Reception Rooms: 3
SITUATION Occupying a generous plot fronting the popular residential location of Queens Drive, conveniently situated for local schools, walks and the amenities of both Windermere and Bowness villages.
DIRECTIONS From Windermere proceed down New Road to Bowness, bearing second left after Baddeley Clock into Queens Drive. Follow Queens Drive right to the top and La Sagesse can found on the left hand side.
DESCRIPTION La Sagesse is formerly owned by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Lancaster previously offered as a retreat and haven to worship the Catholic faith. This substantial residence is now in need of modernisation with development potential to convert the property into a fabulous and generously sized family home, guest house subject to planning permission and other potential options.
The property has plenty of space all around the property with potential to landscape, create gardens and private driveways. The accommodation at present comprises of 3 large reception rooms each with bay windows, kitchen, utility room and double garage to the ground floor. The first floor is split into 7 bedrooms at present with shower room and toilet facilities off the landing. The property has retained fireplaces in many rooms, original timber glazed windows throughout and gas central heating installed.
ACCOMMODATION Side covered entrance leading into entrance hall with built in seating and timber glazed window.
HALLWAY Cupboard under the stairs. Solid staircase to first floor.
RECEPTION ROOM ONE Large reception room with deep bay window to front aspect with original timber glazed sash windows, second window to side aspect. Fireplace with inset tiled gas fire.
RECEPTION ROOM TWO Second large reception room with deep bay window facing South West, side window and fireplace with inset gas fire.
UTILITY ROOM Wash room with separate WC. Wall mounted Vaillant gas central heating boiler.
DINING ROOM Third reception room adjacent to the kitchen with large timber glazed sash windows, fireplace with inset gas fire and built in alcove cupboards.
KITCHEN Range of base units, sink unit, gas point for cooker and timber glazed window. Door to
INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE Large garage with up and over door, windows to two sides.
FIRST FLOOR Landing with timber glazed bay window. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and cold water tank. Access to attic room with windows via drop down ladder.
BEDROOM ONE Large bedroom at the front of the property sharing half of bay window.
BEDROOM TWO Large single bedroom at the front of the property sharing half of bay window. Sink unit.
BEDROOM THREE Large single bedroom with pleasant view South West, half portion of the bay window. Sink unit.
BEDROOM FOUR Large single bedroom with pleasant view South West, half portion of the bay window. Sink unit.
BEDROOM FIVE Large double bedroom with timber glazed window.
SHOWER ROOM Shower cubicle with shower attachment.
BATHROOM Panelled bath, high level window.
BEDROOM SIX Double bedroom at the rear of the property with windows to two sides.
BEDROOM SEVEN Double bedroom at the rear of the property with windows to two sides. Sink unit.
TWO ADJACENT WC Two adjacent toilet cubicles.
OUTSIDE The property has plenty of undeveloped outside space to three sides offering a variety of options for creating garden space and parking. At present a small driveway leads off Queen’s Drive to the covered entrance porch and open tarmac area to the garage access at the rear. A pathway leads off the road on the opposite side of the property to a large enclosed and potential private area for garden. The property does adjoin the St Cuthberts Junior School who will need emergency and maintenance access to the rear of the school only.
SERVICES All mains services connected. Gas central heating.
TENURE Freehold. Council tax band (G).