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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Lambrigg Foot, Grayrigg, Kendal, Cumbria


Property Description

Key features

  • Splendid, south westerly aspect with fine views across farmland.
  • Convenient for Kendal, the M6 and the Lake District National Park.
  • Superbly and immaculately presented.
  • Many original period features and characteristic of the Victorian Era.
  • Imposing Reception Hall, impressive double fronted Drawing Room.
  • Large, south west facing Dining Room, opening on to the terrace.
  • Original cooking range in the Kitchen/Breakfast Room.
  • Utility Room, Gymnasium or Morning Room, Extensive Cellars.
  • Six, excellent Double Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms, Shower Room.
  • Surrounded by well presented lawned Gardens and Grounds.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An extremely impressive, elegant, Victorian style family house. Delightful, secluded location, formal gardens and wooded grounds, stream, paddock. About 3.4 Acres [1.3 has]. Energy Rating "F ".

From Kendal town centre, follow the signs to Appleby, A685. Leaving Kendal, in a north easterly direction, passing the superstore complex on the left, continue towards Grayrigg. Passing the main railway line bridges, after approximately half a mile, the road drops down to Docker Bridge, over Flodder Beck. Vistas of Lambrigg Foot can be seen to the right, when travelling towards Docker Bridge, after which, turn immediately right into the private driveway, included in the sale, which leads to Lambrigg Foot.

The driveway is subject to a right of access for the benefit of other properties.

The drive winds adjacent to the pleasant Flodder Beck before opening to a turning and parking area to the side of Lambrigg Foot.

The precise location and extent are shown on the Sale Plan herewith, edged red.

As the name implies, Lambrigg Foot nestles at the front of the hill when approaching from Kendal, adjacent to a stream and about one mile south of Grayrigg village. The outskirts of Kendal are only five minutes drive.

Turning and parking spaces. Stoned terrace. Raised border. Outside tap. UPVC oil tank.

FORMER WASH HOUSE: 5.0m x 2.5m (16'5" x 8'3") Stone and slate built. Housing the equipment for the bore hole for the water supply.

A gate at the far end of the yard, opens into the side formal gardens, with lawns to the side with a terrace. A fine variety of trees, including Yew, Beech, Scots Pine and Rhododendron.

OUTBUILDING: Stone and slate with original pen.

FRONT GARDENS: The formal, extremely well presented and landscaped front gardens, slope gently down to Flodder Beck which forms the south westerly boundary. Borders with a fine variety of flowering shrubs and trees.

The lower tier of the front gardens, approached with stone steps from the front garden, adjacent to Flodder Beck.

TERRACES: Lovely, sunny, south west facing terrace along the front elevation.

FORMER GENERATOR SHED: 4.3m x 2.8m (13'11" x 9'2") and 4.6m x 2.8m (15'1" x 9'2") Stone built, under a double pitched slated roof, containing two rooms, Store Room and a room recently used as a Gymnasium. Subject to Planning Consent, this building could be converted to an Office/Studio.

FRONT DRIVEWAY: The impressive front drive from the main road, follows the bank of the Flodder Beck, with grass banking and a fine selection of hard and soft wood trees.

PADDOCK: The field is on the opposite side of Flodder Beck.

It has the benefit of separate access from the lane adjacent to the southerly boundary.

Sound meadow and pasture land. Stockproof fencing. Vacant possession.

The whole of Lambrigg Foot is shown edged red on the Sale Plan with these particulars and extends to about 3.4 Acres [1.38 Has]

Mains electricity. Private water supplies. The original is a shared supply and the second, being the primary supply, is a bore hole. Drainage: Private septic tank drainage system. Oil fired central heating.


All fixtures and fittings referred to in these particulars are included. All fitted carpets, curtains, curtain rails are included. All other furnishings and household effects are excluded.

1.9m x 1.35m
External access door. Shelves. Electric meters.

5.9m x 1.2m
Tiled floor. Moulded architraves. Central heating radiator. Coat rail. Door to secondary staircase to the first floor.

5.8m x 3.9m
Superb fitted kitchen with base units, matching wall cupboards. Granite working surfaces. Belfast sink under the east facing window. Pine window shutters. Belling cooking range. Central heating radiator. Exposed beams. Wall cupboard with pine doors. Original, imposing, cooking range within the stone fireplace, by Henry Rishdon, Kendal.

4.2m x 4m
Tiled floor. Fitted base units with working surfaces. Stainless steel sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine. South facing window. Original meat hooks.

4.5m x 3.9m
Exposed beams. Window overlooking the yard and a south facing window. Central heating radiator. Off the side hall, is a strip pine panelled door with steps down to the


ROOM 1: 
4.2m x 2.6m
Flagged floors.

3.5m x 2.7m
Blanco Oil Fired Boiler.

ROOM 3: 
4.1m x 3.6m
Slabbed shelving and flagged floor.

3.8m x 2.8m
Central heating radiator. South facing window overlooking the gardens.

With polished pine bannister to the

Impressive skylight. Moulded architraves. Dado. Beyond the archway, with moulded features, is the

7m x 4.3m
South west facing bay double glazed window. Moulded architraves. Central heating radiator.

3.76m x 2.82m
Fitted vanity unit with two wash hand basins and cupboards. WC. Shower cubicle. Window seat below the south facing window. Towel radiator. Door to the landing. The secondary staircase, next to the shower room, down to the side hall.

5.4m x 4.2m
Two windows/doors on to the balcony overlooking the gardens and paddock. Two central heating radiators. Fitted wardrobe. There is a lovely opening/archway on the opposite end of the landing.

Side gate to front entrance door into the imposing

15.6m x 2.4m
Moulded architraves. Dado. Oak, polished floor. Two double central heating radiators. Alcove recess.

2.9m x 2.9m
Moulded architraves. Wash hand basin. Central Heating Radiator. Coat rail. Wall cupboards. Separate W.C with central heating radiator.

11.2m x 5.9m
Formerly two rooms, two doors from the hall. South Facing bay window with double glazed windows overlooking the gardens with views across the Paddock. Two south facing windows overlooking the terrace. Moulded architraves. Display cabinet. Two central heating radiators. Fireplace, with marble hearth and ornate cast iron fireplace. At the far end of the hallway, just past the staircase, an archway with moulded features, is the

2.02m x 1.3m

6.9m x 4.2m
An impressive room with south facing bay window, with double glazed windows, and doors opening on to the terrace. Central heating radiator. Moulded architraves. Marble fireplace with enamel brick hearth and fireback with cast iron inset.

4m x 2.9m
North facing window. Central heating radiator.

4.6m x 3.9m
Architraves. Fitted wardrobes. Central heating radiator. East facing window.

Walk-in room with slatted shelves. Immersion heater.

3.77m x 2m
Bath. Wash hand basin. Shower Cubicle. Central heating radiator. Downlights. Part panelled walls.

2.87m x 1.15m
Part panelled wall. WC. Wash hand basin. Central heating radiator. Returning to the main landing and the secondary staircase, to the left is a staircase leading to

4.9m x 4.2m
Exposed beams. Central heating radiator. Fitted wardrobes and drawers. Off the secondary staircase, to the right is

3.7m x 1.8m
Part tiled walls. Corner shower cubicle. Pedestal wash hand basin. WC. Bath. Central heating radiator. South facing feature window.

5.2m x 5.1m
South west facing bay double glazed window. North facing window with views towards Whinfell Beacon. Central heating radiator.

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Added on Rightmove:
04 October 2013

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