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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Blackwell Folly, Storrs Park, Bowness-on-Windermere, Windermere

Sold STC £825,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A very striking and individual detached house of contemporary design.
  • Very spacious and versatile family living accommodation, principally arranged to the ground floor.
  • Liberal use of glass to create a light and airy feel and to connect the inside space with the surrounding landscape.
  • Five double bedrooms and three bathrooms.
  • Stunning lounge with equally stunning views.
  • Three reception rooms and fitted kitchen.
  • Double garage and workshop.
  • Ample parking.
  • Lawned gardens.
  • Highly sought after location within a beautiful part of the Lake District.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An outstanding and very striking modern five bedroom detached house of individual design. Highly prestigious location enjoying superb lake and mountain views. Double garage and workshop. Ample parking and lawned gardens. Fabulous! Energy Rating "E".

From Bowness take the A592 Newby Bridge Road in a southerly direction. After about half a mile turn left, signposted to Kendal, onto Longtail Hill. At the junction turn right onto the A5074. Follow the road for about a mile and then take the first turning on the right onto the B5360. After a few hundred yards turn right into the entrance of Blackwell. Follow the drive around a bend and then take the first driveway on the left-hand side. Upon reaching a house on the left turn immediately right into the driveway of Blackwell Folly.

Blackwell Folly occupies a discreet and very attractive semi-rural location within the former grounds of the distinctive and iconic Arts and Crafts House, Blackwell, which is open to the public.

The property forms part of the area known as Storrs Park, one of the Lake District's most sought after locations, just two miles south of the lakeside village of Bowness-on-Windermere.

The property adjoins open countryside and enjoys lovely views of Lake Windermere and the Lakeland fells.

The property is well placed for both Windermere and Bowness which provide an excellent range of shopping, leisure and cultural amenities. There is a train station at Windermere which connects to Oxenholme Railway Station for the London to Glasgow West Coast main line. Windermere has a very highly regarded private school, St Anne’s, as well as primary and secondary schools.

The property is well placed for Kendal, Ambleside and junction 36 of the M6 motorway. It is also a perfect base from which to explore this most beautiful part of England.

Tarmacadam driveway to front leading to a parking area to the front of the house and garage with space for several motor vehicles.

The house sits well within its plot with lawned gardens on three sides together with herbaceous borders, a rockery and an interesting array of shrubs and trees.

Garden shed. Under croft stores.

Mains water and electricity. Oil fired central heating [two boilers]. Septic tank drainage [shared].

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 August 2016

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