Reception Rooms: 2
Opportunity to purchase a prime example of a traditional Victorian stone built semi-detached property providing spacious and versatile 3-4 bedroom accommodation over four floors, situated in a highly convenient and elevated location close to the edge of the town centre with a private walled courtyard garden and on street permit parking for two. The property which has retained many original features including decorative cornicing and sash windows has been modernised and renovated tastefully throughout by the current owners to provide an attractive finish to this Victorian styled property. Offering bright and airy living space on the ground floor including two reception rooms, fitted kitchen and in addition there is a useful basement level. On the top two floors there are three bedrooms of which one is en-suite, a study or fourth bedroom, and a family bathroom. There is ample scope and versatility for alternative layouts within this property making this an ideal family home or investment for buy-to-let or holiday rental purposes.
Situated within walking distance of the highly sought after market town of Kendal, this spacious three bedroom property is tucked away in a peaceful setting just off Gillinggate, on the west side of Kendal. The location of this stunning home will appeal to a wide range of buyers; its proximity to Kendal, sought-after schools, leisure centre, GP surgery, the Brewery Arts Centre and Cinema, restaurants and Abbott Hall Park make this an ideal family and lifestyle home. There is easy access to the M6 motorway and to the Lakes – without having to drive around the town’s one-way system and both Kendal and Oxenholme train stations are a short distance away with connections to Windermere, London, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
ACCOMMODATION From the road take a few steps up from Gillinggate and you enter the front door under a covered canopy on the side of the property.
GROUND FLOOR The ground floor opens up with a lounge to your left and a family dining room to your right. Both these large and spacious rooms are packed with traditional features and offer excellent scope for creating your own bespoke living space.
LOUNGE 15′ 6" x 12′ 0" (4.72m x 3.66m) The lounge is a fantastic light and airy sitting room positioned at the front of the property with a large bay window with sash sliding windows enjoying a street view up and down Gillinggate. Central to the room is a chimney breast with inset gas fired stove.
DINING ROOM 13′ 1" x 13′ 0" (3.99m x 3.96m) A superb second reception room, offering formal dining and living space off which you will find a renovated and improved stylish modern kitchen. A feature of this living space is the patio doors leading from the dining area into the private and walled courtyard patio garden.
KITCHEN 14′ 7" x 7′ 4" (4.44m x 2.24m) Attractively finished shaker style fitted kitchen offering units on three sides of this spacious galley kitchen which are finished elegantly with solid wood worktops and metro style splashback tiling. Two windows onto the garden aspect offer a pleasant outlook from the workspace and sink unit. The kitchen is very well equipped with electric oven/grill, five ring gas hob and extractor hood, integrated dishwasher, and washing machine and there is ample space for a freestanding fridge/freezer.
BASEMENT 18′ 5" x 12′ 4" (5.61m x 3.76m) Just off the dining room and down a flight of stairs you enter the lower ground floor (basement / cellar) which is a large space that can be used as a games/play room, excellent storage space or has scope to be converted into further living accommodation.
BEDROOM ONE 12′ 9" x 11′ 7" (3.89m x 3.53m) A large double bedroom at the front of the house, enjoying an outlook from the sash windows onto Gillinggate.
FAMILY BATHROOM Three piece family suite, comprising of a panelled bath with shower over, WC and pedestal wash basin. Frosted glazed sash window to the rear aspect.
STUDY/ OCCASIONAL BEDROOM 10′ 2" x 5′ 2" (3.1m x 1.57m) Additionally, there is an office / study room and a store cupboard either side of the family bathroom.
STORE CUPBOARD The store cupboard was previously a separate w/c and the current owner has left the plumbing in place to enable this room to be incorporated back into the family bathroom.
BEDROOM TWO 12′ 4" x 11′ 9" (3.76m x 3.58m) To the front of the house is the master bedroom which has a large dormer window enjoying views across the roof tops of Kendal and to the distant fells beyond. Adjacent to the master bedroom is an en-suite bathroom, comprising of a tiled shower cubicle, WC and vanity wash basin.
BEDROOM THREE 13′ 3" x 12′ 5" (4.04m x 3.78m) To the back of the house on the second floor is the third large double/twin bedroom which has a dormer window taking in views of Kendal and the Brewery Arts Centre in the distance which is few minutes walk away. There is also access to a fully boarded loft from the bedroom.
OUTSIDE A few steps from street level lead to a small front garden area stocked with mature shrubs, complemented to the rear by a delightful, enclosed walled courtyard garden offering a space that provides an additional ‘outside room’ and currently houses a raised planted beds made with traditional railway sleepers and patio area. Parking for the property is by way of 2 resident’s permits for use on Gillinggate and the local vicinity.
DIRECTIONS Heading through Kendal from the south on the A6, continue into the shopping parade turning left after the pedestrian crossing off Kirkland opposite the entrance to Abbott Hall Park onto Gillinggate. Proceed up the hill, and 22 Gillingate can then be found on your right hand side opposite The Gillinggate Centre which is a doctor’s surgery.
All mains services connected. Gas central heating.
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