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3 bedroom maisonette for sale

153 Highgate, Kendal

Withdrawn from Market £237,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

DIRECTIONS Entering Kendal's one-way system along Kirkland proceed into Highgate. Follow Highgate along past the turning on your left into Gillinggate and number 153 Highgate is situated shortly on your right hand side. 

LOCATION A convenient town centre location situated on Highgate main street running through the market town of Kendal and boasting a prominent position with surrounding retail units. Surrounded by several varied local amenities the property provides access on foot to the market place and river banks of the River Kent. 

DESCRIPTION 153 Highgate is an attractive opportunity to purchase a versatile property situated within Kendal town centre. The property was constructed in the 18th century and allegedly became the first building in Kendal to provide sash windows some of which have been subsequently secondary glazed.

The property provides a ground floor and cellar space dedicated to a retail unit with attractive shop frontage and retail space including feature original fireplaces. There is access into an additional retail space or staff office or storage area to the rear with kitchen and further original stove. The cellar space provides a traditional stone built cellar with cobbled floors and stone storage surfaces as well as access to additional storage rooms and a WC.

Above the retail unit there is an impressive and spacious maisonette set across three levels and accessed from the rear via a private cottage style stone paved garden and steps leading to the first floor. There is an internal staircase between the shop and maisonette which is at present unused.

The main living accommodation is set across the entrance floor with an impressive full width sitting room with dining area and attractive original secondary glazed sash windows overlooking Highgate.

The room has two separate feature fireplaces to either side, one with a fully working coal effect gas fire, servicing both dedicated reception spaces. There are exposed beams and lintels to the ceiling while there is a further kitchen and breakfast area with access to a pantry storage space. The kitchen contains a three sided surface with fitted storage units and a one and a half sink and drainer with mixer tap along with a four ring hob, fitted oven with microwave above and extractor hood as well as recess space for a dishwasher.

The main bedroom accommodation is set on the middle floor and provides three double bedrooms with the master situated to the rear and allowing views to Kendal Castle and access into an en suite shower room with Mira Elite electric power shower, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. The additional double bedrooms both face onto Highgate and provide well proportioned space with feature wooden beams and versatile potential for other uses.

The bedrooms are serviced by the family bathroom providing a dual aspect with single glazed sash windows and containing a suite in cream which includes a bath with wall mounted mixer shower, WC, vanity wash hand basin and bidet. Outside the bathroom is space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and also a built in airing cupboard.

The loft room has been retained to provide a spacious fourth double bedroom with pitched ceiling with some low level height to the sides with built in storage cupboards under the eaves and fabulous original A framed wooden beams. The room has double glazed Velux windows to the rear allowing outlooks to Kendal Castle.

There is a council car park directly behind the property which offers yearly permit parking. 




Shop front  

15´3´´ (4.67 m) X 14´7´´ (4.46 m)  


15´3´´ (4.65 m) X 15´0´´ (4.58 m) maximum measurements  

Sitting room  

22'10" (6.96 m) X 14´9´´ (4.51 m) maximum measurements  

Kitchen breakfast room  

16'3" (4.97 m) X 12´0´´ (3.67 m) maximum measurements  

Bedroom one  

12´0´´ (3.68 m) X 8´0´´ (2.45 m)  

En suite  

2'10" (0.88 m) X 7´11´´ (2.43 m)  

Bedroom two  

13´4´´ (4.07 m) X 14´9´´ (4.51 m) maximum measurements  

Bedroom three  

9´3´´ (2.82 m) X 13´4´´ (4.06 m)  

Bedroom four 20'8'' (6.31 m) X 19'2" (5.85 m) with reduced head height 


6'11" (2.12 m) X 8'1" (2.46 m)  

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20 April 2016

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