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2 bedroom ground floor flat for sale

1 Kentsford House, 45 Kentsford Road, Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria, LA11 7BB

Withdrawn from Market £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Splendid Bay Views
  • Level walk to town along the Promenade
  • Magnificent original features
  • High Ceilings

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

1 Kentsford House is a grand, spacious and elegant 2 bedroom, ground floor apartment, brimming with history and stunning original features and enjoying a tranquil position in Kents Bank with stunning views of the ever changing sands of Morecambe Bay. A former Victorian Gentleman's Residence, converted c. 2000 to a high standard by the reputable local builders Robert Hughes who specialise in high quality conversions. Every part of this property internally and externally exudes grandeur. With high ceilings throughout, a wealth of original features, generously proportioned rooms bathed in natural light, communal grounds, private garden, parking for two cars, cellar and private gate leading to an access path to Grange Promenade which offers a level walk into the town. 

Location: Travelling Westwards out of Grange over Sands towards the village of Allithwaite turn left onto Carter Road (just past the new OverSands development), follow the road round into Kentsford Road, down the hill, passing the turning to Priory Lane on the right, turn left into the stone pillared main entrance to Kentsford House. The parking for No. 1 is situated immediately in front of the circular stone steps leading to the apartment. 

Accommodation (with approximate measurements) The lovely original stone steps lead up to a small sunny seating area and to the large impressive front door with feature stained glass panel over. Opens to:- 

Entrance Porch with high ceiling, original cornicing, large window to side over looking pleasant garden area and entrance. Multi paned double doors open to:- 

Sitting Room 17' 6" x 15' 2" max (5.33m x 4.62m max) a most grand and generously proportioned room, bathed in natural light, divided into two areas. A large bay window with deep display sills/window seats and breath taking views forms an inviting corner of the Living Room to enjoy the absolute peace and splendid position. A further full length window with window seat with the same beautiful view over the garden and Morecambe Bay. High ceilings with ornate cornicing and two ceiling roses. Feature fireplace with electric fire set on marble hearth and with attractive carved wooden surround. Multi paned double doors lead to:- 

Hallway 15' 8" x 7' 4" (4.78m x 2.24m) with high ceiling, original cornicing and deep skirting boards. Useful storage cupboard with plumbing for washing machine, space for condenser dryer and shelving. Doors to:- 

Kitchen 16' 5" x 8' 3" (5m x 2.51m) a good sized kitchen with high ceiling and cornicing. Full height window with deep sill and more fantastic bay views. Space for small table and chairs, a perfect spot to dine and enjoy the view. With a range of fitted wall and base units, complementary tiling and worksurface incorporating the single draining 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and gas hob. Electric oven with extractor hood, dishwasher and large American style fridge freezer. 

Bathroom with low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with shower over and screen, brass style fitments, complementary wall tiling and extractor fan. 

Bedroom 1 18' 1" x 17' 2" max (5.51m x 5.23m max) a truly impressive bedroom of grand proportions, flooded with natural light through the large corner bow window and further window with deep display sills and offering yet more stunning views. High ceiling & cornicing. Range of 'limed oak' fitted bedroom furniture including corner wardrobe with hanging and shelf space. Further fitted cupboard to alcove. Door to:- 

En-suite Bathroom a good size with four piece white suite. Low flush WC with concealed cistern, pedestal wash hand basin, bath and double shower cubicle. Chrome Victorian style fitments. High level, deep set window with display sill. Complementary tiling to walls. Shaver point, wall mounted mirror and wall lights. 

Bedroom 2 18' 1" x 17' 8" (5.51m x 5.38m) with two steps down and wooden balustrading. A generous double bedroom with range of fitted furniture incorporating twin folding single beds and fitted wardrobes. High ceiling and cornicing. Recessed cupboard in alcove and window with deep display sill and pleasant outlook over communal grounds to the side aspect. 

Cellar located externally to the side of the building, steps down lead into the shared cellar area. Door to private cellar. A good sized, secure and useful storage space with original stone floor and light. 

Gardens There are several areas of neat and well tended communal grounds including a formal lawn with small lily pond. There is locked private access onto the coastal path leading to The Promenade providing a scenic, level walk into the town. The private garden is located opposite the apartment and through the shared orchard. A wrought iron gate leads into the garden area. A peaceful, pretty and private spot with more breathtaking bay views. Attractive stone balustraded patio area, colourful, well established plants and shrubs, gravel and stone flagged pathways, bordered by original high stone wall and mature hedge. Small wooden summer house an ideal spot to enjoy a G & T on a summers evening and the sheer magnificence of the location. The garden does offer access to further private gardens but could quite easily be fenced for complete privacy. 

Parking there is designated parking for two vehicles directly in front of the entrance to No. 1. 

Services: Mains water, gas, electricity and drainage. Gas fired central heating to radiators. 

Council Tax: Band E. South Lakeland District Council. 

Tenure: Leasehold 999 years from the 30th April 1996. Service Charge for 2016/17 is £1233.00 per annum payable in quarterly instalments. The Management Company is responsible for the upkeep of the communal grounds, external lighting, insurance and maintenance of the building. A copy of the lease is available for inspection at the office. 

Note: Properties at Kentsford House may not be used for holiday lettings. 

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Grange Office. 

Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 August 2016


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