4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Raysholme, Oxenholme Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7HG


Property Description

Key features

  • Generous four bedroom family home
  • 17th century period property
  • Most convenient location on the edge of the town
  • Energy Band Rating F

Full description

Location: Travelling south out of Kendal on the A65, bear left onto Oxenholme Road and follow the road up passing the entrance to Howe Bank Close. The private driveway for Raysholme is the next turning on your left opposite the strawberry fields.

Oxenholme Road is an extremely convenient location with the mainline railway station only short walk away, and being with in easy walking of Asda, Westmorland General Hospital, The Kendal Leisure centre and both primary and secondary schools.

Description: This delightful period property is tucked away in a discreet position just off Oxenholme Road. Grade II listed the property enjoys 17th century character that blends with 21st century comfort, the mullioned windows still have their leaded lights and the oak staircase is still in place. Laid out over two floors the generous and flexible living space offers at first floor level - four double bedrooms, bathroom, shower room and a sewing room that leads up to the attic. On the ground floor is the splendid hall, study, dining room ideal for entertaining, a family kitchen, sitting room, utility room and boiler room. Outside is a detached garage and a useful outbuilding that offers potential for hobbies/workshop or even home working. Completing the picture are delightful well tended private gardens and grounds. The next step is an appointment to view.  

Accommodation with approximate dimensions:  

Ground Floor  

Open Canopy Slated Porch with flagged floor and outside lighting.  

Entrance Hall warm and welcoming with original front door, mullioned leaded light window with deep sill. Radiator.  

Study 10'9" x 9'8" (3.27m x 2.94m) with mullioned leaded light window, slate flooring. Wall light point, radiator and telephone point.  

Dining Room 20'5" x 14'2" (6.22m x 4.31m) with double doors pine doors to the hall. Overlooking the garden with two mullioned leaded light windows with seats and shutters. Exposed beam and stone work, splendid inset fireplace with raised hearth, electric cast iron effect stove, display niche and timber lintel. Display alcove, two radiators.  

Inner Hallway with the original oak staircase leading up to the first floor. Plate rail, mullioned window with leaded lights. Under stairs wine cellar with flagged floor and stone keep shelfs. 

Sitting Room 19' 10" x 10' 10" (6.05m x 3.3m) overlooking the front and side gardens. Double glazed bay window with leaded light openers and two side windows. Open fireplace with coal fire. Two radiators, plate rail and TV aerial point.  

Family Kitchen 17' 5" x 16' 5" (5.31m x 5m) a warm and friendly room with mullioned leaded light window and deep sill and part glazed door to garden. Exposed timbers and stone wall with inset feature fireplace. Fitted with an extensive range of timber wall and base units with glazed display cabinet and open shelving. Complementary working surfaces with inset bowl and half sink, co-ordinating part tiled walls and concealed down lighting. Built in double oven and four ring gas hob with cooker hood and extractor over. Integrated dishwasher and space for fridge and freezer. Quarry tiled floor, radiator and TV aerial point.  

Laundry Room 10' 10" x 7' 3" (3.3m x 2.21m) with window, quarry tiled floor and part tiled walls. Single drainer stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer.  

Boiler/Boot Room with window, quarry tiled floor and Potterton gas central heating boiler.  

Half Landing with two mullioned leaded light windows with deep sills 

First Floor  

Split Landing overlooking the front garden with mullioned leaded light window with seat, radiator and inset shelved linen cupboard.  

Bedroom 1 14' 9" x 11' 5" (4.5m x 3.48m) overlooking the rear garden, mullioned window with leaded lights and seat. Splendid polished floor boards, radiator and deep built in shelved cupboard. Open to: Dressing Area again with mullioned window to the garden, polished floor boards and access to roof space. Range of fitted oak wardrobes with cupboards and storage over. Two wall light points.  

Bathroom 11' 6" x 8' 11" (3.51m x 2.72m) complementary tiled walls and a three piece coloured suite comprising; deep corner bath, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Two wall light points, radiator and wall mirror.  

Bedroom 2 17' 4" x 16' 6" (5.28m x 5.03m) a splendid double bedroom with aspect to the garden, mullioned window with leaded lights and deep sill. Beamed ceiling and exposed lintels. Radiator.  

Bedroom 3 13' 3" x 11' (4.04m x 3.35m) overlooking the garden, mullioned window with leaded lights. Picture rail, TV aerial point, radiator. 

Bedroom 4 11' 11" x 10' 10" (3.63m x 3.3m) enjoying an aspect over the front garden and open fields. Mullioned window with leaded light, picture rail and radiator. Built in cupboard.  

Shower Room recently installed with a contemporary suite with complementary tiled walls and floor. Shower cubicle, wash hand basin and vanity unit and WC. Wall mirror, window and radiator.  

Sewing Room 9' 2" x 6' 9" (2.79m x 2.06m) overlooking the front garden, mullioned window with leaded lights, inset shelved cupboard. Open timber staircase to: 

Splendid Attic Room 31'6" (9.60m) (max)
with original timber trusses and two window openings, one with leaded lights and one with wooden panelled door.  

Outside: Detached Garage
16' x 7'6" (4.87m x 2.28m)

Large Workshop 12' 7" x 12' 4" (3.84m x 3.76m) with door to garden. Panelled walls and ceiling, window and roof light. Leading through to a store area with roof light and door to garden and then into a Hobby/Store Room 12' 8" x 12' 7" (3.86m x 3.84m) with panelled walls and corrugated roof with roof light, Power and light. Door to garden. 

Gardens & Grounds To the front of the property is a good driveway providing ample off road parking and turning.

The gardens enjoy sunshine all day long and are well tended and are particularly private. The front garden with lawns, mature trees and well stocked flower beds and borders. The walled side garden offers a peaceful and sheltered sitting area and to the rear is delightful enclosed garden offering privacy and is particularly safe for children and pets, with lawn and colourful planted borders.  

Services: mains electricity, mains gas, mains water and private drainage.  

Council Tax Band: South Lakeland District Council - Band F 

Tenure: Freehold 

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh - (01539) 729711 

Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.  

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Nearest stations

  • Oxenholme Lake District (0.1 mi)
  • Kendal (1.9 mi)
  • Burneside (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hackney & Leigh, Kendal

100 Stricklandgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4PU

01539 294017 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hackney & Leigh, Kendal

100 Stricklandgate Kendal Cumbria LA9 4PU

01539 294017 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.


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