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For Sale

Dallam Rise, Ackenthwaite, Milnthorpe, LA7 7FL

£600,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: 17025
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 3
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Property Features

  • Open plan, modern detached family home
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • Completed in 2019
  • Finished to a high standard
  • Situated on a large plot
  • Versatile lower level accommodation
  • Terrace and south facing rear aspect
  • Integral double garage
  • Ample parking
  • Peaceful Hamlet location

Property Summary

This outstanding, open plan, 4 bedroom, modern family home is located in the hamlet of Ackenthwaite on the outskirts of Milnthorpe, South Lakes. The comprehensive, south facing bungalow conversion is situated on a large plot and creates a unique and contemporary, low maintenance and secure home which is sure to prove popular with families and couples of all ages.

Full Details

This outstanding, open plan, 4 bedroom, modern family home is located in the hamlet of Ackenthwaite on the outskirts of Milnthorpe, South Lakes. The comprehensive, south facing bungalow conversion is situated on a large plot and creates a unique and contemporary, low maintenance and secure home which is sure to prove popular with families and couples of all ages.

Completed in 2019, the property has been finished to a high standard and with a keen eye for detail and practicality. The property is available to purchase fully furnished, subject to negotiation.

Its stylish open plan layout is a hit for the modern way of life, offering a flowing social space for all the family to enjoy. With four double bedrooms including a master suite with changing room. Not only has the owner created a vast amount of useable space inside the home and within the land, the property also benefits from dual entrances, the rear being fully private and secure with electric gates. The hidden Gem is that it also conceals a versatile "under croft" lower ground floor comprising of 5 rooms all adjoining. This would be ideal for those looking to work from home, benefitting from separate access from the main house in a "lock up and leave" fashion. It could also be incorporated into the main house to create an additional 2-3 rooms or even as an annex or self contained flat for dependent relatives if required.

Ackenthwaite is a small and peaceful hamlet located less than one mile out of Milnthorpe village, offering the countryside ideal whilst not compromising on convenience. Commuters will be delighted to know there are many road routes to access Ackenthwaite. The M6 access at J36 is approximately 3 miles and the Oxenholme (The Lake District) mainline train station is 7 miles away. Milnthorpe is a large village which offers a wealth of amenities including shops, cafes, restaurants, pubs, doctors, dentists, vets, supermarket and highly-regarded schools for all ages including the renowned Dallam IB school.

Discerning purchasers will find themselves just 7 miles away from the market town of Kendal, the "Gateway" of the Lake District National Park Recently Awarded as a UNESCO world heritage site, the Lake District attracts millions of visitors from across the world every year and offers a wealth of stunning scenery, walks, activities and picturesque towns and villages to explore. Even more locally Sandside - the Kent estuary is only 2 miles away and Arnside a further 2 miles. Lancaster the nearest city is just 15 miles away.

The property benefits from a choice of two entrances. To the front the paved driveway affords ample parking for several vehicles, whilst a private lane to the rear leads to an automated gate that opens onto a larger bonded gravel drive, remote double garage access and further side parking area to the gable end. From the front entrance, the local Coniston stone fronting and apex dormer windows offer a mix of modern and traditional appearance with shrubbery raised beds set along the boundary for an inviting welcome into the home.

Leading first into a useful entrance porch with space for coats and shoes. The vaulted galley hallway opens up into the fantastic L-shaped open plan accommodation of the ground floor. The contemporary German made 'Hacker' kitchen has been designed in the simplistic Scandinavian style with sleek matt handleless doors, contrasting matt black glass splash back and blackboard with wood effect worktops that extend out onto a large breakfast bar lit by feature hanging pendant lights. Quality integrated Siemens appliances include a fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer and there is also a Siemens oven and 4 ring induction hob with extractor over. Franke sink and tap. The breakfast bar flows into the living and dining areas separated by the stylish Morso wood burner. The engineered oak floors run throughout the ground floor living areas, with quadruple aspect and galley landing skylights means the whole space is flooded with natural light. The dining area is set in front of French doors that open onto the glass balustrade balcony and terrace are fantastic for opening up throughout the year benefitting from the best of the day and evening sunshine, for the perfect alfresco entertaining spot. Also to the ground floor there is a cloak room with WC and under stairs storage and a ground floor double bedroom that enjoys a lovely front aspect. This room could also be utilised as a further reception space if required. The bespoke oak and glass staircase leads up to the first floor landing from which a vaulted gallery looks out over the entrance to the property for a unique architectural feature. There is a contemporary bone china chandelier illuminating the landing and below. There are two light and spacious double bedrooms, both overlooking the front of the property with large dormer windows.

The master suite includes a generously sized bedroom with vaulted ceilings, again with a large feature apex window that provides a beautiful outlook over the garden and countryside and sky galore, adjoining is a dressing room and large ensuite. The ensuite has been beautifully finished with tiled floors and tiling to the walk in Mira rain shower. With Hansgrohe tap fittings, a Duravit vanity sink and illuminated mirror from which you can play music via Bluetooth, heated towel rail. This is truly a luxury to enjoy. The family bathroom benefits from the same quality finishes to include a P-shaped bath with shower over.

At present, the lower ground floor is externally accessed via a door underneath the balcony which leads within to a home office, acoustic walled cinema room and two storage rooms. This is connected to the huge integral garage space via a glass door with a large amount of units and a sink. There is ample storage space across the lower ground floor and the garage can be accessed via a remote control up and over door. This space would be perfect for a suite of home offices or even for dependent relatives to live in. Should you wish to integrate the rooms into the main house, there is space for a staircase and the conversion has already been carried out to a livable standard. You can also convert this fully into a separate self contained flat with bathroom and kitchen subject to relevant building regulations.

As previously mentioned, there are two entrances to the property, to the front and rear, so there really is plentiful private and secure parking. The rear is completely private from the front with outside access via the gate on the gable side. Or rear automated gate. The bonded gravel driveway to the rear leads to the undercrofts integral double garage and rooms with further parking area to the side of the property. A pathway winds up to the terrace and French door.

The wild flower meadow proves to be both beautiful and practical, needing only to be cut twice a year, it is also a safe haven for the bees and butterflies and other little habitants. Along with the meadow, there is also a neat area of artificial grass for sun bathing and the stone built raised beds to the sides are planted with hardy, low maintenance shrubs, wildflowers and a selection of fruits to include raspberries, gooseberries and strawberries. The sandstone terrace is finished with glass balustrade railings wrapping round the composite balcony to allow for an uninterrupted view of the garden. The south facing aspect gives sun all day and views of the fields, Farleton Knott and so much sky! There is plentiful space for both occasional and dining furniture on the balcony and terrace and lawn.

From Milnthorpe, take the B5282 towards Crooklands for approx 1/2 a mile. The property is located on the right hand side at the top of the "rise".

Mains services connected.
Tenure - Freehold.
Council Tax Band - C