6 bedroom detached house for saleInfield, Storrs Park, Lake Windermere, LA23 3JG
Guide Price £3,250,000
Full descriptionA thoughtful enlargement and redesign of the interior now provides accommodation on 4 levels, with a range of first class finishings and fittings and the use of quality oak and stonework and a high specification heating system, integrated entertainment and data cabling. These features combined with a versatile layout create a fine home that will appeal to those seeking a property on one of the most sought after stretches of real estate in the North of England.
A choice lake front location on prestigious Storrs Park, which gives a stunning view of the lake from all principal rooms of the house, built in the early 1900’s by G.H. Pattinson, this lakeside villa has undergone a total transformation under the care of the present owners, who have produced a wonderful 6 bedroom, 6 bathroom house of the highest quality.
A thoughtful enlargement and redesign of the interior now provides accommodation on 4 levels, with a range of first class finishings and fittings and the use of quality oak and stonework and a high specification heating system, integrated entertainment and data cabling. These features combined with a versatile layout create a fine home that will appeal to those seeking a property on one of the most sought after stretches of real estate in the North of England.
Infield has a secure gated entrance, opening onto a block paved parking area and garaging. At the rear of the house, lawned gardens boast a spectacular view across the lake and step down to the lake frontage and boat landing, which has full planning consent for a replacement modern wet dock boathouse and pier.
Infield is in a fabulous location having the amenity of Lake Windermere at the bottom of the garden with the shops, restaurants and facilities of bustling Bowness only a short walk away. Windermere Marina is close by, as is the Royal Windermere Yacht Club for sailing enthusiasts. From this south side of Bowness, there is good road access to Junction 36 of the M6 and there is an excellent mainline rail service at Kendal bringing the centre of London within reach in 2.5 hours.
Directions From the centre of Bowness on Windermere, travel south past Bowness Bay and the steamer piers and continue past Windermere Marina on the right. The gated driveway to Infield is third on the right (past the Marina).
The layout following the redesign and enlargement of Infield offers a very versatile family space with 6 bedroom and 5 bathrooms in total, set out on 3 floors. All principal rooms enjoy a wonderful aspect across the water and the lower floor makes an ideal 2 bedroom guest suite.
Reception Hall Finished in quality oak flooring, wall panelling and an excellent replacement oak staircase, which compliments the new design of the property.
Living Room As soon as the door is opened into this main reception room, there is a wonderful view of the lake in front of you. The generous proportions of the room makes a wonderful family reception space. There is a fine stone fire surround and open grate.
Off the living room, two sets of glazed doors open out onto a covered terrace which creates an attractive outside entertaining area with wood burner, to enjoy the space all year round, together with a lovely sunroom, which affords a wonderful space to enjoy all year round, fully glazed taking full advantage of the views over the lake to the wooded fells beyond.
Dining Kitchen This is an excellent space with the breakfast area enjoying a stunning view of the lake. The kitchen has been redesigned and fitted to the highest quality with stone floor, a range of high quality cabinets, polished granite worktops and a host of integrated equipment, as one would expect in a house of this style.
Cloakroom A useful ground floor facility with WC and wash hand basin.
Utility Room Finished with a stone floor and fitted out with an extensive range of storage cupboards and laundry fittings. There is an internal door to the integral garaging, creating a secure and remotely operated entry into the house.
Lower Floor The lower floor of Infield provides a very useful space which creates an ideal guest suite with 2 separate en-suite bedrooms and a large central area, together with immediate access out onto the garden and the lake frontage.
Central Space This is an extra area on the lower floor, which could have a variety of uses, either as a children’s play area or office space, there is also access out onto the garden and lake frontage.
Bedrooms 4 and 5 These are two double bedrooms each having the benefit of en-suite shower room facilities with first class fittings and attractive tiling, together with built-in oak fronted wardrobes.
Boiler Room With quarry tile flooring the boiler room is a most impressive, highly efficient and manageable gas fired heating system for Infield.
Kitchenette Accessed directly from the garden, this is a useful wet entrance for those who have been using the lake and provides an extra kitchen space when using the garden, together with laundry facility and separate cloakroom.
Master Bedroom Suite Enjoying the best views of the house, this is a large master suite with fully fitted dressing area in oak, with plenty of space for easy chairs, a generous bedroom area to enjoy views of the lake, with remotely operated curtain tracking. The en-suite boasts a spacious bathroom, completed to a very high standard with twin wash hand basins, WC, bath and a large shower cabinet.
Bedroom 2 A double bedroom at the front of the house, with en-suite shower room facility.
Bedroom 3 A very comfortable double bedroom at the front of the house, looking out across fields with an en-suite shower room facility.
House Bathroom Attractively completed with quality suite and tiling, providing bath, WC, bidet, wash basin and shower cabinet.
Second Floor The second floor of Infield provides another versatile space for family use or as an office area, with plenty of eaves storage and double bedroom 4, which enjoys a view of the lake from the delightful eyebrow window, the highest point in the house.
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