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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Filter House, Storrs Park, Bowness On Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3LY

Withdrawn from Market £899,995

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 bedrooms (2 en-suite), Local occupancy condition applies
  • Excellent views of the southern Lakeland mountains
  • Ample gardens parking and double garage
  • Property receives superfast broadband

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description: Filter House was converted from an Edwardian water pump house in 2000 by a reputable local builder. The property retains inherent character and blends this with modern fittings and well designed and proportioned accommodation expected from a house of this stature. Having part Lakeland stone walls with slate detailing and feature archways to the exterior under a pitched slated roof.

The accommodation is immaculately presented with large triple aspect lounge, double doors to dining room, split level kitchen/morning room, spacious entrance hall and cloakroom to the ground floor. A useful utility to the lower ground floor and four bedrooms (two en-suite) and house bathroom to the first floor. Double glazing is fitted together with gas fired central heating.

Outside the property are various paved and decked seating areas to take advantage of the sun during the day, ample gravelled parking areas, detached double garage and mainly sloping gardens with meandering pathways, small natural water feature and woodland.

The property had a covenant placed on it when planning was granted in 1999 which states that the occupation of the property shall be limited to:

A person employed, about to be employed or last employed in Cumbria; or
A person who has, for the period of 3 years immediately preceding his occupation, had his only or principle residence in Cumbria.  

Location: Filter House is located on a small private lane serving several similar properties set in the well regarded Storrs Park area. In a slightly elevated position which is exceptionally quiet and yet approximately 1.5 miles from the vibrant tourist village of Bowness on Windermere.

From Bowness proceed south on the 'Newby Bridge Road'A592 towards Newby Bridge passing Windermere Marina Village continue for a further 1/4 mile bearing left soon after Middle Entrance Drive on to Storrs Hill Lane. Filter House is towards the top of the lane on the right. 

Accommodation: (with approximate measurements)  

Entrance Hall 18' 9" x 9' 1" inc. stairs (5.72m x 2.77m inc. stairs) with wide double opening front doors a spacious reception hall with oak parquet floor, wide return staircase to first floor with under stairs cupboard. Side hallway allowing direct access to lounge. 

Cloakroom with WC, wash hand basin, splash back tiling, extractor fan and oak parquet floor.  

Lounge 26' 0" x 14' 0" max (7.92m x 4.27m max) A fantastic triple aspect room overlooking the front patio/garden area with glimpses of Lake Windermere with views to Claife Heights and several of the major Lakeland fells beyond such as Helvellyn, Fairfield, Consiton Old Man, Wetherlam, Crinkle Crags etc. Solid stone fireplace made by local stone masons Gordon Greaves of Troutbeck Bridge with multi fuel Morso stove and fitted bookshelves either side. Television aerial and Hi Fi points. Door to front patio, double opening doors to 

Dining Room 13' 0" x 12' 8" (3.96m x 3.86m) with solid oak floor, three wall light points, television point and views. 

Split Level Kitchen/Morning Room 18' 9" overall x 14' 6" (5.72m overall x 4.42m)  

Kitchen Area Fitted with a modern range of cream fronted wall and base units, inset stainless steel sink unit, part tiled walls. Falcon double electric oven with 5 ring gas hob with matching extractor hood over, integrated Neff dishwasher. Solid oak floor. 

Morning Room with solid oak floor, excellent views, built-in cupboard and down lights. Stairs down to 

Utility 8' 7" x 7' 3" (2.62m x 2.21m) with Lakeland stone tiled floor, pot sink, plumbing for washing machine. Heatrae Sadio megaflow pressurised hot water cylinder, Dimplex gas central heating boiler. Extractor fan and door to outside. 

Stairs to First Floor  

Wide Landing with feature ornate window and access to roof space. 

Bedroom 1 19' 10" x 14' 0" max plus en suite (6.05m x 4.27m max plus en suite) A triple aspect room with excellent views. Television aerial point. En-suite shower room comprising a three piece white suite of large shower cubicle, WC and pedestal wash basin. Part tiled walls, extractor fan, shaver point and heated towel rail.  

Separate Dressing Room/Walk-in Wardrobe 5' 9" x 5' 4" (1.75m x 1.63m)  

Bedroom 2 14' 5" x 9' 2" (4.39m x 2.79m) A dual aspect room with en-suite shower room comprising a three piece white suite of large shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and WC. Feature circular window, heated towel rail, extractor fan and shaver point. 

Bedroom 3 14' 5" x 9' 1" (4.39m x 2.77m) A dual aspect room with excellent views to the front. 

Bedroom 4 12' 9" x 8' 1" (3.89m x 2.46m) with excellent views. 

Bathroom Comprising a three piece white suite of bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin and WC. Heated towel rail, extractor fan, shaver light and part tiled walls. 


Detached Double Garage 21' 10" x 21' 6" (6.65m x 6.55m) with twin single opening up and over remote electric doors. Water, electricity and gas connected. Folding ladder to boarded roof space providing excellent storage area. 

Attached Timber Stores 9' 8" x 6' 5" (2.95m x 1.96m) and 6'5" x 5'2" (1.96m x 1.57m) with rear lean to wood store. 

The property is surrounded by well tended neatly arranged gardens with various seating areas to take advantage of the position of the sun during the day, with two large seating terraces to the rear plus gravelled areas and planted borders for ease of upkeep. Ample parking area for five to six cars plus additional area to the rear of the property. There also is a sloping mainly wooded garden with meandering pathways and natural water features. 

Services: Mains gas, electric, water and drainage. Double glazed windows and gas fired central heating to radiators. Property receives superfast broadband (50Cb/s). 

Tenure: Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion. 

Council Tax: South Lakeland District Council - Band G 

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh, Windermere Office. 

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

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Added on Rightmove:
01 October 2015

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