Reception Rooms: 3
Birkrigg is a traditional 3 bedroom semi-detached house built in the 1930’s with brick and cavity walls having roughcast elevations under a slated roof. The property has been lovingly cared for by the present owner for over 40 years and offers excellent potential to extend and upgrade to a quality property with generous garden offering scope for development. The accommodation briefly comprises two reception rooms, open plan kitchen to dining room to the ground floor, three bedrooms and shower room to the first floor. The property benefits from plenty of natural light and sunny south facing aspect to the front and side garden, the property would suit a family buyer seeking a traditional style house with the opportunity for someone to stamp on their own style.
Situated in the peaceful residential setting on Thornbarrow Road midway between the villages of Bowness and Windermere only a short stroll to either villages both with a wide range of shops, cafes and restaurants close by, along with local amenities, health centre, transport links and an excellent choice of local schools right on the doorstep.
Directions From Windermere head towards Bowness on the main road (New Road then Lake Road). After the pelican crossing turn left into Thornbarrow Road, Birkrigg can be found towards the top of Thornbarrow Road on the left hand side.
Entrance Step into covered porch entrance and glazed front door side panel into entrance hall.
Sitting Room 13’2 x 13’2 (4.01m x 4.01m) A good size sitting room with UPVC glazed bay window enjoying views over the front garden. Central chimney with inset coal effect gas fire in front, gas point still existing. Original picture rail and skirting board features, alcoves , TV and telephone points.
Kitchen 13’1 x 7’7 (3.98m x 2.31m) Fitted with base units to two sides and wall cupboards, freestanding electric cooker, plumbing for washing machine and stainless steel sink unit looking out of window across the garden. Built in under stairs storage cupboard, Valliant gas central heating boiler.
Dining Room 12’3 x 11’7 (3.73m x 3.53m) Formal dining room adjacent to the kitchen with large UPVC glazed window over looking the rear garden. Alcove cupboards and recess shelves. Picture rail and skirting boards. Telephone point.
Sun Lounge 20’3 x 10’10 (6.18m x 3.30m) Second reception room, extended in 1987 making use of the scope on the side of the property. The sun lounge has large sliding aluminium patio doors leading out onto the garden and a bay window the front aspect. The sun lounge is a single storage extension and has scope to add further accommodation above.
Landing Landing with glazed window and loft hatch access.
Master Bedroom 13’6 x 12’3 (4.11m x 3.74m) Good size double bedroom at the front of the property with large bay window. The bedroom features built in wardrobes and dressing area.
Bedroom 2 12’3 x 11’8 (3.74m x 3.55m) Double bedroom with UPVC glazed window enjoying views at the rear over the garden and towards the fells of Orrest Head and Wansfell.
Bedroom 3 7’3 x 6’11 ( 2.20m x 2.10m) Single bedroom with UPVC glazed window to the front of the property. Radiator.
Shower Room Newly installed in 2015, this attractive three piece suite, comprises large shower cubicle with electric shower, WC and pedestal wash basin. Electric heated towel rail and UPVC window to the rear aspect.
Outside Stone wall to the roadside and double gates lead into a tarmac driveway for 2 cars. Small planted front garden with patio area and a generous garden to the side which features a patio area off the sun lounge leading to a large level lawn area, and onwards to a small stream at the bottom of the garden with a pond. This large garden area offers ample space to extend the house further or potential to develop or build a large garage subject to planning permission. To the rear there is a green house and a patio area and further garden requiring landscaping.
Council Tax Band E
Services All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating.