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Beckside, 7 Rayrigg Rise, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3DR
Sold STC
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Type: Bungalows
Reception Rooms: 2

Property Details

Beckside is a unique modern detached bungalow built in the 1970s with roughcast elevations under a slated roof with spacious accommodation, occupying a prime location in the Lake District National Park. This detached 3-4 bedroom property nestles in a peaceful setting alongside a pleasant beck and woodland on gently elevated plot with a private driveway, and only a short stroll from the bustling village of Bowness and the shores of Lake Windermere. Currently the accommodation is arranged as a 3 bedroomed true bungalow with, living room, kitchen, bathroom and conservatory with separate access to the under built accommodation leaving an ideal granny/teenage flat with bedroom/sitting room, en-suite shower room and plenty of storage space. The attic space offers room for expansion as with neighbouring properties subject to relevant planning permission. Gas central heating and UPVC double glazed windows. To the front is a wide drive with parking for several cars plus garage and another detached timber garage/workshop. To the side and front is a mainly lawned garden with planted borders and stream.

Rayrigg Rise is a private lane set above Rayrigg Road on the edge of the village of Bowness on Windermere. Tucked away on a generous garden plot at the upper end of the private cul de sac, this house has a very sunny aspect and at the front there is a driveway suitable for up to a dozen cars and the gardens and patios have been designed to take full advantage of the sun. It has sloping lawns and a natural free flowing stream through the lower garden. A short walk leads into the centre of this bustling village with a wide choice of amenities, shops, bars & restaurants. Boating facilities are also close by with Windermere Marina and Royal Windermere Yacht club on the doorstep. The position gives considerable privacy and an attractive outlook on all sides over fields, woodland and adjacent gardens and after leaf fall there are views to the Lake and fells.

Directions From our office in Windermere follow Lake Road for approximately 1 mile into Bowness village, continue through the village centre approaching Crag Brow and a mini roundabout and take a right turn onto Rayrigg Road. Follow along Rayrigg Road passing the car park and reaching Rayrigg Motor Garage taking a right turn opposite into a private driveway Rayrigg Rise, continue along Rayrigg Rise to the head of the cul-de-sac and No.7 Rayrigg Rise can be found with a private gated driveway. 


Entrance Hall Glazed front door and side panel window leads into pleasant reception hall with dark oak effect laminate flooring which continues right through the property, glass door leads into the large open plan living room and dining area.

Open Plan Living Room 27’4 x 13’11 (8.34m X 4.24m) A pleasant combined sitting area and dining room with a central chimney breast housing a log burning stove with tiled granite surround. There is a full wall of glass which opens out and adjacent is a door leading to a balcony overlooking over the wild flower garden and beck and enjoying a sunny aspect over the garden and with glimpses to Lake Windermere after leaf fall. Plans were to be drawn up to extend the balcony across the full width of the property and to extend out further into the garden. Two television points.

Kitchen 13’8 X 9’7 (4.16m X 2.92m) Neatly appointed with a good range of base and wall units incorporating display cabinet, two corner cupboards, laminate worktops, stainless steel sink unit, Neff four ring gas hob and cooker hood, Neff double multi functional electric oven, larder unit, plumbing for dishwasher, partial tiled walls, space under work surface for fridge and door through to:

Conservatory 8’3 x 7’9 (2.53m x 2.35m) Fully double glazed sun room with low level wall, door out to the garden and patio and finished with tiled flooring. Door from living room leads to the hallway with access to full length roof space offering room for expansion subject to relevant planning permission.

Bedroom One 15’9 x 14’1 (4.81m x 4.29m) Large double bedroom with pleasant outlook to the orchard at the rear and fields beyond. Fitted double wardrobe, and en-suite. Wall mounted television point.

En-Suite Shower Room Comprising of pedestal wash hand basin, WC, double size cubicle with Mira thermostatic shower, shaver point, wall mirror, tiled walls, extractor fan, frosted window and heated ladder towel rail.

Bedroom Two 14’1 x 11’9 (4.29m x 3.58m) Large double bedroom with a pleasant outlook over the garden and stream to woodland beyond which after leaf fall will reveal views of the Lake and fells. High level side window.

Bedroom Three 10’0 x 8’2 (3.1m x 2.5m) Generous single bedroom with views out to the orchard and fields. Built in wardrobe. Door to en-suite.

En-Suite Comprising of WC, wash hand basin, partial tiled walls, mirror, and extractor fan.

Bathroom Three piece suite of panelled bath with hand shower attachment, vanity unit with inset WC and pedestal wash basin, wall mirror, shaver point, tiled walls, airing cupboard with shelving and under cupboard , chrome heated towel rail and high level window.

Outside access below the balcony leads to an underbuilt unit of:

Bedroom Four/Annex Accommodation 14’0 x 11’5 (4.27m x 3.48m) Good size annexed room with potential for guest bedroom or teenagers/granny annex. Window with outlook to the patio and garden. Area housing electric meter and large storage cupboard with electric meters.

En-Suite Shower Room Leading off the bedroom annex is a shower facility with Mira corner shower, pedestal wash basin, WC, heated towel rail, tiled walls, and walk in cupboard with shelving and large store/under croft room with light and housing the gas fired condensing boiler.

Outside The property stands on the end plot of the private cul de sac. To the front is a driveway with parking for numerous vehicles with attached single garage measuring 17’1 x 10’0 with electric up and over door and plumbing for washing machine, fitted with shelved wall units. Across the drive is a large detached timber garage (11’7 x 23’6) with light and power, work bench and shelving.

The gardens of Beckside are fenced all round and benefit from well maintained and shaped hedges, lawns and a mass of colourful wild flowers along with an orchard and mature trees. There are various patio areas of both paved slate and shingle and pathways around the house which lead to the annexe. To the front adjacent to the extensive drive is the orchard with a timber wood shed and a greenhouse. Side access leads around to the rear where there is a terrace area leading to the a sloping lawned garden down to the pleasant stream which runs along side the boundary then across the bottom of the garden with a small bridge leading over the stream into the lower part of the garden.

Services Mains water, drainage, gas and electric. Gas fired central heating.

Tenure Freehold

Council Tax Band F

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