Occupying a large proportion of the living area, which is in an L-shape at the front of The Cottage, the lounge exudes the charm of a previous era.
The ceiling is white panelled, vaulted, with an exposed stained timber beam, and the flooring is laminate – a feature that will allow the owners to use rugs to great effect.
The fireplace, against the side wall, sets the tone of the whole room. That wall has a white rustic-looking brick finish and the fire is inset, beneath a traditional-style mantlepiece. The fire is electric, but has the appearance of an old-fashioned stove (even down to its glowing coals).
Although this fireplace looks as if it comes from a time before television was even invented, Cambrian’s designers have made a concession to modern living by building in unobtrusive media and TV points.
Opening windows are in the alcoves on either side of the fireplace and wooden Venetian blinds with slim slats are fitted here. There are curtains at the French doors in a pale coloured fabric with a stripe pattern which tones perfectly with the sofas and chair.
There are two sofas – one to seat two people and the other three. In addition, there is a lovely occasional chair which fits into one of the alcoves beside the fire and a large footstool.
An occasional table, ideal for use as either a coffee table or as a lamp table is also provided. The living area is illuminated by discreet flush-mounted ceiling lights and wall lights, but a reading light on the occasional table might prove a welcome supplement.
Behind the sofa facing the fireplace there is a console table in shabby-chic styling with a small drawer under the table top.
SIZE: 42ft x 20
EX-WORKS PRICE: £101,531 plus VAT.
BEDROOMS: Three – two doubles (one with a king-size bed) and one twin.
BATHROOMS: Family bathroom with free-standing bath with shower attachment; and an en suite shower room to the master bedroom.
INFORMATION: Cambrian has several of its models sited on the parks owned by South Lakeland Leisure. One of these parks (Fallbarrow) has recently launched a new development right on the shores of Lake Windermere. A Cambrian Cottage or a home of similar size and luxury would cost in the region of £325,000 on that development. The Lakeside is set in a private and secluded area of the park and consists of 21 high specification luxury lodges, many enjoying beautiful views of Lake Windermere.
Fallbarrow Park itself has the benefit of a central location, excellent facilities and the lovely town of Bowness. Further information about Fallbarrow and all other parks in the Lakeland Leisure Group can be obtained from the company’s head office: South Lakeland Parks Ltd, Helme Bank, Helme Lane, Natland, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7PS.
Tel: 015395 69834. Fax: 015395 61838 or visit www.sllodges.co.uk.