass towards Ullswater, you'll pass Brothers Water - one of our favourite spots for a leisurely Sunday stroll. For exploring further afield, despite the blissfully secluded feel of the Troutbeck Valley, you're never too far from the main linking roads throughout the Lake District.
About the location
Windermere 3 miles; Ambleside 4 miles.
The small Lakeland village of Troutbeck can be found between its more famous neighbours Windermere and Ambleside, close by the Kirkstone Pass. A mixture of houses, cottages and farms, the village is scattered along a narrow lane bordered by a drystone wall. Many of these buildings date back to the 17th Century with features such as mullioned windows and heavy cylindrical chimneys and the northern end boasts its own 17th century inn. Close by, the bustling towns of Windermere and Ambleside are popular with visitors, providing a range of amenities to suit all tastes. Lake Windermere offers boat trips, including the lakeside ferry to the Lakeside Aquarium and Grizedale Forest Park. The ‘Windermere Steamboat Museum’ displays a fascinating collection of boats whilst children will enjoy the ‘World of Beatrix Potter’ in Bowness, where technology brings her characters to life. Within easy reach of destinations such as Coniston Water, Kendal, Keswick and the Lakeland Mountains, Troutbeck is ideally situated for exploring all that the region has to offer.