Reception Rooms: 1
Completed in 2014, Timbertops is a three bedroom, three bathroom split level, contemporary home that has been finished to an immaculately high standard, complete with luxury fittings and an intelligent design and layout. The property is currently run as an extremely successful holiday let under the name of ‘Jaspers Retreat’ with a 5* gold status, boasting a successful gross annual turnover circa £80,000-£90,000. Acquired by the present owners in 2013, Timbertops has undergone a complete renovation. Stripping the property back to the frame, it has been meticulously rebuilt and designed by local craftsman to invite the views within, with plenty of windows, natural light and sympathetic finishes including slate and wooden floors and underfloor heating to the open plan living area. No expense has been spared and the property boasts a bespoke kitchen and bathrooms throughout. The open plan accommodation is positioned to the first floor to obtain the splendid views and has been designed with entertaining in mind, with the living areas and a sleek kitchen set along the wall of full length windows and doors that open out onto a glass balustrade balcony, offering some of the most stunning views this unique area can offer. Due to the popularity of this luxury holiday let, Timbertops is being sold as a going concern, fully furnished, with bookings to the end of 2020, however it would also make a wonderful family home. There are a total of three double bedrooms and three bathrooms, of which two are ensuite, each offering a picture perfect outlook over the Lake District. Guests can enjoy the open plan dining and living space that has the added luxury of a cosy log burner. With plenty of space for alfresco dining and barbecuing, the glazed balcony looks out over the gardens and benefits from the most stunning views of Lake Windermere and beyond.
Timbertops 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 a 10 minute 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.
Entering into the slate finished hallway, the ground floor entrance is an inviting bright space and sets the tone for this modern escape. The first of the three bedrooms is located to the ground floor and separated by the large entrance lobby to offer a peaceful setting away from the hub of the living space; this is a spacious double room with patio doors leading out onto a glazed balcony. High ceilings and beams fill this bedroom with character and charm. The stunning wet room on this same level is a favourite with guests and includes a large walk in rain shower. Off the entrance hall leads to a large separate utility room with a range of statement units and an external door, an extremely practical space – perfect for muddy boots!
Accessed from the entrance hall, the first floor open plan living dining space enjoys a bright dual aspect with full length windows and patio doors to the front elevation, providing access onto the balcony that extends the full length of the property. This is perfect for opening up during the summer months and offers the perfect space for entertaining both inside and out. The wooden floors, expanse of windows and high ceilings really allow the focus to be on the stunning natural surroundings, yet the feature wood burner creates the perfect cosy atmosphere in the evenings and winter time.
The contemporary kitchen comprises a range of wall and base units and a large breakfast bar. Bosch appliances include an oven, electric hob with extractor over and an integrated dishwasher. The space extends into the living area where there is room for both occasional and dining furniture. It’s easy to see how this area of the house becomes the central hub for families to enjoy and with access onto the balcony with its panoramic views; it’s certainly the most enviable area for entertaining guests. The lower ground floor houses the additional two double bedrooms, both tastefully finished within the standards of a 5* holiday let. Both bedrooms are located to the front of the property, each benefiting from full length fully glazed doors onto a patio area. The first is a generous double room with a suite of bedroom furniture and adjoining ‘Jack and Jill’ house bathroom.
The second is the stunning master suite; which enjoys a dressing room area and the super king bed can be split as two singles for flexibie holiday accommodation. This spacious master bedroom also benefits from a generous ensuite and is a favourite with guests and includes a large walk in rain shower. Amongst the rooms there is an array of storage from wardrobes in the bedrooms to a lockable cleaning store and linen cupboard.
The raised terrace off the lower ground floor extends the full length of the property, leaving the panoramic view open. This is a fantastic space for entertaining, especially in the summer months as there is ample space for alfresco dining, outdoor furniture, living areas and barbequing. Grand slate steps lead down to the two sizeable lower lawns that are great for families to enjoy. The grounds have been planned to be relatively manageable and achieve a simple yet effective finish to go with this impressive and contemporary family home. There is a detached garage providing parking for a vehicle with a further two additional private parking spaces on the drive.
Services – Mains water. Gas central heating. Septic tank drainage
Tenure – Freehold