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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Pine Tops, Birks Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 3PH

Withdrawn from Market £799,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached modern property with spacious 4 bedroomed accommodation within 2 1/2 acres of gardens
  • 2 self contained 1 bedroomed apartments with option for income
  • Enjoying beautiful views over Lake Windermere to the Langdales and surrounding mountains
  • A peaceful location

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description: Standing in lovely mature gardens and grounds amounting to approx. 2 ½ acres and enjoying simply beautiful views down the lake to the mountains. Pine Tops occupies a most enviable position and this detached property has been well maintained over the years by the owners including the fitting of upvc double glazing and oil fired central heating to the main house. A most versatile space the property is currently arranged with a large open plan dining kitchen, viewing conservatory, bedroom 4/second lounge room, bedroom 3 and bathroom to the first floor. On the second floor there is a wonderful triple aspect lounge, 2 bedrooms, study area and bathroom. All rooms are well proportioned with the principle rooms enjoying magnificent lake and mountain views. To the ground floor are 2 integral apartments both self contained with private entrances and currently used for occasional holiday letting. The property has excellent potential for either generating an income from these by way of holiday or long term lets, separate accommodation for family members or incorporating into and therefore enlarging the main accommodation.
The property enjoys large mature grounds with natural rocky outcrops, a variety of trees and shrubs and various seating areas to enjoy the views. A formal garden area immediately surrounds the property with gravelled terraced seating areas, well stocked borders with an array of established flowering plants including wonderful rhododendrons. There is a raised decked terrace to the rear. Utility/store rooms, detached timber garage and tarmac driveway with parking areas for numerous vehicles.

Location: Located in an elevated position approximately 3.5 miles to the south of Bowness on Windermere. Leave Bowness on the A592 Newby Bridge Road continuing through Storrs Park and on past the Beech Hill Hotel. Continue for approximately a mile turning left into Birks Road signposted for the Parkcliffe. Pine Tops is the first property on the right.  

Accommodation: (with approximate measurements)  

Steps leading up to double opening Entrance Doors  

Entrance Porch Double opening doors to entrance hall and access to glazed area with raised indoor garden display.  

Sun Room 15' 1" x 4' 7" (4.6m x 1.4m) A wonderful seating area from which to enjoy the views.  

Entrance Hall Staircase to second floor, inner hall with lockable access to staircase leading to ground floor.  

Dining Room 15' 2" x 11' 7" (4.62m x 3.53m) A dual aspect room with view to the lake and fells. Radiator, display shelving partition to 

Breakfast Kitchen 15' 3" x 11' 5" (4.65m x 3.48m) Fitted with an attractive range of modern wall and base units with contrasting work surfaces with stone effect splash back tiling and inset stainless steel sink unit with waste disposal. Glazed display cupboards, pan drawers and central island unit with breakfast bar. Integrated appliances of dual refrigerators, Stoves electric double oven, Diplomat induction hob and extractor hood over. Plumbing for dishwasher, heater and door to outside. 

Bedroom 3 15' 5" x 11' 7" (4.7m x 3.53m) A dual aspect room overlooking garden to the rear. Radiator and wall mounted Dimplex heater. 

Bedroom 4/Second Sitting Room 15' 5" x 12' 0" (4.7m x 3.66m) A dual aspect room with excellent views. Radiator.  

Bathroom Fitted 3 piece suite of bath with shower over, vanity with inset wash basin and wc. Wall mirror, shaver point, fan heater, chrome ladder radiator and inset ceiling lighting.  

First Floor  

Landing Study area enjoying excellent views. Radiator and access to roof space over. 

Lounge 24' 2" x 15' 5" max (7.37m x 4.7m max) A wonderful triple aspect room with the best view in the house across Lake Windermere to the Lakeland Fells including the Langdales, Old Man of Coniston and Wetherlam. Shaped ceiling, wall lighting, radiator and wall mounted contemporary electric fire.  

Bedroom 1 12' 8" x 11' 9" (3.86m x 3.58m) Again enjoying wonderful far reaching views. Built-in wardrobes, overhead cupboards, vanity with wash basin and illuminated mirrored cabinet above, radiator.  

Bedroom 2 12' 10" x 11' 10" (3.91m x 3.61m) Overlooking rear garden and having access to lovely raised decked terrace. Built-in double wardrobes, overhead cupboards, vanity with wash basin and illuminated mirrored cabinet above, radiator. 

Bathroom Fitted modern 3 piece suite of bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin and wc. Cupboard housing twin hot water cylinders with linen shelf, wall mirrors, chrome ladder radiator, fan heater and inset ceiling lighting.  

Self Contained Apartments to the Ground Floor  

Hillside Apartment Private access to the front of the property from the gravelled terrace. View of the lake. 

Hall Cloaks alcove, part glazed door.  

Lounge 15' 4" x 12' (4.67m x 3.66m) Feature stone fireplace with electric fire on slate hearth. Night storage heater. 

Dining Area 6' 4" x 5' 11" (1.93m x 1.8m) Large picture window overlooking front terrace, pleasant views to the wooded slopes of Claife Heights. Part panelled walls, wall light.  

Inner Hall Store cupboard and under stairs cupboard.  

Kitchen Fitted wall and base units, stainless steel sink unit, fridge with freezer compartment, microwave, small breakfast bar, Creda electric cooker with oven and grill. Tiled walls.  

Bedroom 15' 3" x 11' 5" (4.65m x 3.48m) Cupboard housing hot water cylinder, mirror and shaver point. Night storage heater, Dimplex wall mounted heater, part panelled walls.  

En-suite Shower Room Shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, tiled floor, fan heater and inset ceiling lighting. 

Cloakroom WC and wash basin, part tiled walls.  

Larchside Studio Apartment  

Hall Tiled floor, part glazed door.  

Cloakroom WC, wash basin and tiled floor and walls.  

Dining Kitchen 15' 3" x 12' 1" max (4.65m x 3.68m max) Fitted base units with inset stainless steel sink unit. Fridge with freezer compartment, Creda electric cooker with oven and grill, microwave, breakfast bar, tiled floor.  

Seating Area Part panelled walls, wood burning effect electric stove with mantle over.  

Bedroom Area 15' 4" x 9' 2" (4.67m x 2.79m) Part panelling to walls, alcove book shelving.  

En-suite Shower Shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, shaver light, chrome ladder radiator, extractor fan, tiled walls. 


Utility/Store Rooms Two utility rooms to the rear of the property with electric light and power and plumbing for washing machines.  

Detached Timber Garage Double opening doors.  

The lovely grounds and gardens of Pine Tops amount to approximately 2 and a half acres of mainly natural Lakeland land with grass, rocky outcrops and mature trees and shrubs. Closer to the property the gardens are more formal with a lovely raised decked seating area to the rear and gravelled terrace seating areas to the front with Lakeland stone walling and borders stocked with an array of flowering plants and established shrubs.
Tarmac driveway and parking areas for numerous vehicles.  

Services: Mains electricity, drainage and water. Oil fired central heating to main property, oil tank concealed in garden. Night storage heating to apartments.  

Council Tax Band: South Lakeland District Council - Details on enquiry.  

Tenure: Freehold.  

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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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 September 2012


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