Windermere Office

Matthews Benjamin
Ellerthwaite Square
LA23 1DU

015394 47717



1 Thornbarrow Hall, Thornbarrow Drive, Windermere

£225,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: LW029
  • Type: Apartment
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 1
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 1
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Property Features

  • Well Presented Ground Floor Apartment
  • Spacious Lounge With Bay Sash Window
  • Private Off Street Parking
  • Prime Windermere Location
  • Pets & Holiday Lets Not Permitted

Property Summary

Excellent and rare opportunity has arisen to purchase this well presented one bedroom ground floor apartment set in a unique and private development peacefully situated with beautiful surrounding grounds and gardens.

Full Details

Excellent and rare opportunity has arisen to purchase this well presented one bedroom ground floor apartment set in a unique and private development peacefully situated with beautiful surrounding grounds and gardens.

Thornbarrow Hall is a former gentleman's residence built in the mid 1800's and was converted into 7 apartments in the early 1990's with communal gardens and serviced with private parking. This one bed apartment is situated on the ground floor with easy level access, though still offers views over the lake and of the Langdale pikes and fells. The apartment has gas central heating and is well presented throughout offering plenty of character and eye to detail features incorporated. The accommodation briefly comprises of a wide entrance hall, living room, kitchen, bathroom, double bedroom, and very useful basement storage.

The property is well positioned in an elevated location up a short private cul-de-sac hidden away close to the village centre of both Bowness and Windermere within easy walking distance of a range of shops, restaurants, bus stop, dentist and doctors making this an ideal opportunity to acquire as a permanent home, exclusive weekend retreat or bolt hole to explore the Lake District attractions or as a long term buy to let property. Please note no commercial holiday letting is allowed.

Shared entrance hall accessed from the side of the building.

Entrance Hall
A private hallway with lots of character features including attractive cornicing and skirting boards and a hand painted portrait to one wall.

Spacious and light living space given by one tall sash window offering views over the well presented communal lawns/garden. This room boasts plenty of character including impressive cornicing, shelved alcoves and skirting boards. Central to the room is an impressive large feature marble effect fireplace.

A practical kitchen fitted with a range of wall, drawer and base units with work surfaces incorporating an inset stainless steel sink unit and a wide range of appliances including electric hob & oven, fridge, and automatic washing machine.

A good sized double room finished with fitted wardrobe and dressing area. Newly fitted carpets and there is a tall sash window offering fantastic views over the communal lawn/garden.

Beautifully tiled bathroom suite comprising panelled bath with thermostatic shower fitting, WC and pedestal wash basin. The bathroom is neatly appointed with an array of lighting, modern tiling throughout and an electric chrome heated towel rail.

Downstairs Basement
Accessed from the communal hall is a communal storage room housing all service meters and offering bike storage. 1 Thornbarrow Hall has its own private substantial cellar room immediately underneath the flat.

Thornbarrow Hall has off street private parking located at the front of the building and there are 3 visitor spaces available for the shared use of the 7 apartments. Surrounding the building are some pleasant communal gardens maintained by the management company.

From Windermere follow the A590 towards Bowness onto Lake Road. Pass Thornbarrow Road on your left and the entrance to Thornbarrow Hall can be found at the next left before the police station and Craig Walk. Follow the private drive to the top where Thornbarrow Hall can be found.

Mains gas, water, drainage and electric connected.

Leasehold on the remainder of a 999 year lease from November 1992. There is a service charge of £2,050 per annum which covers the maintenance of the outside of the building, buildings insurance and the upkeep of the communal gardens.

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