A charming Grade II listed late 18th century toll cottage in the Lake District is on the market for under £500,000.

Located on Chestnut Hill in Keswick, the two-bed detached property boasts enchanting accommodation, thoughtfully updated while preserving numerous original features.

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The mature gardens surrounding the property offer a peaceful retreat, coupled with breathtaking views of the fells.

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With no upper chain, this residence is a gem awaiting discovery, for £499,950.

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This attractive and characterful period property, with outstanding views of Skiddaw and Latrigg from the rear windows and garden, provides a versatile living space suitable for use as a primary residence, second home, or holiday let.

The cottage is surrounded by scenic walks, and notable landmarks such as Castlerigg Stone Circle and Walla Crag are within easy walking distance.

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The interior features central heating throughout, a wood-burning stove, and original beams in the upstairs living room.

The ground floor encompasses a dining room, two bedrooms (one with an en-suite bathroom), a separate shower room, a well-equipped kitchen including a utility area.

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Ascend to the first floor to discover a living room with dual aspect windows, offering outstanding views to the rear.

The private and easily maintained gardens, accompanied by a single garage and off-street parking for one car, enhance the appeal of this charming cottage.

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With early internal inspection highly recommended and no onward chain, seize the opportunity to make this delightful property your own.

For more information, contact Edwin Thompson at 01768 785093.