Reception Rooms: 1
Rare opportunity to purchase an immaculately presented luxury one bedroom ground floor apartment set in a unique and private development peacefully situated with beautiful surrounding grounds and gardens and West facing views. Thornbarrow Hall a former gentleman’s residence built in the mid 1800’s and was converted into 7 apartments in the early 1990’s with communal gardens and serviced with private parking. This very generously proportioned apartment situated on the ground floor with easy level access has gas central heating and is very well presented throughout with plenty of character and eye to detail features incorporated and offers accommodation of wide entrance hall, living room, breakfast kitchen, utility room, four piece bathroom, double bedroom and very useful basement storage.
The property is well positioned in an elevated location up a short private cul-de-sac hidden away close to the village centre of both Bowness and Windermere within easy walking distance of a range of shops, restaurants, bus stop, dentist and doctors making this an ideal opportunity to acquire as a permanent home, exclusive weekend retreat or bolt hole to explore the Lake District attractions or as a buy to let property. Please note no commercial holiday letting is allowed. Furniture is available by separate negotiation if desired.
Directions From Windermere follow the A590 towards Bowness onto Lake Road. Pass Thornbarrow Road on your left and the entrance to Thornbarrow Hall can be found at the next left before the police station and Craig Walk. Follow the private drive to the top where Thornbarrow Hall can be found and No.2 is situated on the left hand side with entrance to the rear.
Accommodation Shared entrance hall with apartments 3, 4 & 7.
Hallway Spacious hallway with alcove display shelve, covered radiators and sense of grand character from the attractive cornicing and deep skirting boards.
The hallway is open to the:
Dining Kitchen 20’3 x 10 (6.2m x 3m) Beautifully crafted and designed kitchen around the original archways, fitted with an extensive range of traditional oak kitchen units complimented with black granite work surfaces incorporating a inset stainless steel sink unit and a wide range of appliances including dual fuel range oven, fridge and freezer, dishwasher and wine cooler. This fabulous room has ample space for a table and chairs and features impressive high ceilings and splendid arched patio doors leading out onto the terrace, providing excellent views west over the gardens and fells in the distance. The kitchen is finished attractively with tiled floor benefitting from underfloor heating, tiled splash backs with counter top lighting and a wall mounted TV point.
Utility Room 4’9 x 4’3 (1.45m x 1.3m) To the end of the hallway is a very useful separate utility room with fitted washing machine and dryer and stained glass doors leading into a large walk in cupboard for cloaks and shoes and housing the gas central heating boiler.
Living Room 19’2 x 16’7 (5.9m x 5m) Spacious and light living space enjoying a dual aspect and fabulous views over the gardens and to the distant fells taken in from the window seat in the bay window. This stunning room boasts plenty of character including impressive cornicing, picture rails and skirting boards, cast iron radiators and the large feature sandstone and redbrick fireplace with inset electric feature stove and clever built in storage to the buttress.
Bedroom 15’9 x 10 (5m x 3.1m) French doors lead into the generous double bedroom which enjoys a picture view from the bedside out of the large sash window. The characterful features continue with impressive cornicing, picture rail, skirting boards and cast iron radiator. There is ample space for wardrobes, dressing table and bedside units and a wall mounted TV point.
Bathroom Beautifully tiled bathroom suite comprising free standing cast iron clawfoot slipper bath with shower attachment, walk in double shower basin with raindrop shower head and wall controls, WC, hand wash basin and further vanity wash basin with marble top and built in storage below. The bathroom is neatly appointed with an array of lighting, touchless mirror light and electric chrome heated towel rail.
Basement Storage 14’10 x 8′ (4.3m x 2.4m) Accessed on the opposite side of the building is a communal storage room and private storage area for No.2, ideal for storage of bikes and other interests.
Outside 2 Thornbarrow Hall has a allocated parking adjacent to the apartment and there are 3 visitor spaces available for the shared use of the 7 apartments. Surrounding the building are some pleasant communal gardens maintained by the management company.
Services Mains gas, water, drainage and electric connected.
Tenure Leasehold on the remainder of a 999 year lease from November 1992. There is a service charge of £85 per calendar month which covers the maintenance of the outside of the building, buildings insurance and the upkeep of the communal gardens.
Council Tax Band C
Please note: holiday letting is not permitted.