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Glen Rowan, Crook, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 9HT
Guide Price £975,000 Fine & Country Property
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Type: Detached Lakeland Residence
Reception Rooms: 4

Property Details

A fantastic opportunity to purchase an extended detached Lakeland residence set in 6.5 acres enjoying amazing views over the valley and over towards Scout Scar, Lyth Valley and Morecambe bay estuary. Built in the mid 1960’s Glen Rowan is marketed for the first time in over 40 years, this very special home has been lovingly maintained and updated with a style and class that is hard to find and has developed over the years to offer a large spacious family home set in a beautiful tranquil location overlooking open fields and away from the busy tourist centres but yet very convenient for Staveley, Windermere and the market town of Kendal. A total of 4 stunning and individual bedrooms are complimented by three reception rooms and two kitchens and enveloped by superb gardens and grounds which have been carefully landscaped and recreated to offer areas of ease of maintenance, sheltered sitting areas and a natural backdrop to this stunning property amounting to approximately 6.5 acres. This property offers so much for so many, with its vast versatility and creative layout and design; those working from home, with dependent relatives or with equestrian interests will be drawn to the adaptability of this landmark home.

Creatively linked, this is a home of two halves; on entering the house up stone steps into a light hall way with glass doors into a large sitting area with the double facing fire place complimented with local Lakeland slate surround which offers a more formal area to relax. This room is bright and airy and offers amazing views over to the Lyth Valley and beyond. There is a large conservatory at the back of the property which is currently used as a more formal dining area, this overlooks the garden and patio terrace and is a perfect space to enjoy the evening sun. The stylish open plan kitchen living area with a contemporary mix of white and brown high gloss units, Corin worktops, wine rack and a central island with induction hob and hood. Offering an impressive range of integrated and fitted appliances that include triple ovens, microwave, instant hot water tap, dishwasher and double fridge freezer. The kitchen area has a Lakeland green slate tiled floor which has underfloor heating that seamlessly leads through to a casual seating area with a double facing fireplace and slate hearth makes this room a very versatile family area to a breakfast area, with wooden flooring and stunning picture windows which frame the outstanding views out to the valley.

Glen Rowan has the useful benefit of a utility area, rear access and cloak room off the kitchen. Two double bedrooms both of good proportions and views of the garden and the valley, one with an en-suite that is fully tiled with underfloor heating including a bath and shower over, sink WC and modern fittings including a heated towel rail. There is a large family bathroom which again has under floor heating and is fully tiled with a shower over the bath and a heated towel rail. Stairs out of the hallway lead up to an impressive large master suite with windows to the front and rear of the property, built in cupboards and a large bathroom with a free standing shower cubical, a Jacuzzi bath and his & hers matching free standing vanity units. The bathroom is fully wall tiled and has a laminate floor and dual aspect windows over the front and rear of the property.

The second half of this house which benefits from a separate access or indeed internal access offers a large ground floor bedroom with a large bathroom and a walk in wardrobe with a staircase up into a large open plan living area with kitchen, the vaulted ceiling and large floor to ceiling windows make this area feel very spacious and light. A glass door leads out over a slate bridge to a private terrace area with magnificent 180 degree views of the surrounding area, perfect for relaxing. This part of the house is unique and could be used for a number of uses including home office, holiday let, annexe for a dependant or simply an extension to your home.

The main driveway leads up to the house and has comfortable parking for numerous vehicles. There is a natural rockery to the front of the house which is well maintained and packed full of beautiful shrubs and flowers including many varieties of vibrant heathers. The boundary for the property stretches out over 6.5 acres and a traditional stone wall encompasses the plot. There is a car port, a wood store and stable block with four stables adjacent to. A useful under croft storage area is accessed off the drive and offers extra dry storage. A large menage with an outdoor field shelter is to the left hand side of the house and can be easily accessed.
The land around Glen Rowan can be let out for grazing or is an ideal space for ponies or for those wanting to keep a few animals or just enjoy it as a lovely piece of the Cumbrian countryside. To the rear of the property there is a natural rock formed garden with a terrace area, raised beds beautifully designed offering all year round colour and interest. There is a wooden built pagoda which is draped in colourful clematis and finished with a pond with a water feature making this area a peaceful and tranquil space to enjoy a morning coffee.

The land around Glen Rowan can be let out for grazing or is an ideal space for ponies or for those wanting to keep a few animals or just enjoy it as a lovely piece of the Cumbrian countryside. To the rear of the property there is a natural rock formed garden with a terrace area, raised beds beautifully designed offering all year round colour and interest. There is a wooden built pagoda which is draped in colourful clematis and finished with a pond with a water feature making this area a peaceful and tranquil space to enjoy a morning coffee.

Services
Private septic tank
Private water supply
LPG gas heating

Tenure
Freehold

Council Tax Band
E

DIRECTIONS From Kendal or Windermere directions take the B5284 to Crook. From the Kendal direction pass The Sun Inn on your right hand side and take the next turning right onto a lane. Follow this lane for approximately 1 mile and you will see the drive signposted Glen Rowan on your right hand side.

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