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Amberwell, Middle Entrance Drive, Bowness On Windermere LA23 3JZ
Guide Price £1,150,000 Fine & Country Property
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Type: Detached Bungalow
Reception Rooms: 3

Property Details

An extremely appealing large detached home in the highly regarded residential area of Storrs Park, which has been enlarged and improved by the present owners and also has the asset of planning consent to further develop if required. Positioned on a generous garden plot, Amberwell offers well planned family accommodation which is versatile, very well appointed and it will suit a wide range of buyers, including those seeking all facilities on one level or with the potential of designing a separate family annexe.

The layout currently provides three reception rooms, a stunning day room and kitchen addition, four bedrooms and three bathrooms; adjacent there is a large double garage and workshop, ample parking and neatly attended lawns and gardens, set behind mature hedging and an electrically gated approach off Middle Entrance Drive.

Gently elevated, Amberwell has a sunny aspect and enjoys pleasant views across the surrounding countryside with glimpses of the lake and distant fells. Middle Entrance Drive is a private road within sought after Storrs Park and yet is within easy reach of Windermere Marina, Yacht Club, Golf Club and varied shops, restaurants and bars in Bowness on Windermere. There is a choice of schooling close by and excellent transport links with the west coast rail line and M6, easily accessible within a short drive.

Accommodation Front Entrance and Reception Hall

A generous space in the centre of the house. Cloakroom facility which has recently been refurbished with fitted cupboards, drawers, cloak space, vanity wash basin and WC.

Living Room From the reception hall there are wide double doors opening to a fine Living Room, with central feature fireplace and log burning stove set on a wide hearth. This is a lovely bright room with windows to both front and rear including a wide bay front overlooking gardens and providing glimpses of the lake.

Day Room & Breakfast Room

This is a beautifully designed addition to the property, completed in 2009 by local craftsmen, providing an excellent family space adjacent to the kitchen. The room has a vaulted ceiling with skylights and tall windows with remotely operated blinds and finished with a tiled floor. There are windows on three sides and two sets of french doors leading out onto the garden and rear terrace. Inset contemporary gas fire.

Kitchen Designed with an open-plan arrangement to the dayroom, the kitchen has been fully re-fitted to an excellent design with high quality fittings, cabinets and equipment which incorporate gas range oven, dresser unit, island unit, fridge, electric oven and hob with surfaces finished with a polished granite. Adjacent to the kitchen is a utility room which is also very well fitted and provides laundry space, additional cupboards and larder cabinets and integrated fridge freezer.

Dining Room A very pleasant reception room with bay window looking out over gardens to the front of Amberwell.

Sitting Room Another versatile reception room on the ground floor providing a cosy lounge with inset contemporary real flame gas fire and feature corner compass bay window with bench seating. Low level mood lighting and french doors onto the front terrace complete the room.

Bedroom 2 A comfortable double bedroom with built-in wardrobes and an outlook onto fields and a parkland setting at the rear with Blackwell Arts & Crafts House on the distant skyline.

Wet Room A spacious facility on the ground floor which can be used as an en-suite to the adjacent bedroom, which could be useful for disabled residents. Attractively designed and very well fitted with contemporary finishes and tiling, pedestal wash basin, WC and wide shower area.

First Floor

Landing Hardwood hand rail and balusters to the stairwell and a good range of built-in storage cupboards.

Master Bedroom A generously sized main bedroom with vaulted ceiling and a full wall of built-in wardrobes, dressing table and drawers. From this room glazed doors open onto a small balcony with a beautiful out look over the gardens, lake and The Fells. En-suite dressing room.

Main Bathroom Fitted out with 5-piece suite, including double ended bath with tile surround and hand shower, pedestal wash basin, WC, bidet and shower cabinet. The room is finished with attractive wall tiling, chrome towel radiator and inset ceiling lighting. Loft access.

Bedroom 3 An attractive double bedroom with windows on two sides with an outlook over fields at the rear. Built-in bedroom furniture provides twin double wardrobes, dresser unit and drawers.

Bathroom 2 Fitted out with a modern 3-piece suite in white of pedestal wash basin, WC and panel bath with shower over. The room is finished with tiled walls and towel radiator.

Bedroom 4 A pleasant fourth double bedroom with a dormer window at the front of Amberwell, providing a view over Storrs Park to the wooded slopes of Claife Heights, Coniston Old Man in the distance and glimpses of the lake. Built-in wardrobes and shelving.

Outside The secured gated entrance to Amberwell leads into a recently resurfaced driveway and generous parking area in front of a substantial double garage block with rear workshop and lean-to store. There is valid planning consent to create a substantial enlargement of the property with the first floor over this garage block, linked to the main house. Around the property there are level terraces and sheltered areas to sit and follow the sun all times of the day. The rear gardens is particularly sheltered and is ideal for morning sun with a level lawn and raised borders which are well stocked with spring flowers and shrubs. To the front of Amberwell there is an excellent sun terrace finished with green slate paving to enjoy afternoon and evening sun, the remainder of the grounds being mainly lawned.

The property also benefits from planning permission to extend over the garage.

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