6 bedroom detached house for sale
Above The Bay, 5 Brackenfield, Bowness-on-Windermere, LA23 3HL
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SITUATION Approached by road from Brackenfield or by foot from Kendal Road through beautifully kept gardens, Above The Bay is elevated and looks out over the popular village of Bowness to the lake and higher fells beyond. The main aspect of the house enjoys the sun through the morning, afternoon and evening with extended terracing and balcony designed to take full advantage of the position. The property has garaging, plenty of parking, beautiful gardens yet is only minutes away from the centre of Bowness with its coffee shops, restaurants, the water front and boating.
DIRECTIONS From Windermere continue into Bowness village, down Crag Brow and across the mini roundabout. Turn next left into Kendal Road and continue for about 1/3 mile and turn left into Brackenfield, continue and Above The Bay is at the head of the cul-de-sac.
DESCRIPTION Designed on two levels with the majority of rooms facing the sunny south westerly aspect, Above The Bay has a particularly versatile layout for the family buyer, for those who want separate space for family or guests, or for those wanting to continue and improve the current part-time business of high quality guest accommodation. All guest rooms are en-suite with private entrance and a balcony. Only internal inspection will reveal the size, quality and versatility of the property on offer. The current layout provides a ground floor with generous reception area, superb sun balconies, dining room, utility room, breakfast kitchen and four en-suite bedrooms. The first floor is currently used by the owners with two bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and spacious 30ft wide lounge/ diner.
ACCOMMODATION Attractive front entrance and reception hall with staircase leading to main upper floor.
UPPER FLOOR Currently for owners private use.
LIVING ROOM This is a splendid room of generous proportions. It is a lovely bright space with windows on three sides, giving magnificent views and including sliding glazed doors which open out onto the excellent sun balcony which spans the full width of the house at this level. Attractive fire surround with coal effect gas fire and separate storage room which also houses gas fired central heating boiler.
KITCHEN A well appointed kitchen with quality cabinets fitted on three sides which incorporate breakfast bar, worktops, electric double oven, dishwasher, gas hob, fridge and freezer.
BEDROOM ONE An excellent double bedroom with an extensive range of quality fitted furniture to three walls including wardrobes, cabinets and dresser. Glazed sliding doors open out onto the sun balcony to enjoy the southernly aspect toward the lake and fells.
BEDROOM TWO A comfortable double bedroom at the rear of the house with fitted bedroom furniture and Velux window.
BATHROOM An excellent facility on this level, refurbished in 2011 providing quality modern suite of WC, wide wash hand basin and cabinet, corner power shower cabinet and double ended bath. The room is finished with attractive wall tiling.
DINING ROOM A versatile reception room on the ground floor with windows on two sides.
BEDROOM THREE A large corner family bedroom with windows on two sides including sliding doors leading out onto the ground level sun terrace which extends the full width of the property at this level. En-suite bathroom with WC, vanity wash basin and corner panelled bath.
BEDROOM FOUR A very pleasant double bedroom at the front of the house with door opening out onto the sun terrace together with en-suite power shower room with wash hand basin and WC.
BEDROOM FIVE An attractive double bedroom at the front of the house with door leading out onto the sun terrace and an excellent en-suite bathroom facility fitted with vanity wash hand basin, WC and whirlpool bath.
BEDROOM SIX A comfortable double bedroom with glazed patio door to the south facing terrace and en-suite shower room providing vanity wash basin, shower cabinet and WC.
LAUNDRY ROOM Useful space on ground level which also doubles as a preparation kitchen for breakfast in the current business. Fitted units incorporating gas stove, dishwasher and laundry space. At this level is a second utility room and garden WC.
OUTSIDE The upper driveway offers plenty of level parking space, a good size carport and single garage.
A side driveway leads to the lower parking area providing ample space for 5-6 vehicles plus boat/caravan storage in front of a large double garage which has extensive undercroft storage. The large lower garden area to Above The Bay is a delightful feature with terraced borders well stocked with a wealth of flowering plants and shrubs and providing a beautiful approach to the property. To the side of the garden steps lead down directly onto Kendal Road presenting a short route on foot into the village.
SERVICES All mains services connected. Gas fired central heating.
TENURE Freehold. Vacant possession on completion. Council Tax Band (G)
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