Reception Rooms: 3
A rare opportunity has arisen to purchase South Fellside, a stunning elevated family property in Bowness-on-Windermere with, far reaching views of Lake Windermere. Originally built in the early 1900’s, this impressive, dwelling was divided up into three residencies several years ago. South Fellside is a stylish and imposing country house which has undergone extensive, show stopping, modernization over recent years including a large extension to the side of the property but still retained many traditional characteristics. A family space set across four floors with each room offering good proportions and unique aspects, with all the principal rooms enjoying the fine lake views. The accommodation briefly comprises of an elegant lounge, garden room, a large family dining kitchen, a master suite, with en-Suite and 3 further double ensuite bedrooms. A large private terrace area to the front and side of the property designed to enjoy the amazing lake views, complimented by an array of large sweeping gardens, mature shrubs, hedges and lawn areas to the side of the property.
The property is situated at the end of a prestigious private drive on the edge of the popular tourist honey pot of Bowness-on-Windermere, boasting an elevated position to offer uninterrupted surrounding views. The quiet yet convenient position is just 10 minutes walk to Lake Windermere and the centre of the village which offers a wide range of shops, cafes, restaurants and local amenities and also within easy reach are Windermere Marina, Royal Windermere Yacht Club and Windermere Golf Club together with a choice of good public and private schooling at all levels. The location really does offer the best of both worlds and there is direct access to the Lake Districts many fantastic walkways right from your doorstep
Directions From the centre of Bowness village turn onto Kendal Road opposite St Martins Church, continue past the entrances to Belsfield Hotel and Burnside Hotel, continuing around the bend taking the left drive into Fellside, signposted as a private drive. Continue up the driveway and as you approach the main house at the top take the lower driveway to the right for South Fellside. This gives access to the private drive sweeping around to the left where the parking area for South Fellside can be found and steps that lead up to the property.
Accommodation Approach steps from the car parking area across the front terrace to an entrance door.
Entrance Hall A large welcoming hallway with large storage cupboards and sky lights above, which flood the area with natural day light and has the benefit of under floor heating, finished with beautiful slate Italian floor tiles. leads through to;
Kitchen/Diner 14’8 x 12’5 (4.48m x 3.78m) 27′ x 10′ (8.22m x 3.06m) A large bright social area which has ample space for a large family dining table. Flooded with natural light from the windows and skylights above, which flawlessly leads through to a modern contemporary fitted kitchen complete with a central island. The kitchen is beautifully presented and has a large range of solid wooden cupboards, complimented with silestone worktops. A working gas Aga is a stunning feature of the kitchen, however in addition to this is an induction hob and double electric ovens. All integral appliances a dishwasher and a microwave are included. There is also space for a large American style fridge freezer. The dining room has under floor heating and the whole room is finished with beautiful porcelain floor tiles. There is also a pantry style store area and an external door leading out to the back of the property. The space extends into the living area where there is room for both occasional and dining furniture.
Utility Room 11’11 x 6’0 (3.64 x 1.82) Offering a large range of base units including a large storage cupboard which currently houses an additional freezer. The base units have laminate work tops with a stainless steel sink and integral washer/dryer.
Study 16’1 x 10’1 (4.91m x 3.07m) This is a very versatile space, which is currently being used as a large home office. With picture rails, radiators and a decorative ceiling rose. The room has double glass doors which open out into the dining area.
Lounge 23’09 x 16’10 (7.24m x 5.12m) An elegant room entered through a fully glazed door with glazed panel side windows. This impressive room has a large bay window which is the perfect place to admire the breathtaking lake views. The room has an attractive detailed moulded ceiling, picture rails and a marble fire surround with black granite inserts which compliment the recently added modern gas fire. The room is sizeable enough to accommodate any family gathering.
Cloak Room Accessed from the hallway, this is a beautifully fully tiled cloakroom with natural tiles to walls and floor, WC, hand basin and wall mounted heated towel rail.
Garden Room 24’9 x 12’7 (7.55m x 3.84m) The show stopping garden room which offers an abundance of large windows over looking the garden and lake. This area is flooded with natural light, with amazing views of Lake Windermere. The room has under floor heating and a vaulted ceiling with an exposed wooden A frame. It’s very easy to see how this area of the house becomes the central hub for families to enjoy, it’s certainly the most enviable area for entertaining guests.
Basement Stairs from the hall way lead down to the basement area; this is currently used as a storage and workshop area. A collection of rooms all with shelving, work tops and cupboards. The boiler is also conveniently located in the basement. This space has full head height and has huge potential and scope to develop further and could even be converted into an entertainment suite, wine store or even a Gym subject to relevant planning consents.
An elegant staircase from the hallway leads up to the landing giving access to:
Master Bedroom 12’9 x 16’10 (6.64m x 5.16m) Situated at the front of the property is the large master bedroom, with a bay window to make the most of the enviable panoramic views of Lake Windermere and the fells beyond. The room has radiators, picture rails and a unique curved ceiling adding to the character of the property.
En-Suite Bathroom A larger than average luxury en-suite bathroom completed with an abundance of luxury fixtures and fittings including a large walk in glass shower unit with a rain head shower, bath, hand basin with storage under and WC. There is also a large airing cupboard offering ample storage, which has a radiator inside. The en-suite bathroom also benefits from underfloor heating.
Bedroom Two 11′ 9" x 10′(3.58m x 3.05m) A good size double room with a window over the garden at the side of the property. The room has a radiator and an en-suite shower room
En-Suite Shower Room The room is modern, fully tiled in neutral tiles floor to ceiling. There is a shower unit with rain shower head, WC , heated towel rail and hand basin with a lighted mirror over.
Bedroom Three 18’9 x 9’2 (5.71m x 2.80m) A large double bedroom with dual aspect windows fitted with blinds, over looking Lake Windermere at the front the garden at the rear. The room has radiators and an en-suite bathroom.
En-Suite Bathroom A large contemporary en-suite bathroom with bath, large walk in shower unit with glass screens, a vanity unit with lighted mirror over and WC. Neutral textured wall tiles, blend perfectly with the floor tiles to give this bathroom a luxury feel. There is also a heated towel rail
Stairs lead up to:
Bedroom Four 14’11 x 13’7 (4.54m x 4.14m) A large, almost self contained studio area currently used as a double bedroom. The room has a high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and sky lights to encourage plenty of natural light into the room .There is also an adjoining room at the top of the stairs, making this area very versatile to be used as a studio or could simply be used as additional storage area with the added benefit of an en-suite shower room.
En-Suite Shower Room A good sized shower room with walk in shower unit, hand basin and WC finished with neutral tiling to floor and walls. With a chrome heated towel rail.
Outside South Fellside is positioned in an impressive setting and has a large mature garden that wraps itself around the property. The garden has been creatively designed to make the most of the views of Lake Windermere. An abundance of landscaped lawn areas and terrace areas mixed with mature trees, colourful shrubs and hedges offer a picturesque setting to dine Alfresco. There is private parking for several vehicles, steps from the parking area leading up on to the large private terrace area and South Fellside’s garden. There is also level access to the house at the rear of the property.
Services All mains services connected, Gas fired central heating
Tenure Freehold- South Fellside is subject to a restriction known as a local occupancy condition in the form of a 106 agreement with the LDNPA and this means that it can only be occupied by somebody who fits the criteria of living and working in the local area.
Council Tax Band G