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Greta Hall Greta Hall Main Street

  • £1,200,000
  • Main Street, Keswick, CA12 5NH
  • Detached House

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Greta Hall is a handsomely proportioned Grade I Listed period country house situated in the heart of the English Lake District, the former home of the Lake poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Robert Southey - on sale for only the second time in 100 years.  

From our office head along the main street and, after reaching the mini-roundabout, continue straight over and take the turning right just after, into Rawnsley centre car park. Continue ahead up the hill and the property is approached by double wrought iron gates.

Mains gas, electricity, water and drainage. Gas central heating installed. Telephone line installed subject to BT regulations. Please note - the mention of any appliances and/or services within these particulars does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order.

The property is well positioned within a short walk of Keswick town centre and is located within the Lake District National Park which has World Heritage status. Set amongst some spectacular scenery, Keswick is a bustling market town on the shores of Derwentwater. The town's many amenities include a variety of shops and restaurants, fine old inns and pubs, a leisure pool, museum, cinema and the much respected Theatre By The Lake.

Entrance Hall

Double front doors, beautiful Victorian encaustic tiles, arched cornicing and doors to two sitting rooms.

Sitting Room/Southey's Parlour

5.38m x 4.84m (17' 8" x 15' 11")
Dual aspect reception room with feature carved dark oak fireplace, triple Palladian window, deep window seats, original pitch pine floor boards.

Sitting Room/Coleridge's Parlour

5.33m x 4.55m (17' 6" x 14' 11")
Dual aspect reception room with feature fireplace, arched inset bookcases, original pitch pine floor boards and deep window seats with original shutters.

Inner Hallway

With doors to main kitchen, dining room, study, annexe bedroom and flight of stairs to first floor.

Dining Room

5.21m x 5.57m (17' 1" x 18' 3")
Windows to rear, 18th Century cast iron range and bread oven, door to main kitchen, door to stairs down to larger cellar. Door to store room, which has further access to the annexe living room.

Larger Cellar

6.78m x 6.11m (22' 3" x 20' 1") max
Stairs down from dining room.

Main Kitchen

4.98m x 4.08m (16' 4" x 13' 5")
Windows to rear aspect, freestanding units, original ceiling hooks and slate flagstones, Britannia range, double Belfast sink, kitchen island with seating. Door to stairs down to smaller cellar, access to utility room through small rear hall, door to dining room.

Smaller Cellar

3.61m x 6.06m (11' 10" x 19' 11") max
Stairs down from main kitchen.

Utility Room

2.51m x 2.58m (8' 3" x 8' 6")
Window to rear, matching base units, washing machine, tumble dryer and door to shower room.

Shower Room 1

Walk-in shower, WC, wash hand basin, window to side.
Study
2.75m x 3.79m (9' x 12' 5")
Windows to side with deep window seat and original working shutters, built-in Victorian cupboard, curved wall.

Small Inner Hall

Doors to small kitchen, sitting room/Coleridge's Parlour and kitchen. Second staircase to first floor.

Small Kitchen

3.64m x 3.56m (11' 11" x 11' 8")
Modern fitted kitchen with curved wall, windows with original working shutters and deep window seat, Belfast sink, washing machine and tumble dryer, external door to front.

First Floor Landing

Two staircases to second floor.

Living Room/Southey's Study

5.38m x 6.37m (17' 8" x 20' 11")
Dual aspect reception room, triple Palladian windows, original pitch pine floor boards and feature fireplace with marble surround.

Master Bedroom/Coleridge's Study

5.31m x 4.54m (17' 5" x 14' 11")
Dual aspect master bedroom with triple Palladian windows feature fireplace.

Bedroom 2 - Jackson's Bedroom

3.62m x 3.79m (11' 11" x 12' 5")
Window to side, curved wall.

Bathroom 1

2.57m x 3.99m (8' 5" x 13' 1")
Walk-in shower, bath, WC, wash hand basin, window to rear.

WC

WC, wash hand basin, window to rear.

Bedroom 3 - Aunt Lovell's

5.02m x 4.07m (16' 6" x 13' 4")
Windows to rear, high level storage area.

Bedroom 4 - Southey's Bedroom

5.83m x 3.97m (19' 2" x 13')
Windows to rear, window seat and original Victorian fitted cupboard.

Bathroom 2

3.36m x 3.84m (11' x 12' 7")
Walk-in shower, freestanding cast iron roll top bath, WC, wash hand basin, window to side.

Bedroom 5 - Edith & Bertha's Bedroom

3.87m x 3.82m (12' 8" x 12' 6")
Window to side with window seat and working original shutters, curved wall.

Bedroom 6 - Maid's Room

2.91m x 3.26m (9' 7" x 10' 8") max
Window to side, door to en-suite.

En-suite

Shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin, window to rear.

Shower Room 2

2.13m x 3.30m (7' x 10' 10")
Walk-in shower, WC, wash hand basin and skylight.

Bedroom 7 - Kate & Isobel's Room

4.84m x 3.19m (15' 11" x 10' 6")
Dual aspect room with window seats, original cast iron fire surround and pitch pine floor boards.

Bedroom 8 - Nursery

4.84m x 2.90m (15' 11" x 9' 6")
Window to front with window seat, original cast iron fire surround and pitch pine floor boards.

Bedroom 9 - Cottonian Library

4.84m x 4.54m (15' 11" x 14' 11")
Dual aspect room with window seats, original cast iron fire surround and pitch pine floor boards.

Bedroom 10 - Apple Room

3.92m x 3.24m (12' 10" x 10' 8")
Window to rear.

Entrance Hallway

1.89m x 1.88m (6' 2" x 6' 2")
Access via an external door to the rear of main house. Doors to shower room and living/dining/kitchen.

Shower Room

Shower cubicle, WC, wash hand basin, dual aspect windows.

Living/Dining/Kitchen

3.22m x 3.60m (10' 7" x 11' 10")
Kitchen area, door to bedroom. Door to store room which has further access to the main house dining room.

Bedroom

3.55m x 3.77m (11' 8" x 12' 4")
Window to side, door to entrance hall of main house.

Gardens & Grounds

Greta Hall benefits from garden and grounds to three sides of the property and include a lawn garden with a variety of mature trees and shrubs on the perimeter, a climbing fort and princess tower, insulated workshop, wood store and parking for eight cars. The grounds provide privacy, unexpected seclusion and views of the surrounding Lakeland Fells from almost all angles.

Referral & Other Payments

PFK work with preferred providers for the delivery of certain services necessary for a house sale or purchase. Our providers price their products competitively, however you are under no obligation to use their services and may wish to compare them against other providers. Should you choose to utilise them PFK will receive a referral fee: Napthens, Bendles LLP, Scott Duff & Co Property Lawyers/Conveyancing Service - completion of a sale or purchase, PFK will receive a referral fee of £120 to £180 per transaction; Pollard & Scott/Independent Mortgage Advisors – arrangement of mortgage & other products/insurances, PFK will receive a referral fee - the average fee earned in 2018 was £226.32; ETSOS/EPC and Floorplan Providers - EPC and floorplan £66.00, EPC only £24.00, floorplan only £6.00. All figures quoted are inclusive of VAT.

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