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Hollinfield, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3LP
£2,000,000 Fine & Country Property
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 3
Type: Lake Shore House
Reception Rooms: 3

Property Details

Hollinfield holds a stunning position, gently elevated, on the eastern shore of Lake Windermere, set in gardens and grounds of approximately 2 acres, which give privacy and an open view of a wide stretch of the lake and the high fells beyond. Approached off a sweeping drive, the house sits in the centre of the plot which is set out on two floors with two reception rooms, dining hall, breakfast kitchen, 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms; most rooms enjoying the fabulous view across the lake. These bright rooms enjoy the sunny aspect and views over the water, many with full height windows and opening doors onto the wide terrace. Around the property are paved sun terraces and pathways amongst the well established Lakeland gardens, leading down to the waters edge with around 115 yards of frontage, wet dock boat house and jetty.
Lake Frontage property offers some of the most prime real estate in the Lake District and Hollinfield in particular gives the owner the space and privacy to create a wonderful home with a lovely aspect of the lake and mountains and a delightful stretch of shoreline.

Between Ghyll Head and Beech Hill on the Newby Bridge Road, Hollinfield is well placed for access into the vibrant centre of Bowness where there is Windermere Marina, Royal Windermere Yacht Club and a variety of shops and restaurants. The market town of Kendal and J36 of the M6 are also within easy reach.

Rear Entrance Porch opens into a lovely bright reception;

Dining Hall 22’11” x 17’2” (7.0m x 5.25m) An excellent bright space for dining with a full wall of glass incorporating glazed door onto terrace looking out over the gardens and lake. Corner cast iron fire surround.

Lounge 24’5" x 15’8" (7.46m x 4.79m) A real feature room of the property with a full width stretch of windows with seating along the base looking out over the gardens, lake and fells beyond. To one side the windows incorporate sliding doors to a covered veranda and onto the stone terrace. Stone fire surround with open grate.

Breakfast Kitchen 13’2" x 12’3" (4.03m x 3.75m) A well fitted kitchen space finished with a tile floor. There are an extensive range of white fronted cabinets providing floor and wall cupboards, good work tops and incorporating double oven, microwave, hob, stainless steel sink unit, dishwasher, waste disposal and cooker hood.

Family Room 16’6" x 12’2" (5.03m x 3.72m) A versatile reception room to the side of the kitchen, an ideal snug or dayroom with a window looking out onto the garden and green slate fire surround with open grate.

Inner Hall Cloaks and utility cupboard, with coat hanging rail and plumbing for washing machine.

Master Bedroom 14’5" x 12’5" (4.4m x 3.8m) A good size double bedroom at the corner of the house with windows on two sides including glazed sliding doors onto the terrace to enjoy the sun and views. Twin built in wardrobes. With;

En suite bathroom A modern refurbished suite providing panelled bath with shower attachment, vanity wash basin with cabinet, WC and corner shower cabinet with curved screen. Towel radiator and shaver point.

Bedroom Two 11’5" x 11’2" (3.48m x 4.42m) A pleasant double bedroom with a range of built in wardrobes and cabinets and sliding glazed doors opening onto the terrace and enjoying the splendid views.

Shower Room Fitted out with a modern suite, vanity wash basin, WC and corner shower cabinet with curved screen. Built in shelf cupboards.

First Floor

Landing 11’5" x 10’10" (3.48m x 3.31m) A spacious landing area with dormer window and built in storage cupboards.

Bedroom Three 11’5" x 11’2" (3.48m x 3.41m) Double bedroom with an excellent full height window to the apex of this central dormer which gives fabulous views across the lake to the mountains beyond.

Bedroom Four 14’5" x 12’6" (4.4m x 3.83m) An excellent fourth double bedroom with south facing window over the garden and Velux window looking out over the lake. Double hanging cupboard and eaves storage space.

Bedroom Five 11’10" x 7’2" (3.61m x 2.2m) A comfortable single bedroom with Velux window.

Upstairs Shower Room Fitted out with a modern suite, vanity wash basin, WC and corner shower cabinet with curved screen.

Attic area 30’2" x 14’5" (9.21m x 4.4m) Currently unused this forms the remainder of the first floor and was previously two more bedrooms, structural preparation was put in place for creation of a large dormer window and a further bedroom.

Outside The gardens and grounds of Hollinfield extend to approximately 2 acres and provide an attractive mature Lakeland garden with a wide variety of azaleas and rhododendrons giving a stunning spring and early summer display. There are lawns and mature trees in a series of pathways and steps which lead to the lightly wooded shoreline. At the front of the house the wide level terrace provides a wonderful amenity to take in the view across the water, afternoon and evening sun. Half way down the sweeping driveway is a small garage building and plenty of turning and parking space adjacent to the property. To the rear of the property there are a series of outbuildings providing garden WC, tool store and boiler room housing oil fired central heating boiler. In the centre of the shoreline is the block built wet dock boat house which stands under a slated roof. There are timber gates securing the boat from the water and the internal walkway leads to a timber jetty extending from the boat house.

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