Fine and Country Windermere

Matthews Benjamin Windermere Office

Address:
Fine & Country
Ellerthwaite Square
Windermere
Cumbria
LA23 1DU

Telephone:
01539 733500

Email:
sales@fineandcountry-lakes.co.uk

For Sale

3 Haverigg, Cowen Head, Burneside, The Lake District, LA8 9HL

£545,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: 880558
  • Type: Apartment
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Council Tax Band: G
  • Tenure: Leasehold
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Property Features

  • Two En-Suites & House Bathroom
  • Two Large Reception Rooms
  • Balcony with River Views
  • Popular as both primary and second homes
  • Great Views of River, Weir and Rockpools
  • 9 Hole Golf Course and an Indoor Leisure Suite
  • Private 47 Acre Estate
  • Situated In Highly Sought-After Cowan Head Development
  • Penthouse Duplex Apartment
  • Private Parking for Two Vehicles.

Property Summary

A development like no other. Popular as both primary residences and as second homes, the apartments at Cowan Head are different to anything else available in the Lake District. This tranquil and secure residential community was created on the site of a former 18th century paper mill and has been meticulously designed and built in stages over the last twenty or so years to provide luxurious, riverside cottages, apartments and duplexes set within 47 acres and all having exclusive access to a private stretch of the River Kent with fishing rights, a 9 hole golf course and an indoor leisure suite with swimming pool, spa, sauna and steam room. Footpaths open up to a network of great local walks in the wider area. Rain or shine, there is something to do here.

Full Details

A development like no other. Popular as both primary residences and as second homes, the apartments at Cowan Head are different to anything else available in the Lake District. This tranquil and secure residential community was created on the site of a former 18th century paper mill and has been meticulously designed and built in stages over the last twenty or so years to provide luxurious, riverside cottages, apartments and duplexes set within 47 acres and all having exclusive access to a private stretch of the River Kent with fishing rights, a 9 hole golf course and an indoor leisure suite with swimming pool, spa, sauna and steam room. Footpaths open up to a network of great local walks in the wider area. Rain or shine, there is something to do here.

A development like no other. Popular as both primary residences and as second homes, the apartments at Cowan Head are different to anything else available in the Lake District.

This tranquil and secure residential community was created on the site of a former 18th century paper mill and has been meticulously designed and built in stages over the last twenty or so years to provide luxurious, riverside cottages, apartments and duplexes set within 47 acres and all having exclusive access to a private stretch of the River Kent with fishing rights, a 9 hole golf course and an indoor leisure suite with swimming pool, spa, sauna and steam room. Footpaths open up to a network of great local walks in the wider area. Rain or shine, there is something to do here.

An extremely well presented three bedroom apartment situated in one of the prime positions within the ever popular riverside development of Cowan Head, with stunning views over the mill pond and fells beyond. 3 Haverigg is arranged over two floors providing spacious living with three double bedrooms, breakfast kitchen, open plan living area & a games/entertaining room. This apartment is extremely well placed and internally very well presented throughout and we recommend further inspection not only to appreciate the position of the apartment but also the space and superb views it offers. The Cowan Head development is very well managed and offers a high level of privacy and security, only a few minutes drive from the busy honey pot of Bowness on Windermere and the lake, the market town of Kendal which has a west coast main line rail station link to London and Junction 36 of the M6. Privacy is maintained with the development being for the exclusive use of residents and a restriction against holiday letting. Set in the heart of the countryside in the high quality riverside development of Cowan Head, this apartment is ideal for relaxed permanent living, or as a personal bolthole, with unique on-site facilities available all year round.

Entering 3 Haverigg into a large entrance hall which gives access to all rooms. The thoughtful layout of this property leads into the open plan lounge and dining area offering an excellent triple aspect room with both river and views of the golf course and surrounding fells. The two sliding patio doors open out on to balcony terraces and allow unobstructed views of the pleasant surroundings, with more than enough space for outside seating areas. There is an integral BOSE sound system installed in the property making this the ideal place for entertaining. The apartment benefits from a large and very useful storage cupboard. Into the kitchen, which has recently been newly fitted with modern navy wall and base units in French navy with complementing work tops. A breakfast bar area with two stools under and Integrated Lamona appliances including  4 ring induction hob, oven, extractor fan, dishwasher, fridge freezer and a black inset 1 & ½ bowl sink unit. 3 Haverigg benefits from a generous sized master bedroom, with patio doors leading to a balcony overlooking the river Kent. An archway from the master bedroom leads into a large range of fitted floor to ceiling wardrobes and low level drawers and dressing table. To complete the master bedroom is finished with an ensuite comprising, spa bath with Victorian shower attachment, bidet, WC and vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. Fully tiled walls, shaver socket, down lights and extractor fan. The second bedroom could also be utilised as a study and comes complete with fitted wardrobes, which houses 2 single pull down beds. Fitted drawers and corner desk complete this bedroom/study area. A fully tiled, 3 piece white suite comprising of a large walk in double door shower unit with Bristan shower, WC and vanity unit with wash hand basin.

A huge advantage to complete this stunning apartment is a large area which is currently arranged as a games room and entertaining area, with a recent addition of a third double bedroom. To one corner is a built in bar, which has a stainless steel sink unit. There are wooden beams to the ceiling and 6 Velux windows. Sliding patio doors lead to a balcony and seating area overlooking the river Kent and the golf course. There are several storage areas under the eaves. Off the games room is a large double bedroom with walk in closet with velux window and ensuite comprising of a shower cubical, pedestal hand basin and WC in white. A further storage area with a pre insulated hot water cylinder and a Valiant boiler.

Access to a large and useful designated storage area from the communal ground floor entrance area, with individual, lockable, storage rooms and a storage area for bins and recycling

Step outside into the grounds of this private estate.

Privacy and security for all residents is a priority here at Cowan Head. Set in 47 acres, the extensive grounds are accessed by a secure entry system including a remote video link from the entrance hall to the main gates.

Gardens and grounds are well maintained by the gardening team and ensure that the estate looks its best year round. Wherever you are on the estate there are great views, taking in the surrounding vista of the naturally rolling landscape, the fells of the Kentmere Valley and the stunning River Kent which flows through with rock pools and the weir. Herons, ducks and kingfishers have been regularly spotted over the years, even salmon in the river – there are fishing rights included for all residents.  

One of the main draws of the Cowan Head is the leisure facilities available exclusively for residents. There is an indoor swimming pool with surrounding seating terrace, spa, steam room and sauna.  

There is also a 9 hole golf course within the grounds.  

Two private parking spaces sit beneath the Haverigg building, in a communal area and there are additional, unassigned spaces available for visitors elsewhere on the estate. A useful, private store room can be found on the lower ground floor, ideal for golf clubs and outdoor equipment it has a light and is shelved.  

Services

Mains electricity, gas, water, and drainage. Gas fired central heating.

Broadband

Superfast speed 68 Mbps download and 16 Mbps upload.

Local Authority charges

Westmorland and Furness Council – Council Tax band G

Tenure

Long leasehold for the balance of a 999 year lease which commenced in 1996. The freehold is vested in the Management Company, each resident being a shareholder in that company. An annual service charge of £5100 (2023/24 figure, payable quarterly in advance) covers full maintenance of the development including lifts, heating and cleaning of common parts, leisure facilities, gardens, ground keeping and buildings insurance. A further £1600 (2023/24 figure, also payable quarterly) is paid directly into the sinking fund each year.

Directions

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Use Sat Nav LA8 9HL with reference to the directions below:

From M6 J36 take the A591, north of Kendal at Plumgarths Roundabout take the second exit,  following signs for Windermere.  Continue and after the short stretch of dual carriageway and as the road drops down the hill pass the filling station on the right and take the first right signposted Burneside and Cowan Head.  Follow the road for approx. 0.75 mile and turn left at the Cowan Head signpost. The gated site is accessed via secure key entry.