Reception Rooms: 1
Boasting lake frontage with views over Lake Windermere towards Gummers Howe, Lake House will appeal to a range of buyers whether looking for a permanent or second home in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Built in 1989, this traditional Lakeland detached home has been a family home to the same owners for the past 17 years, over which time it has been immaculately maintained. At present, the accommodation presents a stunning open plan living dining room with full length wall to wall windows and balcony looking out over to Lake Windermere and Gummers Howe. There is also a dining kitchen, utility room, 3 double bedrooms of which two are ensuite and a family bathroom. The integral garage also has planning permission for a fourth bedroom and ensuite if required and also planning for a conservatory atop the terrace that leads onto the balcony area. The woodland gardens take an Oriental influence with bridges leading over a stream. The grounds continue down to the lake affording opportunities to take in the extensive lake and hill views. The sale of Lake House presents an exciting and rare opportunity to discerning purchasers who want to join in the idyllic lifestyle the Lake District has to offer.
Located on the Southern tip of Lake Windermere, Lakeside is a peaceful settlement that is conveniently located just a 5 minute drive from the A592. The area is popular for tourists holidaying in the Lake District who are looking for a quieter pace whilst not compromising on easy accessibility to the central Lake District and surrounding areas, including Ulverston and Grange Over Sands under 10 miles away.
The gated entrance leads onto a private driveway affront this attractive Lakeland Burlington stone finished home, with space for parking several vehicles and access into the integral garage. The entrance door opens out into a welcoming entrance hall with complimentary Burlington Slate floors. The split level accommodation flows from here and has been designed ‘upside down’ so as to capitalise on the stunning lake views. On the entrance level there is the first of the current 3 double bedrooms that is presently utilised as a study/ guest bedroom. There is a range of fitted furniture that includes a desk, storage cupboards and a concealed pull down double bed with adjoining ensuite shower room, so it is ideal for guests and work alike. Also on this level there is a cloak room with WC and handy utility room offering a range of units with solid granite worktops and a belfast sink.
Steps lead up to the heart of this home, the large and impressive open plan living dining room which boasts wall to wall full length angled windows that make the most of the open views over the garden to Lake Windermere and Gummers Howe. The views are simply breathtaking and furthermore, sliding patio doors open onto the side terrace and balcony that runs around the rear looking out to the lake. Despite the high ceilings and sizeable proportions, the room also has a cosy feel due to the feature Burlington Slate and stone fireplace with a gas fire perfect for the winter months. Steps lead up to the dining area to create a separate entertaining space that enjoys an elevated look out through the windows. There is a further sliding patio door from here that leads out onto the terrace which at present is the perfect alfresco dining spot however there is also planning in perpetuity for a conservatory. The large dining kitchen also affords space for dining furniture for a more informal setting. The quality range of wall, drawer and base units are topped with Silstone worktops that encompass a 4 ring ceramic hob, barbecue grill, oven, integrated microwave, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and a fridge freezer. There is also attractive Travertine tiled floor. All of the reception rooms flow perfectly making the ideal entertaining space with an enviable outlook to steal the show.
The lower ground floor offers the final two bedrooms that both look out over the garden to the lake. The first is a generous double with a suite of fitted bedroom furniture and adjoining ‘Jack and Jill’ house bathroom with a bath with Mira electric shower over. The Master bedroom also benefits from a quality range of fitted bedroom furniture and the large picture windows flood the room with light and offer stunning views. The five piece ensuite includes a bath and large shower cubicle. There is also additional storage available in an understairs storage cupboard. The planning permission for a fourth bedroom with ensuite would lead from the lower ground floor to take up part of the integral garage, planning ref: 7/2012/5024.
The plot size of Lake House amounts to approximately 1.5 acres which includes the extensive woodland garden and an adjoining paddock that leads down to Lake Windermere. The woodland style garden has been laid out by the current owners and designed for all year round interest and ease of maintenance. It has been extensively planted with a variety of rhododendrons, camellias, Japanese maples and ferns having barked pathways leading through the planting and hidden seating areas to enjoy. Bridges lead over the stream which runs through the garden giving the Oriental feel. It is ideal for those with busy lives or for those with holiday letting intentions. At present the lake frontage provides a stunning outlook over Lake Windermere, with enviable views and endless space to relax and unwind.
DIRECTIONS From the A590 trunk road and the Newby Bridge roundabout at the south end of the lake, continue West for 100 metres and turn right over the bridge (The Swan Hotel is facing you). Continue along this road passing the Lakeside Hotel through the hamlet of Lakeside, continue for approximately a 1/3 of a mile and Lake House can be found on the right hand side before you reach Low Stott Park and the Bobbin Mill.
SERVICES LPG Heating, Septic Tank Drainage, Mains Water & Electric
COUNCIL TAX BAND G