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4 bedroom detached house for sale

School House, Lowgill, Kendal, Cumbria


Property Description

Key features

  • A fabulous family home in the country.
  • Spectacular views.
  • Comprehensively improved by the current owners to create a stylish, versatile and very spacious home.
  • Superb open plan kitchen/living room.
  • Four double bedrooms.
  • Two bathrooms and a utility room/w.c.
  • Double glazing and oil central heating.
  • Extensive lawned gardens of around half an acre.
  • Garage/stone, two large sheds and a summerhouse.
  • Delightful rural location.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An impressive detached stone built four bedroom family house occupying a delightful location overlooking the Lune Valley with spectacular views of the Howgills. Extensive gardens of around half an acre. Convenient for Sedbergh, Kendal and the motorway. Energy Rating "E"

From junction 37 of the M6 take the A684 Sedbergh Road for a short distance and then take the first turning on the left onto the Old Scotch Road. Follow this road without deviation to reach Lowgill. Proceed to a T-junction by the Lowgill Viaduct. Turn left and then after 100 metres turn right, signposted to Lowgill. Follow the road to its end and the property will be found on the right-hand side.

The property is located at the end of a quiet country lane and forms part of the scattered rural community of lowgill in the beautiful Lune Valley and now wholly within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The surrounding area, which is steeped in history, offers excellent opportunities for walking, mountain biking, road biking and exploring. Nearby is the spectacular Lowgill viaduct and also Fox's Pulpit where the Quaker movement was founded.

The property is situated about 3.5 miles from junction 37 of the M6 motorway and is convenient for Sedbergh, Kendal, Penrith, Lancaster and the Lake District.

The house occupies a magnificent elevated plot enjoying spectacular views.

The house is set in extensive gardens, principally arranged to the rear, but also to the front and either side. The gardens are mainly laid with lawns. Shrubs and trees. Paved patio terrace. Balcony. The lower section of rear garden is fenced off to create an orchard. There is also a fenced vegetable garden, with raised beds, and a hen run.

To the rear of the house is a wide driveway with parking for several motor vehicles.

There is a detached concrete sectional garage/store with a metal up and over door, two good sized timber garden sheds and a summer house.

The property has a vehicular and pedestrian right of way along the drive which passes to the rear of the adjacent cottages. This gives access to the rear of the property. The owners of School House contribute towards the cost of maintaining this drive.

Mains electricity. Shared private water supply. Shared septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority: 01969 650456

Living Room: 
6.66m x 5.95m
A light and spacious triple aspect room featuring a double glazed sliding door leading out onto a wide balustraded balcony with spectacular views across the Lune Valley towards the Howgill Fells. Rustic stone fireplace with a wood burning stove. Fitted bookcase and storage cupboard, both finished with oak tops. Exposed beams.

Lower Ground Floor 

Large enough for a study area. Shelving. Under stairs cupboard.

Bedroom No.4: 
6m x 2.62m
A good sized double bedroom.

En-Suite Bathroom: 
2.8m x 2.45m
Suite in white comprising a corner panelled bath, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Part tiled walls. Tiled floor.

First Floor 


Bedroom No.1: 
4.53m x 3.32m
A double bedroom.

Bedroom No.2: 
4.53m x 3.32m
A double bedroom.

Bedroom No.3: 
4.25m x 2.85m
A double bedroom.

3.83m x 2.4m
A good sized bathroom fitted with a suite in white comprising a panelled bath with a shower and screen, a pedestal wash hand basin and a w.c. Part tiled walls. Chrome ladder towel radiator. Built-in linen cupboard.

Entrance Hall: 
2.8m x 1.43m
Tiled floor.

Cloakroom/Utility Room: 
2.72m x 1.37m
Wash hand basin and w.c. Worcester oil fired central heating boiler. Plumbing for washing machine. Wall cupboards. Tiled floor.

Kitchen/Dining Room: 
6.67m x 2.87m
A superbly fitted and equipped kitchen, which is open plan to the living room. Excellent range of built-in floor and wall units together with attractive composite granite work surfaces. Inset sink. Range of built-in Bosch appliances comprising an induction hob, extractor hood, oven, microwave oven, warming drawer, dishwasher and full length refrigerator.

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Added on Rightmove:
26 September 2016

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