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Handsome country house near Windermere

Birkhead is a beautifully proportioned five-bedroom gentleman’s residence in Cumbria dating back to 1697. The house sits in an elevated position overlooking the spectacular local countryside and has three successful holiday cottages within the grounds.

The accommodation in full comprises: entrance porch, reception hallway, sitting room with feature fireplace, formal dining room, breakfast kitchen with Aga, pantry, cloaks/WC, boot room, master bedroom suite with dressing room and three additional bedrooms, family bathroom and separate WC. There is also an office.

The garden apartment is accessed via stairs from the reception hallway and offers a kitchen, sitting room, bedroom, bathroom and a conservatory.

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Three two-bedroom cottages have already formed a reputation as successful holiday lets, while outside the mature landscaped grounds include lawns, a stone barn and an adjoining paddock.

Situated in the pretty village of Troutbeck, Birkhead is also just three miles from the town of Windermere, which has excellent local amenities.

The guide price is £1.65m. For further information please contact Carter Jonas on 01539 722592 or visit

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