5 bedroom detached house for sale

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

£895,000

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".

Directions
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.

Location
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.

Outside
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.

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


Open Entrance Porch: 
An imposing entrance featuring twin columns and a tiled floor.

Reception Hall: 
Beautiful handcrafted hardwood staircase in the Arts and Crafts style. Open way to living room.

Cloakroom: 
2.09m x 2.06m
Suite in white comprising a wash hand basin and a w.c.

Living Room: 
8.85m x 3.85m
An impressive light filled space featuring a lantern roof window and a tall, fully glazed bay providing spectacular views. French door leading to the balcony. Tiled floor with decorative detailing. Open way to dining kitchen.

Dining Kitchen: 
6.65m x 5.5m
A very spacious open plan room, the dining area being ideal as a sitting room, as currently arranged. The kitchen area is fitted with a good range of built-in floor and wall units together with work surfaces and a stainless steel sink. Stanley twin hob stove which also provides central heating. Built-in oven, ceramic hob, extractor hood, refrigerator, freezer and dishwasher. French door leading to a second balcony.

Utility Room: 
3.23m x 2.1m
Built-in floor and wall cupboards. Tall storage cupboard. Stainless steel sink. Plumbing for washing machine. Tiled floor. Glazed side entrance door.

Inner Hall: 
Built-in linen cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder.

Boiler Room/W.C: 
2.32m x 1.26m
Worcester Danesmoor oil fired central heating boiler. W.C. Tiled floor. Front entrance door.

Bedroom No.2: 
6.05m x 3.7m
A good sized double bedroom with windows on two sides. Open ceiling. Built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom No.3: 
4.1m x 2.91m
A double bedroom. Two built-in double wardrobes.

Bedroom No.4: 
5.65m x 3.42m
A bright and spacious, dual aspect double bedroom with glazed sliding door leading to the main balcony. Built-in double wardrobe. Open ceiling.

Bedroom No.5: 
3.19m x 2.95m
A dual aspect double bedroom with a glazed sliding door leading to the main balcony. Walk-in storage cupboard with potential for the creation of an en-suite shower room/w.c.

Bathroom: 
2.2m x 2.08m
Panelled bath with shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin and w.c. Part tiled walls.

First Floor 

Lounge: 
6.69m x 6.67m
A spectacular room with windows on three sides providing superb panoramic lake and mountain views. Open beamed ceiling. Square bay window with sliding door and "Juliet" balcony.

Master Bedroom: 
4.8m x 4.58m
A dual aspect double bedroom featuring a high beamed ceiling.

En-Suite Bathroom: 
3.92m x 1.97m
Suite comprising a panelled bath, a pedestal wash hand basin, a bidet, a w.c. and a shower cubicle. Built-in linen and cylinder cupboard. Ladder towel radiator.

Garage: 
6.12m x 5.8m
A modern, purpose built double garage with a pitched slate roof and twin up and over doors. Work pit. Power. Door to rear workshop.

Workshop: 
6.1m x 3.12m
Ideal for its purpose but also suitable as a garden room, hobbies room or games room. Side entrance door. Power and lighting. Shelving.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Windermere (2.5 mi)
  • Staveley (4.6 mi)
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Michael C L Hodgson, Kendal

36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

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36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Windermere (2.5 mi)
  • Staveley (4.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael C L Hodgson, Kendal

36 Finkle Street, Kendal, LA9 4AB

01539 304031 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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