Reception Rooms: 3
Monument House is a newly completed converted and extended detached Lakeland stone residence set in 2.5 acres enjoying fine open pleasant views over the surrounding countryside with double garage in an idyllic location with orchard and stream flowing across the garden. Careful thought has been given to this meticulous renovation combining a traditional barn which oozes character and charm effortlessly with an in keeping contemporary extension offering larger than expected accommodation, offering a first floor open plan triple aspect living room with picture window overlooking the garden and surrounding fells and a Clearview wood burning stove. Below is an extensive open plan kitchen/dining/day room on the ground floor with utility room, entrance lobby with mezzanine floor above, boot room, and office. The property offers five bedrooms each with their own en-suite facility, including a 500sqft duplex master suite with walk-in-wardrobe, spa bathroom with steam room and access onto a private balcony, two of the bedrooms have access to an attached lounge suite with fabulous views of the surrounding fells, the two further double bedrooms also both have very high quality en-suite facilities including a bathroom with in-built TV.
Forming part of an exclusive development of five residential buildings that are currently midway through development, it forms part of a small cluster of what is 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. This high quality development was designed and built by Hardwick Homes Limited incorporating over 100 years of construction experience, no expense has been spared in the quality of the products used in the construction and fitting out of the house and reinforces their reputation for high quality workmanship in traditional buildings combining style and character with the highest level of specification and attention to detail.
The property which is unrestricted has an NHBC certificate and has been appointed to a high standard throughout with an array of technology incorporated including Sonos multi room sound system, Home smart TV system, low energy state of the art Samsung Air to Water Heat Pump eligible for 7 years payback with the renewable heat incentive scheme, aluminium windows with low energy glass and low energy LED spotlights. Throughout the completion of the fixtures and fittings, extreme care has been given to compliment every room including oak parquet flooring to the living areas, fully tiled under floor heated bathrooms, carpets to the bedrooms and solid oak doors throughout. The kitchen was handmade in England offering bespoke solid wood shaker style cabinets with a splendid central island and centrally placed LaCanche Citeaux range cooker in provencal yellow with three ovens, warming drawer, cast iron traditional hot plate, plancha grill and four brass gas burners and nickel trim. The extensive units incorporate high quality equipment including a Villeroy & Boch Belfast sink with boiling tap, integrated AEG stainless steel wine fridge and fridge freezer, Miele in-built coffee machine, Miele in-built microwave, Bosch dishwasher, Bosch washing machine and Bosch dryer. The six bathroom and shower room facilities have also been finished to exacting standards using Villeroy & Boch and Grohe fittings and are all attractively tiled and incorporate state of the art technology including in-built TV and the master suite has a steam room incorporating Helo steamer and with touch screen technology.
The property sits comfortable within beautifully landscaped gardens with gated driveway to a generous parking area and feature patio area next to the gently flowing stream enjoying views all around to open fields and the surrounding countryside. Included within the 2.5 acres is a 2 acre paddock appealing to the equestrian interest sitting on a bridleway which continues over to the Kentmere Valley and has the scope for erecting stables if desired.
Services Mains electric, air to water heat pump hybrid gas, private water supply and private newly installed water treatment plant.