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Matthews Benjamin
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6 Priory Manor, Rayrigg Road, Windermere LA23 1EX

£450,000 Guide Price
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 1
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Property Features

  • Two Bedroom Property, Forming Part Of A Grade II Listed Manor House
  • Stunning Lake Views
  • Central Location Between Windermere & Bowness
  • Please Note This Property Cannot Be Holiday Let
  • Vacant Possession Available On Completion
  • Pets Considered On Application To The Management Company

Property Summary

A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase 6 Priory Manor, a two bedroom apartment that forms part of a large Grade II listed, manor house dating back to the early 19th century.

Full Details

A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase 6 Priory Manor, a two bedroom apartment that forms part of a large Grade II listed, manor house dating back to the early 19th century.

Boasting breathtaking panoramic views, fantastic communal grounds and private lake access, plus a jetty, mooring rights and boat storage area. This historic home offers level living accommodation which could be reconfigured. This includes the living room which can easily be expanded, which also offers an expanse of floor to ceiling windows and sliding doors leading out onto a private balcony, with stunning lake views. A kitchen, two double bedrooms, a shower room and bathroom. Private allocated parking for one vehicle is available to the front of the property. In addition there is a further private parking in the over spill carpark and a private garage with store room Please note, this property cannot be holiday let.

6 Priory Manor is just a 15 minute walk leads into the centre of Windermere this bustling village with a wide choice of amenities, shops, bars & restaurants. Boating facilities are also close by with Windermere Marina and Royal Windermere Yacht club on the doorstep. The position gives considerable privacy and an attractive outlook on all sides to the well maintained neighbouring gardens and after leaf fall there are views to the Lake and fells.

From the front of the property, steps lead up to the communal entrance hallway which gives private access into two apartments, one being No 6. The communal entrance door is set within a dramatic gothic stone surround in keeping the 1860 heritage that has earned this manor house its Grade II listing.

Through the private apartment door into the central hallway, with coving which gives access to all rooms.

Living Room 6.30m x 5.94m
A large a spacious living room flooded with natural light from a wall to floor to ceiling patio doors which allow access to the private balcony. The balcony offers uninterrupted views of Lake Windermere and the fells beyond including the Langdale Pikes and Crinkle Crags to name but a few. West facing, the living room and balcony enjoy the sun in the afternoon, right through until sunset. There is a large fitted unit offering an abundance of glass display shelves and storage cupboards. At one end of the fitted unit is a bookcase which is a secret door allowing access into a large walk-in storage area. This could easily be removed to create a more substantial room.

Kitchen 2.97m x 2.03m
A practical kitchen space, offering a good range of fitted wall and base units, with work tops. There is an electric hob with electric oven under and extractor fan over. Fitted appliances include washing machine, fridge and freezer. There is a waste disposal unit built in under the sink. There is a cupboard which houses the boiler and the walls are part tiled. A window overlooks the side of the property.

Shower Room
Three piece suite consisting of corner shower cubical, pedestal hand basin and WC. Fully tiled walls, radiator and window.

Rear Bedroom One 5.08m x 2.97m
A large double room benefiting from floor to ceiling windows offering a Lake View over Lake Windermere and fell views. The bedroom has ample space for bedroom furniture, there is coving to the ceiling and a radiator.

Front Bedroom Two 3.71m x 3.15m
A further double bedroom which is currently used as a twin bedroom located at the front of the property with a unique, Gothic style stone window.

A three piece suite consisting of bath, WC and pedestal hand basin. Fully tiled walls and shaving point.

The grounds of Priory Manor are unique for such a centrally located property, offering residents private access to beautifully, manicured and maintained, sizeable gardens. A private lane leads down from the property right to Lake Windermere where residents have use of a boat storage area and access to the private beach with its own jetty and mooring options – the use of these facilities is subject to rules and an additional levy. This is ideal for those who like to make the most of the water sports on the Lake or is simply a great place to relax and take in the breath-taking views over the Lake and surrounding fells or to watch the local wildlife, with deer regularly seen strolling through the grounds. As previously mentioned, private, allocated parking is available to the front of the property for one vehicle.

6 Priory Manor also has a garage, one of the only two within the development. This also has a large store room, under the garage accessed from the rear at a lower level. Additional parking can be found in front of the garage, a plan of which can be viewed on request. Number 6 owns the majority share and can accommodate three cars comfortably.

From our Windermere office, head towards the A591 and take the left turning towards Ambleside. Arriving at the mini roundabout stay in the left lane and head left (Rayrigg Road) towards Bowness. Priory Manor is situated 100 yards on the right hand side.

Residue of 999 year lease with a ground rent of £50 per annum. Priory Manor Management Company Ltd (comprising of seven owners) levies a service charge in respect of building insurance, building repairs, external painting, gardening etc. Payments are made bi-annually and the most recent levies were November 2021 - £1,491.67 and April 2022 - £763.51.

All Mains Connected. Gas central heating.

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