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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Oakdene, Brook Road, Windermere, LA23 2ED

Under Offer £750,000

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Accommodation comprising of two large reception rooms, large modern kitchen, extended utility room, study, family bathroom and four bedrooms with three en-suites. This Lakeland stone built home was constructed in 1915 by the Pattinson family well known for building quality properties within the Lake District and is positioned on a substantial double plot offering plenty of scope for further development under permitted development rules or via full planning permission if needed, with much of the garden area mainly lawned and gently sloped down on one side through a small orchard with apples trees, superb plum tree and bay tree and on the other side through a woodland area to the beck at the bottom of the garden.


Travel through Windermere village and into Ellerthwaite Square, passing Matthews Benjamin offices on the right hand side. Continue along New Road for two hundred yards and turn left into Brook Road. Oakdene is the first detached property on the right via wrought iron in and out gates and a sweeping tarmac drive with level parking for several vehicles.


Approached from the driveway or the front gate, stone flagged pathways lead to the large Lakeland stone covered entrance porch with a slate flagged floor and solid oak front door leading into a wide reception hall providing a pleasant hallway in the centre of the house and a splendid oak staircase with feature window seat leading to the first floor. Separate to the entrance hall is a cloakroom with WC and vanity wash basin with deep sill window and plenty of cloak space.

Sitting Room

The larger of the two reception rooms this excellent bright living space provides views over the gardens through a large south facing timber bay window with original feature window seating and storage space under. Central to this comfortable reception room is a sandstone fire place with inset gas fire and an original shelved alcove cupboard in keeping with the delft and dado rails which features in the room. To the corner is a small recessed timber window.


A beautifully fitted Italian ‘Miele’ kitchen with excellent high quality cabinets featuring solid acrylic doors to wall and base units, Corian 80mm worktops with upstands and with integrated Miele, equipment and Amtico flooring . The kitchen features a set of Oak French doors out to the garden and a large window looking out to the front of the property. Leading off the kitchen is a small shelved pantry under the stairs.

Dining Room

A second large reception room making a splendid formal dining area with large fully glazed bi-folding doors out to the patio garden creating a seamless blend between the inside and out, providing plenty of light and making the most of the sunny aspect provided by the south facing garden.

Utility and Study

Superb extension from the side of the property has provided additional wet entrance from the drive along with plenty of storage space and housing the central heating and pressurised hot water systems with access to further roof storage space above.

First Floor

From the reception hall an attractive return oak staircase with a deep window seat to the half landing leads to the first floor with a central landing space.

Master Bedroom Suite

A good size double bedroom fitted with excellent quality built in furniture providing wardrobes and dresser unit. This bright room has a large timber window overlooking the extensive garden down to the beck and a spacious en-suite fitted with Duravit pottery, Hansgrohe taps and shower, in a Daryl shower enclosure with stone and glass tiles supplied by Fired Earth. Chrome heated towel rail. Small timber side window.

Bedroom 2

Second double bedroom with large timber window overlooking the gardens and a en-suite shower room fitted with Duravit pottery, Hansgrohe taps and shower , in a Daryl shower enclosure, vanity wash basin, WC, with stone tiles supplied by Fired Earth. Chrome heated towel rail. Small timber side window.

Family Bathroom

Modern and luxurious four piece bathroom providing Duravit pottery, Hansgrohe taps, walk in double Hansgrohe shower cubicle with body jets and large shower head, built in panel bath with centre River Flow tap, low suite toilet and large flat base vanity wash basin with double mixer taps. The bathroom is finished with tiling to walls, mirrored wall cabinet and has windows to two sides. Stone tiles supplied by Fire Earth.

Bedroom 3

A pleasant bedroom at the side of the property with recessed window with small seat and steps down to an ensuite bathroom fitted with Duravit pottery, Hansgrohe taps and shower over bath, vanity wash basin, WC and chrome heated towel rail. Stone tiles supplied by Fired Earth.

Bedroom 4

A comfortable double bedroom at the front of the property with timber glazed window.


Leading from Brook Road via wrought iron in and out gates is a sweeping tarmac driveway with level parking for several vehicles. To the side of the property adjacent to the parking area is a lawned area with plenty of scope to erect a garage or further accommodation. The garden area is made up of mainly level lawned areas extending out from the level patio sitting area immediately to the rear of the house and the lawns are split by terraced shrub borders and mature trees at the bottom of the garden elevating down to the beck. The gardens provide plenty of privacy and space offering an excellent amenity for family buyers with mature hedge and stone wall boundaries surrounding the property. Plenty of scope for further development under permitted development rules or via full planning permission if needed.

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