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2 bedroom apartment for sale

12 Starnthwaite Ghyll, Crosthwaite, Kendal, Cumbria

Sold STC £310,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A beautifully appointed two bedroom apartment.
  • Delightful location.
  • Lovely views.
  • Bright, spacious and airy accommodation.
  • Well proportioned Living Room.
  • Superbly fitted and equipped Kitchen/Breakfast Room.
  • Two double Bedrooms, each with built-in furniture.
  • En Suite Shower Room and Family Bathroom.
  • Attractively laid out, well maintained gardens and grounds, including a beautiful stretch of the River Gilpin.

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

A superb second floor two bedroom apartment forming part of a prestigious conversion of a former mill occupying a delightful rural location, enjoying lovely views. Tastefully presented, beautifully appointed and spacious accommodation. Parking. Highly attractive communal grounds. Perfect!

Energy Rating "G".

From Kendal take the B5284 to Crosthwaite. Go through the centre of the village and then turn right, signposted to Starnthwaite. Follow the road for exactly half a mile [passing a row of white cottages on the left] to find the entrance to Starnthwaite Ghyll on the left. Turn sharply left into the drive and follow it round to the front of the main building. Park in the car park. The shared entrance to number 12 is in the centre of the main building.

Starnthwaite Ghyll is a prestigious conversion and development of a range of former mill buildings, nestling within the beautiful Gilpin Valley, just half a mile from the centre of Crosthwaite village.

Starnthwaite Ghyll is surrounded by rolling countryside and woodland, where opportunities for walking and exploring abound.

Crosthwaite has a thriving sense of community. The village has a highly regarded primary school, a village hall, a bowling club and one of the best gastro pubs around, serving high quality food.

Starnthwaite Ghyll is located just off a quiet country lane in a peaceful part of the Lake District National Park. It is equidistant from the bustling towns of Kendal and Windermere and is very convenient for Junction 36 of the M6 motorway.

Gardens & Grounds

Starnthwaite Ghyll stands within beautifully laid out, well maintained gardens and grounds comprising lawns, well stocked herbaceous flower beds and an array of shrubs and trees. A strip of woodland separates the approach driveway from the lane.

A delightful stretch of the River Gilpin passes through the grounds.

To the south of the gardens and car park is a meadow which forms part of Starnthwaite Ghyll.

A public footpath and bridleway pass through the grounds.

Leasehold for a 999 year term, from January 1984.

Shared septic tank drainage. Electric central heating. Mains water and electricity.


The affairs of Starnthwaite Ghyll are dealt with by Starnthwaite Ghyll Management Company Ltd, which also own the freehold. Each owner is a shareholder in the management company and therefore owns a share of the freehold.

The elected Directors of the Starnthwaite Gyhll Management Company Limited, deal with the management of the development, thus keeping costs down.

An annual variable service charge equating to £1,000 per annum [2016] is payable in respect of general maintenance, upkeep of common parts and gardening. Buildings insurance is payable as an additional sum.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 
4.57m x 3.22m
A superbly fitted and equipped kitchen installed with a range of 'Shaker' style floor and wall units, together with oak work surfaces, an oak breakfast table and a stainless steel sink. Range of De Dietrich built-in appliances comprising an oven, a microwave oven, a ceramic induction hob and an extractor hood. Bosch dish washer. Plumbing for washing machine. Part tiled walls.

Bedroom No 1: 
3.7m x 3.65m
A double bedroom with a good range of built-in wardrobes and storage cupboards along one wall.

En Suite Shower Room: 
2.67m x 1.66m
Suite in white comprising a wide shower cubicle, an inset wash hand basin with cupboard below and a w.c. with concealed cistern. Tiled floor. Part tiled walls. Chrome ladder towel radiator.

Bedroom No 2: 
4.17m x 3.12m
A double bedroom. Built-in wardrobe, bedside pedestal, dressing table/desk and a range of book shelves.

2.17m x 1.79m
Suite in white comprising a panelled bath with plumbed in shower and screen, an inset wash hand basin with cupboard below and a w.c with concealed cistern. Ladder towel radiator. Pat tiled walls.

Car Parking 
Starnthwaite Ghyll has a good sized car parking area for owners and their visitors.

Communal Entrance Hall: 
Shared between six apartments. A gentle staircase leads to the second floor.


Entrance Hall: 
A spacious hall with space for a Study area. Built-in cloaks cupboard.

Store Room: 
1.82m x 0.82m
Overall. Electric central heating boiler. Lagged hot water cylinder.

Living Room: 
7.44m x 5.44m
An impressive room with windows on three sides providing fantastic views. High ceiling with decorative cornice. Raised flooring on one side, ideal for a dining area.

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Added on Rightmove:
29 July 2016

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