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The Firs, Kendal Road, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3EW
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 2
Type: 5 Bedroom Period Residence
Reception Rooms: 3

Property Details

The Firs is a substantial semi detached 5 bedroom residence built of local traditional stone with part whitened rendered elevations under a slate roof comprising of accommodation laid out on three floors plus a large cellar area with generous frontage onto both Kendal Road and the carriage driveway. The accommodation briefly comprises of generous entrance hall with two reception rooms leading off, dining/breakfast room, kitchen and basement level with several dry store rooms. The first floor comprises of three double bedrooms and bathroom and the second floor offers a self contained area comprising two further double bedrooms, shower room and kitchenette.

Built in the late 19th century, The Firs is set in an established residential area just 300 yards from the centre of Bowness-on-Windermere and occupies an generous level plot including garden areas to the front and the south side of the property and a tarmac driveway to the north elevation leading to a large covered car port with parking for several vehicles. The Firs is extremely well place being only a short stroll to either the Lake at Bowness Bay or into the centre of the village with its wide range of shops restaurants bars and amenities. This property would suit a wide range of buyers offering large well proportioned accommodation suitable for family home or investment property with the potential of other uses.

Accommodation Leading off the Kendal Road the main driveway and front gate lead to a covered front porch with stained glass timber front door leading into-:

Entrance Hall Spacious welcoming reception hall with arched features and recess arched cloak space.

Sitting Room 14’3 x 12’9 (4.3m x 3.9m) Splendid reception room enjoying a south-east aspect and featuring a large corner bay window over looking the front garden, central to the room is a gas feature fire place with tiled and wooden surround. This comfortable sitting offers a pleasant lounging area with recess for book shelving and features including cornicing to the ceiling.

Reception Room Two / Ground Floor Bedroom. 14’4 x 13’11 (4.4m x 4.2m) This second reception room located across from the hallway is presently a ground floor double bedroom with shower cubicle facility and wash basin fitted. This large reception room with its large timber sash bay window would offer a pleasant second sitting/formal dining room with original features including cornicing to the ceiling.

Breakfast / Dining Room 13’10 x 11’9 (4.2m x 3.6m) Pleasant dining space leading off the kitchen with large timber glazed sash window and built in cupboards with original doors. Door gives access down to the basement.

Kitchen 11′ x 7’8 (3.4m x 2.3m) Situated to the rear of the property with a door leading into from rear elevation and car port, the kitchen is fitted with a range of base and wall units incorporating a stainless steel sink unit, in front of the window with view to the rear aspect. Space for free standing appliances including plumbing for dishwasher, gas point for cooker and space for a standing fridge freezer. The kitchen has a shelved cupboard and is finished with tiled flooring and off the rear porch is a downstairs toilet facility.

Basement Stone steps down lead to a range of rooms including a boiler room housing a gas central heating boiler, plumbing for washing machine and dryer. There are three other dry storage rooms and a former work shop / storage room.

First Floor landing with timber glazed sash window and onto a spacious first floor landing with both night storage heaters and radiators and feature cornicing to the ceiling.

Bedroom One 14’6 x 14’1 (4.4m x 4.3m) Large double bedroom to the front of the property with timber glazed original windows and additional secondary glazing, the room features a original fireplace with adjacent wash basin fitted, cornicing to ceiling and radiator.

Bedroom Two 19’4 x 12’10 (5.9m x 3.9m) A large double bedroom with two timber glazed original windows with additional secondary glazing , cornicing to ceiling to radiator.

Bedroom Three 12’4 x 11′ (3.8m x 3.3m) Double bedroom to the rear aspect of the property with timber glazed sash window, wash basin and radiator.

Bathroom House bathroom fitted with panel bath, wash basin and heated towel radiator, timber glazed sash window. Adjacent to the bathroom is a separate toilet facility with timber glazed sash window.

Second Floor Stairs from the first floor lead up to half landing with timber glazed sash window. To the top of the stairs is a glazed door and a panel window acting as a separation of the top floor to be used as annexe flat. Large landing with Velux window and an access hatch to the attic space.

Bedroom Four 15’9 x 14’6 (4.8m x 4.4m) A large double or twin bedroom with two timber glazed dormer windows with original lead beading and additional secondary glazing, access to built in eave storage space.

Bedroom Five 17’10 x 12’10 (5.4m x 3.9m) A large double or twin bedroom with two timber glazed dormer windows with original lead beading and additional secondary glazing and access to built in eaves storage cupboard.

Shower Room Top floor bathroom facility offering shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC. Velux window and wall mounted boiler servicing the top floor radiators.

Kitchenette Some fitted base units with stainless steel sink unit and a electric cooker and ample space for dining table. Timber glazed sash window to the rear aspect enjoying views over the roof tops of Bowness.

Outside To the front of the property facing Kendal Road is a Lakeland stone wall offer privacy to the front garden and stone pillars with iron gates leading to the front door. The driveway leading off Kendal Road provides access down the side of the property to a large parking area with covered car port and adjacent outbuilding. The garden areas to front and south side of the property offer lawns and pleasant patio area facing and fronting the carriage driveway. Vehicular access is still retained on the carriage driveway and can be utilised if required.

Services All mains services connected. Two gas fired central heating boilers serving the property.

Tenure Freehold.

Council Tax Band G

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