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A superb, three bedroom apartment situated on the top floor of this exclusive development. Enjoying far reaching views across the countryside and beyond; 7 Bannisdale is situated on the sought after Cowan Head development within the southern boundary of the Lake District National Park and offers a fantastic opportunity as either a permanent or second home. The apartment itself is both practical and attractive with open plan reception space complete with stunning triple aspect and glass balcony running across the front of the apartment, a modern kitchen, two double bedrooms, a large master bedroom suite with an en-suite bathroom and dressing area and a generous house bathroom. Bannisdale benefits from both stair and lift access to the apartments.
Set in 47 acres on either side of the River Kent, the residents of Cowan Head enjoy the benefits of private riverbank fishing for brown trout and salmon in the season, an indoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room together with a delightful 9 hole, well maintained golf course. The Cowan Head development is very well managed and offers a high level of privacy and security. Only a few minutes drive from the busy honeypot of Bowness on Windermere and all the central Lake District has to offer; the bustling market town of Kendal with its extensive amenities and West Coast main line rail service that provides access to London in 2 ½ hours, is within a 4 mile drive. The Junction 36 of the M6 is also less than a 15 minute drive. Privacy is maintained with the development being for the exclusive use of residents and a restriction against holiday letting.
7 Bannisdale is a third floor spacious apartment which has both stair and lift access. The entrance into the hallway of the apartment has a useful cloak area and a storage cupboard which houses the boiler. The hallway leads through the apartment into a lounge dining area which is bright and airy with windows offering a triple aspect view of the complex and the countryside beyond. There are patio doors leading out of the lounge area onto a spacious glass balcony which catches the sun most of the day, perfect for sitting out and enjoying the views. A well presented modern and light kitchen with integral appliances including a waste disposal unit. Two large double bedrooms both with fitted wardrobes offering extensive storage and a large master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom which is spacious . This room also has a dressing area with fitted units and drawers. A generous family bathroom part tiled with a shower over bath. This apartment benefits from being sold to include the furniture and has been recently fitted with PVC double glazing throughout. The apartment has a private indoor parking space and additional private parking space outdoors, with spaces for visitors available. The leisure facilities can be accessed from the first floor of this apartment block, the only block on the development that is able to do so. Generous communal gardens that are well maintained surround the complex for all to enjoy.
There is also a useful lockable store room in the basement area ideal for outdoor equipment, golf clubs, bikes, barbecues and the like.
The setting could not be more picturesque, stunning views up the majestic Kentmere Valley and over the River Kent make this the ideal bolt hole in the Lakes. The grounds surrounding Cowan Head are extensive and free to roam for residents and 7 Bannisdale allows one dog, so the 47 acre estate is ideal for walking with or without your four legged friend. The leisure facilities are superb; with swimming pool, jacuzzi, steam room and sauna again available exclusively for residents.
Tenure Long leasehold for the balance of a 999 year lease. The freehold is vested in the Management Company, each resident being a shareholder in that company. An annual service charge of £3300 covers full maintenance of the development including lifts, heating and cleaning of common parts, leisure facilities, gardens, ground keeping and buildings insurance. A further £1000 is paid directly into the sinking fund each year.
Directions From M6 J36 follow the main A591 following signs for Windermere at the Plumgarths Roundabout. Continue along the small dual carriageway and as the road drops down the hill pass the filling station on the right and take the first right turning signposted Burneside and Cowan Head. Follow the road for approx. ¾ of a mile and turn left at the Cowan Head signpost. The gated site is accessed via secure key entry.
Services All mains services connected
Gas fired central heating
DIRECTIONS From M6 J36 follow the main A591 following signs for Windermere at the Plumbgarths Roundabout. Continue along the small dual carriageway and as the road drops down the hill pass the filling station on the right and take the first right turning signposted Burneside and Cowan Head. Follow the road for approx. ¾ of a mile and turn left at the Cowan Head signpost. The gated site is accessed via secure key entry.