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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Atherstone House, 5 Oxenholme Road, Kendal, Cumbria

Sold STC £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stylish detached house with plenty of individual original features, built 1936.
  • Ideal for a family or for retirement.
  • Partially modernised and adapted, including some UPVC double glazed windows and ground floor W.C.
  • Plenty of scope to improve and modernise.
  • Surrounded by pleasant lawned gardens with trees and shrubs.
  • Potential to extend, for example; Sun Lounge, Conservatory, New Garage.
  • Superbly located in a popular residential area on the south easterly periphery of Kendal.
  • Local services include supermarket, Doctors surgery, DIY centre, Oxenholme railway station only a few minutes walk.
  • Viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate the ambience, potential and virtues of the site.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Fine, elegant detached Edwardian style, family house. Convenient location in a popular residential area. Scope for upgrading, alteration and extension. Two Receptions, Kitchen, Utility, Three Bedrooms. Delightful Gardens. Energy Rating F.

From the centre of Kendal following the one way system and the signs for the A65, Skipton Road, at the roundabout, just passed Kirkby Kendal School, keep left on to Burton Road. Passing the Leisure Centre on the left, take the second left at the traffic lights on to Oxenholme Road and No 5 is on the right hand side, just before the Murley Moss Business Centre.

Approaching Kendal from the south, via the A65, just after the roundabout next to the superstore complex, turn right in to Oxenholme Road at the traffic lights.

Oxenholme Road is a popular residential area on the south easterly periphery of Kendal.

There are many local facilities and amenities, including a superstore complex, a garage, doctors surgery and Oxenholme railway station is about 10 minutes walk. M6, Junction 36, via the A65 is approximately 10 minutes drive.

A gated entrance leads to a tarmac drive and a garage. Parking and turning facilities.


The gardens surround the house and are bounded by walls. Tall shrubs to the front and beech hedges to the sides and rear. Lawns, flower beds with a range of herbaceous plants, mature shrubs and small trees, including maple, weeping pear, topiary yew and copper beech. A gravelled seating area.

All mains services are connected. Gas fired central heating.


All fixtures are included. Fittings referred to in these particulars are included. Fitted carpets and light fittings are included, all other items of household furnishings and effects are excluded.

Box Room: 
2.52m x 2.17m
Under eaves storage area.

4.26m x 1.7m
Suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, w.c. and shower cubicle. Part tiled walls. Central heating radiator.

4.74m x 2.5m
‘Up and over’ garage door.

2.71m x 1.97m
Plumbing for washing machine. Central heating radiator. Parquet flooring.

Rear Hall: 
2.3m x 1.65m
Part glazed door to rear. Pedestal wash hand basin.

1.66m x 0.88m
W.C.. Window to side.


3.48m x 3.21m
(Including stairs). Skylight. Hatch access to loft. Airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder. Central heating radiator. Picture rail.

Bedroom No 1: 
4.38m x 4.26m
(max, into bay). Double glazed bay window to front. Central heating radiator. Picture rail. Cornice. Pedestal wash hand basin. Built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom No 2: 
3.27m x 2.54m
Double glazed window to side. Pedestal wash hand basin. Central heating radiator. Picture rail.

Bedroom No 3: 
4.86m x 3.43m
Double glazed windows to side and front. Two built-in storage cupboards. Under eaves storage cupboard to the rear. Pedestal wash hand basin. Central heating radiator. Picture rail.

Entrance gate from Oxenholme Road opens into a tarmacked drive and turning area to the front and side.

Open Porch: 
Covered entrance area with a glazed timber entrance door.

Entrance Hall: 
5.08m x 2.15m
(Including stairs). Stairs to first floor. Two under-stairs stores. Central heating radiator. Picture rail. Cornice.

6.08m x 4.25m
(max, into bay). Pleasant dual aspect room with a double glazed bay window to front and a window, with a shelf underneath, to the side. Open fire with polished slate hearth and surround. Serving hatch to kitchen. Two central heating radiators. Picture rail. Cornice.

Dining Room: 
5.49m x 4.0m
(max, into bay). Two double glazed windows, overlooking the lawned gardens. Living flame gas fire set in a polished stone and wood surround on a polished stone hearth. Two central heating radiators. Picture rail. Cornice.

4.25m x 2.44m
A range of fitted wall and base cupboards, drawers and working surfaces. Stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit. Gas hob with extractor hood. Double electric oven. Serving hatch to lounge. Breakfast bar. Parquet flooring. Part tiled walls. Central heating radiator. Gas fired boiler.

Rear Porch: 
1.4m x 1.27m
Glazed panelled on lower section. Quarry tile flooring. Shelf.

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Added on Rightmove:
09 September 2016

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