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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

10A Thorny Hills, Kendal, Cumbria


Property Description

Key features

  • A Victorian wing of a fine Georgian house occupying a discreet and private location.
  • Recently refurbished and improved to create a stylishly presented and characterful home.
  • Two very spacious reception rooms, one with an impressive fireplace and balcony.
  • Modern fitted kitchen with built-in appliances.
  • Cloakroom/w.c.
  • Two good sized double bedrooms.
  • Refitted, contemporary style bathroom/w.c.
  • Gas fired central heating with new boiler.
  • Established lawned garden, verandah and garage.
  • Excellent location with superb views.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A delightful semi-detached Victorian dwelling house discreetly located in the prestigious and private Thorny Hills, within walking distance of Kendal town centre.

Comprehensively refurbished and improved to create a spacious, characterful and tastefully presented home with two reception room and two bedrooms together with a garden , garage, verandah and balcony. Energy Rating "D".

Open House viewing from 11am - 3pm on Saturday 12th March

From the town centre follow the A6 into Sandes Avenue and Station Road. Turn right at the mini-roundabout signposted to Sedbergh at The County Hotel. Take the next left, just before the bridge over the river. Fork right at the church and follow the road into Thorny Hills. The subject property is immediately to the rear of No.10 Thorny Hills.

The property is the rear wing of a very fine Georgian town house forming part of the highly sought after and prestigious Thorny Hills. The property enjoys excellent views from the rear across leafy gardens towards Kendal Castle and the surrounding woodland grounds. The property also enjoys views across Kendal towards the Lakeland Fells.

Thorny Hills is a private road with the houses arranged on the eastern side of the road whilst the other side adjoins the parkland of Gooseholme. Thorny Hills is wholly within the Kendal Conservation Area and is within easy walking distance of the town centre.

The historic market town of Kendal, renowned as being the gateway to the Lake District, provides an excellent range of shopping leisure, cultural and educational amenities. The town is well placed for junctions 36 and 37 of the M6 motorway and there is a railway station at Oxenholme for the London to Glasgow West Coast line.

Attractive traditional verandah to the side of the house with a timber framed glass roof, providing a sheltered sitting out area.

Delightful fenced and walled garden to rear with a lawn, well stocked herbaceous borders and a paved patio. Balustraded balcony to the lounge with steps leading into the garden.

All mains services are available and connected. Gas fired central heating [new boiler]

Entrance Hall: 
A welcoming entrance hall featuring a rather splendid staircase with turned spindles and newel posts. Part glazed entrance door. Understairs storage area.

Dining Room: 
4.08m x 3.8m
A well proportioned room with French doors leading out onto the verandah. Picture rails.

5.6m x 3.81m
A spacious and elegant room with a delightful outlook. Deep bay shuttered window with French doors leading out onto a balcony. Impressive period fireplace with Carrera marble surround. Picture rails.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 
3.65m x 3.25m
Fitted with a comprehensive range of modern built-in floor and wall units together with work surfaces and a sink. Cooker with gas hob. Dishwasher. Washing machine. Refrigerator and freezer. Part tiled walls. Part glazed entrance door to side.

1.76m x 1.05m
Suite in white comprising a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c.


Feature arched window filling the staircase and landing with light. Archways with decorative detailing. Picture rails. Skylight.

Bedroom No.1: 
5.61m x 3.84m
A large double bedroom with a deep bay shuttered window providing views across gardens towards Kendal Castle. Picture rails. Plumbing for a wash basin.

Bedroom No.2: 
3.95m x 2.56m
A good sized double bedroom with a tall window providing views across Kendal towards the surrounding South Lakeland Fells. Built-in storage cupboard. Plumbing for a wash basin.

3.2m x 2.07m
Refitted with suite in white comprising a panelled bath with shower and screen, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Part tiled walls. Ladder towel radiator. Built-in linen cupboard with modern hot water storage cylinder. Tall window with views.

5.63m x 3.2m
A good sized single garage being the second from the right in a block of four. Folding wooden doors. Block built walls under a pitched, tiled roof.

1.5m x 1.27m
A useful storage outbuilding adjacent to the verandah. Recently installed Worcester gas fired central heating boiler. Shelving.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 October 2015

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