Modernised Lakes home with fantastic views

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15 March 2017 9:49AM

Moor Head is a five-bedroom detached house occupying a prominent position in the centre of the highly-favoured village of Eskdale Green within the Lake District National Park.

Known locally as the Old Basket Shop, the property, which has been fully modernised in recent years, provides comprehensive living accommodation arranged over three floors and in brief comprising hallway, lounge, snug, contemporary dining kitchen and shower room to the ground floor.

The master bedroom is positioned on the first floor with the other four bedrooms located on the lower-ground-floor level together with the family bathroom.

Due to the property's slightly elevated position it enjoys magnificent views from almost every room across to Muncaster and many of the better recognised west Cumbrian fells.

There is off-road parking for two cars, detached garage, stone outbuilding currently used as utility room with power, light and plumbing, and fabulous landscaped gardens which create a perfect setting for families and children. The outbuilding is suitable for a variety of uses including a home office/studio.

The dining kitchen is fitted with a range of matching contemporary wall and floor units with granite work surfacing incorporating an inset stainless steel sink with drainer unit, high-quality integrated appliances including microwave at eye level, wine rack, electric Aga with extractor over, LPG-fired hob and dishwasher.

There is ample space for a dining table and chairs. A part sloped ceiling has two Velux rooflights and exposed timbers and there are two windows to the front and one to the side. The entrance hallway has a useful storage area, two sets of stairs and an exposed stone wall.

The lounge is a light and spacious room with a multi-fuel stove set in a feature stone surround with solid wood mantel and a glazed window into the hallway. This room open into the snug/study which has triple-aspect windows and a pitched ceiling with exposed beam.

The ground-floor shower room is fitted with contemporary suite including a large walk-in shower. There are tiled walls and a limestone tiled floor.

The master bedroom has a part sloped ceiling with two Velux windows providing exceptional views, feature beams, fitted wardrobes to one wall and under-eaves storage cupboards, radiator.

There are four other bedrooms, three doubles and one singlem and family bathroom.

Outside the house is a stone building which is separated into two parts, a utility area and a workshop. There is parking for two vehicles at the front and access round to the detached single garage.

The property is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens to three aspects and incorporate a paved patio area, large decked patio area positioned to take advantage of the property's exceptional views towards Muncaster and the western fells, vegetable garden, outside toilet, and a further stone-built storage shed, fully enclosed by stone walling.

Moor Head, Eskdale, is on the market for £495,000 with PFK Estate Agents, tel. 01946 695535.

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