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Summer Hill, Spark Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7SS

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Tenure: Freehold

Summer Hill, Spark Bridge, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 7SS  

DIRECTIONS Travelling along the A590 from Ulverston approach the Greenodd roundabout and take the first exit into Greenodd. Continue through Greenodd and Penny Bridge before passing the right hand turn signposted for Spark Bridge. Take the next left hand turning and continue along this road where there is a gated driveway on the right hand side signposted for Summer Hill. A sweeping private driveway leads through woodland gardens to Summer Hill. 

ACCOMMODATION The property is approached to the side of the main building where a private doorway leads into an attractive entrance hall with a tiled floor and an open balcony overhead. The entrance hall features further access to a ground floor bedroom, bathroom and a range of cellar rooms with stairs leading to the first floor. There is a service lift that runs from the ground floor to each floor above. This provides a convenient way to take shopping, etc from the ground floor to the kitchen.

All accommodation on this floor has underfloor heating. 


9´5´´ (2.88 m) x 14´2´´ (4.31 m) A ground floor double bedroom providing a versatile space with tiled floor throughout and a double glazed window to the side with views onto the surrounding gardens and fells. The room has neutral décor. 


9´5´´ (2.88 m) x 6'10" (2.10 m) A well proportioned four piece bathroom featuring a bath with central taps and a tiled surround as well as a stepped shower area with Grohe mixer shower. The room features a WC and pedestal wash hand basin along with full height tiling to the walls, electric towel rail and double glazed window to the side. 

CELLAR ROOMS The lower ground floor to the property provides a laundry and a wide range of cellar rooms currently used as a workshop and storage area. There is also a separate outside door into the laundry room.

Stairs from the entrance hall lead up to the ground floor and provide additional access into the kitchen diner and a landing with doorways into two double bedrooms, shower room and a large linen cupboard. 


13'5" (4.11 m) x 29´1´´ (8.87 m) A fabulous open plan kitchen and dining area forming part of the extension to the original property and benefiting from open access to a further sitting room all with under floor heating. The room has a high level pitched ceiling and shares internal windows to the second floor accommodation with a double glazed window to the front and side and folding glazed doors opening out onto a generous timber deck with attractive views over adjacent fields to woodland. The kitchen area contains a three sided Corian work surface which extends to splashbacks and has been complemented with fitted pale cream gloss Miele units which benefit from soft close drawers and drawer facilities.

The kitchen provides a range of integrated appliances which includes a De Dietrich five ring touch controlled induction hob with Miele extractor hood, double fitted Bosch oven, Miele fridge freezer and separate dishwasher as well as an under mounted stainless steel one and a half sink and mixer tap with carved drainer. The kitchen also features an impressive range of storage cupboards including a refuse drawer, corner cupboard and pull out cupboard for baking tray and ovenware.

The room has been finished with a Travertine floor and benefits from spotlighting and under unit light while providing a large dining area between the kitchen and sitting room. The dining area has attractive views to adjacent open fields and provides open access through into the sitting room. 

PLANT ROOM Housing the boiler and heating controls. 


10´3´´ (3.14 m) x 15´9´´ (4.81 m) An additional reception space which is open to the kitchen dining area providing a free flowing family living area with recess containing double glazed folding doors opening out onto the patio and gardens. The room also provides a double glazed window to the side and features a tiled floor which continues from the kitchen as well as television, telephone and power points. The room also features access into the study/bedroom. 


10´2´´ (3.12 m) x 15'6" (4.74 m) A versatile room accessed from the sitting room or via a hallway leading off the landing. This room is currently set up as a home office/study but provides potential for another ground floor double bedroom with folding double glazed doors opening onto the patio and rear garden. This room has a Travertine floor matching the sitting room and features spotlighting and power points. 


11´0´´ (3.37 m) x 16´9´´ (5.11 m) A large double bedroom providing a high level ceiling and an original open fireplace. The room features a double glazed window to the front with decorative painted wooden surround and benefits from wall mounted radiators. 


11'1" (3.38 m) x 20´1´´ (6.12 m) A second large double bedroom with original single glazed sash window to the rear overlooking adjacent garden areas onto woodland. The room has neutral decor and provides an attractive original cast iron range by 'John Hall Burnley' while benefiting from light, power points and a radiator. 

SHOWER ROOM A high quality shower room with separate shower cubicle containing a chrome mixer shower and single glazed window to the side. There is also a WC and pedestal wash hand basin along with an opaque internal window to the kitchen while the room has a Travertine floor, electric towel rail and lighting.

Stairs from the kitchen diner lead up to the first floor and alongside double glazed internal windows providing further access to the living area. 


16'11" (5.15 m) x 28'1" (8.56 m) maximum measurements A spectacular former billiards room situated within the original property which has been utilised as an open plan reception space with a lounge, dining area and inglenook. The room features internal windows to the kitchen diner as well as separate windows to the front and side and is finished with oak panelling throughout while benefiting from an attractive display cabinet created from the original doorway that connected the former billiard room into the adjacent part of the property.

Double doors from the staircase lead into the room and features a lounge and spacious dining area while there are steps up to the inglenook with open fireplace with tiled detailing and decorative wooden surround. The room has television, power points and overhead lighting controlled by dimmer switches while featuring further access to a double bedroom, bathroom and a separate spiral staircase leading to the roof terrace. 

BEDROOM FOUR 20'11'' (6.39 m) x 14'9'' (4.49 m) maximum measurements to include walk-in wardrobe.

A spacious double bedroom featuring two original circular single glazed windows and benefiting from a folding double glazed door on to a balcony. The room has a dressing area and walk-in wardrobe separated from the main bedroom while there is an original open fireplace with attractive marble surround and tiled detailing. The bedroom provides television, telephone and power points as well as a radiator. 


9'10" (3.02 m) x 11'11" (3.63 m) A large bathroom comprising a four piece suite which includes a bath with central mixer taps, stepped shower with wall mounted Grohe mixer shower, WC and pedestal wash hand basin. The room has a large single glazed sash window with decorative wooden surround providing attractive views out over the original grounds of the Summer Hill estate while there is a heated towel rail, decorative cornicing and overhead spotlighting.

A spiral staircase from the living area leads up to the roof terrace. 

ROOF TERRACE The roof terrace provides a private and secluded seating area benefiting from breathtaking panoramic views to three sides providing varied inspiring outlooks including a tree lined view down to the Leven estuary and Morecambe Bay as well as outlooks over the surrounding gardens to adjacent open fields and woodland. The property also features glimpses of Coniston Old Man. 

EXTERNALLY Summer Hill is situated in a peaceful countryside location nestled to the southern edges of the Lake District National Park. The property benefits from private garden areas which include woodland gardens with lawns and natural flower beds while there is a patio seating area to the rear and a decked balcony overlooking the adjacent fields. The garden continues to include additional lawns and the refurbished pavillion as well as several mature trees.

There is a further storage room beneath the main timber deck and the pavilion offers space to store garden equipment and machines. There is off road parking for two vehicles. 

PLEASE NOTE Some of the photographs used in the brochure have been provided by the vendor and taken at a different seasonal time of year. 



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