Reception Rooms: 7
Occupying a peaceful site in one of the most prestigious areas of Kendal, Stonecroft provides exclusive accommodation for those looking to acquire a quality and characterful property in a substantial, private plot with the potential to re-work to their own, exacting requirements. The current layout of generous reception and social areas on the ground floor is matched by 4 excellent bedrooms to the first, with a good ratio of complimenting bathrooms. The already generous accommodation also benefits from a large, full height undercroft, currently utilised as a utility, store room, office and games rooms, providing the rare opportunity for conversion to ancillary accommodation, with independent access for older children or relatives or into a home office facility.
The Auld Grey town of Kendal, known as The Gateway to The Lakes, is easily accessible within a few minutes drive from junction 36 of the M6 motorway. Well served by public transport, the town has good rail and bus links for both short and long distance commuters and offers high performing public schooling for both primary and secondary stage, Ghyllside Primary just 100 yards along the road. Independent schooling can be found in nearby Sedbergh, Lancaster and Windermere, readily reached by bus, train or car. Kendal boasts two great golf courses, one a short distance from the property, a popular leisure centre, Brewery Arts Theatre and historic castle. The well supported high street provides a good range of generic and well as independent shopping, the cobbled streets lined with renowned eateries, cafes and bars, all easily accessible with a few minutes walk of Stonecroft.
Stonecroft is built of warm, mellow stone and offers a warm welcome into the central hallway leading into the formal sitting room with gas fireplace enjoying garden views. A cosy snug room has direct access into the delightful sun room from, where you can enjoy the panorama of the well tended gardens; this room also leads into the Dining Room with gas fireplace. The kitchen is fitted with a range of pine units and benefits from a separate, useful utility and cloakroom beyond with handbasin and wc. Stairs to the first floor from the central hallway on the ground floor lead to 3 double bedrooms to the left of the landing, all enjoying fine, garden views and having access to a spacious and fully fitted house bathroom. The master suite sits at the other end of the landing affording a good degree of privacy from the rest of the accommodation. This spacious, king size room has direct access to a fully tiled, modern fitted bathroom and a pleasant view of the mature grounds.
Accessed by a private driveway and set well back from Brigsteer Road, Stonecroft enjoys a peaceful yet convenient location just 100 yards from Kendal town centre and from the boundary of the Lake District National Park. This fine home is blessed with ample driveway parking and a detached stone built, double garage with electric up and over door, integral workshop and privacy door to the rear. The driveway to the front is flanked by mature, colourful borders whilst the mature gardens to the rear are laid mostly to lawn through which a series of pathways run into delightful seating areas enveloped by well established trees and shrubs.
Services Mains water & electric
Gas fired Central heating
Council Tax Band G