Reception Rooms: 2
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to acquire a substantial, contemporary, five bedroom detached home less than a mile away from the southern tip of Lake Windermere within the Lake District National Park. Set out over two floors and enjoying modern angular designs, plentiful glass and stunning views; Barn End is perfect either as a primary residence, or for those seeking a beautiful home for all the family to escape to. Finished to the very highest of standards, the current owners of this magnificent property have been fastidious in their design and completion of this recently constructed, striking home. The ground floor boasts two bright and well proportioned reception rooms, one of which is open to the stylish kitchen. In addition, there are also two ground floor ensuite bedrooms, practical entrance hallways, and a rear entrance that leads to a super two room utility space and further shower room; perfect for those with muddy kit or pets. To the first floor, three double bedrooms all of which are ensuite, enjoy captivating views towards Gummers Howe, easterly Lake Fells and down towards the Cartmel Peninsula. Of these three bedrooms, the master bedroom is particularly noteworthy with a superb walk-in dressing room, access to the covered balcony and a spectacular ensuite bathroom. Throughout the property widespread use of Oak has been complimented by beautifully presented interiors, and throughout, the property is triple glazed with attractive powdered aluminium frame windows with wood interior. The living accommodation has been arranged in order to capitalise on the views and beautiful garden in which Barn End sits. Each of the reception rooms opens out onto the large decking area which is magnificent for al fresco dining and entertaining. There is a lawn and further well planted mature beds that provide a wealth of colour in the summer months. The gated entrance provides privacy and security and leads onto a gravel parking area with ample parking for at least 5 cars and a double garage with electric roller door.
Barn End has so much of the Lake District National Park on it’s doorstep with Lake Windermere and Lakeside close by, and the market towns of Kendal and Ulverston and the honey pot of Bowness, all within easy reach. Barn End benefits from M6 J36 being only 20 minutes away, and the West Coast Mainline and its Lakes to London 2 ½ hour service only 15 minutes away by car. Locally, there are some excellent amenities, a few pubs within walking distance and nearby Cartmel village has a superb array of independent shops and eateries. The bustling town of Windermere is only a ten minute drive from this fantastic property and has schooling, general amenities such as post offices and laundrettes and plenty of trendy bars. There are also numerous country walks right on the doorstep.
Accommodation Immaculately presented throughout, the ample parking area is no exception. Secured by a large timber gate, the blue shale is both practical and attractive. A paved path leads around the courtyard and to the welcoming glazed and Oak door which leads into an entrance vestibule.
Entrance Practically tiled, the entrance vestibule also provides access to a cloak room which has been fully tiled and features a Villeroy & Boch wash hand basin and WC.
Inner Hall Further glazed and timber doorway, leads into the inner hall. A bright space leading to a variety of reception rooms in the house and with a window giving the first glimpse of the beautiful garden.
Sitting room 23’4 x 16’3 (7.11 x 4.95) A large, more formal space enjoying a delightful duel aspect with far reaching views towards Hampsfell and Gummers Howe. The flooring is finished in an attractive polished Oak and French doors lead out onto the beautiful terrace which has been timber decked and provides a wonderful extension to the living accommodation in the summer months. Remaining on the contemporary theme, a striking, living flame electric fire provides a further focal point.
Living/Dining Room/Kitchen 36’2 x 17’77 (11.02 x 5.36) A very special space, this open plan arrangement provides a place for all the family to relax, unwind and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. The kitchen area, which has been designed by Linda Joseph interiors and features an excellent range of Ultima wall and base units in a satin wood, that have been topped with a practical, hard wearing work surface made from Silestone.
This very well planned kitchen has an extensive range of integrated appliances, including a Neff coffee machine, dishwasher and wine fridge. There is space for a large American style fridge freezer, a Franke stainless steel sink and a half, and a magnificent electrically operated AGA with separate companion. In addition to the breakfast bar within the kitchen, there is a spacious area suitable for a large dining table, the fully glazed wall of windows open out onto the terrace decking. Nestled in one corner of the room, is a contemporary Dovra woodburning stove, set upon a grey granite hearth, there is ample space for occasional comfortable seating for all the family.
Boot room 22’1 x 9’3 (6.72 x 2.83) Featuring two external doors, and also accessed from the kitchen, this bright boot room has a practical tiled floor and even enjoys countryside views. It leads on to the utility room.
Utility Room Split into two, this fantastic, versatile space provides additional storage, a good range of wall and base units, a room for laundry.
Shower room Also accessed from the boot room, this handy downstairs facility is fully tiled and briefly comprises shower cubicle with Aqualisa shower, WC, wash hand basin and chrome towel radiator.
Bedroom 5/Office 11’3 x 10’3 (3.42 x 3.12) A super double bedroom to the ground floor which is presently utilised as a home office and features a stunning Oak floor, beautiful Sanderson wooden shutters and a stylish contemporary shower room which has been fully tiled and fitted with a range of quality items including corner shower cubicle, wash hand basin, Geberit WC and chrome towel radiator.
Bedroom 4 13’0 x 11’3 (3.95 x 3.44) This bright double bedroom benefits from good proportions and an integrated, under stairs cupboard. The floor is solid Oak and again as with all the bedrooms in this magnificent property, there is an ensuite shower room with corner shower, vanity wash hand basin, WC, and chrome towel radiator. This unique facility has been tiled throughout in a distinctive style.
First floor 16’8 x 13’2 (5.09 x 4.02) The Oak & glazed staircase leads from the open plan living space to a generous landing area with peaked window providing woodland views. There is space here to include a desk, should additional work area be required. Practically, there are three large storage cupboards one of which incorporates an airing cupboard.
Master bedroom 23’4 x 15’3 (7.12 x 4.66) Simply breath-taking, this desirable master bedroom features French doors opening out onto a beautiful balcony enjoying unrivalled views of the surrounding countryside towards the central Lake District. There are two built in double wardrobes, in addition to the substantial walk in wardrobe. This room has been fitted with beautiful shutters and ceiling fans. The ensuite bathroom is very spacious with a huge, Aqualisa shower cubicle with water jets, which has been fully tiled and provides a walk in arrangement. In addition there is a free standing bath with waterfall tap, double vanity wash hand basin, WC and heated towel rail. Two large Velux windows provide plentiful light to this superb ensuite facility.
Bedroom 2 19’0 x 10’9 (5.8 x 3.27) With semi vaulted ceiling, this further bright double bedroom enjoys amazing views and also features a useful double wardrobe. A walk in shower room with shower cubicle, wash hand basin, Gerberit WC and heated towel rail provides a stylish facility.
Bedroom 3 17’5 x 11’10 (5.3 x 3.61) Completing the bedrooms on the first floor, this substantial bedroom perfect for guests or children, enjoys a bright dual aspect and a semi vaulted ceiling. The ensuite is a large facility with mosaic style tiles, a walk-in shower cubicle and large freestanding bath. There is also a vanity wash hand basin, WC and chrome towel radiator. This is a bright and relaxing space.
Outside Accessed from a quiet country lane in an area known as Canny Hill in Newby Bridge, Barn End occupies an elevated position, yet is private and welcoming. A timber gate (with electricity laid on) leads to a partly paved, partly gravelled, parking area with enough space for at least five cars and providing access to a spacious double garage with electrically operated roller door. The garage also features a range of base units and houses the boiler for the property. The beautiful secure gardens at Barn End provide a safe and delightful haven for animals or children to enjoy. There are an abundance of outside lights and a well lit gravel path that leads around the garden, each area with its unique aspect and views. Throughout the garden, low maintenance shrubs and hardy colourful plants have been well planted to create an attractive yet relatively low maintenance area to enjoy the great outdoors. In addition to the lawn area and flower beds running the whole length of the house is a beautiful, partly covered decking area, it is the perfect space for BBQ’s and entertaining with far reaching, unrivalled views of the South Lake District Fells. Practically, there are two sheds, a wood store, a bin store, and allocated space for the concealed oil tank. The vendor has laid cabling for a hot tub should one be required.
Services Private Bore hole
Private Septic Tank
Oil fired under floor heating and oil fired hot water system with complimentary solar panels
Council Tax Band G