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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Gamekeepers Cottage,Underbarrow, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8HB

Sold STC £370,000

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Tenure: Freehold

REDUCED to 370,000 Region.

Detached 3 bedroom dormer style country property situate at the foot of Scout Scar in the Lake District National Park together with impressive range of outbuildings, private driveway and lawned gardens.

The property is located at the foot of Scout Scar on the periphery of Underbarrow Village in the Lake District National Park. From Kendal Main Street, turn left at the Town Hall onto Allhallows Lane. Follow the road, signposted Crosthwaite/Underbarrow, along Allhallows Lane, Beast Banks and Greenside onto Underbarrow Road. Cross the A591 Kendal by-pass and over Scout Scar. Travelling down, towards Underbarrow Village, the property is the first property on the left-hand side.

The property comprises a detached four bedroom dormer bungalow under a slate roof with double glazing throughout. The property is situate in a rural setting whilst also being minutes away from the amenities of Kendal. The accommodation briefly comprises:

GROUND FLOOR Entrance porch leading to:

Hallway: L-shaped with quarry tiled floor. Single radiator.

Kitchen/breakfast room: 19'6 x 9'11 (5.90 m x 3.00 m)
Range of light oak base and wall units with granite worktop. Belfast sink and Rangemaster LPG cooker with electric hob. Display cabinet. Part tiled walls and tiled floor. Feature French style stove on a stone hearth set into a chimney breast with exposed timber lintel. Plumbing for a dishwasher. Two windows facing front aspect over the driveway. Door to utility and lounge.

Utility: 18'3 x 5'6 (5.60 m x 1.70 m) Base units and stainless steel sink and drainer. Oil fired central heating Combi boiler. Tiled floor and panelled walls. Plumbing for washing machine. Single radiator. Walk-in pantry. External door. Shower room off with W.C, wash hand basin, shower and towel rail.

Lounge: 15'7 x 12'8 (4.70 m x 3.90 m) Red brick fireplace with multi fuel stove, stone hearth and exposed timber lintel. South facing with patio doors to sun room. Single radiator. Laminate flooring and sliding doors to dining room.

Dining Room: 12'8 x 11'10 (3.90 m x 3.60 m) South facing with window overlooking rear lawn and farmland beyond. Laminate flooring. Single Radiator. Pine staircase to first floor. Door to hallway.

Sun Room: Southern aspect. Double glazed with sliding doors to garden.

Bathroom: Fully tiled with white suite including bath with shower over, WC, wash hand basin, towel rail

Bedroom 1 (master):13'11 x 10'5 (4.20 m x 3.20 m)Double. South facing with laminate flooring and three fitted double wardrobes. Radiator.

Bedroom 2: 9'9 x 9'9 (3.00 m x 3.00 m) Window to side. Single radiator. Could alternatively be used as an office.


Attic storage space in roof void with access from landing.

Bedroom 3:10'3 x 9'2 (3.10 m x 2.80 m) Double with window overlooking rear lawn. South facing aspect. Single fitted wardrobe. Radiator.

Bedroom 4: 13'8 x 6'6 (4.20 m x 2.0 m)vSingle with window to the front overlooking the driveway.

Externally the gardens extend to all sides of the property and mainly with an enclosed terraced area to the east aspect accessed from the utility room and front driveway. To the front of the property is a large sweeping circular tarmac driveway with raised central fountain and pond, with surrounding lawns, trees and shrubs and raised patio area.

Impressive range of outbuildings comprising workshop/garage with concrete floor, double doors to front and door to side; lean-to log store; second block built workshop under a flat roof with concrete floor; hen run and hut adjacent woodland; timber store; and summer house/games room (measures internally 19'1 x 15'3 max.) with sauna. All buildings benefit from a power supply.

Mains electricity. Private water supply (borehole). Oil fired central heating and LPG range cooker. Septic tank drainage (located in field at rear).

COUNCIL TAX: Band 'E' (verbal enquiry only)

TENURE: Freehold with vacant possession

The descriptive particulars (but not the stipulations and special conditions of sale) do not constitute, or constitute any part of any offer or Contract and all statements made herein are made without responsibility on the part of the Auctioneers or the Vendor. All intending purchasers should satisfy themselves as to their correctness. The Vendor does not make nor give and neither Richard Turner & Son nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any warranty as to the land and property.
The plan and quantities are based upon the latest available editions of the Ordnance Survey as revised by the selling agents. Such plan and quantities and these particulars are believed to be correct but any error or omission or mis-statement shall not annul the sale nor entitle either party to compensation or in any circumstances give ground for any action at Law.
All fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale, unless they are expressly stated as being included. Any electric or other appliances included have not been tested, neither have drains, heating, plumbing or electrical installations and all persons are recommended to carry out their own investigations before contract. All measurements quoted are approximate.
So far as the Vendor is aware the present use of the property is in accordance with the Town and Country Planning Acts. No requisition shall be raised in regard to the user or otherwise in relation to the said Acts and the Vendor shall not be required to give any further information in regard to the Town and Country Planning. The land is sold subject to:
a) all local and land charges and any requirements enforceable by any local or other Public Authority.
b) all encumbrances and other matters, the existence of which can or ought to be discovered by enquiry of any Local or other Public Authority and the Purchaser shall not be entitled to any compensation or right of rescission in respect thereof.
The land is sold and will be conveyed with the benefit of and subject to the burden of all existing rights of way, all rights for the continuance of any means of supply of water, gas or electricity, all rights for drainage and sewerage and any other pipelines over or under the land, together with all necessary rights of access for maintenance, renewal and repair of any apparatus or constructions in connection with such rights.
The Purchaser shall take it subject to such wayleave as affects the same and shall be responsible to notify the appropriate authority of his/their interest.
Should any dispute arise before or after the date of completion between the Vendor and the Purchaser as to the interpretation of the particulars, or any matter whatsoever arising therefrom, or thereout, that matter in dispute shall be referred to the arbitration of RICHARD TURNER of Richard Turner & Son, Royal Oak Chambers, Main Street, Bentham, whose decision shall be final and binding on the parties in dispute.
As from the date of sale/signing of the Contract, the property shall be at the sole risk of the purchaser(s) and he/they shall effect his/their own insurance's accordingly.
Richard Turner & Son, for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of these properties whose agents they are, give notice that these particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or a contract. All statements contained in these particulars as to these properties are made without responsibility on the part of Richard Turner & Son or the vendors or lessors, none of the statements contained in these particulars as to these properties are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact and any intending purchasers or lessees must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. The vendor or lessors do not make or give and neither Richard Turner & Son nor any person in their employment has any authority to make or give any representation of warranty whatever in relation to these properties.

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